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 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 364 385 356
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -29
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 299 275 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.49% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.59% 3.67% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 195 240
Median daily rate £390 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -

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
8329 7492 6886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.58% 13.35% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5736 4950 4380
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 124 158
Median hourly rate £41.25 £37.25 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.75% -1.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £22.40 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.15 £52.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+9.47% -0.92%

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 1 July 2016.

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 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
England +32 284 £400 +6.66% 90
London +18 144 £425 - 45
South East -5 55 £350 -4.10% 15
City of London +36 39 £425 -5.55% 9
West Midlands 0 26 £263 -12.50% 3
West Yorkshire +11 17 £320 +6.66% 5
Yorkshire +6 17 £320 +6.66% 9
Shropshire - 17 £525 -
Telford - 17 £525 -
Hampshire 0 16 £388 -7.73% 7
South West -6 15 £400 +14.28%
Berkshire -3 14 £360 +2.85% 2
Leeds +2 13 £320 +8.47% 3
North East -52 11 £250 -20.63% 1
North West -1 10 £323 -0.76% 10
Birmingham +1 8 £150 -50.00% 1
East Sussex +7 7 £350 +7.69% 2
Bristol +2 7 £425 +13.33%
Reading -8 7 £360 +2.85%
East of England +3 6 £350 +47.36% 4
Surrey -1 6 £294 -21.66% 2
Andover -9 6 £350 -
Tyne and Wear -58 6 £250 -20.63% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -63 6 £250 -20.63% 1
Wales +16 5 £375 +42.85%
South Wales +14 5 £375 +22.44%
Cardiff +13 5 £375 +7.14%
Buckinghamshire +4 5 £243 -42.94%
Manchester +1 5 £285 -12.30% 4
Wiltshire 0 5 £283 +25.55%

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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 with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 496 (89.69%) Selenium
2 453 (81.92%) Agile Software Development
3 314 (56.78%) Java
4 307 (55.52%) BDD
5 267 (48.28%) Cucumber
6 221 (39.96%) QA
7 205 (37.07%) Test Automation
8 182 (32.91%) Scrum
9 174 (31.46%) TDD
10 162 (29.29%) JIRA
11 140 (25.32%) JavaScript
12 132 (23.87%) C#
13 130 (23.51%) Jenkins
14 113 (20.43%) SQL
15 110 (19.89%) Test Scripting
16 105 (18.99%) Automated Testing
17 103 (18.63%) Automation Testing
18 98 (17.72%) SpecFlow
19 92 (16.64%) ISEB
19 92 (16.64%) Continuous Integration
20 85 (15.37%) HTML
21 80 (14.47%) .NET
22 78 (14.10%) Finance
23 77 (13.92%) Functional Testing
24 76 (13.74%) Git (software)
25 70 (12.66%) ISTQB
26 68 (12.30%) Ruby
27 67 (12.12%) Web Services
28 64 (11.57%) Regression Testing
29 63 (11.39%) Non-Functional Testing

