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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 338 343 394
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +51
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 280 249 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.54% 0.50% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.02% 3.89% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 198 129
Average daily rate
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£386 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - -
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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
6961 6403 5487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.51% 12.97% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4642 4188 3509
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 134 135
Average hourly rate £38.25 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £30.00 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -31 144 £428 +6.87% 63
South East +32 66 £370 +2.77% 11
South West -4 21 £350 -1.75% 1
Yorkshire -17 15 £300 -3.22% 7
East of England - 13 £238 - 1
North East -20 11 £308 -
North West -25 5 £313 -5.66% 7
West Midlands +4 3 £300 -22.58% 2
East Midlands -6 1 £400 +25.00% 6
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WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 459 (93.48%) Selenium
2 359 (73.12%) Agile Software Development
3 235 (47.86%) BDD
4 232 (47.25%) Java
5 216 (43.99%) Cucumber
6 210 (42.77%) C#
7 203 (41.34%) QA
8 200 (40.73%) Test Automation
9 157 (31.98%) TDD
10 154 (31.36%) Scrum
11 104 (21.18%) Automated Testing
12 102 (20.77%) SpecFlow
13 94 (19.14%) Ruby
14 92 (18.74%) Test Scripting
14 92 (18.74%) Finance
15 91 (18.53%) JavaScript
16 90 (18.33%) Jenkins
17 89 (18.13%) SQL
18 83 (16.90%) Continuous Integration
19 76 (15.48%) .NET
20 75 (15.27%) Automation Testing
21 69 (14.05%) HTML
22 65 (13.24%) JUnit
23 59 (12.02%) JIRA
24 55 (11.20%) RESTful
25 53 (10.79%) Git (software)
25 53 (10.79%) ISEB
26 52 (10.59%) PHP
26 52 (10.59%) Web Services
27 51 (10.39%) E-Commerce

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 14 (2.85%) Node.js
2 13 (2.65%) CMS
3 11 (2.24%) Apache
4 10 (2.04%) Tomcat
4 10 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (1.83%) WebSphere
6 5 (1.02%) ATG Dynamo
7 4 (0.81%) Umbraco
7 4 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (0.81%) Confluence
7 4 (0.81%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.20%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 16 (3.26%) MS Office
2 6 (1.22%) Mingle
3 5 (1.02%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.22%) Magento
2 5 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.20%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.02%) SaaS
2 5 (1.02%) GitHub
3 4 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.81%) Heroku
3 4 (0.81%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.67%) HTTP
2 16 (3.26%) Internet
3 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.20%) RTSP
3 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.20%) ATM
3 1 (0.20%) Broadband
3 1 (0.20%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.11%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.05%) MySQL
3 14 (2.85%) DB2
3 14 (2.85%) MongoDB
3 14 (2.85%) DbVisualizer
4 10 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (1.83%) Redis
6 7 (1.43%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.22%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.02%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.81%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.61%) RavenDB
10 3 (0.61%) Neo4j
10 3 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.41%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 459 (93.48%) Selenium
2 216 (43.99%) Cucumber
3 102 (20.77%) SpecFlow
4 90 (18.33%) Jenkins
5 65 (13.24%) JUnit
6 59 (12.02%) JIRA
7 53 (10.79%) Git (software)
8 41 (8.35%) JMeter
9 32 (6.52%) Subversion
10 30 (6.11%) TestNG
11 27 (5.50%) TeamCity
11 27 (5.50%) NUnit
12 23 (4.68%) Maven
12 23 (4.68%) Eclipse
12 23 (4.68%) Jasmine
12 23 (4.68%) SoapUI
13 22 (4.48%) JBehave
14 21 (4.28%) RSpec
15 20 (4.07%) HP UFT
15 20 (4.07%) Appium
General
1 92 (18.74%) Finance
2 31 (6.31%) Retail
3 23 (4.68%) Banking
4 17 (3.46%) Games
5 15 (3.05%) Investment Banking
6 10 (2.04%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.63%) Marketing
8 6 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.02%) Publishing
9 5 (1.02%) Electronics
10 1 (0.20%) Front Office
10 1 (0.20%) Automotive
10 1 (0.20%) Law
10 1 (0.20%) Legal
