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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 154 171 154
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -17
Contract jobs citing Selenium 892 765 753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.64% 1.39% 1.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.74% 10.62% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 499 587
Median daily rate £375 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 4
Median hourly rate £39.15 £37.50 £71.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.38% -47.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.15 £33.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+16.85% -52.81%

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
8307 7201 6773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.23% 13.04% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5708 4696 4391
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 £315 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 131 155
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% -2.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.18 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.15 £45.28 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +13 778 £385 +2.66% 269
London 0 324 £420 -1.17% 96
South East +21 164 £360 +2.85% 46
City of London +56 76 £425 +1.19% 27
Yorkshire +33 71 £338 +5.05% 20
West Yorkshire +26 58 £325 +2.36% 12
Wales +30 57 £375 +11.11% 2
South Wales +19 55 £375 +11.11% 2
North West +20 54 £338 - 35
West Midlands +18 51 £410 +17.14% 15
Hampshire +8 50 £350 -6.66% 13
Scotland -9 49 £325 -10.34% 5
South West -9 46 £338 -3.57% 26
Leeds +14 45 £320 +0.78% 11
East of England -1 40 £350 -12.50% 18
Cardiff +28 39 £375 +7.14% 2
Edinburgh +15 37 £350 -
Manchester +12 37 £300 -6.97% 26
West Sussex 0 29 £423 -13.33%
Worthing -16 29 £423 -
Berkshire -23 28 £360 +2.85% 8
Wiltshire +16 23 £300 - 1
Surrey -8 22 £450 +20.00% 8
Cambridgeshire +14 20 £425 +3.03% 8
East Sussex +21 15 £350 - 5
Shropshire - 15 £415 -
East Midlands +10 14 £350 +16.66% 12
Birmingham -1 14 £243 -33.10% 5
Reading -16 14 £360 +2.85% 3
Telford - 14 £415 -

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1263 (73.22%) Agile Software Development
2 908 (52.64%) Java
3 663 (38.43%) Cucumber
4 550 (31.88%) BDD
5 519 (30.09%) TDD
6 503 (29.16%) JIRA
7 498 (28.87%) Scrum
8 493 (28.58%) WebDriver
9 473 (27.42%) QA
10 457 (26.49%) JavaScript
11 455 (26.38%) Test Automation
12 444 (25.74%) SQL
13 420 (24.35%) Jenkins
14 368 (21.33%) HTML
15 359 (20.81%) C#
16 354 (20.52%) Continuous Integration
17 347 (20.12%) Git (software)
18 297 (17.22%) Automated Testing
19 287 (16.64%) .NET
20 273 (15.83%) Web Services
21 268 (15.54%) JUnit
21 268 (15.54%) CSS
22 264 (15.30%) Finance
23 260 (15.07%) Maven
24 256 (14.84%) XML
24 256 (14.84%) Test Scripting
25 244 (14.14%) Automation Testing
26 236 (13.68%) Oracle
27 234 (13.57%) Linux
28 229 (13.28%) Spring

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
1 118 (6.84%) Confluence
2 102 (5.91%) Node.js
3 88 (5.10%) JBoss
4 67 (3.88%) Tomcat
5 64 (3.71%) Apache
6 45 (2.61%) GeoServer
7 42 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
8 38 (2.20%) IIS
9 34 (1.97%) WebLogic
10 31 (1.80%) OpenStack
11 28 (1.62%) WebSphere
12 25 (1.45%) CMS
13 16 (0.93%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 16 (0.93%) SharePoint
14 13 (0.75%) Jetty
15 11 (0.64%) nginx
16 10 (0.58%) GlassFish
16 10 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
17 9 (0.52%) LiveCycle
18 8 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 49 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.04%) MS Office
3 7 (0.41%) Gliffy
4 6 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.29%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.058%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 27 (1.57%) Payment Gateway
2 22 (1.28%) Magento
3 10 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.29%) SDL Web 8
5 2 (0.12%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.12%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.12%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.12%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.12%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.058%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.058%) FastStats
6 1 (0.058%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.058%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.058%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 84 (4.87%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (2.43%) GitHub
3 39 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (0.93%) Amazon S3
6 14 (0.81%) IaaS
6 14 (0.81%) SaaS
7 10 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.46%) Route 53
10 7 (0.41%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 7 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (0.41%) PaaS
11 6 (0.35%) Google App Engine
12 5 (0.29%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.058%) Force.com
14 1 (0.058%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 91 (5.28%) HTTP
2 23 (1.33%) Internet
3 19 (1.10%) TCP/IP
4 15 (0.87%) SNMP
5 10 (0.58%) DNS
6 9 (0.52%) SSL
7 7 (0.41%) Firewall
8 5 (0.29%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.29%) LDAP
8 5 (0.29%) SMTP
9 4 (0.23%) Network Security
10 3 (0.17%) DHCP
10 3 (0.17%) FTP
10 3 (0.17%) Intranet
10 3 (0.17%) IPsec
11 2 (0.12%) Bluetooth
11 2 (0.12%) PuTTY
11 2 (0.12%) SAN
11 2 (0.12%) VPN
11 2 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 105 (6.09%) MongoDB
3 90 (5.22%) NoSQL
4 64 (3.71%) MySQL
5 57 (3.30%) Relational Database
6 44 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
7 41 (2.38%) GIS
8 40 (2.32%) Redis
9 36 (2.09%) Oracle Database
10 24 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
11 23 (1.33%) DB2
11 23 (1.33%) RDBMS
12 22 (1.28%) Big Data
12 22 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
13 18 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 17 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 12 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
15 12 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
16 11 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
17 10 (0.58%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 663 (38.43%) Cucumber
2 503 (29.16%) JIRA
3 493 (28.58%) WebDriver
4 420 (24.35%) Jenkins
5 347 (20.12%) Git (software)
6 268 (15.54%) JUnit
7 260 (15.07%) Maven
8 185 (10.72%) Subversion
9 174 (10.09%) SpecFlow
10 168 (9.74%) SoapUI
11 165 (9.57%) JMeter
12 124 (7.19%) HP UFT
13 112 (6.49%) Appium
14 111 (6.43%) Visual Studio
15 100 (5.80%) Gradle
16 98 (5.68%) Team Foundation Server
17 90 (5.22%) Mockito
18 78 (4.52%) Eclipse
19 74 (4.29%) JBehave
19 74 (4.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 264 (15.30%) Finance
2 148 (8.58%) Banking
3 107 (6.20%) Retail
4 46 (2.67%) Legal
5 43 (2.49%) Investment Banking
6 42 (2.43%) Telecoms
7 24 (1.39%) Games
8 21 (1.22%) Marketing
9 18 (1.04%) Back Office
9 18 (1.04%) Publishing
10 14 (0.81%) Electronics
11 12 (0.70%) Retail Banking
12 11 (0.64%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.46%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.41%) Military
15 6 (0.35%) Front Office
16 5 (0.29%) Billing
16 5 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.23%) Advertising
17 4 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 614 (35.59%) Developer
2 358 (20.75%) Analyst
3 328 (19.01%) Test Analyst
4 313 (18.14%) Tester
5 238 (13.80%) Java Developer
6 205 (11.88%) Automation Tester
7 168 (9.74%) Test Engineer
8 149 (8.64%) Automation Test Analyst
9 105 (6.09%) Test Automation Engineer
10 104 (6.03%) Senior Developer
11 94 (5.45%) Developer in Test
11 94 (5.45%) Selenium Tester
12 88 (5.10%) QA Engineer
13 81 (4.70%) Selenium Automation Tester
14 78 (4.52%) Selenium Test Analyst
15 77 (4.46%) DevOps Engineer
16 71 (4.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 63 (3.65%) QA Analyst
17 63 (3.65%) Test Leader
18 56 (3.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 368 (21.33%) HTML
2 287 (16.64%) .NET
3 273 (15.83%) Web Services
4 268 (15.54%) CSS
5 256 (14.84%) XML
6 229 (13.28%) Spring
7 225 (13.04%) REST
8 208 (12.06%) SOAP
9 188 (10.90%) jQuery
10 165 (9.57%) RESTful
11 162 (9.39%) HTML5
12 153 (8.87%) AngularJS
13 144 (8.35%) Gherkin
14 135 (7.83%) JSON
15 120 (6.96%) Hibernate
16 116 (6.72%) J2EE
17 91 (5.28%) CSS3
18 85 (4.93%) Ajax
19 81 (4.70%) ASP.NET
20 76 (4.41%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 78 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 64 (3.71%) User Experience
4 41 (2.38%) Computer Science
5 33 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 33 (1.91%) iPad
5 33 (1.91%) Social Media
6 28 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (0.99%) Derivative
8 15 (0.87%) N-Tier
9 12 (0.70%) Algorithms
9 12 (0.70%) Equities
9 12 (0.70%) Fixed Income
10 11 (0.64%) PKI
11 10 (0.58%) Replication
12 9 (0.52%) Fintech
12 9 (0.52%) Mathematics
12 9 (0.52%) Smart Meter
13 8 (0.46%) Data Integration
13 8 (0.46%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 234 (13.57%) Linux
2 186 (10.78%) Unix
3 88 (5.10%) Windows
4 41 (2.38%) Android
5 30 (1.74%) Apple iOS
6 23 (1.33%) Ubuntu
7 21 (1.22%) CentOS
8 19 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (1.04%) Mac OS X
9 18 (1.04%) Windows Server
10 9 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (0.29%) AIX
12 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.058%) Debian
14 1 (0.058%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.058%) Solaris
14 1 (0.058%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1263 (73.22%) Agile Software Development
2 550 (31.88%) BDD
3 519 (30.09%) TDD
4 498 (28.87%) Scrum
5 455 (26.38%) Test Automation
6 354 (20.52%) Continuous Integration
7 297 (17.22%) Automated Testing
8 256 (14.84%) Test Scripting
9 244 (14.14%) Automation Testing
10 188 (10.90%) Functional Testing
11 178 (10.32%) Open Source
12 174 (10.09%) Software Engineering
13 152 (8.81%) DevOps
14 151 (8.75%) E-Commerce
15 140 (8.12%) OO
16 135 (7.83%) Software Testing
17 132 (7.65%) SDLC
18 129 (7.48%) MVC
19 118 (6.84%) Non-Functional Testing
20 115 (6.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 908 (52.64%) Java
2 457 (26.49%) JavaScript
3 444 (25.74%) SQL
4 359 (20.81%) C#
5 222 (12.87%) Python
6 215 (12.46%) Ruby
7 124 (7.19%) Scala
8 119 (6.90%) Perl
9 67 (3.88%) Bash Shell
10 61 (3.54%) PL/SQL
11 59 (3.42%) PHP
12 41 (2.38%) Groovy
13 37 (2.14%) T-SQL
14 33 (1.91%) Shell Script
15 31 (1.80%) C
16 22 (1.28%) Go
17 21 (1.22%) PowerShell
18 17 (0.99%) F#
19 16 (0.93%) C++
20 15 (0.87%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 195 (11.30%) Security Cleared
2 186 (10.78%) ISEB
3 173 (10.03%) ISTQB
4 131 (7.59%) SC Cleared
5 74 (4.29%) Degree
6 64 (3.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 29 (1.68%) DV Cleared
8 27 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
9 14 (0.81%) PhD
10 10 (0.58%) Sun Certification
11 8 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 6 (0.35%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.17%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.17%) HND
13 3 (0.17%) OCMJD
14 2 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
14 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
15 1 (0.058%) CTC Cleared
15 1 (0.058%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 1 (0.058%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 473 (27.42%) QA
2 30 (1.74%) SDET
3 25 (1.45%) WCAG
4 20 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 6 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.29%) WAI
7 4 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.12%) ISO20022
8 2 (0.12%) MiFID
9 1 (0.058%) GPG13
9 1 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 113 (6.55%) Docker
2 27 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (1.57%) vSphere
3 6 (0.35%) VirtualBox
4 5 (0.29%) Varnish
5 3 (0.17%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.12%) GlusterFS
6 2 (0.12%) KVM
6 2 (0.12%) pfSense
6 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.12%) vCloud
7 1 (0.058%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.058%) Firmware
7 1 (0.058%) LXC
7 1 (0.058%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 113 (6.55%) Puppet
2 77 (4.46%) HP Quality Center
3 63 (3.65%) Ansible
4 39 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (0.75%) Kibana
6 12 (0.70%) logstash
7 9 (0.52%) Nagios
8 8 (0.46%) Packer
9 3 (0.17%) HAProxy
9 3 (0.17%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.17%) yum
10 2 (0.12%) CA Wily
10 2 (0.12%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.12%) Salt
10 2 (0.12%) TeamSite
10 2 (0.12%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.12%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.12%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.058%) CA Service Virtualization
11 1 (0.058%) Mesos
Vendors
1 236 (13.68%) Oracle
2 125 (7.25%) Microsoft
3 105 (6.09%) HP
4 67 (3.88%) Atlassian
5 42 (2.43%) VMware
6 38 (2.20%) ATG
7 36 (2.09%) Google
8 31 (1.80%) Adobe
9 30 (1.74%) ESRI
10 27 (1.57%) Endeca
10 27 (1.57%) IBM
11 25 (1.45%) Rally
12 24 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
13 23 (1.33%) Red Hat
14 21 (1.22%) SAP
15 19 (1.10%) Sybase
16 18 (1.04%) webMethods
17 17 (0.99%) hybris
18 15 (0.87%) SOASTA, Inc
19 13 (0.75%) Splunk
Northern Ireland
onezeero.
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £275 - £320 per day + none
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
onezeero.
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day TBC
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £650 - £700 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
onezeero.
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Market Rates +
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Competitive (market rates)
Posted: 4 days ago
London and South East
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £Competitive (market rates)
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Scott-Merrick LLP
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £48.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 19 days ago