The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Web Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Tester
Rank 619 615 604
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Web Tester 28 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.045% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.053% 0.047% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 25
Median daily rate £315 £265 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.86% -3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £197 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £308 £265 £281
% change year-on-year
+16.03% -5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.30 £164.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.62% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £164.00 -
% change year-on-year
-83.68% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52745 52880 52258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.86% 94.75% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34373 32080 31881
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1528 2113 2153
Median hourly rate £17.95 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Web Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Web Tester in the job title.

Web Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Web Tester
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Tester within the UK.

Web Tester Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Web Tester
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Web Tester Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Web Tester
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Tester within the UK.

Web Tester Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Web Tester
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Web Tester Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Web Tester
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -17 26 £315 +19.43% 10
London -22 9 £450 +67.44% 3
South East -5 6 £300 +22.44%
City of London +37 5 £525 - 1
South West +2 3 - - 1
West Sussex - 3 £300 -
Manchester -3 2 £418 +85.55% 1
North West -4 2 £418 +85.55% 1
West Midlands -6 2 £400 +35.59% 1
Coventry - 2 £400 -
East Grinstead - 2 £300 -
West Yorkshire +11 1 - - 1
Plymouth +7 1 - -
Glasgow +5 1 - -
East of England +4 1 £300 - 3
Berkshire +4 1 £225 -43.75%
Yorkshire +3 1 - - 1
Devon 0 1 - -
Reading -3 1 £225 -43.75%
Leeds -6 1 - - 1
Surrey -7 1 £300 +13.20%
Scotland -18 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £300 -
Swindon - 1 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Eastbourne - 1 £285 -
Crawley - 1 £315 -
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -

Web Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 featuring Web Tester in the job title.

1 30 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (34.33%) Selenium
3 20 (29.85%) QA
4 17 (25.37%) Java
5 15 (22.39%) JavaScript
5 15 (22.39%) HTML
5 15 (22.39%) SQL
5 15 (22.39%) XML
5 15 (22.39%) Web Testing
5 15 (22.39%) Test Scripting
6 13 (19.40%) Test Automation
7 12 (17.91%) Cucumber
7 12 (17.91%) Subversion
7 12 (17.91%) Automated Testing
8 11 (16.42%) Web Services
8 11 (16.42%) WebDriver
9 10 (14.93%) RESTful
9 10 (14.93%) Magento
9 10 (14.93%) Unix
9 10 (14.93%) TDD
9 10 (14.93%) Scrum
9 10 (14.93%) JIRA
10 9 (13.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (13.43%) BDD
10 9 (13.43%) Non-Functional Testing
10 9 (13.43%) Automation Testing
11 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
11 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (11.94%) Retail
11 8 (11.94%) ISEB

Web Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.46%) CMS
2 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.99%) Node.js
4 1 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.49%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.49%) Drupal
4 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.49%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Magento
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) FastStats
2 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) Force.com
2 1 (1.49%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) DB2
2 3 (4.48%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.49%) MySQL
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.49%) Redis
3 1 (1.49%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (34.33%) Selenium
2 12 (17.91%) Cucumber
2 12 (17.91%) Subversion
3 11 (16.42%) WebDriver
4 10 (14.93%) JIRA
5 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
6 6 (8.96%) Appium
6 6 (8.96%) LoadRunner
7 4 (5.97%) PHPUnit
8 3 (4.48%) HP UFT
8 3 (4.48%) Protractor
9 2 (2.99%) Gatling
9 2 (2.99%) JMeter
9 2 (2.99%) Rational Performance Tester
9 2 (2.99%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.49%) Bugzilla
10 1 (1.49%) Trac
10 1 (1.49%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (11.94%) Retail
2 4 (5.97%) Banking
3 3 (4.48%) Finance
4 2 (2.99%) Games
5 1 (1.49%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.39%) HTML
1 15 (22.39%) XML
2 11 (16.42%) Web Services
3 10 (14.93%) RESTful
4 7 (10.45%) .NET
5 5 (7.46%) Gherkin
6 4 (5.97%) Behat
6 4 (5.97%) JSON
6 4 (5.97%) SOAP
7 3 (4.48%) CSS
7 3 (4.48%) Flash
7 3 (4.48%) HTML5
7 3 (4.48%) J2EE
8 2 (2.99%) REST
9 1 (1.49%) Backbone.js
9 1 (1.49%) Java EE
9 1 (1.49%) jQuery
9 1 (1.49%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (4.48%) User Experience
3 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.49%) IVR
4 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.49%) Replication
4 1 (1.49%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) Unix
2 4 (5.97%) Linux
3 2 (2.99%) Windows
4 1 (1.49%) Debian
4 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.49%) SUSE
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.39%) Test Scripting
2 15 (22.39%) Web Testing
3 13 (19.40%) Test Automation
4 12 (17.91%) Automated Testing
5 10 (14.93%) Scrum
5 10 (14.93%) TDD
6 9 (13.43%) Automation Testing
6 9 (13.43%) BDD
6 9 (13.43%) Non-Functional Testing
6 9 (13.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (11.94%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.45%) Coaching
8 7 (10.45%) Document Management
8 7 (10.45%) Functional Testing
8 7 (10.45%) Manual Testing
9 6 (8.96%) Software Testing
9 6 (8.96%) System Testing
9 6 (8.96%) User Stories
10 5 (7.46%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.37%) Java
2 15 (22.39%) JavaScript
2 15 (22.39%) SQL
3 4 (5.97%) PHP
4 2 (2.99%) C#
5 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.49%) Python
5 1 (1.49%) Ruby
5 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) ISEB
2 7 (10.45%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.49%) Degree
4 1 (1.49%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (29.85%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) HP
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle
4 2 (2.99%) Guidewire
4 2 (2.99%) IBM
4 2 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.99%) SOASTA, Inc
4 2 (2.99%) VMware
5 1 (1.49%) Adobe
5 1 (1.49%) Citrix
5 1 (1.49%) hybris
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.49%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) Sitecore
Swindon, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago