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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
England / East of England
Rank 76 88 63
Rank change year-on-year +12 -25  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 52 38 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.44% 1.55% 2.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.98% 12.06% 19.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 31 22
Median daily rate £406 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.07% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £488 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +4.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.95 £45.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +30.26% +0.55%  

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 of England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 372 315 338
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.46% 12.82% 12.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 173 173
Median daily rate £445 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £294 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £486 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 18
Median hourly rate £41.00 £42.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +26.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £32.57 £31.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.35 £50.68 £40.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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

Selenium
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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 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
Essex +3 15 £375 +11.94%
Hertfordshire +7 13 £463 +23.33% 10
Bedfordshire - 11 £445 -
Cambridgeshire -1 10 £293 -20.40% 16
Suffolk - 4 £238 -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 100 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (58.93%) Cucumber
3 63 (56.25%) Java
4 55 (49.11%) TDD
5 48 (42.86%) JIRA
5 48 (42.86%) BDD
6 44 (39.29%) WebDriver
7 42 (37.50%) Jenkins
7 42 (37.50%) Scrum
8 40 (35.71%) SoapUI
8 40 (35.71%) Test Automation
9 39 (34.82%) QA
10 31 (27.68%) SQL
11 29 (25.89%) Git (software)
12 28 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (25.00%) Software Testing
13 27 (24.11%) Finance
13 27 (24.11%) Automation Testing
14 26 (23.21%) JBehave
15 25 (22.32%) JavaScript
16 24 (21.43%) Manual Testing
17 23 (20.54%) Ruby
18 22 (19.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 21 (18.75%) Test Scripting
19 21 (18.75%) Test Strategy
19 21 (18.75%) Oracle
20 20 (17.86%) Web Services
20 20 (17.86%) Gherkin
21 19 (16.96%) Appium
21 19 (16.96%) JUnit

Selenium
Top Related 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 (14.29%) Confluence
2 13 (11.61%) WebLogic
3 8 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.57%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.89%) Apache
6 1 (0.89%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.89%) GitHub
3 1 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.89%) DNS
1 1 (0.89%) Firewall
1 1 (0.89%) IPv4
1 1 (0.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.93%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.79%) DB2
4 2 (1.79%) DbVisualizer
5 1 (0.89%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.89%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 66 (58.93%) Cucumber
2 48 (42.86%) JIRA
3 44 (39.29%) WebDriver
4 42 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 40 (35.71%) SoapUI
6 29 (25.89%) Git (software)
7 26 (23.21%) JBehave
8 22 (19.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 19 (16.96%) Appium
9 19 (16.96%) JUnit
10 17 (15.18%) JMeter
11 15 (13.39%) Eclipse
11 15 (13.39%) LoadRunner
12 10 (8.93%) Calabash
12 10 (8.93%) Capybara
12 10 (8.93%) Maven
12 10 (8.93%) Subversion
13 8 (7.14%) TeamCity
14 7 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
14 7 (6.25%) XDoclet
General
1 27 (24.11%) Finance
2 9 (8.04%) Back Office
3 5 (4.46%) Banking
4 3 (2.68%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.79%) Legal
5 2 (1.79%) Marketing
5 2 (1.79%) Retail
6 1 (0.89%) Automotive
6 1 (0.89%) Games
6 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (26.79%) Developer
2 29 (25.89%) Tester
3 27 (24.11%) Analyst
4 26 (23.21%) Test Analyst
5 18 (16.07%) Java Developer
6 16 (14.29%) Test Engineer
7 12 (10.71%) Automation Test Analyst
7 12 (10.71%) Automation Tester
8 9 (8.04%) Applications Engineer
9 8 (7.14%) Developer in Test
9 8 (7.14%) Mobile Engineer
9 8 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
10 7 (6.25%) Performance Tester
11 6 (5.36%) Java Automation Tester
11 6 (5.36%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (5.36%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 6 (5.36%) Selenium Tester
11 6 (5.36%) Test Manager
12 5 (4.46%) QA Analyst
12 5 (4.46%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.86%) Gherkin
1 20 (17.86%) Web Services
2 13 (11.61%) HTML
2 13 (11.61%) RESTful
3 12 (10.71%) Spring
4 11 (9.82%) Hibernate
5 10 (8.93%) .NET
5 10 (8.93%) AngularJS
6 9 (8.04%) jQuery
6 9 (8.04%) XML
7 8 (7.14%) HTML5
8 7 (6.25%) EJB
8 7 (6.25%) Java EE
8 7 (6.25%) Node.js
9 6 (5.36%) CSS
9 6 (5.36%) J2EE
9 6 (5.36%) REST
10 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (2.68%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) Mobile App
2 12 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.25%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.79%) Clustering
4 2 (1.79%) Replication
5 1 (0.89%) IPTV
5 1 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.82%) Android
1 11 (9.82%) Apple iOS
2 6 (5.36%) Linux
2 6 (5.36%) Unix
3 5 (4.46%) Windows
4 3 (2.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (49.11%) TDD
3 48 (42.86%) BDD
4 42 (37.50%) Scrum
5 40 (35.71%) Test Automation
6 28 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 27 (24.11%) Automation Testing
8 24 (21.43%) Manual Testing
9 21 (18.75%) Test Scripting
9 21 (18.75%) Test Strategy
10 16 (14.29%) ATDD
10 16 (14.29%) Automated Testing
11 15 (13.39%) Continuous Delivery
11 15 (13.39%) Kanban
11 15 (13.39%) Open Source
12 14 (12.50%) Regression Testing
13 13 (11.61%) API Testing
13 13 (11.61%) SDLC
14 12 (10.71%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 63 (56.25%) Java
2 31 (27.68%) SQL
3 25 (22.32%) JavaScript
4 23 (20.54%) Ruby
5 16 (14.29%) C#
6 15 (13.39%) Python
7 8 (7.14%) PHP
8 7 (6.25%) Groovy
9 6 (5.36%) C
10 4 (3.57%) Perl
11 3 (2.68%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.89%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (13.39%) ISEB
1 15 (13.39%) ISTQB
2 6 (5.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (5.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.68%) Degree
5 1 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (34.82%) QA
2 7 (6.25%) SDET
3 4 (3.57%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.68%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.79%) Docker
2 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) Ansible
2 1 (0.89%) collectd
2 1 (0.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (18.75%) Oracle
2 16 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.36%) Atlassian
4 4 (3.57%) hybris
4 4 (3.57%) IBM
5 2 (1.79%) Adobe
6 1 (0.89%) BT
6 1 (0.89%) Google
6 1 (0.89%) Sonatype