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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 287 409 376
Rank change year-on-year
+122 -33
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 432 267 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.81% 0.47% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.82% 3.28% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 187 222
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £39.37 - £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.37 - -

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
8958 8142 7291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.74% 14.23% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6027 5367 4846
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 192 116
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 £29.53 £26.03 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £71.00
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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +123 411 £400 - 89
London +51 211 £425 -5.55% 55
South East +8 45 £351 -1.26% 11
Yorkshire +42 39 £350 +12.00% 3
West Yorkshire +38 37 £350 +18.64% 2
East Midlands +26 35 £425 +6.25% 1
Leeds +38 34 £350 +18.64% 2
Nottinghamshire +16 29 £425 +6.25% 1
Nottingham +12 29 £425 +6.25% 1
City of London -6 28 £450 -18.18% 13
East of England +24 26 £323 +7.50% 3
South West +15 17 £330 -5.71% 3
North East -16 17 £300 -2.43% 2
Tyne and Wear -20 16 £300 -2.43% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 16 £300 -2.43% 1
Scotland +12 15 £405 +80.00% 1
Bedfordshire - 13 £485 -
Luton - 13 £485 -
Wiltshire +23 12 £320 +4.06%
Hertfordshire +9 12 £275 -15.38% 1
West Midlands -14 12 £363 +20.83% 4
Swindon +19 11 £320 +4.06%
West Sussex +9 11 £500 +40.35%
North West +12 10 £410 +31.20% 7
Edinburgh +14 9 £525 +121.05%
Hampshire +3 9 £290 -28.61% 3
Manchester +1 8 £430 +40.98% 5
Surrey +12 7 £358 +33.64% 5
East Sussex +10 7 £344 -8.40%
Berkshire 0 7 £350 -1.40% 2

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 607 (82.36%) Selenium
2 581 (78.83%) Agile Software Development
3 427 (57.94%) Java
4 398 (54.00%) BDD
5 391 (53.05%) Cucumber
6 259 (35.14%) Jenkins
6 259 (35.14%) QA
7 258 (35.01%) TDD
8 253 (34.33%) Test Automation
9 217 (29.44%) JavaScript
10 212 (28.77%) JIRA
11 203 (27.54%) Scrum
12 165 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
13 162 (21.98%) Git (software)
14 153 (20.76%) C#
15 145 (19.67%) Test Scripting
16 144 (19.54%) Automated Testing
17 143 (19.40%) HTML
18 125 (16.96%) SQL
19 123 (16.69%) Automation Testing
20 121 (16.42%) SoapUI
21 104 (14.11%) SpecFlow
22 101 (13.70%) Finance
23 100 (13.57%) Maven
24 99 (13.43%) CSS
24 99 (13.43%) Front End Development
25 98 (13.30%) Scala
26 96 (13.03%) Web Services
27 95 (12.89%) Functional Testing
28 94 (12.75%) AngularJS

