The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for WebDriver skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebDriver over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Selenium WebDriver
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.57% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 5.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £330 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £13.50

WebDriver is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 39 26 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 11.05% 8.18% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 17
Median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £50.78 £51.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.01%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing WebDriver as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in Bedfordshire

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebDriver in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebDriver in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (50.00%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) Docker
3 2 (50.00%) Appium
3 2 (50.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Jasmine
3 2 (50.00%) Apple Swift

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 2 (50.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) Appium
3 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (50.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Jasmine
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Protractor
4 1 (25.00%) JBehave
4 1 (25.00%) JUnit
4 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (25.00%) TestNG
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Corporate Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 2 (50.00%) QA Automation Tester
1 2 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Expert
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Automation Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Behat
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Android
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) API Testing
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 2 (50.00%) QA Automation
4 1 (25.00%) ATDD
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) Feature Driven Development
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Apple Swift
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker