The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South East region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Testing
Rank 239 208 238
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +30
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 7 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.072% 0.26% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.37% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 5
Average daily rate £269 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.89% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £172 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £348 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £290 £288
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -27.27%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6873 5915 6977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 70.83% 70.58% 65.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3812 3067 3324
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 258 361
Average hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Web Testing
England

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
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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -5 4 £280 -15.15% 1
Buckinghamshire -22 1 £258 +60.93% 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
Surrey - - - - 3
West Sussex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Web Testing
England

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) Selenium
2 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
3 5 (27.78%) V-Model
3 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
3 5 (27.78%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (22.22%) Test Management
4 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 4 (22.22%) JIRA
4 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Marketing
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) UNIX
4 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 4 (22.22%) CRM
4 4 (22.22%) TestDirector
4 4 (22.22%) Billing
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) Validation
5 3 (16.67%) HP
5 3 (16.67%) ISEB
5 3 (16.67%) Linux
5 3 (16.67%) Java
5 3 (16.67%) C++
5 3 (16.67%) Logistics
5 3 (16.67%) QA
5 3 (16.67%) System Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.11%) Cucumber

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Selenium
2 4 (22.22%) TestDirector
2 4 (22.22%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (11.11%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.56%) ClearQuest
4 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
4 1 (5.56%) PHPUnit
4 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.56%) ClearCase
4 1 (5.56%) FogBugz
4 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (5.56%) Hudson
General
1 4 (22.22%) Billing
1 4 (22.22%) Marketing
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Military
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Manual Tester
4 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Test Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Web Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Web Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) XML Schema
2 1 (5.56%) Ajax
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) UNIX
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
2 5 (27.78%) V-Model
2 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
3 4 (22.22%) Test Management
3 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 4 (22.22%) CRM
4 3 (16.67%) Validation
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 3 (16.67%) Logistics
4 3 (16.67%) System Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 3 (16.67%) C++
3 3 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) PHP
4 2 (11.11%) C
4 2 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Ektron
3 1 (5.56%) PeopleSoft