Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 15 October 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 170 176
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6 -3
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 23 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.43% 0.21% 0.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.15% 1.20% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 11
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -13.58% +15.71%
10th Percentile £281 £319 £257
90th Percentile £450 £475 £538
UK median daily rate £435 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +5.45% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £47.50 £39.37
% change year-on-year - +20.65% +191.63%

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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,068 832 793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.82% 17.32% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 515 471
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £281 £274 £257
90th Percentile £575 £538 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 9
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £43.39 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.34% +2.09% +5.25%
10th Percentile £29.15 £37.73 £14.00
90th Percentile £44.27 £195.00 £48.70
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +5.13%

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in Scotland

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebDriver in Scotland

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebDriver in Scotland over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebDriver in Scotland

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. 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
Edinburgh -3 9 £400 +14.29% 3
Glasgow -12 9 £375 +7.14% 2
West Lothian - 4 £286 - 1
WebDriver
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 Scotland region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 23 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 20 (86.96%) Selenium
3 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (47.83%) QA
5 10 (43.48%) Scrum
5 10 (43.48%) SQL
6 9 (39.13%) Java
6 9 (39.13%) Cucumber
6 9 (39.13%) BDD
7 8 (34.78%) C#
7 8 (34.78%) Regression Testing
7 8 (34.78%) JIRA
7 8 (34.78%) Software Testing
8 7 (30.43%) Functional Testing
8 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
9 6 (26.09%) SpecFlow
9 6 (26.09%) Agile Testing
9 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (26.09%) System Testing
9 6 (26.09%) Kanban
9 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (26.09%) Usability Testing
9 6 (26.09%) Integration Testing
9 6 (26.09%) .NET
9 6 (26.09%) OOP
9 6 (26.09%) OO
9 6 (26.09%) Smoke Testing
10 5 (21.74%) ISEB

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 20 (86.96%) Selenium
2 9 (39.13%) Cucumber
3 8 (34.78%) JIRA
4 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
5 6 (26.09%) SpecFlow
5 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (17.39%) DbUnit
7 3 (13.04%) JMeter
7 3 (13.04%) JUnit
7 3 (13.04%) Mockito
8 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Tester
2 13 (56.52%) Automation Tester
3 6 (26.09%) Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Test Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Developer in Test
6 2 (8.70%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Java Automation Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Junior
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Automation Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Tester
7 1 (4.35%) QA Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) QA Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) Node.js
3 2 (8.70%) CSS
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) WebdriverIO
4 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) Scrum
4 9 (39.13%) BDD
5 8 (34.78%) Regression Testing
5 8 (34.78%) Software Testing
6 7 (30.43%) Functional Testing
7 6 (26.09%) Agile Testing
7 6 (26.09%) Integration Testing
7 6 (26.09%) Kanban
7 6 (26.09%) OO
7 6 (26.09%) OOP
7 6 (26.09%) Smoke Testing
7 6 (26.09%) System Testing
7 6 (26.09%) Usability Testing
7 6 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
9 4 (17.39%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (17.39%) Test Planning
9 4 (17.39%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) Java
3 8 (34.78%) C#
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) ISEB
1 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
2 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Rancher
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle