The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South East region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 219 194 240
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +46
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 23 35 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.26% 0.42% 0.061%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.26% 3.80% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 3
Average daily rate
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£355 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £320 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £425 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1019 922 816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.38% 11.05% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 490 421
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 43 50
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.75 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
WebDriver
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
Hampshire -12 8 £303 -14.78% 5
Surrey +7 5 £325 -13.33% 4
Berkshire -14 3 £375 +3.44% 5
Buckinghamshire -24 3 £425 +25.92% 1
East Sussex 0 2 £370 +5.71% 2
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (98.33%) Selenium
2 35 (58.33%) C#
3 31 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (43.33%) SQL
5 25 (41.67%) BDD
6 23 (38.33%) Java
7 18 (30.00%) Finance
7 18 (30.00%) Scrum
8 16 (26.67%) Visual Studio
8 16 (26.67%) TDD
8 16 (26.67%) Software Testing
8 16 (26.67%) Test Scripting
8 16 (26.67%) Test Automation
9 14 (23.33%) HP Quality Center
9 14 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (23.33%) JMeter
9 14 (23.33%) E-Commerce
10 13 (21.67%) HP
10 13 (21.67%) SOAP
10 13 (21.67%) JUnit
10 13 (21.67%) Automated Testing
10 13 (21.67%) SoapUI
11 12 (20.00%) Automation Testing
12 11 (18.33%) PhantomJS
12 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (18.33%) .NET
13 9 (15.00%) QuickTest Pro
13 9 (15.00%) Cucumber
14 8 (13.33%) QA
14 8 (13.33%) OO

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (1.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Magento
2 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 59 (98.33%) Selenium
2 16 (26.67%) Visual Studio
3 14 (23.33%) JMeter
3 14 (23.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (21.67%) JUnit
4 13 (21.67%) SoapUI
5 11 (18.33%) PhantomJS
6 9 (15.00%) Cucumber
6 9 (15.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (11.67%) Jenkins
8 6 (10.00%) JIRA
9 5 (8.33%) TestNG
9 5 (8.33%) Selenium IDE
10 3 (5.00%) LoadRunner
10 3 (5.00%) Eclipse
10 3 (5.00%) Bugzilla
11 2 (3.33%) Subversion
12 1 (1.67%) Maven
12 1 (1.67%) HttpUnit
12 1 (1.67%) Ant
General
1 18 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Automotive
2 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Electronics
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (45.00%) Analyst
1 27 (45.00%) Test Analyst
2 19 (31.67%) Tester
3 9 (15.00%) Automation Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Selenium Tester
6 5 (8.33%) Automated Tester
6 5 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Automation Tester
8 3 (5.00%) QA Leader
8 3 (5.00%) Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Test Manager
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) UAT Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) UAT Test Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
10 1 (1.67%) Testing Analyst
10 1 (1.67%) Mobile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.67%) SOAP
2 11 (18.33%) .NET
3 4 (6.67%) Web Services
3 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.00%) XML
4 3 (5.00%) REST
5 2 (3.33%) Gherkin
5 2 (3.33%) HTML
5 2 (3.33%) Spring
5 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.33%) JSON
6 1 (1.67%) JSTL
6 1 (1.67%) WPF
6 1 (1.67%) GWT
6 1 (1.67%) HTML5
6 1 (1.67%) Java EE
6 1 (1.67%) J2EE
6 1 (1.67%) JMS
6 1 (1.67%) CSS
6 1 (1.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) GIS
2 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) UNIX
1 6 (10.00%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Linux
3 3 (5.00%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.67%) Android
4 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (41.67%) BDD
3 18 (30.00%) Scrum
4 16 (26.67%) Software Testing
4 16 (26.67%) TDD
4 16 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 16 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 14 (23.33%) E-Commerce
6 13 (21.67%) Automated Testing
7 12 (20.00%) Automation Testing
8 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (13.33%) OO
10 7 (11.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (8.33%) Waterfall
11 5 (8.33%) Test Management
12 4 (6.67%) Kanban
13 3 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
13 3 (5.00%) CRM
14 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (58.33%) C#
2 26 (43.33%) SQL
3 23 (38.33%) Java
4 8 (13.33%) Python
5 7 (11.67%) VB
6 6 (10.00%) Perl
7 5 (8.33%) VBScript
7 5 (8.33%) Ruby
8 4 (6.67%) PHP
8 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.33%) C++
9 2 (3.33%) C
9 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.67%) Groovy
10 1 (1.67%) Scala
10 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) ISEB
1 6 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (23.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) HP
2 3 (5.00%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) ATG
3 2 (3.33%) hybris
3 2 (3.33%) Demandware
4 1 (1.67%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.67%) SAP
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.67%) Sun