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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 94 74
Rank change year-on-year +15 -20  
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 5 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.42% 0.29% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.01% 1.87% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £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 Edinburgh with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 166 214 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 13.82% 15.75% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 104 80
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £43.39 £40.00 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.47% -1.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 32 (100.00%) Selenium
1 32 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 23 (71.88%) Java
3 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 15 (46.88%) SoapUI
5 15 (46.88%) Git (software)
5 15 (46.88%) Scrum
6 13 (40.63%) Linux
6 13 (40.63%) Python
6 13 (40.63%) Subversion
7 12 (37.50%) Web Services
8 11 (34.38%) JSON
8 11 (34.38%) Manual Testing
8 11 (34.38%) REST
9 10 (31.25%) Exploratory Testing
9 10 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (31.25%) MySQL
10 9 (28.13%) Bugzilla
10 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (28.13%) CA Agile Central
10 9 (28.13%) Cucumber
11 8 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
11 8 (25.00%) Finance
12 7 (21.88%) SQL
12 7 (21.88%) Requirements Management
13 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
13 6 (18.75%) JIRA
13 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
13 6 (18.75%) BDD

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) MySQL
1 10 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (100.00%) Selenium
2 16 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 15 (46.88%) Git (software)
3 15 (46.88%) SoapUI
4 13 (40.63%) Subversion
5 9 (28.13%) Bugzilla
5 9 (28.13%) Cucumber
6 6 (18.75%) JIRA
7 5 (15.63%) JUnit
8 4 (12.50%) DbUnit
8 4 (12.50%) Mockito
9 3 (9.38%) JMeter
9 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
10 2 (6.25%) Maven
10 2 (6.25%) MSTest
10 2 (6.25%) NUnit
10 2 (6.25%) SpecFlow
11 1 (3.13%) Appium
11 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Test Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Test Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Tester
4 4 (12.50%) Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Java Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Software Tester
6 2 (6.25%) UI Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Web Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Developer in Test
7 1 (3.13%) Functional Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) Web Services
2 11 (34.38%) JSON
2 11 (34.38%) REST
3 4 (12.50%) SOAP
4 3 (9.38%) Gherkin
5 2 (6.25%) .NET
6 1 (3.13%) CSS
6 1 (3.13%) Node.js
6 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (46.88%) Scrum
4 11 (34.38%) Manual Testing
5 10 (31.25%) Exploratory Testing
6 9 (28.13%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (21.88%) Requirements Management
8 6 (18.75%) BDD
8 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Test Strategy
10 3 (9.38%) Issue Tracking
10 3 (9.38%) OOP
10 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
10 3 (9.38%) User Stories
11 2 (6.25%) Continuous Deployment
11 2 (6.25%) Investment Management
11 2 (6.25%) OO
11 2 (6.25%) Re-Platforming
11 2 (6.25%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) Python
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) ISEB
2 4 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (6.25%) DBS Check
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.13%) PMO
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) CA Agile Central
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) HP