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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Testing
Rank 542 534 513
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -21
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 91 76 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 54 39
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£300 £310 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +11.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £232 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £375 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £295 £280
% change year-on-year
-2.54% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -

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
45685 42476 39076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 78.18% 76.04% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29782 26353 24011
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1243 1161 1109
Average hourly rate £31.44 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.76% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.62 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 +15 88 £300 -3.22% 24
London +22 35 £309 -11.78% 6
Yorkshire -14 18 £288 +4.54% 4
West Yorkshire -16 14 £288 +4.54%
Newcastle upon Tyne -21 11 £308 -3.90% 1
Tyne and Wear -22 11 £308 -3.90% 1
North East -26 11 £308 -3.90% 1
South East -34 11 £200 -30.43% 3
Leeds -20 10 £265 +7.07%
Kent +10 8 £200 -38.46%
City of London +10 4 £300 -25.00%
South West -5 4 £356 -5.06% 2
Bradford -10 4 £320 +16.36%
East Midlands -11 3 - - 1
West Midlands +7 2 - - 1
Berkshire -8 2 - - 1
Scotland -11 2 - - 4
North West -33 2 £275 - 5
East of England - 2 £325 - 1
Warwickshire - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - 2 - -
Harrogate - 2 - -
Northamptonshire -6 1 - - 1
Cheshire -13 1 £275 - 1
Edinburgh -15 1 - - 1
Glasgow - 1 - - 2
Gloucestershire - 1 £344 -
Somerset - 1 £369 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 70 (51.09%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (31.39%) QA
2 43 (31.39%) Test Scripting
3 38 (27.74%) Selenium
4 36 (26.28%) E-Commerce
5 33 (24.09%) Manual Testing
6 28 (20.44%) Automated Testing
7 27 (19.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 26 (18.98%) C#
9 25 (18.25%) Cucumber
10 22 (16.06%) Automation Testing
10 22 (16.06%) ISEB
10 22 (16.06%) Regression Testing
11 20 (14.60%) JIRA
11 20 (14.60%) Software Testing
11 20 (14.60%) System Testing
12 19 (13.87%) .NET
13 18 (13.14%) Oracle
13 18 (13.14%) Java
13 18 (13.14%) Integration Testing
13 18 (13.14%) Test Automation
14 17 (12.41%) WebDriver
14 17 (12.41%) ISTQB
14 17 (12.41%) Retail
14 17 (12.41%) Scrum
15 16 (11.68%) TDD
15 16 (11.68%) SQL Server
15 16 (11.68%) SQL
15 16 (11.68%) Microsoft
16 15 (10.95%) Oracle Database

Web Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 10 (7.30%) CMS
2 5 (3.65%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (2.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.46%) Confluence
4 2 (1.46%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.46%) Apache
5 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.73%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.73%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.73%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.73%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (2.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.73%) MS Project
2 1 (0.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.46%) Internet
2 1 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.68%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.95%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 38 (27.74%) Selenium
2 25 (18.25%) Cucumber
3 20 (14.60%) JIRA
4 17 (12.41%) WebDriver
5 14 (10.22%) Jenkins
6 12 (8.76%) RSpec
6 12 (8.76%) JUnit
7 9 (6.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (5.11%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.92%) SpecFlow
10 3 (2.19%) Git (software)
10 3 (2.19%) NUnit
11 2 (1.46%) TestComplete
11 2 (1.46%) TestDirector
12 1 (0.73%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.73%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.73%) TestNG
12 1 (0.73%) MSTest
12 1 (0.73%) Capybara
12 1 (0.73%) Hudson
General
1 17 (12.41%) Retail
2 13 (9.49%) Marketing
3 6 (4.38%) Finance
4 5 (3.65%) Games
4 5 (3.65%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.46%) Billing
5 2 (1.46%) Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.73%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (54.74%) Analyst
1 75 (54.74%) Test Analyst
2 50 (36.50%) Tester
3 15 (10.95%) Test Engineer
4 14 (10.22%) Automation Tester
5 12 (8.76%) Automation Engineer
5 12 (8.76%) Test Automation Engineer
6 9 (6.57%) UAT Tester
7 7 (5.11%) Web Analyst
7 7 (5.11%) Web Test Analyst
7 7 (5.11%) Agile Test Analyst
8 6 (4.38%) Agile Tester
8 6 (4.38%) Test Manager
8 6 (4.38%) Developer
9 5 (3.65%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (3.65%) Senior Test Analyst
9 5 (3.65%) Senior Tester
9 5 (3.65%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (3.65%) Web Tester
9 5 (3.65%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.87%) .NET
2 12 (8.76%) CSS
3 11 (8.03%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.38%) XML
5 4 (2.92%) Web Services
6 3 (2.19%) HTML5
6 3 (2.19%) HTML
6 3 (2.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (1.46%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.46%) Django
7 2 (1.46%) Ext JS
7 2 (1.46%) CSS3
7 2 (1.46%) Spring
8 1 (0.73%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.73%) WCF
8 1 (0.73%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (0.73%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.65%) User Experience
3 4 (2.92%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.19%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.46%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.46%) New Media
5 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.46%) W3C
5 2 (1.46%) Equities
6 1 (0.73%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.73%) Handset
6 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.03%) Android
1 11 (8.03%) Apple iOS
2 7 (5.11%) Windows
3 2 (1.46%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.73%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (51.09%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (31.39%) Test Scripting
3 36 (26.28%) E-Commerce
4 33 (24.09%) Manual Testing
5 28 (20.44%) Automated Testing
6 27 (19.71%) User Acceptance Testing
7 22 (16.06%) Regression Testing
7 22 (16.06%) Automation Testing
8 20 (14.60%) System Testing
8 20 (14.60%) Software Testing
9 18 (13.14%) Integration Testing
9 18 (13.14%) Test Automation
10 17 (12.41%) Scrum
11 16 (11.68%) TDD
12 11 (8.03%) BDD
13 10 (7.30%) Agile Testing
14 7 (5.11%) System Integration Testing
14 7 (5.11%) MVC
15 6 (4.38%) Test Management
15 6 (4.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.98%) C#
2 18 (13.14%) Java
3 16 (11.68%) SQL
4 12 (8.76%) Python
5 11 (8.03%) Ruby
6 10 (7.30%) Scala
6 10 (7.30%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.92%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.46%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.73%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (16.06%) ISEB
2 17 (12.41%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.92%) Degree
4 3 (2.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (31.39%) QA
2 2 (1.46%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (13.14%) Oracle
2 16 (11.68%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.38%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.19%) Endeca
4 3 (2.19%) Adobe
5 2 (1.46%) ATG
5 2 (1.46%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.46%) hybris
5 2 (1.46%) Capita
6 1 (0.73%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.73%) OpenText
6 1 (0.73%) IBM
6 1 (0.73%) Lotus
6 1 (0.73%) JD Edwards
Dundee
Real Staffing
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport
Real Staffing
Rate: £30 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
Taunton
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £387.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 days ago