Period
to 23 April 2021

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 23 April 2021 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
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 117 119 111
Rank change year-on-year +2 -8 -23
Contract jobs citing Selenium 29 49 149
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.14% 1.29% 2.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.44% 7.44% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 37 104
10th Percentile £325 £370 £361
25th Percentile £363 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £450 £471
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% -4.51% -2.33%
75th Percentile £488 £500 £541
90th Percentile £605 £593 £626
Central London median daily rate £425 £450 £475
% change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% -

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 450 659 1,356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.77% 17.30% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 501 1,018
10th Percentile £354 £363 £400
25th Percentile £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £638 £600 £588
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £505 £525
% change year-on-year +3.96% -3.81% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
10th Percentile " £39.95 £14.75
25th Percentile £28.50 £44.75 £19.75
Median hourly rate £29.00 £48.50 £39.25
Median % change year-on-year -40.21% +23.57% +22.66%
75th Percentile £29.50 £55.25 £56.50
90th Percentile " £59.00 £58.25
Central London median hourly rate £29.00 £48.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year -40.21% +23.57% +22.66%

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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 23 April 2021.

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 23 April 2021, 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 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (68.97%) Test Automation
3 13 (44.83%) QA
3 13 (44.83%) Cucumber
4 12 (41.38%) Scrum
5 10 (34.48%) SDET
6 9 (31.03%) Software Testing
6 9 (31.03%) Java
6 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
6 9 (31.03%) BDD
7 8 (27.59%) TDD
7 8 (27.59%) DevOps
8 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
9 6 (20.69%) Azure
9 6 (20.69%) WebDriver
9 6 (20.69%) Cypress.io
9 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
10 5 (17.24%) C#
10 5 (17.24%) Integration Testing
10 5 (17.24%) Microservices
10 5 (17.24%) Docker
10 5 (17.24%) Terraform
10 5 (17.24%) Postman
11 4 (13.79%) API Testing
11 4 (13.79%) Kubernetes
11 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
11 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
11 4 (13.79%) Open Source
11 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
11 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared

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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 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Azure
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon EKS
2 3 (10.34%) AWS
2 3 (10.34%) OpenShift
2 3 (10.34%) Serverless
3 2 (6.90%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (6.90%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (6.90%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (3.45%) AWS Step Functions
4 1 (3.45%) GitHub
4 1 (3.45%) Route 53
4 1 (3.45%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) MS Access
2 2 (6.90%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Cucumber
2 7 (24.14%) Git (software)
3 6 (20.69%) Cypress.io
3 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
3 6 (20.69%) WebDriver
4 5 (17.24%) Postman
5 4 (13.79%) JUnit
5 4 (13.79%) NUnit
6 3 (10.34%) Artifactory
6 3 (10.34%) Bitbucket
6 3 (10.34%) Mockito
6 3 (10.34%) Ranorex
6 3 (10.34%) REST Assured
6 3 (10.34%) Snyk
6 3 (10.34%) SoapUI
6 3 (10.34%) SonarQube
6 3 (10.34%) SpecFlow
7 2 (6.90%) JIRA
7 2 (6.90%) jMock
7 2 (6.90%) Mocha
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Law
2 2 (6.90%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Front Office
3 1 (3.45%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Developer
1 6 (20.69%) Tester
2 4 (13.79%) Test Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Automation Tester
3 3 (10.34%) Developer in Test
3 3 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) QA Leader
3 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) ETL Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.45%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) QA Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Software Development Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Test Development Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Node.js
1 4 (13.79%) REST
2 3 (10.34%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (10.34%) Web Services
3 2 (6.90%) RESTful
3 2 (6.90%) SOAP
3 2 (6.90%) WebdriverIO
3 2 (6.90%) WireMock
4 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.45%) Enzyme
4 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.45%) Jest
4 1 (3.45%) Play Framework
4 1 (3.45%) React Native
4 1 (3.45%) Redux
4 1 (3.45%) Serverless Framework
4 1 (3.45%) Spring
4 1 (3.45%) STL
4 1 (3.45%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.45%) Derivative
1 1 (3.45%) Fixed Income
1 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (68.97%) Test Automation
3 12 (41.38%) Scrum
4 10 (34.48%) SDET
5 9 (31.03%) BDD
5 9 (31.03%) Software Testing
6 8 (27.59%) DevOps
6 8 (27.59%) TDD
7 5 (17.24%) Integration Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Microservices
8 4 (13.79%) API Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
8 4 (13.79%) Open Source
8 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
8 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Agile Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (10.34%) ETL
9 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure as Code
9 3 (10.34%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) Java
1 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.24%) C#
3 4 (13.79%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) Java 8
5 1 (3.45%) Groovy
5 1 (3.45%) Kotlin
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) Scala
5 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (44.83%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Terraform
2 4 (13.79%) Kubernetes
3 3 (10.34%) HP Fortify
4 1 (3.45%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) HP
2 2 (6.90%) iManage
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Perfecto Mobile
3 1 (3.45%) Splunk
3 1 (3.45%) Workday