Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 64 82
Rank change year-on-year +6 +18 -19
Contract jobs citing Selenium 45 38 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.61% 2.37% 0.98%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.24% 14.39% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 20 17
Bristol median daily rate £400 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -18.75% +8.47%
10th Percentile £281 £249 £286
90th Percentile £524 £394 £480
South West median daily rate £400 £355 £345
% change year-on-year +12.68% +2.90% -8.00%
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 261 264 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.14% 16.47% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 136 139
Bristol median daily rate £425 £361 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -0.34% -3.97%
10th Percentile £290 £277 £275
90th Percentile £547 £500 £475
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 23
Bristol median hourly rate £40.00 £44.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.11% +4.71% +12.61%
10th Percentile £37.50 £35.90 £31.80
90th Percentile £45.48 £52.70 £52.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -3.41% +3.53% +12.61%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 33 (73.33%) Test Automation
2 29 (64.44%) Java
2 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (42.22%) Cucumber
4 12 (26.67%) Scrum
4 12 (26.67%) Jenkins
5 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
5 11 (24.44%) DevOps
5 11 (24.44%) BDD
6 10 (22.22%) Banking
7 9 (20.00%) TDD
7 9 (20.00%) WebDriver
7 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (17.78%) JSON
8 8 (17.78%) Tomcat
9 7 (15.56%) Struts
9 7 (15.56%) JBoss
9 7 (15.56%) Ant
9 7 (15.56%) JIRA
9 7 (15.56%) Test Scripting
9 7 (15.56%) Open Source
9 7 (15.56%) REST
9 7 (15.56%) Travis CI
10 6 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (13.33%) Vagrant
10 6 (13.33%) Puppet
10 6 (13.33%) Ansible
10 6 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform

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 8 (17.78%) Tomcat
2 7 (15.56%) JBoss
3 3 (6.67%) Confluence
4 1 (2.22%) CMS
4 1 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (13.33%) AWS CloudFormation
2 6 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (4.44%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (2.22%) BrowserStack
4 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) MySQL
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (42.22%) Cucumber
2 12 (26.67%) Jenkins
3 11 (24.44%) Git (software)
4 9 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 7 (15.56%) Ant
5 7 (15.56%) JIRA
5 7 (15.56%) Travis CI
6 6 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (13.33%) IntelliJ
6 6 (13.33%) NUnit
6 6 (13.33%) Vagrant
7 5 (11.11%) HP UFT
7 5 (11.11%) JMeter
7 5 (11.11%) Maven
8 4 (8.89%) TeamCity
9 3 (6.67%) SoapUI
10 2 (4.44%) Gatling
10 2 (4.44%) JUnit
10 2 (4.44%) Mocha
10 2 (4.44%) The Grinder
General
1 10 (22.22%) Banking
2 6 (13.33%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Back Office
4 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) Automation Tester
1 10 (22.22%) Tester
2 9 (20.00%) Analyst
2 9 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Test Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 5 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (8.89%) Consultant
6 4 (8.89%) Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Test Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Java Automation Tester
7 3 (6.67%) Java Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Digital Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Senior DevOps
8 2 (4.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) JSON
2 7 (15.56%) REST
2 7 (15.56%) Struts
3 6 (13.33%) JSP
4 5 (11.11%) React
5 4 (8.89%) Ajax
5 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
5 4 (8.89%) Gherkin
5 4 (8.89%) SOAP
5 4 (8.89%) XML
6 3 (6.67%) .NET
6 3 (6.67%) CSS
6 3 (6.67%) HTML
6 3 (6.67%) Web Services
7 2 (4.44%) Chai
7 2 (4.44%) CSS3
7 2 (4.44%) HTML5
7 2 (4.44%) jQuery
7 2 (4.44%) Node.js
8 1 (2.22%) Aurelia
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Fat Client
1 6 (13.33%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.44%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.44%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Fintech
3 1 (2.22%) iSeries
3 1 (2.22%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Linux
1 6 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (13.33%) Windows
1 6 (13.33%) Windows Server
1 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (73.33%) Test Automation
2 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (26.67%) Scrum
4 11 (24.44%) BDD
4 11 (24.44%) DevOps
5 9 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (20.00%) TDD
6 7 (15.56%) Open Source
6 7 (15.56%) Test Scripting
7 6 (13.33%) Change Management
7 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
8 5 (11.11%) OO
9 4 (8.89%) Performance Testing
9 4 (8.89%) SDET
9 4 (8.89%) SDLC
10 3 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (6.67%) Front End Development
10 3 (6.67%) Pair Programming
10 3 (6.67%) Scenario Testing
10 3 (6.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 29 (64.44%) Java
2 6 (13.33%) C#
3 5 (11.11%) VB
3 5 (11.11%) VBScript
4 4 (8.89%) Java 8
4 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.44%) PHP
5 2 (4.44%) SQL
6 1 (2.22%) C
6 1 (2.22%) RPG
6 1 (2.22%) Scala
6 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.22%) ISEB
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Ansible
1 6 (13.33%) Packer
1 6 (13.33%) Puppet
1 6 (13.33%) Terraform
2 3 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Citrix
1 6 (13.33%) Google
1 6 (13.33%) MKS
1 6 (13.33%) VMware
2 1 (2.22%) hybris
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) Sitecore