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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 207 218 219
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 40 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.91% 2.76% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 17 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £278 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £334 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.61% +11.25%
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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1024 907 1039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.03% 10.52% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 553 499
Average daily rate £363 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 45
Average hourly rate £36.57 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.48% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.65 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebDriver across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +5 16 £419 +30.85% 1
East Sussex - 8 £358 - 1
Surrey +4 6 £258 -31.33% 4
Berkshire -3 5 £375 -6.25% 4
Hampshire -13 3 £295 +5.35% 5
Oxfordshire - 1 £315 - 1
Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
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WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 53 (98.15%) Selenium
2 44 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (50.00%) C#
3 27 (50.00%) SQL
4 26 (48.15%) Java
4 26 (48.15%) BDD
5 25 (46.30%) TDD
6 21 (38.89%) Test Automation
7 15 (27.78%) QuickTest Pro
7 15 (27.78%) Scrum
8 14 (25.93%) .NET
8 14 (25.93%) JUnit
9 13 (24.07%) JMeter
9 13 (24.07%) Finance
9 13 (24.07%) QA
9 13 (24.07%) Automated Testing
10 12 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
10 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (22.22%) VB
10 12 (22.22%) Windows
11 11 (20.37%) VBScript
11 11 (20.37%) Test Scripting
12 10 (18.52%) E-Commerce
12 10 (18.52%) HP
12 10 (18.52%) UNIX
13 9 (16.67%) Waterfall
14 8 (14.81%) Jenkins
14 8 (14.81%) Automation Testing
14 8 (14.81%) Line Management
14 8 (14.81%) JIRA

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (1.85%) IIS
1 1 (1.85%) Apache
1 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (3.70%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 53 (98.15%) Selenium
2 15 (27.78%) QuickTest Pro
3 14 (25.93%) JUnit
4 13 (24.07%) JMeter
5 8 (14.81%) JIRA
5 8 (14.81%) Jenkins
6 7 (12.96%) Cucumber
7 6 (11.11%) TestNG
7 6 (11.11%) Visual Studio
8 4 (7.41%) LoadRunner
8 4 (7.41%) TeamCity
8 4 (7.41%) Selenium IDE
8 4 (7.41%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (7.41%) MSBuild
9 3 (5.56%) SpecFlow
9 3 (5.56%) Eclipse
9 3 (5.56%) Bugzilla
10 2 (3.70%) Subversion
10 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.85%) Ant
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.70%) Marketing
2 2 (3.70%) Electronics
2 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Tester
2 13 (24.07%) Analyst
2 13 (24.07%) Test Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) Test Manager
4 5 (9.26%) Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Automation Tester
5 4 (7.41%) QA Leader
6 3 (5.56%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.70%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Performance Tester
7 2 (3.70%) Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Web Tester
7 2 (3.70%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) .NET
2 5 (9.26%) Web Services
2 5 (9.26%) .NET Framework
3 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (5.56%) REST
4 3 (5.56%) WCF
4 3 (5.56%) XML
4 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.70%) HTML
5 2 (3.70%) SOAP
5 2 (3.70%) JSON
5 2 (3.70%) Gherkin
5 2 (3.70%) Spring
6 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.85%) HTML5
6 1 (1.85%) JSTL
6 1 (1.85%) Java EE
6 1 (1.85%) WPF
6 1 (1.85%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.70%) DTV
2 2 (3.70%) GIS
3 1 (1.85%) Open Source
3 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Windows
2 10 (18.52%) UNIX
3 7 (12.96%) Windows NT
4 3 (5.56%) Linux
5 1 (1.85%) Android
5 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (48.15%) BDD
3 25 (46.30%) TDD
4 21 (38.89%) Test Automation
5 15 (27.78%) Scrum
6 13 (24.07%) Automated Testing
7 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (20.37%) Test Scripting
9 10 (18.52%) E-Commerce
10 9 (16.67%) Waterfall
11 8 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (14.81%) Performance Testing
11 8 (14.81%) Automation Testing
11 8 (14.81%) Line Management
11 8 (14.81%) Software Testing
12 7 (12.96%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (12.96%) Manual Testing
12 7 (12.96%) Kanban
13 6 (11.11%) Test Management
14 4 (7.41%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.00%) C#
1 27 (50.00%) SQL
2 26 (48.15%) Java
3 12 (22.22%) VB
4 11 (20.37%) VBScript
5 7 (12.96%) Python
6 6 (11.11%) Ruby
6 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 5 (9.26%) Perl
7 5 (9.26%) PHP
8 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
8 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.85%) Scala
9 1 (1.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) ISEB
2 6 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 6 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.07%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) HP
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) SAP
3 2 (3.70%) ATG
3 2 (3.70%) hybris
3 2 (3.70%) Demandware
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft