Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 178 176
Rank change year-on-year -35 -2 +48
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 43 51 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.61% 0.79% 1.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.80% 4.02% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 46 61
City of London median daily rate £456 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.39% +2.86% -7.89%
10th Percentile £313 £363 £326
90th Percentile £538 £538 £594
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
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 1,535 1,270 1,133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.61% 19.71% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,240 984 929
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £319
90th Percentile £644 £625 £594
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
City of London median hourly rate £37.75 £24.49 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.18% -44.35% -2.22%
10th Percentile £28.00 £23.11 £41.00
90th Percentile £69.77 £25.86 £47.00
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.24 £44.00
% change year-on-year +28.48% -38.09% -2.22%

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 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebDriver in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 37 (86.05%) Selenium
2 34 (79.07%) Test Automation
3 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (48.84%) Cucumber
5 19 (44.19%) Java
5 19 (44.19%) JavaScript
6 16 (37.21%) BDD
7 15 (34.88%) QA
8 13 (30.23%) TDD
8 13 (30.23%) SDET
9 12 (27.91%) Scrum
9 12 (27.91%) JIRA
9 12 (27.91%) RESTful
10 11 (25.58%) HTML
10 11 (25.58%) Node.js
10 11 (25.58%) Gherkin
11 10 (23.26%) HTML5
11 10 (23.26%) User Experience
11 10 (23.26%) CSS
11 10 (23.26%) Finance
12 9 (20.93%) Pair Programming
12 9 (20.93%) React
12 9 (20.93%) gulp
12 9 (20.93%) Non-Functional Testing
12 9 (20.93%) Sass
12 9 (20.93%) LESS
12 9 (20.93%) Jenkins
12 9 (20.93%) CSS3
13 8 (18.60%) Progressive Enhancement
13 8 (18.60%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 5 (11.63%) Confluence
2 2 (4.65%) Jetty
2 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.33%) CMS
3 1 (2.33%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Sauce Labs
2 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.33%) BrowserStack
4 1 (2.33%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) Blockchain
1 1 (2.33%) Data Lake
1 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (86.05%) Selenium
2 21 (48.84%) Cucumber
3 12 (27.91%) JIRA
4 9 (20.93%) gulp
4 9 (20.93%) Jenkins
5 8 (18.60%) JMeter
5 8 (18.60%) Maven
6 6 (13.95%) Gradle
6 6 (13.95%) LoadRunner
6 6 (13.95%) SpecFlow
7 5 (11.63%) Jasmine
8 4 (9.30%) JBehave
8 4 (9.30%) JUnit
8 4 (9.30%) Protractor
8 4 (9.30%) TeamCity
9 3 (6.98%) Appium
9 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
9 3 (6.98%) Mocha
9 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (6.98%) TestNG
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Retail
4 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Front Office
5 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) JavaScript Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Test Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Tester
4 7 (16.28%) QA Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Automation Tester
5 5 (11.63%) Developer in Test
5 5 (11.63%) Test Leader
6 4 (9.30%) Performance Test Leader
6 4 (9.30%) QA Test Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Development Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) QA Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Software Development Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Test Automation Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Test Development Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) RESTful
2 11 (25.58%) Gherkin
2 11 (25.58%) HTML
2 11 (25.58%) Node.js
3 10 (23.26%) CSS
3 10 (23.26%) HTML5
4 9 (20.93%) CSS3
4 9 (20.93%) LESS
4 9 (20.93%) React
4 9 (20.93%) Sass
5 8 (18.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (9.30%) .NET
6 4 (9.30%) REST
7 3 (6.98%) Nightwatchjs
7 3 (6.98%) SOAP
7 3 (6.98%) Web Services
8 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
8 2 (4.65%) Java EE
8 2 (4.65%) JSON
8 2 (4.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) User Experience
2 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) Fintech
4 2 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.33%) Video on Demand
5 1 (2.33%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Linux
1 3 (6.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (79.07%) Test Automation
2 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (37.21%) BDD
4 13 (30.23%) SDET
4 13 (30.23%) TDD
5 12 (27.91%) Scrum
6 9 (20.93%) Non-Functional Testing
6 9 (20.93%) Pair Programming
7 8 (18.60%) Functional Testing
7 8 (18.60%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (18.60%) Progressive Enhancement
8 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (16.28%) Regression Testing
9 6 (13.95%) Acceptance Criteria
9 6 (13.95%) Performance Testing
10 5 (11.63%) Exploratory Testing
10 5 (11.63%) Kanban
10 5 (11.63%) Microservices
11 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (9.30%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) Java
1 19 (44.19%) JavaScript
2 6 (13.95%) C#
3 4 (9.30%) SQL
4 3 (6.98%) Groovy
4 3 (6.98%) Python
5 2 (4.65%) Java 8
5 2 (4.65%) Kotlin
5 2 (4.65%) Ruby
5 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.33%) C++
6 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
1 3 (6.98%) ISEB
1 3 (6.98%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.33%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.88%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.33%) EMIR
2 1 (2.33%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) HP ALM
2 4 (9.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) HP
2 2 (4.65%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) Bloomberg
3 1 (2.33%) GoldenSource
3 1 (2.33%) IBM
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Reuters
3 1 (2.33%) Sitecore