The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Testing
England / South East
Rank 239 255 253
Rank change year-on-year +16 -2  
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 6 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.077% 0.076% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 0.094% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 14
Median daily rate £325 £295 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.35% +30.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £239 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £299 £299
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £255
% change year-on-year -14.28% +37.25%  
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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6315 7428 7722
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.49% 81.17% 79.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3641 4585 4239
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 265 271
Median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £48.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Web Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Web Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Testing in the South East

Web Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Testing in the South East over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Testing in the South East

Web Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Testing in the South East

Web Testing
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +18 2 - - 1
East Sussex - 2 £350 -
Berkshire +21 1 £110 -51.11%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £300 -
Web Testing
England

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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

1 19 (82.61%) Selenium
2 17 (73.91%) WebDriver
3 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (56.52%) QA
5 9 (39.13%) Performance Testing
5 9 (39.13%) Test Automation
6 8 (34.78%) Cucumber
6 8 (34.78%) BDD
6 8 (34.78%) TDD
6 8 (34.78%) Finance
7 7 (30.43%) SQL
7 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
7 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
8 6 (26.09%) API Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Test Strategy
8 6 (26.09%) JSON
8 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
8 6 (26.09%) XML
9 5 (21.74%) Games
9 5 (21.74%) JUnit
9 5 (21.74%) Java
9 5 (21.74%) Integration Testing
9 5 (21.74%) Automation Testing
9 5 (21.74%) WCAG
9 5 (21.74%) RSpec
9 5 (21.74%) Scala
9 5 (21.74%) User Stories
9 5 (21.74%) Defect Tracking
10 4 (17.39%) QA Automation
10 4 (17.39%) SDET

Web Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (82.61%) Selenium
2 17 (73.91%) WebDriver
3 8 (34.78%) Cucumber
4 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
5 5 (21.74%) JUnit
5 5 (21.74%) RSpec
6 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
6 4 (17.39%) JIRA
6 4 (17.39%) SoapUI
7 3 (13.04%) Protractor
7 3 (13.04%) Subversion
8 2 (8.70%) SpecFlow
8 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
8 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
9 1 (4.35%) Appium
9 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (4.35%) Calabash
9 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
9 1 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) QA Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Test Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Tester
3 6 (26.09%) QA Test Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Quality Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Test Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) QA Automation Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Automation Tester
5 4 (17.39%) Java Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Web Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Web Test Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Web Tester
7 2 (8.70%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Web Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) JSON
1 6 (26.09%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) Ajax
3 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.35%) HTML5
3 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (4.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Performance Testing
2 9 (39.13%) Test Automation
3 8 (34.78%) BDD
3 8 (34.78%) TDD
4 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
5 6 (26.09%) API Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Automated Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Test Strategy
6 5 (21.74%) Automation Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (21.74%) Integration Testing
6 5 (21.74%) User Stories
7 4 (17.39%) Defect Management
7 4 (17.39%) QA Automation
7 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
9 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
9 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) Scala
3 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) PL/SQL
4 3 (13.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ISEB
1 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) QA
2 5 (21.74%) WCAG
3 4 (17.39%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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