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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 226 219 216
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 27 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.21% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.39% 2.06% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £356 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £224 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
1132 872 1028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.54% 10.25% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 518 520
Average daily rate £363 £368 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 60
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £15.20 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.60 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -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 21 November 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 21 November 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
Berkshire +5 9 £287 -28.25% 2
Buckinghamshire -6 9 £415 +66.00%
East Sussex -1 4 £350 -
Surrey - 2 £313 - 6
Oxfordshire - 1 £210 -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 4
Kent - - - -
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England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 59 (96.72%) Selenium
2 49 (80.33%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (60.66%) Java
4 31 (50.82%) SQL
4 31 (50.82%) BDD
5 27 (44.26%) C#
5 27 (44.26%) TDD
6 22 (36.07%) Test Automation
7 21 (34.43%) QA
8 17 (27.87%) QuickTest Pro
9 16 (26.23%) Scrum
9 16 (26.23%) .NET
10 15 (24.59%) Finance
11 13 (21.31%) JMeter
11 13 (21.31%) VBScript
11 13 (21.31%) Windows
11 13 (21.31%) Automated Testing
12 12 (19.67%) VB
13 11 (18.03%) JUnit
13 11 (18.03%) UNIX
13 11 (18.03%) Test Scripting
13 11 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (16.39%) Cucumber
14 10 (16.39%) Line Management
15 9 (14.75%) Automation Testing
15 9 (14.75%) Oracle Database
15 9 (14.75%) Root Cause Analysis
15 9 (14.75%) Waterfall
15 9 (14.75%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (14.75%) JIRA

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (1.64%) IIS
1 1 (1.64%) Apache
1 1 (1.64%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (3.28%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.64%) MySQL
4 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 59 (96.72%) Selenium
2 17 (27.87%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (21.31%) JMeter
4 11 (18.03%) JUnit
5 10 (16.39%) Cucumber
6 9 (14.75%) JIRA
7 6 (9.84%) TestNG
7 6 (9.84%) Visual Studio
7 6 (9.84%) Jenkins
8 5 (8.20%) TestLink
9 4 (6.56%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (6.56%) MSBuild
9 4 (6.56%) Eclipse
9 4 (6.56%) LoadRunner
9 4 (6.56%) Bugzilla
9 4 (6.56%) TeamCity
10 3 (4.92%) SpecFlow
11 2 (3.28%) SoapUI
11 2 (3.28%) Selenium IDE
11 2 (3.28%) JBehave
General
1 15 (24.59%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Electronics
2 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.28%) Marketing
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (32.79%) Tester
2 18 (29.51%) Analyst
2 18 (29.51%) Test Analyst
3 11 (18.03%) Test Manager
4 7 (11.48%) Automation Tester
5 5 (8.20%) Developer
6 4 (6.56%) QA Tester
6 4 (6.56%) QA Leader
6 4 (6.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.28%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Performance Tester
8 2 (3.28%) Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Web Tester
8 2 (3.28%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.23%) .NET
2 5 (8.20%) .NET Framework
3 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.56%) Web Services
3 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (4.92%) REST
4 3 (4.92%) Gherkin
4 3 (4.92%) XML
4 3 (4.92%) WCF
5 2 (3.28%) JSON
5 2 (3.28%) HTML
5 2 (3.28%) SOAP
6 1 (1.64%) JSTL
6 1 (1.64%) GWT
6 1 (1.64%) jQuery
6 1 (1.64%) HTML5
6 1 (1.64%) JMS
6 1 (1.64%) Spring
6 1 (1.64%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.28%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.28%) DTV
2 2 (3.28%) GIS
3 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.64%) Open Source
3 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.64%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.31%) Windows
2 11 (18.03%) UNIX
3 9 (14.75%) Windows NT
4 3 (4.92%) Linux
5 2 (3.28%) Android
5 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (80.33%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (50.82%) BDD
3 27 (44.26%) TDD
4 22 (36.07%) Test Automation
5 16 (26.23%) Scrum
6 13 (21.31%) Automated Testing
7 11 (18.03%) Test Scripting
7 11 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (16.39%) Line Management
9 9 (14.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (14.75%) Waterfall
9 9 (14.75%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (14.75%) Automation Testing
9 9 (14.75%) Software Testing
10 8 (13.11%) Code Coverage
10 8 (13.11%) Performance Testing
10 8 (13.11%) Kanban
11 7 (11.48%) Manual Testing
11 7 (11.48%) E-Commerce
12 6 (9.84%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (60.66%) Java
2 31 (50.82%) SQL
3 27 (44.26%) C#
4 13 (21.31%) VBScript
5 12 (19.67%) VB
6 7 (11.48%) Python
7 6 (9.84%) Ruby
7 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
8 5 (8.20%) Perl
8 5 (8.20%) PHP
9 4 (6.56%) PL/SQL
9 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.64%) F#
10 1 (1.64%) Scala
10 1 (1.64%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) ISEB
2 7 (11.48%) ISTQB
3 6 (9.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.28%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (34.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Oracle
2 7 (11.48%) HP
3 2 (3.28%) ATG
3 2 (3.28%) hybris
3 2 (3.28%) SAP
3 2 (3.28%) Demandware
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.64%) VocaLink
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Rate: £280 - £294 per day
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