Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 20 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 of England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 99 135
Rank change year-on-year -26 +36 -2
Contract jobs citing Selenium 79 90 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.55% 1.88% 1.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.20% 13.53% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 49 48
East of England median daily rate £380 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - -
10th Percentile £262 £263 £221
90th Percentile £500 £481 £426
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £13.00 - -
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 of England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 963 665 836
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.85% 13.87% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 403 479
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +8.47%
10th Percentile £306 £261 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 36 59
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.56 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.78% +1.41% +5.89%
10th Percentile £36.25 £32.20 £31.25
90th Percentile £63.75 £53.13 £50.88
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Selenium in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in the East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Selenium in the East of England

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Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 20 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
Cambridgeshire -24 27 £350 +10.67% 8
Bedfordshire -17 20 £450 +28.57% 2
Essex - 16 £341 - 5
Hertfordshire -19 9 £525 +31.25% 10
Suffolk +19 7 £400 -2.26% 1
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 of England region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 62 (78.48%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (73.42%) Test Automation
3 46 (58.23%) Cucumber
4 45 (56.96%) Java
5 44 (55.70%) JIRA
6 41 (51.90%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (51.90%) BDD
7 38 (48.10%) Jenkins
8 35 (44.30%) QA
9 34 (43.04%) Scrum
10 31 (39.24%) WebDriver
11 30 (37.97%) SoapUI
12 29 (36.71%) Git (software)
12 29 (36.71%) TDD
13 28 (35.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 27 (34.18%) Confluence
15 26 (32.91%) Software Testing
16 25 (31.65%) JavaScript
16 25 (31.65%) C#
17 24 (30.38%) Retail
18 23 (29.11%) SQL
19 22 (27.85%) JUnit
20 20 (25.32%) Finance
21 19 (24.05%) TeamCity
21 19 (24.05%) SOAP
21 19 (24.05%) Web Services
21 19 (24.05%) SDET
22 18 (22.78%) Ruby
23 17 (21.52%) Atlassian
23 17 (21.52%) ATDD

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 27 (34.18%) Confluence
2 12 (15.19%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (3.80%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.80%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.53%) Apache
4 2 (2.53%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.27%) Drupal
5 1 (1.27%) JBoss
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.92%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.13%) Sauce Labs
3 5 (6.33%) BrowserStack
4 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.53%) SaaS
6 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.39%) Internet
2 5 (6.33%) 802.11
2 5 (6.33%) ADSL
2 5 (6.33%) Bluetooth
2 5 (6.33%) Broadband
2 5 (6.33%) IPv4
2 5 (6.33%) IPv6
2 5 (6.33%) UPnP
2 5 (6.33%) VDSL
2 5 (6.33%) WAN
2 5 (6.33%) Wireless
2 5 (6.33%) Wireshark
3 4 (5.06%) NAS
4 1 (1.27%) HTTP
4 1 (1.27%) SSL
4 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) Redis
2 6 (7.59%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.06%) DB2
3 4 (5.06%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.53%) DbVisualizer
4 2 (2.53%) MySQL
4 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.27%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 46 (58.23%) Cucumber
2 44 (55.70%) JIRA
3 38 (48.10%) Jenkins
4 31 (39.24%) WebDriver
5 30 (37.97%) SoapUI
6 29 (36.71%) Git (software)
7 28 (35.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 22 (27.85%) JUnit
9 19 (24.05%) TeamCity
10 16 (20.25%) JMeter
11 14 (17.72%) Appium
11 14 (17.72%) Bitbucket
11 14 (17.72%) JBehave
12 13 (16.46%) Maven
13 11 (13.92%) SpecFlow
14 8 (10.13%) Gradle
15 7 (8.86%) Ant
15 7 (8.86%) NUnit
16 6 (7.59%) TestNG
16 6 (7.59%) Zephyr
General
1 24 (30.38%) Retail
2 20 (25.32%) Finance
3 8 (10.13%) Banking
3 8 (10.13%) Corporate Banking
4 5 (6.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Back Office
5 1 (1.27%) Games
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
5 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (41.77%) Tester
2 20 (25.32%) Automation Tester
3 15 (18.99%) Analyst
3 15 (18.99%) Test Analyst
4 10 (12.66%) QA Tester
4 10 (12.66%) Test Engineer
5 9 (11.39%) Developer
5 9 (11.39%) QA Automation Tester
6 7 (8.86%) Software Tester
7 6 (7.59%) Software Test Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Scrum Master
8 5 (6.33%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Agile Tester
9 4 (5.06%) Development Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Java Automation Tester
9 4 (5.06%) QA Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) QA Test Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Software Development Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.05%) SOAP
1 19 (24.05%) Web Services
2 16 (20.25%) RESTful
2 16 (20.25%) Spring
3 13 (16.46%) REST
4 12 (15.19%) .NET
4 12 (15.19%) Gherkin
5 8 (10.13%) Hibernate
6 6 (7.59%) CSS
6 6 (7.59%) HTML
6 6 (7.59%) Middleware
7 5 (6.33%) 802.1X
7 5 (6.33%) AngularJS
7 5 (6.33%) Velocity
8 4 (5.06%) jQuery
8 4 (5.06%) XML
9 3 (3.80%) HTML5
9 3 (3.80%) Node.js
9 3 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (2.53%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) Mobile App
2 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.33%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.33%) RIA
3 5 (6.33%) Virtual Team
4 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.06%) STB
5 3 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.53%) Life Science
6 2 (2.53%) User Experience
7 1 (1.27%) Clustering
7 1 (1.27%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.99%) Windows
2 10 (12.66%) Android
2 10 (12.66%) Apple iOS
2 10 (12.66%) Linux
3 8 (10.13%) Mac OS X
4 6 (7.59%) Unix
5 2 (2.53%) Solaris
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (78.48%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (73.42%) Test Automation
3 41 (51.90%) BDD
3 41 (51.90%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (43.04%) Scrum
5 29 (36.71%) TDD
6 26 (32.91%) Software Testing
7 19 (24.05%) SDET
8 17 (21.52%) ATDD
9 16 (20.25%) Functional Testing
9 16 (20.25%) Kanban
10 15 (18.99%) User Stories
11 14 (17.72%) Test Scripting
12 13 (16.46%) Continuous Delivery
12 13 (16.46%) Cross-Browser Testing
13 12 (15.19%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (15.19%) E-Commerce
13 12 (15.19%) Non-Functional Testing
14 11 (13.92%) QA Automation
14 11 (13.92%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (56.96%) Java
2 25 (31.65%) C#
2 25 (31.65%) JavaScript
3 23 (29.11%) SQL
4 18 (22.78%) Ruby
5 16 (20.25%) Python
6 14 (17.72%) Perl
7 8 (10.13%) Apple Swift
8 6 (7.59%) PHP
8 6 (7.59%) PowerShell
9 5 (6.33%) Bash Shell
9 5 (6.33%) PL/SQL
9 5 (6.33%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.80%) C
11 2 (2.53%) C++
12 1 (1.27%) Groovy
12 1 (1.27%) Scala
12 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.39%) ISEB
2 8 (10.13%) Degree
3 4 (5.06%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.53%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.53%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (44.30%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (13.92%) Docker
2 5 (6.33%) Firmware
3 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.53%) Puppet
3 1 (1.27%) Ansible
3 1 (1.27%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (21.52%) Atlassian
2 10 (12.66%) Oracle
3 8 (10.13%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.59%) HP
5 3 (3.80%) hybris
5 3 (3.80%) WSO2
6 2 (2.53%) IBM
6 2 (2.53%) Twitter
7 1 (1.27%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.27%) Google
7 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.27%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.27%) Sonatype
7 1 (1.27%) Sybase
7 1 (1.27%) Xamarin