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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 353 410 411
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +1
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 290 178 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.98% 2.86% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 147 120
Average daily rate
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£375 £390 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £190.00 - -
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
7286 6223 6371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.71% 11.78% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4779 4010 3582
Average daily rate £395 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 135 219
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.16% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.70%

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 12 September 2014.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WebDriver
Hourly Rate Trend

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

WebDriver Hourly Rate Trend 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 12 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England +48 264 £375 -3.84% 77
London +44 177 £388 -3.12% 43
City of London +25 42 £400 - 16
South East +11 40 £375 - 12
Wales - 19 £325 - 1
South West -29 17 £363 +27.19% 6
Buckinghamshire +3 15 £415 +29.68%
South Wales - 15 £325 - 1
Bristol -5 13 £363 +3.57% 3
Milton Keynes +10 8 £424 +32.42%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £320 - 2
Brighton - 8 £358 -
East Sussex - 8 £358 -
Tyne and Wear - 8 £320 - 2
North East - 8 £320 - 2
East Midlands - 7 £413 -
Surrey +5 6 £258 -31.33% 5
East of England - 6 £325 - 1
Berkshire -9 5 £375 -6.25% 2
Yorkshire -2 4 £335 +38.14% 3
Leeds -1 3 £375 +54.63% 2
North West -3 3 £325 -35.00% 7
West Yorkshire -10 3 £375 +54.63% 2
Hampshire -16 3 £295 +5.35% 4
Derbyshire - 3 £375 -
Swansea - 3 £400 -
Derby - 3 £375 -
West Wales - 3 £400 -
Scotland - 2 £475 -
Cardiff - 2 £315 -

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 September 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.

1 558 (91.78%) Selenium
2 420 (69.08%) Agile Software Development
3 388 (63.82%) Java
4 275 (45.23%) BDD
5 259 (42.60%) Cucumber
6 255 (41.94%) TDD
7 222 (36.51%) Scrum
8 195 (32.07%) Test Automation
9 170 (27.96%) C#
10 161 (26.48%) QA
11 153 (25.16%) Automation Testing
12 136 (22.37%) Test Scripting
13 128 (21.05%) Jenkins
13 128 (21.05%) JavaScript
14 127 (20.89%) HTML
14 127 (20.89%) JUnit
15 117 (19.24%) Automated Testing
15 117 (19.24%) Continuous Integration
16 116 (19.08%) Ruby
16 116 (19.08%) SQL
17 111 (18.26%) E-Commerce
18 101 (16.61%) CSS
19 91 (14.97%) JMeter
20 90 (14.80%) XML
21 89 (14.64%) .NET
21 89 (14.64%) ISEB
22 88 (14.47%) JIRA
23 82 (13.49%) Open Source
24 81 (13.32%) Maven
24 81 (13.32%) Subversion

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 27 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.80%) Adobe CQ
3 12 (1.97%) CMS
4 7 (1.15%) Apache
5 5 (0.82%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.82%) Node.js
6 4 (0.66%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.49%) Confluence
7 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.49%) Mule
7 3 (0.49%) nginx
7 3 (0.49%) Drupal
7 3 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.33%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.33%) IIS
8 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.16%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.66%) MS Office
3 2 (0.33%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.33%) Magento
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.49%) PaaS
3 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.61%) HTTP
2 13 (2.14%) Internet
3 7 (1.15%) LDAP
4 3 (0.49%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.33%) SSL
6 1 (0.16%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (3.95%) MySQL
2 23 (3.78%) Relational Database
3 17 (2.80%) SQL Server
4 15 (2.47%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.15%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.66%) DB2
7 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.49%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.49%) Big Data
8 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.33%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.16%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.16%) DbVisualizer
9 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 558 (91.78%) Selenium
2 259 (42.60%) Cucumber
3 128 (21.05%) Jenkins
4 127 (20.89%) JUnit
5 91 (14.97%) JMeter
6 88 (14.47%) JIRA
7 81 (13.32%) Subversion
7 81 (13.32%) Maven
8 69 (11.35%) JBehave
9 56 (9.21%) TeamCity
9 56 (9.21%) Git (software)
10 52 (8.55%) TestNG
11 51 (8.39%) SoapUI
12 48 (7.89%) Hudson
13 42 (6.91%) Ant
14 39 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
14 39 (6.41%) Grunt
15 38 (6.25%) SpecFlow
16 35 (5.76%) Mockito
17 34 (5.59%) WATIR
General
1 78 (12.83%) Finance
2 22 (3.62%) Banking
3 21 (3.45%) Retail
4 17 (2.80%) Games
5 14 (2.30%) Front Office
6 12 (1.97%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.64%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.64%) Marketing
8 8 (1.32%) Legal
9 7 (1.15%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.99%) Electronics
11 5 (0.82%) Advertising
12 3 (0.49%) Publishing
13 1 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 181 (29.77%) Tester
2 155 (25.49%) Developer
3 106 (17.43%) Analyst
4 104 (17.11%) Test Analyst
5 93 (15.30%) Automation Tester
6 61 (10.03%) Test Engineer
7 42 (6.91%) Automation Engineer
8 40 (6.58%) QA Engineer
9 30 (4.93%) Automation Analyst
10 29 (4.77%) Test Consultant
10 29 (4.77%) Consultant
11 27 (4.44%) Automation Test Analyst
12 24 (3.95%) Web Developer
12 24 (3.95%) Java Developer
13 22 (3.62%) Selenium Tester
14 20 (3.29%) JavaScript Developer
14 20 (3.29%) QA Tester
15 17 (2.80%) Agile Test Analyst
15 17 (2.80%) Test Leader
16 16 (2.63%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (20.89%) HTML
2 101 (16.61%) CSS
3 90 (14.80%) XML
4 89 (14.64%) .NET
5 80 (13.16%) Web Services
6 54 (8.88%) HTML5
7 52 (8.55%) AngularJS
8 45 (7.40%) SOAP
9 42 (6.91%) REST
10 40 (6.58%) RESTful
11 39 (6.41%) JSON
12 34 (5.59%) .NET Framework
13 31 (5.10%) Spring
14 28 (4.61%) Gherkin
14 28 (4.61%) Apache Flex
15 23 (3.78%) jQuery
16 21 (3.45%) CSS3
17 12 (1.97%) XSLT
18 9 (1.48%) Hibernate
19 8 (1.32%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 82 (13.49%) Open Source
2 40 (6.58%) Mobile App
3 37 (6.09%) User Experience
4 33 (5.43%) Enterprise Software
5 32 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 31 (5.10%) Computer Science
7 22 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (3.45%) Client/Server
9 16 (2.63%) RIA
10 12 (1.97%) Digital Media
10 12 (1.97%) New Media
11 8 (1.32%) Video on Demand
12 6 (0.99%) DTV
12 6 (0.99%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.99%) Over-the-Top Content
13 4 (0.66%) iSeries
13 4 (0.66%) IPTV
13 4 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
13 4 (0.66%) Data Integration
14 3 (0.49%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 76 (12.50%) Linux
2 48 (7.89%) UNIX
3 34 (5.59%) Android
4 31 (5.10%) Apple iOS
5 25 (4.11%) 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
1 420 (69.08%) Agile Software Development
2 275 (45.23%) BDD
3 255 (41.94%) TDD
4 222 (36.51%) Scrum
5 195 (32.07%) Test Automation
6 153 (25.16%) Automation Testing
7 136 (22.37%) Test Scripting
8 117 (19.24%) Continuous Integration
8 117 (19.24%) Automated Testing
9 111 (18.26%) E-Commerce
10 81 (13.32%) OO
11 71 (11.68%) Software Testing
12 61 (10.03%) Kanban
13 60 (9.87%) Performance Testing
14 53 (8.72%) Manual Testing
15 45 (7.40%) User Stories
16 44 (7.24%) Test Management
16 44 (7.24%) SOA
17 43 (7.07%) Regression Testing
18 39 (6.41%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 388 (63.82%) Java
2 170 (27.96%) C#
3 128 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 116 (19.08%) SQL
4 116 (19.08%) Ruby
5 47 (7.73%) Python
6 45 (7.40%) PHP
7 19 (3.13%) Scala
8 17 (2.80%) Groovy
9 14 (2.30%) PL/SQL
9 14 (2.30%) Perl
9 14 (2.30%) VB
10 13 (2.14%) Shell Script
11 12 (1.97%) VBScript
12 8 (1.32%) C++
13 7 (1.15%) PowerShell
14 6 (0.99%) XPath
15 5 (0.82%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.49%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 89 (14.64%) ISEB
2 75 (12.34%) ISTQB
3 53 (8.72%) Security Cleared
4 47 (7.73%) SC Cleared
5 19 (3.13%) Degree
6 14 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.49%) Sun Certification
7 3 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.16%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.16%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (26.48%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.49%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 47 (7.73%) 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 49 (8.06%) Oracle
2 44 (7.24%) Adobe
3 21 (3.45%) HP
4 15 (2.47%) hybris
5 10 (1.64%) ATG
6 9 (1.48%) Microsoft
7 6 (0.99%) SAP
8 5 (0.82%) Informatica
8 5 (0.82%) IBM
9 3 (0.49%) Teradata
10 2 (0.33%) Telerik
10 2 (0.33%) Demandware
10 2 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.33%) JBoss
10 2 (0.33%) Mercator
11 1 (0.16%) Progress
11 1 (0.16%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.16%) Sitecore
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