Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 103 112
Rank change year-on-year -33 +9 +31
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 11 43 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.40% 1.40% 1.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.17% 8.79% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 24
East Midlands median daily rate £338 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -11.76% +41.67%
10th Percentile £308 £310 £329
90th Percentile £391 £457 £488
England median daily rate £450 £420 £398
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.66% +2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £47.50 £39.37
% change year-on-year - +20.65% +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 507 489 484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 18.47% 15.88% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 316 325
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £275
90th Percentile £534 £500 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 5
East Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +88.89%
10th Percentile £27.63 £40.50 £39.85
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.72 £44.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.49%

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 17 October 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 - 3 £310 -
Nottinghamshire -16 2 £400 +5.96% 3
Leicestershire - 1 £338 - 2
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
2 8 (72.73%) Java
3 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
4 6 (54.55%) BDD
4 6 (54.55%) Scrum
5 4 (36.36%) ISEB
5 4 (36.36%) Retail
5 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
5 4 (36.36%) QA
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) TDD
6 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
7 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
7 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (18.18%) JIRA
7 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 2 (18.18%) Web Services
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) OOP
7 2 (18.18%) QA Automation
7 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (9.09%) Critical Thinking
8 1 (9.09%) Protractor
8 1 (9.09%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Conflict Management
8 1 (9.09%) Chatbot
8 1 (9.09%) Sauce Labs

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
2 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
3 2 (18.18%) JIRA
3 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
4 1 (9.09%) Appium
4 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
4 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (9.09%) Jasmine
4 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (9.09%) JMeter
4 1 (9.09%) JUnit
4 1 (9.09%) Protractor
4 1 (9.09%) TestNG
General
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Automation Test Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Tester
3 4 (36.36%) Automation Tester
4 2 (18.18%) QA Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Java Automation Tester
5 1 (9.09%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Automation Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) IVR
2 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (54.55%) BDD
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) OOP
5 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (18.18%) QA Automation
6 1 (9.09%) API Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Conflict Management
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Critical Thinking
6 1 (9.09%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
6 1 (9.09%) DevOps
6 1 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) Apple Swift
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Twitter