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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 61 68 67
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 14 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.38% 0.11% 1.07%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.67% 1.20% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 9
Average daily rate
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£355 £525 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.38% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £525 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Reading region.

Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
120 83 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.79% 9.53% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 46 70
Average daily rate £375 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £29.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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 2 September 2015.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 28 (96.55%) Selenium
2 23 (79.31%) C#
3 19 (65.52%) BDD
4 17 (58.62%) Test Automation
5 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
6 12 (41.38%) Cucumber
6 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
7 11 (37.93%) Test Scripting
7 11 (37.93%) SpecFlow
8 10 (34.48%) Data Protection
8 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (34.48%) Regression Testing
8 10 (34.48%) Java
9 9 (31.03%) VB
10 7 (24.14%) QA
10 7 (24.14%) Scrum
11 5 (17.24%) User Stories
11 5 (17.24%) Android
11 5 (17.24%) Apple iOS
12 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
12 4 (13.79%) Finance
13 3 (10.34%) .NET
13 3 (10.34%) SQL
13 3 (10.34%) SOAP
13 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
13 3 (10.34%) Ruby
13 3 (10.34%) TDD
13 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
13 3 (10.34%) SoapUI
13 3 (10.34%) Gherkin

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (96.55%) Selenium
2 12 (41.38%) Cucumber
3 11 (37.93%) SpecFlow
4 3 (10.34%) SoapUI
5 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.45%) JIRA
6 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.45%) JBehave
6 1 (3.45%) MSBuild
6 1 (3.45%) Appium
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Tester
2 15 (51.72%) Analyst
2 15 (51.72%) Test Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Regression Tester
3 9 (31.03%) Automation Tester
4 6 (20.69%) Selenium Tester
4 6 (20.69%) Software Tester
5 4 (13.79%) Test Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) QA Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Automated Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 1 (3.45%) QA Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) SOAP
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
1 3 (10.34%) Gherkin
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) CSS
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) WCF
3 1 (3.45%) RESTful
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.45%) HTML5
3 1 (3.45%) CSS3
3 1 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) DTV
2 1 (3.45%) Wiki
2 1 (3.45%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Android
1 5 (17.24%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) BDD
2 17 (58.62%) Test Automation
3 11 (37.93%) Test Scripting
4 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (34.48%) Regression Testing
4 10 (34.48%) Data Protection
5 7 (24.14%) Scrum
6 5 (17.24%) User Stories
7 3 (10.34%) TDD
7 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Kanban
8 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Compatibility Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (3.45%) Pair Programming
9 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
9 1 (3.45%) MVC
9 1 (3.45%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) C#
2 10 (34.48%) Java
3 9 (31.03%) VB
4 3 (10.34%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) Ruby
5 2 (6.90%) Python
5 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.45%) PHP
6 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) Security Cleared
2 12 (41.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle
1 1 (3.45%) SAP
1 1 (3.45%) VMware