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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 60 57 58
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 15 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.63% 0.72% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.62% 7.04% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 4
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £345 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
156 71 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.90% 10.16% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 56 38
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 December 2014.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 29 (100.00%) Selenium
2 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (51.72%) Scrum
4 13 (44.83%) Finance
5 12 (41.38%) JMeter
5 12 (41.38%) WATIR
5 12 (41.38%) Open Source
6 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
6 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
6 11 (37.93%) Performance Testing
7 8 (27.59%) Java
8 6 (20.69%) BDD
9 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
9 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
9 5 (17.24%) Cucumber
9 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
9 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
9 5 (17.24%) TDD
10 4 (13.79%) Maven
10 4 (13.79%) QA
10 4 (13.79%) C#
10 4 (13.79%) PHP
10 4 (13.79%) Hudson
11 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
11 3 (10.34%) Behat
11 3 (10.34%) Build Automation
11 3 (10.34%) SQL
11 3 (10.34%) Windows
11 3 (10.34%) Linux
11 3 (10.34%) Ruby

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 29 (100.00%) Selenium
2 12 (41.38%) JMeter
2 12 (41.38%) WATIR
3 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
3 5 (17.24%) Cucumber
3 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
4 4 (13.79%) Maven
4 4 (13.79%) Hudson
5 3 (10.34%) Behat
6 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (6.90%) FitNesse
6 2 (6.90%) TestNG
6 2 (6.90%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (6.90%) JUnit
6 2 (6.90%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Tester
2 6 (20.69%) Test Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Technical Tester
3 5 (17.24%) Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Test Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Test Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Test Automation Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Test Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) REST
2 1 (3.45%) RESTful
2 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Open Source
2 1 (3.45%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) Scrum
3 11 (37.93%) Performance Testing
4 6 (20.69%) BDD
5 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
5 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
5 5 (17.24%) TDD
6 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
6 3 (10.34%) Build Automation
7 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Validation
7 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.90%) V-Model
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.90%) Kanban
7 2 (6.90%) OO
7 2 (6.90%) Automation Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Test Planning
7 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.45%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) Java
2 4 (13.79%) C#
2 4 (13.79%) PHP
3 3 (10.34%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) Ruby
4 2 (6.90%) Python
4 2 (6.90%) Perl
5 1 (3.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
1 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) ISEB
2 2 (6.90%) HND
2 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) SAP