Period
to 15 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Selenium Automation Tester was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Automation Tester - Selenium
England > East Midlands
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +145
Contract jobs requiring a Selenium Automation Tester 15 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.57% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
East Midlands median daily rate £450 - -
England median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 2,501 3,046 3,138
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.24% 95.19% 96.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,615 1,874 1,963
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -0.65% +3.33%
10th Percentile £240 £219 £213
90th Percentile £550 £550 £563
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 169 134
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.57 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.88% +11.11% +3.85%
10th Percentile £9.52 £9.75 £9.30
90th Percentile £26.75 £45.00 £42.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% +0.11%

Selenium Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Selenium Automation Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium Automation Tester in the East Midlands

Selenium Automation Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Selenium Automation Tester in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium Automation Tester in the East Midlands

Selenium Automation Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium Automation Tester in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium Automation Tester in the East Midlands

Selenium Automation Tester
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium Automation Tester within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 December 2018. 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
Nottinghamshire - 13 £450 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £340 -
Selenium Automation Tester
England

Selenium Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, Selenium Automation Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region featuring Selenium Automation Tester in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) Selenium
1 15 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (86.67%) Java
3 12 (80.00%) C#
4 11 (73.33%) OO
4 11 (73.33%) Python
4 11 (73.33%) Degree
4 11 (73.33%) Computer Science
4 11 (73.33%) Docker
4 11 (73.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
6 7 (46.67%) SDET
6 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
6 7 (46.67%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (46.67%) Finance
6 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (26.67%) Kafka
8 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
8 3 (20.00%) BDD
9 2 (13.33%) TDD
9 2 (13.33%) JIRA
10 1 (6.67%) QA
10 1 (6.67%) Web Services
10 1 (6.67%) OOP
10 1 (6.67%) JMeter
10 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
10 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
10 1 (6.67%) Node.js
10 1 (6.67%) Gherkin

Selenium Automation Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) Selenium
2 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
3 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (13.33%) JIRA
6 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
6 1 (6.67%) GitLab
6 1 (6.67%) JMeter
6 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Kafka
2 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (6.67%) Node.js
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (73.33%) Computer Science
2 11 (73.33%) OO
3 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
3 7 (46.67%) SDET
4 3 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) OOP
6 1 (6.67%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Test Management
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Java
2 12 (80.00%) C#
3 11 (73.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 11 (73.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) CA Agile Central