The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 30 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.

Selenium WebDriver
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 83 -
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.30% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £340 -
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 Cheshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 88 169 111
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 16.06% 16.68% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 99 79
Median daily rate £450 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £16.00 £48.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +212.50% -67.17%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebDriver in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Protractor
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) QA

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Protractor
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA