The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 102 85 78
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.21% 0.076% 0.083%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.09% 0.53% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£315 £168 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.05% -66.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
191 189 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.07% 14.31% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 128 85
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £11.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.00 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebDriver across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WebDriver
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebDriver across the Manchester region.

WebDriver Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) Automation Testing
3 4 (66.67%) QA
3 4 (66.67%) BDD
4 3 (50.00%) SpecFlow
4 3 (50.00%) Umbraco
4 3 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (50.00%) Sitecore
4 3 (50.00%) CMS
4 3 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
5 2 (33.33%) Appium
6 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 1 (16.67%) Open Source
6 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
6 1 (16.67%) Project Management
6 1 (16.67%) JMeter
6 1 (16.67%) Scrum
6 1 (16.67%) TDD
6 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 1 (16.67%) TestNG
6 1 (16.67%) Android
6 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (50.00%) CMS
1 3 (50.00%) Umbraco
1 3 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (50.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (33.33%) Appium
5 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
5 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (16.67%) TestNG
5 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
5 1 (16.67%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Tester
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
1 1 (16.67%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Automation Testing
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Sitecore
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