Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 28 61
Rank change year-on-year -18 +33 +4
Contract jobs citing Selenium 21 30 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.05% 4.71% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.33% 31.91% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 1
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +3.70% +20.54%
10th Percentile £330 £263 £319
90th Percentile £500 £496 £356
East of England median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -
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 90 94 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 13.06% 14.76% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 56 24
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £321 £263 £320
90th Percentile £500 £494 £577
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 12
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £50.22 £50.78 £48.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.11% +5.67% +19.50%
10th Percentile £49.02 £50.78 £40.00
90th Percentile £50.75 £50.78 £53.51
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.89%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 24 November 2017. 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
Luton -15 10 £450 -7.22% 2
Bedford -2 1 £400 +28.00% 1
Selenium
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 20 (95.24%) Test Automation
1 20 (95.24%) Cucumber
2 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (90.48%) Java
3 16 (76.19%) JIRA
3 16 (76.19%) QA
3 16 (76.19%) WebDriver
4 15 (71.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 15 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (71.43%) Jenkins
5 14 (66.67%) TDD
5 14 (66.67%) Retail
5 14 (66.67%) Confluence
6 11 (52.38%) Ruby
6 11 (52.38%) C#
6 11 (52.38%) Python
6 11 (52.38%) SoapUI
7 10 (47.62%) Apple iOS
7 10 (47.62%) SpecFlow
7 10 (47.62%) Mobile App
7 10 (47.62%) SDET
7 10 (47.62%) E-Commerce
7 10 (47.62%) SQL
7 10 (47.62%) Android
8 9 (42.86%) Perl
8 9 (42.86%) Functional Testing
8 9 (42.86%) Appium
8 9 (42.86%) JBehave
9 8 (38.10%) Redis
9 8 (38.10%) REST

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 14 (66.67%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (38.10%) Sauce Labs
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (95.24%) Cucumber
2 16 (76.19%) JIRA
2 16 (76.19%) WebDriver
3 15 (71.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 15 (71.43%) Jenkins
4 11 (52.38%) SoapUI
5 10 (47.62%) SpecFlow
6 9 (42.86%) Appium
6 9 (42.86%) JBehave
7 8 (38.10%) Bitbucket
7 8 (38.10%) Git (software)
8 7 (33.33%) Ant
8 7 (33.33%) JUnit
8 7 (33.33%) Maven
8 7 (33.33%) TeamCity
8 7 (33.33%) TestNG
9 6 (28.57%) Protractor
10 3 (14.29%) Jasmine
11 2 (9.52%) Calabash
11 2 (9.52%) Capybara
General
1 14 (66.67%) Retail
2 8 (38.10%) Banking
2 8 (38.10%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Automation Tester
1 8 (38.10%) QA Automation Tester
1 8 (38.10%) QA Tester
1 8 (38.10%) Tester
2 6 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Software Test Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Developer in Test
4 4 (19.05%) Software Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Development Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Software Development Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Test Development Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Java Automation Tester
6 2 (9.52%) Test Automation Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) REST
1 8 (38.10%) SOAP
1 8 (38.10%) Web Services
2 6 (28.57%) Middleware
3 2 (9.52%) Node.js
4 1 (4.76%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.76%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Mobile App
2 6 (28.57%) RIA
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Android
1 10 (47.62%) Apple iOS
2 8 (38.10%) Mac OS X
2 8 (38.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Test Automation
2 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (66.67%) TDD
5 10 (47.62%) E-Commerce
5 10 (47.62%) SDET
6 9 (42.86%) Functional Testing
7 8 (38.10%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 8 (38.10%) QA Automation
8 7 (33.33%) BDD
9 6 (28.57%) ATDD
9 6 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (28.57%) Defect Management
9 6 (28.57%) Feature Driven Development
10 4 (19.05%) API Testing
11 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
12 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
13 1 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) Java
2 11 (52.38%) C#
2 11 (52.38%) Python
2 11 (52.38%) Ruby
3 10 (47.62%) SQL
4 9 (42.86%) Perl
5 8 (38.10%) Apple Swift
5 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (76.19%) QA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Atlassian
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft