The first table below looks at the demand for Web Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Testing over the 3 months to 30 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 North East 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Testing
Rank 47 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.76% - 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £298 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.52% -0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
370 248 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 70.75% 71.06% 70.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 128 181
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £239 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £700 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 21
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Web Testing
England

Web Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Web Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Web Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Web Testing Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Web Testing
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 30 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Tyne and Wear - 4 - - 2
Web Testing
England

Web Testing
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 16 (100.00%) JUnit
1 16 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 16 (100.00%) Selenium
1 16 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 16 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 16 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (93.75%) Test Automation
2 15 (93.75%) RSpec
2 15 (93.75%) Automation Testing
3 13 (81.25%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) TDD
4 6 (37.50%) Java
4 6 (37.50%) Ruby
5 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Games
5 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
5 5 (31.25%) QA
6 4 (25.00%) User Stories
7 3 (18.75%) Scala
7 3 (18.75%) C#
7 3 (18.75%) Python

Web Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Development Applications
1 16 (100.00%) JUnit
1 16 (100.00%) Selenium
1 16 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 16 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 16 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (93.75%) RSpec
General
1 5 (31.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Test Consultant
1 9 (56.25%) Consultant
1 9 (56.25%) Test Automation Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (93.75%) Test Automation
2 15 (93.75%) Automation Testing
3 13 (81.25%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) TDD
5 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
6 4 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
1 6 (37.50%) Ruby
2 3 (18.75%) Scala
2 3 (18.75%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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