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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 130 173 213
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +40
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 79 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.22% 0.44% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.28% 3.53% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 26 9
Average daily rate £350 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £350 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
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
851 793 671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.19% 12.46% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 625 479
Average daily rate £425 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £307 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £56.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +52.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +8.00%
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 23 April 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 23 April 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.

1 133 (97.08%) Selenium
2 97 (70.80%) Java
3 65 (47.45%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (45.26%) TDD
5 58 (42.34%) BDD
6 57 (41.61%) Cucumber
7 51 (37.23%) Test Automation
8 49 (35.77%) QA
9 41 (29.93%) E-Commerce
10 34 (24.82%) JavaScript
11 33 (24.09%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (21.90%) Scrum
13 29 (21.17%) C#
14 28 (20.44%) Test Scripting
14 28 (20.44%) Jenkins
14 28 (20.44%) Automation Testing
14 28 (20.44%) SQL
14 28 (20.44%) Ruby
15 25 (18.25%) Finance
16 23 (16.79%) Web Services
16 23 (16.79%) ISEB
17 22 (16.06%) HTML
18 21 (15.33%) ISTQB
18 21 (15.33%) SoapUI
19 20 (14.60%) Open Source
19 20 (14.60%) Computer Science
19 20 (14.60%) SOA
20 19 (13.87%) Automated Testing
20 19 (13.87%) RESTful
20 19 (13.87%) JBehave

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 10 (7.30%) CMS
2 9 (6.57%) Alfresco
3 6 (4.38%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.73%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (0.73%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.73%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.46%) GitHub
3 1 (0.73%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.30%) HTTP
2 7 (5.11%) Internet
3 3 (2.19%) SSL
4 1 (0.73%) SSH
4 1 (0.73%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.73%) Firewall
4 1 (0.73%) LAN
4 1 (0.73%) WAN
4 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.73%) DNS
4 1 (0.73%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.03%) Relational Database
2 10 (7.30%) MongoDB
3 9 (6.57%) MySQL
4 6 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.73%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 133 (97.08%) Selenium
2 57 (41.61%) Cucumber
3 28 (20.44%) Jenkins
4 21 (15.33%) SoapUI
5 19 (13.87%) JBehave
6 17 (12.41%) Git (software)
6 17 (12.41%) Calabash
7 16 (11.68%) Maven
8 15 (10.95%) JUnit
8 15 (10.95%) TeamCity
9 14 (10.22%) Robotium
10 12 (8.76%) SpecFlow
11 11 (8.03%) JMeter
11 11 (8.03%) Mockito
12 9 (6.57%) CruiseControl
12 9 (6.57%) TestNG
13 8 (5.84%) Hudson
13 8 (5.84%) WATIR
13 8 (5.84%) JIRA
13 8 (5.84%) Ant
General
1 25 (18.25%) Finance
2 14 (10.22%) Retail
3 12 (8.76%) Banking
4 6 (4.38%) Marketing
5 3 (2.19%) Games
5 3 (2.19%) Advertising
5 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.46%) Legal
7 1 (0.73%) Billing
7 1 (0.73%) Front Office
7 1 (0.73%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 46 (33.58%) Tester
2 43 (31.39%) Developer
3 29 (21.17%) Automation Tester
4 14 (10.22%) Analyst
5 12 (8.76%) Test Analyst
5 12 (8.76%) Java Developer
6 11 (8.03%) Test Engineer
7 9 (6.57%) QA Engineer
7 9 (6.57%) QA Tester
8 5 (3.65%) Technical Tester
8 5 (3.65%) Senior Tester
8 5 (3.65%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (3.65%) Automation Analyst
8 5 (3.65%) Mobile Tester
9 4 (2.92%) Selenium Tester
9 4 (2.92%) QA Leader
9 4 (2.92%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.19%) Senior QA Tester
10 3 (2.19%) Principle Engineer
10 3 (2.19%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (16.79%) Web Services
2 22 (16.06%) HTML
3 19 (13.87%) RESTful
4 15 (10.95%) CSS
5 13 (9.49%) ActiveMQ
5 13 (9.49%) JMS
6 12 (8.76%) HTML5
6 12 (8.76%) SOAP
7 11 (8.03%) jQuery
8 10 (7.30%) Akka
8 10 (7.30%) CSS3
8 10 (7.30%) Spring Integration
8 10 (7.30%) Hibernate
8 10 (7.30%) Spring
8 10 (7.30%) XML
9 9 (6.57%) JSR 170
10 8 (5.84%) JSON
10 8 (5.84%) .NET
11 7 (5.11%) Gherkin
12 6 (4.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.60%) Open Source
1 20 (14.60%) Computer Science
2 13 (9.49%) Mobile App
3 11 (8.03%) Mobile Banking
4 8 (5.84%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.65%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (2.19%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.46%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.46%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.46%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.73%) IPTV
8 1 (0.73%) Statistics
8 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.73%) Replication
8 1 (0.73%) RIA
8 1 (0.73%) Social Media
8 1 (0.73%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.22%) Linux
2 13 (9.49%) UNIX
3 12 (8.76%) Android
4 11 (8.03%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.19%) Windows
6 1 (0.73%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (47.45%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (45.26%) TDD
3 58 (42.34%) BDD
4 51 (37.23%) Test Automation
5 41 (29.93%) E-Commerce
6 33 (24.09%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (21.90%) Scrum
8 28 (20.44%) Test Scripting
8 28 (20.44%) Automation Testing
9 20 (14.60%) SOA
10 19 (13.87%) Automated Testing
11 13 (9.49%) Configuration Management
12 12 (8.76%) User Stories
12 12 (8.76%) Logistics
13 11 (8.03%) MVC
13 11 (8.03%) Test Management
14 8 (5.84%) OO
15 7 (5.11%) Performance Testing
15 7 (5.11%) Manual Testing
15 7 (5.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 97 (70.80%) Java
2 34 (24.82%) JavaScript
3 29 (21.17%) C#
4 28 (20.44%) SQL
4 28 (20.44%) Ruby
5 10 (7.30%) Groovy
5 10 (7.30%) Scala
6 9 (6.57%) Python
7 8 (5.84%) Shell Script
8 7 (5.11%) Perl
9 3 (2.19%) C++
9 3 (2.19%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.46%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (1.46%) XQuery
10 2 (1.46%) XPath
11 1 (0.73%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.73%) VB
11 1 (0.73%) C
11 1 (0.73%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (16.79%) ISEB
2 21 (15.33%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.65%) Sun Certification
4 3 (2.19%) Degree
5 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (35.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (6.57%) Puppet
2 7 (5.11%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 6 (4.38%) HP
2 5 (3.65%) Oracle
3 3 (2.19%) Adobe
4 1 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.73%) Nokia
4 1 (0.73%) Siemens
4 1 (0.73%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.73%) Zend
4 1 (0.73%) Cerillion
4 1 (0.73%) hybris
4 1 (0.73%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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