The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 54 51 70
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +19
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 14 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.52% 0.65% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.38% 7.55% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 1
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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South West

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

Development Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
123 53 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.37% 8.65% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 40 57
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

WebDriver
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

WebDriver Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

WebDriver
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebDriver across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 31 (96.88%) Selenium
2 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (56.25%) Scrum
4 17 (53.13%) Finance
5 16 (50.00%) WATIR
6 15 (46.88%) JMeter
7 14 (43.75%) Performance Testing
7 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
7 14 (43.75%) Open Source
8 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
9 9 (28.13%) BDD
10 8 (25.00%) Maven
10 8 (25.00%) Java
11 7 (21.88%) TestNG
12 6 (18.75%) TDD
12 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
12 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
12 6 (18.75%) Security Testing
13 5 (15.63%) JIRA
13 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
14 3 (9.38%) Automation Testing
14 3 (9.38%) PHP
14 3 (9.38%) Linux
14 3 (9.38%) ISEB
14 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
14 3 (9.38%) Ruby
14 3 (9.38%) QA
15 2 (6.25%) FitNesse
15 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
1 1 (3.13%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) Mule
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 31 (96.88%) Selenium
2 16 (50.00%) WATIR
3 15 (46.88%) JMeter
4 8 (25.00%) Maven
5 7 (21.88%) TestNG
6 5 (15.63%) JIRA
6 5 (15.63%) Cucumber
7 2 (6.25%) FitNesse
7 2 (6.25%) JUnit
7 2 (6.25%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
7 2 (6.25%) Hudson
8 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
8 1 (3.13%) Behat
8 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
8 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
General
1 17 (53.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Electronics
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Tester
2 9 (28.13%) Technical Tester
3 8 (25.00%) Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Lead Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Technical Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Test Consultant
5 5 (15.63%) Consultant
6 4 (12.50%) Test Leader
7 2 (6.25%) UAT Tester
7 2 (6.25%) QA Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Automation Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Agile Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
1 2 (6.25%) RESTful
2 1 (3.13%) Spring Integration
2 1 (3.13%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.13%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) Spring
2 1 (3.13%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Open Source
2 2 (6.25%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) UNIX
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) Scrum
3 14 (43.75%) Performance Testing
4 9 (28.13%) BDD
5 6 (18.75%) TDD
5 6 (18.75%) Automated Testing
5 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
5 6 (18.75%) Security Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Automation Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.25%) Kanban
7 2 (6.25%) Web Testing
7 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.25%) Build Automation
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (9.38%) PHP
2 3 (9.38%) Ruby
3 2 (6.25%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) Perl
4 1 (3.13%) Python
4 1 (3.13%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) ISEB
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.13%) HND
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.13%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle