Period
to 23 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Selenium Tester was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 23 October 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.

Selenium Tester
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +141
Contract jobs requiring a Selenium Tester 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.44% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
East Midlands median daily rate £450 - -
England median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +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 2,606 2,959 3,123
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.90% 94.87% 96.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,656 1,816 1,983
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £394 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.59% -1.56% +6.67%
10th Percentile £214 £225 £243
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 165 121
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.20 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.15% +9.23% -
10th Percentile £10.33 £9.75 £8.69
90th Percentile £32.50 £45.00 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +4.11%

Selenium Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Selenium Tester in the East Midlands

Selenium 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 Tester in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium Tester in the East Midlands

Selenium Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium Tester in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium Tester in the East Midlands

Selenium 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 Tester within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 October 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 - 10 £450 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £340 -
Selenium Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, Selenium 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 Tester in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Selenium
1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (91.67%) Java
3 9 (75.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (75.00%) C#
3 9 (75.00%) OO
3 9 (75.00%) Computer Science
3 9 (75.00%) Degree
4 8 (66.67%) Python
4 8 (66.67%) Docker
5 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
6 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 4 (33.33%) SDET
6 4 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (33.33%) Kafka
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
7 3 (25.00%) BDD
8 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
8 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
8 2 (16.67%) OOP
8 2 (16.67%) QA
8 2 (16.67%) TDD
9 1 (8.33%) JIRA
9 1 (8.33%) Test Management
9 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
9 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (8.33%) TestNG

Selenium 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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Selenium
2 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
6 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
6 1 (8.33%) JIRA
6 1 (8.33%) JMeter
6 1 (8.33%) JUnit
6 1 (8.33%) TestNG
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Kafka
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (8.33%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (75.00%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 4 (33.33%) SDET
4 3 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) OOP
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Conflict Management
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Critical Thinking
6 1 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (8.33%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Test Management
6 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) C#
3 8 (66.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 9 (75.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) CA Agile Central