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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 316 390 363
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -27
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 357 299 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.51% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.08% 3.71% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 212 235
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.37 - -
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
8745 8062 7301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.40% 13.82% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5886 5288 4656
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 £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 160 137
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 27 August 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 August 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 +66 339 £423 +5.62% 95
London +38 185 £450 - 48
South East -22 40 £365 -2.66% 15
East Midlands +32 35 £425 +6.25%
City of London +21 33 £475 -13.63% 16
Nottinghamshire +22 29 £425 +6.25%
Yorkshire +21 29 £325 +8.33% 10
Nottingham +19 29 £425 +6.25%
West Yorkshire +25 28 £325 +13.04% 8
Leeds +13 21 £320 +11.30% 6
East of England +24 13 £480 +81.13% 6
North East -23 13 £300 -2.43% 3
West Sussex +8 11 £450 +26.31% 1
South West +4 10 £288 -25.32% 1
West Midlands -26 10 £350 +16.66%
Bedfordshire - 10 £485 - 2
Luton - 10 £485 - 2
Scotland +12 9 £405 +4.51% 4
Hampshire -12 9 £375 -10.71% 5
Tyne and Wear -25 9 £300 -2.43% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne -31 9 £300 -2.43% 3
Wiltshire +8 7 £275 +22.22% 1
Swindon +13 6 £275 +22.22%
North West +12 6 £420 +37.70% 12
Worthing -4 6 £500 +8.10%
Berkshire -5 6 £353 -0.70% 1
Edinburgh +5 5 - - 2
Birmingham -10 5 £150 -50.00%
Wales +24 4 £463 +32.14%
South Wales +22 4 £463 +32.14%

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 548 (80.23%) Selenium
2 545 (79.80%) Agile Software Development
3 398 (58.27%) BDD
4 383 (56.08%) Java
5 366 (53.59%) Cucumber
6 245 (35.87%) QA
7 234 (34.26%) TDD
8 228 (33.38%) Test Automation
9 205 (30.01%) Jenkins
10 202 (29.58%) JavaScript
11 194 (28.40%) Scrum
12 178 (26.06%) JIRA
13 151 (22.11%) C#
14 142 (20.79%) Continuous Integration
15 128 (18.74%) Test Scripting
16 127 (18.59%) Git (software)
17 125 (18.30%) HTML
17 125 (18.30%) Automated Testing
18 115 (16.84%) SQL
19 113 (16.54%) SpecFlow
20 109 (15.96%) Automation Testing
21 103 (15.08%) ISEB
22 91 (13.32%) SoapUI
23 90 (13.18%) CSS
24 88 (12.88%) Finance
25 86 (12.59%) Web Services
25 86 (12.59%) .NET
26 85 (12.45%) Ruby
27 84 (12.30%) Front End Development
28 82 (12.01%) 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 52 (7.61%) Elasticsearch
2 46 (6.73%) Confluence
3 13 (1.90%) IIS
4 10 (1.46%) Apache
4 10 (1.46%) Apache Spark
4 10 (1.46%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.02%) Jetty
6 6 (0.88%) Apache Solr
6 6 (0.88%) CMS
7 4 (0.59%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.29%) nginx
9 2 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.29%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.15%) Drupal
10 1 (0.15%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.15%) Liferay
10 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (2.78%) Photoshop
2 11 (1.61%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.17%) MS Office
3 8 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.29%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.90%) GitHub
2 7 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.73%) SaaS
5 2 (0.29%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (0.29%) CloudBees
5 2 (0.29%) IaaS
5 2 (0.29%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.81%) HTTP
2 18 (2.64%) Internet
3 3 (0.44%) PuTTY
3 3 (0.44%) WinSCP
4 2 (0.29%) AMQP
4 2 (0.29%) Network Security
5 1 (0.15%) FTP
5 1 (0.15%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.15%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
2 39 (5.71%) MongoDB
3 31 (4.54%) SQL Server
4 24 (3.51%) Hadoop
5 20 (2.93%) MySQL
5 20 (2.93%) Redis
6 18 (2.64%) Relational Database
7 17 (2.49%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (1.46%) Apache Hive
8 10 (1.46%) Big Data
9 6 (0.88%) DB2
10 4 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (0.59%) GIS
10 4 (0.59%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.44%) DbVisualizer
11 3 (0.44%) HPCC
11 3 (0.44%) QGIS
11 3 (0.44%) Spatial Data
11 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 548 (80.23%) Selenium
2 366 (53.59%) Cucumber
3 205 (30.01%) Jenkins
4 178 (26.06%) JIRA
5 127 (18.59%) Git (software)
6 113 (16.54%) SpecFlow
7 91 (13.32%) SoapUI
8 71 (10.40%) Maven
9 69 (10.10%) JMeter
10 65 (9.52%) Jasmine
11 61 (8.93%) JUnit
12 58 (8.49%) gulp
13 51 (7.47%) Mocha
14 49 (7.17%) Appium
15 47 (6.88%) Protractor
16 37 (5.42%) Ant
17 31 (4.54%) TestNG
18 30 (4.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 30 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
19 29 (4.25%) Babel
General
1 88 (12.88%) Finance
2 36 (5.27%) Retail
3 21 (3.07%) Telecoms
4 20 (2.93%) Banking