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 67 (9.09%) Confluence
2 63 (8.55%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (2.99%) Tomcat
4 16 (2.17%) IIS
5 11 (1.49%) Apache Solr
6 10 (1.36%) Apache
6 10 (1.36%) Apache Spark
7 8 (1.09%) CMS
8 6 (0.81%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.68%) Jetty
10 3 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.27%) nginx
11 2 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.27%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.14%) Documentum
12 1 (0.14%) Drupal
12 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (2.58%) Photoshop
2 12 (1.63%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.09%) MS Office
3 8 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.27%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 9 (1.22%) Magento
2 7 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.39%) GitHub
2 11 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.81%) SaaS
5 5 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.27%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.27%) CloudBees
6 2 (0.27%) IaaS
6 2 (0.27%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.12%) HTTP
2 19 (2.58%) Internet
3 3 (0.41%) PuTTY
3 3 (0.41%) WinSCP
4 2 (0.27%) AMQP
4 2 (0.27%) FTP
4 2 (0.27%) Network Security
5 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.14%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
2 30 (4.07%) Hadoop
2 30 (4.07%) MongoDB
3 25 (3.39%) SQL Server
4 20 (2.71%) MySQL
5 18 (2.44%) Redis
5 18 (2.44%) Relational Database
6 17 (2.31%) Big Data
6 17 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (1.36%) Apache Hive
8 9 (1.22%) DB2
9 6 (0.81%) DbVisualizer
10 5 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (0.68%) GIS
11 3 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (0.41%) HPCC
11 3 (0.41%) QGIS
11 3 (0.41%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.41%) Spatial Data
12 2 (0.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 607 (82.36%) Selenium
2 391 (53.05%) Cucumber
3 259 (35.14%) Jenkins
4 212 (28.77%) JIRA
5 162 (21.98%) Git (software)
6 121 (16.42%) SoapUI
7 104 (14.11%) SpecFlow
8 100 (13.57%) Maven
9 89 (12.08%) JUnit
10 80 (10.85%) Jasmine
11 67 (9.09%) gulp
12 65 (8.82%) JMeter
13 64 (8.68%) Protractor
14 52 (7.06%) Mocha
15 50 (6.78%) Appium
16 48 (6.51%) Ant
17 43 (5.83%) JBehave
18 39 (5.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 39 (5.29%) Babel
19 38 (5.16%) NUnit
General
1 101 (13.70%) Finance
2 44 (5.97%) Retail
3 22 (2.99%) Games
4 20 (2.71%) Banking
5 15 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.09%) Marketing
7 7 (0.95%) Electronics
7 7 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.81%) Advertising
8 6 (0.81%) Publishing
9 5 (0.68%) Investment Banking
9 5 (0.68%) Military
10 4 (0.54%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.27%) Back Office
11 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.27%) Front Office
11 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.14%) Automotive
12 1 (0.14%) Billing
12 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 228 (30.94%) Developer
2 196 (26.59%) Tester
3 159 (21.57%) Automation Tester
4 158 (21.44%) Analyst
5 150 (20.35%) Test Analyst
6 94 (12.75%) Test Engineer
7 87 (11.80%) Automation Test Analyst
8 74 (10.04%) Developer in Test
8 74 (10.04%) Senior Developer
9 69 (9.36%) QA Engineer
10 67 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 67 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
11 63 (8.55%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 55 (7.46%) Test Automation Engineer
13 51 (6.92%) Java Developer
14 49 (6.65%) QA Tester
15 43 (5.83%) QA Test Engineer
16 37 (5.02%) Selenium Test Analyst
17 36 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
18 35 (4.75%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (19.40%) HTML
2 99 (13.43%) CSS
3 96 (13.03%) Web Services
4 94 (12.75%) AngularJS
5 90 (12.21%) Gherkin
6 79 (10.72%) .NET
7 78 (10.58%) Spring
7 78 (10.58%) XML
8 73 (9.91%) REST
9 72 (9.77%) Node.js
10 64 (8.68%) RESTful
11 63 (8.55%) JSON
11 63 (8.55%) Sass
12 60 (8.14%) SOAP
13 56 (7.60%) Behat
14 54 (7.33%) React
15 38 (5.16%) CSS3
16 37 (5.02%) HTML5
17 31 (4.21%) Play Framework
18 30 (4.07%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 42 (5.70%) User Experience
2 38 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (3.53%) Computer Science
4 22 (2.99%) Mobile App
5 17 (2.31%) Fintech
5 17 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (2.17%) Visualisation
7 10 (1.36%) Algorithms
8 4 (0.54%) Blackberry
8 4 (0.54%) iPhone
8 4 (0.54%) Social Media
9 3 (0.41%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.41%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.41%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.27%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.27%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.27%) Equities
10 2 (0.27%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.27%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.27%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 65 (8.82%) Unix
2 59 (8.01%) Linux
3 25 (3.39%) Android
4 22 (2.99%) Apple iOS
5 19 (2.58%) Mac OS X
6 18 (2.44%) Windows
7 2 (0.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 581 (78.83%) Agile Software Development
2 398 (54.00%) BDD
3 258 (35.01%) TDD
4 253 (34.33%) Test Automation
5 203 (27.54%) Scrum
6 165 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
7 145 (19.67%) Test Scripting
8 144 (19.54%) Automated Testing
9 123 (16.69%) Automation Testing
10 99 (13.43%) Front End Development
11 95 (12.89%) Functional Testing
12 82 (11.13%) OO
13 76 (10.31%) Open Source
14 75 (10.18%) Continuous Delivery
14 75 (10.18%) Regression Testing
15 73 (9.91%) User Stories
16 72 (9.77%) Exploratory Testing
17 71 (9.63%) E-Commerce
18 67 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
19 62 (8.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 427 (57.94%) Java
2 217 (29.44%) JavaScript
3 153 (20.76%) C#
4 125 (16.96%) SQL
5 98 (13.30%) Scala
6 80 (10.85%) Python
6 80 (10.85%) Ruby
7 66 (8.96%) PHP
8 38 (5.16%) Groovy
9 32 (4.34%) ES6
10 15 (2.04%) Perl
11 14 (1.90%) F#
12 12 (1.63%) C++
13 10 (1.36%) Clojure
13 10 (1.36%) VBScript
14 7 (0.95%) C
14 7 (0.95%) T-SQL
15 6 (0.81%) Bash Shell
16 5 (0.68%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 92 (12.48%) ISEB
2 70 (9.50%) ISTQB
3 67 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 40 (5.43%) Degree
4 40 (5.43%) SC Cleared
5 31 (4.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 19 (2.58%) DV Cleared
7 14 (1.90%) DBS Check
8 9 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.68%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.27%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 259 (35.14%) QA
2 78 (10.58%) SDET
3 23 (3.12%) WAI
4 15 (2.04%) WCAG
5 8 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 67 (9.09%) Docker
2 12 (1.63%) Apache Flume
3 5 (0.68%) HDFS
4 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (3.66%) Puppet
2 24 (3.26%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.54%) Ansible
3 4 (0.54%) Nagios
4 2 (0.27%) CA Service Virtualization
4 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 46 (6.24%) Atlassian
2 40 (5.43%) Oracle
3 30 (4.07%) Zend
4 26 (3.53%) Microsoft
5 21 (2.85%) HP
5 21 (2.85%) Rally
6 17 (2.31%) hybris
6 17 (2.31%) Informatica
7 8 (1.09%) SAP
8 6 (0.81%) IBM
9 5 (0.68%) MuleSoft
10 4 (0.54%) SOASTA, Inc
10 4 (0.54%) VMware
11 3 (0.41%) Cloudera
11 3 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.41%) T-Plan
12 2 (0.27%) Alterian
12 2 (0.27%) CA
12 2 (0.27%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.27%) Sony
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Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
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Ebury
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CodeSource Recruitment Limited
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Energon People
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Spectrum IT
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People Source Consulting
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