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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 160 131 172
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +41
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 30 79 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 1.23% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.26% 9.23% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 75 25
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
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
704 856 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.88% 13.30% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 653 601
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £56.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £47.50 £49.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.60 £47.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015, 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 71 (80.68%) Selenium
2 59 (67.05%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (54.55%) Cucumber
4 42 (47.73%) Java
5 36 (40.91%) BDD
6 33 (37.50%) HTML
7 32 (36.36%) JavaScript
8 29 (32.95%) TDD
9 28 (31.82%) QA
9 28 (31.82%) Test Automation
10 25 (28.41%) HTML5
10 25 (28.41%) Continuous Integration
11 23 (26.14%) AngularJS
12 22 (25.00%) RESTful
13 21 (23.86%) Git (software)
13 21 (23.86%) SQL
13 21 (23.86%) OO
14 19 (21.59%) CSS
14 19 (21.59%) C#
14 19 (21.59%) Banking
14 19 (21.59%) Scrum
14 19 (21.59%) Jenkins
15 18 (20.45%) Investment Banking
16 16 (18.18%) JUnit
16 16 (18.18%) XML
17 15 (17.05%) Grunt
17 15 (17.05%) Bower
17 15 (17.05%) CSS3
18 13 (14.77%) Responsive Web Design
18 13 (14.77%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 6 (6.82%) Node.js
2 4 (4.55%) Adobe CQ
2 4 (4.55%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) SaaS
2 1 (1.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.64%) Internet
2 8 (9.09%) HTTP
3 4 (4.55%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.27%) ATM
4 2 (2.27%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.55%) MongoDB
1 4 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.14%) MySQL
3 1 (1.14%) Big Data
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 71 (80.68%) Selenium
2 48 (54.55%) Cucumber
3 21 (23.86%) Git (software)
4 19 (21.59%) Jenkins
5 16 (18.18%) JUnit
6 15 (17.05%) Grunt
6 15 (17.05%) Bower
7 12 (13.64%) JBehave
8 11 (12.50%) SpecFlow
9 10 (11.36%) Hudson
10 9 (10.23%) JIRA
11 8 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (9.09%) TestNG
12 7 (7.95%) TeamCity
12 7 (7.95%) Subversion
13 6 (6.82%) Maven
13 6 (6.82%) Appium
14 5 (5.68%) JMeter
14 5 (5.68%) Fiddler
14 5 (5.68%) Calabash
General
1 19 (21.59%) Banking
2 18 (20.45%) Investment Banking
3 12 (13.64%) Finance
4 4 (4.55%) Retail
5 3 (3.41%) Front Office
5 3 (3.41%) Marketing
5 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.27%) Back Office
7 1 (1.14%) Electronics
7 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.14%) Publishing
7 1 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (45.45%) Developer
2 15 (17.05%) JavaScript Developer
3 12 (13.64%) Tester
4 11 (12.50%) AWS Developer
5 9 (10.23%) Automation Tester
5 9 (10.23%) Analyst
6 8 (9.09%) Test Analyst
7 7 (7.95%) QA Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Automation Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Test Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) QA Automation Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Test Leader
11 3 (3.41%) Selenium Tester
11 3 (3.41%) Hybris Developer
12 2 (2.27%) Test Specialist
13 1 (1.14%) QA Tester
13 1 (1.14%) Senior Test Engineer
13 1 (1.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (37.50%) HTML
2 25 (28.41%) HTML5
3 23 (26.14%) AngularJS
4 22 (25.00%) RESTful
5 19 (21.59%) CSS
6 16 (18.18%) XML
7 15 (17.05%) CSS3
8 12 (13.64%) D3.js
9 10 (11.36%) .NET
10 9 (10.23%) Web Services
11 8 (9.09%) REST
12 7 (7.95%) Backbone.js
12 7 (7.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (7.95%) SOAP
13 6 (6.82%) Hibernate
13 6 (6.82%) Spring
13 6 (6.82%) JSON
13 6 (6.82%) Sass
13 6 (6.82%) LESS
14 5 (5.68%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) User Experience
2 8 (9.09%) Open Source
3 5 (5.68%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.55%) Video on Demand
4 4 (4.55%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.41%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.27%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.27%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.27%) Equities
6 2 (2.27%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.14%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.09%) Windows
2 5 (5.68%) Linux
3 3 (3.41%) Android
3 3 (3.41%) UNIX
4 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.14%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (67.05%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (40.91%) BDD
3 29 (32.95%) TDD
4 28 (31.82%) Test Automation
5 25 (28.41%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (23.86%) OO
7 19 (21.59%) Scrum
8 13 (14.77%) E-Commerce
8 13 (14.77%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (12.50%) Test Scripting
10 10 (11.36%) Waterfall
11 9 (10.23%) V-Model
11 9 (10.23%) Software Testing
12 8 (9.09%) Performance Testing
12 8 (9.09%) Automated Testing
12 8 (9.09%) SOA
13 7 (7.95%) Pair Programming
13 7 (7.95%) Use Case
13 7 (7.95%) Test Strategy
14 6 (6.82%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (47.73%) Java
2 32 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 21 (23.86%) SQL
4 19 (21.59%) C#
5 13 (14.77%) Ruby
6 11 (12.50%) Scala
7 8 (9.09%) Python
8 7 (7.95%) C
9 5 (5.68%) Groovy
10 4 (4.55%) C++
11 3 (3.41%) PHP
12 2 (2.27%) Perl
12 2 (2.27%) VB
13 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.82%) ISEB
1 6 (6.82%) Degree
2 4 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (31.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Puppet
2 1 (1.14%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.14%) Ansible
2 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (5.68%) Oracle
2 4 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.55%) Adobe
3 3 (3.41%) hybris
4 2 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.14%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.14%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (1.14%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.14%) SAP
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