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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 44 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 17 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.10% 0.72% -
As % of the Development Applications category 14.66% 6.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £358 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
116 46 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 21.17% 11.03% 16.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 29 49
Average daily rate £375 £315 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £20.84 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 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
Cardiff -10 2 - - 1
WebDriver
Wales

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 33 (100.00%) Selenium
2 31 (93.94%) C#
3 29 (87.88%) Security Cleared
4 28 (84.85%) Automation Testing
5 25 (75.76%) Kanban
5 25 (75.76%) Scrum
6 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (69.70%) Test Scripting
8 22 (66.67%) Load Testing
8 22 (66.67%) SC Cleared
9 21 (63.64%) JIRA
10 20 (60.61%) Jenkins
11 19 (57.58%) ISTQB
11 19 (57.58%) .NET
12 18 (54.55%) ISEB
12 18 (54.55%) Software Testing
12 18 (54.55%) .NET Framework
13 16 (48.48%) Bugzilla
13 16 (48.48%) Java
14 15 (45.45%) SharePoint
14 15 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
14 15 (45.45%) Open Source
15 14 (42.42%) BDD
15 14 (42.42%) TortoiseSVN
15 14 (42.42%) Test Management
15 14 (42.42%) TDD
15 14 (42.42%) Subversion
15 14 (42.42%) Client/Server
16 11 (33.33%) Project Management

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (45.45%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (100.00%) Selenium
2 21 (63.64%) JIRA
3 20 (60.61%) Jenkins
4 16 (48.48%) Bugzilla
5 15 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (42.42%) TortoiseSVN
6 14 (42.42%) Subversion
7 11 (33.33%) TestNG
8 9 (27.27%) Maven
8 9 (27.27%) Ant
8 9 (27.27%) JUnit
8 9 (27.27%) JMeter
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Tester
2 14 (42.42%) Analyst
2 14 (42.42%) Test Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Automation Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.06%) Lead Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Trainer
6 1 (3.03%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (3.03%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.03%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (57.58%) .NET
2 18 (54.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Open Source
2 14 (42.42%) Client/Server
3 3 (9.09%) iSeries
4 2 (6.06%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) Automation Testing
2 25 (75.76%) Scrum
2 25 (75.76%) Kanban
3 24 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (69.70%) Test Scripting
5 22 (66.67%) Load Testing
6 18 (54.55%) Software Testing
7 14 (42.42%) TDD
7 14 (42.42%) Test Management
7 14 (42.42%) BDD
8 11 (33.33%) Project Management
9 8 (24.24%) Automated Testing
10 4 (12.12%) Manual Testing
11 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
12 2 (6.06%) Performance Testing
13 1 (3.03%) Regression Testing
13 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
13 1 (3.03%) Agile Testing
13 1 (3.03%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) C#
2 16 (48.48%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) PHP
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (87.88%) Security Cleared
2 22 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 19 (57.58%) ISTQB
4 18 (54.55%) ISEB
5 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (45.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle
1 3 (9.09%) IBM
2 2 (6.06%) Informatica