The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 29 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.

Selenium
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 40 33
Rank change year-on-year -9 -7  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 9 21 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.67% 3.32% 4.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.89% 17.80% 38.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 6
Median daily rate £293 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £317 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £488 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.42% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.95 £44.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +33.20% -1.66%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 91 118 86
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 16.85% 18.67% 12.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 59 29
Median daily rate £325 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £488 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 4
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +29.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £20.35 £26.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £33.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Cambridgeshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Selenium in Cambridgeshire

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Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +2 5 £275 -15.38% 1
Cambridge -5 3 - - 17
Selenium
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 32 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (65.79%) Java
3 24 (63.16%) Jenkins
4 23 (60.53%) TDD
5 21 (55.26%) Cucumber
6 19 (50.00%) Automation Testing
6 19 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 19 (50.00%) WebDriver
7 17 (44.74%) BDD
8 15 (39.47%) QA
8 15 (39.47%) Appium
9 13 (34.21%) Eclipse
10 12 (31.58%) Scrum
11 11 (28.95%) Test Automation
11 11 (28.95%) JBehave
12 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (26.32%) Manual Testing
12 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
12 10 (26.32%) C#
13 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
13 9 (23.68%) Regression Testing
13 9 (23.68%) Back Office
13 9 (23.68%) Finance
13 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
14 8 (21.05%) Test Scripting
14 8 (21.05%) HTML5
14 8 (21.05%) HTML
14 8 (21.05%) PHP
15 7 (18.42%) Subversion
15 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) GitHub
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (63.16%) Jenkins
2 21 (55.26%) Cucumber
3 19 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 19 (50.00%) WebDriver
4 15 (39.47%) Appium
5 13 (34.21%) Eclipse
6 11 (28.95%) JBehave
7 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
8 7 (18.42%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (18.42%) Subversion
9 3 (7.89%) JIRA
9 3 (7.89%) JUnit
10 2 (5.26%) JMeter
10 2 (5.26%) NUnit
10 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
10 2 (5.26%) SpecFlow
10 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
11 1 (2.63%) Grunt
11 1 (2.63%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (2.63%) Robotium
General
1 9 (23.68%) Back Office
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Analyst
2 16 (42.11%) Test Analyst
3 13 (34.21%) Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Tester
5 6 (15.79%) Automation Test Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (13.16%) PHP Developer
6 5 (13.16%) QA Analyst
6 5 (13.16%) Test Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) Web Developer
7 4 (10.53%) Automation Tester
7 4 (10.53%) Developer in Test
7 4 (10.53%) QA Test Analyst
7 4 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) QA Automation Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) QA Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) QA Test Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior JavaScript Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) HTML
1 8 (21.05%) HTML5
2 7 (18.42%) AngularJS
2 7 (18.42%) Node.js
3 6 (15.79%) .NET
3 6 (15.79%) jQuery
3 6 (15.79%) RESTful
4 4 (10.53%) Web Services
5 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (7.89%) CSS
5 3 (7.89%) WCF
6 2 (5.26%) WPF
7 1 (2.63%) Angular 2
7 1 (2.63%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.63%) Behat
7 1 (2.63%) CSS3
7 1 (2.63%) Gherkin
7 1 (2.63%) JSON
7 1 (2.63%) JSTL
7 1 (2.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Android
2 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (60.53%) TDD
3 19 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 17 (44.74%) BDD
5 12 (31.58%) Scrum
6 11 (28.95%) Test Automation
7 10 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (26.32%) Manual Testing
8 9 (23.68%) Regression Testing
9 8 (21.05%) Test Scripting
10 7 (18.42%) Web Development
11 6 (15.79%) Defect Management
11 6 (15.79%) Service Design
12 3 (7.89%) Automated Testing
12 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
12 3 (7.89%) Test Strategy
13 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (5.26%) DevOps
13 2 (5.26%) Functional Testing
13 2 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) Java
2 10 (26.32%) C#
2 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 8 (21.05%) PHP
4 4 (10.53%) SQL
5 3 (7.89%) Ruby
6 1 (2.63%) C++
6 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (39.47%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle