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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium WebDriver
North West / Manchester
Rank 78 91 85
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 12 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.89% 0.68% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.61% 4.10% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Median daily rate £300 £323 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +17.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £308 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £463 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.67% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 - -

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
214 293 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.96% 16.53% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 184 158
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 £400 -
WebDriver
North West

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 28 (100.00%) Selenium
2 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (53.57%) BDD
4 14 (50.00%) Java
5 13 (46.43%) Python
6 12 (42.86%) QA
7 11 (39.29%) Jenkins
8 10 (35.71%) Gherkin
8 10 (35.71%) Cucumber
9 9 (32.14%) TDD
10 7 (25.00%) Automation Testing
10 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
11 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
11 6 (21.43%) Regression Testing
11 6 (21.43%) GitHub
11 6 (21.43%) SDET
12 5 (17.86%) Scrum
12 5 (17.86%) C#
13 4 (14.29%) ISEB
13 4 (14.29%) QA Automation
14 3 (10.71%) Protractor
14 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
14 3 (10.71%) API Testing
14 3 (10.71%) Retail
14 3 (10.71%) JIRA
14 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
14 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
14 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
14 3 (10.71%) REST
14 3 (10.71%) TestNG

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 1 (3.57%) CMS
1 1 (3.57%) EPiServer
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 28 (100.00%) Selenium
2 11 (39.29%) Jenkins
3 10 (35.71%) Cucumber
4 3 (10.71%) IntelliJ
4 3 (10.71%) JIRA
4 3 (10.71%) Protractor
4 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
4 3 (10.71%) TestNG
5 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.14%) JMeter
5 2 (7.14%) Log4j
5 2 (7.14%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.57%) JBehave
6 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.71%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Tester
2 17 (60.71%) Automation Tester
3 10 (35.71%) Selenium Tester
4 9 (32.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 6 (21.43%) Developer
5 6 (21.43%) Developer in Test
6 4 (14.29%) QA Automation Engineer
6 4 (14.29%) QA Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Test Automation Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
8 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (7.14%) QA Tester
9 1 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Senior Automation Tester
9 1 (3.57%) Software Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) Gherkin
2 3 (10.71%) REST
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) .NET
4 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
1 2 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) BDD
3 9 (32.14%) TDD
4 7 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (21.43%) Regression Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
6 5 (17.86%) Scrum
7 4 (14.29%) QA Automation
8 3 (10.71%) API Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
8 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Guerrilla Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Microservices
9 2 (7.14%) Pair Programming
9 2 (7.14%) Web Testing
10 1 (3.57%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) Java
2 13 (46.43%) Python
3 5 (17.86%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) SQL
5 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (42.86%) QA
2 6 (21.43%) SDET