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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 394 359 341
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -18
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 219 229 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.49% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.09% 3.60% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 188 207
Average daily rate £389 £390 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.32% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £273 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £505 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
7079 6357 5415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.99% 13.53% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4780 4328 3498
Average daily rate £425 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 113 120
Average hourly rate £41.80 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.11% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £24.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £47.30 £47.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 -46 100 £425 +6.25% 55
South East +8 38 £375 +11.11% 13
Yorkshire +3 18 £315 -3.44% 11
South West +2 17 £325 -13.33% 3
North West -6 15 £325 +4.00% 21
East of England -8 12 £363 +3.57% 3
West Midlands -2 11 £238 - 3
North East - 7 £450 -
East Midlands -7 1 £350 - 2
WebDriver
UK

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 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.

1 417 (90.26%) Selenium
2 350 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
3 246 (53.25%) BDD
4 230 (49.78%) Java
5 217 (46.97%) Cucumber
6 178 (38.53%) Test Automation
7 153 (33.12%) QA
8 147 (31.82%) TDD
9 130 (28.14%) Scrum
10 118 (25.54%) JavaScript
11 107 (23.16%) Automation Testing
12 105 (22.73%) C#
13 104 (22.51%) Test Scripting
14 103 (22.29%) Automated Testing
15 82 (17.75%) JIRA
16 78 (16.88%) HTML
17 76 (16.45%) E-Commerce
18 73 (15.80%) Jenkins
19 69 (14.94%) .NET
20 67 (14.50%) SpecFlow
21 64 (13.85%) Functional Testing
22 63 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
23 62 (13.42%) Web Services
24 60 (12.99%) Finance
25 58 (12.55%) SQL
26 56 (12.12%) CSS
27 55 (11.90%) Software Testing
28 54 (11.69%) ISEB
29 53 (11.47%) XML
29 53 (11.47%) Git (software)

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 49 (10.61%) Node.js
2 10 (2.16%) Confluence
3 8 (1.73%) CMS
4 7 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (0.87%) Apache
6 3 (0.65%) ATG Dynamo
6 3 (0.65%) Jetty
7 2 (0.43%) IIS
7 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.43%) WordPress
8 1 (0.22%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.22%) JBoss
8 1 (0.22%) Mule
8 1 (0.22%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (1.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.08%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.87%) MS Office
4 3 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 34 (7.36%) Magento
2 5 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.98%) GitHub
2 21 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.22%) Office 365
3 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.38%) Internet
2 7 (1.52%) HTTP
3 1 (0.22%) DSL
3 1 (0.22%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.22%) Skype
3 1 (0.22%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.46%) Relational Database
2 13 (2.81%) RDBMS
3 12 (2.60%) DB2
4 11 (2.38%) SQL Server
5 8 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (1.30%) DbVisualizer
7 4 (0.87%) MySQL
7 4 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.65%) GIS
9 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.43%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.43%) SQL Navigator
9 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.22%) Redis
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 417 (90.26%) Selenium
2 217 (46.97%) Cucumber
3 82 (17.75%) JIRA
4 73 (15.80%) Jenkins
5 67 (14.50%) SpecFlow
6 53 (11.47%) Git (software)
7 38 (8.23%) Appium
8 35 (7.58%) SoapUI
8 35 (7.58%) Subversion
9 32 (6.93%) HP UFT
10 29 (6.28%) JUnit
11 26 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
11 26 (5.63%) Visual Studio
12 22 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
13 21 (4.55%) JBehave
14 20 (4.33%) JMeter
15 18 (3.90%) Hudson
16 17 (3.68%) gulp
16 17 (3.68%) Jasmine
16 17 (3.68%) Maven
General
1 60 (12.99%) Finance
2 34 (7.36%) Retail
3 27 (5.84%) Banking
4 14 (3.03%) Publishing
5 11 (2.38%) Marketing
6 10 (2.16%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.95%) Front Office
7 9 (1.95%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.52%) Electronics
8 7 (1.52%) Games
9 6 (1.30%) Military
10 5 (1.08%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.87%) Law
12 3 (0.65%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Advertising
13 1 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 134 (29.00%) Tester
2 115 (24.89%) Analyst
3 111 (24.03%) Test Analyst
4 98 (21.21%) Developer
5 97 (21.00%) Automation Tester
6 69 (14.94%) Test Engineer
7 66 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
8 59 (12.77%) QA Engineer
9 52 (11.26%) Automation Analyst
9 52 (11.26%) Automation Test Analyst
10 50 (10.82%) Selenium Tester
11 48 (10.39%) Test Automation Engineer
12 34 (7.36%) Developer in Test
13 26 (5.63%) Selenium Test Analyst
14 25 (5.41%) Senior Developer
15 24 (5.19%) JavaScript Developer
16 23 (4.98%) Web Tester
17 21 (4.55%) Consultant
18 18 (3.90%) QA Tester
19 17 (3.68%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (16.88%) HTML
2 69 (14.94%) .NET
3 62 (13.42%) Web Services
4 56 (12.12%) CSS
5 53 (11.47%) XML
6 44 (9.52%) RESTful
7 36 (7.79%) Gherkin
8 33 (7.14%) SOAP
9 31 (6.71%) AngularJS
9 31 (6.71%) HTML5
9 31 (6.71%) REST
10 27 (5.84%) RequireJS
11 25 (5.41%) Sass
12 21 (4.55%) CSS3
13 19 (4.11%) Behat
13 19 (4.11%) LESS
13 19 (4.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 16 (3.46%) Backbone.js
15 14 (3.03%) jQuery
16 11 (2.38%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.84%) Mobile App
2 25 (5.41%) User Experience
3 22 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (1.30%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.30%) Social Media
5 5 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.08%) NHS
6 3 (0.65%) Linked Data
6 3 (0.65%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.43%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.43%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.22%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.22%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.22%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.22%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.22%) iPad
8 1 (0.22%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.22%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.22%) W3C
8 1 (0.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (6.28%) Android
2 28 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 19 (4.11%) Unix
4 13 (2.81%) Linux
5 11 (2.38%) Windows
6 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.22%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (53.25%) BDD
3 178 (38.53%) Test Automation
4 147 (31.82%) TDD
5 130 (28.14%) Scrum
6 107 (23.16%) Automation Testing
7 104 (22.51%) Test Scripting
8 103 (22.29%) Automated Testing
9 76 (16.45%) E-Commerce
10 64 (13.85%) Functional Testing
11 63 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
12 55 (11.90%) Software Testing
13 39 (8.44%) Manual Testing
14 34 (7.36%) SOA
15 33 (7.14%) Test Strategy
16 32 (6.93%) Performance Testing
16 32 (6.93%) Regression Testing
17 31 (6.71%) Non-Functional Testing
17 31 (6.71%) OO
18 30 (6.49%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 230 (49.78%) Java
2 118 (25.54%) JavaScript
3 105 (22.73%) C#
4 58 (12.55%) SQL
5 51 (11.04%) Ruby
6 42 (9.09%) PHP
7 27 (5.84%) Scala
8 18 (3.90%) Python
9 13 (2.81%) Groovy
10 12 (2.60%) VBScript
11 11 (2.38%) Apex Code
11 11 (2.38%) C++
11 11 (2.38%) SOQL
12 10 (2.16%) VB
13 7 (1.52%) F#
14 4 (0.87%) ECMAScript
14 4 (0.87%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.87%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.65%) Clojure
15 3 (0.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (11.69%) ISEB
2 43 (9.31%) ISTQB
3 33 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 26 (5.63%) Security Cleared
5 23 (4.98%) SC Cleared
6 16 (3.46%) Degree
7 10 (2.16%) ISEB Practitioner
8 7 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (1.08%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.22%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (33.12%) QA
2 17 (3.68%) SDET
3 5 (1.08%) WAI
4 4 (0.87%) WCAG
5 3 (0.65%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (5.19%) Docker
2 2 (0.43%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.43%) Varnish
3 1 (0.22%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 12 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.43%) Puppet
3 1 (0.22%) Apache Shiro
3 1 (0.22%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 41 (8.87%) Oracle
2 31 (6.71%) Microsoft
3 24 (5.19%) HP
4 11 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (2.16%) ATG
6 8 (1.73%) hybris
6 8 (1.73%) SAP
7 7 (1.52%) Atlassian
8 5 (1.08%) Adobe
9 4 (0.87%) PeopleSoft
9 4 (0.87%) Remedy
10 3 (0.65%) Telerik
10 3 (0.65%) Zend
11 2 (0.43%) IBM
11 2 (0.43%) Rally
12 1 (0.22%) Apple
12 1 (0.22%) CA
12 1 (0.22%) Ericsson
12 1 (0.22%) Nokia
12 1 (0.22%) Sitecore
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: From £350 to £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Shropshire
Dome Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £430 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wirral
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + doe
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Intelletec
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Spectrum IT
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Global Markets Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + doe
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £160.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 26 days ago