The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 23 June 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
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 546 564 573
Rank change year-on-year +18 +9  
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 42 56 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.098% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 34 33
Median daily rate £320 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £192 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £443 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £288 £250
% change year-on-year +11.30% +15.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36435 41257 41286
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.75% 83.48% 80.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 23948 27689 26938
Median daily rate £450 £445 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +7.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 949 962 1153
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.25 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.26% +0.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £12.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £48.70 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Web Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Web Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Testing in England

Web Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Testing in England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Testing in England

Web Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Testing in England

Web Testing
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
London -9 10 £350 +7.69% 10
North East - 9 £320 - 2
South East +11 8 £335 +6.34% 2
North West +16 7 £75 -71.15% 2
Yorkshire +25 3 £264 - 5
East of England -7 3 £319 +20.28% 1
West Midlands +14 2 £280 -34.11% 3
Web Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 England region with a requirement for Web Testing.

1 66 (70.97%) Test Automation
2 61 (65.59%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (62.37%) Selenium
4 53 (56.99%) WebDriver
5 46 (49.46%) Cucumber
6 38 (40.86%) Test Scripting
6 38 (40.86%) Jenkins
7 37 (39.78%) TDD
8 32 (34.41%) Java
9 31 (33.33%) JUnit
9 31 (33.33%) Ruby
9 31 (33.33%) Scala
9 31 (33.33%) RSpec
10 26 (27.96%) Defect Tracking
11 23 (24.73%) BDD
11 23 (24.73%) QA
12 22 (23.66%) C#
13 19 (20.43%) Python
14 17 (18.28%) Regression Testing
14 17 (18.28%) Games
14 17 (18.28%) WCAG
15 15 (16.13%) JIRA
15 15 (16.13%) Manual Testing
15 15 (16.13%) SQL
16 14 (15.05%) Performance Testing
16 14 (15.05%) Smartphone
16 14 (15.05%) Test Strategy
17 13 (13.98%) Gherkin
17 13 (13.98%) E-Commerce
18 12 (12.90%) User Stories

Web Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 6 (6.45%) CMS
2 3 (3.23%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.08%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) GitHub
2 1 (1.08%) BrowserStack
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 58 (62.37%) Selenium
2 53 (56.99%) WebDriver
3 46 (49.46%) Cucumber
4 38 (40.86%) Jenkins
5 31 (33.33%) JUnit
5 31 (33.33%) RSpec
6 15 (16.13%) JIRA
7 9 (9.68%) TeamCity
8 6 (6.45%) SpecFlow
8 6 (6.45%) Visual Studio
9 5 (5.38%) Capybara
10 4 (4.30%) SoapUI
10 4 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (4.30%) WATIR
11 3 (3.23%) Calabash
11 3 (3.23%) Git (software)
11 3 (3.23%) Jasmine
11 3 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (2.15%) Protractor
12 2 (2.15%) Subversion
General
1 17 (18.28%) Games
2 9 (9.68%) Finance
3 4 (4.30%) Retail
4 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.15%) Advertising
5 2 (2.15%) Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Marketing
6 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (44.09%) Tester
2 35 (37.63%) Analyst
2 35 (37.63%) Test Analyst
3 34 (36.56%) Automation Tester
4 21 (22.58%) Test Engineer
5 17 (18.28%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 17 (18.28%) Selenium Tester
6 15 (16.13%) QA Engineer
7 13 (13.98%) Agile Tester
8 12 (12.90%) QA Test Engineer
9 11 (11.83%) Quality Engineer
10 9 (9.68%) Web Analyst
10 9 (9.68%) Web Test Analyst
11 8 (8.60%) Automation Test Analyst
11 8 (8.60%) Test Automation Engineer
12 7 (7.53%) QA Tester
13 6 (6.45%) Manual Test Analyst
13 6 (6.45%) QA Automation Tester
14 4 (4.30%) Automation Test Lead
14 4 (4.30%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.98%) Gherkin
2 9 (9.68%) XML
3 8 (8.60%) JSON
4 6 (6.45%) HTML
5 4 (4.30%) Behat
5 4 (4.30%) RESTful
6 3 (3.23%) Node.js
7 2 (2.15%) .NET
8 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.08%) COM
8 1 (1.08%) CSS
8 1 (1.08%) HTML5
8 1 (1.08%) jQuery
8 1 (1.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.05%) Smartphone
2 9 (9.68%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.08%) EPoS
4 1 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.30%) Linux
2 2 (2.15%) Android
2 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.15%) Windows
3 1 (1.08%) Unix
3 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (70.97%) Test Automation
2 61 (65.59%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (40.86%) Test Scripting
4 37 (39.78%) TDD
5 26 (27.96%) Defect Tracking
6 23 (24.73%) BDD
7 17 (18.28%) Regression Testing
8 15 (16.13%) Manual Testing
9 14 (15.05%) Performance Testing
9 14 (15.05%) Test Strategy
10 13 (13.98%) E-Commerce
11 12 (12.90%) User Stories
12 10 (10.75%) Defect Management
12 10 (10.75%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (8.60%) API Testing
13 8 (8.60%) Test Management
14 7 (7.53%) Functional Testing
15 6 (6.45%) Exploratory Testing
15 6 (6.45%) SDLC
15 6 (6.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (34.41%) Java
2 31 (33.33%) Ruby
2 31 (33.33%) Scala
3 22 (23.66%) C#
4 19 (20.43%) Python
5 15 (16.13%) SQL
6 10 (10.75%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.38%) PHP
8 3 (3.23%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.08%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (8.60%) ISTQB
2 7 (7.53%) ISEB
3 2 (2.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.08%) Degree
4 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (24.73%) QA
2 17 (18.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (11.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.23%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.08%) Capita
3 1 (1.08%) HP
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle
3 1 (1.08%) SAP
3 1 (1.08%) Sybase
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