The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 86 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.42% 0.084% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.07% 0.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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Scotland

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

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
172 147 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.33% 12.32% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 85 47
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £27.45 £42.50 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.42% +50.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £42.50 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.79 £42.50 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

WebDriver
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

WebDriver Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 18 (100.00%) Selenium
2 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (83.33%) Test Automation
4 14 (77.78%) Java
5 11 (61.11%) BDD
6 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (50.00%) SQL
6 9 (50.00%) HTML
7 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
8 7 (38.89%) Hudson
8 7 (38.89%) TDD
8 7 (38.89%) JIRA
9 6 (33.33%) Banking
9 6 (33.33%) Investment Banking
10 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
10 5 (27.78%) Maven
10 5 (27.78%) Web Services
11 4 (22.22%) Linux
11 4 (22.22%) JMeter
11 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
11 4 (22.22%) Open Source
11 4 (22.22%) RESTful
12 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
12 3 (16.67%) JSON
12 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
12 3 (16.67%) Scrum
12 3 (16.67%) UNIX
12 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
12 3 (16.67%) HTTP

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 18 (100.00%) Selenium
2 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 7 (38.89%) Hudson
3 7 (38.89%) JIRA
4 5 (27.78%) Maven
4 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
5 4 (22.22%) JMeter
5 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 3 (16.67%) Ant
6 3 (16.67%) Gradle
6 3 (16.67%) Artifactory
7 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (33.33%) Banking
1 6 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Tester
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Test Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Automation Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (27.78%) Web Services
3 4 (22.22%) RESTful
4 3 (16.67%) JSON
4 3 (16.67%) CSS
4 3 (16.67%) JSP
5 1 (5.56%) .NET
5 1 (5.56%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 11 (61.11%) BDD
4 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (38.89%) TDD
6 4 (22.22%) Open Source
7 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) ATDD
7 3 (16.67%) DevOps
7 3 (16.67%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 2 (11.11%) User Stories
8 2 (11.11%) Refactoring
8 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Kanban
8 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.11%) ETL
9 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) HND
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
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