The first table below looks at the demand for WebDriver skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South Wales region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 49 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 19 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.06% - 0.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.27% - 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
104 42 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 16.77% 10.17% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 29 33
Average daily rate £350 £298 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £384 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebDriver across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

WebDriver
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebDriver across the South Wales region.

WebDriver Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
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Cardiff - 5 £375 -
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WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 34 (100.00%) Selenium
2 31 (91.18%) Java
3 25 (73.53%) Scrum
4 24 (70.59%) Security Cleared
4 24 (70.59%) BDD
4 24 (70.59%) Automation Testing
5 22 (64.71%) JIRA
5 22 (64.71%) C#
6 20 (58.82%) JUnit
6 20 (58.82%) Test Management
6 20 (58.82%) SC Cleared
7 19 (55.88%) HP Quality Center
7 19 (55.88%) Jenkins
7 19 (55.88%) Test Scripting
7 19 (55.88%) Maven
8 18 (52.94%) ISTQB
8 18 (52.94%) Subversion
8 18 (52.94%) Load Testing
8 18 (52.94%) Kanban
9 17 (50.00%) TestNG
9 17 (50.00%) Open Source
9 17 (50.00%) TDD
9 17 (50.00%) Ant
10 16 (47.06%) ISEB
10 16 (47.06%) SharePoint
10 16 (47.06%) Bugzilla
10 16 (47.06%) JMeter
10 16 (47.06%) Software Testing
11 15 (44.12%) Automated Testing
11 15 (44.12%) .NET Framework

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 16 (47.06%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) HTTP
1 3 (8.82%) SSL
1 3 (8.82%) Internet
Development Applications
1 34 (100.00%) Selenium
2 22 (64.71%) JIRA
3 20 (58.82%) JUnit
4 19 (55.88%) Maven
4 19 (55.88%) Jenkins
5 18 (52.94%) Subversion
6 17 (50.00%) Ant
6 17 (50.00%) TestNG
7 16 (47.06%) JMeter
7 16 (47.06%) Bugzilla
8 15 (44.12%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (44.12%) TortoiseSVN
9 8 (23.53%) JBehave
9 8 (23.53%) Cucumber
10 3 (8.82%) Hudson
10 3 (8.82%) SoapUI
10 3 (8.82%) Mercurial
10 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
10 3 (8.82%) Apache Ivy
11 2 (5.88%) eggPlant
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Tester
2 8 (23.53%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Test Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Automation Tester
5 3 (8.82%) Automation Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Security Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Automated Test Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Lead Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Security Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle Trainer
7 1 (2.94%) Web Team Leader
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Automation Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) .NET
1 15 (44.12%) .NET Framework
2 10 (29.41%) Web Services
3 8 (23.53%) RESTful
4 5 (14.71%) XML
4 5 (14.71%) SOAP
5 3 (8.82%) HTML
5 3 (8.82%) J2EE
5 3 (8.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (50.00%) Open Source
2 14 (41.18%) Client/Server
3 5 (14.71%) Mobile App
4 4 (11.76%) iSeries
5 3 (8.82%) Mobile Banking
5 3 (8.82%) AS400
6 1 (2.94%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) Scrum
2 24 (70.59%) BDD
2 24 (70.59%) Automation Testing
3 20 (58.82%) Test Management
4 19 (55.88%) Test Scripting
5 18 (52.94%) Load Testing
5 18 (52.94%) Kanban
6 17 (50.00%) TDD
7 16 (47.06%) Software Testing
8 15 (44.12%) Automated Testing
9 11 (32.35%) Test Automation
10 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (20.59%) SOA
12 4 (11.76%) Project Management
13 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
14 2 (5.88%) Mobile Commerce
15 1 (2.94%) Performance Testing
15 1 (2.94%) Manual Testing
15 1 (2.94%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (91.18%) Java
2 22 (64.71%) C#
3 5 (14.71%) SQL
4 3 (8.82%) XQuery
4 3 (8.82%) XPath
4 3 (8.82%) Groovy
4 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (70.59%) Security Cleared
2 20 (58.82%) SC Cleared
3 18 (52.94%) ISTQB
4 16 (47.06%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 19 (55.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Oracle
2 4 (11.76%) IBM
3 3 (8.82%) HP
3 3 (8.82%) Informatica