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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 334 385 417
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +32
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 271 184 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.38% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.06% 3.19% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 153 111
Average daily rate
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£375 £385 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +14.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £190.00 - -
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
6674 5761 5953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 13.04% 11.97% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4342 3772 3435
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 £280 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 123 208
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.75 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 29 August 2014.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 August 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
(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 +66 188 £400 - 47
South East -14 40 £375 +5.63% 14
South West -26 17 £363 +27.19% 5
North East - 9 £320 - 2
East Midlands +6 6 £350 - 2
Yorkshire -2 3 £320 +31.95% 3
North West -9 3 £325 -35.00% 8
East of England - 3 £338 - 3
West Midlands - 1 £400 - 1
WebDriver
UK

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 515 (91.64%) Selenium
2 350 (62.28%) Java
3 264 (46.98%) BDD
4 259 (46.09%) Cucumber
5 239 (42.53%) TDD
6 205 (36.48%) Agile Software Development
7 195 (34.70%) Scrum
8 190 (33.81%) Test Automation
9 162 (28.83%) QA
10 133 (23.67%) C#
11 127 (22.60%) JavaScript
12 124 (22.06%) HTML
13 123 (21.89%) Automation Testing
14 122 (21.71%) Ruby
15 121 (21.53%) Continuous Integration
16 114 (20.28%) SQL
17 113 (20.11%) E-Commerce
18 106 (18.86%) Jenkins
19 104 (18.51%) Test Scripting
20 99 (17.62%) CSS
21 97 (17.26%) JUnit
21 97 (17.26%) Automated Testing
22 93 (16.55%) XML
23 78 (13.88%) Web Services
24 76 (13.52%) Linux
24 76 (13.52%) OO
25 74 (13.17%) Finance
26 71 (12.63%) JMeter
27 67 (11.92%) ISEB
27 67 (11.92%) JBehave

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 20 (3.56%) Adobe CQ
2 14 (2.49%) CMS
3 6 (1.07%) Apache
4 5 (0.89%) Node.js
5 4 (0.71%) Confluence
5 4 (0.71%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.53%) Drupal
6 3 (0.53%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.53%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.53%) nginx
6 3 (0.53%) Mule
7 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.36%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.18%) IIS
8 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.18%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.71%) MS Office
3 2 (0.36%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (1.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.36%) Magento
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.53%) PaaS
3 2 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.87%) HTTP
2 8 (1.42%) Internet
2 8 (1.42%) LDAP
3 3 (0.53%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.18%) SSH
4 1 (0.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.16%) Relational Database
2 22 (3.91%) MySQL
3 16 (2.85%) Oracle Database
3 16 (2.85%) SQL Server
4 7 (1.25%) RDBMS
5 4 (0.71%) Big Data
5 4 (0.71%) DB2
5 4 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.36%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.36%) Star Schema
7 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.18%) QlikView
8 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.18%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.18%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 515 (91.64%) Selenium
2 259 (46.09%) Cucumber
3 106 (18.86%) Jenkins
4 97 (17.26%) JUnit
5 71 (12.63%) JMeter
6 67 (11.92%) JBehave
7 66 (11.74%) TeamCity
8 61 (10.85%) Subversion
8 61 (10.85%) Git (software)
9 59 (10.50%) JIRA
10 58 (10.32%) Maven
11 54 (9.61%) SoapUI
12 51 (9.07%) Hudson
13 40 (7.12%) WATIR
14 36 (6.41%) SpecFlow
14 36 (6.41%) Mockito
15 34 (6.05%) Grunt
16 32 (5.69%) QuickTest Pro
16 32 (5.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 29 (5.16%) TestNG
General
1 74 (13.17%) Finance
2 22 (3.91%) Retail
3 19 (3.38%) Banking
4 13 (2.31%) Games
4 13 (2.31%) Front Office
5 12 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.78%) Marketing
7 9 (1.60%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.60%) Legal
8 7 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.07%) Electronics
10 5 (0.89%) Advertising
11 3 (0.53%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) Automotive
12 1 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 156 (27.76%) Tester
2 151 (26.87%) Developer
3 95 (16.90%) Analyst
4 93 (16.55%) Test Analyst
5 80 (14.23%) Automation Tester
6 55 (9.79%) Test Engineer
7 42 (7.47%) Automation Engineer
7 42 (7.47%) QA Engineer
8 30 (5.34%) Automation Analyst
9 27 (4.80%) Automation Test Analyst
9 27 (4.80%) Java Developer
10 26 (4.63%) Test Consultant
10 26 (4.63%) Consultant
11 23 (4.09%) Web Developer
12 19 (3.38%) Agile Test Analyst
13 18 (3.20%) QA Tester
14 17 (3.02%) QA Automation Engineer
14 17 (3.02%) Test Leader
15 16 (2.85%) JavaScript Developer
16 15 (2.67%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (22.06%) HTML
2 99 (17.62%) CSS
3 93 (16.55%) XML
4 78 (13.88%) Web Services
5 64 (11.39%) .NET
6 46 (8.19%) HTML5
7 43 (7.65%) AngularJS
8 42 (7.47%) JSON
9 40 (7.12%) SOAP
10 39 (6.94%) RESTful
11 34 (6.05%) REST
12 30 (5.34%) Spring
13 27 (4.80%) Apache Flex
14 26 (4.63%) Gherkin
15 19 (3.38%) jQuery
15 19 (3.38%) CSS3
16 18 (3.20%) XSLT
17 14 (2.49%) .NET Framework
18 8 (1.42%) JAX-WS
18 8 (1.42%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 55 (9.79%) Open Source
2 38 (6.76%) Mobile App
3 37 (6.58%) Enterprise Software
4 32 (5.69%) Computer Science
5 29 (5.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (2.49%) RIA
7 12 (2.14%) Digital Media
7 12 (2.14%) New Media
8 9 (1.60%) Video on Demand
9 6 (1.07%) DTV
10 5 (0.89%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.89%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (0.71%) Data Integration
11 4 (0.71%) IPTV
12 3 (0.53%) Fixed Income
12 3 (0.53%) Data Conversion
12 3 (0.53%) iPhone
13 2 (0.36%) GIS
13 2 (0.36%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.36%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 76 (13.52%) Linux
2 43 (7.65%) UNIX
3 39 (6.94%) Android
4 36 (6.41%) Apple iOS
5 22 (3.91%) Windows
6 7 (1.25%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (46.98%) BDD
2 239 (42.53%) TDD
3 205 (36.48%) Agile Software Development
4 195 (34.70%) Scrum
5 190 (33.81%) Test Automation
6 123 (21.89%) Automation Testing
7 121 (21.53%) Continuous Integration
8 113 (20.11%) E-Commerce
9 104 (18.51%) Test Scripting
10 97 (17.26%) Automated Testing
11 76 (13.52%) OO
12 51 (9.07%) Performance Testing
13 48 (8.54%) Software Testing
14 47 (8.36%) Regression Testing
15 41 (7.30%) SOA
16 40 (7.12%) User Stories
17 38 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
18 36 (6.41%) Web Testing
19 32 (5.69%) Pair Programming
19 32 (5.69%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 350 (62.28%) Java
2 133 (23.67%) C#
3 127 (22.60%) JavaScript
4 122 (21.71%) Ruby
5 114 (20.28%) SQL
6 50 (8.90%) Python
7 44 (7.83%) PHP
8 20 (3.56%) Groovy
9 19 (3.38%) Shell Script
10 18 (3.20%) Perl
11 16 (2.85%) VB
12 15 (2.67%) PL/SQL
13 13 (2.31%) Scala
14 12 (2.14%) VBScript
15 10 (1.78%) C++
16 7 (1.25%) Objective-C
17 6 (1.07%) PowerShell
18 4 (0.71%) XPath
19 3 (0.53%) VB.NET
19 3 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (11.92%) ISEB
2 49 (8.72%) ISTQB
3 20 (3.56%) Security Cleared
4 19 (3.38%) Degree
5 17 (3.02%) SC Cleared
6 13 (2.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.53%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.36%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (28.83%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.53%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (4.27%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.89%) Puppet
3 3 (0.53%) Ansible
3 3 (0.53%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.36%) Nessus
5 1 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 47 (8.36%) Adobe
2 44 (7.83%) Oracle
3 21 (3.74%) HP
4 13 (2.31%) hybris
5 10 (1.78%) ATG
6 9 (1.60%) Microsoft
7 6 (1.07%) SAP
8 3 (0.53%) Teradata
8 3 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.36%) Demandware
9 2 (0.36%) Informatica
9 2 (0.36%) JBoss
10 1 (0.18%) Telerik
10 1 (0.18%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.18%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.18%) Mercator
10 1 (0.18%) IBM
10 1 (0.18%) Sun
10 1 (0.18%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.18%) Sitecore
City, London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £480.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Real Staffing
Rate: £150 - £175 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Surbiton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £60000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 22 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: 23 days ago
Northamptonshire
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Hinxton, near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Posted: 24 days ago