Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 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
England > South East
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 318 290 291
Rank change year-on-year -28 +1 -18
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 58 77 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.35% 0.47% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.88% 2.73% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 50 65
South East median daily rate £400 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -0.14% -0.57%
10th Percentile £309 £266 £269
90th Percentile £513 £476 £488
England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
South East median hourly rate - £47.50 £39.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.65% +191.63%
England 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 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 3,082 2,820 2,634
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.63% 17.21% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,915 1,695 1,652
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £315 £305 £290
90th Percentile £575 £544 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 84 79
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £26.50 £28.75 £32.37
90th Percentile £53.75 £77.50 £59.31
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +9.21%

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 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 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
Thames Valley -21 19 £400 +14.29% 12
Surrey -21 17 £400 +10.34% 2
Buckinghamshire +10 10 £343 -11.61% 3
Hampshire -11 8 £375 +15.38% 2
Berkshire -18 6 £425 +25.93% 9
Kent +11 5 £400 +14.29% 1
Sussex - 4 - -
Oxfordshire +3 3 £463 +32.14%
East Sussex -8 2 - - 1
West Sussex -8 2 £505 +62.90% 3
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 South East region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 55 (94.83%) Selenium
2 49 (84.48%) Test Automation
2 49 (84.48%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (55.17%) C#
4 27 (46.55%) Java
5 24 (41.38%) TDD
5 24 (41.38%) BDD
5 24 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
7 20 (34.48%) SQL
7 20 (34.48%) Cucumber
8 18 (31.03%) Test Strategy
9 17 (29.31%) Git (software)
9 17 (29.31%) QA
9 17 (29.31%) JIRA
9 17 (29.31%) Scrum
10 16 (27.59%) Finance
10 16 (27.59%) Jenkins
11 15 (25.86%) Docker
12 13 (22.41%) ISTQB
13 12 (20.69%) Confluence
14 11 (18.97%) Test Scripting
14 11 (18.97%) .NET
14 11 (18.97%) SOAP
14 11 (18.97%) Bitbucket
15 10 (17.24%) SpecFlow
15 10 (17.24%) Acceptance Criteria
15 10 (17.24%) Regression Testing
15 10 (17.24%) Performance Testing
15 10 (17.24%) Software Engineering

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 12 (20.69%) Confluence
2 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.52%) BrowserStack
2 8 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.90%) Sauce Labs
4 2 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (3.45%) GitHub
4 2 (3.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) Internet
2 2 (3.45%) HTTP
3 1 (1.72%) LAN
3 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) Redis
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.72%) DB2
3 1 (1.72%) MySQL
3 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 55 (94.83%) Selenium
2 20 (34.48%) Cucumber
3 17 (29.31%) Git (software)
3 17 (29.31%) JIRA
4 16 (27.59%) Jenkins
5 11 (18.97%) Bitbucket
6 10 (17.24%) SpecFlow
6 10 (17.24%) Visual Studio Team System
7 9 (15.52%) Appium
7 9 (15.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (15.52%) JMeter
7 9 (15.52%) SoapUI
8 8 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (12.07%) JUnit
9 7 (12.07%) Visual Studio
10 5 (8.62%) Maven
10 5 (8.62%) Protractor
10 5 (8.62%) TeamCity
11 4 (6.90%) GitLab
11 4 (6.90%) SonarQube
General
1 16 (27.59%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Advertising
4 1 (1.72%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Games
4 1 (1.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (36.21%) Tester
2 16 (27.59%) Automation Tester
3 14 (24.14%) Analyst
4 13 (22.41%) Test Analyst
5 11 (18.97%) Developer
6 9 (15.52%) Automation Test Analyst
7 8 (13.79%) Selenium Tester
8 7 (12.07%) QA Tester
8 7 (12.07%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 7 (12.07%) Test Engineer
9 6 (10.34%) QA Automation Tester
10 5 (8.62%) Developer in Test
11 4 (6.90%) Java Automation Tester
11 4 (6.90%) QA Engineer
11 4 (6.90%) Software Tester
12 3 (5.17%) .NET Developer
12 3 (5.17%) QA Leader
12 3 (5.17%) Software Developer
13 2 (3.45%) Automation Test Lead
13 2 (3.45%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) .NET
1 11 (18.97%) SOAP
2 7 (12.07%) CSS
2 7 (12.07%) REST
3 6 (10.34%) Web Services
4 5 (8.62%) AngularJS
4 5 (8.62%) Gherkin
4 5 (8.62%) HTML
4 5 (8.62%) React
5 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (5.17%) HTML5
5 3 (5.17%) JSON
5 3 (5.17%) RESTful
6 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.45%) Angular 2
6 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.45%) LESS
6 2 (3.45%) Spring
6 2 (3.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.62%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.17%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (5.17%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.72%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.72%) Replication
6 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Android
1 7 (12.07%) Apple iOS
1 7 (12.07%) Mac OS X
1 7 (12.07%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (84.48%) Agile Software Development
1 49 (84.48%) Test Automation
2 24 (41.38%) BDD
2 24 (41.38%) Continuous Integration
2 24 (41.38%) TDD
3 18 (31.03%) Test Strategy
4 17 (29.31%) Scrum
5 11 (18.97%) Test Scripting
6 10 (17.24%) Acceptance Criteria
6 10 (17.24%) Open Source
6 10 (17.24%) Performance Testing
6 10 (17.24%) Regression Testing
6 10 (17.24%) Software Engineering
7 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
8 8 (13.79%) Microservices
9 7 (12.07%) API Testing
9 7 (12.07%) Functional Testing
9 7 (12.07%) User Stories
10 6 (10.34%) DevOps
10 6 (10.34%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (55.17%) C#
2 27 (46.55%) Java
3 21 (36.21%) JavaScript
4 20 (34.48%) SQL
5 7 (12.07%) Apple Swift
6 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
6 4 (6.90%) Ruby
7 3 (5.17%) C++
8 2 (3.45%) PHP
8 2 (3.45%) VB
9 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.72%) Python
9 1 (1.72%) Scala
9 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) ISTQB
2 8 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.45%) Degree
5 2 (3.45%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (29.31%) QA
2 3 (5.17%) GDPR
3 1 (1.72%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (25.86%) Docker
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.72%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.79%) HP
3 1 (1.72%) hybris
3 1 (1.72%) IBM
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle
3 1 (1.72%) VMware