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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Web Testing over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Testing
Rank 119 - 109
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 5 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% - 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% - 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate
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£290 - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £280 £223
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +25.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1759 1443 1613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.61% 68.45% 69.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 766 828
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 58 90
Average hourly rate £29.75 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £9.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Web Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Web Testing across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Web Testing Hourly 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Testing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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 historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 3 £330 - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
Web Testing
England

Web Testing
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Web Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Testing.

1 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Automotive
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (12.50%) Intranet

Web Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Web Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Web Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Tester
1 5 (62.50%) Web Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) JSON
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Classic ASP
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Use Case
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript