The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium WebDriver
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 40 44 59
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +15
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 16 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.72% 1.66% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.98% 18.18% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 2
Median daily rate £425 £413 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +91.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £383 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £443 £219
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 Hertfordshire region.

Development Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
89 55 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.11% 9.12% 12.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 22 34
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £735 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 3
Median hourly rate £50.13 £38.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.90% -5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

WebDriver
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

WebDriver Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

WebDriver
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebDriver across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Watford +5 10 £438 +6.06% 3
Rickmansworth - 5 £310 -
WebDriver
East of England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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

1 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (100.00%) Selenium
1 32 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 25 (78.13%) Java
2 25 (78.13%) Gherkin
3 24 (75.00%) Scrum
3 24 (75.00%) Test Automation
4 22 (68.75%) BDD
5 21 (65.63%) ATDD
6 19 (59.38%) SoapUI
6 19 (59.38%) JBehave
7 18 (56.25%) Git (software)
7 18 (56.25%) JIRA
7 18 (56.25%) Finance
8 17 (53.13%) Test Scripting
8 17 (53.13%) Continuous Delivery
9 16 (50.00%) Automation Testing
9 16 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 16 (50.00%) Open Source
9 16 (50.00%) Kanban
10 15 (46.88%) Software Testing
10 15 (46.88%) Spring
11 14 (43.75%) Maven
11 14 (43.75%) JUnit
11 14 (43.75%) Tomcat
11 14 (43.75%) RESTful
12 13 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (40.63%) TDD
13 12 (37.50%) Manual Testing
13 12 (37.50%) Atlassian

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (43.75%) Tomcat
2 12 (37.50%) Confluence
3 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.25%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) DB2
1 4 (12.50%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 32 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 32 (100.00%) Selenium
2 19 (59.38%) JBehave
2 19 (59.38%) SoapUI
3 18 (56.25%) Git (software)
3 18 (56.25%) JIRA
4 14 (43.75%) JUnit
4 14 (43.75%) Maven
5 10 (31.25%) Jenkins
6 9 (28.13%) TeamCity
7 8 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (25.00%) JMeter
8 7 (21.88%) FitNesse
8 7 (21.88%) NUnit
9 6 (18.75%) Robot Framework
10 5 (15.63%) Mockito
10 5 (15.63%) Moq
11 4 (12.50%) Appium
General
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Automation Tester
1 14 (43.75%) Tester
2 7 (21.88%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Automation Test Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Java Automation Tester
2 7 (21.88%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 7 (21.88%) Selenium Tester
2 7 (21.88%) Test Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Automation Test Lead
3 5 (15.63%) Test Leader
4 4 (12.50%) Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Developer in Test
4 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Agile Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Automation Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Agile Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (78.13%) Gherkin
2 15 (46.88%) Spring
3 14 (43.75%) RESTful
4 7 (21.88%) Hibernate
5 4 (12.50%) HTML
5 4 (12.50%) J2EE
5 4 (12.50%) Web Services
5 4 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Unix
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (75.00%) Scrum
2 24 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 22 (68.75%) BDD
4 21 (65.63%) ATDD
5 17 (53.13%) Continuous Delivery
5 17 (53.13%) Test Scripting
6 16 (50.00%) Automation Testing
6 16 (50.00%) Kanban
6 16 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 16 (50.00%) Open Source
7 15 (46.88%) Software Testing
8 13 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (40.63%) TDD
9 12 (37.50%) Manual Testing
10 9 (28.13%) Automated Testing
10 9 (28.13%) Functional Testing
10 9 (28.13%) System Testing
10 9 (28.13%) Test Strategy
11 8 (25.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) Ruby
3 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (34.38%) QA
2 4 (12.50%) SDET
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Atlassian
2 4 (12.50%) hybris
2 4 (12.50%) IBM