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 24 June 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.

Selenium
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 26 35
Rank change year-on-year +8 +9  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 13 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 6.91% 3.14% 2.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 39.39% 21.43% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 5
Median daily rate £363 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.70% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £425 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +2.81% +1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £48.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year -2.06% +44.77%  

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 33 28 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 17.55% 14.66% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 21
Median daily rate £375 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Brighton over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 14 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 10 (62.50%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) BDD
4 6 (37.50%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) ISEB
5 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
5 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
5 5 (31.25%) QA
5 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (31.25%) SpecFlow
5 5 (31.25%) Protractor
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) HP UFT
7 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
7 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
7 3 (18.75%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 2 (12.50%) TestNG
8 2 (12.50%) JIRA
8 2 (12.50%) Maven
8 2 (12.50%) TDD
9 1 (6.25%) Scrum
9 1 (6.25%) Internet

Selenium
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Protractor
1 5 (31.25%) SpecFlow
1 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) Maven
3 2 (12.50%) TestNG
4 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Developer in Test
2 4 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 4 (25.00%) Test Team Leader
3 3 (18.75%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Automation Tester
3 3 (18.75%) QA Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Tester
4 2 (12.50%) QA Automation Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 7 (43.75%) BDD
3 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
5 3 (18.75%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
5 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
7 1 (6.25%) Build Automation
7 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
7 1 (6.25%) QA Automation
7 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ISEB
1 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft