Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 120 178
Rank change year-on-year -62 +58 -10
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 15 42 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.29% 1.15% 0.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.70% 7.42% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 29 9
Scotland median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -3.45%
10th Percentile £304 £298 £298
90th Percentile £445 £475 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% +9.20% +222.22%

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 880 566 711
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.95% 15.49% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 360 388
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £285 £290 £254
90th Percentile £525 £513 £475
UK median daily rate £473 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.29% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Scotland median hourly rate £13.50 £42.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.24% +28.79% +4.76%
10th Percentile £12.71 £14.74 £11.25
90th Percentile £42.80 £45.45 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -50 11 £400 +10.34%
Glasgow -30 3 £320 -14.38% 5
West Lothian +1 1 £285 -
WebDriver
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 15 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 14 (93.33%) Selenium
3 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (66.67%) BDD
5 9 (60.00%) SQL
5 9 (60.00%) JIRA
6 8 (53.33%) Java
7 7 (46.67%) Linux
8 6 (40.00%) Python
9 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
10 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
11 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
11 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
11 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
11 2 (13.33%) Agile Testing
11 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
11 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
11 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
11 2 (13.33%) User Stories
11 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
11 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
11 2 (13.33%) ISEB
11 2 (13.33%) Scrum
11 2 (13.33%) QA
11 2 (13.33%) OOP
11 2 (13.33%) OO
11 2 (13.33%) C#

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 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) GIS
2 1 (6.67%) MariaDB
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (93.33%) Selenium
2 9 (60.00%) JIRA
3 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
3 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (6.67%) DbUnit
4 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.67%) JMeter
4 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
1 11 (73.33%) Test Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Automation Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Java Automation Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Junior
6 1 (6.67%) Junior Automation Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Junior Tester
6 1 (6.67%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) Node.js
1 1 (6.67%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) BDD
4 5 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
6 2 (13.33%) OO
6 2 (13.33%) OOP
6 2 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) User Stories
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Exploratory Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Smoke Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
7 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Rancher
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle