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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Testing
UK / England
Rank 530 573 554
Rank change year-on-year +43 -19  
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 53 44 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.090% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 27 41
Median daily rate £300 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £405 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £255
% change year-on-year -14.28% +37.25%  
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 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 34806 40518 38294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.27% 82.93% 80.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23035 26911 24118
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 869 1000 1121
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 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
North East +7 21 £320 -
London +26 9 £375 -4.76% 9
South East +27 7 £325 +10.35% 6
North West +24 6 £300 -18.58% 3
Yorkshire - 4 £275 - 6
West Midlands +8 3 £263 -2.32%
South West -3 1 - - 2
East Midlands -6 1 - - 1
East of England -8 1 £363 +3.57%
Web Testing
UK

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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

1 86 (74.78%) Selenium
2 84 (73.04%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (65.22%) WebDriver
4 58 (50.43%) Cucumber
4 58 (50.43%) Jenkins
4 58 (50.43%) Test Scripting
5 57 (49.57%) Test Automation
6 53 (46.09%) Automation Testing
7 52 (45.22%) QA
7 52 (45.22%) TDD
8 49 (42.61%) Automated Testing
9 46 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
10 45 (39.13%) RSpec
10 45 (39.13%) JUnit
11 44 (38.26%) Scala
12 34 (29.57%) Java
13 30 (26.09%) Test Strategy
13 30 (26.09%) User Stories
14 29 (25.22%) Games
14 29 (25.22%) SQL
14 29 (25.22%) WCAG
15 28 (24.35%) JSON
16 26 (22.61%) BDD
17 25 (21.74%) C#
18 23 (20.00%) Ruby
19 21 (18.26%) JIRA
20 18 (15.65%) Performance Testing
20 18 (15.65%) Python
21 17 (14.78%) HTML
22 15 (13.04%) Gherkin

Web Testing
Top Related 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 4 (3.48%) CMS
2 3 (2.61%) Confluence
3 2 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.87%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) MS Office
2 1 (0.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) GitHub
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.83%) HTTP
2 1 (0.87%) DNS
2 1 (0.87%) Internet
2 1 (0.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.83%) Relational Database
1 9 (7.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.61%) MySQL
3 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 86 (74.78%) Selenium
2 75 (65.22%) WebDriver
3 58 (50.43%) Cucumber
3 58 (50.43%) Jenkins
4 45 (39.13%) JUnit
4 45 (39.13%) RSpec
5 21 (18.26%) JIRA
6 9 (7.83%) Git (software)
7 8 (6.96%) TeamCity
8 7 (6.09%) Capybara
9 6 (5.22%) SoapUI
10 5 (4.35%) Protractor
10 5 (4.35%) SpecFlow
10 5 (4.35%) Visual Studio
11 4 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (3.48%) WATIR
12 3 (2.61%) Jasmine
12 3 (2.61%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (2.61%) Subversion
13 2 (1.74%) Calabash
General
1 29 (25.22%) Games
2 12 (10.43%) Finance
3 5 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.87%) Banking
4 1 (0.87%) Marketing
4 1 (0.87%) Publishing
4 1 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (35.65%) Tester
2 37 (32.17%) Test Engineer
3 36 (31.30%) QA Engineer
4 32 (27.83%) Analyst
4 32 (27.83%) Test Analyst
5 30 (26.09%) QA Test Engineer
6 29 (25.22%) Automation Tester
7 28 (24.35%) Quality Engineer
8 16 (13.91%) Selenium Tester
9 15 (13.04%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 13 (11.30%) Agile Tester
11 11 (9.57%) QA Tester
12 10 (8.70%) QA Automation Engineer
12 10 (8.70%) Test Automation Engineer
12 10 (8.70%) Web Analyst
12 10 (8.70%) Web Test Analyst
13 8 (6.96%) Automation Test Analyst
14 7 (6.09%) Developer
14 7 (6.09%) QA Automation Tester
15 6 (5.22%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (24.35%) JSON
2 17 (14.78%) HTML
3 15 (13.04%) Gherkin
3 15 (13.04%) XML
4 8 (6.96%) .NET
5 6 (5.22%) CSS
5 6 (5.22%) jQuery
6 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.48%) HTML5
7 3 (2.61%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.61%) J2EE
7 3 (2.61%) Java EE
8 2 (1.74%) React
8 2 (1.74%) RESTful
8 2 (1.74%) SOAP
8 2 (1.74%) Spring
8 2 (1.74%) Spring MVC
8 2 (1.74%) Struts
8 2 (1.74%) Struts2
9 1 (0.87%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.17%) Smartphone
2 9 (7.83%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.48%) User Experience
5 1 (0.87%) BBC
5 1 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.87%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.09%) Linux
2 4 (3.48%) Windows
3 2 (1.74%) Android
3 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.87%) Unix
4 1 (0.87%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.87%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (73.04%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (50.43%) Test Scripting
3 57 (49.57%) Test Automation
4 53 (46.09%) Automation Testing
5 52 (45.22%) TDD
6 49 (42.61%) Automated Testing
7 46 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
8 30 (26.09%) Test Strategy
8 30 (26.09%) User Stories
9 26 (22.61%) BDD
10 18 (15.65%) Performance Testing
11 13 (11.30%) Manual Testing
11 13 (11.30%) Regression Testing
12 12 (10.43%) Software Testing
13 11 (9.57%) Integration Testing
13 11 (9.57%) Scrum
14 10 (8.70%) Defect Management
15 9 (7.83%) API Testing
15 9 (7.83%) E-Commerce
16 8 (6.96%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 44 (38.26%) Scala
2 34 (29.57%) Java
3 29 (25.22%) SQL
4 25 (21.74%) C#
5 23 (20.00%) Ruby
6 18 (15.65%) Python
7 9 (7.83%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.35%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.74%) ANSI SQL
9 2 (1.74%) PHP
10 1 (0.87%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (9.57%) ISTQB
2 9 (7.83%) ISEB
3 4 (3.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.61%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (45.22%) QA
2 29 (25.22%) WCAG
3 5 (4.35%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.74%) Oracle
2 2 (1.74%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.87%) Capita
3 1 (0.87%) HP
3 1 (0.87%) Sybase
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