Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 72 102
Rank change year-on-year +12 +30 -38
Contract jobs citing Selenium 51 31 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.72% 1.93% 0.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.89% 11.74% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 19 4
Bristol median daily rate £350 £325 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +5.69% -18.00%
10th Percentile £281 £249 £277
90th Percentile £456 £392 £358
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
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 302 264 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 16.08% 16.41% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 158 129
Bristol median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% -9.38%
10th Percentile £309 £266 £275
90th Percentile £575 £500 £440
South West median daily rate £410 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +9.33% - -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 16
Bristol median hourly rate £40.00 £43.50 £41.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.05% +5.78% -13.42%
10th Percentile £37.50 £35.90 £30.75
90th Percentile £42.50 £52.70 £52.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +7.59% -7.06% +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 21 February 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 21 February 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 44 (86.27%) Test Automation
2 42 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (68.63%) Cucumber
4 30 (58.82%) BDD
5 27 (52.94%) Java
6 23 (45.10%) WebDriver
7 22 (43.14%) Test Scripting
7 22 (43.14%) QA
8 18 (35.29%) SoapUI
9 16 (31.37%) SOAP
10 15 (29.41%) Finance
10 15 (29.41%) TDD
11 14 (27.45%) C#
11 14 (27.45%) REST
12 13 (25.49%) .NET
12 13 (25.49%) Banking
13 12 (23.53%) SDLC
14 11 (21.57%) SpecFlow
14 11 (21.57%) Maven
14 11 (21.57%) Telecoms
15 10 (19.61%) Compatibility Testing
15 10 (19.61%) JSON
15 10 (19.61%) TeamCity
15 10 (19.61%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
16 9 (17.65%) Greenfield Project
16 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
16 9 (17.65%) Digital Marketing
16 9 (17.65%) Pair Programming
16 9 (17.65%) Ajax
16 9 (17.65%) Marketing

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 (1.96%) CMS
1 1 (1.96%) Confluence
1 1 (1.96%) Mule
1 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) GitHub
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) BrowserStack
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) Extranet
2 1 (1.96%) Intranet
2 1 (1.96%) PuTTY
2 1 (1.96%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Firebird
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 35 (68.63%) Cucumber
2 23 (45.10%) WebDriver
3 18 (35.29%) SoapUI
4 11 (21.57%) Maven
4 11 (21.57%) SpecFlow
5 10 (19.61%) TeamCity
6 9 (17.65%) Jenkins
6 9 (17.65%) JMeter
7 8 (15.69%) IntelliJ
8 6 (11.76%) JIRA
9 5 (9.80%) Gatling
9 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
9 5 (9.80%) The Grinder
10 4 (7.84%) Ant
10 4 (7.84%) JUnit
11 3 (5.88%) Gradle
11 3 (5.88%) NUnit
12 2 (3.92%) Appium
12 2 (3.92%) Bitbucket
12 2 (3.92%) TestNG
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 13 (25.49%) Banking
3 11 (21.57%) Telecoms
4 9 (17.65%) Electronics
4 9 (17.65%) Manufacturing
4 9 (17.65%) Marketing
5 2 (3.92%) Back Office
6 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Analyst
1 15 (29.41%) Tester
2 14 (27.45%) Test Analyst
3 13 (25.49%) Automation Test Analyst
4 10 (19.61%) QA Tester
5 9 (17.65%) Software QA Tester
5 9 (17.65%) Software Tester
6 8 (15.69%) Test Automation Engineer
6 8 (15.69%) Test Engineer
7 7 (13.73%) QA Engineer
8 6 (11.76%) Digital Analyst
9 5 (9.80%) Banking Analyst
10 4 (7.84%) Java Engineer
10 4 (7.84%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 4 (7.84%) Web Analyst
10 4 (7.84%) Web Test Analyst
11 3 (5.88%) Automation Tester
11 3 (5.88%) Consultant
11 3 (5.88%) QA Automation Engineer
11 3 (5.88%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (31.37%) SOAP
2 14 (27.45%) REST
3 13 (25.49%) .NET
4 10 (19.61%) JSON
5 9 (17.65%) Ajax
6 6 (11.76%) Web Services
7 3 (5.88%) CSS
7 3 (5.88%) HTML
7 3 (5.88%) RESTful
8 2 (3.92%) Gherkin
9 1 (1.96%) Angular 2
9 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.96%) Chai
9 1 (1.96%) CSS3
9 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.96%) HTML5
9 1 (1.96%) JAXB
9 1 (1.96%) Node.js
9 1 (1.96%) React
9 1 (1.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.88%) Fintech
2 3 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.92%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.96%) iSeries
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
4 1 (1.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (86.27%) Test Automation
2 42 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (58.82%) BDD
4 22 (43.14%) Test Scripting
5 15 (29.41%) TDD
6 12 (23.53%) SDLC
7 10 (19.61%) Compatibility Testing
7 10 (19.61%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 9 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (17.65%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (17.65%) Pair Programming
8 9 (17.65%) Programme Management
9 8 (15.69%) Open Source
10 7 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (11.76%) Performance Testing
11 6 (11.76%) Scrum
12 5 (9.80%) API Testing
12 5 (9.80%) Kanban
12 5 (9.80%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) Java
2 14 (27.45%) C#
3 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.84%) Scala
4 2 (3.92%) PHP
5 1 (1.96%) Delphi
5 1 (1.96%) F#
5 1 (1.96%) Python
5 1 (1.96%) RPG
5 1 (1.96%) SQL
5 1 (1.96%) VB
5 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (43.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) SAP
2 3 (5.88%) hybris
3 1 (1.96%) ATG
3 1 (1.96%) HP
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.96%) Software AG
3 1 (1.96%) VMware
3 1 (1.96%) webMethods