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 22 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 50 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 20 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.76% - 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.38% - 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 2
Average daily rate
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£325 - £325
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
130 64 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.96% 10.68% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 45 46
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £396 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £52.50 £11.15 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+370.85% -55.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 - 16 £325 -
West Wales - 2 £450 - 1
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UK

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 37 (100.00%) Selenium
2 34 (91.89%) Java
3 27 (72.97%) Security Cleared
3 27 (72.97%) Automation Testing
4 26 (70.27%) C#
5 25 (67.57%) JIRA
5 25 (67.57%) Scrum
6 24 (64.86%) BDD
7 23 (62.16%) SC Cleared
7 23 (62.16%) Test Scripting
8 22 (59.46%) Load Testing
9 21 (56.76%) Test Management
9 21 (56.76%) Maven
9 21 (56.76%) ISTQB
9 21 (56.76%) JUnit
9 21 (56.76%) Kanban
10 20 (54.05%) HP Quality Center
10 20 (54.05%) Jenkins
10 20 (54.05%) Bugzilla
10 20 (54.05%) TDD
11 19 (51.35%) JMeter
11 19 (51.35%) Subversion
11 19 (51.35%) SharePoint
11 19 (51.35%) ISEB
11 19 (51.35%) Open Source
11 19 (51.35%) TestNG
12 18 (48.65%) Ant
12 18 (48.65%) .NET
12 18 (48.65%) Software Testing
13 17 (45.95%) .NET Framework

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 19 (51.35%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Internet
1 2 (5.41%) HTTP
1 2 (5.41%) SSL
Development Applications
1 37 (100.00%) Selenium
2 25 (67.57%) JIRA
3 21 (56.76%) Maven
3 21 (56.76%) JUnit
4 20 (54.05%) Jenkins
4 20 (54.05%) Bugzilla
5 19 (51.35%) JMeter
5 19 (51.35%) Subversion
5 19 (51.35%) TestNG
6 18 (48.65%) Ant
7 17 (45.95%) TortoiseSVN
7 17 (45.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (16.22%) Cucumber
9 5 (13.51%) JBehave
10 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
11 2 (5.41%) Mercurial
11 2 (5.41%) Hudson
11 2 (5.41%) SoapUI
11 2 (5.41%) Calabash
11 2 (5.41%) Apache Ivy
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Tester
2 10 (27.03%) Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Test Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Test Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Automation Tester
5 3 (8.11%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Automation Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Security Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Automated Test Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Lead Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Automated Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Automation Tester
7 1 (2.70%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Automated Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Web Team Leader
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Trainer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) .NET
2 17 (45.95%) .NET Framework
3 7 (18.92%) Web Services
4 5 (13.51%) RESTful
5 4 (10.81%) XML
5 4 (10.81%) SOAP
6 2 (5.41%) J2EE
6 2 (5.41%) HTML
6 2 (5.41%) JSON
6 2 (5.41%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 19 (51.35%) Open Source
2 17 (45.95%) Client/Server
3 4 (10.81%) iSeries
3 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
4 3 (8.11%) AS400
5 2 (5.41%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (2.70%) Grid Computing
6 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) UNIX
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) Automation Testing
2 25 (67.57%) Scrum
3 24 (64.86%) BDD
4 23 (62.16%) Test Scripting
5 22 (59.46%) Load Testing
6 21 (56.76%) Test Management
6 21 (56.76%) Kanban
7 20 (54.05%) TDD
8 18 (48.65%) Software Testing
9 14 (37.84%) Automated Testing
10 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (24.32%) Test Automation
11 5 (13.51%) SOA
12 4 (10.81%) Project Management
13 2 (5.41%) Mobile Commerce
13 2 (5.41%) Regression Testing
13 2 (5.41%) Performance Testing
13 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (5.41%) Manual Testing
13 2 (5.41%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (91.89%) Java
2 26 (70.27%) C#
3 4 (10.81%) SQL
4 2 (5.41%) XQuery
4 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.41%) XPath
4 2 (5.41%) Groovy
4 2 (5.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (72.97%) Security Cleared
2 23 (62.16%) SC Cleared
3 21 (56.76%) ISTQB
4 19 (51.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 20 (54.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) IBM
3 3 (8.11%) Informatica
4 2 (5.41%) HP