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 2 December 2016 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 117 139 131
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 22 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.80% 0.31% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.77% 1.88% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 17
Median daily rate £343 £308 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% -15.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £364 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
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
461 532 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 16.72% 16.56% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 390 332
Median daily rate £385 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £308 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 28
Median hourly rate £38.75 £41.25 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.53 £37.50 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.55 £43.85 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Wiltshire +8 11 £343 +11.38% 2
Gloucestershire +10 5 - -
Bristol +8 5 £325 +8.33% 1
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 32 (100.00%) Selenium
2 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (87.50%) Java
4 27 (84.38%) BDD
5 25 (78.13%) Test Scripting
6 17 (53.13%) SOAP
7 12 (37.50%) Web Services
7 12 (37.50%) REST
8 10 (31.25%) Cucumber
8 10 (31.25%) Exploratory Testing
9 9 (28.13%) Scrum
9 9 (28.13%) Automation Testing
10 8 (25.00%) Finance
10 8 (25.00%) Python
10 8 (25.00%) QA
10 8 (25.00%) Kanban
10 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
11 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
11 7 (21.88%) Selenium IDE
12 6 (18.75%) Hadoop
12 6 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
12 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
12 6 (18.75%) SoapUI
12 6 (18.75%) Cloudera
12 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (18.75%) Software Delivery
12 6 (18.75%) Maven
12 6 (18.75%) DV Cleared
12 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
12 6 (18.75%) JIRA

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 32 (100.00%) Selenium
2 10 (31.25%) Cucumber
3 7 (21.88%) Selenium IDE
4 6 (18.75%) Ant
4 6 (18.75%) JIRA
4 6 (18.75%) LoadRunner
4 6 (18.75%) Maven
4 6 (18.75%) SoapUI
5 2 (6.25%) Appium
5 2 (6.25%) Hudson
5 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.25%) Protractor
5 2 (6.25%) Robotium
5 2 (6.25%) SpecFlow
5 2 (6.25%) Xcode
6 1 (3.13%) JMeter
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Electronics
2 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.50%) Marketing
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Analyst
1 14 (43.75%) Test Analyst
2 12 (37.50%) Tester
3 10 (31.25%) Automation Test Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) Automation Tester
5 6 (18.75%) Software Tester
6 5 (15.63%) Java Automation Tester
6 5 (15.63%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) Test Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 4 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
7 4 (12.50%) Web Automation Tester
7 4 (12.50%) Web Tester
8 3 (9.38%) Agile Tester
8 3 (9.38%) QA Tester
8 3 (9.38%) Software Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) Software QA Tester
9 2 (6.25%) QA Test Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
9 2 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) SOAP
2 12 (37.50%) REST
2 12 (37.50%) Web Services
3 3 (9.38%) .NET
3 3 (9.38%) Gherkin
4 2 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Unix
2 2 (6.25%) Android
2 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (96.88%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (84.38%) BDD
3 25 (78.13%) Test Scripting
4 10 (31.25%) Exploratory Testing
5 9 (28.13%) Automation Testing
5 9 (28.13%) Scrum
6 8 (25.00%) Kanban
7 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Release Management
8 6 (18.75%) Software Delivery
9 5 (15.63%) SDLC
9 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
9 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
10 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (12.50%) Programme Management
11 3 (9.38%) Compatibility Testing
11 3 (9.38%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
11 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) Python
3 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
4 5 (15.63%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) Groovy
5 2 (6.25%) Ruby
5 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (18.75%) DV Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) ISEB
2 6 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Atlassian
1 6 (18.75%) Cloudera
1 6 (18.75%) HP
2 4 (12.50%) SAP
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