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 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 105 137 147
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +10
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 26 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.07% 0.24% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.15% 1.66% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 3
Median daily rate £323 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £320 £365
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
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
319 422 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.07% 14.73% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 219 235
Median daily rate £400 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £358
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 34 16
Median hourly rate £48.50 £40.50 £43.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.75% -7.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.65 £33.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £57.50
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebDriver across the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 September 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
Bedfordshire - 13 £485 -
Hertfordshire +6 12 £275 -15.38% 4
Cambridgeshire +24 1 £320 +6.66%
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

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 East of England region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 33 (100.00%) Selenium
2 32 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (84.85%) Continuous Integration
4 27 (81.82%) Cucumber
4 27 (81.82%) BDD
5 26 (78.79%) Test Automation
6 25 (75.76%) Java
7 24 (72.73%) QA
8 23 (69.70%) JIRA
8 23 (69.70%) SoapUI
9 21 (63.64%) Continuous Delivery
10 20 (60.61%) Jenkins
10 20 (60.61%) JUnit
11 19 (57.58%) ATDD
11 19 (57.58%) JBehave
12 18 (54.55%) TDD
13 17 (51.52%) Maven
13 17 (51.52%) Automated Testing
13 17 (51.52%) TeamCity
14 16 (48.48%) Test Scripting
14 16 (48.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 16 (48.48%) Git (software)
14 16 (48.48%) E-Commerce
14 16 (48.48%) C#
15 15 (45.45%) Gherkin
16 14 (42.42%) SpecFlow
17 13 (39.39%) Python
17 13 (39.39%) Ruby
17 13 (39.39%) SDET
18 12 (36.36%) Retail

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 7 (21.21%) Confluence
1 7 (21.21%) Tomcat
2 5 (15.15%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
Business Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) DB2
2 5 (15.15%) DbVisualizer
3 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (100.00%) Selenium
2 27 (81.82%) Cucumber
3 23 (69.70%) JIRA
3 23 (69.70%) SoapUI
4 20 (60.61%) Jenkins
4 20 (60.61%) JUnit
5 19 (57.58%) JBehave
6 17 (51.52%) Maven
6 17 (51.52%) TeamCity
7 16 (48.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 16 (48.48%) Git (software)
8 14 (42.42%) SpecFlow
9 11 (33.33%) TestNG
10 10 (30.30%) Ant
11 9 (27.27%) NUnit
12 8 (24.24%) JMeter
13 7 (21.21%) Appium
14 6 (18.18%) FitNesse
15 5 (15.15%) Robot Framework
16 4 (12.12%) Subversion
General
1 12 (36.36%) Retail
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Tester
2 15 (45.45%) Automation Tester
3 9 (27.27%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 9 (27.27%) Selenium Tester
4 6 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 6 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Developer in Test
4 6 (18.18%) Java Automation Tester
4 6 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Test Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) Gherkin
2 11 (33.33%) RESTful
3 8 (24.24%) HTML
3 8 (24.24%) Spring
3 8 (24.24%) XML
4 5 (15.15%) J2EE
5 4 (12.12%) Web Services
6 3 (9.09%) Behat
6 3 (9.09%) REST
7 2 (6.06%) .NET
7 2 (6.06%) CSS
8 1 (3.03%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (96.97%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (84.85%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (81.82%) BDD
4 26 (78.79%) Test Automation
5 21 (63.64%) Continuous Delivery
6 19 (57.58%) ATDD
7 18 (54.55%) TDD
8 17 (51.52%) Automated Testing
9 16 (48.48%) E-Commerce
9 16 (48.48%) Test Scripting
10 11 (33.33%) Defect Management
10 11 (33.33%) Feature Driven Development
10 11 (33.33%) Scrum
11 10 (30.30%) System Testing
12 8 (24.24%) Automation Testing
12 8 (24.24%) Coaching
12 8 (24.24%) Document Management
12 8 (24.24%) Functional Testing
12 8 (24.24%) Non-Functional Testing
12 8 (24.24%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) Java
2 16 (48.48%) C#
3 13 (39.39%) Python
3 13 (39.39%) Ruby
4 11 (33.33%) Perl
5 10 (30.30%) JavaScript
6 8 (24.24%) SQL
7 3 (9.09%) PHP
8 2 (6.06%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (72.73%) QA
2 13 (39.39%) SDET
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Atlassian
2 5 (15.15%) hybris
2 5 (15.15%) IBM
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) SAP