The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 57 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.30% 0.17% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.74% 2.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £159 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
73 41 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.94% 6.90% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 27 31
Average daily rate £325 £344 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £335
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £41.25 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -1.33%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WebDriver across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA