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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 123 135 170
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +35
Contract jobs citing Selenium 1086 978 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.03% 1.69% 1.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.11% 11.80% 10.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 652 595
Median daily rate £410 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.75% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 12
Median hourly rate £52.00 £40.00 £71.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -43.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.79 £40.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £40.00 £137.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 £40.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -43.66%

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
8971 8288 7410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.81% 14.29% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6036 5471 4932
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £356
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 193 117
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 £29.53 £26.09 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.75 £71.00
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 29 September 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 September 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 September 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 +24 992 £413 +8.55% 292
London -5 409 £450 +9.42% 124
South East +33 211 £400 +6.66% 42
Yorkshire +41 97 £400 +21.21% 29
West Yorkshire +49 83 £400 +40.35% 19
Leeds +39 78 £400 +40.35% 14
Hampshire +10 63 £350 -6.66% 13
West Midlands +5 58 £406 +35.41% 6
South West -3 57 £388 +10.71% 19
City of London -7 57 £450 -1.36% 38
East of England +24 55 £350 -2.77% 28
Scotland +25 54 £400 +23.00% 5
North West +10 51 £425 +30.76% 29
North East -12 39 £300 -36.84% 5
Tyne and Wear -17 37 £300 -36.84% 5
Newcastle upon Tyne -17 37 £300 -36.84% 3
West Sussex +14 35 £475 +35.71%
Wales +8 35 £400 -13.51% 11
South Wales +6 33 £400 -13.51% 5
Berkshire +2 32 £363 +2.11% 5
Surrey +19 31 £370 -7.50% 7
Manchester -4 31 £423 +30.00% 21
Bedfordshire - 25 £350 - 2
Gloucestershire +8 24 £400 -8.57% 10
Cardiff +21 23 £365 -6.10% 3
Glasgow +16 23 £383 +17.69% 3
Worthing -9 22 £500 +42.85%
East Midlands +2 21 £363 -10.76% 10
East Sussex +15 19 £450 +22.31% 7
Wiltshire +20 18 £340 +10.56% 2

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 1443 (72.19%) Agile Software Development
2 1124 (56.23%) Java
3 814 (40.72%) Cucumber
4 654 (32.72%) BDD
5 618 (30.92%) Scrum
6 613 (30.67%) QA
7 610 (30.52%) WebDriver
8 605 (30.27%) TDD
9 577 (28.86%) Test Automation
10 567 (28.36%) Jenkins
11 535 (26.76%) JavaScript
12 534 (26.71%) JIRA
13 457 (22.86%) SQL
14 452 (22.61%) Continuous Integration
15 451 (22.56%) HTML
16 414 (20.71%) Git (software)
17 386 (19.31%) C#
18 356 (17.81%) Web Services
19 354 (17.71%) Automated Testing
20 329 (16.46%) Automation Testing
21 312 (15.61%) JUnit
22 311 (15.56%) Finance
23 308 (15.41%) Maven
24 307 (15.36%) Test Scripting
25 305 (15.26%) CSS
26 294 (14.71%) XML
27 279 (13.96%) Open Source
28 274 (13.71%) .NET
29 272 (13.61%) Spring
30 267 (13.36%) Python

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
1 145 (7.25%) Confluence
2 96 (4.80%) Tomcat
3 84 (4.20%) JBoss
4 66 (3.30%) Apache
5 57 (2.85%) IIS
6 45 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
7 44 (2.20%) GeoServer
7 44 (2.20%) WebLogic
8 40 (2.00%) WebSphere
9 39 (1.95%) CMS
10 29 (1.45%) Apache Solr
11 28 (1.40%) SharePoint
12 20 (1.00%) nginx
13 18 (0.90%) Jetty
14 13 (0.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 12 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
15 12 (0.60%) WebLogic Portal
16 10 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 9 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
18 8 (0.40%) Documentum
Applications
1 55 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 18 (0.90%) MS Office
3 14 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.20%) Mingle
4 4 (0.20%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 12 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.55%) Magento
3 10 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.15%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.15%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.15%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.15%) SAP HCM
6 3 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
6 3 (0.15%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.10%) FLEXCUBE
7 2 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.10%) VisionPLUS
8 1 (0.050%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.050%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 88 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (3.70%) GitHub
4 23 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 21 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.60%) Google App Engine
7 12 (0.60%) SaaS
8 9 (0.45%) IaaS
9 8 (0.40%) PaaS
9 8 (0.40%) Slack
10 7 (0.35%) CloudBees
10 7 (0.35%) OpenShift
11 6 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
12 5 (0.25%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.25%) Google Compute Engine
13 3 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 2 (0.10%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 64 (3.20%) HTTP
2 26 (1.30%) Internet
3 22 (1.10%) DNS
3 22 (1.10%) LDAP
4 13 (0.65%) Kerberos
4 13 (0.65%) SNMP
5 10 (0.50%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.40%) Firewall
7 7 (0.35%) Network Security
8 5 (0.25%) Intranet
9 4 (0.20%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.15%) FTP
10 3 (0.15%) SSL
10 3 (0.15%) Wireless
11 2 (0.10%) AMQP
11 2 (0.10%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.10%) PuTTY
11 2 (0.10%) WinSCP
12 1 (0.050%) OpenLDAP
12 1 (0.050%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (7.00%) SQL Server
2 118 (5.90%) MongoDB
3 111 (5.55%) NoSQL
4 74 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 59 (2.95%) MySQL
6 50 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
7 49 (2.45%) GIS
7 49 (2.45%) Oracle Database
8 33 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 32 (1.60%) DB2
9 32 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
10 31 (1.55%) Big Data
11 25 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
12 22 (1.10%) Spatial Data
13 17 (0.85%) Hadoop
14 16 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 15 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
15 15 (0.75%) RDBMS
15 15 (0.75%) Redis
16 14 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 814 (40.72%) Cucumber
2 610 (30.52%) WebDriver
3 567 (28.36%) Jenkins
4 534 (26.71%) JIRA
5 414 (20.71%) Git (software)
6 312 (15.61%) JUnit
7 308 (15.41%) Maven
8 256 (12.81%) SoapUI
9 240 (12.01%) SpecFlow
10 205 (10.26%) JMeter
11 191 (9.55%) Subversion
12 143 (7.15%) HP UFT
13 127 (6.35%) JBehave
14 122 (6.10%) Gradle
15 114 (5.70%) Team Foundation Server
16 113 (5.65%) TeamCity
17 107 (5.35%) Appium
18 105 (5.25%) Ant
19 98 (4.90%) NUnit
20 97 (4.85%) Jasmine
General
1 311 (15.56%) Finance
2 131 (6.55%) Banking
3 87 (4.35%) Retail
4 38 (1.90%) Investment Banking
5 36 (1.80%) Games
6 35 (1.75%) Publishing
7 33 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 18 (0.90%) Marketing
9 15 (0.75%) Military
10 14 (0.70%) Front Office
11 12 (0.60%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.55%) Back Office
13 10 (0.50%) Legal
13 10 (0.50%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.50%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.45%) Electronics
15 8 (0.40%) Advertising
16 4 (0.20%) Billing
16 4 (0.20%) French Language
17 3 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 686 (34.32%) Developer
2 423 (21.16%) Tester
3 377 (18.86%) Analyst
4 341 (17.06%) Test Analyst
5 305 (15.26%) Automation Tester
6 281 (14.06%) Java Developer
7 235 (11.76%) Test Engineer
8 156 (7.80%) Automation Test Analyst
9 152 (7.60%) Developer in Test
10 128 (6.40%) QA Engineer
11 125 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
12 110 (5.50%) Test Automation Engineer
13 107 (5.35%) Selenium Automation Tester
14 90 (4.50%) JavaScript Developer
15 85 (4.25%) Senior Developer
16 83 (4.15%) QA Test Engineer
17 80 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 80 (4.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
18 76 (3.80%) Agile Developer
18 76 (3.80%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 451 (22.56%) HTML
2 356 (17.81%) Web Services
3 305 (15.26%) CSS
4 294 (14.71%) XML
5 274 (13.71%) .NET
6 272 (13.61%) Spring
7 247 (12.36%) HTML5
8 232 (11.61%) REST
9 225 (11.26%) JSON
10 218 (10.91%) SOAP
11 209 (10.46%) RESTful
12 195 (9.75%) AngularJS
13 172 (8.60%) Gherkin
14 146 (7.30%) Node.js
15 141 (7.05%) jQuery
16 121 (6.05%) CSS3
17 117 (5.85%) Hibernate
18 115 (5.75%) J2EE
19 94 (4.70%) Ajax
20 76 (3.80%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 99 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (4.50%) User Experience
3 69 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 46 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 40 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 29 (1.45%) Fintech
7 28 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
7 28 (1.40%) Social Media
8 19 (0.95%) iPad
9 18 (0.90%) Fixed Income
9 18 (0.90%) N-Tier
10 16 (0.80%) Equities
11 14 (0.70%) Algorithms
12 12 (0.60%) Client/Server
12 12 (0.60%) Management Information System
13 10 (0.50%) Derivative
14 8 (0.40%) Data Integration
14 8 (0.40%) Smart Meter
15 7 (0.35%) Digital Media
15 7 (0.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 266 (13.31%) Linux
2 187 (9.35%) Unix
3 117 (5.85%) Windows
4 51 (2.55%) Android
5 46 (2.30%) Apple iOS
6 25 (1.25%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.45%) Mac OS X
7 9 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.40%) AIX
8 8 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.40%) Solaris
9 5 (0.25%) CentOS
9 5 (0.25%) VMS
10 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.15%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.10%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.050%) Debian
13 1 (0.050%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.050%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1443 (72.19%) Agile Software Development
2 654 (32.72%) BDD
3 618 (30.92%) Scrum
4 605 (30.27%) TDD
5 577 (28.86%) Test Automation
6 452 (22.61%) Continuous Integration
7 354 (17.71%) Automated Testing
8 329 (16.46%) Automation Testing
9 307 (15.36%) Test Scripting
10 279 (13.96%) Open Source
11 222 (11.11%) Functional Testing
12 189 (9.45%) Performance Testing
13 188 (9.40%) Software Testing
14 178 (8.90%) DevOps
15 175 (8.75%) SDLC
16 174 (8.70%) Regression Testing
17 172 (8.60%) User Stories
18 159 (7.95%) Kanban
19 154 (7.70%) Continuous Delivery
20 153 (7.65%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1124 (56.23%) Java
2 535 (26.76%) JavaScript
3 457 (22.86%) SQL
4 386 (19.31%) C#
5 267 (13.36%) Python
6 233 (11.66%) Ruby
7 180 (9.00%) Scala
8 68 (3.40%) Groovy
9 57 (2.85%) C++
10 56 (2.80%) Perl
10 56 (2.80%) PHP
11 44 (2.20%) T-SQL
12 42 (2.10%) VBScript
13 40 (2.00%) Bash Shell
14 39 (1.95%) F#
15 37 (1.85%) PL/SQL
16 32 (1.60%) TypeScript
17 30 (1.50%) C
18 29 (1.45%) Shell Script
19 26 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 210 (10.51%) ISEB
2 184 (9.20%) Security Cleared
3 179 (8.95%) ISTQB
4 117 (5.85%) SC Cleared
5 81 (4.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 65 (3.25%) Degree
7 44 (2.20%) DV Cleared
8 28 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
9 10 (0.50%) DBS Check
10 6 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.20%) PhD
12 3 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 3 (0.15%) OCMJD
12 3 (0.15%) Sun Certification
13 2 (0.10%) HND
13 2 (0.10%) MCAD
13 2 (0.10%) MCSD
13 2 (0.10%) MCTS
13 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.050%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 613 (30.67%) QA
2 108 (5.40%) SDET
3 46 (2.30%) WCAG
4 15 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.20%) WAI
6 3 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.15%) FATCA
7 2 (0.10%) COBIT
7 2 (0.10%) GCP
8 1 (0.050%) ISO20022
System Software
1 112 (5.60%) Docker
2 13 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.25%) HDFS
6 4 (0.20%) Varnish
7 3 (0.15%) vCloud
8 2 (0.10%) LXC
8 2 (0.10%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.10%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.050%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 104 (5.20%) Puppet
2 91 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
3 62 (3.10%) Ansible
4 54 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (1.00%) Packer
6 10 (0.50%) Nagios
7 9 (0.45%) Marathon
7 9 (0.45%) Mesos
8 7 (0.35%) Chronos
8 7 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Management
9 5 (0.25%) Terraform
10 4 (0.20%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.20%) Kibana
10 4 (0.20%) logstash
11 3 (0.15%) CA Service Virtualization
11 3 (0.15%) Oozie
11 3 (0.15%) Perfmon
11 3 (0.15%) Salt
11 3 (0.15%) yum
12 2 (0.10%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 247 (12.36%) Oracle
2 137 (6.85%) Microsoft
3 95 (4.75%) HP
4 74 (3.70%) Atlassian
5 45 (2.25%) IBM
6 43 (2.15%) ESRI
7 41 (2.05%) hybris
8 36 (1.80%) Google
9 33 (1.65%) VMware
10 30 (1.50%) Adobe
11 23 (1.15%) ATG
11 23 (1.15%) Rally
11 23 (1.15%) webMethods
12 17 (0.85%) Informatica
12 17 (0.85%) Red Hat
12 17 (0.85%) SOASTA, Inc
13 16 (0.80%) Splunk
14 15 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
14 15 (0.75%) SAP
14 15 (0.75%) Twitter
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