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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Testing
Rank 223 203 231
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +28
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 21 33 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.39% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.55% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 13
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£275 £295 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.77% -5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £257 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £375 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £298 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.52% -0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.00 -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6712 6005 6877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.90% 70.84% 69.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3678 3231 3262
Average daily rate £375 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 253 255 321
Average hourly rate £22.63 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.72% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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 31 July 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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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
Berkshire 0 10 £265 -24.28% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 5 £268 -3.60%
Hampshire -19 3 £350 -
Surrey -8 2 £308 +11.81% 1
West Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Web Testing
England

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) CRM
2 8 (29.63%) QA
2 8 (29.63%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (25.93%) HP
3 7 (25.93%) Finance
4 6 (22.22%) Waterfall
4 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 5 (18.52%) Content Management
5 5 (18.52%) ISTQB
5 5 (18.52%) TDD
5 5 (18.52%) ISEB
6 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
6 4 (14.81%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (14.81%) TestDirector
6 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.81%) CSS
6 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.81%) HTML
6 4 (14.81%) CMS
6 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Selenium
6 4 (14.81%) Drupal
6 4 (14.81%) Web Development
6 4 (14.81%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
6 4 (14.81%) Test Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (14.81%) CMS
1 4 (14.81%) Drupal
2 3 (11.11%) WordPress
2 3 (11.11%) Joomla!
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (14.81%) TestDirector
1 4 (14.81%) Selenium
2 2 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (7.41%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) QARun
3 1 (3.70%) Toad
3 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.70%) PHPUnit
3 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Automotive
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Billing
2 3 (11.11%) Marketing
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Analyst
1 18 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Tester
3 4 (14.81%) Communications Officer
4 2 (7.41%) Automation Tester
4 2 (7.41%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Communications Manager
4 2 (7.41%) QA Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Web Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Web Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) QA Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Test Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Manual Tester
5 1 (3.70%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
1 4 (14.81%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) UNIX
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) CRM
2 6 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 6 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 5 (18.52%) TDD
3 5 (18.52%) Content Management
4 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Web Development
4 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
4 4 (14.81%) Test Management
5 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 3 (11.11%) System Testing
5 3 (11.11%) V-Model
5 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.11%) Validation
5 3 (11.11%) Logistics
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
2 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) C
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) ISEB
1 5 (18.52%) ISTQB
2 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) HP
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Ektron
Redhill, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago