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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 55 47 41
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 13 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.44% 2.46% 2.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.15% 8.05% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 9
Average daily rate £362 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £259 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 - -
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
142 149 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.64% 30.53% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 110 56
Average daily rate £375 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £43.50 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

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
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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Newport +18 10 £325 -
Cardiff -17 3 £450 +28.57% 1
WebDriver
Wales

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) Selenium
2 12 (92.31%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) SpecFlow
3 11 (84.62%) Cucumber
3 11 (84.62%) BDD
3 11 (84.62%) Visual Studio
3 11 (84.62%) JMeter
3 11 (84.62%) TDD
4 9 (69.23%) Scrum
5 8 (61.54%) Kanban
5 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
6 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
6 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
6 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
6 7 (53.85%) ISEB
7 6 (46.15%) Regression Testing
7 6 (46.15%) Test-First Development
7 6 (46.15%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
9 2 (15.38%) Finance
9 2 (15.38%) SDET
9 2 (15.38%) QA
10 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
10 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
10 1 (7.69%) Ranorex
10 1 (7.69%) LoadUI
10 1 (7.69%) SoapUI

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Selenium
2 12 (92.31%) SpecFlow
3 11 (84.62%) Cucumber
3 11 (84.62%) JMeter
3 11 (84.62%) Visual Studio
4 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.69%) JIRA
4 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
4 1 (7.69%) LoadUI
4 1 (7.69%) Ranorex
4 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
4 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
4 1 (7.69%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Automation Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Test Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) BDD
2 11 (84.62%) TDD
3 9 (69.23%) Scrum
4 8 (61.54%) Kanban
5 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
6 6 (46.15%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (46.15%) Regression Testing
6 6 (46.15%) Test-First Development
7 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
8 1 (7.69%) Agile Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Project Management
8 1 (7.69%) Release Management
8 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) ISEB
2 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
1 2 (15.38%) SDET
2 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland