Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 93 111
Rank change year-on-year +13 +18 -32
Contract jobs citing Selenium 60 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.53% 1.26% 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.76% 12.72% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 19
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £328 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.22% +33.33% -3.57%
10th Percentile £260 £250 £263
90th Percentile £433 £518 £445
South East median daily rate £400 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £41.25 -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £53.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -11.21% +33.75% -5.88%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 510 173 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.48% 9.93% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 81 106
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% +7.41% -6.51%
10th Percentile £308 £263 £263
90th Percentile £529 £494 £463
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £29.00 £45.00 £31.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.56% +44.58% -26.76%
10th Percentile £26.00 £27.50 £17.49
90th Percentile £77.50 £62.50 £43.66
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Buckinghamshire

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Selenium in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Buckinghamshire

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Buckinghamshire

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +5 46 £328 -29.19% 3
Aylesbury +3 1 - - 2
Buckingham - 1 - -
Selenium
South East

For the 6 months to 21 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 49 (81.67%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (68.33%) Test Automation
3 39 (65.00%) Java
4 33 (55.00%) Git (software)
4 33 (55.00%) JIRA
5 30 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 29 (48.33%) Cucumber
7 24 (40.00%) QA
8 23 (38.33%) Confluence
8 23 (38.33%) TDD
8 23 (38.33%) SQL
9 22 (36.67%) SOAP
10 21 (35.00%) WebDriver
11 20 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (33.33%) Redis
12 19 (31.67%) Finance
13 18 (30.00%) SDLC
14 17 (28.33%) REST
14 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
14 17 (28.33%) Amazon AWS
14 17 (28.33%) BDD
15 15 (25.00%) Web Services
15 15 (25.00%) Banking
16 14 (23.33%) Windows
16 14 (23.33%) Bitbucket
16 14 (23.33%) Docker
17 13 (21.67%) Mobile App
18 12 (20.00%) Internet
18 12 (20.00%) Apple iOS
18 12 (20.00%) Appium

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 23 (38.33%) Confluence
2 7 (11.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 17 (28.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (13.33%) OpenShift
2 8 (13.33%) Sauce Labs
3 7 (11.67%) IaaS
3 7 (11.67%) PaaS
4 3 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (3.33%) BrowserStack
6 1 (1.67%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.00%) Internet
2 10 (16.67%) Firewall
3 3 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.33%) Redis
2 10 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (11.67%) MongoDB
3 7 (11.67%) NuoDB
4 5 (8.33%) Big Data
5 4 (6.67%) Hadoop
6 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (55.00%) Git (software)
1 33 (55.00%) JIRA
2 30 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 29 (48.33%) Cucumber
4 21 (35.00%) WebDriver
5 14 (23.33%) Bitbucket
6 12 (20.00%) Appium
7 10 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (13.33%) Protractor
9 7 (11.67%) Jasmine
10 6 (10.00%) Calabash
11 5 (8.33%) GitLab
12 4 (6.67%) Gradle
12 4 (6.67%) Grunt
12 4 (6.67%) gulp
12 4 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (6.67%) LoadRunner
12 4 (6.67%) Maven
12 4 (6.67%) Mocha
12 4 (6.67%) Mockito
General
1 19 (31.67%) Finance
2 15 (25.00%) Banking
3 5 (8.33%) Corporate Banking
3 5 (8.33%) Retail
4 3 (5.00%) Retail Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.67%) Games
6 1 (1.67%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (48.33%) Tester
2 25 (41.67%) Automation Tester
3 13 (21.67%) Developer
3 13 (21.67%) QA Tester
4 10 (16.67%) QA Automation Tester
5 8 (13.33%) Java Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Java Automation Tester
6 6 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
7 5 (8.33%) Angular Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (6.67%) Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) QA Automation Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) QA Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Automation Tester
8 4 (6.67%) Senior QA Tester
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Tester
8 4 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.67%) SOAP
2 17 (28.33%) REST
3 15 (25.00%) Web Services
4 8 (13.33%) Node.js
5 7 (11.67%) .NET
5 7 (11.67%) AngularJS
5 7 (11.67%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (11.67%) React
6 6 (10.00%) Spring
7 5 (8.33%) RESTful
8 4 (6.67%) Angular 2
8 4 (6.67%) JSON
8 4 (6.67%) Sass
8 4 (6.67%) Spring Boot
9 3 (5.00%) Gherkin
9 3 (5.00%) Hibernate
10 2 (3.33%) HTML
10 2 (3.33%) XML
11 1 (1.67%) CSS
11 1 (1.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 14 (23.33%) Windows
2 12 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 11 (18.33%) Android
3 11 (18.33%) Linux
4 10 (16.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (81.67%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (68.33%) Test Automation
3 23 (38.33%) TDD
4 20 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (30.00%) SDLC
6 17 (28.33%) BDD
7 11 (18.33%) Scrum
8 10 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (16.67%) Functional Testing
8 10 (16.67%) Unit Testing
9 9 (15.00%) DevOps
9 9 (15.00%) Open Source
10 8 (13.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 7 (11.67%) Load Balancing
12 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
12 6 (10.00%) Regression Testing
12 6 (10.00%) Task Automation
13 5 (8.33%) E-Commerce
13 5 (8.33%) Microservices
13 5 (8.33%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 39 (65.00%) Java
2 23 (38.33%) SQL
3 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
4 12 (20.00%) Apple Swift
5 9 (15.00%) Ruby
6 7 (11.67%) C#
7 4 (6.67%) VB
8 3 (5.00%) ES6
8 3 (5.00%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.33%) Python
10 1 (1.67%) GraphQL
10 1 (1.67%) Perl
10 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (5.00%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 14 (23.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) IBM
1 7 (11.67%) Red Hat
2 6 (10.00%) HP
3 3 (5.00%) Avaya
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.67%) Apple
4 1 (1.67%) Atlassian