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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 368 408 315
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -93
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 283 208 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.41% 0.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.75% 3.17% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 158 257
Average daily rate £390 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 - -
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
7551 6562 6170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.74% 12.98% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5160 4252 4020
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 127 120
Average hourly rate £42.45 £37.04 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.60% -3.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £27.37 £31.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £47.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.37 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.38% -2.01%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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 +27 131 £425 +6.25% 47
South East -20 37 £360 +2.85% 20
West Midlands +24 34 £518 +84.82% 3
North West +11 24 £320 -1.53% 4
Yorkshire +21 23 £313 -3.84% 10
South West +18 19 £325 -13.33% 3
East of England -8 10 £325 +1.96% 6
North East -27 5 £350 -6.66% 1
WebDriver
UK

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 432 (85.71%) Selenium
2 400 (79.37%) Agile Software Development
3 279 (55.36%) BDD
4 254 (50.40%) Java
5 241 (47.82%) Cucumber
6 181 (35.91%) QA
7 165 (32.74%) Test Automation
8 160 (31.75%) Scrum
9 147 (29.17%) JavaScript
10 140 (27.78%) TDD
11 131 (25.99%) JIRA
12 120 (23.81%) C#
13 109 (21.63%) Test Scripting
14 106 (21.03%) Automated Testing
15 101 (20.04%) Jenkins
16 100 (19.84%) Automation Testing
17 90 (17.86%) SQL
18 85 (16.87%) HTML
19 77 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
20 74 (14.68%) Git (software)
21 72 (14.29%) E-Commerce
22 71 (14.09%) Node.js
23 69 (13.69%) SpecFlow
24 68 (13.49%) Ruby
25 67 (13.29%) Web Services
26 65 (12.90%) XML
27 63 (12.50%) .NET
28 62 (12.30%) Functional Testing
29 61 (12.10%) ISEB
30 60 (11.90%) Finance

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 71 (14.09%) Node.js
2 24 (4.76%) Confluence
3 7 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (1.39%) IIS
3 7 (1.39%) Jetty
4 6 (1.19%) Apache
5 4 (0.79%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.60%) ATG Dynamo
6 3 (0.60%) CMS
6 3 (0.60%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.40%) JBoss
8 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.20%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.20%) Documentum
8 1 (0.20%) Drupal
8 1 (0.20%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.20%) Mule
8 1 (0.20%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (1.19%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.60%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.40%) MS Office
3 2 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 35 (6.94%) Magento
2 4 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.56%) GitHub
2 22 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.99%) Heroku
5 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.20%) Office 365
6 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.37%) Internet
2 14 (2.78%) HTTP
3 2 (0.40%) PuTTY
3 2 (0.40%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.20%) DSL
4 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.20%) Network Security
4 1 (0.20%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.35%) MongoDB
2 22 (4.37%) Relational Database
2 22 (4.37%) SQL Server
3 18 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 12 (2.38%) DB2
5 10 (1.98%) MySQL
5 10 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.59%) Hadoop
7 7 (1.39%) Big Data
7 7 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (1.39%) Redis
8 4 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.60%) CouchDB
9 3 (0.60%) DbVisualizer
9 3 (0.60%) GIS
10 2 (0.40%) HPCC
10 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 432 (85.71%) Selenium
2 241 (47.82%) Cucumber
3 131 (25.99%) JIRA
4 101 (20.04%) Jenkins
5 74 (14.68%) Git (software)
6 69 (13.69%) SpecFlow
7 41 (8.13%) Maven
8 39 (7.74%) Appium
9 37 (7.34%) JUnit
9 37 (7.34%) Subversion
10 35 (6.94%) SoapUI
11 31 (6.15%) JMeter
12 25 (4.96%) Jasmine
13 23 (4.56%) HP UFT
14 22 (4.37%) Hudson
15 21 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
15 21 (4.17%) Travis CI
16 20 (3.97%) Oracle APEX
17 19 (3.77%) gulp
17 19 (3.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 60 (11.90%) Finance
2 44 (8.73%) Retail
3 18 (3.57%) Banking
4 16 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.98%) Publishing
6 8 (1.59%) Games
7 7 (1.39%) Electronics
7 7 (1.39%) Marketing
8 5 (0.99%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.79%) Advertising
