The table below looks at the statistics for Web Testing skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Testing over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Testing
UK
Rank 537 547 564
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +17
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 50 83 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.17% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 60 32
Median daily rate £290 £350 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £223
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +57.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
36868 40843 39798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.19% 81.72% 78.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24443 26520 25648
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 930 1195 1050
Median hourly rate £34.50 £38.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.38% +54.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Web Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Web Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -5 47 £290 -17.14% 19
North East -2 15 £325 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 15 £325 - 1
Tyne and Wear -7 15 £325 - 1
South East +17 11 £290 -2.43% 5
London -12 6 £269 -28.33% 6
North West +17 5 £308 -16.89% 1
Manchester +4 4 £300 -18.91% 1
West Sussex +3 4 - -
West Midlands -7 4 £263 -
Worthing - 4 - -
West Yorkshire +16 3 £275 +4.76% 3
Yorkshire +12 3 £275 +4.76% 4
Berkshire - 3 - - 2
South West +3 2 £240 -14.28%
Milton Keynes +1 2 £290 +3.57%
Birmingham -2 2 £263 +16.66%
Buckinghamshire -6 2 £290 +3.57%
Glasgow - 2 £288 -
Halifax - 2 £275 -
Scotland - 2 £288 -
Cheshire +26 1 £315 +6.77%
Hampshire +10 1 £263 -10.86% 3
Chester +3 1 £315 -3.07%
City of London -2 1 £275 -29.03% 1
East of England -3 1 £475 +35.71% 1
Kent - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £475 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Devon - 1 - -

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Web Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Web Testing.

1 97 (78.86%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (65.85%) Selenium
3 72 (58.54%) WebDriver
4 65 (52.85%) Test Scripting
4 65 (52.85%) QA
5 59 (47.97%) Cucumber
6 57 (46.34%) Jenkins
7 55 (44.72%) Automation Testing
8 51 (41.46%) Test Automation
9 50 (40.65%) TDD
10 49 (39.84%) Automated Testing
11 47 (38.21%) JUnit
11 47 (38.21%) RSpec
11 47 (38.21%) Defect Tracking
12 46 (37.40%) Scala
13 37 (30.08%) JSON
14 36 (29.27%) Games
14 36 (29.27%) User Stories
15 34 (27.64%) WCAG
16 29 (23.58%) Java
17 27 (21.95%) SQL
18 20 (16.26%) BDD
19 19 (15.45%) JIRA
20 17 (13.82%) HTML
21 16 (13.01%) Scrum
21 16 (13.01%) Regression Testing
22 15 (12.20%) C#
22 15 (12.20%) Manual Testing
23 14 (11.38%) Front End Development
23 14 (11.38%) ISEB

Web Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.88%) Confluence
2 2 (1.63%) CMS
3 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (3.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) IaaS
1 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.25%) HTTP
2 3 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (0.81%) DNS
3 1 (0.81%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.07%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 81 (65.85%) Selenium
2 72 (58.54%) WebDriver
3 59 (47.97%) Cucumber
4 57 (46.34%) Jenkins
5 47 (38.21%) JUnit
5 47 (38.21%) RSpec
6 19 (15.45%) JIRA
7 9 (7.32%) Git (software)
7 9 (7.32%) SoapUI
8 8 (6.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (4.88%) Jasmine
9 6 (4.88%) Karma Test Runner
9 6 (4.88%) Protractor
10 2 (1.63%) Capybara
10 2 (1.63%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.63%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.81%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.81%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.81%) Maven
11 1 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
General
1 36 (29.27%) Games
2 11 (8.94%) Finance
3 3 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.44%) Retail
4 2 (1.63%) Publishing
5 1 (0.81%) Advertising
5 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (40.65%) Test Engineer
2 44 (35.77%) QA Engineer
3 40 (32.52%) QA Test Engineer
4 36 (29.27%) Quality Engineer
5 34 (27.64%) Analyst
5 34 (27.64%) Test Analyst
6 29 (23.58%) Tester
7 12 (9.76%) Automation Tester
8 11 (8.94%) Web Analyst
8 11 (8.94%) Web Test Analyst
9 10 (8.13%) QA Automation Engineer
9 10 (8.13%) QA Tester
9 10 (8.13%) Test Automation Engineer
10 9 (7.32%) Developer
10 9 (7.32%) Web Tester
11 8 (6.50%) Selenium Tester
12 7 (5.69%) Manual Test Analyst
12 7 (5.69%) Senior QA Engineer
12 7 (5.69%) Senior Quality Engineer
12 7 (5.69%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (30.08%) JSON
2 17 (13.82%) HTML
3 11 (8.94%) XML
4 8 (6.50%) CSS
4 8 (6.50%) jQuery
5 6 (4.88%) .NET
5 6 (4.88%) AngularJS
5 6 (4.88%) Gherkin
5 6 (4.88%) HTML5
6 5 (4.07%) React
6 5 (4.07%) Spring
6 5 (4.07%) Spring MVC
6 5 (4.07%) Struts
6 5 (4.07%) Struts2
7 4 (3.25%) Angular 2
7 4 (3.25%) J2EE
7 4 (3.25%) Java EE
8 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.44%) SOAP
9 1 (0.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.69%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.07%) Smartphone
3 5 (4.07%) User Experience
4 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.63%) EPoS
5 1 (0.81%) BBC
5 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.81%) iPad
5 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.81%) Mobile Games
5 1 (0.81%) NHS
5 1 (0.81%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.25%) Windows
2 3 (2.44%) Linux
3 1 (0.81%) Android
3 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (78.86%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (52.85%) Test Scripting
3 55 (44.72%) Automation Testing
4 51 (41.46%) Test Automation
5 50 (40.65%) TDD
6 49 (39.84%) Automated Testing
7 47 (38.21%) Defect Tracking
8 36 (29.27%) User Stories
9 20 (16.26%) BDD
10 16 (13.01%) Regression Testing
10 16 (13.01%) Scrum
11 15 (12.20%) Manual Testing
12 14 (11.38%) Front End Development
13 13 (10.57%) Integration Testing
14 12 (9.76%) Functional Testing
15 11 (8.94%) E-Commerce
15 11 (8.94%) Performance Testing
16 8 (6.50%) Defect Management
16 8 (6.50%) SDLC
17 7 (5.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (37.40%) Scala
2 29 (23.58%) Java
3 27 (21.95%) SQL
4 15 (12.20%) C#
5 12 (9.76%) Python
5 12 (9.76%) Ruby
6 10 (8.13%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.25%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.63%) ANSI SQL
8 2 (1.63%) Groovy
9 1 (0.81%) C
9 1 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (11.38%) ISEB
2 10 (8.13%) ISTQB
3 8 (6.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.25%) Degree
4 4 (3.25%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.44%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (52.85%) QA
2 34 (27.64%) WCAG
3 4 (3.25%) SDET
Systems Management
1 3 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle
2 2 (1.63%) SAP
3 1 (0.81%) HP
3 1 (0.81%) Sitecore