Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 121 165
Rank change year-on-year -4 +44 -21
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 34 54 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.11% 1.50% 0.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.72% 8.93% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 11
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £295 £310 £263
90th Percentile £455 £425 £375
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £360 £305
% change year-on-year +4.17% +18.03% -4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 720 605 770
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 23.58% 16.80% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 395 517
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +12.68% +1.43%
10th Percentile £300 £292 £271
90th Percentile £538 £500 £503
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £413 £364
% change year-on-year - +13.40% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -68.24% +185.91%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.50 £13.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +214.81% -66.25% +14.51%

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 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
Leeds -2 34 £375 +7.14% 9
WebDriver
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 34 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (94.12%) Selenium
2 32 (94.12%) Test Automation
3 25 (73.53%) Java
4 18 (52.94%) Cucumber
5 16 (47.06%) Test Scripting
6 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
7 14 (41.18%) BDD
8 13 (38.24%) Jenkins
9 11 (32.35%) Hudson
9 11 (32.35%) Python
10 10 (29.41%) Bash Shell
11 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (26.47%) HTML
11 9 (26.47%) PHP
11 9 (26.47%) XML
11 9 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (23.53%) TDD
12 8 (23.53%) Unix
12 8 (23.53%) API Testing
13 6 (17.65%) SDLC
13 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
13 6 (17.65%) Finance
14 5 (14.71%) Open Source
14 5 (14.71%) Cross-Browser Testing
15 4 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
15 4 (11.76%) SoapUI
15 4 (11.76%) Node.js
15 4 (11.76%) Microservices
15 4 (11.76%) Heroku

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 2 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Heroku
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) npm
3 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Big Data
1 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 32 (94.12%) Selenium
2 18 (52.94%) Cucumber
3 13 (38.24%) Jenkins
4 11 (32.35%) Hudson
5 4 (11.76%) JMeter
5 4 (11.76%) SoapUI
6 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
6 3 (8.82%) HP UFT
6 3 (8.82%) JIRA
7 2 (5.88%) Appium
7 2 (5.88%) Gatling
7 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
8 1 (2.94%) Calabash
8 1 (2.94%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.94%) JBehave
8 1 (2.94%) JUnit
8 1 (2.94%) RSpec
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (82.35%) Tester
2 26 (76.47%) Automation Tester
3 15 (44.12%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 15 (44.12%) Selenium Tester
4 10 (29.41%) Java Automation Tester
5 3 (8.82%) Agile Tester
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Web Automation Tester
5 3 (8.82%) Web Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Digital Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Java Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) UI Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Developer in Test
7 1 (2.94%) QA Automation Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) QA Automation Tester
7 1 (2.94%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) HTML
1 9 (26.47%) XML
2 4 (11.76%) Node.js
3 2 (5.88%) Gherkin
3 2 (5.88%) JSON
3 2 (5.88%) Play Framework
3 2 (5.88%) REST
4 1 (2.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (5.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (94.12%) Test Automation
3 16 (47.06%) Test Scripting
4 14 (41.18%) BDD
5 9 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (23.53%) API Testing
6 8 (23.53%) TDD
7 6 (17.65%) SDLC
7 6 (17.65%) Test Strategy
8 5 (14.71%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 5 (14.71%) Open Source
9 4 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Microservices
9 4 (11.76%) Scrum
9 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
10 3 (8.82%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (8.82%) Re-Platforming
10 3 (8.82%) User Stories
11 2 (5.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) Java
2 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
3 11 (32.35%) Python
4 10 (29.41%) Bash Shell
5 9 (26.47%) PHP
6 4 (11.76%) C#
6 4 (11.76%) Scala
7 3 (8.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) WCAG
2 1 (2.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (2.94%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) AppDynamics
1 1 (2.94%) New Relic