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 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Testing
Rank 560 578 561
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 76 86 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 45 59
Median daily rate £300 £305 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £387 £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £304 £290
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +4.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £39.37 £30.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.37 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+31.23% -

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
43784 46844 44845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 83.15% 81.14% 77.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29028 30621 28126
Median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1146 1304 1230
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +10 75 £300 -1.63% 27
North West +19 17 £245 -10.90% 1
London -10 16 £300 -1.63% 16
Yorkshire +16 13 £343 +26.85% 2
West Yorkshire +11 12 £300 +11.11% 2
Manchester +3 12 £210 - 1
Tyne and Wear -19 10 £300 -2.43%
North East -20 10 £300 -2.43%
Newcastle upon Tyne -23 10 £300 -2.43%
South East +8 9 £328 +63.75% 5
West Midlands -12 9 £363 +9.43% 1
Leeds +10 7 £305 +15.09% 1
Bradford +16 5 £300 -6.25% 1
Cheshire +13 4 £369 +34.09%
West Sussex - 4 £300 - 1
Birmingham - 4 £388 - 1
South West +12 3 £325 -5.38%
Gatwick - 3 £300 -
Bournemouth - 3 £325 -
Dorset - 3 £325 -
Berkshire +10 2 £375 -
Surrey +9 2 £328 -22.94% 1
Staffordshire -2 2 £313 +4.16%
Shropshire - 2 - -
Telford - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £375 -
Glasgow +12 1 £102 - 2
Scotland +4 1 £102 - 3
Stoke-on-Trent -4 1 £313 +4.16%
Merseyside - 1 £65 -

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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.

1 101 (73.72%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (38.69%) QA
3 52 (37.96%) Selenium
4 50 (36.50%) Test Scripting
5 40 (29.20%) Automation Testing
6 39 (28.47%) Cucumber
7 33 (24.09%) WebDriver
8 29 (21.17%) Regression Testing
9 27 (19.71%) Test Automation
10 26 (18.98%) Jenkins
10 26 (18.98%) ISEB
11 25 (18.25%) Automated Testing
11 25 (18.25%) JIRA
12 24 (17.52%) BDD
12 24 (17.52%) Software Testing
12 24 (17.52%) E-Commerce
12 24 (17.52%) SQL
13 23 (16.79%) JavaScript
13 23 (16.79%) Manual Testing
14 22 (16.06%) Java
14 22 (16.06%) TDD
14 22 (16.06%) Defect Management
15 20 (14.60%) Scrum
16 19 (13.87%) Scala
16 19 (13.87%) Defect Tracking
17 18 (13.14%) JSON
17 18 (13.14%) RSpec
17 18 (13.14%) Games
17 18 (13.14%) JUnit
18 17 (12.41%) ISTQB

