Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 16 July 2018 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 114 134
Rank change year-on-year -30 +20 +5
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 8 28 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.25% 1.00% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.14% 5.92% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 8
Manchester median daily rate £325 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +25.00% -7.69%
10th Percentile £291 £288 £266
90th Percentile £475 £445 £330
North West median daily rate £350 £375 £320
% change year-on-year -6.67% +17.19% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 704 473 444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 21.78% 16.92% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 317 301
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £307 £263 £270
90th Percentile £573 £500 £518
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £384
% change year-on-year +3.13% +4.23% +9.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 3
Manchester median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £27.50 £31.10 £28.60
90th Percentile £51.75 £48.00 £45.20
North West median hourly rate £38.25 £41.38 £41.88
% change year-on-year -7.55% -1.19% +4.69%

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing WebDriver as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in Manchester

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WebDriver in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for WebDriver in Manchester

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebDriver in Manchester over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebDriver in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) JMeter
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
5 2 (25.00%) SDET
5 2 (25.00%) Jasmine
5 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (12.50%) PhantomJS
6 1 (12.50%) Ranorex
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
6 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
6 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) JMeter
3 2 (25.00%) Jasmine
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) JUnit
4 1 (12.50%) NUnit
4 1 (12.50%) PhantomJS
4 1 (12.50%) Ranorex
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Automation Tester
1 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) SDET
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA