Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 160 192
Rank change year-on-year -30 +32 -2
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 62 74 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.87% 1.20% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.68% 6.75% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 71 35
City of London median daily rate £476 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.11% -9.52% +31.25%
10th Percentile £369 £325 £374
90th Percentile £575 £538 £623
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £525
% change year-on-year - -9.52% +31.25%
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 1,326 1,097 1,031
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.60% 17.78% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,069 896 841
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 £355 £305
90th Percentile £638 £625 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
City of London median hourly rate £45.25 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.23% -13.33% +74.42%
10th Percentile £27.63 £31.25 £32.32
90th Percentile £63.48 £33.75 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% -13.33% +74.42%

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 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebDriver in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 58 (93.55%) Selenium
2 54 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (75.81%) Test Automation
4 37 (59.68%) Java
5 33 (53.23%) Cucumber
6 27 (43.55%) QA
7 26 (41.94%) BDD
8 19 (30.65%) TDD
9 18 (29.03%) Scrum
10 17 (27.42%) Finance
10 17 (27.42%) JIRA
11 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
12 15 (24.19%) SDET
13 14 (22.58%) HTML
14 13 (20.97%) Test Strategy
15 12 (19.35%) Git (software)
15 12 (19.35%) E-Commerce
15 12 (19.35%) Test Scripting
15 12 (19.35%) Banking
16 11 (17.74%) Software Engineering
16 11 (17.74%) C#
16 11 (17.74%) RESTful
16 11 (17.74%) Node.js
17 10 (16.13%) HTML5
17 10 (16.13%) Jenkins
17 10 (16.13%) SQL
17 10 (16.13%) Maven
18 9 (14.52%) Software Testing
18 9 (14.52%) Regression Testing
18 9 (14.52%) JMeter

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 (1.61%) Apache Pig
1 1 (1.61%) Confluence
1 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) BrowserStack
2 6 (9.68%) GitHub
3 4 (6.45%) vREST
4 3 (4.84%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) Big Data
2 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.61%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.61%) HBase
3 1 (1.61%) Impala
3 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 58 (93.55%) Selenium
2 33 (53.23%) Cucumber
3 17 (27.42%) JIRA
4 12 (19.35%) Git (software)
5 10 (16.13%) Jenkins
5 10 (16.13%) Maven
6 9 (14.52%) JMeter
7 7 (11.29%) Appium
7 7 (11.29%) JUnit
7 7 (11.29%) Selenium IDE
7 7 (11.29%) SpecFlow
8 6 (9.68%) TestNG
9 5 (8.06%) Gradle
9 5 (8.06%) gulp
9 5 (8.06%) SoapUI
10 4 (6.45%) Subversion
11 3 (4.84%) Capybara
11 3 (4.84%) JBehave
11 3 (4.84%) LoadRunner
11 3 (4.84%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (27.42%) Finance
2 12 (19.35%) Banking
3 6 (9.68%) Investment Banking
4 5 (8.06%) Retail
5 4 (6.45%) Front Office
6 3 (4.84%) Law
7 2 (3.23%) Advertising
8 1 (1.61%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Developer
2 12 (19.35%) Developer in Test
2 12 (19.35%) QA Engineer
3 11 (17.74%) Test Automation Engineer
3 11 (17.74%) Test Engineer
4 10 (16.13%) Analyst
4 10 (16.13%) Test Analyst
5 9 (14.52%) Java Developer
6 8 (12.90%) QA Automation Engineer
7 7 (11.29%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (11.29%) Java Developer in Test
7 7 (11.29%) Tester
8 5 (8.06%) Automation Tester
8 5 (8.06%) Java Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
8 5 (8.06%) Senior QA Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) QA Test Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Software Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.58%) HTML
2 11 (17.74%) Node.js
2 11 (17.74%) RESTful
3 10 (16.13%) HTML5
4 8 (12.90%) .NET
4 8 (12.90%) CSS
5 7 (11.29%) Gherkin
6 6 (9.68%) CSS3
6 6 (9.68%) React
6 6 (9.68%) Sass
6 6 (9.68%) XML
7 5 (8.06%) LESS
7 5 (8.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (6.45%) JSON
8 4 (6.45%) REST
8 4 (6.45%) Spring
8 4 (6.45%) Web Services
9 3 (4.84%) JDBC
9 3 (4.84%) PicoContainer
9 3 (4.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) User Experience
2 7 (11.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (9.68%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.45%) Fintech
5 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (3.23%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.61%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Linux
2 5 (8.06%) Unix
3 4 (6.45%) Android
3 4 (6.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (75.81%) Test Automation
3 26 (41.94%) BDD
4 19 (30.65%) TDD
5 18 (29.03%) Scrum
6 15 (24.19%) SDET
7 13 (20.97%) Test Strategy
8 12 (19.35%) E-Commerce
8 12 (19.35%) Test Scripting
9 11 (17.74%) Software Engineering
10 9 (14.52%) Regression Testing
10 9 (14.52%) Software Testing
11 8 (12.90%) Pair Programming
11 8 (12.90%) Performance Testing
12 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (11.29%) Microservices
12 7 (11.29%) QA Automation
12 7 (11.29%) Software Delivery
13 6 (9.68%) API Testing
13 6 (9.68%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (59.68%) Java
2 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
3 11 (17.74%) C#
4 10 (16.13%) SQL
5 8 (12.90%) Python
6 7 (11.29%) Ruby
7 3 (4.84%) Scala
8 1 (1.61%) PHP
8 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.29%) DV Cleared
2 7 (11.29%) ISEB
2 7 (11.29%) ISTQB
2 7 (11.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (4.84%) Degree
4 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (43.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.61%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) HP
2 4 (6.45%) Atlassian
3 3 (4.84%) IBM
4 2 (3.23%) Perforce
5 1 (1.61%) Facebook
5 1 (1.61%) Google
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle
5 1 (1.61%) Pega
5 1 (1.61%) Twitter