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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 133 98 136
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +38
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 14 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% 0.65% 0.033%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.08% 6.31% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 1
Average daily rate
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£363 £285 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.19% +14.00%
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
455 222 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.50% 10.30% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 141 169
Average daily rate £388 £333 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.54% -11.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 15 55
Average hourly rate £47.50 £41.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.45% +6.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £15.26 £20.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -18 13 £369 +5.35%
Devon - - - - 2
Dorset - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 32 (100.00%) Selenium
2 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (56.25%) Finance
4 17 (53.13%) Scrum
5 15 (46.88%) JMeter
6 14 (43.75%) WATIR
6 14 (43.75%) Performance Testing
6 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
7 13 (40.63%) Open Source
7 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
8 9 (28.13%) Java
9 7 (21.88%) SQL
10 6 (18.75%) Cucumber
10 6 (18.75%) BDD
10 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
10 6 (18.75%) ISEB
11 4 (12.50%) C#
11 4 (12.50%) JUnit
11 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
11 4 (12.50%) TDD
11 4 (12.50%) QA
11 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
11 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
11 4 (12.50%) TestNG
12 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
12 3 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
12 3 (9.38%) Automation Testing
12 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (9.38%) Maven
12 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2 (6.25%) JBoss
1 2 (6.25%) Mule
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 32 (100.00%) Selenium
2 15 (46.88%) JMeter
3 14 (43.75%) WATIR
4 6 (18.75%) Cucumber
5 4 (12.50%) JUnit
5 4 (12.50%) TestNG
6 3 (9.38%) Maven
6 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
7 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
7 2 (6.25%) Behat
7 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
7 2 (6.25%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
8 1 (3.13%) Mockito
8 1 (3.13%) Hudson
8 1 (3.13%) Subversion
8 1 (3.13%) EasyMock
8 1 (3.13%) FitNesse
8 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.38%) Electronics
3 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (65.63%) Tester
2 8 (25.00%) Technical Tester
3 7 (21.88%) Technical Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Lead Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Test Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Automation Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) UAT Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Automated Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Automated Test Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Web Services
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) XML
3 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.13%) RESTful
3 1 (3.13%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Open Source
2 3 (9.38%) DTV
3 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) UNIX
3 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) Scrum
3 14 (43.75%) Performance Testing
4 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 6 (18.75%) BDD
5 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 4 (12.50%) TDD
6 3 (9.38%) Programme Management
6 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.38%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.38%) Automation Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Test Planning
7 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.25%) Kanban
7 2 (6.25%) V-Model
7 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.25%) Build Automation
7 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) SQL
3 4 (12.50%) C#
4 3 (9.38%) Ruby
5 2 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) Groovy
6 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 13 (40.63%) SC Cleared
3 6 (18.75%) ISEB
4 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (6.25%) HND
7 1 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (3.13%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) SAP
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