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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium WebDriver
London / City of London
Rank 124 131 161
Rank change year-on-year +7 +30  
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 30 27 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.00% 0.81% 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.44% 5.22% 4.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 24 31
Median daily rate £500 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £341 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £585 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £43.50 -
% change year-on-year +14.94% -  

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 551 517 695
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 18.40% 15.54% 13.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 411 531
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £36.82 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +34.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

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 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebDriver in the City of London

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 67 (94.37%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (80.28%) Selenium
3 43 (60.56%) TDD
4 39 (54.93%) BDD
5 32 (45.07%) Java
6 30 (42.25%) C#
7 28 (39.44%) Pair Programming
8 27 (38.03%) RESTful
9 23 (32.39%) Cucumber
9 23 (32.39%) QA
10 22 (30.99%) Agile Testing
11 21 (29.58%) OO
12 19 (26.76%) OOP
12 19 (26.76%) RabbitMQ
13 18 (25.35%) E-Commerce
13 18 (25.35%) Test Automation
14 17 (23.94%) Web Services
15 16 (22.54%) JavaScript
15 16 (22.54%) Node.js
15 16 (22.54%) Process Improvement
15 16 (22.54%) SpecFlow
16 15 (21.13%) Unit Testing
17 13 (18.31%) Automated Testing
17 13 (18.31%) Moq
17 13 (18.31%) Mockito
18 12 (16.90%) .NET
19 11 (15.49%) SQL
20 10 (14.08%) HTML
20 10 (14.08%) JIRA
20 10 (14.08%) Jenkins

WebDriver
Top Related 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 (7.04%) Jetty
2 3 (4.23%) Confluence
3 2 (2.82%) CMS
4 1 (1.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.41%) ATG Dynamo
4 1 (1.41%) Drupal
4 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.41%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) GitHub
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.41%) Big Data
4 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.41%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 57 (80.28%) Selenium
2 23 (32.39%) Cucumber
3 16 (22.54%) SpecFlow
4 13 (18.31%) Mockito
4 13 (18.31%) Moq
5 10 (14.08%) Jenkins
5 10 (14.08%) JIRA
6 8 (11.27%) Protractor
6 8 (11.27%) SoapUI
7 7 (9.86%) Git (software)
7 7 (9.86%) gulp
8 6 (8.45%) Appium
9 4 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (4.23%) Calabash
10 3 (4.23%) Geb
10 3 (4.23%) JMeter
10 3 (4.23%) Maven
10 3 (4.23%) MSTest
10 3 (4.23%) NUnit
10 3 (4.23%) Xcode
General
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Advertising
3 1 (1.41%) Games
3 1 (1.41%) Marketing
3 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (46.48%) Developer
2 24 (33.80%) Developer in Test
3 15 (21.13%) Software Developer
3 15 (21.13%) Tester
4 14 (19.72%) Automation Tester
5 11 (15.49%) QA Engineer
6 9 (12.68%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (11.27%) C# Developer
7 8 (11.27%) Senior Developer
8 7 (9.86%) Test Automation Developer
9 6 (8.45%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 6 (8.45%) Senior QA Engineer
9 6 (8.45%) Test Engineer
10 5 (7.04%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (7.04%) QA Test Engineer
11 4 (5.63%) Analyst
11 4 (5.63%) QA Leader
11 4 (5.63%) Senior Test Engineer
11 4 (5.63%) Test Leader
12 3 (4.23%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (38.03%) RESTful
2 19 (26.76%) RabbitMQ
3 17 (23.94%) Web Services
4 16 (22.54%) Node.js
5 12 (16.90%) .NET
6 10 (14.08%) HTML
7 8 (11.27%) AngularJS
7 8 (11.27%) HTML5
8 7 (9.86%) CSS
9 6 (8.45%) CSS3
9 6 (8.45%) LESS
9 6 (8.45%) React
9 6 (8.45%) Sass
9 6 (8.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (7.04%) SOAP
10 5 (7.04%) XML
11 3 (4.23%) .NET Framework
11 3 (4.23%) Entity Framework
11 3 (4.23%) JSON
11 3 (4.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Mobile App
1 9 (12.68%) User Experience
2 5 (7.04%) Fintech
3 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Windows
2 4 (5.63%) Android
2 4 (5.63%) Apple iOS
2 4 (5.63%) Linux
2 4 (5.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (94.37%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (60.56%) TDD
3 39 (54.93%) BDD
4 28 (39.44%) Pair Programming
5 22 (30.99%) Agile Testing
6 21 (29.58%) OO
7 19 (26.76%) OOP
8 18 (25.35%) E-Commerce
8 18 (25.35%) Test Automation
9 16 (22.54%) Process Improvement
10 15 (21.13%) Unit Testing
11 13 (18.31%) Automated Testing
12 9 (12.68%) Scrum
13 7 (9.86%) Automation Testing
13 7 (9.86%) Performance Testing
14 6 (8.45%) Microservices
14 6 (8.45%) Software Engineering
14 6 (8.45%) Test Scripting
15 5 (7.04%) API Testing
15 5 (7.04%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (45.07%) Java
2 30 (42.25%) C#
3 16 (22.54%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.49%) SQL
5 5 (7.04%) Scala
6 4 (5.63%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.23%) Apple Swift
7 3 (4.23%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.82%) PHP
8 2 (2.82%) Ruby
9 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.41%) C
9 1 (1.41%) Groovy
9 1 (1.41%) Perl
9 1 (1.41%) Python
9 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (32.39%) QA
2 9 (12.68%) SDET
3 1 (1.41%) MiFID
3 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Docker
2 1 (1.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Puppet
2 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.41%) ATG
2 1 (1.41%) HP
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle
2 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
City of London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £360 - £370 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £410.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago