Period
to 19 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 19 October 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 85 87
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 +5
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 7 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.46% 0.92% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.90% 7.43% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 5
Hertfordshire median daily rate £500 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +81.82% -15.38% +4.84%
East of England median daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +1.54% +8.33% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 241 175 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 15.98% 12.37% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 90 125
Hertfordshire median daily rate £419 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.06% +4.63% -1.23%
10th Percentile £284 £253 £271
90th Percentile £575 £525 £483
East of England median daily rate £425 £407 £375
% change year-on-year +4.42% +8.53% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 5
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £44.00 £50.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +53.85% -10.96%
10th Percentile £42.00 £43.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.00 £53.75 £41.25
East of England median hourly rate £43.25 £42.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year +2.37% +8.33% +3.24%

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in Hertfordshire

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebDriver in Hertfordshire

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 2017. 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
Watford -8 4 - - 1
WebDriver
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Cucumber
2 6 (85.71%) BDD
2 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
3 5 (71.43%) Gherkin
3 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Unix
3 5 (71.43%) RESTful
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) System Testing
4 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 4 (57.14%) Oracle
4 4 (57.14%) DB2
4 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) Retail
4 4 (57.14%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (42.86%) hybris
5 3 (42.86%) DNA
6 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
6 2 (28.57%) Spring
6 2 (28.57%) Maven
6 2 (28.57%) IBM
6 2 (28.57%) JUnit

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (28.57%) Confluence
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) DB2
2 2 (28.57%) DbVisualizer
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Cucumber
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
1 6 (85.71%) JIRA
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 2 (28.57%) JBehave
3 2 (28.57%) JUnit
3 2 (28.57%) Maven
3 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
4 1 (14.29%) Checkstyle
4 1 (14.29%) EasyMock
4 1 (14.29%) Gradle
4 1 (14.29%) jMock
4 1 (14.29%) Mockito
4 1 (14.29%) Moq
4 1 (14.29%) NUnit
4 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Automation Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Java Automation Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Java Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Java Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Gherkin
1 5 (71.43%) RESTful
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) RESTEasy
3 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) LAMP
4 1 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) BDD
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
4 4 (57.14%) Scenario Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) System Testing
4 4 (57.14%) TDD
5 3 (42.86%) DNA
6 2 (28.57%) ATDD
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (28.57%) High Availability
6 2 (28.57%) Kanban
6 2 (28.57%) Open Source
6 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
7 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (14.29%) SDET
7 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Groovy
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Scala
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) hybris
3 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Sonatype