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 31 (5.61%) Confluence
2 13 (2.35%) Apache
2 13 (2.35%) IIS
3 10 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (1.27%) Jetty
5 4 (0.72%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.54%) JBoss
6 3 (0.54%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.36%) CMS
7 2 (0.36%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.36%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.18%) ATG Dynamo
8 1 (0.18%) Drupal
8 1 (0.18%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.18%) Liferay
8 1 (0.18%) Mule
8 1 (0.18%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.18%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (1.99%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.63%) MS Office
3 8 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.81%) Magento
2 3 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.90%) Heroku
3 4 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.72%) GitHub
4 3 (0.54%) SaaS
5 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.07%) Internet
2 12 (2.17%) HTTP
3 3 (0.54%) PuTTY
3 3 (0.54%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.18%) DSL
4 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.18%) Network Security
4 1 (0.18%) SNA
4 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (7.96%) MongoDB
2 30 (5.42%) SQL Server
3 15 (2.71%) Relational Database
4 13 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
5 12 (2.17%) Big Data
5 12 (2.17%) RDBMS
6 11 (1.99%) MySQL
7 10 (1.81%) Hadoop
7 10 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (1.81%) Redis
8 8 (1.45%) DB2
9 4 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.54%) CouchDB
10 3 (0.54%) DbVisualizer
10 3 (0.54%) HPCC
11 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.18%) GIS
12 1 (0.18%) QGIS
12 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 496 (89.69%) Selenium
2 267 (48.28%) Cucumber
3 162 (29.29%) JIRA
4 130 (23.51%) Jenkins
5 98 (17.72%) SpecFlow
6 76 (13.74%) Git (software)
7 58 (10.49%) JMeter
8 55 (9.95%) SoapUI
9 48 (8.68%) Maven
10 44 (7.96%) Appium
10 44 (7.96%) JUnit
11 30 (5.42%) Protractor
12 29 (5.24%) Team Foundation Server
13 28 (5.06%) Visual Studio
14 27 (4.88%) Subversion
15 26 (4.70%) Jasmine
16 25 (4.52%) HP UFT
17 24 (4.34%) Hudson
17 24 (4.34%) NUnit
18 22 (3.98%) TestNG
General
1 78 (14.10%) Finance
2 43 (7.78%) Retail
3 17 (3.07%) Banking
3 17 (3.07%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.27%) Games
5 5 (0.90%) Advertising
6 4 (0.72%) Electronics
6 4 (0.72%) Marketing
7 3 (0.54%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.54%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.54%) Military
7 3 (0.54%) Publishing
8 2 (0.36%) Back Office
8 2 (0.36%) Front Office
8 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.18%) Billing
9 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.18%) Law
9 1 (0.18%) Local Government
9 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 179 (32.37%) Tester
2 138 (24.95%) Automation Tester
3 125 (22.60%) Analyst
4 116 (20.98%) Test Analyst
5 94 (17.00%) Developer
6 71 (12.84%) Automation Test Analyst
7 70 (12.66%) Test Engineer
8 68 (12.30%) QA Engineer
9 63 (11.39%) Selenium Tester
10 58 (10.49%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 49 (8.86%) Test Automation Engineer
12 45 (8.14%) QA Tester
13 38 (6.87%) Developer in Test
14 33 (5.97%) Architect
15 32 (5.79%) Selenium Test Analyst
16 31 (5.61%) Java Developer
17 30 (5.42%) QA Automation Tester
18 29 (5.24%) QA Test Engineer
19 25 (4.52%) Agile Tester
19 25 (4.52%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (15.37%) HTML
2 80 (14.47%) .NET
3 67 (12.12%) Web Services
4 60 (10.85%) XML
5 56 (10.13%) Gherkin
6 48 (8.68%) CSS
6 48 (8.68%) Node.js
7 43 (7.78%) Spring
8 40 (7.23%) RESTful
9 39 (7.05%) JSON
9 39 (7.05%) SOAP
10 36 (6.51%) Play Framework
11 33 (5.97%) REST
12 29 (5.24%) Behat
13 28 (5.06%) Sass
14 24 (4.34%) AngularJS
15 20 (3.62%) CSS3
15 20 (3.62%) HTML5
16 16 (2.89%) Hibernate
16 16 (2.89%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
1 27 (4.88%) Mobile App
2 22 (3.98%) Computer Science
3 14 (2.53%) User Experience
4 12 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (1.99%) Fintech
6 10 (1.81%) Algorithms
7 5 (0.90%) Data Integration
8 4 (0.72%) Wiki
9 3 (0.54%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.54%) iPhone
10 2 (0.36%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.36%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.36%) iPad
10 2 (0.36%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.36%) Mobile Payment
11 1 (0.18%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.18%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.18%) Social Media
11 1 (0.18%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (5.79%) Android
2 27 (4.88%) Apple iOS
3 26 (4.70%) Linux
4 24 (4.34%) Unix
5 10 (1.81%) Windows
6 3 (0.54%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.18%) Solaris
7 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (81.92%) Agile Software Development
2 307 (55.52%) BDD
3 205 (37.07%) Test Automation
4 182 (32.91%) Scrum
5 174 (31.46%) TDD
6 110 (19.89%) Test Scripting
7 105 (18.99%) Automated Testing
8 103 (18.63%) Automation Testing
9 92 (16.64%) Continuous Integration
10 77 (13.92%) Functional Testing
11 64 (11.57%) Regression Testing
12 63 (11.39%) Non-Functional Testing
13 54 (9.76%) E-Commerce
14 51 (9.22%) User Stories
15 50 (9.04%) Continuous Delivery
16 49 (8.86%) Software Testing
17 47 (8.50%) Open Source
18 43 (7.78%) OO
19 40 (7.23%) Performance Testing
20 36 (6.51%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 314 (56.78%) Java
2 140 (25.32%) JavaScript
3 132 (23.87%) C#
4 113 (20.43%) SQL
5 68 (12.30%) Ruby
6 57 (10.31%) Scala
7 46 (8.32%) Python
8 33 (5.97%) PHP
9 28 (5.06%) Groovy
10 17 (3.07%) PL/SQL
11 12 (2.17%) F#
12 10 (1.81%) C++
13 7 (1.27%) VBScript
14 6 (1.08%) Apex Code
14 6 (1.08%) C
14 6 (1.08%) SOQL
15 5 (0.90%) Clojure
15 5 (0.90%) ECMAScript
15 5 (0.90%) ES6
15 5 (0.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 92 (16.64%) ISEB
2 70 (12.66%) ISTQB
3 56 (10.13%) Security Cleared
4 42 (7.59%) SC Cleared
5 29 (5.24%) Degree
6 25 (4.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (2.17%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.54%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 221 (39.96%) QA
2 30 (5.42%) SDET
3 10 (1.81%) WAI
4 6 (1.08%) WCAG
5 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (2.53%) Docker
2 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (4.70%) Puppet
2 20 (3.62%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.72%) Nagios
4 1 (0.18%) Ansible
4 1 (0.18%) Apache Shiro
Vendors
1 39 (7.05%) Oracle
2 27 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 26 (4.70%) HP
4 23 (4.16%) Atlassian
4 23 (4.16%) Rally
5 13 (2.35%) Informatica
6 8 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.72%) ATG
7 4 (0.72%) SAP
7 4 (0.72%) SOASTA, Inc
7 4 (0.72%) VMware
7 4 (0.72%) Zend
8 3 (0.54%) hybris
9 2 (0.36%) Alterian
9 2 (0.36%) IBM
9 2 (0.36%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.36%) Telerik
10 1 (0.18%) Apple
10 1 (0.18%) EMC
10 1 (0.18%) Google
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