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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Testing
Rank 544 522 459
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -63
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 53 77 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 52 56
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£288 £301 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.56% -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £216 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £303 £290
% change year-on-year
-14.04% +4.31%
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
42497 40723 35069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.35% 74.75% 73.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26510 25396 20908
Average daily rate £415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1148 1061
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 April 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 April 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 -24 53 £288 -4.95% 15
London -36 19 £325 +8.33% 5
South East -13 11 £290 +3.57% 4
Yorkshire -17 10 £250 +19.04% 1
West Yorkshire -3 9 £244 +16.07%
Leeds 0 7 £244 +16.07%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £290 -
East of England +12 4 £295 -13.86% 1
City of London -7 4 £350 +33.33% 2
Berkshire - 4 £295 - 1
Milton Keynes - 4 £293 -
South West -4 3 £338 +11.57%
North West -20 3 £65 - 1
East Anglia - 3 £300 -
Basingstoke +3 2 £290 +3.57%
Nottinghamshire -3 2 £260 +35.06% 1
Nottingham -4 2 £260 +35.06% 1
East Midlands -5 2 £260 +23.80% 3
Hampshire -11 2 £290 +3.57% 1
Merseyside - 2 £65 -
Reading - 2 £365 -
Liverpool - 2 £65 -
Maidenhead - 2 £240 -
Hertfordshire +6 1 £288 -11.53% 1
Wiltshire +6 1 - -
Bristol +2 1 £350 +16.66%
Bury - 1 £225 -
Birmingham - 1 £235 -
Bradford - 1 £200 -
Manchester - 1 £225 - 1

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 51 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (31.25%) ISEB
3 25 (26.04%) QA
4 24 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 23 (23.96%) Selenium
5 23 (23.96%) SQL
6 22 (22.92%) Test Scripting
7 21 (21.88%) Manual Testing
8 19 (19.79%) Software Testing
9 16 (16.67%) Test Management
9 16 (16.67%) JIRA
9 16 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
10 15 (15.63%) ISTQB
10 15 (15.63%) Microsoft
11 14 (14.58%) Apple iOS
12 13 (13.54%) Finance
13 12 (12.50%) E-Commerce
13 12 (12.50%) Regression Testing
14 11 (11.46%) Mobile App
14 11 (11.46%) Test Automation
14 11 (11.46%) Waterfall
14 11 (11.46%) Android
15 10 (10.42%) Integration Testing
15 10 (10.42%) BDD
15 10 (10.42%) C#
15 10 (10.42%) Retail
16 9 (9.38%) Validation
16 9 (9.38%) Scrum
16 9 (9.38%) Cucumber
16 9 (9.38%) Automation Testing

Web Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 6 (6.25%) CMS
2 4 (4.17%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.08%) Confluence
3 2 (2.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.04%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.04%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.13%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) ATM
1 1 (1.04%) GPRS
1 1 (1.04%) GSM
1 1 (1.04%) Internet
1 1 (1.04%) Firewall
1 1 (1.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.17%) MySQL
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.04%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.04%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 23 (23.96%) Selenium
2 16 (16.67%) JIRA
3 9 (9.38%) Cucumber
4 8 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 7 (7.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (6.25%) TeamCity
7 5 (5.21%) Visual Studio
7 5 (5.21%) Jenkins
8 4 (4.17%) RSpec
8 4 (4.17%) Git (software)
9 3 (3.13%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.08%) SpecFlow
10 2 (2.08%) Gradle
10 2 (2.08%) Artifactory
10 2 (2.08%) FogBugz
10 2 (2.08%) Appium
10 2 (2.08%) TestComplete
10 2 (2.08%) TestNG
10 2 (2.08%) Maven
10 2 (2.08%) Ant
General
1 13 (13.54%) Finance
2 10 (10.42%) Retail
3 8 (8.33%) Marketing
4 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.13%) Banking
6 2 (2.08%) Music Industry
6 2 (2.08%) Billing
7 1 (1.04%) Local Government
7 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (52.08%) Analyst
2 49 (51.04%) Test Analyst
3 27 (28.13%) Tester
4 9 (9.38%) Test Engineer
4 9 (9.38%) Automation Engineer
5 8 (8.33%) Web Test Analyst
5 8 (8.33%) Web Tester
5 8 (8.33%) Web Analyst
6 7 (7.29%) Test Leader
7 5 (5.21%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Automation Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) QA Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Senior Tester
9 3 (3.13%) QA Tester
9 3 (3.13%) Manual Tester
9 3 (3.13%) Software Tester
9 3 (3.13%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.33%) .NET
2 5 (5.21%) HTML
3 4 (4.17%) CSS
3 4 (4.17%) SOAP
4 3 (3.13%) XML
4 3 (3.13%) Spring
5 2 (2.08%) REST
5 2 (2.08%) Web Services
6 1 (1.04%) J2ME
6 1 (1.04%) WAP
6 1 (1.04%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (1.04%) JAX-RS
6 1 (1.04%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.04%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.04%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.04%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.46%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.17%) Digital Media
3 3 (3.13%) User Experience
3 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.13%) Handset
3 3 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.08%) Social Media
4 2 (2.08%) Clustering
4 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.08%) New Media
4 2 (2.08%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.04%) Wiki
5 1 (1.04%) iPhone
5 1 (1.04%) Open Source
5 1 (1.04%) iPad
5 1 (1.04%) W3C
5 1 (1.04%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.58%) Apple iOS
2 11 (11.46%) Android
3 6 (6.25%) Windows
4 3 (3.13%) webOS
5 2 (2.08%) Linux
5 2 (2.08%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 22 (22.92%) Test Scripting
4 21 (21.88%) Manual Testing
5 19 (19.79%) Software Testing
6 16 (16.67%) Test Management
7 12 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 12 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 11 (11.46%) Test Automation
8 11 (11.46%) Waterfall
9 10 (10.42%) BDD
9 10 (10.42%) Integration Testing
10 9 (9.38%) Validation
10 9 (9.38%) Scrum
10 9 (9.38%) Automation Testing
11 8 (8.33%) TDD
11 8 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (7.29%) System Testing
12 7 (7.29%) Compatibility Testing
12 7 (7.29%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.96%) SQL
2 10 (10.42%) C#
3 8 (8.33%) Ruby
4 6 (6.25%) Java
5 3 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.13%) Python
6 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.08%) Bourne shell
7 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.04%) PHP
7 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (31.25%) ISEB
2 15 (15.63%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (26.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.08%) Ansible
3 2 (2.08%) Puppet
4 1 (1.04%) CORE IMPACT
4 1 (1.04%) Nessus
4 1 (1.04%) Nmap
Vendors
1 15 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.29%) Oracle
3 5 (5.21%) HP
4 4 (4.17%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.13%) Apple
6 2 (2.08%) SAP
6 2 (2.08%) Siebel
6 2 (2.08%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.04%) WorldPay
7 1 (1.04%) hybris
7 1 (1.04%) IBM
7 1 (1.04%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.04%) Telerik
7 1 (1.04%) Adobe
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