The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium WebDriver
England / North West
Rank 124 139 135
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 13 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.50% 0.55% 0.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.86% 3.38% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 8
Median daily rate £390 £333 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.29% +6.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £420 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
455 621 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.54% 16.19% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 376 283
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 41 8
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.13 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.01% +5.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.93 £35.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.20 £44.05 £46.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WebDriver
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

WebDriver Daily Rate Trend in the North West

WebDriver
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebDriver across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Manchester +7 10 £300 -5.51% 2
Lancashire +17 3 £425 +21.42% 1
Cheshire +33 1 £380 +11.76%
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 North West region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 33 (100.00%) Selenium
2 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (57.58%) Java
4 16 (48.48%) QA
5 15 (45.45%) BDD
6 13 (39.39%) Python
7 11 (33.33%) Cucumber
7 11 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 10 (30.30%) Gherkin
9 9 (27.27%) TDD
10 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
11 7 (21.21%) SDET
11 7 (21.21%) Automation Testing
12 6 (18.18%) GitHub
12 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
12 6 (18.18%) Regression Testing
13 5 (15.15%) Scrum
13 5 (15.15%) C#
14 4 (12.12%) ISEB
14 4 (12.12%) Protractor
14 4 (12.12%) API Testing
14 4 (12.12%) QA Automation
15 3 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
15 3 (9.09%) SoapUI
15 3 (9.09%) REST
15 3 (9.09%) Retail
15 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
15 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing
15 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
15 3 (9.09%) JIRA

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (3.03%) CMS
1 1 (3.03%) EPiServer
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 33 (100.00%) Selenium
2 11 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 11 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.12%) Protractor
4 3 (9.09%) IntelliJ
4 3 (9.09%) JIRA
4 3 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 3 (9.09%) TestNG
5 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.06%) JMeter
5 2 (6.06%) Log4j
5 2 (6.06%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.03%) JBehave
6 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.09%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Tester
2 18 (54.55%) Automation Tester
3 10 (30.30%) Selenium Tester
4 9 (27.27%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 6 (18.18%) Developer
5 6 (18.18%) Developer in Test
6 4 (12.12%) QA Automation Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) QA Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Test Automation Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
8 2 (6.06%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (6.06%) QA Tester
9 1 (3.03%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Senior Automation Tester
9 1 (3.03%) Software Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (30.30%) Gherkin
2 3 (9.09%) REST
3 2 (6.06%) Web Services
3 2 (6.06%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) .NET
4 1 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
1 2 (6.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (45.45%) BDD
3 9 (27.27%) TDD
4 8 (24.24%) Test Automation
5 7 (21.21%) Automation Testing
6 6 (18.18%) Regression Testing
6 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 5 (15.15%) Scrum
8 4 (12.12%) API Testing
8 4 (12.12%) QA Automation
9 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 3 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing
9 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
10 2 (6.06%) Guerrilla Testing
10 2 (6.06%) Microservices
10 2 (6.06%) Pair Programming
10 2 (6.06%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) Java
2 13 (39.39%) Python
3 5 (15.15%) C#
4 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.09%) SQL
5 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (48.48%) QA
2 7 (21.21%) SDET
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