Period
to 11 July 2020

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 11 July 2020 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
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 70 65
Rank change year-on-year +28 -5 -10
Contract jobs citing Selenium 39 44 81
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.59% 1.86% 2.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.93% 10.40% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 53
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% - -
10th Percentile £279 £363 £326
90th Percentile £518 £488 £529
Scotland median daily rate £381 £400 £388
% change year-on-year -4.69% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 206 423 516
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.95% 17.87% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 224 300
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £284 £325 £325
90th Percentile £590 £571 £600
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.71% -19.34%
Median hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.29% - -19.34%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Edinburgh

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Selenium in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for Selenium in Edinburgh

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Selenium in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Selenium in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, 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 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 25 (64.10%) SQL
3 24 (61.54%) JIRA
4 22 (56.41%) Java
4 22 (56.41%) BDD
5 18 (46.15%) Cucumber
6 15 (38.46%) WebDriver
6 15 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (35.90%) Jenkins
7 14 (35.90%) User Stories
7 14 (35.90%) API Testing
7 14 (35.90%) TDD
8 13 (33.33%) Linux
8 13 (33.33%) Postman
9 11 (28.21%) Integration Testing
9 11 (28.21%) MongoDB
10 10 (25.64%) Public Sector
10 10 (25.64%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (23.08%) Test Scripting
11 9 (23.08%) DevOps
11 9 (23.08%) QA
12 8 (20.51%) Scrum
13 7 (17.95%) Banking
13 7 (17.95%) Software Testing
13 7 (17.95%) XML
13 7 (17.95%) Dell
13 7 (17.95%) Boomi
13 7 (17.95%) System Integration Testing
13 7 (17.95%) Manual 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 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.69%) Confluence
3 2 (5.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Boomi
2 1 (2.56%) AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) MongoDB
2 6 (15.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 24 (61.54%) JIRA
2 18 (46.15%) Cucumber
3 15 (38.46%) WebDriver
4 14 (35.90%) Jenkins
5 13 (33.33%) Postman
6 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
7 5 (12.82%) REST Assured
8 3 (7.69%) JMeter
8 3 (7.69%) JUnit
8 3 (7.69%) SoapUI
9 2 (5.13%) Appium
9 2 (5.13%) Gatling
9 2 (5.13%) HP UFT
9 2 (5.13%) Hudson
9 2 (5.13%) Protractor
10 1 (2.56%) Calabash
10 1 (2.56%) Cypress.io
10 1 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
10 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 10 (25.64%) Public Sector
2 7 (17.95%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Retail Banking
4 3 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Analyst
2 16 (41.03%) Test Analyst
3 12 (30.77%) Senior Analyst
3 12 (30.77%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Developer
4 5 (12.82%) QA Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Test Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Tester
5 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (5.13%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.13%) Developer in Test
6 2 (5.13%) Quality Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Lead Software Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Lead Tester
7 1 (2.56%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) XML
2 6 (15.38%) Gherkin
2 6 (15.38%) JSON
3 4 (10.26%) Web Services
4 3 (7.69%) JMS
4 3 (7.69%) RESTful
5 2 (5.13%) REST
6 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
6 1 (2.56%) J2EE
6 1 (2.56%) SOAP
6 1 (2.56%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Virtual Team
3 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.56%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 22 (56.41%) BDD
3 14 (35.90%) API Testing
3 14 (35.90%) TDD
3 14 (35.90%) User Stories
4 11 (28.21%) Integration Testing
5 10 (25.64%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (23.08%) DevOps
6 9 (23.08%) Test Scripting
7 8 (20.51%) Scrum
8 7 (17.95%) Manual Testing
8 7 (17.95%) Software Testing
8 7 (17.95%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
9 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (12.82%) Regression Testing
10 4 (10.26%) SDLC
10 4 (10.26%) Test Management
11 3 (7.69%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) SQL
2 22 (56.41%) Java
3 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) Python
4 2 (5.13%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Dell
2 4 (10.26%) IBM
3 2 (5.13%) Adobe
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Veracode