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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 312 256 221
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -35
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 99 152 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.73% 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.10% 4.82% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 139 169
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £283 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +11.11%
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
3194 3152 2913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 15.10% 15.13% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2366 2398 2100
Average daily rate £475 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 13
Average hourly rate £50.00 £24.69 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.55% -34.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +9 19 £438 +6.70% 6
Canary Wharf +1 3 £600 +14.28%
Croydon - 2 £450 -
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 210 (88.61%) Selenium
2 195 (82.28%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (58.23%) BDD
4 126 (53.16%) Java
5 117 (49.37%) Cucumber
6 93 (39.24%) Test Automation
7 84 (35.44%) QA
8 81 (34.18%) TDD
9 71 (29.96%) Scrum
9 71 (29.96%) JavaScript
10 59 (24.89%) C#
11 51 (21.52%) HTML
12 50 (21.10%) Automated Testing
13 49 (20.68%) Test Scripting
13 49 (20.68%) E-Commerce
14 48 (20.25%) CSS
15 46 (19.41%) Git (software)
15 46 (19.41%) Jenkins
15 46 (19.41%) Automation Testing
16 41 (17.30%) JIRA
17 38 (16.03%) .NET
17 38 (16.03%) SpecFlow
18 37 (15.61%) Ruby
19 35 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
20 34 (14.35%) Web Services
20 34 (14.35%) XML
21 31 (13.08%) Finance
21 31 (13.08%) RESTful
22 30 (12.66%) OO
22 30 (12.66%) SQL

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 26 (10.97%) Node.js
2 8 (3.38%) CMS
3 7 (2.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (2.53%) Confluence
5 3 (1.27%) Jetty
6 2 (0.84%) Apache
6 2 (0.84%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.84%) WordPress
7 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.42%) JBoss
7 1 (0.42%) Mule
7 1 (0.42%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.11%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.69%) MS Office
3 2 (0.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.69%) Magento
2 1 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.11%) GitHub
2 4 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.80%) Internet
2 6 (2.53%) HTTP
3 1 (0.42%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.49%) Relational Database
2 11 (4.64%) RDBMS
3 5 (2.11%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.27%) MySQL
5 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.84%) SQL Navigator
5 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.42%) Big Data
6 1 (0.42%) DB2
6 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 210 (88.61%) Selenium
2 117 (49.37%) Cucumber
3 46 (19.41%) Git (software)
3 46 (19.41%) Jenkins
4 41 (17.30%) JIRA
5 38 (16.03%) SpecFlow
6 19 (8.02%) Subversion
7 18 (7.59%) JBehave
7 18 (7.59%) SoapUI
8 17 (7.17%) Appium
9 16 (6.75%) JUnit
10 15 (6.33%) Hudson
10 15 (6.33%) Jasmine
10 15 (6.33%) Visual Studio
11 13 (5.49%) Eclipse
11 13 (5.49%) gulp
11 13 (5.49%) JMeter
11 13 (5.49%) Maven
12 11 (4.64%) Grunt
12 11 (4.64%) Oracle APEX
General
1 31 (13.08%) Finance
2 21 (8.86%) Banking
3 17 (7.17%) Retail
4 10 (4.22%) Investment Banking
4 10 (4.22%) Publishing
5 8 (3.38%) Front Office
6 4 (1.69%) Marketing
7 3 (1.27%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.84%) Games
8 2 (0.84%) Law
9 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 83 (35.02%) Developer
2 50 (21.10%) Tester
3 45 (18.99%) QA Engineer
4 43 (18.14%) Automation Tester
5 39 (16.46%) Analyst
6 38 (16.03%) Test Analyst
7 35 (14.77%) Automation Engineer
8 27 (11.39%) Developer in Test
9 26 (10.97%) Test Engineer
10 23 (9.70%) JavaScript Developer
11 22 (9.28%) Automation Analyst
11 22 (9.28%) Automation Test Analyst
12 21 (8.86%) Senior Developer
13 18 (7.59%) Test Automation Engineer
14 15 (6.33%) QA Automation Engineer
14 15 (6.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
15 14 (5.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 14 (5.91%) Selenium Tester
16 12 (5.06%) HTML Developer
17 9 (3.80%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (21.52%) HTML
2 48 (20.25%) CSS
3 38 (16.03%) .NET
4 34 (14.35%) Web Services
4 34 (14.35%) XML
5 31 (13.08%) RESTful
6 27 (11.39%) HTML5
7 26 (10.97%) AngularJS
8 24 (10.13%) RequireJS
8 24 (10.13%) SOAP
9 22 (9.28%) Sass
10 20 (8.44%) REST
11 18 (7.59%) CSS3
11 18 (7.59%) Gherkin
12 16 (6.75%) Backbone.js
12 16 (6.75%) LESS
12 16 (6.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (5.49%) Behat
13 13 (5.49%) jQuery
14 11 (4.64%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.13%) User Experience
2 15 (6.33%) Mobile App
3 7 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.11%) Social Media
5 3 (1.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.42%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.42%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.42%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.28%) Android
1 22 (9.28%) Apple iOS
2 10 (4.22%) Linux
3 8 (3.38%) Windows
4 7 (2.95%) Unix
5 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.42%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (82.28%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (58.23%) BDD
3 93 (39.24%) Test Automation
4 81 (34.18%) TDD
5 71 (29.96%) Scrum
6 50 (21.10%) Automated Testing
7 49 (20.68%) E-Commerce
7 49 (20.68%) Test Scripting
8 46 (19.41%) Automation Testing
9 35 (14.77%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (12.66%) OO
11 28 (11.81%) Functional Testing
11 28 (11.81%) SOA
12 26 (10.97%) Manual Testing
13 23 (9.70%) Software Testing
14 19 (8.02%) Kanban
15 18 (7.59%) QA Automation
15 18 (7.59%) User Acceptance Testing
16 17 (7.17%) Pair Programming
17 16 (6.75%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 126 (53.16%) Java
2 71 (29.96%) JavaScript
3 59 (24.89%) C#
4 37 (15.61%) Ruby
5 30 (12.66%) SQL
6 22 (9.28%) PHP
7 19 (8.02%) Scala
8 11 (4.64%) Apex Code
8 11 (4.64%) Python
8 11 (4.64%) SOQL
9 9 (3.80%) Groovy
10 4 (1.69%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.27%) Clojure
11 3 (1.27%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.42%) C
12 1 (0.42%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.42%) Perl
12 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.42%) VBA
12 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (8.86%) ISEB
1 21 (8.86%) ISTQB
2 9 (3.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (3.38%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.95%) Degree
5 5 (2.11%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.69%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (35.44%) QA
2 16 (6.75%) SDET
3 5 (2.11%) WAI
System Software
1 8 (3.38%) Docker
2 2 (0.84%) Varnish
3 1 (0.42%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (2.95%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.84%) Puppet
3 1 (0.42%) Apache Shiro
Vendors
1 21 (8.86%) Oracle
2 17 (7.17%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.64%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (3.38%) hybris
5 6 (2.53%) ATG
6 5 (2.11%) Adobe
7 3 (1.27%) Zend
8 2 (0.84%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.84%) SAP
9 1 (0.42%) Apple
9 1 (0.42%) comScore
9 1 (0.42%) Demandware
9 1 (0.42%) HP
9 1 (0.42%) IBM
9 1 (0.42%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.42%) VMware
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: From £350 to £500 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £430 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £475 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Spectrum IT
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Global Markets Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 23 days ago