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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
South West / Bristol
Rank 43 62 54
Rank change year-on-year +19 -8  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 27 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.28% 1.10% 2.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.98% 8.26% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 15
Median daily rate £320 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £315 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +4.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.95 £45.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +30.26% +0.55%  

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 Bristol with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 159 121 126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 19.32% 13.37% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 78 95
Median daily rate £370 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 1
Median hourly rate £44.00 £43.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.57% +9.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

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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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Bristol

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Selenium in Bristol

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (79.41%) Cucumber
3 23 (67.65%) BDD
4 21 (61.76%) WebDriver
5 20 (58.82%) Test Scripting
6 17 (50.00%) Java
7 15 (44.12%) Finance
8 14 (41.18%) SOAP
8 14 (41.18%) QA
9 12 (35.29%) Test Automation
9 12 (35.29%) SQL
10 11 (32.35%) .NET
10 11 (32.35%) C#
10 11 (32.35%) SoapUI
11 10 (29.41%) SDLC
12 9 (26.47%) JMeter
12 9 (26.47%) Banking
13 8 (23.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 8 (23.53%) Marketing
13 8 (23.53%) Electronics
13 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
13 8 (23.53%) Manufacturing
13 8 (23.53%) Programme Management
13 8 (23.53%) SAP
13 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (23.53%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (23.53%) Compatibility Testing
13 8 (23.53%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
14 7 (20.59%) Selenium IDE
14 7 (20.59%) Scrum

Selenium
Top Related 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 (2.94%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (23.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) GitHub
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) PuTTY
2 1 (2.94%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.94%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 27 (79.41%) Cucumber
2 21 (61.76%) WebDriver
3 11 (32.35%) SoapUI
4 9 (26.47%) JMeter
5 7 (20.59%) Selenium IDE
6 6 (17.65%) Jenkins
7 5 (14.71%) Ant
7 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
8 4 (11.76%) Gradle
8 4 (11.76%) HP UFT
8 4 (11.76%) Maven
9 3 (8.82%) Bitbucket
9 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (8.82%) TeamCity
9 3 (8.82%) TestComplete
10 2 (5.88%) IntelliJ
11 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
11 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
11 1 (2.94%) Toad
11 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Banking
3 8 (23.53%) Electronics
3 8 (23.53%) Manufacturing
3 8 (23.53%) Marketing
3 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
4 7 (20.59%) Retail
4 7 (20.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Tester
2 10 (29.41%) Automation Tester
3 8 (23.53%) QA Tester
3 8 (23.53%) Software QA Tester
3 8 (23.53%) Software Tester
4 7 (20.59%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 7 (20.59%) Selenium Tester
5 6 (17.65%) Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) Test Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Agile Tester
6 4 (11.76%) Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Java Automation Tester
6 4 (11.76%) Java Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Test Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.94%) QA Leader
9 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) SOAP
2 11 (32.35%) .NET
3 6 (17.65%) REST
4 5 (14.71%) Web Services
5 4 (11.76%) CSS
5 4 (11.76%) HTML
6 3 (8.82%) Gherkin
7 2 (5.88%) jQuery
7 2 (5.88%) JSON
7 2 (5.88%) Spring
7 2 (5.88%) XML
8 1 (2.94%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
1 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (67.65%) BDD
3 20 (58.82%) Test Scripting
4 12 (35.29%) Test Automation
5 10 (29.41%) SDLC
6 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (23.53%) Compatibility Testing
6 8 (23.53%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 8 (23.53%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (23.53%) Programme Management
7 7 (20.59%) Scrum
8 6 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
9 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (14.71%) DevOps
10 4 (11.76%) API Testing
10 4 (11.76%) Build Automation
10 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
10 4 (11.76%) Web Development
11 3 (8.82%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) Java
2 12 (35.29%) SQL
3 11 (32.35%) C#
4 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.88%) VB
5 2 (5.88%) VBScript
6 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.94%) F#
6 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) ISEB
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (41.18%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) vRealize
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) SAP
2 4 (11.76%) hybris
3 2 (5.88%) ATG
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.94%) VMware