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 3 months to 27 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
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 343 357 394
Rank change year-on-year +14 +37  
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 276 289 245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.64% 0.58% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.61% 3.72% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 217 173
Median daily rate £389 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.81% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £47.50 - £13.50
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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7654 7779 6772
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.70% 15.69% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5234 5421 4527
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 125 102
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.35 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.35% +13.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £26.00 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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
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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -21 115 £473 +11.17% 48
South East +5 45 £375 +7.14% 21
Yorkshire +49 37 £350 +7.69% 2
North East +80 19 £320 +28.00% 2
East Midlands - 18 £375 - 4
North West +26 17 £358 +11.71% 13
South West +6 15 £350 -12.50% 8
West Midlands -5 6 £466 +20.32% 8
East of England -4 4 £330 +1.53% 3
WebDriver
UK

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 541 (87.54%) Selenium
2 536 (86.73%) Test Automation
3 481 (77.83%) Agile Software Development
4 336 (54.37%) Java
5 306 (49.51%) BDD
6 302 (48.87%) Cucumber
7 211 (34.14%) TDD
8 193 (31.23%) JavaScript
9 191 (30.91%) Jenkins
10 172 (27.83%) Scrum
11 171 (27.67%) QA
12 144 (23.30%) JIRA
13 138 (22.33%) HTML
14 133 (21.52%) Git (software)
15 131 (21.20%) C#
16 127 (20.55%) Test Scripting
17 114 (18.45%) Web Services
18 110 (17.80%) Continuous Integration
19 105 (16.99%) CSS
20 100 (16.18%) Finance
21 99 (16.02%) RESTful
22 96 (15.53%) Gherkin
23 91 (14.72%) Ruby
24 88 (14.24%) XML
25 85 (13.75%) Python
26 84 (13.59%) E-Commerce
27 83 (13.43%) SQL
28 80 (12.94%) AngularJS
29 78 (12.62%) Regression Testing
30 77 (12.46%) OO

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 59 (9.55%) Confluence
2 24 (3.88%) CMS
3 20 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (3.07%) Sitecore CMS
5 15 (2.43%) WebSphere
6 11 (1.78%) Apache Spark
6 11 (1.78%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (0.81%) WebLogic
8 3 (0.49%) ATG Dynamo
8 3 (0.49%) ColdFusion
8 3 (0.49%) nginx
9 2 (0.32%) Apache
9 2 (0.32%) JBoss
10 1 (0.16%) Apache TomEE
10 1 (0.16%) Jetty
10 1 (0.16%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (0.32%) Mingle
2 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (2.10%) Magento
2 6 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.16%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.24%) Sauce Labs
3 16 (2.59%) GitHub
4 11 (1.78%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 11 (1.78%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 9 (1.46%) BrowserStack
6 8 (1.29%) Basecamp
7 6 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.49%) Heroku
9 2 (0.32%) vREST
10 1 (0.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.80%) Internet
2 28 (4.53%) HTTP
3 4 (0.65%) Ethernet
3 4 (0.65%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.16%) Skype
4 1 (0.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.40%) Relational Database
2 19 (3.07%) Redis
3 16 (2.59%) Hadoop
3 16 (2.59%) MongoDB
4 13 (2.10%) DB2
4 13 (2.10%) DbVisualizer
4 13 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (2.10%) RDBMS
5 11 (1.78%) Apache Hive
6 6 (0.97%) Big Data
6 6 (0.97%) SQL Server
7 4 (0.65%) MySQL
8 3 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.49%) Hazelcast
8 3 (0.49%) HBase
8 3 (0.49%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 541 (87.54%) Selenium
2 302 (48.87%) Cucumber
3 191 (30.91%) Jenkins
4 144 (23.30%) JIRA
5 133 (21.52%) Git (software)
6 71 (11.49%) JUnit
7 60 (9.71%) SoapUI
8 58 (9.39%) gulp
9 56 (9.06%) SpecFlow
10 53 (8.58%) Jasmine
11 47 (7.61%) Maven
11 47 (7.61%) Protractor
12 46 (7.44%) Subversion
13 41 (6.63%) JMeter
14 36 (5.83%) RSpec
14 36 (5.83%) webpack
15 34 (5.50%) TeamCity
16 32 (5.18%) Grunt
17 31 (5.02%) Appium
18 29 (4.69%) Hudson
General
1 100 (16.18%) Finance
2 39 (6.31%) Games
3 38 (6.15%) Retail
4 37 (5.99%) Banking
5 23 (3.72%) Marketing
6 11 (1.78%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.62%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.29%) Front Office
8 8 (1.29%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.29%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.97%) Advertising
9 6 (0.97%) Corporate Banking
9 6 (0.97%) Electronics
10 4 (0.65%) Automotive
11 3 (0.49%) Law
11 3 (0.49%) Publishing
12 2 (0.32%) Back Office
12 2 (0.32%) German Language
12 2 (0.32%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 209 (33.82%) Tester
2 174 (28.16%) Automation Tester
3 145 (23.46%) Developer
4 103 (16.67%) Analyst
5 93 (15.05%) Test Analyst
6 84 (13.59%) Selenium Tester
7 80 (12.94%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 71 (11.49%) Test Engineer
9 66 (10.68%) Automation Test Analyst
10 56 (9.06%) QA Engineer
11 52 (8.41%) Test Automation Engineer
12 49 (7.93%) Developer in Test
12 49 (7.93%) Java Automation Tester
13 39 (6.31%) JavaScript Developer
14 34 (5.50%) QA Tester
15 31 (5.02%) Java Developer
16 29 (4.69%) Agile Tester
16 29 (4.69%) Selenium Test Analyst
17 25 (4.05%) Agile Developer
17 25 (4.05%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (22.33%) HTML
2 114 (18.45%) Web Services
3 105 (16.99%) CSS
4 99 (16.02%) RESTful
5 96 (15.53%) Gherkin
6 88 (14.24%) XML
7 80 (12.94%) AngularJS
8 77 (12.46%) Node.js
9 70 (11.33%) .NET
10 64 (10.36%) REST
11 63 (10.19%) Sass
12 61 (9.87%) React
13 59 (9.55%) HTML5
14 57 (9.22%) SOAP
15 51 (8.25%) JSON
16 50 (8.09%) CSS3
17 32 (5.18%) LESS
18 22 (3.56%) Spring
19 19 (3.07%) Play Framework
20 17 (2.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.50%) Greenfield Project
2 34 (5.50%) Mobile App
3 29 (4.69%) User Experience
4 14 (2.27%) Smartphone
5 12 (1.94%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.29%) Video on Demand
7 5 (0.81%) Driving Licence
7 5 (0.81%) Fintech
7 5 (0.81%) W3C
8 3 (0.49%) iPad
8 3 (0.49%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.32%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.32%) Online Games
9 2 (0.32%) PlayStation
9 2 (0.32%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.16%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.16%) RIA
10 1 (0.16%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 44 (7.12%) Unix
2 22 (3.56%) Linux
3 20 (3.24%) Windows
4 19 (3.07%) Android
4 19 (3.07%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 536 (86.73%) Test Automation
2 481 (77.83%) Agile Software Development
3 306 (49.51%) BDD
4 211 (34.14%) TDD
5 172 (27.83%) Scrum
6 127 (20.55%) Test Scripting
7 110 (17.80%) Continuous Integration
8 84 (13.59%) E-Commerce
9 78 (12.62%) Regression Testing
10 77 (12.46%) OO
11 75 (12.14%) Test Strategy
12 70 (11.33%) API Testing
13 63 (10.19%) OOP
14 58 (9.39%) User Stories
15 54 (8.74%) Kanban
16 53 (8.58%) Web Testing
17 46 (7.44%) Software Engineering
18 45 (7.28%) Open Source
18 45 (7.28%) Pair Programming
18 45 (7.28%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 336 (54.37%) Java
2 193 (31.23%) JavaScript
3 131 (21.20%) C#
4 91 (14.72%) Ruby
5 85 (13.75%) Python
6 83 (13.43%) SQL
7 72 (11.65%) Scala
8 37 (5.99%) PHP
9 28 (4.53%) Groovy
10 22 (3.56%) Bash Shell
11 16 (2.59%) ES6
12 15 (2.43%) TypeScript
13 13 (2.10%) C++
14 12 (1.94%) Apple Swift
15 11 (1.78%) Apex Code
15 11 (1.78%) SOQL
16 8 (1.29%) PowerShell
17 5 (0.81%) ECMAScript
17 5 (0.81%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (6.47%) ISTQB
2 30 (4.85%) ISEB
3 20 (3.24%) Degree
4 15 (2.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (1.78%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.29%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.65%) Master's Degree
8 3 (0.49%) HNC
9 2 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.16%) HND
10 1 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 171 (27.67%) QA
2 19 (3.07%) WCAG
3 8 (1.29%) WAI
4 3 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.16%) MiFID
5 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 39 (6.31%) Docker
2 11 (1.78%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.32%) HDFS
4 2 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.46%) HP Fortify
3 5 (0.81%) Puppet
4 4 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.49%) Nagios
6 2 (0.32%) Ansible
6 2 (0.32%) Kibana
7 1 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.16%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.16%) logstash
Vendors
1 30 (4.85%) Oracle
2 28 (4.53%) HP
3 23 (3.72%) Sitecore
4 20 (3.24%) Atlassian
5 19 (3.07%) Salesforce.com
6 16 (2.59%) Microsoft
7 14 (2.27%) hybris
8 13 (2.10%) IBM
8 13 (2.10%) Splunk
9 7 (1.13%) SAP
10 6 (0.97%) SOASTA, Inc
11 5 (0.81%) ATG
12 4 (0.65%) TOWER Software
12 4 (0.65%) VMware
13 3 (0.49%) Charles River
13 3 (0.49%) Perforce
14 2 (0.32%) Google
14 2 (0.32%) Siebel
15 1 (0.16%) Adobe
15 1 (0.16%) BEA
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