The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 138 135 134
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 16 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.31% 0.071%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.66% 2.43% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 2
Average daily rate £333 £313 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.40% -0.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WebDriver
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
602 412 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.05% 12.65% 9.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 273 130
Average daily rate £353 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 9 18
Average hourly rate £39.13 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.74% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.00 £19.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £42.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -1.33%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WebDriver
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

WebDriver Daily Rate Trend in the North West

WebDriver
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebDriver across the North West region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the North West region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -7 10 £388 +46.22% 11
Cheshire -3 3 £325 +23.80% 5
Lancashire -7 1 £350 -12.50% 1
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 34 (94.44%) Selenium
2 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (55.56%) QA
4 18 (50.00%) Java
5 16 (44.44%) TDD
5 16 (44.44%) BDD
6 15 (41.67%) JIRA
7 14 (38.89%) Cucumber
7 14 (38.89%) Automation Testing
8 12 (33.33%) Scrum
9 9 (25.00%) Automated Testing
10 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
11 7 (19.44%) C#
11 7 (19.44%) Software Testing
12 6 (16.67%) .NET
12 6 (16.67%) Kanban
12 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (13.89%) Security Testing
13 5 (13.89%) Functional Testing
13 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
13 5 (13.89%) Regression Testing
13 5 (13.89%) ISEB
13 5 (13.89%) BPSS Clearance
14 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
14 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
14 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
14 4 (11.11%) WATIR
14 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
14 4 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
14 4 (11.11%) Gherkin

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (5.56%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) PuTTY
1 1 (2.78%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (94.44%) Selenium
2 15 (41.67%) JIRA
3 14 (38.89%) Cucumber
4 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 4 (11.11%) WATIR
5 3 (8.33%) JBehave
6 2 (5.56%) Ant
6 2 (5.56%) Appium
6 2 (5.56%) Burp Suite
6 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.56%) JMeter
6 2 (5.56%) SpecFlow
6 2 (5.56%) TestNG
7 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.78%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.78%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.78%) JUnit
7 1 (2.78%) Maven
7 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.78%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Tester
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) QA Tester
4 4 (11.11%) Automated Tester
4 4 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 4 (11.11%) QA Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (8.33%) Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Developer in Test
5 3 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) QA Leader
6 2 (5.56%) QA Test Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Agile Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) QA Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.78%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 4 (11.11%) Gherkin
2 4 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (8.33%) RequireJS
4 2 (5.56%) XML
5 1 (2.78%) Apache POI
5 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.78%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Android
1 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) BDD
2 16 (44.44%) TDD
3 14 (38.89%) Automation Testing
4 12 (33.33%) Scrum
5 9 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 8 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 7 (19.44%) Software Testing
8 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (16.67%) Kanban
9 5 (13.89%) Functional Testing
9 5 (13.89%) Regression Testing
9 5 (13.89%) Security Testing
10 4 (11.11%) Manual Testing
10 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
11 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing
11 3 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
11 3 (8.33%) System Testing
12 2 (5.56%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (19.44%) C#
3 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.56%) Ruby
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
6 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.78%) Scala
6 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (13.89%) ISEB
2 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (55.56%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle
Wirral
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + doe
Posted: 9 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + doe
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago