The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 73 71 74
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.30% 0.11% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.80% 0.95% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate £365 £525 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.47% +20.00%
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
Berkshire

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

Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
107 105 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.81% 11.93% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 67 72
Average daily rate £450 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.85 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.10% -1.33%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

WebDriver
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

WebDriver Daily Rate Trend in Reading

WebDriver
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (80.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Social Media
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (20.00%) Advertising
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Ruby
5 1 (20.00%) Marketing

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Web Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Web Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA