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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 298 294 305
Rank change year-on-year -4 +11  
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 118 139 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.57% 0.64% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.02% 3.71% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 113 98
Median daily rate £450 £423 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.50% -0.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £13.50

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 3908 3744 3279
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.85% 17.25% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2863 2797 2362
Median daily rate £488 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +45.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £42.80 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.13 £74.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -14 26 £425 - 16
Osterley - 3 £500 -
West End of London +9 1 - - 2
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 227 (80.21%) Selenium
2 225 (79.51%) Agile Software Development
3 221 (78.09%) Test Automation
4 145 (51.24%) Cucumber
5 144 (50.88%) BDD
6 140 (49.47%) Java
7 106 (37.46%) TDD
8 100 (35.34%) JavaScript
9 91 (32.16%) Jenkins
10 87 (30.74%) Scrum
11 86 (30.39%) HTML
11 86 (30.39%) Git (software)
12 79 (27.92%) RESTful
12 79 (27.92%) JIRA
12 79 (27.92%) Web Services
13 76 (26.86%) QA
14 73 (25.80%) CSS
15 66 (23.32%) Continuous Integration
16 64 (22.61%) E-Commerce
17 59 (20.85%) AngularJS
18 58 (20.49%) Node.js
19 53 (18.73%) OO
20 50 (17.67%) C#
21 49 (17.31%) Gherkin
22 46 (16.25%) SQL
23 45 (15.90%) Finance
24 44 (15.55%) React
25 43 (15.19%) HTML5
26 42 (14.84%) XML
27 41 (14.49%) Sass

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 29 (10.25%) Confluence
2 17 (6.01%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (4.59%) WebSphere
4 11 (3.89%) Apache Spark
5 10 (3.53%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.12%) CMS
7 4 (1.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (1.06%) nginx
8 3 (1.06%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.71%) ATG Dynamo
9 2 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.35%) Apache TomEE
10 1 (0.35%) JBoss
10 1 (0.35%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Mingle
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (4.24%) Magento
2 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.35%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.89%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 11 (3.89%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 8 (2.83%) Basecamp
3 7 (2.47%) GitHub
4 5 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.41%) BrowserStack
6 3 (1.06%) vREST
7 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.71%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.48%) Internet
2 14 (4.95%) HTTP
3 1 (0.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.01%) Relational Database
2 15 (5.30%) Hadoop
3 12 (4.24%) DB2
3 12 (4.24%) DbVisualizer
3 12 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (4.24%) RDBMS
4 11 (3.89%) Apache Hive
5 9 (3.18%) Redis
6 6 (2.12%) Big Data
7 3 (1.06%) Hazelcast
7 3 (1.06%) HBase
7 3 (1.06%) InterSystems Cache
7 3 (1.06%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.71%) MySQL
9 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 227 (80.21%) Selenium
2 145 (51.24%) Cucumber
3 91 (32.16%) Jenkins
4 86 (30.39%) Git (software)
5 79 (27.92%) JIRA
6 39 (13.78%) Subversion
7 33 (11.66%) gulp
8 31 (10.95%) SoapUI
9 29 (10.25%) JUnit
10 25 (8.83%) Mockito
11 24 (8.48%) Maven
12 23 (8.13%) Moq
12 23 (8.13%) SpecFlow
13 20 (7.07%) Jasmine
13 20 (7.07%) TeamCity
13 20 (7.07%) webpack
14 19 (6.71%) Babel
14 19 (6.71%) Protractor
14 19 (6.71%) TestNG
15 15 (5.30%) Appium
General
1 45 (15.90%) Finance
2 18 (6.36%) Retail
3 16 (5.65%) Banking
3 16 (5.65%) Games
4 9 (3.18%) Investment Banking
4 9 (3.18%) Marketing
5 7 (2.47%) Front Office
6 5 (1.77%) Advertising
7 4 (1.41%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.06%) Law
9 2 (0.71%) Music Industry
9 2 (0.71%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Automotive
10 1 (0.35%) Billing
10 1 (0.35%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.35%) Electronics
10 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.35%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 108 (38.16%) Developer
2 77 (27.21%) Tester
3 67 (23.67%) Automation Tester
4 36 (12.72%) Analyst
4 36 (12.72%) Developer in Test
5 33 (11.66%) JavaScript Developer
6 29 (10.25%) Test Analyst
7 26 (9.19%) Java Developer
7 26 (9.19%) QA Engineer
7 26 (9.19%) Test Engineer
8 23 (8.13%) Automation Test Analyst
8 23 (8.13%) Selenium Tester
9 22 (7.77%) Agile Developer
10 21 (7.42%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 20 (7.07%) Java Automation Tester
11 20 (7.07%) Software Developer
11 20 (7.07%) Test Automation Engineer
12 16 (5.65%) Selenium Test Analyst
13 14 (4.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 13 (4.59%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (30.39%) HTML
2 79 (27.92%) RESTful
2 79 (27.92%) Web Services
3 73 (25.80%) CSS
4 59 (20.85%) AngularJS
5 58 (20.49%) Node.js
6 49 (17.31%) Gherkin
7 44 (15.55%) React
8 43 (15.19%) HTML5
9 42 (14.84%) XML
10 41 (14.49%) Sass
11 32 (11.31%) .NET
12 29 (10.25%) REST
13 27 (9.54%) CSS3
13 27 (9.54%) SOAP
14 22 (7.77%) JSON
15 20 (7.07%) LESS
16 19 (6.71%) Spring
17 15 (5.30%) Hibernate
17 15 (5.30%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.13%) Mobile App
2 20 (7.07%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.24%) User Experience
5 8 (2.83%) Video on Demand
6 5 (1.77%) Fintech
7 4 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.41%) W3C
8 2 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.71%) Online Games
8 2 (0.71%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.35%) Contactless
9 1 (0.35%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.35%) Robotics
9 1 (0.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (8.83%) Unix
2 16 (5.65%) Linux
3 9 (3.18%) Android
3 9 (3.18%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.77%) Windows
5 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (79.51%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (78.09%) Test Automation
3 144 (50.88%) BDD
4 106 (37.46%) TDD
5 87 (30.74%) Scrum
6 66 (23.32%) Continuous Integration
7 64 (22.61%) E-Commerce
8 53 (18.73%) OO
9 39 (13.78%) OOP
9 39 (13.78%) Pair Programming
9 39 (13.78%) Test Strategy
10 38 (13.43%) Regression Testing
11 37 (13.07%) Kanban
12 33 (11.66%) SDET
13 30 (10.60%) Test Scripting
14 29 (10.25%) API Testing
15 25 (8.83%) Open Source
16 24 (8.48%) Exploratory Testing
16 24 (8.48%) SOA
17 22 (7.77%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 140 (49.47%) Java
2 100 (35.34%) JavaScript
3 50 (17.67%) C#
4 46 (16.25%) SQL
5 33 (11.66%) Ruby
6 21 (7.42%) Python
7 20 (7.07%) Scala
8 16 (5.65%) ES6
9 11 (3.89%) Apex Code
9 11 (3.89%) SOQL
10 5 (1.77%) ECMAScript
10 5 (1.77%) PHP
10 5 (1.77%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.41%) Groovy
11 4 (1.41%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.06%) Apple Swift
12 3 (1.06%) Perl
12 3 (1.06%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.71%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.35%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 14 (4.95%) ISTQB
2 13 (4.59%) Degree
3 8 (2.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (2.47%) ISEB
5 3 (1.06%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (26.86%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.35%) MiFID
2 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (6.01%) Docker
2 11 (3.89%) Apache Flume
3 3 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.71%) HDFS
4 2 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (3.89%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.06%) Nagios
4 2 (0.71%) Ansible
5 1 (0.35%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.35%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (0.35%) Kibana
Vendors
1 24 (8.48%) Oracle
2 19 (6.71%) Salesforce.com
3 12 (4.24%) hybris
3 12 (4.24%) IBM
4 9 (3.18%) Atlassian
5 5 (1.77%) SOASTA, Inc
6 4 (1.41%) TOWER Software
7 3 (1.06%) Charles River
7 3 (1.06%) HP
7 3 (1.06%) Perforce
7 3 (1.06%) VMware
8 2 (0.71%) ATG
8 2 (0.71%) Google
8 2 (0.71%) Microsoft
8 2 (0.71%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.35%) CA
9 1 (0.35%) Informatica
9 1 (0.35%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.35%) SAP
9 1 (0.35%) Twitter
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