The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Reading region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 70 - 75
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.28% - 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.34% - 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate £300 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +14.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
128 103 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.92% 13.34% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 37 22
Average daily rate £313 £383 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.30% +36.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £201 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
WebDriver
Berkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebDriver across the Reading region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) NUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) JBehave
3 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) GIS
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) OOP

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (16.67%) NUnit
3 1 (16.67%) JBehave
3 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Automated Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
1 2 (33.33%) BDD
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA