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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 222 223 224
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 49 49 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.51% 0.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.79% 4.22% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 34 13
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year
+222.22% -
WebDriver
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
1292 1162 1081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.18% 12.16% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 712 599
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 30
Median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £13.50 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £45.00 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing WebDriver as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +9 15 £375 - 5
Berkshire -16 12 £360 +2.85% 3
East Sussex +11 8 £350 - 2
Surrey -9 6 £294 -22.69% 4
Buckinghamshire +7 4 £214 -33.72% 1
West Sussex - 2 £350 -
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebDriver also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 72 (91.14%) Selenium
2 60 (75.95%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (60.76%) BDD
4 43 (54.43%) Java
5 36 (45.57%) Cucumber
6 33 (41.77%) C#
7 28 (35.44%) Web Services
8 25 (31.65%) QA
9 24 (30.38%) TDD
9 24 (30.38%) ISEB
10 23 (29.11%) Regression Testing
11 22 (27.85%) .NET
12 21 (26.58%) Scrum
12 21 (26.58%) Test Automation
12 21 (26.58%) SpecFlow
13 20 (25.32%) Test Scripting
14 19 (24.05%) Finance
15 18 (22.78%) SoapUI
16 17 (21.52%) Automation Testing
16 17 (21.52%) JavaScript
16 17 (21.52%) Security Cleared
17 16 (20.25%) SC Cleared
17 16 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (20.25%) Jenkins
17 16 (20.25%) User Stories
18 15 (18.99%) ISTQB
18 15 (18.99%) JIRA
18 15 (18.99%) Performance Testing
18 15 (18.99%) E-Commerce
19 14 (17.72%) Maven

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (13.92%) Confluence
2 10 (12.66%) IIS
2 10 (12.66%) Node.js
3 1 (1.27%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (11.39%) GitHub
2 3 (3.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.27%) GIS
3 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 72 (91.14%) Selenium
2 36 (45.57%) Cucumber
3 21 (26.58%) SpecFlow
4 18 (22.78%) SoapUI
5 16 (20.25%) Jenkins
6 15 (18.99%) JIRA
7 14 (17.72%) Maven
7 14 (17.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (15.19%) JUnit
9 11 (13.92%) JMeter
10 10 (12.66%) Ant
10 10 (12.66%) Gradle
10 10 (12.66%) Hudson
10 10 (12.66%) jMock
10 10 (12.66%) Oracle APEX
11 9 (11.39%) Travis CI
12 6 (7.59%) Appium
13 5 (6.33%) HP UFT
13 5 (6.33%) Zephyr
14 4 (5.06%) TestNG
General
1 19 (24.05%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.53%) Back Office
3 2 (2.53%) Military
3 2 (2.53%) Publishing
3 2 (2.53%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Advertising
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Electronics
4 1 (1.27%) Games
4 1 (1.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 34 (43.04%) Tester
2 28 (35.44%) Automation Tester
3 27 (34.18%) Analyst
4 24 (30.38%) Test Analyst
5 19 (24.05%) Test Engineer
6 16 (20.25%) Automation Test Analyst
7 14 (17.72%) Test Automation Engineer
8 13 (16.46%) Developer
9 11 (13.92%) Developer in Test
9 11 (13.92%) Java Developer
10 9 (11.39%) QA Engineer
11 8 (10.13%) Analyst Developer
11 8 (10.13%) Java Analyst Developer
11 8 (10.13%) Java Engineer
11 8 (10.13%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 8 (10.13%) Selenium Tester
11 8 (10.13%) Test Automation Developer
12 6 (7.59%) JavaScript Engineer
12 6 (7.59%) QA Analyst
13 5 (6.33%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (35.44%) Web Services
2 22 (27.85%) .NET
3 13 (16.46%) Spring
4 10 (12.66%) Ajax
4 10 (12.66%) Hibernate
4 10 (12.66%) Java EE
4 10 (12.66%) JMS
4 10 (12.66%) REST
4 10 (12.66%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (6.33%) HTML
6 4 (5.06%) RESTful
6 4 (5.06%) SOAP
6 4 (5.06%) XML
7 3 (3.80%) JSP
8 2 (2.53%) Gherkin
8 2 (2.53%) Play Framework
9 1 (1.27%) Breeze.js
9 1 (1.27%) Durandal
9 1 (1.27%) Kendo UI
9 1 (1.27%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.80%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.80%) Fintech
3 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.27%) EPoS
4 1 (1.27%) iPad
4 1 (1.27%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.80%) Linux
1 3 (3.80%) Unix
2 1 (1.27%) Android
2 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (75.95%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (60.76%) BDD
3 24 (30.38%) TDD
4 23 (29.11%) Regression Testing
5 21 (26.58%) Scrum
5 21 (26.58%) Test Automation
6 20 (25.32%) Test Scripting
7 17 (21.52%) Automation Testing
8 16 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (20.25%) User Stories
9 15 (18.99%) E-Commerce
9 15 (18.99%) Performance Testing
10 13 (16.46%) Functional Testing
11 11 (13.92%) Integration Testing
11 11 (13.92%) System Integration Testing
12 10 (12.66%) Compatibility Testing
12 10 (12.66%) Domain-Driven Design
12 10 (12.66%) Migration
12 10 (12.66%) Unit Testing
13 9 (11.39%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 43 (54.43%) Java
2 33 (41.77%) C#
3 17 (21.52%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.92%) SQL
5 10 (12.66%) F#
5 10 (12.66%) Groovy
6 4 (5.06%) PHP
7 2 (2.53%) C++
8 1 (1.27%) C
8 1 (1.27%) Ruby
8 1 (1.27%) Scala
8 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (30.38%) ISEB
2 17 (21.52%) Security Cleared
3 16 (20.25%) SC Cleared
4 15 (18.99%) ISTQB
5 12 (15.19%) Degree
6 3 (3.80%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.53%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (31.65%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) SDET
System Software
1 12 (15.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.80%) Nagios
3 1 (1.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (12.66%) Oracle
2 9 (11.39%) Atlassian
2 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.39%) Rally
3 5 (6.33%) HP
4 2 (2.53%) Telerik
5 1 (1.27%) VocaLink
5 1 (1.27%) WorldPay