The median contractor rate for a Web Tester was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Tester
England / South West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 136 147
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11  
Contract jobs requiring a Web Tester 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.077% 0.14% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.14% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £300 - £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £225
% change year-on-year +8.33% +33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £26.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.75 £13.75
% change year-on-year - +94.54%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2477 2805 2991
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.27% 96.36% 95.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1576 1818 1865
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 183 151
Median hourly rate £38.50 £38.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.64% +29.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.80 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Web Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured Web Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Web Tester in the South West

Web Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Tester in the South West

Web Tester
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Tester in the South West

Web Tester
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Tester within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Gloucestershire - 2 £300 -
Web Tester
England

Web Tester Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Web Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Web Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Sterling
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 2 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 2 (100.00%) Smoke Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Multichannel Retail
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Retail

Web Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Content Management
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Multichannel Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Smoke Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Sterling