The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 123 125 116
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 19 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.65% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.85% 1.07% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 4
Average daily rate £318 £326 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.68% -6.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £315 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £337 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
494 281 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.96% 11.08% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 192 153
Average daily rate £425 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £423 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +2.77%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Yorkshire - 13 £315 - 7
South Yorkshire -10 4 £343 +4.98% 2
North Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (96.30%) Selenium
2 16 (59.26%) BDD
3 14 (51.85%) Java
4 13 (48.15%) Cucumber
5 12 (44.44%) TDD
6 10 (37.04%) Automation Testing
7 8 (29.63%) Scrum
8 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
8 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
9 6 (22.22%) JIRA
9 6 (22.22%) QA
10 5 (18.52%) Performance Testing
10 5 (18.52%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
11 4 (14.81%) SoapUI
11 4 (14.81%) Finance
11 4 (14.81%) Web Services
11 4 (14.81%) OOP
12 3 (11.11%) SQL
12 3 (11.11%) XML
12 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
12 3 (11.11%) HTML
12 3 (11.11%) SOAP
12 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
12 3 (11.11%) REST
12 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
12 3 (11.11%) SDLC
12 3 (11.11%) QA Automation
13 2 (7.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 26 (96.30%) Selenium
2 13 (48.15%) Cucumber
3 6 (22.22%) JIRA
4 4 (14.81%) SoapUI
5 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.41%) JMeter
5 2 (7.41%) LoadRunner
5 2 (7.41%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.70%) Appium
6 1 (3.70%) Burp Suite
6 1 (3.70%) Calabash
6 1 (3.70%) Hudson
6 1 (3.70%) Protractor
6 1 (3.70%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Tester
2 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Test Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Automation Tester
4 6 (22.22%) Selenium Tester
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Tester
6 3 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) QA Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Software Tester
7 2 (7.41%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Developer in Test
7 2 (7.41%) Manual Test Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) QA Leader
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Software Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Test Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) HTML
2 3 (11.11%) REST
2 3 (11.11%) SOAP
2 3 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.70%) Middleware
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) BDD
3 12 (44.44%) TDD
4 10 (37.04%) Automation Testing
5 8 (29.63%) Scrum
6 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
6 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
7 5 (18.52%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Performance Testing
8 4 (14.81%) OOP
8 4 (14.81%) Test Strategy
9 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
9 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
9 3 (11.11%) QA Automation
9 3 (11.11%) SDLC
10 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
10 2 (7.41%) Migration
10 2 (7.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
11 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Ruby
4 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ISEB
1 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.70%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle
1 1 (3.70%) Telerik