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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 150 161 164
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Contract jobs citing Selenium 913 818 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.70% 1.46% 1.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.95% 10.91% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 556 542
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Median hourly rate £55.66 £41.25 £71.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% -41.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.66 £25.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+118.25% -64.08%

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
8339 7501 6779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.53% 13.39% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5751 4959 4310
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £299 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 123 156
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.18 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+9.34% -2.01%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +13 816 £400 +3.22% 266
London +12 359 £425 - 95
South East -5 167 £360 -6.49% 55
City of London +59 81 £425 -4.49% 22
Yorkshire +21 66 £341 +5.00% 19
North West +24 58 £325 -7.14% 38
Hampshire -5 58 £375 -6.25% 17
Scotland +6 57 £325 -11.86% 11
West Midlands -5 54 £400 +14.28% 8
West Yorkshire +3 52 £323 -0.76% 12
Edinburgh +13 43 £350 -3.44% 1
South West -18 42 £363 +3.57% 17
Manchester +20 39 £325 -3.70% 27
Leeds +3 39 £320 +0.78% 9
East of England +13 34 £350 -12.50% 14
Wales +23 33 £375 +8.69% 4
South Wales +21 33 £375 +10.29% 4
West Sussex +4 28 £318 -25.29% 1
Cardiff +25 27 £375 +11.94% 4
Berkshire -1 26 £360 +2.85% 9
Worthing -7 23 £420 -
Surrey -10 22 £450 +12.50% 10
North East -59 19 £350 -16.66% 7
Andover +3 18 £350 -
Telford -17 18 £415 +1.21%
Shropshire -17 18 £415 +1.21% 1
Cambridgeshire +22 16 £388 -6.06% 5
Wiltshire +9 16 £300 +33.33% 2
Birmingham -13 16 £150 -57.14% 3
East Midlands +15 15 £420 +34.40% 13

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 1273 (73.29%) Agile Software Development
2 941 (54.17%) Java
3 671 (38.63%) Cucumber
4 557 (32.07%) BDD
5 541 (31.15%) TDD
6 515 (29.65%) Scrum
7 491 (28.27%) JIRA
8 490 (28.21%) WebDriver
9 476 (27.40%) JavaScript
10 475 (27.35%) SQL
11 469 (27.00%) QA
12 427 (24.58%) Test Automation
13 424 (24.41%) Jenkins
14 388 (22.34%) HTML
15 357 (20.55%) Continuous Integration
16 353 (20.32%) Git (software)
17 340 (19.57%) C#
18 290 (16.70%) Automated Testing
19 289 (16.64%) CSS
20 288 (16.58%) Web Services
21 281 (16.18%) JUnit
22 280 (16.12%) Finance
23 275 (15.83%) XML
24 274 (15.77%) .NET
25 267 (15.37%) Maven
26 259 (14.91%) Test Scripting
27 243 (13.99%) Automation Testing
28 239 (13.76%) Oracle
29 233 (13.41%) Spring
30 230 (13.24%) REST

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
1 107 (6.16%) Confluence
2 90 (5.18%) JBoss
3 77 (4.43%) Tomcat
4 67 (3.86%) Apache
5 51 (2.94%) GeoServer
6 48 (2.76%) IIS
7 41 (2.36%) WebLogic
8 38 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
9 33 (1.90%) WebSphere
10 28 (1.61%) CMS
11 24 (1.38%) SharePoint
12 20 (1.15%) OpenStack
13 17 (0.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 16 (0.92%) Jetty
15 14 (0.81%) WebLogic Portal
16 11 (0.63%) nginx
17 9 (0.52%) LiveCycle
17 9 (0.52%) Mule
18 8 (0.46%) GlassFish
18 8 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 56 (3.22%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.32%) MS Office
3 11 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.40%) Gliffy
5 5 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.12%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 22 (1.27%) Payment Gateway
2 13 (0.75%) Magento
3 11 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.29%) SDL Web 8
6 3 (0.17%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.17%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.17%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.17%) SAP HCM
7 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.12%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.058%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.058%) FastStats
8 1 (0.058%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.058%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.058%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 72 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (2.30%) GitHub
4 21 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (0.75%) Amazon S3
7 12 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.52%) Google App Engine
9 8 (0.46%) Route 53
9 8 (0.46%) SaaS
10 7 (0.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 7 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.35%) IaaS
12 4 (0.23%) CloudFront
13 3 (0.17%) PaaS
14 2 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 2 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.12%) Force.com
15 1 (0.058%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 95 (5.47%) HTTP
2 25 (1.44%) Internet
3 19 (1.09%) TCP/IP
4 14 (0.81%) DNS
5 11 (0.63%) SNMP
6 9 (0.52%) SSL
7 8 (0.46%) LDAP
8 6 (0.35%) Firewall
9 5 (0.29%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.23%) Intranet
10 4 (0.23%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.23%) Network Security
10 4 (0.23%) SMTP
11 3 (0.17%) DHCP
11 3 (0.17%) FTP
11 3 (0.17%) IPsec
11 3 (0.17%) PuTTY
11 3 (0.17%) WinSCP
12 2 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (9.27%) SQL Server
2 105 (6.04%) MongoDB
3 82 (4.72%) NoSQL
4 60 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 54 (3.11%) MySQL
6 45 (2.59%) GIS
6 45 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
7 37 (2.13%) Redis
8 35 (2.01%) Oracle Database
9 32 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
10 26 (1.50%) DB2
11 23 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
12 22 (1.27%) RDBMS
13 21 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 18 (1.04%) Big Data
14 18 (1.04%) Spatial Data
15 14 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
15 14 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
16 10 (0.58%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 671 (38.63%) Cucumber
2 491 (28.27%) JIRA
3 490 (28.21%) WebDriver
4 424 (24.41%) Jenkins
5 353 (20.32%) Git (software)
6 281 (16.18%) JUnit
7 267 (15.37%) Maven
8 192 (11.05%) SpecFlow
9 188 (10.82%) Subversion
10 167 (9.61%) SoapUI
11 166 (9.56%) JMeter
12 115 (6.62%) HP UFT
13 112 (6.45%) Gradle
14 104 (5.99%) Appium
15 97 (5.58%) Visual Studio
16 93 (5.35%) Team Foundation Server
17 85 (4.89%) Mockito
18 83 (4.78%) JBehave
19 81 (4.66%) Ant
20 80 (4.61%) Eclipse
General
1 280 (16.12%) Finance
2 144 (8.29%) Banking
3 99 (5.70%) Retail
4 45 (2.59%) Legal
5 42 (2.42%) Investment Banking
6 37 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 21 (1.21%) Games
8 19 (1.09%) Back Office
9 16 (0.92%) Marketing
9 16 (0.92%) Publishing
10 12 (0.69%) Front Office
10 12 (0.69%) Military
11 10 (0.58%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.46%) Electronics
12 8 (0.46%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.46%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.29%) Billing
13 5 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.17%) Advertising
15 2 (0.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 643 (37.02%) Developer
2 349 (20.09%) Analyst
3 319 (18.36%) Test Analyst
4 317 (18.25%) Tester
5 258 (14.85%) Java Developer
6 219 (12.61%) Automation Tester
7 147 (8.46%) Automation Test Analyst
7 147 (8.46%) Test Engineer
8 99 (5.70%) Selenium Tester
9 96 (5.53%) Developer in Test
10 95 (5.47%) Senior Developer
11 91 (5.24%) Test Automation Engineer
12 88 (5.07%) QA Engineer
13 84 (4.84%) Selenium Automation Tester
14 73 (4.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 71 (4.09%) Web Developer
16 69 (3.97%) Selenium Test Analyst
17 68 (3.91%) DevOps Engineer
18 62 (3.57%) QA Tester
19 61 (3.51%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 388 (22.34%) HTML
2 289 (16.64%) CSS
3 288 (16.58%) Web Services
4 275 (15.83%) XML
5 274 (15.77%) .NET
6 233 (13.41%) Spring
7 230 (13.24%) REST
8 209 (12.03%) SOAP
9 179 (10.31%) jQuery
10 174 (10.02%) HTML5
11 155 (8.92%) RESTful
12 150 (8.64%) JSON
13 147 (8.46%) AngularJS
14 146 (8.41%) Gherkin
15 129 (7.43%) Hibernate
16 125 (7.20%) J2EE
17 102 (5.87%) CSS3
18 100 (5.76%) Node.js
19 98 (5.64%) Ajax
20 81 (4.66%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 78 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (4.32%) User Experience
3 69 (3.97%) Mobile App
4 45 (2.59%) Computer Science
5 43 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 32 (1.84%) iPad
7 27 (1.55%) Social Media
8 25 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (1.27%) N-Tier
10 19 (1.09%) Derivative
11 16 (0.92%) Fixed Income
12 13 (0.75%) Fintech
13 12 (0.69%) Equities
14 11 (0.63%) Algorithms
15 10 (0.58%) Mathematics
15 10 (0.58%) Replication
15 10 (0.58%) Smart Meter
16 8 (0.46%) Data Integration
17 7 (0.40%) Virtual Team
17 7 (0.40%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 221 (12.72%) Linux
2 189 (10.88%) Unix
3 81 (4.66%) Windows
4 42 (2.42%) Android
5 35 (2.01%) Apple iOS
6 17 (0.98%) Windows Server
7 15 (0.86%) Ubuntu
8 13 (0.75%) CentOS
9 9 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.46%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.35%) AIX
13 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (0.17%) Solaris
14 3 (0.17%) VMS
15 1 (0.058%) Debian
15 1 (0.058%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.058%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1273 (73.29%) Agile Software Development
2 557 (32.07%) BDD
3 541 (31.15%) TDD
4 515 (29.65%) Scrum
5 427 (24.58%) Test Automation
6 357 (20.55%) Continuous Integration
7 290 (16.70%) Automated Testing
8 259 (14.91%) Test Scripting
9 243 (13.99%) Automation Testing
10 204 (11.74%) Open Source
11 189 (10.88%) Functional Testing
12 179 (10.31%) Software Engineering
13 153 (8.81%) SDLC
14 152 (8.75%) DevOps
15 142 (8.18%) E-Commerce
16 141 (8.12%) Web Development
17 139 (8.00%) Software Testing
18 137 (7.89%) OO
19 124 (7.14%) MVC
20 121 (6.97%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 941 (54.17%) Java
2 476 (27.40%) JavaScript
3 475 (27.35%) SQL
4 340 (19.57%) C#
5 225 (12.95%) Python
6 199 (11.46%) Ruby
7 128 (7.37%) Scala
8 101 (5.81%) Perl
9 61 (3.51%) PL/SQL
10 55 (3.17%) PHP
11 54 (3.11%) Bash Shell
12 47 (2.71%) Groovy
13 39 (2.25%) T-SQL
14 27 (1.55%) C++
15 25 (1.44%) C
16 24 (1.38%) TypeScript
17 22 (1.27%) Shell Script
18 20 (1.15%) Go
19 19 (1.09%) F#
20 18 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 198 (11.40%) ISEB
2 188 (10.82%) Security Cleared
3 171 (9.84%) ISTQB
4 127 (7.31%) SC Cleared
5 77 (4.43%) Degree
6 70 (4.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 32 (1.84%) DV Cleared
8 25 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
9 9 (0.52%) PhD
9 9 (0.52%) Sun Certification
10 6 (0.35%) BC Cleared
10 6 (0.35%) DBS Check
11 5 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 3 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.17%) OCMJD
13 2 (0.12%) HND
13 2 (0.12%) MCAD
13 2 (0.12%) MCSD
13 2 (0.12%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 469 (27.00%) QA
2 43 (2.48%) SDET
3 31 (1.78%) WCAG
4 20 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 6 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.12%) ISO20022
6 2 (0.12%) MiFID
6 2 (0.12%) WAI
7 1 (0.058%) FATCA
7 1 (0.058%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 105 (6.04%) Docker
2 21 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (0.92%) vSphere
4 6 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.29%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.23%) Varnish
7 2 (0.12%) GlusterFS
7 2 (0.12%) pfSense
7 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.12%) vCloud
7 2 (0.12%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.058%) Firmware
8 1 (0.058%) LXC
Systems Management
1 98 (5.64%) Puppet
2 75 (4.32%) HP Quality Center
3 70 (4.03%) Ansible
4 30 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (0.75%) Kibana
5 13 (0.75%) Packer
6 12 (0.69%) logstash
7 9 (0.52%) Nagios
8 6 (0.35%) Mesos
9 5 (0.29%) Chronos
9 5 (0.29%) Marathon
10 4 (0.23%) yum
11 3 (0.17%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
12 2 (0.12%) CA Wily
12 2 (0.12%) CFEngine
12 2 (0.12%) rkt
12 2 (0.12%) Salt
12 2 (0.12%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.12%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 239 (13.76%) Oracle
2 122 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 98 (5.64%) HP
4 70 (4.03%) Atlassian
5 39 (2.25%) ESRI
6 37 (2.13%) Google
6 37 (2.13%) VMware
7 36 (2.07%) Adobe
7 36 (2.07%) IBM
8 32 (1.84%) ATG
9 25 (1.44%) Rally
10 24 (1.38%) webMethods
11 23 (1.32%) Endeca
11 23 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
12 17 (0.98%) hybris
13 15 (0.86%) Red Hat
13 15 (0.86%) SOASTA, Inc
13 15 (0.86%) Sybase
14 14 (0.81%) Informatica
14 14 (0.81%) SAP
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