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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Testing
Rank 537 514 508
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -6
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 75 72 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 33 51
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£300 £278 £246
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +13.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £172 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £280 £223
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +25.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
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
42716 39097 41510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.16% 74.10% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26685 24121 24021
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1186 1114 1519
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
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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 -8 68 £295 +6.30% 12
London +5 22 £320 +20.75% 4
South East -4 18 £300 +7.14% 4
East Midlands - 7 £250 -
Berkshire +8 5 £255 - 2
West Midlands - 5 £290 -
Yorkshire +2 4 £275 - 1
Surrey -4 4 £340 +19.29% 1
West Yorkshire +6 3 £275 -
North West -4 3 £220 -18.51% 3
South West - 3 £331 -
Birmingham - 3 £330 -
City of London +16 2 £288 -11.53% 2
Oxfordshire -3 2 £300 -
Milton Keynes -10 2 £289 +5.96%
Buckinghamshire -14 2 £289 +4.05%
Bracknell - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £375 -
Manchester -12 1 £220 -18.51% 1
Scotland -13 1 £300 -14.89%
Hampshire -14 1 £350 +25.00%
Cheshire - 1 - - 2
Kent - 1 £325 - 1
Oxford - 1 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £325 -
Sheffield - 1 £285 -
Glasgow - 1 £300 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £285 -
Staffordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 90 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (42.00%) Selenium
3 50 (33.33%) QA
4 42 (28.00%) Automated Testing
5 40 (26.67%) Test Automation
6 38 (25.33%) Java
7 37 (24.67%) WebDriver
7 37 (24.67%) Cucumber
8 34 (22.67%) Jenkins
9 33 (22.00%) TDD
10 30 (20.00%) E-Commerce
11 29 (19.33%) Scrum
11 29 (19.33%) Software Testing
11 29 (19.33%) Test Scripting
11 29 (19.33%) Automation Testing
12 28 (18.67%) SQL
13 26 (17.33%) ISEB
14 25 (16.67%) JUnit
15 24 (16.00%) Manual Testing
16 22 (14.67%) RSpec
16 22 (14.67%) Finance
17 20 (13.33%) Ruby
18 18 (12.00%) ISTQB
18 18 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
19 17 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
20 16 (10.67%) BDD
20 16 (10.67%) Web Services
21 15 (10.00%) C#
22 14 (9.33%) Test Management
22 14 (9.33%) JIRA

Web Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 6 (4.00%) CMS
2 5 (3.33%) WordPress
3 4 (2.67%) Drupal
4 3 (2.00%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.67%) Apache
5 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.67%) Confluence
5 1 (0.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.00%) GitHub
2 1 (0.67%) SaaS
2 1 (0.67%) PaaS
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.33%) Internet
2 3 (2.00%) Extranet
3 1 (0.67%) Intranet
3 1 (0.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.33%) MySQL
2 8 (5.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.67%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 63 (42.00%) Selenium
2 37 (24.67%) WebDriver
2 37 (24.67%) Cucumber
3 34 (22.67%) Jenkins
4 25 (16.67%) JUnit
5 22 (14.67%) RSpec
6 14 (9.33%) JIRA
7 9 (6.00%) Maven
8 8 (5.33%) TestDirector
8 8 (5.33%) QuickTest Pro
9 7 (4.67%) SoapUI
10 4 (2.67%) Git (software)
10 4 (2.67%) JMeter
10 4 (2.67%) Toad
10 4 (2.67%) Dreamweaver
11 3 (2.00%) FitNesse
11 3 (2.00%) QARun
11 3 (2.00%) WATIR
11 3 (2.00%) Hudson
12 2 (1.33%) Bugzilla
General
1 22 (14.67%) Finance
2 13 (8.67%) Telecoms
3 12 (8.00%) Retail
4 9 (6.00%) Games
5 8 (5.33%) Marketing
6 5 (3.33%) Banking
7 4 (2.67%) Automotive
7 4 (2.67%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.00%) Advertising
8 3 (2.00%) Legal
8 3 (2.00%) Electronics
8 3 (2.00%) Billing
9 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (35.33%) Analyst
2 52 (34.67%) Test Analyst
3 38 (25.33%) Tester
4 14 (9.33%) Consultant
4 14 (9.33%) Test Consultant
5 12 (8.00%) Test Engineer
5 12 (8.00%) Test Leader
5 12 (8.00%) Web Tester
6 9 (6.00%) Automation Engineer
6 9 (6.00%) Test Automation Consultant
7 7 (4.67%) Developer
8 6 (4.00%) Automation Tester
8 6 (4.00%) QA Engineer
8 6 (4.00%) QA Tester
9 5 (3.33%) QA Test Analyst
9 5 (3.33%) QA Analyst
10 4 (2.67%) Automation Analyst
10 4 (2.67%) Agile Test Analyst
10 4 (2.67%) Communications Officer
10 4 (2.67%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.67%) Web Services
2 9 (6.00%) HTML
3 8 (5.33%) CSS
4 7 (4.67%) XML
5 5 (3.33%) .NET
6 4 (2.67%) jQuery
7 3 (2.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.00%) SOAP
7 3 (2.00%) LAMP
7 3 (2.00%) HTML5
7 3 (2.00%) CSS3
8 2 (1.33%) REST
8 2 (1.33%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.33%) RESTful
8 2 (1.33%) Django
8 2 (1.33%) JSON
8 2 (1.33%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.67%) Sass
9 1 (0.67%) JMX
9 1 (0.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.00%) DTV
3 3 (2.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.33%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.33%) iSeries
4 2 (1.33%) Social Media
4 2 (1.33%) Open Source
4 2 (1.33%) Smartcard
4 2 (1.33%) AS400
4 2 (1.33%) EMV
5 1 (0.67%) User Experience
5 1 (0.67%) GIS
5 1 (0.67%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (4.67%) Android
3 5 (3.33%) UNIX
4 3 (2.00%) Linux
5 2 (1.33%) Windows
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (28.00%) Automated Testing
3 40 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 33 (22.00%) TDD
5 30 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 29 (19.33%) Scrum
6 29 (19.33%) Software Testing
6 29 (19.33%) Test Scripting
6 29 (19.33%) Automation Testing
7 24 (16.00%) Manual Testing
8 18 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (10.67%) BDD
11 14 (9.33%) Test Management
11 14 (9.33%) User Stories
12 12 (8.00%) Waterfall
12 12 (8.00%) Security Testing
13 10 (6.67%) Performance Testing
13 10 (6.67%) Test Planning
14 9 (6.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (25.33%) Java
2 28 (18.67%) SQL
3 20 (13.33%) Ruby
4 15 (10.00%) C#
5 10 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 10 (6.67%) Python
6 7 (4.67%) Scala
7 6 (4.00%) PHP
8 4 (2.67%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.67%) VBScript
9 1 (0.67%) C
9 1 (0.67%) C++
9 1 (0.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 26 (17.33%) ISEB
2 18 (12.00%) ISTQB
3 8 (5.33%) Degree
3 8 (5.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.33%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (8.67%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.67%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.67%) Nagios
3 1 (0.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (5.33%) Oracle
2 7 (4.67%) HP
3 6 (4.00%) hybris
4 5 (3.33%) SAP
5 3 (2.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.00%) Zend
6 1 (0.67%) ExactTarget
6 1 (0.67%) Citrix
6 1 (0.67%) Adobe
6 1 (0.67%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.67%) Open Text
6 1 (0.67%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.67%) Facebook
City, London
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £250 to £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 - £200 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago