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 24 June 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.

Selenium
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 95 108
Rank change year-on-year -15 +13  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 23 34 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.00% 1.34% 1.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.35% 9.77% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 22
Median daily rate £330 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -7.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £276 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £491 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +2.81% +1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £48.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year -2.06% +44.77%  

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 430 348 420
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 18.70% 13.73% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 236 244
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 10
Median hourly rate £43.25 £40.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.79% -2.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £50.78 £51.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

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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

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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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 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
Cambridgeshire -6 11 £308 -18.00% 9
Hertfordshire -1 5 £325 -7.14% 2
Essex -16 3 £325 +8.33%
Suffolk +16 2 £413 -17.50%
Bedfordshire -6 2 £330 - 2
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 67 (80.72%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (72.29%) Test Automation
3 45 (54.22%) JIRA
4 40 (48.19%) Cucumber
5 38 (45.78%) Java
6 31 (37.35%) TDD
6 31 (37.35%) SoapUI
7 30 (36.14%) SQL
8 29 (34.94%) Jenkins
9 28 (33.73%) BDD
9 28 (33.73%) QA
10 27 (32.53%) JavaScript
11 24 (28.92%) Scrum
11 24 (28.92%) Software Testing
12 22 (26.51%) JMeter
12 22 (26.51%) Git (software)
13 21 (25.30%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (25.30%) Web Services
14 19 (22.89%) WebDriver
15 17 (20.48%) Confluence
15 17 (20.48%) Test Scripting
15 17 (20.48%) Oracle
16 16 (19.28%) LoadRunner
16 16 (19.28%) ISTQB
17 15 (18.07%) Ruby
17 15 (18.07%) ISEB
18 14 (16.87%) Performance Testing
18 14 (16.87%) Test Strategy
18 14 (16.87%) Mobile App
18 14 (16.87%) SDLC

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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 17 (20.48%) Confluence
2 13 (15.66%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.61%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.41%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.20%) Apache
5 1 (1.20%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.61%) BrowserStack
3 2 (2.41%) SaaS
3 2 (2.41%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (1.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) Internet
2 2 (2.41%) 802.11
2 2 (2.41%) ADSL
2 2 (2.41%) Bluetooth
2 2 (2.41%) Broadband
2 2 (2.41%) IPv4
2 2 (2.41%) IPv6
2 2 (2.41%) NAS
2 2 (2.41%) UPnP
2 2 (2.41%) VDSL
2 2 (2.41%) WAN
2 2 (2.41%) Wireless
2 2 (2.41%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.20%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.23%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.41%) Redis
4 2 (2.41%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (1.20%) DB2
5 1 (1.20%) DbVisualizer
5 1 (1.20%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 45 (54.22%) JIRA
2 40 (48.19%) Cucumber
3 31 (37.35%) SoapUI
4 29 (34.94%) Jenkins
5 22 (26.51%) Git (software)
5 22 (26.51%) JMeter
6 19 (22.89%) WebDriver
7 16 (19.28%) LoadRunner
8 12 (14.46%) Appium
8 12 (14.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 12 (14.46%) JUnit
9 9 (10.84%) Calabash
9 9 (10.84%) Capybara
10 8 (9.64%) JBehave
11 7 (8.43%) XDoclet
12 6 (7.23%) Maven
12 6 (7.23%) Subversion
12 6 (7.23%) TeamCity
13 5 (6.02%) Eclipse
13 5 (6.02%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 12 (14.46%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Retail
3 4 (4.82%) Marketing
4 3 (3.61%) Back Office
4 3 (3.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.41%) Banking
5 2 (2.41%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (2.41%) Legal
6 1 (1.20%) Automotive
6 1 (1.20%) Games
6 1 (1.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 30 (36.14%) Tester
2 17 (20.48%) Developer
3 14 (16.87%) Java Developer
4 12 (14.46%) Analyst
4 12 (14.46%) Automation Tester
4 12 (14.46%) Test Analyst
4 12 (14.46%) Test Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) Applications Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Mobile Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Performance Tester
7 6 (7.23%) Test Manager
8 5 (6.02%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) Selenium Tester
8 5 (6.02%) Software Tester
9 4 (4.82%) Portfolio Manager
9 4 (4.82%) Portfolio Test Manager
9 4 (4.82%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 4 (4.82%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.30%) Web Services
2 12 (14.46%) HTML
3 11 (13.25%) .NET
3 11 (13.25%) XML
4 9 (10.84%) AngularJS
4 9 (10.84%) RESTful
5 8 (9.64%) Spring
6 7 (8.43%) EJB
6 7 (8.43%) Gherkin
6 7 (8.43%) Hibernate
6 7 (8.43%) Java EE
6 7 (8.43%) REST
7 6 (7.23%) CSS
7 6 (7.23%) HTML5
7 6 (7.23%) Node.js
8 5 (6.02%) jQuery
8 5 (6.02%) SOAP
9 4 (4.82%) Spring MVC
9 4 (4.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (3.61%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.87%) Mobile App
2 11 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.43%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.41%) Clustering
4 2 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.41%) Replication
4 2 (2.41%) STB
5 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.20%) IPTV
5 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.20%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.46%) Android
1 12 (14.46%) Apple iOS
2 10 (12.05%) Windows
3 8 (9.64%) Linux
4 5 (6.02%) Unix
5 2 (2.41%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (80.72%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (72.29%) Test Automation
3 31 (37.35%) TDD
4 28 (33.73%) BDD
5 24 (28.92%) Scrum
5 24 (28.92%) Software Testing
6 21 (25.30%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (20.48%) Test Scripting
8 14 (16.87%) Performance Testing
8 14 (16.87%) SDLC
8 14 (16.87%) Test Strategy
9 13 (15.66%) Manual Testing
10 12 (14.46%) Open Source
11 11 (13.25%) API Testing
12 10 (12.05%) DevOps
12 10 (12.05%) Kanban
12 10 (12.05%) Regression Testing
12 10 (12.05%) Test Management
13 9 (10.84%) Configuration Management
13 9 (10.84%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 38 (45.78%) Java
2 30 (36.14%) SQL
3 27 (32.53%) JavaScript
4 15 (18.07%) Ruby
5 12 (14.46%) C#
5 12 (14.46%) Python
6 7 (8.43%) C
6 7 (8.43%) Groovy
6 7 (8.43%) PHP
7 4 (4.82%) Perl
8 2 (2.41%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.41%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.41%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (19.28%) ISTQB
2 15 (18.07%) ISEB
3 8 (9.64%) Security Cleared
4 7 (8.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (7.23%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.82%) Degree
7 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (33.73%) QA
2 5 (6.02%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.41%) Docker
1 2 (2.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.20%) Ansible
2 1 (1.20%) collectd
Vendors
1 17 (20.48%) Oracle
2 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.61%) Atlassian
3 3 (3.61%) IBM
4 2 (2.41%) Adobe
4 2 (2.41%) Sybase
5 1 (1.20%) BT
5 1 (1.20%) hybris
5 1 (1.20%) WSO2