The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 105 137 156
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +19
Contract jobs citing Selenium 1133 956 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.26% 1.72% 1.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.58% 11.50% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 649 615
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £277 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 9
Median hourly rate £44.00 £50.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.60 £60.00 £94.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +10.34%

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

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8345 8312 7463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.63% 14.96% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5608 5588 5117
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 188 117
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £25.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.68 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend

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

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium within the UK over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Selenium
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Selenium within the UK.

Selenium Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Selenium
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium within the UK over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Selenium Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Selenium
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the UK over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +33 1037 £400 - 282
London +22 422 £425 - 108
South East +44 200 £375 -6.25% 30
Yorkshire +15 88 £400 -8.57% 27
West Yorkshire +23 66 £400 +13.47% 24
City of London +1 66 £450 -8.86% 26
South West -9 63 £369 +5.35% 25
Leeds +26 62 £413 +21.32% 20
West Midlands +19 62 £350 +20.68% 12
North West -19 61 £375 +15.38% 43
North East -4 55 £350 -34.57% 5
Tyne and Wear -7 54 £350 -34.57% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne -14 54 £350 -34.57% 5
Scotland +27 51 £398 +22.30% 11
East of England +27 50 £325 -7.14% 24
Hampshire +7 46 £363 -9.37% 12
Berkshire +34 37 £350 -2.77% 3
Manchester -14 37 £395 +21.53% 28
Wales -3 36 £425 +6.25% 5
West Sussex +29 33 £469 +63.17% 2
Surrey +28 32 £385 -3.75% 5
East Midlands +9 26 £369 +10.07% 8
Cambridgeshire +14 24 £300 -16.66% 8
Wiltshire +18 23 £343 +4.18% 11
Edinburgh +15 23 £400 +27.89% 5
Worthing +16 22 £488 +95.30% 1
Glasgow +15 22 £370 +21.31% 4
Hertfordshire +13 21 £400 +45.45% 10
Gloucestershire +13 21 £525 +31.25% 3
Oxfordshire -9 21 £438 -15.86% 3

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 with a requirement for Selenium.

1 1484 (69.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1173 (55.07%) Java
3 859 (40.33%) Cucumber
4 718 (33.71%) BDD
5 673 (31.60%) QA
6 654 (30.70%) TDD
7 643 (30.19%) WebDriver
8 624 (29.30%) Test Automation
9 606 (28.45%) Jenkins
9 606 (28.45%) Scrum
10 549 (25.77%) JavaScript
11 506 (23.76%) JIRA
12 471 (22.11%) Continuous Integration
13 465 (21.83%) SQL
14 460 (21.60%) HTML
15 422 (19.81%) Git (software)
16 421 (19.77%) Automated Testing
17 395 (18.54%) C#
18 373 (17.51%) Automation Testing
19 355 (16.67%) Test Scripting
20 343 (16.10%) Finance
21 327 (15.35%) Web Services
22 326 (15.31%) XML
23 320 (15.02%) CSS
24 319 (14.98%) JUnit
25 290 (13.62%) Maven
26 288 (13.52%) Python
27 284 (13.33%) SoapUI
28 270 (12.68%) .NET
29 258 (12.11%) Linux

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 188 (8.83%) Confluence
2 88 (4.13%) Tomcat
3 72 (3.38%) JBoss
4 55 (2.58%) WebLogic
5 52 (2.44%) Apache
6 46 (2.16%) CMS
7 45 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
8 42 (1.97%) WebSphere
9 39 (1.83%) IIS
10 33 (1.55%) Apache Solr
11 28 (1.31%) GeoServer
12 22 (1.03%) Jetty
13 21 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
14 20 (0.94%) nginx
15 17 (0.80%) SharePoint
16 14 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 11 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 10 (0.47%) Documentum
18 10 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
19 7 (0.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 41 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.52%) MS Office
3 9 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.23%) Mingle
5 2 (0.094%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.047%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.047%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.047%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 19 (0.89%) Oracle Applications
2 16 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.33%) Magento
4 7 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.19%) FastStats
6 3 (0.14%) FLEXCUBE
6 3 (0.14%) Temenos T24
6 3 (0.14%) VisionPLUS
7 2 (0.094%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.094%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.094%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.094%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.094%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.094%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.047%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.047%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.047%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.047%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 103 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
2 101 (4.74%) GitHub
3 81 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 15 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
6 14 (0.66%) PaaS
7 13 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (0.52%) IaaS
9 9 (0.42%) CloudBees
10 8 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (0.38%) SaaS
11 7 (0.33%) Bluemix
11 7 (0.33%) IBM Cloud
11 7 (0.33%) OpenShift
11 7 (0.33%) Slack
12 6 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
12 6 (0.28%) Google App Engine
13 5 (0.23%) Google Compute Engine
14 4 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 49 (2.30%) HTTP
2 34 (1.60%) DNS
3 33 (1.55%) Internet
4 30 (1.41%) LDAP
5 19 (0.89%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.52%) Kerberos
7 10 (0.47%) SNMP
7 10 (0.47%) SSL
8 9 (0.42%) Firewall
9 4 (0.19%) VPN
9 4 (0.19%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.14%) FTP
10 3 (0.14%) Network Security
10 3 (0.14%) Wireless
11 2 (0.094%) AMQP
11 2 (0.094%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.094%) Intranet
11 2 (0.094%) OpenLDAP
12 1 (0.047%) BGP
12 1 (0.047%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (6.24%) SQL Server
2 117 (5.49%) NoSQL
3 110 (5.16%) MongoDB
4 79 (3.71%) Relational Database
5 53 (2.49%) MySQL
6 46 (2.16%) Oracle Database
7 45 (2.11%) Big Data
8 44 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
9 36 (1.69%) GIS
10 30 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
11 28 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
12 27 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
13 25 (1.17%) DB2
13 25 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
14 23 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
15 21 (0.99%) Hadoop
16 15 (0.70%) RDBMS
16 15 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 14 (0.66%) Spatial Data
18 12 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 859 (40.33%) Cucumber
2 643 (30.19%) WebDriver
3 606 (28.45%) Jenkins
4 506 (23.76%) JIRA
5 422 (19.81%) Git (software)
6 319 (14.98%) JUnit
7 290 (13.62%) Maven
8 284 (13.33%) SoapUI
9 245 (11.50%) SpecFlow
10 202 (9.48%) JMeter
11 165 (7.75%) HP UFT
12 148 (6.95%) JBehave
13 142 (6.67%) Subversion
14 122 (5.73%) Gradle
15 109 (5.12%) Ant
16 108 (5.07%) NUnit
17 107 (5.02%) Team Foundation Server
18 101 (4.74%) TeamCity
19 98 (4.60%) Jasmine
20 97 (4.55%) LoadRunner
General
1 343 (16.10%) Finance
2 147 (6.90%) Banking
3 92 (4.32%) Retail
4 47 (2.21%) Games
5 44 (2.07%) Publishing
6 39 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 32 (1.50%) Investment Banking
8 30 (1.41%) Marketing
9 17 (0.80%) Manufacturing
10 16 (0.75%) Electronics
11 14 (0.66%) Retail Banking
12 12 (0.56%) Back Office
13 11 (0.52%) Front Office
14 9 (0.42%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.38%) Advertising
15 8 (0.38%) Military
16 4 (0.19%) French Language
16 4 (0.19%) Legal
17 2 (0.094%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.094%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 662 (31.08%) Developer
2 475 (22.30%) Tester
3 385 (18.08%) Analyst
4 347 (16.29%) Test Analyst
5 344 (16.15%) Automation Tester
6 273 (12.82%) Test Engineer
7 258 (12.11%) Java Developer
8 173 (8.12%) Automation Test Analyst
9 162 (7.61%) QA Engineer
10 152 (7.14%) Developer in Test
11 138 (6.48%) Selenium Tester
12 124 (5.82%) Test Automation Engineer
13 122 (5.73%) Selenium Automation Tester
14 104 (4.88%) JavaScript Developer
15 91 (4.27%) QA Test Engineer
16 89 (4.18%) QA Tester
17 86 (4.04%) Senior Developer
18 77 (3.62%) QA Analyst
19 76 (3.57%) Agile Developer
20 75 (3.52%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 460 (21.60%) HTML
2 327 (15.35%) Web Services
3 326 (15.31%) XML
4 320 (15.02%) CSS
5 270 (12.68%) .NET
6 249 (11.69%) JSON
6 249 (11.69%) Spring
7 246 (11.55%) AngularJS
8 243 (11.41%) HTML5
9 232 (10.89%) RESTful
10 208 (9.77%) SOAP
11 199 (9.34%) REST
12 194 (9.11%) Gherkin
13 168 (7.89%) Node.js
14 138 (6.48%) jQuery
15 125 (5.87%) CSS3
16 97 (4.55%) J2EE
17 81 (3.80%) Hibernate
18 77 (3.62%) React
19 67 (3.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 109 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (3.76%) User Experience
3 73 (3.43%) Mobile App
4 30 (1.41%) Computer Science
4 30 (1.41%) Fintech
4 30 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 28 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (1.03%) Social Media
7 20 (0.94%) iPad
8 16 (0.75%) Visualisation
9 15 (0.70%) N-Tier
10 14 (0.66%) Equities
11 13 (0.61%) Algorithms
11 13 (0.61%) Fixed Income
12 11 (0.52%) Management Information System
13 9 (0.42%) Driving Licence
13 9 (0.42%) Replication
13 9 (0.42%) Tandem
13 9 (0.42%) Virtual Team
14 8 (0.38%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 258 (12.11%) Linux
2 179 (8.40%) Unix
3 142 (6.67%) Windows
4 65 (3.05%) Apple iOS
5 60 (2.82%) Android
6 17 (0.80%) Windows Server
7 15 (0.70%) AIX
8 10 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.38%) Solaris
10 6 (0.28%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.28%) VMS
11 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.19%) CentOS
13 3 (0.14%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.094%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.094%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1484 (69.67%) Agile Software Development
2 718 (33.71%) BDD
3 654 (30.70%) TDD
4 624 (29.30%) Test Automation
5 606 (28.45%) Scrum
6 471 (22.11%) Continuous Integration
7 421 (19.77%) Automated Testing
8 373 (17.51%) Automation Testing
9 355 (16.67%) Test Scripting
10 258 (12.11%) Open Source
11 242 (11.36%) Performance Testing
12 214 (10.05%) Continuous Delivery
13 199 (9.34%) DevOps
14 195 (9.15%) Functional Testing
15 190 (8.92%) Kanban
16 186 (8.73%) Regression Testing
17 181 (8.50%) User Stories
18 178 (8.36%) Software Testing
19 157 (7.37%) Unit Testing
20 155 (7.28%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1173 (55.07%) Java
2 549 (25.77%) JavaScript
3 465 (21.83%) SQL
4 395 (18.54%) C#
5 288 (13.52%) Python
6 257 (12.07%) Ruby
7 187 (8.78%) Scala
8 77 (3.62%) Groovy
9 61 (2.86%) PHP
10 57 (2.68%) C++
11 54 (2.54%) Bash Shell
11 54 (2.54%) Perl
12 45 (2.11%) T-SQL
13 39 (1.83%) VBScript
14 35 (1.64%) Shell Script
15 34 (1.60%) F#
16 32 (1.50%) ES6
17 29 (1.36%) C
17 29 (1.36%) PL/SQL
18 28 (1.31%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 179 (8.40%) Security Cleared
2 177 (8.31%) ISEB
3 142 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 100 (4.69%) SC Cleared
5 65 (3.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 60 (2.82%) DV Cleared
7 59 (2.77%) Degree
8 19 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (0.33%) DBS Check
10 6 (0.28%) MCAD
10 6 (0.28%) MCSD
10 6 (0.28%) MCTS
10 6 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (0.19%) PhD
13 3 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 1 (0.047%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.047%) CISM
14 1 (0.047%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 673 (31.60%) QA
2 128 (6.01%) SDET
3 51 (2.39%) WCAG
4 15 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.28%) WAI
6 4 (0.19%) FATCA
7 2 (0.094%) COBIT
7 2 (0.094%) GCP
7 2 (0.094%) SLA
8 1 (0.047%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 117 (5.49%) Docker
2 13 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.33%) HDFS
4 7 (0.33%) LXC
5 4 (0.19%) Varnish
6 3 (0.14%) vCloud
7 2 (0.094%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.047%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.047%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.047%) etcd
8 1 (0.047%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.047%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 124 (5.82%) Puppet
2 87 (4.08%) Ansible
3 78 (3.66%) HP Quality Center
4 74 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (0.85%) Packer
6 12 (0.56%) Salt
7 10 (0.47%) Nagios
8 9 (0.42%) Marathon
9 8 (0.38%) Mesos
10 7 (0.33%) Chronos
10 7 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Management
11 5 (0.23%) Capistrano
11 5 (0.23%) Kibana
12 4 (0.19%) Terraform
13 3 (0.14%) HAProxy
13 3 (0.14%) HP SiteScope
13 3 (0.14%) Oozie
13 3 (0.14%) Perfmon
14 2 (0.094%) CA Service Virtualization
14 2 (0.094%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 198 (9.30%) Oracle
2 125 (5.87%) Microsoft
3 89 (4.18%) HP
4 88 (4.13%) Atlassian
5 51 (2.39%) IBM
6 42 (1.97%) hybris
7 30 (1.41%) Google
7 30 (1.41%) Splunk
8 26 (1.22%) ESRI
9 23 (1.08%) Adobe
9 23 (1.08%) ATG
10 22 (1.03%) SAP
11 18 (0.85%) Red Hat
11 18 (0.85%) VMware
12 15 (0.70%) Twitter
13 14 (0.66%) MuleSoft
13 14 (0.66%) ServiceNow
13 14 (0.66%) Xamarin
14 12 (0.56%) CA Agile Central
14 12 (0.56%) EMC
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