The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 24 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
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 110 95
Rank change year-on-year +22 -15  
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 12 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.66% 0.55% 0.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.97% 6.02% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 14
Median daily rate £325 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.72% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £330 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £418
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 Berkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 201 216 251
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 11.10% 9.16% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 132 129
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £326 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire 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 Berkshire

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebDriver in Berkshire

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebDriver in Berkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebDriver in Berkshire

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Bracknell - 5 £450 -
Newbury - 3 £300 -
Reading +9 1 £525 +45.83% 2
WebDriver
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 27 (100.00%) Selenium
2 26 (96.30%) Test Automation
3 21 (77.78%) BDD
4 19 (70.37%) TDD
4 19 (70.37%) Java
5 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (55.56%) OOP
6 15 (55.56%) OO
7 14 (51.85%) Python
7 14 (51.85%) XML
7 14 (51.85%) HTTP
7 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
7 14 (51.85%) Ant
7 14 (51.85%) Project Management
7 14 (51.85%) JMeter
7 14 (51.85%) CMS
7 14 (51.85%) JSON
7 14 (51.85%) Content Management
7 14 (51.85%) Maven
7 14 (51.85%) Ruby
7 14 (51.85%) Groovy
7 14 (51.85%) Sitecore CMS
7 14 (51.85%) Sitecore
7 14 (51.85%) REST
7 14 (51.85%) Splunk
7 14 (51.85%) Bitbucket
7 14 (51.85%) Gradle
7 14 (51.85%) eggPlant
7 14 (51.85%) Apache Ivy
8 10 (37.04%) React

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 14 (51.85%) CMS
1 14 (51.85%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 10 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.81%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 27 (100.00%) Selenium
2 14 (51.85%) Ant
2 14 (51.85%) Apache Ivy
2 14 (51.85%) Bitbucket
2 14 (51.85%) eggPlant
2 14 (51.85%) Gradle
2 14 (51.85%) JMeter
2 14 (51.85%) Maven
3 9 (33.33%) Gatling
3 9 (33.33%) NeoLoad
4 8 (29.63%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.41%) Jasmine
5 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.41%) Protractor
5 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.70%) Appium
6 1 (3.70%) Babel
6 1 (3.70%) Calabash
6 1 (3.70%) Mocha
6 1 (3.70%) webpack
General
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Test Engineer
1 8 (29.63%) Tester
2 7 (25.93%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Performance Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Developer in Test
4 5 (18.52%) Test Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) JavaScript Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Automation Tester
6 3 (11.11%) Java Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) QA Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) QA Test Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) QA Leader
7 2 (7.41%) QA Tester
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Performance Tester
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Tester
7 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) JSON
1 14 (51.85%) REST
1 14 (51.85%) XML
2 10 (37.04%) React
2 10 (37.04%) Web Services
3 3 (11.11%) Behat
3 3 (11.11%) Node.js
4 1 (3.70%) Redux
4 1 (3.70%) RESTful
4 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Driving Licence
2 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Android
1 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) Test Automation
2 21 (77.78%) BDD
3 19 (70.37%) TDD
4 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (55.56%) OO
5 15 (55.56%) OOP
6 14 (51.85%) Content Management
6 14 (51.85%) Project Management
7 10 (37.04%) Scrum
8 9 (33.33%) Visualisation
9 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Performance Engineering
10 5 (18.52%) Security Testing
11 4 (14.81%) Functional Testing
12 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
12 3 (11.11%) High Availability
12 3 (11.11%) Regression Testing
12 3 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
12 3 (11.11%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) Java
2 14 (51.85%) Groovy
2 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
2 14 (51.85%) Python
2 14 (51.85%) Ruby
3 6 (22.22%) C++
4 3 (11.11%) PHP
5 2 (7.41%) C#
6 1 (3.70%) Scala
6 1 (3.70%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Sitecore
1 14 (51.85%) Splunk
2 9 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe