The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 251 304 295
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -9
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 174 130 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.71% 0.52% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.82% 3.87% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 111 87
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £290 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £190.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WebDriver
England

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

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3613 3360 2841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.75% 13.37% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2672 2401 1916
Average daily rate £415 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 20
Average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £22.00 £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in London

WebDriver
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

WebDriver Daily Rate Trend in London

WebDriver
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebDriver across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram in London

WebDriver
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebDriver across the London region.

WebDriver Hourly Rate Trend in London

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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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
City of London +27 40 £400 +1.52% 15
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 314 (86.74%) Selenium
2 242 (66.85%) Java
3 228 (62.98%) Agile Software Development
4 180 (49.72%) Cucumber
5 171 (47.24%) BDD
6 155 (42.82%) TDD
7 124 (34.25%) Scrum
8 111 (30.66%) HTML
9 108 (29.83%) Test Automation
10 107 (29.56%) JavaScript
11 97 (26.80%) QA
12 86 (23.76%) E-Commerce
13 84 (23.20%) CSS
14 82 (22.65%) Continuous Integration
15 77 (21.27%) C#
16 74 (20.44%) Ruby
17 71 (19.61%) OO
18 70 (19.34%) Automation Testing
19 64 (17.68%) XML
20 57 (15.75%) Web Services
20 57 (15.75%) Test Scripting
21 54 (14.92%) HTML5
22 53 (14.64%) Jenkins
22 53 (14.64%) SQL
23 52 (14.36%) AngularJS
24 49 (13.54%) Git (software)
25 47 (12.98%) TeamCity
25 47 (12.98%) Automated Testing
25 47 (12.98%) JBehave
26 45 (12.43%) .NET

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 17 (4.70%) Adobe CQ
2 11 (3.04%) CMS
3 5 (1.38%) Apache
3 5 (1.38%) Node.js
4 4 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.10%) nginx
5 3 (0.83%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.83%) Drupal
5 3 (0.83%) Confluence
5 3 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.55%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.28%) IIS
7 1 (0.28%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 9 (2.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.10%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.83%) PaaS
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.08%) HTTP
2 10 (2.76%) Internet
3 3 (0.83%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.25%) Relational Database
2 16 (4.42%) MySQL
3 10 (2.76%) SQL Server
4 6 (1.66%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.83%) DB2
6 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.83%) Big Data
7 2 (0.55%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.55%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.28%) Redis
Development Applications
1 314 (86.74%) Selenium
2 180 (49.72%) Cucumber
3 53 (14.64%) Jenkins
4 49 (13.54%) Git (software)
5 47 (12.98%) TeamCity
5 47 (12.98%) JBehave
6 45 (12.43%) JUnit
7 41 (11.33%) Hudson
7 41 (11.33%) Grunt
8 40 (11.05%) Subversion
9 35 (9.67%) JIRA
10 34 (9.39%) Bower
11 33 (9.12%) SpecFlow
12 28 (7.73%) Maven
13 27 (7.46%) Mockito
13 27 (7.46%) JMeter
14 24 (6.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 21 (5.80%) SoapUI
16 20 (5.52%) FitNesse
17 19 (5.25%) Capybara
General
1 33 (9.12%) Finance
2 19 (5.25%) Banking
3 14 (3.87%) Retail
3 14 (3.87%) Front Office
4 10 (2.76%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.21%) Legal
6 7 (1.93%) Games
7 6 (1.66%) Advertising
8 4 (1.10%) Marketing
8 4 (1.10%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.83%) Publishing
10 1 (0.28%) Law
10 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 122 (33.70%) Developer
2 81 (22.38%) Tester
3 64 (17.68%) Analyst
4 62 (17.13%) Test Analyst
5 47 (12.98%) Automation Tester
6 44 (12.15%) Test Engineer
7 31 (8.56%) Automation Engineer
8 25 (6.91%) QA Engineer
8 25 (6.91%) Web Developer
9 22 (6.08%) JavaScript Developer
10 18 (4.97%) Automation Analyst
11 17 (4.70%) Automation Test Analyst
11 17 (4.70%) Java Developer
12 14 (3.87%) QA Tester
13 13 (3.59%) Selenium Tester
13 13 (3.59%) Agile Test Analyst
14 11 (3.04%) Senior Tester
14 11 (3.04%) QA Automation Engineer
15 10 (2.76%) Senior Developer
16 9 (2.49%) Mobile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (30.66%) HTML
2 84 (23.20%) CSS
3 64 (17.68%) XML
4 57 (15.75%) Web Services
5 54 (14.92%) HTML5
6 52 (14.36%) AngularJS
7 45 (12.43%) .NET
8 35 (9.67%) JSON
9 32 (8.84%) REST
10 31 (8.56%) RESTful
11 28 (7.73%) SOAP
11 28 (7.73%) Apache Flex
12 21 (5.80%) Gherkin
13 16 (4.42%) Spring
14 13 (3.59%) jQuery
14 13 (3.59%) CSS3
15 9 (2.49%) XSLT
16 8 (2.21%) KnockoutJS
16 8 (2.21%) Backbone.js
16 8 (2.21%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.05%) User Experience
2 34 (9.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 33 (9.12%) Open Source
4 32 (8.84%) Mobile App
5 27 (7.46%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (6.08%) Computer Science
7 18 (4.97%) RIA
8 15 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (3.31%) New Media
10 10 (2.76%) Digital Media
11 8 (2.21%) Video on Demand
12 6 (1.66%) Over-the-Top Content
13 5 (1.38%) Management Information System
14 4 (1.10%) IPTV
14 4 (1.10%) Data Integration
15 3 (0.83%) Fixed Income
15 3 (0.83%) Data Conversion
15 3 (0.83%) iPhone
16 2 (0.55%) Mobile Banking
17 1 (0.28%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 43 (11.88%) Linux
2 31 (8.56%) Android
3 28 (7.73%) Apple iOS
4 12 (3.31%) UNIX
5 5 (1.38%) Windows
6 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (62.98%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (47.24%) BDD
3 155 (42.82%) TDD
4 124 (34.25%) Scrum
5 108 (29.83%) Test Automation
6 86 (23.76%) E-Commerce
7 82 (22.65%) Continuous Integration
8 71 (19.61%) OO
9 70 (19.34%) Automation Testing
10 57 (15.75%) Test Scripting
11 47 (12.98%) Automated Testing
12 34 (9.39%) Manual Testing
13 33 (9.12%) SOA
14 28 (7.73%) Regression Testing
15 26 (7.18%) OOP
16 25 (6.91%) Performance Testing
16 25 (6.91%) Kanban
17 23 (6.35%) Pair Programming
18 22 (6.08%) User Stories
19 21 (5.80%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 242 (66.85%) Java
2 107 (29.56%) JavaScript
3 77 (21.27%) C#
4 74 (20.44%) Ruby
5 53 (14.64%) SQL
6 29 (8.01%) Python
7 21 (5.80%) PHP
8 12 (3.31%) Shell Script
9 9 (2.49%) Groovy
10 7 (1.93%) Perl
10 7 (1.93%) Scala
11 6 (1.66%) C++
12 5 (1.38%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.83%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.83%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.83%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.55%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.28%) Tcl
15 1 (0.28%) VBA
15 1 (0.28%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (7.73%) ISEB
2 26 (7.18%) ISTQB
3 15 (4.14%) Degree
4 3 (0.83%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.55%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.55%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (26.80%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.83%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 10 (2.76%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.66%) Puppet
3 4 (1.10%) Ansible
3 4 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.83%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.55%) Nessus
6 1 (0.28%) Salt
Vendors
1 44 (12.15%) Adobe
2 18 (4.97%) Oracle
3 11 (3.04%) hybris
4 8 (2.21%) HP
4 8 (2.21%) ATG
5 6 (1.66%) Microsoft
6 3 (0.83%) Teradata
7 2 (0.55%) Telerik
7 2 (0.55%) Informatica
7 2 (0.55%) Mercator
7 2 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.28%) SAP
8 1 (0.28%) Sitecore
London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £250 to £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum + benefits
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Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago