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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 344 393 402
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +9
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 259 176 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.36% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.86% 3.03% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 148 119
Average daily rate
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£375 £389 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.59% +15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £190.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
6709 5812 5880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.84% 12.05% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4494 3839 3309
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 £293 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 119 202
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.55 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 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 19 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
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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 +53 174 £388 -3.12% 43
South East +20 40 £375 - 15
South West -39 17 £363 +27.19% 4
East Midlands - 8 £450 - 1
North East - 7 £320 - 2
East of England - 6 £325 - 2
Yorkshire -3 3 £375 +54.63% 4
North West -4 2 £259 -48.25% 6
West Midlands - 1 £400 -
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WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 476 (90.15%) Selenium
2 363 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 322 (60.98%) Java
4 239 (45.27%) Cucumber
5 227 (42.99%) BDD
6 217 (41.10%) TDD
7 181 (34.28%) Scrum
8 170 (32.20%) Test Automation
9 150 (28.41%) QA
10 130 (24.62%) C#
11 125 (23.67%) JavaScript
12 123 (23.30%) HTML
13 109 (20.64%) Ruby
14 108 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
15 107 (20.27%) Automation Testing
16 103 (19.51%) E-Commerce
17 99 (18.75%) CSS
18 98 (18.56%) SQL
19 93 (17.61%) Jenkins
20 91 (17.23%) Test Scripting
20 91 (17.23%) JUnit
21 90 (17.05%) Automated Testing
22 80 (15.15%) OO
23 75 (14.20%) XML
24 68 (12.88%) Web Services
24 68 (12.88%) Finance
25 66 (12.50%) .NET
26 65 (12.31%) Linux
27 62 (11.74%) JMeter
28 60 (11.36%) JBehave

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 17 (3.22%) Adobe CQ
2 11 (2.08%) CMS
3 7 (1.33%) Apache
4 6 (1.14%) Node.js
5 5 (0.95%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.76%) nginx
6 4 (0.76%) Apache Solr
6 4 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.57%) Mule
7 3 (0.57%) Confluence
7 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.57%) Drupal
7 3 (0.57%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.38%) IIS
8 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.19%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.19%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.19%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.76%) MS Office
3 2 (0.38%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.38%) Magento
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.57%) PaaS
3 1 (0.19%) GitHub
3 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.73%) HTTP
2 11 (2.08%) Internet
3 3 (0.57%) Wireshark
3 3 (0.57%) LDAP
4 1 (0.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 20 (3.79%) MySQL
3 17 (3.22%) SQL Server
4 10 (1.89%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.33%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.76%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.57%) Big Data
7 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.57%) DB2
8 2 (0.38%) Star Schema
8 2 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.38%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.19%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.19%) Redis
9 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 476 (90.15%) Selenium
2 239 (45.27%) Cucumber
3 93 (17.61%) Jenkins
4 91 (17.23%) JUnit
5 62 (11.74%) JMeter
6 60 (11.36%) JBehave
7 54 (10.23%) JIRA
8 52 (9.85%) TeamCity
9 51 (9.66%) Git (software)
10 48 (9.09%) Subversion
11 45 (8.52%) Maven
12 44 (8.33%) Hudson
13 42 (7.95%) SoapUI
14 41 (7.77%) Grunt
15 37 (7.01%) SpecFlow
16 34 (6.44%) WATIR
16 34 (6.44%) Bower
17 33 (6.25%) Mockito
17 33 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
18 25 (4.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 68 (12.88%) Finance
2 19 (3.60%) Banking
3 15 (2.84%) Retail
4 14 (2.65%) Games
4 14 (2.65%) Front Office
