The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 40 41 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.60% 0.27% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.14% 5.26% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £316 £650 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.34% +100.00%
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 Merseyside region.

Development Applications Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
28 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.43% 5.04% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 13
Median daily rate £320 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £152 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £650 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+9.47% -0.92%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

WebDriver
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

WebDriver Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Southport - 2 £316 -
WebDriver
North West

WebDriver
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
1 3 (100.00%) Ant
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) WATIR
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 3 (100.00%) TortoiseSVN
1 3 (100.00%) JMeter
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) PuTTY
1 3 (100.00%) WinSCP
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) PuTTY
1 3 (100.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Ant
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) JMeter
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) TortoiseSVN
1 3 (100.00%) WATIR
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) QA Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software QA Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Testing Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA