Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 84 73
Rank change year-on-year +23 -11 +14
Contract jobs citing Selenium 40 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.83% 1.18% 1.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.50% 7.76% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 16
Birmingham median daily rate £428 £460 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.07% +24.75% -
10th Percentile £371 £324 £281
90th Percentile £525 £663 £450
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +33.33%
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 258 245 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 18.23% 15.18% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 168 156
Birmingham median daily rate £450 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +1.59% +6.06%
10th Percentile £313 £269 £284
90th Percentile £550 £541 £513
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +7.96% +1.31% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - £25.50 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £55.00 £33.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +66.67% +40.43% -24.73%

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 17 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (57.50%) Test Automation
3 22 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (52.50%) Cucumber
5 20 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 20 (50.00%) JIRA
6 16 (40.00%) C#
6 16 (40.00%) Java
7 15 (37.50%) TDD
8 14 (35.00%) JMeter
9 13 (32.50%) .NET
9 13 (32.50%) Performance Testing
10 12 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (30.00%) WebDriver
10 12 (30.00%) SoapUI
11 11 (27.50%) Docker
11 11 (27.50%) RESTful
11 11 (27.50%) SQL
11 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
12 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
12 10 (25.00%) NUnit
12 10 (25.00%) Microservices
12 10 (25.00%) API Testing
12 10 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (22.50%) Continuous Deployment
13 9 (22.50%) Moq
13 9 (22.50%) Confluence
13 9 (22.50%) Load Testing
13 9 (22.50%) QA
13 9 (22.50%) UML

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 9 (22.50%) Confluence
2 3 (7.50%) CMS
2 3 (7.50%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (17.50%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (7.50%) Azure Functions
3 3 (7.50%) Serverless
4 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.50%) Boomi
5 1 (2.50%) BrowserStack
5 1 (2.50%) GitHub
5 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (52.50%) Cucumber
2 20 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 20 (50.00%) JIRA
3 14 (35.00%) JMeter
4 12 (30.00%) SoapUI
4 12 (30.00%) WebDriver
5 10 (25.00%) NUnit
6 9 (22.50%) Moq
7 4 (10.00%) SpecFlow
7 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
8 3 (7.50%) MSTest
9 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
10 1 (2.50%) HP UFT
10 1 (2.50%) Hudson
10 1 (2.50%) LoadRunner
10 1 (2.50%) Protractor
10 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Tester
2 13 (32.50%) Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Automation Tester
4 7 (17.50%) Architect
5 4 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Java Automation Tester
5 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Java Developer in Test
5 4 (10.00%) QA Tester
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Developer in Test
6 3 (7.50%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Sitecore Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) .NET Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) C# Architect
8 1 (2.50%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) .NET
2 11 (27.50%) RESTful
3 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 8 (20.00%) CSS
5 6 (15.00%) HTML
5 6 (15.00%) HTML5
5 6 (15.00%) Node.js
5 6 (15.00%) Spring
6 5 (12.50%) Web Services
7 4 (10.00%) Gherkin
8 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
8 3 (7.50%) jQuery
8 3 (7.50%) React
8 3 (7.50%) SOAP
8 3 (7.50%) Taurus
9 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (5.00%) Dojo
9 2 (5.00%) Entity Framework
10 1 (2.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (57.50%) Test Automation
3 22 (55.00%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (37.50%) TDD
5 13 (32.50%) Performance Testing
6 10 (25.00%) API Testing
6 10 (25.00%) Microservices
6 10 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (22.50%) Continuous Deployment
7 9 (22.50%) Load Testing
7 9 (22.50%) UML
8 8 (20.00%) BDD
8 8 (20.00%) Migration
8 8 (20.00%) Regression Testing
9 7 (17.50%) Analytical Thinking
9 7 (17.50%) Creative Thinking
9 7 (17.50%) Exploratory Testing
9 7 (17.50%) SDET
9 7 (17.50%) Web Testing
10 6 (15.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) C#
1 16 (40.00%) Java
2 11 (27.50%) SQL
3 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.50%) ES6
5 1 (2.50%) Java 8
5 1 (2.50%) Scala
5 1 (2.50%) VB
5 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.00%) DBS Check
4 2 (5.00%) ISEB
5 1 (2.50%) Degree
5 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) QA
2 4 (10.00%) PMO
3 2 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.50%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (27.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Ansible
1 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.50%) Dell
3 1 (2.50%) HP
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle