Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 376 330 383
Rank change year-on-year -46 +53 -87
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 115 324 270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.74% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.12% 3.22% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 252 219
London median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £350 £350 £313
90th Percentile £700 £574 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London 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 5,432 10,053 9,105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.94% 22.81% 19.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,863 7,391 6,968
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £375 £370 £353
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £480 £495 £475
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.21% +10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 40 19
London median hourly rate £48.50 £35.50 £41.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.62% -14.28% -11.88%
10th Percentile £35.00 £30.68 £33.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £52.63 £70.13
England median hourly rate £41.50 £43.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -3.49% -4.44% +9.76%

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 February 2020.

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 February 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
South London +17 18 £404 -15.00%
Central London +14 15 £475 +4.63% 11
West London +23 1 £400 +14.29% 3
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 107 (93.04%) Selenium
2 101 (87.83%) Test Automation
3 91 (79.13%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (70.43%) Java
5 49 (42.61%) Cucumber
6 47 (40.87%) Jenkins
7 44 (38.26%) JavaScript
8 41 (35.65%) BDD
9 34 (29.57%) QA
9 34 (29.57%) JIRA
9 34 (29.57%) DevOps
10 32 (27.83%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (27.83%) Scrum
11 30 (26.09%) C#
12 26 (22.61%) SQL
13 25 (21.74%) AngularJS
13 25 (21.74%) TDD
14 22 (19.13%) SpecFlow
15 20 (17.39%) Security Cleared
15 20 (17.39%) Azure
16 19 (16.52%) CSS
16 19 (16.52%) Finance
17 18 (15.65%) JMeter
17 18 (15.65%) Git (software)
17 18 (15.65%) REST
17 18 (15.65%) Java 8
18 17 (14.78%) Gherkin
18 17 (14.78%) Regression Testing
18 17 (14.78%) HTML
19 16 (13.91%) HTML5

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 11 (9.57%) Confluence
1 11 (9.57%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (4.35%) IIS
3 3 (2.61%) Apache
4 2 (1.74%) Jetty
4 2 (1.74%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Maximo
2 1 (0.87%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (17.39%) Azure
2 12 (10.43%) GitHub
3 8 (6.96%) AWS
4 3 (2.61%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (2.61%) Sauce Labs
5 2 (1.74%) Apigee
5 2 (1.74%) BlazeMeter
5 2 (1.74%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.74%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.35%) HTTP
2 3 (2.61%) Firewall
2 3 (2.61%) HTTPS
2 3 (2.61%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (2.61%) SSL
3 2 (1.74%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.74%) IPv4
3 2 (1.74%) IPv6
3 2 (1.74%) SSH
3 2 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.87%) Network Security
4 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.61%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.74%) Big Data
3 2 (1.74%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.74%) Power BI
3 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.87%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.87%) DB2
4 1 (0.87%) DbVisualizer
4 1 (0.87%) MySQL
4 1 (0.87%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 107 (93.04%) Selenium
2 49 (42.61%) Cucumber
3 47 (40.87%) Jenkins
4 34 (29.57%) JIRA
5 22 (19.13%) SpecFlow
6 18 (15.65%) Git (software)
6 18 (15.65%) JMeter
7 14 (12.17%) Postman
8 13 (11.30%) Maven
9 10 (8.70%) Jasmine
9 10 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (8.70%) TeamCity
10 9 (7.83%) Protractor
11 8 (6.96%) JUnit
11 8 (6.96%) NUnit
11 8 (6.96%) SoapUI
12 7 (6.09%) Fiddler
12 7 (6.09%) REST Assured
13 6 (5.22%) Bitbucket
13 6 (5.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (16.52%) Finance
2 10 (8.70%) Banking
3 5 (4.35%) Public Sector
3 5 (4.35%) Retail
4 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.87%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (32.17%) Developer
2 28 (24.35%) Tester
3 26 (22.61%) Automation Tester
4 18 (15.65%) Java Developer
5 17 (14.78%) Developer in Test
6 15 (13.04%) Test Engineer
7 14 (12.17%) Angular Developer
8 13 (11.30%) Full Stack Developer
9 12 (10.43%) Test Leader
10 10 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
10 10 (8.70%) Test Automation Engineer
11 9 (7.83%) Analyst
11 9 (7.83%) Automation Engineer
12 8 (6.96%) Senior Developer
12 8 (6.96%) Test Analyst
13 7 (6.09%) Automation Test Analyst
13 7 (6.09%) Software Developer
14 6 (5.22%) Automation Test Lead
14 6 (5.22%) QA Automation Engineer
14 6 (5.22%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.74%) AngularJS
2 19 (16.52%) CSS
3 18 (15.65%) REST
4 17 (14.78%) Gherkin
4 17 (14.78%) HTML
5 16 (13.91%) HTML5
6 14 (12.17%) RESTful
7 12 (10.43%) Node.js
8 11 (9.57%) Web Services
9 9 (7.83%) .NET
10 7 (6.09%) Hibernate
10 7 (6.09%) JDBC
10 7 (6.09%) Spring
11 6 (5.22%) JSON
11 6 (5.22%) Middleware
11 6 (5.22%) Nightwatchjs
12 4 (3.48%) React
12 4 (3.48%) XML
13 3 (2.61%) Express
13 3 (2.61%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.48%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.61%) Fixed Income
3 3 (2.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (2.61%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.74%) EPoS
4 2 (1.74%) Equities
4 2 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.74%) User Experience
5 1 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.87%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.83%) Linux
2 8 (6.96%) Windows
3 6 (5.22%) Unix
4 5 (4.35%) Android
5 4 (3.48%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (87.83%) Test Automation
2 91 (79.13%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (35.65%) BDD
4 34 (29.57%) DevOps
5 32 (27.83%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (27.83%) Scrum
6 25 (21.74%) TDD
7 17 (14.78%) Regression Testing
8 16 (13.91%) Kanban
8 16 (13.91%) Manual Testing
9 15 (13.04%) API Testing
9 15 (13.04%) Scenario Testing
9 15 (13.04%) SDET
10 14 (12.17%) SDLC
11 13 (11.30%) Performance Testing
12 12 (10.43%) Microservices
12 12 (10.43%) Open Source
12 12 (10.43%) Test Scripting
13 11 (9.57%) Integration Testing
13 11 (9.57%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (70.43%) Java
2 44 (38.26%) JavaScript
3 30 (26.09%) C#
4 26 (22.61%) SQL
5 18 (15.65%) Java 8
6 6 (5.22%) Python
6 6 (5.22%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.35%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.48%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.61%) C
9 3 (2.61%) Ruby
10 2 (1.74%) Groovy
10 2 (1.74%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.74%) XPath
11 1 (0.87%) Scala
11 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.87%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 14 (12.17%) ISTQB
4 11 (9.57%) ISEB
5 3 (2.61%) Degree
6 2 (1.74%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.87%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (29.57%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (12.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (7.83%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.61%) Ansible
2 3 (2.61%) Terraform
3 2 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (5.22%) Atlassian
1 6 (5.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.35%) hybris
3 3 (2.61%) CyberArk
4 1 (0.87%) Google
4 1 (0.87%) HP
4 1 (0.87%) IBM
4 1 (0.87%) Oracle