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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 208 233 220
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -13
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 38 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.44% 0.31% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.11% 2.49% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 19
Average daily rate £375 £338 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +13.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £253 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1220 1206 944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.25% 12.64% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 669 526
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 38 34
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.83 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.06 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 12 February 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 12 February 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
Oxfordshire - 12 £475 -
Hampshire +7 8 £325 -13.33% 2
Berkshire +1 5 £360 +20.00% 4
Surrey -8 4 £375 +20.00% 4
East Sussex +13 3 £406 - 1
West Sussex - 3 £288 -
Buckinghamshire +10 2 £350 -5.08% 1
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 73 (84.88%) Selenium
2 49 (56.98%) Cucumber
3 48 (55.81%) BDD
3 48 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (45.35%) Java
5 27 (31.40%) Test Automation
6 24 (27.91%) Web Services
7 21 (24.42%) Test Scripting
8 20 (23.26%) Automation Testing
8 20 (23.26%) HP
8 20 (23.26%) JavaScript
8 20 (23.26%) .NET
9 19 (22.09%) C#
9 19 (22.09%) E-Commerce
9 19 (22.09%) HP UFT
9 19 (22.09%) Scrum
9 19 (22.09%) Functional Testing
10 18 (20.93%) Node.js
10 18 (20.93%) Magento
10 18 (20.93%) ISEB
10 18 (20.93%) Oracle
11 17 (19.77%) SC Cleared
11 17 (19.77%) Security Cleared
11 17 (19.77%) Amazon AWS
11 17 (19.77%) GitHub
12 16 (18.60%) SpecFlow
12 16 (18.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 16 (18.60%) Docker
13 15 (17.44%) Test Strategy
14 14 (16.28%) Finance

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 18 (20.93%) Node.js
2 2 (2.33%) Confluence
2 2 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (20.93%) Magento
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.77%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (19.77%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (3.49%) GIS
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 73 (84.88%) Selenium
2 49 (56.98%) Cucumber
3 19 (22.09%) HP UFT
4 16 (18.60%) SpecFlow
5 12 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (12.79%) Oracle APEX
6 11 (12.79%) SoapUI
7 8 (9.30%) JIRA
8 6 (6.98%) Appium
8 6 (6.98%) Jenkins
9 4 (4.65%) JUnit
9 4 (4.65%) TeamCity
9 4 (4.65%) Zephyr
10 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio
11 2 (2.33%) Ant
11 2 (2.33%) Gradle
11 2 (2.33%) JMeter
11 2 (2.33%) jMock
11 2 (2.33%) Maven
11 2 (2.33%) NUnit
General
1 14 (16.28%) Finance
2 6 (6.98%) Military
3 4 (4.65%) Banking
3 4 (4.65%) Publishing
4 3 (3.49%) Electronics
4 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.33%) Marketing
6 1 (1.16%) Advertising
6 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (38.37%) Analyst
2 32 (37.21%) Test Analyst
3 31 (36.05%) Test Engineer
4 28 (32.56%) Tester
5 21 (24.42%) Automation Engineer
5 21 (24.42%) Automation Tester
6 20 (23.26%) Test Automation Engineer
7 13 (15.12%) Automation Analyst
7 13 (15.12%) Automation Test Analyst
8 12 (13.95%) JavaScript Engineer
9 11 (12.79%) Consultant
10 10 (11.63%) Selenium Tester
11 7 (8.14%) Test Consultant
12 5 (5.81%) Agile Tester
12 5 (5.81%) QA Engineer
12 5 (5.81%) Web Analyst
12 5 (5.81%) Web Test Analyst
13 4 (4.65%) Selenium Test Analyst
14 3 (3.49%) Agile Test Analyst
14 3 (3.49%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (27.91%) Web Services
2 20 (23.26%) .NET
3 5 (5.81%) Gherkin
4 4 (4.65%) REST
5 3 (3.49%) HTML
6 2 (2.33%) Ajax
6 2 (2.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.33%) Java EE
6 2 (2.33%) JMS
6 2 (2.33%) Middleware
6 2 (2.33%) SOAP
6 2 (2.33%) Spring
6 2 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (2.33%) XML
7 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.16%) HTML5
7 1 (1.16%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.98%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.65%) NHS
3 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.16%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.16%) iPad
5 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.16%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
1 48 (55.81%) BDD
2 27 (31.40%) Test Automation
3 21 (24.42%) Test Scripting
4 20 (23.26%) Automation Testing
5 19 (22.09%) E-Commerce
5 19 (22.09%) Functional Testing
5 19 (22.09%) Scrum
6 15 (17.44%) Test Strategy
7 14 (16.28%) Regression Testing
8 13 (15.12%) Non-Functional Testing
9 12 (13.95%) Automated Testing
9 12 (13.95%) Software Testing
10 11 (12.79%) Migration
11 10 (11.63%) Defect Tracking
12 7 (8.14%) ETL
12 7 (8.14%) Integration Testing
12 7 (8.14%) Performance Testing
12 7 (8.14%) TDD
12 7 (8.14%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (45.35%) Java
2 20 (23.26%) JavaScript
3 19 (22.09%) C#
4 11 (12.79%) C++
4 11 (12.79%) VBScript
5 10 (11.63%) VB
6 7 (8.14%) F#
7 5 (5.81%) SQL
8 3 (3.49%) PHP
9 2 (2.33%) Groovy
9 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.16%) Ruby
10 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (20.93%) ISEB
2 17 (19.77%) SC Cleared
2 17 (19.77%) Security Cleared
3 16 (18.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (12.79%) ISTQB
5 9 (10.47%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (2.33%) Degree
7 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.79%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (18.60%) Docker
2 2 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) CA Service Virtualization
1 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (23.26%) HP
2 18 (20.93%) Oracle
3 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.65%) PeopleSoft
4 4 (4.65%) Remedy
5 2 (2.33%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.33%) Telerik
6 1 (1.16%) CA
6 1 (1.16%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.16%) Huawei
6 1 (1.16%) Nokia
6 1 (1.16%) Rally
6 1 (1.16%) SAP
Maidenhead, Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago