Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 117 142
Rank change year-on-year +13 +25 -5
Contract jobs citing Selenium 170 135 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.37% 2.02% 1.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.16% 11.01% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 119 101
City of London median daily rate £479 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.44% -2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £375 £336 £300
90th Percentile £575 £575 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £448
% change year-on-year +5.56% +0.56% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
City of London median hourly rate - - £50.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £50.00

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 1398 1226 1318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.53% 18.31% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1104 999 1090
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £338 £310
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
Central London median daily rate £498 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +4.74% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
City of London median hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.54% -13.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £23.24 £31.25 £35.50
90th Percentile £59.45 £33.75 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% -13.33% +3.45%

Selenium
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

Selenium
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

Selenium
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 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in the City of London

Selenium
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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 132 (77.65%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (60.59%) Test Automation
3 70 (41.18%) Java
4 60 (35.29%) WebDriver
5 59 (34.71%) BDD
6 58 (34.12%) C#
7 56 (32.94%) Cucumber
8 55 (32.35%) Banking
9 51 (30.00%) SQL
10 50 (29.41%) MVC
11 49 (28.82%) JIRA
12 48 (28.24%) TDD
13 47 (27.65%) Retail
14 45 (26.47%) Finance
14 45 (26.47%) .NET
15 44 (25.88%) AngularJS
16 38 (22.35%) JavaScript
17 37 (21.76%) HTML
17 37 (21.76%) QA
18 36 (21.18%) Scrum
19 34 (20.00%) Kanban
20 33 (19.41%) Jenkins
21 31 (18.24%) Mentoring
21 31 (18.24%) ASP.NET
22 28 (16.47%) ASP.NET MVC
22 28 (16.47%) Node.js
23 27 (15.88%) User Experience
23 27 (15.88%) CSS
23 27 (15.88%) Git (software)
24 26 (15.29%) HTML5

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 9 (5.29%) Confluence
2 6 (3.53%) JBoss
3 5 (2.94%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.18%) Apache
4 2 (1.18%) CMS
4 2 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.18%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.18%) Mule
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.59%) Anypoint
5 1 (0.59%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.59%) IIS
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 10 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 10 (5.88%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.59%) Magento
2 1 (0.59%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.29%) GitHub
3 7 (4.12%) BrowserStack
4 4 (2.35%) npm
5 3 (1.76%) BlazeMeter
5 3 (1.76%) PaaS
5 3 (1.76%) Sauce Labs
5 3 (1.76%) vREST
6 2 (1.18%) CloudBees
6 2 (1.18%) IaaS
6 2 (1.18%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.59%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.59%) Route 53
7 1 (0.59%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.18%) Firewall
1 2 (1.18%) HTTP
2 1 (0.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.94%) Big Data
3 4 (2.35%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.35%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.76%) MySQL
4 3 (1.76%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.76%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.18%) Couchbase
5 2 (1.18%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (1.18%) QlikView
6 1 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.59%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.59%) HBase
6 1 (0.59%) Impala
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.59%) Redis
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 60 (35.29%) WebDriver
2 56 (32.94%) Cucumber
3 49 (28.82%) JIRA
4 33 (19.41%) Jenkins
5 27 (15.88%) Git (software)
6 23 (13.53%) JIRA Agile
6 23 (13.53%) SpecFlow
7 21 (12.35%) Maven
8 16 (9.41%) Appium
9 14 (8.24%) Jasmine
10 13 (7.65%) JMeter
11 11 (6.47%) JUnit
12 10 (5.88%) Ant
12 10 (5.88%) Axure RP
12 10 (5.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 10 (5.88%) SoapUI
13 7 (4.12%) Selenium IDE
13 7 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (3.53%) gulp
14 6 (3.53%) Protractor
General
1 55 (32.35%) Banking
2 47 (27.65%) Retail
3 45 (26.47%) Finance
4 16 (9.41%) Investment Banking
5 9 (5.29%) Retail Banking
6 8 (4.71%) Front Office
7 6 (3.53%) Law
8 4 (2.35%) Advertising
8 4 (2.35%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.76%) Marketing
10 2 (1.18%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.59%) Legal
11 1 (0.59%) Publishing
11 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (45.88%) Developer
2 33 (19.41%) Angular Developer
3 27 (15.88%) Analyst
4 21 (12.35%) Test Analyst
4 21 (12.35%) Test Engineer
5 20 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 19 (11.18%) Tester
7 18 (10.59%) Test Automation Engineer
8 17 (10.00%) C# Developer
9 16 (9.41%) Automation Test Analyst
9 16 (9.41%) Java Developer
10 15 (8.82%) Automation Tester
11 13 (7.65%) QA Engineer
12 12 (7.06%) .NET Developer
12 12 (7.06%) Developer in Test
13 11 (6.47%) UI Developer
14 9 (5.29%) C# .NET Developer
14 9 (5.29%) JavaScript Developer
14 9 (5.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
14 9 (5.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (26.47%) .NET
2 44 (25.88%) AngularJS
3 37 (21.76%) HTML
4 31 (18.24%) ASP.NET
5 28 (16.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 28 (16.47%) Node.js
6 27 (15.88%) CSS
7 26 (15.29%) HTML5
8 24 (14.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 23 (13.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 22 (12.94%) React
11 20 (11.76%) Gherkin
12 19 (11.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 19 (11.18%) Web Services
13 17 (10.00%) Spring
14 14 (8.24%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (8.24%) CSS3
14 14 (8.24%) REST
15 12 (7.06%) RESTful
15 12 (7.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.88%) User Experience
2 19 (11.18%) Mobile App
3 15 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (5.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (3.53%) Fintech
5 6 (3.53%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.94%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.35%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.18%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.59%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.59%) Derivative
9 1 (0.59%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.59%) OTC Derivatives
9 1 (0.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.47%) Linux
2 9 (5.29%) Android
2 9 (5.29%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.12%) Unix
4 2 (1.18%) Windows
5 1 (0.59%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (77.65%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (60.59%) Test Automation
3 59 (34.71%) BDD
4 50 (29.41%) MVC
5 48 (28.24%) TDD
6 36 (21.18%) Scrum
7 34 (20.00%) Kanban
8 31 (18.24%) Mentoring
9 25 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (14.12%) E-Commerce
11 22 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (12.94%) DevOps
12 19 (11.18%) Software Engineering
12 19 (11.18%) Test Strategy
13 18 (10.59%) Test Scripting
14 15 (8.82%) Microservices
14 15 (8.82%) SOA
15 14 (8.24%) SDET
16 13 (7.65%) Performance Testing
16 13 (7.65%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (41.18%) Java
2 58 (34.12%) C#
3 51 (30.00%) SQL
4 38 (22.35%) JavaScript
5 22 (12.94%) Ruby
6 18 (10.59%) Python
7 6 (3.53%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.94%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.35%) Scala
10 3 (1.76%) Apple Swift
10 3 (1.76%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.76%) PHP
10 3 (1.76%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.18%) C
12 1 (0.59%) Groovy
12 1 (0.59%) VB
12 1 (0.59%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (5.88%) ISEB
2 9 (5.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (5.29%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.71%) ISTQB
4 7 (4.12%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.53%) Degree
6 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.59%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (21.76%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) ISO 20022
2 1 (0.59%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 14 (8.24%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (4.71%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (2.35%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.76%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (1.18%) Kibana
4 2 (1.18%) logstash
4 2 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.18%) Puppet
5 1 (0.59%) Ansible
5 1 (0.59%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.59%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (0.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (5.88%) Adobe
1 10 (5.88%) HP
2 5 (2.94%) Oracle
3 4 (2.35%) AppDynamics
3 4 (2.35%) Atlassian
3 4 (2.35%) Splunk
4 3 (1.76%) IBM
4 3 (1.76%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.76%) New Relic
4 3 (1.76%) Perforce
5 2 (1.18%) Google
5 2 (1.18%) Marketo
5 2 (1.18%) MuleSoft
5 2 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.18%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.18%) Telerik
5 2 (1.18%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.59%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.59%) Pega
6 1 (0.59%) Perfecto Mobile