Period
to 22 August 2019

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 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 45 66
Rank change year-on-year -33 +21 +22
Contract jobs citing Selenium 36 85 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.92% 4.41% 2.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.00% 22.19% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 69 19
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -16.67%
10th Percentile £306 £213 £294
90th Percentile £518 £514 £438
South West median daily rate £445 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +12.66% +5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Bristol median hourly rate £34.50 - £35.00
10th Percentile £33.25 - £34.00
90th Percentile £35.75 - £36.00
South West median hourly rate £34.50 - £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 360 383 277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.20% 19.89% 16.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 269 159
Bristol median daily rate £430 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £319 £273 £269
90th Percentile £588 £518 £490
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 9
Bristol median hourly rate £42.00 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £33.63 £37.30 £33.70
90th Percentile £52.50 £69.25 £50.25
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +1.12% -1.11% +5.88%

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 August 2019.

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 August 2019, 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 31 (86.11%) Test Automation
2 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (36.11%) Java
3 13 (36.11%) Cucumber
4 11 (30.56%) BDD
4 11 (30.56%) Jenkins
4 11 (30.56%) QA
5 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 10 (27.78%) C#
6 8 (22.22%) Scrum
7 7 (19.44%) TDD
7 7 (19.44%) SQL
7 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
7 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
7 7 (19.44%) Manual Testing
7 7 (19.44%) Gherkin
7 7 (19.44%) Public Sector
8 6 (16.67%) SpecFlow
8 6 (16.67%) WebDriver
9 5 (13.89%) Software Testing
9 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
9 5 (13.89%) HTML
9 5 (13.89%) CSS
9 5 (13.89%) SOAP
9 5 (13.89%) Web Services
9 5 (13.89%) JIRA
9 5 (13.89%) Performance Testing
9 5 (13.89%) Acceptance Criteria
10 4 (11.11%) Azure
10 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration

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 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.56%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.78%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Azure
2 2 (5.56%) npm
2 2 (5.56%) PaaS
3 1 (2.78%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.78%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) Cucumber
2 11 (30.56%) Jenkins
3 6 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 6 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 5 (13.89%) JIRA
4 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
5 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 4 (11.11%) JMeter
6 3 (8.33%) SoapUI
6 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (5.56%) git-flow
7 2 (5.56%) Jasmine
7 2 (5.56%) Maven
7 2 (5.56%) Moq
7 2 (5.56%) NUnit
7 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
7 2 (5.56%) Zephyr
8 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket Server
8 1 (2.78%) Gatling
8 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 7 (19.44%) Public Sector
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Retail
4 2 (5.56%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Tester
4 4 (11.11%) Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Test Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 3 (8.33%) QA Tester
5 3 (8.33%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) QA Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Test Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Automation Test Lead
7 1 (2.78%) Head of QA
7 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Gherkin
2 5 (13.89%) CSS
2 5 (13.89%) HTML
2 5 (13.89%) SOAP
2 5 (13.89%) Web Services
3 3 (8.33%) .NET
4 2 (5.56%) .NET Core
4 2 (5.56%) Angular 2
4 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.56%) Dapper ORM
4 2 (5.56%) Entity Framework
4 2 (5.56%) REST
4 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.78%) Handlebars
5 1 (2.78%) React
5 1 (2.78%) Sass
5 1 (2.78%) Silex
5 1 (2.78%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.56%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Linux
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) Test Automation
2 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (30.56%) BDD
4 8 (22.22%) Scrum
5 7 (19.44%) Manual Testing
5 7 (19.44%) TDD
6 5 (13.89%) Acceptance Criteria
6 5 (13.89%) Performance Testing
6 5 (13.89%) Software Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 3 (8.33%) Kanban
8 3 (8.33%) Regression Testing
8 3 (8.33%) SDLC
8 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
9 2 (5.56%) Analytics
9 2 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment
9 2 (5.56%) IT Strategy
9 2 (5.56%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) Java
2 10 (27.78%) C#
2 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (19.44%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) Python
5 2 (5.56%) Ruby
5 2 (5.56%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.78%) Java 8
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) ISEB
1 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (30.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.78%) HP
3 1 (2.78%) SAP