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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 122 103 128
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +25
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 20 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.63% 0.27% 0.096%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.10% 2.31% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 3
Average daily rate
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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 £307 £285 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £350 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
392 260 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.35% 11.65% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 162 142
Average daily rate £370 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £285 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 46
Average hourly rate £35.00 £39.75 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +4.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -5 16 £363 +3.57% 5
Gloucestershire - 3 £375 - 1
Somerset -17 1 £325 +14.03% 3
Wiltshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
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England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 48 (97.96%) Selenium
2 23 (46.94%) Maven
3 21 (42.86%) Finance
4 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (36.73%) Scrum
6 16 (32.65%) JMeter
6 16 (32.65%) WATIR
7 15 (30.61%) Performance Testing
7 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
7 15 (30.61%) TestNG
8 14 (28.57%) Open Source
9 13 (26.53%) BDD
9 13 (26.53%) Security Testing
9 13 (26.53%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (26.53%) Automated Testing
10 12 (24.49%) SQL
10 12 (24.49%) SC Cleared
11 11 (22.45%) Test Scripting
11 11 (22.45%) Jenkins
11 11 (22.45%) Java
12 10 (20.41%) Linux
13 9 (18.37%) Subversion
13 9 (18.37%) Spring
13 9 (18.37%) XML
13 9 (18.37%) UNIX
13 9 (18.37%) Oracle
13 9 (18.37%) JIRA
14 8 (16.33%) jQuery
14 8 (16.33%) JAX-WS
14 8 (16.33%) Oracle Database

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (6.12%) Mule
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
2 1 (2.04%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (2.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) LDAP
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.04%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 48 (97.96%) Selenium
2 23 (46.94%) Maven
3 16 (32.65%) JMeter
3 16 (32.65%) WATIR
4 15 (30.61%) TestNG
5 11 (22.45%) Jenkins
6 9 (18.37%) Subversion
6 9 (18.37%) JIRA
7 8 (16.33%) Ant
7 8 (16.33%) Eclipse
8 6 (12.24%) Cucumber
9 5 (10.20%) JUnit
10 2 (4.08%) Hudson
10 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
10 2 (4.08%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (4.08%) FitNesse
10 2 (4.08%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (4.08%) LoadRunner
11 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (2.04%) EasyMock
General
1 21 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.16%) Marketing
3 4 (8.16%) Electronics
3 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) Tester
2 16 (32.65%) Developer
3 10 (20.41%) Technical Tester
4 7 (14.29%) UAT Tester
4 7 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Technical Developer
5 5 (10.20%) UI Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Test Leader
6 4 (8.16%) Test Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Web Developer
7 3 (6.12%) QA Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) UI Programmer
8 2 (4.08%) Automated Tester
8 2 (4.08%) Automation Tester
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Test Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Software Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) Spring
1 9 (18.37%) XML
2 8 (16.33%) jQuery
2 8 (16.33%) JAX-WS
2 8 (16.33%) CSS3
2 8 (16.33%) CSS
2 8 (16.33%) XML Schema
2 8 (16.33%) JSF
3 5 (10.20%) Web Services
4 2 (4.08%) RESTful
5 1 (2.04%) WSDL
5 1 (2.04%) Grails
5 1 (2.04%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.04%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Open Source
2 4 (8.16%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Linux
2 9 (18.37%) UNIX
3 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) Scrum
3 15 (30.61%) Performance Testing
4 13 (26.53%) BDD
4 13 (26.53%) Security Testing
4 13 (26.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (26.53%) Automated Testing
5 11 (22.45%) Test Scripting
6 8 (16.33%) Configuration Management
7 5 (10.20%) TDD
8 4 (8.16%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.16%) Programme Management
8 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.12%) Software Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.12%) Automation Testing
10 2 (4.08%) Agile Testing
10 2 (4.08%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) SQL
2 11 (22.45%) Java
3 8 (16.33%) PL/SQL
4 4 (8.16%) Ruby
5 3 (6.12%) C#
6 2 (4.08%) Groovy
6 2 (4.08%) PHP
7 1 (2.04%) Python
7 1 (2.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
2 12 (24.49%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.24%) ISEB
4 3 (6.12%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.08%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Oracle
2 4 (8.16%) SAP
3 2 (4.08%) JBoss
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