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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 11 August 2022 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
11 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 65 76 46
Rank change year-on-year +11 -30 +43
Contract jobs citing Selenium 25 8 21
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.83% 0.67% 2.98%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.61% 7.34% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 15
10th Percentile £360 £315 £225
25th Percentile £450 £352 £254
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £519 £396 £293
Median % change year-on-year +30.91% +35.24% -18.61%
75th Percentile £638 £443 £315
90th Percentile - £460 £336
England median daily rate £500 £445 £432
% change year-on-year +12.36% +2.95% -1.20%

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 142 109 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 10.41% 9.08% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 83 81
10th Percentile £315 £230 £250
25th Percentile £375 £345 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £465 £390 £385
Median % change year-on-year +19.23% +1.30% -3.75%
75th Percentile £538 £454 £450
90th Percentile £602 £536 £530
England median daily rate £556 £501 £500
% change year-on-year +11.14% +0.10% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
10th Percentile - - £46.48
25th Percentile £41.25 - £46.81
Median hourly rate £47.50 £55.00 £48.25
Median % change year-on-year -13.64% +13.99% +34.03%
75th Percentile £53.75 - £49.31
90th Percentile - - £49.43
England median hourly rate £57.50 £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Selenium as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Selenium in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Selenium in the East Midlands

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Selenium in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 11 August 2022.

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 11 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire - 13 £625 - 3
Northamptonshire -4 9 £475 +28.38%
Leicestershire -8 3 £360 -14.03%
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 11 August 2022, 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 23 (92.00%) Test Automation
2 19 (76.00%) CI/CD
3 12 (48.00%) Test Strategy
3 12 (48.00%) Microservices
4 11 (44.00%) Azure
4 11 (44.00%) Java
5 9 (36.00%) .NET
5 9 (36.00%) Technical Leadership
6 8 (32.00%) MSTest
6 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
7 7 (28.00%) HTML
7 7 (28.00%) Web Services
7 7 (28.00%) Cucumber
7 7 (28.00%) Ansible
7 7 (28.00%) Bitbucket
8 6 (24.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 6 (24.00%) Gradle
8 6 (24.00%) Spock
8 6 (24.00%) Appium
8 6 (24.00%) BDD
8 6 (24.00%) Event-Driven
8 6 (24.00%) Jest
8 6 (24.00%) Enzyme
8 6 (24.00%) Mob Programming
8 6 (24.00%) .NET Core
8 6 (24.00%) React
8 6 (24.00%) ES6
8 6 (24.00%) SOLID
8 6 (24.00%) Gatling
8 6 (24.00%) CSS

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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 5 (20.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 11 (44.00%) Azure
2 5 (20.00%) AWS
2 5 (20.00%) Sauce Labs
3 2 (8.00%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (4.00%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) MySQL
1 5 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.00%) Couchbase
2 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MSTest
2 7 (28.00%) Bitbucket
2 7 (28.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (24.00%) Appium
3 6 (24.00%) Gatling
3 6 (24.00%) Gradle
3 6 (24.00%) JIRA
3 6 (24.00%) JMeter
3 6 (24.00%) JUnit
3 6 (24.00%) Maven
3 6 (24.00%) Spock
4 5 (20.00%) Postman
4 5 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 5 (20.00%) TestNG
4 5 (20.00%) Zephyr
5 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (12.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (8.00%) Mercurial
7 2 (8.00%) SpecFlow
7 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Influencing Skills
1 4 (16.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Social Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Finance
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Programme Manager
1 8 (32.00%) Programme Test Manager
1 8 (32.00%) Test Automation Manager
1 8 (32.00%) Test Manager
1 8 (32.00%) Test Programme Manager
2 6 (24.00%) Technical Leader
3 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (8.00%) Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Tester
4 1 (4.00%) Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Development Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (4.00%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (4.00%) QA Manual Tester
4 1 (4.00%) QA Tester
4 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Web Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) .NET
2 8 (32.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (28.00%) HTML
3 7 (28.00%) Web Services
4 6 (24.00%) .NET Core
4 6 (24.00%) CSS
4 6 (24.00%) Enzyme
4 6 (24.00%) Hibernate
4 6 (24.00%) Jest
4 6 (24.00%) React
4 6 (24.00%) Spring
5 5 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (20.00%) Node.js
5 5 (20.00%) SOAP
6 4 (16.00%) Gherkin
7 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (8.00%) RESTful
7 2 (8.00%) Swagger
8 1 (4.00%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Test Automation
2 19 (76.00%) CI/CD
3 12 (48.00%) Microservices
3 12 (48.00%) Test Strategy
4 9 (36.00%) Technical Leadership
5 6 (24.00%) Agile
5 6 (24.00%) BDD
5 6 (24.00%) Event-Driven
5 6 (24.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 6 (24.00%) Mob Programming
5 6 (24.00%) MVC
5 6 (24.00%) OO
5 6 (24.00%) SOLID
5 6 (24.00%) TDD
6 5 (20.00%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 5 (20.00%) SDET
7 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (16.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) Java
2 6 (24.00%) ES6
2 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) C#
3 5 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) Kotlin
4 1 (4.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) GDPR
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Ansible
2 5 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 5 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft