Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 124 142
Rank change year-on-year -19 +18 -14
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 5 30 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.18% 0.95% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.98% 5.77% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 9
Manchester median daily rate £363 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.84% +18.46% +22.64%
10th Percentile £330 £281 £260
90th Percentile £460 £470 £488
North West median daily rate £350 £395 £314
% change year-on-year -11.39% +25.90% +14.09%
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 511 520 625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.13% 16.45% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 353 363
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £290 £300 £263
90th Percentile £563 £500 £488
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 27
Manchester median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +29.03%
10th Percentile £36.25 £31.28 £25.00
90th Percentile £67.50 £43.45 £41.40
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year -3.61% +9.21% +8.57%

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 24 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebDriver in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) High Availability
5 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) API Testing
5 1 (20.00%) QA Automation
5 1 (20.00%) SDET
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (20.00%) Ranorex
5 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) JUnit
5 1 (20.00%) TDD

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 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) NUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Automation Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer in Test
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) API Testing
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) QA Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SDET
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA