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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 137 149 162
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +13
Contract jobs citing Selenium 991 933 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.83% 1.60% 1.40%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.16% 11.66% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 644 589
Median daily rate £425 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 0 12
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £71.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.65 - £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 - £130.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - £71.00

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
8880 8004 7268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.37% 13.70% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5989 5264 4645
Median daily rate £430 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 156 135
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +6 886 £425 +9.67% 303
London -10 403 £450 +5.88% 130
South East +5 188 £400 +3.22% 48
Yorkshire +2 72 £388 +22.52% 24
City of London +25 68 £463 -0.53% 45
Hampshire -4 65 £375 - 13
Scotland +44 60 £338 - 9
West Yorkshire +9 60 £387 +28.83% 15
West Midlands -2 54 £415 +38.33% 8
North West +22 49 £425 +21.42% 28
Leeds +1 49 £388 +29.33% 12
East of England +24 45 £375 +15.38% 20
South West +11 43 £406 +8.33% 29
Wales +20 37 £425 +6.25% 4
South Wales +16 36 £425 +1.49% 4
West Sussex +8 32 £350 -6.66% 1
Manchester +6 32 £425 +21.42% 19
Cardiff +24 28 £375 - 1
Edinburgh +16 27 £400 +14.28% 2
Berkshire +5 25 £363 +2.11% 9
North East -29 24 £300 -33.33% 5
Surrey -15 22 £375 -6.25% 8
Bedfordshire - 22 £350 - 4
Andover +1 21 £350 -
Glasgow +20 19 £375 +15.38% 5
Gloucestershire +15 19 £413 -3.79% 13
Tyne and Wear -36 18 £300 -32.58% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne -43 18 £300 -32.58% 5
Worthing +1 17 £500 +33.33% 1
Croydon -6 16 £375 -16.66%

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 1347 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1047 (55.87%) Java
3 744 (39.70%) Cucumber
4 618 (32.98%) BDD
5 555 (29.62%) TDD
6 548 (29.24%) WebDriver
7 546 (29.14%) Scrum
8 534 (28.50%) QA
9 520 (27.75%) Test Automation
10 497 (26.52%) JavaScript
11 489 (26.09%) Jenkins
12 485 (25.88%) JIRA
13 453 (24.17%) SQL
14 420 (22.41%) HTML
15 407 (21.72%) Continuous Integration
16 367 (19.58%) C#
17 366 (19.53%) Git (software)
18 325 (17.34%) Web Services
19 320 (17.08%) Automated Testing
20 302 (16.12%) JUnit
20 302 (16.12%) CSS
21 295 (15.74%) Automation Testing
22 287 (15.31%) Finance
23 277 (14.78%) XML
24 272 (14.51%) .NET
25 270 (14.41%) Test Scripting
26 265 (14.14%) Maven
27 252 (13.45%) Python
28 244 (13.02%) Oracle
29 243 (12.97%) SpecFlow

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 99 (5.28%) Confluence
2 94 (5.02%) JBoss
3 79 (4.22%) Tomcat
4 61 (3.26%) Apache
5 56 (2.99%) IIS
6 44 (2.35%) WebLogic
6 44 (2.35%) WebSphere
7 39 (2.08%) GeoServer
8 32 (1.71%) CMS
9 30 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
9 30 (1.60%) SharePoint
10 17 (0.91%) Apache Solr
11 16 (0.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 15 (0.80%) Jetty
13 12 (0.64%) nginx
13 12 (0.64%) WebLogic Portal
14 11 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
15 10 (0.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 9 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
17 8 (0.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 52 (2.77%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.12%) MS Office
3 15 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.21%) Mingle
4 4 (0.21%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 14 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
2 13 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.48%) Magento
4 7 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.21%) SAP CO
6 4 (0.21%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.21%) SAP FI
6 4 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.21%) SAP HCM
7 3 (0.16%) SDL Web 8
8 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.11%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.053%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.053%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.053%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 90 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (2.83%) GitHub
