Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 103 104
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1 -18
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 23 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.16% 0.35% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.67% 2.09% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 3
Bristol median daily rate £350 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -14.71% +17.24%
10th Percentile £305 £313 £313
90th Percentile £375 £475 £453
South West median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.62% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Bristol with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 345 287 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 17.46% 16.90% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 205 141
Bristol median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £280 £310
90th Percentile £525 £525 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 7
Bristol median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.66% -13.68%
10th Percentile £34.00 £32.54 £38.80
90th Percentile £47.15 £52.20 £42.63
South West median hourly rate £41.83 £42.00 £41.38
% change year-on-year -0.42% +1.51% +13.67%

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

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 24 November 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 23 (100.00%) Selenium
2 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (95.65%) Test Automation
3 18 (78.26%) Cucumber
4 16 (69.57%) BDD
5 15 (65.22%) Test Scripting
5 15 (65.22%) QA
5 15 (65.22%) C#
6 14 (60.87%) SoapUI
7 13 (56.52%) .NET
7 13 (56.52%) SOAP
8 11 (47.83%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (47.83%) Telecoms
8 11 (47.83%) Finance
8 11 (47.83%) Compatibility Testing
8 11 (47.83%) SDLC
8 11 (47.83%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 10 (43.48%) Electronics
9 10 (43.48%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (43.48%) Marketing
9 10 (43.48%) Programme Management
9 10 (43.48%) Digital Marketing
9 10 (43.48%) SAP
9 10 (43.48%) Manufacturing
10 9 (39.13%) SpecFlow
11 8 (34.78%) Java
12 5 (21.74%) Scrum
13 4 (17.39%) JSON
13 4 (17.39%) Kanban
13 4 (17.39%) TDD

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 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) BrowserStack
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Firebird
2 1 (4.35%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 23 (100.00%) Selenium
2 18 (78.26%) Cucumber
3 14 (60.87%) SoapUI
4 9 (39.13%) SpecFlow
5 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
6 2 (8.70%) Appium
6 2 (8.70%) JMeter
6 2 (8.70%) JUnit
6 2 (8.70%) NUnit
6 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
7 1 (4.35%) Fiddler
7 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
7 1 (4.35%) IntelliJ
7 1 (4.35%) JIRA
7 1 (4.35%) Maven
7 1 (4.35%) MSTest
7 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.35%) TestNG
7 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
7 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
1 11 (47.83%) Telecoms
2 10 (43.48%) Electronics
2 10 (43.48%) Manufacturing
2 10 (43.48%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Tester
2 11 (47.83%) QA Tester
3 10 (43.48%) Software QA Tester
3 10 (43.48%) Software Tester
4 5 (21.74%) Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) QA Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Test Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Automation Tester
7 2 (8.70%) Java Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) QA Automation Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Digital Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) QA Test Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Automation Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) .NET
1 13 (56.52%) SOAP
2 4 (17.39%) JSON
3 3 (13.04%) REST
3 3 (13.04%) RESTful
3 3 (13.04%) Web Services
4 2 (8.70%) Ajax
4 2 (8.70%) Gherkin
5 1 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (95.65%) Test Automation
2 16 (69.57%) BDD
3 15 (65.22%) Test Scripting
4 11 (47.83%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (47.83%) Compatibility Testing
4 11 (47.83%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 11 (47.83%) SDLC
5 10 (43.48%) Digital Marketing
5 10 (43.48%) Programme Management
6 5 (21.74%) Scrum
7 4 (17.39%) Kanban
7 4 (17.39%) TDD
8 3 (13.04%) Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (8.70%) Exploratory Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (8.70%) Pair Programming
9 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) C#
2 8 (34.78%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) Delphi
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) Scala
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (65.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Kibana
1 1 (4.35%) logstash
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) SAP
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft