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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Tester
Rank 602 615 611
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Web Tester 18 42 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.076% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.080% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 32 21
Median daily rate £288 £289 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.43% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £425 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £289 £288 £255
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +12.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 -

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
46798 52479 53703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.81% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30588 33428 33908
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2035 2195
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 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 24 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 3 December 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 -18 16 £300 +3.89% 9
London -25 7 £288 -0.86% 4
South East +18 3 £244 -15.21%
North West +8 2 £314 +14.09% 1
Berkshire +5 2 £225 -37.71%
Glasgow - 2 £265 -
Scotland - 2 £265 -
Hampshire +25 1 £263 -38.23%
Cheshire +9 1 £313 +13.63%
East of England +9 1 - - 2
South West +9 1 - -
Reading +4 1 £225 -37.50%
Watford -4 1 - -
Hertfordshire -5 1 - -
Swindon - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £350 -
Manchester - 1 £315 - 1
Warrington - 1 £313 -
Winchester - 1 £263 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £350 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
North East - 1 £350 -

Web Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) QA
3 15 (37.50%) Selenium
4 11 (27.50%) JIRA
4 11 (27.50%) Manual Testing
4 11 (27.50%) Automated Testing
5 10 (25.00%) Web Testing
6 9 (22.50%) Test Scripting
7 7 (17.50%) Software Testing
7 7 (17.50%) Java
7 7 (17.50%) SQL
7 7 (17.50%) Automation Testing
7 7 (17.50%) Functional Testing
7 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
7 7 (17.50%) WebDriver
8 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (15.00%) HTML
9 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 5 (12.50%) Scrum
9 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (12.50%) BDD
10 4 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 4 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (10.00%) Test Planning
10 4 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
10 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
10 4 (10.00%) Degree

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 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.50%) Confluence
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) DB2
2 1 (2.50%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (37.50%) Selenium
2 11 (27.50%) JIRA
3 7 (17.50%) WebDriver
4 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.50%) SoapUI
6 2 (5.00%) Appium
6 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.50%) Calabash
7 1 (2.50%) Capybara
7 1 (2.50%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.50%) Robot Framework
7 1 (2.50%) Sahi
7 1 (2.50%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (2.50%) WATIR
7 1 (2.50%) YouTrack
General
1 4 (10.00%) Banking
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) HTML
2 4 (10.00%) XML
3 3 (7.50%) CSS
4 2 (5.00%) .NET
4 2 (5.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (5.00%) Web Services
5 1 (2.50%) J2EE
5 1 (2.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.50%) iPad
3 1 (2.50%) iPhone
3 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.50%) Social Network
3 1 (2.50%) VLE
3 1 (2.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Android
2 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) Automated Testing
2 11 (27.50%) Manual Testing
3 10 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 9 (22.50%) Test Scripting
5 7 (17.50%) Automation Testing
5 7 (17.50%) Functional Testing
5 7 (17.50%) Software Testing
5 7 (17.50%) Test Automation
6 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (12.50%) BDD
7 5 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Scrum
7 5 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 4 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
8 4 (10.00%) Test Planning
9 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) Java
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.00%) Python
4 3 (7.50%) Ruby
5 1 (2.50%) C#
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (45.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) Section 508
2 1 (2.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) EPiServer
2 1 (2.50%) hybris
2 1 (2.50%) IBM
2 1 (2.50%) SAP
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