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 3 months to 30 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.

Selenium
England / East Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 77 79
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 32 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.11% 1.03% 1.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.85% 9.71% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 11
Median daily rate £400 £275 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.45% -18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £325 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.95 £44.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +33.20% -1.66%  

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 East Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 231 175 197
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 15.21% 10.61% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 119 120
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Median hourly rate £38.50 £31.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.19% -16.21%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +23 16 £400 +23.07% 8
Northamptonshire +5 12 £431 +32.69% 1
Leicestershire -6 4 £300 +16.50% 6
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 34 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (35.48%) Java
3 21 (33.87%) Scrum
4 20 (32.26%) CSS
5 19 (30.65%) Finance
6 17 (27.42%) AngularJS
7 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
7 16 (25.81%) Git (software)
8 14 (22.58%) Mentoring
8 14 (22.58%) Cucumber
8 14 (22.58%) BDD
9 13 (20.97%) Jenkins
9 13 (20.97%) jQuery
9 13 (20.97%) Retail
10 12 (19.35%) TDD
10 12 (19.35%) Test Automation
10 12 (19.35%) HTML
10 12 (19.35%) E-Commerce
10 12 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (19.35%) SoapUI
11 11 (17.74%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (17.74%) C#
12 10 (16.13%) SQL
12 10 (16.13%) .NET
12 10 (16.13%) Docker
13 9 (14.52%) Automation Testing
13 9 (14.52%) Automated Testing
14 8 (12.90%) Ruby
14 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (12.90%) Web Services

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 1 (1.61%) ArcGIS
1 1 (1.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.61%) IaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) PaaS
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) Blockchain
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.61%) DB2
3 1 (1.61%) GIS
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 14 (22.58%) Cucumber
3 13 (20.97%) Jenkins
4 12 (19.35%) SoapUI
5 7 (11.29%) JIRA
5 7 (11.29%) NUnit
6 5 (8.06%) HP UFT
6 5 (8.06%) JMeter
6 5 (8.06%) TeamCity
6 5 (8.06%) WebDriver
7 4 (6.45%) gulp
7 4 (6.45%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (4.84%) SpecFlow
9 2 (3.23%) Bower
9 2 (3.23%) CasperJS
9 2 (3.23%) Grunt
9 2 (3.23%) Jasmine
9 2 (3.23%) Mocha
9 2 (3.23%) WebStorm
9 2 (3.23%) Yeoman
General
1 19 (30.65%) Finance
2 13 (20.97%) Retail
3 6 (9.68%) Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (40.32%) Developer
2 18 (29.03%) Analyst
3 16 (25.81%) Test Analyst
4 11 (17.74%) JavaScript Developer
4 11 (17.74%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (17.74%) Senior Test Analyst
5 10 (16.13%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 10 (16.13%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
5 10 (16.13%) Technical Analyst
5 10 (16.13%) Technical Test Analyst
6 8 (12.90%) Test Leader
7 7 (11.29%) Angular Developer
7 7 (11.29%) Automation Test Lead
8 5 (8.06%) Automation Tester
8 5 (8.06%) Tester
9 4 (6.45%) .NET Developer
9 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Developer in Test
10 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 3 (4.84%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.26%) CSS
2 17 (27.42%) AngularJS
3 13 (20.97%) jQuery
4 12 (19.35%) HTML
5 10 (16.13%) .NET
6 8 (12.90%) Marionette.js
6 8 (12.90%) Web Services
7 7 (11.29%) React
7 7 (11.29%) SOAP
8 6 (9.68%) CSS3
8 6 (9.68%) HTML5
9 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET
9 5 (8.06%) Node.js
10 4 (6.45%) Angular 2
10 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (6.45%) Entity Framework
10 4 (6.45%) JSON
10 4 (6.45%) REST
10 4 (6.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.84%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Linux
1 6 (9.68%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Unix
3 3 (4.84%) Android
3 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.84%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (33.87%) Scrum
3 14 (22.58%) BDD
3 14 (22.58%) Mentoring
4 12 (19.35%) E-Commerce
4 12 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (19.35%) TDD
4 12 (19.35%) Test Automation
5 9 (14.52%) Automated Testing
5 9 (14.52%) Automation Testing
6 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.68%) MVC
7 6 (9.68%) Test Scripting
7 6 (9.68%) Test Strategy
8 5 (8.06%) Integration Testing
8 5 (8.06%) Load Testing
8 5 (8.06%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (8.06%) Regression Testing
8 5 (8.06%) Web Development
9 4 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (35.48%) Java
2 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
3 11 (17.74%) C#
4 10 (16.13%) SQL
5 8 (12.90%) Ruby
6 4 (6.45%) Groovy
7 3 (4.84%) Python
8 1 (1.61%) C
8 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.61%) VB
8 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) ISTQB
2 4 (6.45%) ISEB
3 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (4.84%) Xamarin
2 2 (3.23%) MuleSoft
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle
2 2 (3.23%) Pega
2 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.61%) ESRI
3 1 (1.61%) Google
3 1 (1.61%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (1.61%) Teradata