Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 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
England > London
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 357 288 371
Rank change year-on-year -69 +83 -88
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 293 338 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.63% 0.81% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.18% 4.54% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 279 183
London median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +7.59%
10th Percentile £304 £305 £303
90th Percentile £575 £538 £599
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £31.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year -25.88% - -

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 9,203 7,448 6,768
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.82% 17.85% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,038 5,391 4,986
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £356 £325 £310
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
England median daily rate £470 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +9.30% +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 23
London median hourly rate £38.00 £39.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.80% +5.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £21.95 £15.85 £21.50
90th Percentile £46.55 £56.15 £54.50
England median hourly rate £44.00 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.64% +1.25% +6.67%

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in London

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebDriver in London

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebDriver in London over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor 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 16 January 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
Central London -11 76 £475 - 22
West London -28 12 £475 +5.56% 14
South London -34 6 £300 -33.52% 2
East London -11 2 £425 +7.26% 5
North London - 2 £300 - 3
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 257 (87.71%) Selenium
2 225 (76.79%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (76.79%) Test Automation
3 176 (60.07%) Java
4 136 (46.42%) Cucumber
5 132 (45.05%) BDD
6 99 (33.79%) JavaScript
6 99 (33.79%) QA
7 96 (32.76%) JIRA
7 96 (32.76%) Jenkins
8 83 (28.33%) TDD
9 78 (26.62%) Scrum
10 65 (22.18%) C#
11 60 (20.48%) Git (software)
12 58 (19.80%) Gherkin
13 57 (19.45%) Continuous Integration
14 55 (18.77%) Finance
15 53 (18.09%) HTML
16 50 (17.06%) SQL
17 47 (16.04%) SDET
18 46 (15.70%) Web Services
18 46 (15.70%) E-Commerce
19 45 (15.36%) Python
20 43 (14.68%) RESTful
20 43 (14.68%) Test Strategy
21 41 (13.99%) Confluence
22 40 (13.65%) CSS
23 39 (13.31%) REST
24 37 (12.63%) Test Scripting
25 36 (12.29%) Banking

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 41 (13.99%) Confluence
2 10 (3.41%) CMS
2 10 (3.41%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (2.39%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.39%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.02%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.68%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.68%) SAS
6 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.68%) WordPress
7 1 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.34%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.34%) nginx
7 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.68%) Mingle
3 1 (0.34%) HipChat
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.12%) BrowserStack
2 13 (4.44%) GitHub
3 6 (2.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.05%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 6 (2.05%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 5 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.71%) Sauce Labs
5 4 (1.37%) vREST
6 3 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.68%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.34%) Basecamp
8 1 (0.34%) IaaS
8 1 (0.34%) PaaS
8 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.78%) Internet
2 6 (2.05%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.71%) 3G
3 5 (1.71%) DHCP
3 5 (1.71%) DNS
3 5 (1.71%) ICMP
3 5 (1.71%) LTE
4 4 (1.37%) HTTP
5 1 (0.34%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.46%) Relational Database
2 13 (4.44%) Big Data
3 10 (3.41%) Hadoop
4 9 (3.07%) Apache Hive
5 8 (2.73%) DB2
5 8 (2.73%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.05%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (1.37%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.02%) HBase
8 3 (1.02%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.68%) DbVisualizer
9 2 (0.68%) Impala
9 2 (0.68%) Redis
10 1 (0.34%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.34%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 257 (87.71%) Selenium
2 136 (46.42%) Cucumber
3 96 (32.76%) Jenkins
3 96 (32.76%) JIRA
4 60 (20.48%) Git (software)
5 34 (11.60%) Protractor
6 33 (11.26%) JUnit
7 32 (10.92%) Jasmine
8 30 (10.24%) Maven
8 30 (10.24%) SpecFlow
9 27 (9.22%) SoapUI
10 24 (8.19%) Appium
11 22 (7.51%) Subversion
12 21 (7.17%) JMeter
13 20 (6.83%) GitLab
13 20 (6.83%) TestNG
14 17 (5.80%) gulp
15 16 (5.46%) TeamCity
16 15 (5.12%) JBehave
16 15 (5.12%) Mocha
General
1 55 (18.77%) Finance
2 36 (12.29%) Banking
3 21 (7.17%) Retail
4 18 (6.14%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.07%) Front Office
6 7 (2.39%) Law
6 7 (2.39%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.71%) Advertising
7 5 (1.71%) Games
8 4 (1.37%) Marketing
9 3 (1.02%) Publishing
10 2 (0.68%) Automotive
10 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.34%) Back Office
11 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (32.42%) Developer
2 57 (19.45%) Tester
3 48 (16.38%) Automation Tester
3 48 (16.38%) Test Engineer
4 45 (15.36%) Analyst
5 37 (12.63%) Test Analyst
6 35 (11.95%) Developer in Test
7 29 (9.90%) Java Developer
8 28 (9.56%) QA Engineer
9 27 (9.22%) Test Automation Engineer
10 23 (7.85%) JavaScript Developer
11 22 (7.51%) Automation Test Analyst
12 21 (7.17%) Java Engineer
13 18 (6.14%) Software Developer
14 17 (5.80%) Java Developer in Test
15 14 (4.78%) QA Automation Engineer
16 13 (4.44%) Java Automation Tester
17 12 (4.10%) Selenium Automation Tester
17 12 (4.10%) Selenium Tester
18 11 (3.75%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (19.80%) Gherkin
2 53 (18.09%) HTML
3 46 (15.70%) Web Services
4 43 (14.68%) RESTful
5 40 (13.65%) CSS
6 39 (13.31%) REST
7 35 (11.95%) Node.js
8 33 (11.26%) React
9 32 (10.92%) HTML5
10 27 (9.22%) .NET
11 24 (8.19%) SOAP
11 24 (8.19%) XML
12 23 (7.85%) AngularJS
13 20 (6.83%) Sass
14 17 (5.80%) CSS3
15 16 (5.46%) Spring
16 12 (4.10%) JSON
16 12 (4.10%) LESS
17 11 (3.75%) Kafka
18 9 (3.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.48%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (5.80%) User Experience
4 15 (5.12%) Mobile App
5 10 (3.41%) Fintech
5 10 (3.41%) Mainframe
6 9 (3.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (2.73%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.05%) PlayStation
9 5 (1.71%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.37%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.02%) Video on Demand
12 2 (0.68%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.68%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.68%) Video\Live Streaming
12 2 (0.68%) W3C
13 1 (0.34%) Hedge funds
13 1 (0.34%) iPhone
13 1 (0.34%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.22%) Unix
2 16 (5.46%) Android
2 16 (5.46%) Apple iOS
2 16 (5.46%) Linux
3 8 (2.73%) Windows
4 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (76.79%) Agile Software Development
1 225 (76.79%) Test Automation
2 132 (45.05%) BDD
3 83 (28.33%) TDD
4 78 (26.62%) Scrum
5 57 (19.45%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (16.04%) SDET
7 46 (15.70%) E-Commerce
8 43 (14.68%) Test Strategy
9 37 (12.63%) Test Scripting
10 35 (11.95%) API Testing
11 34 (11.60%) DevOps
12 33 (11.26%) Performance Testing
12 33 (11.26%) Regression Testing
12 33 (11.26%) Software Testing
13 32 (10.92%) OO
14 29 (9.90%) Open Source
15 26 (8.87%) Continuous Delivery
15 26 (8.87%) Microservices
16 25 (8.53%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 176 (60.07%) Java
2 99 (33.79%) JavaScript
3 65 (22.18%) C#
4 50 (17.06%) SQL
5 45 (15.36%) Python
6 27 (9.22%) Ruby
7 15 (5.12%) Scala
8 7 (2.39%) PHP
9 6 (2.05%) Apex Code
9 6 (2.05%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.05%) SOQL
10 5 (1.71%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.37%) ES6
11 4 (1.37%) Groovy
12 2 (0.68%) C
12 2 (0.68%) Perl
12 2 (0.68%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (11.26%) Security Cleared
2 23 (7.85%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.46%) ISTQB
4 14 (4.78%) ISEB
4 14 (4.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (4.44%) Degree
6 10 (3.41%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.68%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (33.79%) QA
System Software
1 30 (10.24%) Docker
2 7 (2.39%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 20 (6.83%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.02%) Puppet
4 2 (0.68%) Ansible
5 1 (0.34%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.34%) Nagios
Vendors
1 21 (7.17%) Oracle
2 18 (6.14%) Atlassian
2 18 (6.14%) HP
3 6 (2.05%) Citrix
3 6 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (1.71%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.37%) Adobe
5 4 (1.37%) Google
5 4 (1.37%) hybris
5 4 (1.37%) Pega
5 4 (1.37%) Perforce
6 3 (1.02%) IBM
6 3 (1.02%) ServiceNow
6 3 (1.02%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.68%) Charles River
7 2 (0.68%) Sonatype
8 1 (0.34%) Facebook
8 1 (0.34%) FXall
8 1 (0.34%) SOASTA, Inc
8 1 (0.34%) Twitter