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 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Testing
Rank 539 501 472
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -29
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 44 52 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 39
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£265 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.46% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £218 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-20.90% -
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
38459 35783 32221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.37% 74.30% 72.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24687 21730 19119
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1007 1095 1275
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.25% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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
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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 43 £260 -21.50% 32
London -15 17 £325 -13.33% 3
South East -3 10 £215 +2.38% 10
North West -12 7 £225 -28.57% 5
City of London +13 6 £410 +9.33% 1
Manchester -3 4 £225 -28.57% 4
Yorkshire -4 4 £190 +5.55% 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £190 - 1
Leeds - 4 £190 -
Buckinghamshire -7 3 £490 +90.29% 2
Milton Keynes -9 3 £490 +90.29% 2
Berkshire 0 2 - - 4
East of England 0 2 £400 - 5
Suffolk - 2 £400 - 1
Edinburgh -6 1 £300 +9.09% 1
Scotland -11 1 £300 +9.09% 1
West Midlands - 1 £215 - 1
Nottingham - 1 £365 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £365 -
East Midlands - 1 £365 - 2
North Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
Docklands, London - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 3
Cheshire - - - - 1
Flintshire - - - -

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 60 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (30.63%) Selenium
3 28 (25.23%) Manual Testing
3 28 (25.23%) SQL
4 27 (24.32%) ISEB
5 26 (23.42%) Test Scripting
6 25 (22.52%) QA
7 20 (18.02%) TDD
7 20 (18.02%) Software Testing
8 19 (17.12%) Cucumber
9 18 (16.22%) Java
10 17 (15.32%) HP Quality Center
10 17 (15.32%) Test Management
10 17 (15.32%) Jenkins
11 16 (14.41%) Test Automation
11 16 (14.41%) ISTQB
12 15 (13.51%) JIRA
12 15 (13.51%) BDD
13 14 (12.61%) WebDriver
13 14 (12.61%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (11.71%) Apple iOS
14 13 (11.71%) Ruby
14 13 (11.71%) Oracle
15 12 (10.81%) Finance
15 12 (10.81%) Automated Testing
15 12 (10.81%) Automation Testing
16 10 (9.01%) Oracle Database
16 10 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (9.01%) Scrum
16 10 (9.01%) E-Commerce

Web Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (4.50%) CMS
2 3 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.90%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.90%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.80%) MS Office
2 2 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.90%) ATM
1 1 (0.90%) GPRS
1 1 (0.90%) GSM
1 1 (0.90%) Firewall
1 1 (0.90%) Internet
1 1 (0.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.01%) Oracle Database
2 7 (6.31%) MySQL
3 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 34 (30.63%) Selenium
2 19 (17.12%) Cucumber
3 17 (15.32%) Jenkins
4 15 (13.51%) JIRA
5 14 (12.61%) WebDriver
6 9 (8.11%) TestDirector
6 9 (8.11%) RSpec
7 8 (7.21%) Maven
8 7 (6.31%) JUnit
9 4 (3.60%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.70%) Bugzilla
10 3 (2.70%) Toad
10 3 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (2.70%) SpecFlow
10 3 (2.70%) SoapUI
10 3 (2.70%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.70%) FitNesse
11 2 (1.80%) QARun
11 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.80%) Hudson
General
1 12 (10.81%) Finance
2 8 (7.21%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.41%) Marketing
4 5 (4.50%) Billing
5 3 (2.70%) Banking
6 2 (1.80%) Games
6 2 (1.80%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.90%) Local Government
7 1 (0.90%) Retail
7 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.90%) Publishing
7 1 (0.90%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 41 (36.94%) Tester
2 37 (33.33%) Analyst
3 36 (32.43%) Test Analyst
4 12 (10.81%) Test Engineer
5 10 (9.01%) Automation Engineer
5 10 (9.01%) Web Tester
6 7 (6.31%) Manual Tester
6 7 (6.31%) QA Tester
7 6 (5.41%) Consultant
7 6 (5.41%) Test Consultant
8 5 (4.50%) QA Engineer
8 5 (4.50%) Test Leader
9 4 (3.60%) Agile Test Analyst
9 4 (3.60%) Automation Tester
9 4 (3.60%) Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Software Tester
9 4 (3.60%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.60%) Senior Tester
10 3 (2.70%) Web Analyst
10 3 (2.70%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.41%) CSS
1 6 (5.41%) SOAP
1 6 (5.41%) Web Services
1 6 (5.41%) HTML
2 4 (3.60%) Spring
3 3 (2.70%) .NET
4 2 (1.80%) Django
4 2 (1.80%) JAX-WS
4 2 (1.80%) REST
4 2 (1.80%) Gherkin
4 2 (1.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (1.80%) JAX-RS
4 2 (1.80%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.80%) Apache Camel
4 2 (1.80%) XML
4 2 (1.80%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.90%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.90%) WAP
5 1 (0.90%) J2ME
5 1 (0.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.11%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.50%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.60%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.70%) Open Source
4 3 (2.70%) iPad
5 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.80%) EMV
5 2 (1.80%) Smartcard
5 2 (1.80%) Handset
5 2 (1.80%) Clustering
6 1 (0.90%) GIS
6 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.90%) DTV
6 1 (0.90%) W3C
6 1 (0.90%) User Experience
6 1 (0.90%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.90%) New Media
6 1 (0.90%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.71%) Apple iOS
2 9 (8.11%) Android
3 3 (2.70%) UNIX
3 3 (2.70%) Windows
4 2 (1.80%) webOS
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.90%) Linux
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (25.23%) Manual Testing
3 26 (23.42%) Test Scripting
4 20 (18.02%) TDD
4 20 (18.02%) Software Testing
5 17 (15.32%) Test Management
6 16 (14.41%) Test Automation
7 15 (13.51%) BDD
8 14 (12.61%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (10.81%) Automated Testing
9 12 (10.81%) Automation Testing
10 10 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (9.01%) Scrum
10 10 (9.01%) E-Commerce
11 9 (8.11%) Validation
11 9 (8.11%) Regression Testing
12 8 (7.21%) Test Strategy
12 8 (7.21%) Integration Testing
12 8 (7.21%) System Testing
13 7 (6.31%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.23%) SQL
2 18 (16.22%) Java
3 13 (11.71%) Ruby
4 8 (7.21%) C#
5 5 (4.50%) Python
5 5 (4.50%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.60%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.80%) Scala
8 1 (0.90%) PHP
8 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (24.32%) ISEB
2 16 (14.41%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.80%) Degree
4 2 (1.80%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (22.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 17 (15.32%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.90%) Nessus
3 1 (0.90%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 13 (11.71%) Oracle
2 10 (9.01%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.31%) HP
4 4 (3.60%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (2.70%) Apple
6 2 (1.80%) SAP
6 2 (1.80%) Siebel
7 1 (0.90%) Open Text
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