Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 81 109
Rank change year-on-year -8 +28 +55
Contract jobs citing Selenium 197 176 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.77% 2.73% 2.09%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.83% 13.86% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 133 116
City of London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £355 £363 £321
90th Percentile £588 £550 £575
Central London median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 1,535 1,270 1,133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 21.61% 19.71% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,240 984 929
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £319
90th Percentile £644 £625 £594
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
City of London median hourly rate £37.75 £24.49 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.18% -44.35% -2.22%
10th Percentile £28.00 £23.11 £41.00
90th Percentile £69.77 £25.86 £47.00
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £27.24 £44.00
% change year-on-year +28.48% -38.09% -2.22%

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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

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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

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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 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in the City of London

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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

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Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 20 July 2018. 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
Moorgate - 1 £400 -
Selenium
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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.

1 128 (64.97%) Test Automation
2 121 (61.42%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (35.53%) Java
4 66 (33.50%) JavaScript
5 62 (31.47%) Finance
6 59 (29.95%) Cucumber
7 57 (28.93%) C#
8 55 (27.92%) QA
9 52 (26.40%) Banking
10 48 (24.37%) MVC
10 48 (24.37%) BDD
11 43 (21.83%) SQL
12 42 (21.32%) TDD
13 41 (20.81%) Jenkins
14 40 (20.30%) HTML
14 40 (20.30%) .NET
15 39 (19.80%) CSS
15 39 (19.80%) JIRA
15 39 (19.80%) DevOps
16 38 (19.29%) AngularJS
16 38 (19.29%) SpecFlow
17 37 (18.78%) WebDriver
18 36 (18.27%) Continuous Integration
19 34 (17.26%) Docker
20 33 (16.75%) User Experience
21 31 (15.74%) HTML5
22 30 (15.23%) Gherkin
22 30 (15.23%) Microsoft Azure
22 30 (15.23%) Ruby
22 30 (15.23%) Python

