Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 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
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 128 89 98
Rank change year-on-year -39 +9 +17
Contract jobs citing Selenium 112 196 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.74% 2.83% 2.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.05% 13.32% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 163 120
City of London median daily rate £471 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.79% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £401 £370 £362
90th Percentile £634 £588 £575
Central London median daily rate £495 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +9.42%
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 1,237 1,472 1,104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.24% 21.24% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 904 1,175 856
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £400 £369 £325
90th Percentile £675 £637 £619
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 0
City of London median hourly rate £45.50 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.19% - -
Central London median hourly rate £45.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year +42.19% - -

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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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 2019. 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 -7 2 £400 -
Selenium
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 78 (69.64%) Test Automation
2 72 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (52.68%) Cucumber
4 44 (39.29%) BDD
5 40 (35.71%) Java
6 39 (34.82%) JavaScript
7 38 (33.93%) QA
8 33 (29.46%) C#
9 32 (28.57%) Git (software)
9 32 (28.57%) Docker
10 31 (27.68%) Scrum
11 30 (26.79%) WebDriver
12 27 (24.11%) TDD
12 27 (24.11%) Finance
12 27 (24.11%) SQL
13 26 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (23.21%) Microservices
14 25 (22.32%) REST
14 25 (22.32%) HTML
14 25 (22.32%) JIRA
15 24 (21.43%) CSS
15 24 (21.43%) SpecFlow
16 23 (20.54%) Python
16 23 (20.54%) Banking
17 22 (19.64%) Test Scripting
17 22 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
17 22 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
18 20 (17.86%) RESTful
18 20 (17.86%) Web Services
19 19 (16.96%) DevOps

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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 13 (11.61%) Confluence
2 7 (6.25%) Gunicorn
3 5 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.57%) Apache
4 4 (3.57%) nginx
5 3 (2.68%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.79%) IIS
6 2 (1.79%) JBoss
6 2 (1.79%) Jetty
6 2 (1.79%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.89%) CMS
7 1 (0.89%) Drupal
7 1 (0.89%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.89%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 22 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (13.39%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.36%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (5.36%) Serverless
4 3 (2.68%) Azure Functions
5 2 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.79%) BrowserStack
5 2 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.89%) GitHub
6 1 (0.89%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.89%) npm
6 1 (0.89%) PaaS
6 1 (0.89%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.89%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (0.89%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.68%) HTTP
2 2 (1.79%) SSL
2 2 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.07%) MongoDB
2 13 (11.61%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (8.04%) Relational Database
3 9 (8.04%) SQL Server
4 8 (7.14%) Redis
5 7 (6.25%) MySQL
6 4 (3.57%) Cosmos DB
6 4 (3.57%) Couchbase
6 4 (3.57%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.89%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.89%) HSQLDB
9 1 (0.89%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 59 (52.68%) Cucumber
2 32 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 30 (26.79%) WebDriver
4 25 (22.32%) JIRA
5 24 (21.43%) SpecFlow
6 18 (16.07%) Jenkins
7 14 (12.50%) Gatling
8 12 (10.71%) JMeter
9 11 (9.82%) TeamCity
10 10 (8.93%) SoapUI
10 10 (8.93%) Visual Studio Team System
11 9 (8.04%) Appium
11 9 (8.04%) Robot Framework
12 8 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (7.14%) Visual Studio
13 7 (6.25%) Babel
13 7 (6.25%) webpack
13 7 (6.25%) Zephyr
14 6 (5.36%) JUnit
14 6 (5.36%) LoadRunner
General
1 27 (24.11%) Finance
2 23 (20.54%) Banking
3 13 (11.61%) Financial Institution
4 8 (7.14%) Retail
5 3 (2.68%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.79%) Electronics
7 1 (0.89%) Advertising
7 1 (0.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (32.14%) Developer
2 33 (29.46%) Tester
3 21 (18.75%) Automation Tester
4 11 (9.82%) Analyst
4 11 (9.82%) Test Engineer
5 10 (8.93%) Test Analyst
6 8 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (6.25%) Developer in Test
7 7 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.25%) React Developer
7 7 (6.25%) Software Developer
8 6 (5.36%) Python Developer
8 6 (5.36%) QA Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Test Automation Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) Development Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) HTML Developer
9 4 (3.57%) Software Development Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.32%) HTML
1 25 (22.32%) REST
2 24 (21.43%) CSS
3 20 (17.86%) RESTful
3 20 (17.86%) Web Services
4 19 (16.96%) React
5 17 (15.18%) Enzyme
5 17 (15.18%) Gherkin
5 17 (15.18%) Node.js
5 17 (15.18%) SOAP
6 15 (13.39%) .NET
7 14 (12.50%) Jest
8 11 (9.82%) Spring Boot
9 10 (8.93%) Middleware
9 10 (8.93%) Redux
9 10 (8.93%) Spring
10 9 (8.04%) AngularJS
11 8 (7.14%) JSON
12 7 (6.25%) Kafka
12 7 (6.25%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (11.61%) User Experience
3 7 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.36%) Fintech
5 3 (2.68%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.89%) FMCG
7 1 (0.89%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.89%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.25%) Linux
2 6 (5.36%) Unix
3 5 (4.46%) Android
3 5 (4.46%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.57%) Mac OS
5 3 (2.68%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.68%) Windows
6 2 (1.79%) CentOS
6 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (69.64%) Test Automation
2 72 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (39.29%) BDD
4 31 (27.68%) Scrum
5 27 (24.11%) TDD
6 26 (23.21%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (23.21%) Microservices
7 22 (19.64%) Test Scripting
8 19 (16.96%) DevOps
9 18 (16.07%) API Testing
10 17 (15.18%) SDET
11 16 (14.29%) Manual Testing
12 14 (12.50%) Integration Testing
12 14 (12.50%) Test Strategy
13 13 (11.61%) Validation
14 12 (10.71%) Acceptance Criteria
14 12 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
14 12 (10.71%) Software Engineering
15 11 (9.82%) Continuous Delivery
15 11 (9.82%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (35.71%) Java
2 39 (34.82%) JavaScript
3 33 (29.46%) C#
4 27 (24.11%) SQL
5 23 (20.54%) Python
6 17 (15.18%) ES6
7 7 (6.25%) ES7
7 7 (6.25%) Java 8
8 6 (5.36%) Go
8 6 (5.36%) Ruby
8 6 (5.36%) T-SQL
9 5 (4.46%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.46%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.57%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.68%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.79%) Perl
12 2 (1.79%) PHP
12 2 (1.79%) Scala
13 1 (0.89%) Groovy
13 1 (0.89%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 4 (3.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.79%) Degree
3 1 (0.89%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.89%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (33.93%) QA
2 10 (8.93%) SEPA
3 2 (1.79%) MiFID
4 1 (0.89%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.89%) PSD2
System Software
1 32 (28.57%) Docker
2 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (8.93%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (7.14%) Ansible
3 7 (6.25%) Kubernetes
3 7 (6.25%) Marathon
3 7 (6.25%) Mesos
4 6 (5.36%) Terraform
5 5 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (3.57%) Puppet
7 2 (1.79%) Packer
8 1 (0.89%) CA Service Virtualization
8 1 (0.89%) Grafana
8 1 (0.89%) HP ALM
8 1 (0.89%) Kibana
Vendors
1 17 (15.18%) HP
2 7 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.36%) IBM
3 6 (5.36%) Splunk
4 3 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.79%) Demandware
5 2 (1.79%) Elastic Path
5 2 (1.79%) webMethods
6 1 (0.89%) Adobe
6 1 (0.89%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.89%) CA
6 1 (0.89%) Google
6 1 (0.89%) hybris
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle
6 1 (0.89%) Perfecto Mobile
6 1 (0.89%) SAP
6 1 (0.89%) TOWER Software