Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 November 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 - 60
Rank change year-on-year - +60 -
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.16% - 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.32% - 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Kent median daily rate £500 - £325
10th Percentile £475 - £313
90th Percentile £525 - £403
South East median daily rate £388 £355 £360
% change year-on-year +9.15% -1.39% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -

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 Kent with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 95 77 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 18.38% 15.40% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 40 55
Kent median daily rate £350 £344 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% -1.79% +12.90%
10th Percentile £321 £263 £263
90th Percentile £438 £476 £485
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £45.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in Kent

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebDriver in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
2 5 (83.33%) JMeter
3 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) ISEB
3 4 (66.67%) LoadRunner
3 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (66.67%) Confluence
3 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Smoke Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Component Testing
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
4 2 (33.33%) .NET

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 4 (66.67%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) JMeter
3 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 4 (66.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (16.67%) MSTest
4 1 (16.67%) NUnit
4 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Test Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
1 2 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) BDD
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Component Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Smoke Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Xamarin