Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 73 80
Rank change year-on-year +29 +7 -12
Contract jobs citing Selenium 86 37 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.54% 2.15% 1.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.31% 12.80% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 18 20
Bristol median daily rate £375 £353 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -11.88% +14.29%
10th Percentile £213 £284 £288
90th Percentile £514 £438 £488
South West median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £35.00 -
South West median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 369 289 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.48% 16.79% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 165 186
Bristol median daily rate £413 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £273 £272 £306
90th Percentile £515 £490 £525
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 17
Bristol median hourly rate £41.88 £41.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.52% -2.94% +9.34%
10th Percentile £37.15 £34.18 £38.75
90th Percentile £46.04 £50.25 £52.30
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.11% +5.88% +6.25%

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 19 August 2018.

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 19 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 74 (86.05%) Test Automation
2 67 (77.91%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (46.51%) Git (software)
4 37 (43.02%) C#
5 35 (40.70%) Scrum
6 33 (38.37%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (37.21%) Problem-Solving
8 31 (36.05%) Cucumber
9 30 (34.88%) SpecFlow
10 29 (33.72%) Java
11 27 (31.40%) SQL
12 26 (30.23%) DevOps
13 25 (29.07%) Gherkin
14 24 (27.91%) HTML
14 24 (27.91%) Microsoft
15 23 (26.74%) .NET
15 23 (26.74%) SQL Server
15 23 (26.74%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (25.58%) Oracle
17 19 (22.09%) Finance
17 19 (22.09%) Windows
17 19 (22.09%) Microsoft Azure
17 19 (22.09%) Jenkins
18 18 (20.93%) Self-Motivation
18 18 (20.93%) NUnit
18 18 (20.93%) JSON
19 17 (19.77%) XML
19 17 (19.77%) WebDriver
20 16 (18.60%) API Testing
20 16 (18.60%) JavaScript

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 10 (11.63%) CMS
1 10 (11.63%) JBoss
1 10 (11.63%) Tomcat
2 9 (10.47%) Drupal
3 6 (6.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.33%) Confluence
5 1 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 19 (22.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (17.44%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (15.12%) npm
3 13 (15.12%) NuGet
4 9 (10.47%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (10.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.33%) BrowserStack
5 2 (2.33%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (26.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 40 (46.51%) Git (software)
2 31 (36.05%) Cucumber
3 30 (34.88%) SpecFlow
4 19 (22.09%) Jenkins
5 18 (20.93%) NUnit
6 17 (19.77%) WebDriver
7 14 (16.28%) JUnit
8 13 (15.12%) Moq
8 13 (15.12%) XMLUnit
8 13 (15.12%) xUnit.net
9 12 (13.95%) SoapUI
10 10 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (11.63%) Travis CI
11 9 (10.47%) Ant
11 9 (10.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (10.47%) Vagrant
12 7 (8.14%) JMeter
12 7 (8.14%) TeamCity
13 6 (6.98%) Hudson
13 6 (6.98%) JIRA
General
1 19 (22.09%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Advertising
3 6 (6.98%) Back Office
4 5 (5.81%) Banking
5 3 (3.49%) Marketing
5 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.33%) Electronics
6 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (26.74%) Tester
2 21 (24.42%) Analyst
3 20 (23.26%) Test Analyst
4 16 (18.60%) Developer
5 15 (17.44%) Automation Test Analyst
5 15 (17.44%) Automation Tester
6 9 (10.47%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) Software Tester
8 7 (8.14%) .NET Developer
9 6 (6.98%) Lead Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 4 (4.65%) Selenium Tester
10 4 (4.65%) Test Automation Specialist
10 4 (4.65%) Test Specialist
11 3 (3.49%) Agile Test Analyst
11 3 (3.49%) Java Automation Tester
11 3 (3.49%) Test Engineer
12 2 (2.33%) Developer in Test
12 2 (2.33%) QA Automation Analyst
12 2 (2.33%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.07%) Gherkin
2 24 (27.91%) HTML
3 23 (26.74%) .NET
4 18 (20.93%) JSON
5 17 (19.77%) XML
6 15 (17.44%) ASP.NET
6 15 (17.44%) CSS
7 14 (16.28%) .NET Framework
7 14 (16.28%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (16.28%) Node.js
7 14 (16.28%) Redux
8 13 (15.12%) ASP.NET Core
8 13 (15.12%) Autofac
8 13 (15.12%) D3.js
8 13 (15.12%) Entity Framework
9 12 (13.95%) Code First Entity Framework
10 10 (11.63%) Struts
11 9 (10.47%) JSP
12 8 (9.30%) React
13 3 (3.49%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (38.37%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (20.93%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (10.47%) Fat Client
3 9 (10.47%) Thin Client
4 5 (5.81%) Fintech
5 4 (4.65%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.16%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.09%) Windows
2 14 (16.28%) Linux
3 9 (10.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (10.47%) Windows Server
3 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (86.05%) Test Automation
2 67 (77.91%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (40.70%) Scrum
4 32 (37.21%) Problem-Solving
5 26 (30.23%) DevOps
6 23 (26.74%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (18.60%) API Testing
8 14 (16.28%) MVC
8 14 (16.28%) Unit Testing
9 13 (15.12%) Dependency Injection
9 13 (15.12%) Web Development
10 12 (13.95%) Acceptance Criteria
10 12 (13.95%) SDET
10 12 (13.95%) SDLC
10 12 (13.95%) Strategic Thinking
11 11 (12.79%) Test Scripting
12 9 (10.47%) Change Management
12 9 (10.47%) Configuration Management
12 9 (10.47%) Microservices
12 9 (10.47%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 37 (43.02%) C#
2 29 (33.72%) Java
3 27 (31.40%) SQL
4 16 (18.60%) JavaScript
5 13 (15.12%) VBScript
6 9 (10.47%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.65%) Python
7 4 (4.65%) VB
8 3 (3.49%) C
8 3 (3.49%) Java 8
9 1 (1.16%) PHP
9 1 (1.16%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) ISEB
2 7 (8.14%) Degree
3 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.49%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.44%) QA
2 9 (10.47%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (10.47%) Virtual Machines
1 9 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (10.47%) Ansible
1 9 (10.47%) Packer
1 9 (10.47%) Puppet
1 9 (10.47%) Terraform
1 9 (10.47%) WMI
2 7 (8.14%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 22 (25.58%) Oracle
3 9 (10.47%) Citrix
3 9 (10.47%) Google
3 9 (10.47%) MKS
3 9 (10.47%) VMware
4 6 (6.98%) Cadence
5 2 (2.33%) SAP
6 1 (1.16%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 1 (1.16%) Siemens
6 1 (1.16%) Sitecore