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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium WebDriver
South West / Bristol
Rank 55 65 68
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3  
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 15 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.82% 0.77% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.43% 5.79% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 4
Median daily rate £320 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £410 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £43.50 -
% change year-on-year +14.94% -  

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 159 121 126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 19.32% 13.37% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 78 95
Median daily rate £370 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 1
Median hourly rate £44.00 £43.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.57% +9.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

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

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (100.00%) Selenium
1 21 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 19 (90.48%) BDD
3 15 (71.43%) Test Scripting
3 15 (71.43%) Finance
4 12 (57.14%) SOAP
5 11 (52.38%) Java
6 10 (47.62%) SDLC
7 9 (42.86%) C#
7 9 (42.86%) Banking
8 8 (38.10%) Programme Management
8 8 (38.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 8 (38.10%) Marketing
8 8 (38.10%) QA
8 8 (38.10%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (38.10%) Compatibility Testing
8 8 (38.10%) Manufacturing
8 8 (38.10%) Electronics
8 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
8 8 (38.10%) .NET
8 8 (38.10%) SAP
8 8 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (38.10%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
8 8 (38.10%) SoapUI
9 7 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
9 7 (33.33%) SQL
9 7 (33.33%) JMeter
9 7 (33.33%) Retail Banking

WebDriver
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 8 (38.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Internet
Development Applications
1 21 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 21 (100.00%) Selenium
2 8 (38.10%) SoapUI
3 7 (33.33%) JMeter
3 7 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 2 (9.52%) IntelliJ
General
1 15 (71.43%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) Banking
3 8 (38.10%) Electronics
3 8 (38.10%) Manufacturing
3 8 (38.10%) Marketing
3 8 (38.10%) Telecoms
4 7 (33.33%) Retail
4 7 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Tester
2 8 (38.10%) QA Tester
2 8 (38.10%) Software QA Tester
2 8 (38.10%) Software Tester
3 7 (33.33%) Automation Tester
4 6 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
4 6 (28.57%) Test Engineer
5 5 (23.81%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 5 (23.81%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (19.05%) Agile Tester
6 4 (19.05%) Java Automation Tester
6 4 (19.05%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) SOAP
2 8 (38.10%) .NET
3 4 (19.05%) REST
3 4 (19.05%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (90.48%) BDD
3 15 (71.43%) Test Scripting
4 10 (47.62%) SDLC
5 8 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (38.10%) Compatibility Testing
5 8 (38.10%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 8 (38.10%) Digital Marketing
5 8 (38.10%) Programme Management
5 8 (38.10%) Test Automation
6 6 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (19.05%) Build Automation
7 4 (19.05%) Scrum
8 2 (9.52%) DevOps
8 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) C#
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) SDET
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) SAP