Period
to 23 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 February 2019 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
England > South East
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 249 284 248
Rank change year-on-year +35 -36 +54
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 121 87 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.76% 0.52% 0.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.82% 2.93% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 56 77
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £306 £272
90th Percentile £517 £531 £510
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
South East median hourly rate - £50.00 £45.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.00% -
England median hourly rate - £50.00 £45.87
% change year-on-year - +9.00% -

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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3,169 2,969 2,285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.98% 17.71% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,982 1,826 1,368
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +8.00%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £300
90th Percentile £575 £579 £550
England median daily rate £496 £475 £433
% change year-on-year +4.32% +9.76% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 80 68
South East median hourly rate £48.40 £45.20 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.09% +10.23% -6.82%
10th Percentile £35.00 £28.70 £28.88
90th Percentile £59.38 £67.25 £71.84
England median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -4.44% +9.76% +2.50%

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing WebDriver as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in the South East

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebDriver in the South East

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebDriver in the South East over the 6 months to 23 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebDriver in the South East

WebDriver
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebDriver in the South East

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 February 2019. 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
Surrey +14 38 £488 +14.71% 4
Hampshire -12 28 £400 +6.67% 8
West Sussex -1 18 £300 -29.41% 3
Thames Valley -6 14 £338 -2.17% 11
East Sussex - 14 £456 - 5
Berkshire -14 8 £338 -2.17% 7
Kent +13 7 £475 -5.00%
Buckinghamshire +9 5 £335 +3.08% 3
Sussex - 2 £450 -
Oxfordshire +25 1 - - 1
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 119 (98.35%) Selenium
2 108 (89.26%) Test Automation
3 79 (65.29%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (57.85%) C#
5 55 (45.45%) Java
6 50 (41.32%) JavaScript
7 49 (40.50%) BDD
8 44 (36.36%) Cucumber
8 44 (36.36%) Scrum
9 38 (31.40%) Manual Testing
10 36 (29.75%) QA
11 31 (25.62%) Visual Studio
11 31 (25.62%) Microsoft
12 30 (24.79%) TDD
13 29 (23.97%) Visual Studio Team System
14 28 (23.14%) .NET
14 28 (23.14%) JMeter
14 28 (23.14%) Git (software)
15 27 (22.31%) SpecFlow
15 27 (22.31%) SDET
15 27 (22.31%) CSS
16 26 (21.49%) Jenkins
17 25 (20.66%) Continuous Integration
17 25 (20.66%) OO
18 23 (19.01%) SQL
18 23 (19.01%) Unit Testing
18 23 (19.01%) AngularJS
19 22 (18.18%) User Stories
19 22 (18.18%) Test Strategy
20 20 (16.53%) SoapUI

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (7.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (9.92%) BrowserStack
3 4 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.65%) Boomi
5 1 (0.83%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (0.83%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.44%) HTTP
2 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.31%) Redis
3 1 (0.83%) DB2
3 1 (0.83%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.83%) MySQL
3 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 119 (98.35%) Selenium
2 44 (36.36%) Cucumber
3 31 (25.62%) Visual Studio
4 29 (23.97%) Visual Studio Team System
5 28 (23.14%) Git (software)
5 28 (23.14%) JMeter
6 27 (22.31%) SpecFlow
7 26 (21.49%) Jenkins
8 20 (16.53%) SoapUI
9 15 (12.40%) JUnit
10 14 (11.57%) Eclipse
10 14 (11.57%) NUnit
10 14 (11.57%) PyCharm
11 13 (10.74%) JIRA
11 13 (10.74%) MSTest
12 10 (8.26%) Maven
13 9 (7.44%) RSpec
14 7 (5.79%) SonarQube
15 6 (4.96%) Appium
15 6 (4.96%) GitLab
General
1 19 (15.70%) Finance
2 9 (7.44%) Games
3 1 (0.83%) Advertising
3 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.83%) Banking
3 1 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (33.06%) Tester
2 35 (28.93%) Analyst
3 34 (28.10%) Automation Tester
4 33 (27.27%) Test Engineer
5 32 (26.45%) Test Analyst
6 31 (25.62%) Developer
7 20 (16.53%) Test Automation Engineer
8 19 (15.70%) Developer in Test
8 19 (15.70%) Test Automation Developer
9 16 (13.22%) Automation Test Analyst
9 16 (13.22%) Senior Developer
10 15 (12.40%) Senior Test Engineer
11 14 (11.57%) Senior Test Automation Developer
11 14 (11.57%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
12 10 (8.26%) QA Tester
13 9 (7.44%) .NET Developer
13 9 (7.44%) QA Automation Tester
14 7 (5.79%) Selenium Automation Tester
14 7 (5.79%) Selenium Tester
14 7 (5.79%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (23.14%) .NET
2 27 (22.31%) CSS
3 23 (19.01%) AngularJS
4 20 (16.53%) JSON
5 18 (14.88%) REST
6 14 (11.57%) Ajax
6 14 (11.57%) ASP.NET Web API
6 14 (11.57%) Gherkin
6 14 (11.57%) jQuery
7 13 (10.74%) React
8 11 (9.09%) .NET Framework
8 11 (9.09%) ASP.NET
9 9 (7.44%) Angular 2
9 9 (7.44%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (7.44%) HTML
9 9 (7.44%) HTML5
9 9 (7.44%) Web Services
10 8 (6.61%) LESS
11 7 (5.79%) .NET Core
12 6 (4.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.74%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (8.26%) Virtual Team
3 8 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.96%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.31%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.83%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.83%) Industrial Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.13%) Windows
2 4 (3.31%) Android
2 4 (3.31%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.31%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.83%) Linux
3 1 (0.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (89.26%) Test Automation
2 79 (65.29%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (40.50%) BDD
4 44 (36.36%) Scrum
5 38 (31.40%) Manual Testing
6 30 (24.79%) TDD
7 27 (22.31%) SDET
8 25 (20.66%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (20.66%) OO
9 23 (19.01%) Unit Testing
10 22 (18.18%) Test Strategy
10 22 (18.18%) User Stories
11 20 (16.53%) Acceptance Criteria
11 20 (16.53%) OOP
12 19 (15.70%) DevOps
13 18 (14.88%) Functional Testing
13 18 (14.88%) SDLC
13 18 (14.88%) Test Scripting
14 17 (14.05%) API Testing
15 15 (12.40%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (57.85%) C#
2 55 (45.45%) Java
3 50 (41.32%) JavaScript
4 23 (19.01%) SQL
5 19 (15.70%) Python
6 15 (12.40%) T-SQL
7 9 (7.44%) Scala
8 7 (5.79%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.13%) Ruby
10 4 (3.31%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.65%) C++
11 2 (1.65%) ES6
12 1 (0.83%) C
12 1 (0.83%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 9 (7.44%) BPSS Clearance
2 7 (5.79%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.13%) Degree
4 2 (1.65%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (29.75%) QA
2 9 (7.44%) WCAG
3 2 (1.65%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.61%) Docker
2 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.31%) WebInspect
2 1 (0.83%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.83%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 31 (25.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.31%) HP
3 2 (1.65%) Dell
3 2 (1.65%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.83%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle
4 1 (0.83%) VMware