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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Testing
Rank 154 156 137
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 3 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.094% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.24% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £413 £350 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +44.32%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £223
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +34.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £30.00 -
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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2668 3323 2531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.82% 79.36% 77.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1779 2036 1487
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 128 109
Median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.56 £12.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £47.71 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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
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 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheshire +6 2 £413 +55.66% 1
Manchester +2 1 - - 1
Web Testing
England

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) ISEB
3 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
4 6 (27.27%) Defect Management
5 5 (22.73%) Exploratory Testing
5 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (22.73%) Degree
6 4 (18.18%) QA
6 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
7 3 (13.64%) HP UFT
7 3 (13.64%) Mobile Games
7 3 (13.64%) Games
7 3 (13.64%) Scrum
7 3 (13.64%) Retail
7 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
7 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
7 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
7 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
7 3 (13.64%) Automation Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (9.09%) JIRA
8 2 (9.09%) Test Management
8 2 (9.09%) Selenium
8 2 (9.09%) EPoS

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 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) HP UFT
1 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (13.64%) Games
1 3 (13.64%) Retail
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
1 10 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Tester
3 6 (27.27%) Test Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Junior
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Junior Test Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Manual Test Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) QA Tester
5 3 (13.64%) Web Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Web Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) ERP Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) SAP Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Web Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Functional Test Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) SOAP
1 2 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
1 3 (13.64%) Mobile Games
2 2 (9.09%) EPoS
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
3 6 (27.27%) Defect Management
4 5 (22.73%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 3 (13.64%) Automation Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Scrum
6 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
7 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (9.09%) ERP
7 2 (9.09%) Project Management
7 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.09%) Test Management
8 1 (4.55%) Agile Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
8 1 (4.55%) System Testing
8 1 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) ISEB
2 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft