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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Tester
Rank 633 616 601
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Web Tester 24 45 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.079% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.083% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 35
Median daily rate £315 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £232 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £314 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.58% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
50649 54325 53290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 34727 32509
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1691 2060 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 27 September 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
Top 20 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 27 September 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 +5 21 £315 +5.00% 15
London -16 9 £350 +18.64% 9
South West +12 6 £325 +16.07%
Wiltshire - 4 - -
Swindon - 4 - -
South East +9 3 £300 -5.88% 5
Scotland +11 2 £265 +20.22%
West Sussex +1 2 £300 -14.28%
West Midlands -21 2 £313 -30.55%
Glasgow - 2 £265 -
Dorset - 2 £325 -
Bournemouth - 2 £325 -
North West +16 1 £315 +14.54%
Hampshire +14 1 - - 1
Birmingham -7 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £313 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £313 -
East Grinstead - 1 £300 -
Gatwick - 1 £300 -
Manchester - 1 £315 -

Web Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (40.43%) QA
2 19 (40.43%) Selenium
3 15 (31.91%) Java
3 15 (31.91%) Manual Testing
4 13 (27.66%) Web Testing
5 11 (23.40%) Automation Testing
5 11 (23.40%) Automated Testing
6 10 (21.28%) Software Testing
6 10 (21.28%) JIRA
6 10 (21.28%) Functional Testing
7 9 (19.15%) Non-Functional Testing
7 9 (19.15%) WebDriver
7 9 (19.15%) Test Scripting
8 8 (17.02%) Scrum
9 7 (14.89%) SQL
9 7 (14.89%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 6 (12.77%) Test Planning
10 6 (12.77%) Regression Testing
10 6 (12.77%) Banking
10 6 (12.77%) Cucumber
11 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
11 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (10.64%) Performance Testing
11 5 (10.64%) Degree
11 5 (10.64%) Finance
11 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
12 4 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (8.51%) Issue Tracking

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 2 (4.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (4.26%) CMS
2 1 (2.13%) ColdFusion
2 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) Redis
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (40.43%) Selenium
2 10 (21.28%) JIRA
3 9 (19.15%) WebDriver
4 6 (12.77%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.26%) Gatling
6 2 (4.26%) JMeter
6 2 (4.26%) LoadRunner
6 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.26%) Subversion
6 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.13%) Appium
7 1 (2.13%) Calabash
7 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.13%) Robot Framework
7 1 (2.13%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.13%) TestRail
7 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.13%) YouTrack
General
1 6 (12.77%) Banking
2 5 (10.64%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Back Office
3 1 (2.13%) Front Office
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) HTML
1 4 (8.51%) RESTful
1 4 (8.51%) XML
2 3 (6.38%) .NET
2 3 (6.38%) Gherkin
2 3 (6.38%) Web Services
3 2 (4.26%) CSS
3 2 (4.26%) JSON
4 1 (2.13%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.13%) HTML5
4 1 (2.13%) Node.js
4 1 (2.13%) REST
4 1 (2.13%) SOAP
4 1 (2.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Derivative
4 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.13%) iPad
4 1 (2.13%) iPhone
4 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.13%) Social Network
4 1 (2.13%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Android
2 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.38%) Unix
3 2 (4.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.91%) Manual Testing
3 13 (27.66%) Web Testing
4 11 (23.40%) Automated Testing
4 11 (23.40%) Automation Testing
5 10 (21.28%) Functional Testing
5 10 (21.28%) Software Testing
6 9 (19.15%) Non-Functional Testing
6 9 (19.15%) Test Scripting
7 8 (17.02%) Scrum
8 7 (14.89%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 6 (12.77%) Regression Testing
9 6 (12.77%) Test Planning
10 5 (10.64%) Performance Testing
10 5 (10.64%) Test Automation
10 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (8.51%) CRM
11 4 (8.51%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) Java
2 7 (14.89%) SQL
3 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.51%) Python
4 2 (4.26%) C#
4 2 (4.26%) Perl
4 2 (4.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) ISEB
2 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (40.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Adobe
2 2 (4.26%) SOASTA, Inc
2 2 (4.26%) VMware
3 1 (2.13%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.13%) HP
3 1 (2.13%) hybris
3 1 (2.13%) SAP