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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 55 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.38% 1.25% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.13% 9.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
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
94 54 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.04% 13.47% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 32 35
Average daily rate £450 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £423 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £90.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 23 January 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 29 (100.00%) Selenium
2 26 (89.66%) C#
3 24 (82.76%) Security Cleared
3 24 (82.76%) Automation Testing
4 23 (79.31%) Kanban
4 23 (79.31%) Scrum
5 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (68.97%) Test Scripting
6 20 (68.97%) JIRA
7 19 (65.52%) Load Testing
7 19 (65.52%) SC Cleared
7 19 (65.52%) Jenkins
8 18 (62.07%) ISEB
9 17 (58.62%) .NET
10 16 (55.17%) Software Testing
10 16 (55.17%) ISTQB
10 16 (55.17%) .NET Framework
11 15 (51.72%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (51.72%) Bugzilla
12 14 (48.28%) SharePoint
12 14 (48.28%) Open Source
13 13 (44.83%) BDD
13 13 (44.83%) HP Quality Center
13 13 (44.83%) TortoiseSVN
13 13 (44.83%) Test Management
13 13 (44.83%) TDD
13 13 (44.83%) Subversion
14 12 (41.38%) Client/Server
15 11 (37.93%) Java
16 9 (31.03%) Project Management

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 14 (48.28%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (100.00%) Selenium
2 20 (68.97%) JIRA
3 19 (65.52%) Jenkins
4 15 (51.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (51.72%) Bugzilla
5 13 (44.83%) TortoiseSVN
5 13 (44.83%) Subversion
6 8 (27.59%) JMeter
6 8 (27.59%) Ant
6 8 (27.59%) JUnit
6 8 (27.59%) Maven
6 8 (27.59%) TestNG
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Tester
1 14 (48.28%) Analyst
1 14 (48.28%) Test Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Automation Tester
3 3 (10.34%) Automation Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
4 2 (6.90%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (6.90%) QA Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) QA Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Web Team Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) .NET
2 16 (55.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Open Source
2 12 (41.38%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Automation Testing
2 23 (79.31%) Kanban
2 23 (79.31%) Scrum
3 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (68.97%) Test Scripting
5 19 (65.52%) Load Testing
6 16 (55.17%) Software Testing
7 13 (44.83%) BDD
7 13 (44.83%) Test Management
7 13 (44.83%) TDD
8 9 (31.03%) Project Management
9 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
9 5 (17.24%) Manual Testing
10 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
11 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
11 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
11 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
11 1 (3.45%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) C#
2 11 (37.93%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (82.76%) Security Cleared
2 19 (65.52%) SC Cleared
3 18 (62.07%) ISEB
4 16 (55.17%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.45%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (44.83%) HP Quality Center