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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 61 65 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 9 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.02% 0.45% 2.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.65% 3.08% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 17
Average daily rate £400 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £327 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £375 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 - -
WebDriver
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
104 130 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.80% 14.69% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 88 82
Average daily rate £380 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.04 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.74% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £35.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £40.00 £35.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

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 30 April 2016.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 9 (100.00%) SpecFlow
2 8 (88.89%) Behat
2 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 8 (88.89%) Cucumber
2 8 (88.89%) JIRA
2 8 (88.89%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) Ruby
2 8 (88.89%) Capybara
2 8 (88.89%) Rally
3 5 (55.56%) Software Delivery
3 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
3 5 (55.56%) OO
3 5 (55.56%) ISEB
3 5 (55.56%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (55.56%) WATIR
4 4 (44.44%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) Finance
5 1 (11.11%) Games
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) Kanban
5 1 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Gherkin

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) SpecFlow
2 8 (88.89%) Capybara
2 8 (88.89%) Cucumber
2 8 (88.89%) Git (software)
2 8 (88.89%) JIRA
3 5 (55.56%) WATIR
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Test Automation Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Test Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Behat
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (55.56%) GAP Analysis
2 5 (55.56%) OO
2 5 (55.56%) Software Delivery
2 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) Ruby
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) ISEB
1 5 (55.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) SDET
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Rally