The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 224 204 212
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 41 73 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.74% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.04% 5.72% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 55 33
Median daily rate £355 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £311 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £456 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £333 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.37 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.37 - -
WebDriver
England

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

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1349 1277 1004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.58% 12.89% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 785 582
Median daily rate £420 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 26 28
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £23.22 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing WebDriver as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WebDriver
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

WebDriver Daily Rate Trend in the South East

WebDriver
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebDriver across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

WebDriver
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebDriver across the South East region.

WebDriver Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex +7 11 £450 +26.31% 1
Hampshire -6 9 £375 -10.71% 5
East Sussex +9 6 £347 +6.76%
Berkshire -6 6 £353 -0.70%
Buckinghamshire +4 4 £450 +5.88%
Oxfordshire -4 2 £413 -
Surrey +2 1 - - 7
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 South East region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 89 (98.89%) Selenium
2 82 (91.11%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (68.89%) Java
4 56 (62.22%) BDD
5 40 (44.44%) C#
6 39 (43.33%) QA
7 38 (42.22%) Cucumber
8 36 (40.00%) TDD
9 32 (35.56%) ISEB
9 32 (35.56%) Test Scripting
10 31 (34.44%) Regression Testing
11 30 (33.33%) User Stories
12 29 (32.22%) Web Services
13 28 (31.11%) SoapUI
14 27 (30.00%) SpecFlow
14 27 (30.00%) Test Automation
14 27 (30.00%) .NET
15 25 (27.78%) Scrum
15 25 (27.78%) Security Cleared
15 25 (27.78%) Jenkins
16 24 (26.67%) Finance
16 24 (26.67%) JIRA
17 23 (25.56%) Continuous Integration
18 22 (24.44%) SC Cleared
19 21 (23.33%) ISTQB
20 20 (22.22%) Spring
20 20 (22.22%) Maven
20 20 (22.22%) Integration Testing
20 20 (22.22%) Functional Testing
21 19 (21.11%) Computer Science

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 16 (17.78%) Confluence
2 15 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (1.11%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) Internet
1 1 (1.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.22%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 89 (98.89%) Selenium
2 38 (42.22%) Cucumber
3 28 (31.11%) SoapUI
4 27 (30.00%) SpecFlow
5 25 (27.78%) Jenkins
6 24 (26.67%) JIRA
7 20 (22.22%) Maven
8 18 (20.00%) JMeter
8 18 (20.00%) JUnit
8 18 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (18.89%) Hudson
10 15 (16.67%) Ant
10 15 (16.67%) Gradle
10 15 (16.67%) jMock
11 13 (14.44%) Oracle APEX
12 10 (11.11%) HP UFT
13 9 (10.00%) Appium
14 4 (4.44%) TeamCity
14 4 (4.44%) TestNG
15 3 (3.33%) Capybara
General
1 24 (26.67%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Military
2 5 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.44%) Games
4 3 (3.33%) Retail
5 2 (2.22%) Back Office
5 2 (2.22%) Electronics
6 1 (1.11%) Local Government
6 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.11%) Marketing
6 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (40.00%) Tester
2 33 (36.67%) Analyst
3 31 (34.44%) Test Analyst
4 30 (33.33%) Automation Tester
5 24 (26.67%) Automation Test Analyst
6 15 (16.67%) Developer
7 14 (15.56%) Developer in Test
7 14 (15.56%) QA Engineer
7 14 (15.56%) Selenium Tester
8 13 (14.44%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 13 (14.44%) Test Engineer
9 10 (11.11%) Java Developer
9 10 (11.11%) Test Automation Developer
10 9 (10.00%) Java Engineer
10 9 (10.00%) QA Test Engineer
10 9 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
11 7 (7.78%) Analyst Developer
11 7 (7.78%) Java Analyst Developer
11 7 (7.78%) QA Automation Engineer
12 6 (6.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (32.22%) Web Services
2 27 (30.00%) .NET
3 20 (22.22%) Spring
4 15 (16.67%) Ajax
4 15 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 15 (16.67%) Java EE
4 15 (16.67%) JMS
4 15 (16.67%) REST
4 15 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 11 (12.22%) SOAP
6 8 (8.89%) XML
7 6 (6.67%) HTML
8 5 (5.56%) Gherkin
8 5 (5.56%) RESTful
9 4 (4.44%) JSP
10 2 (2.22%) JSON
10 2 (2.22%) Play Framework
11 1 (1.11%) jQuery
11 1 (1.11%) OAuth
11 1 (1.11%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.11%) Computer Science
2 15 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.33%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.33%) Fintech
4 3 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.11%) EPoS
5 1 (1.11%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.67%) Unix
2 5 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (2.22%) Android
3 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.22%) Windows
3 2 (2.22%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (91.11%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (62.22%) BDD
3 36 (40.00%) TDD
4 32 (35.56%) Test Scripting
5 31 (34.44%) Regression Testing
6 30 (33.33%) User Stories
7 27 (30.00%) Test Automation
8 25 (27.78%) Scrum
9 23 (25.56%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (22.22%) Functional Testing
10 20 (22.22%) Integration Testing
11 18 (20.00%) Unit Testing
12 17 (18.89%) Continuous Improvement
12 17 (18.89%) Performance Testing
13 16 (17.78%) Compatibility Testing
13 16 (17.78%) Defect Tracking
14 15 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
14 15 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
15 14 (15.56%) Automated Testing
16 13 (14.44%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 62 (68.89%) Java
2 40 (44.44%) C#
3 18 (20.00%) SQL
4 15 (16.67%) Groovy
5 13 (14.44%) F#
6 11 (12.22%) JavaScript
7 6 (6.67%) PHP
8 5 (5.56%) C++
9 4 (4.44%) Scala
10 2 (2.22%) VBScript
11 1 (1.11%) C
11 1 (1.11%) Python
11 1 (1.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (35.56%) ISEB
2 25 (27.78%) Security Cleared
3 22 (24.44%) SC Cleared
4 21 (23.33%) ISTQB
5 19 (21.11%) Degree
6 5 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
6 5 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (4.44%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (43.33%) QA
2 4 (4.44%) SDET
3 1 (1.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (3.33%) Nagios
2 1 (1.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (16.67%) Atlassian
1 15 (16.67%) Oracle
1 15 (16.67%) Rally
2 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (1.11%) SAP
4 1 (1.11%) T-Plan
4 1 (1.11%) VocaLink
4 1 (1.11%) WorldPay
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