Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Protractor skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Protractor over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 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.

Protractor
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 94 100
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6 -
Contract jobs citing Protractor 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.21% 0.067% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.18% 0.45% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Birmingham median daily rate £294 £500 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.25% +26.98% -
10th Percentile £283 £500 £369
90th Percentile £299 £500 £423
West Midlands median daily rate £300 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -40.00% +25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Protractor is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 255 224 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.84% 14.98% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 158 201
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £312 £267 £250
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £25.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.18% -36.25% -5.88%
West Midlands median hourly rate £52.00 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +57.58% +20.00% -12.53%

Protractor
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Protractor as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Protractor in Birmingham

Protractor
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Protractor in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Protractor also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Protractor.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
1 3 (100.00%) API Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Sahi
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) WATIR
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) XML

Protractor
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (66.67%) Sahi
2 2 (66.67%) WATIR
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) API Testing
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA