The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Web Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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 Tester
England / South West
Rank - 142 143
Contract jobs requiring a Web Tester 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.034% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.036% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £314 £313 £275
% change year-on-year
+0.40% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
- +216.36%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2426 2797 2943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.62% 95.62% 96.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1582 1893 1884
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £248 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 160 180
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.88 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Web Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Web Tester in the job title.

Web Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Web Tester
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Web Tester Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Web Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Web Tester Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Web Tester Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Web Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Web Tester in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (40.00%) Web Testing
3 2 (40.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) iPad
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) SoapUI

Web Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center