The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium WebDriver
UK
Rank 250 403 370
Rank change year-on-year
+153 -33
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 417 232 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.92% 0.45% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.40% 3.07% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 161 203
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.87 - -
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 across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7725 7562 7124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.01% 14.54% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5193 4992 4728
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 206 133
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £36.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +15.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.10 £25.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £53.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.20
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.02%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend

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

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WebDriver
Daily Rate Trend

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

WebDriver Daily Rate Trend in the UK

WebDriver
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebDriver within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

WebDriver
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebDriver within the UK.

WebDriver Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

WebDriver
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +136 371 £425 +13.33% 111
London +90 169 £475 +18.75% 57
South East +37 48 £391 +4.33% 22
South West +41 43 £325 - 8
City of London +14 39 £500 +21.21% 17
Scotland +41 31 £363 +16.93% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +10 28 £300 -33.33% 2
Tyne and Wear +9 28 £300 -33.33% 2
North East +5 28 £300 -33.33% 2
East of England +17 26 £413 +26.92% 6
Edinburgh +30 21 £363 +16.93% 1
Berkshire +35 20 £450 +23.28% 4
Yorkshire +21 20 £375 +19.04% 4
Bristol +15 17 £323 -0.76% 6
Hertfordshire +5 16 £425 +3.03% 5
West Yorkshire +24 15 £375 +19.04% 1
Leeds +12 15 £375 +19.04% 1
Swindon +13 14 £325 -10.95%
Wiltshire +11 14 £325 -10.95%
North West +15 13 £390 +17.29% 4
Bracknell - 13 £450 -
East Midlands +14 12 £425 +21.42% 4
West Midlands +3 12 £338 +3.84% 4
Manchester +6 10 £300 -5.51% 2
Watford +2 10 £438 +6.06% 3
Devon - 10 £350 -
Cambridgeshire +14 9 £275 -15.38%
Exeter - 9 £350 -
Peterborough - 8 £275 -
West Sussex -8 7 - - 2

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 731 (90.58%) Selenium
2 668 (82.78%) Agile Software Development
3 460 (57.00%) Java
4 410 (50.81%) Cucumber
5 394 (48.82%) BDD
6 325 (40.27%) TDD
7 313 (38.79%) Test Automation
8 281 (34.82%) QA
8 281 (34.82%) Jenkins
9 222 (27.51%) Scrum
10 199 (24.66%) C#
10 199 (24.66%) Git (software)
11 194 (24.04%) Test Scripting
12 192 (23.79%) Automated Testing
12 192 (23.79%) JIRA
13 173 (21.44%) Automation Testing
14 165 (20.45%) JavaScript
15 148 (18.34%) Web Services
16 138 (17.10%) Continuous Integration
17 136 (16.85%) RESTful
18 133 (16.48%) JUnit
19 130 (16.11%) Finance
20 129 (15.99%) SQL
21 128 (15.86%) Gherkin
22 126 (15.61%) SoapUI
23 119 (14.75%) XML
24 107 (13.26%) HTML
24 107 (13.26%) OO
24 107 (13.26%) Scala
25 105 (13.01%) Maven

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills 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 64 (7.93%) Confluence
2 34 (4.21%) Tomcat
3 30 (3.72%) Elasticsearch
4 27 (3.35%) CMS
5 15 (1.86%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (1.24%) Apache Spark
6 10 (1.24%) WebLogic
7 8 (0.99%) Jetty
8 7 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (0.87%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.62%) Apache
9 5 (0.62%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.50%) IIS
11 3 (0.37%) ATG Dynamo
11 3 (0.37%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.25%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.12%) Commerce Server
13 1 (0.12%) Drupal
13 1 (0.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (0.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.62%) Mingle
3 3 (0.37%) MS Office
4 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 11 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.62%) Magento
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 49 (6.07%) GitHub
2 22 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (1.12%) Basecamp
5 3 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.25%) SaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.12%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.12%) IaaS
7 1 (0.12%) Route 53
7 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.97%) HTTP
1 32 (3.97%) Internet
2 5 (0.62%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.50%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.25%) DNS
4 2 (0.25%) FTP
4 2 (0.25%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.12%) BGP
5 1 (0.12%) DHCP
5 1 (0.12%) DSL
5 1 (0.12%) IPsec
5 1 (0.12%) MPLS
5 1 (0.12%) SSL
5 1 (0.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (2.97%) Hadoop
1 24 (2.97%) Relational Database
2 21 (2.60%) SQL Server
3 20 (2.48%) MySQL
4 18 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (1.61%) RDBMS
6 11 (1.36%) Big Data
6 11 (1.36%) Redis
7 10 (1.24%) Apache Hive
7 10 (1.24%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.62%) DB2
8 5 (0.62%) DbVisualizer
8 5 (0.62%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
9 4 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.25%) HeidiSQL
11 1 (0.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 731 (90.58%) Selenium
2 410 (50.81%) Cucumber
3 281 (34.82%) Jenkins
4 199 (24.66%) Git (software)
5 192 (23.79%) JIRA
6 133 (16.48%) JUnit
7 126 (15.61%) SoapUI
8 105 (13.01%) Maven
9 101 (12.52%) SpecFlow
10 69 (8.55%) JBehave
11 63 (7.81%) RSpec
12 61 (7.56%) JMeter
13 60 (7.43%) Protractor
14 52 (6.44%) Mockito
15 51 (6.32%) Appium
16 48 (5.95%) Jasmine
16 48 (5.95%) Subversion
16 48 (5.95%) TeamCity
17 46 (5.70%) Moq
18 44 (5.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 130 (16.11%) Finance
2 49 (6.07%) Retail
3 46 (5.70%) Games
4 40 (4.96%) Banking
5 21 (2.60%) Marketing
6 20 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.98%) Retail Banking
8 11 (1.36%) Electronics
8 11 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.12%) Back Office
10 7 (0.87%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.62%) Advertising
12 4 (0.50%) Publishing
13 3 (0.37%) German Language
14 2 (0.25%) Automotive
14 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.12%) Czech Language
15 1 (0.12%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.12%) Legal
15 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 223 (27.63%) Tester
2 210 (26.02%) Developer
3 178 (22.06%) Automation Tester
4 141 (17.47%) Analyst
5 139 (17.22%) Test Engineer
6 130 (16.11%) Test Analyst
7 109 (13.51%) Developer in Test
8 92 (11.40%) QA Engineer
9 81 (10.04%) Automation Test Analyst
10 76 (9.42%) Selenium Tester
11 74 (9.17%) Test Automation Engineer
12 73 (9.05%) Selenium Automation Tester
13 53 (6.57%) Software Developer
14 51 (6.32%) QA Test Engineer
15 42 (5.20%) QA Tester
16 39 (4.83%) Java Automation Tester
17 37 (4.58%) Java Developer
18 35 (4.34%) Java Engineer
19 33 (4.09%) JavaScript Developer
19 33 (4.09%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (18.34%) Web Services
2 136 (16.85%) RESTful
3 128 (15.86%) Gherkin
4 119 (14.75%) XML
5 107 (13.26%) HTML
6 101 (12.52%) JSON
7 92 (11.40%) SOAP
8 84 (10.41%) REST
9 78 (9.67%) CSS
10 77 (9.54%) .NET
11 70 (8.67%) AngularJS
12 64 (7.93%) Node.js
13 58 (7.19%) Spring
14 37 (4.58%) Sass
15 36 (4.46%) HTML5
16 35 (4.34%) Hibernate
17 32 (3.97%) React
18 31 (3.84%) RabbitMQ
19 29 (3.59%) CSS3
20 20 (2.48%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 40 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (4.21%) User Experience
3 32 (3.97%) Mobile App
4 17 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
5 16 (1.98%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.61%) Fintech
7 11 (1.36%) Smartphone
8 5 (0.62%) Video on Demand
9 4 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.50%) W3C
10 3 (0.37%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.37%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.25%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.25%) Equities
11 2 (0.25%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.25%) Online Games
11 2 (0.25%) VLE
12 1 (0.12%) Clustering
12 1 (0.12%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 57 (7.06%) Unix
2 53 (6.57%) Linux
3 21 (2.60%) Android
3 21 (2.60%) Apple iOS
4 13 (1.61%) Windows
5 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 668 (82.78%) Agile Software Development
2 394 (48.82%) BDD
3 325 (40.27%) TDD
4 313 (38.79%) Test Automation
5 222 (27.51%) Scrum
6 194 (24.04%) Test Scripting
7 192 (23.79%) Automated Testing
8 173 (21.44%) Automation Testing
9 138 (17.10%) Continuous Integration
10 107 (13.26%) OO
11 93 (11.52%) Kanban
12 92 (11.40%) Regression Testing
13 82 (10.16%) Manual Testing
14 77 (9.54%) User Stories
15 76 (9.42%) E-Commerce
16 74 (9.17%) Continuous Delivery
16 74 (9.17%) OOP
17 73 (9.05%) Web Testing
18 71 (8.80%) Open Source
19 69 (8.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 460 (57.00%) Java
2 199 (24.66%) C#
3 165 (20.45%) JavaScript
4 129 (15.99%) SQL
5 107 (13.26%) Scala
6 104 (12.89%) Ruby
7 95 (11.77%) Python
8 42 (5.20%) Groovy
9 29 (3.59%) PHP
10 21 (2.60%) T-SQL
11 18 (2.23%) Bash Shell
11 18 (2.23%) C++
12 16 (1.98%) PowerShell
13 12 (1.49%) ES6
14 10 (1.24%) Perl
14 10 (1.24%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.99%) Apex Code
15 8 (0.99%) PL/SQL
15 8 (0.99%) SOQL
16 6 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (5.82%) ISEB
2 35 (4.34%) ISTQB
3 28 (3.47%) Degree
4 19 (2.35%) Security Cleared
5 17 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (1.12%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.74%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.37%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.12%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.12%) HNC
9 1 (0.12%) HND
9 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 281 (34.82%) QA
2 87 (10.78%) SDET
3 32 (3.97%) WCAG
4 9 (1.12%) WAI
5 5 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (2.48%) Docker
2 10 (1.24%) Apache Flume
3 8 (0.99%) HDFS
4 2 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.12%) etcd
5 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (2.60%) Puppet
2 20 (2.48%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.50%) HP Fortify
5 3 (0.37%) Ansible
6 2 (0.25%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.12%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.12%) Fluentd
7 1 (0.12%) Grafana
7 1 (0.12%) Kibana
7 1 (0.12%) Marathon
7 1 (0.12%) Mesos
7 1 (0.12%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.12%) Terraform
Vendors
1 53 (6.57%) Atlassian
2 48 (5.95%) Microsoft
3 24 (2.97%) Oracle
4 16 (1.98%) Sitecore
5 15 (1.86%) Splunk
6 13 (1.61%) HP
7 12 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (1.36%) Google
8 11 (1.36%) hybris
8 11 (1.36%) SAP
9 9 (1.12%) CA Agile Central
10 6 (0.74%) Cloudera
10 6 (0.74%) IBM
10 6 (0.74%) SOASTA, Inc
11 5 (0.62%) ATG
12 3 (0.37%) MuleSoft
13 2 (0.25%) Capita
13 2 (0.25%) Charles River
13 2 (0.25%) T-Plan
13 2 (0.25%) VMware
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