Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 23 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
England > North East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 146 109
Rank change year-on-year +57 -37 -17
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 12 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.98% 0.63% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.74% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 8
North East median daily rate £288 £340 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.44% +10.57% -2.38%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £285
90th Percentile £355 £351 £316
England median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £39.37 £30.00
% change year-on-year - +31.23% -

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 the North East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1031 2285 1695
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 84.09% 84.38% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 1583 1080
North East median daily rate £380 £350 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -13.58% +8.00%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £256
90th Percentile £550 £525 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 92 74
North East median hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.07% +62.32% -8.73%
10th Percentile £9.93 £11.01 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £36.00 £35.25
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Web Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Web Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Web Testing in the North East

Web Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Testing in the North East

Web Testing
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Testing within the North East region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
Tyne and Wear +56 12 £288 -15.44%
Web Testing
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 North East region with a requirement for Web Testing.

1 11 (91.67%) Java
1 11 (91.67%) JUnit
1 11 (91.67%) Games
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (91.67%) TDD
1 11 (91.67%) Ruby
1 11 (91.67%) WCAG
1 11 (91.67%) Selenium
1 11 (91.67%) Test Automation
1 11 (91.67%) Scala
1 11 (91.67%) RSpec
1 11 (91.67%) WebDriver
1 11 (91.67%) Cucumber
1 11 (91.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (58.33%) Front End Development
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
3 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 6 (50.00%) BDD
4 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
4 5 (41.67%) User Stories
4 5 (41.67%) Acceptance Criteria
4 5 (41.67%) Defect Tracking
4 5 (41.67%) C#
4 5 (41.67%) Python
5 4 (33.33%) QA
6 2 (16.67%) Open Source

Web Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Cucumber
1 11 (91.67%) Jenkins
1 11 (91.67%) JUnit
1 11 (91.67%) RSpec
1 11 (91.67%) Selenium
1 11 (91.67%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (91.67%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 3 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Java Automation Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (91.67%) TDD
1 11 (91.67%) Test Automation
2 7 (58.33%) Front End Development
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
3 6 (50.00%) BDD
3 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (41.67%) Acceptance Criteria
4 5 (41.67%) Defect Tracking
4 5 (41.67%) Test Strategy
4 5 (41.67%) User Stories
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source
6 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) QA Automation
6 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
1 11 (91.67%) Ruby
1 11 (91.67%) Scala
2 5 (41.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (91.67%) WCAG
2 4 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (8.33%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) HP
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle