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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Tester
UK
Rank 588 590 591
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Web Tester 14 37 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.071% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.075% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 29
Median daily rate £318 £306 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.67% +20.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £248 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £376 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £306 £238
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +28.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £22.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.75

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
42412 49394 49726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27691 31806 30608
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1648 1931
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.82 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

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 21 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 14 £318 +5.83% 6
London +19 5 £350 +6.06% 4
South East +14 4 £225 -29.41%
Berkshire +11 2 £225 -23.40%
Buckinghamshire +1 2 - -
North West - 2 £318 - 1
Reading +15 1 £225 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -10 1 £350 -
North East -13 1 £350 -
Tyne and Wear -20 1 £350 -
South West - 1 £300 -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £300 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £315 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £320 - 1
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 - -
Chester - 1 £315 -
Cheltenham - 1 £300 -

Web Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (53.33%) QA
2 13 (43.33%) Selenium
3 10 (33.33%) JIRA
4 9 (30.00%) Web Testing
4 9 (30.00%) SQL
5 8 (26.67%) Automated Testing
6 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
6 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
6 7 (23.33%) BDD
6 7 (23.33%) Functional Testing
7 6 (20.00%) WebDriver
7 6 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 6 (20.00%) Java
8 5 (16.67%) HTML
8 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 5 (16.67%) TDD
8 5 (16.67%) Scrum
8 5 (16.67%) Cucumber
9 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
9 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
9 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
9 4 (13.33%) Web Services
9 4 (13.33%) XML
9 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
10 3 (10.00%) Regression Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Finance
10 3 (10.00%) Python
10 3 (10.00%) .NET

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 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) Confluence
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.67%) PaaS
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) DB2
3 1 (3.33%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (43.33%) Selenium
2 10 (33.33%) JIRA
3 6 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 5 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
6 3 (10.00%) SoapUI
7 2 (6.67%) Appium
7 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
7 2 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (3.33%) Burp Suite
8 1 (3.33%) Calabash
8 1 (3.33%) Capybara
8 1 (3.33%) FitNesse
8 1 (3.33%) Hudson
8 1 (3.33%) NUnit
8 1 (3.33%) Protractor
8 1 (3.33%) Robot Framework
8 1 (3.33%) Sahi
8 1 (3.33%) WATIR
8 1 (3.33%) YouTrack
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) HTML
2 4 (13.33%) Web Services
2 4 (13.33%) XML
3 3 (10.00%) .NET
3 3 (10.00%) CSS
4 2 (6.67%) Gherkin
4 2 (6.67%) OAuth
4 2 (6.67%) REST
4 2 (6.67%) SOAP
5 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.33%) Apache CXF
5 1 (3.33%) J2EE
5 1 (3.33%) WPF
5 1 (3.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) iPad
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (3.33%) VLE
3 1 (3.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Android
1 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (30.00%) Web Testing
3 8 (26.67%) Automated Testing
4 7 (23.33%) BDD
4 7 (23.33%) Functional Testing
4 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
5 6 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Scrum
6 5 (16.67%) TDD
7 4 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 4 (13.33%) Software Testing
7 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
7 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Automation Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Regression Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Security Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Exploratory Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (10.00%) Python
5 2 (6.67%) Ruby
6 1 (3.33%) ANSI SQL
6 1 (3.33%) C#
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.67%) ISEB
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (53.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) Section 508
2 1 (3.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) IBM
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) hybris
2 1 (3.33%) IBM Sterling