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 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 138 112 122
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +10
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 10 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.20% 0.039%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.19% 2.16% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 1
Median daily rate £350 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
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
457 232 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.14% 9.33% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 136 112
Median daily rate £425 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £150 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 19
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -17.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £17.70 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

WebDriver
Jobs Demand Trend 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 27 August 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 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
Birmingham -10 5 £150 -50.00%
Shropshire - 4 £450 -
Herefordshire - 1 £350 -
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 35 (79.55%) Java
2 33 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (61.36%) JavaScript
4 26 (59.09%) Selenium
5 25 (56.82%) Scala
6 19 (43.18%) Scrum
7 18 (40.91%) Node.js
7 18 (40.91%) Puppet
7 18 (40.91%) MongoDB
7 18 (40.91%) JSON
7 18 (40.91%) Play Framework
7 18 (40.91%) Microservices
8 17 (38.64%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (34.09%) DevOps
9 15 (34.09%) Mobile App
9 15 (34.09%) Open Source
10 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (31.82%) Automated Testing
10 14 (31.82%) Jenkins
11 10 (22.73%) Spring
11 10 (22.73%) QA
11 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
11 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
11 10 (22.73%) Test Automation
11 10 (22.73%) Spring Boot
12 9 (20.45%) Cucumber
12 9 (20.45%) BDD
12 9 (20.45%) Functional Testing
12 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering
12 9 (20.45%) HTML

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:

Applications
1 8 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 8 (18.18%) MS Office
1 8 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.91%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (59.09%) Selenium
2 14 (31.82%) Jenkins
3 9 (20.45%) Cucumber
4 8 (18.18%) Appium
5 7 (15.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (15.91%) Git (software)
5 7 (15.91%) Maven
5 7 (15.91%) Spock
5 7 (15.91%) TestNG
6 1 (2.27%) AccuRev
6 1 (2.27%) JIRA
6 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Architect
1 18 (40.91%) Tester
2 17 (38.64%) Digital Architect
3 15 (34.09%) Automation Tester
4 13 (29.55%) Software Architect
5 10 (22.73%) Java Architect
6 8 (18.18%) Developer
6 8 (18.18%) QA Automation Tester
6 8 (18.18%) QA Tester
7 5 (11.36%) Java Software Architect
8 4 (9.09%) Automation Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Java Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Mobile Tester
8 4 (9.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 4 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
9 3 (6.82%) Digital Technical Architect
9 3 (6.82%) Java Technical Architect
9 3 (6.82%) Performance Tester
9 3 (6.82%) Technical Architect
10 2 (4.55%) Java Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.91%) JSON
1 18 (40.91%) Node.js
1 18 (40.91%) Play Framework
2 10 (22.73%) Spring
2 10 (22.73%) Spring Boot
3 9 (20.45%) CSS
3 9 (20.45%) HTML
4 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) Scrum
3 18 (40.91%) Microservices
4 17 (38.64%) Continuous Delivery
5 15 (34.09%) DevOps
5 15 (34.09%) Open Source
6 14 (31.82%) Automated Testing
6 14 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (22.73%) Test Automation
8 9 (20.45%) BDD
8 9 (20.45%) Functional Testing
8 9 (20.45%) Software Engineering
9 8 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (18.18%) QA Automation
9 8 (18.18%) Software Architecture
10 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
10 7 (15.91%) TDD
10 7 (15.91%) User Stories
11 5 (11.36%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 35 (79.55%) Java
2 27 (61.36%) JavaScript
3 25 (56.82%) Scala
4 7 (15.91%) Groovy
5 1 (2.27%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) Python
5 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
1 10 (22.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (40.91%) Puppet