The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South West region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 125 113 127
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 17 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.56% 0.093% 0.099%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.36% 0.86% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 2
Average daily rate
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£356 £285 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £285 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £285 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
390 233 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.81% 10.85% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 142 146
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 10 28
Average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £35.30 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
WebDriver
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 - 13 £356 - 3
Gloucestershire - 3 £375 -
Somerset -21 1 £325 +14.03% 1
Wiltshire - - - - 2
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 43 (97.73%) Selenium
2 22 (50.00%) Maven
3 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (38.64%) Finance
4 15 (34.09%) Scrum
4 15 (34.09%) TestNG
5 14 (31.82%) JMeter
6 13 (29.55%) Automated Testing
6 13 (29.55%) WATIR
6 13 (29.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (29.55%) Performance Testing
6 13 (29.55%) Security Testing
7 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 12 (27.27%) Open Source
7 12 (27.27%) SQL
8 11 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 11 (25.00%) BDD
9 10 (22.73%) Jenkins
10 9 (20.45%) Subversion
10 9 (20.45%) Spring
10 9 (20.45%) JIRA
10 9 (20.45%) Oracle
10 9 (20.45%) Java
10 9 (20.45%) XML
10 9 (20.45%) Linux
10 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
11 8 (18.18%) jQuery
11 8 (18.18%) JAX-WS
11 8 (18.18%) CSS3
11 8 (18.18%) Oracle Database

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (6.82%) Mule
2 1 (2.27%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.27%) Confluence
2 1 (2.27%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (2.27%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) LDAP
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.27%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 43 (97.73%) Selenium
2 22 (50.00%) Maven
3 15 (34.09%) TestNG
4 14 (31.82%) JMeter
5 13 (29.55%) WATIR
6 10 (22.73%) Jenkins
7 9 (20.45%) Subversion
7 9 (20.45%) JIRA
8 8 (18.18%) Ant
8 8 (18.18%) Eclipse
9 6 (13.64%) JUnit
10 5 (11.36%) Cucumber
11 3 (6.82%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (6.82%) LoadRunner
12 2 (4.55%) SoapUI
13 1 (2.27%) Selenium IDE
13 1 (2.27%) Hudson
13 1 (2.27%) FitNesse
13 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (2.27%) EasyMock
General
1 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.82%) Marketing
2 3 (6.82%) Electronics
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Tester
2 17 (38.64%) Developer
3 10 (22.73%) Technical Tester
4 7 (15.91%) UAT Tester
4 7 (15.91%) Lead Developer
4 7 (15.91%) Technical Developer
5 5 (11.36%) Test Leader
5 5 (11.36%) UI Developer
6 3 (6.82%) QA Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) UI Programmer
6 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Test Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Automated Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.27%) UAT Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) XML
1 9 (20.45%) Spring
2 8 (18.18%) JSF
2 8 (18.18%) jQuery
2 8 (18.18%) JAX-WS
2 8 (18.18%) CSS
2 8 (18.18%) CSS3
2 8 (18.18%) XML Schema
3 4 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (2.27%) WSDL
4 1 (2.27%) RESTful
4 1 (2.27%) Grails
4 1 (2.27%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Open Source
2 3 (6.82%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Linux
2 8 (18.18%) UNIX
3 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.09%) Scrum
3 13 (29.55%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (29.55%) Performance Testing
3 13 (29.55%) Security Testing
3 13 (29.55%) Automated Testing
4 11 (25.00%) BDD
4 11 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 8 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.82%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.82%) TDD
7 3 (6.82%) Software Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.55%) Automation Testing
8 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.27%) Kanban
9 1 (2.27%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) SQL
2 9 (20.45%) Java
3 8 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.55%) C#
4 2 (4.55%) Ruby
4 2 (4.55%) Groovy
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.45%) SC Cleared
3 7 (15.91%) ISEB
4 4 (9.09%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.55%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (20.45%) Oracle
2 3 (6.82%) SAP
3 2 (4.55%) JBoss