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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Testing
UK
Rank 555 558 570
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 39 71 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.14% 0.089%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 50 37
Median daily rate £300 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £244 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £428 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
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
37526 43083 40983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 82.84% 79.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24906 28187 25982
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 961 1187 1087
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +48.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 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 27 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 22 February 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 +12 39 £300 -14.28% 34
Tyne and Wear +6 18 £300 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 18 £300 -
North East +1 18 £300 -
South East +16 8 £290 -1.52% 10
North West +8 5 £300 -18.91% 6
Manchester -1 4 £255 -31.08% 4
West Midlands +5 3 £275 +22.22%
West Sussex -9 3 - -
Worthing - 3 - -
Berkshire +22 2 - - 2
Yorkshire +18 2 £275 +4.76% 4
West Yorkshire +18 2 £275 +4.76% 4
London +7 2 £550 +44.26% 11
Milton Keynes +1 2 £290 +3.57%
Buckinghamshire -4 2 £290 +3.57% 1
Halifax - 2 £275 -
Cheshire +28 1 £315 -3.07% 2
Reading +9 1 - -
South West +8 1 - -
Chester +6 1 £315 -3.07%
Birmingham +2 1 £275 +22.22%
Shropshire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Devon - 1 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
Telford - 1 - -

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 89 (78.07%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (72.81%) Selenium
3 72 (63.16%) WebDriver
4 60 (52.63%) Cucumber
4 60 (52.63%) QA
4 60 (52.63%) Test Scripting
5 58 (50.88%) Jenkins
6 55 (48.25%) Automation Testing
7 54 (47.37%) Test Automation
8 53 (46.49%) TDD
9 51 (44.74%) Automated Testing
10 48 (42.11%) JUnit
10 48 (42.11%) RSpec
10 48 (42.11%) Defect Tracking
11 47 (41.23%) Scala
12 33 (28.95%) JSON
12 33 (28.95%) User Stories
13 32 (28.07%) Games
13 32 (28.07%) Java
14 31 (27.19%) WCAG
15 22 (19.30%) SQL
16 21 (18.42%) C#
17 19 (16.67%) BDD
18 18 (15.79%) HTML
18 18 (15.79%) Ruby
19 17 (14.91%) Python
20 15 (13.16%) JIRA
21 14 (12.28%) Scrum
22 12 (10.53%) Gherkin
22 12 (10.53%) Manual Testing

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 (5.26%) Confluence
2 1 (0.88%) CMS
2 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) IaaS
1 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.51%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) DNS
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.39%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 83 (72.81%) Selenium
2 72 (63.16%) WebDriver
3 60 (52.63%) Cucumber
4 58 (50.88%) Jenkins
5 48 (42.11%) JUnit
5 48 (42.11%) RSpec
6 15 (13.16%) JIRA
7 9 (7.89%) Git (software)
8 6 (5.26%) Jasmine
8 6 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (5.26%) Protractor
8 6 (5.26%) SoapUI
8 6 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.63%) Capybara
10 2 (1.75%) Calabash
10 2 (1.75%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.75%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.88%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.88%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 32 (28.07%) Games
2 10 (8.77%) Finance
3 4 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.75%) Publishing
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
5 1 (0.88%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (38.60%) Test Engineer
2 40 (35.09%) QA Engineer
3 36 (31.58%) QA Test Engineer
4 34 (29.82%) Tester
5 32 (28.07%) Quality Engineer
6 24 (21.05%) Analyst
6 24 (21.05%) Test Analyst
7 17 (14.91%) Automation Tester
8 14 (12.28%) Selenium Tester
9 12 (10.53%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 11 (9.65%) Agile Tester
10 11 (9.65%) Test Automation Engineer
11 10 (8.77%) Developer
11 10 (8.77%) QA Automation Engineer
11 10 (8.77%) QA Tester
12 9 (7.89%) Web Tester
13 8 (7.02%) Web Analyst
13 8 (7.02%) Web Test Analyst
14 7 (6.14%) Senior QA Engineer
14 7 (6.14%) Senior Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (28.95%) JSON
2 18 (15.79%) HTML
3 12 (10.53%) Gherkin
4 9 (7.89%) jQuery
4 9 (7.89%) XML
5 8 (7.02%) CSS
6 7 (6.14%) .NET
6 7 (6.14%) HTML5
7 6 (5.26%) AngularJS
8 5 (4.39%) React
8 5 (4.39%) Spring
8 5 (4.39%) Spring MVC
8 5 (4.39%) Struts
8 5 (4.39%) Struts2
9 4 (3.51%) Angular 2
9 4 (3.51%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.51%) J2EE
9 4 (3.51%) Java EE
10 2 (1.75%) RESTful
11 1 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) Smartphone
2 7 (6.14%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.51%) User Experience
5 1 (0.88%) BBC
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.88%) iPad
5 1 (0.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.63%) Linux
1 3 (2.63%) Windows
2 1 (0.88%) Android
2 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.88%) Unix
2 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
2 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (78.07%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (52.63%) Test Scripting
3 55 (48.25%) Automation Testing
4 54 (47.37%) Test Automation
5 53 (46.49%) TDD
6 51 (44.74%) Automated Testing
7 48 (42.11%) Defect Tracking
8 33 (28.95%) User Stories
9 19 (16.67%) BDD
10 14 (12.28%) Scrum
11 12 (10.53%) Manual Testing
12 11 (9.65%) Front End Development
12 11 (9.65%) Integration Testing
12 11 (9.65%) Performance Testing
13 10 (8.77%) Regression Testing
14 8 (7.02%) E-Commerce
14 8 (7.02%) Functional Testing
15 6 (5.26%) API Testing
15 6 (5.26%) Software Testing
15 6 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (41.23%) Scala
2 32 (28.07%) Java
3 22 (19.30%) SQL
4 21 (18.42%) C#
5 18 (15.79%) Ruby
6 17 (14.91%) Python
7 11 (9.65%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.51%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.75%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (0.88%) C
10 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (7.89%) ISEB
2 8 (7.02%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.51%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (52.63%) QA
2 31 (27.19%) WCAG
3 4 (3.51%) SDET
Systems Management
1 3 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (4.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle
3 1 (0.88%) HP
3 1 (0.88%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.88%) Sybase
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