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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 87 85 72
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -13
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.22% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.45% 2.40% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - -
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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
163 125 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.88% 9.03% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 73 46
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.49 £112.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.02% -66.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.11% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebDriver across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 3 (42.86%) Kanban
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (28.57%) Sitecore
4 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
4 2 (28.57%) Umbraco
4 2 (28.57%) CMS
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
4 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Calabash
5 1 (14.29%) Appium
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) JBehave
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Ruby

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 2 (28.57%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (28.57%) Umbraco
1 2 (28.57%) CMS
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) TeamCity
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
4 1 (14.29%) Calabash
4 1 (14.29%) Appium
4 1 (14.29%) JBehave
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Front Office
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Kanban
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Sitecore