The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford 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 28 March 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
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 - 12
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 8.11% - 2.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 50.00% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.95 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +30.98% -  

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 Bedford with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Bedford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 16.22% 8.57% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £450 £318 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.73% -34.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford 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 Bedford

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Bedford

Selenium
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 5 (100.00%) API Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (80.00%) Capybara
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (80.00%) Calabash
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
2 4 (80.00%) Android
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) SDET
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) Appium
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) ISEB
5 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (20.00%) OO

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (80.00%) Calabash
2 4 (80.00%) Capybara
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (80.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) Appium
4 1 (20.00%) NUnit
4 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Applications Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Applications Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Android
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) API Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
1 2 (40.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft