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 3 months to 29 March 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 59 61
Rank change year-on-year +31 +2  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 47 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.16% 2.12% 1.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 36.15% 20.00% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 14 14
Median daily rate £400 £318 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.98% -5.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.42% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.95 £44.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +33.20% -1.66%  

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 130 160 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 14.29% 10.61% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 90 104
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £261 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £47.23 £40.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.07% -15.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 59 (77.63%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (71.05%) Java
3 47 (61.84%) Cucumber
4 37 (48.68%) Scrum
5 34 (44.74%) Test Automation
5 34 (44.74%) WebDriver
6 33 (43.42%) BDD
6 33 (43.42%) Jenkins
7 30 (39.47%) Python
8 25 (32.89%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (30.26%) AngularJS
10 20 (26.32%) Web Services
11 18 (23.68%) TDD
11 18 (23.68%) REST
12 17 (22.37%) QA
12 17 (22.37%) JavaScript
13 16 (21.05%) SQL
13 16 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
14 15 (19.74%) Linux
14 15 (19.74%) JIRA
14 15 (19.74%) Git (software)
14 15 (19.74%) Spring
15 14 (18.42%) Subversion
15 14 (18.42%) Manual Testing
15 14 (18.42%) MySQL
16 13 (17.11%) Finance
16 13 (17.11%) Maven
16 13 (17.11%) SoapUI
17 12 (15.79%) NoSQL
17 12 (15.79%) Automation Testing

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 (10.53%) GeoServer
2 5 (6.58%) CMS
2 5 (6.58%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.26%) Apache
4 1 (1.32%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) LDAP
2 1 (1.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (18.42%) MySQL
3 12 (15.79%) NoSQL
4 10 (13.16%) GIS
5 8 (10.53%) Spatial Data
6 4 (5.26%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (3.95%) QGIS
8 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.32%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 47 (61.84%) Cucumber
2 34 (44.74%) WebDriver
3 33 (43.42%) Jenkins
4 15 (19.74%) Git (software)
4 15 (19.74%) JIRA
5 14 (18.42%) Subversion
6 13 (17.11%) Maven
6 13 (17.11%) SoapUI
7 9 (11.84%) Bugzilla
7 9 (11.84%) Gradle
8 8 (10.53%) JBehave
9 6 (7.89%) JUnit
10 5 (6.58%) SpecFlow
11 4 (5.26%) Ant
11 4 (5.26%) DbUnit
11 4 (5.26%) Mockito
11 4 (5.26%) Protractor
11 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
12 3 (3.95%) JMeter
12 3 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (17.11%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Electronics
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
4 1 (1.32%) Publishing
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) Developer
2 19 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 17 (22.37%) Java Developer
4 12 (15.79%) Analyst
4 12 (15.79%) Test Analyst
5 11 (14.47%) Python Developer
5 11 (14.47%) Test Automation Engineer
6 10 (13.16%) Tester
7 9 (11.84%) Automation Tester
8 8 (10.53%) Angular Developer
8 8 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (10.53%) Senior Test Engineer
9 7 (9.21%) Open Source Developer
10 6 (7.89%) Developer in Test
11 5 (6.58%) Automation Test Analyst
11 5 (6.58%) Java Engineer
11 5 (6.58%) Senior Developer
12 4 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (5.26%) Senior Java Web Developer
12 4 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (30.26%) AngularJS
2 20 (26.32%) Web Services
3 18 (23.68%) REST
4 15 (19.74%) Spring
5 11 (14.47%) JSON
6 9 (11.84%) PostGIS
7 7 (9.21%) Leaflet
7 7 (9.21%) OpenLayers
8 5 (6.58%) Backbone.js
8 5 (6.58%) Ember.js
8 5 (6.58%) Gherkin
8 5 (6.58%) J2EE
8 5 (6.58%) React
9 4 (5.26%) Hibernate
9 4 (5.26%) jQuery
10 3 (3.95%) CSS
10 3 (3.95%) Node.js
10 3 (3.95%) SOAP
10 3 (3.95%) XML
11 2 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (6.58%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.32%) Fintech
4 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.74%) Linux
2 2 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (77.63%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (48.68%) Scrum
3 34 (44.74%) Test Automation
4 33 (43.42%) BDD
5 25 (32.89%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (23.68%) TDD
7 14 (18.42%) Manual Testing
8 12 (15.79%) Automation Testing
8 12 (15.79%) Exploratory Testing
9 10 (13.16%) Automated Testing
10 8 (10.53%) Open Source
10 8 (10.53%) Software Testing
11 7 (9.21%) Kanban
11 7 (9.21%) Microservices
11 7 (9.21%) Open Source Development
11 7 (9.21%) Requirements Management
11 7 (9.21%) SDLC
12 6 (7.89%) Continuous Deployment
12 6 (7.89%) User Stories
13 5 (6.58%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 54 (71.05%) Java
2 30 (39.47%) Python
3 17 (22.37%) JavaScript
4 16 (21.05%) SQL
5 5 (6.58%) C#
6 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.63%) Ruby
6 2 (2.63%) XPath
7 1 (1.32%) Perl
7 1 (1.32%) Scala
7 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) ISEB
2 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.95%) Degree
3 3 (3.95%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.37%) QA
2 4 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.32%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (11.84%) Puppet
2 3 (3.95%) Ansible
3 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (11.84%) CA Agile Central
2 7 (9.21%) ESRI
2 7 (9.21%) Oracle
3 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.32%) HP
4 1 (1.32%) SAP
4 1 (1.32%) Splunk
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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