Period
to 18 February 2020

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 6 months to 18 February 2020 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
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 54 97 -
Rank change year-on-year +43 - -
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.54% 0.24% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.56% 0.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Essex median daily rate £400 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £450
% change year-on-year +14.29% -22.22% +39.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £13.00

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 Essex with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 117 294 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 20.89% 34.88% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 176 166
Essex median daily rate £450 £500 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £338 £344 £341
90th Percentile £600 £600 £638
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 12
Essex median hourly rate £24.70 £53.65 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.96% +22.63% +17.45%
10th Percentile £19.34 £34.86 £36.00
90th Percentile £29.17 £66.21 £63.75
East of England median hourly rate £27.50 £42.25 £44.00
% change year-on-year -34.91% -3.98% +7.32%

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

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

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the Essex region over the 6 months to 18 February 2020. 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
Brentwood - 1 £400 -
WebDriver
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2020, 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 Essex region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Ant
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) IPv4
2 2 (66.67%) IPv6
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Java SE
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) Hudson
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) IPv4
1 2 (66.67%) IPv6
1 2 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Ant
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) Hudson
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Java SE
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Java 8
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle