Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 186 204
Rank change year-on-year +5 +18 +7
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 59 67 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.84% 1.01% 0.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.30% 5.49% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 63 54
City of London median daily rate £475 £475 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.32% +28.13%
10th Percentile £363 £319 £384
90th Percentile £575 £576 £646
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £500
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +25.00%
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 1372 1220 1338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.53% 18.34% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1082 999 1105
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £338 £307
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £498 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.74% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
City of London median hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.54% -13.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £23.24 £31.25 £35.38
90th Percentile £59.45 £33.75 £50.13
Central London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% -13.33% +3.45%

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 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebDriver in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 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 City of London region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 58 (98.31%) Selenium
2 51 (86.44%) Test Automation
3 49 (83.05%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (57.63%) Java
5 27 (45.76%) Cucumber
5 27 (45.76%) BDD
6 24 (40.68%) QA
7 23 (38.98%) Scrum
8 20 (33.90%) TDD
9 18 (30.51%) Test Strategy
10 17 (28.81%) Finance
11 15 (25.42%) C#
11 15 (25.42%) Test Scripting
12 14 (23.73%) E-Commerce
13 13 (22.03%) HTML
13 13 (22.03%) Regression Testing
13 13 (22.03%) JIRA
14 12 (20.34%) SDET
15 11 (18.64%) SpecFlow
15 11 (18.64%) Software Engineering
15 11 (18.64%) Banking
15 11 (18.64%) Git (software)
16 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
16 10 (16.95%) SQL
16 10 (16.95%) Acceptance Criteria
17 9 (15.25%) HTML5
17 9 (15.25%) Python
17 9 (15.25%) Software Testing
18 8 (13.56%) ISTQB
18 8 (13.56%) Maven

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 (1.69%) Apache Pig
1 1 (1.69%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) GitHub
2 4 (6.78%) BrowserStack
3 2 (3.39%) Sauce Labs
3 2 (3.39%) vREST
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.39%) Big Data
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.69%) HBase
3 1 (1.69%) Impala
3 1 (1.69%) MySQL
3 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 58 (98.31%) Selenium
2 27 (45.76%) Cucumber
3 13 (22.03%) JIRA
4 11 (18.64%) Git (software)
4 11 (18.64%) SpecFlow
5 8 (13.56%) Appium
5 8 (13.56%) Jenkins
5 8 (13.56%) Maven
6 7 (11.86%) JMeter
6 7 (11.86%) Selenium IDE
7 5 (8.47%) JUnit
8 4 (6.78%) Gradle
8 4 (6.78%) gulp
8 4 (6.78%) Subversion
9 3 (5.08%) Capybara
9 3 (5.08%) Protractor
9 3 (5.08%) TestNG
10 2 (3.39%) Ant
10 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
10 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (28.81%) Finance
2 11 (18.64%) Banking
3 7 (11.86%) Retail
4 6 (10.17%) Investment Banking
4 6 (10.17%) Law
5 4 (6.78%) Front Office
6 2 (3.39%) Advertising
7 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Developer
2 15 (25.42%) Test Engineer
3 14 (23.73%) Test Automation Engineer
4 13 (22.03%) Analyst
4 13 (22.03%) Test Analyst
5 11 (18.64%) Automation Test Analyst
5 11 (18.64%) QA Engineer
6 10 (16.95%) Developer in Test
7 7 (11.86%) QA Automation Engineer
7 7 (11.86%) Tester
8 6 (10.17%) Java Developer
8 6 (10.17%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 5 (8.47%) Automation Tester
9 5 (8.47%) Senior QA Engineer
10 4 (6.78%) Java Engineer
10 4 (6.78%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (6.78%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
10 4 (6.78%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.03%) HTML
2 9 (15.25%) HTML5
3 8 (13.56%) .NET
3 8 (13.56%) Gherkin
4 7 (11.86%) CSS
4 7 (11.86%) RESTful
5 6 (10.17%) Node.js
6 5 (8.47%) React
7 4 (6.78%) CSS3
7 4 (6.78%) LESS
7 4 (6.78%) Sass
7 4 (6.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (5.08%) REST
8 3 (5.08%) RxJS
8 3 (5.08%) XML
9 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.39%) JDBC
9 2 (3.39%) JSON
9 2 (3.39%) Web Services
9 2 (3.39%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (11.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (11.86%) Mobile App
2 7 (11.86%) User Experience
3 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.78%) Fintech
5 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Android
1 5 (8.47%) Apple iOS
1 5 (8.47%) Linux
2 4 (6.78%) Unix
3 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (86.44%) Test Automation
2 49 (83.05%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (45.76%) BDD
4 23 (38.98%) Scrum
5 20 (33.90%) TDD
6 18 (30.51%) Test Strategy
7 15 (25.42%) Test Scripting
8 14 (23.73%) E-Commerce
9 13 (22.03%) Regression Testing
10 12 (20.34%) SDET
11 11 (18.64%) Software Engineering
12 10 (16.95%) Acceptance Criteria
13 9 (15.25%) Software Testing
14 7 (11.86%) Asset Management
14 7 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (11.86%) Pair Programming
15 6 (10.17%) OO
15 6 (10.17%) Performance Testing
15 6 (10.17%) QA Automation
15 6 (10.17%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (57.63%) Java
2 15 (25.42%) C#
3 10 (16.95%) JavaScript
3 10 (16.95%) SQL
4 9 (15.25%) Python
5 7 (11.86%) Ruby
6 2 (3.39%) PHP
6 2 (3.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) ISTQB
1 8 (13.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.17%) DV Cleared
3 6 (10.17%) ISEB
4 4 (6.78%) Degree
5 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (40.68%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) HP
2 3 (5.08%) Atlassian
2 3 (5.08%) Perforce
3 2 (3.39%) IBM
3 2 (3.39%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle
4 1 (1.69%) Pega