The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the City of London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 149 189 188
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -1
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 46 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.80% 0.41% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.92% 3.44% 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 25 29
Average daily rate
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£395 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.80% +29.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £325 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £649 £465 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
777 842 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.57% 11.84% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 626 618
Average daily rate £450 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £312 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +24.99%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
WebDriver
London

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 22 July 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 22 July 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.

1 111 (88.80%) Selenium
2 80 (64.00%) Java
3 52 (41.60%) TDD
4 50 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 50 (40.00%) BDD
5 47 (37.60%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (36.80%) Test Automation
7 44 (35.20%) QA
8 41 (32.80%) E-Commerce
9 34 (27.20%) JavaScript
10 33 (26.40%) Scrum
11 31 (24.80%) C#
11 31 (24.80%) Automation Testing
12 27 (21.60%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (20.80%) HTML
13 26 (20.80%) SQL
14 24 (19.20%) Computer Science
15 23 (18.40%) Test Scripting
16 22 (17.60%) ISEB
17 21 (16.80%) Ruby
17 21 (16.80%) ISTQB
18 19 (15.20%) CSS
18 19 (15.20%) SoapUI
19 18 (14.40%) Web Services
20 17 (13.60%) Finance
21 16 (12.80%) HTML5
21 16 (12.80%) Jenkins
22 15 (12.00%) Retail
22 15 (12.00%) TeamCity
23 13 (10.40%) JMeter

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (2.40%) CMS
2 1 (0.80%) Drupal
2 1 (0.80%) Alfresco
2 1 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.80%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.80%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) GitHub
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.80%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.20%) HTTP
2 7 (5.60%) Internet
3 2 (1.60%) SSL
4 1 (0.80%) SSH
4 1 (0.80%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.20%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.80%) MySQL
3 3 (2.40%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.60%) DB2
4 2 (1.60%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.60%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 111 (88.80%) Selenium
2 50 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 19 (15.20%) SoapUI
4 16 (12.80%) Jenkins
5 15 (12.00%) TeamCity
6 13 (10.40%) JBehave
6 13 (10.40%) JMeter
7 12 (9.60%) Git (software)
8 11 (8.80%) Calabash
9 10 (8.00%) Grunt
9 10 (8.00%) Bower
10 9 (7.20%) JUnit
11 8 (6.40%) Hudson
11 8 (6.40%) Robotium
12 7 (5.60%) SpecFlow
12 7 (5.60%) QuickTest Pro
12 7 (5.60%) Maven
13 6 (4.80%) JIRA
13 6 (4.80%) WATIR
14 5 (4.00%) TestNG
General
1 17 (13.60%) Finance
2 15 (12.00%) Retail
3 12 (9.60%) Banking
4 5 (4.00%) Front Office
5 4 (3.20%) Legal
6 3 (2.40%) Advertising
6 3 (2.40%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.40%) Marketing
7 2 (1.60%) Games
7 2 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.80%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 39 (31.20%) Tester
2 37 (29.60%) Developer
3 22 (17.60%) Automation Tester
4 21 (16.80%) Analyst
5 19 (15.20%) Test Analyst
6 11 (8.80%) QA Tester
7 9 (7.20%) QA Engineer
8 8 (6.40%) Web Developer
8 8 (6.40%) Test Engineer
8 8 (6.40%) Automation Analyst
8 8 (6.40%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (4.80%) Automation Engineer
10 5 (4.00%) Selenium Tester
10 5 (4.00%) Software Engineer
10 5 (4.00%) Senior Tester
11 4 (3.20%) Mobile Tester
11 4 (3.20%) QA Leader
12 3 (2.40%) QA Automation Engineer
12 3 (2.40%) Technical Tester
12 3 (2.40%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.80%) HTML
2 19 (15.20%) CSS
3 18 (14.40%) Web Services
4 16 (12.80%) HTML5
5 13 (10.40%) RESTful
6 12 (9.60%) AngularJS
6 12 (9.60%) JSON
6 12 (9.60%) .NET
7 11 (8.80%) XML
7 11 (8.80%) SOAP
8 8 (6.40%) Apache Flex
9 5 (4.00%) Spring
9 5 (4.00%) REST
9 5 (4.00%) CSS3
9 5 (4.00%) Gherkin
10 4 (3.20%) jQuery
10 4 (3.20%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (3.20%) JMS
10 4 (3.20%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (2.40%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.20%) Computer Science
2 13 (10.40%) Mobile App
3 11 (8.80%) Open Source
4 9 (7.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (4.00%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (2.40%) RIA
6 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.40%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.60%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.60%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.60%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.60%) Data Conversion
7 2 (1.60%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.80%) Replication
8 1 (0.80%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.80%) Statistics
8 1 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.80%) Social Media
8 1 (0.80%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.40%) Android
2 11 (8.80%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.80%) Linux
4 4 (3.20%) UNIX
5 2 (1.60%) Windows
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (41.60%) TDD
2 50 (40.00%) BDD
3 47 (37.60%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (36.80%) Test Automation
5 41 (32.80%) E-Commerce
6 33 (26.40%) Scrum
7 31 (24.80%) Automation Testing
8 27 (21.60%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (18.40%) Test Scripting
10 13 (10.40%) Logistics
11 10 (8.00%) OO
11 10 (8.00%) Kanban
12 8 (6.40%) Manual Testing
12 8 (6.40%) Test Management
12 8 (6.40%) User Stories
12 8 (6.40%) Regression Testing
12 8 (6.40%) Automated Testing
13 7 (5.60%) Software Engineering
13 7 (5.60%) SOA
14 6 (4.80%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 80 (64.00%) Java
2 34 (27.20%) JavaScript
3 31 (24.80%) C#
4 26 (20.80%) SQL
5 21 (16.80%) Ruby
6 10 (8.00%) Groovy
7 5 (4.00%) Python
8 4 (3.20%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.20%) Perl
9 3 (2.40%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.40%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.60%) XPath
10 2 (1.60%) XQuery
10 2 (1.60%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.80%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.80%) Scala
11 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.80%) VB
11 1 (0.80%) C
11 1 (0.80%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (17.60%) ISEB
2 21 (16.80%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.00%) Degree
4 3 (2.40%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (35.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (7.20%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.80%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (8.00%) HP
2 9 (7.20%) Adobe
3 7 (5.60%) Oracle
4 2 (1.60%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.60%) Informatica
4 2 (1.60%) Teradata
4 2 (1.60%) hybris
5 1 (0.80%) Telerik
5 1 (0.80%) Zend
5 1 (0.80%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £330 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago