Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 114 113 76
Rank change year-on-year -1 -37 +51
Contract jobs citing Selenium 83 82 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.86% 1.72% 2.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.27% 9.30% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 62 74
East of England median daily rate £375 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +16.13% +9.15%
10th Percentile £263 £302 £263
90th Percentile £495 £538 £478
England median daily rate £450 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East of England median hourly rate - £13.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £45.94
% change year-on-year -26.32% +3.41% -8.13%

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 895 882 694
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.10% 18.50% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 548 408
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.51% +5.63%
10th Percentile £312 £309 £263
90th Percentile £600 £600 £540
England median daily rate £488 £470 £430
% change year-on-year +3.72% +9.30% +4.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 34 48
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £43.75 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.36% +1.24%
10th Percentile £37.50 £36.63 £32.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £63.75 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.75 £43.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -1.72% +6.10% +2.50%

Selenium
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

Selenium
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 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in the East of England

Selenium
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 19 January 2019. 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
Essex 0 33 £425 - 1
Cambridgeshire +19 27 £300 -14.29% 17
Suffolk +11 14 £375 +5.63% 2
Hertfordshire +2 6 £400 -13.51% 6
Bedfordshire -8 3 £371 -20.85% 2
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 of England region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 60 (72.29%) Test Automation
2 54 (65.06%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (44.58%) Java
4 33 (39.76%) TDD
4 33 (39.76%) SoapUI
4 33 (39.76%) Jenkins
5 32 (38.55%) Linux
6 31 (37.35%) SQL
6 31 (37.35%) JIRA
7 30 (36.14%) Git (software)
8 29 (34.94%) QA
8 29 (34.94%) Scrum
9 28 (33.73%) JMeter
9 28 (33.73%) Cucumber
9 28 (33.73%) BDD
10 26 (31.33%) Oracle
10 26 (31.33%) User Stories
11 20 (24.10%) JavaScript
11 20 (24.10%) HTML
11 20 (24.10%) Software Testing
12 19 (22.89%) Performance Testing
12 19 (22.89%) Kanban
12 19 (22.89%) Confluence
13 18 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (21.69%) XML
14 17 (20.48%) CSS
14 17 (20.48%) C#
14 17 (20.48%) ISEB
14 17 (20.48%) Internet
14 17 (20.48%) Test Scripting

