Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 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 of England
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 122 172
Rank change year-on-year -44 +50 +10
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 39 60 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.81% 1.32% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.42% 8.70% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 38 10
East of England median daily rate £450 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% +8.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £287 £261 £259
90th Percentile £488 £469 £360
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £13.00 - -
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 of England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 883 690 729
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.42% 15.17% 14.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 405 412
East of England median daily rate £450 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +4.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £307 £263 £263
90th Percentile £600 £539 £550
England median daily rate £470 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +9.30% +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 65
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £40.81 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.20% +2.03% +6.67%
10th Percentile £36.63 £32.50 £31.71
90th Percentile £63.75 £52.50 £50.74
England median hourly rate £43.75 £40.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.36% +1.88% +6.67%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebDriver in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 January 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
Bedfordshire -2 16 £450 -8.16%
Cambridgeshire -14 14 £305 +10.91% 4
Hertfordshire -26 9 £463 +13.85% 3
Suffolk - 1 £310 - 1
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 38 (97.44%) Test Automation
2 37 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (89.74%) Selenium
4 32 (82.05%) Java
5 31 (79.49%) Cucumber
6 28 (71.79%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (69.23%) JIRA
7 27 (69.23%) Jenkins
8 25 (64.10%) BDD
9 23 (58.97%) TDD
10 22 (56.41%) Retail
11 21 (53.85%) Confluence
12 20 (51.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 20 (51.28%) QA
12 20 (51.28%) C#
13 19 (48.72%) JUnit
13 19 (48.72%) E-Commerce
14 18 (46.15%) Git (software)
15 17 (43.59%) JBehave
15 17 (43.59%) SoapUI
15 17 (43.59%) Maven
15 17 (43.59%) ATDD
16 16 (41.03%) Continuous Delivery
16 16 (41.03%) Atlassian
16 16 (41.03%) Scrum
17 15 (38.46%) TeamCity
17 15 (38.46%) SDET
18 14 (35.90%) Python
19 13 (33.33%) Web Services
19 13 (33.33%) Ruby

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 21 (53.85%) Confluence
2 6 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.13%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (12.82%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) DB2
2 5 (12.82%) Redis
3 4 (10.26%) DbVisualizer
4 3 (7.69%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.56%) MySQL
6 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (89.74%) Selenium
2 31 (79.49%) Cucumber
3 27 (69.23%) Jenkins
3 27 (69.23%) JIRA
4 20 (51.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 19 (48.72%) JUnit
6 18 (46.15%) Git (software)
7 17 (43.59%) JBehave
7 17 (43.59%) Maven
7 17 (43.59%) SoapUI
8 15 (38.46%) TeamCity
9 11 (28.21%) Ant
9 11 (28.21%) SpecFlow
9 11 (28.21%) TestNG
10 10 (25.64%) NUnit
11 6 (15.38%) Appium
11 6 (15.38%) Bitbucket
12 4 (10.26%) JMeter
12 4 (10.26%) Protractor
13 3 (7.69%) FitNesse
General
1 22 (56.41%) Retail
2 6 (15.38%) Finance
3 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 5 (12.82%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Tester
2 14 (35.90%) Automation Tester
3 9 (23.08%) Developer
3 9 (23.08%) Developer in Test
4 8 (20.51%) Software Developer
5 7 (17.95%) Test Engineer
6 5 (12.82%) Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) QA Automation Tester
6 5 (12.82%) QA Tester
6 5 (12.82%) Senior Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (12.82%) Test Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Agile Tester
7 4 (10.26%) Development Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (10.26%) Test Development Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Java Automation Tester
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Software Development Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) Gherkin
1 13 (33.33%) Web Services
2 11 (28.21%) RESTful
3 10 (25.64%) Middleware
4 7 (17.95%) .NET
4 7 (17.95%) REST
5 6 (15.38%) Spring
6 5 (12.82%) SOAP
7 4 (10.26%) JSON
7 4 (10.26%) RESTEasy
8 3 (7.69%) CSS
8 3 (7.69%) XML
9 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
10 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
10 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.56%) Entity Framework
10 1 (2.56%) HTML
10 1 (2.56%) jQuery
10 1 (2.56%) LAMP
10 1 (2.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) RIA
2 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) Life Science
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Unix
2 5 (12.82%) Android
2 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
2 5 (12.82%) Mac OS X
2 5 (12.82%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (97.44%) Test Automation
2 37 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (71.79%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (64.10%) BDD
5 23 (58.97%) TDD
6 19 (48.72%) E-Commerce
7 17 (43.59%) ATDD
8 16 (41.03%) Continuous Delivery
8 16 (41.03%) Scrum
9 15 (38.46%) SDET
10 11 (28.21%) Manual Testing
11 10 (25.64%) Defect Management
11 10 (25.64%) Feature Driven Development
11 10 (25.64%) Functional Testing
11 10 (25.64%) System Testing
12 9 (23.08%) Cross-Browser Testing
13 7 (17.95%) QA Automation
14 6 (15.38%) Kanban
14 6 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
14 6 (15.38%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 32 (82.05%) Java
2 20 (51.28%) C#
3 14 (35.90%) Python
4 13 (33.33%) Ruby
5 11 (28.21%) Perl
5 11 (28.21%) SQL
6 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 5 (12.82%) Apple Swift
8 2 (5.13%) C++
9 1 (2.56%) Groovy
9 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.56%) Scala
9 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
1 2 (5.13%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (51.28%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Atlassian
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle
3 5 (12.82%) hybris
4 4 (10.26%) IBM
5 2 (5.13%) Twitter
6 1 (2.56%) Google
6 1 (2.56%) Sonatype