The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 61 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.54% - 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.25% - 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.37 - -
WebDriver
West Midlands

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

Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
123 47 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.49% 6.52% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 32 34
Median daily rate £440 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £336 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £358
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing WebDriver as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

WebDriver
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

WebDriver Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WebDriver also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) Selenium
2 11 (91.67%) Cucumber
3 10 (83.33%) BDD
3 10 (83.33%) CSS
4 9 (75.00%) QA
4 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (66.67%) Functional Testing
5 8 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (66.67%) Mobile App
5 8 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (66.67%) QA Automation
5 8 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (66.67%) MS Office
5 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (25.00%) TDD
7 3 (25.00%) Spring
7 3 (25.00%) JIRA
7 3 (25.00%) Spring MVC
7 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (25.00%) jQuery
7 3 (25.00%) Web Testing
7 3 (25.00%) MVC
7 3 (25.00%) Struts
7 3 (25.00%) Front End Development
7 3 (25.00%) Jasmine
7 3 (25.00%) Protractor

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 8 (66.67%) MS Office
1 8 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Selenium
2 11 (91.67%) Cucumber
3 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (25.00%) Jasmine
3 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (25.00%) JIRA
3 3 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (25.00%) Protractor
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Automation Tester
1 8 (66.67%) QA Automation Tester
1 8 (66.67%) QA Tester
1 8 (66.67%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
3 1 (8.33%) HTML CSS Developer
3 1 (8.33%) HTML Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) UI Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
2 10 (83.33%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) Angular 2
3 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (25.00%) HTML5
3 3 (25.00%) jQuery
3 3 (25.00%) React
3 3 (25.00%) Spring
3 3 (25.00%) Spring MVC
3 3 (25.00%) Struts
3 3 (25.00%) Struts2
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) BDD
2 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (66.67%) Functional Testing
3 8 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 8 (66.67%) QA Automation
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Front End Development
5 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 3 (25.00%) TDD
5 3 (25.00%) Web Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 1 (8.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) OOP
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) QA