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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 150 149 172
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +23
Contract jobs citing Selenium 930 927 727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.72% 1.62% 1.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.70% 12.17% 10.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 631 537
Median daily rate £408 £393 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.82% +9.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £276 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 10
Median hourly rate £59.31 £13.50 £71.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+339.33% -80.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £13.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+339.33% -80.98%

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
8695 7618 6877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.10% 13.35% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5948 5022 4411
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 128 146
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 £27.50 £23.75 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £51.30 £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 27 July 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -8 821 £415 +3.75% 289
London -5 381 £450 +5.88% 123
South East -15 160 £375 -6.25% 59
City of London +32 73 £456 -2.40% 36
Scotland +36 67 £383 +5.51% 3
Yorkshire +6 65 £325 +2.36% 19
West Yorkshire +5 55 £325 +2.36% 12
Hampshire -18 52 £388 -0.64% 14
West Midlands -20 50 £415 +18.57% 14
North West +8 46 £313 -10.71% 22
East of England +29 44 £375 +20.00% 17
Edinburgh +14 43 £400 +10.27%
Leeds -2 42 £320 +1.58% 9
South West -24 40 £388 +6.89% 24
Wales +31 34 £400 +19.40% 4
South Wales +29 34 £400 +10.34% 3
Manchester +8 32 £300 -14.28% 14
Cardiff +30 31 £400 +10.34% 3
Berkshire +10 31 £360 +2.85% 9
West Sussex 0 29 £310 -22.50% 2
Surrey -13 21 £450 +10.76% 14
Worthing -2 20 £475 +26.66%
Andover +3 19 £350 - 2
Glasgow +18 18 £375 +15.38% 3
Telford -17 18 £415 -0.59%
Shropshire -17 18 £415 -0.59% 2
Birmingham -17 17 £150 -57.14% 7
Cambridgeshire +17 16 £400 -3.03% 5
East Midlands +5 16 £420 +20.86% 7
North East -68 16 £325 -27.37% 4

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 1322 (72.20%) Agile Software Development
2 1010 (55.16%) Java
3 708 (38.67%) Cucumber
4 579 (31.62%) BDD
5 538 (29.38%) WebDriver
6 526 (28.73%) TDD
7 520 (28.40%) Scrum
8 515 (28.13%) JavaScript
9 495 (27.03%) QA
10 491 (26.82%) JIRA
11 481 (26.27%) SQL
12 475 (25.94%) Jenkins
13 474 (25.89%) Test Automation
14 430 (23.48%) HTML
15 379 (20.70%) Continuous Integration
16 358 (19.55%) Git (software)
17 353 (19.28%) C#
18 308 (16.82%) CSS
19 302 (16.49%) Automated Testing
20 300 (16.38%) JUnit
21 295 (16.11%) Finance
22 291 (15.89%) Web Services
23 280 (15.29%) XML
24 279 (15.24%) Maven
25 278 (15.18%) Automation Testing
26 268 (14.64%) Test Scripting
27 262 (14.31%) .NET
28 245 (13.38%) Oracle
29 239 (13.05%) Python
30 238 (13.00%) 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
1 104 (5.68%) Confluence
2 89 (4.86%) JBoss
3 77 (4.21%) Tomcat
4 63 (3.44%) Apache
5 57 (3.11%) IIS
6 52 (2.84%) WebLogic
7 49 (2.68%) GeoServer
8 34 (1.86%) WebSphere
9 32 (1.75%) CMS
10 29 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
11 27 (1.47%) SharePoint
12 14 (0.76%) WebLogic Portal
13 13 (0.71%) Jetty
13 13 (0.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 12 (0.66%) OpenStack
15 10 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 9 (0.49%) LiveCycle
16 9 (0.49%) nginx
17 8 (0.44%) GlassFish
17 8 (0.44%) Mule
Applications
1 57 (3.11%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.26%) MS Office
3 11 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.38%) Gliffy
5 5 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.22%) Mingle
6 4 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 19 (1.04%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.55%) Magento
3 6 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.22%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.22%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.22%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.22%) SAP HCM
4 4 (0.22%) SDL Web 8
5 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.11%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.055%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.055%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.055%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 75 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (2.24%) GitHub
4 22 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (0.76%) Amazon S3
7 12 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (0.55%) Google App Engine
8 10 (0.55%) SaaS
9 8 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (0.44%) Route 53
10 7 (0.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 7 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (0.38%) IaaS
11 6 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
12 4 (0.22%) CloudFront
12 4 (0.22%) Google Compute Engine
12 4 (0.22%) PaaS
13 2 (0.11%) Force.com
14 1 (0.055%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 94 (5.13%) HTTP
2 25 (1.37%) Internet
3 20 (1.09%) TCP/IP
4 14 (0.76%) DNS
5 12 (0.66%) LDAP
6 10 (0.55%) SNMP
7 8 (0.44%) SSL
8 6 (0.33%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.27%) Intranet
9 5 (0.27%) Network Security
10 4 (0.22%) Firewall
10 4 (0.22%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.22%) SMTP
11 3 (0.16%) DHCP
11 3 (0.16%) FTP
11 3 (0.16%) IPsec
11 3 (0.16%) PuTTY
11 3 (0.16%) WinSCP
12 2 (0.11%) SAN
12 2 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 97 (5.30%) MongoDB
3 78 (4.26%) NoSQL
4 63 (3.44%) Relational Database
5 56 (3.06%) MySQL
6 46 (2.51%) GIS
7 41 (2.24%) Oracle Database
7 41 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
8 30 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 28 (1.53%) DB2
10 26 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
11 25 (1.37%) Redis
12 21 (1.15%) Spatial Data
13 20 (1.09%) Big Data
13 20 (1.09%) RDBMS
14 18 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
14 18 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 14 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
16 13 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 10 (0.55%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 708 (38.67%) Cucumber
2 538 (29.38%) WebDriver
3 491 (26.82%) JIRA
4 475 (25.94%) Jenkins
5 358 (19.55%) Git (software)
6 300 (16.38%) JUnit
7 279 (15.24%) Maven
8 200 (10.92%) SpecFlow
9 184 (10.05%) Subversion
10 180 (9.83%) JMeter
10 180 (9.83%) SoapUI
11 118 (6.44%) HP UFT
12 106 (5.79%) Appium
13 101 (5.52%) Gradle
14 100 (5.46%) Ant
15 98 (5.35%) Visual Studio
16 96 (5.24%) JBehave
17 90 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
18 89 (4.86%) Eclipse
19 83 (4.53%) TeamCity
General
1 295 (16.11%) Finance
2 149 (8.14%) Banking
3 97 (5.30%) Retail
4 42 (2.29%) Investment Banking
5 39 (2.13%) Telecoms
6 34 (1.86%) Legal
7 25 (1.37%) Games
8 20 (1.09%) Publishing
9 19 (1.04%) Back Office
10 15 (0.82%) Marketing
11 12 (0.66%) Military
12 11 (0.60%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.60%) Front Office
13 8 (0.44%) Retail Banking
14 7 (0.38%) Electronics
14 7 (0.38%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.27%) Billing
16 4 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.16%) Advertising
17 3 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 635 (34.68%) Developer
2 367 (20.04%) Analyst
3 350 (19.12%) Tester
4 336 (18.35%) Test Analyst
5 250 (13.65%) Automation Tester
6 249 (13.60%) Java Developer
7 179 (9.78%) Test Engineer
8 156 (8.52%) Automation Test Analyst
9 103 (5.63%) Developer in Test
9 103 (5.63%) Selenium Tester
10 98 (5.35%) Test Automation Engineer
11 93 (5.08%) QA Engineer
12 89 (4.86%) Senior Developer
13 88 (4.81%) Selenium Automation Tester
14 77 (4.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 74 (4.04%) Web Developer
16 73 (3.99%) Selenium Test Analyst
17 65 (3.55%) Java Engineer
18 63 (3.44%) JavaScript Developer
19 62 (3.39%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 430 (23.48%) HTML
2 308 (16.82%) CSS
3 291 (15.89%) Web Services
4 280 (15.29%) XML
5 262 (14.31%) .NET
6 238 (13.00%) REST
7 231 (12.62%) Spring
8 213 (11.63%) SOAP
9 202 (11.03%) HTML5
10 162 (8.85%) JSON
11 156 (8.52%) jQuery
12 155 (8.47%) AngularJS
13 153 (8.36%) Gherkin
14 146 (7.97%) RESTful
15 129 (7.05%) J2EE
16 125 (6.83%) Hibernate
17 124 (6.77%) Node.js
18 114 (6.23%) CSS3
19 101 (5.52%) Ajax
20 74 (4.04%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 94 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (4.48%) User Experience
3 67 (3.66%) Mobile App
4 51 (2.79%) Computer Science
5 49 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 26 (1.42%) iPad
7 24 (1.31%) Social Media
8 23 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (1.20%) N-Tier
10 18 (0.98%) Algorithms
10 18 (0.98%) Derivative
11 16 (0.87%) Fixed Income
12 12 (0.66%) Equities
12 12 (0.66%) Fintech
