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 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 354 364 352
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 318 305 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.54% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.70% 4.03% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 216 217
Median daily rate £380 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.65% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £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
8606 7567 6777
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.90% 13.29% 12.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5886 4987 4352
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 127 146
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.12 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.85 £51.30 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.82%

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 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 24 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 +1 301 £380 -1.29% 107
London +1 154 £401 -6.31% 65
South East -25 45 £350 -6.66% 24
City of London +27 31 £475 -5.00% 12
West Yorkshire +16 26 £323 +7.50% 2
Yorkshire +14 26 £323 +7.50% 2
West Midlands -8 21 £150 -50.00% 3
Leeds +10 20 £320 +8.47% 1
East Midlands +18 17 £398 +32.50% 1
Nottinghamshire +12 15 £415 +38.33%
Nottingham +11 15 £415 +38.33%
South West -8 14 £375 +7.14% 1
Berkshire -1 13 £360 +2.12% 2
Shropshire - 12 £450 -
Telford - 12 £450 -
Hampshire -10 11 £375 -11.76% 5
North East -42 9 £250 -18.69% 3
East of England +12 8 £483 +103.15% 3
Scotland +3 8 £405 +9.83% 1
Birmingham -6 8 £150 -50.00% 1
North West -3 7 £320 +2.40% 5
Swindon +4 6 £275 +22.22% 1
Wiltshire +1 6 £275 +22.22% 1
Reading -3 6 £360 +2.85% 1
Luton - 6 £485 -
Bedfordshire - 6 £485 -
East Sussex +11 5 £350 +7.69% 4
West Sussex 0 5 £310 -12.98% 2
Bristol -5 5 £425 +13.33%
Andover -11 5 £363 -

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 527 (84.73%) Selenium
2 507 (81.51%) Agile Software Development
3 352 (56.59%) Java
3 352 (56.59%) BDD
4 327 (52.57%) Cucumber
5 236 (37.94%) QA
6 217 (34.89%) Test Automation
7 193 (31.03%) TDD
8 187 (30.06%) Scrum
9 179 (28.78%) JavaScript
10 173 (27.81%) JIRA
11 164 (26.37%) Jenkins
12 145 (23.31%) C#
13 122 (19.61%) Test Scripting
14 120 (19.29%) Continuous Integration
14 120 (19.29%) SQL
15 110 (17.68%) HTML
16 105 (16.88%) SpecFlow
17 103 (16.56%) Automated Testing
18 102 (16.40%) Automation Testing
19 100 (16.08%) ISEB
20 95 (15.27%) Git (software)
21 90 (14.47%) Finance
22 84 (13.50%) .NET
22 84 (13.50%) Ruby
23 82 (13.18%) Functional Testing
24 73 (11.74%) Web Services
25 72 (11.58%) ISTQB
26 70 (11.25%) SoapUI
26 70 (11.25%) Security Cleared

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 39 (6.27%) Confluence
2 26 (4.18%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (2.09%) IIS
4 12 (1.93%) Apache
5 6 (0.96%) Jetty
6 5 (0.80%) CMS
7 3 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.48%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.48%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.32%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.32%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.16%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.16%) Documentum
9 1 (0.16%) Drupal
9 1 (0.16%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.16%) JBoss
9 1 (0.16%) Liferay
9 1 (0.16%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (2.25%) Photoshop
2 11 (1.77%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.45%) MS Office
4 8 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.32%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (1.13%) Magento
2 5 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.80%) Heroku
3 4 (0.64%) GitHub
4 3 (0.48%) SaaS
5 2 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.05%) HTTP
2 17 (2.73%) Internet
3 3 (0.48%) PuTTY
3 3 (0.48%) WinSCP
4 2 (0.32%) Network Security
5 1 (0.16%) DSL
5 1 (0.16%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.16%) SNA
5 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (7.23%) MongoDB
2 29 (4.66%) SQL Server
3 19 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (2.57%) Oracle Reports
5 15 (2.41%) Relational Database
6 12 (1.93%) Big Data
7 11 (1.77%) Hadoop
7 11 (1.77%) MySQL
7 11 (1.77%) Redis
8 8 (1.29%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.80%) DB2
10 4 (0.64%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.48%) CouchDB
11 3 (0.48%) GIS
11 3 (0.48%) HPCC
11 3 (0.48%) QGIS
11 3 (0.48%) Spatial Data
12 2 (0.32%) DbVisualizer
12 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 527 (84.73%) Selenium
2 327 (52.57%) Cucumber
3 173 (27.81%) JIRA
4 164 (26.37%) Jenkins
5 105 (16.88%) SpecFlow
6 95 (15.27%) Git (software)
7 70 (11.25%) SoapUI
8 63 (10.13%) Maven
9 58 (9.32%) JMeter
10 50 (8.04%) JUnit
11 46 (7.40%) Jasmine
12 44 (7.07%) Appium
13 40 (6.43%) gulp
13 40 (6.43%) Protractor
14 33 (5.31%) Ant
14 33 (5.31%) Mocha
15 30 (4.82%) TestNG
16 29 (4.66%) Team Foundation Server
17 27 (4.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 27 (4.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 90 (14.47%) Finance
2 39 (6.27%) Retail
3 21 (3.38%) Banking
4 20 (3.22%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.45%) Games
6 6 (0.96%) Advertising
6 6 (0.96%) Electronics
7 5 (0.80%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.80%) Marketing
8 4 (0.64%) Military
9 3 (0.48%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.48%) Publishing
10 2 (0.32%) Back Office
10 2 (0.32%) Front Office
10 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.32%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Billing
11 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.16%) Local Government
11 1 (0.16%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 182 (29.26%) Tester
2 142 (22.83%) Analyst
3 139 (22.35%) Automation Tester
4 131 (21.06%) Test Analyst
5 127 (20.42%) Developer
6 81 (13.02%) Automation Test Analyst
7 78 (12.54%) Test Engineer
8 67 (10.77%) QA Engineer
9 63 (10.13%) Selenium Tester
10 57 (9.16%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 56 (9.00%) Test Automation Engineer
12 46 (7.40%) QA Tester
13 45 (7.23%) Senior Developer
14 41 (6.59%) Developer in Test
15 35 (5.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 35 (5.63%) Selenium Test Analyst
16 32 (5.14%) Architect
16 32 (5.14%) Java Developer
16 32 (5.14%) QA Automation Tester
17 29 (4.66%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (17.68%) HTML
2 84 (13.50%) .NET
3 73 (11.74%) Web Services
4 69 (11.09%) CSS
5 68 (10.93%) Gherkin
5 68 (10.93%) Node.js
6 60 (9.65%) XML
7 48 (7.72%) AngularJS
8 47 (7.56%) REST
9 45 (7.23%) Spring
10 43 (6.91%) Behat
10 43 (6.91%) Sass
11 41 (6.59%) SOAP
12 39 (6.27%) JSON
13 37 (5.95%) Play Framework
13 37 (5.95%) RESTful
14 31 (4.98%) CSS3
15 26 (4.18%) React
16 25 (4.02%) HTML5
17 19 (3.05%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.18%) Mobile App
2 26 (4.18%) User Experience
3 24 (3.86%) Computer Science
4 17 (2.73%) Algorithms
5 13 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (1.77%) Fintech
7 7 (1.13%) Visualisation
8 5 (0.80%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.64%) Blackberry
9 4 (0.64%) iPhone
9 4 (0.64%) Wiki
10 3 (0.48%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.32%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.32%) iPad
11 2 (0.32%) Learning Management System
11 2 (0.32%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.32%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (0.32%) Social Media
12 1 (0.16%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 36 (5.79%) Linux
2 34 (5.47%) Android
2 34 (5.47%) Unix
3 28 (4.50%) Apple iOS
4 13 (2.09%) Windows
5 12 (1.93%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.32%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.16%) Solaris
7 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 507 (81.51%) Agile Software Development
2 352 (56.59%) BDD
3 217 (34.89%) Test Automation
4 193 (31.03%) TDD
5 187 (30.06%) Scrum
6 122 (19.61%) Test Scripting
7 120 (19.29%) Continuous Integration
8 103 (16.56%) Automated Testing
9 102 (16.40%) Automation Testing
10 82 (13.18%) Functional Testing
11 68 (10.93%) Regression Testing
12 65 (10.45%) Non-Functional Testing
13 64 (10.29%) Continuous Delivery
13 64 (10.29%) E-Commerce
14 62 (9.97%) Exploratory Testing
14 62 (9.97%) Open Source
15 59 (9.49%) OO
16 53 (8.52%) Software Testing
17 52 (8.36%) Front End Development
18 47 (7.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 352 (56.59%) Java
2 179 (28.78%) JavaScript
3 145 (23.31%) C#
4 120 (19.29%) SQL
5 84 (13.50%) Ruby
6 64 (10.29%) Python
7 58 (9.32%) Scala
8 49 (7.88%) PHP
9 34 (5.47%) Groovy
10 19 (3.05%) ES6
11 16 (2.57%) PL/SQL
12 13 (2.09%) F#
13 12 (1.93%) C++
14 8 (1.29%) VBScript
15 7 (1.13%) Perl
16 5 (0.80%) C
16 5 (0.80%) Clojure
17 4 (0.64%) Apple Swift
17 4 (0.64%) VBA
18 3 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 100 (16.08%) ISEB
2 72 (11.58%) ISTQB
3 70 (11.25%) Security Cleared
4 48 (7.72%) SC Cleared
5 31 (4.98%) Degree
6 28 (4.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 15 (2.41%) DV Cleared
8 10 (1.61%) DBS Check
9 7 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.64%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 236 (37.94%) QA
2 43 (6.91%) SDET
3 18 (2.89%) WAI
4 4 (0.64%) WCAG
5 3 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 40 (6.43%) Docker
2 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (4.18%) Puppet
2 23 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.64%) Nagios
4 3 (0.48%) Ansible
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.16%) Apache Shiro
6 1 (0.16%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 40 (6.43%) Oracle
2 28 (4.50%) HP
3 25 (4.02%) Microsoft
4 23 (3.70%) Atlassian
4 23 (3.70%) Rally
5 18 (2.89%) Zend
6 16 (2.57%) Informatica
7 6 (0.96%) SAP
8 4 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.64%) SOASTA, Inc
8 4 (0.64%) VMware
9 2 (0.32%) Adobe
9 2 (0.32%) Alterian
9 2 (0.32%) ATG
9 2 (0.32%) hybris
9 2 (0.32%) IBM
9 2 (0.32%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.32%) Sony
10 1 (0.16%) CA
10 1 (0.16%) EMC
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