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 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 278 402 370
Rank change year-on-year
+124 -32
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 406 255 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.80% 0.47% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.80% 3.11% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 191 229
Median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
8457 8203 7362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.61% 15.00% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5692 5514 5066
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 £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 185 117
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.68 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

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 6 December 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 6 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
England +107 388 £388 -3.12% 96
London +37 172 £419 -1.47% 48
South East +36 73 £363 -9.37% 11
City of London +14 36 £463 -9.75% 13
East of England +31 32 £302 +0.66% 12
Yorkshire +28 31 £390 -22.00% 8
Berkshire +33 29 £350 -1.40% 3
West Yorkshire +33 26 £390 -4.00% 6
Leeds +32 24 £390 +34.48% 6
South West +19 22 £343 +8.30% 2
North West +3 22 £395 +26.40% 10
Manchester +18 20 £385 -9.41% 6
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 20 £340 +13.33% 1
Tyne and Wear -19 20 £340 +13.33% 1
North East -21 20 £340 +13.33% 1
Hertfordshire +6 17 £350 +35.92% 5
Scotland +8 16 £375 +38.88% 1
West Sussex +20 15 £500 +100.00% 2
Surrey - 13 £385 - 1
Cambridgeshire +12 12 £275 -15.38% 2
Reading +14 11 £350 -2.77%
Swindon +9 11 £343 +11.38% 1
Worthing +9 11 £500 +153.16% 1
Wiltshire +1 11 £343 +11.38% 1
West Midlands -18 11 £350 +6.06% 3
Edinburgh +22 9 £450 +63.48% 1
Peterborough +9 9 £275 -21.42%
Glasgow +7 7 £296 +9.72%
Oxfordshire -8 6 £350 -30.00% 2
Birmingham - 6 £290 - 2

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 641 (83.90%) Selenium
2 612 (80.10%) Agile Software Development
3 441 (57.72%) Java
4 411 (53.80%) Cucumber
5 400 (52.36%) BDD
6 307 (40.18%) TDD
7 286 (37.43%) Jenkins
8 261 (34.16%) Test Automation
9 254 (33.25%) QA
10 202 (26.44%) JavaScript
11 188 (24.61%) JIRA
12 178 (23.30%) Scrum
13 174 (22.77%) Git (software)
14 172 (22.51%) C#
15 171 (22.38%) Automated Testing
16 165 (21.60%) Test Scripting
17 163 (21.34%) Continuous Integration
18 148 (19.37%) Automation Testing
19 132 (17.28%) HTML
20 124 (16.23%) SQL
21 121 (15.84%) SoapUI
22 109 (14.27%) Scala
23 108 (14.14%) AngularJS
24 107 (14.01%) Finance
25 105 (13.74%) JUnit
25 105 (13.74%) Maven
26 104 (13.61%) Web Services
27 102 (13.35%) SpecFlow
28 100 (13.09%) Python
29 97 (12.70%) XML

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 68 (8.90%) Elasticsearch
2 57 (7.46%) Confluence
3 27 (3.53%) Tomcat
4 15 (1.96%) Apache Spark
4 15 (1.96%) CMS
5 11 (1.44%) Apache Solr
6 10 (1.31%) Jetty
7 6 (0.79%) Apache
7 6 (0.79%) IIS
7 6 (0.79%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.39%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.39%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.26%) nginx
11 2 (0.26%) WordPress
12 1 (0.13%) Commerce Server
12 1 (0.13%) Drupal
Applications
1 13 (1.70%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.79%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.65%) MS Office
4 3 (0.39%) Mingle
4 3 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 11 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 48 (6.28%) GitHub
2 17 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.52%) SaaS
5 3 (0.39%) IaaS
6 2 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.26%) CloudBees
6 2 (0.26%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.26%) PaaS
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.93%) HTTP
2 21 (2.75%) Internet
3 2 (0.26%) AMQP
3 2 (0.26%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.26%) FTP
3 2 (0.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.26%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.13%) BGP
4 1 (0.13%) DNS
4 1 (0.13%) MPLS
4 1 (0.13%) Network Security
4 1 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (5.50%) PostgreSQL
2 35 (4.58%) Hadoop
3 24 (3.14%) Relational Database
4 20 (2.62%) MySQL
4 20 (2.62%) Redis
5 19 (2.49%) SQL Server
6 15 (1.96%) Apache Hive
7 14 (1.83%) MongoDB
8 12 (1.57%) Big Data
9 7 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.65%) DB2
11 5 (0.65%) DbVisualizer
11 5 (0.65%) GIS
11 5 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.39%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.39%) QGIS
13 3 (0.39%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.39%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 641 (83.90%) Selenium
2 411 (53.80%) Cucumber
3 286 (37.43%) Jenkins
4 188 (24.61%) JIRA
5 174 (22.77%) Git (software)
6 121 (15.84%) SoapUI
7 105 (13.74%) JUnit
7 105 (13.74%) Maven
8 102 (13.35%) SpecFlow
9 75 (9.82%) Protractor
10 71 (9.29%) Jasmine
11 61 (7.98%) gulp
12 60 (7.85%) JBehave
13 57 (7.46%) JMeter
14 55 (7.20%) Appium
15 48 (6.28%) RSpec
16 47 (6.15%) Ant
16 47 (6.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 45 (5.89%) NUnit
18 42 (5.50%) Mocha
General
1 107 (14.01%) Finance
2 39 (5.10%) Games
2 39 (5.10%) Retail
3 33 (4.32%) Banking
4 16 (2.09%) Telecoms
5 14 (1.83%) Marketing
6 11 (1.44%) Electronics
6 11 (1.44%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.05%) Publishing
8 7 (0.92%) Investment Banking
8 7 (0.92%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.79%) Advertising
9 6 (0.79%) Back Office
10 3 (0.39%) Military
11 2 (0.26%) Automotive
11 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.13%) Czech Language
12 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 246 (32.20%) Developer
2 194 (25.39%) Tester
3 153 (20.03%) Analyst
4 150 (19.63%) Automation Tester
5 146 (19.11%) Test Analyst
6 121 (15.84%) Test Engineer
7 93 (12.17%) Developer in Test
8 82 (10.73%) Automation Test Analyst
9 78 (10.21%) Senior Developer
10 68 (8.90%) QA Engineer
11 63 (8.25%) Selenium Tester
12 62 (8.12%) Test Automation Engineer
13 59 (7.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 59 (7.72%) Selenium Automation Tester
14 49 (6.41%) QA Test Engineer
15 46 (6.02%) Java Developer
16 43 (5.63%) QA Tester
17 41 (5.37%) Software Developer
18 38 (4.97%) JavaScript Developer
19 34 (4.45%) Java Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (17.28%) HTML
2 108 (14.14%) AngularJS
3 104 (13.61%) Web Services
4 97 (12.70%) Gherkin
4 97 (12.70%) XML
5 94 (12.30%) CSS
6 87 (11.39%) RESTful
7 83 (10.86%) JSON
8 82 (10.73%) REST
9 80 (10.47%) Node.js
10 74 (9.69%) SOAP
11 66 (8.64%) Spring
12 61 (7.98%) .NET
13 54 (7.07%) React
14 52 (6.81%) Sass
15 41 (5.37%) HTML5
16 39 (5.10%) Behat
17 31 (4.06%) CSS3
18 30 (3.93%) Express
18 30 (3.93%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 54 (7.07%) User Experience
2 34 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (2.75%) Mobile App
4 20 (2.62%) Visualisation
5 13 (1.70%) Fintech
6 12 (1.57%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.05%) Algorithms
8 7 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.52%) Social Media
10 3 (0.39%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.39%) Digital Media
10 3 (0.39%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.39%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.26%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.26%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.26%) Equities
11 2 (0.26%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.26%) iPhone
11 2 (0.26%) VLE
12 1 (0.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 67 (8.77%) Unix
2 59 (7.72%) Linux
3 30 (3.93%) Android
4 27 (3.53%) Apple iOS
5 18 (2.36%) Windows
6 17 (2.23%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.26%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 612 (80.10%) Agile Software Development
2 400 (52.36%) BDD
3 307 (40.18%) TDD
4 261 (34.16%) Test Automation
5 178 (23.30%) Scrum
6 171 (22.38%) Automated Testing
7 165 (21.60%) Test Scripting
8 163 (21.34%) Continuous Integration
9 148 (19.37%) Automation Testing
10 93 (12.17%) OO
11 91 (11.91%) Front End Development
12 76 (9.95%) E-Commerce
13 74 (9.69%) Regression Testing
14 73 (9.55%) User Stories
15 68 (8.90%) Continuous Delivery
16 67 (8.77%) Open Source
17 64 (8.38%) Functional Testing
18 62 (8.12%) Exploratory Testing
19 58 (7.59%) Non-Functional Testing
19 58 (7.59%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 441 (57.72%) Java
2 202 (26.44%) JavaScript
3 172 (22.51%) C#
4 124 (16.23%) SQL
5 109 (14.27%) Scala
6 100 (13.09%) Python
7 92 (12.04%) Ruby
8 58 (7.59%) PHP
9 37 (4.84%) Groovy
10 33 (4.32%) ES6
11 17 (2.23%) T-SQL
12 16 (2.09%) Perl
13 15 (1.96%) Bash Shell
14 13 (1.70%) C++
15 9 (1.18%) PowerShell
15 9 (1.18%) VBScript
16 8 (1.05%) Clojure
17 5 (0.65%) PL/SQL
18 4 (0.52%) Jython
19 3 (0.39%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 61 (7.98%) ISEB
2 46 (6.02%) ISTQB
2 46 (6.02%) Security Cleared
3 27 (3.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 25 (3.27%) Degree
5 19 (2.49%) DV Cleared
5 19 (2.49%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.44%) DBS Check
7 7 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.26%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 254 (33.25%) QA
2 97 (12.70%) SDET
3 30 (3.93%) WCAG
4 14 (1.83%) WAI
5 8 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 63 (8.25%) Docker
2 17 (2.23%) Apache Flume
3 6 (0.79%) HDFS
4 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.13%) etcd
4 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (3.27%) HP Quality Center
2 22 (2.88%) Puppet
3 5 (0.65%) Ansible
4 4 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.26%) CA Service Virtualization
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.26%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 43 (5.63%) Atlassian
2 28 (3.66%) Microsoft
3 26 (3.40%) Zend
4 20 (2.62%) Oracle
5 17 (2.23%) hybris
6 16 (2.09%) HP
7 12 (1.57%) SAP
8 7 (0.92%) Google
9 6 (0.79%) CA Agile Central
9 6 (0.79%) Cloudera
9 6 (0.79%) IBM
9 6 (0.79%) Informatica
10 5 (0.65%) MuleSoft
11 4 (0.52%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.52%) Splunk
12 3 (0.39%) T-Plan
13 2 (0.26%) Adobe
13 2 (0.26%) CA
13 2 (0.26%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.26%) Facebook
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Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
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Digital Gurus
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Watford, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
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London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Stratospherec
Rate: From £350 to £440 per day
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Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
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onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Networkers
Rate: £45.87 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
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Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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London
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