Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 329 311 372
Rank change year-on-year -18 +61 -1
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 323 284 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.72% 0.72% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.46% 3.88% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 216 188
London median daily rate £450 £465 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +11.38% +4.38%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £305
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

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 9,329 7,326 7,094
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.78% 18.46% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,947 5,381 5,250
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 31 17
London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -8.57% +58.66%
10th Percentile £24.20 £19.82 £37.15
90th Percentile £165.00 £57.50 £53.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.80% -1.76% +14.74%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -51 58 £450 -5.26% 17
South London - 19 £475 - 2
West London -25 18 £450 -10.00% 11
East London -8 14 £450 +13.56% 5
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, 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.

1 275 (85.14%) Selenium
2 267 (82.66%) Test Automation
3 246 (76.16%) Agile Software Development
4 177 (54.80%) Java
5 172 (53.25%) Cucumber
6 156 (48.30%) BDD
7 120 (37.15%) JavaScript
8 98 (30.34%) TDD
9 97 (30.03%) QA
10 96 (29.72%) Scrum
11 84 (26.01%) Jenkins
12 74 (22.91%) Continuous Integration
12 74 (22.91%) C#
13 73 (22.60%) JIRA
14 71 (21.98%) SQL
15 69 (21.36%) Finance
16 66 (20.43%) SDET
17 58 (17.96%) Git (software)
18 56 (17.34%) RESTful
19 55 (17.03%) Gherkin
19 55 (17.03%) API Testing
20 49 (15.17%) Web Services
21 46 (14.24%) DevOps
22 44 (13.62%) HTML
23 43 (13.31%) JMeter
23 43 (13.31%) SoapUI
23 43 (13.31%) REST
24 42 (13.00%) SpecFlow
25 40 (12.38%) Performance Testing
25 40 (12.38%) Node.js

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 40 (12.38%) Confluence
2 15 (4.64%) Tomcat
3 13 (4.02%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (3.41%) Jetty
5 8 (2.48%) CMS
6 4 (1.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.93%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.93%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.62%) Apache
8 2 (0.62%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.62%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.62%) JBoss
8 2 (0.62%) OpenCms
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.31%) ATG Dynamo
9 1 (0.31%) nginx
9 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.98%) BrowserStack
2 28 (8.67%) Sauce Labs
3 25 (7.74%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (4.64%) GitHub
5 12 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.24%) DigitalOcean
7 2 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.62%) SaaS
8 1 (0.31%) NuGet
8 1 (0.31%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.41%) Internet
2 9 (2.79%) HTTP
3 5 (1.55%) SMS
4 3 (0.93%) 3G
4 3 (0.93%) DHCP
4 3 (0.93%) DNS
4 3 (0.93%) HTTPS
4 3 (0.93%) ICMP
4 3 (0.93%) LTE
4 3 (0.93%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.62%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.81%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (4.33%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.10%) MongoDB
4 8 (2.48%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.55%) Redis
5 5 (1.55%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.24%) Big Data
6 4 (1.24%) DB2
6 4 (1.24%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.62%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.62%) BigQuery
8 2 (0.62%) MySQL
8 2 (0.62%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (0.31%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 275 (85.14%) Selenium
2 172 (53.25%) Cucumber
3 84 (26.01%) Jenkins
4 73 (22.60%) JIRA
5 58 (17.96%) Git (software)
6 43 (13.31%) JMeter
6 43 (13.31%) SoapUI
7 42 (13.00%) SpecFlow
8 39 (12.07%) Maven
9 38 (11.76%) Protractor
10 36 (11.15%) JUnit
11 32 (9.91%) Jasmine
12 30 (9.29%) Appium
13 25 (7.74%) Gradle
13 25 (7.74%) JBehave
14 24 (7.43%) Team Foundation Server
15 19 (5.88%) Mocha
16 18 (5.57%) gulp
16 18 (5.57%) NUnit
17 17 (5.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 69 (21.36%) Finance
2 30 (9.29%) Banking
3 18 (5.57%) Retail
4 8 (2.48%) Advertising
5 6 (1.86%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.24%) Law
7 3 (0.93%) Back Office
7 3 (0.93%) Games
7 3 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.62%) Marketing
9 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Front Office
9 1 (0.31%) Publishing
9 1 (0.31%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (28.79%) Tester
2 86 (26.63%) Developer
3 75 (23.22%) Automation Tester
4 49 (15.17%) Test Engineer
5 43 (13.31%) Analyst
6 41 (12.69%) Test Analyst
7 34 (10.53%) Developer in Test
8 29 (8.98%) Automation Test Analyst
9 28 (8.67%) QA Engineer
10 25 (7.74%) JavaScript Developer
11 24 (7.43%) Java Developer
11 24 (7.43%) QA Tester
12 22 (6.81%) Test Automation Engineer
13 21 (6.50%) Agile Tester
13 21 (6.50%) QA Automation Tester
14 20 (6.19%) Software Developer
15 18 (5.57%) Selenium Tester
16 17 (5.26%) C# Developer
16 17 (5.26%) Software Engineer
16 17 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (17.34%) RESTful
2 55 (17.03%) Gherkin
3 49 (15.17%) Web Services
4 44 (13.62%) HTML
5 43 (13.31%) REST
6 40 (12.38%) Node.js
7 36 (11.15%) CSS
8 35 (10.84%) .NET
9 25 (7.74%) React
10 24 (7.43%) XML
11 23 (7.12%) SOAP
11 23 (7.12%) Spring
12 20 (6.19%) Java EE
13 19 (5.88%) HTML5
13 19 (5.88%) Sass
14 17 (5.26%) LESS
15 16 (4.95%) AngularJS
15 16 (4.95%) jQuery
15 16 (4.95%) JSON
16 13 (4.02%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.57%) User Experience
3 16 (4.95%) Fintech
4 12 (3.72%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (3.72%) Mobile App
5 10 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.48%) Mainframe
7 7 (2.17%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.24%) PlayStation
9 3 (0.93%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.93%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.93%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.93%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.93%) Reinsurance
10 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.62%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.62%) Video\Live Streaming
11 1 (0.31%) IBM Mainframe
11 1 (0.31%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.29%) Linux
2 27 (8.36%) Unix
3 20 (6.19%) Android
3 20 (6.19%) Apple iOS
4 18 (5.57%) Windows
5 6 (1.86%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.62%) Windows 2000
6 2 (0.62%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.31%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (82.66%) Test Automation
2 246 (76.16%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (48.30%) BDD
4 98 (30.34%) TDD
5 96 (29.72%) Scrum
6 74 (22.91%) Continuous Integration
7 66 (20.43%) SDET
8 55 (17.03%) API Testing
9 46 (14.24%) DevOps
10 40 (12.38%) Performance Testing
11 39 (12.07%) Regression Testing
12 38 (11.76%) Functional Testing
13 37 (11.46%) Test Scripting
14 36 (11.15%) Kanban
15 34 (10.53%) E-Commerce
15 34 (10.53%) Open Source
16 33 (10.22%) Problem-Solving
17 32 (9.91%) Continuous Delivery
17 32 (9.91%) Microservices
18 31 (9.60%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 177 (54.80%) Java
2 120 (37.15%) JavaScript
3 74 (22.91%) C#
4 71 (21.98%) SQL
5 31 (9.60%) Python
6 20 (6.19%) Java 8
7 18 (5.57%) Ruby
8 16 (4.95%) Shell Script
9 13 (4.02%) Groovy
10 12 (3.72%) Scala
11 10 (3.10%) PHP
12 7 (2.17%) C
13 6 (1.86%) ES6
14 5 (1.55%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.93%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.93%) C++
15 3 (0.93%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.62%) Perl
16 2 (0.62%) VB
17 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (7.74%) Security Cleared
2 23 (7.12%) SC Cleared
3 20 (6.19%) Degree
3 20 (6.19%) ISTQB
4 16 (4.95%) ISEB
5 9 (2.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.62%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.31%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.31%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (30.03%) QA
2 5 (1.55%) GDPR
3 1 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.31%) EMIR
3 1 (0.31%) MiFID
3 1 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (6.81%) Docker
2 2 (0.62%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.31%) ACF2
3 1 (0.31%) RACF
Systems Management
1 16 (4.95%) HP ALM
2 14 (4.33%) Kibana
3 9 (2.79%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (2.48%) logstash
5 6 (1.86%) Grafana
5 6 (1.86%) Puppet
6 5 (1.55%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.31%) Nagios
7 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (6.50%) HP
2 19 (5.88%) Atlassian
3 15 (4.64%) Microsoft
4 9 (2.79%) Oracle
5 4 (1.24%) Adobe
5 4 (1.24%) Google
5 4 (1.24%) IBM
5 4 (1.24%) Sitecore
6 3 (0.93%) Bloomberg
6 3 (0.93%) Citrix
6 3 (0.93%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 3 (0.93%) Perfecto Mobile
6 3 (0.93%) Reuters
6 3 (0.93%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.62%) New Relic
7 2 (0.62%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.62%) Roku
7 2 (0.62%) SOASTA, Inc
8 1 (0.31%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.31%) Xamarin