Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 765 735 714
Rank change year-on-year -30 -21 -4
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 86 131 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.091% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 83 84
England median daily rate £300 £300 £300
10th Percentile £239 £195 £200
90th Percentile £456 £405 £392
UK median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
England median hourly rate - £39.37 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +31.23% -
UK median hourly rate - £39.37 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +31.23% -

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80305 82432 84439
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.63% 84.16% 81.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 54036 54950 55644
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
10th Percentile £288 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.91% +3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1882 2137 2504
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.50 £11.26
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Web Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +39 27 £275 -8.33% 9
South East +14 22 £350 +16.67% 3
London -51 18 £325 +3.17% 7
North East +63 12 £288 -15.44%
Midlands +24 12 £300 -17.24% 3
West Midlands +23 8 £278 -23.45% 1
Yorkshire +13 8 £257 -10.61% 5
North West -5 7 £275 +30.95% 4
South West +8 5 £300 -7.69% 1
East Midlands - 4 £438 - 2
East of England -12 2 £325 -14.75%
Web Testing
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region with a requirement for Web Testing.

1 51 (59.30%) Test Automation
2 49 (56.98%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (45.35%) Selenium
4 27 (31.40%) QA
5 25 (29.07%) Test Scripting
6 24 (27.91%) Java
7 22 (25.58%) WebDriver
8 21 (24.42%) Cucumber
8 21 (24.42%) Manual Testing
9 19 (22.09%) Regression Testing
10 18 (20.93%) Scrum
10 18 (20.93%) Ruby
10 18 (20.93%) Jenkins
11 17 (19.77%) TDD
12 16 (18.60%) Performance Testing
12 16 (18.60%) User Acceptance Testing
12 16 (18.60%) BDD
13 15 (17.44%) Functional Testing
13 15 (17.44%) C#
13 15 (17.44%) JUnit
13 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
14 14 (16.28%) E-Commerce
14 14 (16.28%) WCAG
14 14 (16.28%) Games
14 14 (16.28%) Software Testing
14 14 (16.28%) Scala
14 14 (16.28%) Defect Tracking
15 13 (15.12%) Test Strategy
15 13 (15.12%) RSpec
15 13 (15.12%) SDLC

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 1 (1.16%) CMS
1 1 (1.16%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.33%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) PuTTY
1 4 (4.65%) WinSCP
2 2 (2.33%) HTTP
3 1 (1.16%) Extranet
3 1 (1.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.81%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 39 (45.35%) Selenium
2 22 (25.58%) WebDriver
3 21 (24.42%) Cucumber
4 18 (20.93%) Jenkins
5 15 (17.44%) JUnit
6 13 (15.12%) RSpec
7 12 (13.95%) JIRA
8 11 (12.79%) SpecFlow
9 10 (11.63%) SoapUI
9 10 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (9.30%) Visual Studio
11 6 (6.98%) HP UFT
12 4 (4.65%) Ant
12 4 (4.65%) Eclipse
12 4 (4.65%) Git (software)
12 4 (4.65%) LoadRunner
12 4 (4.65%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (4.65%) TestNG
13 3 (3.49%) Capybara
14 2 (2.33%) TestRail
General
1 14 (16.28%) Games
2 13 (15.12%) Finance
3 5 (5.81%) Retail
4 4 (4.65%) Advertising
5 2 (2.33%) Legal
6 1 (1.16%) Banking
6 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Publishing
6 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (47.67%) Analyst
1 41 (47.67%) Test Analyst
2 24 (27.91%) Tester
3 12 (13.95%) Test Engineer
4 11 (12.79%) QA Tester
5 10 (11.63%) Automation Tester
6 8 (9.30%) Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Manual Test Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) QA Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Web Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) Web Test Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) QA Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) QA Test Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 4 (4.65%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) Selenium Tester
9 4 (4.65%) Test Leader
10 3 (3.49%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.14%) XML
2 6 (6.98%) .NET
2 6 (6.98%) Web Services
3 5 (5.81%) Gherkin
4 3 (3.49%) XML Messaging
5 2 (2.33%) HTML
5 2 (2.33%) JSON
5 2 (2.33%) YAML
6 1 (1.16%) COM
6 1 (1.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.49%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.33%) W3C
5 1 (1.16%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.98%) Linux
1 6 (6.98%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.65%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.49%) Android
4 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.16%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (59.30%) Test Automation
2 49 (56.98%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (29.07%) Test Scripting
4 21 (24.42%) Manual Testing
5 19 (22.09%) Regression Testing
6 18 (20.93%) Scrum
7 17 (19.77%) TDD
8 16 (18.60%) BDD
8 16 (18.60%) Performance Testing
8 16 (18.60%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (17.44%) Functional Testing
10 14 (16.28%) Defect Tracking
10 14 (16.28%) E-Commerce
10 14 (16.28%) Software Testing
11 13 (15.12%) API Testing
11 13 (15.12%) SDLC
11 13 (15.12%) Test Strategy
12 11 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (12.79%) Non-Functional Testing
13 10 (11.63%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.91%) Java
2 18 (20.93%) Ruby
3 15 (17.44%) C#
4 14 (16.28%) Scala
5 10 (11.63%) SQL
6 6 (6.98%) Python
7 4 (4.65%) F#
8 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) ISEB
2 6 (6.98%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.16%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (31.40%) QA
2 14 (16.28%) WCAG
3 2 (2.33%) MiFID
4 1 (1.16%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) vSphere
2 1 (1.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.30%) HP
3 6 (6.98%) Oracle
4 4 (4.65%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.65%) Software AG
4 4 (4.65%) VMware
4 4 (4.65%) webMethods
5 1 (1.16%) hybris
5 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.16%) SAP