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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 22 May 2022 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
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 132 121 118
Rank change year-on-year -11 -3 +19
Contract jobs citing Selenium 61 35 41
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.45% 1.23% 1.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.91% 6.81% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 29 30
10th Percentile £363 £325 £374
25th Percentile £425 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% - -4.51%
75th Percentile £625 £538 £497
90th Percentile - £650 £589
Central London median daily rate £525 £438 £450
% change year-on-year +20.00% -2.78% -7.22%

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 883 514 572
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.99% 18.03% 18.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 346 426
10th Percentile £425 £359 £376
25th Percentile £500 £450 £438
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £588 £538 £523
Median % change year-on-year +9.30% +2.87% -0.48%
75th Percentile £710 £638 £600
90th Percentile £780 £700 £675
Central London median daily rate £580 £525 £510
% change year-on-year +10.48% +2.94% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
10th Percentile - - £39.95
25th Percentile £66.25 £28.50 £44.75
Median hourly rate £72.50 £29.00 £48.50
Median % change year-on-year +150.00% -40.21% +23.57%
75th Percentile £78.75 £29.50 £55.25
90th Percentile - - £59.00
Central London median hourly rate £72.50 £29.00 £48.50
% change year-on-year +150.00% -40.21% +23.57%

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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 22 May 2022.

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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 41 (67.21%) Java
2 34 (55.74%) Test Automation
3 31 (50.82%) QA
4 30 (49.18%) Cucumber
5 26 (42.62%) API Testing
6 22 (36.07%) SQL
7 20 (32.79%) REST
8 18 (29.51%) DevOps
9 16 (26.23%) JMeter
10 15 (24.59%) Agile
11 14 (22.95%) JIRA
11 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
11 14 (22.95%) Docker
12 13 (21.31%) C#
12 13 (21.31%) XML
12 13 (21.31%) Azure
13 12 (19.67%) SDET
13 12 (19.67%) BDD
14 11 (18.03%) Jenkins
14 11 (18.03%) Software Testing
15 10 (16.39%) WebDriver
15 10 (16.39%) SC Cleared
15 10 (16.39%) Security Cleared
15 10 (16.39%) Scrum
15 10 (16.39%) Fintech
16 9 (14.75%) Finance
16 9 (14.75%) .NET
17 8 (13.11%) TDD
17 8 (13.11%) Integration Testing
17 8 (13.11%) Open Source

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 7 (11.48%) Confluence
2 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.64%) JBoss
3 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Fuse
3 1 (1.64%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.31%) Azure
2 5 (8.20%) AWS
3 3 (4.92%) GitHub
3 3 (4.92%) Tricentis Tosca
4 2 (3.28%) BrowserStack
4 2 (3.28%) Datadog
4 2 (3.28%) Slack
5 1 (1.64%) Azure Pipelines
5 1 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.64%) GCP
5 1 (1.64%) PaaS
5 1 (1.64%) Power Automate
5 1 (1.64%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.64%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) Big Data
2 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.64%) DB2
2 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (49.18%) Cucumber
2 16 (26.23%) JMeter
3 14 (22.95%) JIRA
4 11 (18.03%) Jenkins
5 10 (16.39%) WebDriver
6 8 (13.11%) Git (software)
7 6 (9.84%) NUnit
7 6 (9.84%) SpecFlow
7 6 (9.84%) TeamCity
8 5 (8.20%) JUnit
9 4 (6.56%) Bitbucket
9 4 (6.56%) jMock
9 4 (6.56%) Maven
9 4 (6.56%) Mockito
9 4 (6.56%) SoapUI
10 3 (4.92%) eggPlant
10 3 (4.92%) Jasmine
10 3 (4.92%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (4.92%) Postman
10 3 (4.92%) REST Assured
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Banking
3 4 (6.56%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.56%) Legal
4 3 (4.92%) Social Skills
5 2 (3.28%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (3.28%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.64%) Back Office
6 1 (1.64%) Front Office
6 1 (1.64%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.64%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (16.39%) Developer
2 9 (14.75%) Test Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Tester
4 7 (11.48%) Automation Tester
4 7 (11.48%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) QA Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Angular Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.92%) QA Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.28%) Developer in Test
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Software Development Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Software Test Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.79%) REST
2 13 (21.31%) XML
3 9 (14.75%) .NET
4 8 (13.11%) HTML
5 7 (11.48%) Gherkin
6 5 (8.20%) Jest
6 5 (8.20%) Web Services
7 4 (6.56%) CSS
7 4 (6.56%) HTML5
7 4 (6.56%) RESTful
8 3 (4.92%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.92%) Node.js
9 2 (3.28%) JSON
9 2 (3.28%) LINQ
9 2 (3.28%) pytest
9 2 (3.28%) Spring
9 2 (3.28%) Spring Boot
10 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.64%) ADO
10 1 (1.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Hedge funds
2 2 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.64%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.64%) User Experience
3 1 (1.64%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) Unix
2 1 (1.64%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (55.74%) Test Automation
2 26 (42.62%) API Testing
3 18 (29.51%) DevOps
4 15 (24.59%) Agile
5 12 (19.67%) BDD
5 12 (19.67%) SDET
6 11 (18.03%) Software Testing
7 10 (16.39%) Fintech
7 10 (16.39%) Scrum
8 8 (13.11%) CI/CD
8 8 (13.11%) Integration Testing
8 8 (13.11%) Open Source
8 8 (13.11%) TDD
9 7 (11.48%) Full Stack Development
9 7 (11.48%) Functional Testing
9 7 (11.48%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (11.48%) QA Automation
10 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (9.84%) Regression Testing
11 5 (8.20%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (67.21%) Java
2 22 (36.07%) SQL
3 14 (22.95%) JavaScript
4 13 (21.31%) C#
5 7 (11.48%) Python
6 6 (9.84%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.28%) Groovy
7 2 (3.28%) Perl
7 2 (3.28%) VB
8 1 (1.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) SC Cleared
1 10 (16.39%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.84%) ISTQB
3 4 (6.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (4.92%) Degree
5 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.64%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (50.82%) QA
2 4 (6.56%) GDPR
3 1 (1.64%) Accessibility
System Software
1 14 (22.95%) Docker
2 2 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) Ansible
1 2 (3.28%) CA Service Virtualization
1 2 (3.28%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.64%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.92%) AppDynamics
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle
2 3 (4.92%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.28%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.28%) Borland
3 2 (3.28%) CA
3 2 (3.28%) HP
3 2 (3.28%) IBM
3 2 (3.28%) Splunk
4 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.64%) Siemens