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 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 370 303 369
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +66
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 244 304 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.59% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.49% 4.78% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 247 151
Average daily rate
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£355 £361 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -9.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
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
6982 6366 5205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.01% 12.26% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4469 4037 3301
Average daily rate £400 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 110 142
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.40 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% +3.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £17.90 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

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 March 2015.

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 27 March 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
England -73 218 £363 +1.11% 105
London -72 118 £389 +3.66% 63
South East -26 47 £355 +13.60% 17
City of London -29 34 £423 +20.71% 28
East of England +35 31 £319 +10.38% 1
Berkshire +1 24 £355 +19.32% 6
Cambridgeshire +22 22 £350 +72.83%
Reading +12 16 £355 +18.33% 1
Scotland +4 14 £363 - 2
Hampshire -6 9 £290 -29.69%
East Midlands +1 8 £331 +57.73% 6
Glasgow +2 7 £381 -
Edinburgh - 7 £331 - 1
South West -26 6 £375 +7.14% 3
Cambridge - 6 - -
Hertfordshire - 6 £220 - 1
Surrey +2 5 £380 +21.60% 8
North West -12 5 £400 +26.98% 3
Yorkshire -16 5 £319 -8.92% 6
Nottinghamshire -5 4 - - 1
Nottingham -6 4 - - 1
Bristol -7 4 £438 +34.61% 2
Watford - 4 £210 -
Lancashire -1 3 £400 +33.33%
Slough -3 3 £413 +73.68%
Northamptonshire - 3 £263 - 5
South Yorkshire - 3 £326 - 1
Manchester -10 2 £375 +19.04% 2
Newbury - 2 £275 - 1
Maidenhead - 2 £330 - 1

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 467 (89.12%) Selenium
2 365 (69.66%) Agile Software Development
3 265 (50.57%) Java
4 229 (43.70%) BDD
5 216 (41.22%) QA
6 204 (38.93%) Cucumber
7 180 (34.35%) C#
8 161 (30.73%) Test Automation
9 151 (28.82%) TDD
10 146 (27.86%) Scrum
11 102 (19.47%) JavaScript
12 101 (19.27%) Jenkins
13 96 (18.32%) HTML
14 92 (17.56%) Ruby
15 89 (16.98%) Test Scripting
16 88 (16.79%) SQL
17 84 (16.03%) Continuous Integration
18 82 (15.65%) Automation Testing
19 78 (14.89%) .NET
19 78 (14.89%) Finance
20 73 (13.93%) E-Commerce
21 72 (13.74%) OO
22 69 (13.17%) SpecFlow
23 67 (12.79%) CSS
24 66 (12.60%) JUnit
24 66 (12.60%) JIRA
25 59 (11.26%) HTML5
25 59 (11.26%) Git (software)
26 56 (10.69%) Linux
27 55 (10.50%) Kanban

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (4.01%) Node.js
2 18 (3.44%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (2.48%) SharePoint
4 11 (2.10%) nginx
5 9 (1.72%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.72%) Adobe CQ
6 8 (1.53%) Apache
7 7 (1.34%) IIS
8 6 (1.15%) CMS
9 4 (0.76%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.57%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.57%) Joomla!
11 2 (0.38%) Confluence
12 1 (0.19%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.19%) Moodle
12 1 (0.19%) Drupal
12 1 (0.19%) ATG Dynamo
12 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (0.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.34%) SaaS
2 6 (1.15%) GitHub
3 4 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.01%) HTTP
1 21 (4.01%) Internet
2 7 (1.34%) HTTPS
3 6 (1.15%) ATM
4 5 (0.95%) FTP
5 3 (0.57%) Broadband
6 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.19%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.11%) MongoDB
2 19 (3.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 17 (3.24%) Redis
4 15 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 13 (2.48%) MySQL
6 8 (1.53%) SQL Server
7 7 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.15%) DB2
8 6 (1.15%) Hadoop
8 6 (1.15%) DbVisualizer
8 6 (1.15%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.38%) RavenDB
10 2 (0.38%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.38%) Big Data
10 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.38%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 467 (89.12%) Selenium
2 204 (38.93%) Cucumber
3 101 (19.27%) Jenkins
4 69 (13.17%) SpecFlow
5 66 (12.60%) JIRA
5 66 (12.60%) JUnit
6 59 (11.26%) Git (software)
7 44 (8.40%) TestNG
8 43 (8.21%) Subversion
9 40 (7.63%) Maven
9 40 (7.63%) SoapUI
10 38 (7.25%) Hudson
11 33 (6.30%) JMeter
12 31 (5.92%) JBehave
13 29 (5.53%) Eclipse
14 28 (5.34%) TeamCity
14 28 (5.34%) Grunt
14 28 (5.34%) Bower
15 25 (4.77%) Calabash
15 25 (4.77%) Appium
General
1 78 (14.89%) Finance
2 33 (6.30%) Banking
3 27 (5.15%) Investment Banking
4 26 (4.96%) Retail
5 18 (3.44%) Games
6 10 (1.91%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.34%) Front Office
8 5 (0.95%) Publishing
8 5 (0.95%) Marketing
9 4 (0.76%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.57%) Back Office
10 3 (0.57%) Electronics
11 2 (0.38%) Automotive
12 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 138 (26.34%) Analyst
2 125 (23.85%) Test Analyst
3 121 (23.09%) Tester
3 121 (23.09%) Developer
4 63 (12.02%) Automation Tester
5 47 (8.97%) Test Engineer
6 46 (8.78%) QA Engineer
7 39 (7.44%) AWS Developer
8 32 (6.11%) Automation Analyst
9 31 (5.92%) Automation Engineer
10 30 (5.73%) QA Analyst
11 26 (4.96%) Automation Test Analyst
12 24 (4.58%) JavaScript Developer
13 22 (4.20%) Java Developer
14 17 (3.24%) QA Automation Engineer
15 16 (3.05%) Agile Test Analyst
15 16 (3.05%) Selenium Tester
16 15 (2.86%) Test Leader
17 14 (2.67%) Senior Developer
18 12 (2.29%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (18.32%) HTML
2 78 (14.89%) .NET
3 67 (12.79%) CSS
4 59 (11.26%) HTML5
5 54 (10.31%) RESTful
5 54 (10.31%) AngularJS
6 46 (8.78%) XML
7 45 (8.59%) .NET Framework
8 42 (8.02%) Web Services
8 42 (8.02%) REST
9 36 (6.87%) Gherkin
10 34 (6.49%) SOAP
11 32 (6.11%) jQuery
12 30 (5.73%) CSS3
13 23 (4.39%) LESS
14 22 (4.20%) Backbone.js
15 21 (4.01%) Sass
16 18 (3.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 17 (3.24%) Ember.js
18 16 (3.05%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.35%) Open Source
2 41 (7.82%) User Experience
3 20 (3.82%) Client/Server
4 15 (2.86%) Digital Media
5 13 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (1.72%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.72%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.34%) RIA
8 7 (1.34%) Video on Demand
9 6 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.57%) Online Games
10 3 (0.57%) DTV
10 3 (0.57%) GIS
10 3 (0.57%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.57%) Equities
11 2 (0.38%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.38%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.19%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.19%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 56 (10.69%) Linux
2 30 (5.73%) UNIX
2 30 (5.73%) Windows
3 14 (2.67%) Apple iOS
4 13 (2.48%) Android
5 5 (0.95%) Windows NT
6 3 (0.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (69.66%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (43.70%) BDD
3 161 (30.73%) Test Automation
4 151 (28.82%) TDD
5 146 (27.86%) Scrum
6 89 (16.98%) Test Scripting
7 84 (16.03%) Continuous Integration
8 82 (15.65%) Automation Testing
9 73 (13.93%) E-Commerce
10 72 (13.74%) OO
11 55 (10.50%) Kanban
12 48 (9.16%) Automated Testing
13 44 (8.40%) Manual Testing
14 40 (7.63%) Software Testing
15 33 (6.30%) Waterfall
16 32 (6.11%) User Acceptance Testing
16 32 (6.11%) Software Engineering
17 27 (5.15%) Regression Testing
17 27 (5.15%) Performance Testing
18 26 (4.96%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 265 (50.57%) Java
2 180 (34.35%) C#
3 102 (19.47%) JavaScript
4 92 (17.56%) Ruby
5 88 (16.79%) SQL
6 41 (7.82%) PHP
7 37 (7.06%) Python
8 31 (5.92%) Scala
9 21 (4.01%) Groovy
10 12 (2.29%) C
11 10 (1.91%) VB
12 7 (1.34%) XPath
13 6 (1.15%) VBScript
13 6 (1.15%) C++
14 4 (0.76%) Perl
14 4 (0.76%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.57%) Objective-C
16 2 (0.38%) Bourne shell
16 2 (0.38%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 53 (10.11%) ISEB
2 38 (7.25%) Security Cleared
3 34 (6.49%) SC Cleared
4 29 (5.53%) ISTQB
5 17 (3.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (2.67%) Degree
7 6 (1.15%) HND
8 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (41.22%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.19%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 16 (3.05%) Puppet
2 13 (2.48%) Ansible
3 11 (2.10%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 26 (4.96%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.39%) Oracle
3 9 (1.72%) hybris
4 7 (1.34%) Adobe
5 6 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (0.95%) HP
7 4 (0.76%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.57%) ATG
8 3 (0.57%) SAP
9 2 (0.38%) Zend
9 2 (0.38%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.19%) VocaLink
10 1 (0.19%) Demandware
10 1 (0.19%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.19%) SOASTA, Inc
10 1 (0.19%) Orchard
10 1 (0.19%) Progress
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