The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 259 297 260
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -37
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 185 150 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.81% 0.63% 0.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.53% 4.16% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 111 149
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.37 - -
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 London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
4082 3609 3596
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.98% 15.26% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2964 2594 2561
Median daily rate £463 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 17
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.12 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.95% -50.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £22.00 £25.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.00 £78.35
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 London

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

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in London

WebDriver
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

WebDriver Daily Rate Trend in London

WebDriver
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebDriver across the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram in London

WebDriver
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

WebDriver Hourly Rate Trend in London

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the London region over the 3 months to 27 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
City of London +21 33 £475 -13.63% 16
Twickenham - 3 £500 -
Docklands, London - 2 £430 -
Kingston Upon Thames 0 1 £380 - 1
Westminster -25 1 £475 -1.04% 2
Croydon - 1 £440 -
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 242 (75.39%) Selenium
2 228 (71.03%) Agile Software Development
3 190 (59.19%) BDD
4 173 (53.89%) Java
5 172 (53.58%) Cucumber
6 119 (37.07%) Test Automation
6 119 (37.07%) QA
7 110 (34.27%) TDD
8 105 (32.71%) JavaScript
9 88 (27.41%) JIRA
10 80 (24.92%) Jenkins
11 79 (24.61%) HTML
12 78 (24.30%) Scrum
13 75 (23.36%) Git (software)
14 58 (18.07%) CSS
14 58 (18.07%) Automated Testing
14 58 (18.07%) Jasmine
15 56 (17.45%) Sass
16 53 (16.51%) SQL
17 51 (15.89%) C#
17 51 (15.89%) Node.js
18 50 (15.58%) Exploratory Testing
19 49 (15.26%) Python
20 48 (14.95%) Mocha
21 47 (14.64%) React
21 47 (14.64%) Front End Development
22 46 (14.33%) AngularJS
23 45 (14.02%) gulp
23 45 (14.02%) Web Services
24 44 (13.71%) Finance

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 20 (6.23%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (5.30%) Confluence
3 10 (3.12%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.49%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.87%) Apache
5 6 (1.87%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.56%) Jetty
7 3 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.62%) CMS
8 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.31%) Documentum
9 1 (0.31%) Drupal
9 1 (0.31%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.31%) JBoss
9 1 (0.31%) Liferay
9 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (1.87%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.62%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.05%) GitHub
2 6 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (0.62%) CloudBees
3 2 (0.62%) IaaS
3 2 (0.62%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.62%) PaaS
3 2 (0.62%) SaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.30%) Internet
2 10 (3.12%) HTTP
3 1 (0.31%) FTP
3 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.31%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.48%) Hadoop
2 20 (6.23%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (6.23%) Redis
3 16 (4.98%) MongoDB
4 10 (3.12%) Apache Hive
4 10 (3.12%) SQL Server
5 9 (2.80%) Big Data
6 7 (2.18%) MySQL
7 6 (1.87%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.62%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.62%) HPCC
9 2 (0.62%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.31%) DB2
10 1 (0.31%) DbVisualizer
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.31%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 242 (75.39%) Selenium
2 172 (53.58%) Cucumber
3 88 (27.41%) JIRA
4 80 (24.92%) Jenkins
5 75 (23.36%) Git (software)
6 58 (18.07%) Jasmine
7 48 (14.95%) Mocha
8 45 (14.02%) gulp
9 39 (12.15%) SoapUI
10 36 (11.21%) SpecFlow
11 32 (9.97%) Maven
12 31 (9.66%) JMeter
13 29 (9.03%) Babel
13 29 (9.03%) webpack
14 28 (8.72%) Protractor
15 27 (8.41%) JUnit
16 23 (7.17%) Appium
17 18 (5.61%) NUnit
18 17 (5.30%) Subversion
19 16 (4.98%) Grunt
General
1 44 (13.71%) Finance
2 25 (7.79%) Retail
3 19 (5.92%) Banking
4 9 (2.80%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.87%) Advertising
6 4 (1.25%) Electronics
6 4 (1.25%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.25%) Marketing
7 2 (0.62%) Front Office
7 2 (0.62%) Games
7 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.62%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Billing
8 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.31%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 117 (36.45%) Developer
2 69 (21.50%) Tester
3 51 (15.89%) Automation Tester
4 49 (15.26%) Analyst
5 42 (13.08%) Test Analyst
6 40 (12.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 39 (12.15%) Senior Developer
8 38 (11.84%) Test Engineer
9 34 (10.59%) Developer in Test
10 32 (9.97%) QA Engineer
11 28 (8.72%) Java Developer
11 28 (8.72%) Test Automation Engineer
12 24 (7.48%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 23 (7.17%) JavaScript Developer
14 22 (6.85%) Automation Test Analyst
15 21 (6.54%) Selenium Tester
16 20 (6.23%) QA Tester
17 19 (5.92%) Selenium Automation Tester
18 15 (4.67%) QA Automation Tester
18 15 (4.67%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (24.61%) HTML
2 58 (18.07%) CSS
3 56 (17.45%) Sass
4 51 (15.89%) Node.js
5 47 (14.64%) React
6 46 (14.33%) AngularJS
7 45 (14.02%) Web Services
8 40 (12.46%) REST
9 32 (9.97%) .NET
10 31 (9.66%) Gherkin
10 31 (9.66%) RESTful
10 31 (9.66%) SOAP
11 30 (9.35%) Spring
12 27 (8.41%) Express
13 26 (8.10%) HTML5
13 26 (8.10%) XML
14 25 (7.79%) Django
15 24 (7.48%) Handlebars
16 22 (6.85%) Akka
17 21 (6.54%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 29 (9.03%) User Experience
2 14 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.80%) Fintech
4 8 (2.49%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.25%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.25%) iPhone
5 4 (1.25%) Social Media
6 3 (0.93%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.93%) Mathematics
6 3 (0.93%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.93%) Wiki
7 2 (0.62%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.62%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.31%) Blog
8 1 (0.31%) Derivative
8 1 (0.31%) Equities
8 1 (0.31%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.31%) IVR
8 1 (0.31%) Online Games
8 1 (0.31%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.54%) Android
2 17 (5.30%) Apple iOS
2 17 (5.30%) Unix
3 11 (3.43%) Linux
3 11 (3.43%) Windows
4 4 (1.25%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.31%) Solaris
5 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (71.03%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (59.19%) BDD
3 119 (37.07%) Test Automation
4 110 (34.27%) TDD
5 78 (24.30%) Scrum
6 58 (18.07%) Automated Testing
7 50 (15.58%) Exploratory Testing
8 47 (14.64%) Front End Development
9 42 (13.08%) Automation Testing
10 41 (12.77%) OOP
11 38 (11.84%) E-Commerce
12 36 (11.21%) Functional Testing
12 36 (11.21%) OO
12 36 (11.21%) Test Scripting
13 35 (10.90%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (9.97%) Pair Programming
15 31 (9.66%) Mobile First
16 25 (7.79%) Agile Testing
16 25 (7.79%) Non-Functional Testing
17 23 (7.17%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 173 (53.89%) Java
2 105 (32.71%) JavaScript
3 53 (16.51%) SQL
4 51 (15.89%) C#
5 49 (15.26%) Python
6 39 (12.15%) Ruby
7 37 (11.53%) Scala
8 31 (9.66%) ES6
9 16 (4.98%) PHP
10 11 (3.43%) Groovy
11 9 (2.80%) Clojure
12 5 (1.56%) Jython
13 4 (1.25%) Apple Swift
13 4 (1.25%) VBScript
14 3 (0.93%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.62%) C++
15 2 (0.62%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.62%) VBA
16 1 (0.31%) C
16 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (9.97%) ISEB
2 23 (7.17%) Security Cleared
3 21 (6.54%) ISTQB
4 17 (5.30%) DV Cleared
5 14 (4.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (3.12%) Degree
7 7 (2.18%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.62%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (37.07%) QA
2 40 (12.46%) SDET
3 9 (2.80%) WAI
4 4 (1.25%) WCAG
5 3 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.62%) COBIT
System Software
1 30 (9.35%) Docker
2 12 (3.74%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (4.67%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.56%) Puppet
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.31%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 17 (5.30%) Oracle
2 16 (4.98%) Informatica
3 11 (3.43%) Atlassian
3 11 (3.43%) HP
4 7 (2.18%) hybris
5 4 (1.25%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.25%) SAP
5 4 (1.25%) SOASTA, Inc
5 4 (1.25%) VMware
5 4 (1.25%) Zend
6 2 (0.62%) MuleSoft
6 2 (0.62%) Sony
7 1 (0.31%) Adobe
7 1 (0.31%) CA
7 1 (0.31%) comScore
7 1 (0.31%) Facebook
7 1 (0.31%) Gigya
7 1 (0.31%) IBM
7 1 (0.31%) Perforce
7 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
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