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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Testing
Rank 579 571 554
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 65 84 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 47 56
Median daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £385 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £281 £290
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.37 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.37 - -

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
44728 46188 44254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 80.33% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29538 30024 27378
Median daily rate £438 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1116 1254 1202
Median hourly rate £28.50 £31.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.35% +31.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.13 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -15 59 £300 +2.12% 23
North West +30 20 £210 -23.63% 2
London -28 18 £325 - 7
Manchester - 15 £210 - 2
West Yorkshire -1 9 £305 +6.08% 3
Yorkshire -12 9 £305 +6.08% 3
South East +8 8 £328 +63.75% 5
Leeds -4 5 £305 +15.09% 1
Cardiff - 5 £300 -
South Wales - 5 £300 -
Wales - 5 £300 -
Cheshire +13 4 £254 -7.72%
Bradford +8 4 - - 2
West Sussex +1 4 £300 -
North East -20 4 £300 -2.43%
Newcastle upon Tyne -28 4 £300 -2.43%
Tyne and Wear -35 4 £300 -2.43%
Gatwick -6 3 £300 -
Surrey - 3 £355 - 2
Cambridgeshire +24 1 £288 -11.53%
East of England +21 1 £288 -11.53% 2
Glasgow +11 1 £102 -
Scotland +8 1 £102 -
West Midlands -31 1 £313 -
Staffordshire - 1 £313 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £65 -
Liverpool - 1 £65 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Salford - 1 £350 -

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 83 (71.55%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (33.62%) Test Scripting
3 34 (29.31%) QA
4 33 (28.45%) Selenium
5 29 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 28 (24.14%) Regression Testing
6 28 (24.14%) ISEB
7 27 (23.28%) Cucumber
8 25 (21.55%) SQL
9 24 (20.69%) E-Commerce
9 24 (20.69%) BDD
10 23 (19.83%) Software Testing
11 21 (18.10%) Defect Management
12 20 (17.24%) JIRA
13 19 (16.38%) Manual Testing
13 19 (16.38%) Scrum
14 18 (15.52%) ISTQB
14 18 (15.52%) Java
15 17 (14.66%) JavaScript
15 17 (14.66%) Integration Testing
15 17 (14.66%) WebDriver
16 16 (13.79%) Degree
16 16 (13.79%) Automated Testing
17 15 (12.93%) Test Automation
18 14 (12.07%) Waterfall
19 12 (10.34%) Functional Testing
19 12 (10.34%) Ruby
19 12 (10.34%) Finance
20 11 (9.48%) TDD
20 11 (9.48%) Retail

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 (4.31%) CMS
2 1 (0.86%) Apache
2 1 (0.86%) ColdFusion
2 1 (0.86%) Confluence
2 1 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.86%) Umbraco
2 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (5.17%) Magento
2 2 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) GitHub
2 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.86%) SaaS
2 1 (0.86%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.86%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.72%) Internet
2 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.86%) MySQL
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 33 (28.45%) Selenium
2 27 (23.28%) Cucumber
3 20 (17.24%) JIRA
4 17 (14.66%) WebDriver
5 11 (9.48%) Jenkins
5 11 (9.48%) SoapUI
6 8 (6.90%) HP UFT
7 7 (6.03%) JUnit
7 7 (6.03%) RSpec
8 5 (4.31%) Git (software)
8 5 (4.31%) JMeter
8 5 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.59%) Calabash
9 3 (2.59%) Hudson
9 3 (2.59%) LoadRunner
9 3 (2.59%) Maven
9 3 (2.59%) MSTest
9 3 (2.59%) YouTrack
10 2 (1.72%) Appium
10 2 (1.72%) Zephyr
General
1 12 (10.34%) Finance
2 11 (9.48%) Retail
3 10 (8.62%) Games
4 4 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.59%) Back Office
5 3 (2.59%) Banking
6 2 (1.72%) Law
6 2 (1.72%) Legal
7 1 (0.86%) Automotive
7 1 (0.86%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 60 (51.72%) Analyst
2 58 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 32 (27.59%) Tester
4 23 (19.83%) Web Analyst
5 22 (18.97%) Test Engineer
5 22 (18.97%) Web Test Analyst
6 10 (8.62%) Agile Test Analyst
6 10 (8.62%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 10 (8.62%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
7 9 (7.76%) Web Tester
8 8 (6.90%) QA Tester
9 7 (6.03%) Automation Tester
9 7 (6.03%) Manual Test Analyst
9 7 (6.03%) QA Engineer
9 7 (6.03%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (6.03%) Senior Test Analyst
10 6 (5.17%) Junior
10 6 (5.17%) QA Test Engineer
11 5 (4.31%) Selenium Tester
11 5 (4.31%) Senior Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.62%) XML
2 8 (6.90%) JSON
3 7 (6.03%) HTML
3 7 (6.03%) Web Services
4 5 (4.31%) .NET
4 5 (4.31%) CSS
4 5 (4.31%) RESTful
4 5 (4.31%) SOAP
5 4 (3.45%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.59%) Gherkin
7 2 (1.72%) WCF
8 1 (0.86%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.86%) Backbone.js
8 1 (0.86%) HTML5
8 1 (0.86%) JSP
8 1 (0.86%) Node.js
8 1 (0.86%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.03%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.03%) User Experience
3 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.45%) Mobile Games
5 3 (2.59%) Apple TV
5 3 (2.59%) Social Media
5 3 (2.59%) Social Network
6 2 (1.72%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.72%) EPoS
7 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.86%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.86%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.86%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.86%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.59%) Apple iOS
1 3 (2.59%) Linux
2 2 (1.72%) Android
2 2 (1.72%) Unix
2 2 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (71.55%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (33.62%) Test Scripting
3 29 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 28 (24.14%) Regression Testing
5 24 (20.69%) BDD
5 24 (20.69%) E-Commerce
6 23 (19.83%) Software Testing
7 21 (18.10%) Defect Management
8 19 (16.38%) Manual Testing
8 19 (16.38%) Scrum
9 17 (14.66%) Integration Testing
10 16 (13.79%) Automated Testing
11 15 (12.93%) Test Automation
12 14 (12.07%) Waterfall
13 12 (10.34%) Functional Testing
14 11 (9.48%) TDD
14 11 (9.48%) Test Management
14 11 (9.48%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (8.62%) Non-Functional Testing
16 9 (7.76%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.55%) SQL
2 18 (15.52%) Java
3 17 (14.66%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.34%) Ruby
5 8 (6.90%) C#
5 8 (6.90%) PHP
5 8 (6.90%) Scala
6 5 (4.31%) Groovy
7 3 (2.59%) Python
8 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (24.14%) ISEB
2 18 (15.52%) ISTQB
3 16 (13.79%) Degree
4 10 (8.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (29.31%) QA
2 4 (3.45%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (9.48%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.86%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 6 (5.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.45%) Apple
2 4 (3.45%) HP
2 4 (3.45%) Oracle
3 3 (2.59%) IBM
3 3 (2.59%) SAP
3 3 (2.59%) VMware
4 2 (1.72%) hybris
4 2 (1.72%) JD Edwards
4 2 (1.72%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (0.86%) Adobe
5 1 (0.86%) CA
5 1 (0.86%) Pega
5 1 (0.86%) Rally
5 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.86%) Sitecore
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Bournemouth, Dorset
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