The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Selenium skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Selenium
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 38 31
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 1.44% 0.64% 2.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.50% 8.00% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £345 £238 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.05% -36.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £228 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £248 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.89 £44.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +53.42% +18.00%  

Selenium is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 32 25 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 11.51% 7.96% 18.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 16
Median daily rate £363 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.81% -26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £26.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.66% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year - +14.74%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing Selenium as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Basingstoke

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Selenium in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (60.00%) SilkTest
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Smoke Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (60.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) SilkTest
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Java Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
1 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (60.00%) Validation
1 3 (60.00%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Smoke Testing
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) VMware