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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 - 44
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.37% - 0.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.00% - 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £13.50

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 Kent with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 50 81 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 19.76% 25.00% 16.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 43 29
Median daily rate £345 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.82% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £230 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £750 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 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

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Maidstone - 1 - -
West Malling - 1 £350 -
WebDriver
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
3 4 (66.67%) Smoke Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Component Testing
3 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (66.67%) Confluence
3 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Ruby
3 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
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%) Regression Testing
3 4 (66.67%) JMeter
3 4 (66.67%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (16.67%) TestRail
5 1 (16.67%) .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%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
3 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (66.67%) JMeter
3 4 (66.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (16.67%) TestRail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Test Automation Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Test Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
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%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) HP