The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the England region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 333 398 418
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +20
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 254 158 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.34% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.06% 2.89% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 125 99
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £316 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6261 5475 5604
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.88% 11.78% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4091 3511 3374
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 134 200
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 £25.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
WebDriver
UK

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 23 July 2014.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 July 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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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 +60 181 £411 -3.23% 47
South East -15 25 £355 - 22
South West -12 18 £363 +27.19% 5
Yorkshire +11 10 £308 +39.77% 2
East Midlands +6 6 £320 -8.57% 1
North West -1 6 £325 -35.00% 4
West Midlands - 3 £388 -
East of England - - - - 5
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WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 526 (91.80%) Selenium
2 355 (61.95%) Java
3 277 (48.34%) BDD
4 262 (45.72%) Cucumber
5 248 (43.28%) TDD
6 213 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
7 208 (36.30%) Scrum
8 206 (35.95%) Test Automation
9 167 (29.14%) QA
10 130 (22.69%) E-Commerce
11 125 (21.82%) JavaScript
12 124 (21.64%) C#
13 123 (21.47%) SQL
14 122 (21.29%) Ruby
15 121 (21.12%) HTML
16 120 (20.94%) Continuous Integration
17 109 (19.02%) Automation Testing
18 108 (18.85%) JUnit
19 106 (18.50%) Automated Testing
20 105 (18.32%) Jenkins
21 100 (17.45%) XML
22 99 (17.28%) Test Scripting
23 91 (15.88%) CSS
24 90 (15.71%) Web Services
25 87 (15.18%) SoapUI
26 86 (15.01%) JBehave
27 80 (13.96%) Linux
27 80 (13.96%) JMeter
27 80 (13.96%) ISEB
28 72 (12.57%) Finance

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 21 (3.66%) Adobe CQ
2 16 (2.79%) CMS
3 5 (0.87%) Apache
3 5 (0.87%) Node.js
4 4 (0.70%) Confluence
5 3 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.52%) Mule
5 3 (0.52%) nginx
5 3 (0.52%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.35%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.17%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.17%) Drupal
7 1 (0.17%) Alfresco
Applications
1 8 (1.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.52%) MS Office
3 2 (0.35%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.35%) Magento
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.52%) PaaS
1 3 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.28%) HTTP
2 11 (1.92%) Internet
3 8 (1.40%) LDAP
4 6 (1.05%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.52%) SSL
6 2 (0.35%) ATM
7 1 (0.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.76%) Relational Database
2 22 (3.84%) MySQL
3 15 (2.62%) SQL Server
4 12 (2.09%) Oracle Database
5 9 (1.57%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.70%) DB2
6 4 (0.70%) Big Data
7 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.35%) Star Schema
8 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.17%) QlikView
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.17%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.17%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 526 (91.80%) Selenium
2 262 (45.72%) Cucumber
3 108 (18.85%) JUnit
4 105 (18.32%) Jenkins
5 87 (15.18%) SoapUI
6 86 (15.01%) JBehave
7 80 (13.96%) JMeter
8 65 (11.34%) JIRA
9 63 (10.99%) TeamCity
9 63 (10.99%) Git (software)
10 62 (10.82%) Subversion
11 61 (10.65%) Maven
12 56 (9.77%) Hudson
13 41 (7.16%) WATIR
14 37 (6.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 35 (6.11%) TestNG
15 35 (6.11%) Mockito
16 29 (5.06%) QuickTest Pro
16 29 (5.06%) Grunt
17 27 (4.71%) RSpec
General
1 72 (12.57%) Finance
2 24 (4.19%) Retail
3 22 (3.84%) Banking
4 13 (2.27%) Games
5 11 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.75%) Front Office
6 10 (1.75%) Legal
6 10 (1.75%) Marketing
7 7 (1.22%) Advertising
7 7 (1.22%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.70%) Electronics
10 3 (0.52%) Publishing
11 2 (0.35%) Automotive
12 1 (0.17%) Back Office
12 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 169 (29.49%) Tester
2 156 (27.23%) Developer
3 108 (18.85%) Analyst
4 103 (17.98%) Test Analyst
5 80 (13.96%) Automation Tester
6 53 (9.25%) Test Engineer
7 43 (7.50%) QA Engineer
8 36 (6.28%) Automation Engineer
9 34 (5.93%) Automation Analyst
10 32 (5.58%) Automation Test Analyst
11 27 (4.71%) Java Developer
12 23 (4.01%) Test Leader
13 22 (3.84%) Selenium Tester
13 22 (3.84%) Consultant
13 22 (3.84%) Test Consultant
14 21 (3.66%) Web Developer
15 19 (3.32%) QA Tester
15 19 (3.32%) Agile Test Analyst
16 18 (3.14%) Senior Tester
17 16 (2.79%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (21.12%) HTML
2 100 (17.45%) XML
3 91 (15.88%) CSS
4 90 (15.71%) Web Services
5 56 (9.77%) SOAP
6 52 (9.08%) .NET
7 49 (8.55%) JSON
8 41 (7.16%) RESTful
9 39 (6.81%) HTML5
9 39 (6.81%) AngularJS
10 29 (5.06%) REST
10 29 (5.06%) Spring
11 27 (4.71%) Gherkin
12 22 (3.84%) Apache Flex
13 18 (3.14%) XSLT
14 16 (2.79%) CSS3
14 16 (2.79%) jQuery
15 12 (2.09%) .NET Framework
16 8 (1.40%) JSF
16 8 (1.40%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 61 (10.65%) Open Source
2 44 (7.68%) Mobile App
3 41 (7.16%) Enterprise Software
4 34 (5.93%) Computer Science
5 24 (4.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (2.79%) Video on Demand
7 12 (2.09%) New Media
7 12 (2.09%) RIA
8 11 (1.92%) Digital Media
9 10 (1.75%) IPTV
10 9 (1.57%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (0.87%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.70%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.70%) DTV
12 4 (0.70%) Data Integration
13 3 (0.52%) Data Conversion
13 3 (0.52%) GIS
13 3 (0.52%) Statistics
14 2 (0.35%) Streaming Video
14 2 (0.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 80 (13.96%) Linux
2 45 (7.85%) UNIX
3 36 (6.28%) Android
4 33 (5.76%) Apple iOS
5 20 (3.49%) Windows
6 3 (0.52%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (48.34%) BDD
2 248 (43.28%) TDD
3 213 (37.17%) Agile Software Development
4 208 (36.30%) Scrum
5 206 (35.95%) Test Automation
6 130 (22.69%) E-Commerce
7 120 (20.94%) Continuous Integration
8 109 (19.02%) Automation Testing
9 106 (18.50%) Automated Testing
10 99 (17.28%) Test Scripting
11 65 (11.34%) OO
12 51 (8.90%) Software Testing
13 48 (8.38%) SOA
14 46 (8.03%) User Acceptance Testing
15 40 (6.98%) Performance Testing
16 39 (6.81%) User Stories
17 32 (5.58%) Pair Programming
18 30 (5.24%) Kanban
19 29 (5.06%) Web Testing
20 22 (3.84%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 355 (61.95%) Java
2 125 (21.82%) JavaScript
3 124 (21.64%) C#
4 123 (21.47%) SQL
5 122 (21.29%) Ruby
6 42 (7.33%) PHP
6 42 (7.33%) Python
7 23 (4.01%) Groovy
8 20 (3.49%) Shell Script
9 16 (2.79%) Perl
10 13 (2.27%) Scala
11 12 (2.09%) PL/SQL
11 12 (2.09%) VB
12 8 (1.40%) Objective-C
13 7 (1.22%) C++
13 7 (1.22%) XPath
14 6 (1.05%) VBScript
15 5 (0.87%) XQuery
16 3 (0.52%) C
16 3 (0.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 80 (13.96%) ISEB
2 58 (10.12%) ISTQB
3 20 (3.49%) Security Cleared
4 19 (3.32%) Degree
5 17 (2.97%) SC Cleared
6 13 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.52%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.35%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 167 (29.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (0.70%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 32 (5.58%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.70%) Puppet
2 4 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.52%) Ansible
3 3 (0.52%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 45 (7.85%) Oracle
2 43 (7.50%) Adobe
3 30 (5.24%) HP
4 11 (1.92%) ATG
5 9 (1.57%) hybris
6 5 (0.87%) Microsoft
7 4 (0.70%) SAP
8 3 (0.52%) Teradata
9 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.35%) JBoss
9 2 (0.35%) Informatica
9 2 (0.35%) Demandware
10 1 (0.17%) Apple
10 1 (0.17%) Sun
10 1 (0.17%) IBM
10 1 (0.17%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.17%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.17%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.17%) Telerik
10 1 (0.17%) Zend
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