The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 154 192 197
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +5
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 42 39 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.71% 0.53% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.23% 4.51% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 36 26
Average daily rate
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£400 £394 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% +5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £319 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £475 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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 City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
803 865 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.63% 11.75% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 653 582
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £36.25 £57.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.40% +67.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.27% -3.33%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WebDriver
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

WebDriver Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WebDriver
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebDriver across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 95 (86.36%) Selenium
2 72 (65.45%) Java
3 48 (43.64%) Cucumber
4 44 (40.00%) BDD
5 40 (36.36%) TDD
6 38 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (31.82%) E-Commerce
7 35 (31.82%) Test Automation
8 31 (28.18%) JavaScript
9 30 (27.27%) QA
10 29 (26.36%) Automation Testing
11 28 (25.45%) HTML
12 25 (22.73%) C#
12 25 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (20.91%) Test Scripting
13 23 (20.91%) CSS
14 22 (20.00%) Scrum
15 21 (19.09%) Computer Science
16 20 (18.18%) HTML5
17 19 (17.27%) ISEB
17 19 (17.27%) ISTQB
18 18 (16.36%) Ruby
18 18 (16.36%) SQL
18 18 (16.36%) Jenkins
19 15 (13.64%) AngularJS
19 15 (13.64%) RESTful
19 15 (13.64%) Finance
20 14 (12.73%) TeamCity
21 13 (11.82%) Logistics
21 13 (11.82%) Banking

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (2.73%) CMS
2 2 (1.82%) Drupal
3 1 (0.91%) Alfresco
3 1 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.91%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.91%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 4 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.91%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) GitHub
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.91%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.27%) HTTP
2 4 (3.64%) Internet
3 1 (0.91%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.27%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.55%) MySQL
4 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.82%) DB2
5 2 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.82%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 95 (86.36%) Selenium
2 48 (43.64%) Cucumber
3 18 (16.36%) Jenkins
4 14 (12.73%) TeamCity
5 11 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 11 (10.00%) Grunt
5 11 (10.00%) Bower
6 8 (7.27%) SoapUI
6 8 (7.27%) SpecFlow
6 8 (7.27%) JMeter
7 7 (6.36%) Hudson
7 7 (6.36%) JBehave
7 7 (6.36%) Calabash
8 6 (5.45%) Visual Studio
8 6 (5.45%) Subversion
8 6 (5.45%) JIRA
8 6 (5.45%) WATIR
9 5 (4.55%) FitNesse
9 5 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (4.55%) Robotium
General
1 15 (13.64%) Finance
2 13 (11.82%) Banking
2 13 (11.82%) Retail
3 5 (4.55%) Investment Banking
3 5 (4.55%) Front Office
4 3 (2.73%) Legal
5 1 (0.91%) Advertising
5 1 (0.91%) Games
5 1 (0.91%) Marketing
5 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (33.64%) Developer
2 31 (28.18%) Tester
3 20 (18.18%) Analyst
3 20 (18.18%) Automation Tester
4 19 (17.27%) Test Analyst
5 8 (7.27%) Web Developer
5 8 (7.27%) Automation Analyst
6 7 (6.36%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) Test Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) QA Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) QA Tester
6 7 (6.36%) Automation Test Analyst
7 6 (5.45%) Selenium Tester
8 5 (4.55%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) Senior Tester
9 4 (3.64%) C# Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Hybris Developer
10 3 (2.73%) QA Automation Engineer
10 3 (2.73%) Mobile Tester
10 3 (2.73%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.45%) HTML
2 23 (20.91%) CSS
3 20 (18.18%) HTML5
4 15 (13.64%) RESTful
4 15 (13.64%) AngularJS
5 13 (11.82%) Web Services
6 12 (10.91%) .NET
7 10 (9.09%) XML
8 9 (8.18%) JSON
9 8 (7.27%) Apache Flex
9 8 (7.27%) CSS3
10 7 (6.36%) Spring
10 7 (6.36%) SOAP
11 6 (5.45%) jQuery
12 5 (4.55%) Spring Integration
12 5 (4.55%) Hibernate
13 4 (3.64%) REST
13 4 (3.64%) FIX Protocol
14 3 (2.73%) Backbone.js
14 3 (2.73%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.09%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (8.18%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.27%) Open Source
4 3 (2.73%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.73%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.73%) RIA
4 3 (2.73%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.82%) Data Conversion
5 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.82%) Streaming Video
5 2 (1.82%) Video on Demand
5 2 (1.82%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.91%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.91%) Replication
6 1 (0.91%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.91%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.91%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.91%) Android
2 10 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.55%) Linux
4 2 (1.82%) UNIX
5 1 (0.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.00%) BDD
2 40 (36.36%) TDD
3 38 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (31.82%) E-Commerce
4 35 (31.82%) Test Automation
5 29 (26.36%) Automation Testing
6 25 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (20.91%) Test Scripting
8 22 (20.00%) Scrum
9 13 (11.82%) Regression Testing
9 13 (11.82%) Logistics
10 10 (9.09%) OO
11 8 (7.27%) SOA
11 8 (7.27%) MVC
11 8 (7.27%) Software Engineering
11 8 (7.27%) Kanban
12 7 (6.36%) User Stories
13 6 (5.45%) Low Latency
13 6 (5.45%) Pair Programming
14 5 (4.55%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (65.45%) Java
2 31 (28.18%) JavaScript
3 25 (22.73%) C#
4 18 (16.36%) SQL
4 18 (16.36%) Ruby
5 7 (6.36%) Groovy
6 6 (5.45%) Python
7 4 (3.64%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.64%) Perl
8 3 (2.73%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.73%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.82%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.91%) Scala
10 1 (0.91%) C
10 1 (0.91%) VB
10 1 (0.91%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (17.27%) ISEB
1 19 (17.27%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.64%) Degree
3 3 (2.73%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (8.18%) Adobe
2 6 (5.45%) HP
3 5 (4.55%) Oracle
4 4 (3.64%) hybris
5 2 (1.82%) Teradata
5 2 (1.82%) Informatica
6 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.91%) Telerik
6 1 (0.91%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.91%) Microsoft
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