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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 78 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 4 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.44% 2.78% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.45% 16.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
163 118 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.03% 16.39% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 82 45
Average daily rate £380 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £448 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £29.50 - £11.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

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
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 3 September 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
South Wales -21 4 £350 +7.69% 1
WebDriver
UK

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) Selenium
2 17 (94.44%) Java
3 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (66.67%) .NET
5 11 (61.11%) C#
5 11 (61.11%) .NET Framework
5 11 (61.11%) Scrum
5 11 (61.11%) Test Scripting
5 11 (61.11%) Automation Testing
6 10 (55.56%) Load Testing
6 10 (55.56%) JMeter
7 9 (50.00%) JIRA
7 9 (50.00%) Client/Server
7 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 9 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (44.44%) TestNG
8 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
8 8 (44.44%) JUnit
8 8 (44.44%) Subversion
9 7 (38.89%) TDD
9 7 (38.89%) Bugzilla
9 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
9 7 (38.89%) Test Management
9 7 (38.89%) Open Source
9 7 (38.89%) BDD
9 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
10 6 (33.33%) Cucumber
11 4 (22.22%) Oracle
12 3 (16.67%) JBoss
12 3 (16.67%) Eclipse

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) FileNet
3 1 (5.56%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (100.00%) Selenium
2 10 (55.56%) JMeter
3 9 (50.00%) JIRA
3 9 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (44.44%) TestNG
4 8 (44.44%) Subversion
4 8 (44.44%) JUnit
5 7 (38.89%) Bugzilla
5 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
6 6 (33.33%) Cucumber
7 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
8 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
8 2 (11.11%) Maven
9 1 (5.56%) ReSharper
9 1 (5.56%) NUnit
9 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
9 1 (5.56%) Gradle
9 1 (5.56%) Artifactory
9 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
9 1 (5.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 1 (5.56%) Back Office
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Tester
2 9 (50.00%) Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Automation Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Manual Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Security Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) .NET
2 11 (61.11%) .NET Framework
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
4 1 (5.56%) JAX-RS
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.56%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) Spring
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (5.56%) Java SE
4 1 (5.56%) Spring MVC
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) Drools
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) Scrum
2 11 (61.11%) Test Scripting
2 11 (61.11%) Automation Testing
3 10 (55.56%) Load Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Test Management
4 7 (38.89%) Open Source
4 7 (38.89%) BDD
4 7 (38.89%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.56%) Use Case
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.56%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.56%) BPMN
6 1 (5.56%) V-Model
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.56%) BPEL
6 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (5.56%) Scala
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) ISEB
3 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
1 1 (5.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Nagios
1 1 (5.56%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) HP