Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 20 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 372 334 434
Rank change year-on-year -38 +100 -9
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 595 703 525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.63% 0.73% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.37% 4.39% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 497 387
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £580
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
England median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - -
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17675 16002 14997
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.79% 16.56% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12386 10854 10083
England median daily rate £450 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £280
90th Percentile £603 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 231 287
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £26.15 £23.90
90th Percentile £59.63 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in England

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebDriver in England

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebDriver in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebDriver in England

WebDriver
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebDriver in England

WebDriver
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebDriver in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for WebDriver in England

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
London -56 293 £463 +8.82% 56
North of England +56 113 £370 +5.71% 22
South East -30 68 £395 +10.49% 14
Midlands +17 57 £394 +4.30% 17
Yorkshire +15 57 £375 +3.45% 8
East Midlands +6 39 £380 -10.59% 8
East of England -22 35 £344 +5.77% 6
North East +64 33 £350 +14.75% 1
South West +10 30 £350 +2.19% 4
North West +18 22 £356 -9.81% 13
West Midlands +18 18 £495 +41.43% 7
WebDriver
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 England region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 552 (92.77%) Selenium
2 502 (84.37%) Test Automation
3 465 (78.15%) Agile Software Development
4 380 (63.87%) Java
5 293 (49.24%) Cucumber
6 281 (47.23%) BDD
7 194 (32.61%) JavaScript
8 188 (31.60%) Jenkins
9 186 (31.26%) TDD
9 186 (31.26%) Scrum
10 179 (30.08%) QA
11 158 (26.55%) JIRA
12 148 (24.87%) C#
13 121 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
14 115 (19.33%) Git (software)
15 110 (18.49%) Web Services
16 106 (17.82%) HTML
17 99 (16.64%) Test Scripting
18 93 (15.63%) Gherkin
18 93 (15.63%) SQL
19 92 (15.46%) Finance
19 92 (15.46%) RESTful
20 87 (14.62%) CSS
21 83 (13.95%) Test Strategy
22 82 (13.78%) E-Commerce
23 77 (12.94%) Python
24 73 (12.27%) .NET
24 73 (12.27%) Confluence
25 71 (11.93%) API Testing
26 70 (11.76%) JUnit

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 73 (12.27%) Confluence
2 17 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (2.52%) CMS
3 15 (2.52%) Tomcat
4 14 (2.35%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.34%) Apache Spark
6 5 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.50%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.34%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.34%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.34%) SAS
9 1 (0.17%) Apache
9 1 (0.17%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.17%) JBoss
9 1 (0.17%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.34%) Mingle
2 1 (0.17%) HipChat
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (1.68%) Magento
2 1 (0.17%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (0.17%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 35 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (3.70%) GitHub
3 21 (3.53%) Sauce Labs
4 13 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (2.02%) Heroku
6 10 (1.68%) BrowserStack
6 10 (1.68%) npm
6 10 (1.68%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 10 (1.68%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 7 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.67%) IaaS
8 4 (0.67%) PaaS
9 3 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.50%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.50%) Serverless
10 2 (0.34%) vREST
11 1 (0.17%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.88%) Internet
2 7 (1.18%) HTTP
3 3 (0.50%) PuTTY
3 3 (0.50%) WinSCP
4 2 (0.34%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.34%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.17%) Skype
5 1 (0.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.87%) Relational Database
2 20 (3.36%) DB2
2 20 (3.36%) MongoDB
3 19 (3.19%) Big Data
3 19 (3.19%) Redis
4 17 (2.86%) SQL Server
5 15 (2.52%) RDBMS
6 12 (2.02%) MySQL
7 11 (1.85%) DbVisualizer
7 11 (1.85%) Hadoop
8 10 (1.68%) Apache Hive
9 9 (1.51%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.84%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.50%) HBase
13 2 (0.34%) Impala
14 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 1 (0.17%) Hazelcast
14 1 (0.17%) Power BI
14 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 552 (92.77%) Selenium
2 293 (49.24%) Cucumber
3 188 (31.60%) Jenkins
4 158 (26.55%) JIRA
5 115 (19.33%) Git (software)
6 70 (11.76%) JUnit
7 65 (10.92%) SoapUI
8 63 (10.59%) SpecFlow
9 55 (9.24%) Protractor
10 52 (8.74%) Appium
11 51 (8.57%) Maven
12 47 (7.90%) JMeter
13 42 (7.06%) Jasmine
14 39 (6.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 35 (5.88%) Subversion
16 32 (5.38%) NUnit
17 30 (5.04%) gulp
17 30 (5.04%) Hudson
18 29 (4.87%) Bitbucket
18 29 (4.87%) TestNG
General
1 92 (15.46%) Finance
2 68 (11.43%) Retail
3 45 (7.56%) Banking
4 33 (5.55%) Games
5 23 (3.87%) Investment Banking
6 20 (3.36%) Marketing
7 19 (3.19%) Telecoms
8 16 (2.69%) Front Office
9 14 (2.35%) Manufacturing
10 12 (2.02%) Corporate Banking
11 10 (1.68%) Electronics
12 8 (1.34%) Advertising
12 8 (1.34%) Law
13 6 (1.01%) Publishing
14 5 (0.84%) Automotive
15 3 (0.50%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.17%) Back Office
16 1 (0.17%) Billing
16 1 (0.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 206 (34.62%) Tester
2 167 (28.07%) Automation Tester
3 138 (23.19%) Developer
4 90 (15.13%) Analyst
5 81 (13.61%) Test Analyst
6 77 (12.94%) Test Engineer
7 58 (9.75%) Selenium Tester
8 55 (9.24%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 55 (9.24%) Test Automation Engineer
9 52 (8.74%) Automation Test Analyst
10 48 (8.07%) Developer in Test
10 48 (8.07%) Java Automation Tester
11 43 (7.23%) QA Engineer
11 43 (7.23%) QA Tester
12 34 (5.71%) Java Developer
12 34 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
13 28 (4.71%) Java Engineer
14 27 (4.54%) Selenium Test Analyst
15 25 (4.20%) Senior Analyst
16 23 (3.87%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (18.49%) Web Services
2 106 (17.82%) HTML
3 93 (15.63%) Gherkin
4 92 (15.46%) RESTful
5 87 (14.62%) CSS
6 73 (12.27%) .NET
7 65 (10.92%) REST
8 63 (10.59%) Node.js
9 62 (10.42%) SOAP
10 59 (9.92%) HTML5
11 58 (9.75%) XML
12 57 (9.58%) AngularJS
13 50 (8.40%) React
14 43 (7.23%) JSON
15 34 (5.71%) CSS3
16 30 (5.04%) Sass
17 22 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 21 (3.53%) LESS
19 19 (3.19%) jQuery
19 19 (3.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 49 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (6.72%) Mobile App
3 38 (6.39%) Greenfield Project
4 26 (4.37%) User Experience
5 20 (3.36%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.68%) Fintech
7 9 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (1.18%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.01%) PlayStation
10 5 (0.84%) Credit Risk
10 5 (0.84%) RIA
11 3 (0.50%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.50%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.50%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.34%) Life Science
12 2 (0.34%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.34%) W3C
13 1 (0.17%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (8.40%) Unix
2 38 (6.39%) Android
2 38 (6.39%) Apple iOS
3 35 (5.88%) Windows
4 24 (4.03%) Linux
5 18 (3.03%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 502 (84.37%) Test Automation
2 465 (78.15%) Agile Software Development
3 281 (47.23%) BDD
4 186 (31.26%) Scrum
4 186 (31.26%) TDD
5 121 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
6 99 (16.64%) Test Scripting
7 83 (13.95%) Test Strategy
8 82 (13.78%) E-Commerce
9 71 (11.93%) API Testing
10 68 (11.43%) Open Source
11 63 (10.59%) Continuous Delivery
12 60 (10.08%) OO
13 58 (9.75%) Regression Testing
13 58 (9.75%) SDET
14 54 (9.08%) SDLC
15 51 (8.57%) DevOps
15 51 (8.57%) Kanban
15 51 (8.57%) Software Testing
16 49 (8.24%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 380 (63.87%) Java
2 194 (32.61%) JavaScript
3 148 (24.87%) C#
4 93 (15.63%) SQL
5 77 (12.94%) Python
6 67 (11.26%) Ruby
7 51 (8.57%) Scala
8 20 (3.36%) PHP
9 18 (3.03%) Apple Swift
10 17 (2.86%) Groovy
11 16 (2.69%) TypeScript
12 13 (2.18%) Bash Shell
13 10 (1.68%) Apex Code
13 10 (1.68%) SOQL
14 8 (1.34%) Perl
15 5 (0.84%) ES6
15 5 (0.84%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.67%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.67%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 41 (6.89%) ISTQB
2 37 (6.22%) ISEB
3 29 (4.87%) Security Cleared
4 24 (4.03%) Degree
5 18 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 18 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 11 (1.85%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.34%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.34%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (30.08%) QA
2 16 (2.69%) WCAG
System Software
1 43 (7.23%) Docker
2 8 (1.34%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (5.38%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (2.86%) Puppet
3 7 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.01%) Ansible
5 3 (0.50%) Kibana
6 2 (0.34%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.17%) logstash
7 1 (0.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (6.72%) Oracle
2 38 (6.39%) Atlassian
3 33 (5.55%) HP
4 16 (2.69%) hybris
5 13 (2.18%) IBM
6 12 (2.02%) SAP
7 11 (1.85%) Microsoft
8 10 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (1.34%) Sitecore
10 6 (1.01%) Pega
11 5 (0.84%) Perforce
12 3 (0.50%) Adobe
12 3 (0.50%) Google
12 3 (0.50%) OpenText
12 3 (0.50%) SaltStack
12 3 (0.50%) Siebel
12 3 (0.50%) Sonatype
12 3 (0.50%) TOWER Software
12 3 (0.50%) Twitter
13 2 (0.34%) Splunk