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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 12 (6.09%) Confluence
2 6 (3.05%) JBoss
3 5 (2.54%) Apache
3 5 (2.54%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (2.03%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.52%) Jetty
6 2 (1.02%) IIS
6 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.51%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.51%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.51%) CMS
7 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.51%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (9.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 19 (9.64%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 30 (15.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.57%) GitHub
4 7 (3.55%) BrowserStack
4 7 (3.55%) npm
4 7 (3.55%) Sauce Labs
5 3 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.02%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.02%) SaaS
7 1 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.51%) BlazeMeter
7 1 (0.51%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.51%) Route 53
7 1 (0.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.51%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.06%) SMS
2 4 (2.03%) Firewall
2 4 (2.03%) HTTP
2 4 (2.03%) Skype
3 3 (1.52%) AMQP
3 3 (1.52%) DHCP
3 3 (1.52%) DNS
3 3 (1.52%) ICMP
3 3 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.51%) Internet
4 1 (0.51%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.05%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.03%) MySQL
4 3 (1.52%) Big Data
4 3 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.51%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.51%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.51%) Redis
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 59 (29.95%) Cucumber
2 41 (20.81%) Jenkins
3 39 (19.80%) JIRA
4 38 (19.29%) SpecFlow
5 37 (18.78%) WebDriver
6 27 (13.71%) Git (software)
7 26 (13.20%) Jasmine
8 23 (11.68%) Maven
9 19 (9.64%) Appium
9 19 (9.64%) Axure RP
9 19 (9.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 17 (8.63%) JMeter
11 16 (8.12%) Visual Studio Team System
12 12 (6.09%) JUnit
12 12 (6.09%) TeamCity
13 11 (5.58%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (4.57%) SoapUI
15 8 (4.06%) Gradle
15 8 (4.06%) gulp
15 8 (4.06%) LoadRunner
General
1 62 (31.47%) Finance
2 52 (26.40%) Banking
3 27 (13.71%) Retail
4 12 (6.09%) Financial Institution
5 8 (4.06%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.55%) Retail Banking
6 7 (3.55%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.52%) Back Office
8 2 (1.02%) Marketing
9 1 (0.51%) Front Office
9 1 (0.51%) Games
9 1 (0.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 80 (40.61%) Developer
2 27 (13.71%) Angular Developer
3 23 (11.68%) DevOps Engineer
4 21 (10.66%) C# Developer
4 21 (10.66%) QA Engineer
5 20 (10.15%) Tester
6 17 (8.63%) Senior DevOps
6 17 (8.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 15 (7.61%) .NET Developer
8 14 (7.11%) Automation Tester
8 14 (7.11%) HTML CSS Developer
8 14 (7.11%) HTML Developer
9 13 (6.60%) UI Developer
10 12 (6.09%) Analyst
10 12 (6.09%) Azure Developer
10 12 (6.09%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (6.09%) Test Engineer
11 11 (5.58%) Java Developer
12 9 (4.57%) QA Tester
12 9 (4.57%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (20.30%) .NET
1 40 (20.30%) HTML
2 39 (19.80%) CSS
3 38 (19.29%) AngularJS
4 31 (15.74%) HTML5
5 30 (15.23%) Gherkin
6 29 (14.72%) CSS3
6 29 (14.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 25 (12.69%) ASP.NET
8 24 (12.18%) Node.js
9 22 (11.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (11.17%) RESTful
10 21 (10.66%) React
10 21 (10.66%) Web Services
11 15 (7.61%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (7.61%) REST
11 15 (7.61%) Spring
12 12 (6.09%) SOAP
13 11 (5.58%) J2EE
13 11 (5.58%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 33 (16.75%) User Experience
2 10 (5.08%) Fintech
3 8 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.55%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.05%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.54%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.54%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.03%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.03%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.52%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.52%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.52%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.52%) PDA
9 2 (1.02%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (1.02%) Derivative
9 2 (1.02%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 2 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.02%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.51%) Digital Wallet
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.63%) Linux
2 14 (7.11%) Unix
3 13 (6.60%) Android
4 10 (5.08%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.03%) CentOS
5 4 (2.03%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.52%) Windows
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (64.97%) Test Automation
2 121 (61.42%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (24.37%) BDD
3 48 (24.37%) MVC
4 42 (21.32%) TDD
5 39 (19.80%) DevOps
6 36 (18.27%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (14.72%) Release Management
8 28 (14.21%) API Testing
8 28 (14.21%) Scrum
9 23 (11.68%) Kanban
9 23 (11.68%) SDET
10 22 (11.17%) Microservices
11 20 (10.15%) MVVM
12 19 (9.64%) Configuration Management
13 16 (8.12%) Unit Testing
14 15 (7.61%) Mentoring
14 15 (7.61%) OO
15 14 (7.11%) Front End Development
15 14 (7.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 70 (35.53%) Java
2 66 (33.50%) JavaScript
3 57 (28.93%) C#
4 43 (21.83%) SQL
5 30 (15.23%) Python
5 30 (15.23%) Ruby
6 17 (8.63%) Bash Shell
6 17 (8.63%) TypeScript
7 9 (4.57%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.54%) C++
9 4 (2.03%) C
9 4 (2.03%) Groovy
10 3 (1.52%) Apple Swift
10 3 (1.52%) Java 8
10 3 (1.52%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.52%) Scala
10 3 (1.52%) VBScript
11 2 (1.02%) Go
11 2 (1.02%) R
11 2 (1.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (6.09%) Degree
2 9 (4.57%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.03%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.52%) ISEB
5 3 (1.52%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.02%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (27.92%) QA
2 2 (1.02%) MiFID
3 1 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.51%) EMIR
System Software
1 34 (17.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (4.06%) HP ALM
2 6 (3.05%) Kubernetes
2 6 (3.05%) Puppet
3 5 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.03%) Ansible
4 4 (2.03%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 4 (2.03%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (10.15%) Adobe
2 8 (4.06%) HP
3 7 (3.55%) Oracle
4 6 (3.05%) Splunk
5 5 (2.54%) AppDynamics
5 5 (2.54%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.52%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.52%) Google
6 3 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.51%) Automation Anywhere
7 1 (0.51%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.51%) Blue Prism
7 1 (0.51%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.51%) GoldenSource
7 1 (0.51%) IBM
7 1 (0.51%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.51%) New Relic
7 1 (0.51%) Reuters
7 1 (0.51%) Sitecore