Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 19 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 132 148
Rank change year-on-year +5 +16 -29
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 7 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.32% 0.42% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.48% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 12
Leeds median daily rate £257 £288 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.61% +8.49% +20.45%
10th Percentile £236 £228 £250
90th Percentile £392 £365 £294
West Yorkshire median daily rate £257 £275 £279
% change year-on-year -6.55% -1.35% +26.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1913 2296 2850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 86.13% 87.77% 87.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1366 1554 2002
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £275 £281 £263
90th Percentile £550 £563 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 67
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -0.70% +0.70%
10th Percentile £13.35 £10.20 £9.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.50 £39.70
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% +3.45%

Web Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Testing in Leeds

Web Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Testing in Leeds

Web Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Testing in Leeds over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Testing in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Web Testing.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 3 (42.86%) ISEB
5 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Games
5 2 (28.57%) WCAG
5 2 (28.57%) Selenium
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Scala
5 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
5 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (28.57%) User Stories
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
5 2 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (14.29%) Open Source
6 1 (14.29%) QA Automation
6 1 (14.29%) Front End Development

Web Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
3 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) JUnit
4 1 (14.29%) RSpec
General
1 2 (28.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) QA Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Scala
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) WCAG
2 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft