Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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 > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 356 361 376
Rank change year-on-year +5 +15 -20
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 22 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.10% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 15
South East median daily rate £350 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% -7.83%
10th Percentile £280 £261 £200
90th Percentile £388 £428 £376
England median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £39.37 -
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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13933 13731 15560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.79% 82.58% 80.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8355 8291 9281
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £535
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 544 605
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £27.13 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +2.36% +51.43%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.58 £48.75
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.74% +8.53% +18.42%

Web Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 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
East Sussex +8 7 £375 +36.36%
Hampshire +12 5 £280 +6.67% 1
West Sussex -9 2 £381 +27.08% 1
Thames Valley -12 2 £325 -13.33% 3
Surrey -15 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -22 2 £325 +12.07%
Sussex - 2 - -
Kent - 1 £325 -
Web Testing
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region with a requirement for Web Testing.

1 14 (63.64%) Test Automation
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Selenium
3 8 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 8 (36.36%) Regression Testing
3 8 (36.36%) Finance
4 6 (27.27%) C#
4 6 (27.27%) Functional Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (27.27%) SpecFlow
5 5 (22.73%) API Testing
5 5 (22.73%) SDET
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (18.18%) JIRA
6 4 (18.18%) HP UFT
6 4 (18.18%) HP
6 4 (18.18%) XML
6 4 (18.18%) Windows
6 4 (18.18%) Java
6 4 (18.18%) .NET
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle
7 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
7 3 (13.64%) Ant
7 3 (13.64%) Linux
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (13.64%) CRM
7 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce

Web Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) PuTTY
1 3 (13.64%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Selenium
2 6 (27.27%) SpecFlow
3 4 (18.18%) HP UFT
3 4 (18.18%) JIRA
4 3 (13.64%) Ant
4 3 (13.64%) Eclipse
4 3 (13.64%) LoadRunner
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
4 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (13.64%) TestNG
4 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
5 2 (9.09%) RubyMine
5 2 (9.09%) TestRail
6 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.55%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (4.55%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
1 11 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Automation Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (9.09%) CRM Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Developer in Test
4 2 (9.09%) DevOps Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Ruby Automation Tester
4 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Project Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
1 4 (18.18%) XML
2 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 3 (13.64%) XML Messaging
3 2 (9.09%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 2 (9.09%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Test Automation
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (36.36%) Regression Testing
3 8 (36.36%) Test Scripting
4 6 (27.27%) Functional Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (22.73%) API Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
5 5 (22.73%) SDET
6 4 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (13.64%) CRM
7 3 (13.64%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (13.64%) DevOps
7 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
7 3 (13.64%) QA Automation
7 3 (13.64%) Scrum
7 3 (13.64%) SDLC
7 3 (13.64%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) C#
2 4 (18.18%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) F#
4 2 (9.09%) Ruby
5 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ISEB
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) HP
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
3 3 (13.64%) Software AG
3 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 3 (13.64%) webMethods
4 1 (4.55%) SAP