Period
to 28 March 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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 359 354 371
Rank change year-on-year -5 +17 -75
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 99 280 283
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.38% 0.66% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.95% 2.98% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 219 237
Median daily rate £488 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.11% -
10th Percentile £350 £345 £313
90th Percentile £700 £575 £575
England median daily rate £484 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.50% +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 5,068 9,397 9,374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.63% 22.02% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,554 6,869 7,138
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £375 £370 £358
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £500 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 48 22
Median hourly rate £48.50 £36.00 £45.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.72% -21.31% +2.81%
10th Percentile £35.00 £31.28 £35.38
90th Percentile £78.75 £53.75 £155.70
Median hourly rate £42.38 £43.00 £44.75
% change year-on-year -1.45% -3.91% +9.15%

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 28 March 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 28 March 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
Central London +35 12 £475 +5.56% 8
South London +6 12 £404 -15.00%
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 90 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 88 (88.89%) Selenium
3 82 (82.83%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (75.76%) Java
5 48 (48.48%) Cucumber
6 43 (43.43%) Jenkins
7 40 (40.40%) JIRA
8 37 (37.37%) BDD
9 35 (35.35%) JavaScript
10 30 (30.30%) DevOps
11 29 (29.29%) C#
11 29 (29.29%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (25.25%) QA
12 25 (25.25%) AngularJS
13 24 (24.24%) SQL
13 24 (24.24%) Scrum
14 23 (23.23%) TDD
15 22 (22.22%) Security Cleared
15 22 (22.22%) REST
16 21 (21.21%) SDLC
17 20 (20.20%) SC Cleared
17 20 (20.20%) CSS
18 19 (19.19%) SpecFlow
19 18 (18.18%) Azure
19 18 (18.18%) HTML
19 18 (18.18%) Kanban
19 18 (18.18%) Scenario Testing
20 16 (16.16%) HTML5
20 16 (16.16%) Confluence
20 16 (16.16%) Postman

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 16 (16.16%) Confluence
2 13 (13.13%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (8.08%) IIS
4 3 (3.03%) Apache
5 1 (1.01%) Jetty
5 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.18%) Azure
2 12 (12.12%) GitHub
3 5 (5.05%) AWS
4 4 (4.04%) Sauce Labs
5 2 (2.02%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.01%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (1.01%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.07%) HTTP
2 3 (3.03%) Firewall
2 3 (3.03%) HTTPS
2 3 (3.03%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (3.03%) SSL
3 2 (2.02%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.02%) IPv4
3 2 (2.02%) IPv6
3 2 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.01%) Network Security
4 1 (1.01%) SSH
4 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.03%) MySQL
2 3 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.02%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.02%) Power BI
3 2 (2.02%) Redis
3 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.01%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.01%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 88 (88.89%) Selenium
2 48 (48.48%) Cucumber
3 43 (43.43%) Jenkins
4 40 (40.40%) JIRA
5 19 (19.19%) SpecFlow
6 16 (16.16%) Postman
7 14 (14.14%) JMeter
8 13 (13.13%) Git (software)
8 13 (13.13%) Maven
9 11 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (9.09%) Jasmine
10 9 (9.09%) NUnit
10 9 (9.09%) SoapUI
10 9 (9.09%) TeamCity
11 8 (8.08%) Fiddler
11 8 (8.08%) JUnit
12 7 (7.07%) REST Assured
13 6 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (6.06%) Bitbucket
13 6 (6.06%) Mocha
General
1 13 (13.13%) Finance
2 10 (10.10%) Banking
3 6 (6.06%) Public Sector
4 3 (3.03%) Retail
5 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (37.37%) Developer
2 24 (24.24%) Automation Tester
2 24 (24.24%) Tester
3 18 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 17 (17.17%) Developer in Test
5 14 (14.14%) Full Stack Developer
5 14 (14.14%) Test Engineer
6 13 (13.13%) Angular Developer
7 12 (12.12%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (8.08%) Software Developer
9 7 (7.07%) Automation Engineer
9 7 (7.07%) QA Engineer
9 7 (7.07%) Senior Developer
9 7 (7.07%) Test Automation Engineer
9 7 (7.07%) Test Leader
10 5 (5.05%) Automation Test Lead
10 5 (5.05%) QA Automation Engineer
11 4 (4.04%) Analyst
11 4 (4.04%) Automation Test Analyst
11 4 (4.04%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.25%) AngularJS
2 22 (22.22%) REST
3 20 (20.20%) CSS
4 18 (18.18%) HTML
5 16 (16.16%) HTML5
6 14 (14.14%) RESTful
7 13 (13.13%) Gherkin
8 12 (12.12%) .NET
9 11 (11.11%) Node.js
10 9 (9.09%) JSON
11 7 (7.07%) Hibernate
11 7 (7.07%) JDBC
11 7 (7.07%) XML
12 6 (6.06%) Middleware
12 6 (6.06%) Spring
12 6 (6.06%) Web Services
13 4 (4.04%) Express
13 4 (4.04%) Nightwatchjs
13 4 (4.04%) React
14 2 (2.02%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.05%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.04%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.03%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.03%) User Experience
5 1 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.01%) NHS
5 1 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.13%) Windows
2 10 (10.10%) Linux
3 5 (5.05%) Android
4 4 (4.04%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.04%) Unix
5 2 (2.02%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.02%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 82 (82.83%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (37.37%) BDD
4 30 (30.30%) DevOps
5 29 (29.29%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (24.24%) Scrum
7 23 (23.23%) TDD
8 21 (21.21%) SDLC
9 18 (18.18%) Kanban
9 18 (18.18%) Scenario Testing
10 15 (15.15%) API Testing
10 15 (15.15%) SDET
11 13 (13.13%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (12.12%) Manual Testing
12 12 (12.12%) Open Source
12 12 (12.12%) Test Scripting
13 11 (11.11%) Integration Testing
13 11 (11.11%) Performance Testing
13 11 (11.11%) Software Testing
13 11 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (75.76%) Java
2 35 (35.35%) JavaScript
3 29 (29.29%) C#
4 24 (24.24%) SQL
5 15 (15.15%) Java 8
6 8 (8.08%) PowerShell
7 5 (5.05%) Python
7 5 (5.05%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.04%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.03%) C
10 2 (2.02%) Groovy
10 2 (2.02%) TypeScript
10 2 (2.02%) XPath
11 1 (1.01%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.01%) Ruby
11 1 (1.01%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 20 (20.20%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 6 (6.06%) ISEB
5 4 (4.04%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.01%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (25.25%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (13.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.04%) Terraform
3 3 (3.03%) Ansible
4 2 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.02%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (9.09%) Atlassian
1 9 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.04%) hybris
3 3 (3.03%) CyberArk
4 1 (1.01%) Google
4 1 (1.01%) HP