Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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 West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 205 211
Rank change year-on-year +13 +6 -6
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 5 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.089% 0.069% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.086% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
South West median daily rate £300 £325 £337
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -3.49% -3.79%
10th Percentile £265 £262 £280
90th Percentile £333 £338 £374
England median daily rate £300 £313 £300
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4570 4641 5272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.33% 79.92% 79.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2882 3120 3572
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £260 £238 £255
90th Percentile £556 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 269 254
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +48.08%
10th Percentile £12.19 £12.00 £13.86
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.76
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

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

Web Testing
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 Testing within the South West region over the 6 months to 18 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
Bristol -6 5 £300 +25.00%
Web Testing
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 West region with a requirement for Web Testing.

1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (20.00%) Software AG
3 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Intranet
3 1 (20.00%) Extranet
3 1 (20.00%) webMethods
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Ant
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Extranet
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
1 1 (20.00%) PuTTY
1 1 (20.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (20.00%) Ant
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) TestNG
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Web Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) API Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) F#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Software AG
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) webMethods