The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 305 372 514
Rank change year-on-year
+67 +142
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 328 175 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.37% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.72% 3.25% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 146 52
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.43% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +14.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6946 5388 5855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.34% 11.29% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4426 3424 3417
Average daily rate £375 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 136 207
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +27 318 £351 -12.37% 77
London +45 226 £375 -11.76% 60
City of London +37 79 £350 -17.64% 23
South East +7 37 £325 +3.17% 7
South West +2 25 £350 +7.69% 4
Bristol +1 15 £330 +1.53% 2
Buckinghamshire -7 15 £325 +14.53%
Milton Keynes -4 14 £325 +2.36%
Berkshire +1 10 £288 -20.68% 2
North East - 10 £350 -
Tyne and Wear - 9 £350 -
West Yorkshire -16 8 £328 -6.42% 2
Yorkshire -17 8 £328 -6.42% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £350 -
Surrey -4 7 £325 - 3
Leeds -16 7 £350 - 2
North West -15 6 £315 -10.00% 2
South Wales - 6 £363 - 4
Wales - 6 £363 - 4
Cardiff - 6 £363 - 1
Hampshire +1 4 £414 +31.34% 1
East of England -31 3 £320 -8.24% 3
Scotland - 3 - -
Reading - 3 £300 -
Slough - 3 £238 - 1
Manchester -12 2 £315 - 2
West Midlands - 2 £325 -
Cambridgeshire -11 1 £203 -35.71% 3
Hertfordshire -13 1 £320 -23.12%
Nottinghamshire - 1 £210 -

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 520 (92.86%) Selenium
2 358 (63.93%) Java
3 255 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
4 254 (45.36%) BDD
5 241 (43.04%) Cucumber
6 219 (39.11%) Test Automation
7 218 (38.93%) TDD
8 170 (30.36%) Scrum
9 164 (29.29%) QA
10 145 (25.89%) E-Commerce
11 134 (23.93%) SQL
12 125 (22.32%) Automation Testing
13 118 (21.07%) Ruby
14 114 (20.36%) Test Scripting
14 114 (20.36%) Continuous Integration
15 111 (19.82%) Automated Testing
15 111 (19.82%) Web Services
16 110 (19.64%) Jenkins
17 105 (18.75%) C#
18 97 (17.32%) JBehave
19 96 (17.14%) XML
20 91 (16.25%) JavaScript
21 87 (15.54%) JUnit
22 85 (15.18%) Finance
23 82 (14.64%) HTML
24 77 (13.75%) SoapUI
25 75 (13.39%) Maven
26 67 (11.96%) SOAP
27 63 (11.25%) SOA
27 63 (11.25%) JMeter

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 43 (7.68%) CMS
2 18 (3.21%) Alfresco
3 11 (1.96%) Adobe CQ
4 10 (1.79%) Apache Solr
5 6 (1.07%) Drupal
6 5 (0.89%) Apache
7 4 (0.71%) Apache ServiceMix
7 4 (0.71%) Mule
8 2 (0.36%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.36%) Confluence
9 1 (0.18%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.18%) IIS
9 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (0.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.54%) Mingle
3 1 (0.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.36%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (0.18%) Summit
2 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.54%) PaaS
2 3 (0.54%) GitHub
3 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (6.79%) HTTP
2 14 (2.50%) Internet
3 8 (1.43%) LDAP
4 6 (1.07%) SSL
5 5 (0.89%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.36%) FTP
6 2 (0.36%) ATM
7 1 (0.18%) LAN
7 1 (0.18%) WAN
7 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.18%) Firewall
7 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.18%) DNS
7 1 (0.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 18 (3.21%) MySQL
3 12 (2.14%) MongoDB
4 9 (1.61%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (1.07%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.07%) Big Data
6 4 (0.71%) MarkLogic
7 2 (0.36%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.36%) DB2
7 2 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.36%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.18%) DbVisualizer
8 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.18%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 520 (92.86%) Selenium
2 241 (43.04%) Cucumber
3 110 (19.64%) Jenkins
4 97 (17.32%) JBehave
5 87 (15.54%) JUnit
6 77 (13.75%) SoapUI
7 75 (13.39%) Maven
8 63 (11.25%) JMeter
9 59 (10.54%) Git (software)
10 57 (10.18%) JIRA
11 52 (9.29%) Subversion
12 50 (8.93%) Calabash
13 48 (8.57%) TeamCity
14 41 (7.32%) Ant
15 39 (6.96%) Hudson
15 39 (6.96%) CruiseControl
16 36 (6.43%) WATIR
17 30 (5.36%) Mockito
18 28 (5.00%) TestNG
18 28 (5.00%) RSpec
General
1 85 (15.18%) Finance
2 37 (6.61%) Banking
3 24 (4.29%) Retail
