The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 24 June 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 38 47
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 7 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.36% 1.96% 2.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.28% 8.54% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 9
Median daily rate £340 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.25% -6.06%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +2.81% +1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £48.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year -2.06% +44.77%  

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 Cambridge with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 57 82 62
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 19.26% 22.91% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 62 50
Median daily rate £363 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £488 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +164.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Cambridge

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Cambridge over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Cambridge

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Selenium in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (45.45%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) BDD
4 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
4 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
4 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
4 4 (36.36%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) Web Development
4 4 (36.36%) RESTful
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (36.36%) Node.js
5 3 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) PHP
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) Subversion
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) HTML5
5 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 3 (27.27%) Service Design

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (9.09%) Apache Solr
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) BrowserStack
2 1 (9.09%) GitHub
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
1 4 (36.36%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (27.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (27.27%) Subversion
3 2 (18.18%) Appium
3 2 (18.18%) JIRA
3 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
4 1 (9.09%) Ant
4 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
4 1 (9.09%) JMeter
4 1 (9.09%) Maven
4 1 (9.09%) NUnit
4 1 (9.09%) Robotium
4 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
4 1 (9.09%) TestNG
General
1 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) PHP Developer
2 3 (27.27%) PHP Web Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior PHP Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior PHP Web Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Web Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Web Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) Node.js
1 4 (36.36%) RESTful
2 3 (27.27%) HTML5
2 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) Lucene
3 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 5 (45.45%) BDD
3 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (36.36%) Web Development
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Service Design
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 2 (18.18%) DevOps
6 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 1 (9.09%) API Design
7 1 (9.09%) Build Automation
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (9.09%) Defect Management
7 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Microservices
7 1 (9.09%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle