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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 126 101 133
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +32
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 17 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 0.50% 0.094%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.27% 4.20% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 3
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£363 £285 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.19% -1.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £285 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £350 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
398 262 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.08% 11.80% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 166 151
Average daily rate £375 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 49
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £35.00 £22.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.70%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebDriver across the South West region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram 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 15 September 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
Bristol -9 13 £363 +3.57% 3
Somerset -16 1 £325 +14.03%
Wiltshire - - - -
Devon - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
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WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 44 (97.78%) Selenium
2 31 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (44.44%) Finance
4 18 (40.00%) Scrum
5 17 (37.78%) Maven
6 16 (35.56%) JMeter
6 16 (35.56%) WATIR
7 15 (33.33%) Performance Testing
8 14 (31.11%) Security Cleared
8 14 (31.11%) Open Source
9 13 (28.89%) SC Cleared
9 13 (28.89%) SQL
10 11 (24.44%) Java
11 10 (22.22%) Linux
11 10 (22.22%) TestNG
11 10 (22.22%) Jenkins
12 9 (20.00%) BDD
13 8 (17.78%) Automated Testing
13 8 (17.78%) Subversion
13 8 (17.78%) Spring
13 8 (17.78%) UNIX
13 8 (17.78%) XML
13 8 (17.78%) Oracle
13 8 (17.78%) Test Scripting
13 8 (17.78%) Security Testing
13 8 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (15.56%) jQuery
14 7 (15.56%) JAX-WS
14 7 (15.56%) CSS3
14 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 (6.67%) Mule
2 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.22%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) LDAP
2 1 (2.22%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.22%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 44 (97.78%) Selenium
2 17 (37.78%) Maven
3 16 (35.56%) JMeter
3 16 (35.56%) WATIR
4 10 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 10 (22.22%) TestNG
5 8 (17.78%) Subversion
6 7 (15.56%) Ant
6 7 (15.56%) Eclipse
7 6 (13.33%) Cucumber
8 5 (11.11%) JUnit
8 5 (11.11%) JIRA
9 2 (4.44%) Hudson
9 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
9 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
9 2 (4.44%) FitNesse
9 2 (4.44%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (2.22%) EasyMock
10 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (44.44%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.89%) Electronics
3 4 (8.89%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Tester
2 15 (33.33%) Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Technical Tester
4 7 (15.56%) Lead Developer
4 7 (15.56%) Technical Developer
5 4 (8.89%) UI Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Test Leader
5 4 (8.89%) Test Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) UAT Tester
6 3 (6.67%) QA Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Test Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) UI Programmer
7 2 (4.44%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) XML
1 8 (17.78%) Spring
2 7 (15.56%) JSF
2 7 (15.56%) jQuery
2 7 (15.56%) JAX-WS
2 7 (15.56%) XML Schema
2 7 (15.56%) CSS
2 7 (15.56%) CSS3
3 4 (8.89%) Web Services
4 2 (4.44%) RESTful
5 1 (2.22%) Grails
5 1 (2.22%) Spring Integration
5 1 (2.22%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Open Source
2 4 (8.89%) DTV
3 1 (2.22%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Linux
2 8 (17.78%) UNIX
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (68.89%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.00%) Scrum
3 15 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 9 (20.00%) BDD
5 8 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (17.78%) Test Scripting
5 8 (17.78%) Security Testing
5 8 (17.78%) Automated Testing
6 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
7 5 (11.11%) TDD
8 4 (8.89%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (8.89%) Programme Management
8 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.67%) Software Testing
9 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.67%) Automation Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Agile Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) SQL
2 11 (24.44%) Java
3 7 (15.56%) PL/SQL
4 4 (8.89%) Ruby
5 3 (6.67%) C#
6 2 (4.44%) PHP
6 2 (4.44%) Groovy
7 1 (2.22%) Python
7 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) Security Cleared
2 13 (28.89%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.33%) ISEB
4 4 (8.89%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) HND
6 1 (2.22%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) SAP
3 2 (4.44%) JBoss
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 8 days ago