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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 237 297 301
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +4
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 181 107 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.78% 0.44% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.33% 3.43% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 89 81
Average daily rate
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£411 £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.23% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £323 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £475 £413
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
3394 3117 3001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.62% 12.85% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2453 2244 2055
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 £300 £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 16 14 32
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £37.03 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.80 £59.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +46 46 £395 +1.80% 14
Ealing - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - - 2
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 361 (89.14%) Selenium
2 293 (72.35%) Java
3 216 (53.33%) BDD
4 215 (53.09%) Cucumber
5 204 (50.37%) TDD
6 150 (37.04%) Test Automation
7 147 (36.30%) Scrum
8 139 (34.32%) Agile Software Development
9 125 (30.86%) QA
10 116 (28.64%) JavaScript
11 115 (28.40%) HTML
12 110 (27.16%) E-Commerce
13 103 (25.43%) Continuous Integration
14 96 (23.70%) Ruby
15 86 (21.23%) XML
16 80 (19.75%) SQL
17 78 (19.26%) CSS
18 77 (19.01%) Web Services
19 75 (18.52%) JBehave
20 71 (17.53%) Automation Testing
21 70 (17.28%) Jenkins
22 65 (16.05%) JUnit
23 63 (15.56%) C#
24 62 (15.31%) Test Scripting
24 62 (15.31%) TeamCity
24 62 (15.31%) Git (software)
25 59 (14.57%) Linux
26 56 (13.83%) Automated Testing
27 55 (13.58%) Hudson
28 54 (13.33%) SoapUI

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (5.19%) Adobe CQ
2 16 (3.95%) CMS
3 4 (0.99%) Apache
3 4 (0.99%) Node.js
4 3 (0.74%) Confluence
4 3 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.74%) nginx
5 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.25%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.25%) Drupal
6 1 (0.25%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (1.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.74%) PaaS
1 3 (0.74%) GitHub
2 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.64%) HTTP
2 10 (2.47%) Internet
3 6 (1.48%) Wireshark
4 3 (0.74%) SSL
5 2 (0.49%) ATM
6 1 (0.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (6.91%) Relational Database
2 20 (4.94%) MySQL
3 6 (1.48%) RDBMS
4 4 (0.99%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.99%) DB2
4 4 (0.99%) Big Data
5 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.49%) Star Schema
6 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.25%) QlikView
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.25%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.25%) DbVisualizer
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 361 (89.14%) Selenium
2 215 (53.09%) Cucumber
3 75 (18.52%) JBehave
4 70 (17.28%) Jenkins
5 65 (16.05%) JUnit
6 62 (15.31%) TeamCity
6 62 (15.31%) Git (software)
7 55 (13.58%) Hudson
8 54 (13.33%) SoapUI
9 50 (12.35%) Subversion
10 42 (10.37%) JMeter
11 39 (9.63%) JIRA
12 36 (8.89%) Maven
12 36 (8.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 34 (8.40%) Mockito
14 29 (7.16%) Grunt
15 28 (6.91%) WATIR
16 25 (6.17%) Bower
17 24 (5.93%) SpecFlow
18 22 (5.43%) Calabash
General
1 38 (9.38%) Finance
2 22 (5.43%) Banking
2 22 (5.43%) Retail
3 10 (2.47%) Legal
3 10 (2.47%) Front Office
4 8 (1.98%) Games
5 7 (1.73%) Advertising
5 7 (1.73%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.48%) Marketing
6 6 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.74%) Publishing
8 1 (0.25%) Back Office
8 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 136 (33.58%) Developer
2 103 (25.43%) Tester
3 71 (17.53%) Analyst
4 66 (16.30%) Test Analyst
5 55 (13.58%) Automation Tester
6 44 (10.86%) Test Engineer
7 31 (7.65%) QA Engineer
8 28 (6.91%) Automation Engineer
