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 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 207 216 221
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 52 37 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.52% 0.38% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.28% 3.34% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 24 12
Average daily rate
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£353 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £249 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £414 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
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
1216 1108 961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.08% 11.45% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 652 528
Average daily rate £356 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 24 51
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £39.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015. 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 +14 27 £355 +23.47% 4
Hampshire -7 10 £290 -29.90%
Surrey +2 5 £380 +16.92% 5
Kent - 2 £300 - 1
East Sussex - 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
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England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 76 (98.70%) Selenium
2 59 (76.62%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (51.95%) BDD
4 39 (50.65%) C#
5 38 (49.35%) QA
6 37 (48.05%) Java
7 31 (40.26%) Test Automation
8 27 (35.06%) Cucumber
9 25 (32.47%) TDD
10 23 (29.87%) Scrum
11 19 (24.68%) Test Scripting
12 18 (23.38%) SQL
13 17 (22.08%) Security Cleared
14 16 (20.78%) SC Cleared
15 14 (18.18%) .NET
16 12 (15.58%) SpecFlow
17 11 (14.29%) Regression Testing
18 10 (12.99%) E-Commerce
19 9 (11.69%) VB
19 9 (11.69%) ISEB
19 9 (11.69%) Automation Testing
20 8 (10.39%) Eclipse
20 8 (10.39%) XML
20 8 (10.39%) Subversion
20 8 (10.39%) Ruby
20 8 (10.39%) Automated Testing
21 7 (9.09%) Test Management
21 7 (9.09%) JIRA
21 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
21 7 (9.09%) HTML

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 3 (3.90%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) SaaS
1 2 (2.60%) GitHub
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) DB2
1 3 (3.90%) DbVisualizer
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.60%) MySQL
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 76 (98.70%) Selenium
2 27 (35.06%) Cucumber
3 12 (15.58%) SpecFlow
4 8 (10.39%) Subversion
4 8 (10.39%) Eclipse
5 7 (9.09%) JIRA
5 7 (9.09%) Jenkins
6 6 (7.79%) JBehave
6 6 (7.79%) JUnit
6 6 (7.79%) Visual Studio
6 6 (7.79%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (6.49%) Appium
8 4 (5.19%) Zephyr
9 2 (2.60%) RSpec
9 2 (2.60%) Robolectric
9 2 (2.60%) Calabash
9 2 (2.60%) JMeter
9 2 (2.60%) IntelliJ
9 2 (2.60%) TestNG
9 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (9.09%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Retail
3 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Electronics
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Automotive
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Games
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (44.16%) Analyst
2 31 (40.26%) Test Analyst
3 29 (37.66%) Tester
4 12 (15.58%) Developer
5 11 (14.29%) Automation Tester
6 9 (11.69%) Software Tester
7 8 (10.39%) QA Analyst
8 7 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
8 7 (9.09%) AWS Developer
9 6 (7.79%) Regression Tester
9 6 (7.79%) QA Engineer
10 5 (6.49%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 4 (5.19%) Test Leader
11 4 (5.19%) Automation Engineer
11 4 (5.19%) Test Engineer
11 4 (5.19%) Test Manager
12 3 (3.90%) C# Developer
12 3 (3.90%) Agile Test Analyst
12 3 (3.90%) Automation Analyst
13 2 (2.60%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.18%) .NET
2 8 (10.39%) XML
3 7 (9.09%) HTML
3 7 (9.09%) Gherkin
4 6 (7.79%) RESTful
4 6 (7.79%) Web Services
4 6 (7.79%) .NET Framework
5 4 (5.19%) WCF
6 3 (3.90%) Flash
6 3 (3.90%) J2EE
6 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.60%) CSS
7 2 (2.60%) SOAP
7 2 (2.60%) LINQ
7 2 (2.60%) WinForms
7 2 (2.60%) Entity Framework
7 2 (2.60%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (1.30%) CSS3
8 1 (1.30%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) GIS
2 3 (3.90%) Open Source
2 3 (3.90%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.60%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.30%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.30%) Online Games
4 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.30%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.49%) UNIX
2 4 (5.19%) Android
2 4 (5.19%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.60%) Windows
3 2 (2.60%) Linux
3 2 (2.60%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (76.62%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (51.95%) BDD
3 31 (40.26%) Test Automation
4 25 (32.47%) TDD
5 23 (29.87%) Scrum
6 19 (24.68%) Test Scripting
7 11 (14.29%) Regression Testing
8 10 (12.99%) E-Commerce
9 9 (11.69%) Automation Testing
10 8 (10.39%) Automated Testing
11 7 (9.09%) Test Management
12 6 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (7.79%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (7.79%) Code Coverage
13 5 (6.49%) Performance Testing
13 5 (6.49%) Software Testing
14 4 (5.19%) Software Engineering
14 4 (5.19%) Pair Programming
14 4 (5.19%) Unit Testing
14 4 (5.19%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (50.65%) C#
2 37 (48.05%) Java
3 18 (23.38%) SQL
4 9 (11.69%) VB
5 8 (10.39%) Ruby
6 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.90%) PHP
8 2 (2.60%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.60%) VBScript
8 2 (2.60%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.60%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.30%) Python
9 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (22.08%) Security Cleared
2 16 (20.78%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.69%) ISEB
4 4 (5.19%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.90%) Degree
6 1 (1.30%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (49.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
1 5 (6.49%) Oracle
2 2 (2.60%) HP
3 1 (1.30%) VocaLink
3 1 (1.30%) WorldPay
3 1 (1.30%) SAP
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