The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.52% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£315 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WebDriver
South Wales

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

Development Applications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
41 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.76% 9.64% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 7
Average daily rate £325 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.64 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -2.70%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

WebDriver
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

WebDriver Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 10 (100.00%) Selenium
2 8 (80.00%) BDD
2 8 (80.00%) Java
3 7 (70.00%) Web Services
3 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (50.00%) RESTful
5 5 (50.00%) JIRA
5 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 5 (50.00%) JBehave
5 5 (50.00%) Maven
5 5 (50.00%) SOA
5 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
6 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
6 4 (40.00%) XML
6 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 4 (40.00%) SOAP
6 4 (40.00%) Scrum
6 4 (40.00%) Banking
6 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (30.00%) Subversion
7 3 (30.00%) Test Management
7 3 (30.00%) TDD
7 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (30.00%) Finance
7 3 (30.00%) Oracle
7 3 (30.00%) Ant
7 3 (30.00%) JUnit

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
1 2 (20.00%) SSL
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (50.00%) Maven
2 5 (50.00%) JIRA
2 5 (50.00%) JBehave
2 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (30.00%) Subversion
3 3 (30.00%) Ant
3 3 (30.00%) JUnit
4 2 (20.00%) TestNG
4 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (20.00%) Hudson
4 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (20.00%) Mercurial
4 2 (20.00%) Calabash
4 2 (20.00%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (20.00%) eggPlant
5 1 (10.00%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (10.00%) JMeter
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Automated Test Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) RESTful
3 4 (40.00%) SOAP
3 4 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (20.00%) JSON
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (10.00%) AS400
3 1 (10.00%) iSeries
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) BDD
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (50.00%) SOA
5 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Test Management
6 3 (30.00%) TDD
6 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Mobile Commerce
7 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (10.00%) Kanban
8 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) XQuery
4 2 (20.00%) XPath
4 2 (20.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Informatica
3 1 (10.00%) IBM