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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 40 52 53
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 15 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 3.30% 2.18% 2.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.29% 7.27% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 10
Median daily rate £337 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £259 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year
+222.22% -
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
105 165 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 23.08% 30.00% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 136 67
Median daily rate £388 £350 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing WebDriver as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebDriver across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +21 10 £325 -
Cardiff +1 5 £375 +7.14%
WebDriver
Wales

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebDriver also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) Selenium
2 13 (86.67%) TDD
2 13 (86.67%) BDD
3 12 (80.00%) SpecFlow
3 12 (80.00%) Java
3 12 (80.00%) .NET
4 11 (73.33%) Visual Studio
4 11 (73.33%) JMeter
4 11 (73.33%) Scrum
4 11 (73.33%) Cucumber
5 9 (60.00%) ISEB
6 8 (53.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (53.33%) Kanban
6 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
7 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
7 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
7 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
8 6 (40.00%) Regression Testing
8 6 (40.00%) Test-First Development
8 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (26.67%) QA
10 3 (20.00%) C#
10 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
11 2 (13.33%) SDET
11 2 (13.33%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (13.33%) Sitecore
11 2 (13.33%) Umbraco
11 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
11 2 (13.33%) Alterian

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) CMS
1 2 (13.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (13.33%) Umbraco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) Selenium
2 12 (80.00%) SpecFlow
3 11 (73.33%) Cucumber
3 11 (73.33%) JMeter
3 11 (73.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (6.67%) LoadUI
4 1 (6.67%) Ranorex
4 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (6.67%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Test Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (86.67%) BDD
2 13 (86.67%) TDD
3 11 (73.33%) Scrum
4 8 (53.33%) Kanban
4 8 (53.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
6 6 (40.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (40.00%) Test-First Development
7 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
8 2 (13.33%) OOP
9 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Project Management
9 1 (6.67%) Release Management
9 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) ISEB
2 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) SDET
3 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Alterian
1 2 (13.33%) Sitecore