The table below looks at the statistics for Web Testing skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Testing over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Testing
Rank 616 579 542
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -37
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 42 52 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.093% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.092% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 38 51
Average daily rate £265 £289 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.22% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £209 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £268 £303
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -11.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45575 43990 42356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.54% 78.77% 77.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 30098 27401 26461
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1276 1199
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £47.83 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Web Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Testing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Web Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Web Testing
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Testing within the UK.

Web Testing Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Web Testing
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Web Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Web Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Web Testing
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Web Testing within the UK.

Web Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Web Testing
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 Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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 -39 42 £265 -8.22% 13
North West +3 11 £175 +169.23% 4
Manchester -1 8 £100 -55.55% 4
London -16 8 £210 -35.38% 5
South East -24 8 £300 +3.44% 3
East of England +4 4 £265 -10.16% 1
Yorkshire -4 4 - -
West Yorkshire -4 4 - -
West Midlands -4 3 £350 +48.93%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £265 -
Bradford +20 2 - -
South West +8 2 £398 +17.77%
Berkshire +4 2 £225 -23.72%
Leeds -10 2 - -
Peterborough - 2 £265 -
Surrey - 2 £300 -
West Sussex - 2 £308 -
Devon - 2 £398 -
City of London +39 1 - -
East Midlands +5 1 £295 +13.46%
Merseyside +1 1 £65 -
Hampshire 0 1 - - 3
Liverpool -3 1 £65 -
Basingstoke -6 1 - - 1
Reading -16 1 £225 -38.35%
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
Leamington Spa - 1 £188 -
Crawley - 1 £315 -
East Grinstead - 1 £300 -

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Web Testing also 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 that cited Web Testing.

1 67 (57.76%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.03%) BDD
3 29 (25.00%) ISEB
3 29 (25.00%) SQL
4 27 (23.28%) Scrum
5 26 (22.41%) Finance
6 25 (21.55%) Selenium
6 25 (21.55%) Automation Testing
7 23 (19.83%) Java
8 22 (18.97%) HTML
9 21 (18.10%) JavaScript
9 21 (18.10%) E-Commerce
9 21 (18.10%) Test Scripting
9 21 (18.10%) Cucumber
9 21 (18.10%) Manual Testing
10 20 (17.24%) Software Testing
11 19 (16.38%) Integration Testing
11 19 (16.38%) Test Automation
12 18 (15.52%) ISTQB
12 18 (15.52%) C#
13 16 (13.79%) .NET
13 16 (13.79%) CSS
13 16 (13.79%) MVC
13 16 (13.79%) Automated Testing
13 16 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (12.93%) WCAG
14 15 (12.93%) WebDriver
14 15 (12.93%) Regression Testing
14 15 (12.93%) TDD
14 15 (12.93%) Retail

