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 3 months to 25 June 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
London / City of London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 122 167
Rank change year-on-year -16 +45  
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 25 44 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.76% 1.32% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.75% 7.55% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 39 32
Median daily rate £425 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £351 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £13.50

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 the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 666 583 722
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 20.34% 17.54% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 487 586
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebDriver in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 49 (89.09%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (85.45%) Selenium
3 41 (74.55%) Test Automation
4 26 (47.27%) BDD
4 26 (47.27%) TDD
5 24 (43.64%) E-Commerce
6 23 (41.82%) Java
7 19 (34.55%) Pair Programming
8 18 (32.73%) Scrum
8 18 (32.73%) QA
9 16 (29.09%) Finance
9 16 (29.09%) C#
10 15 (27.27%) Cucumber
11 14 (25.45%) RESTful
11 14 (25.45%) Agile Testing
11 14 (25.45%) Greenfield Project
12 13 (23.64%) OO
13 12 (21.82%) OOP
13 12 (21.82%) Test Scripting
13 12 (21.82%) Unit Testing
13 12 (21.82%) SDET
13 12 (21.82%) Process Improvement
13 12 (21.82%) Test Strategy
14 11 (20.00%) Software Engineering
14 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
14 11 (20.00%) SQL
14 11 (20.00%) .NET
15 10 (18.18%) Web Services
15 10 (18.18%) Regression Testing
15 10 (18.18%) Mobile App

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 3 (5.45%) Confluence
2 1 (1.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.82%) Apache TomEE
2 1 (1.82%) ATG Dynamo
2 1 (1.82%) CMS
2 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.82%) JBoss
2 1 (1.82%) Jetty
2 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) GitHub
2 2 (3.64%) BrowserStack
2 2 (3.64%) vREST
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Big Data
1 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.82%) MySQL
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 47 (85.45%) Selenium
2 15 (27.27%) Cucumber
3 9 (16.36%) SpecFlow
4 8 (14.55%) Mockito
5 7 (12.73%) Moq
5 7 (12.73%) Protractor
6 6 (10.91%) Appium
6 6 (10.91%) gulp
7 5 (9.09%) Jenkins
7 5 (9.09%) JIRA
8 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
8 4 (7.27%) SoapUI
8 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio
9 3 (5.45%) Calabash
9 3 (5.45%) Geb
9 3 (5.45%) Xcode
10 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (3.64%) Zephyr
11 1 (1.82%) PhantomJS
11 1 (1.82%) Spock
General
1 16 (29.09%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Law
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Games
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Developer
2 14 (25.45%) Analyst
3 12 (21.82%) Test Analyst
4 11 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 11 (20.00%) Developer in Test
5 9 (16.36%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 9 (16.36%) Software Developer
6 8 (14.55%) Tester
7 7 (12.73%) QA Engineer
8 6 (10.91%) Automation Tester
8 6 (10.91%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (9.09%) C# Developer
9 5 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
9 5 (9.09%) QA Leader
9 5 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (9.09%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
9 5 (9.09%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 5 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (7.27%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) RESTful
2 11 (20.00%) .NET
3 10 (18.18%) Web Services
4 8 (14.55%) HTML
4 8 (14.55%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (12.73%) Node.js
6 6 (10.91%) CSS
6 6 (10.91%) HTML5
6 6 (10.91%) React
7 5 (9.09%) CSS3
7 5 (9.09%) LESS
7 5 (9.09%) Sass
7 5 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.45%) XML
9 2 (3.64%) Gherkin
9 2 (3.64%) SOAP
10 1 (1.82%) Browserify
10 1 (1.82%) D3.js
10 1 (1.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (18.18%) Mobile App
3 7 (12.73%) User Experience
4 3 (5.45%) Fintech
5 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) Contactless
5 1 (1.82%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.82%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Android
1 5 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.45%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Unix
3 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (89.09%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (74.55%) Test Automation
3 26 (47.27%) BDD
3 26 (47.27%) TDD
4 24 (43.64%) E-Commerce
5 19 (34.55%) Pair Programming
6 18 (32.73%) Scrum
7 14 (25.45%) Agile Testing
8 13 (23.64%) OO
9 12 (21.82%) OOP
9 12 (21.82%) Process Improvement
9 12 (21.82%) SDET
9 12 (21.82%) Test Scripting
9 12 (21.82%) Test Strategy
9 12 (21.82%) Unit Testing
10 11 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 10 (18.18%) Regression Testing
12 6 (10.91%) Manual Testing
13 4 (7.27%) API Testing
13 4 (7.27%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.82%) Java
2 16 (29.09%) C#
3 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (5.45%) Apple Swift
4 3 (5.45%) Objective-C
5 2 (3.64%) Ruby
5 2 (3.64%) Scala
6 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.82%) Groovy
6 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) ISTQB
2 5 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (32.73%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 2 (3.64%) TOWER Software
2 1 (1.82%) ATG
2 1 (1.82%) CA
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle
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