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 3 months to 29 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 / Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 124 144
Rank change year-on-year +23 +20  
Contract jobs citing WebDriver 20 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.93% 0.75% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.47% 4.29% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 3
Median daily rate £365 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.80% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £345 £405
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 £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 Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 447 513 442
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 20.71% 17.53% 15.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 376 293
Median daily rate £400 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +17.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £585 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £40.75 - £28.93
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.35 - £22.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.15 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.04
% change year-on-year +0.49% +14.17%  

WebDriver
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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 3 months to 29 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
West Yorkshire +26 19 £365 +16.80% 8
WebDriver
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for WebDriver.

1 40 (93.02%) Selenium
2 34 (79.07%) Java
3 33 (76.74%) Cucumber
4 31 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (69.77%) BDD
6 24 (55.81%) Test Automation
7 21 (48.84%) Test Scripting
8 19 (44.19%) TDD
9 18 (41.86%) SDLC
10 16 (37.21%) Jenkins
10 16 (37.21%) Python
10 16 (37.21%) Automated Testing
11 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
11 13 (30.23%) HTML
12 12 (27.91%) QA
13 11 (25.58%) Scala
13 11 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (25.58%) Bash Shell
13 11 (25.58%) Gherkin
14 10 (23.26%) System Integration Testing
14 10 (23.26%) XML
14 10 (23.26%) Configuration Management
15 9 (20.93%) JIRA
16 8 (18.60%) PHP
16 8 (18.60%) Scrum
16 8 (18.60%) API Testing
16 8 (18.60%) Hudson
16 8 (18.60%) Automation Testing
17 7 (16.28%) Unix

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 4 (9.30%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 40 (93.02%) Selenium
2 33 (76.74%) Cucumber
3 16 (37.21%) Jenkins
4 9 (20.93%) JIRA
5 8 (18.60%) Hudson
6 5 (11.63%) Gatling
6 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
7 4 (9.30%) JMeter
7 4 (9.30%) SoapUI
8 2 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (4.65%) FitNesse
8 2 (4.65%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (4.65%) Subversion
8 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.33%) Appium
9 1 (2.33%) Calabash
9 1 (2.33%) Capybara
9 1 (2.33%) JUnit
9 1 (2.33%) RSpec
9 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
1 3 (6.98%) Marketing
1 3 (6.98%) Retail
2 2 (4.65%) German Language
3 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (69.77%) Tester
2 27 (62.79%) Automation Tester
3 19 (44.19%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 19 (44.19%) Selenium Tester
4 14 (32.56%) Java Automation Tester
5 5 (11.63%) Test Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Web Automation Tester
6 4 (9.30%) Web Tester
7 2 (4.65%) Agile Tester
7 2 (4.65%) Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Java Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Performance Tester
7 2 (4.65%) Test Automation Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.33%) Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) QA Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) QA Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Quality Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) HTML
2 11 (25.58%) Gherkin
3 10 (23.26%) XML
4 5 (11.63%) CSS
4 5 (11.63%) RESTful
5 4 (9.30%) REST
6 3 (6.98%) JSON
7 2 (4.65%) Web Services
8 1 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (2.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.98%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (69.77%) BDD
3 24 (55.81%) Test Automation
4 21 (48.84%) Test Scripting
5 19 (44.19%) TDD
6 18 (41.86%) SDLC
7 16 (37.21%) Automated Testing
8 11 (25.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (23.26%) Configuration Management
9 10 (23.26%) System Integration Testing
10 8 (18.60%) API Testing
10 8 (18.60%) Automation Testing
10 8 (18.60%) Scrum
11 6 (13.95%) Kanban
11 6 (13.95%) Performance Testing
12 5 (11.63%) Defect Tracking
12 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
12 5 (11.63%) User Stories
13 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
14 3 (6.98%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (79.07%) Java
2 16 (37.21%) Python
3 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
4 11 (25.58%) Bash Shell
4 11 (25.58%) Scala
5 8 (18.60%) PHP
6 5 (11.63%) Groovy
7 4 (9.30%) C#
8 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.65%) SQL
9 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) ISEB
2 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.91%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) SDET
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Atlassian
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £380 per day 12 months
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Care Futures
Rate: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £400 per day 6 months initially likely to extend
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rate - 6 months initially likely to extend
Posted: 4 days ago