Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 304 274 279
Rank change year-on-year -30 +5 +52
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 68 104 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.41% 0.63% 0.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.27% 4.16% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 68 85
South East median daily rate £395 £358 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.49% -0.69% -4.00%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £253
90th Percentile £525 £525 £483
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -

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 2990 2501 2586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.88% 15.16% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1823 1531 1576
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £310 £293 £263
90th Percentile £572 £525 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 77 68
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26.00 £32.50 £25.99
90th Percentile £52.50 £59.31 £50.38
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -9 40 £381 +8.16% 6
Buckinghamshire -11 21 £325 -12.16% 3
Berkshire -12 15 £375 +7.14% 3
Surrey -18 11 £450 +20.00%
West Sussex -23 7 £310 -32.97%
Kent - 5 £500 -
Oxfordshire +1 4 £401 +0.31%
East Sussex -10 3 £475 +38.28% 1
Hampshire -2 1 £325 -4.41% 6
Middlesex - 1 - -
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 65 (95.59%) Selenium
2 62 (91.18%) Test Automation
3 54 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (57.35%) Java
5 34 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 34 (50.00%) BDD
6 29 (42.65%) C#
7 28 (41.18%) JIRA
8 27 (39.71%) TDD
9 26 (38.24%) QA
10 23 (33.82%) JavaScript
11 22 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (29.41%) Confluence
13 19 (27.94%) Scrum
14 18 (26.47%) HP
14 18 (26.47%) SQL
15 17 (25.00%) SDLC
16 16 (23.53%) Git (software)
17 14 (20.59%) Web Services
17 14 (20.59%) Windows
17 14 (20.59%) Regression Testing
17 14 (20.59%) Appium
17 14 (20.59%) Mobile App
17 14 (20.59%) Bitbucket
18 13 (19.12%) REST
18 13 (19.12%) Jenkins
18 13 (19.12%) Docker
19 11 (16.18%) Finance
19 11 (16.18%) SOAP
19 11 (16.18%) Visual Studio

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 20 (29.41%) Confluence
2 2 (2.94%) CMS
2 2 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.47%) JBoss
3 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.76%) Sauce Labs
3 1 (1.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.71%) Internet
2 2 (2.94%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.94%) HTTP
2 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) Redis
2 3 (4.41%) Big Data
2 3 (4.41%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 65 (95.59%) Selenium
2 34 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 28 (41.18%) JIRA
4 16 (23.53%) Git (software)
5 14 (20.59%) Appium
5 14 (20.59%) Bitbucket
6 13 (19.12%) Jenkins
7 11 (16.18%) SpecFlow
7 11 (16.18%) Visual Studio
8 10 (14.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 10 (14.71%) JMeter
9 9 (13.24%) Eclipse
9 9 (13.24%) LoadRunner
10 6 (8.82%) NUnit
11 5 (7.35%) Calabash
11 5 (7.35%) HP UFT
11 5 (7.35%) JUnit
11 5 (7.35%) Protractor
11 5 (7.35%) PyCharm
11 5 (7.35%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (16.18%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Retail
3 4 (5.88%) Advertising
3 4 (5.88%) Banking
3 4 (5.88%) Corporate Banking
3 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.41%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Games
5 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (50.00%) Tester
2 28 (41.18%) Automation Tester
3 13 (19.12%) Developer
4 10 (14.71%) QA Tester
5 9 (13.24%) QA Automation Tester
5 9 (13.24%) Selenium Tester
5 9 (13.24%) Test Engineer
6 8 (11.76%) Analyst
6 8 (11.76%) Developer in Test
6 8 (11.76%) Java Automation Tester
7 7 (10.29%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 7 (10.29%) Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (8.82%) Test Analyst
9 5 (7.35%) Senior Tester
10 4 (5.88%) Consultant
10 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Senior QA Tester
10 4 (5.88%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 4 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.59%) Web Services
2 13 (19.12%) REST
3 11 (16.18%) SOAP
4 10 (14.71%) .NET
5 9 (13.24%) Gherkin
6 8 (11.76%) RESTful
6 8 (11.76%) XML
7 7 (10.29%) CSS
8 6 (8.82%) JSON
8 6 (8.82%) Node.js
9 4 (5.88%) Ajax
9 4 (5.88%) AngularJS
9 4 (5.88%) jQuery
10 3 (4.41%) Jest
10 3 (4.41%) Redux
11 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (2.94%) HTML
11 2 (2.94%) React
12 1 (1.47%) DOM
12 1 (1.47%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.59%) Windows
2 11 (16.18%) Android
3 10 (14.71%) Apple iOS
3 10 (14.71%) Mac OS X
4 4 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (91.18%) Test Automation
2 54 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (50.00%) BDD
4 27 (39.71%) TDD
5 22 (32.35%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (27.94%) Scrum
7 17 (25.00%) SDLC
8 14 (20.59%) Regression Testing
9 11 (16.18%) API Testing
10 10 (14.71%) Functional Testing
10 10 (14.71%) OO
10 10 (14.71%) Test Scripting
11 9 (13.24%) Manual Testing
11 9 (13.24%) OOP
11 9 (13.24%) Test Strategy
12 8 (11.76%) Open Source
13 7 (10.29%) Cross-Browser Testing
14 6 (8.82%) E-Commerce
14 6 (8.82%) Integration Testing
14 6 (8.82%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (57.35%) Java
2 29 (42.65%) C#
3 23 (33.82%) JavaScript
4 18 (26.47%) SQL
5 11 (16.18%) Ruby
6 10 (14.71%) Apple Swift
7 9 (13.24%) Python
8 4 (5.88%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.94%) Groovy
10 1 (1.47%) C++
10 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.47%) Scala
10 1 (1.47%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) ISEB
1 5 (7.35%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.47%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (38.24%) QA
System Software
1 13 (19.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.94%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 18 (26.47%) HP
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.94%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.94%) Splunk
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe
4 1 (1.47%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.47%) SAP
4 1 (1.47%) Xamarin