Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 92 109
Rank change year-on-year +14 +17 +7
Contract jobs citing Selenium 74 54 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.62% 1.74% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.60% 11.59% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 29 22
East Midlands median daily rate £380 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +5.63% +9.23%
10th Percentile £313 £311 £301
90th Percentile £494 £439 £533
England median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £52.00
% change year-on-year -10.53% -8.65% +38.67%

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 544 466 403
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 19.26% 15.01% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 313 273
East Midlands median daily rate £402 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.07% -1.32% +8.19%
10th Percentile £302 £277 £256
90th Percentile £529 £500 £560
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 8
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.25 £42.75 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.17% -0.58% +91.11%
10th Percentile £23.45 £38.68 £37.20
90th Percentile £45.63 £46.23 £46.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £42.35
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.60% +12.93%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Northamptonshire +8 27 £405 +9.69% 4
Nottinghamshire -18 22 £350 -6.67% 11
Leicestershire +18 16 £353 -6.00% 7
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 56 (75.68%) Test Automation
2 48 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (58.11%) Java
4 39 (52.70%) Cucumber
5 31 (41.89%) JavaScript
6 29 (39.19%) TDD
7 25 (33.78%) Scrum
8 24 (32.43%) Jenkins
9 22 (29.73%) Git (software)
9 22 (29.73%) Node.js
10 21 (28.38%) BDD
10 21 (28.38%) AngularJS
11 20 (27.03%) JIRA
12 19 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (24.32%) HTML
14 17 (22.97%) CSS
14 17 (22.97%) Maven
15 16 (21.62%) DevOps
16 15 (20.27%) C#
16 15 (20.27%) jQuery
17 14 (18.92%) Subversion
17 14 (18.92%) JUnit
17 14 (18.92%) SoapUI
18 13 (17.57%) Bitbucket
18 13 (17.57%) HTML5
18 13 (17.57%) Opscode Chef
18 13 (17.57%) Finance
18 13 (17.57%) QA
19 12 (16.22%) Retail
20 11 (14.86%) Spring

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 8 (10.81%) Confluence
2 4 (5.41%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (5.41%) JBoss
2 4 (5.41%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.05%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.05%) WildFly
4 2 (2.70%) Apache
4 2 (2.70%) IIS
4 2 (2.70%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.35%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.11%) OpenShift
3 4 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (5.41%) IaaS
3 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.41%) PaaS
3 4 (5.41%) Tricentis Tosca
4 3 (4.05%) npm
5 1 (1.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) Firewall
1 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) MongoDB
2 7 (9.46%) Blockchain
3 6 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.70%) NuoDB
6 2 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.70%) Redis
7 1 (1.35%) Flink
7 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 39 (52.70%) Cucumber
2 24 (32.43%) Jenkins
3 22 (29.73%) Git (software)
4 20 (27.03%) JIRA
5 17 (22.97%) Maven
6 14 (18.92%) JUnit
6 14 (18.92%) SoapUI
6 14 (18.92%) Subversion
7 13 (17.57%) Bitbucket
8 11 (14.86%) Protractor
8 11 (14.86%) WebDriver
9 8 (10.81%) HP UFT
10 7 (9.46%) Jasmine
10 7 (9.46%) SpecFlow
10 7 (9.46%) Visual Studio Code
10 7 (9.46%) WebStorm
11 6 (8.11%) LoadUI
12 5 (6.76%) Artifactory
12 5 (6.76%) CA Release Automation
12 5 (6.76%) QUnit
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
2 12 (16.22%) Retail
3 3 (4.05%) Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Automotive
5 1 (1.35%) Marketing
5 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (39.19%) Developer
2 16 (21.62%) Tester
3 13 (17.57%) Automation Tester
4 11 (14.86%) Java Developer
5 10 (13.51%) Analyst
6 9 (12.16%) Automation Test Analyst
6 9 (12.16%) Test Analyst
7 6 (8.11%) Angular Developer
7 6 (8.11%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (6.76%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.41%) .NET Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Developer in Test
9 4 (5.41%) QA Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Selenium Tester
10 3 (4.05%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Lead DevOps
10 3 (4.05%) React Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.73%) Node.js
2 21 (28.38%) AngularJS
3 18 (24.32%) HTML
4 17 (22.97%) CSS
5 15 (20.27%) jQuery
6 13 (17.57%) HTML5
7 11 (14.86%) React
7 11 (14.86%) Spring
7 11 (14.86%) Web Services
8 10 (13.51%) CSS3
9 9 (12.16%) SOAP
10 8 (10.81%) .NET
10 8 (10.81%) REST
11 7 (9.46%) .NET Framework
11 7 (9.46%) Angular 2
11 7 (9.46%) Gherkin
11 7 (9.46%) Sass
12 6 (8.11%) Ajax
12 6 (8.11%) XML
13 5 (6.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) Fintech
2 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.41%) Public Cloud
2 4 (5.41%) User Experience
3 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.05%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.70%) IVR
4 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.35%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.35%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.11%) Linux
2 5 (6.76%) Windows
3 3 (4.05%) Unix
4 2 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (75.68%) Test Automation
2 48 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (39.19%) TDD
4 25 (33.78%) Scrum
5 21 (28.38%) BDD
6 19 (25.68%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (21.62%) DevOps
8 11 (14.86%) Front End Development
8 11 (14.86%) Pair Programming
9 9 (12.16%) Kanban
10 8 (10.81%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (10.81%) E-Commerce
10 8 (10.81%) Microservices
11 7 (9.46%) Configuration Management
11 7 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (8.11%) Deployment Automation
12 6 (8.11%) OO
12 6 (8.11%) Open Source
12 6 (8.11%) Release Management
12 6 (8.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (58.11%) Java
2 31 (41.89%) JavaScript
3 15 (20.27%) C#
4 10 (13.51%) PowerShell
5 8 (10.81%) Python
6 7 (9.46%) SQL
6 7 (9.46%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.70%) Java 8
8 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.35%) Groovy
8 1 (1.35%) Jython
Qualifications
1 6 (8.11%) Degree
2 5 (6.76%) ISEB
2 5 (6.76%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.57%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (17.57%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (9.46%) Puppet
3 5 (6.76%) Kubernetes
4 4 (5.41%) Ansible
4 4 (5.41%) OpenView
4 4 (5.41%) SCOM
4 4 (5.41%) ZABBIX
5 3 (4.05%) Terraform
6 2 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.35%) logstash
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) Oracle
2 6 (8.11%) HP
2 6 (8.11%) Red Hat
3 5 (6.76%) Google
3 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.05%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (4.05%) Splunk
4 3 (4.05%) Twitter
5 2 (2.70%) IBM
5 2 (2.70%) SAP
6 1 (1.35%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.35%) Atlassian