The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 27 April 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 116 111
Rank change year-on-year +24 -5  
Contract jobs citing Web Testing 5 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.36% 0.20% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.23% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 8
Median daily rate £275 - £244
UK excluding London median daily rate £316 £268 £260
% change year-on-year +18.22% +2.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1180 1728 1732
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 85.82% 84.58% 86.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 1226 1105
Median daily rate £413 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 39
Median hourly rate £10.89 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.26% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.79 £9.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.90 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

Web Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Web Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Web Testing in West Yorkshire

Web Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Web Testing in West Yorkshire

Web Testing
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Leeds +20 4 £275 - 1
Halifax - 1 £275 -
Web Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Web Testing.

1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 3 (37.50%) Web Design
3 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
3 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) JSON
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Scala
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (12.50%) RSpec

Web Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 1 (12.50%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) RSpec
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Web Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) QA Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Web Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Web Design
3 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Scala
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft