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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 209 206 227
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +21
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 34 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.29% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.38% 2.84% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 17 16
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£375 £388 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +26.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £305 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £488
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
1007 879 1063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.98% 10.09% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 549 504
Average daily rate £363 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 50
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £17.13 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +18 16 £419 - 1
East Sussex -6 6 £350 - 2
Berkshire +10 5 £328 -17.96% 4
Surrey +1 5 £275 -26.66% 7
Oxfordshire - 1 £315 - 1
Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 6
Kent - - - -
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 55 (98.21%) Selenium
2 44 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (53.57%) Java
4 29 (51.79%) C#
4 29 (51.79%) SQL
5 28 (50.00%) BDD
6 25 (44.64%) TDD
7 21 (37.50%) Test Automation
8 17 (30.36%) QuickTest Pro
9 16 (28.57%) .NET
10 14 (25.00%) Finance
10 14 (25.00%) Scrum
10 14 (25.00%) Automated Testing
10 14 (25.00%) QA
11 13 (23.21%) JMeter
11 13 (23.21%) VBScript
11 13 (23.21%) Windows
12 12 (21.43%) UNIX
12 12 (21.43%) VB
12 12 (21.43%) JUnit
12 12 (21.43%) Test Scripting
12 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
13 10 (17.86%) Line Management
13 10 (17.86%) E-Commerce
13 10 (17.86%) HP
14 9 (16.07%) Windows NT
14 9 (16.07%) Oracle
14 9 (16.07%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (16.07%) Automation Testing

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (1.79%) Node.js
1 1 (1.79%) Apache
1 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (3.57%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) MySQL
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 55 (98.21%) Selenium
2 17 (30.36%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (23.21%) JMeter
4 12 (21.43%) JUnit
5 8 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 8 (14.29%) JIRA
6 6 (10.71%) TestNG
6 6 (10.71%) Visual Studio
6 6 (10.71%) Jenkins
7 5 (8.93%) TestLink
8 4 (7.14%) TeamCity
8 4 (7.14%) LoadRunner
8 4 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (7.14%) MSBuild
9 3 (5.36%) SpecFlow
9 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
9 3 (5.36%) Bugzilla
10 2 (3.57%) Subversion
10 2 (3.57%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (3.57%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Marketing
2 2 (3.57%) Electronics
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Tester
2 15 (26.79%) Analyst
2 15 (26.79%) Test Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) Test Manager
4 6 (10.71%) Automation Tester
5 5 (8.93%) Developer
6 4 (7.14%) QA Leader
7 3 (5.36%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (5.36%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.57%) C# Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Test Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) UAT Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.57%) UAT Test Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.57%) .NET
2 5 (8.93%) .NET Framework
3 4 (7.14%) Web Services
3 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (5.36%) Gherkin
4 3 (5.36%) REST
4 3 (5.36%) XML
4 3 (5.36%) WCF
5 2 (3.57%) Spring
5 2 (3.57%) JSON
5 2 (3.57%) HTML
5 2 (3.57%) SOAP
6 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.79%) HTML5
6 1 (1.79%) CSS
6 1 (1.79%) JSP
6 1 (1.79%) Servlets
6 1 (1.79%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.57%) GIS
2 2 (3.57%) DTV
3 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.79%) Open Source
3 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) Windows
2 12 (21.43%) UNIX
3 9 (16.07%) Windows NT
4 3 (5.36%) Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (50.00%) BDD
3 25 (44.64%) TDD
4 21 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 14 (25.00%) Scrum
5 14 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 12 (21.43%) Test Scripting
6 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (17.86%) Line Management
7 10 (17.86%) E-Commerce
8 9 (16.07%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (16.07%) Automation Testing
8 9 (16.07%) Waterfall
8 9 (16.07%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (14.29%) Performance Testing
9 8 (14.29%) Software Testing
10 7 (12.50%) Kanban
10 7 (12.50%) Manual Testing
11 6 (10.71%) Test Management
12 5 (8.93%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 30 (53.57%) Java
2 29 (51.79%) C#
2 29 (51.79%) SQL
3 13 (23.21%) VBScript
4 12 (21.43%) VB
5 7 (12.50%) Python
6 6 (10.71%) Ruby
6 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.93%) Perl
7 5 (8.93%) PHP
8 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 4 (7.14%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.79%) Scala
9 1 (1.79%) Groovy
9 1 (1.79%) F#
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) ISEB
2 7 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 6 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) HP
2 9 (16.07%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) ATG
3 2 (3.57%) SAP
3 2 (3.57%) hybris
3 2 (3.57%) Demandware
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
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Arrows Group
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