The table below looks at the statistics for Web Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Testing
Rank 240 207 229
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +22
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 16 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.31% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.44% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 13
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£268 £279 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.03% +25.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £258 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £330 £245
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £279 £223
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +25.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7021 6163 6818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.05% 71.29% 71.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4007 3450 3296
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 244 333
Average hourly rate £20.67 £32.50 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.40% +41.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Web Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Testing across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Web Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Web Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Web Testing Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Web Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Testing across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Web Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Web Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Web Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Web Testing
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +14 5 £255 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £300 - 1
Buckinghamshire -17 1 £260 -4.58%
Hampshire -18 1 £350 +25.00% 2
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
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England

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 16 (47.06%) SQL
2 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (35.29%) Test Scripting
4 11 (32.35%) Test Management
4 11 (32.35%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (32.35%) CRM
4 11 (32.35%) TestDirector
5 9 (26.47%) QA
6 8 (23.53%) HP
6 8 (23.53%) Oracle
7 7 (20.59%) ISEB
7 7 (20.59%) Shell Script
7 7 (20.59%) Finance
7 7 (20.59%) Waterfall
7 7 (20.59%) Test Strategy
7 7 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (20.59%) Manual Testing
8 6 (17.65%) System Testing
8 6 (17.65%) V-Model
8 6 (17.65%) Validation
8 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
8 6 (17.65%) Marketing
8 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
8 6 (17.65%) Billing
8 6 (17.65%) Logistics
8 6 (17.65%) Automated Testing
9 5 (14.71%) TDD
9 5 (14.71%) ISTQB
9 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
9 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.76%) Drupal
2 3 (8.82%) WordPress
2 3 (8.82%) CMS
2 3 (8.82%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) TestDirector
2 4 (11.76%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (8.82%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (8.82%) Toad
3 3 (8.82%) QARun
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (5.88%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.94%) JIRA
5 1 (2.94%) Selenium
5 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 6 (17.65%) Billing
2 6 (17.65%) Marketing
3 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Automotive
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Analyst
1 18 (52.94%) Test Analyst
2 11 (32.35%) Tester
3 4 (11.76%) Manual Tester
3 4 (11.76%) Systems Tester
3 4 (11.76%) Communications Officer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Tester
5 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Communications Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Web Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Web Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Web Tester
6 1 (2.94%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Test Leader
6 1 (2.94%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Automation Tester
6 1 (2.94%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) HTML
1 4 (11.76%) CSS
2 3 (8.82%) XML
3 2 (5.88%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Test Scripting
3 11 (32.35%) Test Management
3 11 (32.35%) CRM
4 7 (20.59%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (20.59%) Test Strategy
4 7 (20.59%) Manual Testing
4 7 (20.59%) Waterfall
5 6 (17.65%) V-Model
5 6 (17.65%) System Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Software Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Logistics
5 6 (17.65%) Automated Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Validation
6 5 (14.71%) TDD
7 4 (11.76%) Content Management
7 4 (11.76%) Web Development
8 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
8 3 (8.82%) Regression Testing
8 3 (8.82%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) SQL
2 7 (20.59%) Shell Script
3 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.88%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) ISEB
2 5 (14.71%) ISTQB
2 5 (14.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle
1 8 (23.53%) HP
2 3 (8.82%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (8.82%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix