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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 338 339 337
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 261 238 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.49% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.81% 4.11% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 203 158
Average daily rate
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£375 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +2.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
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 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
6850 5794 5386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.49% 11.90% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4631 3694 3351
Average daily rate £400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 131 208
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -14 247 £375 -3.22% 124
London -11 172 £400 - 85
City of London +8 59 £400 - 52
South East -16 25 £313 +4.16% 22
South West -20 18 £363 +3.57% 1
East of England - 16 £350 - 7
Cambridgeshire - 15 £425 - 2
Bristol +3 14 £425 +30.76%
Berkshire +5 13 £300 +0.84% 4
North West +4 11 £275 -12.69% 3
Scotland - 9 £350 - 4
Slough +1 8 £287 -16.50%
Edinburgh - 7 £369 - 3
Cambridge - 6 - -
Buckinghamshire -13 5 £425 +41.66% 1
Lancashire - 5 £350 -
Surrey -2 4 £313 +2.45% 5
Yorkshire -2 3 £326 -6.78% 3
Manchester -3 3 £265 -15.87% 3
Milton Keynes - 3 £425 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £326 - 1
Cheshire - 3 £263 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £500 - 1
Newbury - 2 £275 - 2
Northampton - 2 £500 -
East Midlands - 2 £500 - 1
Reading +5 1 £525 +20.00%
Somerset -11 1 £325 -15.03%
Hampshire -18 1 £375 +26.05% 4
Oxfordshire -22 1 £210 -53.33% 1

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 489 (88.75%) Selenium
2 387 (70.24%) Agile Software Development
3 303 (54.99%) Java
4 226 (41.02%) BDD
5 208 (37.75%) Cucumber
6 191 (34.66%) QA
7 178 (32.30%) TDD
8 171 (31.03%) C#
9 155 (28.13%) Test Automation
10 154 (27.95%) Scrum
11 114 (20.69%) JavaScript
12 113 (20.51%) SQL
13 110 (19.96%) HTML
14 106 (19.24%) Automation Testing
15 104 (18.87%) Test Scripting
16 94 (17.06%) Jenkins
17 93 (16.88%) OO
18 92 (16.70%) Continuous Integration
19 89 (16.15%) .NET
20 85 (15.43%) CSS
21 84 (15.25%) Finance
22 81 (14.70%) Ruby
23 80 (14.52%) E-Commerce
24 75 (13.61%) JIRA
25 74 (13.43%) HTML5
26 70 (12.70%) JUnit
27 67 (12.16%) AngularJS
28 62 (11.25%) Automated Testing
29 60 (10.89%) Open Source
30 57 (10.34%) SpecFlow

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 19 (3.45%) Node.js
2 18 (3.27%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.00%) nginx
3 11 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (1.63%) Adobe CQ
4 9 (1.63%) IIS
5 6 (1.09%) CMS
6 5 (0.91%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (0.73%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.54%) Joomla!
8 3 (0.54%) Drupal
8 3 (0.54%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.54%) Apache
8 3 (0.54%) Confluence
8 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.36%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.18%) Moodle
10 1 (0.18%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (0.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (0.91%) SaaS
1 5 (0.91%) GitHub
2 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.44%) HTTP
2 16 (2.90%) Internet
3 7 (1.27%) HTTPS
3 7 (1.27%) ATM
4 5 (0.91%) FTP
5 3 (0.54%) Broadband
6 1 (0.18%) Intranet
6 1 (0.18%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.36%) MongoDB
2 19 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 16 (2.90%) MySQL
4 15 (2.72%) NoSQL
5 12 (2.18%) SQL Server
6 11 (2.00%) Redis
6 11 (2.00%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.54%) DB2
8 3 (0.54%) DbVisualizer
9 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.36%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.36%) Big Data
9 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 489 (88.75%) Selenium
2 208 (37.75%) Cucumber
3 94 (17.06%) Jenkins
4 75 (13.61%) JIRA
5 70 (12.70%) JUnit
6 57 (10.34%) SpecFlow
7 55 (9.98%) JMeter
8 51 (9.26%) Maven
9 48 (8.71%) Git (software)
10 42 (7.62%) Subversion
10 42 (7.62%) SoapUI
11 37 (6.72%) TestNG
12 36 (6.53%) QuickTest Pro
12 36 (6.53%) Grunt
13 35 (6.35%) Hudson
14 33 (5.99%) Bower
14 33 (5.99%) JBehave
15 32 (5.81%) TeamCity
16 28 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
17 25 (4.54%) Calabash
General
1 84 (15.25%) Finance
2 29 (5.26%) Banking
3 20 (3.63%) Investment Banking
4 16 (2.90%) Retail
4 16 (2.90%) Games
5 14 (2.54%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.63%) Front Office
7 7 (1.27%) Marketing
8 6 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.91%) Electronics
9 5 (0.91%) Publishing
10 3 (0.54%) Back Office
11 2 (0.36%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Automotive
12 1 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 140 (25.41%) Tester
2 124 (22.50%) Analyst
3 119 (21.60%) Test Analyst
4 112 (20.33%) Developer
5 87 (15.79%) Automation Tester
6 53 (9.62%) Test Engineer
7 38 (6.90%) QA Engineer
8 35 (6.35%) Automation Analyst
9 33 (5.99%) Automation Engineer
10 31 (5.63%) JavaScript Developer
11 28 (5.08%) Automation Test Analyst
12 21 (3.81%) QA Tester
12 21 (3.81%) Web Developer
13 20 (3.63%) QA Analyst
13 20 (3.63%) Selenium Tester
14 18 (3.27%) Test Manager
15 16 (2.90%) Java Developer
16 15 (2.72%) Agile Test Analyst
16 15 (2.72%) Selenium Test Analyst
17 14 (2.54%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (19.96%) HTML
2 89 (16.15%) .NET
3 85 (15.43%) CSS
4 74 (13.43%) HTML5
5 67 (12.16%) AngularJS
6 55 (9.98%) REST
7 54 (9.80%) XML
8 51 (9.26%) Web Services
9 48 (8.71%) RESTful
10 41 (7.44%) SOAP
11 38 (6.90%) .NET Framework
12 37 (6.72%) Gherkin
13 36 (6.53%) CSS3
14 35 (6.35%) jQuery
15 25 (4.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 23 (4.17%) Backbone.js
16 23 (4.17%) JSON
17 20 (3.63%) LESS
18 19 (3.45%) Sass
19 18 (3.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.89%) Open Source
2 53 (9.62%) User Experience
3 26 (4.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 18 (3.27%) Client/Server
5 17 (3.09%) Digital Media
6 15 (2.72%) RIA
7 13 (2.36%) Computer Science
8 12 (2.18%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.45%) Video on Demand
11 5 (0.91%) Fixed Income
11 5 (0.91%) DTV
12 3 (0.54%) Equities
12 3 (0.54%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.36%) Biology
13 2 (0.36%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.36%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.36%) Device Driver
13 2 (0.36%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 55 (9.98%) Linux
2 37 (6.72%) UNIX
2 37 (6.72%) Windows
3 22 (3.99%) Apple iOS
4 21 (3.81%) Android
5 10 (1.81%) Windows NT
6 3 (0.54%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 387 (70.24%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (41.02%) BDD
3 178 (32.30%) TDD
4 155 (28.13%) Test Automation
5 154 (27.95%) Scrum
6 106 (19.24%) Automation Testing
7 104 (18.87%) Test Scripting
8 93 (16.88%) OO
9 92 (16.70%) Continuous Integration
10 80 (14.52%) E-Commerce
11 62 (11.25%) Automated Testing
12 54 (9.80%) Kanban
13 49 (8.89%) Software Testing
14 48 (8.71%) Manual Testing
15 47 (8.53%) Performance Testing
16 37 (6.72%) Waterfall
17 32 (5.81%) MVC
18 31 (5.63%) Load Testing
19 27 (4.90%) Security Testing
19 27 (4.90%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 303 (54.99%) Java
2 171 (31.03%) C#
3 114 (20.69%) JavaScript
4 113 (20.51%) SQL
5 81 (14.70%) Ruby
6 35 (6.35%) Python
7 31 (5.63%) PHP
8 28 (5.08%) Scala
9 23 (4.17%) Groovy
10 13 (2.36%) VBScript
11 9 (1.63%) C++
11 9 (1.63%) C
12 8 (1.45%) Perl
13 7 (1.27%) VB
13 7 (1.27%) XPath
13 7 (1.27%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.91%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.73%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.54%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.54%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 55 (9.98%) ISEB
2 35 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 34 (6.17%) ISTQB
4 30 (5.44%) SC Cleared
5 16 (2.90%) Degree
6 12 (2.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.54%) HND
8 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.18%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 191 (34.66%) QA
Systems Management
1 20 (3.63%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (2.18%) Puppet
3 11 (2.00%) Ansible
4 2 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.36%) Nessus
5 1 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 33 (5.99%) Oracle
2 18 (3.27%) Microsoft
3 15 (2.72%) hybris
4 13 (2.36%) Adobe
5 6 (1.09%) SAP
6 4 (0.73%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.54%) HP
7 3 (0.54%) Mercator
7 3 (0.54%) ATG
8 2 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.36%) Progress
9 1 (0.18%) VocaLink
9 1 (0.18%) Demandware
9 1 (0.18%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.18%) SOASTA, Inc
9 1 (0.18%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.18%) Telerik
9 1 (0.18%) Orchard
9 1 (0.18%) Zend
9 1 (0.18%) Atlassian
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