Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 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
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 350 315 350
Rank change year-on-year -35 +35 -52
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 280 344 275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.62% 0.77% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.13% 4.27% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 275 210
London median daily rate £475 £417 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.91% -1.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £608 £538 £594
England median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £39.37 £13.50
% change year-on-year +20.65% +191.63% -92.89%

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 8947 8053 7096
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.86% 18.05% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6719 5862 5158
London median daily rate £498 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.56% +4.05% +4.22%
10th Percentile £349 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £606 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 12 20
London median hourly rate £35.00 £43.25 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.08% +55.69% -36.50%
10th Percentile £20.56 £10.00 £19.82
90th Percentile £47.57 £57.35 £48.15
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +3.66% +6.49% +2.67%

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 20 October 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 6 months to 20 October 2017. 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 -23 62 £425 - 14
West London -3 9 £450 +2.86% 6
South London -13 5 £300 -31.82% 3
East London -14 2 £425 -1.16% 1
North London - 2 £300 - 2
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 252 (90.00%) Selenium
2 224 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 221 (78.93%) Test Automation
4 173 (61.79%) Java
5 135 (48.21%) BDD
6 128 (45.71%) Cucumber
7 113 (40.36%) JavaScript
8 95 (33.93%) Scrum
9 87 (31.07%) Jenkins
10 85 (30.36%) JIRA
11 78 (27.86%) TDD
12 75 (26.79%) HTML
13 70 (25.00%) QA
14 65 (23.21%) Git (software)
15 64 (22.86%) CSS
16 62 (22.14%) Web Services
16 62 (22.14%) E-Commerce
16 62 (22.14%) Gherkin
17 58 (20.71%) Continuous Integration
18 54 (19.29%) RESTful
18 54 (19.29%) SQL
19 53 (18.93%) C#
19 53 (18.93%) HTML5
20 50 (17.86%) Finance
21 47 (16.79%) AngularJS
22 46 (16.43%) React
23 44 (15.71%) Node.js
24 43 (15.36%) OO
25 41 (14.64%) Test Strategy
26 35 (12.50%) Oracle

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 27 (9.64%) Confluence
2 19 (6.79%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (5.36%) WebSphere
4 6 (2.14%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.14%) CMS
4 6 (2.14%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.71%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.71%) nginx
5 2 (0.71%) SAS
5 2 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.36%) Apache TomEE
6 1 (0.36%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.36%) JBoss
6 1 (0.36%) Jetty
Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Mingle
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (4.29%) Magento
2 1 (0.36%) CSG Singleview
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.29%) GitHub
2 10 (3.57%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 10 (3.57%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 9 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.14%) BrowserStack
4 6 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.36%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.36%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (0.36%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.00%) Internet
2 3 (1.07%) HTTP
3 1 (0.36%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.79%) DB2
2 16 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 12 (4.29%) DbVisualizer
3 12 (4.29%) RDBMS
4 8 (2.86%) Apache Hive
4 8 (2.86%) Big Data
5 6 (2.14%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.14%) SQL Server
6 5 (1.79%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.43%) HBase
8 2 (0.71%) Hazelcast
8 2 (0.71%) Impala
8 2 (0.71%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (0.71%) MySQL
8 2 (0.71%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.36%) Redis
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 252 (90.00%) Selenium
2 128 (45.71%) Cucumber
3 87 (31.07%) Jenkins
4 85 (30.36%) JIRA
5 65 (23.21%) Git (software)
6 30 (10.71%) Subversion
7 26 (9.29%) JUnit
7 26 (9.29%) Maven
7 26 (9.29%) Protractor
7 26 (9.29%) SpecFlow
8 22 (7.86%) SoapUI
9 21 (7.50%) Appium
10 19 (6.79%) gulp
11 17 (6.07%) Jasmine
12 16 (5.71%) JMeter
13 15 (5.36%) Eclipse
14 14 (5.00%) Hudson
15 13 (4.64%) Selenium IDE
15 13 (4.64%) TestNG
16 11 (3.93%) Mocha
General
1 50 (17.86%) Finance
2 33 (11.79%) Banking
3 30 (10.71%) Retail
4 24 (8.57%) Investment Banking
5 18 (6.43%) Front Office
6 17 (6.07%) Games
7 8 (2.86%) Marketing
8 7 (2.50%) Law
9 5 (1.79%) Advertising
9 5 (1.79%) Publishing
10 3 (1.07%) Automotive
11 2 (0.71%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.36%) Back Office
12 1 (0.36%) Billing
12 1 (0.36%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 103 (36.79%) Developer
2 62 (22.14%) Tester
3 53 (18.93%) Automation Tester
4 40 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 37 (13.21%) Java Developer
6 34 (12.14%) Analyst
7 32 (11.43%) JavaScript Developer
8 31 (11.07%) Developer in Test
9 28 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
10 27 (9.64%) Test Analyst
11 21 (7.50%) Agile Developer
11 21 (7.50%) Agile Java Developer
11 21 (7.50%) Selenium Tester
12 20 (7.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 20 (7.14%) UI Developer
13 19 (6.79%) Automation Test Analyst
13 19 (6.79%) Java Automation Tester
13 19 (6.79%) QA Engineer
14 17 (6.07%) Web UI Developer
15 15 (5.36%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (26.79%) HTML
2 64 (22.86%) CSS
3 62 (22.14%) Gherkin
3 62 (22.14%) Web Services
4 54 (19.29%) RESTful
5 53 (18.93%) HTML5
6 47 (16.79%) AngularJS
7 46 (16.43%) React
8 44 (15.71%) Node.js
9 35 (12.50%) REST
10 29 (10.36%) XML
11 27 (9.64%) CSS3
12 26 (9.29%) .NET
13 24 (8.57%) SOAP
14 23 (8.21%) Sass
15 16 (5.71%) JSON
15 16 (5.71%) LESS
16 13 (4.64%) RESTEasy
17 12 (4.29%) Backbone.js
17 12 (4.29%) hapi
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.64%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (5.36%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.21%) User Experience
4 6 (2.14%) Fintech
5 5 (1.79%) Video on Demand
5 5 (1.79%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.43%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.07%) PlayStation
8 2 (0.71%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.71%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.71%) W3C
9 1 (0.36%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.36%) iPad
9 1 (0.36%) iPhone
9 1 (0.36%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.36%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 33 (11.79%) Unix
2 17 (6.07%) Apple iOS
3 16 (5.71%) Android
4 14 (5.00%) Linux
5 9 (3.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (78.93%) Test Automation
3 135 (48.21%) BDD
4 95 (33.93%) Scrum
5 78 (27.86%) TDD
6 62 (22.14%) E-Commerce
7 58 (20.71%) Continuous Integration
8 43 (15.36%) OO
9 41 (14.64%) Test Strategy
10 34 (12.14%) SDET
11 31 (11.07%) Regression Testing
11 31 (11.07%) Test Scripting
12 30 (10.71%) API Testing
12 30 (10.71%) Kanban
13 29 (10.36%) Software Testing
14 28 (10.00%) System Testing
15 26 (9.29%) Pair Programming
15 26 (9.29%) Scenario Testing
16 25 (8.93%) Software Engineering
17 24 (8.57%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 173 (61.79%) Java
2 113 (40.36%) JavaScript
3 54 (19.29%) SQL
4 53 (18.93%) C#
5 34 (12.14%) Python
6 22 (7.86%) Ruby
7 10 (3.57%) Apex Code
7 10 (3.57%) SOQL
8 9 (3.21%) Scala
9 6 (2.14%) PHP
10 5 (1.79%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.43%) ES6
11 4 (1.43%) Groovy
12 3 (1.07%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.71%) Perl
14 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.36%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (6.79%) ISTQB
2 18 (6.43%) Security Cleared
3 17 (6.07%) ISEB
4 16 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (4.29%) Degree
6 10 (3.57%) DV Cleared
7 8 (2.86%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.71%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 14 (5.00%) Docker
2 6 (2.14%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (8.21%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.43%) Ansible
4 3 (1.07%) Puppet
5 2 (0.71%) Nagios
6 1 (0.36%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.36%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.36%) Kibana
Vendors
1 35 (12.50%) Oracle
2 17 (6.07%) hybris
3 16 (5.71%) Atlassian
4 14 (5.00%) HP
5 13 (4.64%) IBM
6 10 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (2.14%) Perforce
8 3 (1.07%) Pega
8 3 (1.07%) TOWER Software
9 2 (0.71%) Charles River
9 2 (0.71%) Google
9 2 (0.71%) Informatica
9 2 (0.71%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.71%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.71%) SOASTA, Inc
9 2 (0.71%) Sonatype
9 2 (0.71%) VMware
10 1 (0.36%) CA
10 1 (0.36%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.36%) Twitter