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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 158 180 193
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +13
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 41 37 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.70% 0.51% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.05% 4.39% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 26
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £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
812 842 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.77% 11.62% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 623 637 586
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
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 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 93 (86.92%) Selenium
2 71 (66.36%) Java
3 47 (43.93%) Cucumber
4 44 (41.12%) BDD
5 40 (37.38%) TDD
6 38 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (32.71%) E-Commerce
8 34 (31.78%) Test Automation
9 30 (28.04%) QA
10 29 (27.10%) JavaScript
10 29 (27.10%) Automation Testing
11 27 (25.23%) HTML
12 24 (22.43%) C#
12 24 (22.43%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (21.50%) Test Scripting
13 23 (21.50%) CSS
14 22 (20.56%) Scrum
15 21 (19.63%) Computer Science
16 19 (17.76%) HTML5
16 19 (17.76%) ISTQB
16 19 (17.76%) ISEB
17 18 (16.82%) SQL
17 18 (16.82%) Ruby
17 18 (16.82%) Jenkins
18 14 (13.08%) TeamCity
18 14 (13.08%) RESTful
18 14 (13.08%) Finance
19 13 (12.15%) Retail
19 13 (12.15%) Logistics
19 13 (12.15%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (2.80%) CMS
2 2 (1.87%) Drupal
3 1 (0.93%) Alfresco
3 1 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.93%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) GitHub
2 1 (0.93%) PaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.48%) HTTP
2 3 (2.80%) Internet
3 1 (0.93%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.48%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.61%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.67%) MySQL
4 3 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.87%) DB2
5 2 (1.87%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.87%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 93 (86.92%) Selenium
2 47 (43.93%) Cucumber
3 18 (16.82%) Jenkins
4 14 (13.08%) TeamCity
5 11 (10.28%) Git (software)
6 10 (9.35%) Grunt
6 10 (9.35%) Bower
7 8 (7.48%) SoapUI
7 8 (7.48%) SpecFlow
7 8 (7.48%) JMeter
8 7 (6.54%) Calabash
9 6 (5.61%) Hudson
9 6 (5.61%) JBehave
9 6 (5.61%) WATIR
9 6 (5.61%) Subversion
10 5 (4.67%) QuickTest Pro
10 5 (4.67%) Visual Studio
10 5 (4.67%) JIRA
10 5 (4.67%) FitNesse
10 5 (4.67%) Mockito
General
1 14 (13.08%) Finance
2 13 (12.15%) Retail
3 12 (11.21%) Banking
4 5 (4.67%) Front Office
5 4 (3.74%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.80%) Legal
7 1 (0.93%) Advertising
7 1 (0.93%) Games
7 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (33.64%) Developer
2 31 (28.97%) Tester
3 20 (18.69%) Automation Tester
4 19 (17.76%) Analyst
5 18 (16.82%) Test Analyst
6 8 (7.48%) Automation Analyst
6 8 (7.48%) Web Developer
7 7 (6.54%) QA Tester
7 7 (6.54%) QA Engineer
7 7 (6.54%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) Selenium Tester
8 6 (5.61%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Test Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Software Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Hybris Developer
10 4 (3.74%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Senior Tester
11 3 (2.80%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.80%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.80%) Principle Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (25.23%) HTML
2 23 (21.50%) CSS
3 19 (17.76%) HTML5
4 14 (13.08%) RESTful
5 13 (12.15%) Web Services
5 13 (12.15%) AngularJS
6 11 (10.28%) .NET
7 10 (9.35%) XML
8 9 (8.41%) JSON
9 8 (7.48%) CSS3
9 8 (7.48%) Apache Flex
10 7 (6.54%) SOAP
10 7 (6.54%) Spring
11 5 (4.67%) Hibernate
11 5 (4.67%) jQuery
11 5 (4.67%) Spring Integration
12 4 (3.74%) REST
12 4 (3.74%) FIX Protocol
13 3 (2.80%) JMS
13 3 (2.80%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.63%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (8.41%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.54%) Open Source
4 3 (2.80%) RIA
4 3 (2.80%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.80%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (2.80%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.87%) Video on Demand
5 2 (1.87%) Data Conversion
5 2 (1.87%) Streaming Video
5 2 (1.87%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.93%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.93%) Replication
6 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.21%) Android
2 10 (9.35%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.67%) Linux
4 2 (1.87%) UNIX
5 1 (0.93%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (41.12%) BDD
2 40 (37.38%) TDD
3 38 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (32.71%) E-Commerce
5 34 (31.78%) Test Automation
6 29 (27.10%) Automation Testing
7 24 (22.43%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (21.50%) Test Scripting
9 22 (20.56%) Scrum
10 13 (12.15%) Logistics
10 13 (12.15%) Regression Testing
11 9 (8.41%) OO
12 8 (7.48%) Kanban
12 8 (7.48%) Software Engineering
12 8 (7.48%) MVC
12 8 (7.48%) SOA
13 7 (6.54%) User Stories
14 6 (5.61%) Low Latency
14 6 (5.61%) Pair Programming
15 5 (4.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (66.36%) Java
2 29 (27.10%) JavaScript
3 24 (22.43%) C#
4 18 (16.82%) SQL
4 18 (16.82%) Ruby
5 7 (6.54%) Groovy
6 6 (5.61%) Python
7 4 (3.74%) Perl
7 4 (3.74%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.80%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.80%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.93%) C
10 1 (0.93%) C++
10 1 (0.93%) VB
10 1 (0.93%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (17.76%) ISTQB
1 19 (17.76%) ISEB
2 4 (3.74%) Degree
3 3 (2.80%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (28.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (4.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (8.41%) Adobe
2 6 (5.61%) HP
3 5 (4.67%) Oracle
4 4 (3.74%) hybris
5 2 (1.87%) Teradata
5 2 (1.87%) Informatica
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.93%) Telerik
6 1 (0.93%) Sitecore
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