The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 41 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 9 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.92% 1.25% -
As % of the Development Applications category 8.49% 8.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WebDriver
Wales

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 Wales region.

Development Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
106 85 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 22.65% 15.21% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 50 32
Average daily rate £333 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.87% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £343 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £90.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +4.72%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Selenium
2 13 (86.67%) Load Testing
2 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) Automation Testing
3 12 (80.00%) C#
3 12 (80.00%) Scrum
3 12 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 12 (80.00%) .NET Framework
4 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (66.67%) Client/Server
5 10 (66.67%) JIRA
5 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 10 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared
6 9 (60.00%) Open Source
6 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
6 9 (60.00%) Test Management
6 9 (60.00%) Bugzilla
6 9 (60.00%) Java
7 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
7 8 (53.33%) TDD
7 8 (53.33%) Subversion
7 8 (53.33%) BDD
8 7 (46.67%) TestNG
8 7 (46.67%) JMeter
9 6 (40.00%) JUnit
10 5 (33.33%) ISEB
11 4 (26.67%) Kanban
12 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
12 3 (20.00%) ISTQB

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) Selenium
2 10 (66.67%) JIRA
2 10 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (60.00%) Bugzilla
4 8 (53.33%) Subversion
5 7 (46.67%) TestNG
5 7 (46.67%) JMeter
6 6 (40.00%) JUnit
7 2 (13.33%) TortoiseSVN
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Tester
2 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) QA Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) QA Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Security Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Manual Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 9 (60.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Load Testing
1 13 (86.67%) Automation Testing
2 12 (80.00%) Scrum
2 12 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (60.00%) Test Management
5 8 (53.33%) TDD
5 8 (53.33%) BDD
6 4 (26.67%) Kanban
7 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
9 1 (6.67%) CRM
9 1 (6.67%) Project Management
9 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) ISEB
4 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center