Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 102 142
Rank change year-on-year +1 +40 -23
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 33 45 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.46% 1.72% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.22% 9.59% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 10
Leeds median daily rate £375 £350 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +18.64% -7.81%
10th Percentile £295 £310 £262
90th Percentile £455 £425 £317
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +7.14% +16.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 632 469 650
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 28.01% 17.93% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 308 461
Leeds median daily rate £420 £415 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.20% +14.48% +3.57%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £271
90th Percentile £538 £514 £510
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £406 £355
% change year-on-year +3.38% +14.44% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Leeds median hourly rate - £13.50 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -45.45% +66.50%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -68.24% +185.91%

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebDriver in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 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 Leeds region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 33 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (93.94%) Selenium
2 31 (93.94%) Test Automation
3 24 (72.73%) Java
4 17 (51.52%) Cucumber
5 15 (45.45%) Test Scripting
6 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
7 13 (39.39%) BDD
8 12 (36.36%) Jenkins
9 10 (30.30%) Hudson
9 10 (30.30%) Python
10 9 (27.27%) Bash Shell
11 8 (24.24%) HTML
11 8 (24.24%) PHP
11 8 (24.24%) XML
11 8 (24.24%) TDD
11 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (24.24%) API Testing
11 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (21.21%) Unix
13 6 (18.18%) Finance
13 6 (18.18%) Test Strategy
14 5 (15.15%) Cross-Browser Testing
14 5 (15.15%) SDLC
14 5 (15.15%) Open Source
15 4 (12.12%) Scala
15 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
15 4 (12.12%) Integration Testing
15 4 (12.12%) C#
15 4 (12.12%) Games

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 (6.06%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Heroku
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) npm
3 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Big Data
1 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (93.94%) Selenium
2 17 (51.52%) Cucumber
3 12 (36.36%) Jenkins
4 10 (30.30%) Hudson
5 4 (12.12%) JMeter
5 4 (12.12%) SoapUI
6 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
6 3 (9.09%) HP UFT
6 3 (9.09%) JIRA
7 2 (6.06%) Appium
7 2 (6.06%) Gatling
7 2 (6.06%) LoadRunner
8 1 (3.03%) Calabash
8 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
8 1 (3.03%) JBehave
8 1 (3.03%) JUnit
8 1 (3.03%) RSpec
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (81.82%) Tester
2 25 (75.76%) Automation Tester
3 14 (42.42%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 14 (42.42%) Selenium Tester
4 10 (30.30%) Java Automation Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Web Automation Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Web Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Digital Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Java Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) UI Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Mobile Tester
7 1 (3.03%) QA Automation Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) HTML
1 8 (24.24%) XML
2 4 (12.12%) Node.js
3 2 (6.06%) Gherkin
3 2 (6.06%) JSON
3 2 (6.06%) Play Framework
3 2 (6.06%) REST
4 1 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (6.06%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (93.94%) Test Automation
3 15 (45.45%) Test Scripting
4 13 (39.39%) BDD
5 8 (24.24%) API Testing
5 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (24.24%) TDD
6 6 (18.18%) Test Strategy
7 5 (15.15%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 5 (15.15%) Open Source
7 5 (15.15%) SDLC
8 4 (12.12%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (12.12%) Integration Testing
8 4 (12.12%) Microservices
8 4 (12.12%) Scrum
8 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
9 3 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (9.09%) Re-Platforming
9 3 (9.09%) User Stories
10 2 (6.06%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) Java
2 14 (42.42%) JavaScript
3 10 (30.30%) Python
4 9 (27.27%) Bash Shell
5 8 (24.24%) PHP
6 4 (12.12%) C#
6 4 (12.12%) Scala
7 3 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) WCAG
2 1 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) AppDynamics
1 1 (3.03%) New Relic