The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Testing
Rank 66 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 3 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.36% 2.32% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 3.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Average daily rate
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£283 £348 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £303 £331
% change year-on-year
-17.35% -8.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.00
Web Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
653 378 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 78.20% 72.97% 73.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 236 109
Average daily rate £388 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 14 18
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 2 July 2015. 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
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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 -27 3 £283 -18.70%
Web Testing
England

Web Testing
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) RSpec
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) JUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) RSpec
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
1 2 (66.67%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA