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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Testing
Rank 541 514 494
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -20
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 72 63 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.16% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 27 54
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£300 £276 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.59% +10.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £221 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £358 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £278 £245
% change year-on-year
+0.90% +13.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average 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
42997 38902 39217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.67% 74.17% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 24141 22845
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1190 1157 1447
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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 -21 67 £295 +6.78% 20
London -11 22 £320 +21.90% 3
South East -29 16 £268 -4.03% 5
Yorkshire +2 7 £250 -9.09% 6
East Midlands - 6 - - 1
Northamptonshire - 6 - - 1
Berkshire +15 5 £255 - 1
West Yorkshire -7 5 £248 -10.00% 1
City of London +3 4 £333 +52.87%
North West -5 4 £285 +12.87% 2
East of England -14 4 £209 -33.99% 2
South West - 3 £350 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £300 - 1
Manchester -1 2 £285 +12.87% 1
Oxford - 2 - -
Milton Keynes -9 1 £260 -2.80%
Bedfordshire -16 1 £200 -22.33% 1
Buckinghamshire -17 1 £260 -4.58%
West Midlands -17 1 £290 -10.76%
Hampshire -18 1 £350 +25.00% 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 £218 - 1
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
York - 1 £225 -
Glasgow - 1 £300 -
Sheffield - 1 £285 - 3
Scotland - 1 £300 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £225 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £285 - 3
Staffordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (30.60%) Selenium
3 33 (24.63%) QA
4 29 (21.64%) SQL
5 27 (20.15%) Java
5 27 (20.15%) Test Scripting
6 26 (19.40%) Manual Testing
6 26 (19.40%) Test Automation
7 25 (18.66%) ISEB
7 25 (18.66%) TDD
8 23 (17.16%) Automated Testing
9 22 (16.42%) WebDriver
9 22 (16.42%) Software Testing
10 21 (15.67%) Cucumber
10 21 (15.67%) Jenkins
11 20 (14.93%) Scrum
11 20 (14.93%) E-Commerce
12 19 (14.18%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (13.43%) ISTQB
14 17 (12.69%) Automation Testing
15 16 (11.94%) Finance
16 15 (11.19%) HP Quality Center
16 15 (11.19%) JIRA
16 15 (11.19%) Test Management
17 14 (10.45%) BDD
18 13 (9.70%) Waterfall
18 13 (9.70%) JUnit
19 12 (8.96%) JavaScript
19 12 (8.96%) C#
19 12 (8.96%) HTML

Web Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (4.48%) CMS
2 5 (3.73%) WordPress
3 4 (2.99%) Drupal
4 3 (2.24%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.75%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.49%) WebTrends
2 2 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.97%) MySQL
2 7 (5.22%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.24%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.75%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 41 (30.60%) Selenium
2 22 (16.42%) WebDriver
3 21 (15.67%) Cucumber
3 21 (15.67%) Jenkins
4 15 (11.19%) JIRA
5 13 (9.70%) JUnit
6 11 (8.21%) TestDirector
6 11 (8.21%) RSpec
7 8 (5.97%) Maven
8 4 (2.99%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (2.99%) Toad
8 4 (2.99%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (2.99%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.24%) QARun
9 3 (2.24%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.49%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (1.49%) Hudson
General
1 16 (11.94%) Finance
2 9 (6.72%) Marketing
3 8 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.48%) Retail
4 6 (4.48%) Billing
5 4 (2.99%) Games
5 4 (2.99%) Banking
5 4 (2.99%) Automotive
6 3 (2.24%) Legal
7 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.49%) Advertising
7 2 (1.49%) Electronics
8 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (40.30%) Analyst
2 53 (39.55%) Test Analyst
3 38 (28.36%) Tester
4 13 (9.70%) Web Tester
5 12 (8.96%) Test Engineer
6 8 (5.97%) Test Consultant
6 8 (5.97%) Consultant
7 7 (5.22%) Developer
7 7 (5.22%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (4.48%) Test Leader
8 6 (4.48%) QA Tester
9 5 (3.73%) Manual Tester
9 5 (3.73%) Automation Tester
10 4 (2.99%) Automation Analyst
10 4 (2.99%) Agile Test Analyst
10 4 (2.99%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (2.99%) Test Automation Consultant
10 4 (2.99%) Communications Officer
10 4 (2.99%) QA Analyst
10 4 (2.99%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.96%) HTML
2 11 (8.21%) CSS
3 6 (4.48%) Web Services
4 5 (3.73%) .NET
5 4 (2.99%) XML
5 4 (2.99%) jQuery
5 4 (2.99%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.24%) CSS3
6 3 (2.24%) HTML5
6 3 (2.24%) SOAP
6 3 (2.24%) LAMP
7 2 (1.49%) Django
7 2 (1.49%) JAX-WS
7 2 (1.49%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.75%) JAX-RS
8 1 (0.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.75%) Apache Camel
8 1 (0.75%) RESTful
8 1 (0.75%) REST
8 1 (0.75%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.72%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.24%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.24%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.49%) AS400
4 2 (1.49%) EMV
4 2 (1.49%) Smartcard
4 2 (1.49%) DTV
4 2 (1.49%) iSeries
4 2 (1.49%) Open Source
4 2 (1.49%) Social Media
4 2 (1.49%) iPad
5 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.75%) New Media
5 1 (0.75%) User Experience
5 1 (0.75%) W3C
5 1 (0.75%) Blog
5 1 (0.75%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.72%) Apple iOS
2 8 (5.97%) Android
3 6 (4.48%) UNIX
4 3 (2.24%) Windows
5 1 (0.75%) Linux
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (20.15%) Test Scripting
3 26 (19.40%) Manual Testing
3 26 (19.40%) Test Automation
4 25 (18.66%) TDD
5 23 (17.16%) Automated Testing
6 22 (16.42%) Software Testing
7 20 (14.93%) E-Commerce
7 20 (14.93%) Scrum
8 19 (14.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (12.69%) Automation Testing
10 15 (11.19%) Test Management
11 14 (10.45%) BDD
12 13 (9.70%) Waterfall
13 11 (8.21%) CRM
14 9 (6.72%) Content Management
14 9 (6.72%) Test Strategy
15 8 (5.97%) User Stories
16 7 (5.22%) V-Model
16 7 (5.22%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.64%) SQL
2 27 (20.15%) Java
3 12 (8.96%) JavaScript
3 12 (8.96%) C#
4 10 (7.46%) Ruby
5 7 (5.22%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.48%) Python
7 4 (2.99%) Scala
7 4 (2.99%) PHP
8 1 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (18.66%) ISEB
2 18 (13.43%) ISTQB
3 7 (5.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.49%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.49%) Degree
4 2 (1.49%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (24.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (11.19%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.99%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.75%) Puppet
3 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (7.46%) Oracle
2 8 (5.97%) HP
3 7 (5.22%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.73%) SAP
5 3 (2.24%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (2.24%) Zend
6 2 (1.49%) Open Text
7 1 (0.75%) Citrix
7 1 (0.75%) Adobe
7 1 (0.75%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.75%) Facebook
7 1 (0.75%) ExactTarget
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