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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Web Testing
Rank 586 570 559
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 61 63 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 34 42
Median daily rate £300 £288 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £200 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £350 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £286 £250 £301
% change year-on-year
+14.50% -17.01%
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
44155 44688 42248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 79.64% 78.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 29326 28799 26498
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 £295 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1051 1198 1222
Median hourly rate £28.00 £28.69 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% +4.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +8 55 £300 +4.34% 21
London +8 22 £325 - 5
North West +2 15 £250 +284.61% 3
Manchester - 10 £275 - 2
Wales - 6 £300 -
Cardiff - 6 £300 -
South Wales - 6 £300 -
South East +5 5 £315 +57.50% 4
Yorkshire 0 4 - - 2
West Yorkshire -12 4 - - 2
East of England - 4 £265 - 3
City of London +54 3 - - 1
West Midlands -18 3 £425 - 2
Surrey - 3 £450 - 2
Bradford +13 2 - -
South West +7 2 £203 - 1
Leeds -7 2 - - 2
Cheshire - 2 £188 - 1
Coventry - 2 £425 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £276 - 2
Essex - 2 £238 -
Crawley -1 1 £315 -
Liverpool -4 1 £65 -
Merseyside -4 1 £65 -
Warwickshire -8 1 - -
West Sussex -20 1 £315 -
Devon - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £203 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £285 -
Cambridge - 1 £288 - 2

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 75 (74.26%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (27.72%) Automation Testing
3 27 (26.73%) Selenium
3 27 (26.73%) ISEB
4 26 (25.74%) Software Testing
4 26 (25.74%) BDD
5 24 (23.76%) Scrum
6 23 (22.77%) QA
6 23 (22.77%) Test Scripting
7 21 (20.79%) Integration Testing
7 21 (20.79%) SQL
8 20 (19.80%) Regression Testing
8 20 (19.80%) Finance
9 19 (18.81%) ISTQB
9 19 (18.81%) E-Commerce
10 17 (16.83%) Java
10 17 (16.83%) JIRA
10 17 (16.83%) Cucumber
11 16 (15.84%) Manual Testing
11 16 (15.84%) HP UFT
11 16 (15.84%) Defect Management
12 14 (13.86%) JavaScript
12 14 (13.86%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (13.86%) Waterfall
13 13 (12.87%) XML
14 12 (11.88%) Test Automation
15 11 (10.89%) HP Quality Center
15 11 (10.89%) Test Management
15 11 (10.89%) Ruby
15 11 (10.89%) Microsoft

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 10 (9.90%) CMS
2 7 (6.93%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.98%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.99%) Apache
4 1 (0.99%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.99%) Confluence
4 1 (0.99%) Drupal
4 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.99%) SAS
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.99%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.93%) Magento
2 2 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) GitHub
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.99%) SaaS
2 1 (0.99%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.99%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) Internet
1 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.97%) DB2
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.99%) MySQL
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.99%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (26.73%) Selenium
2 17 (16.83%) Cucumber
2 17 (16.83%) JIRA
3 16 (15.84%) HP UFT
4 10 (9.90%) WebDriver
5 7 (6.93%) LoadRunner
6 5 (4.95%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.95%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.95%) JMeter
6 5 (4.95%) SpecFlow
7 4 (3.96%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.97%) Calabash
8 3 (2.97%) YouTrack
9 2 (1.98%) Appium
9 2 (1.98%) Build Forge
9 2 (1.98%) Gatling
9 2 (1.98%) Hudson
9 2 (1.98%) RSpec
9 2 (1.98%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.98%) Zephyr
General
1 20 (19.80%) Finance
2 10 (9.90%) Retail
3 5 (4.95%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.96%) Banking
4 4 (3.96%) Games
5 2 (1.98%) Billing
5 2 (1.98%) Legal
6 1 (0.99%) Automotive
6 1 (0.99%) Back Office
6 1 (0.99%) Electronics
6 1 (0.99%) Front Office
6 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Law
6 1 (0.99%) Marketing
6 1 (0.99%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 49 (48.51%) Analyst
2 48 (47.52%) Test Analyst
3 33 (32.67%) Tester
4 20 (19.80%) Web Analyst
5 19 (18.81%) Web Test Analyst
6 9 (8.91%) Automation Tester
6 9 (8.91%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 9 (8.91%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
6 9 (8.91%) Test Engineer
6 9 (8.91%) Web Tester
7 7 (6.93%) Agile Test Analyst
7 7 (6.93%) QA Tester
8 6 (5.94%) Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Manual Test Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) Agile Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Senior Tester
10 4 (3.96%) .NET Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Selenium Tester
10 4 (3.96%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.87%) XML
2 10 (9.90%) .NET
2 10 (9.90%) HTML
3 8 (7.92%) CSS
3 8 (7.92%) RESTful
4 6 (5.94%) AngularJS
4 6 (5.94%) HTML5
4 6 (5.94%) Web Services
5 5 (4.95%) .NET Framework
5 5 (4.95%) CSS3
6 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.97%) JSON
7 3 (2.97%) WCF
8 2 (1.98%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.98%) SOAP
9 1 (0.99%) Backbone.js
9 1 (0.99%) JSP
9 1 (0.99%) Node.js
9 1 (0.99%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.93%) User Experience
2 5 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.96%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.97%) Apple TV
4 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.97%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.97%) Social Media
5 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.98%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.99%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.99%) Equities
6 1 (0.99%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.99%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.99%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.94%) Windows
2 5 (4.95%) Unix
3 4 (3.96%) Linux
4 3 (2.97%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.98%) Android
6 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (74.26%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (27.72%) Automation Testing
3 26 (25.74%) BDD
3 26 (25.74%) Software Testing
4 24 (23.76%) Scrum
5 23 (22.77%) Test Scripting
6 21 (20.79%) Integration Testing
7 20 (19.80%) Regression Testing
8 19 (18.81%) E-Commerce
9 16 (15.84%) Defect Management
9 16 (15.84%) Manual Testing
10 14 (13.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (13.86%) Waterfall
11 12 (11.88%) Test Automation
12 11 (10.89%) Test Management
13 10 (9.90%) Functional Testing
13 10 (9.90%) Non-Functional Testing
14 9 (8.91%) Automated Testing
14 9 (8.91%) System Testing
15 8 (7.92%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.79%) SQL
2 17 (16.83%) Java
3 14 (13.86%) JavaScript
4 11 (10.89%) Ruby
5 10 (9.90%) C#
6 8 (7.92%) PHP
7 3 (2.97%) Groovy
7 3 (2.97%) Python
7 3 (2.97%) Scala
8 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.99%) C++
8 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (26.73%) ISEB
2 19 (18.81%) ISTQB
3 10 (9.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (8.91%) Degree
5 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (22.77%) QA
2 6 (5.94%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (10.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (10.89%) HP
1 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.93%) Sitecore
3 5 (4.95%) EPiServer
3 5 (4.95%) Oracle
4 3 (2.97%) Apple
4 3 (2.97%) Capita
4 3 (2.97%) IBM
4 3 (2.97%) VMware
5 2 (1.98%) hybris
5 2 (1.98%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.98%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (0.99%) Adobe
6 1 (0.99%) Arqiva
6 1 (0.99%) Pega
6 1 (0.99%) Rally
6 1 (0.99%) Remedy
6 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.99%) SAP
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