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 5 (3.65%) CMS
2 4 (2.92%) Confluence
3 1 (0.73%) Apache
3 1 (0.73%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.73%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (2.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (4.38%) Magento
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.46%) GitHub
2 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.73%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.46%) Internet
2 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.73%) MySQL
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.73%) Redis
Development Applications
1 52 (37.96%) Selenium
2 39 (28.47%) Cucumber
3 33 (24.09%) WebDriver
4 26 (18.98%) Jenkins
5 25 (18.25%) JIRA
6 18 (13.14%) JUnit
6 18 (13.14%) RSpec
7 13 (9.49%) SoapUI
8 9 (6.57%) Git (software)
9 7 (5.11%) HP UFT
10 6 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (3.65%) Jasmine
11 5 (3.65%) JMeter
12 4 (2.92%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (2.92%) Protractor
13 3 (2.19%) Hudson
13 3 (2.19%) LoadRunner
13 3 (2.19%) Maven
13 3 (2.19%) YouTrack
14 2 (1.46%) Build Forge
General
1 18 (13.14%) Games
2 12 (8.76%) Finance
3 9 (6.57%) Retail
4 3 (2.19%) Back Office
4 3 (2.19%) Banking
4 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.46%) Law
5 2 (1.46%) Legal
6 1 (0.73%) Advertising
6 1 (0.73%) Automotive
6 1 (0.73%) Marketing
6 1 (0.73%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.73%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (44.53%) Analyst
2 59 (43.07%) Test Analyst
3 37 (27.01%) Tester
4 32 (23.36%) Test Engineer
5 25 (18.25%) Web Analyst
6 24 (17.52%) Web Test Analyst
7 18 (13.14%) QA Engineer
8 17 (12.41%) QA Test Engineer
9 15 (10.95%) Quality Engineer
10 14 (10.22%) Web Tester
11 11 (8.03%) QA Tester
12 10 (7.30%) Agile Test Analyst
13 9 (6.57%) E-Commerce Analyst
13 9 (6.57%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
13 9 (6.57%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (6.57%) Senior Test Analyst
14 8 (5.84%) Manual Test Analyst
14 8 (5.84%) Selenium Tester
15 7 (5.11%) Automation Tester
15 7 (5.11%) Senior Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.14%) JSON
2 14 (10.22%) HTML
3 11 (8.03%) XML
4 8 (5.84%) CSS
5 6 (4.38%) Web Services
6 5 (3.65%) AngularJS
6 5 (3.65%) HTML5
6 5 (3.65%) SOAP
7 4 (2.92%) jQuery
7 4 (2.92%) React
7 4 (2.92%) RESTful
7 4 (2.92%) Spring
7 4 (2.92%) Spring MVC
7 4 (2.92%) Struts
7 4 (2.92%) Struts2
8 3 (2.19%) .NET
8 3 (2.19%) Angular 2
8 3 (2.19%) Gherkin
9 2 (1.46%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.73%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.84%) Computer Science
1 8 (5.84%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.11%) User Experience
3 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.92%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.92%) Mobile Games
5 3 (2.19%) Apple TV
5 3 (2.19%) Social Media
5 3 (2.19%) Social Network
6 2 (1.46%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.46%) EPoS
7 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.73%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.73%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.73%) iPad
7 1 (0.73%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.73%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.19%) Apple iOS
1 3 (2.19%) Linux
2 2 (1.46%) Android
2 2 (1.46%) Unix
2 2 (1.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (73.72%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (36.50%) Test Scripting
3 40 (29.20%) Automation Testing
4 29 (21.17%) Regression Testing
5 27 (19.71%) Test Automation
6 25 (18.25%) Automated Testing
7 24 (17.52%) BDD
7 24 (17.52%) E-Commerce
7 24 (17.52%) Software Testing
8 23 (16.79%) Manual Testing
9 22 (16.06%) Defect Management
9 22 (16.06%) TDD
10 20 (14.60%) Scrum
11 19 (13.87%) Defect Tracking
12 15 (10.95%) Functional Testing
12 15 (10.95%) Integration Testing
12 15 (10.95%) User Stories
13 11 (8.03%) Non-Functional Testing
13 11 (8.03%) Waterfall
14 10 (7.30%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.52%) SQL
2 23 (16.79%) JavaScript
3 22 (16.06%) Java
4 19 (13.87%) Scala
5 12 (8.76%) Ruby
6 9 (6.57%) C#
7 7 (5.11%) PHP
8 5 (3.65%) Python
9 4 (2.92%) Groovy
10 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (18.98%) ISEB
2 17 (12.41%) ISTQB
3 15 (10.95%) Degree
4 10 (7.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.19%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.19%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (38.69%) QA
2 12 (8.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (8.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.73%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 4 (2.92%) Apple
1 4 (2.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.19%) HP
2 3 (2.19%) Oracle
2 3 (2.19%) VMware
3 2 (1.46%) hybris
3 2 (1.46%) IBM
3 2 (1.46%) SAP
3 2 (1.46%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (0.73%) Adobe
4 1 (0.73%) CA
4 1 (0.73%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.73%) Sitecore
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