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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 333 319 321
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 247 233 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.52% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.97% 4.41% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 201 158
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +2.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
6220 5281 4956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.47% 11.87% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4267 3431 3142
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 123 201
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.90 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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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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 -11 172 £400 - 85
South East -16 25 £313 +4.16% 22
South West -20 18 £363 +3.57% 1
East of England - 16 £350 - 7
North West +4 11 £275 -12.69% 4
Yorkshire -2 3 £326 -6.78% 3
East Midlands - 2 £500 - 1
West Midlands - - - -
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WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 436 (87.55%) Selenium
2 346 (69.48%) Agile Software Development
3 275 (55.22%) Java
4 200 (40.16%) BDD
5 197 (39.56%) Cucumber
6 178 (35.74%) QA
7 155 (31.12%) TDD
8 145 (29.12%) C#
9 136 (27.31%) Test Automation
10 127 (25.50%) Scrum
11 109 (21.89%) JavaScript
12 103 (20.68%) HTML
13 102 (20.48%) SQL
14 91 (18.27%) OO
15 85 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
16 83 (16.67%) Test Scripting
17 81 (16.27%) CSS
18 80 (16.06%) E-Commerce
18 80 (16.06%) Automation Testing
19 78 (15.66%) Ruby
20 74 (14.86%) HTML5
21 72 (14.46%) .NET
22 70 (14.06%) Finance
23 67 (13.45%) AngularJS
24 64 (12.85%) Jenkins
25 57 (11.45%) SpecFlow
26 55 (11.04%) JUnit
26 55 (11.04%) Automated Testing
27 53 (10.64%) REST
27 53 (10.64%) User Experience

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 19 (3.82%) Node.js
2 11 (2.21%) nginx
2 11 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (1.81%) Adobe CQ
3 9 (1.81%) IIS
4 6 (1.20%) CMS
5 4 (0.80%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.60%) Joomla!
6 3 (0.60%) Drupal
6 3 (0.60%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.60%) Apache
6 3 (0.60%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.60%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.60%) Confluence
6 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.40%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.20%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.20%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (0.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.00%) SaaS
1 5 (1.00%) GitHub
2 3 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.02%) HTTP
2 16 (3.21%) Internet
3 7 (1.41%) HTTPS
4 6 (1.20%) ATM
5 5 (1.00%) FTP
6 3 (0.60%) Broadband
7 1 (0.20%) Intranet
7 1 (0.20%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.82%) MongoDB
2 19 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (3.01%) NoSQL
4 13 (2.61%) MySQL
5 12 (2.41%) SQL Server
6 11 (2.21%) Redis
6 11 (2.21%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.60%) DB2
8 3 (0.60%) DbVisualizer
9 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.40%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.40%) Big Data
9 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 436 (87.55%) Selenium
2 197 (39.56%) Cucumber
3 64 (12.85%) Jenkins
4 57 (11.45%) SpecFlow
5 55 (11.04%) JUnit
6 48 (9.64%) JIRA
7 47 (9.44%) JMeter
8 45 (9.04%) Git (software)
9 40 (8.03%) SoapUI
10 36 (7.23%) Grunt
10 36 (7.23%) QuickTest Pro
11 34 (6.83%) Maven
12 33 (6.63%) Bower
13 31 (6.22%) Hudson
13 31 (6.22%) JBehave
14 29 (5.82%) TeamCity
14 29 (5.82%) TestNG
15 26 (5.22%) Subversion
16 24 (4.82%) Calabash
17 22 (4.42%) Jasmine
General
1 70 (14.06%) Finance
2 29 (5.82%) Banking
3 20 (4.02%) Investment Banking
4 16 (3.21%) Retail
5 14 (2.81%) Games
5 14 (2.81%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.81%) Front Office
7 7 (1.41%) Marketing
8 6 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.00%) Electronics
9 5 (1.00%) Publishing
10 3 (0.60%) Back Office
11 2 (0.40%) Advertising
12 1 (0.20%) Automotive
12 1 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 118 (23.69%) Tester
2 107 (21.49%) Developer
3 103 (20.68%) Analyst
4 98 (19.68%) Test Analyst
5 78 (15.66%) Automation Tester
6 51 (10.24%) Test Engineer
7 35 (7.03%) QA Engineer
8 31 (6.22%) JavaScript Developer
8 31 (6.22%) Automation Engineer
9 30 (6.02%) Automation Analyst
10 23 (4.62%) Automation Test Analyst
11 21 (4.22%) Web Developer
12 18 (3.61%) Test Manager
12 18 (3.61%) QA Analyst
13 16 (3.21%) QA Tester
14 15 (3.01%) Selenium Tester
15 14 (2.81%) QA Automation Engineer
15 14 (2.81%) Java Developer
15 14 (2.81%) Agile Test Analyst
16 13 (2.61%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (20.68%) HTML
2 81 (16.27%) CSS
3 74 (14.86%) HTML5
4 72 (14.46%) .NET
5 67 (13.45%) AngularJS
6 53 (10.64%) REST
7 50 (10.04%) XML
8 46 (9.24%) Web Services
8 46 (9.24%) RESTful
9 37 (7.43%) SOAP
10 36 (7.23%) CSS3
11 35 (7.03%) jQuery
12 33 (6.63%) Gherkin
13 25 (5.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 23 (4.62%) Backbone.js
15 22 (4.42%) .NET Framework
16 21 (4.22%) JSON
17 20 (4.02%) LESS
18 19 (3.82%) Sass
19 18 (3.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.64%) User Experience
2 42 (8.43%) Open Source
3 26 (5.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (3.41%) Digital Media
5 15 (3.01%) RIA
6 13 (2.61%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.41%) Mobile App
8 10 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.61%) Video on Demand
10 5 (1.00%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.00%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.00%) DTV
11 3 (0.60%) Equities
11 3 (0.60%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.40%) Biology
12 2 (0.40%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.40%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.40%) Over-the-Top Content
13 1 (0.20%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 45 (9.04%) Linux
2 36 (7.23%) Windows
3 32 (6.43%) UNIX
4 19 (3.82%) Apple iOS
5 18 (3.61%) Android
6 10 (2.01%) Windows NT
7 3 (0.60%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (69.48%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (40.16%) BDD
3 155 (31.12%) TDD
4 136 (27.31%) Test Automation
5 127 (25.50%) Scrum
6 91 (18.27%) OO
7 85 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
8 83 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 80 (16.06%) Automation Testing
9 80 (16.06%) E-Commerce
10 55 (11.04%) Automated Testing
11 44 (8.84%) Performance Testing
12 39 (7.83%) Manual Testing
13 37 (7.43%) Waterfall
14 32 (6.43%) MVC
15 29 (5.82%) Kanban
16 28 (5.62%) Software Testing
17 26 (5.22%) User Acceptance Testing
17 26 (5.22%) Security Testing
17 26 (5.22%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 275 (55.22%) Java
2 145 (29.12%) C#
3 109 (21.89%) JavaScript
4 102 (20.48%) SQL
5 78 (15.66%) Ruby
6 33 (6.63%) Python
7 30 (6.02%) PHP
8 24 (4.82%) Scala
9 23 (4.62%) Groovy
10 13 (2.61%) VBScript
11 9 (1.81%) C++
11 9 (1.81%) C
12 8 (1.61%) Perl
13 7 (1.41%) VB
13 7 (1.41%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.20%) XPath
15 5 (1.00%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.80%) PL/SQL
17 3 (0.60%) Shell Script
17 3 (0.60%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 36 (7.23%) ISEB
2 17 (3.41%) ISTQB
3 16 (3.21%) Degree
4 12 (2.41%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.41%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.60%) HND
6 1 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (35.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (2.41%) Puppet
2 11 (2.21%) Ansible
3 6 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.40%) Nessus
4 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 32 (6.43%) Oracle
2 18 (3.61%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.01%) hybris
4 13 (2.61%) Adobe
5 6 (1.20%) SAP
6 4 (0.80%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.60%) HP
7 3 (0.60%) Mercator
7 3 (0.60%) ATG
8 2 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.40%) Progress
9 1 (0.20%) VocaLink
9 1 (0.20%) Demandware
9 1 (0.20%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.20%) SOASTA, Inc
9 1 (0.20%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.20%) Telerik
9 1 (0.20%) Orchard
9 1 (0.20%) Zend
9 1 (0.20%) Atlassian
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