Web Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Web Testing also 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 that cited Web Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (12.07%) CMS
2 12 (10.34%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (4.31%) Node.js
4 4 (3.45%) Apache
5 3 (2.59%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.86%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.86%) Confluence
6 1 (0.86%) Drupal
6 1 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.86%) SAS
6 1 (0.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (9.48%) Magento
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.31%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.45%) GitHub
3 1 (0.86%) SaaS
3 1 (0.86%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.31%) DB2
2 5 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.72%) MySQL
4 2 (1.72%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.86%) Redis
5 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (21.55%) Selenium
2 21 (18.10%) Cucumber
3 15 (12.93%) WebDriver
4 13 (11.21%) JIRA
5 12 (10.34%) HP UFT
6 11 (9.48%) SpecFlow
7 7 (6.03%) Jenkins
8 5 (4.31%) JUnit
8 5 (4.31%) LoadRunner
8 5 (4.31%) RSpec
9 4 (3.45%) Appium
9 4 (3.45%) Travis CI
10 3 (2.59%) Bugzilla
10 3 (2.59%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.72%) FogBugz
11 2 (1.72%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.72%) JMeter
11 2 (1.72%) YouTrack
12 1 (0.86%) Calabash
12 1 (0.86%) TestLink
General
1 26 (22.41%) Finance
2 15 (12.93%) Retail
3 9 (7.76%) Games
4 4 (3.45%) Banking
4 4 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.72%) Billing
5 2 (1.72%) Electronics
5 2 (1.72%) Marketing
6 1 (0.86%) Front Office
6 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.86%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (42.24%) Analyst
1 49 (42.24%) Test Analyst
2 38 (32.76%) Tester
3 21 (18.10%) Web Analyst
3 21 (18.10%) Web Test Analyst
4 18 (15.52%) Developer
5 14 (12.07%) Automation Tester
5 14 (12.07%) Web Tester
6 12 (10.34%) Test Engineer
7 8 (6.90%) Agile Developer
7 8 (6.90%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 8 (6.90%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
8 6 (5.17%) .NET Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Agile .NET Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Agile C# Developer
8 6 (5.17%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.17%) HTML Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Software Analyst
8 6 (5.17%) Software Test Analyst
8 6 (5.17%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.97%) HTML
2 16 (13.79%) .NET
2 16 (13.79%) CSS
3 15 (12.93%) XML
4 14 (12.07%) CSS3
4 14 (12.07%) HTML5
5 11 (9.48%) .NET Framework
5 11 (9.48%) AngularJS
6 9 (7.76%) RESTful
7 7 (6.03%) Web Services
8 5 (4.31%) Django
8 5 (4.31%) Ext JS
9 3 (2.59%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.59%) Gherkin
10 2 (1.72%) JSON
10 2 (1.72%) SOAP
10 2 (1.72%) WCF
11 1 (0.86%) Backbone.js
11 1 (0.86%) Java EE
11 1 (0.86%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.48%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (7.76%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.90%) User Experience
4 4 (3.45%) Social Media
5 3 (2.59%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.59%) Equities
5 3 (2.59%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.59%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.72%) Apple TV
7 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.86%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.86%) Fintech
7 1 (0.86%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.86%) Handset
7 1 (0.86%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.17%) Unix
2 5 (4.31%) Windows
3 3 (2.59%) Linux
4 1 (0.86%) Android
4 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (57.76%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.03%) BDD
3 27 (23.28%) Scrum
4 25 (21.55%) Automation Testing
5 21 (18.10%) E-Commerce
5 21 (18.10%) Manual Testing
5 21 (18.10%) Test Scripting
6 20 (17.24%) Software Testing
7 19 (16.38%) Integration Testing
7 19 (16.38%) Test Automation
8 16 (13.79%) Automated Testing
8 16 (13.79%) MVC
8 16 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (12.93%) Defect Management
9 15 (12.93%) Regression Testing
9 15 (12.93%) TDD
10 12 (10.34%) Test Management
11 11 (9.48%) Front End Development
11 11 (9.48%) OWASP
11 11 (9.48%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.00%) SQL
2 23 (19.83%) Java
3 21 (18.10%) JavaScript
4 18 (15.52%) C#
5 12 (10.34%) Ruby
6 10 (8.62%) Python
7 6 (5.17%) PHP
8 5 (4.31%) Scala
9 4 (3.45%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.72%) C++
10 2 (1.72%) Groovy
11 1 (0.86%) C
11 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (25.00%) ISEB
2 18 (15.52%) ISTQB
3 13 (11.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (10.34%) Degree
5 1 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.93%) WCAG
2 14 (12.07%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (7.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (12.93%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.34%) Sitecore
3 11 (9.48%) EPiServer
4 10 (8.62%) HP
5 5 (4.31%) Capita
5 5 (4.31%) Oracle
5 5 (4.31%) SAP
6 2 (1.72%) Apple
6 2 (1.72%) IBM
7 1 (0.86%) Adobe
7 1 (0.86%) Demandware
7 1 (0.86%) Guidewire
7 1 (0.86%) hybris
7 1 (0.86%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.86%) Pega
7 1 (0.86%) Rally
7 1 (0.86%) Remedy
7 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.86%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (0.86%) VMware
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