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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
London / City of London
Rank 92 94 110
Rank change year-on-year +2 +16  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 60 57 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.02% 1.74% 1.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.99% 11.52% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 42 64
Median daily rate £475 £439 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.26% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £334 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £598 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.89 £45.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +50.03% +0.55%  

Selenium is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 546 495 703
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 18.38% 15.14% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 394 541
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.67% +11.46%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Selenium as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Selenium in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Selenium in the City of London

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 100 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (42.22%) TDD
3 56 (41.48%) WebDriver
4 54 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 53 (39.26%) Java
6 52 (38.52%) BDD
7 50 (37.04%) Cucumber
8 46 (34.07%) HTML
9 45 (33.33%) QA
10 40 (29.63%) CSS
11 34 (25.19%) Test Automation
11 34 (25.19%) Jenkins
12 33 (24.44%) HTML5
13 31 (22.96%) AngularJS
14 29 (21.48%) Finance
15 27 (20.00%) Maven
15 27 (20.00%) Automated Testing
15 27 (20.00%) CSS3
16 26 (19.26%) REST
16 26 (19.26%) SQL
17 25 (18.52%) C#
18 24 (17.78%) Scrum
19 23 (17.04%) JIRA
20 22 (16.30%) E-Commerce
21 20 (14.81%) JSON
21 20 (14.81%) Banking
21 20 (14.81%) SOAP
21 20 (14.81%) Node.js
21 20 (14.81%) SpecFlow
22 19 (14.07%) Web Development

Selenium
Top Related 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 7 (5.19%) Tomcat
1 7 (5.19%) WebLogic
2 6 (4.44%) JBoss
2 6 (4.44%) Mule
3 5 (3.70%) Jetty
4 4 (2.96%) Confluence
5 3 (2.22%) CMS
5 3 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.48%) Drupal
7 1 (0.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.74%) Apache
7 1 (0.74%) ATG Dynamo
7 1 (0.74%) Moodle
7 1 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (2.22%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.89%) GitHub
2 3 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.67%) DNS
1 9 (6.67%) HTTP
1 9 (6.67%) SSL
2 5 (3.70%) Internet
3 2 (1.48%) SNMP
4 1 (0.74%) FTP
4 1 (0.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.93%) Big Data
2 7 (5.19%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.96%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.22%) MySQL
5 3 (2.22%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.48%) DB2
7 1 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.74%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.74%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 56 (41.48%) WebDriver
2 50 (37.04%) Cucumber
3 34 (25.19%) Jenkins
4 27 (20.00%) Maven
5 23 (17.04%) JIRA
6 20 (14.81%) SpecFlow
7 18 (13.33%) gulp
7 18 (13.33%) Protractor
8 16 (11.85%) Jasmine
9 14 (10.37%) SoapUI
10 13 (9.63%) Grunt
11 10 (7.41%) Bower
11 10 (7.41%) JUnit
11 10 (7.41%) Karma Test Runner
12 9 (6.67%) Appium
12 9 (6.67%) Git (software)
12 9 (6.67%) JSHint
12 9 (6.67%) QUnit
12 9 (6.67%) webpack
13 7 (5.19%) HP UFT
General
1 29 (21.48%) Finance
2 20 (14.81%) Banking
3 7 (5.19%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.44%) Retail
5 4 (2.96%) Advertising
5 4 (2.96%) Games
5 4 (2.96%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.22%) Front Office
7 1 (0.74%) Marketing
7 1 (0.74%) Publishing
7 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (42.96%) Developer
2 25 (18.52%) QA Engineer
3 23 (17.04%) Tester
4 21 (15.56%) Automation Tester
5 18 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 18 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 18 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 14 (10.37%) Test Engineer
7 12 (8.89%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (8.15%) Developer in Test
8 11 (8.15%) Web Developer
9 10 (7.41%) UI Developer
10 9 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
10 9 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 9 (6.67%) QA Automation Engineer
11 7 (5.19%) Angular Developer
11 7 (5.19%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 7 (5.19%) Full Stack Developer
11 7 (5.19%) QA Test Engineer
11 7 (5.19%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (34.07%) HTML
2 40 (29.63%) CSS
3 33 (24.44%) HTML5
4 31 (22.96%) AngularJS
5 27 (20.00%) CSS3
6 26 (19.26%) REST
7 20 (14.81%) JSON
7 20 (14.81%) Node.js
7 20 (14.81%) SOAP
8 17 (12.59%) Sass
9 16 (11.85%) Spring
10 15 (11.11%) LESS
10 15 (11.11%) React
10 15 (11.11%) RESTful
10 15 (11.11%) XML
11 14 (10.37%) Ajax
11 14 (10.37%) J2EE
11 14 (10.37%) Web Services
12 12 (8.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (8.15%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.11%) User Experience
2 10 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.67%) Graphic Design
4 7 (5.19%) Data Structures
5 6 (4.44%) Fintech
5 6 (4.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (4.44%) Online Banking
6 4 (2.96%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.22%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.74%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.74%) iPad
9 1 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.74%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.37%) Unix
2 11 (8.15%) Linux
3 7 (5.19%) Windows
4 5 (3.70%) Android
4 5 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (42.22%) TDD
3 52 (38.52%) BDD
4 34 (25.19%) Test Automation
5 27 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 24 (17.78%) Scrum
7 22 (16.30%) E-Commerce
8 19 (14.07%) Web Development
9 18 (13.33%) Automation Testing
9 18 (13.33%) Pair Programming
10 17 (12.59%) MVC
10 17 (12.59%) OO
11 16 (11.85%) Microservices
12 13 (9.63%) Performance Testing
13 12 (8.89%) Kanban
13 12 (8.89%) QA Automation
13 12 (8.89%) Responsive Web Design
13 12 (8.89%) Unit Testing
14 11 (8.15%) Process Improvement
15 10 (7.41%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 54 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 53 (39.26%) Java
3 26 (19.26%) SQL
4 25 (18.52%) C#
5 8 (5.93%) Bash Shell
5 8 (5.93%) Shell Script
6 6 (4.44%) PL/SQL
6 6 (4.44%) Ruby
7 5 (3.70%) Python
7 5 (3.70%) Scala
8 4 (2.96%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.22%) Apple Swift
9 3 (2.22%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.22%) PHP
9 3 (2.22%) R
10 2 (1.48%) ES6
10 2 (1.48%) Perl
11 1 (0.74%) C
11 1 (0.74%) C++
11 1 (0.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (4.44%) ISEB
2 2 (1.48%) Degree
3 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (33.33%) QA
2 10 (7.41%) SDET
3 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.74%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (2.22%) Docker
2 1 (0.74%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.96%) Puppet
2 2 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.74%) Ansible
3 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (5.93%) Oracle
2 6 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.22%) Adobe
3 3 (2.22%) HP
3 3 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.48%) Canoo
5 1 (0.74%) ATG
5 1 (0.74%) Black Duck
5 1 (0.74%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.74%) Google
5 1 (0.74%) Pardot
5 1 (0.74%) PayPal
5 1 (0.74%) SAP
5 1 (0.74%) Splunk
5 1 (0.74%) Xamarin
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