Period
to 20 August 2018

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 August 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 80 74
Rank change year-on-year +27 -6 -3
Contract jobs citing Selenium 49 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.34% 0.75% 1.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.88% 4.78% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 4 19
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £319 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% +1.19% -10.00%
10th Percentile £296 £196 £150
90th Percentile £600 £365 £425
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £375 £413
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 274 209 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.65% 15.69% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 144 156
Birmingham median daily rate £431 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -2.60% +10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £250
90th Percentile £538 £534 £504
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £15.00 £27.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.95% -35.88% -
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.89 £33.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year -48.83% - -

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 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 42 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 40 (81.63%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (65.31%) Cucumber
4 26 (53.06%) JIRA
5 24 (48.98%) SQL
6 23 (46.94%) Java
7 22 (44.90%) BDD
8 19 (38.78%) WebDriver
8 19 (38.78%) SC Cleared
8 19 (38.78%) Security Cleared
9 18 (36.73%) Confluence
10 16 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (32.65%) Jenkins
10 16 (32.65%) API Testing
11 14 (28.57%) Performance Testing
12 13 (26.53%) SoapUI
12 13 (26.53%) Regression Testing
12 13 (26.53%) Exploratory Testing
13 12 (24.49%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (24.49%) DevOps
13 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (24.49%) JMeter
13 12 (24.49%) Migration
13 12 (24.49%) PostgreSQL
13 12 (24.49%) Gherkin
13 12 (24.49%) Functional Testing
13 12 (24.49%) Load Testing
13 12 (24.49%) RESTful
14 11 (22.45%) Scrum
14 11 (22.45%) PL/SQL

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 18 (36.73%) Confluence
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) JBoss
2 1 (2.04%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Slack
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.08%) GitHub
3 1 (2.04%) BrowserStack
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.16%) MySQL
4 3 (6.12%) Redis
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 32 (65.31%) Cucumber
2 26 (53.06%) JIRA
3 19 (38.78%) WebDriver
4 16 (32.65%) Jenkins
5 13 (26.53%) SoapUI
6 12 (24.49%) JMeter
7 10 (20.41%) SpecFlow
8 6 (12.24%) TestRail
8 6 (12.24%) Visual Studio
8 6 (12.24%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (8.16%) JUnit
10 3 (6.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (6.12%) Bitbucket
10 3 (6.12%) HP UFT
10 3 (6.12%) Jasmine
10 3 (6.12%) Mocha
10 3 (6.12%) Protractor
10 3 (6.12%) Sahi
10 3 (6.12%) Subversion
10 3 (6.12%) WATIR
General
1 4 (8.16%) Retail
2 3 (6.12%) Automotive
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Marketing
2 3 (6.12%) Persian Language
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Tester
2 16 (32.65%) Automation Tester
3 10 (20.41%) Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Test Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Java Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 5 (10.20%) Selenium Tester
7 4 (8.16%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Developer in Test
7 4 (8.16%) Java Automation Tester
7 4 (8.16%) Project Leader
7 4 (8.16%) QA Tester
7 4 (8.16%) Test Leader
8 3 (6.12%) Functional Tester
8 3 (6.12%) Test Project Leader
9 2 (4.08%) Functional Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Functional Test Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) QA Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) Gherkin
1 12 (24.49%) RESTful
2 9 (18.37%) AngularJS
3 7 (14.29%) SOAP
3 7 (14.29%) Web Services
4 6 (12.24%) REST
4 6 (12.24%) Spring
5 5 (10.20%) CSS
6 4 (8.16%) .NET
6 4 (8.16%) Node.js
6 4 (8.16%) XML
7 3 (6.12%) HTML
7 3 (6.12%) HTML5
7 3 (6.12%) LESS
7 3 (6.12%) Sass
7 3 (6.12%) Symfony
8 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.04%) Express
9 1 (2.04%) JSON
9 1 (2.04%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (18.37%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (8.16%) NHS
4 1 (2.04%) Blog
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Unix
2 3 (6.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 40 (81.63%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (44.90%) BDD
4 16 (32.65%) API Testing
4 16 (32.65%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (28.57%) Performance Testing
6 13 (26.53%) Exploratory Testing
6 13 (26.53%) Regression Testing
7 12 (24.49%) DevOps
7 12 (24.49%) Functional Testing
7 12 (24.49%) Load Testing
7 12 (24.49%) Migration
7 12 (24.49%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (22.45%) Scrum
9 9 (18.37%) Analytical Thinking
9 9 (18.37%) Creative Thinking
9 9 (18.37%) CRM
9 9 (18.37%) TDD
9 9 (18.37%) Test Management
9 9 (18.37%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) SQL
2 23 (46.94%) Java
3 11 (22.45%) PL/SQL
4 10 (20.41%) C#
5 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.12%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.12%) PHP
6 3 (6.12%) Python
6 3 (6.12%) Ruby
7 1 (2.04%) ES6
7 1 (2.04%) Java 8
7 1 (2.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (38.78%) SC Cleared
1 19 (38.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.24%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.20%) ISEB
4 2 (4.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.41%) QA
2 4 (8.16%) PMO
3 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.04%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Ansible
1 1 (2.04%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) Atlassian
3 3 (6.12%) Zend
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Splunk