Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 July 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 of England
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 177 171
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6 +33
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 15 18 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.32% 0.35% 0.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.75% 2.69% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 12
East of England median daily rate £340 £325 £276
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +17.65% +4.25%
10th Percentile £301 £288 £205
90th Percentile £375 £485 £375
England median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.16% +3.40% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £48.75 - £13.50

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 of England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 857 670 781
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 18.41% 12.97% 13.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 418 441
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £238
90th Percentile £566 £513 £488
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 30 25
East of England median hourly rate £41.00 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.20% +3.75% +8.11%
10th Percentile £35.00 £30.70 £31.05
90th Percentile £61.00 £52.50 £48.90
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -0.79%

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in the East of England

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebDriver in the East of England

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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
Bedfordshire -6 6 £350 -27.84% 1
Hertfordshire +1 5 £325 - 2
Cambridgeshire +3 4 £350 +7.69% 2
Suffolk - 1 - -
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 of England region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 15 (100.00%) Selenium
2 14 (93.33%) Test Automation
3 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (73.33%) Cucumber
5 10 (66.67%) Java
6 9 (60.00%) TDD
6 9 (60.00%) QA
6 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
7 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
8 7 (46.67%) BDD
8 7 (46.67%) Appium
8 7 (46.67%) JIRA
8 7 (46.67%) Retail
8 7 (46.67%) Web Services
8 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
8 7 (46.67%) SQL
9 6 (40.00%) Scrum
9 6 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (40.00%) Functional Testing
10 5 (33.33%) REST
10 5 (33.33%) Confluence
10 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
10 5 (33.33%) SOAP
11 4 (26.67%) Banking
11 4 (26.67%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (26.67%) Windows
11 4 (26.67%) Mac OS X
11 4 (26.67%) Internet
11 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (26.67%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Redis
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) DB2
3 1 (6.67%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) Selenium
2 11 (73.33%) Cucumber
3 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
5 7 (46.67%) Appium
5 7 (46.67%) JIRA
6 6 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (26.67%) Bitbucket
7 4 (26.67%) Protractor
8 3 (20.00%) Jasmine
8 3 (20.00%) JBehave
8 3 (20.00%) JUnit
8 3 (20.00%) SoapUI
9 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
9 1 (6.67%) FitNesse
9 1 (6.67%) Maven
9 1 (6.67%) Moq
9 1 (6.67%) NUnit
9 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
9 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (46.67%) Retail
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
2 4 (26.67%) Corporate Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Tester
2 9 (60.00%) Automation Tester
3 5 (33.33%) QA Automation Tester
3 5 (33.33%) QA Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Java Automation Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) QA Automation Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Test Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Web Services
2 5 (33.33%) REST
2 5 (33.33%) SOAP
3 4 (26.67%) Gherkin
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) J2EE
4 2 (13.33%) Node.js
4 2 (13.33%) RESTful
4 2 (13.33%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.67%) Behat
5 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
5 1 (6.67%) Middleware
5 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Android
1 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
1 4 (26.67%) Mac OS X
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Test Automation
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (60.00%) TDD
4 7 (46.67%) BDD
5 6 (40.00%) Functional Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Scrum
6 4 (26.67%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 4 (26.67%) QA Automation
6 4 (26.67%) Regression Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Open Source
7 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 2 (13.33%) API Testing
8 2 (13.33%) ATDD
8 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
8 2 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (13.33%) System Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Apple Swift
4 3 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) C++
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
1 1 (6.67%) hybris
1 1 (6.67%) IBM
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft