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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 226 221 218
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 166 196 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.80% 0.90% 0.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.37% 6.77% 6.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 168 138
Average daily rate
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£395 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £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 London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3093 2896 2647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.95% 13.25% 13.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2368 2093 1929
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 21
Average hourly rate £24.75 £41.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.63% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £68.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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
City of London +12 56 £400 - 50
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
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WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 286 (83.63%) Selenium
2 218 (63.74%) Agile Software Development
3 192 (56.14%) Java
4 157 (45.91%) Cucumber
5 148 (43.27%) BDD
6 121 (35.38%) QA
7 113 (33.04%) TDD
8 96 (28.07%) C#
9 93 (27.19%) JavaScript
10 92 (26.90%) HTML
11 90 (26.32%) Scrum
12 89 (26.02%) Test Automation
13 77 (22.51%) OO
14 70 (20.47%) CSS
15 68 (19.88%) HTML5
16 64 (18.71%) AngularJS
17 62 (18.13%) SQL
18 60 (17.54%) Automation Testing
19 58 (16.96%) E-Commerce
19 58 (16.96%) Test Scripting
20 56 (16.37%) Continuous Integration
21 54 (15.79%) Ruby
22 53 (15.50%) User Experience
23 45 (13.16%) JUnit
24 41 (11.99%) XML
24 41 (11.99%) REST
25 40 (11.70%) .NET
26 39 (11.40%) RESTful
26 39 (11.40%) Jenkins
27 38 (11.11%) Automated Testing

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 20 (5.85%) Node.js
2 12 (3.51%) nginx
2 12 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (2.63%) Adobe CQ
4 8 (2.34%) IIS
5 6 (1.75%) CMS
6 4 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.17%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.88%) Drupal
7 3 (0.88%) Joomla!
7 3 (0.88%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.88%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.58%) Apache
8 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.58%) Confluence
9 1 (0.29%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (0.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.88%) GitHub
2 2 (0.58%) SaaS
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.19%) HTTP
2 13 (3.80%) Internet
3 7 (2.05%) HTTPS
4 6 (1.75%) ATM
5 5 (1.46%) FTP
6 3 (0.88%) Broadband
7 1 (0.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.73%) MongoDB
2 20 (5.85%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (3.51%) Redis
3 12 (3.51%) NoSQL
4 11 (3.22%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.46%) MySQL
6 3 (0.88%) DbVisualizer
6 3 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.88%) DB2
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.58%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.58%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.29%) Big Data
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 286 (83.63%) Selenium
2 157 (45.91%) Cucumber
3 45 (13.16%) JUnit
4 39 (11.40%) Jenkins
5 37 (10.82%) Git (software)
6 36 (10.53%) JIRA
6 36 (10.53%) SpecFlow
7 35 (10.23%) Grunt
8 32 (9.36%) Bower
9 31 (9.06%) SoapUI
10 27 (7.89%) JBehave
11 24 (7.02%) TestNG
12 23 (6.73%) Maven
12 23 (6.73%) Jasmine
12 23 (6.73%) Hudson
13 22 (6.43%) JMeter
14 21 (6.14%) Calabash
15 20 (5.85%) Subversion
15 20 (5.85%) TeamCity
16 15 (4.39%) Appium
General
1 35 (10.23%) Finance
2 25 (7.31%) Banking
3 20 (5.85%) Investment Banking
4 12 (3.51%) Retail
5 11 (3.22%) Games
6 9 (2.63%) Front Office
7 5 (1.46%) Publishing
8 4 (1.17%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.88%) Marketing
9 3 (0.88%) Back Office
10 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.58%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Electronics
11 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 89 (26.02%) Developer
2 69 (20.18%) Tester
3 59 (17.25%) Analyst
4 56 (16.37%) Test Analyst
5 54 (15.79%) Automation Tester
6 40 (11.70%) Test Engineer
7 30 (8.77%) JavaScript Developer
8 27 (7.89%) QA Engineer
9 26 (7.60%) Automation Engineer
10 25 (7.31%) Automation Analyst
11 20 (5.85%) Web Developer
12 19 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
13 12 (3.51%) Selenium Tester
13 12 (3.51%) QA Automation Engineer
14 10 (2.92%) QA Analyst
15 9 (2.63%) Agile Test Analyst
16 8 (2.34%) Senior Developer
16 8 (2.34%) Java Developer
16 8 (2.34%) Front-End Developer
16 8 (2.34%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (26.90%) HTML
2 70 (20.47%) CSS
3 68 (19.88%) HTML5
4 64 (18.71%) AngularJS
5 41 (11.99%) XML
5 41 (11.99%) REST
6 40 (11.70%) .NET
7 39 (11.40%) RESTful
8 33 (9.65%) Web Services
9 31 (9.06%) CSS3
10 29 (8.48%) Gherkin
11 27 (7.89%) SOAP
12 26 (7.60%) jQuery
13 24 (7.02%) Backbone.js
13 24 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 21 (6.14%) JSON
14 21 (6.14%) LESS
15 20 (5.85%) Sass
16 17 (4.97%) Ember.js
17 16 (4.68%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 53 (15.50%) User Experience
2 25 (7.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 19 (5.56%) Open Source
4 14 (4.09%) RIA
4 14 (4.09%) Digital Media
5 11 (3.22%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.92%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.34%) Video on Demand
8 6 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.46%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.17%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.88%) Equities
12 2 (0.58%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.58%) Over-the-Top Content
13 1 (0.29%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.29%) Streaming Media
13 1 (0.29%) iPhone
13 1 (0.29%) Online Games
13 1 (0.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.89%) Linux
2 23 (6.73%) Windows
3 17 (4.97%) Apple iOS
4 16 (4.68%) Android
5 15 (4.39%) UNIX
6 3 (0.88%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.58%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (63.74%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (43.27%) BDD
3 113 (33.04%) TDD
4 90 (26.32%) Scrum
5 89 (26.02%) Test Automation
6 77 (22.51%) OO
7 60 (17.54%) Automation Testing
8 58 (16.96%) E-Commerce
8 58 (16.96%) Test Scripting
9 56 (16.37%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (11.11%) Automated Testing
11 28 (8.19%) Performance Testing
12 27 (7.89%) Manual Testing
13 23 (6.73%) Security Testing
13 23 (6.73%) OOP
13 23 (6.73%) Waterfall
14 22 (6.43%) Kanban
15 20 (5.85%) Test Strategy
16 19 (5.56%) Software Testing
17 17 (4.97%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 192 (56.14%) Java
2 96 (28.07%) C#
3 93 (27.19%) JavaScript
4 62 (18.13%) SQL
5 54 (15.79%) Ruby
6 25 (7.31%) Python
7 22 (6.43%) PHP
7 22 (6.43%) Scala
7 22 (6.43%) Groovy
8 9 (2.63%) C
8 9 (2.63%) C++
9 5 (1.46%) Perl
9 5 (1.46%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.88%) XPath
10 3 (0.88%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.88%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.88%) VB
11 2 (0.58%) VBScript
11 2 (0.58%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.29%) sed
Qualifications
1 25 (7.31%) ISEB
2 15 (4.39%) Degree
3 12 (3.51%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (35.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (3.80%) Puppet
2 12 (3.51%) Ansible
3 3 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.58%) Nessus
4 2 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.29%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (4.68%) Oracle
2 12 (3.51%) Adobe
3 9 (2.63%) hybris
3 9 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.17%) Sitecore
5 3 (0.88%) Mercator
6 2 (0.58%) SAP
6 2 (0.58%) HP
6 2 (0.58%) ATG
7 1 (0.29%) Demandware
7 1 (0.29%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (0.29%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.29%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.29%) Telerik
7 1 (0.29%) Zend
7 1 (0.29%) Orchard
7 1 (0.29%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
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