Period
to 7 July 2020

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 7 July 2020 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
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 79 112 98
Rank change year-on-year +33 -14 +37
Contract jobs citing Selenium 45 81 103
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 2.21% 1.89% 2.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.54% 9.53% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 45 71
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £333 £310 £288
90th Percentile £520 £508 £550
England median daily rate £438 £438 £425
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £41.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -22.22% -10.00%

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 390 850 850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.18% 19.88% 18.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 461 536
Median daily rate £460 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.54% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £338 £331 £300
90th Percentile £600 £600 £600
England median daily rate £500 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 24
Median hourly rate £46.25 £45.22 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.29% +20.57% -8.54%
10th Percentile £23.00 £21.25 £21.35
90th Percentile £58.35 £50.00 £58.41
Median hourly rate £38.00 £44.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -13.64% +3.53% +1.19%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Selenium as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Selenium in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Selenium in the East of England

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Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Selenium in the East of England over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Selenium in the East of England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Selenium in the East of England.

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 7 July 2020. 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 24 £425 +5.59% 1
Cambridgeshire +30 9 £400 -5.88% 3
Hertfordshire +20 5 £356 -6.86%
East Anglia - 3 £425 -
Suffolk +6 2 £446 +25.49%
Norfolk - 2 - -
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, 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 41 (91.11%) Test Automation
2 24 (53.33%) SoapUI
2 24 (53.33%) Java
3 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (42.22%) TDD
4 19 (42.22%) BDD
5 16 (35.56%) Cucumber
6 13 (28.89%) SOAP
7 12 (26.67%) Integration Testing
7 12 (26.67%) Microservices
8 11 (24.44%) QA
8 11 (24.44%) Spring
9 10 (22.22%) Scrum
9 10 (22.22%) Performance Testing
10 9 (20.00%) ISTQB
10 9 (20.00%) ISEB
11 8 (17.78%) Regression Testing
11 8 (17.78%) Web Services
11 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (17.78%) User Stories
11 8 (17.78%) Terraform
12 7 (15.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 7 (15.56%) API Testing
12 7 (15.56%) Cypress.io
12 7 (15.56%) JIRA
12 7 (15.56%) Node.js
12 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
12 7 (15.56%) SQL
12 7 (15.56%) Oracle
13 6 (13.33%) C#

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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 5 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (11.11%) nginx
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Loggly
2 3 (6.67%) AWS
3 2 (4.44%) GCP
4 1 (2.22%) Azure
4 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.22%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) ADSL2+
1 1 (2.22%) DSL
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
1 1 (2.22%) VDSL2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) BigQuery
1 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (53.33%) SoapUI
2 16 (35.56%) Cucumber
3 7 (15.56%) Cypress.io
3 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
3 7 (15.56%) JIRA
4 5 (11.11%) Mocha
4 5 (11.11%) Postman
4 5 (11.11%) REST Assured
4 5 (11.11%) Travis CI
4 5 (11.11%) Vagrant
4 5 (11.11%) webpack
4 5 (11.11%) Zephyr
5 3 (6.67%) Robot Framework
6 2 (4.44%) Appium
6 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
6 2 (4.44%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.44%) JMeter
6 2 (4.44%) JUnit
6 2 (4.44%) Protractor
7 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (6.67%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Tester
2 10 (22.22%) Automation Tester
3 9 (20.00%) Senior Tester
4 8 (17.78%) Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Test Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Test Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) QA Tester
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Automation Tester
7 4 (8.89%) Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Senior QA Tester
7 4 (8.89%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Java Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Node.js Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Test Leader
8 3 (6.67%) Test Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Automation Test Lead
9 2 (4.44%) Functional Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Functional Test Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) SOAP
2 11 (24.44%) Spring
3 8 (17.78%) Web Services
4 7 (15.56%) Node.js
5 5 (11.11%) Express
5 5 (11.11%) GraphQL
5 5 (11.11%) J2SE
5 5 (11.11%) Sass
5 5 (11.11%) Spring Boot
5 5 (11.11%) WebdriverIO
6 4 (8.89%) JMS
6 4 (8.89%) React
7 2 (4.44%) .NET
7 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.44%) HTML
7 2 (4.44%) REST
7 2 (4.44%) XML
8 1 (2.22%) J2EE
8 1 (2.22%) JSON
8 1 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Unix
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) CentOS
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (91.11%) Test Automation
2 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (42.22%) BDD
3 19 (42.22%) TDD
4 12 (26.67%) Integration Testing
4 12 (26.67%) Microservices
5 10 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 10 (22.22%) Scrum
6 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (17.78%) Regression Testing
6 8 (17.78%) User Stories
7 7 (15.56%) API Testing
8 6 (13.33%) Kanban
8 6 (13.33%) Open Source
8 6 (13.33%) Product Backlog
8 6 (13.33%) Product Roadmap
8 6 (13.33%) Test Scripting
9 4 (8.89%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (8.89%) DevOps
9 4 (8.89%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) Java
2 7 (15.56%) SQL
3 6 (13.33%) C#
3 6 (13.33%) TypeScript
4 4 (8.89%) Java 8
4 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.89%) Perl
5 3 (6.67%) C
6 2 (4.44%) Python
7 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.22%) C++
7 1 (2.22%) PHP
7 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.22%) Ruby
7 1 (2.22%) Tcl
7 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) ISEB
1 9 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (15.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Terraform
2 5 (11.11%) Kubernetes
3 3 (6.67%) Ansible
4 1 (2.22%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle
2 5 (11.11%) New Relic
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) Progress
3 2 (4.44%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.22%) HP
4 1 (2.22%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Splunk
4 1 (2.22%) webMethods
4 1 (2.22%) WSO2