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 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 120 138 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 9 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.35% 0.45% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.58% 3.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Median daily rate £483 £238 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+103.15% -
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
349 455 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.60% 14.55% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 261 234
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 26
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +6.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £33.90 £28.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £47.50
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 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 28 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
Bedfordshire - 6 £485 -
Hertfordshire +11 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +19 1 £375 +78.57%
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 19 (100.00%) Selenium
2 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (78.95%) QA
3 15 (78.95%) BDD
4 14 (73.68%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (68.42%) Test Automation
5 13 (68.42%) Cucumber
6 12 (63.16%) Java
7 11 (57.89%) C#
7 11 (57.89%) TDD
7 11 (57.89%) Automated Testing
8 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
8 9 (47.37%) JUnit
8 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
9 8 (42.11%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
9 8 (42.11%) Python
9 8 (42.11%) Ruby
10 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
10 7 (36.84%) SpecFlow
11 6 (31.58%) Gherkin
11 6 (31.58%) JIRA
11 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
11 6 (31.58%) Scrum
11 6 (31.58%) SQL
12 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
12 5 (26.32%) DB2
12 5 (26.32%) XML
12 5 (26.32%) Unix
12 5 (26.32%) HTML

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 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) DB2
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
2 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 19 (100.00%) Selenium
2 13 (68.42%) Cucumber
3 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
3 9 (47.37%) JUnit
4 8 (42.11%) Git (software)
5 7 (36.84%) SpecFlow
6 6 (31.58%) JIRA
7 5 (26.32%) Maven
7 5 (26.32%) SoapUI
7 5 (26.32%) Subversion
8 4 (21.05%) Ant
8 4 (21.05%) Appium
8 4 (21.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (21.05%) JBehave
8 4 (21.05%) NUnit
8 4 (21.05%) RSpec
8 4 (21.05%) TeamCity
8 4 (21.05%) TestNG
9 3 (15.79%) PHPUnit
10 2 (10.53%) Jasmine
General
1 5 (26.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Tester
2 7 (36.84%) Automation Tester
3 6 (31.58%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 6 (31.58%) Selenium Tester
4 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
4 4 (21.05%) C# Software Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Developer in Test
4 4 (21.05%) QA Tester
4 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Gherkin
2 5 (26.32%) HTML
2 5 (26.32%) XML
3 4 (21.05%) CSS
3 4 (21.05%) REST
3 4 (21.05%) RESTful
4 3 (15.79%) Behat
5 2 (10.53%) .NET
5 2 (10.53%) J2EE
6 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.26%) Flash
6 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (78.95%) BDD
3 14 (73.68%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (68.42%) Test Automation
5 11 (57.89%) Automated Testing
5 11 (57.89%) TDD
6 8 (42.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
8 6 (31.58%) E-Commerce
8 6 (31.58%) Scrum
9 5 (26.32%) Coaching
9 5 (26.32%) Document Management
10 4 (21.05%) ATDD
10 4 (21.05%) Defect Management
10 4 (21.05%) Feature Driven Development
10 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
11 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
11 3 (15.79%) Re-Platforming
11 3 (15.79%) User Stories
12 2 (10.53%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) C#
3 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 8 (42.11%) Python
4 8 (42.11%) Ruby
5 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) C++
6 4 (21.05%) Perl
7 3 (15.79%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (78.95%) QA
2 5 (26.32%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) hybris
1 2 (10.53%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) SAP