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 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
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 281 407 390
Rank change year-on-year +126 -17  
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 333 226 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.79% 0.45% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.54% 3.10% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 163 162
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7340 7291 6380
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.48% 14.59% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4962 4918 4146
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 169 119
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.13 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.89% +12.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £47.00
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 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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +86 160 £450 +5.88% 51
South East +42 42 £350 -3.44% 18
South West +22 41 £325 - 8
North East +15 29 £320 -28.88% 3
North West +28 20 £375 +17.18% 9
East of England +5 12 £350 +7.69% 6
Yorkshire +7 11 £375 +19.04% 7
East Midlands - 11 £415 - 2
West Midlands +1 8 £395 -22.59% 1
WebDriver
UK

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 England region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 612 (88.31%) Selenium
2 563 (81.24%) Agile Software Development
3 376 (54.26%) Java
4 359 (51.80%) BDD
5 356 (51.37%) Cucumber
6 289 (41.70%) TDD
7 271 (39.11%) Test Automation
8 250 (36.08%) QA
9 226 (32.61%) Jenkins
10 182 (26.26%) C#
11 169 (24.39%) Scrum
12 166 (23.95%) Test Scripting
13 165 (23.81%) Automated Testing
14 163 (23.52%) Automation Testing
15 153 (22.08%) JavaScript
15 153 (22.08%) JIRA
16 150 (21.65%) Git (software)
17 124 (17.89%) Web Services
18 123 (17.75%) RESTful
19 113 (16.31%) Gherkin
20 109 (15.73%) Finance
21 105 (15.15%) SQL
22 104 (15.01%) Test Strategy
23 100 (14.43%) JUnit
24 99 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
25 98 (14.14%) XML
26 97 (14.00%) HTML
26 97 (14.00%) Ruby
27 92 (13.28%) SoapUI
28 90 (12.99%) Scala

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 47 (6.78%) Confluence
2 27 (3.90%) CMS
3 20 (2.89%) Tomcat
4 19 (2.74%) Sitecore CMS
5 15 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (1.44%) Apache Spark
7 9 (1.30%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.87%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (0.72%) Jetty
10 3 (0.43%) Apache
10 3 (0.43%) ATG Dynamo
11 2 (0.29%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.14%) Commerce Server
12 1 (0.14%) Drupal
12 1 (0.14%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.43%) MS Excel
1 3 (0.43%) MS Office
2 2 (0.29%) Mingle
3 1 (0.14%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 9 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.72%) Magento
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (5.63%) GitHub
2 22 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.15%) Basecamp
5 2 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (0.29%) SaaS
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (5.34%) HTTP
2 30 (4.33%) Internet
3 4 (0.58%) Ethernet
3 4 (0.58%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.29%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.14%) BGP
5 1 (0.14%) DNS
5 1 (0.14%) MPLS
5 1 (0.14%) Skype
5 1 (0.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (3.46%) Relational Database
2 17 (2.45%) Hadoop
3 14 (2.02%) RDBMS
4 12 (1.73%) Redis
4 12 (1.73%) SQL Server
5 11 (1.59%) MongoDB
5 11 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (1.44%) Apache Hive
7 8 (1.15%) MySQL
8 5 (0.72%) Big Data
8 5 (0.72%) DB2
8 5 (0.72%) DbVisualizer
9 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.14%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 612 (88.31%) Selenium
2 356 (51.37%) Cucumber
3 226 (32.61%) Jenkins
4 153 (22.08%) JIRA
5 150 (21.65%) Git (software)
6 100 (14.43%) JUnit
7 92 (13.28%) SoapUI
8 83 (11.98%) SpecFlow
9 72 (10.39%) Maven
10 57 (8.23%) RSpec
11 48 (6.93%) JMeter
12 47 (6.78%) JBehave
12 47 (6.78%) Protractor
13 45 (6.49%) Mockito
14 44 (6.35%) Moq
15 42 (6.06%) Appium
15 42 (6.06%) TeamCity
16 39 (5.63%) Jasmine
16 39 (5.63%) Subversion
17 38 (5.48%) gulp
General
1 109 (15.73%) Finance
2 46 (6.64%) Games
3 42 (6.06%) Retail
4 39 (5.63%) Banking
5 20 (2.89%) Marketing
6 15 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 13 (1.88%) Retail Banking
8 10 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.30%) Back Office
9 9 (1.30%) Electronics
10 8 (1.15%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.72%) Advertising
12 3 (0.43%) German Language
13 2 (0.29%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.29%) Publishing
14 1 (0.14%) Automotive
14 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.14%) Legal
14 1 (0.14%) Military
14 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 222 (32.03%) Tester
2 178 (25.69%) Automation Tester
3 162 (23.38%) Developer
4 115 (16.59%) Analyst
4 115 (16.59%) Test Engineer
5 102 (14.72%) Test Analyst
6 84 (12.12%) Developer in Test
7 83 (11.98%) QA Engineer
8 81 (11.69%) Selenium Tester
9 77 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 67 (9.67%) Automation Test Analyst
10 67 (9.67%) Test Automation Engineer
11 42 (6.06%) QA Tester
12 41 (5.92%) Software Developer
13 40 (5.77%) Java Automation Tester
13 40 (5.77%) QA Test Engineer
14 32 (4.62%) Agile Tester
14 32 (4.62%) Java Developer
14 32 (4.62%) JavaScript Developer
15 31 (4.47%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (17.89%) Web Services
2 123 (17.75%) RESTful
3 113 (16.31%) Gherkin
4 98 (14.14%) XML
5 97 (14.00%) HTML
6 87 (12.55%) SOAP
7 78 (11.26%) .NET
8 76 (10.97%) CSS
9 75 (10.82%) JSON
10 73 (10.53%) REST
11 64 (9.24%) Node.js
12 56 (8.08%) AngularJS
13 41 (5.92%) Sass
14 37 (5.34%) Spring
15 36 (5.19%) React
16 29 (4.18%) Hibernate
17 27 (3.90%) HTML5
18 26 (3.75%) CSS3
19 25 (3.61%) RabbitMQ
20 15 (2.16%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 36 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (4.91%) Mobile App
3 24 (3.46%) User Experience
4 15 (2.16%) Smartphone
5 9 (1.30%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (0.72%) Driving Licence
6 5 (0.72%) Fintech
6 5 (0.72%) W3C
7 3 (0.43%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.43%) iPad
7 3 (0.43%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.29%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.29%) Online Games
8 2 (0.29%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.14%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.14%) NHS
9 1 (0.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (5.48%) Unix
2 32 (4.62%) Linux
3 21 (3.03%) Android
4 20 (2.89%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.44%) Windows
6 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 563 (81.24%) Agile Software Development
2 359 (51.80%) BDD
3 289 (41.70%) TDD
4 271 (39.11%) Test Automation
5 169 (24.39%) Scrum
6 166 (23.95%) Test Scripting
7 165 (23.81%) Automated Testing
8 163 (23.52%) Automation Testing
9 104 (15.01%) Test Strategy
10 99 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
11 85 (12.27%) OO
12 78 (11.26%) Regression Testing
13 75 (10.82%) E-Commerce
14 72 (10.39%) Kanban
14 72 (10.39%) Web Testing
15 70 (10.10%) OOP
16 68 (9.81%) API Testing
17 62 (8.95%) Performance Testing
18 61 (8.80%) Manual Testing
18 61 (8.80%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 376 (54.26%) Java
2 182 (26.26%) C#
3 153 (22.08%) JavaScript
4 105 (15.15%) SQL
5 97 (14.00%) Ruby
6 90 (12.99%) Scala
7 86 (12.41%) Python
8 41 (5.92%) Groovy
9 26 (3.75%) PHP
10 19 (2.74%) C++
11 15 (2.16%) PowerShell
11 15 (2.16%) T-SQL
12 14 (2.02%) Bash Shell
12 14 (2.02%) ES6
13 12 (1.73%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.30%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.15%) Apex Code
15 8 (1.15%) SOQL
16 5 (0.72%) AspectJ
17 4 (0.58%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 35 (5.05%) ISEB
2 32 (4.62%) ISTQB
3 16 (2.31%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.88%) Degree
5 11 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (1.59%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.43%) HNC
7 2 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.14%) HND
8 1 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 250 (36.08%) QA
2 61 (8.80%) SDET
3 27 (3.90%) WCAG
4 8 (1.15%) WAI
5 3 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) MiFID
6 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 27 (3.90%) Docker
2 10 (1.44%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.43%) HDFS
4 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.14%) etcd
4 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
1 11 (1.59%) Puppet
2 5 (0.72%) HP Fortify
3 4 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.29%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.14%) Ansible
5 1 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 34 (4.91%) Microsoft
2 31 (4.47%) Atlassian
3 20 (2.89%) Sitecore
4 16 (2.31%) Oracle
4 16 (2.31%) Splunk
5 15 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (1.59%) HP
7 9 (1.30%) Google
7 9 (1.30%) SAP
8 7 (1.01%) hybris
8 7 (1.01%) SOASTA, Inc
9 6 (0.87%) ATG
9 6 (0.87%) IBM
10 3 (0.43%) Charles River
11 2 (0.29%) Capita
11 2 (0.29%) Cloudera
12 1 (0.14%) BEA
12 1 (0.14%) Infragistics
12 1 (0.14%) TOWER Software
12 1 (0.14%) VMware
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