The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 23 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 108 113
Rank change year-on-year +40 +5  
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 34 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.37% 0.78% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.66% 4.11% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 8
Median daily rate £350 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 319 389 330
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 22.26% 18.90% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 268 232
Median daily rate £400 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £28.25 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebDriver in West Yorkshire

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebDriver in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebDriver in West Yorkshire

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Leeds +34 34 £350 +12.00% 3
WebDriver
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 44 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 42 (95.45%) Selenium
3 32 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (70.45%) Java
5 29 (65.91%) Cucumber
6 24 (54.55%) BDD
7 21 (47.73%) Test Scripting
7 21 (47.73%) Python
8 20 (45.45%) Jenkins
8 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
8 20 (45.45%) HTML
9 19 (43.18%) SDLC
10 18 (40.91%) XML
10 18 (40.91%) Bash Shell
11 16 (36.36%) PHP
11 16 (36.36%) Hudson
12 15 (34.09%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (34.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (34.09%) Unix
13 9 (20.45%) API Testing
13 9 (20.45%) Finance
14 8 (18.18%) TDD
15 7 (15.91%) SoapUI
16 6 (13.64%) System Integration Testing
16 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
16 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
16 6 (13.64%) QA
17 5 (11.36%) Performance Testing
17 5 (11.36%) JIRA
17 5 (11.36%) C#

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (2.27%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 42 (95.45%) Selenium
2 29 (65.91%) Cucumber
3 20 (45.45%) Jenkins
4 16 (36.36%) Hudson
5 7 (15.91%) SoapUI
6 5 (11.36%) JIRA
7 4 (9.09%) Gatling
7 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
8 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (4.55%) FitNesse
9 2 (4.55%) JMeter
9 2 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (4.55%) Subversion
10 1 (2.27%) Jasmine
10 1 (2.27%) JBehave
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Marketing
3 3 (6.82%) Automotive
4 2 (4.55%) German Language
4 2 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (75.00%) Tester
2 29 (65.91%) Automation Tester
3 21 (47.73%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 21 (47.73%) Selenium Tester
4 11 (25.00%) Web Automation Tester
4 11 (25.00%) Web Tester
5 10 (22.73%) Java Automation Tester
6 5 (11.36%) Agile Tester
6 5 (11.36%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.55%) Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Mobile Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Performance Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Automation Test Lead
8 1 (2.27%) QA Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (45.45%) HTML
2 18 (40.91%) XML
3 4 (9.09%) .NET
3 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.09%) CSS
4 3 (6.82%) Gherkin
5 2 (4.55%) JSON
5 2 (4.55%) REST
5 2 (4.55%) RESTful
6 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 32 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (54.55%) BDD
4 21 (47.73%) Test Scripting
5 19 (43.18%) SDLC
6 15 (34.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (20.45%) API Testing
8 8 (18.18%) TDD
9 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
9 6 (13.64%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (11.36%) Performance Testing
11 4 (9.09%) Kanban
11 4 (9.09%) Scrum
11 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (6.82%) Defect Management
13 2 (4.55%) Agile Testing
13 2 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
13 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (4.55%) Defect Tracking
13 2 (4.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 31 (70.45%) Java
2 21 (47.73%) Python
3 20 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 18 (40.91%) Bash Shell
5 16 (36.36%) PHP
6 5 (11.36%) C#
7 4 (9.09%) Scala
8 2 (4.55%) Groovy
8 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Atlassian