The first table below looks at the demand for Web Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 July 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 London 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Testing
Rank 398 393 386
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 19 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.081% 0.082% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 8
Average daily rate
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£323 £285 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £169 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £394 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £298 £298
% change year-on-year
-2.52% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18062 18544 19522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.87% 76.39% 73.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12621 12882 12946
Average daily rate £442 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.77% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 256 380
Average hourly rate £20.18 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.60% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £51.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Web Testing
England

Web Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Web Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Web Testing
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Web Testing Daily Rate Trend in London

Web Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Web Testing Daily Rate Histogram in London

Web Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Web Testing Hourly Rate Trend in London

Web Testing
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
City of London +25 3 - - 1
Ealing - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Web Testing
England

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 32 (54.24%) Selenium
2 23 (38.98%) QA
3 21 (35.59%) Java
3 21 (35.59%) E-Commerce
4 20 (33.90%) Test Automation
5 15 (25.42%) Mobile App
5 15 (25.42%) Web Services
5 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (20.34%) ISEB
6 12 (20.34%) Automated Testing
6 12 (20.34%) Performance Testing
6 12 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (18.64%) Cucumber
7 11 (18.64%) Load Testing
7 11 (18.64%) Security Testing
7 11 (18.64%) Degree
7 11 (18.64%) Ruby
8 10 (16.95%) Retail
8 10 (16.95%) SQL
8 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
8 10 (16.95%) Internet
8 10 (16.95%) SoapUI
9 9 (15.25%) Apple iOS
9 9 (15.25%) Relational Database
9 9 (15.25%) BDD
9 9 (15.25%) WebDriver
9 9 (15.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (13.56%) TDD
10 8 (13.56%) Quality Management
10 8 (13.56%) Telecoms

Web Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (3.39%) CMS
1 2 (3.39%) WordPress
2 1 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.69%) Node.js
2 1 (1.69%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) GitHub
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.95%) Internet
2 1 (1.69%) Network Security
2 1 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.25%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.08%) MySQL
4 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 32 (54.24%) Selenium
2 11 (18.64%) Cucumber
3 10 (16.95%) SoapUI
4 9 (15.25%) WebDriver
5 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
5 5 (8.47%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (8.47%) Calabash
6 3 (5.08%) Behat
6 3 (5.08%) JMeter
6 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.39%) WATIR
8 1 (1.69%) JUnit
8 1 (1.69%) MSTest
8 1 (1.69%) Sahi
8 1 (1.69%) JBehave
8 1 (1.69%) NUnit
8 1 (1.69%) JIRA
8 1 (1.69%) Firebug
8 1 (1.69%) TestComplete
General
1 10 (16.95%) Retail
2 8 (13.56%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.17%) Advertising
4 4 (6.78%) Finance
5 2 (3.39%) Marketing
5 2 (3.39%) Publishing
6 1 (1.69%) Games
6 1 (1.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Tester
2 14 (23.73%) Test Analyst
2 14 (23.73%) Analyst
3 11 (18.64%) Test Leader
4 8 (13.56%) Developer
5 6 (10.17%) QA Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) QA Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Test Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Web Tester
6 4 (6.78%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Mobile Tester
7 3 (5.08%) Test Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Web Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) Principle Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Senior QA Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (3.39%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.42%) Web Services
2 7 (11.86%) .NET
3 5 (8.47%) HTML
4 4 (6.78%) SOAP
4 4 (6.78%) jQuery
4 4 (6.78%) CSS
4 4 (6.78%) XML
4 4 (6.78%) HTML5
5 3 (5.08%) CSS3
5 3 (5.08%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.08%) Grails
5 3 (5.08%) LAMP
6 2 (3.39%) JSON
6 2 (3.39%) REST
7 1 (1.69%) Mustache
7 1 (1.69%) Sass
7 1 (1.69%) JAX-WS
7 1 (1.69%) RESTful
7 1 (1.69%) XML Messaging
7 1 (1.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.78%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.39%) Open Source
3 2 (3.39%) Social Media
4 1 (1.69%) GIS
4 1 (1.69%) AS400
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Blog
4 1 (1.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Apple iOS
2 7 (11.86%) Android
3 3 (5.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.59%) E-Commerce
2 20 (33.90%) Test Automation
3 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (20.34%) Automated Testing
4 12 (20.34%) Performance Testing
4 12 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (18.64%) Load Testing
5 11 (18.64%) Security Testing
6 9 (15.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (15.25%) BDD
7 8 (13.56%) DevOps
7 8 (13.56%) TDD
7 8 (13.56%) Quality Management
8 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.47%) Content Management
9 4 (6.78%) Scrum
9 4 (6.78%) Manual Testing
9 4 (6.78%) SEO
9 4 (6.78%) Test Scripting
9 4 (6.78%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.59%) Java
2 11 (18.64%) Ruby
3 10 (16.95%) SQL
4 6 (10.17%) C#
5 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.78%) Python
7 3 (5.08%) PHP
8 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) ISEB
2 11 (18.64%) Degree
3 6 (10.17%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (38.98%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Capistrano
2 2 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.69%) Nagios
3 1 (1.69%) Puppet
3 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) hybris
2 3 (5.08%) Zend
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.69%) Adobe
3 1 (1.69%) HP
3 1 (1.69%) Open Text
3 1 (1.69%) Google
3 1 (1.69%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.69%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.69%) Facebook
3 1 (1.69%) ExactTarget
3 1 (1.69%) IBM
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