9 23 (5.68%) Java Developer
10 22 (5.43%) Automation Test Analyst
10 22 (5.43%) Automation Analyst
11 19 (4.69%) QA Tester
12 17 (4.20%) Web Developer
13 14 (3.46%) Senior Tester
13 14 (3.46%) Selenium Tester
14 12 (2.96%) QA Automation Engineer
15 11 (2.72%) JavaScript Developer
15 11 (2.72%) Agile Test Analyst
15 11 (2.72%) Test Leader
16 10 (2.47%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (28.40%) HTML
2 86 (21.23%) XML
3 78 (19.26%) CSS
4 77 (19.01%) Web Services
5 47 (11.60%) JSON
6 40 (9.88%) RESTful
7 38 (9.38%) AngularJS
7 38 (9.38%) HTML5
7 38 (9.38%) SOAP
8 34 (8.40%) .NET
9 25 (6.17%) Gherkin
10 24 (5.93%) REST
11 22 (5.43%) Apache Flex
12 17 (4.20%) XSLT
13 15 (3.70%) Spring
14 8 (1.98%) FIX Protocol
14 8 (1.98%) CSS3
14 8 (1.98%) jQuery
15 7 (1.73%) .NET Framework
16 6 (1.48%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 47 (11.60%) Open Source
2 43 (10.62%) Mobile App
3 40 (9.88%) Enterprise Software
4 32 (7.90%) Computer Science
5 24 (5.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (3.95%) Video on Demand
7 12 (2.96%) New Media
7 12 (2.96%) RIA
8 11 (2.72%) Digital Media
9 10 (2.47%) IPTV
10 9 (2.22%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (1.23%) Management Information System
12 4 (0.99%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.99%) Data Integration
13 3 (0.74%) Statistics
13 3 (0.74%) Data Conversion
14 2 (0.49%) Mobile Payment
14 2 (0.49%) Social Media
14 2 (0.49%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.49%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 59 (14.57%) Linux
2 35 (8.64%) Android
3 32 (7.90%) Apple iOS
4 24 (5.93%) UNIX
5 7 (1.73%) Windows
6 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (53.33%) BDD
2 204 (50.37%) TDD
3 150 (37.04%) Test Automation
4 147 (36.30%) Scrum
5 139 (34.32%) Agile Software Development
6 110 (27.16%) E-Commerce
7 103 (25.43%) Continuous Integration
8 71 (17.53%) Automation Testing
9 62 (15.31%) Test Scripting
10 56 (13.83%) Automated Testing
11 53 (13.09%) OO
12 47 (11.60%) SOA
13 32 (7.90%) Pair Programming
14 24 (5.93%) Software Testing
15 23 (5.68%) Kanban
15 23 (5.68%) User Stories
16 20 (4.94%) User Acceptance Testing
17 19 (4.69%) OOP
18 18 (4.44%) Regression Testing
18 18 (4.44%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 293 (72.35%) Java
2 116 (28.64%) JavaScript
3 96 (23.70%) Ruby
4 80 (19.75%) SQL
5 63 (15.56%) C#
6 30 (7.41%) Python
7 21 (5.19%) PHP
8 20 (4.94%) Shell Script
8 20 (4.94%) Groovy
9 9 (2.22%) Scala
9 9 (2.22%) Perl
10 8 (1.98%) Objective-C
11 6 (1.48%) XPath
12 5 (1.23%) XQuery
13 3 (0.74%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.74%) C++
14 2 (0.49%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.49%) VB
14 2 (0.49%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.49%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 43 (10.62%) ISEB
2 41 (10.12%) ISTQB
3 18 (4.44%) Degree
4 6 (1.48%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.48%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.74%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (30.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (0.99%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 16 (3.95%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.99%) Puppet
3 3 (0.74%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.74%) Ansible
Vendors
1 43 (10.62%) Adobe
2 28 (6.91%) Oracle
3 16 (3.95%) HP
4 9 (2.22%) ATG
5 7 (1.73%) hybris
6 3 (0.74%) Teradata
6 3 (0.74%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.49%) Informatica
8 1 (0.25%) Apple
8 1 (0.25%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.25%) IBM
8 1 (0.25%) Telerik
8 1 (0.25%) Zend
8 1 (0.25%) Sitecore
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Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
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Burns Sheehan
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £330 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Engage PSG
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Focus Select Ltd
Rate: £250 - £325 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £330 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
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Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago