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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 87 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.073% 0.084% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.53% 0.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£168 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WebDriver
North West

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
190 141 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.94% 11.79% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 88 70
Average daily rate £325 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 14
Average hourly rate £30.00 £11.30 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.48% -67.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.70%

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 15 September 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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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
Stockport - - - - 2
WebDriver
North West

WebDriver
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Zephyr
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Test Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle