Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 20 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 West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 199 238
Rank change year-on-year +4 +39 -41
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 7 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.35% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.42% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 5
North West median daily rate £275 £210 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% -23.64% +25.00%
10th Percentile £216 £76 £138
90th Percentile £326 £393 £363
England median daily rate £300 £313 £300
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £30.00
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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4629 5692 6965
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.32% 83.89% 81.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2952 3672 4228
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £587 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 166 283
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +69.56%
10th Percentile £11.56 £12.13 £12.38
90th Percentile £52.93 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

Web Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Testing in the North West

Web Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Testing in the North West

Web Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Testing in the North West

Web Testing
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 20 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
Manchester +12 6 £275 +30.95% 3
Cheshire +2 1 - - 1
Web Testing
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 West region with a requirement for Web Testing.

1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
2 2 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Case Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Toad
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing

Web Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (14.29%) Toad
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) QA Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Tester
3 1 (14.29%) QA Manual Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Case Management
2 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
2 2 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle