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 3 months to 27 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 108 98
Rank change year-on-year +18 -10  
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 2 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.18% 0.13% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.15% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Median daily rate £264 - £254
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 - £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £277 - £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £288 £250
% change year-on-year +11.30% +15.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 971 1329 1326
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 88.11% 88.72% 86.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 656 943 985
Median daily rate £405 £425 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +19.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £565 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 21
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -17.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £170.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Web Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Web Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) SDLC
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (20.00%) User Experience
5 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) CMS
5 1 (20.00%) ISEB
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) .NET

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Web Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (80.00%) SDLC
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft