Period
to 13 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 13 August 2020 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
England > London
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 313 428 323
Rank change year-on-year +115 -105 +26
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 57 151 353
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.38% 0.38% 0.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.85% 1.95% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 127 300
Median daily rate £439 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £212 £348 £312
90th Percentile £700 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - £50.00

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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3,078 7,727 10,061
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.62% 19.39% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,093 5,462 7,501
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £363
90th Percentile £709 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 37 27
Median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +5.56% +38.46%
Median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £42.38
% change year-on-year -3.33% +6.19% +3.35%

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing WebDriver as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in London

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing WebDriver in London.

Daily rate trend for WebDriver in London

WebDriver
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing WebDriver in London over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for WebDriver in London

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the London region over the 6 months to 13 August 2020. 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
South London +34 12 £370 -17.78%
Central London +108 8 £439 -3.36% 4
West London +53 1 - -
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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 London region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 50 (87.72%) Test Automation
2 43 (75.44%) Java
2 43 (75.44%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (61.40%) BDD
4 34 (59.65%) Cucumber
5 33 (57.89%) Selenium
6 27 (47.37%) QA
7 26 (45.61%) Security Cleared
7 26 (45.61%) Jenkins
8 25 (43.86%) REST
8 25 (43.86%) SC Cleared
9 23 (40.35%) DevOps
9 23 (40.35%) Microservices
10 22 (38.60%) Open Source
11 21 (36.84%) JIRA
11 21 (36.84%) Gherkin
12 20 (35.09%) JavaScript
13 19 (33.33%) TDD
13 19 (33.33%) Scrum
13 19 (33.33%) Jasmine
14 17 (29.82%) GitLab
15 16 (28.07%) API Testing
16 15 (26.32%) JMeter
17 14 (24.56%) Docker
18 13 (22.81%) Continuous Delivery
18 13 (22.81%) Confluence
18 13 (22.81%) SDLC
18 13 (22.81%) Scenario Testing
18 13 (22.81%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (22.81%) Kanban

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 13 (22.81%) Confluence
2 6 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.26%) IIS
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.05%) AWS
2 8 (14.04%) SaaS
3 7 (12.28%) IaaS
4 6 (10.53%) Azure
5 5 (8.77%) GitHub
6 3 (5.26%) Sauce Labs
7 1 (1.75%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.75%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) Skype
2 1 (1.75%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) MySQL
1 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
1 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (3.51%) Redis
1 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (59.65%) Cucumber
2 33 (57.89%) Selenium
3 26 (45.61%) Jenkins
4 21 (36.84%) JIRA
5 19 (33.33%) Jasmine
6 17 (29.82%) GitLab
7 15 (26.32%) JMeter
8 12 (21.05%) Cypress.io
8 12 (21.05%) Postman
9 11 (19.30%) REST Assured
10 9 (15.79%) Gatling
11 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
11 7 (12.28%) JUnit
11 7 (12.28%) NeoLoad
11 7 (12.28%) SonarQube
12 6 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (10.53%) Bitbucket
12 6 (10.53%) Maven
12 6 (10.53%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (8.77%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (5.26%) Public Sector
2 2 (3.51%) Banking
2 2 (3.51%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Front Office
3 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Developer
2 12 (21.05%) Test Engineer
2 12 (21.05%) Tester
3 11 (19.30%) QA Engineer
4 10 (17.54%) Automation Tester
5 9 (15.79%) Java Developer
6 8 (14.04%) Angular Developer
7 6 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (8.77%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (8.77%) QA Automation Engineer
8 5 (8.77%) QA Test Engineer
9 4 (7.02%) Analyst
9 4 (7.02%) Developer in Test
9 4 (7.02%) QA Tester
9 4 (7.02%) Software Developer
10 3 (5.26%) Java Engineer
10 3 (5.26%) Test Analyst
10 3 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
11 2 (3.51%) .NET Developer
11 2 (3.51%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (43.86%) REST
2 21 (36.84%) Gherkin
3 9 (15.79%) AngularJS
3 9 (15.79%) CSS
3 9 (15.79%) HTML
4 8 (14.04%) HTML5
5 7 (12.28%) Spring
6 5 (8.77%) .NET
6 5 (8.77%) RESTful
7 4 (7.02%) Node.js
8 3 (5.26%) .NET Core
8 3 (5.26%) JSON
8 3 (5.26%) SOAP
8 3 (5.26%) Spring Cloud
8 3 (5.26%) Web Services
8 3 (5.26%) XML
9 2 (3.51%) Chai
9 2 (3.51%) Electron Framework
9 2 (3.51%) Hibernate
9 2 (3.51%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.26%) User Experience
2 2 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.75%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.75%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) Linux
3 2 (3.51%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (87.72%) Test Automation
2 43 (75.44%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (61.40%) BDD
4 23 (40.35%) DevOps
4 23 (40.35%) Microservices
5 22 (38.60%) Open Source
6 19 (33.33%) Scrum
6 19 (33.33%) TDD
7 16 (28.07%) API Testing
8 13 (22.81%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (22.81%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (22.81%) Kanban
8 13 (22.81%) Scenario Testing
8 13 (22.81%) SDLC
9 12 (21.05%) Integration Testing
10 10 (17.54%) Functional Testing
10 10 (17.54%) Regression Testing
10 10 (17.54%) SDET
10 10 (17.54%) System Integration Testing
11 9 (15.79%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (75.44%) Java
2 20 (35.09%) JavaScript
3 10 (17.54%) C#
4 9 (15.79%) SQL
5 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.51%) Java 8
6 2 (3.51%) Python
6 2 (3.51%) Ruby
6 2 (3.51%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.75%) Groovy
7 1 (1.75%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.75%) Scala
7 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (45.61%) Security Cleared
2 25 (43.86%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.28%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.26%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (47.37%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (24.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Terraform
2 4 (7.02%) Ansible
2 4 (7.02%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Atlassian
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle
4 2 (3.51%) Infor
4 2 (3.51%) SAP