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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 119 120 133
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 10 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.35% 0.041% 0.097%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.80% 0.39% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Average daily rate £288 £363 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% +31.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +14.78%
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
263 257 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.22% 10.46% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 97 89
Average daily rate £325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £228 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
WebDriver
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 3 £300 -
Slough - 3 £238 - 1
Bracknell - 1 - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
WebDriver
South East

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (88.24%) Selenium
2 7 (41.18%) Cucumber
3 6 (35.29%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) C#
4 5 (29.41%) Java
5 4 (23.53%) Software Deployment
5 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
5 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
5 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
5 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
5 4 (23.53%) ISEB
5 4 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (17.65%) CRM
6 3 (17.65%) BDD
6 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
6 3 (17.65%) QA
6 3 (17.65%) JIRA
6 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
7 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
7 2 (11.76%) NUnit
7 2 (11.76%) Scrum
8 1 (5.88%) GIS

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (88.24%) Selenium
2 7 (41.18%) Cucumber
3 4 (23.53%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner
4 3 (17.65%) JIRA
4 3 (17.65%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
5 2 (11.76%) NUnit
6 1 (5.88%) JMeter
6 1 (5.88%) JUnit
6 1 (5.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
6 1 (5.88%) Calabash
6 1 (5.88%) JBehave
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
1 8 (47.06%) Test Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Automation Test Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Automation Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Tester
3 3 (17.65%) QA Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Automated Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) J2EE
1 1 (5.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Software Deployment
1 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
1 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
1 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) CRM
2 3 (17.65%) BDD
2 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) OOP
4 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.88%) Build Automation
4 1 (5.88%) User Stories
4 1 (5.88%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C#
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
1 4 (23.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Sun
1 1 (5.88%) Appcelerator