Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 136 105
Rank change year-on-year +28 -31 +27
Contract jobs citing Selenium 102 76 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.01% 1.50% 1.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.33% 8.12% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 57 47
East of England median daily rate £380 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - -2.78%
10th Percentile £295 £242 £261
90th Percentile £543 £500 £485
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £13.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +188.46% -63.89% -
England median hourly rate £32.50 £47.50 £52.00
% change year-on-year -31.58% -8.65% +30.00%

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 987 936 662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.41% 18.45% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 566 400
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +9.33%
10th Percentile £312 £300 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £526
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 39 32
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.73% +8.13% +3.90%
10th Percentile £25.22 £35.40 £31.09
90th Percentile £52.50 £63.75 £53.63
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.49%

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

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 6 months to 21 October 2018.

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 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 21 October 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 +14 37 £438 +34.62% 8
Cambridgeshire +13 34 £355 +4.41% 18
Suffolk -6 14 £375 -6.25% 3
Hertfordshire +2 12 £380 -27.62% 6
Bedfordshire -6 5 £359 -20.33%
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 76 (74.51%) Test Automation
2 70 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (52.94%) Java
4 42 (41.18%) SoapUI
5 37 (36.27%) Scrum
6 36 (35.29%) Jenkins
7 33 (32.35%) JMeter
7 33 (32.35%) Cucumber
8 32 (31.37%) JIRA
9 31 (30.39%) TDD
9 31 (30.39%) BDD
9 31 (30.39%) Git (software)
10 30 (29.41%) QA
10 30 (29.41%) SQL
11 29 (28.43%) Web Services
12 27 (26.47%) SOAP
13 26 (25.49%) Linux
14 25 (24.51%) JavaScript
14 25 (24.51%) User Stories
15 24 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (22.55%) HTML
16 23 (22.55%) Microservices
17 22 (21.57%) C#
17 22 (21.57%) XML
17 22 (21.57%) Kanban
17 22 (21.57%) Software Testing
18 21 (20.59%) CSS
18 21 (20.59%) REST
19 19 (18.63%) JUnit
19 19 (18.63%) Oracle

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 19 (18.63%) Confluence
2 7 (6.86%) Apache
3 6 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.92%) JBoss
5 2 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.96%) nginx
5 2 (1.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.96%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.98%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) SAP FI-CA
1 1 (0.98%) SAP PSCD
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.94%) GitHub
3 3 (2.94%) vREST
4 2 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.96%) Apigee
4 2 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.96%) BlazeMeter
4 2 (1.96%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.96%) Serverless
5 1 (0.98%) Office 365
5 1 (0.98%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.75%) HTTP
2 8 (7.84%) Internet
3 5 (4.90%) SSL
3 5 (4.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.98%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.75%) Relational Database
2 9 (8.82%) MongoDB
3 8 (7.84%) NoSQL
3 8 (7.84%) Pentaho
3 8 (7.84%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.88%) Redis
5 5 (4.90%) Impala
5 5 (4.90%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.96%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (1.96%) GIS
6 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.98%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.98%) Big Data
7 1 (0.98%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.98%) MySQL
7 1 (0.98%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 42 (41.18%) SoapUI
2 36 (35.29%) Jenkins
3 33 (32.35%) Cucumber
3 33 (32.35%) JMeter
4 32 (31.37%) JIRA
5 31 (30.39%) Git (software)
6 19 (18.63%) JUnit
7 14 (13.73%) LoadRunner
8 13 (12.75%) Maven
9 12 (11.76%) Eclipse
9 12 (11.76%) Subversion
9 12 (11.76%) WebDriver
10 9 (8.82%) Ant
10 9 (8.82%) Zephyr
11 8 (7.84%) Gradle
11 8 (7.84%) SpecFlow
12 7 (6.86%) AccuRev
12 7 (6.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (6.86%) git-flow
12 7 (6.86%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (9.80%) Finance
2 6 (5.88%) Marketing
3 5 (4.90%) Back Office
4 3 (2.94%) Banking
4 3 (2.94%) Legal
4 3 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (29.41%) Analyst
2 29 (28.43%) Tester
3 27 (26.47%) Developer
4 26 (25.49%) Test Analyst
5 21 (20.59%) Automation Tester
6 17 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
7 15 (14.71%) Java Developer
8 14 (13.73%) Selenium Tester
9 12 (11.76%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 11 (10.78%) Test Engineer
11 9 (8.82%) QA Analyst
12 7 (6.86%) Agile Tester
13 6 (5.88%) QA Test Analyst
13 6 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
14 5 (4.90%) Full Stack Developer
14 5 (4.90%) Senior Tester
15 4 (3.92%) Full Stack Web Developer
15 4 (3.92%) QA Tester
15 4 (3.92%) Selenium Test Analyst
15 4 (3.92%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (28.43%) Web Services
2 27 (26.47%) SOAP
3 23 (22.55%) HTML
4 22 (21.57%) XML
5 21 (20.59%) CSS
5 21 (20.59%) REST
6 18 (17.65%) Spring
7 17 (16.67%) Spring Boot
8 13 (12.75%) AngularJS
8 13 (12.75%) HTML5
9 11 (10.78%) RESTful
10 10 (9.80%) .NET
10 10 (9.80%) JSON
11 8 (7.84%) Gherkin
11 8 (7.84%) Spring MVC
12 7 (6.86%) JPA
12 7 (6.86%) jQuery
12 7 (6.86%) Middleware
12 7 (6.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (5.88%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.84%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.92%) Clustering
3 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.92%) Replication
3 4 (3.92%) User Experience
4 2 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.98%) Fintech
5 1 (0.98%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.98%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (25.49%) Linux
2 14 (13.73%) Windows
3 13 (12.75%) Unix
4 7 (6.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (6.86%) Solaris
5 5 (4.90%) CentOS
6 2 (1.96%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.98%) Android
7 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (74.51%) Test Automation
2 70 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (36.27%) Scrum
4 31 (30.39%) BDD
4 31 (30.39%) TDD
5 25 (24.51%) User Stories
6 24 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (22.55%) Microservices
8 22 (21.57%) Kanban
8 22 (21.57%) Software Testing
9 18 (17.65%) Functional Testing
10 17 (16.67%) Test Scripting
11 15 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (14.71%) SDLC
11 15 (14.71%) Software Engineering
12 14 (13.73%) OO
13 13 (12.75%) Performance Testing
14 12 (11.76%) Integration Testing
14 12 (11.76%) Mentoring
15 11 (10.78%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 54 (52.94%) Java
2 30 (29.41%) SQL
3 25 (24.51%) JavaScript
4 22 (21.57%) C#
5 14 (13.73%) Python
6 11 (10.78%) C
7 8 (7.84%) PL/SQL
8 7 (6.86%) Perl
8 7 (6.86%) Ruby
9 6 (5.88%) Bash Shell
9 6 (5.88%) Groovy
9 6 (5.88%) Java 8
10 5 (4.90%) Scala
10 5 (4.90%) TypeScript
11 3 (2.94%) VB
12 2 (1.96%) C++
12 2 (1.96%) Haskell
12 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.98%) PHP
13 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (15.69%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.71%) ISTQB
3 13 (12.75%) ISEB
4 6 (5.88%) CCNA
4 6 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 6 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.92%) Degree
6 3 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.98%) CISSP
8 1 (0.98%) GIAC
8 1 (0.98%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (0.98%) MCP
8 1 (0.98%) MCSE
8 1 (0.98%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.98%) OCP
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.98%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (29.41%) QA
2 6 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (8.82%) Docker
2 6 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (5.88%) Ansible
2 5 (4.90%) Puppet
3 4 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.94%) Kibana
5 2 (1.96%) Grafana
6 1 (0.98%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.98%) logstash
6 1 (0.98%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (18.63%) Oracle
2 8 (7.84%) Adobe
3 7 (6.86%) WSO2
4 6 (5.88%) IBM
4 6 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.88%) MuleSoft
5 5 (4.90%) Atlassian
5 5 (4.90%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.92%) webMethods
7 2 (1.96%) Google
7 2 (1.96%) HP
7 2 (1.96%) SAP
8 1 (0.98%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.98%) Sybase