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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 63 64 48
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 12 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.39% 0.51% 1.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.45% 5.80% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 6
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£425 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £343 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
142 69 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.49% 8.82% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 52 43
Average daily rate £400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £380 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £46.25 £38.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% +10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 29 January 2015.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 27 (100.00%) Selenium
2 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (48.15%) Scrum
4 11 (40.74%) Finance
5 10 (37.04%) WATIR
5 10 (37.04%) Open Source
6 9 (33.33%) Performance Testing
6 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 9 (33.33%) JMeter
7 8 (29.63%) Java
8 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
8 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
9 5 (18.52%) TDD
9 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
9 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
9 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
9 5 (18.52%) BDD
9 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
10 4 (14.81%) Hudson
10 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (14.81%) Maven
10 4 (14.81%) PHP
10 4 (14.81%) OO
10 4 (14.81%) C#
10 4 (14.81%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (11.11%) Windows
11 3 (11.11%) Linux
11 3 (11.11%) SQL
11 3 (11.11%) Ruby

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 27 (100.00%) Selenium
2 10 (37.04%) WATIR
3 9 (33.33%) JMeter
4 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
5 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
5 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
6 4 (14.81%) Hudson
6 4 (14.81%) Maven
6 4 (14.81%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (11.11%) Behat
7 3 (11.11%) TeamCity
8 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (7.41%) FitNesse
9 1 (3.70%) JUnit
9 1 (3.70%) JIRA
9 1 (3.70%) TestNG
9 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
9 1 (3.70%) Selenium IDE
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Tester
2 6 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Technical Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Test Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Architect
7 1 (3.70%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Test Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Test Automation Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) REST
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.70%) RESTful
2 1 (3.70%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Open Source
2 1 (3.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) Scrum
3 9 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
5 5 (18.52%) TDD
5 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
5 5 (18.52%) BDD
5 5 (18.52%) Waterfall
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.81%) OO
7 3 (11.11%) Build Automation
8 2 (7.41%) Test Planning
8 2 (7.41%) Automation Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Kanban
8 2 (7.41%) V-Model
8 2 (7.41%) Validation
8 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
9 1 (3.70%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) PHP
2 4 (14.81%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) Ruby
4 2 (7.41%) Perl
4 2 (7.41%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (7.41%) HND
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) SAP