The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 77 71 80
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 2 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% 0.75% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.53% 4.09% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 8
Average daily rate
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£348 £243 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.29% -19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £243 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £338 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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 Leeds region.

Development Applications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
131 171 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.69% 18.41% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 115 137
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £415 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 1
Average hourly rate - £31.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +121.42%
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 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 29 August 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 12 (100.00%) Selenium
2 11 (91.67%) Java
3 10 (83.33%) C#
3 10 (83.33%) PHP
3 10 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 10 (83.33%) Cucumber
3 10 (83.33%) BDD
4 9 (75.00%) QA
4 9 (75.00%) Ruby
4 9 (75.00%) ISEB
4 9 (75.00%) TDD
5 8 (66.67%) JBehave
5 8 (66.67%) SoapUI
5 8 (66.67%) User Stories
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) C++
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) CSS
7 1 (8.33%) JSP
7 1 (8.33%) SOAP
7 1 (8.33%) XML
7 1 (8.33%) UNIX
7 1 (8.33%) Linux
7 1 (8.33%) OO
7 1 (8.33%) DSDM
7 1 (8.33%) MQSeries
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) J2EE

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (8.33%) MQSeries
1 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Selenium
2 10 (83.33%) Cucumber
3 8 (66.67%) SoapUI
3 8 (66.67%) JBehave
4 1 (8.33%) Behat
4 1 (8.33%) Firebug
4 1 (8.33%) RSpec
4 1 (8.33%) JUnit
4 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (8.33%) JMeter
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Tester
1 9 (75.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
2 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) CSS
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) JSP
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Test Automation
1 10 (83.33%) BDD
2 9 (75.00%) TDD
3 8 (66.67%) User Stories
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) DSDM
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) SEO
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) C#
2 10 (83.33%) PHP
3 9 (75.00%) Ruby
4 2 (16.67%) C++
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) TIBCO