Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 132 109 119
Rank change year-on-year -23 +10 +23
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 8 34 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.32% 1.13% 0.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.54% 6.03% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 18
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.65% -13.89% +20.00%
10th Percentile £322 £238 £320
90th Percentile £398 £475 £488
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £31.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -25.88% -

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 518 564 487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.01% 18.72% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 357 299
East Midlands median daily rate £405 £392 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.32% +3.16% +8.57%
10th Percentile £320 £270 £268
90th Percentile £543 £500 £513
England median daily rate £488 £470 £430
% change year-on-year +3.72% +9.30% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 2
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £45.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.56% +9.09% +50.00%
10th Percentile £14.87 £40.13 £40.13
90th Percentile £50.00 £53.08 £43.38
England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.30% +6.10% +2.50%

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 18 January 2019. 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 -4 2 £310 -29.14%
Nottinghamshire -10 2 £400 +5.26% 5
Leicestershire - 1 £390 - 2
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 8 (100.00%) Selenium
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (62.50%) BDD
3 5 (62.50%) Java
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) JIRA
5 3 (37.50%) Retail
5 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 3 (37.50%) ISEB
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) QA
6 2 (25.00%) QA Automation
6 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
7 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 1 (12.50%) Analytics
7 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
7 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (12.50%) Confluence
7 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
7 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
7 1 (12.50%) Node.js
7 1 (12.50%) REST
7 1 (12.50%) Gherkin

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 (12.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) Appium
4 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (12.50%) Bitbucket
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) GitLab
4 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
4 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) JMeter
4 1 (12.50%) Protractor
4 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Java Automation Tester
4 1 (12.50%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
2 1 (12.50%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) BDD
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) QA Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) API Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 1 (12.50%) DevOps
6 1 (12.50%) OOP
6 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
6 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (12.50%) SDLC
6 1 (12.50%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Apple Swift
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible