The table below looks at the statistics for Web Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Testing
Rank 533 491 456
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -35
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 46 62 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.17% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 43 47
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£275 £305 £347
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.83% -12.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £253 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £304 £313
% change year-on-year
-21.81% -2.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37734 36043 31566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.70% 75.13% 74.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24299 23133 19378
Average daily rate £418 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1098 1110 988
Average hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Web Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Testing across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Web Testing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Web Testing
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Testing across the England region.

Web Testing Daily Rate Trend in England

Web Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Testing across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Web Testing Daily Rate Histogram in England

Web Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Testing across the England region.

Web Testing Hourly Rate Trend in England

Web Testing
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -22 19 £325 +4.00% 4
Yorkshire - 8 £250 - 3
South East -13 7 £258 -6.36% 2
North West - 4 £65 - 2
South West +8 3 £325 +7.43%
East of England +7 2 £289 -33.42%
East Midlands -9 2 £243 +15.47% 2
West Midlands -10 1 £235 -24.19% 1
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Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Web Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Testing.

1 47 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (29.79%) ISEB
3 25 (26.60%) QA
4 23 (24.47%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (23.40%) Test Scripting
5 22 (23.40%) SQL
6 21 (22.34%) Selenium
7 20 (21.28%) Manual Testing
8 18 (19.15%) Software Testing
8 18 (19.15%) JIRA
9 16 (17.02%) ISTQB
10 15 (15.96%) E-Commerce
11 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
11 14 (14.89%) Retail
11 14 (14.89%) HP Quality Center
11 14 (14.89%) Apple iOS
12 13 (13.83%) Test Management
13 11 (11.70%) Android
13 11 (11.70%) Regression Testing
13 11 (11.70%) C#
14 10 (10.64%) Oracle
14 10 (10.64%) Automated Testing
14 10 (10.64%) Marketing
14 10 (10.64%) Finance
14 10 (10.64%) Integration Testing
15 9 (9.57%) BDD
15 9 (9.57%) Validation
15 9 (9.57%) SQL Server
15 9 (9.57%) .NET
16 8 (8.51%) Windows

Web Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Web Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.26%) CMS
2 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.13%) Confluence
2 2 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.06%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 7 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.19%) MS Office
2 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.06%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) Network Security
1 1 (1.06%) Firewall
1 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.32%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.19%) MySQL
4 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.06%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.06%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 21 (22.34%) Selenium
2 18 (19.15%) JIRA
3 8 (8.51%) Cucumber
4 7 (7.45%) WebDriver
5 6 (6.38%) TeamCity
5 6 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (5.32%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.26%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.26%) RSpec
7 4 (4.26%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.13%) TestDirector
8 2 (2.13%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (2.13%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.13%) Ant
8 2 (2.13%) NUnit
8 2 (2.13%) Maven
8 2 (2.13%) FogBugz
8 2 (2.13%) Gradle
8 2 (2.13%) Artifactory
8 2 (2.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (14.89%) Retail
2 10 (10.64%) Marketing
2 10 (10.64%) Finance
3 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.13%) Banking
4 2 (2.13%) Music Industry
4 2 (2.13%) Billing
5 1 (1.06%) Local Government
5 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (54.26%) Analyst
2 50 (53.19%) Test Analyst
3 29 (30.85%) Tester
4 9 (9.57%) Web Test Analyst
4 9 (9.57%) Web Analyst
5 7 (7.45%) Test Leader
5 7 (7.45%) Automation Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Test Engineer
6 6 (6.38%) Web Tester
7 5 (5.32%) Automation Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.26%) Consultant
8 4 (4.26%) QA Tester
8 4 (4.26%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Test Consultant
8 4 (4.26%) Automation Tester
9 3 (3.19%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.57%) .NET
2 4 (4.26%) HTML
3 3 (3.19%) Spring
3 3 (3.19%) XML
3 3 (3.19%) CSS
4 2 (2.13%) Web Services
4 2 (2.13%) REST
5 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.26%) User Experience
2 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.26%) Digital Media
3 2 (2.13%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.13%) Handset
3 2 (2.13%) Clustering
3 2 (2.13%) Social Media
3 2 (2.13%) New Media
4 1 (1.06%) Wiki
4 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.06%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.89%) Apple iOS
2 11 (11.70%) Android
3 8 (8.51%) Windows
4 2 (2.13%) Linux
4 2 (2.13%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.13%) webOS
5 1 (1.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (24.47%) User Acceptance Testing
3 22 (23.40%) Test Scripting
4 20 (21.28%) Manual Testing
5 18 (19.15%) Software Testing
6 15 (15.96%) E-Commerce
7 13 (13.83%) Test Management
8 11 (11.70%) Regression Testing
9 10 (10.64%) Automated Testing
9 10 (10.64%) Integration Testing
10 9 (9.57%) BDD
10 9 (9.57%) Validation
11 8 (8.51%) Scrum
11 8 (8.51%) Waterfall
11 8 (8.51%) Test Automation
11 8 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (7.45%) Automation Testing
12 7 (7.45%) Compatibility Testing
12 7 (7.45%) System Testing
12 7 (7.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.40%) SQL
2 11 (11.70%) C#
3 6 (6.38%) Java
3 6 (6.38%) Ruby
4 3 (3.19%) Python
5 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.13%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.06%) PHP
6 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (29.79%) ISEB
2 16 (17.02%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (26.60%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (14.89%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.13%) Ansible
3 2 (2.13%) Puppet
4 1 (1.06%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (1.06%) Nessus
4 1 (1.06%) Nmap
Vendors
1 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.64%) Oracle
3 5 (5.32%) HP
4 2 (2.13%) Apple
4 2 (2.13%) SAP
4 2 (2.13%) Siebel
4 2 (2.13%) SaltStack
4 2 (2.13%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.06%) hybris
5 1 (1.06%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.06%) Telerik
5 1 (1.06%) Endeca
5 1 (1.06%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.06%) Adobe
5 1 (1.06%) IBM
London
Savvy Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified Excellent day rate on offer for right candidates.
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 24 days ago