The median contractor rate for a Web Tester was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Tester
UK
Rank 585 612 588
Rank change year-on-year +27 -24  
Contract jobs requiring a Web Tester 11 30 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.057% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.059% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 24
Median daily rate £325 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £285 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £525 £322
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £225
% change year-on-year +8.33% +33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £20.30 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +47.63%  
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. 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 42950 50452 49894
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.19% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27813 32635 30138
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1582 1977
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Web Tester
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Tester in the UK

Web Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Tester in the UK

Web Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Tester over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Tester in the UK

Web Tester
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Tester in the UK

Web Tester
Top 13 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +17 11 £325 +8.33% 8
South East +27 4 £350 +19.65% 1
London +25 4 £258 -50.95% 2
High Wycombe - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
South West -4 2 £300 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £300 -
Cheltenham - 2 £300 -
North West +28 1 £363 -13.17% 2
Manchester +8 1 £363 -13.17% 1
East Sussex +5 1 £350 +22.80%
Croydon - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 £350 -

Web Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 featuring Web Tester in the job title.

1 18 (66.67%) QA
2 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (44.44%) Selenium
4 10 (37.04%) SQL
5 9 (33.33%) JIRA
6 7 (25.93%) Java
6 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
6 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Software Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Web Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
7 6 (22.22%) WebDriver
8 5 (18.52%) BDD
8 5 (18.52%) Functional Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
8 5 (18.52%) .NET
9 4 (14.81%) SOAP
9 4 (14.81%) Web Services
9 4 (14.81%) Internet
9 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
9 4 (14.81%) TDD
9 4 (14.81%) Scrum
9 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
9 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
9 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
9 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
9 4 (14.81%) Automation Testing
9 4 (14.81%) SoapUI

Web Tester Skill Set
Top Related 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 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) PaaS
3 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) DB2
3 1 (3.70%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Selenium
2 9 (33.33%) JIRA
3 6 (22.22%) WebDriver
4 4 (14.81%) Cucumber
4 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
4 4 (14.81%) SoapUI
5 3 (11.11%) LoadRunner
6 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
6 2 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (3.70%) Appium
7 1 (3.70%) Burp Suite
7 1 (3.70%) Capybara
7 1 (3.70%) Firebug
7 1 (3.70%) FitNesse
7 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
7 1 (3.70%) Hudson
7 1 (3.70%) JUnit
7 1 (3.70%) Protractor
7 1 (3.70%) Sahi
7 1 (3.70%) WATIR
General
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) SOAP
2 4 (14.81%) Web Services
3 3 (11.11%) HTML
3 3 (11.11%) XML
4 2 (7.41%) Gherkin
4 2 (7.41%) OAuth
4 2 (7.41%) REST
5 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.70%) Apache CXF
5 1 (3.70%) CSS
5 1 (3.70%) J2EE
5 1 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (3.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Android
1 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Automated Testing
3 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
3 6 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 6 (22.22%) Web Testing
4 5 (18.52%) BDD
4 5 (18.52%) Functional Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
5 4 (14.81%) Automation Testing
5 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
5 4 (14.81%) Scrum
5 4 (14.81%) TDD
5 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
5 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
5 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Content Management
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) Java
2 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.41%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) ANSI SQL
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
2 3 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Section 508
2 1 (3.70%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) IBM
2 2 (7.41%) IBM Sterling
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe
3 1 (3.70%) hybris
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Seven Principles Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £335 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Barnsley Borough Council
Rate: £33,437 - £36,379
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