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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 346 416 333
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -83
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 323 232 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.43% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.94% 3.29% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 168 263
Median daily rate £378 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.33% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+222.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year
+222.22% -

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
8205 7051 6741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.28% 13.01% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5630 4581 4373
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 £315 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £539 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 133 152
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.18 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.02 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.45% -1.28%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +59 291 £385 +4.05% 85
London +32 135 £414 +0.30% 41
South East -8 50 £350 - 17
City of London +55 42 £425 -5.55% 13
West Midlands +21 32 £525 +79.48% 3
Yorkshire +20 23 £313 -10.71% 6
West Yorkshire +17 21 £313 -10.71% 3
South West 0 21 £345 -1.42% 4
Shropshire - 20 £525 - 1
Leeds - 19 £313 - 3
Telford - 19 £525 - 1
Wales +9 17 £325 -
Hampshire +11 15 £375 - 4
South Wales +2 15 £337 +3.69%
North West 0 13 £313 -3.84% 10
Berkshire -12 12 £360 +2.85% 5
Newport +19 10 £325 -
Scotland -20 10 £350 -6.66%
Wiltshire - 10 £320 - 1
Bristol +3 9 £400 +14.28%
East of England 0 9 £325 -9.72% 3
Swindon - 9 £320 - 1
East Sussex +8 8 £350 - 2
North East -39 8 £288 -23.33%
Manchester -1 7 £285 -12.30% 6
Edinburgh -11 7 £350 -3.44%
Surrey -13 7 £350 -7.89% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne -44 7 £288 -23.33%
Tyne and Wear -44 7 £288 -23.33%
Warwickshire - 7 £405 -

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 491 (88.63%) Selenium
2 450 (81.23%) Agile Software Development
3 308 (55.60%) BDD
4 286 (51.62%) Java
5 255 (46.03%) Cucumber
6 206 (37.18%) QA
7 196 (35.38%) Test Automation
8 189 (34.12%) Scrum
9 164 (29.60%) TDD
10 156 (28.16%) JIRA
11 144 (25.99%) JavaScript
12 136 (24.55%) C#
13 120 (21.66%) Jenkins
14 114 (20.58%) Test Scripting
15 113 (20.40%) SQL
16 108 (19.49%) Automation Testing
17 106 (19.13%) Automated Testing
18 91 (16.43%) SpecFlow
19 87 (15.70%) Continuous Integration
20 85 (15.34%) ISEB
21 83 (14.98%) HTML
22 79 (14.26%) .NET
22 79 (14.26%) Git (software)
23 75 (13.54%) Finance
24 73 (13.18%) Web Services
25 69 (12.45%) Functional Testing
26 67 (12.09%) XML
27 66 (11.91%) ISTQB
27 66 (11.91%) Ruby
28 63 (11.37%) E-Commerce

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 58 (10.47%) Node.js
2 27 (4.87%) Confluence
3 10 (1.81%) IIS
4 9 (1.62%) Apache
5 7 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.26%) Jetty
6 4 (0.72%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.54%) ATG Dynamo
7 3 (0.54%) JBoss
7 3 (0.54%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.36%) CMS
8 2 (0.36%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.36%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.18%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.18%) Documentum
9 1 (0.18%) Drupal
9 1 (0.18%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.18%) Liferay
9 1 (0.18%) Mule
Applications
1 6 (1.08%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.90%) MS Office
3 3 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (5.05%) Magento
2 4 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.71%) GitHub
2 13 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.90%) Heroku
5 3 (0.54%) SaaS
6 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.25%) Internet
2 13 (2.35%) HTTP
3 2 (0.36%) PuTTY
3 2 (0.36%) 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 39 (7.04%) MongoDB
2 34 (6.14%) SQL Server
3 21 (3.79%) Relational Database
4 17 (3.07%) RDBMS
5 14 (2.53%) DB2
6 11 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (1.81%) Big Data
7 10 (1.81%) MySQL
8 8 (1.44%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.26%) Redis
10 5 (0.90%) DbVisualizer
11 4 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.54%) CouchDB
12 3 (0.54%) HPCC
13 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.18%) GIS
14 1 (0.18%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 491 (88.63%) Selenium
2 255 (46.03%) Cucumber
3 156 (28.16%) JIRA
4 120 (21.66%) Jenkins
5 91 (16.43%) SpecFlow
6 79 (14.26%) Git (software)
7 52 (9.39%) JMeter
8 46 (8.30%) SoapUI
9 45 (8.12%) Maven
10 42 (7.58%) Appium
11 40 (7.22%) JUnit
12 39 (7.04%) Subversion
13 34 (6.14%) Visual Studio
14 27 (4.87%) Team Foundation Server
15 25 (4.51%) HP UFT
15 25 (4.51%) Jasmine
16 23 (4.15%) Hudson
16 23 (4.15%) NUnit
17 22 (3.97%) Oracle APEX
18 21 (3.79%) Protractor
General
1 75 (13.54%) Finance
2 45 (8.12%) Retail
3 17 (3.07%) Banking
3 17 (3.07%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.81%) Games
5 5 (0.90%) Electronics
5 5 (0.90%) Marketing
5 5 (0.90%) Publishing
6 4 (0.72%) Advertising
6 4 (0.72%) Law
6 4 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.54%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.54%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.36%) Back Office
8 2 (0.36%) Front Office
8 2 (0.36%) Military
8 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.18%) Billing
9 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 169 (30.51%) Tester
2 135 (24.37%) Analyst
3 126 (22.74%) Test Analyst
4 125 (22.56%) Automation Tester
5 91 (16.43%) Test Engineer
6 89 (16.06%) Developer
7 72 (13.00%) Automation Test Analyst
8 66 (11.91%) Test Automation Engineer
9 62 (11.19%) QA Engineer
10 60 (10.83%) Selenium Tester
11 57 (10.29%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 35 (6.32%) Selenium Test Analyst
13 34 (6.14%) Architect
14 33 (5.96%) QA Tester
15 32 (5.78%) Developer in Test
16 27 (4.87%) QA Test Engineer
17 25 (4.51%) Java Engineer
17 25 (4.51%) QA Analyst
18 23 (4.15%) Java Developer
18 23 (4.15%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (14.98%) HTML
2 79 (14.26%) .NET
3 73 (13.18%) Web Services
4 67 (12.09%) XML
5 50 (9.03%) Gherkin
6 48 (8.66%) CSS
7 47 (8.48%) RESTful
8 39 (7.04%) JSON
9 38 (6.86%) SOAP
10 37 (6.68%) Spring
11 34 (6.14%) Behat
12 33 (5.96%) Play Framework
13 32 (5.78%) REST
14 27 (4.87%) Sass
15 23 (4.15%) AngularJS
16 19 (3.43%) CSS3
17 15 (2.71%) HTML5
17 15 (2.71%) jQuery
17 15 (2.71%) RequireJS
18 13 (2.35%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (5.23%) Mobile App
3 17 (3.07%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.35%) User Experience
5 9 (1.62%) Algorithms
5 9 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (1.26%) Fintech
7 5 (0.90%) Data Integration
7 5 (0.90%) Wiki
8 2 (0.36%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.36%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.36%) iPad
8 2 (0.36%) iPhone
8 2 (0.36%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.36%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.18%) Derivative
9 1 (0.18%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.18%) Equities
9 1 (0.18%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (4.87%) Unix
2 24 (4.33%) Linux
3 20 (3.61%) Android
4 17 (3.07%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.99%) Windows
6 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.18%) Solaris
7 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 450 (81.23%) Agile Software Development
2 308 (55.60%) BDD
3 196 (35.38%) Test Automation
4 189 (34.12%) Scrum
5 164 (29.60%) TDD
6 114 (20.58%) Test Scripting
7 108 (19.49%) Automation Testing
8 106 (19.13%) Automated Testing
9 87 (15.70%) Continuous Integration
10 69 (12.45%) Functional Testing
11 63 (11.37%) E-Commerce
12 60 (10.83%) Regression Testing
13 52 (9.39%) Non-Functional Testing
13 52 (9.39%) Software Testing
13 52 (9.39%) User Stories
14 47 (8.48%) Open Source
15 43 (7.76%) Performance Testing
16 41 (7.40%) Continuous Delivery
17 39 (7.04%) OO
18 38 (6.86%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 286 (51.62%) Java
2 144 (25.99%) JavaScript
3 136 (24.55%) C#
4 113 (20.40%) SQL
5 66 (11.91%) Ruby
6 48 (8.66%) Scala
7 37 (6.68%) PHP
8 35 (6.32%) Python
9 19 (3.43%) Groovy
10 17 (3.07%) PL/SQL
11 11 (1.99%) Apex Code
11 11 (1.99%) F#
11 11 (1.99%) SOQL
12 8 (1.44%) C++
13 7 (1.26%) VBScript
14 6 (1.08%) ECMAScript
15 5 (0.90%) C
15 5 (0.90%) VBA
16 4 (0.72%) TypeScript
17 3 (0.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 85 (15.34%) ISEB
2 66 (11.91%) ISTQB
3 47 (8.48%) Security Cleared
4 39 (7.04%) SC Cleared
5 21 (3.79%) Degree
6 20 (3.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (1.08%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.54%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (37.18%) QA
2 20 (3.61%) SDET
3 11 (1.99%) WAI
4 10 (1.81%) WCAG
5 3 (0.54%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (4.33%) Docker
2 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (4.69%) Puppet
2 19 (3.43%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.54%) Nagios
4 1 (0.18%) Apache Shiro
Vendors
1 41 (7.40%) Oracle
2 32 (5.78%) Microsoft
3 23 (4.15%) HP
4 21 (3.79%) Rally
5 15 (2.71%) Atlassian
6 13 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (1.99%) Informatica
8 6 (1.08%) ATG
8 6 (1.08%) SAP
9 4 (0.72%) hybris
9 4 (0.72%) SOASTA, Inc
9 4 (0.72%) VMware
9 4 (0.72%) Zend
10 3 (0.54%) Telerik
11 2 (0.36%) Alterian
11 2 (0.36%) comScore
11 2 (0.36%) IBM
11 2 (0.36%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.18%) Demandware
12 1 (0.18%) VocaLink
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