The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Testing
England / London
Rank 389 420 401
Rank change year-on-year +31 -19  
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 9 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.046% 0.050% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.055% 0.058% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 10
Median daily rate £375 £394 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +21.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £221 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £409 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £260
% change year-on-year -14.28% +34.61%  
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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16487 18855 17641
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.16% 85.15% 81.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11864 13608 12398
Median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 194 250
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Web Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Web Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Testing in London

Web Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Testing in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Testing in London

Web Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Testing in London

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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

1 16 (72.73%) Selenium
2 13 (59.09%) BDD
3 12 (54.55%) WebDriver
3 12 (54.55%) QA
3 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (40.91%) HTML
4 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 9 (40.91%) Test Automation
4 9 (40.91%) Cucumber
5 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
5 8 (36.36%) HTTP
5 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
5 8 (36.36%) JIRA
6 7 (31.82%) Performance Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Linux
6 7 (31.82%) Capybara
6 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
7 6 (27.27%) Analytics
7 6 (27.27%) Test Planning
7 6 (27.27%) Java
7 6 (27.27%) XML
7 6 (27.27%) Scrum
7 6 (27.27%) Web Analytics
7 6 (27.27%) Ruby
7 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
8 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
8 5 (22.73%) Automation Testing
9 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
9 4 (18.18%) Manual Testing
9 4 (18.18%) TeamCity

Web Testing
Top Related 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 1 (4.55%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) Relational Database
2 3 (13.64%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (72.73%) Selenium
2 12 (54.55%) WebDriver
3 9 (40.91%) Cucumber
4 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
4 8 (36.36%) JIRA
5 7 (31.82%) Capybara
6 4 (18.18%) TeamCity
6 4 (18.18%) WATIR
7 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
8 1 (4.55%) Calabash
8 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
8 1 (4.55%) Hudson
8 1 (4.55%) JUnit
8 1 (4.55%) PHPUnit
8 1 (4.55%) Ranorex
8 1 (4.55%) RSpec
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Publishing
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Tester
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Automation Tester
2 6 (27.27%) QA Tester
2 6 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Applications Manager
4 3 (13.64%) QA Automation Tester
4 3 (13.64%) QA Manager
4 3 (13.64%) QA Test Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Test Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Web Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Web Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) QA Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Senior QA Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) HTML
2 6 (27.27%) XML
3 3 (13.64%) J2EE
3 3 (13.64%) Java EE
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5
4 1 (4.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) BBC
3 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) BDD
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) Test Automation
4 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
5 7 (31.82%) Performance Testing
6 6 (27.27%) Analytics
6 6 (27.27%) Scrum
6 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 6 (27.27%) Test Planning
6 6 (27.27%) Web Analytics
7 5 (22.73%) Automation Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Manual Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
9 3 (13.64%) Functional Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
10 2 (9.09%) API Testing
10 2 (9.09%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 2 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) Ruby
3 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (54.55%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) HP
1 1 (4.55%) Sybase
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