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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 157 184 201
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +17
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 46 29 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.79% 0.41% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.79% 3.53% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 26 28
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£395 £388 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.86% +24.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £325 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £649 £463 £388
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
795 821 818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.59% 11.54% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 619 621
Average daily rate £450 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £596
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
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
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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 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 28 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.

1 109 (88.62%) Selenium
2 79 (64.23%) Java
3 49 (39.84%) TDD
3 49 (39.84%) Cucumber
3 49 (39.84%) BDD
4 45 (36.59%) Test Automation
5 44 (35.77%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (34.15%) QA
7 41 (33.33%) E-Commerce
8 33 (26.83%) JavaScript
9 31 (25.20%) C#
9 31 (25.20%) Scrum
10 30 (24.39%) Automation Testing
11 27 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (21.14%) SQL
13 25 (20.33%) HTML
14 24 (19.51%) Computer Science
15 22 (17.89%) Test Scripting
16 21 (17.07%) ISEB
16 21 (17.07%) ISTQB
17 20 (16.26%) Ruby
18 19 (15.45%) CSS
18 19 (15.45%) SoapUI
19 18 (14.63%) Web Services
20 16 (13.01%) Finance
20 16 (13.01%) Jenkins
20 16 (13.01%) HTML5
21 15 (12.20%) TeamCity
21 15 (12.20%) Retail
22 13 (10.57%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 (2.44%) CMS
2 1 (0.81%) Drupal
2 1 (0.81%) Alfresco
2 1 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.81%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.81%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.63%) GitHub
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.32%) HTTP
2 7 (5.69%) Internet
3 2 (1.63%) SSL
4 1 (0.81%) SSH
4 1 (0.81%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.32%) Relational Database
2 6 (4.88%) MySQL
3 3 (2.44%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.63%) DB2
4 2 (1.63%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.63%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 109 (88.62%) Selenium
2 49 (39.84%) Cucumber
3 19 (15.45%) SoapUI
4 16 (13.01%) Jenkins
5 15 (12.20%) TeamCity
6 13 (10.57%) JMeter
7 11 (8.94%) Git (software)
7 11 (8.94%) JBehave
8 10 (8.13%) Calabash
8 10 (8.13%) Grunt
8 10 (8.13%) Bower
9 9 (7.32%) JUnit
10 8 (6.50%) Hudson
10 8 (6.50%) Robotium
11 7 (5.69%) QuickTest Pro
11 7 (5.69%) Maven
12 6 (4.88%) SpecFlow
12 6 (4.88%) WATIR
13 5 (4.07%) Mockito
13 5 (4.07%) JIRA
General
1 16 (13.01%) Finance
2 15 (12.20%) Retail
3 13 (10.57%) Banking
4 5 (4.07%) Front Office
5 4 (3.25%) Legal
6 3 (2.44%) Advertising
6 3 (2.44%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.44%) Marketing
7 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.81%) Back Office
8 1 (0.81%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (31.71%) Tester
2 37 (30.08%) Developer
3 23 (18.70%) Automation Tester
4 21 (17.07%) Analyst
5 19 (15.45%) Test Analyst
6 11 (8.94%) QA Tester
7 8 (6.50%) QA Engineer
7 8 (6.50%) Web Developer
7 8 (6.50%) Automation Analyst
7 8 (6.50%) Automation Test Analyst
8 7 (5.69%) Test Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) Senior Tester
9 6 (4.88%) Automation Engineer
10 5 (4.07%) Selenium Tester
10 5 (4.07%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.25%) QA Leader
12 3 (2.44%) Mobile Tester
12 3 (2.44%) Senior Automation Tester
12 3 (2.44%) QA Automation Engineer
12 3 (2.44%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.33%) HTML
2 19 (15.45%) CSS
3 18 (14.63%) Web Services
4 16 (13.01%) HTML5
5 13 (10.57%) RESTful
6 12 (9.76%) AngularJS
6 12 (9.76%) JSON
6 12 (9.76%) .NET
7 11 (8.94%) XML
7 11 (8.94%) SOAP
8 8 (6.50%) Apache Flex
9 5 (4.07%) REST
9 5 (4.07%) CSS3
9 5 (4.07%) Gherkin
9 5 (4.07%) Spring
10 4 (3.25%) jQuery
10 4 (3.25%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (2.44%) Spring Integration
11 3 (2.44%) Hibernate
11 3 (2.44%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.51%) Computer Science
2 12 (9.76%) Mobile App
3 11 (8.94%) Open Source
4 9 (7.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (4.07%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (2.44%) RIA
6 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.44%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.63%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.63%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.63%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.63%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.81%) Replication
8 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.81%) Statistics
8 1 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.81%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.76%) Android
2 10 (8.13%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.88%) Linux
4 4 (3.25%) UNIX
5 1 (0.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (39.84%) TDD
1 49 (39.84%) BDD
2 45 (36.59%) Test Automation
3 44 (35.77%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 31 (25.20%) Scrum
6 30 (24.39%) Automation Testing
7 27 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (17.89%) Test Scripting
9 13 (10.57%) Logistics
10 10 (8.13%) OO
11 9 (7.32%) Kanban
12 8 (6.50%) Manual Testing
12 8 (6.50%) User Stories
12 8 (6.50%) Regression Testing
13 7 (5.69%) SOA
13 7 (5.69%) Automated Testing
13 7 (5.69%) Software Engineering
13 7 (5.69%) Test Management
14 6 (4.88%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 79 (64.23%) Java
2 33 (26.83%) JavaScript
3 31 (25.20%) C#
4 26 (21.14%) SQL
5 20 (16.26%) Ruby
6 10 (8.13%) Groovy
7 4 (3.25%) Python
8 3 (2.44%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.44%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.44%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.44%) Perl
9 2 (1.63%) XPath
9 2 (1.63%) XQuery
9 2 (1.63%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.81%) Scala
10 1 (0.81%) VB
10 1 (0.81%) PHP
10 1 (0.81%) C
10 1 (0.81%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (17.07%) ISTQB
1 21 (17.07%) ISEB
2 5 (4.07%) Degree
3 3 (2.44%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (34.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (8.13%) HP
2 9 (7.32%) Adobe
3 7 (5.69%) Oracle
4 2 (1.63%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.63%) Informatica
4 2 (1.63%) Teradata
4 2 (1.63%) hybris
5 1 (0.81%) Telerik
5 1 (0.81%) Zend
5 1 (0.81%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
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