Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 87 91
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4 0
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 19 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.29% 0.23% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.93% 1.44% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 8
Birmingham median daily rate £394 - £150
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £444 £450
% change year-on-year -9.86% -1.39% +50.00%
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 274 209 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.65% 15.69% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 144 156
Birmingham median daily rate £431 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -2.60% +10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £250
90th Percentile £538 £534 £504
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £27.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.95% -35.88% -
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.89 £33.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -48.83% - -

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 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebDriver in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (100.00%) Selenium
2 18 (94.74%) Test Automation
3 16 (84.21%) Confluence
3 16 (84.21%) JIRA
4 13 (68.42%) Cucumber
5 11 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (57.89%) SQL
6 10 (52.63%) Regression Testing
6 10 (52.63%) Performance Testing
6 10 (52.63%) Exploratory Testing
7 9 (47.37%) API Testing
7 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
7 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
7 9 (47.37%) Load Testing
7 9 (47.37%) Migration
7 9 (47.37%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (47.37%) PL/SQL
8 8 (42.11%) BDD
8 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
8 8 (42.11%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (36.84%) Creative Thinking
9 7 (36.84%) Analytical Thinking
9 7 (36.84%) SoapUI
9 7 (36.84%) SpecFlow
9 7 (36.84%) Gherkin
9 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (36.84%) RESTful
9 7 (36.84%) Web Testing
9 7 (36.84%) C#

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 16 (84.21%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
Business Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Slack
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) BrowserStack
2 1 (5.26%) GitHub
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (100.00%) Selenium
2 16 (84.21%) JIRA
3 13 (68.42%) Cucumber
4 8 (42.11%) Jenkins
5 7 (36.84%) JMeter
5 7 (36.84%) SoapUI
5 7 (36.84%) SpecFlow
6 6 (31.58%) TestRail
6 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
7 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (21.05%) JUnit
9 1 (5.26%) GitLab
9 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (15.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Tester
2 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Automation Tester
3 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Developer in Test
5 2 (10.53%) Functional Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Functional Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Functional Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Java Automation Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Gherkin
1 7 (36.84%) RESTful
2 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
2 5 (26.32%) CSS
2 5 (26.32%) Spring
3 2 (10.53%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) JSON
4 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (31.58%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (15.79%) NHS
4 1 (5.26%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (94.74%) Test Automation
3 11 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (52.63%) Exploratory Testing
4 10 (52.63%) Performance Testing
4 10 (52.63%) Regression Testing
5 9 (47.37%) API Testing
5 9 (47.37%) Load Testing
5 9 (47.37%) Migration
6 8 (42.11%) BDD
6 8 (42.11%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (36.84%) Analytical Thinking
7 7 (36.84%) Creative Thinking
7 7 (36.84%) Web Testing
8 6 (31.58%) Acceptance Criteria
8 6 (31.58%) CRM
8 6 (31.58%) DevOps
8 6 (31.58%) Test Management
8 6 (31.58%) User Stories
9 4 (21.05%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) PL/SQL
3 7 (36.84%) C#
3 7 (36.84%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) PMO
1 3 (15.79%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Kibana
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.26%) Splunk