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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium WebDriver
England / South West
Rank 96 130 135
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +5
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 43 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.64% 0.60% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.60% 4.06% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 11
Median daily rate £325 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £302 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £420 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 - -

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
500 443 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.04% 14.88% 14.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 302 324
Median daily rate £365 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 31 24
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.80 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.30% +3.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.85 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +15.38%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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
Bristol +29 18 £325 - 5
Wiltshire +11 15 £325 -10.95%
Devon +7 8 £350 +16.66%
Somerset +1 1 - - 1
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 62 (100.00%) Selenium
2 54 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (74.19%) Java
4 43 (69.35%) BDD
5 40 (64.52%) Test Scripting
6 29 (46.77%) Cucumber
6 29 (46.77%) SOAP
7 24 (38.71%) Finance
8 21 (33.87%) Test Automation
9 20 (32.26%) Web Services
10 19 (30.65%) Scrum
11 17 (27.42%) REST
12 15 (24.19%) SoapUI
13 13 (20.97%) C#
13 13 (20.97%) Selenium IDE
14 12 (19.35%) SDLC
15 11 (17.74%) Ant
15 11 (17.74%) ISEB
15 11 (17.74%) Banking
15 11 (17.74%) Maven
16 10 (16.13%) ISTQB
16 10 (16.13%) QA
16 10 (16.13%) Programme Management
16 10 (16.13%) SQL
17 9 (14.52%) SAP
17 9 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
17 9 (14.52%) JMeter
17 9 (14.52%) Electronics
17 9 (14.52%) Telecoms
17 9 (14.52%) Manufacturing

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.23%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.61%) Apache
2 1 (1.61%) ATG Dynamo
Business Applications
1 9 (14.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 62 (100.00%) Selenium
2 29 (46.77%) Cucumber
3 15 (24.19%) SoapUI
4 13 (20.97%) Selenium IDE
5 11 (17.74%) Ant
5 11 (17.74%) Maven
6 9 (14.52%) JMeter
7 8 (12.90%) Git (software)
8 7 (11.29%) Jenkins
8 7 (11.29%) JIRA
9 6 (9.68%) LoadRunner
10 4 (6.45%) Bitbucket
10 4 (6.45%) GitLab
10 4 (6.45%) SpecFlow
10 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio
11 2 (3.23%) Calabash
11 2 (3.23%) IntelliJ
11 2 (3.23%) Subversion
12 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
12 1 (1.61%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 24 (38.71%) Finance
2 11 (17.74%) Banking
3 9 (14.52%) Electronics
3 9 (14.52%) Manufacturing
3 9 (14.52%) Marketing
3 9 (14.52%) Telecoms
4 8 (12.90%) Retail
5 7 (11.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Tester
2 17 (27.42%) Analyst
2 17 (27.42%) Test Analyst
3 15 (24.19%) Automation Test Analyst
4 13 (20.97%) Automation Tester
5 11 (17.74%) Software Tester
6 10 (16.13%) Test Engineer
7 8 (12.90%) QA Tester
7 8 (12.90%) Software QA Tester
8 6 (9.68%) Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (9.68%) Test Specialist
9 5 (8.06%) Java Automation Tester
9 5 (8.06%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 5 (8.06%) Selenium Tester
10 4 (6.45%) Java Engineer
10 4 (6.45%) Software Engineer
10 4 (6.45%) Test Automation Specialist
11 3 (4.84%) Agile Tester
11 3 (4.84%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 2 (3.23%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.77%) SOAP
2 20 (32.26%) Web Services
3 17 (27.42%) REST
4 8 (12.90%) .NET
5 5 (8.06%) Gherkin
6 3 (4.84%) Spring
7 2 (3.23%) HTML
7 2 (3.23%) RESTful
8 1 (1.61%) Ajax
8 1 (1.61%) CSS
8 1 (1.61%) EJB
8 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.61%) J2EE
8 1 (1.61%) JSF
8 1 (1.61%) JSON
8 1 (1.61%) JSP
8 1 (1.61%) Struts
8 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Unix
2 1 (1.61%) Linux
2 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (69.35%) BDD
3 40 (64.52%) Test Scripting
4 21 (33.87%) Test Automation
5 19 (30.65%) Scrum
6 12 (19.35%) SDLC
7 10 (16.13%) Programme Management
8 9 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (14.52%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (12.90%) Compatibility Testing
9 8 (12.90%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 8 (12.90%) Performance Testing
9 8 (12.90%) Software Testing
10 7 (11.29%) Exploratory Testing
10 7 (11.29%) Kanban
11 6 (9.68%) Automation Testing
11 6 (9.68%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
11 6 (9.68%) Release Management
11 6 (9.68%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 46 (74.19%) Java
2 13 (20.97%) C#
3 10 (16.13%) SQL
4 7 (11.29%) Python
5 6 (9.68%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.23%) Ruby
7 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) ISEB
2 10 (16.13%) ISTQB
3 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
4 7 (11.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (9.68%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.61%) SDET
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (14.52%) SAP
2 6 (9.68%) Atlassian
2 6 (9.68%) Cloudera
2 6 (9.68%) HP
3 2 (3.23%) ATG
4 1 (1.61%) BEA
4 1 (1.61%) Google
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle
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