Period
to 23 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 105 126
Rank change year-on-year +30 +21 -22
Contract jobs citing Selenium 77 40 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.39% 1.22% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.80% 8.23% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 26 12
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +31.69%
10th Percentile £316 £306 £313
90th Percentile £488 £478 £448
England median daily rate £425 £413 £396
% change year-on-year +3.03% +4.17% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £52.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -8.65% +4.00% -44.44%

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 558 486 378
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.33% 14.76% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 314 195
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +11.27% +6.52%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £275
90th Percentile £500 £538 £481
England median daily rate £457 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +7.41% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 7
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +84.44% -40.00%
10th Percentile £40.50 £39.80 £18.45
90th Percentile £52.72 £43.65 £42.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +23 41 £400 +3.23% 17
Northamptonshire +7 9 £425 - 1
Leicestershire -8 5 £388 +29.17% 6
Derbyshire -8 1 £350 -6.67%
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 62 (80.52%) Test Automation
2 48 (62.34%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (50.65%) Java
3 39 (50.65%) WebDriver
4 31 (40.26%) Cucumber
5 27 (35.06%) BDD
6 23 (29.87%) Scrum
7 18 (23.38%) QA
8 17 (22.08%) TDD
8 17 (22.08%) HTML
8 17 (22.08%) Protractor
9 16 (20.78%) CSS
10 14 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (16.88%) CSS3
11 13 (16.88%) HTML5
11 13 (16.88%) Git (software)
11 13 (16.88%) ISTQB
11 13 (16.88%) Retail
12 12 (15.58%) Open Source
12 12 (15.58%) Continuous Delivery
13 11 (14.29%) AngularJS
13 11 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
13 11 (14.29%) TypeScript
13 11 (14.29%) Angular 2
13 11 (14.29%) JIRA
13 11 (14.29%) SQL
13 11 (14.29%) ISEB
14 10 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (12.99%) Software Testing
14 10 (12.99%) gulp

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 (1.30%) Apache
1 1 (1.30%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.39%) npm
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.60%) BlazeMeter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) MySQL
1 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) Couchbase
2 3 (3.90%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.90%) Redis
2 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (50.65%) WebDriver
2 31 (40.26%) Cucumber
3 17 (22.08%) Protractor
4 13 (16.88%) Git (software)
5 11 (14.29%) JIRA
5 11 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
6 10 (12.99%) gulp
7 9 (11.69%) Jasmine
7 9 (11.69%) Toad
7 9 (11.69%) webpack
8 8 (10.39%) Bower
8 8 (10.39%) Grunt
9 7 (9.09%) SpecFlow
10 6 (7.79%) Jenkins
10 6 (7.79%) NUnit
10 6 (7.79%) TeamCity
11 5 (6.49%) FitNesse
11 5 (6.49%) git-flow
11 5 (6.49%) TestRail
12 4 (5.19%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 13 (16.88%) Retail
2 6 (7.79%) Finance
3 2 (2.60%) Electronics
3 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (23.38%) Analyst
1 18 (23.38%) Test Analyst
2 17 (22.08%) Test Leader
3 16 (20.78%) Automation Test Analyst
4 14 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 14 (18.18%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 14 (18.18%) Senior Test Analyst
5 13 (16.88%) Developer
6 11 (14.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 11 (14.29%) Test Engineer
7 9 (11.69%) Test Automation Engineer
8 8 (10.39%) Automation Test Lead
9 6 (7.79%) Tester
10 5 (6.49%) Architect
10 5 (6.49%) User Experience Architect
11 4 (5.19%) Automation Tester
11 4 (5.19%) QA Leader
11 4 (5.19%) Senior Tester
11 4 (5.19%) Test Manager
11 4 (5.19%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.08%) HTML
2 16 (20.78%) CSS
3 13 (16.88%) CSS3
3 13 (16.88%) HTML5
4 11 (14.29%) Angular 2
4 11 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 9 (11.69%) Sass
5 9 (11.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (9.09%) LESS
7 6 (7.79%) .NET
8 4 (5.19%) RESTful
8 4 (5.19%) SOAP
9 3 (3.90%) .NET Core
9 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (3.90%) Gherkin
9 3 (3.90%) JSON
9 3 (3.90%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (3.90%) Web Services
10 2 (2.60%) Velocity
11 1 (1.30%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) User Experience
2 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.19%) Windows
2 3 (3.90%) Android
2 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (80.52%) Test Automation
2 48 (62.34%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (35.06%) BDD
4 23 (29.87%) Scrum
5 17 (22.08%) TDD
6 14 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (15.58%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (15.58%) Open Source
8 10 (12.99%) Software Testing
8 10 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (11.69%) Regression Testing
10 8 (10.39%) SDLC
10 8 (10.39%) Test Management
11 7 (9.09%) OO
11 7 (9.09%) Test Scripting
11 7 (9.09%) Test Strategy
12 6 (7.79%) DevOps
12 6 (7.79%) Functional Testing
12 6 (7.79%) Manual Testing
12 6 (7.79%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 39 (50.65%) Java
2 11 (14.29%) SQL
2 11 (14.29%) TypeScript
3 9 (11.69%) C#
4 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.79%) Ruby
6 1 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (16.88%) ISTQB
2 11 (14.29%) ISEB
3 5 (6.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (6.49%) Degree
4 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (23.38%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (2.60%) Capita
1 2 (2.60%) Xamarin
2 1 (1.30%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.30%) hybris
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.30%) SAP