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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 320 357 375
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +18
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 289 230 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.45% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.00% 3.84% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 195 137
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 £264 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £344
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.45%
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
7229 5991 5794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.26% 11.63% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4985 3838 3584
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 £543 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 147 232
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £20.00 £25.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.80 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +4 260 £388 -3.12% 92
London +17 191 £400 - 64
City of London +7 61 £400 -1.53% 35
South East -13 25 £350 +9.80% 16
Wales -4 19 £325 -9.09% 1
South Wales -1 17 £325 -9.09% 1
South West -19 17 £363 +9.43% 4
Bristol -4 14 £363 +11.53% 3
Berkshire +10 11 £294 -25.69% 9
East of England - 11 £325 - 2
Slough +2 10 £287 -26.41% 2
North West - 9 £275 - 4
Buckinghamshire -7 7 £425 +70.00% 1
Scotland - 6 £400 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £500 -
Northampton - 4 £450 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £310 - 1
Northamptonshire - 4 £450 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £450 -
Edinburgh - 4 £456 -
East Midlands - 4 £450 -
Surrey -3 3 £338 +8.00% 5
Peterborough - 3 £525 -
Cheshire - 3 £263 - 2
Manchester - 3 £265 - 2
Reading +9 2 £525 +27.27% 3
Cardiff -6 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -14 2 - - 2
Birmingham -1 1 £375 +15.38%
Somerset -8 1 £325 -7.14%

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (88.31%) Selenium
2 402 (70.16%) Agile Software Development
3 329 (57.42%) Java
4 234 (40.84%) BDD
5 215 (37.52%) Cucumber
6 201 (35.08%) TDD
7 189 (32.98%) Scrum
8 176 (30.72%) QA
9 168 (29.32%) C#
10 163 (28.45%) Test Automation
11 122 (21.29%) JavaScript
11 122 (21.29%) Test Scripting
12 121 (21.12%) HTML
13 117 (20.42%) Automation Testing
14 108 (18.85%) SQL
15 97 (16.93%) CSS
15 97 (16.93%) OO
16 95 (16.58%) Jenkins
17 91 (15.88%) Continuous Integration
18 88 (15.36%) .NET
19 85 (14.83%) JUnit
20 83 (14.49%) Ruby
21 82 (14.31%) HTML5
22 81 (14.14%) Automated Testing
23 80 (13.96%) E-Commerce
23 80 (13.96%) Finance
24 79 (13.79%) JIRA
25 76 (13.26%) AngularJS
26 68 (11.87%) JMeter
26 68 (11.87%) Kanban

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 22 (3.84%) Node.js
2 20 (3.49%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.92%) nginx
3 11 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (1.22%) IIS
5 6 (1.05%) Adobe CQ
6 5 (0.87%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.70%) Apache
7 4 (0.70%) CMS
7 4 (0.70%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.70%) Drupal
8 3 (0.52%) Confluence
8 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.17%) Moodle
10 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.17%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.17%) Mule
10 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (0.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.35%) SaaS
2 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.89%) HTTP
2 16 (2.79%) Internet
3 7 (1.22%) ATM
4 5 (0.87%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.70%) FTP
6 3 (0.52%) Broadband
7 1 (0.17%) Intranet
7 1 (0.17%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.32%) MySQL
2 18 (3.14%) MongoDB
3 15 (2.62%) Apache Cassandra
3 15 (2.62%) SQL Server
4 13 (2.27%) NoSQL
5 11 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.75%) Redis
7 5 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (0.87%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.52%) DB2
9 3 (0.52%) Big Data
9 3 (0.52%) DbVisualizer
10 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 506 (88.31%) Selenium
2 215 (37.52%) Cucumber
3 95 (16.58%) Jenkins
4 85 (14.83%) JUnit
5 79 (13.79%) JIRA
6 68 (11.87%) JMeter
7 59 (10.30%) Maven
8 49 (8.55%) Subversion
9 47 (8.20%) SpecFlow
10 45 (7.85%) SoapUI
10 45 (7.85%) Git (software)
11 41 (7.16%) TestNG
11 41 (7.16%) Grunt
12 36 (6.28%) Bower
12 36 (6.28%) QuickTest Pro
13 31 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
13 31 (5.41%) JBehave
14 30 (5.24%) TeamCity
15 27 (4.71%) Hudson
16 24 (4.19%) WATIR
General
1 80 (13.96%) Finance
2 25 (4.36%) Banking
3 18 (3.14%) Retail
4 17 (2.97%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.27%) Games
5 13 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.40%) Front Office
6 8 (1.40%) Marketing
7 5 (0.87%) Publishing
7 5 (0.87%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.70%) Electronics
9 3 (0.52%) Advertising
9 3 (0.52%) Legal
10 2 (0.35%) Back Office
11 1 (0.17%) Automotive
11 1 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 159 (27.75%) Tester
2 119 (20.77%) Developer
3 115 (20.07%) Analyst
4 111 (19.37%) Test Analyst
5 90 (15.71%) Automation Tester
6 54 (9.42%) Test Engineer
7 36 (6.28%) Automation Analyst
8 34 (5.93%) Automation Engineer
8 34 (5.93%) QA Engineer
9 32 (5.58%) JavaScript Developer
10 31 (5.41%) Automation Test Analyst
11 25 (4.36%) Web Developer
12 22 (3.84%) Selenium Tester
13 19 (3.32%) Test Manager
14 18 (3.14%) Consultant
14 18 (3.14%) QA Tester
14 18 (3.14%) Test Consultant
15 16 (2.79%) Agile Test Analyst
16 15 (2.62%) QA Automation Engineer
16 15 (2.62%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (21.12%) HTML
2 97 (16.93%) CSS
3 88 (15.36%) .NET
4 82 (14.31%) HTML5
5 76 (13.26%) AngularJS
6 66 (11.52%) REST
7 63 (10.99%) XML
8 61 (10.65%) Web Services
9 48 (8.38%) RESTful
10 46 (8.03%) SOAP
11 38 (6.63%) CSS3
12 37 (6.46%) Gherkin
13 36 (6.28%) .NET Framework
14 35 (6.11%) jQuery
15 31 (5.41%) JSON
16 25 (4.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 24 (4.19%) Backbone.js
18 23 (4.01%) Spring
19 21 (3.66%) LESS
20 20 (3.49%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 67 (11.69%) Open Source
2 57 (9.95%) User Experience
3 31 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 20 (3.49%) Client/Server
5 18 (3.14%) RIA
6 16 (2.79%) Digital Media
7 14 (2.44%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (1.92%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.40%) Video on Demand
11 5 (0.87%) Fixed Income
12 4 (0.70%) DTV
13 3 (0.52%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.52%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.52%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.52%) iPhone
13 3 (0.52%) iSeries
14 2 (0.35%) Biology
14 2 (0.35%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 60 (10.47%) Linux
2 47 (8.20%) UNIX
3 35 (6.11%) Windows
4 26 (4.54%) Apple iOS
5 25 (4.36%) Android
6 11 (1.92%) Windows NT
7 3 (0.52%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 402 (70.16%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (40.84%) BDD
3 201 (35.08%) TDD
4 189 (32.98%) Scrum
5 163 (28.45%) Test Automation
6 122 (21.29%) Test Scripting
7 117 (20.42%) Automation Testing
8 97 (16.93%) OO
9 91 (15.88%) Continuous Integration
10 81 (14.14%) Automated Testing
11 80 (13.96%) E-Commerce
12 68 (11.87%) Kanban
13 59 (10.30%) Software Testing
14 56 (9.77%) Manual Testing
15 50 (8.73%) Performance Testing
16 37 (6.46%) Load Testing
17 35 (6.11%) MVC
18 32 (5.58%) Waterfall
19 31 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
20 28 (4.89%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 329 (57.42%) Java
2 168 (29.32%) C#
3 122 (21.29%) JavaScript
4 108 (18.85%) SQL
5 83 (14.49%) Ruby
6 39 (6.81%) PHP
7 38 (6.63%) Python
8 25 (4.36%) Scala
9 20 (3.49%) Groovy
10 16 (2.79%) VBScript
11 13 (2.27%) VB
12 10 (1.75%) Perl
13 8 (1.40%) C++
13 8 (1.40%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.22%) XPath
15 6 (1.05%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.87%) C
17 4 (0.70%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.70%) Shell Script
18 3 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (9.95%) ISEB
2 47 (8.20%) Security Cleared
3 40 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 40 (6.98%) ISTQB
4 15 (2.62%) Degree
5 13 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.52%) HND
7 1 (0.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.17%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (30.72%) QA
Systems Management
1 25 (4.36%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (2.09%) Puppet
3 11 (1.92%) Ansible
4 4 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.35%) Nessus
6 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 40 (6.98%) Oracle
2 17 (2.97%) Adobe
3 15 (2.62%) hybris
4 11 (1.92%) Microsoft
5 6 (1.05%) ATG
5 6 (1.05%) HP
6 5 (0.87%) SAP
7 3 (0.52%) Progress
7 3 (0.52%) IBM
7 3 (0.52%) Mercator
8 2 (0.35%) Informatica
8 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.17%) Telerik
9 1 (0.17%) Orchard
9 1 (0.17%) Zend
9 1 (0.17%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.17%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.17%) VocaLink
9 1 (0.17%) Demandware
9 1 (0.17%) Xamarin
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