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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium WebDriver
England / East of England
Rank 92 113 115
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +2
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 31 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.44% 0.55% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.05% 4.15% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 6
Median daily rate £406 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £420 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.19 - -

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
385 313 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.94% 13.35% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 197 218
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 29 19
Median hourly rate £40.50 £50.68 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.08% +40.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £40.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.78 £40.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +10.67%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +7 19 £425 +3.03% 6
Cambridgeshire +8 10 £275 -15.38% 2
Bedfordshire - 2 - - 2
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 58 (100.00%) Selenium
2 56 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (89.66%) Cucumber
4 45 (77.59%) Java
5 39 (67.24%) Test Automation
6 37 (63.79%) JBehave
7 35 (60.34%) BDD
8 34 (58.62%) QA
8 34 (58.62%) TDD
9 31 (53.45%) Jenkins
10 30 (51.72%) JIRA
11 29 (50.00%) ATDD
11 29 (50.00%) SoapUI
12 27 (46.55%) Test Scripting
13 26 (44.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 26 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (44.83%) Automation Testing
13 26 (44.83%) Scrum
13 26 (44.83%) Continuous Delivery
14 25 (43.10%) Finance
14 25 (43.10%) JUnit
14 25 (43.10%) Gherkin
15 20 (34.48%) Git (software)
16 19 (32.76%) TeamCity
16 19 (32.76%) Maven
17 18 (31.03%) Ruby
17 18 (31.03%) Manual Testing
17 18 (31.03%) Appium
18 17 (29.31%) Software Testing
19 16 (27.59%) Regression 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 13 (22.41%) Tomcat
2 11 (18.97%) Confluence
3 5 (8.62%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.45%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) DB2
1 5 (8.62%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 58 (100.00%) Selenium
2 52 (89.66%) Cucumber
3 37 (63.79%) JBehave
4 31 (53.45%) Jenkins
5 30 (51.72%) JIRA
6 29 (50.00%) SoapUI
7 26 (44.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 25 (43.10%) JUnit
9 20 (34.48%) Git (software)
10 19 (32.76%) Maven
10 19 (32.76%) TeamCity
11 18 (31.03%) Appium
12 12 (20.69%) Eclipse
13 10 (17.24%) SpecFlow
13 10 (17.24%) TestNG
14 8 (13.79%) JMeter
14 8 (13.79%) NUnit
15 6 (10.34%) Ant
15 6 (10.34%) FitNesse
16 5 (8.62%) Robot Framework
General
1 25 (43.10%) Finance
2 9 (15.52%) Retail
3 8 (13.79%) Back Office
4 5 (8.62%) Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (36.21%) Analyst
2 20 (34.48%) Test Analyst
3 19 (32.76%) Tester
4 17 (29.31%) Automation Tester
5 12 (20.69%) Automation Test Analyst
6 10 (17.24%) Java Automation Tester
7 9 (15.52%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 9 (15.52%) Selenium Tester
8 8 (13.79%) Test Engineer
9 7 (12.07%) Test Automation Engineer
10 6 (10.34%) Developer
10 6 (10.34%) Developer in Test
10 6 (10.34%) Java Developer
11 5 (8.62%) Automation Test Lead
11 5 (8.62%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
11 5 (8.62%) Senior Test Engineer
11 5 (8.62%) Test Leader
12 4 (6.90%) QA Analyst
13 3 (5.17%) Java Software Developer
13 3 (5.17%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (43.10%) Gherkin
2 14 (24.14%) Spring
3 13 (22.41%) RESTful
4 6 (10.34%) Hibernate
5 5 (8.62%) HTML
5 5 (8.62%) J2EE
5 5 (8.62%) REST
5 5 (8.62%) Web Services
5 5 (8.62%) XML
6 1 (1.72%) CSS
6 1 (1.72%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Unix
2 2 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (67.24%) Test Automation
3 35 (60.34%) BDD
4 34 (58.62%) TDD
5 29 (50.00%) ATDD
6 27 (46.55%) Test Scripting
7 26 (44.83%) Automation Testing
7 26 (44.83%) Continuous Delivery
7 26 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (44.83%) Scrum
8 18 (31.03%) Manual Testing
9 17 (29.31%) Software Testing
10 16 (27.59%) Defect Management
10 16 (27.59%) E-Commerce
10 16 (27.59%) Regression Testing
11 15 (25.86%) Kanban
12 14 (24.14%) Non-Functional Testing
12 14 (24.14%) Open Source
13 12 (20.69%) Automated Testing
14 10 (17.24%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (77.59%) Java
2 18 (31.03%) Ruby
3 12 (20.69%) C#
4 11 (18.97%) Python
5 10 (17.24%) Perl
6 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.62%) SQL
8 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (58.62%) QA
2 13 (22.41%) SDET
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Atlassian
2 5 (8.62%) hybris
2 5 (8.62%) IBM
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.72%) SAP