The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 22 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 62 62
Rank change year-on-year -8 0  
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 3 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.35% 0.82% 1.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.33% 7.14% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 8
Median daily rate £325 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.52% +13.33%  
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 Bristol with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 129 98 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 15.23% 11.53% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 68 111
Median daily rate £372 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.74%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebDriver in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 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 Bristol region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (100.00%) Selenium
2 16 (88.89%) Cucumber
2 16 (88.89%) BDD
2 16 (88.89%) Test Automation
3 12 (66.67%) Java
4 11 (61.11%) Finance
5 10 (55.56%) Test Scripting
6 9 (50.00%) SOAP
7 7 (38.89%) Banking
7 7 (38.89%) SDLC
8 6 (33.33%) SoapUI
8 6 (33.33%) QA
8 6 (33.33%) C#
9 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
9 5 (27.78%) Scrum
9 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (27.78%) SQL
9 5 (27.78%) .NET
9 5 (27.78%) SAP
9 5 (27.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 5 (27.78%) Retail Banking
9 5 (27.78%) Marketing
9 5 (27.78%) Retail
9 5 (27.78%) JMeter
9 5 (27.78%) Electronics
9 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
9 5 (27.78%) Programme Management
9 5 (27.78%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (27.78%) Compatibility Testing

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Internet
Development Applications
1 18 (100.00%) Selenium
2 16 (88.89%) Cucumber
3 6 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 5 (27.78%) JMeter
4 5 (27.78%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (11.11%) IntelliJ
6 1 (5.56%) JIRA
6 1 (5.56%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Banking
3 5 (27.78%) Electronics
3 5 (27.78%) Manufacturing
3 5 (27.78%) Marketing
3 5 (27.78%) Retail
3 5 (27.78%) Retail Banking
3 5 (27.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Tester
2 7 (38.89%) Automation Tester
3 5 (27.78%) QA Tester
3 5 (27.78%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 5 (27.78%) Selenium Tester
3 5 (27.78%) Software QA Tester
3 5 (27.78%) Software Tester
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Tester
4 4 (22.22%) Java Automation Tester
4 4 (22.22%) Java Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Test Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Business Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Web Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) SOAP
2 5 (27.78%) .NET
3 4 (22.22%) REST
3 4 (22.22%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) RIA
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (88.89%) BDD
2 16 (88.89%) Test Automation
3 10 (55.56%) Test Scripting
4 7 (38.89%) SDLC
5 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (27.78%) Compatibility Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 5 (27.78%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (27.78%) Programme Management
5 5 (27.78%) Scrum
6 4 (22.22%) Build Automation
6 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
7 2 (11.11%) DevOps
8 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) Case Management
8 1 (5.56%) Regression Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Kibana
1 1 (5.56%) logstash
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) VMware