Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 103 112
Rank change year-on-year +20 +9 +27
Contract jobs citing Selenium 214 164 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.15% 2.32% 2.08%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.75% 12.41% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 136 113
City of London median daily rate £475 £489 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.81% +8.61% +1.12%
10th Percentile £360 £378 £333
90th Percentile £619 £581 £573
Central London median daily rate £475 £476 £450
% change year-on-year -0.11% +5.67% +5.88%
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 1,322 1,108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.87% 18.71% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,248 1,058 901
City of London median daily rate £511 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.25% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £355
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £523 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +4.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
City of London median hourly rate £28.75 £45.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.46% +39.23% -13.33%
10th Percentile £22.63 £27.63 £31.25
90th Percentile £33.88 £63.48 £33.75
Central London median hourly rate £28.75 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.17% -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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 18 January 2019, 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.

1 173 (80.84%) Test Automation
2 140 (65.42%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (38.79%) Cucumber
4 79 (36.92%) JavaScript
5 71 (33.18%) Java
5 71 (33.18%) BDD
6 61 (28.50%) QA
7 60 (28.04%) TDD
8 56 (26.17%) Finance
8 56 (26.17%) Python
9 53 (24.77%) WebDriver
10 52 (24.30%) Jenkins
11 48 (22.43%) SDET
11 48 (22.43%) Continuous Integration
12 46 (21.50%) Banking
13 42 (19.63%) Scrum
14 41 (19.16%) JIRA
15 40 (18.69%) DevOps
16 39 (18.22%) Docker
16 39 (18.22%) C#
16 39 (18.22%) HTML
16 39 (18.22%) CSS
17 37 (17.29%) .NET
18 35 (16.36%) Git (software)
19 34 (15.89%) API Testing
20 31 (14.49%) Microservices
20 31 (14.49%) AngularJS
20 31 (14.49%) RESTful
21 30 (14.02%) SQL
22 28 (13.08%) React

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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 13 (6.07%) Confluence
2 11 (5.14%) Gunicorn
3 8 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.80%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (1.87%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.40%) CMS
7 2 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.93%) Apache
7 2 (0.93%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.47%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.47%) JBoss
8 1 (0.47%) Jetty
8 1 (0.47%) Mule
8 1 (0.47%) nginx
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 27 (12.62%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.61%) BrowserStack
2 12 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.80%) GitHub
4 4 (1.87%) npm
4 4 (1.87%) PaaS
5 3 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.40%) IaaS
5 3 (1.40%) Sauce Labs
5 3 (1.40%) Serverless
6 2 (0.93%) Azure Functions
6 2 (0.93%) Datadog
6 2 (0.93%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (0.93%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.93%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.47%) BlazeMeter
7 1 (0.47%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.47%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.74%) HTTP
2 4 (1.87%) Internet
3 2 (0.93%) Skype
4 1 (0.47%) AMQP
4 1 (0.47%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.47%) SSL
4 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.07%) NoSQL
2 8 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (3.74%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.27%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.80%) MySQL
4 6 (2.80%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.34%) Redis
6 4 (1.87%) Couchbase
6 4 (1.87%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.93%) Aerospike
8 2 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.93%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.47%) Big Data
9 1 (0.47%) HBase
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.47%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 83 (38.79%) Cucumber
2 53 (24.77%) WebDriver
3 52 (24.30%) Jenkins
4 41 (19.16%) JIRA
5 35 (16.36%) Git (software)
6 26 (12.15%) SpecFlow
7 20 (9.35%) JMeter
7 20 (9.35%) Maven
8 16 (7.48%) SoapUI
9 14 (6.54%) Karma Test Runner
10 13 (6.07%) Gatling
10 13 (6.07%) TeamCity
11 12 (5.61%) JUnit
12 11 (5.14%) Ant
12 11 (5.14%) Appium
12 11 (5.14%) Robot Framework
13 10 (4.67%) Jasmine
14 8 (3.74%) gulp
15 7 (3.27%) Visual Studio
15 7 (3.27%) webpack
General
1 56 (26.17%) Finance
2 46 (21.50%) Banking
3 11 (5.14%) Retail
4 10 (4.67%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.40%) Front Office
5 3 (1.40%) Games
5 3 (1.40%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.40%) Law
5 3 (1.40%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (31.31%) Developer
2 44 (20.56%) Tester
3 29 (13.55%) Automation Tester
4 26 (12.15%) Test Engineer
5 21 (9.81%) Angular Developer
6 20 (9.35%) Analyst
6 20 (9.35%) Test Automation Engineer
7 19 (8.88%) Developer in Test
8 18 (8.41%) DevOps Engineer
9 16 (7.48%) QA Engineer
9 16 (7.48%) Test Analyst
10 15 (7.01%) Senior DevOps
10 15 (7.01%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 13 (6.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 12 (5.61%) JavaScript Developer
13 10 (4.67%) JavaScript Engineer
14 9 (4.21%) Java Developer
14 9 (4.21%) QA Automation Engineer
14 9 (4.21%) QA Test Engineer
14 9 (4.21%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (18.22%) CSS
1 39 (18.22%) HTML
2 37 (17.29%) .NET
3 31 (14.49%) AngularJS
3 31 (14.49%) RESTful
4 28 (13.08%) React
5 24 (11.21%) Web Services
6 22 (10.28%) Gherkin
6 22 (10.28%) REST
7 20 (9.35%) Node.js
8 18 (8.41%) JSON
9 17 (7.94%) Jest
10 16 (7.48%) Enzyme
10 16 (7.48%) XML
11 14 (6.54%) SOAP
12 13 (6.07%) HTML5
13 12 (5.61%) Spring
14 11 (5.14%) Celery
14 11 (5.14%) Django
14 11 (5.14%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.88%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (7.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (5.14%) Fintech
4 10 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.67%) Linux Command Line
4 10 (4.67%) User Experience
5 8 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.40%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.40%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.93%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.93%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.93%) PKI
8 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.47%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.47%) Derivative
8 1 (0.47%) Equities
8 1 (0.47%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.47%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.62%) Unix
2 24 (11.21%) Linux
3 4 (1.87%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.87%) Windows
4 3 (1.40%) Android
4 3 (1.40%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.93%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (80.84%) Test Automation
2 140 (65.42%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (33.18%) BDD
4 60 (28.04%) TDD
5 48 (22.43%) Continuous Integration
5 48 (22.43%) SDET
6 42 (19.63%) Scrum
7 40 (18.69%) DevOps
8 34 (15.89%) API Testing
9 31 (14.49%) Microservices
10 25 (11.68%) Continuous Delivery
11 23 (10.75%) Front End Development
12 22 (10.28%) Kanban
13 18 (8.41%) Software Engineering
14 17 (7.94%) Configuration Management
14 17 (7.94%) Test Scripting
15 15 (7.01%) Performance Testing
15 15 (7.01%) Release Management
15 15 (7.01%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (6.54%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 79 (36.92%) JavaScript
2 71 (33.18%) Java
3 56 (26.17%) Python
4 39 (18.22%) C#
5 30 (14.02%) SQL
6 21 (9.81%) Ruby
7 16 (7.48%) Bash Shell
7 16 (7.48%) ES6
8 9 (4.21%) TypeScript
9 6 (2.80%) Java 8
9 6 (2.80%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.34%) Go
11 4 (1.87%) Perl
12 3 (1.40%) C++
12 3 (1.40%) ES7
12 3 (1.40%) Groovy
13 2 (0.93%) PHP
13 2 (0.93%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.93%) Scala
13 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (2.80%) Degree
2 2 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (0.93%) ISTQB
2 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.93%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.47%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.47%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (28.50%) QA
2 6 (2.80%) SEPA
3 2 (0.93%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.93%) MiFID
System Software
1 39 (18.22%) Docker
2 2 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.47%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (5.14%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (3.27%) Ansible
3 6 (2.80%) Kibana
4 5 (2.34%) Kubernetes
4 5 (2.34%) logstash
5 3 (1.40%) Marathon
5 3 (1.40%) Mesos
5 3 (1.40%) Puppet
5 3 (1.40%) Terraform
6 2 (0.93%) Consul
6 2 (0.93%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.93%) Nagios
6 2 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.47%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.47%) Grafana
7 1 (0.47%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (4.21%) HP
2 8 (3.74%) Oracle
3 7 (3.27%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.27%) Perfecto Mobile
3 7 (3.27%) Splunk
4 5 (2.34%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 4 (1.87%) Cadence
6 3 (1.40%) Adobe
6 3 (1.40%) AppDynamics
6 3 (1.40%) Google
6 3 (1.40%) IBM
7 2 (0.93%) Micro Focus
7 2 (0.93%) New Relic
7 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.93%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.47%) CA
8 1 (0.47%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.47%) webMethods
8 1 (0.47%) Workday