The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 79 78
Rank change year-on-year +34 -1  
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 28 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.04% 0.72% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.37% 6.92% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 6
Median daily rate £369 £338 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.25% +1.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £291 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
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 Edinburgh with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 131 159 157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 14.22% 10.47% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 91 104
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £262 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £47.23 £40.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.07% -15.78%  
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 Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebDriver in Edinburgh

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebDriver in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebDriver in Edinburgh

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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 34 (100.00%) Selenium
2 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (61.76%) Java
4 20 (58.82%) Test Automation
5 15 (44.12%) Jenkins
5 15 (44.12%) Linux
5 15 (44.12%) Scrum
6 13 (38.24%) Manual Testing
6 13 (38.24%) SoapUI
6 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
7 12 (35.29%) Subversion
7 12 (35.29%) Python
8 11 (32.35%) Web Services
8 11 (32.35%) JSON
8 11 (32.35%) Automation Testing
8 11 (32.35%) Exploratory Testing
9 10 (29.41%) REST
9 10 (29.41%) SQL
9 10 (29.41%) MySQL
9 10 (29.41%) Finance
9 10 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (26.47%) Bugzilla
10 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (26.47%) Cucumber
10 9 (26.47%) BDD
10 9 (26.47%) CA Agile Central
11 8 (23.53%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
12 7 (20.59%) Requirements Management
13 6 (17.65%) ISEB

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) MySQL
1 10 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 34 (100.00%) Selenium
2 15 (44.12%) Jenkins
3 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
3 13 (38.24%) SoapUI
4 12 (35.29%) Subversion
5 9 (26.47%) Bugzilla
5 9 (26.47%) Cucumber
6 6 (17.65%) JIRA
6 6 (17.65%) JUnit
7 4 (11.76%) DbUnit
7 4 (11.76%) Mockito
8 3 (8.82%) JMeter
8 3 (8.82%) SpecFlow
8 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
9 2 (5.88%) MSTest
9 2 (5.88%) NUnit
9 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
10 1 (2.94%) Protractor
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Electronics
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Test Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Senior Test Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Test Automation Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Test Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Java Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Automation Test Expert
6 2 (5.88%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Developer in Test
6 2 (5.88%) Tester
6 2 (5.88%) UI Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Web Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Automation Test Lead
7 1 (2.94%) QA Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) JSON
1 11 (32.35%) Web Services
2 10 (29.41%) REST
3 3 (8.82%) Gherkin
4 2 (5.88%) .NET
4 2 (5.88%) CSS
4 2 (5.88%) Node.js
4 2 (5.88%) SOAP
4 2 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (58.82%) Test Automation
3 15 (44.12%) Scrum
4 13 (38.24%) Manual Testing
5 11 (32.35%) Automation Testing
5 11 (32.35%) Exploratory Testing
6 9 (26.47%) BDD
6 9 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (20.59%) Requirements Management
7 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
8 5 (14.71%) User Stories
9 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
10 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
10 3 (8.82%) Issue Tracking
10 3 (8.82%) OO
10 3 (8.82%) Performance Testing
10 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
11 2 (5.88%) Investment Management
11 2 (5.88%) OOP
11 2 (5.88%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) Java
2 12 (35.29%) Python
3 10 (29.41%) SQL
4 4 (11.76%) C#
5 2 (5.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) DBS Check
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.94%) SDET
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) CA Agile Central
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) SAP