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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 168 144 186
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +42
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 32 68 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 1.11% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.90% 8.41% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 65 18
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - -
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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
653 809 820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.76% 13.21% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 639 633
Average daily rate £432 £425 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +13.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +0.80%

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 May 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 May 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 61 (81.33%) Selenium
2 51 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (65.33%) Cucumber
4 40 (53.33%) BDD
5 37 (49.33%) Java
6 31 (41.33%) QA
7 28 (37.33%) TDD
7 28 (37.33%) Test Automation
8 25 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 22 (29.33%) JavaScript
9 22 (29.33%) Git (software)
10 21 (28.00%) RESTful
10 21 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (26.67%) HTML
11 20 (26.67%) Finance
12 18 (24.00%) C#
13 17 (22.67%) SQL
14 16 (21.33%) OO
14 16 (21.33%) Ruby
15 15 (20.00%) Scrum
15 15 (20.00%) HTML5
16 14 (18.67%) SpecFlow
16 14 (18.67%) Banking
16 14 (18.67%) Investment Banking
17 13 (17.33%) Automated Testing
17 13 (17.33%) Open Source
18 12 (16.00%) AngularJS
18 12 (16.00%) JUnit
19 11 (14.67%) JIRA
20 10 (13.33%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 3 (4.00%) Node.js
1 3 (4.00%) IIS
2 2 (2.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.33%) SaaS
1 1 (1.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.33%) HTTP
2 8 (10.67%) Internet
3 3 (4.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) MongoDB
1 4 (5.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.67%) MySQL
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.33%) Big Data
4 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 61 (81.33%) Selenium
2 49 (65.33%) Cucumber
3 25 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 22 (29.33%) Git (software)
5 14 (18.67%) SpecFlow
6 12 (16.00%) JUnit
7 11 (14.67%) JIRA
8 10 (13.33%) Grunt
8 10 (13.33%) Bower
8 10 (13.33%) JBehave
9 9 (12.00%) JMeter
9 9 (12.00%) WATIR
10 8 (10.67%) Hudson
11 7 (9.33%) TestNG
11 7 (9.33%) Jasmine
11 7 (9.33%) Capybara
12 6 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (8.00%) Karma Test Runner
12 6 (8.00%) TeamCity
13 5 (6.67%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (26.67%) Finance
2 14 (18.67%) Banking
2 14 (18.67%) Investment Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Retail
4 3 (4.00%) Front Office
5 2 (2.67%) Marketing
5 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.67%) Back Office
6 1 (1.33%) Electronics
6 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (33.33%) Developer
2 10 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 10 (13.33%) Tester
3 8 (10.67%) Analyst
4 7 (9.33%) Automation Tester
4 7 (9.33%) Test Analyst
5 6 (8.00%) QA Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) Test Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) AWS Developer
5 6 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Hybris Developer
6 3 (4.00%) Test Leader
6 3 (4.00%) QA Automation Engineer
6 3 (4.00%) Java Developer
7 2 (2.67%) Test Specialist
7 2 (2.67%) Test Manager
7 2 (2.67%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (2.67%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (1.33%) Agile Test Manager
8 1 (1.33%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.00%) RESTful
2 20 (26.67%) HTML
3 15 (20.00%) HTML5
4 12 (16.00%) AngularJS
5 10 (13.33%) XML
6 9 (12.00%) Web Services
7 8 (10.67%) CSS
7 8 (10.67%) SOAP
7 8 (10.67%) D3.js
8 7 (9.33%) CSS3
8 7 (9.33%) .NET
9 6 (8.00%) REST
10 5 (6.67%) Hibernate
10 5 (6.67%) Spring
11 4 (5.33%) JSON
11 4 (5.33%) Gherkin
12 3 (4.00%) Spring Integration
12 3 (4.00%) .NET Framework
12 3 (4.00%) jQuery
13 2 (2.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) User Experience
2 5 (6.67%) Video on Demand
2 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.67%) IPTV
4 2 (2.67%) Equities
4 2 (2.67%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.67%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.00%) Windows
2 5 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (2.67%) UNIX
3 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.67%) Android
4 1 (1.33%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (53.33%) BDD
3 28 (37.33%) TDD
3 28 (37.33%) Test Automation
4 21 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (21.33%) OO
6 15 (20.00%) Scrum
7 13 (17.33%) Automated Testing
7 13 (17.33%) Open Source
8 10 (13.33%) E-Commerce
8 10 (13.33%) Test Strategy
8 10 (13.33%) Waterfall
9 9 (12.00%) Performance Testing
9 9 (12.00%) Security Testing
9 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering
10 8 (10.67%) Software Testing
10 8 (10.67%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (10.67%) V-Model
11 7 (9.33%) Test Scripting
12 6 (8.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 37 (49.33%) Java
2 22 (29.33%) JavaScript
3 18 (24.00%) C#
4 17 (22.67%) SQL
5 16 (21.33%) Ruby
6 8 (10.67%) Python
7 7 (9.33%) Scala
8 6 (8.00%) C
9 5 (6.67%) Groovy
9 5 (6.67%) PHP
10 3 (4.00%) C++
11 2 (2.67%) VB
12 1 (1.33%) VBScript
12 1 (1.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Degree
1 6 (8.00%) ISEB
2 4 (5.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (41.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Puppet
1 2 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle
2 3 (4.00%) hybris
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.67%) Adobe
3 2 (2.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.33%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.33%) SAP
4 1 (1.33%) HP
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