The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 113 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.17% -
As % of the Development Applications category 1.91% 1.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - -
WebDriver
England

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

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
262 219 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.23% 9.21% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 124 68
Average daily rate £335 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £250 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £424 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 27 11
Average hourly rate £30.60 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.06% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WebDriver
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

WebDriver Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 July 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
Birmingham -3 3 £300 -22.58%
Coventry +5 1 £300 -15.78%
Staffordshire - 1 £285 - 1
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) SpecFlow
3 3 (42.86%) ISEB
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) NUnit
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (28.57%) PHPUnit
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 1 (14.29%) Linked Data
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (14.29%) Hudson
5 1 (14.29%) CSS3
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) RDF
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) HTML

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) SpecFlow
2 3 (42.86%) NUnit
3 2 (28.57%) PHPUnit
4 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (14.29%) Hudson
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) LAMP
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Linked Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
1 4 (57.14%) BDD
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) RDF
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP