Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 55 31
Rank change year-on-year +5 -24 +32
Contract jobs citing Selenium 6 10 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.10% 1.48% 4.04%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.68% 12.35% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 14
Bedfordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -26.32%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £263
90th Percentile £486 £415 £496
East of England median daily rate £390 £341 £350
% change year-on-year +14.54% -2.71% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £13.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +188.46% -67.90% -

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 62 81 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 11.40% 12.00% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 55 52
Bedfordshire median daily rate £395 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £277 £281 £263
90th Percentile £515 £536 £499
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 4
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £49.65 £50.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.47% +10.92%
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year - +0.59% +5.63%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Bedford +2 3 £388 -3.13%
Luton +1 2 £444 -1.39%
Dunstable - 1 £300 - 1
Selenium
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
4 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (50.00%) SpecFlow
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) QA
5 2 (33.33%) Ruby
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (33.33%) SDET
5 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (16.67%) Ninject
6 1 (16.67%) REST
6 1 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
6 1 (16.67%) vREST
6 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (16.67%) RESTful
6 1 (16.67%) JBehave
6 1 (16.67%) Open Source
6 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (16.67%) Feature Driven Development
6 1 (16.67%) Behat
6 1 (16.67%) ATDD
6 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (16.67%) AutoMapper
6 1 (16.67%) Mobile App

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 3 (50.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) JBehave
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) JUnit
4 1 (16.67%) Log4Net
4 1 (16.67%) NSubstitute
4 1 (16.67%) Robot Framework
4 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (16.67%) TestNG
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Web Applications Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) AutoMapper
1 1 (16.67%) Behat
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) LINQ
1 1 (16.67%) Ninject
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) SDET
4 1 (16.67%) ATDD
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA