Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 73 72
Rank change year-on-year -15 -1 +14
Contract jobs citing Selenium 53 63 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.86% 2.15% 2.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.57% 13.88% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 51 24
Edinburgh median daily rate £364 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.06% - +18.52%
10th Percentile £313 £267 £363
90th Percentile £514 £525 £519
Scotland median daily rate £364 £375 £395
% change year-on-year -3.00% -5.06% +21.54%
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 554 454 368
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 19.46% 15.51% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 276 213
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +7.64%
10th Percentile £325 £278 £264
90th Percentile £681 £573 £513
Scotland median daily rate £415 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.75% +10.34% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £44.14 - £46.13
10th Percentile £37.55 - £42.38
90th Percentile £44.43 - £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £39.00 £41.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year -6.02% -3.49% +6.49%

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 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 44 (83.02%) Test Automation
2 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (50.94%) Java
4 26 (49.06%) Cucumber
5 20 (37.74%) Git (software)
6 17 (32.08%) JavaScript
7 15 (28.30%) BDD
8 13 (24.53%) JIRA
8 13 (24.53%) Jenkins
9 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (22.64%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (22.64%) C#
9 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
10 11 (20.75%) TDD
10 11 (20.75%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (20.75%) DevOps
11 10 (18.87%) Manual Testing
11 10 (18.87%) Python
11 10 (18.87%) SQL
12 9 (16.98%) Banking
12 9 (16.98%) Ansible
13 8 (15.09%) Docker
13 8 (15.09%) Octopus Deploy
13 8 (15.09%) Protractor
13 8 (15.09%) TeamCity
13 8 (15.09%) .NET
13 8 (15.09%) Scrum
14 7 (13.21%) Finance
14 7 (13.21%) HTML
14 7 (13.21%) JUnit

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 (11.32%) IIS
2 5 (9.43%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (5.66%) Apache
3 3 (5.66%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (3.77%) Confluence
5 1 (1.89%) CMS
5 1 (1.89%) JBoss
5 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (3.77%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (20.75%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (13.21%) OpenShift
3 7 (13.21%) SaaS
4 6 (11.32%) Datadog
5 3 (5.66%) IaaS
5 3 (5.66%) PaaS
6 2 (3.77%) Yarn
7 1 (1.89%) BrowserStack
7 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.89%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.66%) Flink
3 1 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.89%) Couchbase
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (49.06%) Cucumber
2 20 (37.74%) Git (software)
3 13 (24.53%) Jenkins
3 13 (24.53%) JIRA
4 8 (15.09%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (15.09%) Protractor
4 8 (15.09%) TeamCity
5 7 (13.21%) Artifactory
5 7 (13.21%) Bitbucket
5 7 (13.21%) JUnit
6 6 (11.32%) IBM UrbanCode
6 6 (11.32%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (11.32%) Zephyr
7 5 (9.43%) Maven
7 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio
8 4 (7.55%) JMeter
8 4 (7.55%) NUnit
8 4 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (5.66%) Babel
9 3 (5.66%) Subversion
General
1 9 (16.98%) Banking
2 7 (13.21%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Tester
2 13 (24.53%) Analyst
2 13 (24.53%) Automation Tester
3 12 (22.64%) Test Analyst
4 9 (16.98%) Automation Test Analyst
5 8 (15.09%) Test Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Platform Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) QA Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.77%) Banking Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Manual Test Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) QA Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Quality Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Security Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) .NET
2 7 (13.21%) AngularJS
2 7 (13.21%) HTML
3 5 (9.43%) Web Services
4 4 (7.55%) CSS
4 4 (7.55%) Kafka
4 4 (7.55%) React
5 3 (5.66%) JSON
5 3 (5.66%) Node.js
5 3 (5.66%) RESTful
5 3 (5.66%) Spring Boot
6 2 (3.77%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (3.77%) Enzyme
6 2 (3.77%) Redux
6 2 (3.77%) SOAP
6 2 (3.77%) Spring
7 1 (1.89%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.89%) REST
7 1 (1.89%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (3.77%) User Experience
2 1 (1.89%) DataPower
2 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
2 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Linux
1 6 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (11.32%) Ubuntu
1 6 (11.32%) Unix
1 6 (11.32%) Windows
1 6 (11.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (83.02%) Test Automation
2 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (28.30%) BDD
4 12 (22.64%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (20.75%) DevOps
5 11 (20.75%) TDD
6 10 (18.87%) Manual Testing
7 8 (15.09%) Scrum
8 7 (13.21%) Analytics
8 7 (13.21%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (11.32%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (9.43%) Functional Testing
10 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
10 5 (9.43%) OO
10 5 (9.43%) Software Testing
10 5 (9.43%) Test Strategy
11 4 (7.55%) Test Scripting
11 4 (7.55%) Waterfall
12 3 (5.66%) Kanban
12 3 (5.66%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) Java
2 17 (32.08%) JavaScript
3 12 (22.64%) C#
4 10 (18.87%) Python
4 10 (18.87%) SQL
5 2 (3.77%) ES6
5 2 (3.77%) Java 8
5 2 (3.77%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) ISEB
1 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.89%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) PMO
3 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (15.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) Ansible
2 7 (13.21%) Kubernetes
2 7 (13.21%) Puppet
3 6 (11.32%) Nagios
4 3 (5.66%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.77%) Kibana
5 2 (3.77%) logstash
5 2 (3.77%) Terraform
6 1 (1.89%) OpenView
6 1 (1.89%) SCOM
6 1 (1.89%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) Micro Focus
3 6 (11.32%) AppDynamics
3 6 (11.32%) New Relic
3 6 (11.32%) Splunk
4 4 (7.55%) Google
4 4 (7.55%) IBM
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle
5 2 (3.77%) CA
5 2 (3.77%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (3.77%) RedGate
6 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.89%) HP
6 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.89%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.89%) TOWER Software