Period
to 13 December 2017

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 6 months to 13 December 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
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 183 167
Rank change year-on-year +18 -16 +7
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 20 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.34% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.66% 2.27% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 5
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +16.67% -22.58%
10th Percentile £308 £150 £275
90th Percentile £513 £475 £337
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £13.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year -69.41% - -

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 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 751 880 474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.33% 14.78% 9.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 484 229
West Midlands median daily rate £401 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% +14.29% -3.45%
10th Percentile £275 £281 £180
90th Percentile £563 £504 £476
England median daily rate £463 £429 £413
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.12% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 37
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £27.00 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -14.12% -16.16%
10th Percentile £13.61 £11.50 £20.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £38.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 6 months to 13 December 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 6 months to 13 December 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
Shropshire +20 10 £498 +10.56%
Birmingham -9 4 £365 +65.91% 4
Worcestershire +7 2 £375 +7.14%
Coventry - 2 £425 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £375 -
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 16 (80.00%) Java
2 15 (75.00%) Selenium
3 14 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (30.00%) Scrum
6 5 (25.00%) C#
6 5 (25.00%) Scala
6 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 5 (25.00%) Build Automation
6 5 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (25.00%) API Testing
7 4 (20.00%) DevOps
7 4 (20.00%) Play Framework
7 4 (20.00%) Node.js
7 4 (20.00%) Puppet
7 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
7 4 (20.00%) Microservices
7 4 (20.00%) BDD
7 4 (20.00%) Heroku
7 4 (20.00%) Open Source
7 4 (20.00%) JSON
8 3 (15.00%) JUnit
8 3 (15.00%) .NET
8 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
8 3 (15.00%) SQL
8 3 (15.00%) Unix
8 3 (15.00%) Web Development
8 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Selenium
2 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (25.00%) Selenium IDE
3 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.00%) JUnit
4 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (10.00%) JIRA
4 2 (10.00%) JMeter
4 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
5 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
5 1 (5.00%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (5.00%) Mocha
5 1 (5.00%) RSpec
5 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Architect
1 4 (20.00%) Developer
1 4 (20.00%) Tester
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (15.00%) Digital Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Java Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) UI Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Automation Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Pega Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Process Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) JSON
1 4 (20.00%) Node.js
1 4 (20.00%) Play Framework
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) XML
3 2 (10.00%) XSL
4 1 (5.00%) Angular 2
4 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) Mustache
4 1 (5.00%) RESTful
4 1 (5.00%) Sass
4 1 (5.00%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Robotics
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Scrum
4 5 (25.00%) API Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Build Automation
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (20.00%) BDD
5 4 (20.00%) DevOps
5 4 (20.00%) Microservices
5 4 (20.00%) Open Source
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.00%) Web Development
7 2 (10.00%) Front End Development
7 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Migration
7 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (10.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) Java
2 14 (70.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) C#
3 5 (25.00%) Scala
4 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) ES6
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) VB
5 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Blue Prism
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
1 2 (10.00%) Pega
2 1 (5.00%) HP