Period
to 8 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 8 April 2020 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
London > Central London
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 121 96 94
Rank change year-on-year -25 -2 +2
Contract jobs citing Selenium 81 248 254
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 1.57% 2.76% 2.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.91% 12.24% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 173 203
Median daily rate £450 £475 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -1.55% +7.22%
10th Percentile £300 £360 £340
90th Percentile £600 £598 £588
London median daily rate £450 £470 £450
% change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £115.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% -68.70% +147.31%

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 Central London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 909 2,026 2,003
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 17.57% 22.53% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 1,516 1,606
Median daily rate £510 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +5.00% +7.82%
10th Percentile £353 £400 £363
90th Percentile £650 £663 £650
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 4
Median hourly rate £48.50 £45.50 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.59% -30.00% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £20.25 £36.25
90th Percentile £60.50 £58.25 £70.67
Median hourly rate £48.50 £35.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year +36.62% -23.66% +4.49%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Selenium as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Central London

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Selenium in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Selenium in Central London

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Selenium in Central London over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Selenium in Central London

Selenium
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Selenium in Central London.

Hourly rate trend for Selenium in Central London

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Central London region over the 6 months to 8 April 2020. 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
City of London -30 52 £450 -5.26% 9
West End of London +27 6 £475 +11.76%
City of Westminster +11 4 £425 -9.33%
Camden +3 1 £495 -
Selenium
London

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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 Central London region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 52 (64.20%) Test Automation
2 43 (53.09%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (35.80%) C#
4 26 (32.10%) Java
5 23 (28.40%) Azure
5 23 (28.40%) Cucumber
6 22 (27.16%) SQL
7 21 (25.93%) Scrum
8 20 (24.69%) JavaScript
8 20 (24.69%) DevOps
9 17 (20.99%) JIRA
9 17 (20.99%) QA
10 16 (19.75%) SOAP
11 15 (18.52%) HTML
11 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
11 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
11 15 (18.52%) Finance
11 15 (18.52%) AngularJS
12 14 (17.28%) Jenkins
12 14 (17.28%) TDD
12 14 (17.28%) .NET
12 14 (17.28%) Oracle
13 13 (16.05%) Microservices
14 12 (14.81%) Docker
14 12 (14.81%) Elasticsearch
14 12 (14.81%) REST
14 12 (14.81%) WebDriver
14 12 (14.81%) Windows
14 12 (14.81%) JMeter
14 12 (14.81%) ISTQB

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 12 (14.81%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (9.88%) Confluence
3 3 (3.70%) Apache Airflow
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.23%) IIS
4 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Maximo
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) FastStats
2 1 (1.23%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 23 (28.40%) Azure
2 10 (12.35%) AWS
3 7 (8.64%) GCP
4 6 (7.41%) GitHub
5 4 (4.94%) Azure Stack
6 3 (3.70%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (3.70%) PaaS
6 3 (3.70%) Tricentis Tosca
7 1 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.23%) BrowserStack
7 1 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.23%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.23%) IPv4
1 1 (1.23%) IPv6
1 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.58%) MongoDB
3 9 (11.11%) MySQL
4 5 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (3.70%) Big Data
5 3 (3.70%) BigQuery
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.23%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.23%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.23%) Power BI
7 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (28.40%) Cucumber
2 17 (20.99%) JIRA
3 14 (17.28%) Jenkins
4 12 (14.81%) JMeter
4 12 (14.81%) WebDriver
5 10 (12.35%) JUnit
5 10 (12.35%) Protractor
6 9 (11.11%) Jasmine
6 9 (11.11%) SpecFlow
6 9 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (8.64%) Git (software)
7 7 (8.64%) Postman
8 6 (7.41%) Cypress.io
8 6 (7.41%) Mocha
8 6 (7.41%) NUnit
9 3 (3.70%) eggPlant
9 3 (3.70%) Katalon Studio
9 3 (3.70%) Maven
9 3 (3.70%) SoapUI
9 3 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (18.52%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Public Sector
3 5 (6.17%) Banking
4 3 (3.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.23%) Law
5 1 (1.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (30.86%) Developer
2 12 (14.81%) Tester
3 10 (12.35%) Analyst
4 9 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 9 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 9 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) Angular Developer
6 6 (7.41%) C# Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Test Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.17%) React Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) QA Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) QA Tester
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior React Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Test Leader
9 3 (3.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.75%) SOAP
2 15 (18.52%) AngularJS
2 15 (18.52%) HTML
3 14 (17.28%) .NET
4 12 (14.81%) REST
5 10 (12.35%) Node.js
6 9 (11.11%) HTML5
7 8 (9.88%) CSS
7 8 (9.88%) Gherkin
8 7 (8.64%) Express
8 7 (8.64%) Web Services
8 7 (8.64%) XML
9 6 (7.41%) Chai
9 6 (7.41%) Redux
10 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET
10 5 (6.17%) React
11 4 (4.94%) D3.js
11 4 (4.94%) jQuery
11 4 (4.94%) RESTful
11 4 (4.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) User Experience
2 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.70%) SCORM
3 3 (3.70%) W3C
4 2 (2.47%) NHS
5 1 (1.23%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.23%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.23%) iPad
5 1 (1.23%) Replication
5 1 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.81%) Windows
2 6 (7.41%) Linux
3 4 (4.94%) Android
3 4 (4.94%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2016
4 3 (3.70%) Unix
5 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (64.20%) Test Automation
2 43 (53.09%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (25.93%) Scrum
4 20 (24.69%) DevOps
5 14 (17.28%) TDD
6 13 (16.05%) Microservices
7 10 (12.35%) BDD
8 9 (11.11%) Functional Testing
8 9 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (9.88%) Analytics
9 8 (9.88%) Front End Development
9 8 (9.88%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (9.88%) Software Testing
10 7 (8.64%) API Testing
10 7 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (8.64%) Kanban
10 7 (8.64%) OOP
10 7 (8.64%) Pair Programming
10 7 (8.64%) Regression Testing
11 6 (7.41%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (35.80%) C#
2 26 (32.10%) Java
3 22 (27.16%) SQL
4 20 (24.69%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.17%) C
5 5 (6.17%) Python
5 5 (6.17%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.94%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.94%) TypeScript
7 3 (3.70%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.70%) XPath
8 2 (2.47%) Groovy
8 2 (2.47%) Java 8
8 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.23%) C++
9 1 (1.23%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.23%) PHP
9 1 (1.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) ISTQB
2 10 (12.35%) ISEB
3 6 (7.41%) Degree
3 6 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.23%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.23%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.99%) QA
2 3 (3.70%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (14.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.17%) Ansible
2 4 (4.94%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.94%) Terraform
3 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.28%) Oracle
3 7 (8.64%) Google
4 4 (4.94%) SAP
5 2 (2.47%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.23%) HP
6 1 (1.23%) HubSpot
6 1 (1.23%) iManage
6 1 (1.23%) Red Hat