Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 104 141 80
Rank change year-on-year +37 -61 +27
Contract jobs citing Selenium 14 88 223
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.78% 1.48% 3.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.26% 8.64% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 66 204
Median daily rate £513 £485 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% +2.11% -
10th Percentile £350 £363 £357
90th Percentile £553 £622 £592
Central London median daily rate £500 £453 £475
% change year-on-year +10.50% -4.74% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 329 1,018 1,559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.24% 17.13% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 794 1,288
Median daily rate £508 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +5.00% +0.10%
10th Percentile £263 £371 £363
90th Percentile £638 £675 £627
Central London median daily rate £510 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -0.49% +2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Median hourly rate - £52.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.54% +74.05%
Median hourly rate - £52.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year - +32.48% +41.44%

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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 October 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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 9 (64.29%) TDD
4 8 (57.14%) Java
4 8 (57.14%) BDD
5 7 (50.00%) Cucumber
6 6 (42.86%) Microservices
6 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
7 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
7 5 (35.71%) Agile Testing
7 5 (35.71%) Azure
7 5 (35.71%) Kubernetes
8 4 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
8 4 (28.57%) AWS
8 4 (28.57%) Splunk
8 4 (28.57%) ATDD
8 4 (28.57%) Scrum
8 4 (28.57%) JMeter
9 3 (21.43%) JUnit
9 3 (21.43%) NUnit
9 3 (21.43%) C#
9 3 (21.43%) SQL
9 3 (21.43%) Oracle
9 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
9 3 (21.43%) TestNG
9 3 (21.43%) RESTful
9 3 (21.43%) Cypress.io
9 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
9 3 (21.43%) QA

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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 (7.14%) Apache Spark
1 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Azure
2 4 (28.57%) AWS
3 3 (21.43%) GitHub
3 3 (21.43%) Slack
4 2 (14.29%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (7.14%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
1 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) MS Access
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
3 4 (28.57%) JMeter
4 3 (21.43%) Cypress.io
4 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 3 (21.43%) JUnit
4 3 (21.43%) Mockito
4 3 (21.43%) NeoLoad
4 3 (21.43%) NUnit
4 3 (21.43%) Postman
4 3 (21.43%) SpecFlow
4 3 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (21.43%) TestNG
4 3 (21.43%) WebLOAD
5 2 (14.29%) Hudson
5 2 (14.29%) Maven
5 2 (14.29%) Ranorex
6 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
6 1 (7.14%) JIRA
6 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Law
1 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Development Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Development Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Test Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Test Development Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) AWS Developer
3 2 (14.29%) ETL Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) QA Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
1 3 (21.43%) Kafka
1 3 (21.43%) RESTful
1 3 (21.43%) WireMock
2 2 (14.29%) Spring
2 2 (14.29%) Spring Security
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) Jest
3 1 (7.14%) Node.js
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 9 (64.29%) TDD
4 8 (57.14%) BDD
5 6 (42.86%) Microservices
5 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Agile Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Acceptance Criteria
7 4 (28.57%) ATDD
7 4 (28.57%) Scrum
8 3 (21.43%) Coaching
8 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (21.43%) DevOps
8 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
8 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
8 3 (21.43%) SDET
8 3 (21.43%) User Stories
9 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Traceability Matrix
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) Java 8
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Kotlin
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Kubernetes
2 2 (14.29%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Splunk
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) iManage
4 1 (7.14%) Dynatrace