Period
to 21 January 2022

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 21 January 2022 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
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 461 373 397
Rank change year-on-year -88 +24 -62
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 120 37 124
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.32% 0.21% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.65% 1.16% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 31 103
10th Percentile £350 £340 £350
25th Percentile £413 £350 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £485 £425 £475
Median % change year-on-year +14.12% -10.53% -
75th Percentile £562 £522 £550
90th Percentile £638 £675 £623
England median daily rate £475 £432 £455
% change year-on-year +9.95% -5.05% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
10th Percentile £73.80 - -
25th Percentile £74.25 - -
Median hourly rate £77.50 - -
75th Percentile £80.25 - -
90th Percentile £80.40 - -
England median hourly rate £77.50 - -

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 7,294 3,198 5,651
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.49% 18.14% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,278 2,281 4,131
10th Percentile £413 £356 £375
25th Percentile £494 £419 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £675 £600 £600
90th Percentile £750 £658 £675
England median daily rate £550 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +15.79% - -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 10 28
10th Percentile - £40.30 £18.32
25th Percentile £39.75 £52.13 £44.26
Median hourly rate £45.74 £55.00 £50.64
Median % change year-on-year -16.85% +8.62% +38.09%
75th Percentile £70.41 £67.63 £78.75
90th Percentile £80.35 £69.08 -
England median hourly rate £52.63 £45.00 £44.75
% change year-on-year +16.96% +0.56% +2.09%

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 21 January 2022.

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 21 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -36 16 £475 +23.78% 7
West London -21 6 £600 - 5
South London -12 1 £525 +54.41% 1
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2022, 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 99 (82.50%) Test Automation
2 93 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (64.17%) Cucumber
4 74 (61.67%) Jenkins
5 65 (54.17%) Selenium
6 64 (53.33%) Java
7 53 (44.17%) DevOps
7 53 (44.17%) Git (software)
8 52 (43.33%) CI/CD
9 51 (42.50%) BDD
10 49 (40.83%) JIRA
11 46 (38.33%) Software Testing
12 43 (35.83%) SDET
13 40 (33.33%) C#
14 38 (31.67%) Confluence
15 36 (30.00%) Microservices
15 36 (30.00%) Social Skills
16 34 (28.33%) REST Assured
17 33 (27.50%) RESTful
17 33 (27.50%) Maven
18 32 (26.67%) TDD
19 31 (25.83%) GitHub
20 30 (25.00%) SpecFlow
20 30 (25.00%) SC Cleared
20 30 (25.00%) Security Cleared
21 29 (24.17%) GitLab
21 29 (24.17%) JavaScript
21 29 (24.17%) Scrum
22 28 (23.33%) Azure
23 27 (22.50%) Spring

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 38 (31.67%) Confluence
2 4 (3.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.83%) JBoss
3 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Fuse
3 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 31 (25.83%) GitHub
2 28 (23.33%) Azure
3 6 (5.00%) AWS
3 6 (5.00%) BrowserStack
4 4 (3.33%) GCP
4 4 (3.33%) SaaS
4 4 (3.33%) Sauce Labs
4 4 (3.33%) Serverless
5 3 (2.50%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.67%) Amazon EKS
6 2 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.67%) IaaS
6 2 (1.67%) NuGet
6 2 (1.67%) PaaS
7 1 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.83%) Azure Pipelines
7 1 (0.83%) BlazeMeter
7 1 (0.83%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.67%) HTTP
2 2 (1.67%) DSL
3 1 (0.83%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 6 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.33%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.33%) Redis
5 3 (2.50%) Adabas
5 3 (2.50%) Power BI
5 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 77 (64.17%) Cucumber
2 74 (61.67%) Jenkins
3 65 (54.17%) Selenium
4 53 (44.17%) Git (software)
5 49 (40.83%) JIRA
6 34 (28.33%) REST Assured
7 33 (27.50%) Maven
8 30 (25.00%) SpecFlow
9 29 (24.17%) GitLab
10 17 (14.17%) JMeter
11 16 (13.33%) Postman
12 12 (10.00%) JUnit
13 10 (8.33%) Appium
14 8 (6.67%) Bitbucket
14 8 (6.67%) Cypress.io
14 8 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
14 8 (6.67%) TeamCity
15 7 (5.83%) SoapUI
15 7 (5.83%) TestNG
15 7 (5.83%) Travis CI
General
1 36 (30.00%) Social Skills
2 14 (11.67%) Banking
3 13 (10.83%) Finance
4 12 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.83%) Games
5 7 (5.83%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.33%) Back Office
7 3 (2.50%) Public Sector
7 3 (2.50%) Retail
8 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.83%) Front Office
9 1 (0.83%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (0.83%) Law
9 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (35.00%) Developer
2 31 (25.83%) Tester
3 29 (24.17%) Automation Tester
4 25 (20.83%) Developer in Test
4 25 (20.83%) Software Developer
5 18 (15.00%) Test Engineer
6 14 (11.67%) Test Automation Engineer
7 11 (9.17%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (6.67%) Java Developer
9 7 (5.83%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.00%) Automation Test Lead
11 5 (4.17%) Analyst
11 5 (4.17%) Java Automation Tester
11 5 (4.17%) Test Analyst
11 5 (4.17%) Test Leader
12 4 (3.33%) C# Developer
12 4 (3.33%) C# Software Developer
12 4 (3.33%) Java Developer in Test
12 4 (3.33%) Java Software Developer
12 4 (3.33%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.50%) RESTful
2 27 (22.50%) Spring
2 27 (22.50%) WireMock
3 22 (18.33%) .NET
3 22 (18.33%) Node.js
4 20 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 20 (16.67%) JPA
5 16 (13.33%) Web Services
6 14 (11.67%) React
7 13 (10.83%) REST
8 12 (10.00%) Gherkin
9 7 (5.83%) AngularJS
9 7 (5.83%) SOAP
10 6 (5.00%) Chai
11 5 (4.17%) .NET Framework
11 5 (4.17%) Express
11 5 (4.17%) Puppeteer
12 4 (3.33%) Akka
12 4 (3.33%) RESTEasy
12 4 (3.33%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.50%) Hedge funds
1 3 (2.50%) Legacy Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
1 3 (2.50%) User Experience
2 2 (1.67%) iPad
2 2 (1.67%) Legacy Systems
2 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.83%) Derivative
3 1 (0.83%) Legacy Code
3 1 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.17%) Linux
2 9 (7.50%) Windows
3 3 (2.50%) Unix
4 2 (1.67%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.83%) Android
5 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.83%) Debian
5 1 (0.83%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (82.50%) Test Automation
2 93 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (44.17%) DevOps
4 52 (43.33%) CI/CD
5 51 (42.50%) BDD
6 46 (38.33%) Software Testing
7 43 (35.83%) SDET
8 36 (30.00%) Microservices
9 32 (26.67%) TDD
10 29 (24.17%) Scrum
11 27 (22.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (20.00%) API Testing
12 24 (20.00%) Integration Testing
13 22 (18.33%) Test Planning
14 21 (17.50%) Non-Functional Testing
15 16 (13.33%) Performance Testing
16 15 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (10.83%) Clean Code
17 13 (10.83%) OOP
18 12 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (53.33%) Java
2 40 (33.33%) C#
3 29 (24.17%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.50%) TypeScript
5 13 (10.83%) Python
6 12 (10.00%) SQL
7 7 (5.83%) Scala
8 6 (5.00%) Groovy
9 4 (3.33%) Java 11
10 3 (2.50%) Ruby
10 3 (2.50%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.50%) VBScript
11 2 (1.67%) Java 8
12 1 (0.83%) Go
12 1 (0.83%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.83%) PHP
12 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 30 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.17%) ISTQB
3 10 (8.33%) Degree
4 9 (7.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (3.33%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (1.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.83%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.33%) QA
2 14 (11.67%) Accessibility
System Software
1 12 (10.00%) Docker
2 2 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (7.50%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.33%) Grafana
3 2 (1.67%) Ansible
3 2 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.67%) Puppet
3 2 (1.67%) Terraform
4 1 (0.83%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 11 (9.17%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.83%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (5.00%) Telerik
4 4 (3.33%) Google
4 4 (3.33%) HP
5 3 (2.50%) IBM
6 2 (1.67%) Pega
7 1 (0.83%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.83%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.83%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.83%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.83%) Splunk