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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 332 296
Rank change year-on-year +93 -36  
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 168 99 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.87% 0.45% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.76% 2.83% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 76 106
Median daily rate £470 £419 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.23% +7.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £311 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £43.50 -
% change year-on-year +14.94% -  

WebDriver is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3526 3502 3081
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.21% 15.82% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2585 2551 2183
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.70 £20.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £149.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing WebDriver as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +7 31 £500 +14.28% 17
Greenwich - 3 £418 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
WebDriver
England

WebDriver
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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.

1 261 (82.33%) Agile Software Development
2 254 (80.13%) Selenium
3 168 (53.00%) Java
4 165 (52.05%) BDD
5 152 (47.95%) Cucumber
6 133 (41.96%) TDD
7 107 (33.75%) QA
8 97 (30.60%) Jenkins
9 91 (28.71%) Test Automation
9 91 (28.71%) C#
10 89 (28.08%) JavaScript
11 87 (27.44%) RESTful
12 84 (26.50%) Web Services
13 80 (25.24%) Git (software)
14 71 (22.40%) JIRA
15 70 (22.08%) Automated Testing
15 70 (22.08%) Scrum
16 66 (20.82%) HTML
17 61 (19.24%) OO
18 58 (18.30%) Continuous Integration
19 53 (16.72%) Node.js
20 52 (16.40%) SQL
20 52 (16.40%) E-Commerce
21 50 (15.77%) Automation Testing
22 49 (15.46%) CSS
23 48 (15.14%) OOP
24 47 (14.83%) XML
25 45 (14.20%) SDET
26 44 (13.88%) AngularJS
27 43 (13.56%) SpecFlow

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 25 (7.89%) Confluence
2 16 (5.05%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (4.10%) Tomcat
4 12 (3.79%) Apache Spark
5 7 (2.21%) WebLogic
6 6 (1.89%) CMS
7 5 (1.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (1.58%) Jetty
8 4 (1.26%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.63%) ATG Dynamo
9 2 (0.63%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.32%) Apache
10 1 (0.32%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.32%) Drupal
10 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (0.95%) MS Excel
1 3 (0.95%) MS Office
2 2 (0.63%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Magento
2 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.26%) GitHub
2 10 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.52%) Basecamp
4 5 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.62%) Internet
2 16 (5.05%) HTTP
3 1 (0.32%) BGP
3 1 (0.32%) DNS
3 1 (0.32%) MPLS
3 1 (0.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.94%) Relational Database
2 15 (4.73%) Hadoop
3 12 (3.79%) Apache Hive
3 12 (3.79%) RDBMS
4 11 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (3.47%) Redis
5 5 (1.58%) Big Data
5 5 (1.58%) SQL Server
6 3 (0.95%) DB2
6 3 (0.95%) DbVisualizer
6 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.63%) MySQL
8 1 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 254 (80.13%) Selenium
2 152 (47.95%) Cucumber
3 97 (30.60%) Jenkins
4 80 (25.24%) Git (software)
5 71 (22.40%) JIRA
6 43 (13.56%) SpecFlow
7 41 (12.93%) Moq
8 40 (12.62%) Mockito
9 39 (12.30%) JUnit
9 39 (12.30%) Maven
9 39 (12.30%) SoapUI
10 27 (8.52%) Protractor
11 26 (8.20%) gulp
12 25 (7.89%) Subversion
13 24 (7.57%) TeamCity
14 20 (6.31%) JBehave
15 18 (5.68%) Jasmine
16 17 (5.36%) Appium
16 17 (5.36%) Babel
16 17 (5.36%) webpack
General
1 38 (11.99%) Finance
2 20 (6.31%) Retail
3 18 (5.68%) Banking
4 11 (3.47%) Games
5 7 (2.21%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.89%) Marketing
7 5 (1.58%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.58%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.95%) Advertising
9 2 (0.63%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.32%) Automotive
10 1 (0.32%) Electronics
10 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.32%) German Language
10 1 (0.32%) Legal
10 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.32%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 117 (36.91%) Developer
2 82 (25.87%) Tester
3 71 (22.40%) Automation Tester
4 55 (17.35%) Developer in Test
5 43 (13.56%) Test Engineer
6 35 (11.04%) Software Developer
7 33 (10.41%) QA Engineer
8 28 (8.83%) Analyst
9 27 (8.52%) Selenium Tester
10 26 (8.20%) JavaScript Developer
11 25 (7.89%) Java Developer
11 25 (7.89%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 24 (7.57%) Test Analyst
12 24 (7.57%) Test Automation Engineer
13 17 (5.36%) QA Tester
14 16 (5.05%) Automation Test Analyst
15 15 (4.73%) Agile Developer
15 15 (4.73%) Test Automation Developer
15 15 (4.73%) Test Manager
16 14 (4.42%) Java Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (27.44%) RESTful
2 84 (26.50%) Web Services
3 66 (20.82%) HTML
4 53 (16.72%) Node.js
5 49 (15.46%) CSS
6 47 (14.83%) XML
7 44 (13.88%) AngularJS
8 41 (12.93%) Gherkin
9 36 (11.36%) .NET
10 34 (10.73%) SOAP
11 30 (9.46%) Sass
12 28 (8.83%) React
13 27 (8.52%) Spring
14 26 (8.20%) JSON
15 25 (7.89%) REST
16 23 (7.26%) Hibernate
16 23 (7.26%) HTML5
16 23 (7.26%) RabbitMQ
17 15 (4.73%) CSS3
17 15 (4.73%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.57%) Mobile App
2 20 (6.31%) User Experience
3 12 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.21%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (1.58%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.58%) Fintech
6 4 (1.26%) W3C
7 3 (0.95%) Digital Media
7 3 (0.95%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.63%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.63%) Online Games
8 2 (0.63%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.32%) Clustering
9 1 (0.32%) Contactless
9 1 (0.32%) Equities
9 1 (0.32%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.32%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.32%) Replication
9 1 (0.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.46%) Unix
2 29 (9.15%) Linux
3 13 (4.10%) Android
3 13 (4.10%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.52%) Windows
5 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (82.33%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (52.05%) BDD
3 133 (41.96%) TDD
4 91 (28.71%) Test Automation
5 70 (22.08%) Automated Testing
5 70 (22.08%) Scrum
6 61 (19.24%) OO
7 58 (18.30%) Continuous Integration
8 52 (16.40%) E-Commerce
9 50 (15.77%) Automation Testing
10 48 (15.14%) OOP
11 42 (13.25%) Pair Programming
12 38 (11.99%) Test Strategy
13 37 (11.67%) Agile Testing
14 36 (11.36%) Kanban
15 35 (11.04%) Test Scripting
16 33 (10.41%) Regression Testing
17 29 (9.15%) Continuous Delivery
18 27 (8.52%) Open Source
19 26 (8.20%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 168 (53.00%) Java
2 91 (28.71%) C#
3 89 (28.08%) JavaScript
4 52 (16.40%) SQL
5 36 (11.36%) Ruby
6 24 (7.57%) Scala
7 16 (5.05%) Python
8 14 (4.42%) ES6
9 10 (3.15%) PHP
9 10 (3.15%) Shell Script
10 8 (2.52%) Apex Code
10 8 (2.52%) Groovy
10 8 (2.52%) SOQL
11 6 (1.89%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.58%) AspectJ
12 5 (1.58%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.26%) ECMAScript
13 4 (1.26%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.95%) Apple Swift
15 2 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (3.47%) ISTQB
2 10 (3.15%) ISEB
3 9 (2.84%) Degree
4 4 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.95%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.63%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.32%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (33.75%) QA
2 45 (14.20%) SDET
3 2 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.32%) MiFID
4 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (5.99%) Docker
2 12 (3.79%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.95%) HDFS
4 1 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.32%) etcd
4 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.52%) Puppet
2 3 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.32%) Ansible
3 1 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (5.05%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.73%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (4.10%) Atlassian
3 13 (4.10%) Oracle
4 7 (2.21%) Google
5 4 (1.26%) hybris
5 4 (1.26%) IBM
6 3 (0.95%) ATG
6 3 (0.95%) Charles River
7 1 (0.32%) Adobe
7 1 (0.32%) HP
7 1 (0.32%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.32%) SAP
7 1 (0.32%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (0.32%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.32%) VMware
7 1 (0.32%) Zuora
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