The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 27 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
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 27 44
Rank change year-on-year +5 +17  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 16 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 5.82% 4.79% 1.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.00% 33.33% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 5
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £350 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +5.71% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £48.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year -2.06% +90.19%  

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 East Sussex with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 64 42 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 23.27% 14.38% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 27 39
Median daily rate £403 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex 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 East Sussex

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Selenium in East Sussex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in East Sussex

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in East Sussex over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in East Sussex

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Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 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
Brighton +10 14 £375 -11.76% 3
Hastings - 1 - -
Hove - 1 - -
Selenium
South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 17 (89.47%) Test Automation
2 11 (57.89%) C#
3 8 (42.11%) BDD
4 7 (36.84%) QA
5 6 (31.58%) Java
5 6 (31.58%) ISEB
5 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
5 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
6 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) WebDriver
6 5 (26.32%) SpecFlow
6 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (26.32%) Protractor
7 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (21.05%) HP UFT
8 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (15.79%) JIRA
8 3 (15.79%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
9 2 (10.53%) Smoke Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
9 2 (10.53%) TestNG
9 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
9 2 (10.53%) Maven

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Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Protractor
1 5 (26.32%) SpecFlow
1 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (26.32%) WebDriver
2 4 (21.05%) HP UFT
3 3 (15.79%) JIRA
4 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
4 2 (10.53%) Maven
4 2 (10.53%) TestNG
5 1 (5.26%) JMeter
5 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Test Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Test Leader
2 5 (26.32%) Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Automation Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Developer in Test
3 4 (21.05%) Team Leader
3 4 (21.05%) Test Team Leader
4 3 (15.79%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) QA Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) QA Automation Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (5.26%) Azure Developer
6 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Test Automation
2 8 (42.11%) BDD
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.79%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) Smoke Testing
7 2 (10.53%) TDD
8 1 (5.26%) Agile Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Build Automation
8 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
8 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 5 (26.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) ISEB
1 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) HP