Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for WebDriver skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WebDriver over the 6 months to 23 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.

Selenium WebDriver
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 92 94
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 -5
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 9 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.63% 0.20% 0.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.44% 1.33% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 9
Birmingham median daily rate £406 - £150
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £470 £350
% change year-on-year -9.57% +34.29% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

WebDriver 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 262 226 293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.25% 14.87% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 158 201
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £267 £250
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £25.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.18% -32.00% -11.76%
West Midlands median hourly rate £52.00 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +57.58% +20.00% -12.53%

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in Birmingham

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebDriver in Birmingham

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebDriver in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebDriver in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WebDriver 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 WebDriver.

1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (88.89%) Confluence
2 8 (88.89%) Performance Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 8 (88.89%) JIRA
2 8 (88.89%) API Testing
3 7 (77.78%) Exploratory Testing
3 7 (77.78%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (77.78%) JMeter
3 7 (77.78%) Java
3 7 (77.78%) RESTful
3 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (77.78%) SoapUI
3 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
4 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 6 (66.67%) Load Testing
4 6 (66.67%) Web Testing
4 6 (66.67%) PL/SQL
4 6 (66.67%) Migration
4 6 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
4 6 (66.67%) Creative Thinking
4 6 (66.67%) Analytical Thinking
5 5 (55.56%) Spring
5 5 (55.56%) CSS
5 5 (55.56%) AngularJS

WebDriver
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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (88.89%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) BrowserStack
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
2 8 (88.89%) JIRA
3 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
3 7 (77.78%) JMeter
3 7 (77.78%) SoapUI
4 1 (11.11%) GitLab
4 1 (11.11%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
4 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
4 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Tester
2 4 (44.44%) Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Automation Tester
4 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Developer in Test
4 2 (22.22%) Java Automation Tester
4 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Tester
5 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) RESTful
2 5 (55.56%) AngularJS
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 5 (55.56%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
4 1 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) NHS
3 1 (11.11%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) API Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Performance Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
3 7 (77.78%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (77.78%) Exploratory Testing
3 7 (77.78%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (66.67%) Analytical Thinking
4 6 (66.67%) Creative Thinking
4 6 (66.67%) Load Testing
4 6 (66.67%) Migration
4 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
4 6 (66.67%) Web Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (22.22%) BDD
6 2 (22.22%) Kanban
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
7 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) PMO
2 2 (22.22%) QA
3 1 (11.11%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
1 1 (11.11%) Splunk