The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 127 136 115
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -21
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 17 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.57% 0.40% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.59% 2.71% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 11
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £330 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
WebDriver
England

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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
474 479 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.91% 14.86% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 330 187
Average daily rate £375 £425 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 8
Average hourly rate £41.53 £40.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.16% +0.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £32.00 £32.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.19 £47.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebDriver across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WebDriver
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebDriver across the South West region.

WebDriver Daily Rate Trend in the South West

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
Wiltshire - 5 £365 - 2
Gloucestershire +13 3 £420 +20.00%
Somerset +2 2 £318 -2.30% 1
Devon - 2 £300 -
Dorset - 2 £313 -
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 24 (100.00%) Selenium
2 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 11 (45.83%) Automated Testing
4 11 (45.83%) Java
5 10 (41.67%) BDD
6 8 (33.33%) QA
6 8 (33.33%) SDLC
7 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
7 7 (29.17%) SpecFlow
7 7 (29.17%) Scrum
7 7 (29.17%) C#
8 6 (25.00%) TDD
8 6 (25.00%) Gherkin
8 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
8 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
8 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 5 (20.83%) JIRA
9 5 (20.83%) REST
9 5 (20.83%) Finance
9 5 (20.83%) ISEB
10 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 4 (16.67%) SQL
10 4 (16.67%) SAP
10 4 (16.67%) Electronics
10 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
10 4 (16.67%) Programme Management
10 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (12.50%) ATG Dynamo
1 3 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.17%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (100.00%) Selenium
2 7 (29.17%) SpecFlow
3 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 5 (20.83%) JIRA
5 4 (16.67%) FitNesse
5 4 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 3 (12.50%) Bower
6 3 (12.50%) Grunt
6 3 (12.50%) gulp
6 3 (12.50%) Subversion
7 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (4.17%) Ant
8 1 (4.17%) Appium
8 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
8 1 (4.17%) JUnit
8 1 (4.17%) MSTest
8 1 (4.17%) NUnit
8 1 (4.17%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
8 1 (4.17%) WATIR
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Electronics
2 4 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 4 (16.67%) Marketing
2 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Law
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) QA Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Tester
5 4 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Senior E-Commerce Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Software Manager
6 3 (12.50%) Software Test Manager
6 3 (12.50%) Test Automation Manager
6 3 (12.50%) Test Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Automation Test Lead
7 2 (8.33%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 5 (20.83%) REST
3 3 (12.50%) .NET
3 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (12.50%) CSS
3 3 (12.50%) LESS
3 3 (12.50%) Sass
3 3 (12.50%) SOAP
3 3 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.17%) RESTful
5 1 (4.17%) WCF
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (4.17%) NHS
1 1 (4.17%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (45.83%) Automated Testing
4 10 (41.67%) BDD
5 8 (33.33%) SDLC
6 7 (29.17%) Scrum
6 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
7 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (25.00%) TDD
8 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Programme Management
9 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
9 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (12.50%) Manual Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Resource Management
9 3 (12.50%) User Stories
10 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) ECMAScript
4 3 (12.50%) Ruby
4 3 (12.50%) TypeScript
5 2 (8.33%) PHP
6 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (20.83%) ISEB
3 3 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) QA
2 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) ATG
1 4 (16.67%) SAP
2 3 (12.50%) Atlassian
3 2 (8.33%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) IBM