5 14 (2.05%) Games
6 8 (1.17%) Electronics
7 7 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.02%) Marketing
8 6 (0.88%) Advertising
9 5 (0.73%) Military
9 5 (0.73%) Publishing
10 4 (0.59%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.29%) Back Office
11 2 (0.29%) Front Office
11 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Billing
12 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.15%) Local Government
12 1 (0.15%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 192 (28.11%) Developer
2 191 (27.96%) Tester
3 148 (21.67%) Automation Tester
4 144 (21.08%) Analyst
5 134 (19.62%) Test Analyst
6 92 (13.47%) Test Engineer
7 79 (11.57%) Automation Test Analyst
8 68 (9.96%) Senior Developer
9 62 (9.08%) Selenium Tester
9 62 (9.08%) Test Automation Engineer
10 61 (8.93%) QA Engineer
11 58 (8.49%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 56 (8.20%) Developer in Test
12 56 (8.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 48 (7.03%) QA Tester
14 47 (6.88%) Java Developer
15 37 (5.42%) Selenium Test Analyst
16 34 (4.98%) Java Engineer
16 34 (4.98%) QA Automation Tester
16 34 (4.98%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (18.30%) HTML
2 90 (13.18%) CSS
3 86 (12.59%) .NET
3 86 (12.59%) Web Services
4 79 (11.57%) Gherkin
5 77 (11.27%) Node.js
6 69 (10.10%) AngularJS
7 65 (9.52%) REST
8 63 (9.22%) Spring
9 59 (8.64%) Sass
10 58 (8.49%) Behat
11 55 (8.05%) XML
12 51 (7.47%) SOAP
13 49 (7.17%) RESTful
14 48 (7.03%) React
15 46 (6.73%) JSON
16 39 (5.71%) Play Framework
17 37 (5.42%) CSS3
18 29 (4.25%) HTML5
19 28 (4.10%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 38 (5.56%) User Experience
2 34 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (3.95%) Computer Science
4 26 (3.81%) Mobile App
5 16 (2.34%) Visualisation
6 14 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (1.76%) Algorithms
7 12 (1.76%) Fintech
8 4 (0.59%) Blackberry
8 4 (0.59%) Data Integration
8 4 (0.59%) iPhone
8 4 (0.59%) Social Media
8 4 (0.59%) Wiki
9 3 (0.44%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.29%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.29%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.29%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.29%) iPad
10 2 (0.29%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.15%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 50 (7.32%) Linux
2 48 (7.03%) Unix
3 26 (3.81%) Android
4 22 (3.22%) Apple iOS
5 19 (2.78%) Mac OS X
6 15 (2.20%) Windows
7 2 (0.29%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.15%) Solaris
8 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 545 (79.80%) Agile Software Development
2 398 (58.27%) BDD
3 234 (34.26%) TDD
4 228 (33.38%) Test Automation
5 194 (28.40%) Scrum
6 142 (20.79%) Continuous Integration
7 128 (18.74%) Test Scripting
8 125 (18.30%) Automated Testing
9 109 (15.96%) Automation Testing
10 84 (12.30%) Front End Development
11 82 (12.01%) Functional Testing
12 68 (9.96%) OO
12 68 (9.96%) Regression Testing
13 64 (9.37%) Non-Functional Testing
14 63 (9.22%) E-Commerce
14 63 (9.22%) Exploratory Testing
14 63 (9.22%) Open Source
15 61 (8.93%) Continuous Delivery
15 61 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
16 57 (8.35%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 383 (56.08%) Java
2 202 (29.58%) JavaScript
3 151 (22.11%) C#
4 115 (16.84%) SQL
5 85 (12.45%) Ruby
6 81 (11.86%) Python
7 77 (11.27%) Scala
8 70 (10.25%) PHP
9 35 (5.12%) Groovy
10 31 (4.54%) ES6
11 14 (2.05%) C++
11 14 (2.05%) F#
12 12 (1.76%) Perl
13 9 (1.32%) Clojure
14 8 (1.17%) VBScript
15 7 (1.02%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.88%) C
17 5 (0.73%) Jython
17 5 (0.73%) VB.NET
18 4 (0.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 103 (15.08%) ISEB
2 78 (11.42%) Security Cleared
3 67 (9.81%) ISTQB
4 53 (7.76%) SC Cleared
5 34 (4.98%) Degree
6 27 (3.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (2.49%) DV Cleared
8 14 (2.05%) DBS Check
9 11 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.73%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.29%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 245 (35.87%) QA
2 61 (8.93%) SDET
3 23 (3.37%) WAI
4 9 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (1.32%) WCAG
5 2 (0.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 67 (9.81%) Docker
2 12 (1.76%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (3.51%) Puppet
2 22 (3.22%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.59%) Nagios
4 3 (0.44%) Ansible
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.15%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 36 (5.27%) Oracle
2 30 (4.39%) Zend
3 24 (3.51%) Atlassian
4 23 (3.37%) Microsoft
5 22 (3.22%) HP
6 21 (3.07%) Rally
7 16 (2.34%) Informatica
8 9 (1.32%) hybris
9 8 (1.17%) SAP
10 4 (0.59%) SOASTA, Inc
10 4 (0.59%) VMware
11 3 (0.44%) IBM
12 2 (0.29%) Alterian
12 2 (0.29%) MuleSoft
12 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.29%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.29%) Sony
13 1 (0.15%) T-Plan
13 1 (0.15%) VocaLink
13 1 (0.15%) WorldPay
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