The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 131 147 123
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -24
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 14 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.46% 0.033% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.28% 0.23% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 2
Average daily rate
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£238 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% -14.28%
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 - - -
WebDriver
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
427 444 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.89% 14.58% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 245 119
Average daily rate £341 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 26
Average hourly rate £42.00 £38.64 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.70% +17.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.90 £28.05 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebDriver across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

WebDriver
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebDriver across the East of England region.

WebDriver Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

WebDriver
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebDriver across the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +3 9 £360 +20.00%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £210 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £300 -
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 35 (100.00%) Selenium
2 25 (71.43%) QA
3 24 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (54.29%) Test Automation
5 18 (51.43%) Retail
6 16 (45.71%) C#
7 15 (42.86%) Java
8 14 (40.00%) Coaching
8 14 (40.00%) BDD
8 14 (40.00%) XML
8 14 (40.00%) UNIX
8 14 (40.00%) Subversion
9 13 (37.14%) TDD
9 13 (37.14%) Test Scripting
9 13 (37.14%) SQL
10 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
10 12 (34.29%) HTML
10 12 (34.29%) DB2
10 12 (34.29%) Flash
10 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (34.29%) RESTful
10 12 (34.29%) System Testing
10 12 (34.29%) Document Management
10 12 (34.29%) Automated Testing
10 12 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (34.29%) DbVisualizer
11 11 (31.43%) Cucumber
11 11 (31.43%) E-Commerce
12 10 (28.57%) SpecFlow
13 9 (25.71%) PHP

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) DB2
1 12 (34.29%) DbVisualizer
2 2 (5.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 35 (100.00%) Selenium
2 14 (40.00%) Subversion
3 11 (31.43%) Cucumber
4 10 (28.57%) SpecFlow
5 6 (17.14%) PHPUnit
6 5 (14.29%) Eclipse
7 4 (11.43%) JIRA
7 4 (11.43%) SoapUI
8 3 (8.57%) Calabash
8 3 (8.57%) eggPlant
8 3 (8.57%) Appium
8 3 (8.57%) TestNG
8 3 (8.57%) Xcode
9 2 (5.71%) JUnit
9 2 (5.71%) Robotium
9 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
10 1 (2.86%) Hudson
10 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (2.86%) Maven
General
1 18 (51.43%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Tester
2 15 (42.86%) Automation Tester
3 13 (37.14%) Analyst
4 9 (25.71%) Test Analyst
5 8 (22.86%) Selenium Tester
6 5 (14.29%) Developer
6 5 (14.29%) QA Analyst
7 4 (11.43%) Quality Analyst
8 3 (8.57%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (8.57%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (5.71%) Automation Analyst
9 2 (5.71%) AWS Developer
9 2 (5.71%) QA Engineer
9 2 (5.71%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
10 1 (2.86%) Senior Test Analyst
10 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Test Manager
10 1 (2.86%) Test Leader
10 1 (2.86%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) XML
2 12 (34.29%) Flash
2 12 (34.29%) RESTful
2 12 (34.29%) HTML
3 9 (25.71%) .NET
4 6 (17.14%) J2EE
4 6 (17.14%) Gherkin
5 5 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.71%) REST
6 2 (5.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (68.57%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (54.29%) Test Automation
3 14 (40.00%) BDD
3 14 (40.00%) Coaching
4 13 (37.14%) Test Scripting
4 13 (37.14%) TDD
5 12 (34.29%) Document Management
5 12 (34.29%) Automated Testing
5 12 (34.29%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (34.29%) System Testing
6 11 (31.43%) E-Commerce
7 6 (17.14%) Manual Testing
8 2 (5.71%) OOP
8 2 (5.71%) Open Source
8 2 (5.71%) Release Management
8 2 (5.71%) Performance Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Automation Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.86%) Test Strategy
9 1 (2.86%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) C#
2 15 (42.86%) Java
3 13 (37.14%) SQL
4 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
5 9 (25.71%) PHP
6 7 (20.00%) Ruby
7 3 (8.57%) Python
8 2 (5.71%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle