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 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 36 30 26
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 4 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.28% 3.93% 3.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.84% 18.39% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 4
Median daily rate - £413 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.92% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.95 £45.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +30.26% +0.55%  

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 51 87 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 16.29% 21.38% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 51 13
Median daily rate £350 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £315 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £488 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 0
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

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

Selenium
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

Selenium
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Selenium in Cambridge

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (58.82%) Java
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
3 9 (52.94%) BDD
3 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
4 8 (47.06%) Cucumber
4 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
5 7 (41.18%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (41.18%) Scrum
5 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
5 7 (41.18%) C#
5 7 (41.18%) TDD
6 6 (35.29%) Subversion
6 6 (35.29%) jQuery
6 6 (35.29%) Web Development
6 6 (35.29%) .NET
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle
6 6 (35.29%) PHP
6 6 (35.29%) HTML
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 6 (35.29%) AngularJS
6 6 (35.29%) Service Design
6 6 (35.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (35.29%) RESTful
6 6 (35.29%) HTML5
6 6 (35.29%) Node.js
7 5 (29.41%) Automation Testing

Selenium
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) GitHub
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
2 8 (47.06%) Cucumber
2 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
3 7 (41.18%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (35.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (35.29%) Subversion
5 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
6 2 (11.76%) Appium
6 2 (11.76%) JIRA
6 2 (11.76%) JMeter
6 2 (11.76%) NUnit
6 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
7 1 (5.88%) Ant
7 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
7 1 (5.88%) JUnit
7 1 (5.88%) Maven
7 1 (5.88%) Robotium
7 1 (5.88%) RSpec
7 1 (5.88%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (5.88%) Banking
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript Developer
2 5 (29.41%) PHP Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) PHP Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior PHP Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior PHP Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Tester
5 2 (11.76%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Automation Tester
5 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Developer in Test
5 2 (11.76%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
1 6 (35.29%) AngularJS
1 6 (35.29%) HTML
1 6 (35.29%) HTML5
1 6 (35.29%) jQuery
1 6 (35.29%) Node.js
1 6 (35.29%) RESTful
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (17.65%) WCF
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) WPF
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
4 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (52.94%) BDD
4 7 (41.18%) Scrum
4 7 (41.18%) TDD
5 6 (35.29%) Service Design
5 6 (35.29%) Web Development
6 5 (29.41%) Automation Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
8 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
9 2 (11.76%) DevOps
9 2 (11.76%) Load Testing
9 2 (11.76%) MVC
9 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
10 1 (5.88%) Build Automation
10 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (5.88%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 1 (5.88%) Defect Management
10 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
10 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) PHP
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISEB
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle