Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 99 117
Rank change year-on-year +13 +18 -53
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.42% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.86% 1.19% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
Wales median daily rate £358 £463 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.70% +32.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £259 £429 £315
90th Percentile £383 £501 £415
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -

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 Wales with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 269 335 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 22.68% 23.56% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 246 299
Wales median daily rate £400 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +16.44% +4.29%
10th Percentile £278 £300 £298
90th Percentile £538 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £55.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.93% +58.27% -33.81%
10th Percentile £21.87 £27.70 £19.75
90th Percentile £24.42 £59.50 £61.13
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in Wales

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebDriver in Wales

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in 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 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
South Wales +15 4 £365 -21.08%
West Wales - 1 £350 -
WebDriver
UK

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 Wales region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) Subversion
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) Microservices
4 2 (40.00%) Context-Driven Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (40.00%) User Stories
5 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (20.00%) Ansible
5 1 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (20.00%) Kibana
5 1 (20.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Mesos
5 1 (20.00%) Route 53

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (20.00%) BrowserStack
2 1 (20.00%) Route 53
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (60.00%) Subversion
3 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (20.00%) Fiddler
5 1 (20.00%) JMeter
5 1 (20.00%) JUnit
5 1 (20.00%) TestNG
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Context-Driven Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (40.00%) Microservices
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) API Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Groovy
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Grafana
1 1 (20.00%) Kibana
1 1 (20.00%) Marathon
1 1 (20.00%) Mesos
1 1 (20.00%) Prometheus
1 1 (20.00%) Rundeck
1 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle