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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 333 381 430
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +49
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 252 161 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.35% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.90% 2.92% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 126 95
Average daily rate
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£375 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £306 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £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
6456 5516 5685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.06% 11.84% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4221 3529 3389
Average daily rate £398 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.57% +3.46%
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 131 133 206
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 £26.25 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.75 £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 31 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 31 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 +77 181 £401 -2.72% 60
South East -18 25 £355 +1.42% 22
South West -8 18 £363 +27.19% 7
Yorkshire +7 8 £313 +28.86% 2
East Midlands +7 7 £320 -5.18% 2
North West -1 4 £331 -33.75% 4
West Midlands - 2 £388 -
East of England -23 1 £300 -14.28% 4
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WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 516 (91.49%) Selenium
2 352 (62.41%) Java
3 270 (47.87%) BDD
4 260 (46.10%) Cucumber
5 240 (42.55%) TDD
6 214 (37.94%) Agile Software Development
7 202 (35.82%) Scrum
8 200 (35.46%) Test Automation
9 161 (28.55%) QA
10 129 (22.87%) C#
11 126 (22.34%) JavaScript
12 124 (21.99%) Ruby
13 122 (21.63%) HTML
13 122 (21.63%) SQL
14 121 (21.45%) E-Commerce
15 120 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
16 113 (20.04%) Automation Testing
17 105 (18.62%) Jenkins
18 102 (18.09%) JUnit
19 101 (17.91%) Test Scripting
20 100 (17.73%) Automated Testing
21 98 (17.38%) XML
22 92 (16.31%) CSS
23 90 (15.96%) Web Services
24 80 (14.18%) Linux
25 79 (14.01%) ISEB
26 78 (13.83%) JBehave
27 77 (13.65%) SoapUI
28 76 (13.48%) JMeter
29 69 (12.23%) Finance

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (3.72%) Adobe CQ
2 16 (2.84%) CMS
3 6 (1.06%) Apache
4 5 (0.89%) Node.js
5 4 (0.71%) Confluence
6 3 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.53%) Mule
6 3 (0.53%) nginx
6 3 (0.53%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.35%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.18%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.18%) IIS
8 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.18%) Drupal
8 1 (0.18%) Alfresco
Applications
1 8 (1.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.53%) MS Office
3 2 (0.35%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.35%) Magento
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.53%) PaaS
2 3 (0.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.38%) HTTP
2 11 (1.95%) Internet
3 8 (1.42%) LDAP
4 5 (0.89%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.53%) SSL
6 1 (0.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.67%) Relational Database
2 24 (4.26%) MySQL
3 15 (2.66%) SQL Server
4 12 (2.13%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.42%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.71%) DB2
6 4 (0.71%) Big Data
7 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.35%) Star Schema
8 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.18%) QlikView
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.18%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.18%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.18%) DbVisualizer
9 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 516 (91.49%) Selenium
2 260 (46.10%) Cucumber
3 105 (18.62%) Jenkins
4 102 (18.09%) JUnit
5 78 (13.83%) JBehave
6 77 (13.65%) SoapUI
7 76 (13.48%) JMeter
8 64 (11.35%) JIRA
9 63 (11.17%) Subversion
9 63 (11.17%) TeamCity
9 63 (11.17%) Git (software)
10 58 (10.28%) Maven
11 57 (10.11%) Hudson
12 41 (7.27%) WATIR
13 37 (6.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 36 (6.38%) Mockito
15 31 (5.50%) TestNG
15 31 (5.50%) Grunt
16 29 (5.14%) RSpec
16 29 (5.14%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 69 (12.23%) Finance
2 24 (4.26%) Retail
3 20 (3.55%) Banking
4 13 (2.30%) Games
5 12 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 11 (1.95%) Front Office
7 10 (1.77%) Legal
7 10 (1.77%) Marketing
8 7 (1.24%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.24%) Advertising
9 5 (0.89%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.71%) Electronics
10 4 (0.71%) Publishing
11 2 (0.35%) Automotive
12 1 (0.18%) Back Office
12 1 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 166 (29.43%) Tester
2 155 (27.48%) Developer
3 106 (18.79%) Analyst
4 102 (18.09%) Test Analyst
5 80 (14.18%) Automation Tester
6 52 (9.22%) Test Engineer
7 41 (7.27%) QA Engineer
8 37 (6.56%) Automation Engineer
9 32 (5.67%) Automation Analyst
10 30 (5.32%) Automation Test Analyst
11 27 (4.79%) Java Developer
12 24 (4.26%) Test Leader
13 22 (3.90%) Web Developer
14 21 (3.72%) Selenium Tester
15 20 (3.55%) Consultant
15 20 (3.55%) QA Tester
15 20 (3.55%) Test Consultant
16 18 (3.19%) Agile Test Analyst
17 17 (3.01%) Technical Tester
18 16 (2.84%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (21.63%) HTML
2 98 (17.38%) XML
3 92 (16.31%) CSS
4 90 (15.96%) Web Services
5 54 (9.57%) SOAP
5 54 (9.57%) .NET
6 48 (8.51%) JSON
7 41 (7.27%) HTML5
7 41 (7.27%) AngularJS
8 38 (6.74%) RESTful
9 32 (5.67%) REST
10 29 (5.14%) Spring
11 27 (4.79%) Gherkin
12 24 (4.26%) Apache Flex
13 19 (3.37%) XSLT
14 16 (2.84%) CSS3
14 16 (2.84%) jQuery
15 12 (2.13%) .NET Framework
16 8 (1.42%) FIX Protocol
16 8 (1.42%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.64%) Open Source
2 41 (7.27%) Mobile App
2 41 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
3 36 (6.38%) Computer Science
4 26 (4.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 16 (2.84%) Video on Demand
6 13 (2.30%) RIA
7 12 (2.13%) New Media
8 10 (1.77%) Digital Media
8 10 (1.77%) IPTV
9 7 (1.24%) Mobile Banking
10 6 (1.06%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.71%) DTV
11 4 (0.71%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.53%) Data Conversion
12 3 (0.53%) GIS
12 3 (0.53%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.35%) Streaming Video
13 2 (0.35%) Statistics
13 2 (0.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 80 (14.18%) Linux
2 46 (8.16%) UNIX
3 36 (6.38%) Android
4 33 (5.85%) Apple iOS
5 21 (3.72%) Windows
6 3 (0.53%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (47.87%) BDD
2 240 (42.55%) TDD
3 214 (37.94%) Agile Software Development
4 202 (35.82%) Scrum
5 200 (35.46%) Test Automation
6 121 (21.45%) E-Commerce
7 120 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
8 113 (20.04%) Automation Testing
9 101 (17.91%) Test Scripting
10 100 (17.73%) Automated Testing
11 68 (12.06%) OO
12 53 (9.40%) Software Testing
13 45 (7.98%) User Acceptance Testing
14 44 (7.80%) SOA
15 40 (7.09%) Performance Testing
15 40 (7.09%) User Stories
16 32 (5.67%) Pair Programming
17 29 (5.14%) Web Testing
17 29 (5.14%) Kanban
18 24 (4.26%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 352 (62.41%) Java
2 129 (22.87%) C#
3 126 (22.34%) JavaScript
4 124 (21.99%) Ruby
5 122 (21.63%) SQL
6 44 (7.80%) PHP
6 44 (7.80%) Python
7 21 (3.72%) Groovy
8 19 (3.37%) Shell Script
9 17 (3.01%) Perl
10 14 (2.48%) Scala
11 12 (2.13%) PL/SQL
11 12 (2.13%) VB
12 8 (1.42%) Objective-C
12 8 (1.42%) C++
13 6 (1.06%) VBScript
13 6 (1.06%) XPath
14 3 (0.53%) C
14 3 (0.53%) XQuery
15 2 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 79 (14.01%) ISEB
2 58 (10.28%) ISTQB
3 21 (3.72%) Degree
4 20 (3.55%) Security Cleared
5 17 (3.01%) 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
1 161 (28.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (0.71%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 32 (5.67%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.89%) Puppet
2 5 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.53%) Ansible
3 3 (0.53%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 45 (7.98%) Oracle
1 45 (7.98%) Adobe
2 30 (5.32%) HP
3 12 (2.13%) ATG
4 11 (1.95%) hybris
5 6 (1.06%) Microsoft
6 4 (0.71%) SAP
7 3 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.53%) Teradata
8 2 (0.35%) JBoss
8 2 (0.35%) Informatica
8 2 (0.35%) Demandware
9 1 (0.18%) Apple
9 1 (0.18%) Sun
9 1 (0.18%) IBM
9 1 (0.18%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.18%) Telerik
9 1 (0.18%) Zend
9 1 (0.18%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.18%) TIBCO
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