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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 107 119 104
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 19 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.74% 0.24% 0.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.92% 2.99% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 14
Average daily rate
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£355 £375 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £305 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
240 201 246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.40% 7.99% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 96 119
Average daily rate £400 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £440 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 August 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 August 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% 2
Slough -2 2 - -
WebDriver
South East

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 44 (97.78%) Selenium
2 30 (66.67%) C#
3 25 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 25 (55.56%) BDD
4 21 (46.67%) Test Scripting
5 20 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 19 (42.22%) SC Cleared
7 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (37.78%) Java
8 17 (37.78%) Cucumber
8 17 (37.78%) QA
9 14 (31.11%) Regression Testing
10 12 (26.67%) VB
10 12 (26.67%) SpecFlow
11 10 (22.22%) Data Protection
12 9 (20.00%) Scrum
13 7 (15.56%) TDD
13 7 (15.56%) SQL
13 7 (15.56%) XML
13 7 (15.56%) Gherkin
14 6 (13.33%) User Stories
14 6 (13.33%) Apple iOS
14 6 (13.33%) Android
14 6 (13.33%) SOAP
14 6 (13.33%) HTML
14 6 (13.33%) Automated Testing
15 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
15 5 (11.11%) Web Services
15 5 (11.11%) SoapUI
16 4 (8.89%) RESTful

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.22%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.22%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) DHCP
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
1 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) DB2
1 3 (6.67%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 44 (97.78%) Selenium
2 17 (37.78%) Cucumber
3 12 (26.67%) SpecFlow
4 5 (11.11%) SoapUI
5 4 (8.89%) JBehave
6 3 (6.67%) JMeter
6 3 (6.67%) Subversion
7 2 (4.44%) Maven
7 2 (4.44%) JUnit
7 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
7 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.22%) TestNG
8 1 (2.22%) Appium
8 1 (2.22%) MSBuild
8 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.22%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.22%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Games
3 1 (2.22%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (71.11%) Tester
2 21 (46.67%) Analyst
2 21 (46.67%) Test Analyst
3 12 (26.67%) Automation Tester
4 11 (24.44%) Software Tester
5 9 (20.00%) Regression Tester
6 6 (13.33%) Selenium Tester
7 4 (8.89%) Test Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) QA Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Test Leader
8 3 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Automated Tester
9 2 (4.44%) Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Automation Engineer
10 1 (2.22%) QA Automation Engineer
10 1 (2.22%) Agile Test Analyst
10 1 (2.22%) Senior C# Developer
10 1 (2.22%) C# Developer
10 1 (2.22%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.22%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) XML
1 7 (15.56%) Gherkin
2 6 (13.33%) SOAP
2 6 (13.33%) HTML
3 5 (11.11%) Web Services
4 4 (8.89%) .NET
4 4 (8.89%) RESTful
5 3 (6.67%) J2EE
5 3 (6.67%) Flash
6 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.44%) CSS
7 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.22%) HTML5
7 1 (2.22%) REST
7 1 (2.22%) CSS3
7 1 (2.22%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.22%) WCF
7 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) DTV
3 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.22%) Wiki
3 1 (2.22%) Online Games
3 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Android
1 6 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.67%) UNIX
3 2 (4.44%) Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) Test Automation
1 25 (55.56%) BDD
2 21 (46.67%) Test Scripting
3 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (31.11%) Regression Testing
5 10 (22.22%) Data Protection
6 9 (20.00%) Scrum
7 7 (15.56%) TDD
8 6 (13.33%) Automated Testing
8 6 (13.33%) User Stories
9 4 (8.89%) System Testing
10 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.67%) Manual Testing
10 3 (6.67%) Document Management
10 3 (6.67%) Software Testing
10 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (6.67%) Automation Testing
10 3 (6.67%) Coaching
11 2 (4.44%) Test Planning
11 2 (4.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (66.67%) C#
2 17 (37.78%) Java
3 12 (26.67%) VB
4 7 (15.56%) SQL
5 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.67%) Ruby
7 2 (4.44%) Python
8 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.22%) PHP
8 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.22%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 20 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 19 (42.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (8.89%) ISEB
3 4 (8.89%) ISTQB
4 3 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (37.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Squid
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.22%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.22%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (2.22%) BMC
2 1 (2.22%) CA
2 1 (2.22%) Remedy
2 1 (2.22%) VMware
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) SAP
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