Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 129 99 96
Rank change year-on-year -30 -3 0
Contract jobs citing Selenium 52 168 193
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.26% 2.46% 2.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.34% 11.96% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 123 162
Median daily rate £450 £475 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -4.52% +10.56%
10th Percentile £373 £360 £375
90th Percentile £600 £620 £588
Central London median daily rate £450 £475 £483
% change year-on-year -5.26% -1.55% +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 708 1,405 1,461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.13% 20.57% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 1,067 1,191
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £400 £375
90th Percentile £650 £668 £650
Central London median daily rate £510 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -2.86% +5.00% +7.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 4
Median hourly rate £48.50 £45.50 £65.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.59% -30.00% -
10th Percentile £35.00 £20.25 £36.25
90th Percentile £62.00 £58.25 £70.67
Median hourly rate £48.50 £45.50 £65.00
% change year-on-year +6.59% -30.00% -

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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 8 April 2020.

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

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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 8 April 2020. 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
Moorgate +13 2 £525 +31.25%
Selenium
Central London

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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 36 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (42.31%) C#
4 20 (38.46%) Java
5 17 (32.69%) DevOps
6 16 (30.77%) Cucumber
6 16 (30.77%) SQL
7 15 (28.85%) Azure
8 14 (26.92%) QA
9 13 (25.00%) Finance
10 12 (23.08%) JIRA
10 12 (23.08%) Jenkins
11 11 (21.15%) WebDriver
11 11 (21.15%) Scrum
12 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
12 10 (19.23%) ISTQB
13 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
13 9 (17.31%) Windows
13 9 (17.31%) BDD
14 8 (15.38%) SpecFlow
14 8 (15.38%) Oracle
14 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
14 8 (15.38%) ISEB
14 8 (15.38%) TDD
15 7 (13.46%) Google
15 7 (13.46%) .NET
15 7 (13.46%) OOP
15 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
15 7 (13.46%) AWS
15 7 (13.46%) GCP

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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 4 (7.69%) Confluence
2 3 (5.77%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.92%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Maximo
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) FastStats
2 1 (1.92%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 15 (28.85%) Azure
2 7 (13.46%) AWS
2 7 (13.46%) GCP
3 4 (7.69%) Azure Stack
3 4 (7.69%) GitHub
4 3 (5.77%) Azure Data Factory
4 3 (5.77%) PaaS
4 3 (5.77%) Tricentis Tosca
5 1 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.92%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.92%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.92%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.92%) IPv4
1 1 (1.92%) IPv6
1 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.77%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (5.77%) Big Data
3 3 (5.77%) BigQuery
3 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.77%) MySQL
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.92%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.92%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.92%) Power BI
5 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (30.77%) Cucumber
2 12 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 12 (23.08%) JIRA
3 11 (21.15%) WebDriver
4 8 (15.38%) SpecFlow
5 6 (11.54%) JUnit
5 6 (11.54%) NUnit
5 6 (11.54%) Postman
6 5 (9.62%) JMeter
7 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
7 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (5.77%) Protractor
8 3 (5.77%) REST Assured
8 3 (5.77%) TeamCity
9 2 (3.85%) Ant
9 2 (3.85%) Cypress.io
9 2 (3.85%) Maven
9 2 (3.85%) Mocha
9 2 (3.85%) Mockito
9 2 (3.85%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Public Sector
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Law
4 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Developer
2 9 (17.31%) Tester
3 8 (15.38%) Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) Automation Tester
4 7 (13.46%) Test Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.69%) QA Tester
5 4 (7.69%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Architect
6 3 (5.77%) QA Automation Tester
6 3 (5.77%) QA Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Angular Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (3.85%) JavaScript Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) React Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) .NET
1 7 (13.46%) AngularJS
2 6 (11.54%) Gherkin
2 6 (11.54%) Node.js
2 6 (11.54%) SOAP
3 5 (9.62%) Web Services
4 4 (7.69%) HTML
4 4 (7.69%) REST
4 4 (7.69%) RESTful
4 4 (7.69%) XML
5 3 (5.77%) CSS
5 3 (5.77%) Express
5 3 (5.77%) JSON
5 3 (5.77%) Redux
6 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.85%) Chai
6 2 (3.85%) CSS3
6 2 (3.85%) React
6 2 (3.85%) Spring
6 2 (3.85%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) User Experience
3 1 (1.92%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.92%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.92%) Replication
3 1 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Linux
2 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (1.92%) Android
3 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 25 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (32.69%) DevOps
4 11 (21.15%) Scrum
5 9 (17.31%) BDD
6 8 (15.38%) TDD
7 7 (13.46%) API Testing
7 7 (13.46%) OOP
7 7 (13.46%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (11.54%) Kanban
8 6 (11.54%) Manual Testing
8 6 (11.54%) Microservices
8 6 (11.54%) Software Testing
9 5 (9.62%) Asset Management
9 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
9 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (9.62%) OO
9 5 (9.62%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (42.31%) C#
2 20 (38.46%) Java
3 16 (30.77%) SQL
4 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
5 5 (9.62%) C
6 4 (7.69%) Python
7 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.85%) Groovy
8 2 (3.85%) Java 8
8 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.85%) XPath
9 1 (1.92%) C++
9 1 (1.92%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.92%) PHP
9 1 (1.92%) Scala
9 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) ISTQB
2 8 (15.38%) ISEB
3 6 (11.54%) Degree
4 3 (5.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.92%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.92%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Ansible
2 4 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 4 (7.69%) Terraform
3 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.38%) Oracle
3 7 (13.46%) Google
4 2 (3.85%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) HubSpot
5 1 (1.92%) iManage
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat