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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Testing
Rank 507 495 489
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 76 70 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 38 43
Average daily rate
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£310 £280 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £213 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £280 £234
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +19.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Web Testing
UK

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
38157 35471 37978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.55% 73.71% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 24108 22248 22476
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1089 974 1367
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.36% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +12 24 £338 +25.00% 9
South East -27 23 £275 -1.78% 6
South West - 5 £375 -
West Midlands - 5 £290 -
East Midlands - 5 £294 - 1
Yorkshire +5 4 £275 - 2
North West -11 2 - - 1
East of England - - - -
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Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 62 (44.29%) Selenium
2 50 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (33.57%) QA
4 40 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 39 (27.86%) Test Automation
6 37 (26.43%) Java
7 36 (25.71%) WebDriver
7 36 (25.71%) Cucumber
8 34 (24.29%) E-Commerce
9 29 (20.71%) TDD
9 29 (20.71%) Jenkins
10 28 (20.00%) SQL
11 27 (19.29%) Test Scripting
11 27 (19.29%) Automation Testing
12 26 (18.57%) Software Testing
12 26 (18.57%) Scrum
13 25 (17.86%) ISEB
14 23 (16.43%) JUnit
15 22 (15.71%) Finance
16 20 (14.29%) RSpec
17 19 (13.57%) Ruby
17 19 (13.57%) User Acceptance Testing
18 18 (12.86%) Mobile App
19 16 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
19 16 (11.43%) Web Services
20 15 (10.71%) Telecoms
20 15 (10.71%) Retail
20 15 (10.71%) BDD
21 14 (10.00%) ISTQB
21 14 (10.00%) Manual Testing

Web Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (5.00%) CMS
2 5 (3.57%) WordPress
3 4 (2.86%) Drupal
4 3 (2.14%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.71%) Apache
5 1 (0.71%) Confluence
5 1 (0.71%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.71%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.43%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.14%) GitHub
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
2 1 (0.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.14%) Internet
2 3 (2.14%) Extranet
3 1 (0.71%) Network Security
3 1 (0.71%) HTTP
3 1 (0.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 10 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 7 (5.00%) MySQL
3 6 (4.29%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.43%) Big Data
4 2 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.71%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 62 (44.29%) Selenium
2 36 (25.71%) WebDriver
2 36 (25.71%) Cucumber
3 29 (20.71%) Jenkins
4 23 (16.43%) JUnit
5 20 (14.29%) RSpec
6 9 (6.43%) SoapUI
6 9 (6.43%) JIRA
7 8 (5.71%) TestDirector
8 7 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (4.29%) Maven
10 4 (2.86%) JMeter
10 4 (2.86%) Toad
10 4 (2.86%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (2.86%) Git (software)
10 4 (2.86%) Calabash
11 3 (2.14%) FitNesse
11 3 (2.14%) Hudson
11 3 (2.14%) QARun
11 3 (2.14%) WATIR
General
1 22 (15.71%) Finance
2 15 (10.71%) Retail
2 15 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.71%) Marketing
4 7 (5.00%) Games
5 5 (3.57%) Banking
6 4 (2.86%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.86%) Automotive
7 3 (2.14%) Legal
7 3 (2.14%) Electronics
7 3 (2.14%) Advertising
7 3 (2.14%) Billing
8 1 (0.71%) Publishing
8 1 (0.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 48 (34.29%) Analyst
2 47 (33.57%) Test Analyst
3 30 (21.43%) Tester
4 14 (10.00%) Consultant
4 14 (10.00%) Test Consultant
4 14 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 11 (7.86%) Web Tester
6 9 (6.43%) Test Automation Consultant
6 9 (6.43%) Test Engineer
7 8 (5.71%) QA Engineer
7 8 (5.71%) Automation Engineer
8 7 (5.00%) Developer
9 5 (3.57%) QA Test Analyst
9 5 (3.57%) QA Analyst
9 5 (3.57%) Automation Tester
10 4 (2.86%) Automation Analyst
10 4 (2.86%) Communications Officer
10 4 (2.86%) Agile Test Analyst
10 4 (2.86%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (2.86%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.43%) Web Services
2 9 (6.43%) HTML
3 8 (5.71%) CSS
4 7 (5.00%) XML
5 5 (3.57%) .NET
6 4 (2.86%) jQuery
7 3 (2.14%) SOAP
7 3 (2.14%) LAMP
7 3 (2.14%) HTML5
7 3 (2.14%) CSS3
7 3 (2.14%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.43%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.43%) REST
8 2 (1.43%) Django
8 2 (1.43%) RESTful
8 2 (1.43%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.43%) JSON
9 1 (0.71%) WPF
9 1 (0.71%) JAX-WS
9 1 (0.71%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.86%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.14%) DTV
2 3 (2.14%) Client/Server
2 3 (2.14%) Open Source
3 2 (1.43%) Social Media
3 2 (1.43%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.43%) GIS
3 2 (1.43%) AS400
3 2 (1.43%) iSeries
4 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.71%) Blog
4 1 (0.71%) EMV
4 1 (0.71%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.86%) Apple iOS
2 8 (5.71%) Android
3 5 (3.57%) UNIX
4 3 (2.14%) Linux
5 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.71%) Windows
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 39 (27.86%) Test Automation
4 34 (24.29%) E-Commerce
5 29 (20.71%) TDD
6 27 (19.29%) Automation Testing
6 27 (19.29%) Test Scripting
7 26 (18.57%) Software Testing
7 26 (18.57%) Scrum
8 19 (13.57%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (10.71%) BDD
11 14 (10.00%) Manual Testing
11 14 (10.00%) Security Testing
12 13 (9.29%) Test Management
13 12 (8.57%) Performance Testing
14 11 (7.86%) Waterfall
15 10 (7.14%) User Stories
15 10 (7.14%) Content Management
16 9 (6.43%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (26.43%) Java
2 28 (20.00%) SQL
3 19 (13.57%) Ruby
4 11 (7.86%) C#
5 10 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.00%) Python
7 6 (4.29%) PHP
8 4 (2.86%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.86%) Scala
9 1 (0.71%) C
9 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.71%) VBScript
9 1 (0.71%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (17.86%) ISEB
2 14 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 11 (7.86%) Degree
4 9 (6.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.43%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (33.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (9.29%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.86%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.71%) Puppet
3 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.71%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (5.71%) Oracle
1 8 (5.71%) hybris
2 7 (5.00%) HP
3 5 (3.57%) SAP
4 3 (2.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.14%) Zend
5 1 (0.71%) Ektron
5 1 (0.71%) Citrix
5 1 (0.71%) Open Text
5 1 (0.71%) Adobe
5 1 (0.71%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.71%) Facebook
5 1 (0.71%) ExactTarget
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