Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 24 February 2018 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 79 117
Rank change year-on-year +8 +38 -7
Contract jobs citing Selenium 75 66 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.51% 2.10% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.71% 14.13% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 36 34
East Midlands median daily rate £413 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +25.00% -20.79%
10th Percentile £296 £300 £250
90th Percentile £488 £447 £334
England median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £48.25 £50.00
% change year-on-year +3.63% -3.50% +25.00%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 590 467 393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 19.71% 14.86% 12.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 288 227
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £260 £262
90th Percentile £500 £480 £475
England median daily rate £475 £430 £418
% change year-on-year +10.47% +2.99% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 9
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 - £32.50
10th Percentile £40.88 - £17.50
90th Percentile £52.36 - £40.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +8.11%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in the East Midlands

Selenium
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 in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in the East Midlands

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in the East Midlands

Selenium
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 within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 February 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 +16 39 £413 +3.13% 18
Northamptonshire -4 16 £450 +9.09% 2
Leicestershire -3 4 £413 +48.65% 13
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 61 (81.33%) Test Automation
2 55 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (68.00%) Java
4 43 (57.33%) Cucumber
5 30 (40.00%) WebDriver
6 29 (38.67%) BDD
7 26 (34.67%) TDD
7 26 (34.67%) Scrum
8 19 (25.33%) C#
8 19 (25.33%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (24.00%) Retail
9 18 (24.00%) QA
10 17 (22.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (21.33%) Open Source
12 15 (20.00%) Git (software)
13 13 (17.33%) HTML
13 13 (17.33%) CSS
14 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
15 11 (14.67%) Finance
15 11 (14.67%) HTML5
15 11 (14.67%) CSS3
16 10 (13.33%) Jenkins
17 9 (12.00%) AngularJS
17 9 (12.00%) Karma Test Runner
17 9 (12.00%) gulp
17 9 (12.00%) OOP
18 8 (10.67%) SQL
18 8 (10.67%) Telecoms
18 8 (10.67%) Software Testing
18 8 (10.67%) Unit Testing

Selenium
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.67%) Apache
2 1 (1.33%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.33%) Confluence
2 1 (1.33%) Drupal
2 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.33%) JBoss
2 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.00%) npm
3 2 (2.67%) BlazeMeter
4 1 (1.33%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.33%) IaaS
4 1 (1.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) MySQL
1 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.67%) Couchbase
2 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.67%) Redis
2 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 43 (57.33%) Cucumber
2 30 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 15 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 10 (13.33%) Jenkins
5 9 (12.00%) gulp
5 9 (12.00%) Karma Test Runner
6 8 (10.67%) Bower
6 8 (10.67%) Jasmine
6 8 (10.67%) Protractor
6 8 (10.67%) webpack
7 7 (9.33%) JIRA
7 7 (9.33%) JUnit
8 6 (8.00%) SpecFlow
8 6 (8.00%) Toad
9 5 (6.67%) CasperJS
9 5 (6.67%) FitNesse
9 5 (6.67%) git-flow
9 5 (6.67%) TestRail
9 5 (6.67%) Yeoman
10 4 (5.33%) JMeter
General
1 18 (24.00%) Retail
2 11 (14.67%) Finance
3 8 (10.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.67%) Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (25.33%) Analyst
1 19 (25.33%) Test Analyst
2 17 (22.67%) Test Leader
3 16 (21.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 13 (17.33%) Test Engineer
5 11 (14.67%) Developer
5 11 (14.67%) Tester
6 10 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
7 9 (12.00%) Automation Tester
7 9 (12.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 8 (10.67%) Automation Test Lead
9 7 (9.33%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (9.33%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
9 7 (9.33%) Senior Test Analyst
10 6 (8.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (8.00%) Senior Tester
11 5 (6.67%) Senior Automation Tester
12 4 (5.33%) Java Engineer
12 4 (5.33%) Technical Leader
12 4 (5.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.33%) CSS
1 13 (17.33%) HTML
2 11 (14.67%) CSS3
2 11 (14.67%) HTML5
3 9 (12.00%) AngularJS
4 8 (10.67%) Sass
5 7 (9.33%) Gherkin
5 7 (9.33%) JSON
5 7 (9.33%) Web Services
6 6 (8.00%) jQuery
7 5 (6.67%) Browserify
7 5 (6.67%) Handlebars
8 4 (5.33%) Ajax
8 4 (5.33%) DOM
8 4 (5.33%) RESTful
8 4 (5.33%) SOAP
9 3 (4.00%) Angular 2
9 3 (4.00%) LESS
10 2 (2.67%) Node.js
10 2 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) User Experience
2 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (81.33%) Test Automation
2 55 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (38.67%) BDD
4 26 (34.67%) Scrum
4 26 (34.67%) TDD
5 19 (25.33%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (22.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (21.33%) Open Source
8 9 (12.00%) OOP
9 8 (10.67%) Collaborative Working
9 8 (10.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (10.67%) Software Testing
9 8 (10.67%) Test Strategy
9 8 (10.67%) Unit Testing
10 7 (9.33%) E-Commerce
10 7 (9.33%) Front End Development
10 7 (9.33%) SDLC
10 7 (9.33%) Test Management
11 6 (8.00%) MVC
11 6 (8.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 51 (68.00%) Java
2 19 (25.33%) C#
3 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.67%) SQL
5 7 (9.33%) Python
6 6 (8.00%) Ruby
7 3 (4.00%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.33%) PHP
9 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) ISTQB
2 7 (9.33%) ISEB
3 5 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (6.67%) Degree
4 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (24.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) logstash
1 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (2.67%) Capita
1 2 (2.67%) SAP
2 1 (1.33%) Ab Initio
2 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.33%) HP
2 1 (1.33%) hybris
2 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com