The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for Selenium skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 26 28 33
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 2.19% 1.06% 2.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.08% 11.76% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £165 £431 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -61.73% +12.01%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +4.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.95 £45.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +30.26% +0.55%  

Selenium is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 13 17 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 9.49% 8.99% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 26
Median daily rate £394 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.68% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £313 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton citing Selenium as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Brighton

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Brighton

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Brighton region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) QA
2 4 (36.36%) WebDriver
2 4 (36.36%) BDD
2 4 (36.36%) Automation Testing
2 4 (36.36%) SpecFlow
2 4 (36.36%) Protractor
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) JIRA
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
5 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 1 (9.09%) Calabash
5 1 (9.09%) User Experience
5 1 (9.09%) Appium
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (9.09%) SDET
5 1 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) XHTML
5 1 (9.09%) HTTP
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) ISEB
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) CSS
5 1 (9.09%) JSON
5 1 (9.09%) Ruby

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Protractor
1 4 (36.36%) SpecFlow
1 4 (36.36%) WebDriver
2 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Appium
3 1 (9.09%) Calabash
3 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Automation Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Junior
3 3 (27.27%) Junior Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Junior Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) QA Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Developer in Test
4 2 (18.18%) Junior QA Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Java Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (9.09%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Automation Testing
1 4 (36.36%) BDD
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft