The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 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.

Web Testing
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 77 75
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.099% 0.099%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £225 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -31.81%  
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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 524 783 726
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.76% 77.45% 71.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 422 404
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 13
Median hourly rate £17.59 £38.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.60% +43.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.35 £18.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Web Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Web Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Testing in Reading

Web Testing
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

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

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) Protractor

Web Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (100.00%) Protractor
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared