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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 104 97 88
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 8 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 0.21% 0.073%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.71% 1.74% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Median daily rate £430 £305 £168
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.98% +82.08%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.37 - -
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
295 230 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.12% 12.25% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 139 140
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 1
Median hourly rate £29.53 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.26% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebDriver across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Oldham - 1 £395 -
Stockport - 1 £420 -
WebDriver
North West

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 13 (100.00%) Selenium
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) BDD
4 5 (38.46%) QA
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (30.77%) Automation Testing
5 4 (30.77%) JIRA
5 4 (30.77%) SDET
6 3 (23.08%) Protractor
6 3 (23.08%) TDD
6 3 (23.08%) Microservices
6 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (15.38%) Jetty
7 2 (15.38%) Spring Security
7 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
7 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
7 2 (15.38%) AMQP
7 2 (15.38%) nginx
7 2 (15.38%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (15.38%) RESTful
7 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
7 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
7 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
7 2 (15.38%) Node.js
7 2 (15.38%) REST

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Jetty
1 2 (15.38%) nginx
1 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) AMQP
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
1 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (30.77%) JIRA
3 3 (23.08%) Protractor
4 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
5 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Tester
2 5 (38.46%) Automation Tester
3 4 (30.77%) Developer in Test
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (23.08%) QA Tester
4 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Software Tester
5 2 (15.38%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) QA Automation Tester
5 2 (15.38%) QA Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Software QA Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Test Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Java Automation Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Developer
6 1 (7.69%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
1 2 (15.38%) JAX-RS
1 2 (15.38%) JMS
1 2 (15.38%) JSON
1 2 (15.38%) Node.js
1 2 (15.38%) REST
1 2 (15.38%) RESTful
1 2 (15.38%) Spring
1 2 (15.38%) Spring Security
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
1 2 (15.38%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) BDD
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) Automation Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Microservices
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) ATDD
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (15.38%) Prototyping
5 2 (15.38%) QA Automation
5 2 (15.38%) SOA
5 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) API Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Guerrilla Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
2 4 (30.77%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft