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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 115 137 107
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -30
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 17 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.62% 0.10% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.45% 0.78% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
Average daily rate
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£360 £320 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £226 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £364 £366
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 East of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
382 385 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.85% 12.96% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 201 130
Average daily rate £375 £375 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 31 27
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £33.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +9.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £30.25 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £42.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Cambridgeshire +7 8 - - 5
Hertfordshire +7 8 £324 +1.17% 4
Essex - 1 £450 -
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 40 (100.00%) Selenium
2 31 (77.50%) QA
3 28 (70.00%) C#
4 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (57.50%) SpecFlow
6 21 (52.50%) BDD
7 19 (47.50%) E-Commerce
8 16 (40.00%) .NET
9 14 (35.00%) Retail
10 12 (30.00%) Ruby
10 12 (30.00%) .NET Framework
10 12 (30.00%) Test Automation
10 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
11 10 (25.00%) Coaching
12 9 (22.50%) Java
12 9 (22.50%) UNIX
13 8 (20.00%) XML
13 8 (20.00%) Manual Testing
13 8 (20.00%) Subversion
14 7 (17.50%) TDD
14 7 (17.50%) Test Scripting
15 6 (15.00%) SQL
15 6 (15.00%) DB2
15 6 (15.00%) Flash
15 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
15 6 (15.00%) HTML
15 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (15.00%) System Testing
15 6 (15.00%) RESTful
15 6 (15.00%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) DB2
1 6 (15.00%) DbVisualizer
2 2 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 40 (100.00%) Selenium
2 23 (57.50%) SpecFlow
3 8 (20.00%) Subversion
4 5 (12.50%) Eclipse
5 4 (10.00%) JIRA
5 4 (10.00%) PHPUnit
5 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (10.00%) Calabash
5 4 (10.00%) Appium
6 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
6 3 (7.50%) TestNG
7 2 (5.00%) JUnit
7 2 (5.00%) Robotium
8 1 (2.50%) Robot Framework
8 1 (2.50%) TestLink
8 1 (2.50%) Hudson
8 1 (2.50%) Maven
General
1 14 (35.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (65.00%) Analyst
2 21 (52.50%) Test Analyst
3 11 (27.50%) Tester
4 10 (25.00%) Automation Tester
5 7 (17.50%) QA Analyst
5 7 (17.50%) Developer
6 6 (15.00%) Agile Test Analyst
7 5 (12.50%) Quality Analyst
7 5 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
8 4 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
10 2 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
10 2 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
10 2 (5.00%) Selenium Tester
10 2 (5.00%) AWS Developer
11 1 (2.50%) AWS Engineer
11 1 (2.50%) QA Automation Engineer
11 1 (2.50%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) .NET
2 12 (30.00%) .NET Framework
3 8 (20.00%) XML
4 6 (15.00%) Flash
4 6 (15.00%) HTML
4 6 (15.00%) RESTful
5 2 (5.00%) SOAP
5 2 (5.00%) J2EE
5 2 (5.00%) Gherkin
5 2 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Open Source
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) UNIX
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.50%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (52.50%) BDD
3 19 (47.50%) E-Commerce
4 12 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 10 (25.00%) Coaching
6 8 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 7 (17.50%) TDD
7 7 (17.50%) Test Scripting
8 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (15.00%) System Testing
8 6 (15.00%) Automated Testing
8 6 (15.00%) Document Management
9 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
10 2 (5.00%) Release Management
10 2 (5.00%) Performance Testing
11 1 (2.50%) Test Strategy
11 1 (2.50%) Business Transformation
11 1 (2.50%) Automation Testing
11 1 (2.50%) Load Testing
11 1 (2.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (70.00%) C#
2 12 (30.00%) Ruby
3 9 (22.50%) Java
4 6 (15.00%) SQL
4 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.00%) PHP
6 2 (5.00%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (77.50%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle
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