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 3 months to 30 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.

Selenium WebDriver
England / East Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 - 90
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 11 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.72% - 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.76% - 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 4
Median daily rate £415 - £331
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 - £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 - £363
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 East Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 231 175 197
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 15.21% 10.61% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 119 120
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £38.50 £31.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.19% -16.21%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 7 £425 - 3
Northamptonshire - 3 £413 -
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (78.57%) BDD
2 9 (64.29%) Jasmine
2 9 (64.29%) Sass
2 9 (64.29%) Mocha
2 9 (64.29%) Cucumber
2 9 (64.29%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 9 (64.29%) CSS
2 9 (64.29%) gulp
3 8 (57.14%) CSS3
4 7 (50.00%) Behat
4 7 (50.00%) Grunt
4 7 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
4 7 (50.00%) PHP
4 7 (50.00%) WAI
4 7 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Twig
5 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
6 5 (35.71%) Selenium
6 5 (35.71%) Finance
7 4 (28.57%) TDD
7 4 (28.57%) Web Development
8 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
8 3 (21.43%) Continuous Deployment
8 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
8 3 (21.43%) Banking
8 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
9 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
9 2 (14.29%) Retail

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Cucumber
1 9 (64.29%) gulp
1 9 (64.29%) Jasmine
1 9 (64.29%) Mocha
2 7 (50.00%) Grunt
3 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 5 (35.71%) Selenium
5 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
6 2 (14.29%) Babel
6 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 2 (14.29%) JUnit
6 2 (14.29%) TestNG
6 2 (14.29%) webpack
7 1 (7.14%) JMeter
7 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Digital Developer
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) UI Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
6 1 (7.14%) CSS Developer
6 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Test Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Test Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) Tester
6 1 (7.14%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) CSS
1 9 (64.29%) HTML
1 9 (64.29%) Sass
2 8 (57.14%) CSS3
3 7 (50.00%) Behat
3 7 (50.00%) Twig
4 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 2 (14.29%) Express
4 2 (14.29%) Node.js
4 2 (14.29%) React
5 1 (7.14%) Django
5 1 (7.14%) Handlebars
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) MEAN Stack
5 1 (7.14%) REST
5 1 (7.14%) RESTful
5 1 (7.14%) SOAP
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (78.57%) BDD
2 7 (50.00%) Progressive Enhancement
2 7 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) Web Development
4 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (14.29%) API Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile First
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Build Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
6 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) QA Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) WAI
2 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker