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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium WebDriver
England / West Midlands
Rank 111 109 111
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 12 19 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.75% 0.045%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.61% 5.03% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 0
Median daily rate £338 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.87 - -

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
332 378 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.76% 14.84% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 198 104
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 14
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £30.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £20.00 £28.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £39.25 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 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
Staffordshire -5 6 £313 -1.96%
Birmingham -1 3 £440 +176.85% 1
Shropshire +21 1 - - 1
Coventry -5 1 - -
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 23 (95.83%) Selenium
2 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (62.50%) Cucumber
4 12 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 12 (50.00%) QA
5 9 (37.50%) TDD
6 8 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 8 (33.33%) Web Testing
6 8 (33.33%) HTML
6 8 (33.33%) Java
6 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 8 (33.33%) .NET
7 7 (29.17%) CSS
7 7 (29.17%) JSON
7 7 (29.17%) JIRA
7 7 (29.17%) Performance Testing
7 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
7 7 (29.17%) Functional Testing
8 6 (25.00%) RSpec
8 6 (25.00%) Automation Testing
8 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 5 (20.83%) Games
9 5 (20.83%) Scrum
9 5 (20.83%) JUnit
9 5 (20.83%) User Stories
9 5 (20.83%) SOASTA, Inc
9 5 (20.83%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (20.83%) Defect Tracking
9 5 (20.83%) Scala

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 (16.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (95.83%) Selenium
2 15 (62.50%) Cucumber
3 12 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (29.17%) JIRA
5 6 (25.00%) RSpec
6 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
6 5 (20.83%) JUnit
6 5 (20.83%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (16.67%) Jasmine
8 3 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (12.50%) Protractor
8 3 (12.50%) SpecFlow
9 2 (8.33%) Hudson
9 2 (8.33%) NUnit
9 2 (8.33%) PhantomJS
10 1 (4.17%) Capybara
10 1 (4.17%) JSUnit
10 1 (4.17%) Maven
10 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
10 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.83%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) QA Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) QA Test Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Senior QA Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Quality Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Automation Tester
6 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Tester
7 1 (4.17%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (4.17%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) QA Automation Tester
7 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) .NET
1 8 (33.33%) HTML
2 7 (29.17%) CSS
2 7 (29.17%) JSON
3 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 4 (16.67%) Gherkin
4 4 (16.67%) HTML5
5 3 (12.50%) Angular 2
5 3 (12.50%) jQuery
5 3 (12.50%) Node.js
5 3 (12.50%) React
5 3 (12.50%) REST
5 3 (12.50%) Spring
5 3 (12.50%) Spring MVC
5 3 (12.50%) Struts
5 3 (12.50%) Struts2
5 3 (12.50%) XML
6 2 (8.33%) CSS3
6 2 (8.33%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) TDD
3 8 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 8 (33.33%) Web Testing
4 7 (29.17%) Functional Testing
4 7 (29.17%) Performance Testing
4 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
5 6 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 5 (20.83%) BDD
6 5 (20.83%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (20.83%) Scrum
6 5 (20.83%) User Stories
7 4 (16.67%) Front End Development
7 4 (16.67%) MVC
7 4 (16.67%) Regression Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 2 (8.33%) Validation
10 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Java
1 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.83%) Scala
3 4 (16.67%) C#
4 3 (12.50%) Ruby
5 2 (8.33%) Python
6 1 (4.17%) C++
6 1 (4.17%) Groovy
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
6 1 (4.17%) VB
6 1 (4.17%) VB6
6 1 (4.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (16.67%) WCAG
3 1 (4.17%) WAI
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) SOASTA, Inc
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft