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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium WebDriver
UK
Rank 251 394 363
Rank change year-on-year
+143 -31
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 396 243 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.88% 0.49% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.36% 3.24% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 173 215
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.19 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.19 - -

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
7389 7507 6902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.47% 15.02% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4926 5013 4694
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 202 123
Median hourly rate £41.50 £41.85 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% +13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £24.46 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.78 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +12.97%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +123 369 £413 +3.12% 110
London +63 157 £450 +5.88% 52
South East +40 67 £375 -8.53% 21
City of London +28 45 £475 -5.00% 10
South West +19 32 £325 - 2
East of England +23 31 £406 +16.07% 10
Berkshire +41 26 £350 -2.77% 3
Yorkshire +16 23 £388 +22.04% 5
North West +33 22 £320 -1.53% 7
North East +2 22 £333 -26.11% 6
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 22 £333 -26.11% 5
Tyne and Wear -3 22 £333 -26.11% 6
Manchester +22 20 £320 -24.70% 3
Hertfordshire +3 19 £425 +3.03% 6
Scotland +25 16 £373 +33.99% 3
West Yorkshire +17 16 £388 +23.01% 4
Wiltshire +14 15 £325 -10.95%
Swindon +12 15 £325 -10.95%
Leeds +14 14 £395 +25.39% 1
West Sussex +11 14 £350 +21.73% 1
Worthing - 13 - -
Bristol - 12 £325 - 1
Watford +2 11 £438 +6.06% 4
Surrey +30 10 £408 +35.83% 2
Cambridgeshire +5 10 £275 -15.38% 2
West Midlands -8 10 £301 +60.66% 3
Edinburgh +15 9 £350 -17.64% 3
Oxfordshire -10 9 £338 -32.50% 2
Bracknell - 8 £450 -
Peterborough +6 7 £275 -21.42% 1

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 688 (87.53%) Selenium
2 642 (81.68%) Agile Software Development
3 444 (56.49%) Java
4 407 (51.78%) Cucumber
5 396 (50.38%) BDD
6 340 (43.26%) TDD
7 293 (37.28%) Test Automation
8 288 (36.64%) Jenkins
9 268 (34.10%) QA
10 211 (26.84%) Scrum
11 196 (24.94%) Test Scripting
12 193 (24.55%) C#
13 188 (23.92%) JIRA
14 187 (23.79%) Automated Testing
15 186 (23.66%) Git (software)
16 169 (21.50%) Automation Testing
17 165 (20.99%) JavaScript
18 144 (18.32%) Continuous Integration
19 132 (16.79%) JUnit
20 128 (16.28%) Web Services
20 128 (16.28%) SoapUI
21 127 (16.16%) SQL
22 122 (15.52%) RESTful
23 116 (14.76%) Scala
24 114 (14.50%) Finance
25 111 (14.12%) XML
26 109 (13.87%) Gherkin
27 108 (13.74%) HTML
27 108 (13.74%) Maven
28 102 (12.98%) SpecFlow

