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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Testing
Rank 554 556 544
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 72 49 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.096% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 40 37
Average daily rate £350 £275 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £238 £266
% change year-on-year
+47.36% -10.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
41939 39781 37687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.34% 77.74% 76.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 27430 25409 22756
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1055 1156
Average hourly rate £39.34 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.05% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 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 14 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 +15 72 £350 +27.27% 19
London +8 21 £381 +22.00% 7
North West 0 15 £370 +51.02% 2
South East +11 14 £295 +30.88% 5
Manchester -10 13 £370 +51.02% 2
Stockport - 10 £370 -
East of England +2 8 £350 +16.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +14 7 £280 -6.66%
Milton Keynes +5 5 £280 -29.11%
East Midlands -4 5 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 5 - - 1
Essex - 5 £350 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £456 -
North East - 4 - -
Tyne and Wear - 4 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 £245 -
Oxford - 3 £500 -
City of London +42 2 £388 +4.72%
South West +2 2 £331 +50.56%
Somerset - 2 £331 -
Northampton - 2 - -
Hampshire +11 1 £295 +63.61% 3
Berkshire +2 1 £225 -23.72% 1
Reading -4 1 £225 -31.81% 1
West Yorkshire -12 1 £263 +38.15% 2
Yorkshire -16 1 £263 +38.15% 2
Lancashire - 1 £400 -
West Sussex - 1 £275 -
West Midlands - 1 £225 - 1

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 76 (49.03%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (23.87%) BDD
3 34 (21.94%) ISEB
3 34 (21.94%) SQL
4 33 (21.29%) Selenium
5 32 (20.65%) MVC
5 32 (20.65%) Finance
6 30 (19.35%) Cucumber
7 29 (18.71%) HTML
7 29 (18.71%) C#
7 29 (18.71%) Test Scripting
8 28 (18.06%) Java
8 28 (18.06%) Scrum
9 27 (17.42%) QA
9 27 (17.42%) Automation Testing
10 26 (16.77%) Manual Testing
11 25 (16.13%) Test Automation
11 25 (16.13%) JavaScript
11 25 (16.13%) CSS
12 23 (14.84%) .NET
12 23 (14.84%) Python
12 23 (14.84%) Automated Testing
13 22 (14.19%) Software Testing
13 22 (14.19%) ISTQB
13 22 (14.19%) E-Commerce
14 21 (13.55%) XML
14 21 (13.55%) CMS
14 21 (13.55%) Internet
14 21 (13.55%) HTML5
15 20 (12.90%) WebDriver

Web Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 21 (13.55%) CMS
2 16 (10.32%) Sitecore CMS
3 15 (9.68%) Apache
4 4 (2.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (2.58%) Node.js
5 2 (1.29%) Drupal
5 2 (1.29%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.65%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.65%) Liferay
6 1 (0.65%) SAS
6 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (3.23%) MS Office
2 1 (0.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.23%) Magento
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.58%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.55%) Internet
2 1 (0.65%) SSL
2 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.39%) PostgreSQL
1 13 (8.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.52%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.23%) DB2
5 4 (2.58%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.29%) MySQL
6 2 (1.29%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (21.29%) Selenium
2 30 (19.35%) Cucumber
3 20 (12.90%) WebDriver
4 14 (9.03%) HP UFT
5 13 (8.39%) SpecFlow
6 12 (7.74%) Jenkins
7 9 (5.81%) JIRA
8 7 (4.52%) JUnit
9 6 (3.87%) Git (software)
9 6 (3.87%) RSpec
10 4 (2.58%) LoadRunner
10 4 (2.58%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.94%) Appium
11 3 (1.94%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.29%) Bugzilla
12 2 (1.29%) FogBugz
12 2 (1.29%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.29%) TestLink
12 2 (1.29%) Toad
General
1 32 (20.65%) Finance
2 13 (8.39%) Retail
