Period
to 18 July 2018

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 18 July 2018 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 50 43
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7 +13
Contract jobs citing Selenium 12 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.98% 2.10% 2.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.67% 16.28% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 8
Bedfordshire median daily rate £500 £350 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -15.66% -13.54%
10th Percentile £338 £325 £298
90th Percentile £550 £449 £485
East of England median daily rate £420 £348 £355
% change year-on-year +20.86% -2.11% -1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 - £40.50

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 72 86 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 11.88% 12.89% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 64 43
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £394 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -7.35% -
10th Percentile £289 £282 £265
90th Percentile £550 £495 £487
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £47.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.00% +3.38%
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £42.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% -1.79% +11.26%

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 18 July 2018.

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 18 July 2018. 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 - 9 £538 - 2
Dunstable - 2 £300 -
Bedford -2 1 £375 -14.29% 1
Selenium
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (75.00%) BDD
2 9 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 9 (75.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (66.67%) SpecFlow
3 8 (66.67%) Cucumber
4 7 (58.33%) SDET
4 7 (58.33%) TDD
5 6 (50.00%) Java
5 6 (50.00%) TeamCity
5 6 (50.00%) JBehave
5 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (41.67%) QA
7 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
7 4 (33.33%) Python
7 4 (33.33%) Ruby
7 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (25.00%) Perl
8 3 (25.00%) JUnit
8 3 (25.00%) Feature Driven Development
8 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
8 3 (25.00%) TestNG
8 3 (25.00%) JIRA
8 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (25.00%) Swagger
8 3 (25.00%) ATDD
8 3 (25.00%) Build Automation

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 2 (16.67%) Confluence
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
1 1 (8.33%) Slack
1 1 (8.33%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 8 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 8 (66.67%) SpecFlow
3 6 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (50.00%) JBehave
3 6 (50.00%) TeamCity
4 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 3 (25.00%) JIRA
5 3 (25.00%) JUnit
5 3 (25.00%) TestNG
6 2 (16.67%) Maven
7 1 (8.33%) Ant
7 1 (8.33%) Log4Net
7 1 (8.33%) NSubstitute
7 1 (8.33%) Robot Framework
7 1 (8.33%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Developer
1 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Automation Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (8.33%) Developer in Test
2 1 (8.33%) Development Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Lead Tester
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Test Development Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Swagger
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) AutoMapper
2 1 (8.33%) Behat
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) LINQ
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) Ninject
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) RIA
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (75.00%) BDD
3 7 (58.33%) SDET
3 7 (58.33%) TDD
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (25.00%) ATDD
6 3 (25.00%) Build Automation
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (25.00%) Feature Driven Development
6 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (16.67%) Coaching
7 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
7 2 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 1 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
8 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) Ruby
4 3 (25.00%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
1 1 (8.33%) MuleSoft