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 25 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 54 67
Rank change year-on-year -7 +13  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 21 43 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.76% 3.25% 1.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.80% 20.19% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 13
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £249 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £350
% change year-on-year +3.54% +0.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £48.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year -2.06% +44.77%  

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 164 213 128
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 13.78% 16.08% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 104 80
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £262 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £43.39 £42.50 £40.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.09% +4.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

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 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 61 (89.71%) Test Automation
2 51 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (70.59%) Java
4 37 (54.41%) Jenkins
5 36 (52.94%) Cucumber
6 34 (50.00%) Scrum
7 32 (47.06%) WebDriver
8 26 (38.24%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (33.82%) Python
10 20 (29.41%) BDD
11 19 (27.94%) Linux
12 16 (23.53%) Git (software)
13 15 (22.06%) JIRA
13 15 (22.06%) PostgreSQL
13 15 (22.06%) Subversion
13 15 (22.06%) MySQL
13 15 (22.06%) SoapUI
14 13 (19.12%) REST
14 13 (19.12%) AngularJS
14 13 (19.12%) JavaScript
14 13 (19.12%) Web Services
14 13 (19.12%) Manual Testing
15 12 (17.65%) Spring
16 11 (16.18%) JSON
17 10 (14.71%) TDD
17 10 (14.71%) QA
17 10 (14.71%) Finance
17 10 (14.71%) SQL
17 10 (14.71%) Exploratory Testing
18 9 (13.24%) Continuous Deployment

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 6 (8.82%) CMS
2 5 (7.35%) Apache
2 5 (7.35%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (1.47%) GeoServer
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Sauce Labs
2 4 (5.88%) OpenShift
2 4 (5.88%) PaaS
3 3 (4.41%) BrowserStack
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) HTTP
2 1 (1.47%) Firewall
2 1 (1.47%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) LDAP
2 1 (1.47%) SMS
2 1 (1.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.06%) MySQL
1 15 (22.06%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (8.82%) NoSQL
3 5 (7.35%) MongoDB
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.47%) GIS
5 1 (1.47%) Spatial Data
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (54.41%) Jenkins
2 36 (52.94%) Cucumber
3 32 (47.06%) WebDriver
4 16 (23.53%) Git (software)
5 15 (22.06%) JIRA
5 15 (22.06%) SoapUI
5 15 (22.06%) Subversion
6 9 (13.24%) Bugzilla
6 9 (13.24%) Maven
7 5 (7.35%) Ant
7 5 (7.35%) Appium
7 5 (7.35%) Artifactory
7 5 (7.35%) JUnit
8 4 (5.88%) DbUnit
8 4 (5.88%) GitLab
8 4 (5.88%) HP UFT
8 4 (5.88%) Mockito
8 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
9 3 (4.41%) JMeter
9 3 (4.41%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (14.71%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (26.47%) Test Engineer
2 12 (17.65%) Analyst
2 12 (17.65%) Developer
2 12 (17.65%) Test Analyst
3 11 (16.18%) Tester
4 10 (14.71%) Test Automation Engineer
5 8 (11.76%) Automation Tester
5 8 (11.76%) Senior Test Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Automation Test Analyst
6 7 (10.29%) Java Developer
7 5 (7.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Java Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Java Web Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Senior Java Web Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Senior Web Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.12%) AngularJS
1 13 (19.12%) REST
1 13 (19.12%) Web Services
2 12 (17.65%) Spring
3 11 (16.18%) JSON
4 6 (8.82%) J2EE
4 6 (8.82%) SOAP
5 5 (7.35%) Backbone.js
5 5 (7.35%) Ember.js
5 5 (7.35%) Gherkin
5 5 (7.35%) Hibernate
5 5 (7.35%) jQuery
5 5 (7.35%) React
6 4 (5.88%) HTML
7 3 (4.41%) JSP
8 2 (2.94%) .NET
8 2 (2.94%) CSS
8 2 (2.94%) Node.js
8 2 (2.94%) XML
9 1 (1.47%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.35%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.88%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.47%) NHS
5 1 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (27.94%) Linux
2 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.94%) Unix
4 1 (1.47%) Android
4 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (89.71%) Test Automation
2 51 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (50.00%) Scrum
4 26 (38.24%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (29.41%) BDD
6 13 (19.12%) Manual Testing
7 10 (14.71%) Exploratory Testing
7 10 (14.71%) TDD
8 9 (13.24%) Continuous Deployment
8 9 (13.24%) Test Scripting
9 8 (11.76%) Test Strategy
10 7 (10.29%) DevOps
10 7 (10.29%) Requirements Management
10 7 (10.29%) Software Testing
10 7 (10.29%) Web Development
11 6 (8.82%) Kanban
12 5 (7.35%) Software Engineering
12 5 (7.35%) User Stories
13 4 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
14 3 (4.41%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 48 (70.59%) Java
2 23 (33.82%) Python
3 13 (19.12%) JavaScript
4 10 (14.71%) SQL
5 5 (7.35%) Bash Shell
5 5 (7.35%) C#
6 4 (5.88%) Go
7 2 (2.94%) Ruby
8 1 (1.47%) PHP
8 1 (1.47%) Scala
8 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) ISEB
2 5 (7.35%) Degree
3 3 (4.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.41%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.94%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.71%) QA
2 5 (7.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.47%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (5.88%) Docker
2 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) Ansible
1 5 (7.35%) Puppet
2 4 (5.88%) CA Service Virtualization
2 4 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.88%) SELinux
3 3 (4.41%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.47%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) CA Agile Central
2 8 (11.76%) Oracle
3 4 (5.88%) Black Duck
3 4 (5.88%) CA
3 4 (5.88%) HP
3 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.47%) ESRI