Period
to 20 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Web Tester was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Tester
England > London
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 599 576
Rank change year-on-year +32 -23 0
Contract jobs requiring a Web Tester 14 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.034% 0.046% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.049% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 14
London median daily rate £300 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £230 £251 £255
90th Percentile £338 £538 £418
England median daily rate £300 £314 £278
% change year-on-year -4.38% +13.06% -6.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
London median hourly rate - £20.30 -
England median hourly rate - £20.30 £164.00
% change year-on-year - -87.62% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39666 43132 43677
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.97% 95.12% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28223 31046 30342
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £288 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 505 489 764
London median hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.75 £53.18
England median hourly rate £18.46 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.84% +8.57% +2.94%

Web Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Web Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Web Tester in London

Web Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Tester in London

Web Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Tester in London over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Tester in London

Web Tester
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Tester in London

Web Tester
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Tester within the London region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Croydon - 1 - -
Hayes - 1 £318 -
Web Tester
England

Web Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, Web Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Web Tester in the job title.

1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 7 (50.00%) Selenium
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) API Testing
3 6 (42.86%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) SoapUI
3 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
4 5 (35.71%) QA
5 4 (28.57%) BDD
6 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) CMS
6 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 2 (14.29%) Open Source
6 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.14%) Marketing Analytics
7 1 (7.14%) Calabash
7 1 (7.14%) Exploratory Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (7.14%) Gatling
7 1 (7.14%) Marketing Automation
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.14%) Web Testing
7 1 (7.14%) FitNesse
7 1 (7.14%) Firebug
7 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (7.14%) Sitecore

Web Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Selenium
2 6 (42.86%) SoapUI
2 6 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.14%) Appium
4 1 (7.14%) Calabash
4 1 (7.14%) Firebug
4 1 (7.14%) FitNesse
4 1 (7.14%) Gatling
4 1 (7.14%) Hudson
4 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) JUnit
4 1 (7.14%) NUnit
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Apache CXF
1 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
1 1 (7.14%) REST
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 6 (42.86%) API Testing
3 4 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Open Source
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Build Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.14%) High Availability
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Refactoring
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe
1 1 (7.14%) Sitecore