Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 24 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 87 100
Rank change year-on-year +15 +13 -44
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 4 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.43% 0.35% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.06% 1.77% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
South Wales median daily rate £365 £463 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.08% +32.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £252 £429 £315
90th Percentile £385 £501 £415
Wales median daily rate £358 £463 £350
% change year-on-year -22.70% +32.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 South Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 194 226 321
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 20.66% 20.02% 24.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 167 266
South Wales median daily rate £393 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.85% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £251 £283 £300
90th Percentile £480 £550 £488
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £365
% change year-on-year -5.88% +16.44% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £55.00 £40.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.93% +34.93% -
10th Percentile £21.87 £27.70 £16.75
90th Percentile £24.42 £59.50 £64.63
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £55.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year -57.93% +58.27% -33.81%

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in South Wales

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebDriver in South Wales

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 24 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
Cardiff -1 3 £370 -22.11%
Bridgend - 1 £250 -
WebDriver
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wales region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Context-Driven Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (50.00%) User Stories
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Groovy
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) DSL
4 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (25.00%) Ansible
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Kibana
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon ElastiCache

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (25.00%) Route 53
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Context-Driven Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Groovy
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Grafana
1 1 (25.00%) Kibana
1 1 (25.00%) Marathon
1 1 (25.00%) Mesos
1 1 (25.00%) Prometheus
1 1 (25.00%) Rundeck
1 1 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle