The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 89 144 91
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -53
Contract jobs citing Selenium 76 56 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.25% 1.03% 2.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.26% 8.60% 15.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 41 119
Median daily rate £425 £415 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £325 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.15 £33.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+16.85% -52.81%
Selenium
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
573 651 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.94% 11.95% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 515 634
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -5.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.65
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -1.62%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Selenium as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the City of London region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Selenium
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the City of London region.

Selenium Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Selenium 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 City of London region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 102 (76.69%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (45.86%) WebDriver
3 57 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 57 (42.86%) BDD
3 57 (42.86%) Java
4 54 (40.60%) Test Automation
5 52 (39.10%) QA
6 47 (35.34%) TDD
7 39 (29.32%) JavaScript
8 35 (26.32%) Scrum
9 33 (24.81%) JIRA
10 31 (23.31%) C#
10 31 (23.31%) SQL
11 28 (21.05%) Finance
12 27 (20.30%) HTML
12 27 (20.30%) .NET
13 25 (18.80%) Banking
14 23 (17.29%) Pair Programming
15 22 (16.54%) CSS
15 22 (16.54%) Automated Testing
15 22 (16.54%) Git (software)
16 20 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (15.04%) AngularJS
16 20 (15.04%) Jenkins
17 19 (14.29%) SpecFlow
18 18 (13.53%) SOAP
19 17 (12.78%) XML
20 16 (12.03%) OO
20 16 (12.03%) TeamCity
20 16 (12.03%) Spring

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 14 (10.53%) Node.js
2 5 (3.76%) Jetty
2 5 (3.76%) Mule
2 5 (3.76%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.76%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.26%) Apache
4 2 (1.50%) Confluence
5 1 (0.75%) CMS
5 1 (0.75%) Documentum
5 1 (0.75%) Drupal
5 1 (0.75%) GeoServer
5 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.50%) MS Office
2 1 (0.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.26%) GitHub
2 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.75%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.50%) HTTP
1 2 (1.50%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) Firewall
2 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.75%) Network Security
2 1 (0.75%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.02%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.76%) Big Data
3 4 (3.01%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (2.26%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.50%) GIS
5 2 (1.50%) HPCC
5 2 (1.50%) MySQL
5 2 (1.50%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.50%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 61 (45.86%) WebDriver
2 57 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 33 (24.81%) JIRA
4 22 (16.54%) Git (software)
5 20 (15.04%) Jenkins
6 19 (14.29%) SpecFlow
7 16 (12.03%) TeamCity
8 14 (10.53%) JUnit
9 13 (9.77%) Appium
9 13 (9.77%) gulp
9 13 (9.77%) NUnit
9 13 (9.77%) SoapUI
10 12 (9.02%) Maven
11 10 (7.52%) Jasmine
12 9 (6.77%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (6.02%) JMeter
14 7 (5.26%) Gradle
14 7 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
15 6 (4.51%) NeoLoad
15 6 (4.51%) Zephyr
General
1 28 (21.05%) Finance
2 25 (18.80%) Banking
3 12 (9.02%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.51%) Retail
5 3 (2.26%) Advertising
5 3 (2.26%) Games
6 2 (1.50%) Front Office
6 2 (1.50%) Publishing
7 1 (0.75%) Back Office
7 1 (0.75%) Billing
7 1 (0.75%) Legal
7 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (30.83%) Developer
2 23 (17.29%) QA Engineer
3 20 (15.04%) Senior Developer
4 16 (12.03%) Analyst
4 16 (12.03%) Test Engineer
4 16 (12.03%) Tester
5 15 (11.28%) Test Analyst
6 12 (9.02%) Java Developer
6 12 (9.02%) QA Test Engineer
7 11 (8.27%) Automation Tester
8 10 (7.52%) Senior QA Engineer
8 10 (7.52%) Senior Test Engineer
9 9 (6.77%) JavaScript Developer
10 8 (6.02%) Automation Test Analyst
10 8 (6.02%) Developer in Test
10 8 (6.02%) Test Automation Engineer
11 7 (5.26%) QA Automation Engineer
11 7 (5.26%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 6 (4.51%) DevOps Engineer
12 6 (4.51%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (20.30%) .NET
1 27 (20.30%) HTML
2 22 (16.54%) CSS
3 20 (15.04%) AngularJS
4 18 (13.53%) SOAP
5 17 (12.78%) XML
6 16 (12.03%) Spring
7 15 (11.28%) HTML5
8 14 (10.53%) CSS3
9 12 (9.02%) .NET Framework
9 12 (9.02%) Web Services
10 11 (8.27%) Gherkin
10 11 (8.27%) RESTful
11 10 (7.52%) JSON
11 10 (7.52%) REST
12 9 (6.77%) ASP.NET
13 8 (6.02%) RabbitMQ
14 7 (5.26%) LESS
14 7 (5.26%) Sass
14 7 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.02%) User Experience
2 9 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (4.51%) Fixed Income
3 6 (4.51%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.76%) Derivative
4 5 (3.76%) Equities
4 5 (3.76%) iPad
5 3 (2.26%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.26%) Fintech
6 2 (1.50%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.50%) iPhone
6 2 (1.50%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.50%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.75%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.75%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.75%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (9.77%) Android
2 10 (7.52%) Apple iOS
2 10 (7.52%) Unix
3 9 (6.77%) Linux
4 6 (4.51%) Windows
5 2 (1.50%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (76.69%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (42.86%) BDD
3 54 (40.60%) Test Automation
4 47 (35.34%) TDD
5 35 (26.32%) Scrum
6 23 (17.29%) Pair Programming
7 22 (16.54%) Automated Testing
8 20 (15.04%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (12.03%) OO
10 15 (11.28%) E-Commerce
11 13 (9.77%) Microservices
11 13 (9.77%) Test Scripting
12 12 (9.02%) DevOps
13 11 (8.27%) Multithreading
13 11 (8.27%) MVC
13 11 (8.27%) Unit Testing
14 10 (7.52%) Automation Testing
14 10 (7.52%) Test Strategy
15 9 (6.77%) Continuous Delivery
15 9 (6.77%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (42.86%) Java
2 39 (29.32%) JavaScript
3 31 (23.31%) C#
3 31 (23.31%) SQL
4 8 (6.02%) Python
4 8 (6.02%) T-SQL
5 7 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 6 (4.51%) Bash Shell
6 6 (4.51%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.76%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.76%) Scala
8 4 (3.01%) Ruby
9 3 (2.26%) PHP
10 2 (1.50%) Apex Code
10 2 (1.50%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.50%) Groovy
10 2 (1.50%) SOQL
11 1 (0.75%) Clojure
11 1 (0.75%) C-shell
11 1 (0.75%) ES6
Qualifications
1 11 (8.27%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.52%) ISEB
3 9 (6.77%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.51%) Degree
4 6 (4.51%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (3.01%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (39.10%) QA
2 4 (3.01%) SDET
3 2 (1.50%) WCAG
4 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (4.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.76%) Ansible
2 4 (3.01%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (11.28%) Oracle
2 7 (5.26%) HP
3 5 (3.76%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.01%) Atlassian
4 4 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.50%) comScore
5 2 (1.50%) Informatica
5 2 (1.50%) SOASTA, Inc
5 2 (1.50%) VMware
6 1 (0.75%) Caplin
6 1 (0.75%) ESRI
6 1 (0.75%) hybris
6 1 (0.75%) SAP
6 1 (0.75%) Sybase
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