The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 340 351 350
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 306 290 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.56% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.80% 4.17% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 209 205
Median daily rate £388 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £546 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8046 6961 6257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.13% 13.49% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5565 4663 4089
Median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 106 129
Median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.57% +0.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £22.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in England

WebDriver
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

WebDriver Daily Rate Trend in England

WebDriver
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram in England

WebDriver
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebDriver across the England region.

WebDriver Hourly Rate Trend in England

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 25 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
London +2 159 £419 -2.04% 65
South East -20 45 £350 -6.66% 24
Yorkshire +2 26 £323 +7.50% 2
West Midlands -12 20 £150 -50.00% 3
East Midlands +13 17 £398 +32.50% 1
South West -12 14 £375 +7.14% 1
North East -45 10 £250 -18.69% 3
East of England +15 8 £483 +103.15% 3
North West +10 7 £320 +2.40% 5
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WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 484 (83.30%) Selenium
2 467 (80.38%) Agile Software Development
3 327 (56.28%) Java
4 322 (55.42%) BDD
5 303 (52.15%) Cucumber
6 218 (37.52%) QA
7 197 (33.91%) Test Automation
8 175 (30.12%) JavaScript
9 172 (29.60%) TDD
10 171 (29.43%) Scrum
11 164 (28.23%) JIRA
12 158 (27.19%) Jenkins
13 138 (23.75%) C#
14 111 (19.10%) Continuous Integration
15 110 (18.93%) Test Scripting
16 107 (18.42%) HTML
16 107 (18.42%) SQL
17 101 (17.38%) Automated Testing
18 98 (16.87%) Automation Testing
19 92 (15.83%) Git (software)
20 87 (14.97%) ISEB
21 86 (14.80%) SpecFlow
22 84 (14.46%) Ruby
23 83 (14.29%) Finance
24 76 (13.08%) Functional Testing
25 72 (12.39%) Web Services
26 69 (11.88%) SoapUI
27 66 (11.36%) ISTQB
27 66 (11.36%) CSS
28 65 (11.19%) .NET

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in 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 40 (6.88%) Confluence
2 26 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (2.24%) IIS
4 9 (1.55%) Apache
5 6 (1.03%) Jetty
6 3 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.52%) CMS
6 3 (0.52%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.52%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.34%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.17%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.17%) Documentum
8 1 (0.17%) Drupal
8 1 (0.17%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.17%) JBoss
8 1 (0.17%) Liferay
8 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (2.41%) Photoshop
2 11 (1.89%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.55%) MS Office
4 8 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.34%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (1.20%) Magento
2 5 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.86%) Heroku
3 4 (0.69%) GitHub
4 3 (0.52%) SaaS
5 2 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.10%) HTTP
2 17 (2.93%) Internet
3 3 (0.52%) PuTTY
3 3 (0.52%) WinSCP
4 2 (0.34%) Network Security
5 1 (0.17%) DSL
5 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.17%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (7.57%) MongoDB
2 19 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (2.75%) Oracle Reports
3 16 (2.75%) SQL Server
4 15 (2.58%) Relational Database
5 11 (1.89%) Big Data
5 11 (1.89%) Hadoop
5 11 (1.89%) Redis
6 8 (1.38%) MySQL
6 8 (1.38%) RDBMS
7 5 (0.86%) DB2
8 4 (0.69%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.52%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.34%) DbVisualizer
10 2 (0.34%) HPCC
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.17%) SQL Navigator
11 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 484 (83.30%) Selenium
2 303 (52.15%) Cucumber
3 164 (28.23%) JIRA
4 158 (27.19%) Jenkins
5 92 (15.83%) Git (software)
6 86 (14.80%) SpecFlow
7 69 (11.88%) SoapUI
8 60 (10.33%) Maven
9 51 (8.78%) JUnit
10 47 (8.09%) Jasmine
11 44 (7.57%) JMeter
12 43 (7.40%) Appium
13 40 (6.88%) gulp
13 40 (6.88%) Protractor
14 35 (6.02%) Mocha
15 33 (5.68%) Ant
16 30 (5.16%) TestNG
17 29 (4.99%) Team Foundation Server
18 26 (4.48%) HP UFT
19 23 (3.96%) Subversion
General
1 83 (14.29%) Finance
2 39 (6.71%) Retail
3 21 (3.61%) Banking
4 20 (3.44%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.72%) Games
6 6 (1.03%) Advertising
6 6 (1.03%) Electronics
7 5 (0.86%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.86%) Marketing
8 4 (0.69%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.69%) Military
9 3 (0.52%) Publishing
10 2 (0.34%) Back Office
10 2 (0.34%) Front Office
10 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Billing
11 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.17%) Local Government
11 1 (0.17%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 170 (29.26%) Tester
2 133 (22.89%) Automation Tester
3 128 (22.03%) Analyst
4 123 (21.17%) Developer
5 117 (20.14%) Test Analyst
6 77 (13.25%) Automation Test Analyst
7 71 (12.22%) Test Engineer
8 65 (11.19%) QA Engineer
9 62 (10.67%) Selenium Tester
10 56 (9.64%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 52 (8.95%) Test Automation Engineer
12 43 (7.40%) Senior Developer
13 42 (7.23%) QA Tester
14 40 (6.88%) Developer in Test
15 36 (6.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 33 (5.68%) Selenium Test Analyst
17 32 (5.51%) Java Developer
18 31 (5.34%) Architect
19 28 (4.82%) QA Automation Tester
19 28 (4.82%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (18.42%) HTML
2 72 (12.39%) Web Services
3 66 (11.36%) CSS
4 65 (11.19%) .NET
5 64 (11.02%) Node.js
6 60 (10.33%) Gherkin
6 60 (10.33%) XML
7 51 (8.78%) REST
8 46 (7.92%) AngularJS
9 45 (7.75%) Spring
10 43 (7.40%) Behat
10 43 (7.40%) Sass
11 40 (6.88%) SOAP
12 39 (6.71%) JSON
13 37 (6.37%) Play Framework
14 34 (5.85%) RESTful
15 27 (4.65%) CSS3
15 27 (4.65%) React
16 22 (3.79%) HTML5
17 16 (2.75%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (4.30%) Mobile App
2 24 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.13%) Computer Science
3 23 (3.96%) User Experience
4 17 (2.93%) Algorithms
5 13 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (1.89%) Fintech
7 7 (1.20%) Visualisation
8 5 (0.86%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.69%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.69%) iPhone
9 4 (0.69%) Wiki
10 3 (0.52%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.52%) Social Media
11 2 (0.34%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.34%) iPad
11 2 (0.34%) Learning Management System
11 2 (0.34%) Mathematics
12 1 (0.17%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 34 (5.85%) Unix
2 32 (5.51%) Android
3 26 (4.48%) Apple iOS
4 23 (3.96%) Linux
5 12 (2.07%) Mac OS X
5 12 (2.07%) Windows
6 2 (0.34%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.17%) Solaris
7 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 467 (80.38%) Agile Software Development
2 322 (55.42%) BDD
3 197 (33.91%) Test Automation
4 172 (29.60%) TDD
5 171 (29.43%) Scrum
6 111 (19.10%) Continuous Integration
7 110 (18.93%) Test Scripting
8 101 (17.38%) Automated Testing
9 98 (16.87%) Automation Testing
10 76 (13.08%) Functional Testing
11 62 (10.67%) Open Source
12 61 (10.50%) E-Commerce
13 60 (10.33%) Continuous Delivery
13 60 (10.33%) OO
13 60 (10.33%) Regression Testing
14 56 (9.64%) Exploratory Testing
15 52 (8.95%) Front End Development
15 52 (8.95%) Non-Functional Testing
16 50 (8.61%) Software Testing
17 42 (7.23%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 327 (56.28%) Java
2 175 (30.12%) JavaScript
3 138 (23.75%) C#
4 107 (18.42%) SQL
5 84 (14.46%) Ruby
6 64 (11.02%) Python
7 59 (10.15%) Scala
8 49 (8.43%) PHP
9 34 (5.85%) Groovy
10 20 (3.44%) ES6
11 16 (2.75%) PL/SQL
12 13 (2.24%) F#
13 9 (1.55%) C++
14 8 (1.38%) VBScript
15 5 (0.86%) Clojure
16 4 (0.69%) Apple Swift
16 4 (0.69%) Perl
16 4 (0.69%) VBA
17 2 (0.34%) C
17 2 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 87 (14.97%) ISEB
2 66 (11.36%) ISTQB
3 61 (10.50%) Security Cleared
4 39 (6.71%) SC Cleared
5 31 (5.34%) Degree
6 25 (4.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 16 (2.75%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.72%) DBS Check
9 7 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.69%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (37.52%) QA
2 39 (6.71%) SDET
3 18 (3.10%) WAI
4 5 (0.86%) WCAG
5 2 (0.34%) COBIT
5 2 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 41 (7.06%) Docker
2 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (4.48%) Puppet
2 22 (3.79%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.69%) Nagios
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.17%) Apache Shiro
5 1 (0.17%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 39 (6.71%) Oracle
2 28 (4.82%) HP
3 23 (3.96%) Atlassian
3 23 (3.96%) Rally
4 21 (3.61%) Microsoft
5 18 (3.10%) Zend
6 16 (2.75%) Informatica
7 6 (1.03%) SAP
8 4 (0.69%) SOASTA, Inc
8 4 (0.69%) VMware
9 3 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.34%) Adobe
10 2 (0.34%) ATG
10 2 (0.34%) hybris
10 2 (0.34%) IBM
10 2 (0.34%) Sony
11 1 (0.17%) comScore
11 1 (0.17%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.17%) T-Plan
11 1 (0.17%) VocaLink
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