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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 124 110 116
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 16 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.50% 0.57% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.40% 5.24% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 6
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
470 267 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.73% 10.89% 12.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 171 176
Average daily rate £400 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 23
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £31.62 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +3 12 £425 +30.76%
Somerset -8 1 £325 -15.03% 1
Wiltshire - - - -
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 31 (100.00%) Selenium
2 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (45.16%) Scrum
4 11 (35.48%) Finance
5 10 (32.26%) WATIR
5 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
5 10 (32.26%) Open Source
6 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
6 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
6 9 (29.03%) Java
6 9 (29.03%) JMeter
6 9 (29.03%) Performance Testing
7 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
8 6 (19.35%) Cucumber
8 6 (19.35%) Test Scripting
8 6 (19.35%) TDD
9 5 (16.13%) QA
9 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
9 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
10 4 (12.90%) Hudson
10 4 (12.90%) BDD
10 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (12.90%) Maven
10 4 (12.90%) Ruby
10 4 (12.90%) ISEB
10 4 (12.90%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (12.90%) PHP
10 4 (12.90%) C#
10 4 (12.90%) Linux
10 4 (12.90%) OO

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 31 (100.00%) Selenium
2 10 (32.26%) WATIR
3 9 (29.03%) JMeter
4 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
5 6 (19.35%) Cucumber
6 5 (16.13%) Git (software)
7 4 (12.90%) Hudson
7 4 (12.90%) Maven
7 4 (12.90%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (9.68%) TeamCity
8 3 (9.68%) Behat
9 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (6.45%) FitNesse
9 2 (6.45%) JUnit
10 1 (3.23%) JIRA
10 1 (3.23%) TestNG
10 1 (3.23%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
2 2 (6.45%) Electronics
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Tester
2 6 (19.35%) Test Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Test Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Technical Tester
4 4 (12.90%) Test Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Architect
6 1 (3.23%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Automated Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Test Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Test Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Web Services
1 3 (9.68%) REST
2 2 (6.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) SOAP
3 1 (3.23%) XML
3 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.23%) RESTful
3 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Open Source
2 2 (6.45%) DTV
3 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (80.65%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) Scrum
3 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
4 9 (29.03%) Performance Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Test Scripting
5 6 (19.35%) TDD
6 5 (16.13%) Waterfall
7 4 (12.90%) BDD
7 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (12.90%) OO
8 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
8 3 (9.68%) Build Automation
9 2 (6.45%) V-Model
9 2 (6.45%) Test Planning
9 2 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (6.45%) Kanban
9 2 (6.45%) Security Testing
9 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
9 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
9 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) Ruby
2 4 (12.90%) PHP
2 4 (12.90%) C#
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) Python
4 1 (3.23%) Perl
4 1 (3.23%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
1 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) ISEB
3 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.45%) HND
5 1 (3.23%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) SAP
2 1 (3.23%) ATG
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