The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 99 111 103
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 26 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.16% 0.24% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.41% 1.60% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 5
Average daily rate
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£420 £303 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.84% -14.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WebDriver
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
351 313 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.68% 15.20% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 178 203
Average daily rate £363 £363 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £284 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 2
Average hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebDriver across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

WebDriver
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebDriver across the Hampshire region.

WebDriver Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

WebDriver
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebDriver across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Southampton +2 7 £425 +72.58% 2
Andover - 5 £363 -
Basingstoke - 3 £420 -
Winchester - 2 £440 - 2
WebDriver
South East

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 34 (100.00%) Selenium
2 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (88.24%) Test Automation
4 19 (55.88%) C#
5 16 (47.06%) BDD
6 15 (44.12%) JMeter
7 14 (41.18%) .NET
7 14 (41.18%) Test Strategy
8 13 (38.24%) Load Testing
9 12 (35.29%) Java
9 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
9 12 (35.29%) TDD
10 11 (32.35%) Software Testing
10 11 (32.35%) Performance Testing
11 10 (29.41%) NUnit
11 10 (29.41%) Scrum
12 9 (26.47%) HP
12 9 (26.47%) HP UFT
12 9 (26.47%) Unit Testing
12 9 (26.47%) Mentoring
13 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
13 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
13 8 (23.53%) ISEB
13 8 (23.53%) Oracle
14 7 (20.59%) Test Scripting
14 7 (20.59%) Cucumber
15 6 (17.65%) Regression Testing
16 5 (14.71%) VB
16 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
16 5 (14.71%) Oracle APEX

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 34 (100.00%) Selenium
2 15 (44.12%) JMeter
3 10 (29.41%) NUnit
4 9 (26.47%) HP UFT
5 7 (20.59%) Cucumber
6 5 (14.71%) Oracle APEX
6 5 (14.71%) Appium
7 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (11.76%) JIRA
8 2 (5.88%) NSubstitute
8 2 (5.88%) Zephyr
9 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
1 3 (8.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Team Leader
2 13 (38.24%) Test Team Leader
3 6 (17.65%) Tester
3 6 (17.65%) Test Consultant
3 6 (17.65%) Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Test Leader
4 5 (14.71%) Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Test Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Automation Team Leader
5 4 (11.76%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Mobile Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Mobile App
2 4 (11.76%) GIS
3 1 (2.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Android
1 4 (11.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (88.24%) Test Automation
3 16 (47.06%) BDD
4 14 (41.18%) Test Strategy
5 13 (38.24%) Load Testing
6 12 (35.29%) TDD
7 11 (32.35%) Software Testing
7 11 (32.35%) Performance Testing
8 10 (29.41%) Scrum
9 9 (26.47%) Unit Testing
9 9 (26.47%) Mentoring
10 7 (20.59%) Test Scripting
11 6 (17.65%) Regression Testing
12 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
13 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (11.76%) Test Management
14 3 (8.82%) User Stories
14 3 (8.82%) Android Development
14 3 (8.82%) iOS Development
14 3 (8.82%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) C#
2 12 (35.29%) Java
3 5 (14.71%) VB
4 4 (11.76%) VBScript
5 2 (5.88%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.94%) Ruby
6 1 (2.94%) F#
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) ISEB
1 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 4 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (8.82%) HP AIS
3 3 (8.82%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (26.47%) HP
3 8 (23.53%) Oracle