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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 367 294 344
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +50
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 218 294 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.62% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.45% 5.04% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 244 150
Average daily rate
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£363 £359 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% -10.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
6327 5839 4788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.01% 12.35% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4112 3798 3090
Average daily rate £400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 101 138
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £26.60 £22.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £50.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -72 118 £389 +3.66% 63
South East -26 47 £355 +13.60% 17
East of England +35 31 £319 +10.38% 1
East Midlands +1 8 £331 +57.73% 6
South West -26 6 £375 +7.14% 3
North West -12 5 £400 +26.98% 3
Yorkshire -16 5 £319 -8.92% 6
West Midlands - 1 - - 3
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WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 413 (87.87%) Selenium
2 324 (68.94%) Agile Software Development
3 235 (50.00%) Java
4 206 (43.83%) QA
5 205 (43.62%) BDD
6 198 (42.13%) Cucumber
7 158 (33.62%) C#
8 143 (30.43%) Test Automation
9 131 (27.87%) TDD
10 121 (25.74%) Scrum
11 94 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 91 (19.36%) Ruby
13 87 (18.51%) HTML
14 73 (15.53%) E-Commerce
15 72 (15.32%) SQL
15 72 (15.32%) Continuous Integration
16 71 (15.11%) Test Scripting
17 70 (14.89%) Jenkins
18 69 (14.68%) SpecFlow
19 68 (14.47%) OO
20 62 (13.19%) CSS
21 60 (12.77%) Automation Testing
22 59 (12.55%) HTML5
22 59 (12.55%) Finance
23 58 (12.34%) .NET
24 57 (12.13%) Git (software)
25 56 (11.91%) JUnit
26 54 (11.49%) AngularJS
27 52 (11.06%) RESTful
28 47 (10.00%) Automated Testing

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 21 (4.47%) Node.js
2 18 (3.83%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (2.34%) nginx
4 9 (1.91%) Adobe CQ
5 8 (1.70%) Apache
6 7 (1.49%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.49%) IIS
7 6 (1.28%) CMS
8 4 (0.85%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.64%) Joomla!
9 3 (0.64%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.43%) Confluence
11 1 (0.21%) Moodle
11 1 (0.21%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.21%) Drupal
11 1 (0.21%) ATG Dynamo
11 1 (0.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (0.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.49%) SaaS
2 6 (1.28%) GitHub
3 2 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.47%) HTTP
1 21 (4.47%) Internet
2 7 (1.49%) HTTPS
3 5 (1.06%) FTP
3 5 (1.06%) ATM
4 3 (0.64%) Broadband
5 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.21%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.81%) MongoDB
2 19 (4.04%) Apache Cassandra
3 17 (3.62%) Redis
4 15 (3.19%) NoSQL
5 10 (2.13%) MySQL
6 8 (1.70%) SQL Server
7 7 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.28%) DB2
8 6 (1.28%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.28%) DbVisualizer
8 6 (1.28%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.43%) RavenDB
10 2 (0.43%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.43%) Big Data
10 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.43%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 413 (87.87%) Selenium
2 198 (42.13%) Cucumber
3 70 (14.89%) Jenkins
4 69 (14.68%) SpecFlow
5 57 (12.13%) Git (software)
6 56 (11.91%) JUnit
7 39 (8.30%) JIRA
8 37 (7.87%) SoapUI
9 36 (7.66%) TestNG
10 30 (6.38%) Hudson
11 29 (6.17%) JBehave
11 29 (6.17%) Subversion
12 28 (5.96%) Grunt
12 28 (5.96%) Bower
13 26 (5.53%) Eclipse
14 25 (5.32%) JMeter
14 25 (5.32%) Maven
15 24 (5.11%) Jasmine
16 23 (4.89%) Calabash
16 23 (4.89%) Appium
General
1 59 (12.55%) Finance
2 32 (6.81%) Banking
3 26 (5.53%) Retail
3 26 (5.53%) Investment Banking
4 18 (3.83%) Games
5 10 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.28%) Front Office
7 5 (1.06%) Publishing
7 5 (1.06%) Marketing
8 4 (0.85%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.64%) Back Office
9 3 (0.64%) Electronics
10 2 (0.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 122 (25.96%) Analyst
2 113 (24.04%) Developer
3 109 (23.19%) Test Analyst
4 96 (20.43%) Tester
5 54 (11.49%) Automation Tester
6 46 (9.79%) Test Engineer
7 42 (8.94%) QA Engineer
8 38 (8.09%) AWS Developer
9 30 (6.38%) Automation Engineer
10 28 (5.96%) QA Analyst
11 27 (5.74%) Automation Analyst
12 24 (5.11%) JavaScript Developer
13 21 (4.47%) Automation Test Analyst
14 17 (3.62%) QA Automation Engineer
15 16 (3.40%) Java Developer
16 15 (3.19%) Agile Test Analyst
17 13 (2.77%) Selenium Tester
18 12 (2.55%) Test Leader
19 11 (2.34%) Software Tester
20 10 (2.13%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (18.51%) HTML
2 62 (13.19%) CSS
3 59 (12.55%) HTML5
4 58 (12.34%) .NET
5 54 (11.49%) AngularJS
6 52 (11.06%) RESTful
7 43 (9.15%) XML
8 40 (8.51%) REST
9 38 (8.09%) Web Services
10 34 (7.23%) Gherkin
11 32 (6.81%) jQuery
12 31 (6.60%) SOAP
13 30 (6.38%) CSS3
14 28 (5.96%) .NET Framework
15 23 (4.89%) LESS
16 22 (4.68%) Backbone.js
17 21 (4.47%) Sass
18 18 (3.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 17 (3.62%) Ember.js
20 15 (3.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.72%) User Experience
2 33 (7.02%) Open Source
3 15 (3.19%) Digital Media
4 13 (2.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (1.91%) Mobile App
6 9 (1.91%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.49%) RIA
7 7 (1.49%) Video on Demand
8 6 (1.28%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.64%) Online Games
9 3 (0.64%) DTV
9 3 (0.64%) GIS
9 3 (0.64%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.64%) Equities
10 2 (0.43%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.43%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.21%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.21%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 43 (9.15%) Linux
2 30 (6.38%) Windows
3 25 (5.32%) UNIX
4 12 (2.55%) Apple iOS
5 11 (2.34%) Android
6 5 (1.06%) Windows NT
7 3 (0.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (68.94%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (43.62%) BDD
3 143 (30.43%) Test Automation
4 131 (27.87%) TDD
5 121 (25.74%) Scrum
6 73 (15.53%) E-Commerce
7 72 (15.32%) Continuous Integration
8 71 (15.11%) Test Scripting
9 68 (14.47%) OO
10 60 (12.77%) Automation Testing
11 47 (10.00%) Automated Testing
12 36 (7.66%) Kanban
13 35 (7.45%) Manual Testing
14 32 (6.81%) Waterfall
14 32 (6.81%) User Acceptance Testing
15 29 (6.17%) Software Engineering
16 28 (5.96%) Software Testing
17 25 (5.32%) Regression Testing
17 25 (5.32%) Performance Testing
18 24 (5.11%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 235 (50.00%) Java
2 158 (33.62%) C#
3 94 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 91 (19.36%) Ruby
5 72 (15.32%) SQL
6 40 (8.51%) PHP
7 37 (7.87%) Python
8 30 (6.38%) Scala
9 21 (4.47%) Groovy
10 11 (2.34%) C
11 10 (2.13%) VB
12 6 (1.28%) VBScript
12 6 (1.28%) XPath
12 6 (1.28%) C++
13 4 (0.85%) Perl
13 4 (0.85%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.64%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.43%) Bourne shell
15 2 (0.43%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (8.30%) ISEB
2 19 (4.04%) SC Cleared
2 19 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 18 (3.83%) ISTQB
4 16 (3.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (2.98%) Degree
6 5 (1.06%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (43.83%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.21%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (3.40%) Puppet
2 13 (2.77%) Ansible
3 5 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.21%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 26 (5.53%) Microsoft
2 22 (4.68%) Oracle
3 9 (1.91%) hybris
4 7 (1.49%) Adobe
5 6 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.06%) HP
7 4 (0.85%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.64%) ATG
8 3 (0.64%) SAP
9 2 (0.43%) Zend
9 2 (0.43%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.21%) VocaLink
10 1 (0.21%) Demandware
10 1 (0.21%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.21%) SOASTA, Inc
10 1 (0.21%) Orchard
10 1 (0.21%) Progress
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