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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Tester
Rank 584 543 537
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Web Tester 17 27 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.052% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.056% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 25
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£275 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £202 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £330 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £263 £263
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
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
52738 47909 50224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.70% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33149 28976 28331
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2128 2109 2472
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014. 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 -46 12 £275 +4.76% 7
South East -24 4 £313 +19.04%
West Yorkshire - 3 £275 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £275 - 5
Scotland +2 2 - -
Brighton -3 2 £350 -
Edinburgh -4 2 - -
East Sussex -7 2 £350 -
Surrey -7 1 £275 +1.85%
London -10 1 £255 +13.33% 1
West Midlands -10 1 £290 -
Manchester -10 1 £235 -6.93%
North West -15 1 £235 -24.19%
City of London - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
South West - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Trowbridge - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 2
Staffordshire - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Bath - - - -

Web Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 14 (35.00%) Web Testing
2 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (20.00%) QA
3 7 (17.50%) Manual Testing
4 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.50%) Finance
5 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 5 (12.50%) ISEB
6 4 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (10.00%) ISTQB
6 4 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
7 3 (7.50%) Software Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Selenium
7 3 (7.50%) EPoS
7 3 (7.50%) SQL
7 3 (7.50%) .NET
7 3 (7.50%) Oracle
7 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
7 3 (7.50%) Web Services
7 3 (7.50%) CMS
7 3 (7.50%) Regression Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Content Management
8 2 (5.00%) XML
8 2 (5.00%) CRM
8 2 (5.00%) WebDriver
8 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (5.00%) Social Media
8 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.00%) WCF

Web Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 (7.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.50%) CMS
2 1 (2.50%) EPiServer CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Selenium
2 2 (5.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.00%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) Firebug
3 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.50%) Bugzilla
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) .NET
1 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (7.50%) Web Services
2 2 (5.00%) XML
2 2 (5.00%) WCF
3 1 (2.50%) Silverlight
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) EPoS
2 2 (5.00%) Social Media
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.50%) Open Source
3 1 (2.50%) iSeries
3 1 (2.50%) GIS
3 1 (2.50%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Web Testing
2 8 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (17.50%) Manual Testing
4 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Software Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Regression Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Content Management
8 2 (5.00%) CRM
8 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Test Planning
9 1 (2.50%) Compatibility Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Security Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Agile Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Functional Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) ISEB
2 4 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.50%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) EPiServer
2 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.50%) HP
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