Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 134 149
Rank change year-on-year +15 +15 +24
Contract jobs citing Selenium 1954 1909 1730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.06% 1.96% 1.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.98% 11.79% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1305 1257 1182
England median daily rate £425 £413 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +4.43% +5.33%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £556 £531
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £388
% change year-on-year +3.66% +5.81% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 6
England median hourly rate £47.50 £52.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.65% +4.00% -44.44%
10th Percentile £29.28 £40.69 £40.00
90th Percentile £53.00 £59.31 £58.75
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £52.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -8.65% +4.00% -29.58%

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17789 16192 15056
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.76% 16.60% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12471 10949 10116
England median daily rate £455 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £280
90th Percentile £609 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 234 285
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28.93 £26.18 £23.85
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in England

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Selenium in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in England

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in England

Selenium
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Selenium in England

Selenium
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Selenium in England

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +30 1028 £475 +5.56% 167
South East -24 340 £400 +3.90% 71
North of England +5 235 £375 - 54
Midlands +19 147 £400 +3.23% 46
South West +12 122 £373 -0.67% 23
Yorkshire 0 115 £375 -5.06% 28
East of England -12 82 £380 +8.57% 28
North West +6 78 £370 -6.33% 23
East Midlands +34 76 £400 +6.67% 26
West Midlands -19 70 £400 - 18
North East +30 42 £425 +25.00% 3
Selenium
UK

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 England region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 1350 (69.09%) Test Automation
2 1336 (68.37%) Agile Software Development
3 1077 (55.12%) Java
4 790 (40.43%) Cucumber
5 731 (37.41%) BDD
6 600 (30.71%) JavaScript
7 587 (30.04%) Jenkins
8 582 (29.79%) TDD
9 553 (28.30%) WebDriver
10 525 (26.87%) Scrum
11 470 (24.05%) JIRA
12 469 (24.00%) QA
13 456 (23.34%) C#
14 441 (22.57%) Continuous Integration
15 436 (22.31%) Git (software)
16 421 (21.55%) SQL
17 345 (17.66%) HTML
18 334 (17.09%) Web Services
19 310 (15.86%) CSS
20 295 (15.10%) DevOps
21 291 (14.89%) Finance
22 289 (14.79%) AngularJS
23 285 (14.59%) .NET
24 264 (13.51%) SOAP
25 261 (13.36%) JUnit
26 252 (12.90%) Test Scripting
27 236 (12.08%) SoapUI
28 234 (11.98%) REST
29 232 (11.87%) RESTful
30 231 (11.82%) Banking

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 192 (9.83%) Confluence
2 71 (3.63%) Tomcat
3 62 (3.17%) JBoss
4 61 (3.12%) Apache
5 55 (2.81%) WebLogic
6 47 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
7 34 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 28 (1.43%) CMS
9 25 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
10 23 (1.18%) WebSphere
11 12 (0.61%) SharePoint
12 11 (0.56%) IIS
13 10 (0.51%) Apache Solr
13 10 (0.51%) nginx
14 9 (0.46%) Apache Spark
14 9 (0.46%) Jetty
14 9 (0.46%) Mule
14 9 (0.46%) OpenStack
15 8 (0.41%) Drupal
15 8 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 25 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 18 (0.92%) OmniGraffle
3 7 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.20%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.15%) Mingle
5 3 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.051%) HipChat
7 1 (0.051%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (1.28%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (0.61%) Magento
2 12 (0.61%) SAP Hybris
3 7 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.15%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.051%) CSG Singleview
6 1 (0.051%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.051%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.051%) OpenText Process Suite
6 1 (0.051%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.051%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 161 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 78 (3.99%) GitHub
4 33 (1.69%) PaaS
5 29 (1.48%) IaaS
6 28 (1.43%) Sauce Labs
7 27 (1.38%) BrowserStack
8 26 (1.33%) npm
9 17 (0.87%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 16 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
11 14 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
11 14 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
12 13 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
12 13 (0.67%) Google Analytics
12 13 (0.67%) OpenShift
12 13 (0.67%) Serverless
13 11 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (0.51%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 9 (0.46%) Route 53
15 9 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (3.58%) HTTP
2 48 (2.46%) Internet
3 29 (1.48%) TCP/IP
4 26 (1.33%) Firewall
5 25 (1.28%) SSL
6 19 (0.97%) PuTTY
6 19 (0.97%) WinSCP
7 14 (0.72%) SMS
8 5 (0.26%) 802.11
8 5 (0.26%) ADSL
8 5 (0.26%) AMQP
8 5 (0.26%) Bluetooth
8 5 (0.26%) Broadband
8 5 (0.26%) IPv4
8 5 (0.26%) IPv6
8 5 (0.26%) UPnP
8 5 (0.26%) VDSL
8 5 (0.26%) WAN
8 5 (0.26%) Wireless
8 5 (0.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (5.58%) MongoDB
2 96 (4.91%) SQL Server
3 76 (3.89%) Redis
4 72 (3.68%) Relational Database
5 66 (3.38%) MySQL
6 52 (2.66%) NoSQL
7 49 (2.51%) Oracle Database
7 49 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
8 35 (1.79%) Big Data
9 34 (1.74%) Endeca
10 33 (1.69%) RDBMS
11 28 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
12 27 (1.38%) SQL Server 2016
13 26 (1.33%) Hadoop
13 26 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
14 21 (1.07%) DB2
15 19 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
16 18 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 15 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
18 14 (0.72%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 790 (40.43%) Cucumber
2 587 (30.04%) Jenkins
3 553 (28.30%) WebDriver
4 470 (24.05%) JIRA
5 436 (22.31%) Git (software)
6 261 (13.36%) JUnit
7 236 (12.08%) SoapUI
8 196 (10.03%) JMeter
9 194 (9.93%) Maven
10 182 (9.31%) SpecFlow
11 121 (6.19%) Jasmine
12 112 (5.73%) Ant
13 108 (5.53%) Protractor
14 99 (5.07%) TeamCity
15 98 (5.02%) Appium
16 96 (4.91%) Subversion
17 91 (4.66%) HP UFT
18 87 (4.45%) NUnit
19 84 (4.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 82 (4.20%) Mocha
General
1 291 (14.89%) Finance
2 231 (11.82%) Banking
3 159 (8.14%) Retail
4 58 (2.97%) Investment Banking
5 44 (2.25%) Games
6 34 (1.74%) Marketing
7 32 (1.64%) Front Office
8 31 (1.59%) Telecoms
9 27 (1.38%) Retail Banking
10 26 (1.33%) Publishing
11 23 (1.18%) Manufacturing
12 21 (1.07%) Back Office
13 18 (0.92%) Advertising
13 18 (0.92%) Financial Institution
14 14 (0.72%) Electronics
15 13 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
16 8 (0.41%) Law
17 6 (0.31%) Automotive
17 6 (0.31%) Legal
18 3 (0.15%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 666 (34.08%) Developer
2 436 (22.31%) Tester
3 330 (16.89%) Analyst
4 303 (15.51%) Automation Tester
5 293 (14.99%) Test Analyst
6 205 (10.49%) Java Developer
7 181 (9.26%) Test Engineer
8 163 (8.34%) Automation Test Analyst
9 139 (7.11%) Developer in Test
10 121 (6.19%) Test Automation Engineer
11 111 (5.68%) Selenium Tester
12 108 (5.53%) QA Engineer
13 96 (4.91%) JavaScript Developer
14 95 (4.86%) Angular Developer
15 94 (4.81%) Selenium Automation Tester
16 93 (4.76%) QA Tester
17 74 (3.79%) Senior Developer
18 70 (3.58%) DevOps Engineer
19 65 (3.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 65 (3.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 345 (17.66%) HTML
2 334 (17.09%) Web Services
3 310 (15.86%) CSS
4 289 (14.79%) AngularJS
5 285 (14.59%) .NET
6 264 (13.51%) SOAP
7 234 (11.98%) REST
8 232 (11.87%) RESTful
9 231 (11.82%) Spring
10 228 (11.67%) Node.js
11 214 (10.95%) Gherkin
12 195 (9.98%) HTML5
13 163 (8.34%) React
14 145 (7.42%) XML
15 136 (6.96%) JSON
16 122 (6.24%) J2EE
17 112 (5.73%) CSS3
18 99 (5.07%) jQuery
19 98 (5.02%) Hibernate
20 76 (3.89%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 122 (6.24%) User Experience
2 104 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
3 102 (5.22%) Mobile App
4 100 (5.12%) Greenfield Project
5 46 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 41 (2.10%) Fintech
7 38 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
8 28 (1.43%) iPad
9 25 (1.28%) Social Media
10 23 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 20 (1.02%) Virtual Team
12 15 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
13 13 (0.67%) Public Cloud
14 10 (0.51%) Management Information System
15 9 (0.46%) Client/Server
15 9 (0.46%) Derivative
15 9 (0.46%) Online Banking
16 8 (0.41%) N-Tier
16 8 (0.41%) Smartphone
17 6 (0.31%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 184 (9.42%) Linux
2 121 (6.19%) Unix
3 107 (5.48%) Windows
4 78 (3.99%) Android
4 78 (3.99%) Apple iOS
5 22 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (0.97%) Mac OS X
6 19 (0.97%) Windows Server
7 15 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (0.61%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.41%) CentOS
10 4 (0.20%) AIX
11 3 (0.15%) Debian
11 3 (0.15%) Solaris
12 2 (0.10%) Nucleus RTOS
12 2 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.10%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.051%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.051%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1350 (69.09%) Test Automation
2 1336 (68.37%) Agile Software Development
3 731 (37.41%) BDD
4 582 (29.79%) TDD
5 525 (26.87%) Scrum
6 441 (22.57%) Continuous Integration
7 295 (15.10%) DevOps
8 252 (12.90%) Test Scripting
9 208 (10.64%) Kanban
10 191 (9.77%) E-Commerce
11 188 (9.62%) API Testing
12 185 (9.47%) Open Source
13 169 (8.65%) Test Strategy
14 166 (8.50%) Performance Testing
15 153 (7.83%) SDLC
16 150 (7.68%) Microservices
17 149 (7.63%) MVC
18 146 (7.47%) SDET
19 142 (7.27%) Regression Testing
20 139 (7.11%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1077 (55.12%) Java
2 600 (30.71%) JavaScript
3 456 (23.34%) C#
4 421 (21.55%) SQL
5 210 (10.75%) Python
6 188 (9.62%) Ruby
7 109 (5.58%) Scala
8 63 (3.22%) Groovy
9 49 (2.51%) Bash Shell
9 49 (2.51%) Perl
10 45 (2.30%) PHP
11 41 (2.10%) ES6
12 40 (2.05%) TypeScript
13 33 (1.69%) T-SQL
14 27 (1.38%) VBScript
15 25 (1.28%) Apple Swift
16 24 (1.23%) C++
16 24 (1.23%) PowerShell
17 23 (1.18%) F#
18 21 (1.07%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 125 (6.40%) Security Cleared
2 109 (5.58%) ISEB
3 103 (5.27%) ISTQB
4 84 (4.30%) SC Cleared
5 71 (3.63%) Degree
6 39 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 25 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
8 20 (1.02%) DV Cleared
9 16 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
10 13 (0.67%) ISEB Practitioner
11 7 (0.36%) MySQL Certification
12 3 (0.15%) Master's Degree
13 2 (0.10%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.10%) CFA
13 2 (0.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 2 (0.10%) Numerate Degree
14 1 (0.051%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.051%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 469 (24.00%) QA
2 23 (1.18%) WCAG
3 7 (0.36%) MiFID
4 3 (0.15%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.15%) GCP
4 3 (0.15%) WAI
5 2 (0.10%) PMO
6 1 (0.051%) EMIR
6 1 (0.051%) GDPR
6 1 (0.051%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.051%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 206 (10.54%) Docker
2 14 (0.72%) vSphere
3 7 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (0.31%) LXC
5 5 (0.26%) Firmware
6 2 (0.10%) Varnish
6 2 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.051%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.051%) HDFS
7 1 (0.051%) KVM
7 1 (0.051%) Squid
7 1 (0.051%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 118 (6.04%) Puppet
2 115 (5.89%) Ansible
3 79 (4.04%) Opscode Chef
4 59 (3.02%) HP Quality Center
5 45 (2.30%) Kibana
6 28 (1.43%) Kubernetes
7 22 (1.13%) logstash
7 22 (1.13%) Terraform
8 21 (1.07%) Grafana
9 11 (0.56%) Nagios
10 8 (0.41%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 8 (0.41%) Rundeck
11 6 (0.31%) CA Service Virtualization
11 6 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (0.26%) Galera Cluster
12 5 (0.26%) Graylog
12 5 (0.26%) OpenNebula
12 5 (0.26%) Packer
12 5 (0.26%) Tivoli
13 4 (0.20%) Consul
Vendors
1 194 (9.93%) Oracle
2 100 (5.12%) HP
3 90 (4.61%) Microsoft
4 70 (3.58%) Atlassian
5 52 (2.66%) Google
6 51 (2.61%) hybris
6 51 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
7 43 (2.20%) Splunk
8 42 (2.15%) IBM
9 38 (1.94%) Red Hat
10 36 (1.84%) webMethods
11 31 (1.59%) ATG
12 27 (1.38%) Adobe
13 25 (1.28%) AppDynamics
14 24 (1.23%) SAP
15 21 (1.07%) VMware
16 14 (0.72%) MuleSoft
16 14 (0.72%) Sitecore
16 14 (0.72%) Software AG
17 13 (0.67%) New Relic