The table below looks at the statistics for Web Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Testing over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Testing
North West / Manchester
Rank 88 91 94
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 4 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.30% 0.72% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.85% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 2
Median daily rate £255 £370 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.08% +51.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £352 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £450 £261
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £263
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1091 1535 1185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.46% 84.85% 78.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 897 704
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 41 29
Median hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% +51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Web Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Web Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Web Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Web Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Web Testing Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Web Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Testing across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Web Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Web Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Web Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Web Testing.

1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
3 3 (42.86%) ISEB
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Finance

Web Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 3 (42.86%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing
4 1 (14.29%) API Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Case Management
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) QA Automation
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) ANSI SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft