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 25 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 91 90 78
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.74% 1.35% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £285 £325 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £325 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £325 £336
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 £43.50 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year
+222.22% -
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
187 148 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.25% 9.75% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 83 69
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +0.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.02 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.45% -1.28%

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 25 May 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 22 (100.00%) Selenium
2 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (63.64%) Java
4 13 (59.09%) JIRA
4 13 (59.09%) Cucumber
4 13 (59.09%) BDD
5 9 (40.91%) TDD
6 8 (36.36%) Automation Testing
7 7 (31.82%) QA
7 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
7 7 (31.82%) HP UFT
7 7 (31.82%) Regression Testing
7 7 (31.82%) XML
8 6 (27.27%) C#
8 6 (27.27%) Ruby
9 5 (22.73%) HP
9 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
9 5 (22.73%) SQL
9 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
9 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
9 5 (22.73%) Algorithms
10 4 (18.18%) V-Model
10 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
10 4 (18.18%) Scrum
11 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
11 3 (13.64%) ISEB
11 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (13.64%) Test Management
11 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
11 3 (13.64%) 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 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (100.00%) Selenium
2 13 (59.09%) Cucumber
2 13 (59.09%) JIRA
3 7 (31.82%) HP UFT
4 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
5 2 (9.09%) Zephyr
6 1 (4.55%) JBehave
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Tester
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Automation Tester
4 4 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Tester
5 3 (13.64%) QA Tester
5 3 (13.64%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 3 (13.64%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (9.09%) OAT Manager
6 2 (9.09%) QA Leader
6 2 (9.09%) QA Manager
6 2 (9.09%) QA Test Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
6 2 (9.09%) UAT Lead
6 2 (9.09%) UAT Manager
6 2 (9.09%) UAT Test Lead
6 2 (9.09%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) XML
2 3 (13.64%) Gherkin
3 2 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Algorithms
2 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.09%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) BDD
3 9 (40.91%) TDD
4 8 (36.36%) Automation Testing
5 7 (31.82%) Regression Testing
5 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
6 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
7 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Scrum
7 4 (18.18%) V-Model
8 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (13.64%) Test Management
8 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
9 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing
9 2 (9.09%) ITIL
9 2 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 2 (9.09%) SDLC
9 2 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
9 2 (9.09%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) Ruby
3 5 (22.73%) PL/SQL
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ISEB
2 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) HP
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