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 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 354 334 337
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +3
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 247 252 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.50% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.51% 4.14% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 207 171
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.10%
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
7047 6094 5125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.40% 12.01% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4613 3832 3234
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 114 158
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £17.40 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.70 £52.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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 3 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 3 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
(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 -21 230 £363 -3.33% 101
London -38 135 £375 -3.22% 60
City of London -7 42 £415 +10.66% 23
South East -10 40 £350 +14.28% 16
East of England - 25 £288 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 20 £350 - 2
Berkshire +6 18 £355 +19.32% 4
Scotland +8 12 £350 - 2
North West -8 11 £313 -0.79% 6
South West -17 11 £369 +5.35% 7
Hampshire -13 10 £333 +11.76% 1
Edinburgh - 9 £338 -
Reading +6 8 £388 +29.16% 1
Bristol -8 8 £438 +34.61% 5
Cambridge - 8 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -9 7 £369 +12.59%
Lancashire - 5 £400 - 2
East Midlands -2 4 £363 +72.61% 2
Slough -7 4 £386 +62.52%
Milton Keynes -8 4 £425 +30.76%
Manchester -9 4 £275 -12.69% 4
Yorkshire -11 4 £325 -7.14% 4
Glasgow -3 3 £363 - 1
Surrey -8 3 £338 +8.00% 6
South Yorkshire - 3 £326 - 1
Nottingham -4 2 - -
Nottinghamshire -8 2 - - 1
Leicestershire - 2 £363 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £215 -
County Antrim - 2 £250 -

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 479 (88.87%) Selenium
2 363 (67.35%) Agile Software Development
3 278 (51.58%) Java
4 221 (41.00%) BDD
5 203 (37.66%) Cucumber
6 193 (35.81%) QA
7 172 (31.91%) C#
8 151 (28.01%) Test Automation
9 147 (27.27%) TDD
10 141 (26.16%) Scrum
11 113 (20.96%) JavaScript
12 110 (20.41%) HTML
13 102 (18.92%) Jenkins
14 95 (17.63%) SQL
15 92 (17.07%) Test Scripting
16 90 (16.70%) Continuous Integration
17 86 (15.96%) CSS
17 86 (15.96%) Automation Testing
18 85 (15.77%) Ruby
19 84 (15.58%) OO
20 80 (14.84%) Finance
21 78 (14.47%) .NET
22 74 (13.73%) HTML5
23 72 (13.36%) E-Commerce
24 67 (12.43%) AngularJS
25 66 (12.24%) JUnit
26 65 (12.06%) Linux
26 65 (12.06%) JIRA
27 61 (11.32%) ISEB
28 59 (10.95%) Kanban

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 22 (4.08%) Node.js
2 16 (2.97%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.23%) nginx
3 12 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (1.67%) Adobe CQ
5 8 (1.48%) IIS
6 6 (1.11%) CMS
7 4 (0.74%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.56%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.56%) Confluence
8 3 (0.56%) Joomla!
8 3 (0.56%) Apache
8 3 (0.56%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.37%) Drupal
10 1 (0.19%) ATG Dynamo
10 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.19%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (0.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.11%) SaaS
2 5 (0.93%) GitHub
2 5 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.45%) HTTP
2 18 (3.34%) Internet
3 7 (1.30%) HTTPS
3 7 (1.30%) ATM
4 5 (0.93%) FTP
5 3 (0.56%) Broadband
6 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.19%) Intranet
6 1 (0.19%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.64%) MongoDB
2 20 (3.71%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 15 (2.78%) MySQL
4 12 (2.23%) Redis
5 7 (1.30%) Oracle Database
5 7 (1.30%) SQL Server
6 3 (0.56%) DB2
6 3 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.56%) DbVisualizer
7 2 (0.37%) Big Data
7 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 479 (88.87%) Selenium
2 203 (37.66%) Cucumber
3 102 (18.92%) Jenkins
4 66 (12.24%) JUnit
5 65 (12.06%) JIRA
6 56 (10.39%) SpecFlow
7 55 (10.20%) Git (software)
8 50 (9.28%) Maven
9 44 (8.16%) Subversion
10 42 (7.79%) SoapUI
11 39 (7.24%) Hudson
11 39 (7.24%) JMeter
11 39 (7.24%) TestNG
12 34 (6.31%) Grunt
12 34 (6.31%) Bower
13 33 (6.12%) JBehave
14 30 (5.57%) QuickTest Pro
15 29 (5.38%) Eclipse
15 29 (5.38%) TeamCity
16 25 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 80 (14.84%) Finance
2 32 (5.94%) Banking
3 24 (4.45%) Investment Banking
4 22 (4.08%) Retail
5 17 (3.15%) Games
6 10 (1.86%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.48%) Front Office
8 5 (0.93%) Publishing
8 5 (0.93%) Marketing
9 4 (0.74%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.56%) Back Office
10 3 (0.56%) Electronics
11 2 (0.37%) Automotive
11 2 (0.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 140 (25.97%) Analyst
2 128 (23.75%) Tester
3 127 (23.56%) Test Analyst
4 120 (22.26%) Developer
5 76 (14.10%) Automation Tester
6 48 (8.91%) Test Engineer
7 39 (7.24%) QA Engineer
8 33 (6.12%) Automation Analyst
9 32 (5.94%) Automation Engineer
10 29 (5.38%) QA Analyst
10 29 (5.38%) JavaScript Developer
11 27 (5.01%) Automation Test Analyst
12 19 (3.53%) Web Developer
13 18 (3.34%) Java Developer
14 16 (2.97%) QA Automation Engineer
15 15 (2.78%) Senior Developer
15 15 (2.78%) Test Leader
16 14 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
16 14 (2.60%) QA Test Analyst
16 14 (2.60%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (20.41%) HTML
2 86 (15.96%) CSS
3 78 (14.47%) .NET
4 74 (13.73%) HTML5
5 67 (12.43%) AngularJS
6 53 (9.83%) REST
7 52 (9.65%) RESTful
8 51 (9.46%) XML
9 48 (8.91%) Web Services
10 42 (7.79%) .NET Framework
11 41 (7.61%) SOAP
12 38 (7.05%) CSS3
13 36 (6.68%) jQuery
14 32 (5.94%) Gherkin
15 26 (4.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 25 (4.64%) Backbone.js
17 24 (4.45%) LESS
18 22 (4.08%) Sass
19 21 (3.90%) JSON
20 18 (3.34%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 56 (10.39%) Open Source
2 50 (9.28%) User Experience
3 21 (3.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 20 (3.71%) Client/Server
5 16 (2.97%) Digital Media
6 13 (2.41%) RIA
7 12 (2.23%) Mobile App
8 10 (1.86%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.48%) Video on Demand
10 7 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (0.56%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.56%) Equities
11 3 (0.56%) DTV
11 3 (0.56%) GIS
12 2 (0.37%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.37%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.37%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.37%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.37%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 65 (12.06%) Linux
2 36 (6.68%) Windows
3 31 (5.75%) UNIX
4 16 (2.97%) Apple iOS
5 14 (2.60%) Android
6 6 (1.11%) Windows NT
7 3 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (67.35%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (41.00%) BDD
3 151 (28.01%) Test Automation
4 147 (27.27%) TDD
5 141 (26.16%) Scrum
6 92 (17.07%) Test Scripting
7 90 (16.70%) Continuous Integration
8 86 (15.96%) Automation Testing
9 84 (15.58%) OO
10 72 (13.36%) E-Commerce
11 59 (10.95%) Kanban
12 51 (9.46%) Automated Testing
13 49 (9.09%) Software Testing
14 46 (8.53%) Manual Testing
15 36 (6.68%) Waterfall
16 32 (5.94%) User Acceptance Testing
16 32 (5.94%) Performance Testing
17 28 (5.19%) Load Testing
17 28 (5.19%) Software Engineering
18 26 (4.82%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 278 (51.58%) Java
2 172 (31.91%) C#
3 113 (20.96%) JavaScript
4 95 (17.63%) SQL
5 85 (15.77%) Ruby
6 38 (7.05%) Python
7 35 (6.49%) PHP
8 23 (4.27%) Scala
9 20 (3.71%) Groovy
10 11 (2.04%) C
11 8 (1.48%) XPath
12 7 (1.30%) VBScript
13 6 (1.11%) VB
13 6 (1.11%) C++
14 5 (0.93%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.74%) Perl
16 3 (0.56%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.56%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.37%) F#
17 2 (0.37%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 61 (11.32%) ISEB
2 37 (6.86%) Security Cleared
3 35 (6.49%) ISTQB
4 32 (5.94%) SC Cleared
5 18 (3.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (2.60%) Degree
7 8 (1.48%) HND
8 4 (0.74%) VCP4
9 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 193 (35.81%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.19%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 20 (3.71%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (2.78%) Puppet
3 14 (2.60%) Ansible
4 3 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 27 (5.01%) Oracle
2 23 (4.27%) Microsoft
3 14 (2.60%) hybris
4 8 (1.48%) Adobe
5 5 (0.93%) HP
6 4 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (0.74%) SAP
6 4 (0.74%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.56%) ATG
8 2 (0.37%) Progress
8 2 (0.37%) Mercator
8 2 (0.37%) SaltStack
8 2 (0.37%) Zend
9 1 (0.19%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.19%) VocaLink
9 1 (0.19%) Demandware
9 1 (0.19%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.19%) SOASTA, Inc
9 1 (0.19%) Telerik
9 1 (0.19%) Orchard
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