The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 28 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 62 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 9 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.46% 0.33% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.76% 1.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% -  
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 189 121 134
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 30.68% 20.20% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 239 176
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £538 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £40.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in Oxfordshire

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebDriver in Oxfordshire

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Oxford 0 3 £415 -2.35%
Kidlington - 1 £408 -
WebDriver
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Selenium
1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (91.67%) Cucumber
2 11 (91.67%) BDD
3 10 (83.33%) TDD
4 9 (75.00%) API Testing
5 8 (66.67%) QA
5 8 (66.67%) Regression Testing
6 7 (58.33%) PHP
6 7 (58.33%) Behat
7 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (50.00%) Scrum
8 5 (41.67%) JIRA
8 5 (41.67%) Java
8 5 (41.67%) Gherkin
8 5 (41.67%) Jasmine
8 5 (41.67%) Node.js
8 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
9 4 (33.33%) Confluence
9 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (33.33%) Web Testing
9 4 (33.33%) Software Delivery
9 4 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (33.33%) SDLC
9 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
9 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
9 4 (33.33%) JMeter
9 4 (33.33%) JUnit
9 4 (33.33%) SOA

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 4 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Selenium
2 11 (91.67%) Cucumber
3 5 (41.67%) Jasmine
3 5 (41.67%) JIRA
4 4 (33.33%) JMeter
4 4 (33.33%) JUnit
4 4 (33.33%) LoadRunner
5 2 (16.67%) Protractor
6 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
6 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Tester
2 9 (75.00%) Automation Tester
3 5 (41.67%) Automation Test Lead
3 5 (41.67%) Lead Tester
3 5 (41.67%) Test Leader
4 4 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (33.33%) Test Engineer
5 3 (25.00%) Analyst
5 3 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (25.00%) Java Automation Tester
5 3 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
5 3 (25.00%) QA Engineer
5 3 (25.00%) QA Test Engineer
5 3 (25.00%) QA Tester
5 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) JavaScript Engineer
6 2 (16.67%) QA Automation Tester
6 2 (16.67%) QA Leader
7 1 (8.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Behat
2 5 (41.67%) Gherkin
2 5 (41.67%) Node.js
3 1 (8.33%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (91.67%) BDD
3 10 (83.33%) TDD
4 9 (75.00%) API Testing
5 8 (66.67%) Regression Testing
6 6 (50.00%) Scrum
7 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
8 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
8 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
8 4 (33.33%) SDLC
8 4 (33.33%) SOA
8 4 (33.33%) Software Delivery
8 4 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (33.33%) Web Testing
9 2 (16.67%) Agile Testing
10 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
10 1 (8.33%) QA Automation
10 1 (8.33%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) PHP
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) HND
1 1 (8.33%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) HP