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 3 months to 22 June 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
England / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 216 206
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10  
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 47 55 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 0.61% 0.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.62% 4.19% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 44 46
Median daily rate £350 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -0.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £288 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £47.50 - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £13.50

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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1300 1312 1203
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 16.73% 14.54% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 807 737
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +3.12% +9.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 39 23
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £40.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +17 13 £338 -6.25% 2
Oxfordshire +2 11 £388 -6.06%
Surrey +5 6 £375 +27.65% 7
Buckinghamshire -13 6 £375 +56.25% 4
Kent - 6 £350 -
West Sussex +15 4 - -
East Sussex -3 3 £180 -48.57% 2
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 South East region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 83 (100.00%) Selenium
2 80 (96.39%) Test Automation
3 65 (78.31%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (71.08%) BDD
5 53 (63.86%) Java
6 43 (51.81%) TDD
7 41 (49.40%) JavaScript
8 33 (39.76%) C#
9 26 (31.33%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (31.33%) Cucumber
10 25 (30.12%) JIRA
11 24 (28.92%) Scrum
12 23 (27.71%) Ruby
13 22 (26.51%) QA
13 22 (26.51%) JMeter
14 21 (25.30%) Regression Testing
14 21 (25.30%) Bitbucket
15 20 (24.10%) HP
15 20 (24.10%) OOP
15 20 (24.10%) OO
16 19 (22.89%) XML
16 19 (22.89%) REST
17 18 (21.69%) API Testing
17 18 (21.69%) Maven
18 16 (19.28%) Test Strategy
18 16 (19.28%) Amazon AWS
19 15 (18.07%) Docker
19 15 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
19 15 (18.07%) Ant
20 14 (16.87%) Python

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 14 (16.87%) CMS
1 14 (16.87%) Confluence
1 14 (16.87%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.20%) JBoss
2 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.28%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.23%) Sauce Labs
3 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.87%) HTTP
2 4 (4.82%) Ethernet
2 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) Redis
2 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 83 (100.00%) Selenium
2 26 (31.33%) Cucumber
3 25 (30.12%) JIRA
4 22 (26.51%) JMeter
5 21 (25.30%) Bitbucket
6 18 (21.69%) Maven
7 15 (18.07%) Ant
8 14 (16.87%) Apache Ivy
8 14 (16.87%) eggPlant
8 14 (16.87%) Gradle
9 13 (15.66%) Protractor
10 12 (14.46%) LoadRunner
11 11 (13.25%) SpecFlow
12 10 (12.05%) Git (software)
13 9 (10.84%) Gatling
13 9 (10.84%) NeoLoad
14 8 (9.64%) TeamCity
15 7 (8.43%) Appium
16 6 (7.23%) Calabash
16 6 (7.23%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (12.05%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Retail
3 6 (7.23%) Banking
4 4 (4.82%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (3.61%) Marketing
6 2 (2.41%) Publishing
7 1 (1.20%) Advertising
7 1 (1.20%) Games
7 1 (1.20%) Military
7 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (38.55%) Tester
2 23 (27.71%) Analyst
3 20 (24.10%) Automation Tester
3 20 (24.10%) Test Analyst
4 14 (16.87%) Automation Test Analyst
4 14 (16.87%) Developer
5 12 (14.46%) Developer in Test
6 11 (13.25%) Test Engineer
7 10 (12.05%) Test Automation Engineer
8 9 (10.84%) QA Tester
9 7 (8.43%) Java Automation Tester
9 7 (8.43%) QA Analyst
9 7 (8.43%) Selenium Tester
10 6 (7.23%) Automation Test Lead
10 6 (7.23%) Java Engineer
10 6 (7.23%) Performance Engineer
10 6 (7.23%) Test Leader
11 5 (6.02%) Lead Tester
11 5 (6.02%) QA Automation Engineer
11 5 (6.02%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.89%) REST
1 19 (22.89%) XML
2 14 (16.87%) JSON
3 13 (15.66%) Web Services
4 12 (14.46%) .NET
5 10 (12.05%) React
6 8 (9.64%) SOAP
7 7 (8.43%) Behat
7 7 (8.43%) Node.js
8 5 (6.02%) Gherkin
9 4 (4.82%) AngularJS
9 4 (4.82%) RESTful
10 1 (1.20%) CSS
10 1 (1.20%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.64%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.02%) Driving Licence
4 4 (4.82%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.61%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.20%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.20%) iPad
6 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.05%) Windows
2 7 (8.43%) Android
2 7 (8.43%) Apple iOS
3 6 (7.23%) Mac OS X
4 4 (4.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (96.39%) Test Automation
2 65 (78.31%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (71.08%) BDD
4 43 (51.81%) TDD
5 26 (31.33%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (28.92%) Scrum
7 21 (25.30%) Regression Testing
8 20 (24.10%) OO
8 20 (24.10%) OOP
9 18 (21.69%) API Testing
10 16 (19.28%) Test Strategy
11 14 (16.87%) Content Management
11 14 (16.87%) Project Management
12 11 (13.25%) Test Scripting
13 10 (12.05%) Functional Testing
14 9 (10.84%) Visualisation
15 8 (9.64%) Software Engineering
15 8 (9.64%) Software Testing
15 8 (9.64%) Web Testing
16 7 (8.43%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (63.86%) Java
2 41 (49.40%) JavaScript
3 33 (39.76%) C#
4 23 (27.71%) Ruby
5 14 (16.87%) Groovy
5 14 (16.87%) Python
6 13 (15.66%) C++
6 13 (15.66%) SQL
7 7 (8.43%) PHP
8 6 (7.23%) Apple Swift
9 5 (6.02%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.61%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.20%) Scala
12 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) ISEB
1 6 (7.23%) ISTQB
2 5 (6.02%) Degree
3 4 (4.82%) Master's Degree
4 3 (3.61%) HNC
4 3 (3.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.20%) HND
5 1 (1.20%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.20%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (26.51%) QA
System Software
1 15 (18.07%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (10.84%) HP Fortify
2 6 (7.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (24.10%) HP
2 14 (16.87%) Sitecore
2 14 (16.87%) Splunk
3 6 (7.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.20%) Adobe
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle
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