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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 159 186 187
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +1
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 40 41 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 0.57% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.05% 4.75% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 38 30
Average daily rate
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£400 £394 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% +8.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £298 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £646 £458 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +14.16%
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
792 864 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.45% 12.00% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 641 533
Average daily rate £430 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £36.25 £55.00 £44.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.09% +23.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £40.72 £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £59.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 77 (81.91%) Selenium
2 58 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (55.32%) Java
4 37 (39.36%) Cucumber
5 33 (35.11%) BDD
6 30 (31.91%) JavaScript
7 29 (30.85%) HTML
7 29 (30.85%) TDD
8 27 (28.72%) E-Commerce
9 26 (27.66%) Test Automation
10 24 (25.53%) CSS
10 24 (25.53%) C#
11 23 (24.47%) QA
11 23 (24.47%) HTML5
12 22 (23.40%) Automation Testing
13 19 (20.21%) Scrum
13 19 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (19.15%) AngularJS
15 15 (15.96%) Finance
15 15 (15.96%) .NET
16 14 (14.89%) SQL
16 14 (14.89%) Test Scripting
17 13 (13.83%) RESTful
17 13 (13.83%) Grunt
17 13 (13.83%) Bower
17 13 (13.83%) Web Services
17 13 (13.83%) Banking
17 13 (13.83%) Computer Science
18 12 (12.77%) Ruby
18 12 (12.77%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (2.13%) CMS
1 2 (2.13%) Drupal
2 1 (1.06%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.06%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) PaaS
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.32%) Internet
2 4 (4.26%) HTTP
3 1 (1.06%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.38%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.26%) MySQL
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.13%) Star Schema
5 2 (2.13%) DB2
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 77 (81.91%) Selenium
2 37 (39.36%) Cucumber
3 13 (13.83%) Grunt
3 13 (13.83%) Bower
4 12 (12.77%) Jenkins
5 10 (10.64%) SpecFlow
6 9 (9.57%) TeamCity
7 8 (8.51%) JIRA
8 7 (7.45%) JMeter
9 6 (6.38%) Visual Studio
9 6 (6.38%) Git (software)
9 6 (6.38%) JBehave
9 6 (6.38%) SoapUI
10 5 (5.32%) FitNesse
10 5 (5.32%) NUnit
10 5 (5.32%) Subversion
11 4 (4.26%) WATIR
11 4 (4.26%) QuickTest Pro
11 4 (4.26%) Hudson
11 4 (4.26%) Mockito
General
1 15 (15.96%) Finance
2 13 (13.83%) Banking
3 6 (6.38%) Front Office
3 6 (6.38%) Retail
3 6 (6.38%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (1.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.06%) Advertising
5 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (35.11%) Developer
2 23 (24.47%) Tester
3 22 (23.40%) Analyst
4 21 (22.34%) Test Analyst
5 15 (15.96%) Automation Tester
6 9 (9.57%) Web Developer
7 8 (8.51%) Automation Analyst
8 7 (7.45%) Selenium Tester
8 7 (7.45%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (6.38%) QA Engineer
10 5 (5.32%) Automation Engineer
10 5 (5.32%) Senior Developer
10 5 (5.32%) C# Developer
11 4 (4.26%) Test Engineer
11 4 (4.26%) QA Tester
11 4 (4.26%) Hybris Developer
12 3 (3.19%) QA Automation Engineer
12 3 (3.19%) Software Developer
12 3 (3.19%) JavaScript Developer
12 3 (3.19%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (30.85%) HTML
2 24 (25.53%) CSS
3 23 (24.47%) HTML5
4 18 (19.15%) AngularJS
5 15 (15.96%) .NET
6 13 (13.83%) RESTful
6 13 (13.83%) Web Services
7 9 (9.57%) CSS3
7 9 (9.57%) Apache Flex
8 8 (8.51%) XML
9 7 (7.45%) JSON
9 7 (7.45%) Spring
10 6 (6.38%) SOAP
10 6 (6.38%) jQuery
11 5 (5.32%) Spring Integration
11 5 (5.32%) Hibernate
12 4 (4.26%) FIX Protocol
12 4 (4.26%) Backbone.js
12 4 (4.26%) REST
13 3 (3.19%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) Computer Science
2 10 (10.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (8.51%) User Experience
4 7 (7.45%) Mobile App
4 7 (7.45%) Open Source
5 3 (3.19%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.19%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.19%) RIA
6 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.13%) Data Conversion
6 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.06%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.06%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.06%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.51%) Android
2 6 (6.38%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.19%) Linux
4 2 (2.13%) UNIX
5 1 (1.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (61.70%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (35.11%) BDD
3 29 (30.85%) TDD
4 27 (28.72%) E-Commerce
5 26 (27.66%) Test Automation
6 22 (23.40%) Automation Testing
7 19 (20.21%) Scrum
7 19 (20.21%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (14.89%) Test Scripting
9 10 (10.64%) MVC
9 10 (10.64%) OO
10 9 (9.57%) Kanban
11 8 (8.51%) Regression Testing
12 7 (7.45%) User Stories
12 7 (7.45%) SOA
13 6 (6.38%) Performance Testing
13 6 (6.38%) Low Latency
14 5 (5.32%) Integration Testing
14 5 (5.32%) Logistics
14 5 (5.32%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (55.32%) Java
2 30 (31.91%) JavaScript
3 24 (25.53%) C#
4 14 (14.89%) SQL
5 12 (12.77%) Ruby
6 4 (4.26%) Groovy
7 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.19%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.19%) Python
8 2 (2.13%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.13%) Perl
9 1 (1.06%) Scala
9 1 (1.06%) C
9 1 (1.06%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (11.70%) ISTQB
1 11 (11.70%) ISEB
2 4 (4.26%) Degree
3 3 (3.19%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (24.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (8.51%) Adobe
2 5 (5.32%) HP
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle
3 4 (4.26%) hybris
4 2 (2.13%) Teradata
4 2 (2.13%) Informatica
5 1 (1.06%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.06%) Telerik
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Rate: £325 - £400 per day
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