Period
to 22 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 22 April 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 169 183
Rank change year-on-year -34 +14 +16
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 53 70 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.75% 1.14% 0.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.58% 6.42% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 65 45
City of London median daily rate £490 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.16% +11.76% +1.19%
10th Percentile £368 £370 £331
90th Percentile £545 £538 £595
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London 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 the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,481 1,091 974
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.04% 17.77% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,200 870 781
City of London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £370 £331 £313
90th Percentile £648 £625 £600
Central London median daily rate £500 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 4
City of London median hourly rate £48.50 - £47.00
10th Percentile £28.00 - £33.05
90th Percentile £69.77 - £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £48.50 - £47.00

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing WebDriver as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in the City of London

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebDriver in the City of London

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebDriver in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebDriver in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WebDriver also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 47 (88.68%) Selenium
2 46 (86.79%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (67.92%) Test Automation
4 33 (62.26%) Cucumber
5 28 (52.83%) Java
6 21 (39.62%) QA
7 19 (35.85%) JavaScript
7 19 (35.85%) BDD
8 17 (32.08%) Node.js
8 17 (32.08%) JIRA
9 16 (30.19%) TDD
9 16 (30.19%) Finance
9 16 (30.19%) RESTful
10 15 (28.30%) SDET
11 14 (26.42%) User Experience
11 14 (26.42%) Scrum
12 13 (24.53%) HTML
13 12 (22.64%) HTML5
14 11 (20.75%) CSS3
14 11 (20.75%) Sass
14 11 (20.75%) Jenkins
14 11 (20.75%) React
14 11 (20.75%) CSS
14 11 (20.75%) Pair Programming
14 11 (20.75%) Maven
15 10 (18.87%) Software Engineering
15 10 (18.87%) gulp
15 10 (18.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (18.87%) LESS
15 10 (18.87%) Progressive Enhancement

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (1.89%) CMS
1 1 (1.89%) Confluence
1 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.89%) Jetty
1 1 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) BrowserStack
2 6 (11.32%) Sauce Labs
3 4 (7.55%) GitHub
3 4 (7.55%) vREST
4 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
1 1 (1.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) Big Data
1 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.89%) Blockchain
2 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.89%) Redis
2 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 47 (88.68%) Selenium
2 33 (62.26%) Cucumber
3 17 (32.08%) JIRA
4 11 (20.75%) Jenkins
4 11 (20.75%) Maven
5 10 (18.87%) gulp
6 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
7 7 (13.21%) Gradle
7 7 (13.21%) JMeter
7 7 (13.21%) TeamCity
7 7 (13.21%) TestNG
8 5 (9.43%) Appium
8 5 (9.43%) JBehave
8 5 (9.43%) JUnit
8 5 (9.43%) SoapUI
8 5 (9.43%) SpecFlow
9 4 (7.55%) Subversion
10 2 (3.77%) LoadRunner
10 2 (3.77%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (3.77%) WATIR
General
1 16 (30.19%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Banking
3 5 (9.43%) Retail
4 4 (7.55%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.66%) Front Office
6 2 (3.77%) Law
7 1 (1.89%) Advertising
7 1 (1.89%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (41.51%) Developer
2 11 (20.75%) Test Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) JavaScript Developer
3 10 (18.87%) QA Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) Test Automation Engineer
4 9 (16.98%) Developer in Test
4 9 (16.98%) QA Automation Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Tester
6 6 (11.32%) QA Test Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Automation Tester
7 5 (9.43%) Java Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Test Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Test Automation Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Java Developer in Test
8 4 (7.55%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Senior QA Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Senior Test Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.08%) Node.js
2 16 (30.19%) RESTful
3 13 (24.53%) HTML
4 12 (22.64%) HTML5
5 11 (20.75%) CSS
5 11 (20.75%) CSS3
5 11 (20.75%) React
5 11 (20.75%) Sass
6 10 (18.87%) LESS
6 10 (18.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (13.21%) REST
8 6 (11.32%) SOAP
9 5 (9.43%) Spring
9 5 (9.43%) XML
10 4 (7.55%) .NET
10 4 (7.55%) JDBC
10 4 (7.55%) JSON
10 4 (7.55%) PicoContainer
11 3 (5.66%) Gherkin
12 2 (3.77%) Nightwatchjs
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) User Experience
2 6 (11.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (7.55%) Fintech
4 3 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.77%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.89%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) Unix
3 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (86.79%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (67.92%) Test Automation
3 19 (35.85%) BDD
4 16 (30.19%) TDD
5 15 (28.30%) SDET
6 14 (26.42%) Scrum
7 11 (20.75%) Pair Programming
8 10 (18.87%) Progressive Enhancement
8 10 (18.87%) Software Engineering
9 9 (16.98%) Exploratory Testing
9 9 (16.98%) Microservices
10 8 (15.09%) E-Commerce
10 8 (15.09%) Regression Testing
11 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (11.32%) QA Automation
11 6 (11.32%) Test Scripting
12 5 (9.43%) Functional Testing
12 5 (9.43%) Performance Testing
13 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (52.83%) Java
2 19 (35.85%) JavaScript
3 8 (15.09%) C#
4 7 (13.21%) SQL
5 5 (9.43%) Ruby
6 3 (5.66%) Python
6 3 (5.66%) Scala
7 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.89%) Groovy
8 1 (1.89%) Java 8
8 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) ISEB
2 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (39.62%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) HP ALM
2 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.89%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) IBM
2 3 (5.66%) HP
3 2 (3.77%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.89%) Facebook
4 1 (1.89%) Google
4 1 (1.89%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.89%) Twitter