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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Testing
Rank 591 562 545
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -17
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 52 48 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.089% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 45
Median daily rate £285 £268 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% -11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £350 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £236 £303
% change year-on-year
+20.63% -21.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -

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
43918 42992 41426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.89% 79.31% 77.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29200 27357 26190
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 1216 1225
Median hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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
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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 -4 50 £285 +6.54% 11
London +4 17 £294 -9.61% 5
North West -9 10 £270 +315.38% 2
Manchester -10 7 £275 +22.22% 2
South East -20 6 £308 +39.77% 1
East of England +10 5 £265 -7.82% 1
West Midlands -14 5 £388 +64.89%
West Yorkshire +2 4 - - 1
Yorkshire -4 4 - - 1
City of London +40 3 - - 1
South West -8 3 £300 -7.69%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £265 - 1
Bradford +17 2 - -
Leeds -8 2 - - 1
Peterborough - 2 £265 -
Coventry - 2 £425 -
Warwickshire - 2 £188 -
Surrey - 2 £375 -
Cardiff - 2 - -
Devon - 2 £398 -
South Wales - 2 - -
Wales - 2 - -
Essex - 2 £238 -
Hampshire +1 1 - -
Liverpool 0 1 £65 -
Berkshire -5 1 - -
Crawley -5 1 £315 -
Merseyside -7 1 £65 -
Basingstoke -9 1 - -
West Sussex -30 1 £315 -

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 79 (64.75%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (29.51%) BDD
3 33 (27.05%) ISEB
4 31 (25.41%) Scrum
4 31 (25.41%) Test Scripting
5 30 (24.59%) Selenium
6 29 (23.77%) SQL
7 27 (22.13%) Finance
7 27 (22.13%) Software Testing
8 26 (21.31%) E-Commerce
9 25 (20.49%) Automation Testing
10 24 (19.67%) ISTQB
11 23 (18.85%) Java
12 22 (18.03%) QA
12 22 (18.03%) Cucumber
12 22 (18.03%) Manual Testing
13 21 (17.21%) Integration Testing
14 20 (16.39%) Test Automation
14 20 (16.39%) Regression Testing
15 19 (15.57%) JavaScript
15 19 (15.57%) C#
15 19 (15.57%) HTML
15 19 (15.57%) JIRA
15 19 (15.57%) Defect Management
16 17 (13.93%) User Acceptance Testing
16 17 (13.93%) XML
16 17 (13.93%) CMS
17 16 (13.11%) .NET
17 16 (13.11%) Automated Testing
18 15 (12.30%) WCAG

