The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Testing
North West / Cheshire
Rank - 80 -
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.10% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
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 Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 455 814 677
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 84.57% 84.27% 83.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 511 440
Median daily rate £400 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 33
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.44% -35.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.00 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Web Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Web Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Testing in Cheshire

Web Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Testing in Cheshire

Web Testing
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Web Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) ANSI SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Case Management

Web Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Web Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Case Management
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) ANSI SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB