The median contractor rate for a Web Test Analyst was £331 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 600 620 586
Rank change year-on-year +20 -34  
Contract jobs requiring a Web Test Analyst 10 31 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.058% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.061% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 25
Median daily rate £331 £290 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.22% +1.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £193 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £270 £280
% change year-on-year +20.37% -3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44648 51085 52304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28819 33278 32902
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1391 1532 1988
Median hourly rate £18.69 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Web Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Web Test Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 12 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 3 months to 28 June 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
England +17 10 £331 +14.22% 4
London +4 4 £375 +25.00% 1
East of England 0 3 £313 +24.37%
Luton - 2 £319 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £319 -
North West +17 1 - - 2
Manchester +13 1 - - 2
South West -2 1 £350 -
West Midlands - 1 £338 - 1
Bristol - 1 £350 -
Birmingham - 1 £338 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £240 -

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Manual Testing
3 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (45.00%) Web Testing
5 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
6 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
7 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
8 5 (25.00%) JIRA
8 5 (25.00%) QA
8 5 (25.00%) CMS
9 4 (20.00%) SQL
9 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
10 3 (15.00%) Issue Tracking
10 3 (15.00%) Defect Management
10 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
10 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
10 3 (15.00%) Selenium
10 3 (15.00%) Android
10 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
10 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
10 3 (15.00%) Retail
10 3 (15.00%) Content Management
10 3 (15.00%) Windows
10 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (15.00%) ISEB
10 3 (15.00%) Scrum
11 2 (10.00%) Finance
11 2 (10.00%) Internet
11 2 (10.00%) IBM
11 2 (10.00%) Java

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 5 (25.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (25.00%) JIRA
3 3 (15.00%) Selenium
3 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (10.00%) Gatling
4 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Android
1 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) Manual Testing
3 10 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (45.00%) Web Testing
5 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
6 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
8 3 (15.00%) Content Management
8 3 (15.00%) Defect Management
8 3 (15.00%) Issue Tracking
8 3 (15.00%) Scrum
8 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
9 2 (10.00%) Case Management
9 2 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Multichannel Retail
9 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Smoke Testing
9 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (5.00%) VMware