Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 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 of England
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 137 114
Rank change year-on-year +38 -23 +22
Contract jobs citing Selenium 106 63 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.16% 1.35% 1.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.41% 7.19% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 48 51
East of England median daily rate £400 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -2.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £281 £221 £263
90th Percentile £550 £438 £506
England median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 - £40.50
10th Percentile £37.25 - £36.90
90th Percentile £37.75 - £44.10
England median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £52.00
% change year-on-year -10.53% -8.65% +38.67%

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 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 929 876 659
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.92% 18.82% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 548 414
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £306 £281 £263
90th Percentile £600 £570 £512
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 45 28
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £41.50 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.64% -1.78% +4.32%
10th Percentile £24.59 £35.20 £30.60
90th Percentile £59.57 £63.75 £52.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +13.33%

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

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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 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 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
Essex +22 39 £475 +46.15% 2
Cambridgeshire +19 36 £325 -5.80% 18
Hertfordshire 0 12 £400 +16.36% 10
Bedfordshire +5 9 £538 +53.57% 1
Suffolk -13 8 £425 +6.25% 4
Norfolk - 2 £300 - 1
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 of England region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 83 (78.30%) Test Automation
2 63 (59.43%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (49.06%) Java
4 39 (36.79%) SoapUI
5 37 (34.91%) Cucumber
5 37 (34.91%) Jenkins
6 36 (33.96%) JMeter
7 35 (33.02%) TDD
8 32 (30.19%) Web Services
8 32 (30.19%) BDD
9 31 (29.25%) SQL
10 30 (28.30%) Scrum
11 29 (27.36%) QA
12 27 (25.47%) JIRA
13 23 (21.70%) XML
14 22 (20.75%) Oracle
14 22 (20.75%) Test Scripting
14 22 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (19.81%) Functional Testing
15 21 (19.81%) Linux
16 20 (18.87%) SOAP
17 19 (17.92%) Git (software)
17 19 (17.92%) ISTQB
18 18 (16.98%) Software Testing
18 18 (16.98%) Kanban
18 18 (16.98%) Regression Testing
18 18 (16.98%) Finance
19 17 (16.04%) Security Cleared
19 17 (16.04%) Performance Testing
19 17 (16.04%) User Stories

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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 16 (15.09%) Confluence
2 8 (7.55%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.72%) Apache
4 4 (3.77%) JBoss
5 3 (2.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.49%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.83%) vREST
4 2 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.89%) BlazeMeter
4 2 (1.89%) Serverless
5 1 (0.94%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.94%) GitHub
5 1 (0.94%) Office 365
5 1 (0.94%) Slack
5 1 (0.94%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.38%) HTTP
2 8 (7.55%) Internet
3 3 (2.83%) SSL
3 3 (2.83%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.94%) LAN
4 1 (0.94%) SMS
4 1 (0.94%) WAN
4 1 (0.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.38%) Relational Database
2 8 (7.55%) Pentaho
3 7 (6.60%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.66%) Redis
5 5 (4.72%) Impala
6 4 (3.77%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.77%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.89%) Geospatial Data
7 2 (1.89%) GIS
7 2 (1.89%) MySQL
7 2 (1.89%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.89%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.94%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 39 (36.79%) SoapUI
2 37 (34.91%) Cucumber
2 37 (34.91%) Jenkins
3 36 (33.96%) JMeter
4 27 (25.47%) JIRA
5 19 (17.92%) Git (software)
6 14 (13.21%) LoadRunner
6 14 (13.21%) SpecFlow
7 13 (12.26%) JUnit
8 12 (11.32%) WebDriver
9 10 (9.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (9.43%) TeamCity
9 10 (9.43%) Zephyr
10 8 (7.55%) Maven
10 8 (7.55%) Subversion
11 6 (5.66%) git-flow
11 6 (5.66%) HP UFT
11 6 (5.66%) JBehave
12 5 (4.72%) Bitbucket
12 5 (4.72%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (16.98%) Finance
2 13 (12.26%) Back Office
3 5 (4.72%) Banking
4 3 (2.83%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.89%) Marketing
6 1 (0.94%) Legal
6 1 (0.94%) Publishing
6 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (31.13%) Tester
2 28 (26.42%) Analyst
3 26 (24.53%) Test Analyst
4 25 (23.58%) Automation Tester
5 19 (17.92%) Developer
6 16 (15.09%) Automation Test Analyst
6 16 (15.09%) Selenium Tester
7 14 (13.21%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 11 (10.38%) Test Engineer
9 9 (8.49%) Java Developer
10 8 (7.55%) Senior Tester
11 7 (6.60%) Senior Automation Tester
11 7 (6.60%) Test Automation Engineer
12 5 (4.72%) Agile Tester
12 5 (4.72%) Java Automation Tester
12 5 (4.72%) QA Analyst
12 5 (4.72%) QA Tester
13 4 (3.77%) QA Engineer
13 4 (3.77%) QA Test Analyst
13 4 (3.77%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (30.19%) Web Services
2 23 (21.70%) XML
3 20 (18.87%) SOAP
4 12 (11.32%) HTML
4 12 (11.32%) Spring Boot
5 11 (10.38%) CSS
5 11 (10.38%) REST
6 10 (9.43%) Spring
7 8 (7.55%) .NET
7 8 (7.55%) Gherkin
7 8 (7.55%) RESTful
8 7 (6.60%) Middleware
9 6 (5.66%) HTML5
9 6 (5.66%) Memcached
10 5 (4.72%) J2EE
10 5 (4.72%) JSON
10 5 (4.72%) React
11 4 (3.77%) CSS3
11 4 (3.77%) JMS
11 4 (3.77%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.55%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.72%) User Experience
4 3 (2.83%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.89%) Clustering
5 2 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.89%) Replication
6 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.94%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.94%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.94%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.81%) Linux
2 10 (9.43%) Unix
3 9 (8.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (5.66%) Windows
5 5 (4.72%) CentOS
6 4 (3.77%) Solaris
7 1 (0.94%) AIX
7 1 (0.94%) SUSE
7 1 (0.94%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (78.30%) Test Automation
2 63 (59.43%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (33.02%) TDD
4 32 (30.19%) BDD
5 30 (28.30%) Scrum
6 22 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (20.75%) Test Scripting
7 21 (19.81%) Functional Testing
8 18 (16.98%) Kanban
8 18 (16.98%) Regression Testing
8 18 (16.98%) Software Testing
9 17 (16.04%) Mentoring
9 17 (16.04%) Performance Testing
9 17 (16.04%) User Stories
10 16 (15.09%) Microservices
11 15 (14.15%) Integration Testing
11 15 (14.15%) Test Strategy
12 14 (13.21%) SDLC
13 12 (11.32%) DevOps
13 12 (11.32%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 52 (49.06%) Java
2 31 (29.25%) SQL
3 13 (12.26%) C#
3 13 (12.26%) JavaScript
4 12 (11.32%) PL/SQL
5 11 (10.38%) C
5 11 (10.38%) Python
6 6 (5.66%) Java 8
6 6 (5.66%) Perl
7 5 (4.72%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.72%) Ruby
8 3 (2.83%) Groovy
8 3 (2.83%) VB
9 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (17.92%) ISTQB
2 17 (16.04%) Security Cleared
3 15 (14.15%) ISEB
4 8 (7.55%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.72%) CCNA
5 5 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.72%) DV Cleared
5 5 (4.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.89%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.94%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.94%) Degree
7 1 (0.94%) MCP
7 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.94%) OCP
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (27.36%) QA
2 6 (5.66%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.55%) Docker
2 4 (3.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (9.43%) Ansible
2 8 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.77%) Puppet
4 3 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.89%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 22 (20.75%) Oracle
2 7 (6.60%) MuleSoft
2 7 (6.60%) WSO2
3 6 (5.66%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.72%) CA Agile Central
5 4 (3.77%) HP
5 4 (3.77%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.83%) IBM
7 2 (1.89%) Adobe
7 2 (1.89%) Apigee
7 2 (1.89%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.94%) Capita
8 1 (0.94%) hybris
8 1 (0.94%) SAP