Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 380 314 424
Rank change year-on-year -66 +110 +20
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 563 655 515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.61% 0.79% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.12% 4.59% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 444 377
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £306 £286 £269
90th Percentile £563 £525 £511
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
England median hourly rate £50.00 £48.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% - -
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% +9.20% +222.22%

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 18,041 14,273 14,548
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.58% 17.11% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,490 9,649 9,931
England median daily rate £475 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £319 £300 £300
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.69% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 291 311
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £42.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -1.06% +14.73%
10th Percentile £30.80 £24.00 £25.00
90th Percentile £67.25 £54.50 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.45
% change year-on-year - +0.12% +14.73%

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 23 May 2018.

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 6 months to 23 May 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
London -34 313 £450 -4.26% 88
South East -33 80 £400 +14.29% 30
North of England -71 69 £350 +3.70% 23
Midlands +10 65 £379 -10.88% 17
West Midlands +7 47 £400 +1.33% 9
Yorkshire -18 46 £360 -2.70% 9
South West -31 22 £375 +15.38% 11
East Midlands +2 18 £325 -23.53% 8
East of England -12 18 £400 +14.29% 12
North East -23 12 £325 +1.56% 1
North West -44 11 £350 -5.41% 13
WebDriver
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WebDriver also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 504 (89.52%) Selenium
2 489 (86.86%) Test Automation
3 433 (76.91%) Agile Software Development
4 289 (51.33%) Cucumber
5 282 (50.09%) BDD
6 274 (48.67%) Java
7 189 (33.57%) TDD
8 173 (30.73%) QA
9 171 (30.37%) C#
10 156 (27.71%) JavaScript
11 155 (27.53%) Continuous Integration
12 154 (27.35%) JIRA
13 146 (25.93%) Scrum
14 144 (25.58%) SQL
15 132 (23.45%) Jenkins
16 104 (18.47%) SpecFlow
17 99 (17.58%) Finance
17 99 (17.58%) SoapUI
18 98 (17.41%) Git (software)
19 93 (16.52%) Test Scripting
20 89 (15.81%) SDET
21 88 (15.63%) DevOps
22 84 (14.92%) Confluence
22 84 (14.92%) Gherkin
23 76 (13.50%) Performance Testing
24 73 (12.97%) Regression Testing
24 73 (12.97%) API Testing
25 72 (12.79%) RESTful
26 64 (11.37%) Web Services
27 63 (11.19%) Protractor

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 84 (14.92%) Confluence
2 19 (3.37%) Tomcat
3 13 (2.31%) CMS
4 12 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (1.78%) Documentum
5 10 (1.78%) Jetty
6 8 (1.42%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 7 (1.24%) WebLogic
8 6 (1.07%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.53%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.36%) Apache
10 2 (0.36%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.36%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.36%) JBoss
10 2 (0.36%) OpenCms
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.36%) WordPress
11 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.71%) Magento
3 1 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 37 (6.57%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (6.39%) BrowserStack
3 34 (6.04%) Sauce Labs
4 19 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (2.49%) GitHub
6 7 (1.24%) Slack
7 6 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.71%) DigitalOcean
8 4 (0.71%) vREST
9 2 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.36%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.36%) npm
9 2 (0.36%) SaaS
9 2 (0.36%) Serverless
10 1 (0.18%) Heroku
10 1 (0.18%) IaaS
10 1 (0.18%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.09%) Internet
2 6 (1.07%) SMS
2 6 (1.07%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.89%) 3G
3 5 (0.89%) DHCP
3 5 (0.89%) DNS
3 5 (0.89%) ICMP
3 5 (0.89%) LTE
4 4 (0.71%) HTTP
5 2 (0.36%) Broadband
5 2 (0.36%) LAN
5 2 (0.36%) WAN
6 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
1 22 (3.91%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.95%) Redis
3 10 (1.78%) MongoDB
4 9 (1.60%) Hadoop
5 8 (1.42%) DB2
5 8 (1.42%) MySQL
6 5 (0.89%) Big Data
6 5 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (0.89%) DbVisualizer
6 5 (0.89%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.89%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.36%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.36%) BigQuery
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (0.18%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 504 (89.52%) Selenium
2 289 (51.33%) Cucumber
3 154 (27.35%) JIRA
4 132 (23.45%) Jenkins
5 104 (18.47%) SpecFlow
6 99 (17.58%) SoapUI
7 98 (17.41%) Git (software)
8 63 (11.19%) Protractor
9 60 (10.66%) JMeter
10 53 (9.41%) Maven
11 52 (9.24%) JUnit
12 51 (9.06%) Appium
13 37 (6.57%) Jasmine
14 36 (6.39%) Team Foundation Server
15 34 (6.04%) Visual Studio
16 33 (5.86%) TeamCity
17 30 (5.33%) JBehave
18 29 (5.15%) TestNG
19 27 (4.80%) NUnit
20 24 (4.26%) HP UFT
General
1 99 (17.58%) Finance
2 45 (7.99%) Banking
3 38 (6.75%) Retail
4 14 (2.49%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.95%) Advertising
6 9 (1.60%) Marketing
7 7 (1.24%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.89%) Law
9 4 (0.71%) Back Office
9 4 (0.71%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.71%) Games
10 3 (0.53%) Publishing
11 2 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.36%) Military
12 1 (0.18%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.18%) Front Office
12 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 183 (32.50%) Tester
2 141 (25.04%) Automation Tester
3 115 (20.43%) Analyst
4 109 (19.36%) Test Analyst
5 100 (17.76%) Developer
6 85 (15.10%) Test Engineer
7 78 (13.85%) Automation Test Analyst
8 48 (8.53%) Developer in Test
9 44 (7.82%) Test Automation Engineer
10 41 (7.28%) QA Engineer
10 41 (7.28%) Selenium Tester
11 37 (6.57%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 36 (6.39%) QA Tester
13 33 (5.86%) Selenium Test Analyst
14 28 (4.97%) Agile Tester
15 27 (4.80%) JavaScript Developer
16 25 (4.44%) QA Automation Tester
17 24 (4.26%) Test Leader
18 23 (4.09%) Java Developer
18 23 (4.09%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (14.92%) Gherkin
2 72 (12.79%) RESTful
3 64 (11.37%) Web Services
4 61 (10.83%) .NET
5 57 (10.12%) REST
6 49 (8.70%) SOAP
7 48 (8.53%) HTML
8 44 (7.82%) Node.js
9 40 (7.10%) CSS
10 31 (5.51%) React
11 30 (5.33%) XML
12 27 (4.80%) AngularJS
13 23 (4.09%) Sass
13 23 (4.09%) Spring
14 21 (3.73%) JSON
15 20 (3.55%) HTML5
16 18 (3.20%) CSS3
16 18 (3.20%) jQuery
17 17 (3.02%) Java EE
18 16 (2.84%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.33%) Mobile App
3 23 (4.09%) User Experience
4 21 (3.73%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (3.55%) Greenfield Project
6 15 (2.66%) Linux Command Line
6 15 (2.66%) Mainframe
7 13 (2.31%) Fintech
8 7 (1.24%) Hedge funds
9 6 (1.07%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.07%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.71%) Grid Computing
10 4 (0.71%) PlayStation
10 4 (0.71%) Video on Demand
11 3 (0.53%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.53%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.53%) Reinsurance
11 3 (0.53%) RIA
11 3 (0.53%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 47 (8.35%) Linux
2 41 (7.28%) Unix
3 35 (6.22%) Windows
4 32 (5.68%) Android
5 30 (5.33%) Apple iOS
6 12 (2.13%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.89%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.71%) Debian
9 2 (0.36%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.36%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (86.86%) Test Automation
2 433 (76.91%) Agile Software Development
3 282 (50.09%) BDD
4 189 (33.57%) TDD
5 155 (27.53%) Continuous Integration
6 146 (25.93%) Scrum
7 93 (16.52%) Test Scripting
8 89 (15.81%) SDET
9 88 (15.63%) DevOps
10 76 (13.50%) Performance Testing
11 73 (12.97%) API Testing
11 73 (12.97%) Regression Testing
12 61 (10.83%) Acceptance Criteria
12 61 (10.83%) Open Source
12 61 (10.83%) Test Strategy
13 60 (10.66%) E-Commerce
14 58 (10.30%) Functional Testing
15 54 (9.59%) Continuous Delivery
15 54 (9.59%) Problem-Solving
16 46 (8.17%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 274 (48.67%) Java
2 171 (30.37%) C#
3 156 (27.71%) JavaScript
4 144 (25.58%) SQL
5 47 (8.35%) Python
6 37 (6.57%) Ruby
7 25 (4.44%) Java 8
8 17 (3.02%) Scala
8 17 (3.02%) Shell Script
9 12 (2.13%) Apple Swift
9 12 (2.13%) Groovy
9 12 (2.13%) PL/SQL
10 8 (1.42%) Perl
10 8 (1.42%) PHP
10 8 (1.42%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.07%) C
11 6 (1.07%) ES6
11 6 (1.07%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.89%) C++
13 4 (0.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 48 (8.53%) ISTQB
2 40 (7.10%) Security Cleared
3 33 (5.86%) SC Cleared
4 27 (4.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 26 (4.62%) Degree
6 23 (4.09%) ISEB
7 5 (0.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.53%) HNC
9 2 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.36%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.36%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.18%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (30.73%) QA
2 8 (1.42%) GDPR
3 3 (0.53%) WCAG
4 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.18%) EMIR
4 1 (0.18%) MiFID
System Software
1 54 (9.59%) Docker
2 4 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.36%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.18%) ACF2
4 1 (0.18%) RACF
Systems Management
1 21 (3.73%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (3.02%) HP ALM
3 12 (2.13%) Kibana
4 10 (1.78%) Puppet
5 7 (1.24%) logstash
6 6 (1.07%) Ansible
7 5 (0.89%) Grafana
7 5 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.71%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 4 (0.71%) Terraform
9 2 (0.36%) Rancher
10 1 (0.18%) Nagios
10 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (6.57%) HP
2 27 (4.80%) Atlassian
3 24 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 21 (3.73%) Oracle
5 12 (2.13%) Capita
6 11 (1.95%) Google
7 10 (1.78%) IBM
7 10 (1.78%) Pega
8 7 (1.24%) Adobe
9 6 (1.07%) Citrix
9 6 (1.07%) Sitecore
10 4 (0.71%) hybris
11 3 (0.53%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.53%) Blue Prism
11 3 (0.53%) Reuters
11 3 (0.53%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.36%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.36%) Roku
12 2 (0.36%) SOASTA, Inc
12 2 (0.36%) VMware