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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 243 208 216
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +8
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 38 52 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.52% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.04% 4.39% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 40 24
Average daily rate £360 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £270 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 - -
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
1248 1184 1099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.96% 11.89% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 694 645
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 35 26
Average hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £42.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £30.00 £38.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £50.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+14.29% -3.89%

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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 10 £363 +25.00% 8
East Sussex +6 7 £363 - 2
Surrey -9 6 £363 -4.60% 2
Berkshire -14 5 £360 +1.40% 3
Buckinghamshire +8 4 £214 -33.20% 2
West Sussex - 4 £325 - 1
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 (83.13%) Selenium
2 55 (66.27%) BDD
3 53 (63.86%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (55.42%) Cucumber
5 41 (49.40%) Java
6 30 (36.14%) Web Services
7 28 (33.73%) C#
8 25 (30.12%) E-Commerce
9 24 (28.92%) JavaScript
10 21 (25.30%) .NET
10 21 (25.30%) ISEB
10 21 (25.30%) Scrum
10 21 (25.30%) QA
11 20 (24.10%) Automation Testing
12 19 (22.89%) Node.js
12 19 (22.89%) Test Automation
12 19 (22.89%) Test Scripting
12 19 (22.89%) Regression Testing
13 18 (21.69%) ISTQB
13 18 (21.69%) Magento
13 18 (21.69%) SpecFlow
14 17 (20.48%) GitHub
14 17 (20.48%) Amazon AWS
14 17 (20.48%) Docker
14 17 (20.48%) Travis CI
15 16 (19.28%) JIRA
16 15 (18.07%) Performance Testing
16 15 (18.07%) Finance
16 15 (18.07%) SoapUI
17 14 (16.87%) Functional Testing

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 19 (22.89%) Node.js
2 9 (10.84%) Confluence
3 8 (9.64%) IIS
4 1 (1.20%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (21.69%) Magento
2 2 (2.41%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.48%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (20.48%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (3.61%) GIS
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 69 (83.13%) Selenium
2 46 (55.42%) Cucumber
3 18 (21.69%) SpecFlow
4 17 (20.48%) Travis CI
5 16 (19.28%) JIRA
6 15 (18.07%) SoapUI
7 12 (14.46%) Maven
7 12 (14.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (13.25%) Jenkins
9 10 (12.05%) JUnit
10 9 (10.84%) JMeter
11 8 (9.64%) Ant
11 8 (9.64%) Gradle
11 8 (9.64%) Hudson
11 8 (9.64%) jMock
11 8 (9.64%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (6.02%) Appium
13 4 (4.82%) HP UFT
13 4 (4.82%) Zephyr
14 3 (3.61%) NUnit
General
1 15 (18.07%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Publishing
3 3 (3.61%) Electronics
4 2 (2.41%) Military
4 2 (2.41%) Retail
4 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.20%) Advertising
5 1 (1.20%) Back Office
5 1 (1.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Games
5 1 (1.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 34 (40.96%) Analyst
2 33 (39.76%) Test Analyst
3 32 (38.55%) Test Engineer
4 30 (36.14%) Tester
5 24 (28.92%) Automation Tester
5 24 (28.92%) Test Automation Engineer
6 18 (21.69%) Automation Test Analyst
7 12 (14.46%) JavaScript Engineer
8 8 (9.64%) QA Engineer
9 7 (8.43%) Java Engineer
10 6 (7.23%) Analyst Developer
10 6 (7.23%) Developer
10 6 (7.23%) Java Analyst Developer
10 6 (7.23%) Java Developer
10 6 (7.23%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 6 (7.23%) Selenium Tester
10 6 (7.23%) Software Tester
11 5 (6.02%) Developer in Test
11 5 (6.02%) Software Analyst
11 5 (6.02%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (36.14%) Web Services
2 21 (25.30%) .NET
3 11 (13.25%) Spring
4 9 (10.84%) REST
5 8 (9.64%) Ajax
5 8 (9.64%) Hibernate
5 8 (9.64%) Java EE
5 8 (9.64%) JMS
5 8 (9.64%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (6.02%) HTML
7 4 (4.82%) XML
8 3 (3.61%) JSP
9 2 (2.41%) Gherkin
9 2 (2.41%) Play Framework
9 2 (2.41%) RESTful
10 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.20%) HTML5
10 1 (1.20%) JSON
10 1 (1.20%) Middleware
10 1 (1.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (7.23%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.41%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.20%) EPoS
5 1 (1.20%) iPad
5 1 (1.20%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.61%) Linux
1 3 (3.61%) Unix
2 2 (2.41%) Windows
3 1 (1.20%) Android
3 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (66.27%) BDD
2 53 (63.86%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (30.12%) E-Commerce
4 21 (25.30%) Scrum
5 20 (24.10%) Automation Testing
6 19 (22.89%) Regression Testing
6 19 (22.89%) Test Automation
6 19 (22.89%) Test Scripting
7 15 (18.07%) Performance Testing
8 14 (16.87%) Functional Testing
8 14 (16.87%) Non-Functional Testing
8 14 (16.87%) TDD
9 13 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (14.46%) User Stories
11 11 (13.25%) Integration Testing
12 9 (10.84%) System Integration Testing
13 8 (9.64%) Compatibility Testing
13 8 (9.64%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (9.64%) Domain-Driven Design
13 8 (9.64%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (49.40%) Java
2 28 (33.73%) C#
3 24 (28.92%) JavaScript
4 12 (14.46%) SQL
5 8 (9.64%) F#
5 8 (9.64%) Groovy
6 3 (3.61%) PHP
7 2 (2.41%) C++
7 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.20%) C
8 1 (1.20%) Ruby
8 1 (1.20%) Scala
8 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (25.30%) ISEB
2 18 (21.69%) ISTQB
3 10 (12.05%) Security Cleared
4 9 (10.84%) Degree
4 9 (10.84%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.41%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.41%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (25.30%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.20%) SDET
System Software
1 17 (20.48%) Docker
2 2 (2.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (12.05%) Oracle
2 7 (8.43%) Atlassian
2 7 (8.43%) Rally
3 5 (6.02%) HP
4 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.41%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (2.41%) Remedy
5 2 (2.41%) Telerik
6 1 (1.20%) Arqiva
6 1 (1.20%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.20%) Huawei
6 1 (1.20%) Nokia
6 1 (1.20%) VocaLink
6 1 (1.20%) WorldPay
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
TDA Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £175 - £200 per day
Posted: 24 days ago