Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 133 84 110
Rank change year-on-year -49 +26 +7
Contract jobs citing Selenium 83 225 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.48% 3.15% 2.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.63% 14.05% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 200 134
City of London median daily rate £463 £475 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -1.55% +7.22%
10th Percentile £363 £356 £383
90th Percentile £635 £600 £575
Central London median daily rate £469 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -1.32% - +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 962 1,601 1,355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.18% 22.43% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 1,326 1,071
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £366 £363
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £503 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -1.95% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
City of London median hourly rate £50.25 £35.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.57% +37.25% -21.54%
10th Percentile £33.00 £35.00 £23.24
90th Percentile £86.25 £35.00 £59.45
Central London median hourly rate £50.25 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +43.57% +16.67% -7.69%

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 11 December 2019.

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 11 December 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 60 (72.29%) Test Automation
2 49 (59.04%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (50.60%) Java
4 38 (45.78%) Cucumber
5 30 (36.14%) QA
6 26 (31.33%) Scrum
7 24 (28.92%) BDD
8 23 (27.71%) C#
9 22 (26.51%) Finance
9 22 (26.51%) Jenkins
10 21 (25.30%) TDD
11 20 (24.10%) DevOps
12 19 (22.89%) SQL
13 18 (21.69%) Azure
14 17 (20.48%) Git (software)
15 16 (19.28%) Kanban
15 16 (19.28%) Continuous Delivery
16 15 (18.07%) API Testing
16 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
16 15 (18.07%) RESTful
16 15 (18.07%) Gherkin
17 14 (16.87%) Continuous Improvement
17 14 (16.87%) Web Services
17 14 (16.87%) Regression Testing
17 14 (16.87%) Microservices
18 13 (15.66%) JIRA
19 12 (14.46%) AWS
19 12 (14.46%) Scala
19 12 (14.46%) WebDriver
19 12 (14.46%) Windows

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 10 (12.05%) Confluence
2 7 (8.43%) Apache Airflow
3 3 (3.61%) Jetty
3 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.61%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.41%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.41%) JBoss
4 2 (2.41%) Magnolia
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 1 (1.20%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) FastStats
1 1 (1.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (21.69%) Azure
2 12 (14.46%) AWS
3 8 (9.64%) GCP
4 7 (8.43%) Tricentis Tosca
5 6 (7.23%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (7.23%) GitHub
5 6 (7.23%) Serverless
6 3 (3.61%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (3.61%) Power Platform
7 2 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.41%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (2.41%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.41%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.41%) AWS CodeDeploy
7 2 (2.41%) AWS CodePipeline
7 2 (2.41%) AWS Fargate
7 2 (2.41%) Azure Stack
7 2 (2.41%) BrowserStack
7 2 (2.41%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) SSH
2 1 (1.20%) HTTP
2 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.25%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (12.05%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.43%) BigQuery
3 7 (8.43%) MongoDB
3 7 (8.43%) MySQL
3 7 (8.43%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (7.23%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.82%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.61%) Big Data
6 3 (3.61%) Couchbase
6 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.61%) Power BI
7 2 (2.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.41%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.41%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (2.41%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.41%) Redis
7 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (45.78%) Cucumber
2 22 (26.51%) Jenkins
3 17 (20.48%) Git (software)
4 13 (15.66%) JIRA
5 12 (14.46%) WebDriver
6 10 (12.05%) Postman
6 10 (12.05%) SpecFlow
7 8 (9.64%) JMeter
7 8 (9.64%) REST Assured
7 8 (9.64%) TeamCity
8 7 (8.43%) Gradle
8 7 (8.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (7.23%) Maven
9 6 (7.23%) Mocha
10 5 (6.02%) Fiddler
10 5 (6.02%) Gatling
10 5 (6.02%) JUnit
10 5 (6.02%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (4.82%) Ranorex
12 3 (3.61%) Appium
General
1 22 (26.51%) Finance
2 8 (9.64%) Banking
3 6 (7.23%) Law
4 4 (4.82%) Front Office
4 4 (4.82%) Legal
4 4 (4.82%) Retail
5 3 (3.61%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (25.30%) Developer
2 16 (19.28%) Tester
3 15 (18.07%) Automation Tester
4 12 (14.46%) Analyst
5 10 (12.05%) Architect
5 10 (12.05%) Java Developer
6 8 (9.64%) Test Engineer
7 7 (8.43%) Developer in Test
7 7 (8.43%) Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (7.23%) QA Analyst
8 6 (7.23%) Test Analyst
9 5 (6.02%) QA Engineer
10 4 (4.82%) Azure Engineer
10 4 (4.82%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (4.82%) Software Developer
11 3 (3.61%) Automation Engineer
11 3 (3.61%) React Developer
11 3 (3.61%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 3 (3.61%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.07%) Gherkin
1 15 (18.07%) RESTful
2 14 (16.87%) Web Services
3 10 (12.05%) HTML
4 9 (10.84%) Node.js
5 8 (9.64%) CSS
5 8 (9.64%) React
5 8 (9.64%) Redux
6 7 (8.43%) JSON
6 7 (8.43%) Spring
7 6 (7.23%) AngularJS
7 6 (7.23%) HTML5
7 6 (7.23%) REST
7 6 (7.23%) Spring Boot
7 6 (7.23%) XML
8 5 (6.02%) Jest
9 4 (4.82%) Chai
9 4 (4.82%) Enzyme
9 4 (4.82%) Express
9 4 (4.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.23%) Derivative
1 6 (7.23%) User Experience
2 4 (4.82%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.61%) Market Risk
4 2 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.20%) AS400
5 1 (1.20%) Blog
5 1 (1.20%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.20%) EPoS
5 1 (1.20%) FMCG
5 1 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.20%) iSeries
5 1 (1.20%) Replication
5 1 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.46%) Windows
2 4 (4.82%) Android
2 4 (4.82%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.61%) Linux
3 3 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.41%) CentOS
4 2 (2.41%) Debian
4 2 (2.41%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.41%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.41%) Unix
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (72.29%) Test Automation
2 49 (59.04%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (31.33%) Scrum
4 24 (28.92%) BDD
5 21 (25.30%) TDD
6 20 (24.10%) DevOps
7 16 (19.28%) Continuous Delivery
7 16 (19.28%) Kanban
8 15 (18.07%) API Testing
9 14 (16.87%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (16.87%) Microservices
9 14 (16.87%) Regression Testing
10 11 (13.25%) Unit Testing
11 9 (10.84%) Manual Testing
11 9 (10.84%) Performance Testing
12 8 (9.64%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (9.64%) Test Strategy
13 7 (8.43%) Defect Management
13 7 (8.43%) Test Scripting
13 7 (8.43%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 42 (50.60%) Java
2 23 (27.71%) C#
3 19 (22.89%) SQL
4 15 (18.07%) JavaScript
5 12 (14.46%) Scala
6 11 (13.25%) Python
7 9 (10.84%) Groovy
8 7 (8.43%) ES6
9 5 (6.02%) T-SQL
10 4 (4.82%) Bash Shell
10 4 (4.82%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.61%) Go
11 3 (3.61%) Perl
11 3 (3.61%) Ruby
12 2 (2.41%) C++
12 2 (2.41%) ClojureScript
12 2 (2.41%) Java 8
12 2 (2.41%) Java 9
12 2 (2.41%) TypeScript
12 2 (2.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (12.05%) ISTQB
2 8 (9.64%) ISEB
3 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.41%) Degree
5 2 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.20%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (36.14%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.25%) Docker
2 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) Kubernetes
2 7 (8.43%) Ansible
2 7 (8.43%) Terraform
3 2 (2.41%) Puppet
3 2 (2.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (9.64%) Google
2 6 (7.23%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.82%) Atlassian
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle
4 3 (3.61%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.41%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.41%) Hortonworks
5 2 (2.41%) HP
5 2 (2.41%) iManage
5 2 (2.41%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.41%) Sybase
6 1 (1.20%) Birst
6 1 (1.20%) Cognos
6 1 (1.20%) IBM
6 1 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.20%) SAP
6 1 (1.20%) Sitecore