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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 372 305 373
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +68
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 239 333 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.61% 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.32% 4.93% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 269 140
Average daily rate
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£355 £350 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -9.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
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
7207 6759 5362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.95% 12.41% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4616 4304 3413
Average daily rate £400 £375 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 132 134
Average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.01% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £31.00 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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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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 -76 208 £355 +1.42% 92
London -108 102 £400 +6.66% 67
South East -2 53 £350 +7.69% 9
City of London -39 28 £488 +39.28% 30
Berkshire +23 26 £355 +29.09% 2
East of England +34 24 £319 -0.39% 4
Reading +24 20 £355 +18.33%
Scotland +17 16 £375 - 4
Cambridgeshire +14 13 £350 +72.83% 3
Wales -9 13 £325 -
South Wales -1 12 £325 -
East Midlands +6 11 £363 +72.61% 1
Hampshire -3 10 £290 -29.90% 1
Newport -6 10 £325 -
Edinburgh - 9 £363 - 3
Buckinghamshire -11 8 £320 -1.53%
Southampton - 8 £323 - 1
Hertfordshire +12 7 £220 -31.25% 1
Glasgow +2 7 £381 -
South West -21 7 £375 +10.70% 5
Milton Keynes -9 6 £320 -1.53%
Nottinghamshire +1 5 £325 +54.76%
Nottingham 0 5 £325 +54.76%
Surrey -3 5 £380 +16.92% 4
North West -21 5 £325 - 3
Watford - 5 £210 -
Manchester -7 4 £325 +1.56% 1
Bristol -12 4 £375 +14.50% 2
Yorkshire -30 4 £325 -0.76% 1
Northamptonshire - 4 £350 - 1

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 461 (92.20%) Selenium
2 359 (71.80%) Agile Software Development
3 256 (51.20%) Java
4 224 (44.80%) BDD
5 212 (42.40%) QA
6 193 (38.60%) Cucumber
7 188 (37.60%) C#
8 163 (32.60%) Test Automation
9 135 (27.00%) TDD
10 134 (26.80%) Scrum
11 96 (19.20%) Jenkins
12 95 (19.00%) HTML
12 95 (19.00%) JavaScript
12 95 (19.00%) SQL
13 91 (18.20%) Ruby
14 83 (16.60%) Continuous Integration
15 82 (16.40%) Finance
15 82 (16.40%) SpecFlow
16 79 (15.80%) Test Scripting
17 72 (14.40%) .NET
18 69 (13.80%) Automation Testing
19 68 (13.60%) E-Commerce
20 65 (13.00%) JUnit
21 61 (12.20%) OO
22 60 (12.00%) Git (software)
23 56 (11.20%) RESTful
23 56 (11.20%) Automated Testing
24 55 (11.00%) JIRA
24 55 (11.00%) CSS
25 47 (9.40%) Open Source

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (2.80%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (2.60%) Node.js
2 13 (2.60%) Tomcat
3 8 (1.60%) IIS
3 8 (1.60%) CMS
3 8 (1.60%) Apache
4 7 (1.40%) nginx
4 7 (1.40%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (1.00%) Umbraco
6 5 (1.00%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.60%) Joomla!
7 3 (0.60%) ATG Dynamo
8 2 (0.40%) Confluence
9 1 (0.20%) Moodle
9 1 (0.20%) Drupal
9 1 (0.20%) JBoss
9 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (1.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.80%) Magento
2 3 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.40%) SaaS
3 6 (1.20%) GitHub
4 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (5.00%) HTTP
2 19 (3.80%) Internet
3 7 (1.40%) HTTPS
4 5 (1.00%) ATM
4 5 (1.00%) FTP
5 4 (0.80%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.40%) Broadband
7 1 (0.20%) SAN
7 1 (0.20%) Firewall
7 1 (0.20%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.80%) MongoDB
2 13 (2.60%) Redis
3 12 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
3 12 (2.40%) NoSQL
4 11 (2.20%) SQL Server
5 9 (1.80%) DB2
5 9 (1.80%) DbVisualizer
6 8 (1.60%) MySQL
7 7 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (1.40%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.20%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.40%) Neo4j
10 2 (0.40%) Big Data
10 2 (0.40%) RavenDB
10 2 (0.40%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.20%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 461 (92.20%) Selenium
2 193 (38.60%) Cucumber
3 96 (19.20%) Jenkins
4 82 (16.40%) SpecFlow
5 65 (13.00%) JUnit
6 60 (12.00%) Git (software)
7 55 (11.00%) JIRA
8 45 (9.00%) TestNG
9 39 (7.80%) Hudson
10 38 (7.60%) Maven
11 36 (7.20%) Subversion
12 32 (6.40%) JMeter
12 32 (6.40%) TeamCity
13 31 (6.20%) JBehave
13 31 (6.20%) SoapUI
14 26 (5.20%) Eclipse
15 24 (4.80%) Appium
16 22 (4.40%) QuickTest Pro
17 21 (4.20%) Bower
17 21 (4.20%) Calabash
General
1 82 (16.40%) Finance
2 31 (6.20%) Banking
3 27 (5.40%) Retail
4 26 (5.20%) Investment Banking
5 19 (3.80%) Games
6 10 (2.00%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.20%) Front Office
8 5 (1.00%) Marketing
9 4 (0.80%) Back Office
9 4 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.80%) Publishing
10 3 (0.60%) Electronics
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 137 (27.40%) Analyst
2 124 (24.80%) Test Analyst
3 113 (22.60%) Developer
4 112 (22.40%) Tester
5 62 (12.40%) Automation Tester
6 51 (10.20%) Test Engineer
7 46 (9.20%) QA Engineer
8 37 (7.40%) AWS Developer
9 36 (7.20%) Automation Engineer
10 29 (5.80%) Automation Analyst
10 29 (5.80%) QA Analyst
11 23 (4.60%) Automation Test Analyst
12 21 (4.20%) Java Developer
13 20 (4.00%) Agile Test Analyst
14 18 (3.60%) JavaScript Developer
15 16 (3.20%) Test Leader
15 16 (3.20%) QA Automation Engineer
15 16 (3.20%) Selenium Tester
16 15 (3.00%) Software Tester
16 15 (3.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (19.00%) HTML
2 72 (14.40%) .NET
3 56 (11.20%) RESTful
4 55 (11.00%) CSS
5 46 (9.20%) Web Services
6 45 (9.00%) HTML5
7 44 (8.80%) XML
8 41 (8.20%) AngularJS
9 38 (7.60%) .NET Framework
10 36 (7.20%) Gherkin
11 33 (6.60%) SOAP
12 27 (5.40%) REST
12 27 (5.40%) jQuery
13 25 (5.00%) CSS3
14 19 (3.80%) JSON
15 16 (3.20%) Spring
16 15 (3.00%) LESS
17 14 (2.80%) Backbone.js
18 13 (2.60%) Sass
19 12 (2.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.40%) Open Source
2 26 (5.20%) User Experience
3 13 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (2.60%) Client/Server
4 10 (2.00%) Mobile App
5 9 (1.80%) Digital Media
6 7 (1.40%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.20%) Video on Demand
7 6 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.80%) GIS
9 4 (0.80%) RIA
9 4 (0.80%) Online Games
10 3 (0.60%) DTV
10 3 (0.60%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.60%) Equities
11 2 (0.40%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.40%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.20%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.20%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 44 (8.80%) Linux
2 28 (5.60%) UNIX
3 27 (5.40%) Windows
4 15 (3.00%) Android
4 15 (3.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.80%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (71.80%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (44.80%) BDD
3 163 (32.60%) Test Automation
4 135 (27.00%) TDD
5 134 (26.80%) Scrum
6 83 (16.60%) Continuous Integration
7 79 (15.80%) Test Scripting
8 69 (13.80%) Automation Testing
9 68 (13.60%) E-Commerce
10 61 (12.20%) OO
11 56 (11.20%) Automated Testing
12 43 (8.60%) Manual Testing
13 41 (8.20%) Kanban
14 34 (6.80%) Regression Testing
15 33 (6.60%) Software Engineering
15 33 (6.60%) User Acceptance Testing
16 30 (6.00%) Software Testing
17 28 (5.60%) Performance Testing
17 28 (5.60%) Waterfall
18 25 (5.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 256 (51.20%) Java
2 188 (37.60%) C#
3 95 (19.00%) JavaScript
3 95 (19.00%) SQL
4 91 (18.20%) Ruby
5 43 (8.60%) PHP
6 38 (7.60%) Python
7 24 (4.80%) Scala
8 18 (3.60%) Groovy
9 12 (2.40%) C
9 12 (2.40%) VB
10 6 (1.20%) VBScript
10 6 (1.20%) C++
11 5 (1.00%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.80%) XPath
13 3 (0.60%) Perl
14 2 (0.40%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.40%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.40%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.40%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 41 (8.20%) ISEB
2 31 (6.20%) Security Cleared
3 29 (5.80%) SC Cleared
4 20 (4.00%) ISTQB
5 17 (3.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 15 (3.00%) Degree
7 6 (1.20%) HND
8 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.20%) MCP
8 1 (0.20%) MCAD
8 1 (0.20%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 212 (42.40%) QA
2 3 (0.60%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.20%) vSphere
1 1 (0.20%) Varnish
1 1 (0.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (2.40%) Puppet
2 9 (1.80%) Ansible
3 5 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.20%) Nagios
4 1 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (6.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (3.60%) Oracle
3 8 (1.60%) hybris
4 6 (1.20%) Sitecore
4 6 (1.20%) Adobe
4 6 (1.20%) HP
4 6 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (0.80%) ATG
6 3 (0.60%) SAP
7 2 (0.40%) Zend
7 2 (0.40%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.20%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.20%) VocaLink
8 1 (0.20%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.20%) SOASTA, Inc
8 1 (0.20%) Cisco
8 1 (0.20%) Orchard
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Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Unspecified Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £325.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Blue Bridge Solutions Limited
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago