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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Testing
Rank 248 231 202
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -29
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 13 20 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.22% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.29% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 17
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£200 £273 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.60% -7.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £290 £298
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -2.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.00
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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
7350 6861 6112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.10% 74.60% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4415 3767 3293
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 250 270
Average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £13.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 2015. 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
Kent +5 10 £200 -38.46%
West Sussex - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -4 1 £250 -6.54%
Web Testing
England

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 13 (54.17%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (41.67%) Oracle
3 10 (41.67%) Oracle Database
4 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
4 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.83%) QA
5 5 (20.83%) Selenium
5 5 (20.83%) ISEB
5 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (16.67%) C#
6 4 (16.67%) SQL
6 4 (16.67%) .NET
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.67%) Test Management
7 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Finance
7 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.33%) Digital Media
8 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
8 2 (8.33%) Bourne shell
8 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.33%) BDD
8 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
8 2 (8.33%) Test Planning
8 2 (8.33%) SDLC
8 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) SAP BW
3 1 (4.17%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Selenium
2 2 (8.33%) TestComplete
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
2 2 (8.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Tester
2 13 (54.17%) Analyst
2 13 (54.17%) Test Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) UAT Tester
4 4 (16.67%) Test Leader
5 3 (12.50%) Web Tester
5 3 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Automation Tester
6 2 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Automation Tester
7 1 (4.17%) UAT Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Test Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 13 (54.17%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
4 4 (16.67%) Test Management
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Scrum
6 2 (8.33%) Validation
6 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.33%) TDD
6 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Test Planning
6 2 (8.33%) SDLC
6 2 (8.33%) V-Model
6 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) C#
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) hybris