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 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium WebDriver
England / East of England
Rank 104 111 106
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 25 12 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.15% 0.51% 0.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.46% 3.96% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 6
Median daily rate £413 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £420 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 East of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
387 303 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.79% 12.80% 13.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 169 204
Median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 21
Median hourly rate £41.00 £49.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.17% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.60 £32.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.68 £40.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.66%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 0 16 £425 +3.03% 5
Cambridgeshire +11 8 £275 -15.38%
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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 East of England region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 56 (100.00%) Selenium
2 54 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (89.29%) Cucumber
4 43 (76.79%) Java
5 36 (64.29%) JBehave
6 35 (62.50%) Test Automation
7 34 (60.71%) BDD
8 33 (58.93%) TDD
9 30 (53.57%) Jenkins
10 29 (51.79%) Automation Testing
10 29 (51.79%) QA
11 27 (48.21%) Scrum
11 27 (48.21%) ATDD
12 26 (46.43%) Gherkin
12 26 (46.43%) Finance
12 26 (46.43%) JIRA
13 25 (44.64%) SoapUI
13 25 (44.64%) Test Scripting
14 24 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 24 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
15 23 (41.07%) JUnit
16 21 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (35.71%) Git (software)
18 19 (33.93%) Manual Testing
19 18 (32.14%) Appium
19 18 (32.14%) Software Testing
20 16 (28.57%) Open Source
20 16 (28.57%) Kanban
20 16 (28.57%) TeamCity
20 16 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing

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 14 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 12 (21.43%) Confluence
3 4 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.57%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) DB2
1 4 (7.14%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 56 (100.00%) Selenium
2 50 (89.29%) Cucumber
3 36 (64.29%) JBehave
4 30 (53.57%) Jenkins
5 26 (46.43%) JIRA
6 25 (44.64%) SoapUI
7 24 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 23 (41.07%) JUnit
9 20 (35.71%) Git (software)
10 18 (32.14%) Appium
11 16 (28.57%) Maven
11 16 (28.57%) TeamCity
12 13 (23.21%) Eclipse
13 8 (14.29%) JMeter
13 8 (14.29%) NUnit
14 7 (12.50%) FitNesse
14 7 (12.50%) SpecFlow
15 6 (10.71%) Robot Framework
15 6 (10.71%) TestNG
16 5 (8.93%) Moq
General
1 26 (46.43%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Back Office
2 8 (14.29%) Retail
3 5 (8.93%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Analyst
2 20 (35.71%) Test Analyst
3 19 (33.93%) Tester
4 17 (30.36%) Automation Tester
5 11 (19.64%) Automation Test Analyst
6 9 (16.07%) Java Automation Tester
7 8 (14.29%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 8 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
8 6 (10.71%) Test Engineer
9 5 (8.93%) Automation Test Lead
9 5 (8.93%) Test Automation Engineer
9 5 (8.93%) Test Leader
10 4 (7.14%) Developer
10 4 (7.14%) Developer in Test
10 4 (7.14%) Java Developer
10 4 (7.14%) QA Analyst
11 3 (5.36%) QA Test Analyst
11 3 (5.36%) QA Tester
11 3 (5.36%) Senior Automation Tester
11 3 (5.36%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (46.43%) Gherkin
2 15 (26.79%) Spring
3 14 (25.00%) RESTful
4 7 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 5 (8.93%) REST
5 5 (8.93%) Web Services
6 4 (7.14%) HTML
6 4 (7.14%) J2EE
6 4 (7.14%) XML
7 1 (1.79%) CSS
7 1 (1.79%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Unix
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 34 (60.71%) BDD
4 33 (58.93%) TDD
5 29 (51.79%) Automation Testing
6 27 (48.21%) ATDD
6 27 (48.21%) Scrum
7 25 (44.64%) Test Scripting
8 24 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
9 21 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (33.93%) Manual Testing
11 18 (32.14%) Software Testing
12 16 (28.57%) Kanban
12 16 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
12 16 (28.57%) Open Source
12 16 (28.57%) Regression Testing
13 12 (21.43%) Defect Management
14 11 (19.64%) E-Commerce
15 10 (17.86%) Automated Testing
16 9 (16.07%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 43 (76.79%) Java
2 14 (25.00%) Ruby
3 9 (16.07%) C#
4 7 (12.50%) Python
5 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.71%) Perl
6 5 (8.93%) SQL
7 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (51.79%) QA
2 9 (16.07%) SDET
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Atlassian
2 4 (7.14%) hybris
2 4 (7.14%) IBM