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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 122 - 111
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 13 0 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.45% - 0.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.70% - 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 8
Average daily rate
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£338 - £331
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 - £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
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 East of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
351 322 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.07% 13.28% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 160 171
Average daily rate £400 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 37 42
Average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.18 £21.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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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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 - 5 £310 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £500 - 2
Bedfordshire - 2 £350 -
Suffolk - - - - 1
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 13 (86.67%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) Selenium
3 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (46.67%) REST
4 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) Maven
4 7 (46.67%) Linux
5 6 (40.00%) UNIX
5 6 (40.00%) SoapUI
6 5 (33.33%) User Stories
6 5 (33.33%) Eclipse
6 5 (33.33%) MySQL
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle
6 5 (33.33%) Ant
6 5 (33.33%) SOAP
6 5 (33.33%) Web Services
6 5 (33.33%) Subversion
6 5 (33.33%) Load Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
7 4 (26.67%) XML
7 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (20.00%) Open Source
8 3 (20.00%) XSD
8 3 (20.00%) XSLT
8 3 (20.00%) CSS
8 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (20.00%) SQL
8 3 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (20.00%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Solr
2 1 (6.67%) Moodle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Selenium
2 7 (46.67%) Maven
3 6 (40.00%) SoapUI
4 5 (33.33%) Eclipse
4 5 (33.33%) Ant
4 5 (33.33%) Subversion
5 3 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (20.00%) JMeter
6 2 (13.33%) JUnit
6 2 (13.33%) Mockito
6 2 (13.33%) Hamcrest
6 2 (13.33%) TestNG
7 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
7 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
7 1 (6.67%) Hudson
7 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
7 1 (6.67%) FitNesse
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Tester
2 5 (33.33%) Automation Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Test Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) REST
2 5 (33.33%) SOAP
2 5 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (26.67%) XML
4 3 (20.00%) XSD
4 3 (20.00%) XSLT
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (13.33%) Lucene
5 2 (13.33%) Spring
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
5 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 2 (13.33%) JDBC
5 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (13.33%) Guava
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (13.33%) Biology
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) User Stories
3 5 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) OO
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) Validation
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) MVC
6 2 (13.33%) Test-First Development
6 2 (13.33%) Bioinformatics
6 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Web Development
6 2 (13.33%) UML
6 2 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) XPath
3 2 (13.33%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Progress
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