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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 68 56 59
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 4 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.47% 1.49% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.20% 13.08% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% +0.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
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
125 107 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.53% 11.40% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 81 45
Average daily rate £375 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £252 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Average hourly rate £36.40 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) Selenium
2 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
4 6 (33.33%) Open Source
4 6 (33.33%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 5 (27.78%) JMeter
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) Java
5 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
5 5 (27.78%) WATIR
5 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
6 4 (22.22%) C#
6 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 4 (22.22%) OO
6 4 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (16.67%) Maven
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (16.67%) TeamCity
7 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
7 3 (16.67%) BDD
7 3 (16.67%) Ruby
7 3 (16.67%) Hudson
7 3 (16.67%) REST
8 2 (11.11%) Build Automation
8 2 (11.11%) QA
8 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 2 (11.11%) TestNG

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (27.78%) JMeter
3 5 (27.78%) WATIR
4 4 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
5 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 3 (16.67%) Hudson
5 3 (16.67%) TeamCity
5 3 (16.67%) Maven
6 2 (11.11%) JUnit
6 2 (11.11%) TestNG
7 1 (5.56%) FitNesse
7 1 (5.56%) Behat
7 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (5.56%) MSTest
7 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
7 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
7 1 (5.56%) NUnit
7 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Test Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Technical Tester
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Test Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Test Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
3 1 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (5.56%) AWS Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
3 6 (33.33%) Scrum
4 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 4 (22.22%) OO
6 3 (16.67%) BDD
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.11%) Build Automation
7 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 2 (11.11%) TDD
8 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Code Coverage
8 1 (5.56%) MVC
8 1 (5.56%) Validation
8 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) Ruby
4 2 (11.11%) PHP
4 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) Perl
5 1 (5.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) SC Cleared
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.56%) HND
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft