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 3 months to 28 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
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 50 61
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11  
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.94% 1.06% 1.04%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.90% 5.15% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 5
Median daily rate £280 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £475 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
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 South Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 102 97 154
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 19.21% 20.51% 26.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 176 361
Median daily rate £375 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +6.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £513 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

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 3 months to 28 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
Cardiff -4 2 £343 -8.66%
Bridgend - 2 £250 -
WebDriver
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wales region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Subversion
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
6 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (25.00%) BDD
7 1 (12.50%) Puppet
7 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
7 1 (12.50%) Node.js
7 1 (12.50%) REST
7 1 (12.50%) nginx
7 1 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (12.50%) Scala
7 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
7 1 (12.50%) Google App Engine
7 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS

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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) Jetty
1 1 (12.50%) Mongrel
1 1 (12.50%) nginx
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
1 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 1 (12.50%) Google App Engine
1 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (12.50%) Route 53
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) DSL
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) IPsec
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
4 4 (50.00%) Subversion
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) SpecFlow
6 1 (12.50%) Babel
6 1 (12.50%) gulp
6 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
6 1 (12.50%) JIRA
6 1 (12.50%) Mocha
6 1 (12.50%) Travis CI
6 1 (12.50%) webpack
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Test Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Django
3 1 (12.50%) Express
3 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
3 1 (12.50%) Handlebars
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) Java EE
3 1 (12.50%) Kafka
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (12.50%) React
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) Sass
3 1 (12.50%) Servlets
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Context-Driven Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile First
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 13485
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Fluentd
1 1 (12.50%) Grafana
1 1 (12.50%) Kibana
1 1 (12.50%) Marathon
1 1 (12.50%) Mesos
1 1 (12.50%) Prometheus
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Rundeck
1 1 (12.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) VMware