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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 377 348 412
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +64
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 276 299 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.53% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.40% 4.14% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 236 157
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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
8126 7216 6261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.92% 12.76% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5362 4640 4009
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 134 137
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £30.00 £23.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £71.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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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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 -18 261 £400 +6.66% 115
London -42 139 £450 +13.92% 54
South East +12 65 £358 -4.66% 25
City of London +10 41 £550 +37.50% 13
Hampshire +16 23 £419 +38.42% 10
Berkshire +11 19 £355 -5.33% 5
Reading +10 14 £355 -32.38% 4
Tyne and Wear -18 14 £308 -3.90% 1
North East -20 14 £308 -3.90% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 14 £308 -3.90% 1
Milton Keynes -5 11 £338 -20.35%
Buckinghamshire -18 11 £338 -19.40%
East of England +11 10 £300 -11.11% 1
Scotland 0 10 £388 -18.42% 2
North West -23 10 £309 -5.00% 21
Yorkshire -18 9 £310 -7.46% 2
Edinburgh -6 8 - -
South West -18 8 £423 +16.55% 7
Southampton +7 7 £425 +72.58% 2
Hertfordshire +9 6 £325 +8.33% 1
East Sussex +4 5 £325 -9.09% 1
Brighton -4 5 £325 -9.09% 1
West Yorkshire -18 5 £275 -26.66%
Leeds -28 5 £275 -26.66%
Watford - 5 - -
West Midlands +11 4 £300 -25.00% 1
Cardiff -9 4 £350 +5.26% 1
Manchester -16 4 £315 +88.05% 10
South Wales -21 4 £350 +7.69% 1
Wales -28 4 £350 +7.69% 1

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 504 (93.68%) Selenium
2 397 (73.79%) Agile Software Development
3 288 (53.53%) Java
4 267 (49.63%) BDD
5 231 (42.94%) Cucumber
6 227 (42.19%) Test Automation
7 201 (37.36%) C#
8 194 (36.06%) TDD
9 183 (34.01%) QA
10 169 (31.41%) Scrum
11 122 (22.68%) JavaScript
12 119 (22.12%) Automated Testing
13 110 (20.45%) Test Scripting
14 107 (19.89%) SQL
15 103 (19.14%) Continuous Integration
16 102 (18.96%) SpecFlow
17 100 (18.59%) Jenkins
18 98 (18.22%) Finance
19 97 (18.03%) HTML
20 95 (17.66%) Automation Testing
21 89 (16.54%) JIRA
22 86 (15.99%) .NET
23 82 (15.24%) Ruby
24 73 (13.57%) JUnit
25 59 (10.97%) PHP
26 56 (10.41%) Web Services
26 56 (10.41%) ISEB
27 55 (10.22%) Git (software)
28 54 (10.04%) RESTful
29 53 (9.85%) Performance Testing

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 20 (3.72%) CMS
2 16 (2.97%) Node.js
3 12 (2.23%) Tomcat
4 11 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.67%) WebSphere
6 8 (1.49%) Apache
6 8 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 8 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.49%) Confluence
7 5 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.74%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.74%) ATG Dynamo
9 3 (0.56%) JBoss
10 1 (0.19%) IIS
10 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.19%) FileNet
10 1 (0.19%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 17 (3.16%) MS Office
2 6 (1.12%) Mingle
3 4 (0.74%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.56%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.49%) Magento
2 5 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.19%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.74%) SaaS
2 4 (0.74%) Heroku
2 4 (0.74%) Engine Yard
2 4 (0.74%) GitHub
2 4 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.90%) HTTP
2 13 (2.42%) Internet
3 4 (0.74%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.19%) SAN
4 1 (0.19%) ATM
4 1 (0.19%) Broadband
4 1 (0.19%) DHCP
4 1 (0.19%) Firewall
4 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.19%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (5.76%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.97%) DB2
2 16 (2.97%) DbVisualizer
3 15 (2.79%) Oracle Database
4 14 (2.60%) MySQL
5 11 (2.04%) MongoDB
6 9 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (1.30%) Redis
9 5 (0.93%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.56%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.56%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.37%) RavenDB
12 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.37%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.19%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 504 (93.68%) Selenium
2 231 (42.94%) Cucumber
3 102 (18.96%) SpecFlow
4 100 (18.59%) Jenkins
5 89 (16.54%) JIRA
6 73 (13.57%) JUnit
7 55 (10.22%) Git (software)
8 53 (9.85%) JMeter
9 38 (7.06%) Subversion
10 36 (6.69%) TestNG
11 35 (6.51%) HP UFT
12 34 (6.32%) SoapUI
13 30 (5.58%) Maven
14 28 (5.20%) TeamCity
15 27 (5.02%) NUnit
15 27 (5.02%) Jasmine
16 26 (4.83%) Visual Studio
16 26 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
16 26 (4.83%) RSpec
17 25 (4.65%) JBehave
General
1 98 (18.22%) Finance
2 28 (5.20%) Retail
3 27 (5.02%) Banking
4 19 (3.53%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.42%) Games
6 12 (2.23%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.49%) Marketing
8 7 (1.30%) Publishing
9 6 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.93%) Electronics
11 3 (0.56%) Military
12 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.37%) Front Office
13 1 (0.19%) Back Office
13 1 (0.19%) Automotive
13 1 (0.19%) Law
13 1 (0.19%) Legal
13 1 (0.19%) Advertising
13 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 155 (28.81%) Tester
2 128 (23.79%) Analyst
3 119 (22.12%) Test Analyst
4 116 (21.56%) Developer
5 90 (16.73%) Automation Tester
6 60 (11.15%) Test Engineer
7 38 (7.06%) Automation Engineer
8 35 (6.51%) Test Automation Engineer
9 29 (5.39%) Selenium Tester
9 29 (5.39%) AWS Developer
10 27 (5.02%) QA Engineer
11 26 (4.83%) Automation Analyst
12 24 (4.46%) Test Leader
12 24 (4.46%) Automation Test Analyst
13 22 (4.09%) QA Analyst
13 22 (4.09%) Agile Test Analyst
14 20 (3.72%) Java Developer
15 19 (3.53%) Senior Developer
16 17 (3.16%) Team Leader
17 16 (2.97%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (18.03%) HTML
2 86 (15.99%) .NET
3 56 (10.41%) Web Services
4 54 (10.04%) RESTful
5 52 (9.67%) XML
6 49 (9.11%) SOAP
7 48 (8.92%) CSS
7 48 (8.92%) Gherkin
8 35 (6.51%) AngularJS
9 33 (6.13%) HTML5
10 29 (5.39%) REST
11 27 (5.02%) .NET Framework
12 21 (3.90%) CSS3
13 19 (3.53%) ASP.NET
14 18 (3.35%) Sass
15 17 (3.16%) JSON
16 16 (2.97%) Flash
17 15 (2.79%) ASP.NET MVC
18 14 (2.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 14 (2.60%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 26 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (2.97%) Computer Science
3 15 (2.79%) Mobile App
3 15 (2.79%) User Experience
4 9 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (1.67%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.12%) IPTV
5 6 (1.12%) Online Games
5 6 (1.12%) Video on Demand
6 5 (0.93%) Linked Data
6 5 (0.93%) DTV
7 4 (0.74%) GIS
8 3 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.56%) RIA
8 3 (0.56%) Wiki
8 3 (0.56%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.56%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.37%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.37%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 33 (6.13%) UNIX
2 28 (5.20%) Linux
3 26 (4.83%) Android
4 24 (4.46%) Apple iOS
5 21 (3.90%) Windows
6 4 (0.74%) Windows NT
6 4 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (73.79%) Agile Software Development
2 267 (49.63%) BDD
3 227 (42.19%) Test Automation
4 194 (36.06%) TDD
5 169 (31.41%) Scrum
6 119 (22.12%) Automated Testing
7 110 (20.45%) Test Scripting
8 103 (19.14%) Continuous Integration
9 95 (17.66%) Automation Testing
10 53 (9.85%) Performance Testing
11 48 (8.92%) Manual Testing
12 47 (8.74%) Regression Testing
13 46 (8.55%) Software Testing
14 45 (8.36%) Kanban
15 44 (8.18%) E-Commerce
16 42 (7.81%) Load Testing
17 37 (6.88%) Test Strategy
18 36 (6.69%) Open Source
18 36 (6.69%) Software Engineering
19 35 (6.51%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 288 (53.53%) Java
2 201 (37.36%) C#
3 122 (22.68%) JavaScript
4 107 (19.89%) SQL
5 82 (15.24%) Ruby
6 59 (10.97%) PHP
7 34 (6.32%) Scala
8 30 (5.58%) Python
9 18 (3.35%) VB
10 14 (2.60%) Groovy
11 10 (1.86%) VBScript
12 6 (1.12%) C
13 4 (0.74%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.56%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.56%) Clojure
15 2 (0.37%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.37%) C++
16 1 (0.19%) Perl
16 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.19%) F#
Qualifications
1 56 (10.41%) ISEB
2 46 (8.55%) ISTQB
3 40 (7.43%) Security Cleared
4 32 (5.95%) Degree
5 30 (5.58%) SC Cleared
6 19 (3.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (1.49%) DV Cleared
8 7 (1.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.56%) HP AIS
9 3 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.19%) MCP
10 1 (0.19%) MCAD
10 1 (0.19%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 183 (34.01%) QA
2 4 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.56%) WAI
4 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (0.74%) Docker
2 3 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.19%) vSphere
3 1 (0.19%) Varnish
3 1 (0.19%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (0.19%) vCloud
3 1 (0.19%) Squid
Systems Management
1 24 (4.46%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.30%) Apache Shiro
3 5 (0.93%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.56%) Puppet
5 2 (0.37%) CA LISA
6 1 (0.19%) Nagios
6 1 (0.19%) WebInspect
6 1 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (7.81%) Oracle
2 31 (5.76%) Microsoft
3 28 (5.20%) HP
4 9 (1.67%) Bloomberg
5 7 (1.30%) Atlassian
5 7 (1.30%) Adobe
5 7 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (0.93%) SAP
6 5 (0.93%) Sitecore
7 4 (0.74%) ATG
7 4 (0.74%) Google
8 3 (0.56%) VMware
8 3 (0.56%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.37%) CA
9 2 (0.37%) hybris
9 2 (0.37%) Zend
10 1 (0.19%) VocaLink
10 1 (0.19%) Red Gate
10 1 (0.19%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.19%) WorldPay
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