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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 82 91
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 26 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.73% 0.98% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.06% 8.62% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 7
Median daily rate £375 £420 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +40.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £322 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £525 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +2.81% +1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £48.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year -2.06% +44.77%  

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 235 174 189
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 15.61% 11.33% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 122 115
Median daily rate £420 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +6.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £280 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 £44.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.81% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +8 20 £388 -3.12% 7
Leicestershire -7 3 £375 +20.00% 4
Derbyshire - 1 £350 - 1
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 48 (77.42%) Test Automation
2 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (38.71%) CSS
4 23 (37.10%) AngularJS
5 21 (33.87%) Java
5 21 (33.87%) WebDriver
6 19 (30.65%) HTML
6 19 (30.65%) CSS3
6 19 (30.65%) HTML5
7 16 (25.81%) Karma Test Runner
7 16 (25.81%) gulp
7 16 (25.81%) Angular 2
8 15 (24.19%) Git (software)
9 14 (22.58%) Grunt
9 14 (22.58%) Bower
9 14 (22.58%) Cucumber
9 14 (22.58%) Jasmine
10 13 (20.97%) Sass
10 13 (20.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (20.97%) webpack
10 13 (20.97%) Scrum
11 12 (19.35%) Protractor
11 12 (19.35%) Jenkins
11 12 (19.35%) TypeScript
11 12 (19.35%) User Experience
11 12 (19.35%) BDD
12 11 (17.74%) LESS
12 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
12 11 (17.74%) JIRA
13 10 (16.13%) Finance

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 (3.23%) Confluence
2 1 (1.61%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (3.23%) IaaS
3 2 (3.23%) PaaS
3 2 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (3.23%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (1.61%) Couchbase
2 1 (1.61%) GIS
2 1 (1.61%) MySQL
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.61%) Redis
2 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (33.87%) WebDriver
2 16 (25.81%) gulp
2 16 (25.81%) Karma Test Runner
3 15 (24.19%) Git (software)
4 14 (22.58%) Bower
4 14 (22.58%) Cucumber
4 14 (22.58%) Grunt
4 14 (22.58%) Jasmine
5 13 (20.97%) webpack
6 12 (19.35%) Jenkins
6 12 (19.35%) Protractor
7 11 (17.74%) JIRA
8 8 (12.90%) SoapUI
9 5 (8.06%) NUnit
10 4 (6.45%) SpecFlow
10 4 (6.45%) TeamCity
11 2 (3.23%) Mocha
11 2 (3.23%) TestNG
11 2 (3.23%) WebStorm
11 2 (3.23%) Yeoman
General
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
2 9 (14.52%) Retail
3 3 (4.84%) Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Developer
2 12 (19.35%) Analyst
2 12 (19.35%) Test Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) Architect
4 8 (12.90%) User Experience Architect
5 7 (11.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) Senior Test Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Technical Test Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Angular Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Test Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Test Leader
8 4 (6.45%) Web Architect
9 3 (4.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (4.84%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.71%) CSS
2 23 (37.10%) AngularJS
3 19 (30.65%) CSS3
3 19 (30.65%) HTML
3 19 (30.65%) HTML5
4 16 (25.81%) Angular 2
5 13 (20.97%) Sass
5 13 (20.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (17.74%) LESS
7 7 (11.29%) jQuery
7 7 (11.29%) SOAP
8 6 (9.68%) .NET
9 5 (8.06%) Marionette.js
9 5 (8.06%) Node.js
9 5 (8.06%) React
9 5 (8.06%) Velocity
10 4 (6.45%) RESTful
10 4 (6.45%) Web Services
11 3 (4.84%) JSON
12 2 (3.23%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) User Experience
2 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.23%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Linux
2 4 (6.45%) Windows
3 3 (4.84%) Android
3 3 (4.84%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.84%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (77.42%) Test Automation
2 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.97%) Scrum
4 12 (19.35%) BDD
5 10 (16.13%) Mentoring
5 10 (16.13%) Wireframes
6 9 (14.52%) E-Commerce
7 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (12.90%) Front End Development
8 7 (11.29%) Regression Testing
8 7 (11.29%) TDD
9 6 (9.68%) Functional Testing
9 6 (9.68%) Manual Testing
9 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (8.06%) DevOps
10 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
10 5 (8.06%) Test Management
11 4 (6.45%) MVC
11 4 (6.45%) Test Scripting
11 4 (6.45%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.87%) Java
2 12 (19.35%) TypeScript
3 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.52%) SQL
5 7 (11.29%) C#
6 6 (9.68%) Ruby
7 5 (8.06%) Python
8 2 (3.23%) Groovy
9 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.61%) VB
9 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.06%) ISEB
3 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (4.84%) Google
1 3 (4.84%) Xamarin
2 2 (3.23%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (1.61%) ESRI
3 1 (1.61%) InterSystems
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle