Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 100 104
Rank change year-on-year +14 +4 -5
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 5 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.38% 0.068% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.26% 0.40% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 9
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £438 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +45.83% -
North West median daily rate £356 £395 £311
% change year-on-year -9.81% +26.91% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North 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 Cheshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 221 249 274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.58% 16.85% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 186 181
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +12.18%
10th Percentile £305 £291 £275
90th Percentile £538 £500 £523
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.95% +4.00% +10.29%
10th Percentile £31.00 £38.50 £27.50
90th Percentile £33.00 £39.50 £40.75
North West median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +10.29%

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

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

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 2 £350 -
Chester - 1 - -
WebDriver
North West

For the 6 months to 18 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (40.00%) Kanban
4 2 (40.00%) GitHub
4 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (40.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Jest
5 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) Sass
5 1 (20.00%) LESS
5 1 (20.00%) Docker
5 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (20.00%) User Experience
5 1 (20.00%) React
5 1 (20.00%) webpack
5 1 (20.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
5 1 (20.00%) gulp
5 1 (20.00%) API Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 1 (20.00%) Data Protection

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) gulp
3 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (20.00%) JSUnit
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) webpack
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Jest
3 1 (20.00%) LESS
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) React
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Sass
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) API Testing
4 1 (20.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker