Period
to 16 June 2019

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 16 June 2019 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
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 60 45
Rank change year-on-year -10 -15 +20
Contract jobs citing Selenium 41 76 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.80% 2.63% 3.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.57% 15.80% 23.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 49 51
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £363 £330 £310
90th Percentile £488 £550 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £40.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £37.50 £13.43 -
% change year-on-year +179.33% - -

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 388 481 286
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.04% 16.64% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 288 216
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +10.34%
10th Percentile £327 £325 £288
90th Percentile £575 £600 £550
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £42.25 £35.00 £43.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.71% -19.34% +8.48%
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 £24.21 £43.39
% change year-on-year +44.55% -44.20% +31.48%

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 16 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, 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 33 (80.49%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (80.49%) Test Automation
2 24 (58.54%) Cucumber
3 20 (48.78%) Java
4 19 (46.34%) JIRA
4 19 (46.34%) Git (software)
4 19 (46.34%) Jenkins
5 16 (39.02%) BDD
6 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
6 11 (26.83%) SQL
6 11 (26.83%) JMeter
7 9 (21.95%) Python
7 9 (21.95%) C#
7 9 (21.95%) API Testing
8 8 (19.51%) DB2
8 8 (19.51%) Linux
8 8 (19.51%) QA
8 8 (19.51%) WebSphere
8 8 (19.51%) Functional Testing
9 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (14.63%) Banking
10 6 (14.63%) REST
10 6 (14.63%) Gherkin
10 6 (14.63%) Protractor
11 5 (12.20%) Redux
11 5 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (12.20%) Critical Thinking
11 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (12.20%) Robot Framework

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 8 (19.51%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.88%) Drupal
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.32%) SaaS
4 2 (4.88%) BrowserStack
4 2 (4.88%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.44%) Datadog
5 1 (2.44%) IaaS
5 1 (2.44%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.44%) PaaS
5 1 (2.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) DB2
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (58.54%) Cucumber
2 19 (46.34%) Git (software)
2 19 (46.34%) Jenkins
2 19 (46.34%) JIRA
3 11 (26.83%) JMeter
4 6 (14.63%) Protractor
5 5 (12.20%) Robot Framework
6 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (7.32%) JUnit
8 2 (4.88%) GitLab
8 2 (4.88%) IntelliJ
8 2 (4.88%) Subversion
9 1 (2.44%) Artifactory
9 1 (2.44%) Bitbucket
9 1 (2.44%) IBM UrbanCode
9 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
9 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (14.63%) Banking
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Test Engineer
2 14 (34.15%) Test Automation Engineer
3 9 (21.95%) Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Developer
3 9 (21.95%) Test Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (9.76%) React Developer
5 3 (7.32%) QA Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) QA Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Automation Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Drupal Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.88%) Tester
7 1 (2.44%) Agile Coach
7 1 (2.44%) Hardware Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Hardware Test Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) Gherkin
1 6 (14.63%) REST
2 5 (12.20%) Redux
3 4 (9.76%) JSON
3 4 (9.76%) Spring
4 3 (7.32%) CSS
4 3 (7.32%) XML
5 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.88%) Node.js
5 2 (4.88%) React
5 2 (4.88%) SOAP
6 1 (2.44%) .NET
6 1 (2.44%) Apache Wicket
6 1 (2.44%) GraphQL
6 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.44%) HTML
6 1 (2.44%) jQuery
6 1 (2.44%) pytest
6 1 (2.44%) Spring Boot
6 1 (2.44%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.44%) Unix
2 1 (2.44%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (80.49%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (80.49%) Test Automation
2 16 (39.02%) BDD
3 9 (21.95%) API Testing
4 8 (19.51%) Functional Testing
5 7 (17.07%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
6 5 (12.20%) Critical Thinking
6 5 (12.20%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (12.20%) Open Source
6 5 (12.20%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (12.20%) Scrum
7 4 (9.76%) DevOps
7 4 (9.76%) Front End Development
7 4 (9.76%) Regression Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Test Strategy
7 4 (9.76%) User Stories
8 3 (7.32%) Integration Testing
8 3 (7.32%) QA Automation
8 3 (7.32%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) Java
2 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
2 11 (26.83%) SQL
3 9 (21.95%) C#
3 9 (21.95%) Python
4 3 (7.32%) VBA
5 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) QA
2 3 (7.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Docker
2 1 (2.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Ansible
1 2 (4.88%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) IBM
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) AppDynamics
3 1 (2.44%) Google
3 1 (2.44%) Micro Focus
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) New Relic
3 1 (2.44%) Splunk