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 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 133 119 123
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 6 25 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.19% 0.76% 0.086%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.31% 5.52% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
457 453 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.31% 13.71% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 278 184
Average daily rate £385 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £430 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 14
Average hourly rate £36.75 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £33.35 £30.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

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
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 April 2015. 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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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 -12 4 £375 +13.63% 1
Devon - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 24 (100.00%) Selenium
2 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (45.83%) Test Automation
4 9 (37.50%) Scrum
4 9 (37.50%) Java
5 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
6 6 (25.00%) Open Source
6 6 (25.00%) Finance
7 5 (20.83%) JMeter
7 5 (20.83%) C#
7 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
7 5 (20.83%) WATIR
7 5 (20.83%) Ruby
7 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
7 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
7 5 (20.83%) BDD
8 4 (16.67%) REST
8 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 4 (16.67%) QA
8 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 4 (16.67%) SQL
8 4 (16.67%) OO
8 4 (16.67%) ISEB
8 4 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (12.50%) JUnit
9 3 (12.50%) Web Services
9 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 (8.33%) ATG Dynamo
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (100.00%) Selenium
2 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
3 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
3 5 (20.83%) JMeter
3 5 (20.83%) WATIR
4 4 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 3 (12.50%) Hudson
5 3 (12.50%) Maven
5 3 (12.50%) JUnit
5 3 (12.50%) TeamCity
6 2 (8.33%) FitNesse
6 2 (8.33%) TestNG
7 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.17%) MSTest
7 1 (4.17%) Behat
7 1 (4.17%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
7 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
7 1 (4.17%) NUnit
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Tester
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Tester
4 4 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Test Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Automated Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (4.17%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Test Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) REST
2 3 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (8.33%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.17%) DTV
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Test Automation
3 9 (37.50%) Scrum
4 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
4 5 (20.83%) BDD
5 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 4 (16.67%) OO
6 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 3 (12.50%) TDD
6 3 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 3 (12.50%) User Stories
7 2 (8.33%) Build Automation
7 2 (8.33%) Security Testing
8 1 (4.17%) OOP
8 1 (4.17%) V-Model
8 1 (4.17%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) C#
2 5 (20.83%) Ruby
3 4 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) ISEB
3 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) ATG
2 1 (4.17%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft