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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 310 216 258
Rank change year-on-year
-94 +42
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 98 208 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.89% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.21% 6.71% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 183 109
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £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 - - -
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
3055 3099 2723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.65% 13.29% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2133 2287 2033
Average daily rate £425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £536 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £43.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.31 £30.00 £23.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £107.50 £56.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +1.85%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -41 31 £450 +28.57% 26
Chessington - 2 £325 -
Sidcup - 1 - -
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 228 (86.36%) Selenium
2 179 (67.80%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (53.41%) Java
4 128 (48.48%) Cucumber
5 114 (43.18%) BDD
6 111 (42.05%) QA
7 87 (32.95%) C#
8 81 (30.68%) Test Automation
9 75 (28.41%) TDD
10 70 (26.52%) Scrum
11 63 (23.86%) Ruby
12 59 (22.35%) JavaScript
13 55 (20.83%) HTML
14 46 (17.42%) OO
14 46 (17.42%) Continuous Integration
15 44 (16.67%) Jenkins
16 43 (16.29%) Finance
17 42 (15.91%) SQL
17 42 (15.91%) JUnit
17 42 (15.91%) Git (software)
18 39 (14.77%) SpecFlow
19 38 (14.39%) Automation Testing
20 37 (14.02%) CSS
21 36 (13.64%) RESTful
21 36 (13.64%) HTML5
22 35 (13.26%) Python
22 35 (13.26%) E-Commerce
23 34 (12.88%) AngularJS
24 31 (11.74%) PHP
25 30 (11.36%) Automated Testing

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 13 (4.92%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (3.79%) Node.js
3 8 (3.03%) Apache
4 7 (2.65%) IIS
4 7 (2.65%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (2.27%) CMS
5 6 (2.27%) nginx
6 4 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.14%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.14%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.76%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.38%) Confluence
9 1 (0.38%) Drupal
9 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.38%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (0.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.52%) GitHub
1 4 (1.52%) SaaS
2 3 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.58%) HTTP
2 15 (5.68%) Internet
3 7 (2.65%) HTTPS
4 5 (1.89%) ATM
4 5 (1.89%) FTP
5 1 (0.38%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.95%) MongoDB
2 12 (4.55%) Redis
3 11 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (3.41%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.03%) SQL Server
6 7 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.27%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.76%) DbVisualizer
8 2 (0.76%) RavenDB
8 2 (0.76%) Neo4j
8 2 (0.76%) MySQL
8 2 (0.76%) DB2
8 2 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.76%) CouchDB
8 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.38%) QlikView
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 228 (86.36%) Selenium
2 128 (48.48%) Cucumber
3 44 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 42 (15.91%) JUnit
4 42 (15.91%) Git (software)
5 39 (14.77%) SpecFlow
6 26 (9.85%) TestNG
7 25 (9.47%) SoapUI
8 22 (8.33%) JBehave
8 22 (8.33%) JIRA
9 20 (7.58%) Grunt
9 20 (7.58%) Bower
9 20 (7.58%) TeamCity
10 19 (7.20%) Hudson
11 13 (4.92%) JMeter
11 13 (4.92%) Maven
11 13 (4.92%) Jasmine
12 12 (4.55%) Subversion
12 12 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (4.55%) Mockito
General
1 43 (16.29%) Finance
2 24 (9.09%) Banking
3 22 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 16 (6.06%) Games
5 7 (2.65%) Retail
6 4 (1.52%) Front Office
6 4 (1.52%) Publishing
7 3 (1.14%) Marketing
7 3 (1.14%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.14%) Back Office
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 76 (28.79%) Developer
2 51 (19.32%) Tester
3 37 (14.02%) Automation Tester
3 37 (14.02%) Analyst
4 34 (12.88%) Test Analyst
5 31 (11.74%) QA Engineer
6 27 (10.23%) Test Engineer
7 23 (8.71%) AWS Developer
8 20 (7.58%) Automation Engineer
9 17 (6.44%) JavaScript Developer
10 16 (6.06%) Automation Analyst
11 14 (5.30%) Java Developer
12 12 (4.55%) QA Automation Engineer
13 11 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
14 8 (3.03%) QA Analyst
15 7 (2.65%) Test Leader
15 7 (2.65%) Automated Test Engineer
15 7 (2.65%) Selenium Tester
16 5 (1.89%) QA Test Analyst
16 5 (1.89%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (20.83%) HTML
2 37 (14.02%) CSS
3 36 (13.64%) RESTful
3 36 (13.64%) HTML5
4 34 (12.88%) AngularJS
5 24 (9.09%) .NET
6 23 (8.71%) XML
7 22 (8.33%) Gherkin
7 22 (8.33%) SOAP
8 20 (7.58%) jQuery
9 19 (7.20%) Web Services
10 17 (6.44%) REST
10 17 (6.44%) CSS3
11 13 (4.92%) Spring
12 12 (4.55%) LESS
12 12 (4.55%) JSON
13 11 (4.17%) D3.js
14 10 (3.79%) Sass
14 10 (3.79%) Backbone.js
14 10 (3.79%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.33%) User Experience
2 19 (7.20%) Open Source
3 8 (3.03%) Digital Media
4 6 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.27%) Video on Demand
5 5 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.52%) RIA
7 3 (1.14%) Online Games
7 3 (1.14%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.14%) Equities
8 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.76%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.38%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.38%) Blog
9 1 (0.38%) DTV
9 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.95%) Linux
2 19 (7.20%) Windows
3 9 (3.41%) UNIX
4 8 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.03%) Android
5 2 (0.76%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (67.80%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (43.18%) BDD
3 81 (30.68%) Test Automation
4 75 (28.41%) TDD
5 70 (26.52%) Scrum
6 46 (17.42%) OO
6 46 (17.42%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (14.39%) Automation Testing
8 35 (13.26%) E-Commerce
9 30 (11.36%) Automated Testing
10 29 (10.98%) Test Scripting
11 28 (10.61%) Kanban
12 23 (8.71%) User Acceptance Testing
12 23 (8.71%) Manual Testing
13 20 (7.58%) Software Engineering
13 20 (7.58%) Security Testing
14 18 (6.82%) OOP
15 17 (6.44%) Waterfall
16 16 (6.06%) MVC
17 15 (5.68%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 141 (53.41%) Java
2 87 (32.95%) C#
3 63 (23.86%) Ruby
4 59 (22.35%) JavaScript
5 42 (15.91%) SQL
6 35 (13.26%) Python
7 31 (11.74%) PHP
8 21 (7.95%) Scala
9 17 (6.44%) Groovy
10 10 (3.79%) C
11 6 (2.27%) C++
12 3 (1.14%) VB
12 3 (1.14%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.76%) VBScript
13 2 (0.76%) XPath
14 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.38%) Ada
14 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.38%) Perl
14 1 (0.38%) sed
Qualifications
1 20 (7.58%) ISEB
2 11 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 11 (4.17%) Degree
3 9 (3.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.38%) MCP
4 1 (0.38%) MCAD
4 1 (0.38%) MCSD
4 1 (0.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (42.05%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 11 (4.17%) Puppet
2 8 (3.03%) Ansible
3 5 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.38%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (3.41%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.03%) Oracle
3 6 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (2.27%) Adobe
3 6 (2.27%) hybris
4 4 (1.52%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.14%) HP
6 2 (0.76%) SaltStack
6 2 (0.76%) Zend
7 1 (0.38%) Orchard
7 1 (0.38%) SAP
7 1 (0.38%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.38%) SOASTA, Inc
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