Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 August 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 119 100
Rank change year-on-year -14 -19 +39
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 13 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.46% 0.93% 1.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.34% 6.17% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 24
East Midlands median daily rate £338 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.90% -14.71% +41.67%
10th Percentile £314 £315 £329
90th Percentile £361 £438 £488
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £48.75 £39.37
% change year-on-year - +23.83% +191.63%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 555 470 401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 19.50% 15.09% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 317 270
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +8.19%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £255
90th Percentile £525 £501 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 8
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.25 £42.75 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.17% -0.58% +91.11%
10th Percentile £23.45 £38.68 £37.20
90th Percentile £45.63 £46.23 £46.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £42.45
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.83% +13.20%

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing WebDriver as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in the East Midlands

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebDriver in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebDriver in the East Midlands

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -9 3 - -
Nottinghamshire -21 3 £338 -6.90% 1
Leicestershire - 1 £338 - 2
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 13 (100.00%) Selenium
1 13 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (61.54%) Cucumber
2 8 (61.54%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) BDD
3 7 (53.85%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) QA
4 4 (30.77%) Retail
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
5 3 (23.08%) ISEB
5 3 (23.08%) OOP
6 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
6 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
6 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
6 2 (15.38%) TestNG
6 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Conflict Management
6 2 (15.38%) Chatbot
6 2 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (15.38%) Critical Thinking
6 2 (15.38%) OO
6 2 (15.38%) JUnit
6 2 (15.38%) CSS
6 2 (15.38%) HTML
6 2 (15.38%) IVR

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Chatbot
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Selenium
2 8 (61.54%) Cucumber
3 2 (15.38%) JUnit
3 2 (15.38%) SoapUI
3 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
3 2 (15.38%) TestNG
General
1 4 (30.77%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Automation Test Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Test Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Automation Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Tester
4 2 (15.38%) QA Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Developer in Test
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Automation Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
1 2 (15.38%) IVR
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (53.85%) BDD
2 7 (53.85%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) OOP
5 2 (15.38%) Conflict Management
5 2 (15.38%) Critical Thinking
5 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
5 2 (15.38%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (7.69%) Open Source
6 1 (7.69%) QA Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (7.69%) SDET
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Twitter