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 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
UK
Rank 92 136 146
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +10
Contract jobs citing Selenium 1124 847 762
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.51% 1.70% 1.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.20% 11.34% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 566 557
Median daily rate £410 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 6
Median hourly rate £45.87 £50.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.26% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £60.00 £58.00
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 across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7396 7466 6775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.52% 14.96% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4943 4989 4632
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 193 123
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.95 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +10.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.46 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.06 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.65% +8.10%

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 17 January 2017.

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
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 17 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
England +50 1031 £413 +3.12% 306
London +39 431 £430 +1.17% 113
South East +28 168 £375 -6.25% 56
South West +41 75 £355 +1.42% 24
City of London +14 74 £450 -7.69% 26
North West +14 72 £350 +2.94% 32
East of England +44 70 £413 +17.85% 21
Yorkshire -20 61 £450 +12.50% 22
Scotland +39 56 £388 +29.16% 7
North East +10 52 £350 -22.22% 8
Tyne and Wear +10 51 £350 -22.22% 8
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 51 £350 -22.22% 8
West Midlands +20 49 £338 +17.39% 13
Manchester +13 47 £323 -5.14% 22
West Yorkshire -22 41 £415 +3.75% 16
East Midlands +32 39 £375 +26.05% 17
Hampshire +9 37 £423 +5.62% 19
Leeds -18 37 £450 +21.62% 12
West Sussex +24 33 £387 +26.50% 4
Edinburgh +17 33 £400 +25.49% 5
Wiltshire +22 31 £325 -3.70% 9
Berkshire +17 30 £350 -4.10% 9
Swindon +29 29 £325 - 6
Hertfordshire +14 24 £425 -5.55% 7
Surrey +12 23 £403 +0.31% 6
Worthing +12 22 £387 -
Cambridgeshire +14 21 £275 -21.42% 6
Northamptonshire +4 21 £413 +37.50% 2
Wales -8 21 £400 +8.84% 3
South Yorkshire +8 19 £450 +30.43% 4

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 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 with a requirement for Selenium.

1 1545 (70.10%) Agile Software Development
2 1163 (52.77%) Java
3 919 (41.70%) Cucumber
4 785 (35.62%) BDD
5 723 (32.80%) QA
6 709 (32.17%) TDD
7 683 (30.99%) WebDriver
8 677 (30.72%) Test Automation
9 650 (29.49%) Jenkins
10 646 (29.31%) Scrum
11 538 (24.41%) JavaScript
12 523 (23.73%) JIRA
13 489 (22.19%) Continuous Integration
14 474 (21.51%) Automated Testing
15 451 (20.46%) SQL
16 450 (20.42%) Git (software)
17 417 (18.92%) HTML
18 410 (18.60%) C#
19 397 (18.01%) Automation Testing
20 384 (17.42%) Test Scripting
21 342 (15.52%) Web Services
22 333 (15.11%) Finance
23 330 (14.97%) JUnit
24 328 (14.88%) XML
25 313 (14.20%) Python
26 311 (14.11%) CSS
27 302 (13.70%) SoapUI
28 273 (12.39%) Ruby
29 272 (12.34%) Maven
29 272 (12.34%) 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
1 212 (9.62%) Confluence
2 95 (4.31%) Tomcat
3 59 (2.68%) WebLogic
4 52 (2.36%) JBoss
5 49 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
6 43 (1.95%) CMS
7 41 (1.86%) Apache
8 36 (1.63%) Apache Solr
9 31 (1.41%) WebSphere
10 30 (1.36%) nginx
11 24 (1.09%) Cloud Foundry
12 23 (1.04%) IIS
13 19 (0.86%) Jetty
14 18 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 17 (0.77%) GeoServer
16 12 (0.54%) Apache Spark
17 11 (0.50%) SharePoint
18 9 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
19 8 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
20 7 (0.32%) Drupal
Applications
1 38 (1.72%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.32%) MS Office
3 5 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.091%) Mingle
6 1 (0.045%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 20 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
2 18 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
6 5 (0.23%) Magento
7 4 (0.18%) FastStats
8 3 (0.14%) FLEXCUBE
8 3 (0.14%) Temenos T24
8 3 (0.14%) VisionPLUS
9 1 (0.045%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.045%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.045%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.045%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.045%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.045%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.045%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 138 (6.26%) GitHub
2 105 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 89 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (0.73%) PaaS
5 12 (0.54%) Google Analytics
5 12 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (0.50%) IaaS
7 10 (0.45%) CloudBees
8 8 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (0.36%) OpenShift
9 7 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.32%) SaaS
10 6 (0.27%) Bluemix
10 6 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.18%) Slack
12 3 (0.14%) Basecamp
12 3 (0.14%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 56 (2.54%) HTTP
2 33 (1.50%) DNS
3 30 (1.36%) LDAP
4 28 (1.27%) Internet
4 28 (1.27%) TCP/IP
5 22 (1.00%) SSL
6 11 (0.50%) Firewall
7 9 (0.41%) Kerberos
8 5 (0.23%) SNMP
9 4 (0.18%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.18%) Network Security
9 4 (0.18%) VPN
9 4 (0.18%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.14%) FTP
10 3 (0.14%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (0.14%) Wireless
11 2 (0.091%) AMQP
12 1 (0.045%) IPsec
12 1 (0.045%) IPv4
12 1 (0.045%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (5.63%) NoSQL
1 124 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 110 (4.99%) MongoDB
3 81 (3.68%) Relational Database
4 59 (2.68%) Big Data
5 46 (2.09%) MySQL
6 42 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
7 38 (1.72%) Oracle Database
8 27 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
9 26 (1.18%) Hadoop
10 25 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
11 23 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
11 23 (1.04%) GIS
12 22 (1.00%) DB2
13 18 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
13 18 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
14 16 (0.73%) RDBMS
15 14 (0.64%) Spatial Data
16 12 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 11 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 919 (41.70%) Cucumber
2 683 (30.99%) WebDriver
3 650 (29.49%) Jenkins
4 523 (23.73%) JIRA
5 450 (20.42%) Git (software)
6 330 (14.97%) JUnit
7 302 (13.70%) SoapUI
8 272 (12.34%) Maven
9 240 (10.89%) SpecFlow
10 196 (8.89%) JMeter
11 168 (7.62%) HP UFT
12 151 (6.85%) JBehave
13 134 (6.08%) Subversion
14 120 (5.44%) Gradle
15 117 (5.31%) NUnit
16 114 (5.17%) LoadRunner
17 112 (5.08%) Jasmine
18 110 (4.99%) Ant
19 96 (4.36%) Team Foundation Server
19 96 (4.36%) TeamCity
General
1 333 (15.11%) Finance
2 163 (7.40%) Banking
3 107 (4.85%) Retail
4 57 (2.59%) Games
5 42 (1.91%) Publishing
6 37 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 32 (1.45%) Marketing
8 28 (1.27%) Investment Banking
9 24 (1.09%) Retail Banking
10 19 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 18 (0.82%) Electronics
12 13 (0.59%) Back Office
13 11 (0.50%) Advertising
14 7 (0.32%) Legal
15 6 (0.27%) Front Office
16 5 (0.23%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.14%) Military
19 2 (0.091%) Aerospace
19 2 (0.091%) French Language
Job Titles
1 665 (30.17%) Developer
2 523 (23.73%) Tester
3 381 (17.29%) Automation Tester
4 369 (16.74%) Analyst
5 332 (15.06%) Test Analyst
6 286 (12.98%) Test Engineer
7 250 (11.34%) Java Developer
8 189 (8.58%) QA Engineer
9 173 (7.85%) Developer in Test
10 171 (7.76%) Automation Test Analyst
11 159 (7.21%) Selenium Tester
12 145 (6.58%) Selenium Automation Tester
13 129 (5.85%) Test Automation Engineer
14 120 (5.44%) JavaScript Developer
15 97 (4.40%) QA Test Engineer
16 95 (4.31%) QA Tester
17 89 (4.04%) Java Automation Tester
18 88 (3.99%) Senior Developer
19 77 (3.49%) QA Analyst
20 71 (3.22%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 417 (18.92%) HTML
2 342 (15.52%) Web Services
3 328 (14.88%) XML
4 311 (14.11%) CSS
5 268 (12.16%) RESTful
6 263 (11.93%) AngularJS
7 259 (11.75%) .NET
8 258 (11.71%) JSON
9 252 (11.43%) Spring
10 233 (10.57%) HTML5
11 232 (10.53%) SOAP
12 222 (10.07%) Gherkin
13 193 (8.76%) REST
14 167 (7.58%) Node.js
15 147 (6.67%) jQuery
16 121 (5.49%) CSS3
17 89 (4.04%) React
18 79 (3.58%) J2EE
19 74 (3.36%) Hibernate
20 71 (3.22%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 93 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (3.40%) Mobile App
3 70 (3.18%) User Experience
4 30 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (1.36%) Fintech
5 26 (1.18%) Social Media
6 25 (1.13%) Computer Science
7 22 (1.00%) iPad
8 20 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 20 (0.91%) Visualisation
9 13 (0.59%) Equities
10 11 (0.50%) Virtual Team
11 10 (0.45%) Client/Server
11 10 (0.45%) Driving Licence
11 10 (0.45%) Graphic Design
11 10 (0.45%) Tandem
12 9 (0.41%) Fixed Income
12 9 (0.41%) Replication
13 8 (0.36%) NHS
14 7 (0.32%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 272 (12.34%) Linux
2 180 (8.17%) Unix
3 132 (5.99%) Windows
4 59 (2.68%) Apple iOS
5 55 (2.50%) Android
6 13 (0.59%) AIX
7 12 (0.54%) Ubuntu
8 11 (0.50%) Windows Server
9 9 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.18%) CentOS
10 4 (0.18%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.091%) Solaris
12 2 (0.091%) VMS
13 1 (0.045%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.045%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1545 (70.10%) Agile Software Development
2 785 (35.62%) BDD
3 709 (32.17%) TDD
4 677 (30.72%) Test Automation
5 646 (29.31%) Scrum
6 489 (22.19%) Continuous Integration
7 474 (21.51%) Automated Testing
8 397 (18.01%) Automation Testing
9 384 (17.42%) Test Scripting
10 259 (11.75%) Performance Testing
11 254 (11.52%) Open Source
12 227 (10.30%) DevOps
13 221 (10.03%) Kanban
14 201 (9.12%) User Stories
15 197 (8.94%) Continuous Delivery
16 189 (8.58%) Manual Testing
16 189 (8.58%) Regression Testing
17 183 (8.30%) Functional Testing
18 168 (7.62%) Software Testing
19 162 (7.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1163 (52.77%) Java
2 538 (24.41%) JavaScript
3 451 (20.46%) SQL
4 410 (18.60%) C#
5 313 (14.20%) Python
6 273 (12.39%) Ruby
7 199 (9.03%) Scala
8 100 (4.54%) Groovy
9 70 (3.18%) Perl
10 65 (2.95%) Bash Shell
11 64 (2.90%) PHP
12 51 (2.31%) Shell Script
13 49 (2.22%) C++
14 44 (2.00%) T-SQL
15 42 (1.91%) ES6
16 34 (1.54%) PL/SQL
17 33 (1.50%) C
18 30 (1.36%) VBScript
19 28 (1.27%) PowerShell
20 25 (1.13%) F#
Qualifications
1 178 (8.08%) Security Cleared
2 168 (7.62%) ISEB
3 136 (6.17%) ISTQB
4 96 (4.36%) SC Cleared
5 66 (2.99%) Degree
6 59 (2.68%) DV Cleared
7 57 (2.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 21 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.23%) MCAD
9 5 (0.23%) MCSD
9 5 (0.23%) MCTS
9 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.18%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.18%) PhD
11 3 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.091%) HND
13 1 (0.045%) CISM
13 1 (0.045%) CRISC
13 1 (0.045%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 723 (32.80%) QA
2 125 (5.67%) SDET
3 49 (2.22%) WCAG
4 19 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (0.32%) WAI
6 6 (0.27%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.18%) EMIR
7 4 (0.18%) MiFID
7 4 (0.18%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.091%) FATCA
8 2 (0.091%) GCP
8 2 (0.091%) SLA
System Software
1 121 (5.49%) Docker
2 9 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.32%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.32%) HDFS
4 7 (0.32%) LXC
5 5 (0.23%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.14%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.14%) vCloud
7 2 (0.091%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.091%) Varnish
8 1 (0.045%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.045%) etcd
8 1 (0.045%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 124 (5.63%) Puppet
2 82 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
3 75 (3.40%) Ansible
4 74 (3.36%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (0.64%) Kibana
5 14 (0.64%) Nagios
6 12 (0.54%) Salt
7 11 (0.50%) Grafana
8 10 (0.45%) Packer
9 6 (0.27%) Capistrano
9 6 (0.27%) Zenoss
10 5 (0.23%) Oozie
11 4 (0.18%) Rancher
12 3 (0.14%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.14%) Perfmon
13 2 (0.091%) Ambari
13 2 (0.091%) CFEngine
13 2 (0.091%) Hadoop YARN
13 2 (0.091%) HP SiteScope
13 2 (0.091%) logstash
Vendors
1 182 (8.26%) Oracle
2 128 (5.81%) Microsoft
3 93 (4.22%) Atlassian
4 81 (3.68%) HP
5 42 (1.91%) Google
6 41 (1.86%) hybris
7 34 (1.54%) Splunk
8 31 (1.41%) ATG
9 30 (1.36%) IBM
10 23 (1.04%) SAP
11 17 (0.77%) ESRI
12 16 (0.73%) Red Hat
13 14 (0.64%) MuleSoft
13 14 (0.64%) ServiceNow
14 13 (0.59%) Adobe
14 13 (0.59%) Sitecore
14 13 (0.59%) Xamarin
15 11 (0.50%) Perforce
15 11 (0.50%) VMware
16 10 (0.45%) Telerik
Fleetwood, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £435.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
NCC Group
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Spring Technology
Rate: £340.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Ebury
Rate: £350.00 - £383.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £650 per day +
Posted: 5 days ago
South Yorkshire
Salt
Rate: £500 - £580 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Rate: £350 - £375 per day + neg doe
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £150 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago