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 28 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 413 411 412
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 9 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.043% 0.11% 0.100%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.050% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 11
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £215 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £585 £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £286 £250
% change year-on-year +11.79% +14.50%  
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 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 17998 18524 18927
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.68% 85.33% 82.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 50303 52350 47249
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 502 404 591
Median hourly rate £25.75 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.61% -4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £46.88 £58.75
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 London

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

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 28 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Testing in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Testing in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for Web Testing.

1 13 (68.42%) Test Automation
2 11 (57.89%) Selenium
3 9 (47.37%) Cucumber
3 9 (47.37%) BDD
4 8 (42.11%) WebDriver
5 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (36.84%) Ruby
5 7 (36.84%) JIRA
6 6 (31.58%) SQL
7 5 (26.32%) HTML
7 5 (26.32%) HTTP
7 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
7 5 (26.32%) QA
7 5 (26.32%) Capybara
8 4 (21.05%) Analytics
8 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
8 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
8 4 (21.05%) Test Planning
8 4 (21.05%) WATIR
8 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
8 4 (21.05%) TeamCity
8 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Web Analytics
8 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
8 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
8 4 (21.05%) Linux
8 4 (21.05%) XML
9 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
9 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
9 3 (15.79%) RESTful

Web Testing
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Selenium
2 9 (47.37%) Cucumber
3 8 (42.11%) WebDriver
4 7 (36.84%) JIRA
5 5 (26.32%) Capybara
6 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
6 4 (21.05%) TeamCity
6 4 (21.05%) WATIR
7 3 (15.79%) Calabash
8 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Test Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Tester
3 6 (31.58%) Automation Tester
4 4 (21.05%) QA Automation Tester
4 4 (21.05%) QA Tester
4 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Mobile Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Web Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Web Test Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 1 (5.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Web Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Web Tester
7 1 (5.26%) Software Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
7 1 (5.26%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) XML
3 3 (15.79%) RESTful
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) EPoS
2 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Android
2 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Test Automation
2 9 (47.37%) BDD
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Analytics
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 4 (21.05%) Test Planning
5 4 (21.05%) Web Analytics
6 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.79%) Usability Testing
6 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) Defect Management
7 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
7 2 (10.53%) QA Automation
7 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Ruby
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.26%) SAP
1 1 (5.26%) Sybase