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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Testing
England / North West
Rank 126 142 136
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 5 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.39% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.48% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 3
Median daily rate £308 £370 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.89% +64.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £335 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £450 £257
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £225
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +55.55%
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
2102 3133 2416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.08% 81.08% 77.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1358 1910 1442
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 111 99
Median hourly rate £37.25 £38.00 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.97% +35.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +9 4 £300 -18.91% 1
Cheshire +25 1 £315 +6.77%
Web Testing
England

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) ISEB
3 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 5 (33.33%) QA
5 4 (26.67%) Selenium
5 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
5 4 (26.67%) Exploratory Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
6 3 (20.00%) MS Office
6 3 (20.00%) XML
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) Retail
6 3 (20.00%) Degree
6 3 (20.00%) JIRA
6 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
7 2 (13.33%) Test Management
7 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
7 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (13.33%) SAP
7 2 (13.33%) SOAP
7 2 (13.33%) .NET
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (13.33%) Java

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 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Test Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Test Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) QA Tester
4 2 (13.33%) ERP Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) SAP Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Web Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior SAP Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Software Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Web Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) EPoS
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 2 (13.33%) BDD
6 2 (13.33%) Case Management
6 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (13.33%) ERP
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) Test Management
6 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Testing
7 1 (6.67%) API Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) ANSI SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) ISEB
1 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft