The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 327 381 419
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +38
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 275 184 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.54% 0.38% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.14% 3.16% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 153 111
Average daily rate
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£375 £385 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +14.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £190.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WebDriver
UK

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

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6643 5832 5957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.99% 11.96% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4331 3824 3436
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 122 208
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.75 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.56% -2.66%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in England

WebDriver
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WebDriver Daily Rate Trend in England

WebDriver
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebDriver across the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram in England

WebDriver
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebDriver across the England region.

WebDriver Hourly Rate Trend in England

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +50 190 £400 - 50
South East -4 42 £375 +5.63% 17
South West -31 18 £363 +27.19% 6
North East - 9 £320 - 2
East Midlands +8 6 £375 +7.14% 2
North West +4 3 £325 -35.00% 9
East of England - 3 £338 - 4
Yorkshire 0 2 £335 +38.14% 2
West Midlands - 1 £400 - 1
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WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 517 (91.34%) Selenium
2 351 (62.01%) Java
3 263 (46.47%) BDD
4 260 (45.94%) Cucumber
5 239 (42.23%) TDD
6 203 (35.87%) Agile Software Development
7 195 (34.45%) Scrum
8 188 (33.22%) Test Automation
9 162 (28.62%) QA
10 132 (23.32%) C#
11 128 (22.61%) JavaScript
12 125 (22.08%) HTML
13 123 (21.73%) Automation Testing
14 121 (21.38%) Continuous Integration
15 120 (21.20%) Ruby
16 114 (20.14%) E-Commerce
17 112 (19.79%) SQL
18 106 (18.73%) Jenkins
19 104 (18.37%) Test Scripting
20 100 (17.67%) CSS
21 99 (17.49%) Automated Testing
22 97 (17.14%) JUnit
23 92 (16.25%) XML
24 79 (13.96%) OO
25 76 (13.43%) Linux
25 76 (13.43%) Web Services
26 75 (13.25%) Finance
27 72 (12.72%) JMeter
28 68 (12.01%) ISEB
29 67 (11.84%) JBehave

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 20 (3.53%) Adobe CQ
2 14 (2.47%) CMS
3 6 (1.06%) Apache
4 5 (0.88%) Node.js
5 4 (0.71%) Confluence
5 4 (0.71%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.53%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.53%) Drupal
6 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.53%) Mule
6 3 (0.53%) nginx
6 3 (0.53%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.35%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.18%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.18%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (1.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.71%) MS Office
3 2 (0.35%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.35%) Magento
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.53%) PaaS
3 2 (0.35%) GitHub
3 2 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.65%) HTTP
2 10 (1.77%) Internet
3 8 (1.41%) LDAP
4 3 (0.53%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.18%) SSH
5 1 (0.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.77%) Relational Database
2 22 (3.89%) MySQL
3 16 (2.83%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.83%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.24%) RDBMS
5 4 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.71%) DB2
5 4 (0.71%) Big Data
6 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.35%) Star Schema
7 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.35%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.18%) DbVisualizer
8 1 (0.18%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.18%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 517 (91.34%) Selenium
2 260 (45.94%) Cucumber
3 106 (18.73%) Jenkins
4 97 (17.14%) JUnit
5 72 (12.72%) JMeter
6 67 (11.84%) JBehave
7 65 (11.48%) TeamCity
8 61 (10.78%) Git (software)
8 61 (10.78%) Subversion
9 59 (10.42%) Maven
9 59 (10.42%) JIRA
10 54 (9.54%) SoapUI
11 51 (9.01%) Hudson
12 39 (6.89%) WATIR
13 37 (6.54%) Mockito
14 36 (6.36%) SpecFlow
14 36 (6.36%) Grunt
15 33 (5.83%) QuickTest Pro
16 32 (5.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 29 (5.12%) TestNG
General
1 75 (13.25%) Finance
2 22 (3.89%) Retail
3 20 (3.53%) Banking
4 14 (2.47%) Games
5 13 (2.30%) Front Office
6 12 (2.12%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.77%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.77%) Marketing
8 9 (1.59%) Legal
9 7 (1.24%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.06%) Electronics
11 5 (0.88%) Advertising
12 3 (0.53%) Publishing
13 1 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 159 (28.09%) Tester
2 155 (27.39%) Developer
3 94 (16.61%) Analyst
4 92 (16.25%) Test Analyst
5 80 (14.13%) Automation Tester
6 54 (9.54%) Test Engineer
7 41 (7.24%) QA Engineer
8 40 (7.07%) Automation Engineer
9 28 (4.95%) Automation Analyst
9 28 (4.95%) Java Developer
10 26 (4.59%) Consultant
10 26 (4.59%) Test Consultant
11 25 (4.42%) Automation Test Analyst
12 24 (4.24%) Web Developer
13 19 (3.36%) QA Tester
14 18 (3.18%) JavaScript Developer
14 18 (3.18%) Agile Test Analyst
15 17 (3.00%) Test Leader
16 16 (2.83%) QA Automation Engineer
17 15 (2.65%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (22.08%) HTML
2 100 (17.67%) CSS
3 92 (16.25%) XML
4 76 (13.43%) Web Services
5 64 (11.31%) .NET
6 49 (8.66%) HTML5
7 46 (8.13%) AngularJS
8 41 (7.24%) JSON
9 39 (6.89%) SOAP
9 39 (6.89%) RESTful
10 35 (6.18%) REST
11 31 (5.48%) Spring
12 27 (4.77%) Apache Flex
13 26 (4.59%) Gherkin
14 20 (3.53%) CSS3
14 20 (3.53%) jQuery
15 16 (2.83%) XSLT
16 14 (2.47%) .NET Framework
17 9 (1.59%) Hibernate
18 8 (1.41%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.07%) Open Source
2 38 (6.71%) Mobile App
3 36 (6.36%) Enterprise Software
4 32 (5.65%) Computer Science
5 30 (5.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 15 (2.65%) RIA
7 12 (2.12%) Digital Media
7 12 (2.12%) New Media
8 10 (1.77%) Video on Demand
9 6 (1.06%) DTV
10 5 (0.88%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (0.71%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.71%) IPTV
12 3 (0.53%) Fixed Income
12 3 (0.53%) iPhone
12 3 (0.53%) Data Conversion
13 2 (0.35%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.35%) Streaming Video
13 2 (0.35%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 76 (13.43%) Linux
2 43 (7.60%) UNIX
3 39 (6.89%) Android
4 36 (6.36%) Apple iOS
5 22 (3.89%) Windows
6 7 (1.24%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (46.47%) BDD
2 239 (42.23%) TDD
3 203 (35.87%) Agile Software Development
4 195 (34.45%) Scrum
5 188 (33.22%) Test Automation
6 123 (21.73%) Automation Testing
7 121 (21.38%) Continuous Integration
8 114 (20.14%) E-Commerce
9 104 (18.37%) Test Scripting
10 99 (17.49%) Automated Testing
11 79 (13.96%) OO
12 52 (9.19%) Performance Testing
13 47 (8.30%) Software Testing
14 46 (8.13%) Regression Testing
15 42 (7.42%) SOA
16 40 (7.07%) User Stories
17 38 (6.71%) User Acceptance Testing
18 36 (6.36%) Web Testing
19 32 (5.65%) Kanban
20 31 (5.48%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 351 (62.01%) Java
2 132 (23.32%) C#
3 128 (22.61%) JavaScript
4 120 (21.20%) Ruby
5 112 (19.79%) SQL
6 49 (8.66%) Python
7 44 (7.77%) PHP
8 20 (3.53%) Groovy
9 17 (3.00%) Perl
9 17 (3.00%) Shell Script
10 16 (2.83%) VB
11 15 (2.65%) PL/SQL
12 14 (2.47%) Scala
13 12 (2.12%) VBScript
14 9 (1.59%) C++
15 7 (1.24%) Objective-C
16 6 (1.06%) PowerShell
17 4 (0.71%) XPath
18 3 (0.53%) VB.NET
18 3 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (12.01%) ISEB
2 49 (8.66%) ISTQB
3 21 (3.71%) Security Cleared
4 19 (3.36%) Degree
5 18 (3.18%) SC Cleared
6 13 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.53%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.35%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (28.62%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.53%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (4.24%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.88%) Puppet
2 5 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.53%) Ansible
3 3 (0.53%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.35%) Nessus
5 1 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 47 (8.30%) Adobe
2 44 (7.77%) Oracle
3 21 (3.71%) HP
4 14 (2.47%) hybris
5 10 (1.77%) ATG
6 9 (1.59%) Microsoft
7 6 (1.06%) SAP
8 3 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.53%) Teradata
9 2 (0.35%) Mercator
9 2 (0.35%) JBoss
9 2 (0.35%) Informatica
9 2 (0.35%) Demandware
10 1 (0.18%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.18%) Sun
10 1 (0.18%) IBM
10 1 (0.18%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.18%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.18%) Telerik
10 1 (0.18%) Sitecore
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
EMBL
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Real Staffing
Rate: £150 - £175 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Surbiton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £60000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 25 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: 26 days ago