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 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium WebDriver
Rank 128 115 117
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 16 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.38% 1.16% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 3
Median daily rate £150 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -22.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
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
474 259 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.05% 10.75% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 165 116
Median daily rate £440 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £150 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £445 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 23
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 £23.20 £23.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £41.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

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 July 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 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
Shropshire - 9 £450 -
Birmingham -9 7 £150 -50.00% 1
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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

1 42 (80.77%) Java
2 41 (78.85%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (63.46%) JavaScript
3 33 (63.46%) Scala
4 27 (51.92%) Selenium
5 26 (50.00%) Node.js
6 25 (48.08%) Puppet
6 25 (48.08%) MongoDB
6 25 (48.08%) Scrum
6 25 (48.08%) JSON
6 25 (48.08%) Play Framework
6 25 (48.08%) Microservices
7 21 (40.38%) Continuous Delivery
8 20 (38.46%) Open Source
9 18 (34.62%) DevOps
10 16 (30.77%) Jenkins
10 16 (30.77%) Mobile App
11 15 (28.85%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (26.92%) Software Architecture
13 13 (25.00%) Automated Testing
14 12 (23.08%) Spring
14 12 (23.08%) Spring Boot
15 11 (21.15%) Cucumber
15 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
16 10 (19.23%) SC Cleared
16 10 (19.23%) QA
16 10 (19.23%) Test Automation
16 10 (19.23%) Appium
17 9 (17.31%) QA Automation
17 9 (17.31%) Continuous Improvement

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 1 (1.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 8 (15.38%) MS Office
1 8 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (9.62%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (48.08%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (51.92%) Selenium
2 16 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 11 (21.15%) Cucumber
4 10 (19.23%) Appium
5 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
6 7 (13.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (13.46%) Maven
6 7 (13.46%) Spock
6 7 (13.46%) TestNG
7 4 (7.69%) JIRA
8 2 (3.85%) AccuRev
9 1 (1.92%) Gatling
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Architect
2 22 (42.31%) Digital Architect
3 20 (38.46%) Tester
4 18 (34.62%) Software Architect
5 17 (32.69%) Automation Tester
6 11 (21.15%) Java Architect
7 9 (17.31%) QA Automation Tester
7 9 (17.31%) QA Tester
8 8 (15.38%) Developer
9 6 (11.54%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 6 (11.54%) Selenium Tester
10 5 (9.62%) Java Software Architect
10 5 (9.62%) Mobile Tester
11 4 (7.69%) Automation Developer
11 4 (7.69%) Digital Technical Architect
11 4 (7.69%) Java Developer
11 4 (7.69%) Technical Architect
12 3 (5.77%) Java Automation Tester
12 3 (5.77%) Java Technical Architect
12 3 (5.77%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.00%) Node.js
2 25 (48.08%) JSON
2 25 (48.08%) Play Framework
3 12 (23.08%) Spring
3 12 (23.08%) Spring Boot
4 9 (17.31%) CSS
4 9 (17.31%) HTML
5 1 (1.92%) Android SDK
5 1 (1.92%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.77%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Android
1 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (78.85%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (48.08%) Microservices
2 25 (48.08%) Scrum
3 21 (40.38%) Continuous Delivery
4 20 (38.46%) Open Source
5 18 (34.62%) DevOps
6 15 (28.85%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (26.92%) Software Architecture
8 13 (25.00%) Automated Testing
9 10 (19.23%) Test Automation
10 9 (17.31%) BDD
10 9 (17.31%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (17.31%) Functional Testing
10 9 (17.31%) QA Automation
11 8 (15.38%) Mentoring
11 8 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
11 8 (15.38%) TDD
11 8 (15.38%) User Stories
12 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
13 5 (9.62%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 42 (80.77%) Java
2 33 (63.46%) JavaScript
2 33 (63.46%) Scala
3 8 (15.38%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
2 10 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.92%) ISEB
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 25 (48.08%) Puppet