The table below looks at the statistics for Web Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Testing over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Testing
Rank 139 133 121
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.064% 0.035% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.086% 0.048% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
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£285 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.80% +4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £269 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.25% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.00
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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 West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2319 2099 1732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.71% 74.25% 70.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1515 1276 1095
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 87 72
Average hourly rate £36.00 £24.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £12.31 £13.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Web Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Web Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Web Testing
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 Testing across the South West region.

Web Testing Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Web Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Testing across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Web Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Web Testing
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 Testing across the South West region.

Web Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Web Testing
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 5 March 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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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
Bristol - 2 £285 - 1
Web Testing
England

Web Testing
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Open Text
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe
1 1 (25.00%) Open Text