The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Web Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Web Testing over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Web Testing
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 119 137
Rank change year-on-year +25 +18  
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.055% 0.081% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.068% 0.10% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £110 £225 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.11% -13.46%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £260
% change year-on-year -14.28% +34.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Web Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1460 1981 2226
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.35% 80.46% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 1024 1163
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 48 55
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Web Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Web Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Web Testing in Berkshire

Web Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Web Testing in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Testing in Berkshire

Web Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Testing in Berkshire

Web Testing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Bracknell - 1 £110 -
Web Testing
South East

Web Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Web Testing.

1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) Calabash
4 1 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (20.00%) Appium
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (20.00%) Protractor
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Confluence
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing

Web Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Appium
4 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (20.00%) Calabash
4 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
4 1 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (20.00%) Protractor
4 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (20.00%) GUI Tester
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Tester
2 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Automation Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle