The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Tester
Rank 574 540 556
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Web Tester 14 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.033% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.036% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 22
Average daily rate £250 £368 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.97% +33.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £410 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £281 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51988 44191 56201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.28% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31587 25300 30909
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2072 2201 2627
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -36 14 £250 -32.20% 3
London -35 8 £250 -32.43%
City of London -9 2 £238 -35.37%
South East -17 1 £288 -
Cheshire - 1 £225 -
North West - 1 £225 -
Hampshire - 1 £288 -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 2
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Chester - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Plymouth - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - - 2
Witney - - - -
Woking - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Devon - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
East Midlands - - - -

Web Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (38.24%) Selenium
2 10 (29.41%) JIRA
2 10 (29.41%) E-Commerce
3 9 (26.47%) BDD
4 8 (23.53%) ISEB
4 8 (23.53%) CMS
4 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (20.59%) Manual Testing
6 6 (17.65%) EPiServer
6 6 (17.65%) Sitecore CMS
6 6 (17.65%) Sitecore
6 6 (17.65%) Retail
6 6 (17.65%) Content Management
6 6 (17.65%) RedDot
7 5 (14.71%) Integration Testing
7 5 (14.71%) PHP
8 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
8 4 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (11.76%) CSS
8 4 (11.76%) French Language
8 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
8 4 (11.76%) TDD
9 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Load Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Security Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
9 3 (8.82%) SOAP
9 3 (8.82%) C
9 3 (8.82%) HTML
9 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server

Web Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (23.53%) CMS
2 6 (17.65%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (5.88%) Drupal
4 1 (2.94%) Confluence
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Selenium
2 10 (29.41%) JIRA
3 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.82%) WebDriver
3 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.88%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (2.94%) JMeter
5 1 (2.94%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.94%) Subversion
5 1 (2.94%) Maven
5 1 (2.94%) PhantomJS
General
1 6 (17.65%) Retail
2 4 (11.76%) French Language
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) CSS
2 3 (8.82%) HTML
2 3 (8.82%) SOAP
3 2 (5.88%) .NET
4 1 (2.94%) J2EE
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.94%) JSP
4 1 (2.94%) Web Services
4 1 (2.94%) JMS
4 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.94%) Spring
4 1 (2.94%) Java EE
4 1 (2.94%) jQuery
4 1 (2.94%) RESTful
4 1 (2.94%) REST
4 1 (2.94%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Android
1 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) E-Commerce
2 9 (26.47%) BDD
3 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (20.59%) Manual Testing
5 6 (17.65%) Content Management
6 5 (14.71%) Integration Testing
7 4 (11.76%) TDD
8 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Load Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Security Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Web Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Scrum
9 2 (5.88%) Web Accessibility
10 1 (2.94%) System Testing
10 1 (2.94%) User Stories
10 1 (2.94%) Automation Testing
10 1 (2.94%) CRM
10 1 (2.94%) Project Management
10 1 (2.94%) SEO
10 1 (2.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) PHP
2 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.82%) C
4 2 (5.88%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) WCAG
1 2 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) RedDot
1 6 (17.65%) EPiServer
1 6 (17.65%) Sitecore
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) HP
3 2 (5.88%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) JBoss