The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 341 392 423
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +31
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 290 187 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.35% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.05% 2.99% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 155 116
Average daily rate
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£375 £385 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +14.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7162 6249 6473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.88% 11.71% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4574 4010 3701
Average daily rate £388 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 135 224
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.75 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £54.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.00%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebDriver within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WebDriver
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebDriver within the UK.

WebDriver Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WebDriver
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebDriver within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WebDriver
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
England +44 264 £375 -1.31% 60
London +42 184 £390 -2.50% 35
City of London +26 40 £400 - 14
South East -10 38 £375 +5.63% 14
Wales - 20 £325 -
South West -22 17 £363 +27.19% 1
South Wales - 16 £325 -
Buckinghamshire 0 14 £419 +28.84%
Bristol -10 14 £363 +3.57% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £320 - 1
North East - 9 £320 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 9 £320 - 1
Milton Keynes -4 8 £424 +25.55%
East Midlands +7 6 £350 - 1
Berkshire +2 6 £375 -6.25% 2
Surrey -1 6 £258 -31.33% 5
Hampshire -10 5 £303 -14.78% 4
Derbyshire - 4 £348 -
East Sussex - 4 £370 - 3
Derby - 4 £348 -
Brighton - 4 £370 - 2
Yorkshire +4 3 £320 +31.95% 2
North West -3 3 £325 -35.00% 4
Slough - 3 £380 - 1
West Yorkshire 0 2 £348 +43.29% 2
Leeds -2 2 £348 +43.29% 1
Cardiff - 2 £333 -
Swansea - 2 £450 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £400 -
West Wales - 2 £450 -

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 563 (92.30%) Selenium
2 393 (64.43%) Java
3 294 (48.20%) BDD
4 271 (44.43%) Cucumber
5 267 (43.77%) TDD
6 226 (37.05%) Scrum
7 221 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
8 207 (33.93%) Test Automation
9 170 (27.87%) QA
10 164 (26.89%) C#
11 156 (25.57%) Automation Testing
12 133 (21.80%) Test Scripting
13 131 (21.48%) JavaScript
14 129 (21.15%) Jenkins
15 128 (20.98%) HTML
16 127 (20.82%) Ruby
17 126 (20.66%) JUnit
18 123 (20.16%) Continuous Integration
19 120 (19.67%) SQL
20 116 (19.02%) Automated Testing
21 115 (18.85%) E-Commerce
22 101 (16.56%) XML
23 100 (16.39%) CSS
24 94 (15.41%) JMeter
25 90 (14.75%) Web Services
26 88 (14.43%) ISEB
27 87 (14.26%) JIRA
28 82 (13.44%) Subversion
29 81 (13.28%) Maven
29 81 (13.28%) .NET

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 21 (3.44%) SharePoint
1 21 (3.44%) Adobe CQ
2 15 (2.46%) CMS
3 6 (0.98%) Apache
4 5 (0.82%) Node.js
5 4 (0.66%) Confluence
5 4 (0.66%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.49%) Mule
6 3 (0.49%) nginx
6 3 (0.49%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.33%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.33%) Drupal
8 1 (0.16%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.16%) IIS
8 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (1.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.66%) MS Office
3 2 (0.33%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.33%) Magento
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.49%) PaaS
3 2 (0.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.74%) HTTP
2 11 (1.80%) Internet
3 8 (1.31%) LDAP
4 3 (0.49%) Wireshark
4 3 (0.49%) SSL
5 1 (0.16%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (4.92%) Relational Database
2 23 (3.77%) MySQL
3 16 (2.62%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.62%) Oracle Database
4 7 (1.15%) RDBMS
5 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.66%) DB2
5 4 (0.66%) Big Data
6 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.33%) Star Schema
7 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.33%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.16%) DbVisualizer
8 1 (0.16%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.16%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 563 (92.30%) Selenium
2 271 (44.43%) Cucumber
3 129 (21.15%) Jenkins
4 126 (20.66%) JUnit
5 94 (15.41%) JMeter
6 87 (14.26%) JIRA
7 82 (13.44%) Subversion
8 81 (13.28%) Maven
9 75 (12.30%) JBehave
10 67 (10.98%) TeamCity
11 65 (10.66%) Git (software)
12 59 (9.67%) SoapUI
13 54 (8.85%) Hudson
14 49 (8.03%) TestNG
15 40 (6.56%) WATIR
16 39 (6.39%) Ant
17 37 (6.07%) Team Foundation Server
17 37 (6.07%) Mockito
18 35 (5.74%) SpecFlow
19 34 (5.57%) Grunt
General
1 79 (12.95%) Finance
2 23 (3.77%) Banking
3 22 (3.61%) Retail
4 16 (2.62%) Games
5 14 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.13%) Front Office
7 10 (1.64%) Marketing
8 9 (1.48%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.48%) Legal
9 7 (1.15%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.98%) Electronics
11 5 (0.82%) Advertising
12 3 (0.49%) Publishing
13 1 (0.16%) Automotive
13 1 (0.16%) Law
13 1 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 174 (28.52%) Tester
2 155 (25.41%) Developer
3 108 (17.70%) Analyst
4 106 (17.38%) Test Analyst
5 86 (14.10%) Automation Tester
6 61 (10.00%) Test Engineer
7 44 (7.21%) Automation Engineer
8 42 (6.89%) QA Engineer
9 33 (5.41%) Automation Analyst
10 30 (4.92%) Automation Test Analyst
11 28 (4.59%) Test Consultant
11 28 (4.59%) Consultant
12 27 (4.43%) Java Developer
13 23 (3.77%) QA Tester
13 23 (3.77%) Web Developer
14 21 (3.44%) Selenium Tester
15 19 (3.11%) Agile Test Analyst
15 19 (3.11%) Test Leader
16 17 (2.79%) QA Automation Engineer
17 16 (2.62%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (20.98%) HTML
2 101 (16.56%) XML
3 100 (16.39%) CSS
4 90 (14.75%) Web Services
5 81 (13.28%) .NET
6 48 (7.87%) SOAP
7 47 (7.70%) JSON
8 45 (7.38%) HTML5
9 44 (7.21%) AngularJS
9 44 (7.21%) RESTful
10 36 (5.90%) REST
11 31 (5.08%) .NET Framework
12 30 (4.92%) Spring
13 29 (4.75%) Gherkin
14 27 (4.43%) Apache Flex
15 19 (3.11%) jQuery
16 18 (2.95%) CSS3
16 18 (2.95%) XSLT
17 8 (1.31%) JSF
17 8 (1.31%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 75 (12.30%) Open Source
2 40 (6.56%) Mobile App
3 38 (6.23%) Enterprise Software
4 32 (5.25%) Computer Science
5 29 (4.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 19 (3.11%) Client/Server
7 14 (2.30%) RIA
8 12 (1.97%) Digital Media
8 12 (1.97%) New Media
9 10 (1.64%) Video on Demand
10 7 (1.15%) Mobile Banking
11 6 (0.98%) DTV
11 6 (0.98%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.82%) IPTV
13 4 (0.66%) Data Integration
13 4 (0.66%) iSeries
14 3 (0.49%) iPhone
14 3 (0.49%) Data Conversion
14 3 (0.49%) Fixed Income
14 3 (0.49%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 80 (13.11%) Linux
2 50 (8.20%) UNIX
3 40 (6.56%) Android
4 37 (6.07%) Apple iOS
5 22 (3.61%) Windows
6 7 (1.15%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (48.20%) BDD
2 267 (43.77%) TDD
3 226 (37.05%) Scrum
4 221 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
5 207 (33.93%) Test Automation
6 156 (25.57%) Automation Testing
7 133 (21.80%) Test Scripting
8 123 (20.16%) Continuous Integration
9 116 (19.02%) Automated Testing
10 115 (18.85%) E-Commerce
11 80 (13.11%) OO
12 70 (11.48%) Software Testing
13 54 (8.85%) Kanban
13 54 (8.85%) Performance Testing
14 51 (8.36%) Regression Testing
15 46 (7.54%) SOA
16 45 (7.38%) User Stories
17 41 (6.72%) Test Management
17 41 (6.72%) User Acceptance Testing
18 39 (6.39%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 393 (64.43%) Java
2 164 (26.89%) C#
3 131 (21.48%) JavaScript
4 127 (20.82%) Ruby
5 120 (19.67%) SQL
6 52 (8.52%) Python
7 44 (7.21%) PHP
8 22 (3.61%) Groovy
9 19 (3.11%) Scala
9 19 (3.11%) Shell Script
10 18 (2.95%) Perl
11 16 (2.62%) VB
12 15 (2.46%) PL/SQL
13 12 (1.97%) VBScript
14 10 (1.64%) C++
15 7 (1.15%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.15%) XPath
16 6 (0.98%) PowerShell
17 3 (0.49%) XQuery
17 3 (0.49%) C
Qualifications
1 88 (14.43%) ISEB
2 70 (11.48%) ISTQB
3 46 (7.54%) Security Cleared
4 39 (6.39%) SC Cleared
5 19 (3.11%) Degree
6 13 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.49%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (27.87%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.49%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 44 (7.21%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.82%) Puppet
2 5 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.49%) Ansible
3 3 (0.49%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.33%) Nessus
5 1 (0.16%) Salt
Vendors
1 51 (8.36%) Oracle
2 48 (7.87%) Adobe
3 24 (3.93%) HP
4 12 (1.97%) hybris
5 10 (1.64%) ATG
6 9 (1.48%) Microsoft
7 6 (0.98%) SAP
8 5 (0.82%) IBM
8 5 (0.82%) Informatica
9 3 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.49%) Teradata
10 2 (0.33%) JBoss
10 2 (0.33%) Demandware
11 1 (0.16%) Appcelerator
11 1 (0.16%) Progress
11 1 (0.16%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.16%) Sun
11 1 (0.16%) Telerik
11 1 (0.16%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.16%) TIBCO
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