The table below looks at the statistics for the Web Tester role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Tester
Rank 579 585 547
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Web Tester 14 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.025% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.027% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 10
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£255 £250 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -28.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £281 £275
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
51645 52060 44962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.35% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 31339 31560 25761
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2019 2073 2241
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Web Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Tester in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 17 April 2015.

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
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
England -7 11 £255 +2.00% 15
South East -15 5 £225 -21.73% 2
London +1 4 £255 +2.00% 4
Hampshire -6 3 £180 -37.39% 1
Yorkshire -18 2 - - 1
City of London +20 1 - - 2
Surrey - 1 £265 -
Warwickshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Brierley Hill - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Manchester - - - - 2
Northampton - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Trowbridge - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Woking - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 3
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 1

Web Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Web Tester in their job title 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 with Web Tester in their job title.

1 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) SQL
3 11 (35.48%) QA
4 10 (32.26%) Test Scripting
5 9 (29.03%) Selenium
6 8 (25.81%) ISEB
6 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
6 8 (25.81%) Web Testing
7 7 (22.58%) .NET
7 7 (22.58%) Web Services
7 7 (22.58%) XML
7 7 (22.58%) Scrum
8 6 (19.35%) BDD
9 5 (16.13%) C#
10 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
10 4 (12.90%) CSS
10 4 (12.90%) HTML
10 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
10 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
10 4 (12.90%) Finance
10 4 (12.90%) TDD
10 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (9.68%) Manual Testing
11 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
11 3 (9.68%) SoapUI
11 3 (9.68%) SpecFlow
11 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
11 3 (9.68%) Android
11 3 (9.68%) Cucumber

Web Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Web Tester in their job title 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 with Web Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Selenium
2 4 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (9.68%) Cucumber
3 3 (9.68%) SoapUI
3 3 (9.68%) SpecFlow
4 2 (6.45%) FogBugz
4 2 (6.45%) Watij
4 2 (6.45%) FitNesse
4 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
4 2 (6.45%) JUnit
4 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.45%) LoadRunner
4 2 (6.45%) NUnit
4 2 (6.45%) Subversion
4 2 (6.45%) JIRA
5 1 (3.23%) WinRunner
5 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Music Industry
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) .NET
1 7 (22.58%) Web Services
1 7 (22.58%) XML
2 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
2 4 (12.90%) CSS
2 4 (12.90%) HTML
3 3 (9.68%) SOAP
4 2 (6.45%) WCF
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) W3C
2 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Android
1 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Test Scripting
3 8 (25.81%) Web Testing
4 7 (22.58%) Scrum
5 6 (19.35%) BDD
6 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (12.90%) TDD
7 3 (9.68%) Content Management
7 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Manual Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Time Management
8 2 (6.45%) Kanban
8 2 (6.45%) Build Automation
8 2 (6.45%) DSDM
8 2 (6.45%) Validation
8 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Web Development
9 1 (3.23%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (38.71%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) C#
3 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.45%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) ISEB
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (35.48%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.23%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) Ektron
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
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