The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Testing
Rank 511 417 487
Rank change year-on-year
-94 +70
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 79 86 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 57 43
Average daily rate £303 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.02% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £262 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £290 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.27%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -24 45 £305 -17.45% 5
North East -19 9 £350 +35.92% 1
South East -28 7 £269 -8.89% 6
South West -19 5 £303 +0.83% 2
East of England -24 5 £343 +30.47% 4
North West -16 4 £340 +18.67% 11
East Midlands -7 3 £210 -18.04% 1
Yorkshire -23 1 £210 -47.50% 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
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Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 68 (54.40%) Selenium
2 43 (34.40%) Test Automation
2 43 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (31.20%) Java
4 38 (30.40%) E-Commerce
5 37 (29.60%) QA
6 33 (26.40%) Cucumber
7 32 (25.60%) Automated Testing
8 30 (24.00%) Ruby
8 30 (24.00%) SQL
9 28 (22.40%) WebDriver
10 24 (19.20%) ISEB
10 24 (19.20%) Scrum
11 23 (18.40%) Web Services
12 22 (17.60%) Mobile App
13 21 (16.80%) Test Scripting
14 20 (16.00%) Performance Testing
15 19 (15.20%) .NET
16 17 (13.60%) SQL Server
16 17 (13.60%) Software Testing
16 17 (13.60%) Apple iOS
17 16 (12.80%) Degree
17 16 (12.80%) Automation Testing
18 15 (12.00%) Load Testing
18 15 (12.00%) Test Management
18 15 (12.00%) Android
18 15 (12.00%) TDD
19 14 (11.20%) Internet
19 14 (11.20%) C#
19 14 (11.20%) Continuous Integration

Web Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (5.60%) CMS
2 6 (4.80%) Drupal
3 2 (1.60%) Apache
3 2 (1.60%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.60%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.80%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.80%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (3.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.60%) MS Office
4 1 (0.80%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.80%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.40%) SaaS
2 1 (0.80%) PaaS
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.20%) Internet
2 4 (3.20%) Extranet
3 1 (0.80%) Network Security
3 1 (0.80%) DNS
3 1 (0.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.60%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.20%) MySQL
4 3 (2.40%) Big Data
4 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.80%) DB2
5 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 68 (54.40%) Selenium
2 33 (26.40%) Cucumber
3 28 (22.40%) WebDriver
4 14 (11.20%) Jenkins
5 12 (9.60%) JUnit
5 12 (9.60%) SoapUI
6 11 (8.80%) Calabash
7 10 (8.00%) Visual Studio
8 9 (7.20%) RSpec
8 9 (7.20%) QuickTest Pro
9 7 (5.60%) JIRA
10 6 (4.80%) TestDirector
11 4 (3.20%) LoadRunner
11 4 (3.20%) JMeter
11 4 (3.20%) Selenium IDE
11 4 (3.20%) Robotium
12 3 (2.40%) WATIR
12 3 (2.40%) Behat
12 3 (2.40%) Hudson
12 3 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (10.40%) Telecoms
1 13 (10.40%) Finance
2 11 (8.80%) Retail
3 6 (4.80%) Marketing
4 5 (4.00%) Advertising
5 4 (3.20%) Games
5 4 (3.20%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.20%) Billing
6 3 (2.40%) Banking
7 1 (0.80%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.80%) Back Office
7 1 (0.80%) Electronics
7 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.80%) Military
7 1 (0.80%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (32.80%) Analyst
1 41 (32.80%) Test Analyst
2 24 (19.20%) Tester
3 15 (12.00%) Test Leader
3 15 (12.00%) QA Engineer
4 12 (9.60%) Test Engineer
4 12 (9.60%) Web Test Analyst
4 12 (9.60%) Web Analyst
5 11 (8.80%) Consultant
6 10 (8.00%) Test Consultant
7 7 (5.60%) Test Manager
8 6 (4.80%) Automation Engineer
9 5 (4.00%) QA Analyst
9 5 (4.00%) Automation Tester
10 4 (3.20%) QA Test Analyst
10 4 (3.20%) Developer
10 4 (3.20%) Test Automation Consultant
11 3 (2.40%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 3 (2.40%) Automation Test Analyst
11 3 (2.40%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (18.40%) Web Services
2 19 (15.20%) .NET
3 10 (8.00%) SOAP
4 7 (5.60%) XML
5 6 (4.80%) HTML
6 5 (4.00%) RESTful
7 3 (2.40%) jQuery
7 3 (2.40%) Grails
7 3 (2.40%) CSS
7 3 (2.40%) WSDL
8 2 (1.60%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.60%) HTML5
8 2 (1.60%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.60%) Ajax
8 2 (1.60%) JSON
9 1 (0.80%) Mustache
9 1 (0.80%) Sass
9 1 (0.80%) JSTL
9 1 (0.80%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.80%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.60%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.20%) NHS
2 4 (3.20%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.60%) Open Source
4 1 (0.80%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.80%) iPhone
4 1 (0.80%) GIS
4 1 (0.80%) DTV
4 1 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.80%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.60%) Apple iOS
2 15 (12.00%) Android
3 6 (4.80%) UNIX
3 6 (4.80%) Linux
4 1 (0.80%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.80%) CentOS
4 1 (0.80%) Windows
4 1 (0.80%) AIX
4 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.80%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (34.40%) Test Automation
1 43 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (30.40%) E-Commerce
3 32 (25.60%) Automated Testing
4 24 (19.20%) Scrum
5 21 (16.80%) Test Scripting
6 20 (16.00%) Performance Testing
7 17 (13.60%) Software Testing
8 16 (12.80%) Automation Testing
9 15 (12.00%) Load Testing
9 15 (12.00%) Test Management
9 15 (12.00%) TDD
10 14 (11.20%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (10.40%) Manual Testing
11 13 (10.40%) BDD
12 11 (8.80%) Security Testing
13 9 (7.20%) Test Strategy
13 9 (7.20%) Quality Management
14 8 (6.40%) Software Engineering
15 7 (5.60%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (31.20%) Java
2 30 (24.00%) Ruby
2 30 (24.00%) SQL
3 14 (11.20%) C#
4 6 (4.80%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.80%) PHP
4 6 (4.80%) Python
5 5 (4.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.20%) C++
7 3 (2.40%) C
8 2 (1.60%) VB
9 1 (0.80%) Scala
9 1 (0.80%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.80%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.80%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (19.20%) ISEB
2 16 (12.80%) Degree
3 12 (9.60%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.40%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (2.40%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (29.60%) QA
2 4 (3.20%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 9 (7.20%) Oracle
2 8 (6.40%) hybris
3 6 (4.80%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.20%) HP
5 2 (1.60%) IBM
5 2 (1.60%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.60%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.80%) Google
6 1 (0.80%) Ektron
6 1 (0.80%) Citrix
6 1 (0.80%) VMware
6 1 (0.80%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.80%) SAP
6 1 (0.80%) Adobe
6 1 (0.80%) Red Hat
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago