The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 46 57
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.89% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £275 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -38.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Essex with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 113 53 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 28.97% 12.47% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 33 56
Median daily rate £422 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £429 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £365
% change year-on-year +2.82% +6.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 7
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.03% -10.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.50 £32.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £30.50 £46.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.02
% change year-on-year - +14.80%  

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebDriver in Essex