Period
to 16 January 2019

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 2019 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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 309 363 295
Rank change year-on-year +54 -68 +78
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 348 293 338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.78% 0.63% 0.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.38% 3.18% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 229 279
London median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £325 £304 £305
90th Percentile £551 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
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 10,304 9,219 7,455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 23.19% 19.86% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,611 7,049 5,391
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £369 £356 £325
90th Percentile £673 £638 £613
England median daily rate £488 £470 £430
% change year-on-year +3.72% +9.30% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 10
London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -3.80% +5.33%
10th Percentile £30.00 £21.95 £15.85
90th Percentile £53.00 £46.55 £56.15
England median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year -3.41% +7.98% +1.88%

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 2019.

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 2019. 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 -29 70 £455 -4.21% 28
South London +35 39 £475 +58.33% 2
West London +14 14 £350 -26.32% 17
East London -24 9 £500 +17.65% 2
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 309 (88.79%) Selenium
1 309 (88.79%) Test Automation
2 220 (63.22%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (61.21%) Java
4 186 (53.45%) BDD
5 184 (52.87%) Cucumber
6 150 (43.10%) Jenkins
7 138 (39.66%) QA
8 131 (37.64%) JavaScript
9 101 (29.02%) TDD
10 95 (27.30%) Finance
11 87 (25.00%) SDET
12 84 (24.14%) Scrum
13 75 (21.55%) Git (software)
14 73 (20.98%) JIRA
15 69 (19.83%) C#
16 63 (18.10%) Maven
17 62 (17.82%) API Testing
18 58 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
19 55 (15.80%) Gherkin
20 54 (15.52%) SpecFlow
21 50 (14.37%) Web Services
22 49 (14.08%) SQL
23 48 (13.79%) HTML
23 48 (13.79%) .NET
23 48 (13.79%) RESTful
24 47 (13.51%) Node.js
25 46 (13.22%) REST
25 46 (13.22%) SoapUI
26 42 (12.07%) GitHub

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 37 (10.63%) Confluence
2 12 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (2.87%) CMS
3 10 (2.87%) NServiceBus
4 8 (2.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (0.86%) Jetty
5 3 (0.86%) SAS
5 3 (0.86%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.86%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.57%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.57%) nginx
6 2 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
1 1 (0.29%) HipChat
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 42 (12.07%) GitHub
2 37 (10.63%) BrowserStack
3 36 (10.34%) Sauce Labs
4 15 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.57%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.57%) Datadog
6 2 (0.57%) DigitalOcean
6 2 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.29%) BlazeMeter
7 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.29%) Office 365
7 1 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.75%) HTTP
2 12 (3.45%) Internet
3 5 (1.44%) HTTPS
4 4 (1.15%) BIG-IP
4 4 (1.15%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (2.87%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.72%) MongoDB
4 5 (1.44%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.15%) DB2
5 4 (1.15%) MySQL
6 3 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (0.86%) Big Data
6 3 (0.86%) Redis
7 2 (0.57%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.57%) Power BI
8 1 (0.29%) KDB
8 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 309 (88.79%) Selenium
2 184 (52.87%) Cucumber
3 150 (43.10%) Jenkins
4 75 (21.55%) Git (software)
5 73 (20.98%) JIRA
6 63 (18.10%) Maven
7 54 (15.52%) SpecFlow
8 46 (13.22%) SoapUI
9 37 (10.63%) Appium
10 35 (10.06%) JMeter
11 32 (9.20%) Ant
12 30 (8.62%) Protractor
13 27 (7.76%) Mocha
14 23 (6.61%) JUnit
15 19 (5.46%) Jasmine
16 18 (5.17%) HP UFT
17 17 (4.89%) Gatling
17 17 (4.89%) GitLab
18 15 (4.31%) Mockito
18 15 (4.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 95 (27.30%) Finance
2 39 (11.21%) Banking
3 18 (5.17%) Retail
4 11 (3.16%) Advertising
5 5 (1.44%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.15%) Marketing
7 3 (0.86%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.29%) Back Office
8 1 (0.29%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.29%) Electronics
8 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.29%) Front Office
8 1 (0.29%) Games
8 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 134 (38.51%) Tester
2 105 (30.17%) Automation Tester
3 54 (15.52%) Developer
4 47 (13.51%) Test Engineer
5 40 (11.49%) Test Automation Engineer
6 38 (10.92%) Analyst
7 34 (9.77%) Developer in Test
8 32 (9.20%) QA Engineer
9 31 (8.91%) Java Automation Tester
10 29 (8.33%) Test Analyst
11 25 (7.18%) QA Tester
12 23 (6.61%) Selenium Tester
13 21 (6.03%) QA Automation Engineer
13 21 (6.03%) Selenium Automation Tester
14 17 (4.89%) Automation Test Analyst
15 16 (4.60%) Test Automation Developer
16 15 (4.31%) Automation Test Lead
16 15 (4.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 14 (4.02%) Automation Engineer
17 14 (4.02%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (15.80%) Gherkin
2 50 (14.37%) Web Services
3 48 (13.79%) .NET
3 48 (13.79%) HTML
3 48 (13.79%) RESTful
4 47 (13.51%) Node.js
5 46 (13.22%) REST
6 41 (11.78%) CSS
7 33 (9.48%) AngularJS
8 32 (9.20%) WebdriverIO
9 27 (7.76%) SOAP
10 25 (7.18%) XML
11 22 (6.32%) JSON
12 21 (6.03%) React
13 17 (4.89%) Chai
14 15 (4.31%) Sass
15 12 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
16 10 (2.87%) Handlebars
16 10 (2.87%) Nightwatchjs
16 10 (2.87%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.03%) Mobile App
3 19 (5.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 18 (5.17%) Fintech
5 17 (4.89%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (4.60%) User Experience
7 12 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (2.87%) Algorithms
9 7 (2.01%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.44%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.15%) IVR
12 3 (0.86%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.86%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.57%) Video on Demand
14 1 (0.29%) BBC
14 1 (0.29%) Linux Command Line
14 1 (0.29%) New Media
14 1 (0.29%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.75%) Linux
1 20 (5.75%) Unix
2 19 (5.46%) Apple iOS
3 16 (4.60%) Windows
4 12 (3.45%) Android
5 7 (2.01%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (88.79%) Test Automation
2 220 (63.22%) Agile Software Development
3 186 (53.45%) BDD
4 101 (29.02%) TDD
5 87 (25.00%) SDET
6 84 (24.14%) Scrum
7 62 (17.82%) API Testing
8 58 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (12.07%) E-Commerce
10 40 (11.49%) DevOps
11 38 (10.92%) Problem-Solving
12 35 (10.06%) Manual Testing
13 32 (9.20%) OO
13 32 (9.20%) QA Automation
14 31 (8.91%) Performance Testing
14 31 (8.91%) Test Strategy
15 28 (8.05%) Test Scripting
16 26 (7.47%) Software Testing
17 25 (7.18%) Functional Testing
18 23 (6.61%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 213 (61.21%) Java
2 131 (37.64%) JavaScript
3 69 (19.83%) C#
4 49 (14.08%) SQL
5 24 (6.90%) Python
6 12 (3.45%) Ruby
7 11 (3.16%) ES6
8 10 (2.87%) TypeScript
9 9 (2.59%) Groovy
10 8 (2.30%) Scala
11 6 (1.72%) Java 8
11 6 (1.72%) PHP
12 5 (1.44%) C++
13 4 (1.15%) Kotlin
13 4 (1.15%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.86%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.86%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.29%) C
15 1 (0.29%) Go
15 1 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 28 (8.05%) Security Cleared
2 27 (7.76%) SC Cleared
3 18 (5.17%) Degree
4 10 (2.87%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.01%) ISEB
6 4 (1.15%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.29%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (39.66%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) WCAG
System Software
1 34 (9.77%) Docker
2 4 (1.15%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.57%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 13 (3.74%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (2.87%) Kibana
3 9 (2.59%) logstash
4 8 (2.30%) Puppet
5 7 (2.01%) Ansible
6 6 (1.72%) Grafana
7 2 (0.57%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.57%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.29%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (4.89%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.02%) Cypress Semiconductor
3 10 (2.87%) Adobe
4 9 (2.59%) Atlassian
5 6 (1.72%) Perfecto Mobile
6 5 (1.44%) Pega
7 4 (1.15%) F5
7 4 (1.15%) HP
7 4 (1.15%) hybris
7 4 (1.15%) Oracle
8 3 (0.86%) Splunk
9 2 (0.57%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.57%) Google
9 2 (0.57%) IBM
9 2 (0.57%) New Relic
9 2 (0.57%) Orchard
9 2 (0.57%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.29%) McAfee
10 1 (0.29%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.29%) SAP