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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 133 125 100
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -25
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 13 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.38% 0.54% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.80% 4.51% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 8
Average daily rate
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£385 £363 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% +27.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
464 377 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.70% 11.92% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 225 155
Average daily rate £399 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.40% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £297 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 19 15
Average hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £43.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -19.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.16%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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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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 -16 4 £431 +18.96% 1
Devon - 4 £330 - 3
Somerset +3 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire -4 1 £420 +5.00% 1
Wiltshire - 1 £225 -
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 27 (100.00%) Selenium
2 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (48.15%) QA
3 13 (48.15%) BDD
4 12 (44.44%) ISTQB
5 11 (40.74%) Scrum
5 11 (40.74%) Java
6 10 (37.04%) Degree
7 9 (33.33%) C#
8 8 (29.63%) SQL
8 8 (29.63%) ISEB
8 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
8 8 (29.63%) SpecFlow
9 7 (25.93%) Atlassian
10 6 (22.22%) JIRA
10 6 (22.22%) Software Testing
10 6 (22.22%) SOAP
10 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
10 6 (22.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 6 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (22.22%) SDLC
10 6 (22.22%) REST
11 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
11 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
11 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
12 4 (14.81%) Ruby
12 4 (14.81%) ATG
12 4 (14.81%) ATG Dynamo
12 4 (14.81%) FitNesse
12 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (14.81%) ATG Dynamo
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (100.00%) Selenium
2 8 (29.63%) SpecFlow
3 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 6 (22.22%) JIRA
4 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
5 4 (14.81%) Behat
5 4 (14.81%) Selenium IDE
5 4 (14.81%) FitNesse
6 3 (11.11%) JUnit
6 3 (11.11%) NUnit
6 3 (11.11%) MSTest
6 3 (11.11%) TestNG
7 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
7 2 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (7.41%) PhpStorm
7 2 (7.41%) GitLab
General
1 1 (3.70%) Electronics
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Test Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) QA Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Agile Test Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) AWS Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Test Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Automation Tester
5 3 (11.11%) Quality Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Tester
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (3.70%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) SOAP
1 6 (22.22%) REST
2 4 (14.81%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 3 (11.11%) Data Structures
1 3 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Android
1 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) BDD
3 11 (40.74%) Scrum
4 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
5 6 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 6 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (22.22%) SDLC
6 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
6 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.81%) Manual Testing
7 4 (14.81%) User Stories
8 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
9 2 (7.41%) TDD
9 2 (7.41%) ETL
9 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
9 2 (7.41%) Automation Testing
10 1 (3.70%) Line Management
10 1 (3.70%) ATDD
10 1 (3.70%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) C#
3 8 (29.63%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) Ruby
4 4 (14.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 10 (37.04%) Degree
3 8 (29.63%) ISEB
4 6 (22.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (48.15%) QA
2 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Atlassian
2 4 (14.81%) ATG
3 1 (3.70%) SAP