The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 58 33 86
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +53
Contract jobs citing Selenium 41 93 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.83% 4.74% 1.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.45% 26.05% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 65 18
Median daily rate £415 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £522 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.19 £47.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +15.15%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
235 357 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.22% 18.20% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 211 154
Median daily rate £401 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.95 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.73% +10.67%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Selenium as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the West Yorkshire region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Selenium
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the West Yorkshire region.

Selenium Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Leeds -12 38 £433 +16.89% 13
Halifax - 1 £295 - 8
Selenium
Yorkshire

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 88 (79.28%) Java
2 81 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (60.36%) Cucumber
4 64 (57.66%) Jenkins
5 51 (45.95%) Scala
6 45 (40.54%) Scrum
7 44 (39.64%) Test Automation
8 43 (38.74%) WebDriver
9 41 (36.94%) JIRA
10 39 (35.14%) JSON
10 39 (35.14%) TDD
10 39 (35.14%) Python
11 36 (32.43%) Linux
11 36 (32.43%) Ruby
11 36 (32.43%) BDD
12 35 (31.53%) HTML
13 34 (30.63%) Puppet
14 33 (29.73%) RESTful
15 29 (26.13%) Confluence
15 29 (26.13%) Automation Testing
15 29 (26.13%) QA
16 28 (25.23%) Open Source
16 28 (25.23%) NoSQL
16 28 (25.23%) Test Scripting
17 27 (24.32%) Spring
18 26 (23.42%) Performance Testing
19 25 (22.52%) MongoDB
19 25 (22.52%) HTML5
19 25 (22.52%) Opscode Chef
19 25 (22.52%) Play Framework

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 29 (26.13%) Confluence
2 3 (2.70%) nginx
3 2 (1.80%) Apache
3 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.90%) Tornado
4 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (0.90%) Temenos T24
1 1 (0.90%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.51%) GitHub
2 1 (0.90%) CloudBees
2 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (1.80%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.23%) NoSQL
2 25 (22.52%) MongoDB
3 17 (15.32%) Relational Database
4 5 (4.50%) Redis
5 3 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.70%) Riak
6 2 (1.80%) Big Data
6 2 (1.80%) DB2
6 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.80%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.90%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 67 (60.36%) Cucumber
2 64 (57.66%) Jenkins
3 43 (38.74%) WebDriver
4 41 (36.94%) JIRA
5 22 (19.82%) Git (software)
6 20 (18.02%) JMeter
7 19 (17.12%) SoapUI
8 18 (16.22%) JUnit
9 10 (9.01%) Maven
9 10 (9.01%) RSpec
10 8 (7.21%) LoadRunner
11 7 (6.31%) Hudson
12 6 (5.41%) Grunt
12 6 (5.41%) HP UFT
12 6 (5.41%) Subversion
12 6 (5.41%) Vagrant
13 4 (3.60%) Appium
13 4 (3.60%) FitNesse
13 4 (3.60%) Zephyr
14 3 (2.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (7.21%) Games
2 4 (3.60%) Finance
2 4 (3.60%) Retail
3 1 (0.90%) Banking
3 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (33.33%) Tester
2 32 (28.83%) Automation Tester
3 29 (26.13%) Developer
4 22 (19.82%) Test Engineer
5 19 (17.12%) Developer in Test
5 19 (17.12%) Selenium Tester
6 18 (16.22%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 16 (14.41%) Architect
7 16 (14.41%) Java Automation Tester
8 12 (10.81%) Java Developer
8 12 (10.81%) Technical Architect
9 10 (9.01%) QA Engineer
9 10 (9.01%) QA Test Engineer
9 10 (9.01%) Test Automation Engineer
10 9 (8.11%) Test Automation Developer
11 7 (6.31%) Java Architect
11 7 (6.31%) Java Technical Architect
11 7 (6.31%) Quality Engineer
11 7 (6.31%) Technical Leader
12 6 (5.41%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (35.14%) JSON
2 35 (31.53%) HTML
3 33 (29.73%) RESTful
4 27 (24.32%) Spring
5 25 (22.52%) Django
5 25 (22.52%) HTML5
5 25 (22.52%) Play Framework
6 14 (12.61%) XML
7 13 (11.71%) Gherkin
8 8 (7.21%) SOAP
8 8 (7.21%) Web Services
9 7 (6.31%) REST
10 5 (4.50%) .NET
11 4 (3.60%) AngularJS
11 4 (3.60%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (3.60%) React
12 3 (2.70%) Backbone.js
12 3 (2.70%) CSS
12 3 (2.70%) Node.js
12 3 (2.70%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) Social Media
2 10 (9.01%) Tandem
3 9 (8.11%) Driving Licence
4 7 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.31%) User Experience
5 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.80%) NHS
6 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.90%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 36 (32.43%) Linux
2 13 (11.71%) Unix
3 3 (2.70%) Windows
4 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (40.54%) Scrum
3 44 (39.64%) Test Automation
4 39 (35.14%) TDD
5 36 (32.43%) BDD
6 29 (26.13%) Automation Testing
7 28 (25.23%) Open Source
7 28 (25.23%) Test Scripting
8 26 (23.42%) Performance Testing
9 24 (21.62%) Automated Testing
9 24 (21.62%) Kanban
10 22 (19.82%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (18.02%) User Stories
12 19 (17.12%) Security Testing
13 16 (14.41%) Business Analysis
14 15 (13.51%) Microservices
15 13 (11.71%) Defect Tracking
16 10 (9.01%) Mentoring
16 10 (9.01%) Software Engineering
16 10 (9.01%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (79.28%) Java
2 51 (45.95%) Scala
3 39 (35.14%) Python
4 36 (32.43%) Ruby
5 16 (14.41%) JavaScript
6 13 (11.71%) SQL
7 8 (7.21%) C#
7 8 (7.21%) Groovy
7 8 (7.21%) PHP
8 6 (5.41%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.80%) C
9 2 (1.80%) C++
9 2 (1.80%) VBScript
9 2 (1.80%) XPath
9 2 (1.80%) XQuery
10 1 (0.90%) Perl
10 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.31%) ISEB
2 6 (5.41%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.90%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (26.13%) QA
2 5 (4.50%) WCAG
3 3 (2.70%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 34 (30.63%) Puppet
2 25 (22.52%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (2.70%) HP
1 3 (2.70%) Oracle
1 3 (2.70%) Splunk
2 2 (1.80%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (1.80%) IBM
2 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
2 2 (1.80%) Temenos
2 2 (1.80%) VMware
3 1 (0.90%) Adobe
3 1 (0.90%) Calypso
3 1 (0.90%) Guidewire
3 1 (0.90%) Kony
3 1 (0.90%) MuleSoft
3 1 (0.90%) Twitter
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