The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 125 128 142
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 6 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 0.47% 0.034%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.69% 3.31% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Median daily rate £350 £238 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -25.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
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 East of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
354 423 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.18% 14.16% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 243 236
Median daily rate £400 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% +6.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 27
Median hourly rate £36.00 £39.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.86% +6.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £51.30 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+9.47% -0.92%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

WebDriver
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

WebDriver Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +14 4 - - 4
Cambridgeshire +12 2 £350 +66.66%
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 East of England region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 16 (100.00%) Selenium
2 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (81.25%) Automated Testing
4 12 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (75.00%) BDD
5 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
6 10 (62.50%) Java
6 10 (62.50%) QA
6 10 (62.50%) Cucumber
7 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
7 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
7 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
8 8 (50.00%) Subversion
8 8 (50.00%) SQL
9 7 (43.75%) HTML
9 7 (43.75%) DB2
9 7 (43.75%) XML
9 7 (43.75%) Unix
9 7 (43.75%) TDD
9 7 (43.75%) Retail
9 7 (43.75%) Scrum
9 7 (43.75%) RESTful
9 7 (43.75%) Magento
10 6 (37.50%) Coaching
10 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (37.50%) Gherkin
10 6 (37.50%) Document Management
11 5 (31.25%) PHPUnit
11 5 (31.25%) JUnit
11 5 (31.25%) SQL Server

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) DB2
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (12.50%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 16 (100.00%) Selenium
2 10 (62.50%) Cucumber
3 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
4 8 (50.00%) Subversion
5 5 (31.25%) Appium
5 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
5 5 (31.25%) JUnit
5 5 (31.25%) PHPUnit
6 4 (25.00%) NUnit
6 4 (25.00%) RSpec
7 2 (12.50%) JIRA
7 2 (12.50%) Protractor
8 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
8 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
8 1 (6.25%) Maven
8 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (43.75%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Tester
2 10 (62.50%) Automation Tester
3 7 (43.75%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 7 (43.75%) Selenium Tester
4 4 (25.00%) Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) QA Tester
4 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Java Automation Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Web Automation Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Web Tester
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) HTML
1 7 (43.75%) RESTful
1 7 (43.75%) XML
2 6 (37.50%) Gherkin
3 5 (31.25%) Behat
4 4 (25.00%) CSS
4 4 (25.00%) REST
5 2 (12.50%) Flash
5 2 (12.50%) J2EE
6 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) Automated Testing
3 12 (75.00%) BDD
3 12 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
4 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
5 7 (43.75%) Scrum
5 7 (43.75%) TDD
6 6 (37.50%) Coaching
6 6 (37.50%) Document Management
7 5 (31.25%) User Stories
8 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (25.00%) Manual Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
9 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
10 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
10 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
10 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 2 (12.50%) System Testing
11 1 (6.25%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 10 (62.50%) Java
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (31.25%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) PHP
5 4 (25.00%) C++
5 4 (25.00%) Python
5 4 (25.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) hybris
1 1 (6.25%) IBM
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) SAP