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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Testing
Rank 142 134 121
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 14 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.16% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.21% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 5
Average daily rate £370 £245 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.02% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £229 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £261 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £225 £266
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -15.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3051 2405 2025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 80.27% 76.40% 74.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1872 1428 1031
Average daily rate £400 £385 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 99 108
Average hourly rate £38.00 £32.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.30 £49.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Web Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Testing across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Testing within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -7 12 £370 +51.02% 4
Cheshire - 1 £325 -
Lancashire - 1 £400 -
Web Testing
England

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 18 (78.26%) .NET
2 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (65.22%) C#
4 14 (60.87%) AngularJS
5 13 (56.52%) BDD
6 12 (52.17%) MVC
7 11 (47.83%) HTML
7 11 (47.83%) CSS
7 11 (47.83%) CMS
7 11 (47.83%) Scrum
7 11 (47.83%) .NET Framework
7 11 (47.83%) WCAG
7 11 (47.83%) Requirements Analysis
7 11 (47.83%) EPiServer
7 11 (47.83%) Sitecore CMS
7 11 (47.83%) Sitecore
7 11 (47.83%) OWASP
7 11 (47.83%) HTML5
7 11 (47.83%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (47.83%) CSS3
7 11 (47.83%) SpecFlow
8 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
9 6 (26.09%) SQL
9 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
10 5 (21.74%) Process Management
10 5 (21.74%) TDD
10 5 (21.74%) Capita
10 5 (21.74%) Selenium
10 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
10 5 (21.74%) User Experience

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 11 (47.83%) CMS
1 11 (47.83%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) SpecFlow
2 5 (21.74%) Selenium
3 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.35%) Electronics
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Developer
3 6 (26.09%) .NET Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Agile .NET Developer
3 6 (26.09%) HTML Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Agile C# Developer
4 5 (21.74%) C# Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Tester
5 4 (17.39%) Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Lead Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Test Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) UX Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Automation Tester
6 3 (13.04%) Technical Leader
6 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) .NET
2 14 (60.87%) AngularJS
3 11 (47.83%) .NET Framework
3 11 (47.83%) CSS
3 11 (47.83%) CSS3
3 11 (47.83%) HTML
3 11 (47.83%) HTML5
4 3 (13.04%) JSON
4 3 (13.04%) REST
4 3 (13.04%) SOAP
4 3 (13.04%) XML
4 3 (13.04%) XSLT
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (21.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) BDD
3 12 (52.17%) MVC
4 11 (47.83%) OWASP
4 11 (47.83%) Requirements Analysis
4 11 (47.83%) Scrum
5 7 (30.43%) Automated Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Front End Development
6 5 (21.74%) Process Management
6 5 (21.74%) TDD
7 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
8 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
9 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Case Management
9 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
10 1 (4.35%) Black-Box Testing
10 1 (4.35%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) C#
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) ANSI SQL
5 1 (4.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ISEB
1 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) EPiServer
1 11 (47.83%) Sitecore
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) Capita
4 1 (4.35%) HP
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