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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 19 (22.89%) Confluence
2 6 (7.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (7.23%) Apache
2 6 (7.23%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (7.23%) WebLogic
2 6 (7.23%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.41%) JBoss
4 2 (2.41%) nginx
4 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.20%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SAP FI-CA
1 1 (1.20%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.02%) GitHub
2 2 (2.41%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.41%) Serverless
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.20%) Apigee
3 1 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.20%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (1.20%) Office 365
3 1 (1.20%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.48%) Internet
2 5 (6.02%) HTTP
3 3 (3.61%) SSL
3 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.20%) Firewall
4 1 (1.20%) PuTTY
4 1 (1.20%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.25%) Pentaho
2 9 (10.84%) Impala
3 8 (9.64%) NoSQL
3 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
4 7 (8.43%) Relational Database
5 6 (7.23%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.82%) MySQL
7 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.41%) Redis
9 1 (1.20%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.20%) Big Data
9 1 (1.20%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.20%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.20%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 33 (39.76%) Jenkins
1 33 (39.76%) SoapUI
2 31 (37.35%) JIRA
3 30 (36.14%) Git (software)
4 28 (33.73%) Cucumber
4 28 (33.73%) JMeter
5 13 (15.66%) JUnit
5 13 (15.66%) LoadRunner
6 11 (13.25%) Eclipse
7 10 (12.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (12.05%) Maven
8 9 (10.84%) Bitbucket
8 9 (10.84%) Gradle
9 8 (9.64%) Ant
9 8 (9.64%) Subversion
10 7 (8.43%) WebDriver
11 6 (7.23%) AccuRev
11 6 (7.23%) Zephyr
12 5 (6.02%) Karma Test Runner
13 4 (4.82%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (10.84%) Finance
2 6 (7.23%) Marketing
3 5 (6.02%) Back Office
4 4 (4.82%) Banking
5 2 (2.41%) Legal
5 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (31.33%) Analyst
2 24 (28.92%) Tester
3 22 (26.51%) Test Analyst
4 20 (24.10%) Developer
5 13 (15.66%) Automation Tester
6 12 (14.46%) Selenium Tester
7 11 (13.25%) Java Developer
8 10 (12.05%) Automation Test Analyst
9 9 (10.84%) QA Analyst
9 9 (10.84%) QA Tester
9 9 (10.84%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 8 (9.64%) Test Engineer
11 5 (6.02%) QA Test Analyst
12 4 (4.82%) Agile Tester
12 4 (4.82%) Software Engineer
13 3 (3.61%) Agile Developer
13 3 (3.61%) JavaScript Developer
13 3 (3.61%) QA Automation Analyst
13 3 (3.61%) Senior Developer
14 2 (2.41%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.10%) HTML
2 18 (21.69%) XML
3 17 (20.48%) CSS
4 16 (19.28%) REST
4 16 (19.28%) SOAP
5 15 (18.07%) Web Services
6 13 (15.66%) AngularJS
7 12 (14.46%) Gherkin
7 12 (14.46%) Spring
8 10 (12.05%) .NET
8 10 (12.05%) HTML5
8 10 (12.05%) Spring Boot
9 8 (9.64%) JPA
9 8 (9.64%) jQuery
9 8 (9.64%) Spring MVC
10 7 (8.43%) JSON
10 7 (8.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (7.23%) Ajax
11 6 (7.23%) EclipseLink
11 6 (7.23%) JSR 170
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.87%) Client/Server
2 13 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.82%) Clustering
3 4 (4.82%) Internet of Things
3 4 (4.82%) Replication
3 4 (4.82%) Smart City
4 2 (2.41%) Fintech
5 1 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (38.55%) Linux
2 15 (18.07%) Unix
3 14 (16.87%) Windows
4 6 (7.23%) Solaris
5 5 (6.02%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.41%) CentOS
6 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.41%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.20%) Android
7 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (72.29%) Test Automation
2 54 (65.06%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (39.76%) TDD
4 29 (34.94%) Scrum
5 28 (33.73%) BDD
6 26 (31.33%) User Stories
7 20 (24.10%) Software Testing
8 19 (22.89%) Kanban
8 19 (22.89%) Performance Testing
9 18 (21.69%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (20.48%) Test Scripting
11 15 (18.07%) Microservices
11 15 (18.07%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (18.07%) Regression Testing
12 14 (16.87%) Acceptance Criteria
12 14 (16.87%) ETL
12 14 (16.87%) Functional Testing
12 14 (16.87%) Integration Testing
12 14 (16.87%) SDLC
12 14 (16.87%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (44.58%) Java
2 31 (37.35%) SQL
3 20 (24.10%) JavaScript
4 17 (20.48%) C#
5 16 (19.28%) Python
6 7 (8.43%) Bash Shell
6 7 (8.43%) Groovy
6 7 (8.43%) Ruby
7 5 (6.02%) Perl
7 5 (6.02%) Scala
8 4 (4.82%) C
8 4 (4.82%) TypeScript
9 3 (3.61%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.41%) C++
10 2 (2.41%) Haskell
11 1 (1.20%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.20%) PHP
11 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (20.48%) ISEB
1 17 (20.48%) ISTQB
2 10 (12.05%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.23%) Degree
4 5 (6.02%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.61%) CCNA
5 3 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.61%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.41%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.20%) CISSP
7 1 (1.20%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.20%) GIAC
7 1 (1.20%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (1.20%) MCSE
7 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.20%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.20%) SANS
7 1 (1.20%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (34.94%) QA
2 10 (12.05%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (9.64%) Docker
2 4 (4.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) Grafana
2 5 (6.02%) Kibana
3 4 (4.82%) Ansible
4 3 (3.61%) Puppet
5 2 (2.41%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (2.41%) logstash
5 2 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.20%) Mesos
6 1 (1.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 26 (31.33%) Oracle
2 8 (9.64%) Adobe
3 6 (7.23%) IBM
4 5 (6.02%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.82%) Atlassian
5 4 (4.82%) webMethods
5 4 (4.82%) WSO2
6 2 (2.41%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (2.41%) Google
6 2 (2.41%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.41%) SAP
7 1 (1.20%) Sybase
7 1 (1.20%) Xamarin