Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Selenium skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Selenium over the 6 months to 15 February 2019 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
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 33 34
Rank change year-on-year -15 +1 +22
Contract jobs citing Selenium 3 29 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.67% 4.50% 3.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.00% 32.58% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 22 12
Bedfordshire median daily rate £371 £469 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.85% +10.95% +25.19%
10th Percentile £348 £425 £270
90th Percentile £394 £500 £496
East of England median daily rate £350 £450 £388
% change year-on-year -22.22% +16.13% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £13.00 -

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

All Development Application Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 50 89 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 11.09% 13.82% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 70 54
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £327 £325 £310
90th Percentile £550 £503 £500
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £47.72 £50.22 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.98% +5.72% -6.01%
10th Percentile £45.84 £49.02 £46.25
90th Percentile £49.99 £50.75 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -4.49% +8.54% +2.50%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Bedfordshire

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Bedfordshire

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 15 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - 2 £342 -
Bedford - 1 £400 -
Selenium
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Protractor
3 1 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) GitHub
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) SAP FI-CA
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) SAP PSCD
3 1 (33.33%) JSON

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP FI-CA
1 1 (33.33%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) Protractor
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Toad
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Smoke Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) webMethods