The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 139 164 164
Rank change year-on-year
+25 0
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 33 44 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.95% 0.81% 0.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.15% 5.78% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 36 33
Median daily rate £475 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £393 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £625 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.50% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.37 - -
WebDriver
London

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

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
641 761 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 18.51% 14.10% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 626 621
Median daily rate £465 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WebDriver
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

WebDriver Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WebDriver
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebDriver across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 City of London region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 72 (94.74%) Selenium
2 61 (80.26%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (57.89%) BDD
4 42 (55.26%) Java
5 39 (51.32%) Cucumber
6 38 (50.00%) Test Automation
7 32 (42.11%) QA
8 28 (36.84%) TDD
9 19 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 19 (25.00%) JIRA
10 18 (23.68%) Automated Testing
11 17 (22.37%) Pair Programming
12 16 (21.05%) Agile Testing
12 16 (21.05%) Exploratory Testing
13 15 (19.74%) C#
13 15 (19.74%) HTML
13 15 (19.74%) SQL
13 15 (19.74%) .NET
14 14 (18.42%) OOP
14 14 (18.42%) Scrum
14 14 (18.42%) Node.js
15 13 (17.11%) SpecFlow
15 13 (17.11%) Web Services
15 13 (17.11%) RESTful
16 12 (15.79%) CSS
16 12 (15.79%) HTML5
17 11 (14.47%) SoapUI
17 11 (14.47%) Jenkins
17 11 (14.47%) AngularJS
17 11 (14.47%) OO

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (6.58%) Apache
2 4 (5.26%) Jetty
3 1 (1.32%) Confluence
3 1 (1.32%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) GitHub
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) FTP
1 1 (1.32%) HTTP
1 1 (1.32%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.21%) Big Data
1 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.63%) HPCC
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.32%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 72 (94.74%) Selenium
2 39 (51.32%) Cucumber
3 19 (25.00%) JIRA
4 13 (17.11%) SpecFlow
5 11 (14.47%) Jenkins
5 11 (14.47%) SoapUI
6 10 (13.16%) gulp
7 8 (10.53%) Jasmine
8 7 (9.21%) Git (software)
8 7 (9.21%) NUnit
8 7 (9.21%) Xcode
9 6 (7.89%) JBehave
9 6 (7.89%) Protractor
10 5 (6.58%) Selenium IDE
10 5 (6.58%) TeamCity
11 4 (5.26%) Fiddler
11 4 (5.26%) JMeter
11 4 (5.26%) Mocha
11 4 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (5.26%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (13.16%) Finance
2 9 (11.84%) Retail
3 5 (6.58%) Banking
4 4 (5.26%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Billing
5 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (34.21%) Developer
2 16 (21.05%) Tester
3 15 (19.74%) QA Engineer
4 14 (18.42%) Automation Tester
5 12 (15.79%) Developer in Test
6 11 (14.47%) JavaScript Developer
6 11 (14.47%) Senior Developer
6 11 (14.47%) Test Engineer
7 9 (11.84%) QA Test Engineer
7 9 (11.84%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 9 (11.84%) Senior QA Engineer
7 9 (11.84%) Senior Test Engineer
8 8 (10.53%) Java Automation Tester
8 8 (10.53%) Java Developer
9 7 (9.21%) Analyst
9 7 (9.21%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 7 (9.21%) Selenium Tester
9 7 (9.21%) Test Analyst
10 6 (7.89%) QA Tester
10 6 (7.89%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.74%) .NET
1 15 (19.74%) HTML
2 14 (18.42%) Node.js
3 13 (17.11%) RESTful
3 13 (17.11%) Web Services
4 12 (15.79%) CSS
4 12 (15.79%) HTML5
5 11 (14.47%) AngularJS
6 10 (13.16%) CSS3
6 10 (13.16%) Sass
7 9 (11.84%) REST
8 8 (10.53%) Gherkin
8 8 (10.53%) LESS
8 8 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (10.53%) SOAP
8 8 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (10.53%) XML
9 7 (9.21%) .NET Framework
9 7 (9.21%) React
10 5 (6.58%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) User Experience
2 5 (6.58%) Fintech
3 4 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.26%) iPhone
4 2 (2.63%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.32%) IVR
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.16%) Android
2 8 (10.53%) Windows
3 6 (7.89%) Apple iOS
4 5 (6.58%) Unix
5 4 (5.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (80.26%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (57.89%) BDD
3 38 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 28 (36.84%) TDD
5 18 (23.68%) Automated Testing
6 17 (22.37%) Pair Programming
7 16 (21.05%) Agile Testing
7 16 (21.05%) Exploratory Testing
8 14 (18.42%) OOP
8 14 (18.42%) Scrum
9 11 (14.47%) OO
10 9 (11.84%) QA Automation
11 8 (10.53%) ATDD
12 7 (9.21%) Functional Testing
12 7 (9.21%) Regression Testing
13 6 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (7.89%) Progressive Enhancement
13 6 (7.89%) Test Scripting
14 5 (6.58%) Unit Testing
14 5 (6.58%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 42 (55.26%) Java
2 19 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (19.74%) C#
3 15 (19.74%) SQL
4 9 (11.84%) Python
4 9 (11.84%) Scala
5 5 (6.58%) Clojure
6 4 (5.26%) Apple Swift
7 3 (3.95%) Jython
7 3 (3.95%) PHP
8 2 (2.63%) Ruby
8 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.32%) C
9 1 (1.32%) ES6
9 1 (1.32%) Perl
9 1 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (14.47%) ISEB
2 7 (9.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (7.89%) DV Cleared
3 6 (7.89%) ISTQB
3 6 (7.89%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (42.11%) QA
2 8 (10.53%) SDET
3 2 (2.63%) WCAG
4 1 (1.32%) WAI
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (6.58%) HP
1 5 (6.58%) Oracle
2 4 (5.26%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.63%) Informatica
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.32%) comScore
4 1 (1.32%) Gigya
4 1 (1.32%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.32%) Zend
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago