The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the London region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 240 305 305
Rank change year-on-year
+65 0
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 181 110 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.77% 0.45% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.23% 3.49% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 90 75
Average daily rate
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£400 £406 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £324 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £480 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3461 3151 2987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.75% 12.98% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2505 2252 2042
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 £305 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 31
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +18.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £36.29 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.25 £59.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
WebDriver
England

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 August 2014.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram 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 August 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 +44 45 £400 +3.15% 23
Ealing - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 346 (88.72%) Selenium
2 284 (72.82%) Java
3 211 (54.10%) Cucumber
4 210 (53.85%) BDD
5 196 (50.26%) TDD
6 143 (36.67%) Scrum
7 139 (35.64%) Test Automation
8 137 (35.13%) Agile Software Development
9 118 (30.26%) JavaScript
9 118 (30.26%) HTML
10 114 (29.23%) QA
11 102 (26.15%) E-Commerce
12 101 (25.90%) Continuous Integration
13 95 (24.36%) Ruby
14 84 (21.54%) XML
15 81 (20.77%) CSS
16 77 (19.74%) Web Services
17 74 (18.97%) SQL
18 70 (17.95%) Automation Testing
19 68 (17.44%) Jenkins
19 68 (17.44%) C#
20 67 (17.18%) JBehave
21 63 (16.15%) Test Scripting
21 63 (16.15%) TeamCity
22 62 (15.90%) Git (software)
23 58 (14.87%) Linux
23 58 (14.87%) OO
24 56 (14.36%) JUnit
24 56 (14.36%) Hudson
25 50 (12.82%) Subversion

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 21 (5.38%) Adobe CQ
2 16 (4.10%) CMS
3 4 (1.03%) Apache
3 4 (1.03%) Node.js
4 3 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.77%) Confluence
4 3 (0.77%) nginx
5 2 (0.51%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.26%) Drupal
6 1 (0.26%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.26%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.77%) GitHub
2 3 (0.77%) PaaS
3 1 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (9.23%) HTTP
2 10 (2.56%) Internet
3 5 (1.28%) Wireshark
4 3 (0.77%) SSL
5 1 (0.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.18%) Relational Database
2 20 (5.13%) MySQL
3 6 (1.54%) RDBMS
4 5 (1.28%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.03%) DB2
5 4 (1.03%) Big Data
6 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.51%) Star Schema
7 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.26%) DbVisualizer
8 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.26%) QlikView
8 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 346 (88.72%) Selenium
2 211 (54.10%) Cucumber
3 68 (17.44%) Jenkins
4 67 (17.18%) JBehave
5 63 (16.15%) TeamCity
6 62 (15.90%) Git (software)
7 56 (14.36%) JUnit
7 56 (14.36%) Hudson
8 50 (12.82%) Subversion
9 42 (10.77%) SoapUI
10 39 (10.00%) JIRA
11 36 (9.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 36 (9.23%) JMeter
12 35 (8.97%) Mockito
13 33 (8.46%) Maven
14 31 (7.95%) Grunt
15 27 (6.92%) WATIR
16 26 (6.67%) Bower
17 25 (6.41%) SpecFlow
18 20 (5.13%) FitNesse
General
1 32 (8.21%) Finance
2 23 (5.90%) Retail
3 20 (5.13%) Banking
4 11 (2.82%) Front Office
5 10 (2.56%) Legal
6 7 (1.79%) Investment Banking
6 7 (1.79%) Games
7 5 (1.28%) Advertising
7 5 (1.28%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.03%) Publishing
8 4 (1.03%) Marketing
9 1 (0.26%) Billing
9 1 (0.26%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 137 (35.13%) Developer
2 96 (24.62%) Tester
3 70 (17.95%) Analyst
4 66 (16.92%) Test Analyst
5 54 (13.85%) Automation Tester
6 43 (11.03%) Test Engineer
7 29 (7.44%) Automation Engineer
7 29 (7.44%) QA Engineer
8 23 (5.90%) Java Developer
9 20 (5.13%) Automation Analyst
9 20 (5.13%) Automation Test Analyst
10 19 (4.87%) QA Tester
11 18 (4.62%) Web Developer
12 13 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
12 13 (3.33%) Senior Tester
12 13 (3.33%) Selenium Tester
12 13 (3.33%) QA Automation Engineer
13 12 (3.08%) Test Leader
14 10 (2.56%) Agile Test Analyst
15 9 (2.31%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (30.26%) HTML
2 84 (21.54%) XML
3 81 (20.77%) CSS
4 77 (19.74%) Web Services
5 47 (12.05%) JSON
6 42 (10.77%) HTML5
7 41 (10.51%) AngularJS
8 39 (10.00%) RESTful
9 36 (9.23%) SOAP
9 36 (9.23%) .NET
10 28 (7.18%) REST
11 25 (6.41%) Gherkin
12 24 (6.15%) Apache Flex
13 17 (4.36%) XSLT
14 16 (4.10%) Spring
15 10 (2.56%) CSS3
16 9 (2.31%) jQuery
17 8 (2.05%) FIX Protocol
18 7 (1.79%) .NET Framework
18 7 (1.79%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.54%) Open Source
2 41 (10.51%) Mobile App
3 40 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
4 35 (8.97%) Computer Science
5 26 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (4.10%) Video on Demand
7 13 (3.33%) RIA
8 12 (3.08%) New Media
9 10 (2.56%) IPTV
9 10 (2.56%) Digital Media
10 7 (1.79%) Mobile Banking
11 6 (1.54%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.03%) Data Integration
13 3 (0.77%) Data Conversion
13 3 (0.77%) iPhone
13 3 (0.77%) Blackberry
14 2 (0.51%) Streaming Video
14 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.51%) Statistics
15 1 (0.26%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 58 (14.87%) Linux
2 36 (9.23%) Android
3 33 (8.46%) Apple iOS
4 22 (5.64%) UNIX
5 7 (1.79%) Windows
6 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (53.85%) BDD
2 196 (50.26%) TDD
3 143 (36.67%) Scrum
4 139 (35.64%) Test Automation
5 137 (35.13%) Agile Software Development
6 102 (26.15%) E-Commerce
7 101 (25.90%) Continuous Integration
8 70 (17.95%) Automation Testing
9 63 (16.15%) Test Scripting
10 58 (14.87%) OO
11 47 (12.05%) Automated Testing
12 44 (11.28%) SOA
13 32 (8.21%) Pair Programming
14 23 (5.90%) Kanban
14 23 (5.90%) Software Testing
14 23 (5.90%) User Stories
15 22 (5.64%) OOP
16 20 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
17 18 (4.62%) Manual Testing
18 16 (4.10%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 284 (72.82%) Java
2 118 (30.26%) JavaScript
3 95 (24.36%) Ruby
4 74 (18.97%) SQL
5 68 (17.44%) C#
6 29 (7.44%) Python
7 21 (5.38%) PHP
8 19 (4.87%) Shell Script
9 18 (4.62%) Groovy
10 9 (2.31%) Scala
11 8 (2.05%) Perl
11 8 (2.05%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.03%) C++
12 4 (1.03%) XPath
13 3 (0.77%) XQuery
13 3 (0.77%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.51%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.51%) VB
14 2 (0.51%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (10.77%) ISEB
2 40 (10.26%) ISTQB
3 21 (5.38%) Degree
4 5 (1.28%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.28%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.77%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (29.23%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.03%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 16 (4.10%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.28%) Puppet
3 4 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.77%) Ansible
4 3 (0.77%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 45 (11.54%) Adobe
2 26 (6.67%) Oracle
3 16 (4.10%) HP
4 10 (2.56%) hybris
5 9 (2.31%) ATG
6 4 (1.03%) Microsoft
7 3 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.77%) Teradata
8 2 (0.51%) Informatica
9 1 (0.26%) Telerik
9 1 (0.26%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.26%) Zend
9 1 (0.26%) IBM
9 1 (0.26%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.26%) Apple
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