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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 341 369 399
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +30
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 284 218 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.42% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.93% 3.63% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 183 117
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £291 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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
7228 6011 6055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.89% 11.62% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4949 3864 3575
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 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 145 240
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 £27.75 £18.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.25 £45.00
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 November 2014.

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 November 2014. 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 +10 248 £390 -2.50% 93
London +7 181 £400 - 63
City of London +27 58 £400 - 32
Wales -3 28 £325 -9.09%
South Wales +4 25 £325 -9.09%
South East -11 22 £350 +7.69% 13
South West -21 17 £363 +18.85% 3
Bristol 0 14 £369 +9.25% 1
East of England - 13 £338 - 3
Berkshire +3 9 £287 -27.34% 3
Slough -3 8 £284 -27.14% 1
Northampton - 7 £450 - 1
East Midlands - 7 £450 - 3
Northamptonshire - 7 £450 - 1
Buckinghamshire -13 5 £425 +70.00%
Hertfordshire - 5 £310 - 1
Brighton +4 4 £350 -
East Sussex +1 4 £350 -
Yorkshire -19 4 - -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £500 - 2
Scotland - 4 £513 -
West Yorkshire -9 3 - -
Leeds -13 3 - -
Milton Keynes - 3 £450 -
Peterborough - 3 £525 - 1
North West - 3 £275 - 5
Cardiff -13 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Bedfordshire - 2 £350 -
Reading +14 1 £525 +27.27% 1

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 (87.65%) Selenium
2 402 (69.91%) Agile Software Development
3 335 (58.26%) Java
4 230 (40.00%) BDD
5 221 (38.43%) Cucumber
6 214 (37.22%) TDD
7 206 (35.83%) Scrum
8 169 (29.39%) C#
9 168 (29.22%) Test Automation
10 157 (27.30%) QA
11 129 (22.43%) HTML
11 129 (22.43%) Test Scripting
12 127 (22.09%) Automation Testing
13 126 (21.91%) JavaScript
14 105 (18.26%) CSS
15 100 (17.39%) JUnit
15 100 (17.39%) Jenkins
16 99 (17.22%) SQL
17 94 (16.35%) OO
17 94 (16.35%) Continuous Integration
18 92 (16.00%) .NET
18 92 (16.00%) Automated Testing
19 85 (14.78%) HTML5
20 84 (14.61%) Ruby
20 84 (14.61%) JIRA
21 80 (13.91%) JMeter
22 77 (13.39%) Kanban
23 76 (13.22%) Open Source
23 76 (13.22%) AngularJS
24 75 (13.04%) Finance

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 28 (4.87%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.48%) Node.js
3 10 (1.74%) Adobe CQ
4 9 (1.57%) CMS
5 8 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.39%) nginx
6 5 (0.87%) IIS
7 4 (0.70%) Confluence
8 3 (0.52%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.52%) Apache
8 3 (0.52%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.52%) Drupal
9 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.35%) Mule
9 2 (0.35%) JBoss
9 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.17%) Moodle
10 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (1.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.52%) MS Office
3 2 (0.35%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.35%) Magento
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.35%) SaaS
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.52%) HTTP
2 13 (2.26%) Internet
3 7 (1.22%) ATM
4 3 (0.52%) Broadband
4 3 (0.52%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.35%) FTP
6 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.17%) Intranet
6 1 (0.17%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.65%) MySQL
2 16 (2.78%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.43%) MongoDB
4 10 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (1.74%) NoSQL
5 9 (1.57%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.57%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.22%) Redis
7 4 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.52%) DB2
8 3 (0.52%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.35%) Big Data
9 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.17%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 504 (87.65%) Selenium
2 221 (38.43%) Cucumber
3 100 (17.39%) JUnit
3 100 (17.39%) Jenkins
4 84 (14.61%) JIRA
5 80 (13.91%) JMeter
6 64 (11.13%) Subversion
7 62 (10.78%) Maven
8 48 (8.35%) TestNG
9 47 (8.17%) Git (software)
10 45 (7.83%) Grunt
11 40 (6.96%) Bower
12 38 (6.61%) SoapUI
12 38 (6.61%) SpecFlow
13 36 (6.26%) Team Foundation Server
13 36 (6.26%) JBehave
14 35 (6.09%) QuickTest Pro
15 33 (5.74%) TeamCity
16 31 (5.39%) Bugzilla
17 29 (5.04%) Ant
General
1 75 (13.04%) Finance
2 26 (4.52%) Banking
3 17 (2.96%) Investment Banking
4 15 (2.61%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.26%) Games
5 13 (2.26%) Retail
6 10 (1.74%) Marketing
7 9 (1.57%) Front Office
8 7 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.04%) Electronics
10 5 (0.87%) Legal
11 3 (0.52%) Advertising
11 3 (0.52%) Publishing
12 1 (0.17%) Back Office
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
12 1 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 165 (28.70%) Tester
2 131 (22.78%) Developer
3 112 (19.48%) Analyst
4 110 (19.13%) Test Analyst
5 86 (14.96%) Automation Tester
6 55 (9.57%) Test Engineer
7 35 (6.09%) Automation Engineer
8 34 (5.91%) JavaScript Developer
9 32 (5.57%) Automation Analyst
10 31 (5.39%) QA Engineer
11 29 (5.04%) Automation Test Analyst
12 27 (4.70%) Web Developer
13 22 (3.83%) Selenium Tester
14 20 (3.48%) Consultant
14 20 (3.48%) Test Consultant
15 18 (3.13%) Java Developer
16 17 (2.96%) Agile Test Analyst
17 16 (2.78%) Test Manager
17 16 (2.78%) QA Tester
18 15 (2.61%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (22.43%) HTML
2 105 (18.26%) CSS
3 92 (16.00%) .NET
4 85 (14.78%) HTML5
5 76 (13.22%) AngularJS
6 67 (11.65%) XML
7 66 (11.48%) REST
8 59 (10.26%) Web Services
9 44 (7.65%) RESTful
10 42 (7.30%) SOAP
11 39 (6.78%) .NET Framework
12 38 (6.61%) CSS3
13 34 (5.91%) Gherkin
14 32 (5.57%) jQuery
15 31 (5.39%) JSON
16 25 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 23 (4.00%) Spring
18 21 (3.65%) Backbone.js
19 18 (3.13%) LESS
19 18 (3.13%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 76 (13.22%) Open Source
2 55 (9.57%) User Experience
3 35 (6.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 25 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 19 (3.30%) RIA
6 16 (2.78%) Mobile App
7 15 (2.61%) Digital Media
8 13 (2.26%) Computer Science
8 13 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (1.39%) Video on Demand
11 6 (1.04%) DTV
12 5 (0.87%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.70%) iSeries
13 4 (0.70%) Fixed Income
14 3 (0.52%) Smartphone
14 3 (0.52%) Mathematics
14 3 (0.52%) AS400
14 3 (0.52%) iPhone
14 3 (0.52%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 63 (10.96%) Linux
2 43 (7.48%) UNIX
3 31 (5.39%) Windows
4 25 (4.35%) Android
5 24 (4.17%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.57%) Windows NT
7 3 (0.52%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 402 (69.91%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (40.00%) BDD
3 214 (37.22%) TDD
4 206 (35.83%) Scrum
5 168 (29.22%) Test Automation
6 129 (22.43%) Test Scripting
7 127 (22.09%) Automation Testing
8 94 (16.35%) OO
8 94 (16.35%) Continuous Integration
9 92 (16.00%) Automated Testing
10 77 (13.39%) Kanban
11 73 (12.70%) E-Commerce
12 68 (11.83%) Software Testing
13 61 (10.61%) Manual Testing
14 53 (9.22%) Performance Testing
15 45 (7.83%) Load Testing
16 38 (6.61%) Test Management
17 35 (6.09%) MVC
18 31 (5.39%) OOP
19 30 (5.22%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 335 (58.26%) Java
2 169 (29.39%) C#
3 126 (21.91%) JavaScript
4 99 (17.22%) SQL
5 84 (14.61%) Ruby
6 37 (6.43%) PHP
7 33 (5.74%) Python
8 23 (4.00%) Scala
9 14 (2.43%) VBScript
9 14 (2.43%) Perl
10 13 (2.26%) VB
11 12 (2.09%) Groovy
12 9 (1.57%) PowerShell
13 8 (1.39%) XPath
14 7 (1.22%) C++
15 5 (0.87%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.87%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.87%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.35%) F#
16 2 (0.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 62 (10.78%) ISEB
2 59 (10.26%) Security Cleared
3 52 (9.04%) SC Cleared
4 51 (8.87%) ISTQB
5 17 (2.96%) Degree
6 12 (2.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.35%) HND
9 1 (0.17%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (27.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.17%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 38 (6.61%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.74%) Puppet
3 8 (1.39%) Ansible
4 4 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.35%) Nessus
6 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 42 (7.30%) Oracle
2 24 (4.17%) Adobe
3 18 (3.13%) hybris
4 11 (1.91%) HP
5 8 (1.39%) Microsoft
5 8 (1.39%) ATG
6 7 (1.22%) SAP
7 4 (0.70%) Informatica
7 4 (0.70%) IBM
8 3 (0.52%) Progress
8 3 (0.52%) Mercator
8 3 (0.52%) Demandware
9 2 (0.35%) Teradata
9 2 (0.35%) Telerik
10 1 (0.17%) Orchard
10 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.17%) VocaLink
10 1 (0.17%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.17%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.17%) Xamarin
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