The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 3 months to 29 June 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 West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 139 138
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.066% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.084% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median daily rate - £203 -
England median daily rate £320 £300 £288
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median hourly rate - £40.00 -
England median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2237 2378 2464
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.82% 78.98% 78.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5228 5569 5784
South West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.22%  
10th Percentile £270 £275 £275
90th Percentile £569 £613 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 282 301
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  
10th Percentile £17.00 £19.75 £15.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.23 £55.00
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.36% +10.00%  

Web Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Testing in the South West

Web Testing
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 Testing in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Testing in the South West

Web Testing
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 Testing in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Testing in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 West region with a requirement for Web Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver

Web Testing
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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java