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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium WebDriver
England / South East
Rank 165 207 233
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +26
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 70 49 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.96% 0.58% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.63% 3.86% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 42 21
Median daily rate £375 £399 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.95% +27.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £267 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.19 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.19 - -

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
1056 1271 1171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.43% 15.17% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 766 650
Median daily rate £425 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 50 34
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £38.55 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing WebDriver as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

WebDriver
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebDriver across the South East region.

WebDriver Hourly Rate Trend 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +27 26 £350 -2.77% 7
West Sussex +14 14 £350 +30.23% 1
Surrey +29 10 £408 +35.83% 4
Oxfordshire -10 9 £338 -32.50%
Hampshire +2 5 £475 +54.47% 4
Buckinghamshire +8 3 £290 -17.14% 7
Kent - 2 £450 - 1
East Sussex +3 1 £180 -58.85% 2
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WebDriver also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 118 (96.72%) Selenium
2 104 (85.25%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (57.38%) BDD
4 61 (50.00%) TDD
5 52 (42.62%) Java
6 51 (41.80%) Cucumber
7 48 (39.34%) Test Automation
8 43 (35.25%) QA
9 42 (34.43%) C#
10 38 (31.15%) JIRA
10 38 (31.15%) Automated Testing
11 35 (28.69%) Scrum
12 34 (27.87%) XML
12 34 (27.87%) Git (software)
13 32 (26.23%) SQL
14 31 (25.41%) Jenkins
15 30 (24.59%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (20.49%) SoapUI
16 25 (20.49%) SpecFlow
16 25 (20.49%) SOAP
17 23 (18.85%) Test Scripting
18 21 (17.21%) Defect Tracking
18 21 (17.21%) Regression Testing
19 20 (16.39%) User Stories
20 19 (15.57%) Web Services
20 19 (15.57%) Ruby
21 18 (14.75%) JSON
21 18 (14.75%) JMeter
21 18 (14.75%) REST
21 18 (14.75%) Groovy

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (8.20%) CMS
2 9 (7.38%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (5.74%) Confluence
4 6 (4.92%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.66%) HTTP
2 4 (3.28%) Ethernet
2 4 (3.28%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.28%) MongoDB
1 4 (3.28%) MySQL
2 2 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (1.64%) HeidiSQL
2 2 (1.64%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 118 (96.72%) Selenium
2 51 (41.80%) Cucumber
3 38 (31.15%) JIRA
4 34 (27.87%) Git (software)
5 31 (25.41%) Jenkins
6 25 (20.49%) SoapUI
6 25 (20.49%) SpecFlow
7 18 (14.75%) JMeter
8 16 (13.11%) Ant
8 16 (13.11%) Gradle
8 16 (13.11%) JUnit
8 16 (13.11%) Maven
8 16 (13.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (10.66%) Protractor
10 12 (9.84%) Appium
11 11 (9.02%) Bitbucket
11 11 (9.02%) eggPlant
12 10 (8.20%) Apache Ivy
12 10 (8.20%) NUnit
13 9 (7.38%) Jasmine
General
1 15 (12.30%) Finance
2 10 (8.20%) Games
3 2 (1.64%) Publishing
4 1 (0.82%) Advertising
4 1 (0.82%) Military
4 1 (0.82%) Retail
4 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (39.34%) Analyst
2 42 (34.43%) Test Analyst
3 38 (31.15%) Tester
4 31 (25.41%) Automation Test Analyst
5 27 (22.13%) Automation Tester
6 24 (19.67%) Test Engineer
7 23 (18.85%) Developer
8 19 (15.57%) Developer in Test
9 15 (12.30%) QA Engineer
9 15 (12.30%) Test Automation Engineer
10 11 (9.02%) QA Analyst
11 10 (8.20%) QA Test Analyst
11 10 (8.20%) QA Test Engineer
11 10 (8.20%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 10 (8.20%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 10 (8.20%) Selenium Tester
12 9 (7.38%) QA Automation Analyst
13 8 (6.56%) Java Engineer
13 8 (6.56%) Quality Engineer
13 8 (6.56%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (27.87%) XML
2 25 (20.49%) SOAP
3 19 (15.57%) Web Services
4 18 (14.75%) JSON
4 18 (14.75%) REST
5 15 (12.30%) RESTful
6 11 (9.02%) .NET
7 8 (6.56%) Gherkin
8 7 (5.74%) Hibernate
8 7 (5.74%) Spring
9 6 (4.92%) Ajax
9 6 (4.92%) AngularJS
9 6 (4.92%) Java EE
9 6 (4.92%) JMS
9 6 (4.92%) Node.js
9 6 (4.92%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (2.46%) CSS
10 3 (2.46%) HTML
11 2 (1.64%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.64%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.38%) Mobile App
1 9 (7.38%) Visualisation
2 7 (5.74%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.92%) Android
2 5 (4.10%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.82%) Linux
3 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (85.25%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (57.38%) BDD
3 61 (50.00%) TDD
4 48 (39.34%) Test Automation
5 38 (31.15%) Automated Testing
6 35 (28.69%) Scrum
7 30 (24.59%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (18.85%) Test Scripting
9 21 (17.21%) Defect Tracking
9 21 (17.21%) Regression Testing
10 20 (16.39%) User Stories
11 17 (13.93%) Integration Testing
12 16 (13.11%) Automation Testing
12 16 (13.11%) Manual Testing
12 16 (13.11%) Performance Testing
12 16 (13.11%) Test Strategy
12 16 (13.11%) Web Testing
13 15 (12.30%) OO
14 13 (10.66%) API Testing
14 13 (10.66%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (42.62%) Java
2 42 (34.43%) C#
3 32 (26.23%) SQL
4 19 (15.57%) Ruby
5 18 (14.75%) Groovy
6 17 (13.93%) JavaScript
7 14 (11.48%) C++
8 13 (10.66%) Python
9 12 (9.84%) T-SQL
10 11 (9.02%) Scala
11 10 (8.20%) PowerShell
12 7 (5.74%) PHP
13 3 (2.46%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.82%) F#
14 1 (0.82%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (8.20%) ISTQB
2 9 (7.38%) ISEB
3 7 (5.74%) Degree
3 7 (5.74%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.92%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.82%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.82%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (35.25%) QA
2 7 (5.74%) SDET
3 6 (4.92%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 6 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (3.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (12.30%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.38%) Sitecore
2 9 (7.38%) Splunk
3 6 (4.92%) Atlassian
3 6 (4.92%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (2.46%) Oracle
5 2 (1.64%) Capita
5 2 (1.64%) T-Plan
6 1 (0.82%) Apiary
6 1 (0.82%) Facebook
6 1 (0.82%) Google
6 1 (0.82%) HP
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