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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 210 206 216
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 35 39 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.44% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.41% 4.06% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £355 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £308 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
1025 960 934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.05% 10.82% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 551 459
Average daily rate £350 £353 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +6.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 46
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £28.88 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £43.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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
Buckinghamshire -9 10 £425 +30.76% 3
Surrey +5 6 £258 -31.33% 7
Berkshire +1 6 £375 -6.25% 3
Hampshire -9 6 £303 -14.78% 4
East Sussex - 4 £370 - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £315 -
Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - -
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WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 59 (98.33%) Selenium
2 33 (55.00%) C#
3 31 (51.67%) BDD
4 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (48.33%) SQL
6 26 (43.33%) Java
7 22 (36.67%) TDD
8 21 (35.00%) Test Automation
9 19 (31.67%) Scrum
10 17 (28.33%) JMeter
11 15 (25.00%) Finance
11 15 (25.00%) Visual Studio
11 15 (25.00%) Automated Testing
12 14 (23.33%) Software Testing
12 14 (23.33%) JUnit
12 14 (23.33%) Automation Testing
13 13 (21.67%) .NET
13 13 (21.67%) QuickTest Pro
13 13 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (20.00%) Test Scripting
14 12 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
14 12 (20.00%) QA
14 12 (20.00%) VB
14 12 (20.00%) Windows
14 12 (20.00%) E-Commerce
15 11 (18.33%) VBScript
15 11 (18.33%) HP
16 10 (16.67%) UNIX
16 10 (16.67%) SOAP
16 10 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (1.67%) Node.js
1 1 (1.67%) IIS
1 1 (1.67%) Apache
1 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Magento
2 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 59 (98.33%) Selenium
2 17 (28.33%) JMeter
3 15 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 14 (23.33%) JUnit
5 13 (21.67%) QuickTest Pro
6 10 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (16.67%) SoapUI
7 8 (13.33%) Cucumber
7 8 (13.33%) Jenkins
7 8 (13.33%) PhantomJS
8 7 (11.67%) JIRA
9 6 (10.00%) TestNG
10 4 (6.67%) LoadRunner
11 3 (5.00%) SpecFlow
11 3 (5.00%) Eclipse
11 3 (5.00%) Bugzilla
12 2 (3.33%) Subversion
12 2 (3.33%) Selenium IDE
13 1 (1.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 1 (1.67%) Calabash
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) Automotive
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (36.67%) Analyst
1 22 (36.67%) Test Analyst
2 17 (28.33%) Tester
3 7 (11.67%) Test Manager
4 6 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Automation Tester
6 4 (6.67%) QA Leader
6 4 (6.67%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) UAT Test Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) UAT Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Performance Tester
8 2 (3.33%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.67%) .NET
2 10 (16.67%) SOAP
3 5 (8.33%) Web Services
4 4 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.00%) REST
5 3 (5.00%) XML
5 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.33%) HTML
6 2 (3.33%) JSON
6 2 (3.33%) Spring
6 2 (3.33%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.67%) JSTL
7 1 (1.67%) Java EE
7 1 (1.67%) HTML5
7 1 (1.67%) WPF
7 1 (1.67%) GWT
7 1 (1.67%) J2EE
7 1 (1.67%) CSS
7 1 (1.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.33%) GIS
1 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.67%) Open Source
2 1 (1.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) Windows
2 10 (16.67%) UNIX
3 7 (11.67%) Windows NT
4 5 (8.33%) Linux
5 2 (3.33%) Android
5 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (51.67%) BDD
2 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (36.67%) TDD
4 21 (35.00%) Test Automation
5 19 (31.67%) Scrum
6 15 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 14 (23.33%) Software Testing
7 14 (23.33%) Automation Testing
8 13 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 12 (20.00%) E-Commerce
10 9 (15.00%) Waterfall
11 8 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (11.67%) Root Cause Analysis
12 7 (11.67%) Performance Testing
12 7 (11.67%) Kanban
13 6 (10.00%) Test Management
14 5 (8.33%) Regression Testing
14 5 (8.33%) OO
15 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.00%) C#
2 29 (48.33%) SQL
3 26 (43.33%) Java
4 12 (20.00%) VB
5 11 (18.33%) VBScript
6 9 (15.00%) Python
7 7 (11.67%) Perl
8 6 (10.00%) Ruby
9 5 (8.33%) PHP
10 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
11 2 (3.33%) C
11 2 (3.33%) C++
11 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.67%) Scala
12 1 (1.67%) Groovy
12 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) ISEB
1 6 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) HP
2 7 (11.67%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) ATG
3 2 (3.33%) hybris
3 2 (3.33%) Demandware
4 1 (1.67%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.67%) Sun
4 1 (1.67%) SAP
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