Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 6 months to 24 November 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 96 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 - +86
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.25% 0.40% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Birmingham median daily rate £290 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.16% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £278 £363 £300
% change year-on-year -23.45% +20.83% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Web Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1305 1234 1049
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 81.16% 81.40% 75.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 794 657
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £231 £247 £234
90th Percentile £526 £550 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 38
Birmingham median hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.29% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.83 £10.40
90th Percentile £44.30 £31.21 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

Web Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Web Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Web Testing in Birmingham

Web Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Testing in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Web Testing.

1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) EPoS

Web Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) QA Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft