Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 74 89
Rank change year-on-year 0 +15 +2
Contract jobs citing Selenium 61 49 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.07% 2.32% 1.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.41% 13.39% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 23 28
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.52% -17.18%
10th Percentile £267 £363 £239
90th Percentile £523 £525 £449
Scotland median daily rate £375 £395 £325
% change year-on-year -5.00% +21.46% -13.33%
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 455 366 368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 15.44% 17.34% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 209 217
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -4.00%
10th Percentile £273 £262 £263
90th Percentile £551 £491 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +8.11% +5.71% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.39 £46.13 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.93% +14.23% -4.99%
Scotland median hourly rate £42.45 £43.00 £40.38
% change year-on-year -1.29% +6.49% +6.26%

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 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 48 (78.69%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (77.05%) Java
3 44 (72.13%) Test Automation
4 27 (44.26%) Jenkins
5 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
6 23 (37.70%) Git (software)
7 22 (36.07%) BDD
8 21 (34.43%) AngularJS
9 20 (32.79%) HTML
10 19 (31.15%) Cucumber
11 18 (29.51%) Oracle
12 17 (27.87%) CSS
12 17 (27.87%) Kanban
13 16 (26.23%) Maven
14 15 (24.59%) MySQL
14 15 (24.59%) Web Analytics
14 15 (24.59%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (24.59%) jQuery
14 15 (24.59%) Analytics
15 14 (22.95%) Continuous Delivery
15 14 (22.95%) JUnit
15 14 (22.95%) Python
16 13 (21.31%) User Experience
17 11 (18.03%) SQL
18 10 (16.39%) Test Scripting
19 9 (14.75%) QA
20 8 (13.11%) JIRA
20 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
20 8 (13.11%) DevOps
21 7 (11.48%) UX Design

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 7 (11.48%) JBoss
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.28%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (3.28%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (1.64%) Apache
3 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) BlazeMeter
1 4 (6.56%) Sauce Labs
2 3 (4.92%) OpenShift
3 2 (3.28%) PaaS
4 1 (1.64%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
1 1 (1.64%) SMS
1 1 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.59%) MySQL
2 6 (9.84%) RDBMS
2 6 (9.84%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.92%) GIS
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.28%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (44.26%) Jenkins
2 23 (37.70%) Git (software)
3 19 (31.15%) Cucumber
4 16 (26.23%) Maven
5 14 (22.95%) JUnit
6 8 (13.11%) JIRA
7 6 (9.84%) Subversion
8 5 (8.20%) Appium
8 5 (8.20%) SoapUI
9 4 (6.56%) Artifactory
9 4 (6.56%) LoadRunner
9 4 (6.56%) WebDriver
10 3 (4.92%) GitLab
10 3 (4.92%) HP UFT
10 3 (4.92%) IntelliJ
11 2 (3.28%) Bower
11 2 (3.28%) Grunt
11 2 (3.28%) gulp
11 2 (3.28%) Jasmine
11 2 (3.28%) jspm
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Law
3 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (34.43%) Developer
2 18 (29.51%) Java Developer
3 16 (26.23%) Analyst
3 16 (26.23%) Test Analyst
4 9 (14.75%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (11.48%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) Senior Test Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) HTML CSS Developer
8 4 (6.56%) HTML Developer
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Tester
9 3 (4.92%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Automation Tester
9 3 (4.92%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (34.43%) AngularJS
2 20 (32.79%) HTML
3 17 (27.87%) CSS
4 15 (24.59%) jQuery
5 5 (8.20%) React
6 4 (6.56%) Drools
6 4 (6.56%) Java EE
6 4 (6.56%) Nightwatchjs
7 3 (4.92%) Aurelia
7 3 (4.92%) Web Services
8 2 (3.28%) JSP
8 2 (3.28%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (3.28%) LESS
8 2 (3.28%) Sass
8 2 (3.28%) SOAP
8 2 (3.28%) Spring
9 1 (1.64%) JPA
9 1 (1.64%) Node.js
9 1 (1.64%) REST
9 1 (1.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) User Experience
2 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.28%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.28%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.64%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.64%) NHS
5 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (78.69%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (72.13%) Test Automation
3 22 (36.07%) BDD
4 17 (27.87%) Kanban
5 15 (24.59%) Analytics
5 15 (24.59%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (24.59%) Web Analytics
6 14 (22.95%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (16.39%) Test Scripting
8 8 (13.11%) DevOps
9 7 (11.48%) UX Design
10 6 (9.84%) Load Testing
10 6 (9.84%) Scrum
10 6 (9.84%) Software Testing
10 6 (9.84%) TDD
11 5 (8.20%) SOA
12 4 (6.56%) ITIL
12 4 (6.56%) Performance Testing
12 4 (6.56%) User Stories
13 3 (4.92%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 47 (77.05%) Java
2 24 (39.34%) JavaScript
3 14 (22.95%) Python
4 11 (18.03%) SQL
5 4 (6.56%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.92%) ES6
6 3 (4.92%) Go
7 1 (1.64%) C
7 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.28%) Degree
3 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.75%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) Docker
2 3 (4.92%) VMware NSX
3 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) Ansible
1 4 (6.56%) CA Service Virtualization
2 3 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.92%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.92%) SELinux
3 1 (1.64%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 18 (29.51%) Oracle
2 5 (8.20%) Perfecto Mobile
3 4 (6.56%) CA
4 3 (4.92%) Black Duck
4 3 (4.92%) HP
4 3 (4.92%) VMware