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 22 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 92 96
Rank change year-on-year +33 +4  
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 34 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.13% 0.87% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.88% 3.95% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 6
Median daily rate £350 £313 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +5.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £300
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 Leeds with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 264 329 248
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 24.33% 22.08% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 234 197
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £28.25 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  

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 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebDriver in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 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 Leeds region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 44 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 42 (95.45%) Selenium
3 32 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (70.45%) Java
5 29 (65.91%) Cucumber
6 24 (54.55%) BDD
7 21 (47.73%) Test Scripting
7 21 (47.73%) Python
8 20 (45.45%) Jenkins
8 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
8 20 (45.45%) HTML
9 19 (43.18%) SDLC
10 18 (40.91%) XML
10 18 (40.91%) Bash Shell
11 16 (36.36%) PHP
11 16 (36.36%) Hudson
12 15 (34.09%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (34.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (34.09%) Unix
13 9 (20.45%) API Testing
13 9 (20.45%) Finance
14 8 (18.18%) TDD
15 7 (15.91%) SoapUI
16 6 (13.64%) System Integration Testing
16 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
16 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
16 6 (13.64%) QA
17 5 (11.36%) Performance Testing
17 5 (11.36%) JIRA
17 5 (11.36%) C#

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 1 (2.27%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 42 (95.45%) Selenium
2 29 (65.91%) Cucumber
3 20 (45.45%) Jenkins
4 16 (36.36%) Hudson
5 7 (15.91%) SoapUI
6 5 (11.36%) JIRA
7 4 (9.09%) Gatling
7 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
8 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (4.55%) FitNesse
9 2 (4.55%) JMeter
9 2 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (4.55%) Subversion
10 1 (2.27%) Jasmine
10 1 (2.27%) JBehave
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Marketing
3 3 (6.82%) Automotive
4 2 (4.55%) German Language
4 2 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (75.00%) Tester
2 29 (65.91%) Automation Tester
3 21 (47.73%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 21 (47.73%) Selenium Tester
4 11 (25.00%) Web Automation Tester
4 11 (25.00%) Web Tester
5 10 (22.73%) Java Automation Tester
6 5 (11.36%) Agile Tester
6 5 (11.36%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.55%) Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Mobile Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Performance Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Automation Test Lead
8 1 (2.27%) QA Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) HTML
2 18 (40.91%) XML
3 4 (9.09%) .NET
3 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.09%) CSS
4 3 (6.82%) Gherkin
5 2 (4.55%) JSON
5 2 (4.55%) REST
5 2 (4.55%) RESTful
6 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 32 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (54.55%) BDD
4 21 (47.73%) Test Scripting
5 19 (43.18%) SDLC
6 15 (34.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (20.45%) API Testing
8 8 (18.18%) TDD
9 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
9 6 (13.64%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (11.36%) Performance Testing
11 4 (9.09%) Kanban
11 4 (9.09%) Scrum
11 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (6.82%) Defect Management
13 2 (4.55%) Agile Testing
13 2 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
13 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (4.55%) Defect Tracking
13 2 (4.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 31 (70.45%) Java
2 21 (47.73%) Python
3 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 18 (40.91%) Bash Shell
5 16 (36.36%) PHP
6 5 (11.36%) C#
7 4 (9.09%) Scala
8 2 (4.55%) Groovy
8 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Atlassian