The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium WebDriver
UK
Rank 273 389 398
Rank change year-on-year +116 +9  
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 381 244 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.85% 0.46% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.91% 3.18% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 167 170
Median daily rate £400 £370 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +4.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £502 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £43.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.94% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £43.50 -
% change year-on-year +14.94% -  

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7755 7671 6891
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.34% 14.52% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5219 5093 4404
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 173 185 133
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebDriver in the UK

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebDriver over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebDriver in the UK

WebDriver
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WebDriver.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebDriver in the UK

WebDriver
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WebDriver within the UK over the 3 months to 23 March 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
England +118 335 £413 +10.00% 114
London +82 166 £470 +10.58% 57
South West +23 43 £325 - 9
South East +33 37 £363 - 22
Scotland +43 32 £369 +13.46%
City of London +12 30 £500 +14.28% 16
Newcastle upon Tyne +24 29 £320 - 4
North East +20 29 £320 - 4
Tyne and Wear +14 29 £320 - 4
Edinburgh +33 27 £375 +11.11%
North West +16 17 £381 +19.14% 7
Manchester +19 15 £333 +10.83% 6
Bristol +12 15 £320 -20.00% 5
Berkshire +34 14 £450 +5.88% 5
East of England -2 13 £313 -3.84% 6
Swindon +5 12 £325 -7.14%
Wiltshire +3 12 £325 -7.14%
East Midlands - 12 £420 - 2
Yorkshire -1 11 £375 +19.04% 6
Devon - 11 £350 -
Leeds +2 10 £375 +19.04% 5
West Yorkshire -1 10 £375 +19.04% 5
Exeter - 10 £350 -
Bracknell - 10 £450 -
Hertfordshire -2 8 £431 +15.00% 4
Surrey +18 7 £375 +1.69% 8
West Midlands -1 7 £395 -16.89% 1
Nottinghamshire - 7 £425 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 7 £300 -
Nottingham - 7 £425 - 2

WebDriver
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 676 (88.95%) Selenium
2 617 (81.18%) Agile Software Development
3 411 (54.08%) Java
4 380 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 370 (48.68%) BDD
6 303 (39.87%) Test Automation
7 302 (39.74%) TDD
8 265 (34.87%) QA
9 256 (33.68%) Jenkins
10 197 (25.92%) Scrum
11 194 (25.53%) C#
12 179 (23.55%) Automated Testing
13 174 (22.89%) Automation Testing
14 173 (22.76%) Git (software)
14 173 (22.76%) JIRA
15 171 (22.50%) Test Scripting
16 161 (21.18%) JavaScript
17 146 (19.21%) Web Services
18 126 (16.58%) Finance
19 124 (16.32%) RESTful
20 122 (16.05%) SQL
21 120 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
22 117 (15.39%) Gherkin
23 116 (15.26%) Test Strategy
24 115 (15.13%) JUnit
25 107 (14.08%) XML
25 107 (14.08%) SoapUI
26 104 (13.68%) HTML
27 103 (13.55%) Ruby
28 99 (13.03%) Python

WebDriver
Top Related IT Skills 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 48 (6.32%) Confluence
2 31 (4.08%) CMS
3 22 (2.89%) Tomcat
4 19 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
5 17 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
6 12 (1.58%) Apache Spark
7 10 (1.32%) WebLogic
8 8 (1.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 7 (0.92%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.79%) Jetty
11 4 (0.53%) Apache
12 3 (0.39%) ATG Dynamo
13 2 (0.26%) Drupal
13 2 (0.26%) IIS
13 2 (0.26%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.13%) EPiServer
14 1 (0.13%) nginx
14 1 (0.13%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (0.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.66%) Mingle
3 3 (0.39%) MS Office
4 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 11 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.66%) Magento
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 41 (5.39%) GitHub
2 24 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.32%) Basecamp
5 3 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.26%) SaaS
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.13%) IaaS
7 1 (0.13%) Route 53
7 1 (0.13%) Slack
7 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (5.00%) HTTP
2 32 (4.21%) Internet
3 5 (0.66%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.53%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.26%) DNS
5 2 (0.26%) FTP
5 2 (0.26%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.13%) BGP
6 1 (0.13%) DHCP
6 1 (0.13%) DSL
6 1 (0.13%) IPsec
6 1 (0.13%) MPLS
6 1 (0.13%) SSL
6 1 (0.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.42%) Relational Database
2 20 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (2.37%) Hadoop
3 18 (2.37%) MySQL
3 18 (2.37%) SQL Server
4 13 (1.71%) RDBMS
5 12 (1.58%) Apache Hive
5 12 (1.58%) Redis
6 11 (1.45%) MongoDB
7 5 (0.66%) Big Data
7 5 (0.66%) DB2
7 5 (0.66%) DbVisualizer
7 5 (0.66%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.13%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 676 (88.95%) Selenium
2 380 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 256 (33.68%) Jenkins
4 173 (22.76%) Git (software)
4 173 (22.76%) JIRA
5 115 (15.13%) JUnit
6 107 (14.08%) SoapUI
7 92 (12.11%) SpecFlow
8 77 (10.13%) Maven
9 59 (7.76%) RSpec
10 54 (7.11%) JBehave
11 53 (6.97%) JMeter
11 53 (6.97%) Subversion
12 49 (6.45%) Mockito
12 49 (6.45%) Protractor
13 47 (6.18%) Appium
13 47 (6.18%) TeamCity
14 44 (5.79%) Moq
15 40 (5.26%) Jasmine
16 37 (4.87%) gulp
General
1 126 (16.58%) Finance
2 50 (6.58%) Games
3 43 (5.66%) Banking
4 42 (5.53%) Retail
5 21 (2.76%) Marketing
6 19 (2.50%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.84%) Retail Banking
8 12 (1.58%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.45%) Electronics
10 10 (1.32%) Back Office
11 9 (1.18%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.53%) Advertising
13 3 (0.39%) German Language
14 2 (0.26%) Music Industry
14 2 (0.26%) Publishing
15 1 (0.13%) Automotive
15 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.13%) Legal
15 1 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 225 (29.61%) Tester
2 182 (23.95%) Automation Tester
3 179 (23.55%) Developer
4 132 (17.37%) Test Engineer
5 130 (17.11%) Analyst
6 118 (15.53%) Test Analyst
7 92 (12.11%) Developer in Test
8 88 (11.58%) QA Engineer
9 77 (10.13%) Selenium Tester
10 75 (9.87%) Test Automation Engineer
11 74 (9.74%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 73 (9.61%) Automation Test Analyst
13 44 (5.79%) Software Developer
14 43 (5.66%) QA Test Engineer
15 41 (5.39%) QA Tester
16 37 (4.87%) Java Automation Tester
17 35 (4.61%) Java Engineer
17 35 (4.61%) JavaScript Developer
18 34 (4.47%) Java Developer
19 31 (4.08%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (19.21%) Web Services
2 124 (16.32%) RESTful
3 117 (15.39%) Gherkin
4 107 (14.08%) XML
5 104 (13.68%) HTML
6 90 (11.84%) JSON
6 90 (11.84%) SOAP
7 86 (11.32%) REST
8 79 (10.39%) .NET
9 78 (10.26%) CSS
10 70 (9.21%) Node.js
11 56 (7.37%) AngularJS
12 40 (5.26%) Sass
12 40 (5.26%) Spring
13 36 (4.74%) React
14 33 (4.34%) Hibernate
15 32 (4.21%) HTML5
16 28 (3.68%) CSS3
17 26 (3.42%) RabbitMQ
18 16 (2.11%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 39 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (4.61%) Mobile App
3 27 (3.55%) User Experience
4 17 (2.24%) Linux Command Line
5 16 (2.11%) Computer Science
6 14 (1.84%) Smartphone
7 8 (1.05%) Fintech
8 5 (0.66%) W3C
9 3 (0.39%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.39%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.39%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.39%) iPad
9 3 (0.39%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.26%) Online Games
11 1 (0.13%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.13%) NHS
11 1 (0.13%) Replication
11 1 (0.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 50 (6.58%) Linux
2 45 (5.92%) Unix
3 21 (2.76%) Android
4 20 (2.63%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.45%) Windows
6 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 617 (81.18%) Agile Software Development
2 370 (48.68%) BDD
3 303 (39.87%) Test Automation
4 302 (39.74%) TDD
5 197 (25.92%) Scrum
6 179 (23.55%) Automated Testing
7 174 (22.89%) Automation Testing
8 171 (22.50%) Test Scripting
9 120 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
10 116 (15.26%) Test Strategy
11 91 (11.97%) OO
12 84 (11.05%) Regression Testing
13 78 (10.26%) E-Commerce
13 78 (10.26%) Kanban
13 78 (10.26%) Manual Testing
14 76 (10.00%) Web Testing
15 74 (9.74%) Software Testing
16 72 (9.47%) OOP
17 70 (9.21%) API Testing
17 70 (9.21%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 411 (54.08%) Java
2 194 (25.53%) C#
3 161 (21.18%) JavaScript
4 122 (16.05%) SQL
5 103 (13.55%) Ruby
6 99 (13.03%) Python
7 94 (12.37%) Scala
8 42 (5.53%) Groovy
9 26 (3.42%) PHP
10 19 (2.50%) C++
11 16 (2.11%) PowerShell
11 16 (2.11%) T-SQL
12 14 (1.84%) Bash Shell
12 14 (1.84%) ES6
13 12 (1.58%) Shell Script
14 10 (1.32%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.05%) Apex Code
15 8 (1.05%) SOQL
16 7 (0.92%) Perl
17 5 (0.66%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 45 (5.92%) ISEB
2 39 (5.13%) ISTQB
3 19 (2.50%) Degree
3 19 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 16 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (1.71%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.39%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.26%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.26%) HNC
8 1 (0.13%) HND
8 1 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 265 (34.87%) QA
2 66 (8.68%) SDET
3 30 (3.95%) WCAG
4 8 (1.05%) WAI
5 5 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.39%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.13%) MiFID
7 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (3.68%) Docker
2 12 (1.58%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.39%) HDFS
4 2 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.13%) etcd
5 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (2.37%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (1.84%) Puppet
3 6 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.66%) HP Fortify
5 2 (0.26%) Ansible
5 2 (0.26%) Zenoss
6 1 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.13%) Fluentd
6 1 (0.13%) Grafana
6 1 (0.13%) Kibana
6 1 (0.13%) Marathon
6 1 (0.13%) Mesos
6 1 (0.13%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 42 (5.53%) Microsoft
2 34 (4.47%) Atlassian
3 23 (3.03%) Oracle
4 20 (2.63%) Sitecore
5 16 (2.11%) Splunk
6 15 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (1.84%) HP
8 11 (1.45%) SAP
9 10 (1.32%) Google
10 9 (1.18%) CA Agile Central
11 7 (0.92%) hybris
11 7 (0.92%) SOASTA, Inc
12 6 (0.79%) IBM
13 5 (0.66%) ATG
14 3 (0.39%) Charles River
14 3 (0.39%) Cloudera
15 2 (0.26%) Capita
15 2 (0.26%) VMware
16 1 (0.13%) Adobe
16 1 (0.13%) TOWER Software
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £360 - £370 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Searchability
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £410.00 per day
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London
Rullion
Rate: £440 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: Comptetive Day Rate - 3 month contract with likely extensions
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