Period
to 9 July 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 9 July 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
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 113 136 91
Rank change year-on-year +23 -45 +1
Contract jobs citing Selenium 30 109 197
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.10% 1.63% 2.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.98% 9.09% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 74 164
Median daily rate £452 £468 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.32% -1.58% +5.56%
10th Percentile £395 £400 £363
90th Percentile £554 £588 £588
Central London median daily rate £475 £463 £470
% change year-on-year +2.70% -1.60% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 502 1,199 1,530
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.43% 17.90% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 901 1,232
Median daily rate £515 £525 £506
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +3.70% +6.58%
10th Percentile £394 £400 £369
90th Percentile £656 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £510 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.86% +5.00% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Median hourly rate £40.75 £39.25 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.82% +3.97% -
10th Percentile £33.88 £20.25 £28.00
90th Percentile £59.38 £58.25 £69.77
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year -10.83% +12.14% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Selenium as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Selenium in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Selenium in the City of London

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Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Selenium in the City of London over the 6 months to 9 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Selenium in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Selenium in the City of London.

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 9 July 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
Moorgate +20 2 £525 +31.25%
Selenium
Central London

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 23 (76.67%) Test Automation
2 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (50.00%) Java
4 12 (40.00%) C#
5 11 (36.67%) ISTQB
6 10 (33.33%) JIRA
6 10 (33.33%) Cucumber
7 9 (30.00%) Finance
7 9 (30.00%) DevOps
8 8 (26.67%) Scrum
8 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
8 8 (26.67%) SQL
9 7 (23.33%) Oracle
9 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
9 7 (23.33%) ISEB
9 7 (23.33%) AWS
9 7 (23.33%) QA
10 6 (20.00%) Degree
10 6 (20.00%) WebDriver
10 6 (20.00%) BDD
10 6 (20.00%) Azure
10 6 (20.00%) Node.js
10 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
11 5 (16.67%) TDD
11 5 (16.67%) Regression Testing
11 5 (16.67%) OOP
11 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (16.67%) Microservices
11 5 (16.67%) API Testing
11 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy

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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 3 (10.00%) Confluence
2 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.33%) Maximo
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) AWS
2 6 (20.00%) Azure
3 4 (13.33%) GCP
4 3 (10.00%) GitHub
5 2 (6.67%) Azure Stack
5 2 (6.67%) PaaS
6 1 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (3.33%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (3.33%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (3.33%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) MySQL
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.33%) Neo4j
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 10 (33.33%) JIRA
2 6 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (13.33%) NUnit
4 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (10.00%) JMeter
4 3 (10.00%) JUnit
4 3 (10.00%) Postman
4 3 (10.00%) Protractor
5 2 (6.67%) Cypress.io
5 2 (6.67%) Jasmine
5 2 (6.67%) Mocha
5 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
5 2 (6.67%) SpecFlow
5 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.33%) eggPlant
6 1 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (3.33%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (30.00%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Public Sector
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Developer
1 5 (16.67%) Tester
2 4 (13.33%) Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Automation Tester
2 4 (13.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (6.67%) JavaScript Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) QA Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) React Developer
3 2 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Angular Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (3.33%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) DevOps Automation Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (3.33%) Security Test Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Node.js
2 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 4 (13.33%) .NET
3 4 (13.33%) SOAP
3 4 (13.33%) Web Services
4 3 (10.00%) Express
4 3 (10.00%) Redux
4 3 (10.00%) REST
5 2 (6.67%) Chai
5 2 (6.67%) Gherkin
5 2 (6.67%) HTML
5 2 (6.67%) React
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.33%) CSS
6 1 (3.33%) CSS3
6 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.33%) HTML5
6 1 (3.33%) Spring
6 1 (3.33%) XBRL
6 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Cloud Native
3 1 (3.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (3.33%) Android
3 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (76.67%) Test Automation
2 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (30.00%) DevOps
4 8 (26.67%) Scrum
5 6 (20.00%) BDD
5 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 5 (16.67%) API Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Microservices
6 5 (16.67%) OOP
6 5 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 5 (16.67%) TDD
6 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
7 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (13.33%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (13.33%) Manual Testing
7 4 (13.33%) OO
8 3 (10.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Java
2 12 (40.00%) C#
3 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (13.33%) C
5 3 (10.00%) Python
6 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.33%) Groovy
7 1 (3.33%) Java 8
7 1 (3.33%) Kotlin
7 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) ISTQB
2 7 (23.33%) ISEB
3 6 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) Master's Degree
5 1 (3.33%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Ansible
1 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Google
3 2 (6.67%) Atlassian
3 2 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (3.33%) HubSpot
4 1 (3.33%) Pega