Period
to 21 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 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 West
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 180 187
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7 -14
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 26 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.47% 0.46% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.77% 2.87% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 16
South West median daily rate £350 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -3.45%
10th Percentile £313 £269 £304
90th Percentile £459 £475 £434
England median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £39.37 £13.50
% change year-on-year +20.65% +191.63% -92.89%

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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 939 941 894
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.09% 16.03% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 645 594
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £305 £275 £285
90th Percentile £500 £525 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 53 66
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.45 £39.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.01% +7.13% +8.86%
10th Percentile £33.80 £28.25 £30.25
90th Percentile £56.25 £49.80 £43.92
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £38.13
% change year-on-year +2.41% +8.85% +1.67%

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in the South West

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebDriver in the South West

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebDriver in the South West over the 6 months to 21 September 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebDriver in the South West

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
Bristol -3 10 £325 -21.21% 6
Wiltshire -14 8 £350 +15.23% 2
Somerset - 3 £450 -
Dorset - 2 £345 -
Gloucestershire +7 1 £363 -12.12% 5
Devon - 1 £390 -
WebDriver
England

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

1 24 (92.31%) Selenium
2 23 (88.46%) Test Automation
3 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (57.69%) Cucumber
5 14 (53.85%) C#
6 13 (50.00%) BDD
7 10 (38.46%) .NET
7 10 (38.46%) SpecFlow
8 9 (34.62%) Test Scripting
8 9 (34.62%) Finance
9 8 (30.77%) Scrum
9 8 (30.77%) QA
10 7 (26.92%) SoapUI
10 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (26.92%) SOAP
10 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
11 6 (23.08%) Java
11 6 (23.08%) Gherkin
11 6 (23.08%) Marketing
11 6 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (23.08%) Compatibility Testing
11 6 (23.08%) SDLC
11 6 (23.08%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 5 (19.23%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (19.23%) Programme Management
12 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
12 5 (19.23%) User Stories
12 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
12 5 (19.23%) Electronics
12 5 (19.23%) Telecoms

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Sauce Labs
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
1 1 (3.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.85%) Firebird
1 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.85%) Power BI
1 1 (3.85%) Redis
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (92.31%) Selenium
2 15 (57.69%) Cucumber
3 10 (38.46%) SpecFlow
4 7 (26.92%) SoapUI
4 7 (26.92%) Visual Studio
5 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
6 3 (11.54%) Maven
7 2 (7.69%) Ant
7 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
7 2 (7.69%) JIRA
7 2 (7.69%) JUnit
7 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (3.85%) JBehave
8 1 (3.85%) Mockito
8 1 (3.85%) MSTest
8 1 (3.85%) NUnit
8 1 (3.85%) Subversion
8 1 (3.85%) TestNG
8 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (3.85%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Marketing
3 5 (19.23%) Electronics
3 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
3 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Tester
2 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Test Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) QA Tester
3 6 (23.08%) Software Tester
4 5 (19.23%) Automation Tester
4 5 (19.23%) Software QA Tester
5 4 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Developer in Test
7 2 (7.69%) Test Specialist
8 1 (3.85%) Agile Test Manager
8 1 (3.85%) Digital Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) ETL Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Migration Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Software Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Test Data Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) .NET
2 7 (26.92%) SOAP
3 6 (23.08%) Gherkin
4 3 (11.54%) XML
5 2 (7.69%) CSS
5 2 (7.69%) HTML
5 2 (7.69%) Spring
5 2 (7.69%) Web Services
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.85%) Akka
6 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.85%) jQuery
6 1 (3.85%) JSON
6 1 (3.85%) Memcached
6 1 (3.85%) Play Framework
6 1 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Test Automation
2 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (50.00%) BDD
4 9 (34.62%) Test Scripting
5 8 (30.77%) Scrum
6 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (23.08%) Compatibility Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 6 (23.08%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (23.08%) SDLC
8 5 (19.23%) Programme Management
8 5 (19.23%) User Stories
9 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
10 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
11 2 (7.69%) ETL
11 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
11 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
11 2 (7.69%) SDET
11 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) C#
2 6 (23.08%) Java
3 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) Delphi
5 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.85%) Scala
5 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) ISEB
1 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Kibana
1 1 (3.85%) logstash
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) SAP
2 1 (3.85%) ATG
2 1 (3.85%) hybris
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Sencha
2 1 (3.85%) VMware