The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 26 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 99 88 83
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.31% 2.34% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £285 £325 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% -1.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
WebDriver
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Development Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
216 128 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.22% 8.49% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 79 75
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £299 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WebDriver
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

WebDriver Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 20 (100.00%) Selenium
2 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (75.00%) JIRA
4 12 (60.00%) BDD
4 12 (60.00%) Java
5 11 (55.00%) Cucumber
6 10 (50.00%) Automation Testing
7 9 (45.00%) Test Scripting
8 8 (40.00%) TDD
9 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
9 7 (35.00%) HP UFT
9 7 (35.00%) SQL
9 7 (35.00%) XML
9 7 (35.00%) QA
10 6 (30.00%) C#
10 6 (30.00%) Ruby
11 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
11 5 (25.00%) HP
11 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
11 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
11 5 (25.00%) Algorithms
12 4 (20.00%) V-Model
12 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
13 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
13 3 (15.00%) Scrum
13 3 (15.00%) ISEB
13 3 (15.00%) Test Management
13 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
13 3 (15.00%) Gherkin

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (100.00%) Selenium
2 15 (75.00%) JIRA
3 11 (55.00%) Cucumber
4 7 (35.00%) HP UFT
5 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (10.00%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Tester
2 7 (35.00%) Automation Tester
3 5 (25.00%) QA Tester
4 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Tester
5 3 (15.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 3 (15.00%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (10.00%) OAT Manager
6 2 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) QA Automation Tester
6 2 (10.00%) QA Leader
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Software QA Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
6 2 (10.00%) UAT Lead
6 2 (10.00%) UAT Manager
6 2 (10.00%) UAT Test Lead
6 2 (10.00%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) XML
2 3 (15.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) BDD
3 10 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 9 (45.00%) Test Scripting
5 8 (40.00%) TDD
6 7 (35.00%) Regression Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
8 4 (20.00%) V-Model
9 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (15.00%) Scrum
9 3 (15.00%) Test Management
9 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
10 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
10 2 (10.00%) ITIL
10 2 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 2 (10.00%) QA Automation
10 2 (10.00%) SDLC
10 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
10 2 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) C#
3 6 (30.00%) Ruby
4 5 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) HP