The table below looks at the statistics for Web Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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
England / North West
Rank 132 145 142
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -3
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 5 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.39% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.48% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 2
Median daily rate £300 £370 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +51.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £333 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £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 North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2135 3156 2639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.31% 82.29% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1363 1903 1514
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 144 112
Median hourly rate £42.48 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £16.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £50.00 £55.00
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 the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

Web Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Web Testing Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Web Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

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

Web Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Web Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Web Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Web Testing
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Testing within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +3 4 £255 -31.08% 5
Cheshire +35 1 £315 -3.07% 2
Web Testing
England

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

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 North West region with a requirement for Web Testing.

1 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Selenium
3 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 3 (30.00%) MS Office
3 3 (30.00%) QA
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Case Management
4 2 (20.00%) ANSI SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (10.00%) Retail
5 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (10.00%) JIRA
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Finance

Web Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (30.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (20.00%) BDD
3 2 (20.00%) Case Management
3 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (10.00%) API Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) QA Automation
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) ANSI SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft