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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 319 361 354
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -7
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 341 289 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.68% 0.55% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.12% 3.90% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 213 210
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.37 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.37 - -
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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
8282 7405 6669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.49% 13.98% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5639 4914 4329
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 132 118
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.89 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% +2.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £22.12 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £47.50 £51.00
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 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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +22 186 £450 - 50
South East -15 40 £365 -2.66% 15
East Midlands +33 35 £425 +6.25%
Yorkshire +15 29 £325 +8.33% 10
East of England +18 13 £480 +102.10% 6
North East -23 13 £300 -2.43% 3
West Midlands -22 11 £250 -16.66%
South West +1 10 £288 -25.32% 1
North West +12 6 £420 +36.03% 12
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WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 August 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.

1 501 (79.15%) Agile Software Development
1 501 (79.15%) Selenium
2 363 (57.35%) BDD
3 352 (55.61%) Java
4 338 (53.40%) Cucumber
5 226 (35.70%) QA
6 207 (32.70%) Test Automation
7 206 (32.54%) TDD
8 197 (31.12%) Jenkins
9 195 (30.81%) JavaScript
10 175 (27.65%) Scrum
11 167 (26.38%) JIRA
12 141 (22.27%) C#
13 134 (21.17%) Continuous Integration
14 122 (19.27%) Git (software)
15 120 (18.96%) Automated Testing
16 119 (18.80%) HTML
17 115 (18.17%) Test Scripting
18 103 (16.27%) Automation Testing
19 101 (15.96%) SQL
20 94 (14.85%) SpecFlow
21 88 (13.90%) SoapUI
22 87 (13.74%) ISEB
23 85 (13.43%) Web Services
24 84 (13.27%) CSS
25 82 (12.95%) Ruby
26 80 (12.64%) Finance
27 79 (12.48%) Front End Development
28 77 (12.16%) Python
28 77 (12.16%) Scala

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 52 (8.21%) Elasticsearch
2 46 (7.27%) Confluence
3 13 (2.05%) IIS
4 10 (1.58%) Apache Spark
4 10 (1.58%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.11%) Apache
5 7 (1.11%) Jetty
6 6 (0.95%) Apache Solr
7 4 (0.63%) CMS
7 4 (0.63%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.32%) nginx
10 1 (0.16%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.16%) Documentum
10 1 (0.16%) Drupal
10 1 (0.16%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.16%) Liferay
10 1 (0.16%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (3.00%) Photoshop
2 11 (1.74%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.26%) MS Office
3 8 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.32%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.95%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.05%) GitHub
2 7 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.79%) SaaS
5 2 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.32%) CloudBees
5 2 (0.32%) IaaS
5 2 (0.32%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (4.11%) HTTP
2 18 (2.84%) Internet
3 3 (0.47%) PuTTY
3 3 (0.47%) WinSCP
4 2 (0.32%) AMQP
4 2 (0.32%) Network Security
5 1 (0.16%) FTP
5 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.16%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (6.64%) PostgreSQL
2 38 (6.00%) MongoDB
3 24 (3.79%) Hadoop
4 20 (3.16%) Redis
5 18 (2.84%) Relational Database
5 18 (2.84%) SQL Server
6 17 (2.69%) MySQL
6 17 (2.69%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (1.58%) Apache Hive
8 9 (1.42%) Big Data
9 6 (0.95%) DB2
10 4 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.63%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.47%) DbVisualizer
11 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.32%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.32%) HPCC
12 2 (0.32%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 501 (79.15%) Selenium
2 338 (53.40%) Cucumber
3 197 (31.12%) Jenkins
4 167 (26.38%) JIRA
5 122 (19.27%) Git (software)
6 94 (14.85%) SpecFlow
7 88 (13.90%) SoapUI
8 68 (10.74%) Maven
9 62 (9.79%) Jasmine
10 61 (9.64%) JUnit
11 58 (9.16%) gulp
12 56 (8.85%) JMeter
13 48 (7.58%) Appium
13 48 (7.58%) Mocha
14 47 (7.42%) Protractor
15 37 (5.85%) Ant
16 31 (4.90%) TestNG
17 30 (4.74%) Team Foundation Server
18 29 (4.58%) Babel
18 29 (4.58%) webpack
General
1 80 (12.64%) Finance
2 36 (5.69%) Retail
3 21 (3.32%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.00%) Banking
5 14 (2.21%) Games
6 8 (1.26%) Electronics
7 7 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.11%) Marketing
8 6 (0.95%) Advertising
9 5 (0.79%) Military
10 4 (0.63%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.32%) Back Office
11 2 (0.32%) Front Office
11 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.32%) Publishing
11 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Billing
12 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.16%) Local Government
12 1 (0.16%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 185 (29.23%) Developer
2 175 (27.65%) Tester
3 138 (21.80%) Automation Tester
4 129 (20.38%) Analyst
5 119 (18.80%) Test Analyst
6 83 (13.11%) Test Engineer
7 75 (11.85%) Automation Test Analyst
8 67 (10.58%) Senior Developer
9 60 (9.48%) Selenium Tester
10 59 (9.32%) QA Engineer
11 57 (9.00%) Test Automation Engineer
12 56 (8.85%) Developer in Test
12 56 (8.85%) Selenium Automation Tester
13 53 (8.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 47 (7.42%) Java Developer
15 42 (6.64%) QA Tester
16 35 (5.53%) Selenium Test Analyst
17 34 (5.37%) Senior Front-End Developer
18 32 (5.06%) QA Test Engineer
19 29 (4.58%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (18.80%) HTML
2 85 (13.43%) Web Services
3 84 (13.27%) CSS
4 73 (11.53%) Node.js
5 72 (11.37%) Gherkin
6 66 (10.43%) .NET
7 63 (9.95%) AngularJS
7 63 (9.95%) Spring
8 62 (9.79%) REST
9 58 (9.16%) Behat
10 56 (8.85%) Sass
11 55 (8.69%) XML
12 50 (7.90%) SOAP
13 48 (7.58%) React
14 47 (7.42%) RESTful
15 46 (7.27%) JSON
16 39 (6.16%) Play Framework
17 34 (5.37%) CSS3
18 28 (4.42%) Hibernate
19 27 (4.27%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 35 (5.53%) User Experience
2 30 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (4.27%) Computer Science
4 25 (3.95%) Mobile App
5 14 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (2.05%) Visualisation
7 12 (1.90%) Algorithms
7 12 (1.90%) Fintech
8 4 (0.63%) Blackberry
8 4 (0.63%) Data Integration
8 4 (0.63%) iPhone
8 4 (0.63%) Social Media
8 4 (0.63%) Wiki
9 3 (0.47%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.32%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.32%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.32%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.32%) iPad
10 2 (0.32%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.16%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 48 (7.58%) Unix
2 37 (5.85%) Linux
3 25 (3.95%) Android
4 21 (3.32%) Apple iOS
5 19 (3.00%) Mac OS X
6 14 (2.21%) Windows
7 2 (0.32%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.16%) Solaris
8 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 501 (79.15%) Agile Software Development
2 363 (57.35%) BDD
3 207 (32.70%) Test Automation
4 206 (32.54%) TDD
5 175 (27.65%) Scrum
6 134 (21.17%) Continuous Integration
7 120 (18.96%) Automated Testing
8 115 (18.17%) Test Scripting
9 103 (16.27%) Automation Testing
10 79 (12.48%) Front End Development
11 76 (12.01%) Functional Testing
12 68 (10.74%) OO
13 61 (9.64%) Open Source
14 60 (9.48%) E-Commerce
15 58 (9.16%) Regression Testing
16 57 (9.00%) Continuous Delivery
17 55 (8.69%) Exploratory Testing
18 52 (8.21%) User Acceptance Testing
19 51 (8.06%) Non-Functional Testing
19 51 (8.06%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 352 (55.61%) Java
2 195 (30.81%) JavaScript
3 141 (22.27%) C#
4 101 (15.96%) SQL
5 82 (12.95%) Ruby
6 77 (12.16%) Python
6 77 (12.16%) Scala
7 70 (11.06%) PHP
8 35 (5.53%) Groovy
9 31 (4.90%) ES6
10 14 (2.21%) F#
11 11 (1.74%) C++
12 9 (1.42%) Clojure
12 9 (1.42%) Perl
13 7 (1.11%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.95%) VBScript
15 5 (0.79%) Jython
16 4 (0.63%) Apple Swift
17 3 (0.47%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.47%) C
Qualifications
1 87 (13.74%) ISEB
2 68 (10.74%) Security Cleared
3 58 (9.16%) ISTQB
4 44 (6.95%) SC Cleared
5 34 (5.37%) Degree
6 23 (3.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (2.69%) DV Cleared
8 14 (2.21%) DBS Check
9 11 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.79%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.32%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 226 (35.70%) QA
2 57 (9.00%) SDET
3 23 (3.63%) WAI
4 9 (1.42%) WCAG
5 7 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 67 (10.58%) Docker
2 12 (1.90%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (3.79%) Puppet
2 21 (3.32%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.63%) Nagios
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.16%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 35 (5.53%) Oracle
2 30 (4.74%) Zend
3 24 (3.79%) Atlassian
4 22 (3.48%) HP
5 21 (3.32%) Rally
6 19 (3.00%) Microsoft
7 16 (2.53%) Informatica
8 9 (1.42%) hybris
9 8 (1.26%) SAP
10 4 (0.63%) SOASTA, Inc
10 4 (0.63%) VMware
11 3 (0.47%) IBM
12 2 (0.32%) MuleSoft
12 2 (0.32%) Sony
13 1 (0.16%) comScore
13 1 (0.16%) Facebook
13 1 (0.16%) Gigya
13 1 (0.16%) T-Plan
13 1 (0.16%) VocaLink
13 1 (0.16%) WorldPay
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