The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 107 118 109
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 19 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.73% 0.25% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.98% 3.09% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 11
Average daily rate
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£355 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £305 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WebDriver
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
238 194 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.20% 8.01% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 93 138
Average daily rate £400 £356 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £292 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +145.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Reading +6 14 £355 -32.38% 4
Slough +2 3 - -
WebDriver
South East

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 37 (97.37%) Selenium
2 27 (71.05%) C#
3 22 (57.89%) Test Automation
4 21 (55.26%) BDD
5 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (42.11%) Java
6 15 (39.47%) Test Scripting
7 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
7 13 (34.21%) QA
7 13 (34.21%) Cucumber
7 13 (34.21%) SpecFlow
8 12 (31.58%) Data Protection
8 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
9 10 (26.32%) Scrum
9 10 (26.32%) Regression Testing
10 9 (23.68%) VB
11 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
12 7 (18.42%) SOAP
13 6 (15.79%) SQL
13 6 (15.79%) TDD
13 6 (15.79%) XML
13 6 (15.79%) Apple iOS
13 6 (15.79%) Gherkin
13 6 (15.79%) User Stories
13 6 (15.79%) Android
14 5 (13.16%) Manual Testing
14 5 (13.16%) SoapUI
14 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
14 5 (13.16%) HTML
15 4 (10.53%) Web Services

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.89%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.63%) Confluence
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.63%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) DHCP
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
1 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) DB2
1 3 (7.89%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 37 (97.37%) Selenium
2 13 (34.21%) Cucumber
2 13 (34.21%) SpecFlow
3 5 (13.16%) SoapUI
4 4 (10.53%) JBehave
5 3 (7.89%) Subversion
6 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
6 2 (5.26%) HP UFT
6 2 (5.26%) JMeter
7 1 (2.63%) Maven
7 1 (2.63%) JIRA
7 1 (2.63%) JUnit
7 1 (2.63%) TestNG
7 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.63%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.63%) Appium
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (76.32%) Tester
2 19 (50.00%) Analyst
2 19 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 13 (34.21%) Automation Tester
4 9 (23.68%) Regression Tester
5 7 (18.42%) Software Tester
6 6 (15.79%) Selenium Tester
7 4 (10.53%) Test Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) QA Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Automated Tester
9 2 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Automated Test Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) QA Automation Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Automation Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Senior C# Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Agile Test Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) C# Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Test Manager
10 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) SOAP
2 6 (15.79%) XML
2 6 (15.79%) Gherkin
3 5 (13.16%) HTML
4 4 (10.53%) Web Services
4 4 (10.53%) RESTful
5 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
5 3 (7.89%) Flash
5 3 (7.89%) .NET
5 3 (7.89%) J2EE
6 2 (5.26%) CSS
6 2 (5.26%) REST
7 1 (2.63%) CSS3
7 1 (2.63%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.63%) HTML5
7 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.63%) Wiki
4 1 (2.63%) Online Games
4 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.63%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Android
1 6 (15.79%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.89%) UNIX
3 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Test Automation
2 21 (55.26%) BDD
3 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (39.47%) Test Scripting
5 12 (31.58%) Data Protection
6 10 (26.32%) Regression Testing
6 10 (26.32%) Scrum
7 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
8 6 (15.79%) TDD
8 6 (15.79%) User Stories
9 5 (13.16%) Manual Testing
10 4 (10.53%) System Testing
11 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (7.89%) Document Management
11 3 (7.89%) Coaching
12 2 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
12 2 (5.26%) Functional Testing
12 2 (5.26%) Automation Testing
12 2 (5.26%) Kanban
12 2 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) C#
2 16 (42.11%) Java
3 9 (23.68%) VB
4 6 (15.79%) SQL
5 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.89%) Ruby
7 2 (5.26%) Python
8 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.63%) PHP
8 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
2 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) ISTQB
4 3 (7.89%) Degree
4 3 (7.89%) ISEB
4 3 (7.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (34.21%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Squid
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.63%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.26%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) HP
2 2 (5.26%) CA
3 1 (2.63%) Remedy
3 1 (2.63%) VMware
3 1 (2.63%) BMC
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) SAP