The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Testing
UK
Rank 545 582 574
Rank change year-on-year +37 -8  
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 54 46 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.087% 0.090%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 29 39
Median daily rate £300 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £415 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £350 £255
% change year-on-year -14.28% +37.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37155 43761 41746
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.08% 82.85% 79.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 24488 28705 25865
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 940 1103 1195
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Web Testing
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Web Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Web Testing in the UK

Web Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Testing in the UK

Web Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Web Testing over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Web Testing in the UK

Web Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Testing in the UK

Web Testing
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 23 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 +40 51 £300 -14.28% 25
Newcastle upon Tyne +17 21 £320 -
North East +13 21 £320 -
Tyne and Wear +7 21 £320 -
London +16 9 £375 -4.76% 8
South East +16 6 £325 +10.35% 6
North West +14 5 £333 -9.95% 4
Manchester +14 5 £333 -9.95% 3
West Yorkshire - 4 £275 - 4
Yorkshire - 4 £275 - 4
West Midlands +15 3 £263 -2.32%
Leeds - 3 £275 - 2
Surrey +18 2 - - 1
Scotland - 2 £350 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £263 -
Brighton - 2 £350 -
East Sussex - 2 £350 -
Berkshire +21 1 £110 -51.11%
South West +1 1 - - 2
Devon -3 1 - -
East Midlands -5 1 - - 1
East of England -9 1 £363 +3.57%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £300 -
Nottingham - 1 - - 1
Telford - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £363 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £400 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £300 -

Web Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 with a requirement for Web Testing.

1 88 (73.95%) Agile Software Development
1 88 (73.95%) Selenium
2 76 (63.87%) WebDriver
3 61 (51.26%) Test Scripting
3 61 (51.26%) Cucumber
4 59 (49.58%) Jenkins
4 59 (49.58%) Test Automation
5 56 (47.06%) QA
6 53 (44.54%) Automation Testing
7 52 (43.70%) TDD
8 51 (42.86%) Automated Testing
9 47 (39.50%) Defect Tracking
10 46 (38.66%) RSpec
10 46 (38.66%) JUnit
11 45 (37.82%) Scala
12 34 (28.57%) Java
13 30 (25.21%) User Stories
13 30 (25.21%) Test Strategy
14 29 (24.37%) Games
14 29 (24.37%) SQL
14 29 (24.37%) WCAG
14 29 (24.37%) JSON
15 25 (21.01%) BDD
15 25 (21.01%) C#
16 23 (19.33%) Ruby
17 22 (18.49%) JIRA
18 18 (15.13%) Performance Testing
18 18 (15.13%) Python
19 17 (14.29%) HTML
20 15 (12.61%) Gherkin

Web Testing
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 6 (5.04%) CMS
2 3 (2.52%) Confluence
3 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.68%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.84%) Apache
4 1 (0.84%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (2.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) GitHub
1 2 (1.68%) IaaS
1 2 (1.68%) SaaS
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.84%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.56%) HTTP
2 1 (0.84%) DNS
2 1 (0.84%) Internet
2 1 (0.84%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.56%) Relational Database
1 9 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.52%) MySQL
3 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 88 (73.95%) Selenium
2 76 (63.87%) WebDriver
3 61 (51.26%) Cucumber
4 59 (49.58%) Jenkins
5 46 (38.66%) JUnit
5 46 (38.66%) RSpec
6 22 (18.49%) JIRA
7 9 (7.56%) Git (software)
8 8 (6.72%) TeamCity
9 7 (5.88%) Capybara
10 6 (5.04%) SoapUI
11 5 (4.20%) Protractor
11 5 (4.20%) SpecFlow
11 5 (4.20%) Visual Studio
12 4 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (3.36%) WATIR
13 3 (2.52%) Jasmine
13 3 (2.52%) Karma Test Runner
13 3 (2.52%) Subversion
14 2 (1.68%) Calabash
General
1 29 (24.37%) Games
2 12 (10.08%) Finance
3 5 (4.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.84%) Back Office
4 1 (0.84%) Banking
4 1 (0.84%) Marketing
4 1 (0.84%) Publishing
4 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (34.45%) Tester
2 40 (33.61%) Test Engineer
3 37 (31.09%) QA Engineer
4 31 (26.05%) Analyst
4 31 (26.05%) QA Test Engineer
4 31 (26.05%) Test Analyst
5 28 (23.53%) Automation Tester
5 28 (23.53%) Quality Engineer
6 16 (13.45%) Selenium Tester
7 15 (12.61%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 13 (10.92%) Agile Tester
9 11 (9.24%) QA Tester
10 10 (8.40%) QA Automation Engineer
10 10 (8.40%) Test Automation Engineer
10 10 (8.40%) Web Analyst
10 10 (8.40%) Web Test Analyst
11 7 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
11 7 (5.88%) Developer
11 7 (5.88%) QA Automation Tester
12 6 (5.04%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (24.37%) JSON
2 17 (14.29%) HTML
3 15 (12.61%) Gherkin
3 15 (12.61%) XML
4 8 (6.72%) .NET
5 6 (5.04%) CSS
5 6 (5.04%) jQuery
6 4 (3.36%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.36%) HTML5
7 3 (2.52%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.52%) J2EE
7 3 (2.52%) Java EE
8 2 (1.68%) React
8 2 (1.68%) RESTful
8 2 (1.68%) SOAP
8 2 (1.68%) Spring
8 2 (1.68%) Spring MVC
8 2 (1.68%) Struts
8 2 (1.68%) Struts2
9 1 (0.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.76%) Smartphone
2 10 (8.40%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.04%) User Experience
4 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.84%) BBC
5 1 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.84%) Handset
5 1 (0.84%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.88%) Linux
2 4 (3.36%) Windows
3 2 (1.68%) Android
3 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.84%) Unix
4 1 (0.84%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.84%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (73.95%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (51.26%) Test Scripting
3 59 (49.58%) Test Automation
4 53 (44.54%) Automation Testing
5 52 (43.70%) TDD
6 51 (42.86%) Automated Testing
7 47 (39.50%) Defect Tracking
8 30 (25.21%) Test Strategy
8 30 (25.21%) User Stories
9 25 (21.01%) BDD
10 18 (15.13%) Performance Testing
11 15 (12.61%) Regression Testing
12 14 (11.76%) Manual Testing
13 12 (10.08%) Scrum
13 12 (10.08%) Software Testing
14 11 (9.24%) Integration Testing
15 9 (7.56%) API Testing
15 9 (7.56%) Defect Management
15 9 (7.56%) E-Commerce
15 9 (7.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (37.82%) Scala
2 34 (28.57%) Java
3 29 (24.37%) SQL
4 25 (21.01%) C#
5 23 (19.33%) Ruby
6 18 (15.13%) Python
7 9 (7.56%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.20%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.68%) ANSI SQL
10 1 (0.84%) C
10 1 (0.84%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (10.08%) ISTQB
2 10 (8.40%) ISEB
3 5 (4.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.52%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (47.06%) QA
2 29 (24.37%) WCAG
3 5 (4.20%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.36%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle
4 1 (0.84%) Capita
4 1 (0.84%) HP
4 1 (0.84%) Sybase
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