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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 384 296 354
Rank change year-on-year
-88 +58
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 206 317 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.63% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.16% 5.08% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 261 147
Average daily rate
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£355 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £288 £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
6528 6241 5033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.92% 12.41% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4225 4064 3255
Average daily rate £400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 120 134
Average hourly rate £37.04 £39.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.02% +3.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £31.20 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -99 99 £390 +4.00% 70
South East +10 53 £350 +7.69% 9
East of England +44 25 £319 -0.39% 4
East Midlands +15 11 £363 +72.61% 1
South West -15 7 £375 +10.70% 4
North West -21 5 £325 +1.56% 4
Yorkshire -21 4 £325 -0.76% 1
West Midlands -10 3 £280 -13.84% 1
North East -15 1 £375 +7.14%
South Coast - 1 - -
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WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 417 (91.05%) Selenium
2 323 (70.52%) Agile Software Development
3 226 (49.34%) Java
4 204 (44.54%) QA
5 201 (43.89%) BDD
6 184 (40.17%) Cucumber
7 172 (37.55%) C#
8 146 (31.88%) Test Automation
9 123 (26.86%) Scrum
10 119 (25.98%) TDD
11 90 (19.65%) Ruby
12 82 (17.90%) JavaScript
13 80 (17.47%) HTML
14 77 (16.81%) SpecFlow
15 76 (16.59%) SQL
16 71 (15.50%) Jenkins
17 70 (15.28%) Finance
17 70 (15.28%) Test Scripting
17 70 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
18 66 (14.41%) E-Commerce
19 59 (12.88%) OO
19 59 (12.88%) .NET
20 58 (12.66%) Automation Testing
21 54 (11.79%) JUnit
22 53 (11.57%) Automated Testing
22 53 (11.57%) Git (software)
23 50 (10.92%) RESTful
24 47 (10.26%) CSS
25 45 (9.83%) XML
25 45 (9.83%) HTML5

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (3.06%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (2.84%) Node.js
3 8 (1.75%) Apache
3 8 (1.75%) CMS
4 7 (1.53%) nginx
4 7 (1.53%) IIS
4 7 (1.53%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.31%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (1.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (1.09%) Umbraco
6 5 (1.09%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.66%) Joomla!
7 3 (0.66%) ATG Dynamo
8 2 (0.44%) Confluence
9 1 (0.22%) Moodle
9 1 (0.22%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.22%) Drupal
9 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (1.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.87%) Magento
2 3 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.53%) SaaS
2 6 (1.31%) GitHub
3 4 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.37%) HTTP
2 19 (4.15%) Internet
3 7 (1.53%) HTTPS
4 5 (1.09%) FTP
4 5 (1.09%) ATM
5 2 (0.44%) Broadband
6 1 (0.22%) iBeacon
6 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.46%) MongoDB
2 13 (2.84%) Redis
3 12 (2.62%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (2.62%) NoSQL
4 10 (2.18%) SQL Server
5 9 (1.97%) DbVisualizer
5 9 (1.97%) DB2
6 8 (1.75%) MySQL
7 7 (1.53%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.31%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.44%) Big Data
9 2 (0.44%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.44%) RavenDB
9 2 (0.44%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.22%) QlikView
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 417 (91.05%) Selenium
2 184 (40.17%) Cucumber
3 77 (16.81%) SpecFlow
4 71 (15.50%) Jenkins
5 54 (11.79%) JUnit
6 53 (11.57%) Git (software)
7 36 (7.86%) TestNG
7 36 (7.86%) JIRA
8 31 (6.77%) JBehave
9 30 (6.55%) SoapUI
9 30 (6.55%) Subversion
10 28 (6.11%) Hudson
11 26 (5.68%) TeamCity
12 25 (5.46%) Eclipse
13 22 (4.80%) Maven
13 22 (4.80%) Grunt
13 22 (4.80%) Appium
13 22 (4.80%) Bower
14 21 (4.59%) QuickTest Pro
14 21 (4.59%) JMeter
General
1 70 (15.28%) Finance
2 30 (6.55%) Banking
3 27 (5.90%) Retail
4 25 (5.46%) Investment Banking
5 19 (4.15%) Games
6 10 (2.18%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.09%) Marketing
7 5 (1.09%) Front Office
8 4 (0.87%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.87%) Publishing
9 3 (0.66%) Electronics
9 3 (0.66%) Back Office
10 1 (0.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 124 (27.07%) Analyst
2 111 (24.24%) Test Analyst
3 104 (22.71%) Developer
4 98 (21.40%) Tester
5 57 (12.45%) Automation Tester
6 46 (10.04%) Test Engineer
7 44 (9.61%) QA Engineer
8 37 (8.08%) AWS Developer
9 32 (6.99%) Automation Engineer
10 27 (5.90%) QA Analyst
11 26 (5.68%) Automation Analyst
12 20 (4.37%) Automation Test Analyst
12 20 (4.37%) Agile Test Analyst
13 19 (4.15%) JavaScript Developer
14 16 (3.49%) QA Automation Engineer
14 16 (3.49%) Selenium Tester
15 15 (3.28%) Java Developer
16 14 (3.06%) Software Tester
17 13 (2.84%) Test Leader
18 10 (2.18%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (17.47%) HTML
2 59 (12.88%) .NET
3 50 (10.92%) RESTful
4 47 (10.26%) CSS
5 45 (9.83%) XML
5 45 (9.83%) HTML5
6 42 (9.17%) AngularJS
7 39 (8.52%) Web Services
8 33 (7.21%) SOAP
8 33 (7.21%) Gherkin
9 28 (6.11%) REST
10 27 (5.90%) .NET Framework
11 26 (5.68%) jQuery
12 24 (5.24%) CSS3
13 15 (3.28%) LESS
13 15 (3.28%) JSON
13 15 (3.28%) Spring
14 14 (3.06%) Backbone.js
15 13 (2.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (2.84%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.99%) Open Source
2 27 (5.90%) User Experience
3 13 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.40%) Digital Media
5 10 (2.18%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.53%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.31%) Video on Demand
8 5 (1.09%) RIA
9 4 (0.87%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.87%) GIS
9 4 (0.87%) Online Games
10 3 (0.66%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.66%) Equities
10 3 (0.66%) DTV
11 2 (0.44%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.44%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.22%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.22%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 35 (7.64%) Linux
2 27 (5.90%) Windows
3 23 (5.02%) UNIX
4 13 (2.84%) Apple iOS
4 13 (2.84%) Android
5 4 (0.87%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (70.52%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (43.89%) BDD
3 146 (31.88%) Test Automation
4 123 (26.86%) Scrum
5 119 (25.98%) TDD
6 70 (15.28%) Test Scripting
6 70 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
7 66 (14.41%) E-Commerce
8 59 (12.88%) OO
9 58 (12.66%) Automation Testing
10 53 (11.57%) Automated Testing
11 39 (8.52%) Manual Testing
11 39 (8.52%) Kanban
12 34 (7.42%) Regression Testing
13 33 (7.21%) User Acceptance Testing
14 28 (6.11%) Software Engineering
14 28 (6.11%) Software Testing
15 27 (5.90%) Waterfall
16 26 (5.68%) Performance Testing
17 23 (5.02%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 226 (49.34%) Java
2 172 (37.55%) C#
3 90 (19.65%) Ruby
4 82 (17.90%) JavaScript
5 76 (16.59%) SQL
6 42 (9.17%) PHP
7 38 (8.30%) Python
8 23 (5.02%) Scala
9 18 (3.93%) Groovy
10 12 (2.62%) VB
11 11 (2.40%) C
12 6 (1.31%) VBScript
12 6 (1.31%) C++
13 5 (1.09%) XPath
13 5 (1.09%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.66%) Perl
15 2 (0.44%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.44%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.44%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.44%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 38 (8.30%) ISEB
2 22 (4.80%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.59%) SC Cleared
4 19 (4.15%) ISTQB
5 16 (3.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 15 (3.28%) Degree
7 5 (1.09%) HND
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.22%) MCP
8 1 (0.22%) MCAD
8 1 (0.22%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 204 (44.54%) QA
2 3 (0.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.22%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (2.62%) Puppet
2 9 (1.97%) Ansible
3 5 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.22%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 28 (6.11%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.15%) Oracle
3 8 (1.75%) hybris
4 6 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (1.31%) Adobe
4 6 (1.31%) HP
4 6 (1.31%) Sitecore
5 4 (0.87%) ATG
6 3 (0.66%) SAP
7 2 (0.44%) Zend
7 2 (0.44%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.22%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.22%) SOASTA, Inc
8 1 (0.22%) VocaLink
8 1 (0.22%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.22%) Orchard
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Rate: £400 - £430 per day
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
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Executive Resource Group
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Unspecified Excellent
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City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
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Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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