Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 17 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 74 72
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 +17
Contract jobs citing Selenium 67 61 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.25% 2.17% 2.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.86% 13.80% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 51 17
Edinburgh median daily rate £378 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.58% -8.82% +23.64%
10th Percentile £313 £267 £249
90th Percentile £525 £525 £538
Scotland median daily rate £363 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -3.33% -6.25% +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £14.50

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 565 442 399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 19.00% 15.76% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 278 226
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.96% +4.14%
10th Percentile £325 £270 £255
90th Percentile £619 £550 £501
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £44.27 £43.39 £47.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.03% -8.17% +17.01%
Scotland median hourly rate £39.00 £43.39 £42.50
% change year-on-year -10.12% +2.09% +5.25%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Edinburgh

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Edinburgh

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 56 (83.58%) Test Automation
2 39 (58.21%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (50.75%) Java
4 33 (49.25%) Cucumber
5 20 (29.85%) DevOps
6 19 (28.36%) BDD
7 17 (25.37%) Git (software)
7 17 (25.37%) Python
7 17 (25.37%) TDD
7 17 (25.37%) Jenkins
8 16 (23.88%) SQL
9 15 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (22.39%) JIRA
10 14 (20.90%) QA
10 14 (20.90%) JavaScript
10 14 (20.90%) C#
11 13 (19.40%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (17.91%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
12 12 (17.91%) Finance
13 11 (16.42%) Manual Testing
13 11 (16.42%) Banking
14 10 (14.93%) Ansible
14 10 (14.93%) Protractor
15 9 (13.43%) Docker
15 9 (13.43%) JUnit
15 9 (13.43%) Test Scripting
16 8 (11.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (11.94%) Maven
16 8 (11.94%) Puppet

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (7.46%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (5.97%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (5.97%) IIS
3 3 (4.48%) Apache
3 3 (4.48%) Confluence
4 1 (1.49%) CMS
4 1 (1.49%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (17.91%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (11.94%) OpenShift
4 5 (7.46%) SaaS
5 4 (5.97%) Datadog
5 4 (5.97%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (5.97%) Tricentis Tosca
6 3 (4.48%) IaaS
6 3 (4.48%) PaaS
7 1 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.49%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) NoSQL
2 4 (5.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (5.97%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (5.97%) Couchbase
2 4 (5.97%) Redis
3 3 (4.48%) Flink
4 2 (2.99%) DB2
4 2 (2.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 33 (49.25%) Cucumber
2 17 (25.37%) Git (software)
2 17 (25.37%) Jenkins
3 15 (22.39%) JIRA
4 10 (14.93%) Protractor
5 9 (13.43%) JUnit
6 8 (11.94%) Artifactory
6 8 (11.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (11.94%) Bitbucket
6 8 (11.94%) Maven
7 7 (10.45%) TeamCity
8 6 (8.96%) IBM UrbanCode
8 6 (8.96%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (8.96%) Subversion
9 5 (7.46%) HP UFT
9 5 (7.46%) JMeter
9 5 (7.46%) NUnit
9 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio
9 5 (7.46%) WebDriver
10 4 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (17.91%) Finance
2 11 (16.42%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (32.84%) Tester
2 17 (25.37%) Automation Tester
3 15 (22.39%) Analyst
4 14 (20.90%) Test Analyst
5 11 (16.42%) Automation Test Analyst
6 10 (14.93%) Test Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Performance Tester
8 4 (5.97%) QA Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) QA Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Java Developer
9 3 (4.48%) Platform Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) QA Automation Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) QA Test Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Quality Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) Architect
10 2 (2.99%) QA Automation Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.94%) AngularJS
1 8 (11.94%) Node.js
2 7 (10.45%) .NET
3 6 (8.96%) HTML
3 6 (8.96%) RESTful
4 4 (5.97%) CSS
4 4 (5.97%) Web Services
5 3 (4.48%) Gherkin
5 3 (4.48%) JSON
5 3 (4.48%) Kafka
5 3 (4.48%) SOAP
6 2 (2.99%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (2.99%) jQuery
7 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.49%) HTML5
7 1 (1.49%) JSP
7 1 (1.49%) React
7 1 (1.49%) Spring
7 1 (1.49%) WebdriverIO
7 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) DataPower
2 3 (4.48%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.99%) User Experience
4 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.46%) Unix
2 4 (5.97%) Linux
2 4 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (5.97%) Ubuntu
2 4 (5.97%) Windows
2 4 (5.97%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.49%) Android
3 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (83.58%) Test Automation
2 39 (58.21%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (29.85%) DevOps
4 19 (28.36%) BDD
5 17 (25.37%) TDD
6 15 (22.39%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (16.42%) Manual Testing
8 9 (13.43%) Test Scripting
9 8 (11.94%) Scrum
9 8 (11.94%) Test Strategy
10 7 (10.45%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (8.96%) Analytics
11 6 (8.96%) Mentoring
11 6 (8.96%) SDLC
12 5 (7.46%) Software Testing
12 5 (7.46%) User Stories
12 5 (7.46%) Waterfall
13 4 (5.97%) Kanban
13 4 (5.97%) Pair Programming
13 4 (5.97%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.75%) Java
2 17 (25.37%) Python
3 16 (23.88%) SQL
4 14 (20.90%) C#
4 14 (20.90%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.97%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.99%) PHP
6 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.99%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.99%) VBScript
7 1 (1.49%) Java 8
7 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) ISEB
1 2 (2.99%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.90%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (14.93%) Ansible
2 8 (11.94%) Kubernetes
2 8 (11.94%) Puppet
3 6 (8.96%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.97%) Nagios
4 4 (5.97%) OpenView
4 4 (5.97%) SCOM
4 4 (5.97%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.99%) Kibana
5 2 (2.99%) logstash
6 1 (1.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) Google
2 7 (10.45%) IBM
3 5 (7.46%) Micro Focus
4 4 (5.97%) AppDynamics
4 4 (5.97%) Atlassian
4 4 (5.97%) HP
4 4 (5.97%) New Relic
4 4 (5.97%) Oracle
4 4 (5.97%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.97%) Splunk
5 2 (2.99%) CA
5 2 (2.99%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (2.99%) RedGate
6 1 (1.49%) TOWER Software
6 1 (1.49%) Xamarin