10 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 133 (27.09%) Tester
2 125 (25.46%) Analyst
3 107 (21.79%) Developer
3 107 (21.79%) Test Analyst
4 71 (14.46%) Automation Tester
5 52 (10.59%) Test Engineer
6 36 (7.33%) Automation Engineer
7 35 (7.13%) AWS Developer
8 34 (6.92%) QA Analyst
9 30 (6.11%) Test Automation Engineer
10 29 (5.91%) QA Engineer
11 24 (4.89%) Selenium Tester
11 24 (4.89%) Agile Test Analyst
12 20 (4.07%) Automation Analyst
13 19 (3.87%) Test Leader
14 18 (3.67%) Automation Test Analyst
14 18 (3.67%) Software Tester
15 17 (3.46%) Team Leader
16 16 (3.26%) Test Team Leader
16 16 (3.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (15.48%) .NET
2 69 (14.05%) HTML
3 55 (11.20%) RESTful
4 52 (10.59%) Web Services
5 43 (8.76%) Gherkin
6 42 (8.55%) XML
7 41 (8.35%) SOAP
8 34 (6.92%) CSS
8 34 (6.92%) AngularJS
9 29 (5.91%) HTML5
9 29 (5.91%) REST
10 23 (4.68%) .NET Framework
11 18 (3.67%) ASP.NET
12 16 (3.26%) jQuery
13 14 (2.85%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (2.85%) Flash
14 13 (2.65%) Spring
14 13 (2.65%) JSON
14 13 (2.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (2.44%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.26%) Mobile App
3 13 (2.65%) User Experience
4 12 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.22%) GIS
5 6 (1.22%) IPTV
5 6 (1.22%) Video on Demand
5 6 (1.22%) Online Games
6 5 (1.02%) DTV
6 5 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.81%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.61%) RIA
8 3 (0.61%) Wiki
8 3 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.61%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.61%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.41%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.41%) NHS
10 1 (0.20%) EFT
10 1 (0.20%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 30 (6.11%) UNIX
2 27 (5.50%) Linux
3 23 (4.68%) Windows
4 19 (3.87%) Android
5 17 (3.46%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.81%) Windows NT
6 4 (0.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (73.12%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (47.86%) BDD
3 200 (40.73%) Test Automation
4 157 (31.98%) TDD
5 154 (31.36%) Scrum
6 104 (21.18%) Automated Testing
7 92 (18.74%) Test Scripting
8 83 (16.90%) Continuous Integration
9 75 (15.27%) Automation Testing
10 51 (10.39%) E-Commerce
11 47 (9.57%) Performance Testing
12 45 (9.16%) Kanban
13 43 (8.76%) Software Testing
14 41 (8.35%) Software Engineering
14 41 (8.35%) Manual Testing
14 41 (8.35%) Regression Testing
15 35 (7.13%) Test Strategy
16 32 (6.52%) OO
17 31 (6.31%) Load Testing
18 29 (5.91%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 232 (47.25%) Java
2 210 (42.77%) C#
3 94 (19.14%) Ruby
4 91 (18.53%) JavaScript
5 89 (18.13%) SQL
6 52 (10.59%) PHP
7 40 (8.15%) Python
8 33 (6.72%) Scala
9 17 (3.46%) VB
10 12 (2.44%) Groovy
11 7 (1.43%) VBScript
12 6 (1.22%) C
13 4 (0.81%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.61%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.61%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.41%) XPath
15 2 (0.41%) Bourne shell
16 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 53 (10.79%) ISEB
2 43 (8.76%) ISTQB
3 28 (5.70%) Security Cleared
4 25 (5.09%) Degree
5 21 (4.28%) SC Cleared
6 17 (3.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (0.81%) HND
8 4 (0.81%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.20%) MCP
9 1 (0.20%) MCAD
9 1 (0.20%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 203 (41.34%) QA
2 5 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.20%) Varnish
2 1 (0.20%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (0.20%) Squid
Systems Management
1 20 (4.07%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.83%) Apache Shiro
3 6 (1.22%) Puppet
3 6 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.41%) Ansible
5 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.20%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 33 (6.72%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.70%) Oracle
3 18 (3.67%) HP
4 10 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (1.83%) Bloomberg
6 7 (1.43%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.02%) ATG
7 5 (1.02%) SAP
8 4 (0.81%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.81%) Google
9 3 (0.61%) JD Edwards
9 3 (0.61%) VMware
10 2 (0.41%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.41%) hybris
11 1 (0.20%) Red Gate
11 1 (0.20%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.20%) Zend
11 1 (0.20%) Remedy
11 1 (0.20%) BMC
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