The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 48 53 50
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 33 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.16% 0.35% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.30% 2.86% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £358 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Development Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
171 70 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 21.54% 12.20% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 44 47
Average daily rate £325 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £249 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £11.15 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -81.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebDriver across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

WebDriver
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebDriver across the Wales region.

WebDriver Daily Rate Trend in Wales

WebDriver
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebDriver across the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 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
South Wales +18 28 £325 -9.09% 2
West Wales - 3 £400 -
WebDriver
UK

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 60 (100.00%) Selenium
2 49 (81.67%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (76.67%) C#
3 46 (76.67%) Security Cleared
3 46 (76.67%) Automation Testing
4 44 (73.33%) Scrum
5 43 (71.67%) JIRA
5 43 (71.67%) Java
6 40 (66.67%) Kanban
7 39 (65.00%) Test Scripting
8 37 (61.67%) SC Cleared
8 37 (61.67%) Load Testing
9 36 (60.00%) BDD
9 36 (60.00%) Jenkins
10 35 (58.33%) ISTQB
11 33 (55.00%) Bugzilla
11 33 (55.00%) ISEB
12 32 (53.33%) .NET
12 32 (53.33%) Software Testing
12 32 (53.33%) Test Management
13 31 (51.67%) HP Quality Center
13 31 (51.67%) Open Source
13 31 (51.67%) TDD
13 31 (51.67%) SharePoint
14 30 (50.00%) Subversion
14 30 (50.00%) .NET Framework
15 29 (48.33%) Team Foundation Server
16 28 (46.67%) TortoiseSVN
16 28 (46.67%) Maven
16 28 (46.67%) Client/Server

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region 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 31 (51.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Internet
1 2 (3.33%) HTTP
1 2 (3.33%) SSL
Development Applications
1 60 (100.00%) Selenium
2 43 (71.67%) JIRA
3 36 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 33 (55.00%) Bugzilla
5 30 (50.00%) Subversion
6 29 (48.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 28 (46.67%) TortoiseSVN
7 28 (46.67%) Maven
7 28 (46.67%) JUnit
8 26 (43.33%) JMeter
8 26 (43.33%) TestNG
9 25 (41.67%) Ant
10 6 (10.00%) Cucumber
11 5 (8.33%) JBehave
12 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
13 2 (3.33%) Hudson
13 2 (3.33%) SoapUI
13 2 (3.33%) Mercurial
13 2 (3.33%) Calabash
13 2 (3.33%) Apache Ivy
General
1 13 (21.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Tester
2 21 (35.00%) Analyst
2 21 (35.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (11.67%) Automation Tester
4 5 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Test Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (5.00%) Lead Tester
6 3 (5.00%) Security Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Automated Test Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Test Leader
8 1 (1.67%) Senior Automation Tester
8 1 (1.67%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (1.67%) Automated Test Analyst
8 1 (1.67%) Automated Tester
8 1 (1.67%) Trainer
8 1 (1.67%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (53.33%) .NET
2 30 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (11.67%) Web Services
4 5 (8.33%) RESTful
5 4 (6.67%) XML
5 4 (6.67%) SOAP
6 2 (3.33%) JSON
6 2 (3.33%) J2EE
6 2 (3.33%) HTML
6 2 (3.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 31 (51.67%) Open Source
2 28 (46.67%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.67%) iSeries
4 3 (5.00%) AS400
5 2 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) UNIX
2 1 (1.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (81.67%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (76.67%) Automation Testing
3 44 (73.33%) Scrum
4 40 (66.67%) Kanban
5 39 (65.00%) Test Scripting
6 37 (61.67%) Load Testing
7 36 (60.00%) BDD
8 32 (53.33%) Software Testing
8 32 (53.33%) Test Management
9 31 (51.67%) TDD
10 18 (30.00%) Automated Testing
11 12 (20.00%) Project Management
12 10 (16.67%) Test Automation
13 5 (8.33%) Manual Testing
13 5 (8.33%) SOA
14 4 (6.67%) Performance Testing
15 3 (5.00%) Regression Testing
16 2 (3.33%) Mobile Commerce
16 2 (3.33%) Non-Functional Testing
16 2 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 46 (76.67%) C#
2 43 (71.67%) Java
3 4 (6.67%) SQL
4 2 (3.33%) XPath
4 2 (3.33%) XQuery
4 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.33%) Scala
4 2 (3.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 46 (76.67%) Security Cleared
2 37 (61.67%) SC Cleared
3 35 (58.33%) ISTQB
4 33 (55.00%) ISEB
5 1 (1.67%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 31 (51.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (10.00%) Oracle
2 4 (6.67%) IBM
3 3 (5.00%) Informatica
4 2 (3.33%) HP
Newport, Gwent
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £325 - 350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wales
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago