Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 91 88
Rank change year-on-year +31 -3 -35
Contract jobs citing Selenium 58 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.94% 1.06% 0.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.86% 6.27% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 11 14
Bristol median daily rate £348 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.13% +14.29% -3.45%
10th Percentile £276 £313 £299
90th Percentile £438 £475 £446
South West median daily rate £370 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -4.52% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 344 287 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 17.45% 16.87% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 204 137
Bristol median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £279 £306
90th Percentile £525 £525 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 7
Bristol median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +4.88% -13.68%
10th Percentile £34.00 £33.25 £38.80
90th Percentile £47.15 £52.17 £42.63
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £42.25 £41.25
% change year-on-year -2.60% +2.42% +13.32%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 47 (81.03%) Test Automation
2 43 (74.14%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (56.90%) Cucumber
4 32 (55.17%) QA
5 30 (51.72%) BDD
6 24 (41.38%) Java
7 23 (39.66%) WebDriver
8 21 (36.21%) SoapUI
9 20 (34.48%) Test Scripting
10 19 (32.76%) C#
11 17 (29.31%) SOAP
12 16 (27.59%) .NET
13 15 (25.86%) TDD
14 14 (24.14%) Finance
14 14 (24.14%) SpecFlow
15 12 (20.69%) SDLC
15 12 (20.69%) Maven
16 11 (18.97%) Manual Testing
16 11 (18.97%) Compatibility Testing
16 11 (18.97%) Telecoms
16 11 (18.97%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (18.97%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
16 11 (18.97%) Jenkins
17 10 (17.24%) REST
17 10 (17.24%) Greenfield Project
17 10 (17.24%) E-Commerce
17 10 (17.24%) SAP
17 10 (17.24%) Electronics
17 10 (17.24%) Manufacturing
17 10 (17.24%) Programme Management

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 5 (8.62%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.72%) CMS
2 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.72%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) GitHub
1 5 (8.62%) IaaS
1 5 (8.62%) PaaS
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.72%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Firewall
1 5 (8.62%) HTTP
2 4 (6.90%) Internet
3 1 (1.72%) Extranet
3 1 (1.72%) Intranet
3 1 (1.72%) PuTTY
3 1 (1.72%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.62%) MySQL
2 5 (8.62%) RDBMS
2 5 (8.62%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.72%) Firebird
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.72%) Power BI
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 33 (56.90%) Cucumber
2 23 (39.66%) WebDriver
3 21 (36.21%) SoapUI
4 14 (24.14%) SpecFlow
5 12 (20.69%) Maven
6 11 (18.97%) Jenkins
7 8 (13.79%) Ant
8 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
8 7 (12.07%) Gradle
8 7 (12.07%) JIRA
8 7 (12.07%) JMeter
8 7 (12.07%) TeamCity
9 5 (8.62%) Artifactory
9 5 (8.62%) Bitbucket
9 5 (8.62%) Hudson
10 4 (6.90%) IntelliJ
10 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
11 3 (5.17%) Gatling
11 3 (5.17%) TestRail
11 3 (5.17%) The Grinder
General
1 14 (24.14%) Finance
2 11 (18.97%) Telecoms
3 10 (17.24%) Electronics
3 10 (17.24%) Manufacturing
3 10 (17.24%) Marketing
4 7 (12.07%) Banking
5 2 (3.45%) Back Office
6 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (32.76%) Tester
2 18 (31.03%) Analyst
3 17 (29.31%) Test Analyst
4 12 (20.69%) Automation Test Analyst
5 11 (18.97%) QA Tester
5 11 (18.97%) Software Tester
6 10 (17.24%) Software QA Tester
7 6 (10.34%) QA Engineer
8 5 (8.62%) Administrator
9 4 (6.90%) Digital Analyst
9 4 (6.90%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 4 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (6.90%) Test Automation Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Test Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Automation Tester
10 3 (5.17%) Banking Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) Web Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) Web Test Analyst
11 2 (3.45%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.31%) SOAP
2 16 (27.59%) .NET
3 10 (17.24%) REST
4 8 (13.79%) JSON
5 6 (10.34%) Ajax
5 6 (10.34%) CSS
5 6 (10.34%) HTML
5 6 (10.34%) Web Services
6 4 (6.90%) Gherkin
6 4 (6.90%) Spring
7 3 (5.17%) jQuery
7 3 (5.17%) RESTful
8 1 (1.72%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (13.79%) User Experience
3 6 (10.34%) Mobile App
4 5 (8.62%) Public Cloud
4 5 (8.62%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.45%) Fintech
6 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Linux
2 5 (8.62%) Unix
3 2 (3.45%) Windows
4 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (81.03%) Test Automation
2 43 (74.14%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (51.72%) BDD
4 20 (34.48%) Test Scripting
5 15 (25.86%) TDD
6 12 (20.69%) SDLC
7 11 (18.97%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (18.97%) Compatibility Testing
7 11 (18.97%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 11 (18.97%) Manual Testing
8 10 (17.24%) Digital Marketing
8 10 (17.24%) E-Commerce
8 10 (17.24%) Programme Management
9 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (15.52%) Scrum
10 8 (13.79%) Open Source
11 7 (12.07%) API Testing
11 7 (12.07%) Kanban
11 7 (12.07%) Performance Testing
12 6 (10.34%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 24 (41.38%) Java
2 19 (32.76%) C#
3 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.34%) SQL
5 5 (8.62%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 3 (5.17%) Scala
7 2 (3.45%) Python
8 1 (1.72%) Delphi
8 1 (1.72%) F#
8 1 (1.72%) Perl
8 1 (1.72%) PHP
8 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) ISTQB
1 5 (8.62%) MySQL Certification
2 4 (6.90%) ISEB
3 3 (5.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (55.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) Kibana
1 6 (10.34%) logstash
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) SAP
2 8 (13.79%) hybris
3 6 (10.34%) Oracle
4 4 (6.90%) HP
5 3 (5.17%) ATG
6 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.72%) Software AG
7 1 (1.72%) VMware
7 1 (1.72%) webMethods