Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 24 January 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.

Selenium WebDriver
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 143 191
Rank change year-on-year +5 +48 -20
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 47 51 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.04% 1.04% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.01% 6.41% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 26 21
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £388 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.09% -5.88%
10th Percentile £297 £305 £281
90th Percentile £450 £425 £538
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 938 796 1,057
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.84% 16.26% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 659 501 687
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.61% +3.13% +17.65%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £280
90th Percentile £538 £556 £538
England median daily rate £475 £435 £413
% change year-on-year +9.20% +5.45% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 4
Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.50 £18.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +136.11% -55.00% +14.51%
England median hourly rate £44.00 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.64% +1.25% +8.11%

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WebDriver in Yorkshire

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WebDriver in Yorkshire

WebDriver
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WebDriver in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WebDriver in Yorkshire

WebDriver
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 January 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
West Yorkshire -14 29 £375 -2.60% 20
South Yorkshire +17 12 £388 -4.32% 4
North Yorkshire +2 3 £406 +1.56% 1
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WebDriver 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 45 (95.74%) Agile Software Development
1 45 (95.74%) Selenium
2 41 (87.23%) Test Automation
3 36 (76.60%) Java
4 24 (51.06%) BDD
4 24 (51.06%) TDD
5 21 (44.68%) Cucumber
5 21 (44.68%) Test Scripting
6 16 (34.04%) Jenkins
7 12 (25.53%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 11 (23.40%) Test Strategy
8 11 (23.40%) Open Source
8 11 (23.40%) Scrum
8 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
9 9 (19.15%) JIRA
9 9 (19.15%) Unit Testing
9 9 (19.15%) Integration Testing
9 9 (19.15%) Gherkin
9 9 (19.15%) API Testing
10 8 (17.02%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (17.02%) Microservices
10 8 (17.02%) User Stories
11 7 (14.89%) RESTful
11 7 (14.89%) Scala
12 6 (12.77%) DevOps
12 6 (12.77%) MongoDB
12 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
13 5 (10.64%) HTML
13 5 (10.64%) Artificial Intelligence
13 5 (10.64%) Big Data

WebDriver
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (6.38%) Confluence
2 2 (4.26%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) GitHub
1 4 (8.51%) Heroku
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) MongoDB
2 5 (10.64%) Big Data
3 4 (8.51%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 45 (95.74%) Selenium
2 21 (44.68%) Cucumber
3 16 (34.04%) Jenkins
4 9 (19.15%) JIRA
5 4 (8.51%) Calabash
5 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
5 4 (8.51%) HP UFT
5 4 (8.51%) JMeter
5 4 (8.51%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (6.38%) Appium
6 3 (6.38%) Capybara
6 3 (6.38%) Hudson
7 2 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (4.26%) Bitbucket
7 2 (4.26%) Gatling
7 2 (4.26%) JUnit
7 2 (4.26%) LoadRunner
7 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.26%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.13%) RSpec
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
1 4 (8.51%) Games
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (76.60%) Tester
2 32 (68.09%) Automation Tester
3 15 (31.91%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 15 (31.91%) Selenium Tester
4 12 (25.53%) Java Automation Tester
5 6 (12.77%) Architect
6 5 (10.64%) Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Software Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Software Test Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.26%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Digital Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Java Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) UI Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Web Automation Tester
8 2 (4.26%) Web Tester
9 1 (2.13%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) Gherkin
2 7 (14.89%) RESTful
3 5 (10.64%) HTML
4 4 (8.51%) Angular 2
4 4 (8.51%) AngularJS
4 4 (8.51%) CSS
4 4 (8.51%) CSS3
4 4 (8.51%) HTML5
4 4 (8.51%) J2EE
4 4 (8.51%) jQuery
4 4 (8.51%) JSP
4 4 (8.51%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (8.51%) Node.js
4 4 (8.51%) React
4 4 (8.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (8.51%) Web Services
5 2 (4.26%) JSON
5 2 (4.26%) Play Framework
5 2 (4.26%) REST
5 2 (4.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.51%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.38%) User Experience
3 2 (4.26%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Android
1 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.13%) Linux
1 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (95.74%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (87.23%) Test Automation
3 24 (51.06%) BDD
3 24 (51.06%) TDD
4 21 (44.68%) Test Scripting
5 12 (25.53%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 11 (23.40%) Open Source
6 11 (23.40%) Scrum
6 11 (23.40%) Test Strategy
7 9 (19.15%) API Testing
7 9 (19.15%) Integration Testing
7 9 (19.15%) Unit Testing
8 8 (17.02%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (17.02%) Microservices
8 8 (17.02%) User Stories
9 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
9 6 (12.77%) DevOps
10 5 (10.64%) Acceptance Criteria
10 5 (10.64%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (8.51%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 36 (76.60%) Java
2 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.89%) Scala
4 4 (8.51%) C#
4 4 (8.51%) Ruby
5 3 (6.38%) Groovy
5 3 (6.38%) Python
5 3 (6.38%) SQL
6 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) ISEB
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Puppet
2 1 (2.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.26%) Capita
3 1 (2.13%) Adobe
3 1 (2.13%) AppDynamics
3 1 (2.13%) New Relic