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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 224 199 220
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +21
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 45 68 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.71% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.30% 5.56% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 49 19
Median daily rate £350 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £303 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
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
1365 1222 975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.34% 12.79% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 753 534
Median daily rate £410 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 24 32
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £13.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.43 £47.50 £56.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 24 July 2016.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 July 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
Berkshire -1 13 £360 +2.12% 2
Hampshire -10 11 £375 -11.76% 5
East Sussex +11 5 £350 +7.69% 4
West Sussex 0 5 £310 -12.98% 2
Buckinghamshire +5 4 £450 +5.26% 1
Surrey -5 4 £288 -8.00% 9
Oxfordshire - 2 £413 -
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 78 (98.73%) Selenium
2 72 (91.14%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (65.82%) Java
4 48 (60.76%) BDD
5 35 (44.30%) C#
6 33 (41.77%) QA
7 32 (40.51%) TDD
8 30 (37.97%) ISEB
8 30 (37.97%) Cucumber
9 28 (35.44%) Regression Testing
10 26 (32.91%) SpecFlow
10 26 (32.91%) .NET
10 26 (32.91%) Web Services
10 26 (32.91%) Test Scripting
11 25 (31.65%) Test Automation
12 24 (30.38%) SoapUI
12 24 (30.38%) Finance
12 24 (30.38%) Scrum
13 22 (27.85%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (27.85%) Jenkins
13 22 (27.85%) Security Cleared
14 21 (26.58%) User Stories
15 20 (25.32%) ISTQB
15 20 (25.32%) JIRA
16 19 (24.05%) Maven
16 19 (24.05%) SC Cleared
17 18 (22.78%) Team Foundation Server
17 18 (22.78%) Spring
17 18 (22.78%) SQL
18 17 (21.52%) Functional Testing

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 14 (17.72%) Confluence
2 13 (16.46%) IIS
3 1 (1.27%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) Internet
1 1 (1.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 78 (98.73%) Selenium
2 30 (37.97%) Cucumber
3 26 (32.91%) SpecFlow
4 24 (30.38%) SoapUI
5 22 (27.85%) Jenkins
6 20 (25.32%) JIRA
7 19 (24.05%) Maven
8 18 (22.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (20.25%) JMeter
10 15 (18.99%) JUnit
11 14 (17.72%) Hudson
12 13 (16.46%) Ant
12 13 (16.46%) Gradle
12 13 (16.46%) jMock
13 12 (15.19%) Oracle APEX
14 9 (11.39%) HP UFT
15 6 (7.59%) Appium
16 5 (6.33%) TestNG
17 4 (5.06%) TeamCity
18 3 (3.80%) Zephyr
General
1 24 (30.38%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.06%) Military
4 3 (3.80%) Retail
5 2 (2.53%) Back Office
5 2 (2.53%) Electronics
5 2 (2.53%) Games
6 1 (1.27%) Banking
6 1 (1.27%) Local Government
6 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.27%) Marketing
6 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (41.77%) Tester
2 27 (34.18%) Automation Tester
3 25 (31.65%) Analyst
4 22 (27.85%) Test Analyst
5 16 (20.25%) Automation Test Analyst
6 15 (18.99%) QA Engineer
7 13 (16.46%) Developer
8 11 (13.92%) Developer in Test
8 11 (13.92%) Java Developer
8 11 (13.92%) Selenium Tester
9 10 (12.66%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 9 (11.39%) Test Engineer
11 8 (10.13%) Analyst Developer
11 8 (10.13%) Java Analyst Developer
11 8 (10.13%) Java Engineer
11 8 (10.13%) Test Automation Developer
12 7 (8.86%) QA Automation Engineer
12 7 (8.86%) QA Test Engineer
12 7 (8.86%) Test Automation Engineer
13 6 (7.59%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.91%) .NET
1 26 (32.91%) Web Services
2 18 (22.78%) Spring
3 13 (16.46%) Ajax
3 13 (16.46%) Hibernate
3 13 (16.46%) Java EE
3 13 (16.46%) JMS
3 13 (16.46%) REST
3 13 (16.46%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (11.39%) SOAP
5 8 (10.13%) XML
6 7 (8.86%) HTML
7 6 (7.59%) RESTful
8 4 (5.06%) JSP
9 3 (3.80%) Gherkin
10 2 (2.53%) Play Framework
11 1 (1.27%) Breeze.js
11 1 (1.27%) Durandal
11 1 (1.27%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (1.27%) React
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Computer Science
2 11 (13.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.80%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.80%) Fintech
5 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.27%) EPoS
5 1 (1.27%) iPad
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.59%) Unix
2 5 (6.33%) Linux
3 2 (2.53%) Android
3 2 (2.53%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.53%) Windows
3 2 (2.53%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (91.14%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (60.76%) BDD
3 32 (40.51%) TDD
4 28 (35.44%) Regression Testing
5 26 (32.91%) Test Scripting
6 25 (31.65%) Test Automation
7 24 (30.38%) Scrum
8 22 (27.85%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (26.58%) User Stories
10 17 (21.52%) Functional Testing
11 15 (18.99%) Performance Testing
12 14 (17.72%) Integration Testing
12 14 (17.72%) System Integration Testing
13 13 (16.46%) Compatibility Testing
13 13 (16.46%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (16.46%) Domain-Driven Design
13 13 (16.46%) SDLC
13 13 (16.46%) Unit Testing
14 12 (15.19%) Migration
14 12 (15.19%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 52 (65.82%) Java
2 35 (44.30%) C#
3 18 (22.78%) SQL
4 13 (16.46%) Groovy
5 12 (15.19%) F#
5 12 (15.19%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.33%) PHP
7 4 (5.06%) C++
8 3 (3.80%) VBScript
9 2 (2.53%) Scala
10 1 (1.27%) C
10 1 (1.27%) Python
10 1 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (37.97%) ISEB
2 22 (27.85%) Security Cleared
3 20 (25.32%) ISTQB
4 19 (24.05%) SC Cleared
5 15 (18.99%) Degree
6 4 (5.06%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (5.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (3.80%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (41.77%) QA
2 3 (3.80%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.80%) Nagios
3 1 (1.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (17.72%) Oracle
2 12 (15.19%) Atlassian
2 12 (15.19%) Rally
3 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
4 7 (8.86%) HP
5 1 (1.27%) SAP
5 1 (1.27%) T-Plan
5 1 (1.27%) VocaLink
5 1 (1.27%) WorldPay
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