3 8 (5.16%) Games
4 5 (3.23%) Banking
5 4 (2.58%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.94%) Marketing
7 2 (1.29%) Billing
7 2 (1.29%) Electronics
8 1 (0.65%) Front Office
8 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (37.42%) Analyst
1 58 (37.42%) Test Analyst
2 50 (32.26%) Tester
3 32 (20.65%) Developer
4 27 (17.42%) Web Analyst
4 27 (17.42%) Web Test Analyst
5 18 (11.61%) Automation Tester
6 15 (9.68%) Python Developer
6 15 (9.68%) Test Engineer
6 15 (9.68%) Web Tester
7 11 (7.10%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 11 (7.10%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
7 11 (7.10%) Manual Test Analyst
8 10 (6.45%) Agile Developer
8 10 (6.45%) Automation Engineer
9 9 (5.81%) Test Automation Engineer
10 7 (4.52%) Automation Analyst
10 7 (4.52%) Automation Test Analyst
10 7 (4.52%) Senior Penetration Tester
10 7 (4.52%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.71%) HTML
2 25 (16.13%) CSS
3 23 (14.84%) .NET
4 21 (13.55%) HTML5
4 21 (13.55%) XML
5 19 (12.26%) CSS3
6 17 (10.97%) Django
6 17 (10.97%) Ext JS
7 16 (10.32%) AngularJS
8 12 (7.74%) .NET Framework
9 8 (5.16%) Web Services
10 7 (4.52%) SOAP
11 6 (3.87%) ASP.NET
11 6 (3.87%) RESTful
12 4 (2.58%) REST
13 3 (1.94%) Gherkin
13 3 (1.94%) JSON
13 3 (1.94%) XSLT
14 2 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC
15 1 (0.65%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.90%) Computer Science
2 13 (8.39%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (7.74%) Equities
4 6 (3.87%) User Experience
5 5 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.23%) Social Media
6 3 (1.94%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.94%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.29%) Handset
8 1 (0.65%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.65%) Fintech
8 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.65%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.65%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.45%) Windows
2 5 (3.23%) Unix
3 4 (2.58%) Linux
4 3 (1.94%) Android
4 3 (1.94%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (49.03%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (23.87%) BDD
3 32 (20.65%) MVC
4 29 (18.71%) Test Scripting
5 28 (18.06%) Scrum
6 27 (17.42%) Automation Testing
7 26 (16.77%) Manual Testing
8 25 (16.13%) Test Automation
9 23 (14.84%) Automated Testing
10 22 (14.19%) E-Commerce
10 22 (14.19%) Software Testing
11 20 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (12.26%) TDD
13 16 (10.32%) Integration Testing
14 14 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (9.03%) Functional Testing
14 14 (9.03%) Performance Testing
15 13 (8.39%) Front End Development
15 13 (8.39%) OWASP
15 13 (8.39%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.94%) SQL
2 29 (18.71%) C#
3 28 (18.06%) Java
4 25 (16.13%) JavaScript
5 23 (14.84%) Python
6 9 (5.81%) Ruby
7 6 (3.87%) Scala
8 5 (3.23%) C++
9 3 (1.94%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.94%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.29%) ANSI SQL
10 2 (1.29%) C
11 1 (0.65%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.65%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (0.65%) PHP
11 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (21.94%) ISEB
2 22 (14.19%) ISTQB
3 19 (12.26%) Degree
4 12 (7.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.29%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.65%) CCNA
6 1 (0.65%) CCNP
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (17.42%) QA
2 17 (10.97%) WCAG
3 1 (0.65%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (2.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (5.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.32%) Sitecore
3 13 (8.39%) EPiServer
4 11 (7.10%) HP
5 8 (5.16%) Oracle
6 5 (3.23%) Capita
6 5 (3.23%) SAP
7 4 (2.58%) Adobe
8 1 (0.65%) ATG
8 1 (0.65%) Cisco
8 1 (0.65%) Demandware
8 1 (0.65%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.65%) hybris
8 1 (0.65%) IBM
8 1 (0.65%) Lotus
8 1 (0.65%) Rally
8 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.65%) Remedy
8 1 (0.65%) VMware
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