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 17 (13.93%) CMS
2 13 (10.66%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (4.10%) Node.js
4 3 (2.46%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.82%) Apache
5 1 (0.82%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.82%) Confluence
5 1 (0.82%) Drupal
5 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.82%) SAS
5 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.82%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.82%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (9.84%) Magento
2 1 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.28%) GitHub
3 1 (0.82%) SaaS
3 1 (0.82%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.10%) DB2
2 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.64%) MySQL
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.64%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.82%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.82%) Redis
4 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (24.59%) Selenium
2 22 (18.03%) Cucumber
3 19 (15.57%) JIRA
4 15 (12.30%) HP UFT
4 15 (12.30%) WebDriver
5 11 (9.02%) SpecFlow
6 7 (5.74%) LoadRunner
7 6 (4.92%) Jenkins
8 5 (4.10%) JUnit
8 5 (4.10%) RSpec
9 4 (3.28%) SoapUI
9 4 (3.28%) Travis CI
10 3 (2.46%) Bugzilla
10 3 (2.46%) Git (software)
10 3 (2.46%) JMeter
10 3 (2.46%) YouTrack
11 2 (1.64%) Calabash
11 2 (1.64%) FogBugz
11 2 (1.64%) Subversion
11 2 (1.64%) Zephyr
General
1 27 (22.13%) Finance
2 15 (12.30%) Retail
3 8 (6.56%) Games
4 5 (4.10%) Banking
5 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.64%) Billing
6 2 (1.64%) Electronics
6 2 (1.64%) Legal
6 2 (1.64%) Marketing
7 1 (0.82%) Automotive
7 1 (0.82%) Front Office
7 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.82%) Law
7 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.82%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (46.72%) Analyst
2 56 (45.90%) Test Analyst
3 40 (32.79%) Tester
4 25 (20.49%) Web Analyst
5 24 (19.67%) Web Test Analyst
6 14 (11.48%) Test Engineer
6 14 (11.48%) Web Tester
7 13 (10.66%) Automation Tester
8 12 (9.84%) Developer
9 10 (8.20%) E-Commerce Analyst
9 10 (8.20%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
10 8 (6.56%) Agile Developer
11 7 (5.74%) Agile Test Analyst
11 7 (5.74%) QA Tester
11 7 (5.74%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (5.74%) Senior Test Analyst
12 6 (4.92%) Agile .NET Developer
12 6 (4.92%) Agile C# Developer
12 6 (4.92%) Software Analyst
12 6 (4.92%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.57%) HTML
2 17 (13.93%) XML
3 16 (13.11%) .NET
4 14 (11.48%) CSS
5 12 (9.84%) AngularJS
5 12 (9.84%) HTML5
6 11 (9.02%) .NET Framework
6 11 (9.02%) CSS3
7 10 (8.20%) RESTful
8 9 (7.38%) Web Services
9 3 (2.46%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.46%) JSON
9 3 (2.46%) SOAP
10 2 (1.64%) Gherkin
10 2 (1.64%) WCF
11 1 (0.82%) Backbone.js
11 1 (0.82%) Java EE
11 1 (0.82%) Qt
11 1 (0.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.02%) Enterprise Software
1 11 (9.02%) User Experience
2 5 (4.10%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.46%) Apple TV
4 3 (2.46%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.46%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.46%) Social Media
5 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.82%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.82%) Equities
5 1 (0.82%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.82%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.82%) Mobile Games
5 1 (0.82%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.74%) Unix
2 6 (4.92%) Windows
3 4 (3.28%) Linux
4 3 (2.46%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.64%) Android
6 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (64.75%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (29.51%) BDD
3 31 (25.41%) Scrum
3 31 (25.41%) Test Scripting
4 27 (22.13%) Software Testing
5 26 (21.31%) E-Commerce
6 25 (20.49%) Automation Testing
7 22 (18.03%) Manual Testing
8 21 (17.21%) Integration Testing
9 20 (16.39%) Regression Testing
9 20 (16.39%) Test Automation
10 19 (15.57%) Defect Management
11 17 (13.93%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (13.11%) Automated Testing
13 12 (9.84%) Functional Testing
13 12 (9.84%) TDD
13 12 (9.84%) Test Management
14 11 (9.02%) MVC
14 11 (9.02%) Non-Functional Testing
14 11 (9.02%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 29 (23.77%) SQL
2 23 (18.85%) Java
3 19 (15.57%) C#
3 19 (15.57%) JavaScript
4 12 (9.84%) Ruby
5 7 (5.74%) PHP
6 5 (4.10%) Python
6 5 (4.10%) Scala
7 4 (3.28%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.64%) C++
8 2 (1.64%) Groovy
9 1 (0.82%) C
9 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (27.05%) ISEB
2 24 (19.67%) ISTQB
3 15 (12.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (6.56%) Degree
5 1 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (18.03%) QA
2 15 (12.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (3.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (9.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (12.30%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.66%) HP
2 13 (10.66%) Sitecore
3 11 (9.02%) EPiServer
4 5 (4.10%) Capita
4 5 (4.10%) Oracle
5 4 (3.28%) SAP
6 3 (2.46%) Apple
7 2 (1.64%) IBM
7 2 (1.64%) SOASTA, Inc
7 2 (1.64%) VMware
8 1 (0.82%) Adobe
8 1 (0.82%) Arqiva
8 1 (0.82%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.82%) hybris
8 1 (0.82%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.82%) Pega
8 1 (0.82%) Rally
8 1 (0.82%) Remedy
8 1 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
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