The table below looks at the statistics for WebDriver skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 136 116 124
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 12 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.16% 0.039%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.53% 1.88% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
Median daily rate £363 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.37 - -
WebDriver
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
474 213 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.66% 8.40% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 100 109
Median daily rate £425 £354 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.97% +1.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £194 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £357
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 10
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% -16.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £17.90 £33.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £42.50 £38.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing WebDriver as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

WebDriver Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WebDriver
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WebDriver across the West Midlands region.

WebDriver Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WebDriver
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WebDriver across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

WebDriver Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 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
Shropshire - 5 £450 -
Birmingham - 4 £350 - 2
Herefordshire - 1 £350 -
Worcestershire - 1 £350 -
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 32 (84.21%) Java
2 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (65.79%) JavaScript
3 25 (65.79%) Selenium
4 22 (57.89%) Scala
5 16 (42.11%) Scrum
5 16 (42.11%) Cucumber
6 15 (39.47%) JSON
7 14 (36.84%) QA
8 13 (34.21%) Test Automation
8 13 (34.21%) Puppet
8 13 (34.21%) MongoDB
8 13 (34.21%) Node.js
8 13 (34.21%) Play Framework
8 13 (34.21%) DevOps
8 13 (34.21%) Microservices
8 13 (34.21%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (31.58%) Jenkins
9 12 (31.58%) HTML
9 12 (31.58%) TDD
10 11 (28.95%) CSS
10 11 (28.95%) Automated Testing
10 11 (28.95%) BDD
11 10 (26.32%) Functional Testing
12 9 (23.68%) User Stories
12 9 (23.68%) Spring
13 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
13 8 (21.05%) MS Office
13 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
13 8 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (10.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
1 8 (21.05%) MS Office
1 8 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (65.79%) Selenium
2 16 (42.11%) Cucumber
3 12 (31.58%) Jenkins
4 6 (15.79%) Spock
4 6 (15.79%) TestNG
5 5 (13.16%) JIRA
6 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
6 3 (7.89%) Jasmine
6 3 (7.89%) JUnit
6 3 (7.89%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (7.89%) Protractor
6 3 (7.89%) RSpec
7 2 (5.26%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.63%) NUnit
8 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Architect
1 13 (34.21%) Digital Architect
2 12 (31.58%) Automation Tester
2 12 (31.58%) Tester
3 9 (23.68%) Developer
3 9 (23.68%) QA Automation Tester
3 9 (23.68%) QA Tester
4 8 (21.05%) Software Architect
5 6 (15.79%) Java Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.53%) QA Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Automation Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Digital Technical Architect
7 3 (7.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (7.89%) Java Technical Architect
7 3 (7.89%) QA Test Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Architect
7 3 (7.89%) Test Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) QA Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) JSON
2 13 (34.21%) Node.js
2 13 (34.21%) Play Framework
3 12 (31.58%) HTML
4 11 (28.95%) CSS
5 9 (23.68%) Spring
6 6 (15.79%) Spring Boot
7 3 (7.89%) Angular 2
7 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
7 3 (7.89%) HTML5
7 3 (7.89%) jQuery
7 3 (7.89%) React
7 3 (7.89%) Spring MVC
7 3 (7.89%) Struts
7 3 (7.89%) Struts2
8 2 (5.26%) .NET
9 1 (2.63%) DOM
9 1 (2.63%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) Scrum
3 13 (34.21%) Continuous Delivery
3 13 (34.21%) DevOps
3 13 (34.21%) Microservices
3 13 (34.21%) Test Automation
4 12 (31.58%) TDD
5 11 (28.95%) Automated Testing
5 11 (28.95%) BDD
6 10 (26.32%) Functional Testing
7 9 (23.68%) User Stories
8 8 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (21.05%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (21.05%) Open Source
8 8 (21.05%) QA Automation
8 8 (21.05%) Software Engineering
9 7 (18.42%) Software Architecture
10 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
10 6 (15.79%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (84.21%) Java
2 25 (65.79%) JavaScript
3 22 (57.89%) Scala
4 6 (15.79%) Groovy
5 3 (7.89%) C#
6 2 (5.26%) Python
6 2 (5.26%) Ruby
7 1 (2.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
1 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (36.84%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 13 (34.21%) Puppet