Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 791 759 746
Rank change year-on-year -32 -13 -11
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 93 140 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 91 85
UK median daily rate £300 £300 £300
10th Percentile £246 £195 £200
90th Percentile £445 £406 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
UK median hourly rate - £39.37 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +31.23% -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 87155 88463 92228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.47% 83.90% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 58071 58482 59737
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.91% +3.25%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £631 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2066 2352 2726
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £49.88 £48.75 £47.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -2.04% +3.16% +18.75%

Web Testing
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Web Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Web Testing.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Testing in the UK

Web Testing
Top 14 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 6 months to 22 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 -30 86 £300 - 23
UK excluding London +5 75 £300 - 16
North of England +39 27 £275 -8.33% 9
South East +14 22 £350 +16.67% 3
London -51 18 £325 +3.17% 7
North East +63 12 £288 -15.44%
Midlands +24 12 £300 -17.24% 3
West Midlands +23 8 £278 -23.45% 1
Yorkshire +13 8 £257 -10.61% 5
Scotland -3 7 £300 +9.09%
North West -5 7 £275 +30.95% 4
South West +8 5 £300 -7.69% 1
East Midlands - 4 £438 - 2
East of England -12 2 £325 -14.75%

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for Web Testing.

1 57 (61.29%) Test Automation
2 55 (59.14%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (44.09%) Selenium
4 33 (35.48%) QA
5 29 (31.18%) Test Scripting
6 25 (26.88%) Regression Testing
7 24 (25.81%) Java
7 24 (25.81%) WebDriver
8 23 (24.73%) Manual Testing
9 21 (22.58%) Cucumber
10 20 (21.51%) User Acceptance Testing
11 19 (20.43%) Microsoft
12 18 (19.35%) Scrum
12 18 (19.35%) Ruby
12 18 (19.35%) Jenkins
13 17 (18.28%) TDD
13 17 (18.28%) Performance Testing
14 16 (17.20%) C#
14 16 (17.20%) Functional Testing
14 16 (17.20%) BDD
15 15 (16.13%) API Testing
15 15 (16.13%) JUnit
16 14 (15.05%) E-Commerce
16 14 (15.05%) Finance
16 14 (15.05%) WCAG
16 14 (15.05%) Games
16 14 (15.05%) Software Testing
16 14 (15.05%) Defect Tracking
16 14 (15.05%) Scala
17 13 (13.98%) Test Strategy

Web Testing
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 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.30%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.08%) CMS
2 1 (1.08%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.30%) IaaS
2 4 (4.30%) SaaS
3 3 (3.23%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.30%) PuTTY
1 4 (4.30%) WinSCP
2 3 (3.23%) HTTP
3 1 (1.08%) Extranet
3 1 (1.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.38%) Oracle Database
2 5 (5.38%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (4.30%) Big Data
3 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 41 (44.09%) Selenium
2 24 (25.81%) WebDriver
3 21 (22.58%) Cucumber
4 18 (19.35%) Jenkins
5 15 (16.13%) JUnit
6 13 (13.98%) RSpec
7 12 (12.90%) JIRA
8 11 (11.83%) SpecFlow
8 11 (11.83%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (10.75%) SoapUI
10 9 (9.68%) Visual Studio
11 6 (6.45%) HP UFT
12 5 (5.38%) LoadRunner
13 4 (4.30%) Ant
13 4 (4.30%) Eclipse
13 4 (4.30%) Git (software)
13 4 (4.30%) Oracle APEX
13 4 (4.30%) TestNG
14 3 (3.23%) Capybara
14 3 (3.23%) JMeter
General
1 14 (15.05%) Finance
1 14 (15.05%) Games
2 5 (5.38%) Retail
3 4 (4.30%) Advertising
4 2 (2.15%) Legal
5 1 (1.08%) Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.08%) Publishing
5 1 (1.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (44.09%) Analyst
1 41 (44.09%) Test Analyst
2 30 (32.26%) Tester
3 12 (12.90%) QA Tester
3 12 (12.90%) Test Engineer
4 11 (11.83%) Automation Tester
5 8 (8.60%) Test Automation Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) Software Tester
7 6 (6.45%) Manual Test Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) QA Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Web Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Web Test Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) QA Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) QA Test Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) Selenium Tester
8 5 (5.38%) Test Leader
9 4 (4.30%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 4 (4.30%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 3 (3.23%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.53%) XML
2 6 (6.45%) .NET
2 6 (6.45%) Web Services
3 5 (5.38%) Gherkin
4 4 (4.30%) JSON
5 3 (3.23%) XML Messaging
6 2 (2.15%) HTML
6 2 (2.15%) RESTful
6 2 (2.15%) YAML
7 1 (1.08%) COM
7 1 (1.08%) SOAP
7 1 (1.08%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.30%) User Experience
4 3 (3.23%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.15%) W3C
6 1 (1.08%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.45%) Linux
1 6 (6.45%) Windows
2 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (4.30%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.23%) Android
4 3 (3.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.08%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (61.29%) Test Automation
2 55 (59.14%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (31.18%) Test Scripting
4 25 (26.88%) Regression Testing
5 23 (24.73%) Manual Testing
6 20 (21.51%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (19.35%) Scrum
8 17 (18.28%) Performance Testing
8 17 (18.28%) TDD
9 16 (17.20%) BDD
9 16 (17.20%) Functional Testing
10 15 (16.13%) API Testing
11 14 (15.05%) Defect Tracking
11 14 (15.05%) E-Commerce
11 14 (15.05%) Software Testing
12 13 (13.98%) SDLC
12 13 (13.98%) Test Strategy
13 12 (12.90%) Integration Testing
13 12 (12.90%) Non-Functional Testing
14 11 (11.83%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.81%) Java
2 18 (19.35%) Ruby
3 16 (17.20%) C#
4 14 (15.05%) Scala
5 10 (10.75%) SQL
6 6 (6.45%) Python
7 4 (4.30%) F#
8 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.60%) ISEB
2 6 (6.45%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.08%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (35.48%) QA
2 14 (15.05%) WCAG
3 2 (2.15%) MiFID
4 1 (1.08%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (4.30%) vSphere
2 1 (1.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (20.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.60%) HP
3 6 (6.45%) Oracle
4 4 (4.30%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.30%) Sitecore
4 4 (4.30%) Software AG
4 4 (4.30%) VMware
4 4 (4.30%) webMethods
5 1 (1.08%) hybris
5 1 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.08%) SAP