5 12 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.89%) Investment Banking
6 10 (1.89%) Marketing
7 8 (1.52%) Legal
8 7 (1.33%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.14%) Advertising
9 6 (1.14%) Electronics
10 3 (0.57%) Publishing
11 1 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 149 (28.22%) Tester
2 141 (26.70%) Developer
3 86 (16.29%) Analyst
4 84 (15.91%) Test Analyst
5 79 (14.96%) Automation Tester
6 53 (10.04%) Test Engineer
7 38 (7.20%) Automation Engineer
7 38 (7.20%) QA Engineer
8 27 (5.11%) Test Consultant
8 27 (5.11%) Web Developer
8 27 (5.11%) Consultant
9 24 (4.55%) Automation Analyst
10 23 (4.36%) Java Developer
11 22 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
11 22 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
12 17 (3.22%) Selenium Tester
12 17 (3.22%) QA Tester
13 15 (2.84%) Agile Test Analyst
13 15 (2.84%) QA Automation Engineer
14 14 (2.65%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (23.30%) HTML
2 99 (18.75%) CSS
3 75 (14.20%) XML
4 68 (12.88%) Web Services
5 66 (12.50%) .NET
6 58 (10.98%) HTML5
7 55 (10.42%) AngularJS
8 42 (7.95%) REST
9 37 (7.01%) JSON
10 36 (6.82%) RESTful
10 36 (6.82%) SOAP
11 30 (5.68%) Spring
12 28 (5.30%) Apache Flex
13 24 (4.55%) Gherkin
14 22 (4.17%) jQuery
15 19 (3.60%) CSS3
16 15 (2.84%) .NET Framework
17 11 (2.08%) XSLT
18 10 (1.89%) Hibernate
19 9 (1.70%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.23%) Open Source
2 40 (7.58%) User Experience
3 34 (6.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 33 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 30 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (4.55%) Computer Science
7 20 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (3.41%) RIA
9 12 (2.27%) New Media
10 11 (2.08%) Digital Media
11 8 (1.52%) Video on Demand
12 6 (1.14%) DTV
12 6 (1.14%) Over-the-Top Content
13 5 (0.95%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.76%) IPTV
14 4 (0.76%) Data Integration
15 3 (0.57%) iPhone
15 3 (0.57%) Data Conversion
15 3 (0.57%) Fixed Income
15 3 (0.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 65 (12.31%) Linux
2 36 (6.82%) UNIX
3 32 (6.06%) Android
4 29 (5.49%) Apple iOS
5 24 (4.55%) Windows
6 7 (1.33%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 227 (42.99%) BDD
3 217 (41.10%) TDD
4 181 (34.28%) Scrum
5 170 (32.20%) Test Automation
6 108 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
7 107 (20.27%) Automation Testing
8 103 (19.51%) E-Commerce
9 91 (17.23%) Test Scripting
10 90 (17.05%) Automated Testing
11 80 (15.15%) OO
12 56 (10.61%) Performance Testing
13 48 (9.09%) Manual Testing
14 43 (8.14%) Software Testing
15 41 (7.77%) User Stories
16 38 (7.20%) SOA
17 35 (6.63%) Regression Testing
18 34 (6.44%) Kanban
18 34 (6.44%) Web Testing
19 32 (6.06%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 322 (60.98%) Java
2 130 (24.62%) C#
3 125 (23.67%) JavaScript
4 109 (20.64%) Ruby
5 98 (18.56%) SQL
6 45 (8.52%) Python
6 45 (8.52%) PHP
7 14 (2.65%) VB
7 14 (2.65%) Perl
8 13 (2.46%) Scala
9 12 (2.27%) Shell Script
9 12 (2.27%) VBScript
9 12 (2.27%) Groovy
10 10 (1.89%) PL/SQL
11 8 (1.52%) C++
11 8 (1.52%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.95%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.57%) XPath
13 3 (0.57%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (10.98%) ISEB
2 42 (7.95%) ISTQB
3 19 (3.60%) Security Cleared
4 18 (3.41%) SC Cleared
5 17 (3.22%) Degree
6 13 (2.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.57%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (0.57%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (28.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.57%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (4.36%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.14%) Puppet
3 5 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.76%) Ansible
5 3 (0.57%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.38%) Nessus
7 1 (0.19%) Salt
Vendors
1 44 (8.33%) Adobe
2 35 (6.63%) Oracle
3 18 (3.41%) HP
4 16 (3.03%) hybris
5 10 (1.89%) ATG
6 9 (1.70%) Microsoft
7 7 (1.33%) SAP
8 3 (0.57%) Teradata
9 2 (0.38%) Informatica
9 2 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.38%) Mercator
9 2 (0.38%) JBoss
9 2 (0.38%) Telerik
9 2 (0.38%) Demandware
10 1 (0.19%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.19%) TIBCO
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £250 to £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
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Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
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