The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 80 93
Rank change year-on-year +1 +13  
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 10 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.99% 1.04% 0.085%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.94% 5.47% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 1
Median daily rate £375 £315 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -3.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £43.50 -
% change year-on-year +14.94% -  

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 Leeds with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 254 274 211
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 25.02% 19.04% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 205 152
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebDriver in Leeds

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebDriver in Leeds over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebDriver in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Leeds region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 22 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (91.67%) Selenium
2 20 (83.33%) Cucumber
3 15 (62.50%) Java
4 13 (54.17%) BDD
5 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 10 (41.67%) Jenkins
6 10 (41.67%) Scala
7 9 (37.50%) Python
7 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
7 9 (37.50%) HTML
7 9 (37.50%) TDD
8 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
8 8 (33.33%) QA
8 8 (33.33%) JIRA
9 7 (29.17%) Automated Testing
9 7 (29.17%) Performance Testing
9 7 (29.17%) Bash Shell
9 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (29.17%) API Testing
10 6 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
10 6 (25.00%) Gatling
10 6 (25.00%) CSS
10 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 5 (20.83%) JMeter
11 5 (20.83%) XML
11 5 (20.83%) Scrum
11 5 (20.83%) SDLC
11 5 (20.83%) Gherkin

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (8.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (91.67%) Selenium
2 20 (83.33%) Cucumber
3 10 (41.67%) Jenkins
4 8 (33.33%) JIRA
5 6 (25.00%) Gatling
5 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 5 (20.83%) JMeter
7 3 (12.50%) Hudson
8 2 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (8.33%) FitNesse
8 2 (8.33%) JUnit
8 2 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (8.33%) RSpec
8 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
8 2 (8.33%) Subversion
8 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (4.17%) Appium
9 1 (4.17%) Calabash
9 1 (4.17%) Capybara
9 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) German Language
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Tester
2 11 (45.83%) Automation Tester
3 6 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 6 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
4 5 (20.83%) Test Engineer
5 4 (16.67%) Java Automation Tester
5 4 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Tester
6 2 (8.33%) QA Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Automation Test Lead
7 1 (4.17%) Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Developer in Test
7 1 (4.17%) QA Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) HTML
2 6 (25.00%) CSS
3 5 (20.83%) Gherkin
3 5 (20.83%) REST
3 5 (20.83%) XML
4 4 (16.67%) JSON
5 2 (8.33%) RESTful
6 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) BDD
3 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 9 (37.50%) TDD
5 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 7 (29.17%) API Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Automated Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Performance Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
8 5 (20.83%) Scrum
8 5 (20.83%) SDLC
9 4 (16.67%) Automation Testing
9 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (16.67%) Kanban
10 3 (12.50%) Defect Management
10 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 3 (12.50%) User Stories
11 2 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) Scala
3 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (37.50%) Python
4 7 (29.17%) Bash Shell
5 3 (12.50%) PHP
6 2 (8.33%) Groovy
6 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (8.33%) SQL
7 1 (4.17%) C#
7 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) SDET
2 1 (4.17%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Atlassian
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
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