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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Tester
Rank 588 574 560
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Web Tester 15 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.022% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.024% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 7
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £203 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £338 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.00

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
50919 49737 45816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.58% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 32112 30451 26557
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1925 1987 2121
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.24 £38.86 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 2 July 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 13 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 2 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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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 -17 10 £256 -14.58% 4
London +3 6 £344 +14.58% 2
Scotland - 5 £281 -
Glasgow - 4 £275 -
South East -22 3 £250 -18.03%
Surrey -1 2 - -
City of London -4 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £225 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £250 -
Stirling - 1 £433 -
Swindon - 1 £225 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £250 -
South West - 1 £225 -

Web Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) Selenium
3 10 (31.25%) QA
3 10 (31.25%) Test Scripting
4 9 (28.13%) Web Testing
4 9 (28.13%) SQL
5 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (21.88%) ISEB
6 7 (21.88%) XML
6 7 (21.88%) Regression Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Scrum
7 6 (18.75%) .NET
7 6 (18.75%) JIRA
8 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Web Services
9 4 (12.50%) Content Management
9 4 (12.50%) CSS
9 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
9 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Content Management
9 4 (12.50%) BDD
9 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
10 3 (9.38%) SDLC
10 3 (9.38%) SpecFlow
10 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (9.38%) WebDriver
10 3 (9.38%) FitNesse
10 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
10 3 (9.38%) SOAP
10 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce

Web Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) CMS
2 2 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
1 2 (6.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (34.38%) Selenium
2 6 (18.75%) JIRA
3 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 3 (9.38%) SpecFlow
4 3 (9.38%) FitNesse
4 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (9.38%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.25%) TeamCity
5 2 (6.25%) FogBugz
5 2 (6.25%) Watij
5 2 (6.25%) JUnit
5 2 (6.25%) LoadRunner
5 2 (6.25%) NUnit
6 1 (3.13%) Subversion
6 1 (3.13%) WinRunner
6 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
6 1 (3.13%) WATIR
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Music Industry
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) XML
2 6 (18.75%) .NET
3 5 (15.63%) Web Services
4 4 (12.50%) CSS
5 3 (9.38%) SOAP
5 3 (9.38%) HTML
6 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.25%) JSON
6 2 (6.25%) RESTful
6 2 (6.25%) REST
7 1 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.13%) XSD
7 1 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) W3C
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Android
1 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) Test Scripting
3 9 (28.13%) Web Testing
4 7 (21.88%) Scrum
4 7 (21.88%) Regression Testing
5 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Content Management
6 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Content Management
6 4 (12.50%) BDD
7 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
7 3 (9.38%) TDD
7 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.38%) SDLC
8 2 (6.25%) API Development
8 2 (6.25%) Automation Testing
8 2 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Validation
8 2 (6.25%) Time Management
8 2 (6.25%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (3.13%) Bourne shell
4 1 (3.13%) PHP
4 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) ISEB
2 2 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
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