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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 375 305 423
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +118
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 243 310 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.59% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.51% 4.61% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 257 103
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - -

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
6928 6721 5114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.93% 12.85% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4553 4328 3195
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 149 148
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.31 £31.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +0.80%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -76 213 £370 +2.06% 119
London -70 106 £425 +6.25% 68
South East +18 48 £350 +4.86% 15
City of London -22 33 £450 +28.57% 24
Berkshire +18 19 £350 +2.18% 1
East of England +20 18 £288 -10.15% 8
Scotland - 15 £388 - 2
Reading - 15 £350 - 1
Wales -10 14 £325 -3.70%
South West -19 14 £350 +1.44% 9
South Wales -8 12 £325 -3.70%
Hertfordshire +3 10 £324 +1.17% 3
Newport -16 10 £325 -
Yorkshire -23 10 £300 -1.63% 2
Edinburgh - 10 £375 - 1
Surrey +9 9 £380 +16.92% 6
Hampshire +5 9 £394 +10.91% 5
Buckinghamshire +3 8 £325 -
East Midlands -3 8 £300 -6.25% 3
Watford - 8 - -
Cambridgeshire +7 7 £210 +3.70% 5
Bristol -21 7 £363 +9.84% 4
West Yorkshire -22 7 £300 -2.43% 1
Milton Keynes +4 6 £320 -1.53%
West Midlands -5 6 £300 -22.58%
Leeds -19 5 £300 -3.22%
Glasgow - 5 £388 - 1
Exeter - 4 £350 - 3
Northamptonshire - 4 £350 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £313 - 2

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 461 (94.27%) Selenium
2 354 (72.39%) Agile Software Development
3 247 (50.51%) Java
4 238 (48.67%) BDD
5 213 (43.56%) QA
6 211 (43.15%) Cucumber
7 199 (40.70%) C#
8 173 (35.38%) Test Automation
9 152 (31.08%) Scrum
10 132 (26.99%) TDD
11 105 (21.47%) SQL
12 100 (20.45%) Jenkins
13 94 (19.22%) Ruby
14 93 (19.02%) Continuous Integration
15 90 (18.40%) SpecFlow
16 87 (17.79%) Finance
16 87 (17.79%) JavaScript
17 83 (16.97%) HTML
18 80 (16.36%) .NET
18 80 (16.36%) Test Scripting
19 79 (16.16%) Automated Testing
20 70 (14.31%) JIRA
21 69 (14.11%) E-Commerce
22 66 (13.50%) Automation Testing
23 59 (12.07%) JUnit
24 57 (11.66%) RESTful
25 55 (11.25%) Web Services
26 54 (11.04%) ISEB
27 53 (10.84%) Git (software)
28 50 (10.22%) Gherkin

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 13 (2.66%) CMS
1 13 (2.66%) Tomcat
2 11 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (1.84%) WebSphere
3 9 (1.84%) Apache
4 8 (1.64%) Node.js
4 8 (1.64%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (1.23%) Umbraco
6 5 (1.02%) IIS
7 4 (0.82%) Confluence
7 4 (0.82%) nginx
7 4 (0.82%) ATG Dynamo
8 3 (0.61%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.20%) Drupal
10 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.20%) FileNet
10 1 (0.20%) JBoss
10 1 (0.20%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (1.23%) MS Office
2 5 (1.02%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.82%) Magento
2 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.23%) GitHub
3 5 (1.02%) SaaS
4 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.50%) HTTP
2 14 (2.86%) Internet
3 4 (0.82%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.82%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.61%) FTP
5 1 (0.20%) DHCP
5 1 (0.20%) SAN
5 1 (0.20%) Firewall
5 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.20%) ATM
5 1 (0.20%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (4.70%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.89%) MongoDB
3 14 (2.86%) MySQL
4 13 (2.66%) DB2
4 13 (2.66%) DbVisualizer
5 10 (2.04%) Redis
6 9 (1.84%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.64%) Oracle Database
7 8 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.23%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.61%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.41%) RavenDB
11 2 (0.41%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.41%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.20%) QlikView
12 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 461 (94.27%) Selenium
2 211 (43.15%) Cucumber
3 100 (20.45%) Jenkins
4 90 (18.40%) SpecFlow
5 70 (14.31%) JIRA
6 59 (12.07%) JUnit
7 53 (10.84%) Git (software)
8 41 (8.38%) JMeter
9 39 (7.98%) TestNG
10 35 (7.16%) Subversion
11 34 (6.95%) Hudson
12 30 (6.13%) Maven
13 29 (5.93%) TeamCity
14 28 (5.73%) SoapUI
14 28 (5.73%) JBehave
15 23 (4.70%) NUnit
15 23 (4.70%) Eclipse
16 21 (4.29%) Visual Studio
17 19 (3.89%) QuickTest Pro
17 19 (3.89%) Appium
General
1 87 (17.79%) Finance
2 33 (6.75%) Retail
3 20 (4.09%) Banking
4 18 (3.68%) Games
4 18 (3.68%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.02%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.02%) Front Office
6 4 (0.82%) Publishing
7 3 (0.61%) Marketing
7 3 (0.61%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.61%) Back Office
8 2 (0.41%) Electronics
9 1 (0.20%) Automotive
9 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 133 (27.20%) Analyst
2 130 (26.58%) Tester
3 117 (23.93%) Test Analyst
4 100 (20.45%) Developer
5 65 (13.29%) Automation Tester
6 52 (10.63%) Test Engineer
7 42 (8.59%) QA Engineer
8 36 (7.36%) Automation Engineer
9 33 (6.75%) AWS Developer
10 31 (6.34%) QA Analyst
11 24 (4.91%) Automation Analyst
12 21 (4.29%) Agile Test Analyst
12 21 (4.29%) Selenium Tester
13 18 (3.68%) Java Developer
14 17 (3.48%) Automation Test Analyst
15 16 (3.27%) Test Leader
15 16 (3.27%) Software Tester
15 16 (3.27%) Senior Developer
16 13 (2.66%) JavaScript Developer
16 13 (2.66%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (16.97%) HTML
2 80 (16.36%) .NET
3 57 (11.66%) RESTful
4 55 (11.25%) Web Services
5 50 (10.22%) Gherkin
6 42 (8.59%) XML
7 39 (7.98%) CSS
8 35 (7.16%) .NET Framework
9 34 (6.95%) SOAP
10 29 (5.93%) HTML5
11 28 (5.73%) AngularJS
12 24 (4.91%) REST
13 21 (4.29%) jQuery
14 19 (3.89%) JSON
15 15 (3.07%) CSS3
16 14 (2.86%) Spring
17 13 (2.66%) Flash
18 12 (2.45%) ASP.NET
19 11 (2.25%) JSP
20 10 (2.04%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.07%) Computer Science
2 15 (3.07%) User Experience
3 12 (2.45%) Client/Server
4 9 (1.84%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.64%) Digital Media
5 8 (1.64%) Video on Demand
6 7 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.23%) Online Games
8 4 (0.82%) GIS
8 4 (0.82%) IPTV
9 3 (0.61%) RIA
9 3 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.61%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.61%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.41%) NHS
10 2 (0.41%) DTV
10 2 (0.41%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.41%) Equities
10 2 (0.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (7.57%) Linux
2 31 (6.34%) UNIX
3 23 (4.70%) Windows
4 14 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 13 (2.66%) Android
6 4 (0.82%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (72.39%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (48.67%) BDD
3 173 (35.38%) Test Automation
4 152 (31.08%) Scrum
5 132 (26.99%) TDD
6 93 (19.02%) Continuous Integration
7 80 (16.36%) Test Scripting
8 79 (16.16%) Automated Testing
9 69 (14.11%) E-Commerce
10 66 (13.50%) Automation Testing
11 45 (9.20%) Kanban
12 44 (9.00%) OO
13 43 (8.79%) Manual Testing
14 42 (8.59%) Open Source
15 40 (8.18%) Performance Testing
16 37 (7.57%) Regression Testing
16 37 (7.57%) Software Engineering
17 36 (7.36%) Software Testing
18 31 (6.34%) User Acceptance Testing
19 28 (5.73%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 247 (50.51%) Java
2 199 (40.70%) C#
3 105 (21.47%) SQL
4 94 (19.22%) Ruby
5 87 (17.79%) JavaScript
6 48 (9.82%) PHP
7 37 (7.57%) Python
8 19 (3.89%) Scala
9 15 (3.07%) Groovy
10 12 (2.45%) VB
11 11 (2.25%) C
12 6 (1.23%) VBScript
13 4 (0.82%) C++
14 3 (0.61%) XPath
14 3 (0.61%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.61%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.41%) Bourne shell
15 2 (0.41%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.41%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 54 (11.04%) ISEB
2 36 (7.36%) ISTQB
3 31 (6.34%) Security Cleared
4 27 (5.52%) Degree
5 26 (5.32%) SC Cleared
6 18 (3.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.23%) HND
8 3 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.41%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.20%) MCP
10 1 (0.20%) MCAD
10 1 (0.20%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 213 (43.56%) QA
2 4 (0.82%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.20%) Squid
1 1 (0.20%) vSphere
1 1 (0.20%) vCloud
1 1 (0.20%) FreeRADIUS
1 1 (0.20%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (3.07%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (2.04%) Puppet
3 6 (1.23%) Ansible
4 5 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.20%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.20%) Nagios
5 1 (0.20%) SCOM
5 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 37 (7.57%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.93%) Oracle
3 13 (2.66%) HP
4 9 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (1.43%) hybris
6 6 (1.23%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.02%) ATG
8 3 (0.61%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.41%) SaltStack
9 2 (0.41%) SAP
9 2 (0.41%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.41%) Adobe
9 2 (0.41%) Zend
10 1 (0.20%) Cisco
10 1 (0.20%) Red Gate
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Rate: From £250 to £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Venn Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
Explore Group
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 13 days ago