Period
to 20 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 20 February 2020 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 80 59 68
Rank change year-on-year -21 +9 +7
Contract jobs citing Selenium 7 28 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.65% 2.12% 2.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.40% 12.33% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 20
Birmingham median daily rate £369 £463 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.27% +12.12% +17.86%
10th Percentile £293 £353 £325
90th Percentile £449 £525 £618
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £413 £413
% change year-on-year -9.09% - +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £34.50 -

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 Birmingham with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 159 227 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.80% 17.22% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 156 188
Birmingham median daily rate £500 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £369 £313 £273
90th Percentile £575 £581 £600
West Midlands median daily rate £460 £450 £421
% change year-on-year +2.22% +7.02% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -2.44% +2.50%
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +36.36% +10.00%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Birmingham

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Birmingham

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
3 5 (71.43%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (57.14%) DevOps
4 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (57.14%) Azure
4 4 (57.14%) MSTest
4 4 (57.14%) Mocha
4 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 4 (57.14%) NUnit
5 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
5 2 (28.57%) API Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
6 1 (14.29%) BDD
6 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
6 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Creative Thinking
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
6 1 (14.29%) Java 8
6 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (14.29%) SDLC
6 1 (14.29%) Git (software)

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Mocha
1 4 (57.14%) MSTest
1 4 (57.14%) NUnit
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) JMeter
3 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer in Test
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
4 4 (57.14%) DevOps
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) TDD
4 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
5 2 (28.57%) API Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
6 1 (14.29%) Creative Thinking
6 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (14.29%) Test Management
6 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Java 8
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA