Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 53 78
Rank change year-on-year -1 +25 -14
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.50% 0.18% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.17% 1.05% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Cardiff median daily rate £370 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.11% +35.71% -
10th Percentile £358 £475 £315
90th Percentile £386 £475 £415
South Wales median daily rate £365 £463 £350
% change year-on-year -21.08% +32.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales 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 Cardiff with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 138 95 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 23.04% 17.06% 20.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 76 152
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £192 £254 £275
90th Percentile £475 £513 £438
South Wales median daily rate £393 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -4.85% +10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Cardiff median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +22.86% -
10th Percentile £21.87 £21.50 £13.75
90th Percentile £24.42 £21.50 £20.85
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £55.00 £40.76
% change year-on-year -57.93% +34.93% -

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in Cardiff

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebDriver in Cardiff

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 Cardiff region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Context-Driven Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (66.67%) Gherkin
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) DSL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Kibana
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon ElastiCache

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (33.33%) Route 53
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Test Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Context-Driven Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
1 1 (33.33%) Grafana
1 1 (33.33%) Kibana
1 1 (33.33%) Marathon
1 1 (33.33%) Mesos
1 1 (33.33%) Prometheus
1 1 (33.33%) Rundeck
1 1 (33.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle