The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
Rank 42 48 52
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Contract jobs citing Selenium 15 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.92% 1.22% 0.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.71% 7.41% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 3
Median daily rate £420 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.89 £57.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+18.06% +27.77%

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

Development Applications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
102 81 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 26.63% 16.50% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 57 28
Median daily rate £475 £430 £277
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% +55.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 14
Median hourly rate £37.00 £38.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.50 £32.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.93 £38.50 £41.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +13.51%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 February 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
Southend-on-Sea - 13 £430 - 1
Selenium
East of England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) JIRA
2 8 (53.33%) QA
2 8 (53.33%) Performance Testing
2 8 (53.33%) LoadRunner
2 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
2 8 (53.33%) JMeter
3 7 (46.67%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle
3 7 (46.67%) WebLogic
3 7 (46.67%) EJB
3 7 (46.67%) Web Services
3 7 (46.67%) Groovy
3 7 (46.67%) Java EE
3 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
3 7 (46.67%) Open Source
3 7 (46.67%) XDoclet
3 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
3 7 (46.67%) SoapUI
3 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
3 7 (46.67%) DevOps
3 7 (46.67%) SDLC
4 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (40.00%) ISEB
5 5 (33.33%) XML
6 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 7 (46.67%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.67%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) JIRA
1 8 (53.33%) JMeter
1 8 (53.33%) LoadRunner
2 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
2 7 (46.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (46.67%) SoapUI
2 7 (46.67%) XDoclet
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
1 7 (46.67%) Java Developer
1 7 (46.67%) Performance Tester
1 7 (46.67%) Tester
2 1 (6.67%) Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Test Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) EJB
1 7 (46.67%) Java EE
1 7 (46.67%) Web Services
2 5 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) Dropwizard
3 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.67%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
2 8 (53.33%) Performance Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
3 7 (46.67%) DevOps
3 7 (46.67%) Open Source
3 7 (46.67%) SDLC
4 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Groovy
1 7 (46.67%) Java
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) ISEB
1 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle