The table below looks at the statistics for Web Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Testing over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Testing
England / West Midlands
Rank 116 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.12% 0.038% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.046% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £275 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £255
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1906 2174 1628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.28% 82.50% 72.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1214 1229 937
Median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 50 104
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £38.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Web Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

Web Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Web Testing across the West Midlands region.

Web Testing Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Web Testing
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
Birmingham 0 1 £275 +22.22%
Shropshire - 1 - -
Web Testing
England

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Web Testing.

1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) TDD
2 10 (71.43%) Selenium
2 10 (71.43%) Cucumber
2 10 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 8 (57.14%) WebDriver
4 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 6 (42.86%) JIRA
4 6 (42.86%) QA
4 6 (42.86%) Java
4 6 (42.86%) Front End Development
5 5 (35.71%) React
5 5 (35.71%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
5 5 (35.71%) Protractor
5 5 (35.71%) User Stories
5 5 (35.71%) Jasmine
5 5 (35.71%) Automation Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Karma Test Runner
5 5 (35.71%) Confluence
5 5 (35.71%) HTML5
5 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 5 (35.71%) HTML
5 5 (35.71%) JUnit
5 5 (35.71%) Struts
5 5 (35.71%) Spring
5 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
5 5 (35.71%) MVC
5 5 (35.71%) Spring MVC
5 5 (35.71%) jQuery

Web Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (35.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Cucumber
1 10 (71.43%) Jenkins
1 10 (71.43%) Selenium
2 8 (57.14%) WebDriver
3 6 (42.86%) JIRA
4 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
4 5 (35.71%) Jasmine
4 5 (35.71%) JUnit
4 5 (35.71%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (35.71%) Protractor
4 5 (35.71%) RSpec
5 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (7.14%) Bugzilla
6 1 (7.14%) FogBugz
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (35.71%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
1 5 (35.71%) QA Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) QA Test Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Test Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (28.57%) Quality Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Angular Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
5 1 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
1 5 (35.71%) HTML
1 5 (35.71%) HTML5
1 5 (35.71%) jQuery
1 5 (35.71%) React
1 5 (35.71%) Spring
1 5 (35.71%) Spring MVC
1 5 (35.71%) Struts
1 5 (35.71%) Struts2
2 4 (28.57%) Angular 2
2 4 (28.57%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) TDD
3 6 (42.86%) Front End Development
3 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Automation Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Defect Tracking
4 5 (35.71%) MVC
4 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 5 (35.71%) User Stories
5 3 (21.43%) BDD
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Web Development
7 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Open Source
7 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
7 1 (7.14%) System Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Validation
7 1 (7.14%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) Scala
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
2 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
2 4 (28.57%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle