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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 352 398 429
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +31
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 290 185 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.35% 0.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.90% 2.99% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 155 101
Average daily rate
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£375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £279 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
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
7439 6195 6084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.75% 11.81% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5001 4023 3446
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 146 234
Average hourly rate £38.50 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.50 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +24 251 £381 -1.61% 113
London +34 173 £400 - 76
City of London +17 44 £400 - 32
South East -9 32 £413 +10.00% 16
Wales +7 30 £325 -9.09% 1
South Wales +12 25 £325 -9.09% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 15 £423 +69.00%
South West -33 14 £363 +27.19% 4
Bristol -14 13 £369 +5.35% 3
East of England - 11 £318 - 4
Milton Keynes - 10 £438 -
East Midlands - 8 £450 - 2
Northamptonshire - 7 £450 - 1
Berkshire +7 6 £525 +31.25% 4
Hertfordshire - 6 £310 -
Northampton - 6 £450 - 1
Slough - 6 £281 - 2
Brighton +1 5 £350 -
East Sussex -6 5 £350 -
Yorkshire -9 5 £375 +38.24% 4
North East - 5 £320 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 5 £320 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £320 - 1
Surrey -8 4 £338 -10.00% 6
Leeds -13 4 £375 +38.24% 4
West Yorkshire -17 4 £375 +38.24% 4
Swansea - 3 £400 -
West Wales - 3 £400 -
Scotland - 3 £494 -
Reading +3 2 £525 +31.25% 2

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 506 (88.15%) Selenium
2 396 (68.99%) Agile Software Development
3 356 (62.02%) Java
4 249 (43.38%) BDD
5 242 (42.16%) Cucumber
6 235 (40.94%) TDD
7 213 (37.11%) Scrum
8 173 (30.14%) Test Automation
9 162 (28.22%) C#
10 148 (25.78%) QA
11 139 (24.22%) JavaScript
12 137 (23.87%) HTML
12 137 (23.87%) Automation Testing
13 120 (20.91%) Test Scripting
14 109 (18.99%) CSS
15 108 (18.82%) Continuous Integration
16 105 (18.29%) Jenkins
17 103 (17.94%) JUnit
18 102 (17.77%) SQL
19 98 (17.07%) Ruby
20 95 (16.55%) Automated Testing
21 93 (16.20%) OO
22 92 (16.03%) .NET
23 87 (15.16%) E-Commerce
24 86 (14.98%) JIRA
25 85 (14.81%) JMeter
26 77 (13.41%) XML
26 77 (13.41%) HTML5
27 76 (13.24%) Open Source
27 76 (13.24%) ISEB

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.61%) Node.js
2 15 (2.61%) Adobe CQ
3 9 (1.57%) CMS
4 8 (1.39%) nginx
4 8 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (0.87%) Apache
5 5 (0.87%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.70%) Confluence
7 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.52%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.52%) Drupal
8 2 (0.35%) Mule
8 2 (0.35%) IIS
8 2 (0.35%) JBoss
8 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.17%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (1.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.52%) MS Office
3 2 (0.35%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (0.87%) 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
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.18%) HTTP
2 11 (1.92%) Internet
3 3 (0.52%) ATM
4 2 (0.35%) Broadband
4 2 (0.35%) SSL
5 1 (0.17%) Intranet
5 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.70%) MySQL
2 17 (2.96%) Relational Database
3 16 (2.79%) SQL Server
4 11 (1.92%) MongoDB
5 9 (1.57%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (1.39%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.22%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.87%) Redis
9 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.70%) DB2
9 4 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.52%) Big Data
10 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.35%) Star Schema
12 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.17%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 506 (88.15%) Selenium
2 242 (42.16%) Cucumber
3 105 (18.29%) Jenkins
4 103 (17.94%) JUnit
5 86 (14.98%) JIRA
6 85 (14.81%) JMeter
7 71 (12.37%) Subversion
8 60 (10.45%) Maven
9 58 (10.10%) JBehave
10 55 (9.58%) SoapUI
11 53 (9.23%) Git (software)
12 46 (8.01%) Grunt
13 45 (7.84%) TestNG
14 40 (6.97%) TeamCity
15 39 (6.79%) Bower
16 38 (6.62%) Hudson
17 36 (6.27%) Team Foundation Server
18 33 (5.75%) QuickTest Pro
19 32 (5.57%) Ant
19 32 (5.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 75 (13.07%) Finance
2 22 (3.83%) Banking
3 14 (2.44%) Retail
4 13 (2.26%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.09%) Games
5 12 (2.09%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.09%) Front Office
6 9 (1.57%) Marketing
7 7 (1.22%) Legal
8 6 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.87%) Electronics
10 3 (0.52%) Advertising
11 2 (0.35%) Publishing
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
12 1 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 175 (30.49%) Tester
2 143 (24.91%) Developer
3 107 (18.64%) Analyst
4 104 (18.12%) Test Analyst
5 90 (15.68%) Automation Tester
6 56 (9.76%) Test Engineer
7 40 (6.97%) Automation Engineer
8 35 (6.10%) QA Engineer
9 31 (5.40%) Web Developer
9 31 (5.40%) Automation Analyst
10 30 (5.23%) JavaScript Developer
11 29 (5.05%) Automation Test Analyst
12 22 (3.83%) Selenium Tester
13 21 (3.66%) Test Consultant
13 21 (3.66%) Consultant
14 18 (3.14%) Java Developer
14 18 (3.14%) QA Tester
15 17 (2.96%) QA Automation Engineer
15 17 (2.96%) Agile Test Analyst
16 15 (2.61%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (23.87%) HTML
2 109 (18.99%) CSS
3 92 (16.03%) .NET
4 77 (13.41%) XML
4 77 (13.41%) HTML5
5 71 (12.37%) AngularJS
6 68 (11.85%) Web Services
7 54 (9.41%) REST
8 46 (8.01%) RESTful
9 43 (7.49%) SOAP
10 39 (6.79%) .NET Framework
11 37 (6.45%) JSON
12 30 (5.23%) Gherkin
13 28 (4.88%) jQuery
13 28 (4.88%) CSS3
14 24 (4.18%) Spring
15 23 (4.01%) Apache Flex
16 18 (3.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 17 (2.96%) Backbone.js
18 14 (2.44%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 76 (13.24%) Open Source
2 53 (9.23%) User Experience
3 38 (6.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 26 (4.53%) Mobile App
5 25 (4.36%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (4.18%) Client/Server
7 20 (3.48%) RIA
8 18 (3.14%) Computer Science
9 16 (2.79%) Digital Media
10 14 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (1.74%) New Media
12 7 (1.22%) Video on Demand
13 5 (0.87%) DTV
13 5 (0.87%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.70%) Data Integration
14 4 (0.70%) iSeries
14 4 (0.70%) Over-the-Top Content
15 3 (0.52%) iPhone
15 3 (0.52%) Data Conversion
15 3 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 71 (12.37%) Linux
2 47 (8.19%) UNIX
3 27 (4.70%) Windows
4 26 (4.53%) Android
5 24 (4.18%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.57%) Windows NT
7 4 (0.70%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (68.99%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (43.38%) BDD
3 235 (40.94%) TDD
4 213 (37.11%) Scrum
5 173 (30.14%) Test Automation
6 137 (23.87%) Automation Testing
7 120 (20.91%) Test Scripting
8 108 (18.82%) Continuous Integration
9 95 (16.55%) Automated Testing
10 93 (16.20%) OO
11 87 (15.16%) E-Commerce
12 73 (12.72%) Kanban
13 70 (12.20%) Software Testing
14 59 (10.28%) Manual Testing
15 55 (9.58%) Performance Testing
16 44 (7.67%) Load Testing
17 42 (7.32%) Test Management
18 36 (6.27%) SOA
18 36 (6.27%) MVC
19 34 (5.92%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 356 (62.02%) Java
2 162 (28.22%) C#
3 139 (24.22%) JavaScript
4 102 (17.77%) SQL
5 98 (17.07%) Ruby
6 44 (7.67%) PHP
7 37 (6.45%) Python
8 21 (3.66%) Scala
9 15 (2.61%) Groovy
10 14 (2.44%) VBScript
10 14 (2.44%) VB
11 12 (2.09%) Perl
12 9 (1.57%) XPath
12 9 (1.57%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.57%) PowerShell
13 7 (1.22%) C++
13 7 (1.22%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.70%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.52%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 76 (13.24%) ISEB
2 61 (10.63%) ISTQB
2 61 (10.63%) Security Cleared
3 53 (9.23%) SC Cleared
4 19 (3.31%) Degree
5 12 (2.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.35%) BC Cleared
7 2 (0.35%) HND
8 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (25.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.17%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 46 (8.01%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.74%) Puppet
3 8 (1.39%) Ansible
4 5 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.52%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.35%) Nessus
7 1 (0.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 48 (8.36%) Oracle
2 37 (6.45%) Adobe
3 19 (3.31%) hybris
4 17 (2.96%) HP
5 11 (1.92%) ATG
6 8 (1.39%) Microsoft
7 6 (1.05%) SAP
8 5 (0.87%) Informatica
9 4 (0.70%) IBM
10 3 (0.52%) Progress
10 3 (0.52%) Teradata
10 3 (0.52%) Demandware
10 3 (0.52%) Mercator
11 2 (0.35%) Telerik
11 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.17%) TIBCO
12 1 (0.17%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.17%) Sitecore
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Rate: Up to £450 per day
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McGregor Boyall
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Vertical IT
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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Oliver Bernard
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Testing Circle Ltd
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