Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 62 97
Rank change year-on-year +14 +35 -9
Contract jobs citing Selenium 91 59 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.33% 2.99% 1.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.78% 16.81% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 43 11
Bristol median daily rate £395 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.86% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £220 £278 £313
90th Percentile £488 £438 £475
South West median daily rate £406 £360 £400
% change year-on-year +12.85% -10.00% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £22.50 - -
South West median hourly rate £22.50 - -

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 438 351 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 20.85% 17.78% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 228 200
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £298 £275 £275
90th Percentile £522 £525 £525
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 11
Bristol median hourly rate £42.63 £40.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.56% -6.98% +4.88%
10th Percentile £33.63 £34.00 £33.25
90th Percentile £68.88 £47.15 £52.17
South West median hourly rate £43.75 £41.15 £42.25
% change year-on-year +6.32% -2.60% +3.05%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 84 (92.31%) Test Automation
2 65 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (49.45%) Cucumber
4 41 (45.05%) Git (software)
5 37 (40.66%) C#
5 37 (40.66%) Analytical Skills
6 34 (37.36%) Problem-Solving
7 32 (35.16%) SQL
8 31 (34.07%) Microsoft
8 31 (34.07%) SpecFlow
8 31 (34.07%) Gherkin
9 30 (32.97%) Java
10 27 (29.67%) Scrum
11 26 (28.57%) API Testing
12 23 (25.27%) .NET
12 23 (25.27%) SQL Server
13 22 (24.18%) Oracle
13 22 (24.18%) HTML
14 21 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (20.88%) Test Scripting
15 19 (20.88%) WebDriver
15 19 (20.88%) Self-Motivation
16 18 (19.78%) DevOps
16 18 (19.78%) Jenkins
16 18 (19.78%) Microsoft Azure
16 18 (19.78%) QA
17 17 (18.68%) Amazon AWS
17 17 (18.68%) Linux
17 17 (18.68%) SDET
18 16 (17.58%) Acceptance Criteria

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 9 (9.89%) CMS
1 9 (9.89%) Drupal
2 6 (6.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (5.49%) JBoss
3 5 (5.49%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.10%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 18 (19.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (18.68%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (14.29%) npm
3 13 (14.29%) NuGet
4 8 (8.79%) BrowserStack
5 5 (5.49%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (5.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (2.20%) Sauce Labs
7 1 (1.10%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 45 (49.45%) Cucumber
2 41 (45.05%) Git (software)
3 31 (34.07%) SpecFlow
4 19 (20.88%) WebDriver
5 18 (19.78%) Jenkins
6 15 (16.48%) JUnit
6 15 (16.48%) NUnit
7 14 (15.38%) Visual Studio Coded UI
8 13 (14.29%) Moq
8 13 (14.29%) XMLUnit
8 13 (14.29%) xUnit.net
9 12 (13.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (12.09%) Ant
10 11 (12.09%) SoapUI
11 9 (9.89%) JMeter
12 7 (7.69%) TeamCity
13 6 (6.59%) CruiseControl
13 6 (6.59%) Hudson
13 6 (6.59%) JIRA
13 6 (6.59%) Maven
General
1 16 (17.58%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Advertising
3 6 (6.59%) Back Office
4 3 (3.30%) Marketing
4 3 (3.30%) Retail
5 2 (2.20%) Electronics
5 2 (2.20%) Law
5 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.10%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (27.47%) Tester
2 20 (21.98%) Analyst
3 17 (18.68%) Test Analyst
4 14 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
4 14 (15.38%) Automation Tester
4 14 (15.38%) Developer
5 8 (8.79%) Software Tester
6 6 (6.59%) .NET Developer
6 6 (6.59%) Java Automation Tester
6 6 (6.59%) Lead Developer
6 6 (6.59%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 6 (6.59%) Selenium Tester
7 5 (5.49%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Test Automation Specialist
7 5 (5.49%) Test Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Test Specialist
8 4 (4.40%) Test Leader
9 3 (3.30%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) QA Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (34.07%) Gherkin
2 23 (25.27%) .NET
3 22 (24.18%) HTML
4 14 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 14 (15.38%) Node.js
5 13 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 13 (14.29%) ASP.NET Core
5 13 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (14.29%) Autofac
5 13 (14.29%) CSS
5 13 (14.29%) D3.js
5 13 (14.29%) JSON
5 13 (14.29%) Redux
5 13 (14.29%) XML
6 12 (13.19%) Code First Entity Framework
6 12 (13.19%) Entity Framework
7 11 (12.09%) React
8 5 (5.49%) JSP
8 5 (5.49%) Struts
9 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (40.66%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (20.88%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (12.09%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (6.59%) Fintech
5 5 (5.49%) Fat Client
5 5 (5.49%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.20%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.68%) Linux
2 15 (16.48%) Windows
3 11 (12.09%) Unix
4 5 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.49%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (92.31%) Test Automation
2 65 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (37.36%) Problem-Solving
4 27 (29.67%) Scrum
5 26 (28.57%) API Testing
6 21 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (20.88%) Test Scripting
8 18 (19.78%) DevOps
9 17 (18.68%) SDET
10 16 (17.58%) Acceptance Criteria
11 13 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
11 13 (14.29%) MVC
11 13 (14.29%) Unit Testing
11 13 (14.29%) Web Development
12 12 (13.19%) Strategic Thinking
13 11 (12.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 11 (12.09%) Front End Development
13 11 (12.09%) Migration
14 9 (9.89%) SDLC
14 9 (9.89%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 37 (40.66%) C#
2 32 (35.16%) SQL
3 30 (32.97%) Java
4 14 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 12 (13.19%) Python
6 9 (9.89%) PowerShell
6 9 (9.89%) VBScript
7 4 (4.40%) C
8 1 (1.10%) C++
8 1 (1.10%) Ruby
8 1 (1.10%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (16.48%) ISEB
2 8 (8.79%) Degree
3 5 (5.49%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.30%) DBS Check
4 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (19.78%) QA
2 9 (9.89%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (8.79%) Docker
2 5 (5.49%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (9.89%) WMI
2 7 (7.69%) Kubernetes
3 5 (5.49%) Ansible
3 5 (5.49%) Packer
3 5 (5.49%) Puppet
3 5 (5.49%) Terraform
4 3 (3.30%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.10%) Kibana
Vendors
1 31 (34.07%) Microsoft
2 22 (24.18%) Oracle
3 6 (6.59%) Cadence
4 5 (5.49%) Citrix
4 5 (5.49%) Google
4 5 (5.49%) MKS
4 5 (5.49%) VMware
5 2 (2.20%) SAP
6 1 (1.10%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 1 (1.10%) Siemens