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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 128 125 125
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 14 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 0.75% 0.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.04% 5.58% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 17
Median daily rate £375 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £312 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
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
460 430 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 15.11% 13.42% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 296 236
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 23
Median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £30.51 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £43.83 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing WebDriver as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the South West region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire -2 6 £275 +22.22% 1
Bristol -4 5 £425 +13.33%
Gloucestershire -1 2 £413 -1.78%
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebDriver also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 33 (100.00%) Selenium
2 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (54.55%) Test Automation
4 15 (45.45%) C#
4 15 (45.45%) Java
4 15 (45.45%) Cucumber
4 15 (45.45%) SpecFlow
5 14 (42.42%) BDD
5 14 (42.42%) Ruby
6 13 (39.39%) SQL
7 11 (33.33%) JIRA
7 11 (33.33%) Behat
7 11 (33.33%) Capybara
7 11 (33.33%) Rally
7 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 10 (30.30%) Automation Testing
8 10 (30.30%) QA
8 10 (30.30%) Scrum
9 9 (27.27%) ISEB
9 9 (27.27%) ISTQB
9 9 (27.27%) WATIR
10 8 (24.24%) Software Testing
10 8 (24.24%) OO
10 8 (24.24%) GAP Analysis
10 8 (24.24%) Software Delivery
11 6 (18.18%) TDD
11 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
12 5 (15.15%) Kanban
13 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
13 4 (12.12%) Finance

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Magento
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 33 (100.00%) Selenium
2 15 (45.45%) Cucumber
2 15 (45.45%) SpecFlow
3 11 (33.33%) Capybara
3 11 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 11 (33.33%) JIRA
4 9 (27.27%) WATIR
5 2 (6.06%) Appium
5 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.06%) JMeter
5 2 (6.06%) Protractor
5 2 (6.06%) Robotium
5 2 (6.06%) SoapUI
5 2 (6.06%) Xcode
6 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.03%) FitNesse
6 1 (3.03%) HP UFT
6 1 (3.03%) Hudson
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Games
3 2 (6.06%) Electronics
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Analyst
1 11 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 11 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Test Automation Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Tester
3 7 (21.21%) Automation Tester
4 6 (18.18%) Selenium Tester
5 5 (15.15%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 4 (12.12%) Agile Tester
7 3 (9.09%) Consultant
7 3 (9.09%) Java Automation Tester
7 3 (9.09%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Test Automation Consultant
7 3 (9.09%) Test Consultant
7 3 (9.09%) Web Automation Tester
7 3 (9.09%) Web Tester
8 2 (6.06%) QA Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) QA Test Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) Behat
2 3 (9.09%) SOAP
3 2 (6.06%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) Gherkin
3 2 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (6.06%) REST
3 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Android
1 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 14 (42.42%) BDD
4 10 (30.30%) Automation Testing
4 10 (30.30%) Scrum
5 8 (24.24%) GAP Analysis
5 8 (24.24%) OO
5 8 (24.24%) Software Delivery
5 8 (24.24%) Software Testing
6 6 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 6 (18.18%) TDD
7 5 (15.15%) Kanban
8 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
8 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
9 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
9 3 (9.09%) Pair Programming
9 3 (9.09%) Time Management
10 2 (6.06%) Manual Testing
10 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) C#
1 15 (45.45%) Java
2 14 (42.42%) Ruby
3 13 (39.39%) SQL
4 2 (6.06%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) F#
5 1 (3.03%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) ISEB
1 9 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Rally
2 2 (6.06%) ATG
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
Swindon, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago