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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 205 210 226
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +16
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 49 30 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.34% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.36% 2.84% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 17 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £394 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - -
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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
1125 1058 904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.06% 11.82% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 596 505
Average daily rate £355 £345 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 29 61
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £36.80 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £58.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +12 21 £350 +2.18% 1
Surrey +8 9 £380 +16.92% 4
Buckinghamshire -4 9 £323 -0.76%
Hampshire -2 7 £375 -2.28% 4
Kent - 2 £356 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
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England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 87 (100.00%) Selenium
2 63 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (58.62%) C#
4 48 (55.17%) BDD
5 37 (42.53%) QA
6 36 (41.38%) Test Automation
7 33 (37.93%) Java
8 31 (35.63%) Cucumber
9 26 (29.89%) TDD
9 26 (29.89%) Scrum
10 22 (25.29%) Test Scripting
11 18 (20.69%) SQL
11 18 (20.69%) .NET
12 17 (19.54%) Security Cleared
13 16 (18.39%) SC Cleared
13 16 (18.39%) SpecFlow
14 13 (14.94%) Finance
15 12 (13.79%) XML
16 11 (12.64%) E-Commerce
16 11 (12.64%) HTML
16 11 (12.64%) Regression Testing
17 10 (11.49%) ISEB
17 10 (11.49%) Microsoft
17 10 (11.49%) Visual Studio
17 10 (11.49%) Automated Testing
17 10 (11.49%) Ruby
18 9 (10.34%) Software Testing
18 9 (10.34%) JIRA
18 9 (10.34%) VB
19 8 (9.20%) JavaScript

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (3.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.15%) Confluence
2 1 (1.15%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.15%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) SaaS
1 2 (2.30%) GitHub
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.15%) Internet
1 1 (1.15%) DHCP
1 1 (1.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.45%) DbVisualizer
2 3 (3.45%) DB2
3 2 (2.30%) MySQL
3 2 (2.30%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 87 (100.00%) Selenium
2 31 (35.63%) Cucumber
3 16 (18.39%) SpecFlow
4 10 (11.49%) Visual Studio
5 9 (10.34%) JIRA
6 8 (9.20%) JUnit
6 8 (9.20%) JMeter
6 8 (9.20%) Subversion
6 8 (9.20%) Jenkins
7 7 (8.05%) Eclipse
8 6 (6.90%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (6.90%) NUnit
9 5 (5.75%) JBehave
9 5 (5.75%) Appium
10 4 (4.60%) Zephyr
11 2 (2.30%) IntelliJ
11 2 (2.30%) LoadRunner
11 2 (2.30%) Robolectric
11 2 (2.30%) TestNG
11 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (14.94%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Retail
3 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.15%) Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Marketing
4 1 (1.15%) Games
4 1 (1.15%) Automotive
4 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 38 (43.68%) Analyst
2 34 (39.08%) Test Analyst
3 30 (34.48%) Tester
4 11 (12.64%) Developer
5 10 (11.49%) Software Tester
5 10 (11.49%) QA Analyst
5 10 (11.49%) Automation Tester
6 7 (8.05%) Selenium Tester
6 7 (8.05%) Test Team Leader
6 7 (8.05%) Team Leader
7 6 (6.90%) AWS Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Regression Tester
8 5 (5.75%) Agile Test Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 5 (5.75%) QA Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Test Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Test Leader
9 4 (4.60%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.45%) Automation Analyst
10 3 (3.45%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.69%) .NET
2 12 (13.79%) XML
3 11 (12.64%) HTML
4 8 (9.20%) Web Services
4 8 (9.20%) Gherkin
5 6 (6.90%) .NET Framework
5 6 (6.90%) RESTful
6 5 (5.75%) SOAP
7 4 (4.60%) WCF
8 3 (3.45%) JSON
8 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.45%) CSS
8 3 (3.45%) Flash
8 3 (3.45%) J2EE
9 2 (2.30%) LINQ
9 2 (2.30%) WinForms
9 2 (2.30%) Ajax
9 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (2.30%) AngularJS
9 2 (2.30%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) GIS
2 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.45%) Open Source
2 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.15%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.15%) Online Games
4 1 (1.15%) DTV
4 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.90%) UNIX
2 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.45%) Android
3 2 (2.30%) Windows NT
3 2 (2.30%) Windows
3 2 (2.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (55.17%) BDD
3 36 (41.38%) Test Automation
4 26 (29.89%) TDD
4 26 (29.89%) Scrum
5 22 (25.29%) Test Scripting
6 11 (12.64%) E-Commerce
6 11 (12.64%) Regression Testing
7 10 (11.49%) Automated Testing
8 9 (10.34%) Software Testing
9 8 (9.20%) Unit Testing
9 8 (9.20%) Load Testing
9 8 (9.20%) Automation Testing
10 7 (8.05%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (8.05%) Performance Testing
10 7 (8.05%) Test Management
11 6 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (6.90%) Test Strategy
12 5 (5.75%) System Testing
13 4 (4.60%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 51 (58.62%) C#
2 33 (37.93%) Java
3 18 (20.69%) SQL
4 10 (11.49%) Ruby
5 9 (10.34%) VB
6 8 (9.20%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.45%) PHP
8 2 (2.30%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.30%) VBScript
8 2 (2.30%) Python
8 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.30%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.30%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (19.54%) Security Cleared
2 16 (18.39%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.49%) ISEB
4 4 (4.60%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.45%) Degree
6 1 (1.15%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (42.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) FreeRADIUS
1 1 (1.15%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.15%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 10 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.20%) Oracle
3 4 (4.60%) HP
4 1 (1.15%) Red Gate
4 1 (1.15%) SAP
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