The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 29 April 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 79 56
Rank change year-on-year +21 -23  
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 2 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.29% 0.29% 2.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.17% 2.88% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 20
Median daily rate £305 £360 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.27% +1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £360 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £360 £400
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 £50.00 £43.50 -
% change year-on-year +14.94% -  

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 Reading with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 92 104 132
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 13.57% 10.11% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 69 79
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 3
Median hourly rate £46.00 - £33.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 - £27.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.04
% change year-on-year +0.49% +14.17%  

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebDriver in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Reading region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) SoapUI
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) SOAP
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Capita
5 2 (28.57%) JIRA
5 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) Android
5 2 (28.57%) Appium
5 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
6 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
6 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 1 (14.29%) Protractor
6 1 (14.29%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (14.29%) Confluence
6 1 (14.29%) HTML5

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Sauce Labs
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) SoapUI
3 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 2 (28.57%) Appium
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
5 1 (14.29%) Calabash
5 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) JMeter
5 1 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
5 1 (14.29%) Protractor
5 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) SOAP
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Android
1 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Capita