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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 126 138 135
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 25 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 0.46% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.39% 2.96% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 3
Median daily rate £395 £311 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.90% +13.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £463 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £334 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
WebDriver
England

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
464 641 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.76% 15.51% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 363 244
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 27 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £25.00 £26.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £37.80
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 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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 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
Manchester +14 23 £348 -18.23% 4
Cheshire +12 1 £438 +45.83%
Lancashire - 1 £395 -
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 North West region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 30 (100.00%) Selenium
2 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (50.00%) Java
4 13 (43.33%) BDD
5 12 (40.00%) Python
6 11 (36.67%) QA
7 10 (33.33%) Cucumber
8 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
8 9 (30.00%) TDD
9 8 (26.67%) Automation Testing
9 8 (26.67%) Gherkin
10 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
11 6 (20.00%) GitHub
12 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
12 5 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (16.67%) SDET
12 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 5 (16.67%) Scrum
13 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
13 4 (13.33%) C#
13 4 (13.33%) ISEB
13 4 (13.33%) SoapUI
14 3 (10.00%) Protractor
14 3 (10.00%) Microservices
14 3 (10.00%) QA Automation
14 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
14 3 (10.00%) Web Services
14 3 (10.00%) XML
14 3 (10.00%) JIRA
14 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing

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 2 (6.67%) Jetty
1 2 (6.67%) nginx
1 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) AMQP
1 2 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.67%) MySQL
1 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (100.00%) Selenium
2 10 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (13.33%) SoapUI
5 3 (10.00%) JIRA
5 3 (10.00%) Protractor
6 2 (6.67%) IntelliJ
6 2 (6.67%) TestNG
7 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.33%) JBehave
7 1 (3.33%) JMeter
7 1 (3.33%) Log4j
7 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Automation Tester
1 17 (56.67%) Tester
2 9 (30.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 9 (30.00%) Selenium Tester
3 7 (23.33%) Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Developer in Test
5 4 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) QA Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Automation Tester
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Tester
7 2 (6.67%) Test Automation Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Agile Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Java Automation Tester
8 1 (3.33%) QA Automation Tester
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) Gherkin
2 3 (10.00%) Web Services
2 3 (10.00%) XML
3 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.67%) JAX-RS
3 2 (6.67%) JMS
3 2 (6.67%) JSON
3 2 (6.67%) Node.js
3 2 (6.67%) REST
3 2 (6.67%) RESTful
3 2 (6.67%) Spring
3 2 (6.67%) Spring Security
4 1 (3.33%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) BDD
3 9 (30.00%) TDD
4 8 (26.67%) Automation Testing
5 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
6 5 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (16.67%) Scrum
6 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (10.00%) Microservices
8 3 (10.00%) QA Automation
8 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (6.67%) API Testing
9 2 (6.67%) ATDD
9 2 (6.67%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (6.67%) MVC
9 2 (6.67%) Prototyping
9 2 (6.67%) SOA
9 2 (6.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Java
2 12 (40.00%) Python
3 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (6.67%) Ruby
5 2 (6.67%) SQL
6 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (36.67%) QA
2 5 (16.67%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) EPiServer
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
Manchester, Lancashire
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