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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 211 256 374
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +118
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 226 136 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.93% 0.63% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.01% 5.05% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 119 38
Average daily rate £375 £425 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +14.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +14.78%
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
3226 2694 2712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.33% 12.47% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2371 2006 1817
Average daily rate £413 £420 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 21
Average hourly rate £33.75 £41.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.68% +12.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £12.60 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £54.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +37 79 £350 -17.64% 23
Ealing - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 383 (92.07%) Selenium
2 303 (72.84%) Java
3 211 (50.72%) BDD
4 207 (49.76%) Cucumber
5 191 (45.91%) Agile Software Development
5 191 (45.91%) TDD
6 170 (40.87%) Test Automation
7 141 (33.89%) QA
8 129 (31.01%) E-Commerce
9 123 (29.57%) Scrum
10 110 (26.44%) Ruby
11 98 (23.56%) SQL
11 98 (23.56%) Continuous Integration
12 94 (22.60%) Automation Testing
13 93 (22.36%) Web Services
14 88 (21.15%) JBehave
15 84 (20.19%) XML
16 83 (19.95%) Jenkins
17 79 (18.99%) JavaScript
18 78 (18.75%) HTML
19 68 (16.35%) Automated Testing
20 67 (16.11%) Test Scripting
21 66 (15.87%) C#
22 62 (14.90%) JUnit
23 57 (13.70%) Git (software)
24 56 (13.46%) SoapUI
25 55 (13.22%) SOA
26 54 (12.98%) Finance
27 53 (12.74%) RESTful
27 53 (12.74%) Mobile App

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 40 (9.62%) CMS
2 18 (4.33%) Alfresco
3 11 (2.64%) Adobe CQ
4 6 (1.44%) Drupal
4 6 (1.44%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.24%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (0.96%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.72%) Mingle
3 1 (0.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.48%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.72%) PaaS
2 3 (0.72%) GitHub
3 2 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (8.65%) HTTP
2 13 (3.13%) Internet
3 5 (1.20%) Wireshark
4 4 (0.96%) SSL
5 2 (0.48%) ATM
6 1 (0.24%) SSH
6 1 (0.24%) LAN
6 1 (0.24%) WAN
6 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.24%) DNS
6 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.24%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 16 (3.85%) MySQL
3 12 (2.88%) MongoDB
4 6 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (1.44%) Big Data
5 2 (0.48%) DB2
5 2 (0.48%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.24%) DbVisualizer
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.24%) QlikView
6 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 383 (92.07%) Selenium
2 207 (49.76%) Cucumber
3 88 (21.15%) JBehave
4 83 (19.95%) Jenkins
5 62 (14.90%) JUnit
6 57 (13.70%) Git (software)
7 56 (13.46%) SoapUI
8 52 (12.50%) Maven
9 48 (11.54%) Calabash
10 47 (11.30%) TeamCity
11 42 (10.10%) Subversion
12 39 (9.38%) JMeter
13 37 (8.89%) CruiseControl
13 37 (8.89%) Hudson
14 32 (7.69%) JIRA
14 32 (7.69%) WATIR
15 29 (6.97%) Ant
16 27 (6.49%) Mockito
17 22 (5.29%) SpecFlow
18 21 (5.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 54 (12.98%) Finance
2 34 (8.17%) Banking
3 18 (4.33%) Retail
4 9 (2.16%) Advertising
5 8 (1.92%) Marketing
6 7 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.20%) Publishing
8 4 (0.96%) Games
8 4 (0.96%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.72%) Billing
9 3 (0.72%) Legal
9 3 (0.72%) Front Office
10 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.24%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 121 (29.09%) Developer
2 104 (25.00%) Tester
3 85 (20.43%) Analyst
4 76 (18.27%) Test Analyst
5 61 (14.66%) Automation Tester
6 43 (10.34%) Test Engineer
7 29 (6.97%) Java Developer
7 29 (6.97%) QA Engineer
8 24 (5.77%) Automation Test Analyst
8 24 (5.77%) Automation Analyst
9 20 (4.81%) QA Tester
10 18 (4.33%) Senior Tester
11 15 (3.61%) Software Engineer
11 15 (3.61%) Senior Automation Tester
12 14 (3.37%) Test Leader
12 14 (3.37%) Selenium Tester
13 12 (2.88%) Automation Engineer
14 11 (2.64%) QA Analyst
15 8 (1.92%) Technical Tester
15 8 (1.92%) Mobile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (22.36%) Web Services
2 84 (20.19%) XML
3 78 (18.75%) HTML
4 53 (12.74%) RESTful
5 50 (12.02%) SOAP
6 45 (10.82%) CSS
7 44 (10.58%) JSON
8 29 (6.97%) .NET
9 22 (5.29%) HTML5
10 19 (4.57%) Spring
11 18 (4.33%) Gherkin
11 18 (4.33%) REST
12 16 (3.85%) XSLT
13 15 (3.61%) Hibernate
14 14 (3.37%) jQuery
15 13 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
15 13 (3.13%) JMS
16 12 (2.88%) CSS3
17 11 (2.64%) AngularJS
18 10 (2.40%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 53 (12.74%) Mobile App
2 45 (10.82%) Open Source
3 29 (6.97%) Enterprise Software
4 26 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 24 (5.77%) Mobile Banking
6 15 (3.61%) Digital Media
7 12 (2.88%) Video on Demand
8 10 (2.40%) Mobile Payment
9 9 (2.16%) IPTV
10 7 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (1.44%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.72%) Statistics
12 3 (0.72%) RIA
12 3 (0.72%) Semantic Web
13 2 (0.48%) Streaming Video
13 2 (0.48%) Client/Server
14 1 (0.24%) New Media
14 1 (0.24%) Kindle
14 1 (0.24%) Social Media
14 1 (0.24%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 45 (10.82%) Linux
2 38 (9.13%) Android
3 32 (7.69%) UNIX
4 31 (7.45%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.16%) Windows
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (50.72%) BDD
2 191 (45.91%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (45.91%) TDD
3 170 (40.87%) Test Automation
4 129 (31.01%) E-Commerce
5 123 (29.57%) Scrum
6 98 (23.56%) Continuous Integration
7 94 (22.60%) Automation Testing
8 68 (16.35%) Automated Testing
9 67 (16.11%) Test Scripting
10 55 (13.22%) SOA
11 33 (7.93%) OO
12 25 (6.01%) Software Engineering
13 24 (5.77%) Pair Programming
14 21 (5.05%) Software Testing
15 19 (4.57%) Manual Testing
15 19 (4.57%) User Stories
16 18 (4.33%) Configuration Management
16 18 (4.33%) OOP
17 17 (4.09%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 303 (72.84%) Java
2 110 (26.44%) Ruby
3 98 (23.56%) SQL
4 79 (18.99%) JavaScript
5 66 (15.87%) C#
6 33 (7.93%) Python
7 27 (6.49%) Groovy
8 24 (5.77%) Scala
9 21 (5.05%) Shell Script
10 15 (3.61%) PHP
10 15 (3.61%) XQuery
10 15 (3.61%) XPath
11 11 (2.64%) Perl
12 6 (1.44%) C++
13 5 (1.20%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.20%) C
14 3 (0.72%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.48%) VB
15 2 (0.48%) CoffeeScript
16 1 (0.24%) F#
Qualifications
1 38 (9.13%) ISEB
2 31 (7.45%) ISTQB
3 12 (2.88%) Degree
4 5 (1.20%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.20%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (33.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.72%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 14 (3.37%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (2.64%) Puppet
3 3 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.48%) Nagios
4 2 (0.48%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 30 (7.21%) Oracle
2 17 (4.09%) Adobe
3 11 (2.64%) HP
4 3 (0.72%) Facebook
4 3 (0.72%) ATG
5 2 (0.48%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.24%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (0.24%) hybris
6 1 (0.24%) Zend
6 1 (0.24%) Cerillion
6 1 (0.24%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.24%) IBM
6 1 (0.24%) Nokia
6 1 (0.24%) Siemens
6 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.24%) Apple
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