9 4 (0.79%) Law
9 4 (0.79%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.60%) Front Office
10 3 (0.60%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.40%) Military
12 1 (0.20%) Back Office
12 1 (0.20%) Local Government
12 1 (0.20%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 143 (28.37%) Tester
2 120 (23.81%) Analyst
3 114 (22.62%) Test Analyst
4 101 (20.04%) Automation Tester
5 89 (17.66%) Developer
6 87 (17.26%) Test Engineer
7 65 (12.90%) Automation Test Analyst
8 64 (12.70%) Test Automation Engineer
9 61 (12.10%) QA Engineer
10 50 (9.92%) Selenium Tester
11 46 (9.13%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 30 (5.95%) QA Tester
13 29 (5.75%) Architect
13 29 (5.75%) Selenium Test Analyst
14 26 (5.16%) Developer in Test
15 23 (4.56%) Senior Developer
16 22 (4.37%) QA Test Engineer
17 21 (4.17%) QA Automation Engineer
18 20 (3.97%) Agile Tester
18 20 (3.97%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (16.87%) HTML
2 67 (13.29%) Web Services
3 65 (12.90%) XML
4 63 (12.50%) .NET
5 54 (10.71%) CSS
6 41 (8.13%) Gherkin
7 40 (7.94%) RESTful
8 38 (7.54%) REST
9 34 (6.75%) JSON
10 33 (6.55%) Spring
11 31 (6.15%) Behat
11 31 (6.15%) Sass
11 31 (6.15%) SOAP
12 29 (5.75%) Play Framework
13 28 (5.56%) AngularJS
14 21 (4.17%) HTML5
15 20 (3.97%) CSS3
15 20 (3.97%) RequireJS
16 18 (3.57%) jQuery
17 17 (3.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 25 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (3.37%) User Experience
4 12 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.79%) Algorithms
6 6 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (0.99%) Fintech
7 5 (0.99%) Wiki
8 4 (0.79%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.60%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.40%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.40%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.40%) iPad
10 2 (0.40%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.40%) Mobile Payment
10 2 (0.40%) Social Media
11 1 (0.20%) EPoS
11 1 (0.20%) NHS
11 1 (0.20%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 22 (4.37%) Unix
2 21 (4.17%) Android
3 19 (3.77%) Apple iOS
4 13 (2.58%) Linux
5 11 (2.18%) Windows
6 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.20%) Solaris
6 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 400 (79.37%) Agile Software Development
2 279 (55.36%) BDD
3 165 (32.74%) Test Automation
4 160 (31.75%) Scrum
5 140 (27.78%) TDD
6 109 (21.63%) Test Scripting
7 106 (21.03%) Automated Testing
8 100 (19.84%) Automation Testing
9 77 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
10 72 (14.29%) E-Commerce
11 62 (12.30%) Functional Testing
12 55 (10.91%) Software Testing
13 42 (8.33%) Open Source
13 42 (8.33%) Regression Testing
14 40 (7.94%) Continuous Delivery
15 37 (7.34%) Non-Functional Testing
15 37 (7.34%) Performance Testing
16 36 (7.14%) OO
16 36 (7.14%) User Stories
17 34 (6.75%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 254 (50.40%) Java
2 147 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 120 (23.81%) C#
4 90 (17.86%) SQL
5 68 (13.49%) Ruby
6 47 (9.33%) Scala
7 42 (8.33%) PHP
8 32 (6.35%) Python
9 17 (3.37%) Groovy
9 17 (3.37%) PL/SQL
10 11 (2.18%) Apex Code
10 11 (2.18%) SOQL
11 9 (1.79%) F#
12 7 (1.39%) VBScript
13 6 (1.19%) C++
13 6 (1.19%) ECMAScript
14 5 (0.99%) VBA
15 4 (0.79%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.60%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (12.10%) ISEB
2 56 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 30 (5.95%) Security Cleared
4 23 (4.56%) SC Cleared
5 18 (3.57%) Degree
5 18 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (1.19%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.60%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (35.91%) QA
2 15 (2.98%) SDET
3 11 (2.18%) WAI
4 7 (1.39%) WCAG
5 3 (0.60%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (5.75%) Docker
2 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 22 (4.37%) Puppet
2 15 (2.98%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.20%) Apache Shiro
Vendors
1 37 (7.34%) Oracle
2 22 (4.37%) Microsoft
3 21 (4.17%) HP
4 15 (2.98%) Rally
5 11 (2.18%) Atlassian
5 11 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.59%) ATG
7 7 (1.39%) Informatica
7 7 (1.39%) SAP
8 4 (0.79%) hybris
8 4 (0.79%) Zend
9 3 (0.60%) Telerik
9 3 (0.60%) VMware
10 2 (0.40%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.40%) Remedy
10 2 (0.40%) SOASTA, Inc
11 1 (0.20%) Adobe
11 1 (0.20%) Apple
11 1 (0.20%) Ericsson
11 1 (0.20%) Nokia
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
North London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Sutton, London - UK
Reed Business Information
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
TDA Group
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £100.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
High Wycombe
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £175 - £200 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago