Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 85 104
Rank change year-on-year +5 +19 +10
Contract jobs citing Selenium 64 64 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.19% 2.14% 1.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.96% 13.94% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 29 46
East Midlands median daily rate £405 £375 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +18.58% -2.69%
10th Percentile £260 £300 £247
90th Percentile £500 £485 £398
England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00% +6.67%

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 584 459 346
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.02% 15.37% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 292 235
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £246
90th Percentile £525 £500 £520
England median daily rate £475 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 10
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £38.50 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.39% -4.35% +8.78%
10th Percentile £31.88 £37.75 £17.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £39.25 £45.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £42.45
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.06% +14.73%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -14 27 £406 +1.56% 13
Northamptonshire -4 23 £400 -3.03% 5
Leicestershire +5 6 £425 +21.43% 7
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 45 (70.31%) Java
3 43 (67.19%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (56.25%) Cucumber
5 31 (48.44%) TDD
6 25 (39.06%) BDD
7 24 (37.50%) Scrum
8 23 (35.94%) C#
9 18 (28.13%) WebDriver
9 18 (28.13%) Retail
10 15 (23.44%) JIRA
10 15 (23.44%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (23.44%) Jenkins
11 14 (21.88%) QA
11 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
12 13 (20.31%) Web Services
12 13 (20.31%) Git (software)
13 12 (18.75%) AngularJS
14 11 (17.19%) JUnit
14 11 (17.19%) E-Commerce
15 10 (15.63%) CSS
15 10 (15.63%) HTML
15 10 (15.63%) Open Source
15 10 (15.63%) jQuery
15 10 (15.63%) gulp
16 9 (14.06%) DevOps
16 9 (14.06%) Microservices
16 9 (14.06%) Opscode Chef
16 9 (14.06%) Ajax
16 9 (14.06%) OOP

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 5 (7.81%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.25%) JBoss
3 3 (4.69%) Apache
3 3 (4.69%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.69%) WildFly
4 2 (3.13%) Apache Solr
4 2 (3.13%) Confluence
4 2 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.69%) npm
3 1 (1.56%) BrowserStack
3 1 (1.56%) GitHub
3 1 (1.56%) IaaS
3 1 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.13%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.56%) Flink
3 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (56.25%) Cucumber
2 18 (28.13%) WebDriver
3 15 (23.44%) Jenkins
3 15 (23.44%) JIRA
4 13 (20.31%) Git (software)
5 11 (17.19%) JUnit
6 10 (15.63%) gulp
7 8 (12.50%) SoapUI
8 7 (10.94%) Maven
9 6 (9.38%) CA Release Automation
10 5 (7.81%) Bower
10 5 (7.81%) CasperJS
10 5 (7.81%) HP UFT
10 5 (7.81%) Jasmine
10 5 (7.81%) Karma Test Runner
10 5 (7.81%) SpecFlow
10 5 (7.81%) Subversion
10 5 (7.81%) webpack
10 5 (7.81%) Yeoman
11 3 (4.69%) NetBeans
General
1 18 (28.13%) Retail
2 8 (12.50%) Finance
3 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) Tester
2 16 (25.00%) Analyst
2 16 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 15 (23.44%) Test Analyst
4 13 (20.31%) Automation Test Analyst
5 12 (18.75%) Developer
6 8 (12.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 7 (10.94%) Test Engineer
8 6 (9.38%) Test Automation Engineer
9 5 (7.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (7.81%) Java Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Architect
10 3 (4.69%) Java Architect
10 3 (4.69%) Selenium Tester
11 2 (3.13%) Agile Tester
11 2 (3.13%) Automation Test Lead
11 2 (3.13%) Java Technical Architect
11 2 (3.13%) Senior Automation Tester
11 2 (3.13%) Technical Architect
11 2 (3.13%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.31%) Web Services
2 12 (18.75%) AngularJS
3 10 (15.63%) CSS
3 10 (15.63%) HTML
3 10 (15.63%) jQuery
4 9 (14.06%) Ajax
5 8 (12.50%) Gherkin
5 8 (12.50%) HTML5
5 8 (12.50%) Node.js
6 6 (9.38%) JSON
7 5 (7.81%) Browserify
7 5 (7.81%) CSS3
7 5 (7.81%) Handlebars
7 5 (7.81%) Sass
7 5 (7.81%) SOAP
7 5 (7.81%) Spring
8 4 (6.25%) DOM
8 4 (6.25%) REST
8 4 (6.25%) RESTful
8 4 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.13%) IVR
3 1 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.56%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Linux
2 4 (6.25%) Windows
3 3 (4.69%) Unix
4 2 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 43 (67.19%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (48.44%) TDD
4 25 (39.06%) BDD
5 24 (37.50%) Scrum
6 15 (23.44%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (17.19%) E-Commerce
8 10 (15.63%) Open Source
9 9 (14.06%) DevOps
9 9 (14.06%) Microservices
9 9 (14.06%) OOP
10 8 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 8 (12.50%) Web Development
11 7 (10.94%) Front End Development
12 6 (9.38%) Deployment Automation
12 6 (9.38%) MVC
12 6 (9.38%) Test Strategy
12 6 (9.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 45 (70.31%) Java
2 23 (35.94%) C#
3 14 (21.88%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.50%) Python
5 5 (7.81%) SQL
6 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.69%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.56%) Java 8
8 1 (1.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) ISTQB
2 5 (7.81%) ISEB
3 4 (6.25%) Degree
4 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.69%) Puppet
3 2 (3.13%) logstash
3 2 (3.13%) Terraform
4 1 (1.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle
2 3 (4.69%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (3.13%) Ab Initio
3 2 (3.13%) Splunk
4 1 (1.56%) HP
4 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.56%) SAP