Period
to 28 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 28 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 71 74 64
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10 +11
Contract jobs citing Selenium 43 52 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.40% 2.52% 2.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.76% 12.04% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 42 42
Bristol median daily rate £400 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +20.00% +7.69%
10th Percentile £306 £300 £282
90th Percentile £525 £494 £456
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.22% - -
South West median hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year +122.22% - -

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 Bristol with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 337 432 302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 18.82% 20.90% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 313 194
Bristol median daily rate £425 £450 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +10.77% +12.85%
10th Percentile £324 £325 £313
90th Percentile £622 £575 £584
South West median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 3
Bristol median hourly rate £43.75 £43.63 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.29% +9.06% -6.98%
10th Percentile £35.00 £35.31 £37.50
90th Percentile £50.25 £64.75 £42.50
South West median hourly rate £46.75 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +7.59%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Bristol

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Bristol

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Bristol over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Bristol

Selenium
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Selenium in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 33 (76.74%) Test Automation
2 21 (48.84%) C#
3 17 (39.53%) .NET
4 16 (37.21%) DevOps
5 13 (30.23%) Java
5 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
5 13 (30.23%) SpecFlow
6 12 (27.91%) Azure
6 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (23.26%) Cucumber
8 9 (20.93%) WebDriver
8 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
9 8 (18.60%) BDD
9 8 (18.60%) AngularJS
9 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
10 7 (16.28%) HTML
10 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
10 7 (16.28%) CSS
10 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
10 7 (16.28%) Scrum
10 7 (16.28%) JSON
10 7 (16.28%) API Testing
10 7 (16.28%) SoapUI
10 7 (16.28%) Postman
11 6 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
11 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
11 6 (13.95%) Visual Studio Team System
11 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
11 6 (13.95%) Docker

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (2.33%) Confluence
1 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.91%) Azure
2 5 (11.63%) npm
3 3 (6.98%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (4.65%) GitHub
4 2 (4.65%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) DNS
1 1 (2.33%) DSL
1 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) SpecFlow
2 10 (23.26%) Cucumber
3 9 (20.93%) Git (software)
3 9 (20.93%) WebDriver
4 7 (16.28%) Postman
4 7 (16.28%) SoapUI
5 6 (13.95%) NUnit
5 6 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (13.95%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (11.63%) Gatling
6 5 (11.63%) gulp
6 5 (11.63%) JIRA
6 5 (11.63%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (11.63%) webpack
7 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
8 2 (4.65%) JMeter
8 2 (4.65%) Katalon Studio
8 2 (4.65%) Zephyr
9 1 (2.33%) Hudson
9 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.65%) Banking
1 2 (4.65%) Corporate Banking
1 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
1 2 (4.65%) Retail
1 2 (4.65%) Retail Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Police
2 1 (2.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Analyst
2 15 (34.88%) Test Analyst
3 12 (27.91%) Automation Test Analyst
4 10 (23.26%) Test Engineer
5 8 (18.60%) Test Automation Engineer
6 6 (13.95%) Developer
6 6 (13.95%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 5 (11.63%) Manual Test Analyst
7 5 (11.63%) Test Leader
8 4 (9.30%) Tester
9 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
9 3 (6.98%) Senior Test Engineer
10 2 (4.65%) Automation Test Lead
10 2 (4.65%) Automation Tester
10 2 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (4.65%) Senior Test Analyst
10 2 (4.65%) Senior Tester
10 2 (4.65%) Test Manager
11 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (39.53%) .NET
2 8 (18.60%) AngularJS
3 7 (16.28%) CSS
3 7 (16.28%) HTML
3 7 (16.28%) JSON
4 5 (11.63%) .NET Core
4 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
4 5 (11.63%) Angular 2
4 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET
4 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (11.63%) Entity Framework
4 5 (11.63%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (4.65%) Gherkin
5 2 (4.65%) REST
5 2 (4.65%) WebdriverIO
6 1 (2.33%) Express
6 1 (2.33%) Middleware
6 1 (2.33%) Node.js
6 1 (2.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (76.74%) Test Automation
2 16 (37.21%) DevOps
3 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.60%) BDD
5 7 (16.28%) API Testing
5 7 (16.28%) Scrum
6 5 (11.63%) Microservices
6 5 (11.63%) MVC
7 4 (9.30%) Manual Testing
7 4 (9.30%) OWASP
7 4 (9.30%) SDLC
7 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
7 4 (9.30%) User Stories
8 3 (6.98%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.65%) Kanban
9 2 (4.65%) Performance Testing
9 2 (4.65%) Security Testing
9 2 (4.65%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) C#
2 13 (30.23%) Java
2 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
3 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
4 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
5 5 (11.63%) Scala
6 3 (6.98%) SQL
7 2 (4.65%) Python
8 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.33%) Groovy
8 1 (2.33%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) SC Cleared
1 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.65%) ISEB
4 1 (2.33%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) HP ALM
2 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.33%) Kibana
2 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) HP
2 2 (4.65%) IBM