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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Tester
Rank 584 582 551
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Web Tester 40 34 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.066% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.070% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 27
Average daily rate £313 £265 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.92% -1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £400 £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £250 £270
% change year-on-year
+24.00% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £43.50 £13.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+216.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £13.75 -
% change year-on-year
+216.36% -

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
48652 48803 46653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.48% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31297 30382 27621
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1739 1915 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 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 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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -23 37 £309 +16.50% 14
London +5 10 £370 +34.54% 4
South East -6 9 £338 +64.63% 5
East of England - 9 £250 - 1
Watford - 7 - -
Hertfordshire - 7 - -
West Yorkshire -9 4 £288 +4.54%
Yorkshire -13 4 £288 +4.54% 1
Leeds -4 3 £313 +13.63%
Tyne and Wear - 3 - - 1
North East - 3 - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +13 2 £285 -43.00%
Berkshire +7 2 £294 +30.55% 1
Hampshire +1 2 £338 +87.50% 1
Scotland -4 2 £316 +26.50%
Oxfordshire - 2 £398 -
Andover - 2 £338 -
Oxford - 2 £398 -
City of London +40 1 £370 +6.47% 1
Bracknell 0 1 £363 +61.11%
South West -3 1 - -
Devon -6 1 - -
Edinburgh -10 1 £325 +30.00%
Glasgow - 1 £308 -
Wales - 1 £350 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £250 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
South Wales - 1 £350 -
South Coast - 1 £305 -

Web Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 46 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (41.86%) Selenium
3 28 (32.56%) QA
4 27 (31.40%) SQL
5 25 (29.07%) Test Scripting
6 23 (26.74%) WebDriver
7 22 (25.58%) BDD
7 22 (25.58%) XML
8 21 (24.42%) JavaScript
8 21 (24.42%) Test Automation
9 18 (20.93%) TDD
9 18 (20.93%) Java
10 17 (19.77%) C#
10 17 (19.77%) Automated Testing
11 16 (18.60%) Web Testing
12 15 (17.44%) .NET
12 15 (17.44%) Web Services
13 14 (16.28%) Unix
13 14 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (16.28%) Cucumber
13 14 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (15.12%) Magento
15 12 (13.95%) Subversion
15 12 (13.95%) Finance
15 12 (13.95%) HTML
15 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
15 12 (13.95%) RESTful
15 12 (13.95%) System Testing
16 11 (12.79%) E-Commerce

Web Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (9.30%) CMS
2 4 (4.65%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.16%) Apache
3 1 (1.16%) Drupal
3 1 (1.16%) Node.js
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.49%) MS Office
3 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (15.12%) Magento
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) FastStats
2 1 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.16%) Force.com
2 1 (1.16%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.63%) DB2
2 8 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.98%) DbVisualizer
3 6 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.33%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.16%) MySQL
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.16%) SAP BI
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (41.86%) Selenium
2 23 (26.74%) WebDriver
3 14 (16.28%) Cucumber
4 12 (13.95%) Subversion
5 7 (8.14%) JIRA
5 7 (8.14%) LoadRunner
5 7 (8.14%) PHPUnit
6 6 (6.98%) Appium
6 6 (6.98%) Git (software)
7 5 (5.81%) SoapUI
7 5 (5.81%) SpecFlow
7 5 (5.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (4.65%) HP UFT
9 3 (3.49%) Protractor
10 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
10 2 (2.33%) RSpec
11 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (13.95%) Finance
2 11 (12.79%) Retail
3 2 (2.33%) Games
3 2 (2.33%) Marketing
3 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.16%) Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Electronics
4 1 (1.16%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.58%) XML
2 15 (17.44%) .NET
2 15 (17.44%) Web Services
3 12 (13.95%) HTML
3 12 (13.95%) RESTful
4 8 (9.30%) SOAP
5 7 (8.14%) Gherkin
6 6 (6.98%) Flash
7 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET
8 4 (4.65%) Behat
8 4 (4.65%) REST
9 3 (3.49%) CSS
9 3 (3.49%) J2EE
9 3 (3.49%) JSON
10 2 (2.33%) .NET Framework
11 1 (1.16%) Java EE
11 1 (1.16%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (1.16%) RequireJS
11 1 (1.16%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.49%) User Experience
3 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.16%) Replication
3 1 (1.16%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.16%) Social Media
3 1 (1.16%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.28%) Unix
2 4 (4.65%) Linux
3 3 (3.49%) Android
3 3 (3.49%) Windows
4 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (29.07%) Test Scripting
3 22 (25.58%) BDD
4 21 (24.42%) Test Automation
5 18 (20.93%) TDD
6 17 (19.77%) Automated Testing
7 16 (18.60%) Web Testing
8 14 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (13.95%) System Testing
10 11 (12.79%) E-Commerce
11 10 (11.63%) Coaching
11 10 (11.63%) Document Management
11 10 (11.63%) Integration Testing
12 9 (10.47%) Automation Testing
12 9 (10.47%) Scrum
12 9 (10.47%) Waterfall
13 6 (6.98%) SOA
13 6 (6.98%) Software Testing
13 6 (6.98%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.40%) SQL
2 21 (24.42%) JavaScript
3 18 (20.93%) Java
4 17 (19.77%) C#
5 7 (8.14%) PHP
6 5 (5.81%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.49%) Python
7 3 (3.49%) VB
8 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.33%) Ruby
8 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.16%) C
9 1 (1.16%) C++
9 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) ISEB
2 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.98%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.33%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (2.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.16%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.16%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (32.56%) QA
2 2 (2.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.16%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.16%) SDET
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.81%) HP
3 4 (4.65%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.49%) Oracle
5 2 (2.33%) Citrix
5 2 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.33%) SAP
6 1 (1.16%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.16%) Remedy
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Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
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