Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Protractor skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Protractor over the 6 months to 21 July 2018 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.

Protractor
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 169 -
Rank change year-on-year -30 - -
Contract jobs citing Protractor 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.058% 0.14% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.33% 0.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
West Midlands median daily rate £300 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% - -
England median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

Protractor 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 West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 923 706 906
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.75% 15.91% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 475 507
West Midlands median daily rate £430 £420 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +6.33% +12.86%
10th Percentile £306 £269 £263
90th Percentile £550 £553 £506
England median daily rate £475 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +6.74% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 19
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.08% -9.72% +9.92%
10th Percentile £17.03 £23.75 £19.60
90th Percentile £42.50 £41.31 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

Protractor
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Protractor as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Protractor in the West Midlands

Protractor
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Protractor in the West Midlands

Protractor
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Protractor within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. 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
Birmingham -18 2 £300 -40.00%
Protractor
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Protractor also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Protractor.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) WATIR
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) Sahi
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
1 3 (100.00%) API Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow

Protractor
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Sahi
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 3 (100.00%) WATIR
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) API Testing
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA