The first table below looks at the demand for WebDriver skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 115 107 133
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +26
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 5 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.67% 0.064%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.51% 6.53% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £388 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +26.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
199 245 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.91% 10.19% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 118 79
Average daily rate £333 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £28.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 - £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
WebDriver
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WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebDriver across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

WebDriver
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebDriver across the Berkshire region.

WebDriver Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

WebDriver
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebDriver across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 2 £235 - 2
Bracknell - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
WebDriver
South East

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing WebDriver also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebDriver.

1 13 (100.00%) Selenium
2 8 (61.54%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 5 (38.46%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) QA
4 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
4 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
5 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
5 4 (30.77%) ISEB
5 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
5 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
6 3 (23.08%) Ruby
6 3 (23.08%) TDD
6 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) HP
6 3 (23.08%) JUnit
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) Python
6 3 (23.08%) Perl
6 3 (23.08%) VB
6 3 (23.08%) Time Management
6 3 (23.08%) Kanban
6 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
6 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) BDD
6 3 (23.08%) Test Management
6 3 (23.08%) TestNG

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing WebDriver also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WebDriver. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (23.08%) TestNG
2 3 (23.08%) JUnit
3 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (7.69%) Calabash
4 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) QA Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Automated Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) DTV
1 1 (7.69%) GIS
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Scrum
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
2 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
3 4 (30.77%) E-Commerce
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Time Management
4 3 (23.08%) Kanban
4 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) Test Management
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 2 (15.38%) CRM
5 2 (15.38%) Code Coverage
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) Perl
3 3 (23.08%) VB
3 3 (23.08%) Python
3 3 (23.08%) Ruby
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB
1 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Appcelerator
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Sun
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