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 59 (7.51%) Confluence
2 49 (6.23%) Elasticsearch
3 36 (4.58%) Tomcat
4 20 (2.54%) CMS
5 15 (1.91%) Apache Spark
6 11 (1.40%) Apache Solr
7 10 (1.27%) Jetty
7 10 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
8 9 (1.15%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.76%) IIS
9 6 (0.76%) WebSphere
10 5 (0.64%) Apache
11 4 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.38%) ATG Dynamo
12 3 (0.38%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.25%) nginx
14 1 (0.13%) Commerce Server
14 1 (0.13%) Drupal
14 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (0.64%) Photoshop
1 5 (0.64%) Pixelmator
2 4 (0.51%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.38%) Mingle
3 3 (0.38%) MS Office
4 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 11 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.64%) Magento
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 57 (7.25%) GitHub
2 19 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.64%) Basecamp
5 4 (0.51%) SaaS
6 3 (0.38%) IaaS
7 2 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.25%) CloudBees
7 2 (0.25%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.25%) PaaS
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.69%) HTTP
2 24 (3.05%) Internet
3 4 (0.51%) Ethernet
3 4 (0.51%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.25%) AMQP
4 2 (0.25%) FTP
4 2 (0.25%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.13%) BGP
5 1 (0.13%) DNS
5 1 (0.13%) MPLS
5 1 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (3.94%) Hadoop
2 30 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (3.31%) Relational Database
4 23 (2.93%) SQL Server
5 20 (2.54%) MySQL
6 16 (2.04%) Redis
7 15 (1.91%) Apache Hive
8 9 (1.15%) Big Data
8 9 (1.15%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.02%) RDBMS
10 7 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.64%) DB2
11 5 (0.64%) DbVisualizer
11 5 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.38%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.25%) GIS
14 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database 12c
14 2 (0.25%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 688 (87.53%) Selenium
2 407 (51.78%) Cucumber
3 288 (36.64%) Jenkins
4 188 (23.92%) JIRA
5 186 (23.66%) Git (software)
6 132 (16.79%) JUnit
7 128 (16.28%) SoapUI
8 108 (13.74%) Maven
9 102 (12.98%) SpecFlow
10 63 (8.02%) JBehave
10 63 (8.02%) JMeter
11 61 (7.76%) Protractor
11 61 (7.76%) RSpec
12 53 (6.74%) Jasmine
13 52 (6.62%) Appium
14 46 (5.85%) NUnit
15 44 (5.60%) Ant
16 41 (5.22%) gulp
17 40 (5.09%) Mockito
18 39 (4.96%) TeamCity
General
1 114 (14.50%) Finance
2 50 (6.36%) Retail
3 46 (5.85%) Games
4 38 (4.83%) Banking
5 17 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 15 (1.91%) Marketing
7 14 (1.78%) Retail Banking
8 11 (1.40%) Electronics
8 11 (1.40%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.15%) Back Office
10 8 (1.02%) Investment Banking
11 7 (0.89%) Publishing
12 5 (0.64%) Advertising
13 2 (0.25%) Automotive
13 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.13%) Czech Language
14 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.13%) German Language
14 1 (0.13%) Legal
14 1 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 237 (30.15%) Developer
2 214 (27.23%) Tester
3 172 (21.88%) Automation Tester
4 141 (17.94%) Analyst
5 134 (17.05%) Test Engineer
6 132 (16.79%) Test Analyst
7 112 (14.25%) Developer in Test
8 86 (10.94%) QA Engineer
9 79 (10.05%) Automation Test Analyst
10 73 (9.29%) Selenium Tester
11 70 (8.91%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 66 (8.40%) Test Automation Engineer
13 56 (7.12%) QA Test Engineer
14 52 (6.62%) Software Developer
15 50 (6.36%) Senior Developer
16 45 (5.73%) Java Developer
17 41 (5.22%) Java Automation Tester
18 39 (4.96%) QA Tester
19 37 (4.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 37 (4.71%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (16.28%) Web Services
2 122 (15.52%) RESTful
3 111 (14.12%) XML
4 109 (13.87%) Gherkin
5 108 (13.74%) HTML
6 96 (12.21%) JSON
7 88 (11.20%) SOAP
8 84 (10.69%) AngularJS
9 81 (10.31%) REST
10 77 (9.80%) CSS
11 71 (9.03%) Spring
12 68 (8.65%) Node.js
13 66 (8.40%) .NET
14 40 (5.09%) Hibernate
15 38 (4.83%) React
16 37 (4.71%) HTML5
16 37 (4.71%) Sass
17 30 (3.82%) RabbitMQ
18 23 (2.93%) Kafka
19 22 (2.80%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 43 (5.47%) User Experience
2 39 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (3.18%) Mobile App
4 19 (2.42%) Visualisation
5 14 (1.78%) Fintech
6 13 (1.65%) Computer Science
7 6 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (0.64%) Smartphone
9 4 (0.51%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.51%) W3C
10 3 (0.38%) Social Media
10 3 (0.38%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.25%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.25%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.25%) Equities
11 2 (0.25%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.25%) VLE
12 1 (0.13%) Clustering
12 1 (0.13%) IVR
12 1 (0.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 66 (8.40%) Unix
2 58 (7.38%) Linux
3 19 (2.42%) Android
3 19 (2.42%) Apple iOS
4 15 (1.91%) Windows
5 7 (0.89%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 642 (81.68%) Agile Software Development
2 396 (50.38%) BDD
3 340 (43.26%) TDD
4 293 (37.28%) Test Automation
5 211 (26.84%) Scrum
6 196 (24.94%) Test Scripting
7 187 (23.79%) Automated Testing
8 169 (21.50%) Automation Testing
9 144 (18.32%) Continuous Integration
10 95 (12.09%) OO
11 89 (11.32%) Regression Testing
12 81 (10.31%) Kanban
13 80 (10.18%) User Stories
14 72 (9.16%) Manual Testing
14 72 (9.16%) Web Testing
15 68 (8.65%) Continuous Delivery
16 66 (8.40%) E-Commerce
17 65 (8.27%) Defect Tracking
18 63 (8.02%) Software Testing
19 61 (7.76%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 444 (56.49%) Java
2 193 (24.55%) C#
3 165 (20.99%) JavaScript
4 127 (16.16%) SQL
5 116 (14.76%) Scala
6 95 (12.09%) Ruby
7 89 (11.32%) Python
8 39 (4.96%) PHP
9 37 (4.71%) Groovy
10 23 (2.93%) T-SQL
11 20 (2.54%) ES6
12 17 (2.16%) C++
13 15 (1.91%) Bash Shell
14 14 (1.78%) Perl
15 13 (1.65%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.15%) Shell Script
17 8 (1.02%) VBScript
18 7 (0.89%) PL/SQL
19 5 (0.64%) AspectJ
19 5 (0.64%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 48 (6.11%) ISEB
2 36 (4.58%) ISTQB
3 25 (3.18%) Degree
3 25 (3.18%) Security Cleared
4 20 (2.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (1.40%) SC Cleared
6 10 (1.27%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.64%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.25%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 268 (34.10%) QA
2 96 (12.21%) SDET
3 38 (4.83%) WCAG
4 7 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.76%) WAI
6 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (4.96%) Docker
2 17 (2.16%) Apache Flume
3 6 (0.76%) HDFS
4 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.13%) etcd
4 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (3.18%) Puppet
2 22 (2.80%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.25%) Ansible
4 2 (0.25%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.13%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 48 (6.11%) Atlassian
2 41 (5.22%) Microsoft
3 17 (2.16%) hybris
3 17 (2.16%) Oracle
4 12 (1.53%) SAP
4 12 (1.53%) Zend
5 11 (1.40%) Sitecore
6 10 (1.27%) Google
6 10 (1.27%) HP
6 10 (1.27%) Splunk
7 6 (0.76%) CA Agile Central
7 6 (0.76%) Cloudera
7 6 (0.76%) IBM
7 6 (0.76%) SOASTA, Inc
8 5 (0.64%) ATG
8 5 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.51%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.25%) Capita
10 2 (0.25%) Facebook
10 2 (0.25%) T-Plan
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Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fleetwood, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £280.00 - £312.00 per day
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £325.00 - £400.00 per day
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Greenwich
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £435.00 per day
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London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
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London
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Rate: £250 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
South West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
NCC Group
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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City, London
TEKsystems
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