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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Testing
Rank 526 510 460
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -50
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 50 56 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.15% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 37 45
Average daily rate
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£280 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £214 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £258 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.91% -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.00

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
39834 37606 32717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.91% 74.82% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25112 22628 19457
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1043 1134 1178
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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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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 -24 49 £278 -16.54% 21
South East -19 18 £270 +4.85% 2
London -32 14 £295 -21.33% 2
Buckinghamshire +1 8 £293 +13.59%
Milton Keynes -3 7 £295 +14.56%
City of London +14 6 £388 +3.33% 1
East of England +6 5 £300 -7.69% 2
Leeds -2 5 £190 -9.52% 2
Yorkshire -7 5 £190 -9.52% 8
West Yorkshire -9 5 £190 -9.52% 2
Berkshire 0 4 £295 - 2
North West -16 4 £245 -25.19% 2
Manchester -7 2 £245 -22.22% 1
Hampshire -13 2 £180 -28.71%
South West -19 2 £285 -8.80% 1
Suffolk - 2 £400 -
Basingstoke - 2 £180 -
Bristol - 2 £285 - 1
East Midlands +2 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire -10 1 - - 1
Nottingham -12 1 - - 1
Reading - 1 £330 -
Edinburgh - 1 £300 - 1
Scotland - 1 £300 - 3
West Midlands - - - - 3
Fareham - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 2
Guildford - - - -
Hoddesdon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 52 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (29.00%) ISEB
3 28 (28.00%) Manual Testing
4 27 (27.00%) SQL
4 27 (27.00%) Selenium
5 24 (24.00%) Test Scripting
6 20 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (19.00%) Test Management
8 17 (17.00%) HP Quality Center
8 17 (17.00%) QA
9 15 (15.00%) ISTQB
10 14 (14.00%) Software Testing
11 13 (13.00%) JIRA
11 13 (13.00%) Microsoft
11 13 (13.00%) Finance
12 12 (12.00%) Apple iOS
12 12 (12.00%) Mobile App
13 11 (11.00%) Test Automation
13 11 (11.00%) Validation
14 10 (10.00%) Cucumber
14 10 (10.00%) BDD
14 10 (10.00%) Integration Testing
14 10 (10.00%) Jenkins
15 9 (9.00%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (9.00%) Android
15 9 (9.00%) Waterfall
15 9 (9.00%) TDD
15 9 (9.00%) Oracle
16 8 (8.00%) .NET
16 8 (8.00%) Test Strategy

Web Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (3.00%) CMS
1 3 (3.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.00%) ATM
1 1 (1.00%) GPRS
1 1 (1.00%) GSM
1 1 (1.00%) Internet
1 1 (1.00%) Firewall
1 1 (1.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.00%) MySQL
2 5 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.00%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.00%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (27.00%) Selenium
2 13 (13.00%) JIRA
3 10 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 10 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (7.00%) WebDriver
5 6 (6.00%) Maven
5 6 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (6.00%) TestDirector
6 5 (5.00%) Visual Studio
6 5 (5.00%) TeamCity
7 4 (4.00%) Git (software)
7 4 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (3.00%) RSpec
8 3 (3.00%) SoapUI
8 3 (3.00%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.00%) Gradle
9 2 (2.00%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.00%) FogBugz
9 2 (2.00%) Ant
9 2 (2.00%) NUnit
General
1 13 (13.00%) Finance
2 7 (7.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.00%) Billing
3 5 (5.00%) Marketing
4 2 (2.00%) Music Industry
4 2 (2.00%) Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Retail
5 1 (1.00%) Publishing
5 1 (1.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (37.00%) Analyst
2 36 (36.00%) Test Analyst
3 33 (33.00%) Tester
4 11 (11.00%) Test Engineer
5 10 (10.00%) Web Tester
5 10 (10.00%) Test Leader
6 8 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) QA Tester
8 4 (4.00%) QA Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Developer
8 4 (4.00%) Manual Tester
8 4 (4.00%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.00%) Automation Tester
9 3 (3.00%) QA Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Consultant
9 3 (3.00%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) Software Tester
9 3 (3.00%) Test Consultant
9 3 (3.00%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.00%) .NET
2 7 (7.00%) CSS
2 7 (7.00%) HTML
3 6 (6.00%) SOAP
4 5 (5.00%) Web Services
5 4 (4.00%) XML
5 4 (4.00%) Spring
6 2 (2.00%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (2.00%) JAX-WS
6 2 (2.00%) REST
6 2 (2.00%) JAX-RS
6 2 (2.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (2.00%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.00%) J2ME
7 1 (1.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.00%) iPad
4 3 (3.00%) Digital Media
4 3 (3.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.00%) W3C
5 2 (2.00%) Handset
5 2 (2.00%) Clustering
5 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.00%) Open Source
5 2 (2.00%) Social Media
6 1 (1.00%) New Media
6 1 (1.00%) User Experience
6 1 (1.00%) iPhone
6 1 (1.00%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.00%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (9.00%) Android
3 4 (4.00%) Windows
4 3 (3.00%) UNIX
5 2 (2.00%) webOS
5 2 (2.00%) Linux
6 1 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (28.00%) Manual Testing
3 24 (24.00%) Test Scripting
4 20 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (19.00%) Test Management
6 14 (14.00%) Software Testing
7 11 (11.00%) Validation
7 11 (11.00%) Test Automation
8 10 (10.00%) BDD
8 10 (10.00%) Integration Testing
9 9 (9.00%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (9.00%) TDD
9 9 (9.00%) Waterfall
10 8 (8.00%) Test Strategy
10 8 (8.00%) V-Model
10 8 (8.00%) Automation Testing
11 7 (7.00%) Regression Testing
11 7 (7.00%) CRM
11 7 (7.00%) System Testing
12 6 (6.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.00%) SQL
2 7 (7.00%) C#
2 7 (7.00%) Java
3 6 (6.00%) Ruby
4 5 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.00%) Python
6 2 (2.00%) Bourne shell
7 1 (1.00%) PHP
7 1 (1.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (29.00%) ISEB
2 15 (15.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.00%) Degree
6 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 17 (17.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.00%) Ansible
3 2 (2.00%) Puppet
4 1 (1.00%) Nessus
4 1 (1.00%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 13 (13.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.00%) Oracle
3 6 (6.00%) HP
4 3 (3.00%) Apple
4 3 (3.00%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (3.00%) SAP
4 3 (3.00%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.00%) SaltStack
5 2 (2.00%) Siebel
6 1 (1.00%) Open Text
6 1 (1.00%) Adobe
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