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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 353 355 414
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +59
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 295 273 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.50% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.90% 3.89% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 218 130
Average daily rate
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£385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £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
7557 7024 5870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.29% 12.85% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4976 4513 3677
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 152 144
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.83 £30.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £71.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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 31 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 31 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 +5 280 £386 +3.00% 98
London -31 144 £428 +6.87% 63
South East +32 66 £370 +2.77% 11
City of London -8 47 £500 +25.00% 14
Hampshire +7 21 £425 +29.27% 3
South West -4 21 £350 -1.75% 1
Berkshire +18 18 £353 -6.00% 2
Yorkshire -17 15 £300 -3.22% 7
Reading - 14 £350 - 1
East of England - 13 £238 - 1
Buckinghamshire +7 11 £428 +2.39%
Newcastle upon Tyne -17 11 £308 -
North East -20 11 £308 -
West Yorkshire -20 11 £300 -6.25% 6
Tyne and Wear -21 11 £308 -
Milton Keynes +2 9 £430 +1.17%
Leeds -22 9 £295 -7.81% 6
Scotland - 9 £388 -
Bristol -8 8 £381 +7.01%
Devon - 8 £350 - 1
Edinburgh - 8 £425 -
Exeter - 8 £350 - 1
Hertfordshire - 8 £360 -
Watford - 7 - -
Surrey +1 6 £313 +30.20% 4
Southampton -2 6 £425 +40.49% 1
Brighton -4 5 £325 -10.95%
East Sussex -4 5 £325 -10.95%
Wales -18 5 £338 +3.84% 3
North West -25 5 £313 -5.66% 7

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 506 (94.05%) Selenium
2 396 (73.61%) Agile Software Development
3 272 (50.56%) Java
4 256 (47.58%) BDD
5 228 (42.38%) Cucumber
6 222 (41.26%) C#
7 218 (40.52%) Test Automation
8 207 (38.48%) QA
9 174 (32.34%) TDD
10 170 (31.60%) Scrum
11 110 (20.45%) Jenkins
12 109 (20.26%) Automated Testing
13 104 (19.33%) SpecFlow
13 104 (19.33%) Test Scripting
14 103 (19.14%) JavaScript
15 102 (18.96%) SQL
15 102 (18.96%) Finance
16 97 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
17 96 (17.84%) Ruby
18 89 (16.54%) .NET
19 88 (16.36%) Automation Testing
20 81 (15.06%) HTML
21 77 (14.31%) JIRA
22 75 (13.94%) JUnit
23 59 (10.97%) Web Services
23 59 (10.97%) RESTful
24 57 (10.59%) Git (software)
25 56 (10.41%) ISEB
26 55 (10.22%) JMeter
27 53 (9.85%) PHP

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (2.60%) Tomcat
1 14 (2.60%) CMS
1 14 (2.60%) Node.js
2 11 (2.04%) Apache
2 11 (2.04%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (1.67%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.93%) ATG Dynamo
6 4 (0.74%) Umbraco
6 4 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (0.74%) Confluence
7 3 (0.56%) JBoss
8 1 (0.19%) IIS
8 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.19%) FileNet
8 1 (0.19%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 17 (3.16%) MS Office
2 6 (1.12%) Mingle
3 5 (0.93%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.12%) Magento
2 5 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.19%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.93%) SaaS
2 5 (0.93%) GitHub
3 4 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.74%) Heroku
3 4 (0.74%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.90%) HTTP
2 16 (2.97%) Internet
3 4 (0.74%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.19%) SAN
4 1 (0.19%) ATM
4 1 (0.19%) Broadband
4 1 (0.19%) DHCP
4 1 (0.19%) Firewall
4 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.19%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.97%) MySQL
3 14 (2.60%) DB2
3 14 (2.60%) MongoDB
3 14 (2.60%) DbVisualizer
4 10 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (1.86%) Oracle Database
5 9 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (1.67%) Redis
6 6 (1.12%) Hadoop
7 5 (0.93%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.74%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.56%) RavenDB
9 3 (0.56%) Neo4j
9 3 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.37%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.19%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 506 (94.05%) Selenium
2 228 (42.38%) Cucumber
3 110 (20.45%) Jenkins
4 104 (19.33%) SpecFlow
5 77 (14.31%) JIRA
6 75 (13.94%) JUnit
7 57 (10.59%) Git (software)
8 55 (10.22%) JMeter
9 40 (7.43%) Subversion
10 39 (7.25%) TestNG
11 36 (6.69%) Maven
12 30 (5.58%) TeamCity
13 28 (5.20%) NUnit
14 27 (5.02%) Eclipse
15 26 (4.83%) SoapUI
16 23 (4.28%) Jasmine
16 23 (4.28%) JBehave
17 22 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
18 21 (3.90%) RSpec
18 21 (3.90%) HP UFT
General
1 102 (18.96%) Finance
2 31 (5.76%) Retail
3 30 (5.58%) Banking
4 22 (4.09%) Investment Banking
5 17 (3.16%) Games
6 10 (1.86%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.49%) Marketing
8 6 (1.12%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.93%) Publishing
9 5 (0.93%) Electronics
10 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.37%) Front Office
11 1 (0.19%) Back Office
11 1 (0.19%) Automotive
11 1 (0.19%) Law
11 1 (0.19%) Legal
11 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 149 (27.70%) Tester
2 137 (25.46%) Analyst
3 119 (22.12%) Test Analyst
4 113 (21.00%) Developer
5 78 (14.50%) Automation Tester
6 57 (10.59%) Test Engineer
7 39 (7.25%) Automation Engineer
8 35 (6.51%) AWS Developer
9 34 (6.32%) QA Analyst
10 33 (6.13%) Test Automation Engineer
11 31 (5.76%) QA Engineer
12 28 (5.20%) Test Leader
13 25 (4.65%) Automation Analyst
14 24 (4.46%) Selenium Tester
14 24 (4.46%) Agile Test Analyst
15 23 (4.28%) Automation Test Analyst
16 19 (3.53%) Software Tester
17 18 (3.35%) Java Developer
18 17 (3.16%) Team Leader
19 16 (2.97%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (16.54%) .NET
2 81 (15.06%) HTML
3 59 (10.97%) Web Services
3 59 (10.97%) RESTful
4 46 (8.55%) Gherkin
5 42 (7.81%) XML
6 41 (7.62%) SOAP
7 38 (7.06%) CSS
8 34 (6.32%) .NET Framework
8 34 (6.32%) AngularJS
9 30 (5.58%) HTML5
10 29 (5.39%) REST
11 19 (3.53%) ASP.NET
12 17 (3.16%) jQuery
13 16 (2.97%) JSON
14 15 (2.79%) ASP.NET MVC
15 14 (2.60%) Flash
15 14 (2.60%) Spring
16 13 (2.42%) CSS3
16 13 (2.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (2.97%) Mobile App
3 13 (2.42%) User Experience
3 13 (2.42%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.04%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.12%) GIS
5 6 (1.12%) IPTV
5 6 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.12%) Online Games
5 6 (1.12%) Video on Demand
6 5 (0.93%) DTV
7 4 (0.74%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.56%) RIA
8 3 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.56%) Wiki
8 3 (0.56%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.56%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.37%) NHS
10 1 (0.19%) EFT
10 1 (0.19%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 35 (6.51%) Linux
2 33 (6.13%) UNIX
3 24 (4.46%) Windows
4 19 (3.53%) Android
5 17 (3.16%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.74%) Windows NT
6 4 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (73.61%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (47.58%) BDD
3 218 (40.52%) Test Automation
4 174 (32.34%) TDD
5 170 (31.60%) Scrum
6 109 (20.26%) Automated Testing
7 104 (19.33%) Test Scripting
8 97 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
9 88 (16.36%) Automation Testing
10 52 (9.67%) Performance Testing
11 51 (9.48%) E-Commerce
12 49 (9.11%) Kanban
13 44 (8.18%) Software Engineering
13 44 (8.18%) Software Testing
14 43 (7.99%) Manual Testing
15 42 (7.81%) Regression Testing
16 41 (7.62%) Load Testing
17 38 (7.06%) Open Source
18 35 (6.51%) Test Strategy
18 35 (6.51%) OO
Programming Languages
1 272 (50.56%) Java
2 222 (41.26%) C#
3 103 (19.14%) JavaScript
4 102 (18.96%) SQL
5 96 (17.84%) Ruby
6 53 (9.85%) PHP
7 40 (7.43%) Python
8 34 (6.32%) Scala
9 17 (3.16%) VB
10 12 (2.23%) Groovy
11 7 (1.30%) VBScript
11 7 (1.30%) C
12 4 (0.74%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.56%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.56%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.37%) XPath
14 2 (0.37%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 56 (10.41%) ISEB
2 45 (8.36%) ISTQB
3 37 (6.88%) Security Cleared
4 29 (5.39%) SC Cleared
5 26 (4.83%) Degree
6 18 (3.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 7 (1.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (0.93%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.93%) HND
9 1 (0.19%) MCP
9 1 (0.19%) MCAD
9 1 (0.19%) MCSD
9 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 207 (38.48%) QA
2 5 (0.93%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (0.56%) 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 21 (3.90%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.67%) Apache Shiro
3 6 (1.12%) Puppet
3 6 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.37%) 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 34 (6.32%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.95%) Oracle
3 19 (3.53%) HP
4 10 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (1.67%) Bloomberg
6 7 (1.30%) Atlassian
7 5 (0.93%) ATG
7 5 (0.93%) SAP
8 4 (0.74%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.74%) Google
9 3 (0.56%) JD Edwards
9 3 (0.56%) VMware
10 2 (0.37%) SaltStack
10 2 (0.37%) hybris
11 1 (0.19%) Red Gate
11 1 (0.19%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.19%) Zend
11 1 (0.19%) Remedy
11 1 (0.19%) Cisco
11 1 (0.19%) BMC
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