Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 110 121
Rank change year-on-year +12 +11 -25
Contract jobs citing Selenium 96 84 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.18% 1.89% 1.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.99% 10.51% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 58 48
East of England median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - -7.89%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £478 £506
England median daily rate £425 £411 £385
% change year-on-year +3.34% +6.82% +2.67%
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 £45.00 £50.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% +6.67%

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 801 799 673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.15% 18.00% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 502 417
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £600 £564 £506
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 52 36
East of England median hourly rate £38.50 £41.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.10% -8.89% +16.88%
10th Percentile £24.68 £35.00 £31.13
90th Percentile £51.30 £53.75 £52.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.80% -1.76% +14.74%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 +24 35 £475 +35.71% 6
Cambridgeshire -5 20 £325 - 18
Bedfordshire +9 19 £500 +25.00% 2
Hertfordshire -9 13 £425 -1.45% 5
Suffolk -4 6 £375 +50.00% 4
Norfolk - 3 £300 - 3
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 82 (85.42%) Test Automation
2 63 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (63.54%) Java
4 44 (45.83%) SoapUI
5 43 (44.79%) Cucumber
6 41 (42.71%) Jenkins
7 37 (38.54%) TDD
8 36 (37.50%) BDD
9 34 (35.42%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (32.29%) JIRA
11 29 (30.21%) Scrum
11 29 (30.21%) SQL
12 26 (27.08%) Web Services
12 26 (27.08%) QA
13 25 (26.04%) Oracle
14 22 (22.92%) JMeter
15 21 (21.88%) C#
15 21 (21.88%) Test Scripting
15 21 (21.88%) Git (software)
16 20 (20.83%) SpecFlow
16 20 (20.83%) JUnit
17 19 (19.79%) Linux
18 18 (18.75%) XML
18 18 (18.75%) Python
18 18 (18.75%) WebDriver
18 18 (18.75%) Mentoring
19 17 (17.71%) Performance Testing
19 17 (17.71%) Software Testing
19 17 (17.71%) Regression Testing
20 16 (16.67%) SOAP

Selenium
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 14 (14.58%) Confluence
1 14 (14.58%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.21%) JBoss
3 3 (3.13%) Apache
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.04%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Magento
2 1 (1.04%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.13%) vREST
4 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.04%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.04%) GitHub
4 1 (1.04%) Serverless
4 1 (1.04%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.46%) HTTP
2 9 (9.38%) Internet
3 3 (3.13%) SSL
3 3 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.04%) DHCP
4 1 (1.04%) DNS
4 1 (1.04%) LAN
4 1 (1.04%) SMS
4 1 (1.04%) WAN
4 1 (1.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.29%) DB2
2 7 (7.29%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.21%) DbVisualizer
3 5 (5.21%) Impala
3 5 (5.21%) Pentaho
4 4 (4.17%) Geospatial Data
4 4 (4.17%) GIS
5 3 (3.13%) MySQL
6 2 (2.08%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.08%) Redis
7 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.04%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 44 (45.83%) SoapUI
2 43 (44.79%) Cucumber
3 41 (42.71%) Jenkins
4 31 (32.29%) JIRA
5 22 (22.92%) JMeter
6 21 (21.88%) Git (software)
7 20 (20.83%) JUnit
7 20 (20.83%) SpecFlow
8 18 (18.75%) WebDriver
9 15 (15.63%) TeamCity
10 14 (14.58%) JBehave
11 12 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (12.50%) Zephyr
12 11 (11.46%) Subversion
13 10 (10.42%) Maven
14 9 (9.38%) Bitbucket
15 8 (8.33%) LoadRunner
16 6 (6.25%) Ant
16 6 (6.25%) Hudson
16 6 (6.25%) TestNG
General
1 10 (10.42%) Finance
2 9 (9.38%) Retail
3 8 (8.33%) Back Office
4 2 (2.08%) Banking
4 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.04%) Automotive
5 1 (1.04%) Law
5 1 (1.04%) Legal
5 1 (1.04%) Marketing
5 1 (1.04%) Publishing
5 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (23.96%) Tester
2 21 (21.88%) Analyst
3 20 (20.83%) Test Analyst
4 18 (18.75%) Automation Tester
4 18 (18.75%) Developer
5 16 (16.67%) Test Engineer
6 10 (10.42%) Automation Test Analyst
6 10 (10.42%) Test Automation Engineer
7 8 (8.33%) Java Developer
8 7 (7.29%) Selenium Tester
9 6 (6.25%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 6 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
9 6 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) Senior Developer
10 5 (5.21%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) Test Manager
11 4 (4.17%) Consultant
11 4 (4.17%) QA Engineer
11 4 (4.17%) Senior Tester
11 4 (4.17%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.08%) Web Services
2 18 (18.75%) XML
3 16 (16.67%) SOAP
4 12 (12.50%) Gherkin
4 12 (12.50%) RESTful
5 11 (11.46%) REST
6 8 (8.33%) HTML
6 8 (8.33%) Middleware
7 7 (7.29%) .NET
7 7 (7.29%) CSS
7 7 (7.29%) J2EE
7 7 (7.29%) Spring
8 5 (5.21%) Spring Boot
9 4 (4.17%) GWT
9 4 (4.17%) RESTEasy
10 3 (3.13%) Behat
10 3 (3.13%) Java SE
10 3 (3.13%) JSON
10 3 (3.13%) Swagger
10 3 (3.13%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.17%) User Experience
4 3 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.13%) RIA
5 1 (1.04%) Clustering
5 1 (1.04%) Fintech
5 1 (1.04%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.79%) Linux
2 14 (14.58%) Unix
3 6 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (6.25%) Windows
4 3 (3.13%) Solaris
5 2 (2.08%) CentOS
5 2 (2.08%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.04%) AIX
6 1 (1.04%) SUSE
6 1 (1.04%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (85.42%) Test Automation
2 63 (65.63%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (38.54%) TDD
4 36 (37.50%) BDD
5 34 (35.42%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (30.21%) Scrum
7 21 (21.88%) Test Scripting
8 18 (18.75%) Mentoring
9 17 (17.71%) Performance Testing
9 17 (17.71%) Regression Testing
9 17 (17.71%) Software Testing
10 16 (16.67%) Functional Testing
10 16 (16.67%) Integration Testing
10 16 (16.67%) Kanban
11 13 (13.54%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (13.54%) SDET
11 13 (13.54%) Test Strategy
12 12 (12.50%) DevOps
12 12 (12.50%) OO
12 12 (12.50%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 61 (63.54%) Java
2 29 (30.21%) SQL
3 21 (21.88%) C#
4 18 (18.75%) Python
5 13 (13.54%) Ruby
6 12 (12.50%) Perl
7 9 (9.38%) C
7 9 (9.38%) JavaScript
8 8 (8.33%) PL/SQL
9 5 (5.21%) Java 8
10 3 (3.13%) Groovy
11 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.04%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (14.58%) ISTQB
1 14 (14.58%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.50%) ISEB
3 9 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.08%) CCNA
5 2 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.04%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.04%) MCP
6 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.04%) OCP
6 1 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (27.08%) QA
2 3 (3.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.29%) Active Directory
1 7 (7.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (10.42%) Ansible
2 6 (6.25%) Puppet
3 5 (5.21%) HP ALM
3 5 (5.21%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (5.21%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.04%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (26.04%) Oracle
2 9 (9.38%) Atlassian
3 7 (7.29%) HP
3 7 (7.29%) IBM
4 5 (5.21%) CA Agile Central
4 5 (5.21%) hybris
5 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.17%) WSO2
6 3 (3.13%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.04%) Adobe
8 1 (1.04%) Apigee
8 1 (1.04%) Capita
8 1 (1.04%) VMware