Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 16 November 2018 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 49 67
Rank change year-on-year -17 +18 +10
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.44% 0.44% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.72% 2.17% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Lancashire median daily rate £505 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.25% +1.27% +43.64%
10th Percentile £498 £400 £373
90th Percentile £513 £400 £418
North West median daily rate £425 £356 £395
% change year-on-year +19.30% -9.81% +26.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Lancashire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 174 92 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 25.51% 20.26% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 67 40
Lancashire median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £296
90th Percentile £601 £624 £462
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 17
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £34.25 £38.50 £36.65
90th Percentile £45.00 £45.40 £44.30
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -11.59% +2.50% +6.67%

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in Lancashire

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebDriver in Lancashire

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 16 November 2018. 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
Blackpool - 1 £505 -
WebDriver
North West

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
3 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (33.33%) Gatling
3 1 (33.33%) The Grinder

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) Gatling
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) The Grinder
2 1 (33.33%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) QA Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA