The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 25 April 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 101 122
Rank change year-on-year -4 +21  
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 7 32 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.32% 1.12% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.22% 7.32% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 2
Median daily rate £395 £510 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.59% +82.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £370 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £525 £284
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 315 437 234
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 14.50% 15.31% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 227 137
Median daily rate £425 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 13
Median hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £31.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.52% +35.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £20.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.38 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.02
% change year-on-year - +14.80%  

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebDriver in the West Midlands

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebDriver in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebDriver in the West Midlands

WebDriver
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 WebDriver within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Birmingham - 3 £395 - 3
Shropshire +14 1 - - 1
Staffordshire -7 1 £325 +1.96%
Coventry - 1 - -
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (82.35%) Selenium
2 8 (47.06%) Performance Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Java
3 7 (41.18%) .NET
3 7 (41.18%) Cucumber
3 7 (41.18%) QA
4 6 (35.29%) Functional Testing
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
4 6 (35.29%) Scrum
4 6 (35.29%) JSON
5 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
5 5 (29.41%) SOASTA, Inc
5 5 (29.41%) Node.js
5 5 (29.41%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (23.53%) HTML
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) CSS
7 3 (17.65%) XML
7 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (17.65%) Scala
7 3 (17.65%) REST
7 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
7 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
7 3 (17.65%) Gherkin
8 2 (11.76%) PhantomJS
8 2 (11.76%) Play Framework

WebDriver
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (11.76%) GitHub
2 1 (5.88%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Wireshark
2 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (82.35%) Selenium
2 7 (41.18%) Cucumber
3 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
3 5 (29.41%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
5 2 (11.76%) Hudson
5 2 (11.76%) JIRA
5 2 (11.76%) JUnit
5 2 (11.76%) PhantomJS
5 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.88%) eggPlant
6 1 (5.88%) Grunt
6 1 (5.88%) gulp
6 1 (5.88%) IntelliJ
6 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
6 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
6 1 (5.88%) Maven
6 1 (5.88%) Mocha
6 1 (5.88%) RSpec
6 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) QA Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior QA Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Digital Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Software Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Developer in Test
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (5.88%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Quality Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
2 6 (35.29%) JSON
3 5 (29.41%) Node.js
4 4 (23.53%) CSS
4 4 (23.53%) HTML
5 3 (17.65%) Gherkin
5 3 (17.65%) REST
5 3 (17.65%) XML
6 2 (11.76%) CSS3
6 2 (11.76%) Play Framework
6 2 (11.76%) SOAP
7 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.88%) Behat
7 1 (5.88%) HTML5
7 1 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (5.88%) RequireJS
7 1 (5.88%) Sass
7 1 (5.88%) Twig
7 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Performance Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Functional Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.76%) BDD
5 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) Microservices
5 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.76%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 2 (11.76%) Validation
6 1 (5.88%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (5.88%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC
6 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) Scala
4 1 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) Groovy
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
4 1 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) WAI
2 1 (5.88%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
1 2 (11.76%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) SOASTA, Inc
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
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