The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
England / South East
Rank 87 124 135
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +11
Contract jobs citing Selenium 165 138 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.27% 1.65% 1.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.70% 10.93% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 85 70
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
Median hourly rate £44.19 £57.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.15% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.19 £47.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +15.15%

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

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1051 1263 1191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.47% 15.12% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 757 659
Median daily rate £425 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 51 35
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +22.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £38.85 £21.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.00 £54.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Selenium
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Selenium Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 January 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
Hampshire +9 37 £423 +5.62% 26
West Sussex +27 33 £387 +34.75% 3
Berkshire +25 28 £350 -4.10% 7
Surrey +13 21 £403 +0.62% 4
Buckinghamshire +3 16 £290 -5.30% 9
Oxfordshire -7 13 £368 -29.32% 4
East Sussex -2 6 £300 -33.33% 3
Kent - 4 £425 - 1
Sussex - 4 £361 - 1
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 South East region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 281 (74.73%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (49.47%) Java
3 140 (37.23%) BDD
4 127 (33.78%) C#
4 127 (33.78%) Scrum
5 118 (31.38%) WebDriver
6 117 (31.12%) Cucumber
7 115 (30.59%) TDD
8 112 (29.79%) QA
9 110 (29.26%) XML
10 102 (27.13%) JIRA
11 100 (26.60%) Automated Testing
12 98 (26.06%) Test Automation
13 94 (25.00%) JavaScript
14 92 (24.47%) Continuous Integration
15 91 (24.20%) Git (software)
16 84 (22.34%) Test Scripting
17 81 (21.54%) SQL
18 78 (20.74%) Jenkins
19 77 (20.48%) SpecFlow
20 70 (18.62%) .NET
21 64 (17.02%) Web Services
21 64 (17.02%) User Stories
22 63 (16.76%) SoapUI
23 59 (15.69%) Oracle
23 59 (15.69%) Regression Testing
24 56 (14.89%) SOAP
25 53 (14.10%) Team Foundation Server
26 51 (13.56%) Security Cleared
26 51 (13.56%) Python

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 39 (10.37%) Confluence
2 29 (7.71%) JBoss
3 24 (6.38%) Tomcat
4 17 (4.52%) Apache
5 16 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (3.99%) IIS
7 14 (3.72%) nginx
8 12 (3.19%) CMS
9 11 (2.93%) WebSphere
10 10 (2.66%) Apache Solr
11 9 (2.39%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (2.13%) Jetty
13 6 (1.60%) Apache Spark
13 6 (1.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 5 (1.33%) SharePoint
14 5 (1.33%) WebLogic
15 4 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 3 (0.80%) MQSeries
17 2 (0.53%) Drupal
17 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (2.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.27%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 20 (5.32%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (1.86%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.60%) GitHub
3 6 (1.60%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.27%) IaaS
5 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.91%) HTTP
2 11 (2.93%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.66%) LDAP
4 8 (2.13%) DNS
5 7 (1.86%) Kerberos
6 6 (1.60%) SSL
7 4 (1.06%) Ethernet
7 4 (1.06%) Firewall
8 2 (0.53%) Internet
9 1 (0.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.91%) MongoDB
2 20 (5.32%) NoSQL
3 19 (5.05%) Oracle Reports
4 17 (4.52%) SQL Server
5 13 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (2.93%) Big Data
6 11 (2.93%) Oracle Database
7 9 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.86%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.60%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (1.33%) MySQL
11 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.80%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.53%) HeidiSQL
13 2 (0.53%) IBM InfoSphere
13 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
14 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.27%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 118 (31.38%) WebDriver
2 117 (31.12%) Cucumber
3 102 (27.13%) JIRA
4 91 (24.20%) Git (software)
5 78 (20.74%) Jenkins
6 77 (20.48%) SpecFlow
7 63 (16.76%) SoapUI
8 53 (14.10%) Team Foundation Server
9 49 (13.03%) Subversion
10 41 (10.90%) Gradle
11 38 (10.11%) JUnit
12 35 (9.31%) Maven
13 31 (8.24%) JMeter
14 28 (7.45%) Ant
15 25 (6.65%) Visual Studio
16 24 (6.38%) NUnit
17 18 (4.79%) Protractor
18 17 (4.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 17 (4.52%) HP UFT
18 17 (4.52%) LoadRunner
General
1 41 (10.90%) Finance
2 13 (3.46%) Publishing
3 10 (2.66%) Retail
3 10 (2.66%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.39%) Games
5 5 (1.33%) Marketing
6 4 (1.06%) Legal
6 4 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.80%) Electronics
8 2 (0.53%) Banking
8 2 (0.53%) Military
8 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 114 (30.32%) Developer
2 104 (27.66%) Tester
3 101 (26.86%) Analyst
4 91 (24.20%) Test Analyst
5 76 (20.21%) Automation Tester
6 58 (15.43%) Automation Test Analyst
7 49 (13.03%) Java Developer
8 44 (11.70%) Test Engineer
9 32 (8.51%) Selenium Tester
10 31 (8.24%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 29 (7.71%) Developer in Test
12 26 (6.91%) QA Engineer
12 26 (6.91%) Selenium Test Analyst
13 23 (6.12%) QA Analyst
13 23 (6.12%) QA Tester
14 20 (5.32%) Test Automation Engineer
15 19 (5.05%) Java Engineer
16 18 (4.79%) QA Test Analyst
17 16 (4.26%) QA Automation Tester
18 15 (3.99%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (29.26%) XML
2 70 (18.62%) .NET
3 64 (17.02%) Web Services
4 56 (14.89%) SOAP
5 50 (13.30%) RESTful
6 46 (12.23%) Spring
7 40 (10.64%) AngularJS
8 39 (10.37%) HTML
9 35 (9.31%) Gherkin
10 32 (8.51%) REST
11 30 (7.98%) JSON
12 27 (7.18%) .NET Framework
12 27 (7.18%) CSS
13 26 (6.91%) Hibernate
14 24 (6.38%) jQuery
15 23 (6.12%) Node.js
16 20 (5.32%) HTML5
17 19 (5.05%) Ajax
18 18 (4.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 12 (3.19%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (4.79%) Mobile App
2 13 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (2.66%) Visualisation
4 8 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (1.86%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.60%) User Experience
7 4 (1.06%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.06%) Smart Meter
8 3 (0.80%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.53%) Blog
9 2 (0.53%) IVR
9 2 (0.53%) RIA
10 1 (0.27%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.27%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.27%) iPad
10 1 (0.27%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.27%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.27%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 46 (12.23%) Linux
2 31 (8.24%) Windows
3 20 (5.32%) Unix
4 9 (2.39%) Android
4 9 (2.39%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.86%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.06%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.80%) AIX
8 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (74.73%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (37.23%) BDD
3 127 (33.78%) Scrum
4 115 (30.59%) TDD
5 100 (26.60%) Automated Testing
6 98 (26.06%) Test Automation
7 92 (24.47%) Continuous Integration
8 84 (22.34%) Test Scripting
9 64 (17.02%) User Stories
10 59 (15.69%) Regression Testing
11 50 (13.30%) Performance Testing
12 49 (13.03%) Automation Testing
13 44 (11.70%) Defect Tracking
14 40 (10.64%) Software Testing
15 38 (10.11%) Test Strategy
15 38 (10.11%) Unit Testing
16 36 (9.57%) Defect Management
17 35 (9.31%) Functional Testing
17 35 (9.31%) Kanban
18 34 (9.04%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 186 (49.47%) Java
2 127 (33.78%) C#
3 94 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 81 (21.54%) SQL
5 51 (13.56%) Python
6 40 (10.64%) Groovy
7 38 (10.11%) Ruby
7 38 (10.11%) Scala
8 36 (9.57%) C++
9 25 (6.65%) F#
10 19 (5.05%) T-SQL
11 15 (3.99%) PHP
12 11 (2.93%) PowerShell
12 11 (2.93%) VBScript
13 10 (2.66%) Bash Shell
13 10 (2.66%) TypeScript
14 8 (2.13%) PL/SQL
14 8 (2.13%) VB
15 7 (1.86%) Perl
16 6 (1.60%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 51 (13.56%) Security Cleared
2 42 (11.17%) SC Cleared
3 37 (9.84%) ISTQB
4 33 (8.78%) ISEB
5 18 (4.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (2.66%) Degree
7 6 (1.60%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (1.33%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.80%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (29.79%) QA
2 10 (2.66%) SDET
3 9 (2.39%) WCAG
4 3 (0.80%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.80%) WAI
System Software
1 15 (3.99%) Docker
2 4 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (5.05%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (2.66%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (2.66%) Packer
3 8 (2.13%) Puppet
4 6 (1.60%) Grafana
4 6 (1.60%) Kibana
5 5 (1.33%) Oozie
6 2 (0.53%) Ansible
Vendors
1 59 (15.69%) Oracle
2 44 (11.70%) Microsoft
3 23 (6.12%) HP
4 20 (5.32%) Atlassian
5 9 (2.39%) Sitecore
5 9 (2.39%) Splunk
6 8 (2.13%) Google
7 7 (1.86%) BMC
7 7 (1.86%) DevExpress
7 7 (1.86%) IBM
7 7 (1.86%) Remedy
8 6 (1.60%) CA Agile Central
9 5 (1.33%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.33%) Twitter
10 4 (1.06%) Avaya
10 4 (1.06%) Genesys
10 4 (1.06%) KANA
11 3 (0.80%) SAP
12 2 (0.53%) Capita
12 2 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
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