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 24 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
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 332 364 384
Rank change year-on-year +32 +20  
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 292 303 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.63% 0.56% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.60% 3.63% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 228 202
Median daily rate £375 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +7.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £47.50 - £13.50
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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 8108 8337 7452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.53% 15.50% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5544 5751 4903
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 125 123
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +14.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.00 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £50.78 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

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 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebDriver in the UK

WebDriver
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WebDriver in the UK

WebDriver
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebDriver over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 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
England +36 275 £388 -1.89% 116
London -9 116 £461 +8.52% 54
South East +20 43 £369 +5.35% 22
Yorkshire +37 36 £350 +8.52% 3
Leeds +41 34 £350 +12.00% 3
West Yorkshire +39 34 £350 +9.37% 3
City of London -21 25 £425 - 15
Newcastle upon Tyne +94 19 £320 +28.00% 2
Tyne and Wear +92 19 £320 +28.00% 2
North East +77 19 £320 +28.00% 2
North West +27 18 £365 +14.06% 12
East Midlands - 18 £375 - 4
Nottinghamshire - 15 £375 - 3
South West +6 14 £350 -12.50% 7
Berkshire +22 12 £325 -9.72% 2
Manchester +17 11 £381 +33.77% 8
Nottingham - 10 £375 - 3
Oxfordshire 0 9 £391 -5.15%
Scotland +46 7 £350 - 4
Buckinghamshire -13 7 £375 +56.25% 4
Wiltshire +6 6 £350 +23.89%
West Midlands 0 6 £466 +16.56% 9
Milton Keynes -6 6 £375 -16.66% 3
Kent - 6 £350 -
Edinburgh +19 5 £350 -
Merseyside +2 5 £270 -13.60% 1
Swindon +2 5 £350 +23.89%
Wales -1 5 £280 -13.84%
South Wales -3 5 £280 -13.84%
East of England -6 5 £330 +1.53% 3

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

1 603 (88.55%) Selenium
2 597 (87.67%) Test Automation
3 522 (76.65%) Agile Software Development
4 377 (55.36%) Java
5 329 (48.31%) Cucumber
6 321 (47.14%) BDD
7 221 (32.45%) TDD
8 214 (31.42%) Jenkins
9 198 (29.07%) JavaScript
10 195 (28.63%) Scrum
11 188 (27.61%) QA
12 159 (23.35%) Git (software)
12 159 (23.35%) JIRA
13 144 (21.15%) C#
14 141 (20.70%) HTML
15 137 (20.12%) Web Services
16 134 (19.68%) Test Scripting
17 126 (18.50%) Continuous Integration
18 111 (16.30%) Finance
19 108 (15.86%) CSS
20 104 (15.27%) RESTful
20 104 (15.27%) Gherkin
21 102 (14.98%) Python
22 96 (14.10%) SQL
23 93 (13.66%) Ruby
24 92 (13.51%) XML
25 87 (12.78%) Regression Testing
26 85 (12.48%) Test Strategy
27 83 (12.19%) JUnit
27 83 (12.19%) E-Commerce

WebDriver
Co-occurring 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 61 (8.96%) Confluence
2 27 (3.96%) CMS
3 21 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
5 16 (2.35%) WebSphere
6 14 (2.06%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.62%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (0.88%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.59%) nginx
10 3 (0.44%) Apache
10 3 (0.44%) ATG Dynamo
10 3 (0.44%) ColdFusion
11 2 (0.29%) JBoss
11 2 (0.29%) Jetty
12 1 (0.15%) Apache TomEE
12 1 (0.15%) Drupal
12 1 (0.15%) IIS
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (0.44%) Mingle
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (1.91%) Magento
2 6 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.94%) Sauce Labs
3 18 (2.64%) GitHub
4 11 (1.62%) BrowserStack
4 11 (1.62%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 11 (1.62%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 10 (1.47%) Basecamp
6 9 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.44%) Heroku
8 2 (0.29%) vREST
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.15%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.15%) Route 53
9 1 (0.15%) SaaS
9 1 (0.15%) Slack
9 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (6.31%) Internet
2 31 (4.55%) HTTP
3 5 (0.73%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.59%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.29%) DSL
6 1 (0.15%) DHCP
6 1 (0.15%) DNS
6 1 (0.15%) DOCSIS
6 1 (0.15%) FTP
6 1 (0.15%) IPsec
6 1 (0.15%) MGCP
6 1 (0.15%) Skype
6 1 (0.15%) SMS
6 1 (0.15%) SSL
6 1 (0.15%) VoIP
6 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 19 (2.79%) Redis
4 17 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 16 (2.35%) Hadoop
6 14 (2.06%) MySQL
7 13 (1.91%) DB2
7 13 (1.91%) DbVisualizer
7 13 (1.91%) RDBMS
8 11 (1.62%) Apache Hive
9 8 (1.17%) SQL Server
10 6 (0.88%) Big Data
11 5 (0.73%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
11 5 (0.73%) Oracle Database 12c
12 3 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.44%) Hazelcast
12 3 (0.44%) HBase
12 3 (0.44%) InterSystems Cache
13 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 603 (88.55%) Selenium
2 329 (48.31%) Cucumber
3 214 (31.42%) Jenkins
4 159 (23.35%) Git (software)
4 159 (23.35%) JIRA
5 83 (12.19%) JUnit
6 81 (11.89%) SoapUI
7 65 (9.54%) Subversion
8 64 (9.40%) SpecFlow
9 58 (8.52%) gulp
10 54 (7.93%) Jasmine
10 54 (7.93%) Maven
11 47 (6.90%) Protractor
12 46 (6.75%) JMeter
13 37 (5.43%) RSpec
13 37 (5.43%) webpack
14 35 (5.14%) TeamCity
15 34 (4.99%) Mockito
16 32 (4.70%) Appium
17 31 (4.55%) Grunt
General
1 111 (16.30%) Finance
2 42 (6.17%) Games
3 40 (5.87%) Banking
4 39 (5.73%) Retail
5 24 (3.52%) Marketing
6 12 (1.76%) Investment Banking
6 12 (1.76%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.17%) Front Office
8 8 (1.17%) Retail Banking
9 6 (0.88%) Advertising
9 6 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
9 6 (0.88%) Electronics
10 4 (0.59%) Automotive
11 3 (0.44%) Back Office
11 3 (0.44%) Law
11 3 (0.44%) Publishing
12 2 (0.29%) German Language
12 2 (0.29%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.15%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 224 (32.89%) Tester
2 185 (27.17%) Automation Tester
3 152 (22.32%) Developer
4 110 (16.15%) Analyst
5 99 (14.54%) Test Analyst
6 89 (13.07%) Test Engineer
7 87 (12.78%) Selenium Tester
8 81 (11.89%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 67 (9.84%) Automation Test Analyst
10 63 (9.25%) Test Automation Engineer
11 59 (8.66%) QA Engineer
12 51 (7.49%) Developer in Test
13 50 (7.34%) Java Automation Tester
14 39 (5.73%) JavaScript Developer
15 36 (5.29%) QA Tester
16 32 (4.70%) Java Developer
17 30 (4.41%) Agile Tester
18 29 (4.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
19 27 (3.96%) Test Leader
20 26 (3.82%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (20.70%) HTML
2 137 (20.12%) Web Services
3 108 (15.86%) CSS
4 104 (15.27%) Gherkin
4 104 (15.27%) RESTful
5 92 (13.51%) XML
6 80 (11.75%) AngularJS
6 80 (11.75%) REST
7 78 (11.45%) Node.js
8 77 (11.31%) .NET
9 67 (9.84%) JSON
10 65 (9.54%) SOAP
11 64 (9.40%) Sass
12 61 (8.96%) React
13 59 (8.66%) HTML5
14 49 (7.20%) CSS3
15 32 (4.70%) LESS
16 25 (3.67%) Spring
17 20 (2.94%) Hibernate
18 19 (2.79%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (4.99%) Greenfield Project
2 34 (4.99%) Mobile App
3 30 (4.41%) User Experience
4 20 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 14 (2.06%) Smartphone
6 11 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (1.17%) Video on Demand
8 5 (0.73%) Driving Licence
8 5 (0.73%) Fintech
8 5 (0.73%) W3C
9 3 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.44%) iPad
10 2 (0.29%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.29%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.29%) Online Games
10 2 (0.29%) PlayStation
10 2 (0.29%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.15%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 47 (6.90%) Unix
2 37 (5.43%) Linux
3 20 (2.94%) Android
3 20 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 20 (2.94%) Windows
4 10 (1.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 597 (87.67%) Test Automation
2 522 (76.65%) Agile Software Development
3 321 (47.14%) BDD
4 221 (32.45%) TDD
5 195 (28.63%) Scrum
6 134 (19.68%) Test Scripting
7 126 (18.50%) Continuous Integration
8 87 (12.78%) Regression Testing
9 85 (12.48%) Test Strategy
10 83 (12.19%) E-Commerce
11 81 (11.89%) OO
12 74 (10.87%) API Testing
13 66 (9.69%) OOP
14 64 (9.40%) User Stories
15 58 (8.52%) Kanban
16 57 (8.37%) Web Testing
17 54 (7.93%) Manual Testing
17 54 (7.93%) Software Testing
18 50 (7.34%) Exploratory Testing
18 50 (7.34%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 377 (55.36%) Java
2 198 (29.07%) JavaScript
3 144 (21.15%) C#
4 102 (14.98%) Python
5 96 (14.10%) SQL
6 93 (13.66%) Ruby
7 74 (10.87%) Scala
8 36 (5.29%) PHP
9 29 (4.26%) Groovy
10 21 (3.08%) Bash Shell
11 16 (2.35%) ES6
12 15 (2.20%) TypeScript
13 14 (2.06%) C++
14 12 (1.76%) Apple Swift
15 11 (1.62%) Apex Code
15 11 (1.62%) SOQL
16 8 (1.17%) PowerShell
17 6 (0.88%) Perl
17 6 (0.88%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.73%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 45 (6.61%) ISTQB
2 38 (5.58%) ISEB
3 26 (3.82%) Degree
4 19 (2.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (1.91%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.47%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (0.59%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.44%) HNC
10 2 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.29%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.15%) HND
11 1 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (27.61%) QA
2 20 (2.94%) WCAG
3 8 (1.17%) WAI
4 5 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.29%) PMO
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 40 (5.87%) Docker
2 11 (1.62%) Apache Flume
3 5 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.29%) HDFS
4 2 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.32%) HP Fortify
3 6 (0.88%) Puppet
4 4 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.44%) Ansible
5 3 (0.44%) Kibana
5 3 (0.44%) Nagios
6 1 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.15%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.15%) Fluentd
6 1 (0.15%) Grafana
6 1 (0.15%) logstash
6 1 (0.15%) Marathon
6 1 (0.15%) Mesos
6 1 (0.15%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.15%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (5.29%) Oracle
2 29 (4.26%) HP
3 25 (3.67%) Microsoft
4 24 (3.52%) Sitecore
5 22 (3.23%) Atlassian
6 19 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (2.06%) hybris
7 14 (2.06%) Splunk
8 13 (1.91%) IBM
9 9 (1.32%) CA Agile Central
10 7 (1.03%) SAP
11 6 (0.88%) SOASTA, Inc
12 5 (0.73%) ATG
12 5 (0.73%) VMware
13 4 (0.59%) TOWER Software
14 3 (0.44%) Charles River
14 3 (0.44%) Google
14 3 (0.44%) Perforce
15 2 (0.29%) Siebel
16 1 (0.15%) Adobe
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London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Winchester, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
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Posted: 4 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Intec Select
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
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Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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