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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 56 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 21 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.16% 0.19% -
As % of the Development Applications category 15.91% 1.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 21 2 0
Average daily rate
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£355 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - -
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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
132 136 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 13.59% 13.09% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 75 39
Average daily rate £350 £313 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -18.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £33.50 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.41% +36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £20.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.50 £16.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £38.15 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.01% +0.92%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 22 (100.00%) Selenium
2 17 (77.27%) Security Cleared
3 16 (72.73%) SC Cleared
4 15 (68.18%) C#
5 11 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 11 (50.00%) BDD
6 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
6 10 (45.45%) QA
7 9 (40.91%) VB
8 8 (36.36%) Test Scripting
8 8 (36.36%) Cucumber
9 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (22.73%) Scrum
10 5 (22.73%) Java
11 3 (13.64%) TDD
11 3 (13.64%) Kanban
12 2 (9.09%) JBehave
12 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
12 2 (9.09%) Gherkin
12 2 (9.09%) Ruby
12 2 (9.09%) Pair Programming
12 2 (9.09%) Finance
12 2 (9.09%) SQL
12 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
12 2 (9.09%) Python
13 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
13 1 (4.55%) ETL
13 1 (4.55%) ISEB
13 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
13 1 (4.55%) CSS

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 22 (100.00%) Selenium
2 8 (36.36%) Cucumber
3 2 (9.09%) JBehave
3 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
3 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.55%) JMeter
4 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.55%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Tester
2 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Software Tester
4 6 (27.27%) Regression Tester
4 6 (27.27%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (13.64%) QA Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Test Leader
6 2 (9.09%) Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) AWS Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) WCF
2 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.55%) HTML5
2 1 (4.55%) CSS3
2 1 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Online Games
1 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 11 (50.00%) BDD
2 10 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 8 (36.36%) Test Scripting
4 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (22.73%) Scrum
6 3 (13.64%) TDD
6 3 (13.64%) Kanban
7 2 (9.09%) Pair Programming
8 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.55%) ETL
8 1 (4.55%) OOP
8 1 (4.55%) Validation
8 1 (4.55%) MVC
8 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.55%) V-Model
8 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) C#
2 9 (40.91%) VB
3 5 (22.73%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) Ruby
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) Security Cleared
2 16 (72.73%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB
3 1 (4.55%) HND
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) QA