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 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 101 101 87
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.22% 0.075%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.47% 2.22% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £430 £315 £168
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.50% +88.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.50% -6.42%
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
273 180 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.94% 9.93% 13.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 119 121
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 £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 1
Median hourly rate £29.53 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.18% +33.33%
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 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
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 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
Stockport - 1 £420 -
WebDriver
North West

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 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 Manchester region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
2 8 (72.73%) Java
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) JIRA
4 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
4 5 (45.45%) BDD
4 5 (45.45%) Automation Testing
5 4 (36.36%) QA
6 3 (27.27%) TDD
6 3 (27.27%) ISEB
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) MySQL
6 3 (27.27%) XML
6 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
7 2 (18.18%) Prototyping
7 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
7 2 (18.18%) Microservices
7 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
7 2 (18.18%) QA Automation
7 2 (18.18%) Jetty
7 2 (18.18%) Node.js
7 2 (18.18%) ATDD
7 2 (18.18%) JAX-RS
7 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (18.18%) C#
7 2 (18.18%) Web Services
7 2 (18.18%) JMS
7 2 (18.18%) SOA

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 (18.18%) Jetty
1 2 (18.18%) nginx
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) AMQP
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (45.45%) JIRA
3 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
4 2 (18.18%) HP UFT
5 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Tester
2 4 (36.36%) Automation Tester
3 3 (27.27%) QA Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (18.18%) QA Automation Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) QA Automation Tester
4 2 (18.18%) QA Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Software QA Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Software Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) QA Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 2 (18.18%) JAX-RS
2 2 (18.18%) JMS
2 2 (18.18%) JSON
2 2 (18.18%) Node.js
2 2 (18.18%) RESTful
2 2 (18.18%) Spring
2 2 (18.18%) Spring Security
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Automation Testing
2 5 (45.45%) BDD
2 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) ATDD
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (18.18%) Microservices
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (18.18%) Prototyping
4 2 (18.18%) QA Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Open Source
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) HP
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft