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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 218 192 219
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +27
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 47 43 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.48% 0.48% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.01% 4.27% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 29 10
Average daily rate
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£355 £313 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.60% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £433 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
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
1172 1006 900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.91% 11.12% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 574 492
Average daily rate £362 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.69% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 27 55
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £38.40 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.44 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +1 24 £355 +19.32% 7
Hampshire -6 9 £290 -29.69%
Surrey +2 5 £380 +21.60% 7
Kent - 2 £300 - 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 69 (98.57%) Selenium
2 54 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (54.29%) BDD
4 36 (51.43%) QA
5 35 (50.00%) C#
6 34 (48.57%) Java
7 27 (38.57%) Test Automation
8 26 (37.14%) Cucumber
9 21 (30.00%) Scrum
9 21 (30.00%) TDD
10 16 (22.86%) Test Scripting
11 15 (21.43%) SQL
12 14 (20.00%) .NET
12 14 (20.00%) SC Cleared
12 14 (20.00%) Security Cleared
13 11 (15.71%) SpecFlow
14 9 (12.86%) Regression Testing
14 9 (12.86%) E-Commerce
14 9 (12.86%) Automation Testing
15 8 (11.43%) Eclipse
15 8 (11.43%) Code Coverage
16 7 (10.00%) Ruby
16 7 (10.00%) JIRA
16 7 (10.00%) VB
16 7 (10.00%) Jenkins
17 6 (8.57%) Oracle
17 6 (8.57%) JUnit
17 6 (8.57%) Web Services
17 6 (8.57%) QuickTest Pro
17 6 (8.57%) Automated Testing

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (1.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) GitHub
1 2 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 69 (98.57%) Selenium
2 26 (37.14%) Cucumber
3 11 (15.71%) SpecFlow
4 8 (11.43%) Eclipse
5 7 (10.00%) JIRA
5 7 (10.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (8.57%) JUnit
6 6 (8.57%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (7.14%) Subversion
8 4 (5.71%) Appium
8 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio
9 3 (4.29%) JBehave
9 3 (4.29%) JMeter
9 3 (4.29%) Zephyr
10 2 (2.86%) Robolectric
10 2 (2.86%) Calabash
10 2 (2.86%) IntelliJ
10 2 (2.86%) RSpec
10 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
11 1 (1.43%) MSTest
General
1 5 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.86%) Automotive
3 2 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Electronics
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (47.14%) Analyst
2 30 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 26 (37.14%) Tester
4 10 (14.29%) Developer
5 9 (12.86%) Software Tester
6 8 (11.43%) Automation Tester
6 8 (11.43%) QA Analyst
7 7 (10.00%) AWS Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Test Manager
8 5 (7.14%) QA Engineer
8 5 (7.14%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
9 4 (5.71%) QA Tester
9 4 (5.71%) Test Leader
9 4 (5.71%) Regression Tester
10 3 (4.29%) Agile Test Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) Automation Analyst
11 2 (2.86%) Automation Engineer
11 2 (2.86%) Agile Test Manager
11 2 (2.86%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.00%) .NET
2 6 (8.57%) Web Services
2 6 (8.57%) .NET Framework
3 4 (5.71%) Gherkin
3 4 (5.71%) XML
4 3 (4.29%) RESTful
4 3 (4.29%) WCF
4 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (2.86%) HTML
5 2 (2.86%) WinForms
5 2 (2.86%) LINQ
6 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.43%) jQuery
6 1 (1.43%) WPF
6 1 (1.43%) Ajax
6 1 (1.43%) CSS
6 1 (1.43%) SOAP
6 1 (1.43%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.29%) Open Source
1 3 (4.29%) GIS
2 2 (2.86%) Digital Media
2 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.43%) Online Games
3 1 (1.43%) DTV
3 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.43%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.29%) Android
1 3 (4.29%) Windows NT
1 3 (4.29%) UNIX
1 3 (4.29%) Windows
1 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (77.14%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (54.29%) BDD
3 27 (38.57%) Test Automation
4 21 (30.00%) Scrum
4 21 (30.00%) TDD
5 16 (22.86%) Test Scripting
6 9 (12.86%) Regression Testing
6 9 (12.86%) E-Commerce
6 9 (12.86%) Automation Testing
7 8 (11.43%) Code Coverage
8 6 (8.57%) Automated Testing
8 6 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (8.57%) Test Management
9 5 (7.14%) Software Testing
10 4 (5.71%) Test Planning
10 4 (5.71%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.71%) Waterfall
11 3 (4.29%) Unit Testing
11 3 (4.29%) Performance Testing
11 3 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 35 (50.00%) C#
2 34 (48.57%) Java
3 15 (21.43%) SQL
4 7 (10.00%) Ruby
4 7 (10.00%) VB
5 3 (4.29%) VBScript
5 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.86%) PHP
6 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.86%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.86%) Bourne shell
7 1 (1.43%) F#
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.43%) HND
3 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (51.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) Oracle
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (1.43%) SAP
4 1 (1.43%) VocaLink
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