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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 153 162 189
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +27
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 45 40 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.84% 0.69% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.04% 4.98% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 33 34
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
745 803 843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.86% 13.81% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 613 636
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £57.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -36.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 63 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (80.52%) Selenium
3 42 (54.55%) Cucumber
4 41 (53.25%) BDD
5 40 (51.95%) TDD
6 34 (44.16%) JavaScript
7 30 (38.96%) Finance
8 29 (37.66%) C#
9 28 (36.36%) SpecFlow
10 26 (33.77%) Test Automation
11 25 (32.47%) Java
12 23 (29.87%) QA
13 22 (28.57%) Ruby
14 20 (25.97%) HTML
15 19 (24.68%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (24.68%) Jenkins
16 18 (23.38%) RESTful
16 18 (23.38%) Automated Testing
17 17 (22.08%) AngularJS
17 17 (22.08%) HTML5
18 16 (20.78%) Scrum
19 15 (19.48%) .NET
19 15 (19.48%) OO
19 15 (19.48%) Git (software)
20 14 (18.18%) WATIR
20 14 (18.18%) Jasmine
21 13 (16.88%) Open Source
21 13 (16.88%) Software Engineering
22 12 (15.58%) HTTP
22 12 (15.58%) Test Strategy

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (10.39%) Node.js
2 1 (1.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (11.69%) MS Office
2 6 (7.79%) Mingle
3 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.58%) HTTP
2 4 (5.19%) Internet
3 1 (1.30%) RTSP
3 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.30%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.90%) MySQL
4 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 62 (80.52%) Selenium
2 42 (54.55%) Cucumber
3 28 (36.36%) SpecFlow
4 19 (24.68%) Jenkins
5 15 (19.48%) Git (software)
6 14 (18.18%) WATIR
6 14 (18.18%) Jasmine
7 12 (15.58%) Capybara
7 12 (15.58%) Karma Test Runner
8 11 (14.29%) JUnit
9 10 (12.99%) RSpec
9 10 (12.99%) Grunt
10 9 (11.69%) Bower
10 9 (11.69%) JMeter
11 7 (9.09%) JIRA
12 4 (5.19%) SoapUI
13 3 (3.90%) Calabash
13 3 (3.90%) Appium
13 3 (3.90%) Subversion
13 3 (3.90%) Maven
General
1 30 (38.96%) Finance
2 11 (14.29%) Banking
3 9 (11.69%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Billing
5 1 (1.30%) Law
5 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (46.75%) Developer
2 15 (19.48%) Architect
3 11 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 9 (11.69%) Tester
4 9 (11.69%) Lead Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Test Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
6 7 (9.09%) AWS Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Automation Tester
7 6 (7.79%) Lead Architect
7 6 (7.79%) Software Architect
8 5 (6.49%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Test Automation Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Test Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Technical Architect
9 4 (5.19%) Lead Software Architect
10 3 (3.90%) Test Leader
10 3 (3.90%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.97%) HTML
2 18 (23.38%) RESTful
3 17 (22.08%) HTML5
3 17 (22.08%) AngularJS
4 15 (19.48%) .NET
5 11 (14.29%) CSS
6 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET
6 9 (11.69%) .NET Framework
6 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (11.69%) WPF
6 9 (11.69%) CSS3
7 8 (10.39%) Sass
7 8 (10.39%) SOAP
8 7 (9.09%) LESS
8 7 (9.09%) Backbone.js
8 7 (9.09%) REST
8 7 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (7.79%) D3.js
9 6 (7.79%) Web Services
10 5 (6.49%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) User Experience
2 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.90%) Video on Demand
4 3 (3.90%) IPTV
5 1 (1.30%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.60%) UNIX
1 2 (2.60%) Windows
1 2 (2.60%) Android
1 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (53.25%) BDD
3 40 (51.95%) TDD
4 26 (33.77%) Test Automation
5 19 (24.68%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (23.38%) Automated Testing
7 16 (20.78%) Scrum
8 15 (19.48%) OO
9 13 (16.88%) Software Engineering
9 13 (16.88%) Open Source
10 12 (15.58%) Test Strategy
11 11 (14.29%) Kanban
11 11 (14.29%) Pair Programming
11 11 (14.29%) MVC
12 10 (12.99%) Load Testing
12 10 (12.99%) Security Testing
12 10 (12.99%) Mentoring
12 10 (12.99%) DevOps
13 7 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
13 7 (9.09%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (44.16%) JavaScript
2 29 (37.66%) C#
3 25 (32.47%) Java
4 22 (28.57%) Ruby
5 8 (10.39%) PHP
6 6 (7.79%) Python
7 4 (5.19%) SQL
7 4 (5.19%) Groovy
7 4 (5.19%) Scala
8 3 (3.90%) Clojure
9 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) ISEB
3 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (29.87%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Varnish
1 1 (1.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (2.60%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (11.69%) Bloomberg
2 3 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.30%) hybris
3 1 (1.30%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.30%) HP
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago