The first table below looks at the demand for WebDriver skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Leeds region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 68 74 74
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 10 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.92% 0.46% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.59% 2.80% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 7
Average daily rate
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£310 £220 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
179 143 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 16.45% 16.44% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 86 123
Average daily rate £320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £213 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £31.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.06% +169.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
WebDriver
West Yorkshire

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

WebDriver
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

WebDriver Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 15 (100.00%) Selenium
2 13 (86.67%) Test Automation
2 13 (86.67%) BDD
3 12 (80.00%) ISEB
4 11 (73.33%) PHP
4 11 (73.33%) Java
5 10 (66.67%) C#
5 10 (66.67%) Cucumber
6 9 (60.00%) Ruby
6 9 (60.00%) TDD
7 8 (53.33%) QA
7 8 (53.33%) SoapUI
7 8 (53.33%) JBehave
7 8 (53.33%) User Stories
8 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (33.33%) JMeter
9 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
9 4 (26.67%) JIRA
9 4 (26.67%) RSpec
9 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
10 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (20.00%) SEO
11 2 (13.33%) C++
11 2 (13.33%) HTML
11 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
11 2 (13.33%) .NET
11 2 (13.33%) CSS
12 1 (6.67%) JSP
12 1 (6.67%) XML
12 1 (6.67%) UNIX

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
1 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) Selenium
2 10 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 8 (53.33%) SoapUI
3 8 (53.33%) JBehave
4 5 (33.33%) JMeter
5 4 (26.67%) JIRA
5 4 (26.67%) RSpec
6 1 (6.67%) JUnit
6 1 (6.67%) Behat
6 1 (6.67%) Firebug
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Tester
1 8 (53.33%) Automation Tester
2 5 (33.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) JSP
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Test Automation
1 13 (86.67%) BDD
2 9 (60.00%) TDD
3 8 (53.33%) User Stories
4 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
6 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) SEO
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) OO
7 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Java
1 11 (73.33%) PHP
2 10 (66.67%) C#
3 9 (60.00%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.67%) TIBCO