4 22 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
6 17 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (0.64%) Amazon S3
7 12 (0.64%) Google App Engine
8 11 (0.59%) IaaS
9 10 (0.53%) SaaS
10 9 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
10 9 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (0.43%) PaaS
11 8 (0.43%) Route 53
11 8 (0.43%) Slack
12 7 (0.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 6 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
13 6 (0.32%) CloudBees
13 6 (0.32%) OpenShift
14 5 (0.27%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 84 (4.48%) HTTP
2 23 (1.23%) Internet
3 22 (1.17%) DNS
4 21 (1.12%) LDAP
5 14 (0.75%) TCP/IP
6 13 (0.69%) Kerberos
7 10 (0.53%) SNMP
8 7 (0.37%) Firewall
9 6 (0.32%) Network Security
10 5 (0.27%) Intranet
11 4 (0.21%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.21%) SSL
11 4 (0.21%) Wireless
11 4 (0.21%) Wireshark
12 3 (0.16%) FTP
12 3 (0.16%) PuTTY
12 3 (0.16%) WinSCP
13 2 (0.11%) AMQP
13 2 (0.11%) DHCP
13 2 (0.11%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (7.47%) SQL Server
2 103 (5.50%) MongoDB
3 84 (4.48%) NoSQL
4 64 (3.42%) MySQL
5 59 (3.15%) Relational Database
6 50 (2.67%) Oracle Database
7 46 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
8 43 (2.29%) GIS
9 33 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
10 30 (1.60%) DB2
11 25 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 22 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
13 20 (1.07%) Big Data
14 19 (1.01%) Redis
15 18 (0.96%) Spatial Data
15 18 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 15 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
16 15 (0.80%) RDBMS
17 12 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
18 10 (0.53%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 744 (39.70%) Cucumber
2 548 (29.24%) WebDriver
3 489 (26.09%) Jenkins
4 485 (25.88%) JIRA
5 366 (19.53%) Git (software)
6 302 (16.12%) JUnit
7 265 (14.14%) Maven
8 243 (12.97%) SpecFlow
9 217 (11.58%) SoapUI
10 204 (10.89%) JMeter
11 199 (10.62%) Subversion
12 124 (6.62%) HP UFT
13 104 (5.55%) Gradle
14 102 (5.44%) Appium
15 98 (5.23%) Ant
16 96 (5.12%) Team Foundation Server
17 95 (5.07%) JBehave
18 92 (4.91%) TeamCity
19 91 (4.86%) NUnit
20 89 (4.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 287 (15.31%) Finance
2 136 (7.26%) Banking
3 87 (4.64%) Retail
4 38 (2.03%) Telecoms
5 32 (1.71%) Publishing
6 30 (1.60%) Investment Banking
7 29 (1.55%) Games
8 23 (1.23%) Legal
9 15 (0.80%) Military
10 12 (0.64%) Front Office
10 12 (0.64%) Marketing
11 11 (0.59%) Back Office
12 10 (0.53%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.43%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.32%) Electronics
14 6 (0.32%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.27%) Advertising
16 4 (0.21%) Billing
16 4 (0.21%) French Language
17 3 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 627 (33.46%) Developer
2 372 (19.85%) Analyst
3 365 (19.48%) Tester
4 338 (18.04%) Test Analyst
5 266 (14.19%) Automation Tester
6 256 (13.66%) Java Developer
7 204 (10.89%) Test Engineer
8 153 (8.16%) Automation Test Analyst
9 119 (6.35%) Developer in Test
10 108 (5.76%) Test Automation Engineer
11 107 (5.71%) Selenium Tester
12 95 (5.07%) QA Engineer
13 93 (4.96%) Selenium Automation Tester
14 81 (4.32%) Senior Developer
15 78 (4.16%) Selenium Test Analyst
16 75 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
17 72 (3.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 69 (3.68%) Java Engineer
19 68 (3.63%) QA Analyst
20 63 (3.36%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 420 (22.41%) HTML
2 325 (17.34%) Web Services
3 302 (16.12%) CSS
4 277 (14.78%) XML
5 272 (14.51%) .NET
6 231 (12.33%) Spring
7 219 (11.69%) SOAP
8 218 (11.63%) REST
9 216 (11.53%) HTML5
10 182 (9.71%) JSON
11 170 (9.07%) RESTful
12 157 (8.38%) AngularJS
13 152 (8.11%) Gherkin
14 139 (7.42%) jQuery
14 139 (7.42%) Node.js
15 117 (6.24%) CSS3
16 116 (6.19%) J2EE
17 114 (6.08%) Hibernate
18 96 (5.12%) Ajax
19 82 (4.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 92 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (4.59%) User Experience
3 65 (3.47%) Mobile App
4 50 (2.67%) Computer Science
5 41 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 27 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (1.28%) Social Media
8 22 (1.17%) N-Tier
9 20 (1.07%) iPad
10 18 (0.96%) Fintech
11 16 (0.85%) Algorithms
12 14 (0.75%) Fixed Income
13 13 (0.69%) Management Information System
14 11 (0.59%) Equities
15 10 (0.53%) Smart Meter
16 9 (0.48%) Client/Server
16 9 (0.48%) Derivative
17 8 (0.43%) Data Integration
17 8 (0.43%) Wiki
18 7 (0.37%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 239 (12.75%) Linux
2 180 (9.61%) Unix
3 106 (5.66%) Windows
4 46 (2.45%) Android
5 40 (2.13%) Apple iOS
6 23 (1.23%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (0.48%) AIX
8 9 (0.48%) Solaris
8 9 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.43%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.37%) CentOS
11 6 (0.32%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.27%) VMS
13 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.11%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.053%) Debian
15 1 (0.053%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.053%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1347 (71.88%) Agile Software Development
2 618 (32.98%) BDD
3 555 (29.62%) TDD
4 546 (29.14%) Scrum
5 520 (27.75%) Test Automation
6 407 (21.72%) Continuous Integration
7 320 (17.08%) Automated Testing
8 295 (15.74%) Automation Testing
9 270 (14.41%) Test Scripting
10 238 (12.70%) Open Source
11 205 (10.94%) Functional Testing
12 184 (9.82%) DevOps
13 167 (8.91%) Software Testing
14 161 (8.59%) Performance Testing
15 157 (8.38%) SDLC
16 154 (8.22%) Regression Testing
17 151 (8.06%) Software Engineering
18 149 (7.95%) Web Development
19 134 (7.15%) Continuous Delivery
19 134 (7.15%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1047 (55.87%) Java
2 497 (26.52%) JavaScript
3 453 (24.17%) SQL
4 367 (19.58%) C#
5 252 (13.45%) Python
6 231 (12.33%) Ruby
7 133 (7.10%) Scala
8 68 (3.63%) Perl
9 59 (3.15%) Groovy
9 59 (3.15%) PHP
10 43 (2.29%) C++
11 41 (2.19%) PL/SQL
12 40 (2.13%) T-SQL
13 35 (1.87%) Bash Shell
14 32 (1.71%) F#
14 32 (1.71%) TypeScript
15 28 (1.49%) Shell Script
15 28 (1.49%) VBScript
16 27 (1.44%) C
17 24 (1.28%) ES6
Qualifications
1 219 (11.69%) ISEB
2 202 (10.78%) Security Cleared
3 171 (9.12%) ISTQB
4 135 (7.20%) SC Cleared
5 76 (4.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 67 (3.58%) Degree
7 44 (2.35%) DV Cleared
8 26 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
9 10 (0.53%) DBS Check
10 6 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 4 (0.21%) Sun Certification
12 3 (0.16%) OCMJD
13 2 (0.11%) HND
13 2 (0.11%) MCAD
13 2 (0.11%) MCSD
13 2 (0.11%) MCTS
13 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.11%) PhD
14 1 (0.053%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 534 (28.50%) QA
2 84 (4.48%) SDET
3 33 (1.76%) WCAG
4 18 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.16%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.11%) COBIT
6 2 (0.11%) FATCA
6 2 (0.11%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.053%) WAI
System Software
1 115 (6.14%) Docker
2 19 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.69%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.21%) Varnish
5 4 (0.21%) vSphere
6 2 (0.11%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.11%) vCloud
6 2 (0.11%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.053%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.053%) Firmware
7 1 (0.053%) LXC
Systems Management
1 98 (5.23%) Puppet
2 95 (5.07%) HP Quality Center
3 68 (3.63%) Ansible
4 45 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (1.33%) Packer
6 11 (0.59%) Kibana
6 11 (0.59%) logstash
7 10 (0.53%) Nagios
8 9 (0.48%) Mesos
9 8 (0.43%) Marathon
9 8 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Management
10 7 (0.37%) Chronos
11 5 (0.27%) Terraform
12 4 (0.21%) yum
13 3 (0.16%) HAProxy
14 2 (0.11%) CA Wily
14 2 (0.11%) rkt
14 2 (0.11%) Tivoli
14 2 (0.11%) ZABBIX
14 2 (0.11%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 244 (13.02%) Oracle
2 135 (7.20%) Microsoft
3 97 (5.18%) HP
4 56 (2.99%) Atlassian
5 45 (2.40%) IBM
6 42 (2.24%) Google
7 39 (2.08%) VMware
8 37 (1.97%) ESRI
9 32 (1.71%) Adobe
10 24 (1.28%) webMethods
11 23 (1.23%) hybris
11 23 (1.23%) Rally
12 20 (1.07%) ATG
13 17 (0.91%) Endeca
13 17 (0.91%) Red Hat
13 17 (0.91%) SOASTA, Inc
14 16 (0.85%) Informatica
14 16 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
15 15 (0.80%) Twitter
16 14 (0.75%) Splunk
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