The first table below looks at the demand for WebDriver skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 121 104 112
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 8 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.31% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.15% 2.42% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate £328 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £342 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £358 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +14.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
372 207 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.48% 10.08% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 108 132
Average daily rate £320 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £203 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

WebDriver
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

WebDriver Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

WebDriver
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebDriver across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -16 8 £328 -6.42% 2
North Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 15 (100.00%) Selenium
2 10 (66.67%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
4 7 (46.67%) JMeter
4 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (40.00%) ISEB
5 6 (40.00%) BDD
5 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
6 5 (33.33%) PHP
6 5 (33.33%) JIRA
7 4 (26.67%) QA
7 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
7 4 (26.67%) RSpec
7 4 (26.67%) Open Source
8 3 (20.00%) Mockito
8 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (20.00%) EasyMock
8 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
8 3 (20.00%) SEO
8 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (20.00%) JUnit
8 3 (20.00%) OO
8 3 (20.00%) Spring
9 2 (13.33%) C#
9 2 (13.33%) TDD
9 2 (13.33%) Ruby
9 2 (13.33%) CMS
9 2 (13.33%) SoapUI

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 2 (13.33%) CMS
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) Selenium
2 7 (46.67%) JMeter
3 5 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 5 (33.33%) JIRA
4 4 (26.67%) RSpec
5 3 (20.00%) Mockito
5 3 (20.00%) EasyMock
5 3 (20.00%) JUnit
6 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
6 2 (13.33%) Jasmine
6 2 (13.33%) JBehave
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Test Leader
2 4 (26.67%) Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Test Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) LAMP
2 1 (6.67%) Swing
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) BDD
3 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 3 (20.00%) SEO
5 3 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 2 (13.33%) User Stories
7 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) PHP
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Zend
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