The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium WebDriver
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 64 80 64
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -16
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 3 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.43% 0.29% 0.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.53% 2.56% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 8
Median daily rate £305 £365 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.43% -5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £361 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £365 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 - -

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
85 117 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.16% 11.49% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 83 75
Median daily rate £423 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £50.50 £45.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.22% +136.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +13.10%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing WebDriver as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebDriver also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 13 (100.00%) Selenium
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
4 6 (46.15%) BDD
4 6 (46.15%) SoapUI
5 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
5 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
5 5 (38.46%) JIRA
6 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Java
6 4 (30.77%) SOAP
6 4 (30.77%) Web Services
6 4 (30.77%) Defect Management
7 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
7 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) Scrum
7 3 (23.08%) TDD
7 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Web Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) Android
8 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
8 2 (15.38%) Test Management
8 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
8 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (15.38%) Load Testing
8 2 (15.38%) QA
8 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
8 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Selenium
2 7 (53.85%) Cucumber
3 6 (46.15%) SoapUI
4 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
4 5 (38.46%) JIRA
5 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
6 2 (15.38%) Appium
6 2 (15.38%) Bugzilla
6 2 (15.38%) Capybara
6 2 (15.38%) Hudson
6 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
6 2 (15.38%) Subversion
6 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
6 2 (15.38%) TestLink
7 1 (7.69%) Calabash
7 1 (7.69%) Jasmine
7 1 (7.69%) JMeter
7 1 (7.69%) JUnit
7 1 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (7.69%) Protractor
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
1 9 (69.23%) Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Automation Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Lead Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Test Leader
2 4 (30.77%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Test Lead
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Web Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Web Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior QA Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Software Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) SOAP
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Android
1 3 (23.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) BDD
3 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
4 4 (30.77%) Defect Management
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Manual Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Web Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
6 2 (15.38%) Load Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Open Source
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
6 2 (15.38%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Test Management
6 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Capita