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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 244 209 211
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +2
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 23 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.93% 2.40% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 11
Average daily rate
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£344 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £228 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -6.13%
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
1189 874 906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.00% 10.26% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 489 496
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 20 58
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.22 £15.74 £29.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 December 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 December 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 +4 10 £287 -28.25% 6
Surrey -5 3 £338 +8.00% 4
Hampshire -20 1 £375 -
Kent - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 61 (96.83%) Selenium
2 51 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (55.56%) Java
4 33 (52.38%) BDD
5 31 (49.21%) SQL
6 30 (47.62%) C#
7 29 (46.03%) TDD
8 21 (33.33%) Test Automation
9 20 (31.75%) .NET
9 20 (31.75%) QA
10 18 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
11 15 (23.81%) Finance
11 15 (23.81%) Scrum
12 14 (22.22%) JMeter
12 14 (22.22%) VBScript
13 13 (20.63%) Windows
14 12 (19.05%) UNIX
14 12 (19.05%) Automated Testing
14 12 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (17.46%) VB
15 11 (17.46%) Line Management
16 10 (15.87%) Automation Testing
16 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database
16 10 (15.87%) Root Cause Analysis
16 10 (15.87%) Waterfall
16 10 (15.87%) Oracle
16 10 (15.87%) Windows NT
16 10 (15.87%) User Acceptance Testing
17 9 (14.29%) JIRA
17 9 (14.29%) Code Coverage

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (1.59%) IIS
1 1 (1.59%) Apache
1 1 (1.59%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.59%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.59%) MySQL
4 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 61 (96.83%) Selenium
2 18 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 14 (22.22%) JMeter
4 9 (14.29%) JIRA
4 9 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 8 (12.70%) Visual Studio
6 6 (9.52%) SpecFlow
6 6 (9.52%) JUnit
7 5 (7.94%) Jenkins
7 5 (7.94%) TeamCity
8 4 (6.35%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (6.35%) MSBuild
8 4 (6.35%) LoadRunner
9 3 (4.76%) Bugzilla
9 3 (4.76%) TestNG
9 3 (4.76%) TestLink
10 2 (3.17%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (3.17%) SoapUI
10 2 (3.17%) JBehave
10 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Marketing
3 1 (1.59%) Electronics
3 1 (1.59%) Automotive
3 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) Tester
2 17 (26.98%) Analyst
3 16 (25.40%) Test Analyst
4 13 (20.63%) Test Manager
5 8 (12.70%) Automation Tester
6 7 (11.11%) Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) QA Tester
8 4 (6.35%) QA Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.76%) C# Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Agile Test Manager
10 2 (3.17%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Automated Tester
10 2 (3.17%) QA Leader
10 2 (3.17%) Automation Analyst
10 2 (3.17%) Automation Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) UAT Test Analyst
10 2 (3.17%) Agile .NET Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (31.75%) .NET
2 6 (9.52%) .NET Framework
3 5 (7.94%) WCF
3 5 (7.94%) Web Services
3 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (6.35%) XML
5 3 (4.76%) REST
6 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.17%) Gherkin
6 2 (3.17%) SOAP
6 2 (3.17%) HTML
6 2 (3.17%) JSON
6 2 (3.17%) jQuery
7 1 (1.59%) Spring
7 1 (1.59%) Ajax
7 1 (1.59%) WinForms
7 1 (1.59%) JSTL
7 1 (1.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.17%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.17%) Open Source
3 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.59%) DTV
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) Windows
2 12 (19.05%) UNIX
3 10 (15.87%) Windows NT
4 3 (4.76%) Linux
5 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (52.38%) BDD
3 29 (46.03%) TDD
4 21 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 15 (23.81%) Scrum
6 12 (19.05%) Automated Testing
6 12 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (17.46%) Line Management
8 10 (15.87%) Automation Testing
8 10 (15.87%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (15.87%) Waterfall
8 10 (15.87%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (14.29%) Code Coverage
10 8 (12.70%) Performance Testing
10 8 (12.70%) Test Scripting
11 7 (11.11%) E-Commerce
11 7 (11.11%) Kanban
12 6 (9.52%) MVC
12 6 (9.52%) Software Testing
13 5 (7.94%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (55.56%) Java
2 31 (49.21%) SQL
3 30 (47.62%) C#
4 14 (22.22%) VBScript
5 11 (17.46%) VB
6 6 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 5 (7.94%) Ruby
7 5 (7.94%) PHP
7 5 (7.94%) Python
8 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.35%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.76%) Perl
10 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.59%) Scala
10 1 (1.59%) F#
10 1 (1.59%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (11.11%) ISEB
2 5 (7.94%) ISTQB
3 4 (6.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.59%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (31.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Oracle
2 6 (9.52%) HP
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.59%) ATG
3 1 (1.59%) SAP
3 1 (1.59%) VocaLink
3 1 (1.59%) hybris
3 1 (1.59%) Demandware
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