Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 109 120
Rank change year-on-year +28 +11 +27
Contract jobs citing Selenium 226 165 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.20% 2.31% 2.02%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.52% 11.94% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 135 119
City of London median daily rate £475 £476 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.11% +5.67% -1.37%
10th Percentile £350 £375 £326
90th Percentile £597 £575 £575
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +0.56%
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 1,556 1,382 1,226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.03% 19.35% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,300 1,087 1,007
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £338
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £500 £498 £475
% change year-on-year +0.50% +4.74% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
City of London median hourly rate £43.50 £25.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.59% -21.54% -13.33%
10th Percentile £43.25 £23.24 £31.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £59.45 £33.75
Central London median hourly rate £39.25 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +30.83% -7.69% -13.33%

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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 14 November 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 14 November 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 - 18 £500 -
Moorgate - 4 £475 -
Selenium
Central London

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 186 (82.30%) Test Automation
2 146 (64.60%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (35.84%) Java
4 76 (33.63%) Cucumber
5 72 (31.86%) JavaScript
6 70 (30.97%) TDD
7 68 (30.09%) QA
7 68 (30.09%) BDD
8 67 (29.65%) Finance
9 62 (27.43%) WebDriver
10 60 (26.55%) Jenkins
11 51 (22.57%) C#
12 50 (22.12%) Continuous Integration
13 49 (21.68%) .NET
13 49 (21.68%) Python
13 49 (21.68%) SDET
14 46 (20.35%) DevOps
15 44 (19.47%) Banking
16 39 (17.26%) SpecFlow
17 38 (16.81%) Scrum
18 37 (16.37%) Docker
19 36 (15.93%) SQL
20 35 (15.49%) JIRA
20 35 (15.49%) API Testing
21 34 (15.04%) Git (software)
22 32 (14.16%) HTML
22 32 (14.16%) CSS
23 31 (13.72%) AngularJS
24 30 (13.27%) Gherkin
25 29 (12.83%) Microservices

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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 14 (6.19%) Confluence
2 7 (3.10%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (2.65%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (1.77%) Gunicorn
5 3 (1.33%) NServiceBus
5 3 (1.33%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.88%) CMS
6 2 (0.88%) IIS
7 1 (0.44%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.44%) Jetty
7 1 (0.44%) Mule
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.44%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.73%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (8.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (6.19%) BrowserStack
4 6 (2.65%) GitHub
5 3 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.33%) IaaS
5 3 (1.33%) npm
5 3 (1.33%) PaaS
5 3 (1.33%) Sauce Labs
6 2 (0.88%) Datadog
6 2 (0.88%) DigitalOcean
6 2 (0.88%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (0.88%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.88%) SaaS
6 2 (0.88%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.44%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.65%) HTTP
2 5 (2.21%) Skype
3 4 (1.77%) Internet
4 3 (1.33%) DHCP
4 3 (1.33%) DNS
4 3 (1.33%) ICMP
4 3 (1.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.88%) SMS
6 1 (0.44%) AMQP
6 1 (0.44%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.10%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.21%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.77%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.88%) Aerospike
6 2 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (0.88%) Big Data
6 2 (0.88%) Couchbase
6 2 (0.88%) Hazelcast
6 2 (0.88%) MySQL
6 2 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.88%) Redis
6 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.44%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.44%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.44%) HBase
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 76 (33.63%) Cucumber
2 62 (27.43%) WebDriver
3 60 (26.55%) Jenkins
4 39 (17.26%) SpecFlow
5 35 (15.49%) JIRA
6 34 (15.04%) Git (software)
7 24 (10.62%) JMeter
8 21 (9.29%) Maven
9 15 (6.64%) Appium
9 15 (6.64%) Visual Studio Team System
10 13 (5.75%) TeamCity
11 12 (5.31%) JUnit
11 12 (5.31%) Karma Test Runner
12 11 (4.87%) Jasmine
12 11 (4.87%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (4.42%) Ant
13 10 (4.42%) NUnit
13 10 (4.42%) SoapUI
13 10 (4.42%) Visual Studio
14 8 (3.54%) Gradle
General
1 67 (29.65%) Finance
2 44 (19.47%) Banking
3 11 (4.87%) Financial Institution
4 10 (4.42%) Retail
5 4 (1.77%) Law
5 4 (1.77%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.33%) Front Office
6 3 (1.33%) Games
6 3 (1.33%) Marketing
6 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 67 (29.65%) Developer
2 38 (16.81%) Tester
3 30 (13.27%) Automation Tester
4 28 (12.39%) Test Engineer
5 23 (10.18%) QA Engineer
6 21 (9.29%) Analyst
6 21 (9.29%) DevOps Engineer
7 19 (8.41%) Angular Developer
7 19 (8.41%) Senior DevOps
7 19 (8.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 18 (7.96%) Test Automation Engineer
9 15 (6.64%) .NET Developer
9 15 (6.64%) Developer in Test
10 14 (6.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 13 (5.75%) JavaScript Developer
12 12 (5.31%) C# Developer
12 12 (5.31%) Test Analyst
13 10 (4.42%) QA Automation Engineer
13 10 (4.42%) QA Test Engineer
14 9 (3.98%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (21.68%) .NET
2 32 (14.16%) CSS
2 32 (14.16%) HTML
3 31 (13.72%) AngularJS
4 30 (13.27%) Gherkin
5 27 (11.95%) React
6 24 (10.62%) RESTful
7 16 (7.08%) Node.js
8 14 (6.19%) ASP.NET
8 14 (6.19%) HTML5
8 14 (6.19%) Web Services
9 13 (5.75%) JSON
10 12 (5.31%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (5.31%) XML
11 11 (4.87%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (4.42%) Spring
13 8 (3.54%) .NET Framework
13 8 (3.54%) CSS3
13 8 (3.54%) REST
13 8 (3.54%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.62%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (7.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (7.08%) Fintech
4 10 (4.42%) Linux Command Line
4 10 (4.42%) User Experience
5 9 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.21%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.77%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.33%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.88%) Derivative
9 2 (0.88%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.88%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.88%) PKI
9 2 (0.88%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.44%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.44%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 1 (0.44%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 23 (10.18%) Unix
2 19 (8.41%) Linux
3 9 (3.98%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.54%) Android
5 3 (1.33%) Windows
6 2 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (82.30%) Test Automation
2 146 (64.60%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (30.97%) TDD
4 68 (30.09%) BDD
5 50 (22.12%) Continuous Integration
6 49 (21.68%) SDET
7 46 (20.35%) DevOps
8 38 (16.81%) Scrum
9 35 (15.49%) API Testing
10 29 (12.83%) Microservices
11 28 (12.39%) Release Management
12 25 (11.06%) Front End Development
13 20 (8.85%) Configuration Management
13 20 (8.85%) Continuous Delivery
14 18 (7.96%) Kanban
14 18 (7.96%) Performance Testing
15 16 (7.08%) SDLC
16 15 (6.64%) Functional Testing
16 15 (6.64%) MVC
17 14 (6.19%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 81 (35.84%) Java
2 72 (31.86%) JavaScript
3 51 (22.57%) C#
4 49 (21.68%) Python
5 36 (15.93%) SQL
6 24 (10.62%) Ruby
7 20 (8.85%) Bash Shell
8 11 (4.87%) TypeScript
9 6 (2.65%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.21%) C++
10 5 (2.21%) ES6
11 4 (1.77%) Apple Swift
11 4 (1.77%) Groovy
11 4 (1.77%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.33%) Java 8
12 3 (1.33%) Perl
13 2 (0.88%) C
13 2 (0.88%) PHP
13 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (5.31%) Degree
2 4 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (1.77%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (1.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.44%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (30.09%) QA
2 2 (0.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 37 (16.37%) Docker
2 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (2.65%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.21%) HP ALM
3 4 (1.77%) Ansible
3 4 (1.77%) Kibana
3 4 (1.77%) logstash
4 2 (0.88%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 2 (0.88%) Consul
4 2 (0.88%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.88%) Nagios
4 2 (0.88%) Puppet
4 2 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.44%) Oozie
5 1 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (4.87%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.42%) Oracle
3 6 (2.65%) Perfecto Mobile
4 5 (2.21%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 5 (2.21%) Google
4 5 (2.21%) HP
5 4 (1.77%) Cadence
6 3 (1.33%) Adobe
6 3 (1.33%) AppDynamics
6 3 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.33%) Splunk
7 2 (0.88%) IBM
7 2 (0.88%) Micro Focus
7 2 (0.88%) New Relic
8 1 (0.44%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.44%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.44%) Reuters
8 1 (0.44%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (0.44%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.44%) TOWER Software