13 10 (0.55%) Management Information System
13 10 (0.55%) Smart Meter
14 9 (0.49%) Data Integration
14 9 (0.49%) Mathematics
15 8 (0.44%) Client/Server
16 7 (0.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 226 (12.34%) Linux
2 195 (10.65%) Unix
3 96 (5.24%) Windows
4 50 (2.73%) Android
5 42 (2.29%) Apple iOS
6 23 (1.26%) Windows Server
7 10 (0.55%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.49%) AIX
8 9 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.44%) Solaris
10 7 (0.38%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.33%) CentOS
12 4 (0.22%) VMS
13 3 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
14 2 (0.11%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.055%) Debian
15 1 (0.055%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.055%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1322 (72.20%) Agile Software Development
2 579 (31.62%) BDD
3 526 (28.73%) TDD
4 520 (28.40%) Scrum
5 474 (25.89%) Test Automation
6 379 (20.70%) Continuous Integration
7 302 (16.49%) Automated Testing
8 278 (15.18%) Automation Testing
9 268 (14.64%) Test Scripting
10 232 (12.67%) Open Source
11 199 (10.87%) Functional Testing
12 175 (9.56%) Software Engineering
13 164 (8.96%) DevOps
13 164 (8.96%) SDLC
14 152 (8.30%) OO
15 149 (8.14%) Software Testing
16 145 (7.92%) Web Development
17 142 (7.76%) Performance Testing
17 142 (7.76%) Regression Testing
18 135 (7.37%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1010 (55.16%) Java
2 515 (28.13%) JavaScript
3 481 (26.27%) SQL
4 353 (19.28%) C#
5 239 (13.05%) Python
6 224 (12.23%) Ruby
7 129 (7.05%) Scala
8 85 (4.64%) Perl
9 58 (3.17%) Groovy
9 58 (3.17%) PL/SQL
10 49 (2.68%) PHP
11 39 (2.13%) Bash Shell
12 33 (1.80%) T-SQL
13 32 (1.75%) C++
14 30 (1.64%) Shell Script
15 26 (1.42%) VBScript
16 25 (1.37%) F#
17 24 (1.31%) TypeScript
18 22 (1.20%) C
19 19 (1.04%) ES6
Qualifications
1 213 (11.63%) ISEB
2 204 (11.14%) Security Cleared
3 178 (9.72%) ISTQB
4 133 (7.26%) SC Cleared
5 78 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 73 (3.99%) Degree
7 44 (2.40%) DV Cleared
8 25 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (0.38%) DBS Check
9 7 (0.38%) Sun Certification
10 5 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 5 (0.27%) PhD
11 4 (0.22%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 495 (27.03%) QA
2 62 (3.39%) SDET
3 31 (1.69%) WCAG
4 17 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.11%) COBIT
7 2 (0.11%) FATCA
7 2 (0.11%) ISO20022
7 2 (0.11%) MiFID
8 1 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.055%) WAI
System Software
1 109 (5.95%) Docker
2 16 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.44%) vSphere
4 7 (0.38%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.22%) Varnish
7 2 (0.11%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.055%) Firmware
8 1 (0.055%) LXC
Systems Management
1 97 (5.30%) Puppet
2 82 (4.48%) HP Quality Center
3 66 (3.60%) Ansible
4 34 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (0.87%) Packer
6 11 (0.60%) Nagios
7 10 (0.55%) Kibana
8 9 (0.49%) logstash
8 9 (0.49%) Mesos
9 8 (0.44%) Marathon
10 7 (0.38%) Chronos
10 7 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Management
11 5 (0.27%) Terraform
11 5 (0.27%) yum
12 2 (0.11%) CA Service Virtualization
12 2 (0.11%) CA Wily
12 2 (0.11%) rkt
12 2 (0.11%) TeamSite
12 2 (0.11%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.11%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 245 (13.38%) Oracle
2 120 (6.55%) Microsoft
3 104 (5.68%) HP
4 62 (3.39%) Atlassian
5 46 (2.51%) IBM
6 41 (2.24%) Adobe
7 38 (2.08%) ESRI
7 38 (2.08%) Google
8 35 (1.91%) VMware
9 28 (1.53%) webMethods
10 26 (1.42%) Rally
11 22 (1.20%) ATG
12 20 (1.09%) Endeca
12 20 (1.09%) Splunk
13 18 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
14 16 (0.87%) Informatica
15 15 (0.82%) SOASTA, Inc
16 14 (0.76%) Red Hat
16 14 (0.76%) SAP
17 13 (0.71%) Sybase
London
First Point
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Burgess Hill
Axiom Software Solutions
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Methods Professional Services Limited
Rate: £NEG
Posted: 5 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford
aap3
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Some working from home
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 6months+
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, London UK
Reed Business Information
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
IBS Consulting
Posted: 26 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 days ago