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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 356 324 396
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +72
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 280 293 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.55% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.85% 4.32% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 236 117
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £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
7282 6775 5551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.27% 12.80% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4809 4310 3445
Average daily rate £400 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 146 151
Average hourly rate £37.87 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.18% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £32.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.35 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -16 262 £378 +0.66% 117
London -43 128 £425 - 76
South East +32 65 £375 +4.16% 12
City of London -12 39 £475 +25.82% 29
South West -5 24 £350 - 5
Hampshire +16 23 £420 +38.84% 4
Berkshire +16 15 £350 -6.66% 1
East of England +12 13 £238 -25.78% 3
Yorkshire -21 13 £300 -1.63% 1
Scotland - 13 £369 - 2
Buckinghamshire +12 12 £425 -
Edinburgh - 12 £350 - 2
Milton Keynes +9 10 £425 -
Bristol -8 10 £375 +7.14%
Reading - 10 £350 - 1
West Yorkshire -21 9 £300 -3.22% 1
Southampton +3 8 £419 +38.42%
Exeter - 8 £350 - 2
Devon - 8 £350 - 2
Hertfordshire -4 7 £360 +12.50%
Leeds -20 7 £295 -4.83% 1
Surrey +6 6 £350 +7.69% 6
Newcastle upon Tyne -23 6 £315 -8.69% 2
Tyne and Wear -28 6 £315 -9.35% 2
North East -30 6 £315 -9.35% 2
Watford - 6 - -
West Midlands +2 5 £300 -22.58% 4
Brighton -3 5 £325 -12.16%
East Sussex -7 5 £325 -12.16%
North West -18 5 £325 - 10

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 507 (94.77%) Selenium
2 397 (74.21%) Agile Software Development
3 258 (48.22%) Java
4 256 (47.85%) BDD
5 220 (41.12%) QA
6 219 (40.93%) C#
7 218 (40.75%) Cucumber
8 211 (39.44%) Test Automation
9 176 (32.90%) Scrum
10 159 (29.72%) TDD
11 111 (20.75%) SQL
11 111 (20.75%) Jenkins
12 104 (19.44%) Finance
13 102 (19.07%) Continuous Integration
14 100 (18.69%) Automated Testing
15 99 (18.50%) SpecFlow
16 96 (17.94%) JavaScript
17 91 (17.01%) Ruby
18 90 (16.82%) .NET
18 90 (16.82%) Test Scripting
19 83 (15.51%) JIRA
20 81 (15.14%) HTML
21 77 (14.39%) Automation Testing
22 63 (11.78%) JUnit
23 58 (10.84%) RESTful
24 57 (10.65%) Web Services
24 57 (10.65%) E-Commerce
24 57 (10.65%) ISEB
25 56 (10.47%) Git (software)
26 50 (9.35%) JMeter

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 14 (2.62%) CMS
2 12 (2.24%) Node.js
3 11 (2.06%) Tomcat
3 11 (2.06%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.68%) WebSphere
4 9 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.50%) Apache
6 6 (1.12%) Confluence
6 6 (1.12%) Umbraco
7 5 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.75%) ATG Dynamo
9 3 (0.56%) IIS
10 2 (0.37%) JBoss
10 2 (0.37%) nginx
10 2 (0.37%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.19%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.19%) FileNet
Applications
1 12 (2.24%) MS Office
2 5 (0.93%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.75%) Mingle
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.93%) Magento
3 3 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.50%) SaaS
3 7 (1.31%) GitHub
4 4 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.75%) Heroku
4 4 (0.75%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.49%) HTTP
2 11 (2.06%) Internet
3 5 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.37%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.19%) SAN
5 1 (0.19%) ATM
5 1 (0.19%) Broadband
5 1 (0.19%) DHCP
5 1 (0.19%) FTP
5 1 (0.19%) Firewall
5 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.19%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.42%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.99%) MySQL
2 16 (2.99%) MongoDB
3 13 (2.43%) DbVisualizer
3 13 (2.43%) DB2
4 10 (1.87%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.50%) NoSQL
5 8 (1.50%) Redis
6 7 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.12%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.93%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.56%) Neo4j
10 3 (0.56%) RavenDB
11 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.37%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 507 (94.77%) Selenium
2 218 (40.75%) Cucumber
3 111 (20.75%) Jenkins
4 99 (18.50%) SpecFlow
5 83 (15.51%) JIRA
6 63 (11.78%) JUnit
7 56 (10.47%) Git (software)
8 50 (9.35%) JMeter
9 41 (7.66%) TestNG
10 38 (7.10%) Subversion
11 33 (6.17%) Maven
12 31 (5.79%) TeamCity
13 28 (5.23%) Hudson
14 27 (5.05%) SoapUI
14 27 (5.05%) NUnit
14 27 (5.05%) Eclipse
15 25 (4.67%) JBehave
16 24 (4.49%) HP UFT
17 23 (4.30%) Appium
18 20 (3.74%) Jasmine
General
1 104 (19.44%) Finance
2 31 (5.79%) Retail
3 26 (4.86%) Banking
4 20 (3.74%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.99%) Games
6 11 (2.06%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.50%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.50%) Marketing
8 7 (1.31%) Electronics
9 4 (0.75%) Front Office
10 2 (0.37%) Back Office
10 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.37%) Publishing
11 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.19%) Billing
11 1 (0.19%) Automotive
11 1 (0.19%) Law
11 1 (0.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 140 (26.17%) Tester
1 140 (26.17%) Analyst
2 121 (22.62%) Test Analyst
3 104 (19.44%) Developer
4 69 (12.90%) Automation Tester
5 57 (10.65%) Test Engineer
6 43 (8.04%) QA Engineer
7 40 (7.48%) Automation Engineer
8 35 (6.54%) AWS Developer
8 35 (6.54%) QA Analyst
9 30 (5.61%) Test Automation Engineer
10 25 (4.67%) Automation Analyst
10 25 (4.67%) Agile Test Analyst
11 24 (4.49%) Selenium Tester
12 22 (4.11%) Test Leader
13 20 (3.74%) Automation Test Analyst
14 19 (3.55%) Software Tester
15 17 (3.18%) Java Developer
15 17 (3.18%) Team Leader
16 16 (2.99%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (16.82%) .NET
2 81 (15.14%) HTML
3 58 (10.84%) RESTful
4 57 (10.65%) Web Services
5 49 (9.16%) Gherkin
6 43 (8.04%) XML
7 38 (7.10%) SOAP
7 38 (7.10%) CSS
8 35 (6.54%) .NET Framework
9 31 (5.79%) AngularJS
10 27 (5.05%) HTML5
10 27 (5.05%) REST
11 17 (3.18%) JSON
12 16 (2.99%) jQuery
13 15 (2.80%) ASP.NET
14 14 (2.62%) CSS3
15 13 (2.43%) Flash
16 12 (2.24%) Spring
17 10 (1.87%) J2EE
17 10 (1.87%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (2.80%) Computer Science
3 14 (2.62%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.24%) User Experience
5 11 (2.06%) Client/Server
6 8 (1.50%) Video on Demand
7 7 (1.31%) Online Games
7 7 (1.31%) DTV
8 6 (1.12%) GIS
8 6 (1.12%) IPTV
8 6 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.75%) Digital Media
9 4 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.75%) RIA
10 3 (0.56%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.56%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.56%) Wiki
11 2 (0.37%) NHS
12 1 (0.19%) EFT
12 1 (0.19%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 41 (7.66%) Linux
2 33 (6.17%) UNIX
3 28 (5.23%) Windows
4 14 (2.62%) Android
5 13 (2.43%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.93%) Windows NT
7 4 (0.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (74.21%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (47.85%) BDD
3 211 (39.44%) Test Automation
4 176 (32.90%) Scrum
5 159 (29.72%) TDD
6 102 (19.07%) Continuous Integration
7 100 (18.69%) Automated Testing
8 90 (16.82%) Test Scripting
9 77 (14.39%) Automation Testing
10 57 (10.65%) E-Commerce
11 49 (9.16%) Kanban
11 49 (9.16%) Performance Testing
12 44 (8.22%) Manual Testing
13 43 (8.04%) Regression Testing
13 43 (8.04%) Software Engineering
14 41 (7.66%) Open Source
15 40 (7.48%) Load Testing
15 40 (7.48%) Software Testing
16 36 (6.73%) OO
17 34 (6.36%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 258 (48.22%) Java
2 219 (40.93%) C#
3 111 (20.75%) SQL
4 96 (17.94%) JavaScript
5 91 (17.01%) Ruby
6 50 (9.35%) PHP
7 35 (6.54%) Python
8 24 (4.49%) Scala
9 18 (3.36%) VB
10 11 (2.06%) C
11 10 (1.87%) Groovy
12 9 (1.68%) VBScript
13 4 (0.75%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.56%) XPath
14 3 (0.56%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.56%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.37%) C++
15 2 (0.37%) Bourne shell
16 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.19%) sed
Qualifications
1 57 (10.65%) ISEB
2 46 (8.60%) ISTQB
3 35 (6.54%) Security Cleared
4 28 (5.23%) Degree
5 27 (5.05%) SC Cleared
6 18 (3.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (0.93%) HND
8 5 (0.93%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.19%) MCP
9 1 (0.19%) MCAD
9 1 (0.19%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 220 (41.12%) QA
2 4 (0.75%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.19%) vSphere
2 1 (0.19%) Varnish
2 1 (0.19%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (0.19%) vCloud
2 1 (0.19%) Squid
Systems Management
1 20 (3.74%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.50%) Puppet
3 6 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.12%) Apache Shiro
4 4 (0.75%) Ansible
5 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.19%) Nagios
5 1 (0.19%) WebInspect
5 1 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (7.10%) Microsoft
2 36 (6.73%) Oracle
3 17 (3.18%) HP
4 10 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (1.31%) SAP
5 7 (1.31%) Atlassian
6 5 (0.93%) Sitecore
6 5 (0.93%) hybris
7 4 (0.75%) Google
7 4 (0.75%) Bloomberg
7 4 (0.75%) ATG
8 3 (0.56%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.37%) VMware
9 2 (0.37%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.19%) Cisco
10 1 (0.19%) Adobe
10 1 (0.19%) Zend
10 1 (0.19%) Red Gate
10 1 (0.19%) Xamarin
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 - £700 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Square One Resources
Rate: market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £315.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Intapeople
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £375 to £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Posted: 6 days ago
London
First Point
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago