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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 210 216 217
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 28 19 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.23% 0.053%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.32% 2.12% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £299 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.78% -20.33%
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 - - -
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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
1206 895 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.92% 10.75% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 487 433
Average daily rate £375 £346 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.30% +2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £441 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 59
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £34.13 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £44.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Berkshire +8 14 £300 +0.84% 4
Buckinghamshire -6 5 £425 +41.66%
Surrey -5 4 £313 +2.45% 5
Hampshire -19 3 £438 +47.05% 3
Oxfordshire -18 1 £210 -53.33%
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 4
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England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 58 (98.31%) Selenium
2 52 (88.14%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (52.54%) Java
3 31 (52.54%) BDD
4 26 (44.07%) SQL
4 26 (44.07%) TDD
5 25 (42.37%) C#
6 24 (40.68%) QA
7 19 (32.20%) .NET
7 19 (32.20%) Test Automation
8 18 (30.51%) Scrum
9 15 (25.42%) Finance
10 12 (20.34%) QuickTest Pro
10 12 (20.34%) Cucumber
11 11 (18.64%) Oracle
12 10 (16.95%) JMeter
12 10 (16.95%) Code Coverage
12 10 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (15.25%) JIRA
13 9 (15.25%) VBScript
13 9 (15.25%) Windows
13 9 (15.25%) Oracle Database
13 9 (15.25%) Line Management
14 8 (13.56%) UNIX
14 8 (13.56%) Windows NT
14 8 (13.56%) Waterfall
15 7 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (11.86%) E-Commerce
15 7 (11.86%) Root Cause Analysis
16 6 (10.17%) SpecFlow

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (1.69%) Confluence
1 1 (1.69%) IIS
1 1 (1.69%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) SaaS
1 2 (3.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.08%) MySQL
3 2 (3.39%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.39%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 58 (98.31%) Selenium
2 12 (20.34%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (20.34%) Cucumber
3 10 (16.95%) JMeter
4 9 (15.25%) JIRA
5 6 (10.17%) SpecFlow
5 6 (10.17%) Visual Studio
6 5 (8.47%) TeamCity
7 4 (6.78%) MSBuild
7 4 (6.78%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (5.08%) JBehave
9 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.39%) Bugzilla
9 2 (3.39%) RSpec
9 2 (3.39%) Calabash
9 2 (3.39%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
9 2 (3.39%) Appium
9 2 (3.39%) Robolectric
10 1 (1.69%) Zephyr
General
1 15 (25.42%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Electronics
3 2 (3.39%) Automotive
3 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) Tester
2 17 (28.81%) Analyst
3 15 (25.42%) Test Analyst
4 11 (18.64%) Test Manager
5 9 (15.25%) Automation Tester
6 6 (10.17%) Developer
6 6 (10.17%) QA Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) QA Tester
7 5 (8.47%) QA Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) QA Test Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) .NET Developer
9 3 (5.08%) C# Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Consultant
10 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Test Consultant
10 2 (3.39%) Agile .NET Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Agile C# Developer
10 2 (3.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.20%) .NET
2 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET
2 6 (10.17%) WCF
2 6 (10.17%) .NET Framework
3 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (5.08%) XML
5 2 (3.39%) Web Services
5 2 (3.39%) WinForms
5 2 (3.39%) LINQ
5 2 (3.39%) jQuery
5 2 (3.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (3.39%) Gherkin
5 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.69%) RESTful
6 1 (1.69%) WPF
6 1 (1.69%) Ajax
6 1 (1.69%) HTML
6 1 (1.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Digital Media
1 3 (5.08%) Open Source
2 2 (3.39%) DTV
2 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.69%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
2 8 (13.56%) UNIX
2 8 (13.56%) Windows NT
3 2 (3.39%) Android
3 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (88.14%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (52.54%) BDD
3 26 (44.07%) TDD
4 19 (32.20%) Test Automation
5 18 (30.51%) Scrum
6 10 (16.95%) Code Coverage
6 10 (16.95%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (15.25%) Line Management
8 8 (13.56%) Waterfall
9 7 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (11.86%) E-Commerce
9 7 (11.86%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (10.17%) Automation Testing
10 6 (10.17%) MVC
11 5 (8.47%) Automated Testing
11 5 (8.47%) Performance Testing
11 5 (8.47%) Test Scripting
12 3 (5.08%) User Stories
12 3 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (5.08%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (52.54%) Java
2 26 (44.07%) SQL
3 25 (42.37%) C#
4 9 (15.25%) VBScript
5 5 (8.47%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.08%) Ruby
7 3 (5.08%) VB
7 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.39%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.69%) F#
9 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) ISEB
2 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (40.68%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Oracle
2 2 (3.39%) SAP
3 1 (1.69%) VocaLink
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.69%) HP
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