4 10 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.61%) Advertising
5 9 (1.61%) Marketing
6 8 (1.43%) Games
7 5 (0.89%) Publishing
7 5 (0.89%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.54%) Front Office
8 3 (0.54%) Back Office
8 3 (0.54%) Legal
8 3 (0.54%) Billing
9 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.36%) Automotive
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
10 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 148 (26.43%) Tester
2 142 (25.36%) Developer
3 119 (21.25%) Analyst
4 110 (19.64%) Test Analyst
5 71 (12.68%) Automation Tester
6 52 (9.29%) Test Engineer
7 39 (6.96%) QA Engineer
8 37 (6.61%) Java Developer
9 36 (6.43%) Automation Analyst
10 35 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
11 25 (4.46%) Test Leader
12 22 (3.93%) Senior Tester
12 22 (3.93%) QA Tester
13 21 (3.75%) Automation Engineer
13 21 (3.75%) Selenium Tester
14 17 (3.04%) Senior Automation Tester
14 17 (3.04%) Agile Test Analyst
15 16 (2.86%) Software Engineer
15 16 (2.86%) Consultant
16 14 (2.50%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (19.82%) Web Services
2 96 (17.14%) XML
3 82 (14.64%) HTML
4 67 (11.96%) SOAP
5 61 (10.89%) RESTful
6 56 (10.00%) CSS
7 45 (8.04%) JSON
8 43 (7.68%) .NET
9 34 (6.07%) Spring
10 23 (4.11%) jQuery
11 22 (3.93%) HTML5
12 20 (3.57%) REST
12 20 (3.57%) CSS3
13 18 (3.21%) Gherkin
14 17 (3.04%) XSLT
15 15 (2.68%) Hibernate
16 14 (2.50%) Spring Integration
17 13 (2.32%) JMS
17 13 (2.32%) ActiveMQ
18 11 (1.96%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 58 (10.36%) Mobile App
2 54 (9.64%) Open Source
3 34 (6.07%) Computer Science
4 31 (5.54%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (4.46%) Mobile Banking
6 15 (2.68%) Digital Media
7 12 (2.14%) Video on Demand
8 10 (1.79%) Mobile Payment
9 9 (1.61%) IPTV
10 7 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (1.07%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.71%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.54%) RIA
13 3 (0.54%) Semantic Web
13 3 (0.54%) Statistics
14 2 (0.36%) Streaming Video
14 2 (0.36%) Client/Server
15 1 (0.18%) iPhone
15 1 (0.18%) iPad
15 1 (0.18%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 61 (10.89%) Linux
2 46 (8.21%) UNIX
3 40 (7.14%) Android
4 33 (5.89%) Apple iOS
5 14 (2.50%) Windows
6 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
2 254 (45.36%) BDD
3 219 (39.11%) Test Automation
4 218 (38.93%) TDD
5 170 (30.36%) Scrum
6 145 (25.89%) E-Commerce
7 125 (22.32%) Automation Testing
8 114 (20.36%) Test Scripting
8 114 (20.36%) Continuous Integration
9 111 (19.82%) Automated Testing
10 63 (11.25%) SOA
11 46 (8.21%) OO
12 45 (8.04%) Software Testing
13 36 (6.43%) User Acceptance Testing
14 31 (5.54%) User Stories
15 29 (5.18%) Web Testing
16 26 (4.64%) Performance Testing
16 26 (4.64%) Software Engineering
16 26 (4.64%) Configuration Management
17 24 (4.29%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 358 (63.93%) Java
2 134 (23.93%) SQL
3 118 (21.07%) Ruby
4 105 (18.75%) C#
5 91 (16.25%) JavaScript
6 38 (6.79%) Python
7 31 (5.54%) Groovy
8 26 (4.64%) Scala
9 23 (4.11%) PHP
10 21 (3.75%) Shell Script
11 17 (3.04%) XPath
12 16 (2.86%) XQuery
13 13 (2.32%) Perl
14 8 (1.43%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.43%) C++
15 7 (1.25%) C
16 5 (0.89%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.89%) Objective-C
17 2 (0.36%) VB
17 2 (0.36%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 62 (11.07%) ISEB
2 45 (8.04%) ISTQB
3 14 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 13 (2.32%) Degree
5 12 (2.14%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.89%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.18%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (29.29%) QA
2 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.18%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (0.54%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 24 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.96%) Puppet
3 3 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.36%) Nagios
4 2 (0.36%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 44 (7.86%) Oracle
2 17 (3.04%) HP
2 17 (3.04%) Adobe
3 9 (1.61%) Microsoft
4 6 (1.07%) SAP
5 3 (0.54%) Facebook
5 3 (0.54%) ATG
6 2 (0.36%) Zend
7 1 (0.18%) Cerillion
7 1 (0.18%) hybris
7 1 (0.18%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (0.18%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.18%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.18%) JBoss
7 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.18%) Apple
7 1 (0.18%) Nokia
7 1 (0.18%) Siemens
7 1 (0.18%) IBM
7 1 (0.18%) Sun
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