Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 100 114
Rank change year-on-year +16 +14 +46
Contract jobs citing Selenium 210 177 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.00% 2.61% 1.98%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.38% 13.32% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 135 113
City of London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £350 £363 £325
90th Percentile £588 £556 £563
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.03%
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 1,570 1,329 1,177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.46% 19.58% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,295 1,022 963
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £331 £325
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
City of London median hourly rate £32.00 £24.99 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.04% -34.66% -7.27%
10th Percentile £31.00 £23.18 £32.23
90th Percentile £41.60 £27.11 £45.68
Central London median hourly rate £33.50 £27.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year +20.72% -27.45% -7.27%

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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 21 September 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 21 September 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
London Bridge - 8 £475 -
Moorgate - 2 £475 -
Selenium
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 159 (75.71%) Test Automation
2 136 (64.76%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (36.67%) Java
4 70 (33.33%) Finance
5 62 (29.52%) Cucumber
6 60 (28.57%) C#
7 59 (28.10%) QA
8 55 (26.19%) JavaScript
9 53 (25.24%) TDD
10 49 (23.33%) .NET
11 47 (22.38%) Python
11 47 (22.38%) BDD
12 46 (21.90%) WebDriver
12 46 (21.90%) Banking
13 45 (21.43%) SpecFlow
13 45 (21.43%) Jenkins
14 44 (20.95%) DevOps
15 41 (19.52%) Docker
16 39 (18.57%) Gherkin
16 39 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
17 37 (17.62%) SQL
17 37 (17.62%) SDET
18 34 (16.19%) API Testing
18 34 (16.19%) Release Management
18 34 (16.19%) Git (software)
19 32 (15.24%) MVC
20 31 (14.76%) AngularJS
21 30 (14.29%) Ruby
22 27 (12.86%) Linux
23 26 (12.38%) HTML

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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 8 (3.81%) Confluence
2 5 (2.38%) Apache
2 5 (2.38%) JBoss
2 5 (2.38%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (1.43%) Jetty
3 3 (1.43%) NServiceBus
4 2 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.95%) IIS
4 2 (0.95%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.48%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.48%) CMS
5 1 (0.48%) Mule
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (4.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 9 (4.29%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.81%) GitHub
4 3 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.43%) IaaS
4 3 (1.43%) PaaS
4 3 (1.43%) Sauce Labs
5 2 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.95%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.95%) BrowserStack
5 2 (0.95%) Datadog
5 2 (0.95%) DigitalOcean
5 2 (0.95%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (0.95%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.95%) SaaS
5 2 (0.95%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.48%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.86%) Skype
2 5 (2.38%) HTTP
3 4 (1.90%) AMQP
3 4 (1.90%) SMS
4 3 (1.43%) DHCP
4 3 (1.43%) DNS
4 3 (1.43%) ICMP
4 3 (1.43%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.33%) Relational Database
1 7 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.43%) MySQL
3 3 (1.43%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.95%) Aerospike
4 2 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (0.95%) Big Data
4 2 (0.95%) Couchbase
4 2 (0.95%) Hazelcast
4 2 (0.95%) Redis
4 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.48%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.48%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 62 (29.52%) Cucumber
2 46 (21.90%) WebDriver
3 45 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 45 (21.43%) SpecFlow
4 34 (16.19%) Git (software)
5 23 (10.95%) JIRA
6 20 (9.52%) Maven
7 17 (8.10%) JUnit
8 16 (7.62%) Visual Studio Team System
9 15 (7.14%) Appium
10 14 (6.67%) Jasmine
11 12 (5.71%) JMeter
12 11 (5.24%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (4.29%) Axure RP
13 9 (4.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 9 (4.29%) TeamCity
14 8 (3.81%) SoapUI
14 8 (3.81%) Visual Studio
15 7 (3.33%) Karma Test Runner
15 7 (3.33%) NUnit
General
1 70 (33.33%) Finance
2 46 (21.90%) Banking
3 21 (10.00%) Retail
4 14 (6.67%) Financial Institution
5 7 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.38%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.43%) Law
8 2 (0.95%) Back Office
8 2 (0.95%) Front Office
8 2 (0.95%) Marketing
9 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (34.29%) Developer
2 27 (12.86%) QA Engineer
3 25 (11.90%) Tester
4 24 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 22 (10.48%) Senior DevOps
5 22 (10.48%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 22 (10.48%) Test Engineer
6 21 (10.00%) Angular Developer
7 18 (8.57%) Automation Tester
8 17 (8.10%) C# Developer
9 16 (7.62%) .NET Developer
9 16 (7.62%) Analyst
10 13 (6.19%) Test Automation Engineer
11 12 (5.71%) Azure Developer
11 12 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
11 12 (5.71%) QA Automation Engineer
12 11 (5.24%) Java Developer
13 10 (4.76%) Developer in Test
13 10 (4.76%) QA Test Engineer
13 10 (4.76%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (23.33%) .NET
2 39 (18.57%) Gherkin
3 31 (14.76%) AngularJS
4 26 (12.38%) HTML
4 26 (12.38%) React
5 25 (11.90%) CSS
6 21 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 21 (10.00%) HTML5
7 19 (9.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (9.05%) CSS3
8 17 (8.10%) RESTful
9 14 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (6.67%) Web Services
10 13 (6.19%) REST
10 13 (6.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (5.71%) Node.js
12 9 (4.29%) JSON
12 9 (4.29%) Spring
12 9 (4.29%) WinForms
13 7 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.95%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (8.57%) User Experience
3 14 (6.67%) Fintech
4 11 (5.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.33%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.38%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.38%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.90%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.43%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.43%) Fixed Income
10 2 (0.95%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (0.95%) Derivative
10 2 (0.95%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.95%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 2 (0.95%) PKI
10 2 (0.95%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.48%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.86%) Linux
2 19 (9.05%) Unix
3 11 (5.24%) Android
3 11 (5.24%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.86%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.90%) CentOS
6 2 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.95%) Windows
6 2 (0.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (75.71%) Test Automation
2 136 (64.76%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (25.24%) TDD
4 47 (22.38%) BDD
5 44 (20.95%) DevOps
6 39 (18.57%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (17.62%) SDET
8 34 (16.19%) API Testing
8 34 (16.19%) Release Management
9 32 (15.24%) MVC
10 26 (12.38%) Front End Development
10 26 (12.38%) Scrum
11 23 (10.95%) Configuration Management
12 19 (9.05%) Microservices
13 18 (8.57%) Kanban
14 16 (7.62%) OO
15 13 (6.19%) Continuous Delivery
15 13 (6.19%) Performance Testing
15 13 (6.19%) Test Strategy
15 13 (6.19%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (36.67%) Java
2 60 (28.57%) C#
3 55 (26.19%) JavaScript
4 47 (22.38%) Python
5 37 (17.62%) SQL
6 30 (14.29%) Ruby
7 23 (10.95%) Bash Shell
8 13 (6.19%) TypeScript
9 9 (4.29%) VB.NET
10 8 (3.81%) C++
11 5 (2.38%) C
12 4 (1.90%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.90%) Groovy
12 4 (1.90%) Java 8
13 3 (1.43%) Go
13 3 (1.43%) Perl
13 3 (1.43%) Scala
14 2 (0.95%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.95%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (7.14%) Degree
2 7 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.90%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.95%) ISEB
5 2 (0.95%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (28.10%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.48%) EMIR
2 1 (0.48%) MiFID
System Software
1 41 (19.52%) Docker
2 2 (0.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.33%) HP ALM
2 5 (2.38%) Ansible
3 4 (1.90%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 3 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.43%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.95%) Consul
5 2 (0.95%) Nagios
5 2 (0.95%) Puppet
5 2 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.48%) Kibana
6 1 (0.48%) logstash
6 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.48%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (5.24%) Oracle
2 10 (4.76%) Adobe
3 9 (4.29%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.33%) HP
5 5 (2.38%) Google
6 4 (1.90%) Splunk
7 3 (1.43%) AppDynamics
7 3 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.95%) IBM
8 2 (0.95%) Micro Focus
8 2 (0.95%) New Relic
9 1 (0.48%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.48%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.48%) Cadence
9 1 (0.48%) Capita
9 1 (0.48%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 1 (0.48%) GoldenSource
9 1 (0.48%) Reuters
9 1 (0.48%) Sitecore