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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium WebDriver
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 55 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.47% 0.31% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.06% 3.17% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £440 £159 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+176.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.67% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 - -

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
98 63 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.36% 9.83% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 40 26
Median daily rate £440 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.57% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £155 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £431 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 21 February 2017, 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 9 (90.00%) HTML
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (90.00%) Selenium
1 9 (90.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) CSS
4 6 (60.00%) Java
4 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (50.00%) JIRA
5 5 (50.00%) BDD
6 4 (40.00%) HTML5
6 4 (40.00%) Jasmine
6 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (40.00%) TDD
6 4 (40.00%) MVC
6 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (30.00%) Gherkin
7 3 (30.00%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (30.00%) React
7 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
7 3 (30.00%) Protractor
7 3 (30.00%) Angular 2
7 3 (30.00%) Spring
7 3 (30.00%) JSON
7 3 (30.00%) Ruby
7 3 (30.00%) Struts
7 3 (30.00%) XML
7 3 (30.00%) Struts2
7 3 (30.00%) Web Testing
7 3 (30.00%) Spring MVC

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 (30.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
1 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Cucumber
1 9 (90.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (50.00%) JIRA
4 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (40.00%) Jasmine
5 3 (30.00%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (30.00%) Protractor
6 2 (20.00%) Hudson
6 2 (20.00%) PhantomJS
7 1 (10.00%) Capybara
7 1 (10.00%) eggPlant
7 1 (10.00%) Grunt
7 1 (10.00%) gulp
7 1 (10.00%) JSUnit
7 1 (10.00%) Maven
7 1 (10.00%) Mocha
7 1 (10.00%) NUnit
7 1 (10.00%) RSpec
7 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer in Test
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
4 1 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) UI Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 7 (70.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (40.00%) HTML5
4 3 (30.00%) Angular 2
4 3 (30.00%) Gherkin
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) JSON
4 3 (30.00%) Node.js
4 3 (30.00%) React
4 3 (30.00%) REST
4 3 (30.00%) Spring
4 3 (30.00%) Spring MVC
4 3 (30.00%) Struts
4 3 (30.00%) Struts2
4 3 (30.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) CSS3
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) DOM
6 1 (10.00%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (30.00%) Web Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) OOP
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) Validation
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Ruby
4 2 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) Groovy
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) WAI
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Zenoss