Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Web Test Analyst was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 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 Test Analyst
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 852 854 787
Rank change year-on-year +2 -67 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Web Test Analyst 23 42 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.040% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.042% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 59
UK median daily rate £300 £300 £300
10th Percentile £250 £181 £250
90th Percentile £388 £388 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £225 £300
% change year-on-year +20.00% -25.00% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96141 99356 108750
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63392 64835 69190
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.41% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2869 3292 4137
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Web Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Web Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Web Test Analyst in the UK

Web Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Web Test Analyst.

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Test Analyst in the UK

Web Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Test Analyst over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Test Analyst in the UK

Web Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Test Analyst in the UK

Web Test Analyst
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Test Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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
England +2 22 £288 -4.17% 5
UK excluding London +17 17 £270 +20.00% 5
London -37 8 £308 +2.50%
South West +6 5 £315 +40.00%
East of England -11 5 £250 -28.57% 1
North of England +54 4 £270 +44.00% 2
Midlands +26 2 - -
North West +22 2 £373 +98.67%
Yorkshire +20 2 £270 +0.47% 2
East Midlands +10 2 - -
Scotland - 1 £325 -

Web Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Web Test Analyst 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 featuring Web Test Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
3 7 (30.43%) Manual Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Web Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Selenium
4 6 (26.09%) JIRA
4 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
5 5 (21.74%) ISEB
5 5 (21.74%) Java
5 5 (21.74%) Scrum
5 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Compatibility Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
5 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
5 5 (21.74%) SoapUI
5 5 (21.74%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (17.39%) Issue Tracking
6 4 (17.39%) QA
6 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (17.39%) TDD
6 4 (17.39%) Retail
6 4 (17.39%) SOAP
7 3 (13.04%) SQL
7 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
7 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
7 3 (13.04%) CMS
7 3 (13.04%) Banking
7 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing

Web Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (13.04%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Drupal
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) JIRA
1 6 (26.09%) Selenium
2 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
2 5 (21.74%) SoapUI
3 2 (8.70%) Gatling
4 1 (4.35%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.35%) LoadUI
4 1 (4.35%) Maven
4 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.35%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) SOAP
2 2 (8.70%) Gherkin
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) REST
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) Ajax
3 1 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) HTML5
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
3 1 (4.35%) JSON
3 1 (4.35%) WebSockets
3 1 (4.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
1 1 (4.35%) webOS
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
3 7 (30.43%) Manual Testing
4 6 (26.09%) E-Commerce
4 6 (26.09%) Web Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Compatibility Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Regression Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Scrum
5 5 (21.74%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Test Automation
6 4 (17.39%) Issue Tracking
6 4 (17.39%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (17.39%) TDD
6 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Exploratory Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
7 3 (13.04%) System Testing
7 3 (13.04%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) Scala
3 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) ISEB
2 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.35%) Guidewire
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Qubit
2 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.35%) Xamarin