Period
to 16 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 16 February 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 127 88 104
Rank change year-on-year -39 +16 +4
Contract jobs citing Selenium 63 208 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.35% 3.07% 2.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.22% 13.53% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 168 142
City of London median daily rate £450 £475 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -3.80% +9.72%
10th Percentile £363 £362 £376
90th Percentile £608 £638 £588
Central London median daily rate £463 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -2.63% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 766 1,537 1,340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.44% 22.68% 18.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 593 1,210 1,088
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £363
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £523 £500
% change year-on-year -4.31% +4.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
City of London median hourly rate £48.89 £28.75 £67.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.04% -57.14% -
10th Percentile £44.75 £22.63 £62.88
90th Percentile £63.12 £33.88 £71.58
Central London median hourly rate £48.50 £28.75 £65.00
% change year-on-year +68.70% -55.77% -

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in the City of London

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in the City of London

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in the City of London

Selenium
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Selenium in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 February 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 City of London region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 43 (68.25%) Test Automation
2 33 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (44.44%) Cucumber
4 24 (38.10%) Java
5 21 (33.33%) C#
6 20 (31.75%) Jenkins
6 20 (31.75%) DevOps
7 19 (30.16%) SQL
8 18 (28.57%) QA
9 14 (22.22%) Scrum
9 14 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (22.22%) Azure
9 14 (22.22%) WebDriver
10 12 (19.05%) BDD
10 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
10 12 (19.05%) JIRA
11 11 (17.46%) Finance
11 11 (17.46%) Windows
11 11 (17.46%) Docker
12 10 (15.87%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (15.87%) SpecFlow
12 10 (15.87%) Gherkin
12 10 (15.87%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (15.87%) Regression Testing
12 10 (15.87%) Kubernetes
13 9 (14.29%) API Testing
13 9 (14.29%) Google
13 9 (14.29%) GCP
13 9 (14.29%) Kanban
14 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 7 (11.11%) Apache Airflow
2 6 (9.52%) Confluence
3 2 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Maximo
2 1 (1.59%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.22%) Azure
2 9 (14.29%) GCP
3 7 (11.11%) AWS
3 7 (11.11%) Tricentis Tosca
4 5 (7.94%) GitHub
5 4 (6.35%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (4.76%) Azure Stack
6 3 (4.76%) PaaS
6 3 (4.76%) Serverless
7 2 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (3.17%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (3.17%) Amazon S3
7 2 (3.17%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (3.17%) AWS CodeDeploy
7 2 (3.17%) AWS CodePipeline
7 2 (3.17%) AWS Fargate
7 2 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (3.17%) CloudFront
7 2 (3.17%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.59%) Internet
1 1 (1.59%) IPv4
1 1 (1.59%) IPv6
1 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
3 7 (11.11%) BigQuery
4 4 (6.35%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.35%) MySQL
4 4 (6.35%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (4.76%) Big Data
5 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.17%) Power BI
6 2 (3.17%) Redis
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.59%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.59%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 28 (44.44%) Cucumber
2 20 (31.75%) Jenkins
3 14 (22.22%) WebDriver
4 12 (19.05%) JIRA
5 10 (15.87%) SpecFlow
6 8 (12.70%) JMeter
7 7 (11.11%) TeamCity
8 6 (9.52%) Git (software)
9 5 (7.94%) Postman
10 4 (6.35%) JUnit
10 4 (6.35%) Mocha
10 4 (6.35%) NUnit
10 4 (6.35%) REST Assured
10 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (4.76%) Appium
11 3 (4.76%) Cypress.io
11 3 (4.76%) Fiddler
11 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (3.17%) Gatling
12 2 (3.17%) Protractor
General
1 11 (17.46%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Legal
3 3 (4.76%) Public Sector
4 2 (3.17%) Law
5 1 (1.59%) Front Office
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (22.22%) Developer
1 14 (22.22%) Tester
2 13 (20.63%) Automation Tester
3 9 (14.29%) Analyst
4 8 (12.70%) Architect
5 6 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
5 6 (9.52%) Java Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Test Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Azure Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) QA Tester
8 3 (4.76%) Angular Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Developer in Test
8 3 (4.76%) QA Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) QA Automation Tester
8 3 (4.76%) QA Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Automation Tester
8 3 (4.76%) Senior Tester
8 3 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) Gherkin
2 8 (12.70%) Web Services
3 6 (9.52%) AngularJS
3 6 (9.52%) Node.js
3 6 (9.52%) RESTful
4 4 (6.35%) .NET
4 4 (6.35%) React
4 4 (6.35%) Redux
4 4 (6.35%) SOAP
4 4 (6.35%) XML
5 3 (4.76%) Chai
5 3 (4.76%) Express
5 3 (4.76%) JSON
5 3 (4.76%) REST
6 2 (3.17%) CSS
6 2 (3.17%) HTML
6 2 (3.17%) Swagger
7 1 (1.59%) GraphQL
7 1 (1.59%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.59%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (3.17%) User Experience
2 1 (1.59%) AS400
2 1 (1.59%) Blog
2 1 (1.59%) Derivative
2 1 (1.59%) EPoS
2 1 (1.59%) Fixed Income
2 1 (1.59%) FMCG
2 1 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.59%) iSeries
2 1 (1.59%) Market Risk
2 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Windows
2 3 (4.76%) Linux
2 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.17%) Unix
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (68.25%) Test Automation
2 33 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (31.75%) DevOps
4 14 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
4 14 (22.22%) Scrum
5 12 (19.05%) BDD
6 10 (15.87%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (15.87%) Regression Testing
7 9 (14.29%) API Testing
7 9 (14.29%) Kanban
8 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (12.70%) Microservices
8 8 (12.70%) TDD
9 7 (11.11%) Manual Testing
9 7 (11.11%) Performance Testing
10 5 (7.94%) Asset Management
10 5 (7.94%) Defect Management
10 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering
10 5 (7.94%) Test Scripting
10 5 (7.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.10%) Java
2 21 (33.33%) C#
3 19 (30.16%) SQL
4 12 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.70%) Python
6 5 (7.94%) Scala
7 4 (6.35%) Groovy
8 3 (4.76%) Java 8
9 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.17%) C
9 2 (3.17%) PHP
9 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.59%) C++
10 1 (1.59%) Perl
10 1 (1.59%) RPG
10 1 (1.59%) Ruby
10 1 (1.59%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) ISEB
1 8 (12.70%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) Degree
3 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 11 (17.46%) Docker
2 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (15.87%) Kubernetes
2 8 (12.70%) Ansible
3 7 (11.11%) Terraform
4 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Google
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.94%) Atlassian
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle
5 2 (3.17%) iManage
5 2 (3.17%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.59%) Birst
6 1 (1.59%) Cognos
6 1 (1.59%) HP
6 1 (1.59%) IBM
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat