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 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 114 167 135
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -32
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 40 29 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.15% 0.53% 1.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.10% 4.14% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 27 73
Average daily rate £425 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £305 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £610 £475
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
London

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
563 700 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.12% 12.73% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 532 636
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -5.26%
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 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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016, 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 52 (92.86%) Selenium
2 50 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (57.14%) Cucumber
4 31 (55.36%) BDD
5 29 (51.79%) Test Automation
6 25 (44.64%) Java
7 22 (39.29%) QA
8 19 (33.93%) Pair Programming
9 18 (32.14%) TDD
10 16 (28.57%) JavaScript
11 15 (26.79%) HTML
11 15 (26.79%) Scrum
11 15 (26.79%) Automated Testing
12 13 (23.21%) CSS
12 13 (23.21%) Node.js
12 13 (23.21%) AngularJS
13 12 (21.43%) JIRA
14 11 (19.64%) Android
14 11 (19.64%) .NET
15 10 (17.86%) CSS3
15 10 (17.86%) HTML5
16 9 (16.07%) gulp
16 9 (16.07%) Apple iOS
16 9 (16.07%) Sass
16 9 (16.07%) User Experience
16 9 (16.07%) RESTful
16 9 (16.07%) C#
17 8 (14.29%) LESS
17 8 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 8 (14.29%) RabbitMQ

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 13 (23.21%) Node.js
2 5 (8.93%) Jetty
3 1 (1.79%) Confluence
3 1 (1.79%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) HTTP
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (5.36%) Big Data
2 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.57%) HPCC
3 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 52 (92.86%) Selenium
2 32 (57.14%) Cucumber
3 12 (21.43%) JIRA
4 9 (16.07%) gulp
5 7 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
6 6 (10.71%) SpecFlow
7 5 (8.93%) Selenium IDE
8 4 (7.14%) Appium
8 4 (7.14%) LoadRunner
8 4 (7.14%) SoapUI
8 4 (7.14%) Xcode
9 3 (5.36%) Maven
9 3 (5.36%) Robotium
9 3 (5.36%) TeamCity
9 3 (5.36%) Visual Studio
10 2 (3.57%) Hudson
10 2 (3.57%) Jasmine
10 2 (3.57%) Mocha
10 2 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Developer
2 16 (28.57%) QA Engineer
3 11 (19.64%) Senior QA Engineer
3 11 (19.64%) Test Engineer
4 10 (17.86%) QA Test Engineer
4 10 (17.86%) Senior Developer
4 10 (17.86%) Senior Test Engineer
5 9 (16.07%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (14.29%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 8 (14.29%) Tester
7 6 (10.71%) Analyst
7 6 (10.71%) Automation Tester
7 6 (10.71%) QA Automation Engineer
7 6 (10.71%) Test Analyst
8 5 (8.93%) Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) Test Automation Specialist
8 5 (8.93%) Test Specialist
9 4 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (7.14%) Developer in Test
9 4 (7.14%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.79%) HTML
2 13 (23.21%) AngularJS
2 13 (23.21%) CSS
3 11 (19.64%) .NET
4 10 (17.86%) CSS3
4 10 (17.86%) HTML5
5 9 (16.07%) RESTful
5 9 (16.07%) Sass
6 8 (14.29%) LESS
6 8 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (10.71%) RequireJS
8 5 (8.93%) Backbone.js
8 5 (8.93%) SOAP
8 5 (8.93%) Web Services
8 5 (8.93%) XML
9 4 (7.14%) Gherkin
10 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
10 3 (5.36%) Kafka
10 3 (5.36%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) User Experience
2 3 (5.36%) Fintech
2 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.79%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.79%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Android
2 9 (16.07%) Apple iOS
3 4 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.79%) Unix
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (55.36%) BDD
3 29 (51.79%) Test Automation
4 19 (33.93%) Pair Programming
5 18 (32.14%) TDD
6 15 (26.79%) Automated Testing
6 15 (26.79%) Scrum
7 7 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 6 (10.71%) Functional Testing
8 6 (10.71%) OO
8 6 (10.71%) Progressive Enhancement
8 6 (10.71%) Software Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.14%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (7.14%) Regression Testing
9 4 (7.14%) SOA
9 4 (7.14%) Software Delivery
10 3 (5.36%) System Testing
10 3 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (44.64%) Java
2 16 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 9 (16.07%) C#
4 7 (12.50%) SQL
5 6 (10.71%) Python
6 5 (8.93%) Scala
7 4 (7.14%) Ruby
8 2 (3.57%) Apex Code
8 2 (3.57%) SOQL
8 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.79%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.79%) ECMAScript
9 1 (1.79%) ES6
9 1 (1.79%) PHP
9 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) ISEB
1 6 (10.71%) ISTQB
2 4 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (39.29%) QA
2 4 (7.14%) SDET
3 2 (3.57%) WCAG
4 1 (1.79%) WAI
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) HP
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle
2 4 (7.14%) Atlassian
3 3 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.79%) comScore
5 1 (1.79%) hybris
5 1 (1.79%) Informatica
5 1 (1.79%) SAP
5 1 (1.79%) Zend
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago