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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
UK / England
Rank 99 176 171
Rank change year-on-year +77 -5  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 973 713 677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.35% 1.45% 1.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.44% 9.93% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 481 448
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 1
Median hourly rate £58.95 - £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.95 £45.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +30.26% +0.55%  

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 England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7240 7179 6439
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.47% 14.63% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4876 4821 4173
Median daily rate £447 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 170 125
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.80 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +12.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £28.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £49.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +51 414 £450 +5.88% 140
South East +41 167 £375 +2.73% 54
South West +60 113 £350 +7.69% 25
North West +28 66 £295 -13.23% 36
North East +30 53 £320 -5.88% 10
East of England +6 48 £366 +4.64% 30
Yorkshire 0 44 £365 -5.19% 28
East Midlands +12 35 £400 +45.45% 14
West Midlands +9 30 £344 +12.24% 21
Selenium
UK

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1384 (69.10%) Agile Software Development
2 998 (49.83%) Java
3 787 (39.29%) Cucumber
4 706 (35.25%) BDD
5 630 (31.45%) QA
6 625 (31.20%) Jenkins
7 618 (30.85%) WebDriver
8 610 (30.45%) Test Automation
8 610 (30.45%) TDD
9 512 (25.56%) Scrum
10 494 (24.66%) JavaScript
11 490 (24.46%) JIRA
12 432 (21.57%) Automated Testing
13 416 (20.77%) Continuous Integration
14 410 (20.47%) SQL
15 399 (19.92%) Git (software)
16 377 (18.82%) C#
17 367 (18.32%) Automation Testing
18 360 (17.97%) HTML
19 346 (17.27%) Test Scripting
20 312 (15.58%) Web Services
21 308 (15.38%) Finance
22 295 (14.73%) CSS
23 287 (14.33%) XML
24 285 (14.23%) Python
25 258 (12.88%) JUnit
25 258 (12.88%) DevOps
26 255 (12.73%) .NET
27 252 (12.58%) SoapUI
28 251 (12.53%) Ruby

Selenium
Top Related 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
1 194 (9.69%) Confluence
2 67 (3.34%) Tomcat
3 46 (2.30%) WebLogic
4 41 (2.05%) JBoss
5 39 (1.95%) CMS
6 33 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
7 31 (1.55%) Apache
8 30 (1.50%) WebSphere
9 26 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
10 24 (1.20%) nginx
11 23 (1.15%) SharePoint
12 21 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 19 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
14 17 (0.85%) Apache Solr
15 15 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
16 13 (0.65%) IIS
17 11 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 10 (0.50%) Apache Spark
19 9 (0.45%) Drupal
20 6 (0.30%) Mule
Applications
1 37 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.50%) OmniGraffle
3 8 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (0.40%) MS Office
4 2 (0.100%) Mingle
4 2 (0.100%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.100%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.100%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.050%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 19 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 16 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
3 12 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.30%) FastStats
6 5 (0.25%) Magento
7 2 (0.100%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.050%) CODA-Financials
8 1 (0.050%) FLEXCUBE
8 1 (0.050%) IntelliMatch
8 1 (0.050%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.050%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.050%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 158 (7.89%) GitHub
2 107 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
3 85 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (1.20%) PaaS
5 17 (0.85%) Google Analytics
6 13 (0.65%) IaaS
7 8 (0.40%) Basecamp
8 7 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.30%) Bluemix
9 6 (0.30%) IBM Cloud
9 6 (0.30%) OpenShift
9 6 (0.30%) SaaS
10 5 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 5 (0.25%) Datadog
11 4 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.15%) CloudBees
12 3 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.100%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 73 (3.64%) HTTP
2 46 (2.30%) Internet
3 31 (1.55%) TCP/IP
4 29 (1.45%) LDAP
4 29 (1.45%) SSL
5 24 (1.20%) DNS
6 15 (0.75%) PuTTY
7 14 (0.70%) WinSCP
8 5 (0.25%) Intranet
9 4 (0.20%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.20%) Firewall
9 4 (0.20%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.15%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (0.15%) SNMP
10 3 (0.15%) VPN
11 2 (0.100%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.050%) BGP
12 1 (0.050%) DSL
12 1 (0.050%) IPv4
12 1 (0.050%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (4.89%) SQL Server
2 95 (4.74%) Relational Database
3 91 (4.54%) MongoDB
4 72 (3.59%) NoSQL
5 50 (2.50%) Big Data
6 46 (2.30%) Oracle Database
7 34 (1.70%) MySQL
8 31 (1.55%) DB2
8 31 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
8 31 (1.55%) RDBMS
9 26 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 24 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
11 20 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
11 20 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
12 19 (0.95%) Hadoop
13 18 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
13 18 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (0.75%) Endeca
15 14 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
15 14 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 787 (39.29%) Cucumber
2 625 (31.20%) Jenkins
3 618 (30.85%) WebDriver
4 490 (24.46%) JIRA
5 399 (19.92%) Git (software)
6 258 (12.88%) JUnit
7 252 (12.58%) SoapUI
8 207 (10.33%) Maven
9 206 (10.28%) SpecFlow
10 165 (8.24%) JMeter
11 164 (8.19%) HP UFT
12 118 (5.89%) TeamCity
13 112 (5.59%) LoadRunner
14 110 (5.49%) Ant
15 109 (5.44%) Subversion
16 103 (5.14%) Gradle
17 102 (5.09%) gulp
17 102 (5.09%) Jasmine
18 96 (4.79%) JBehave
19 93 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 308 (15.38%) Finance
2 173 (8.64%) Banking
3 118 (5.89%) Retail
4 64 (3.20%) Games
5 39 (1.95%) Marketing
6 35 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 27 (1.35%) Publishing
7 27 (1.35%) Retail Banking
8 23 (1.15%) Investment Banking
8 23 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 19 (0.95%) Electronics
10 15 (0.75%) Back Office
11 10 (0.50%) Advertising
11 10 (0.50%) Legal
12 7 (0.35%) Front Office
13 4 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.15%) Automotive
14 3 (0.15%) German Language
14 3 (0.15%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.100%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 553 (27.61%) Developer
2 512 (25.56%) Tester
3 375 (18.72%) Automation Tester
4 301 (15.03%) Analyst
5 281 (14.03%) Test Analyst
6 220 (10.98%) Test Engineer
7 180 (8.99%) QA Engineer
8 164 (8.19%) Java Developer
9 158 (7.89%) Selenium Tester
10 145 (7.24%) Automation Test Analyst
11 141 (7.04%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 127 (6.34%) Developer in Test
13 111 (5.54%) Test Automation Engineer
14 103 (5.14%) QA Tester
15 101 (5.04%) JavaScript Developer
16 83 (4.14%) Java Automation Tester
17 77 (3.84%) Senior Developer
18 76 (3.79%) QA Automation Engineer
19 69 (3.44%) QA Test Engineer
20 67 (3.34%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 360 (17.97%) HTML
2 312 (15.58%) Web Services
3 295 (14.73%) CSS
4 287 (14.33%) XML
5 255 (12.73%) .NET
6 235 (11.73%) Gherkin
7 234 (11.68%) SOAP
8 231 (11.53%) AngularJS
8 231 (11.53%) RESTful
9 205 (10.23%) Spring
10 189 (9.44%) HTML5
11 188 (9.39%) JSON
12 179 (8.94%) REST
13 148 (7.39%) Node.js
14 120 (5.99%) jQuery
15 104 (5.19%) CSS3
16 89 (4.44%) J2EE
17 76 (3.79%) React
18 68 (3.39%) Hibernate
18 68 (3.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 84 (4.19%) Mobile App
2 74 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (3.05%) User Experience
4 30 (1.50%) Computer Science
5 29 (1.45%) iPad
6 23 (1.15%) Social Media
7 21 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 19 (0.95%) Fintech
10 14 (0.70%) Client/Server
10 14 (0.70%) Smartphone
11 13 (0.65%) Driving Licence
12 12 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
13 11 (0.55%) Online Banking
14 10 (0.50%) Data Centre
14 10 (0.50%) Data Structures
14 10 (0.50%) Graphic Design
14 10 (0.50%) Virtual Team
15 8 (0.40%) Fixed Income
15 8 (0.40%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 206 (10.28%) Linux
2 159 (7.94%) Unix
3 99 (4.94%) Windows
4 63 (3.15%) Apple iOS
5 60 (3.00%) Android
6 20 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (0.80%) Ubuntu
7 16 (0.80%) Windows Server
8 13 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.45%) AIX
10 4 (0.20%) CentOS
11 3 (0.15%) Solaris
11 3 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.100%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.100%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.050%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1384 (69.10%) Agile Software Development
2 706 (35.25%) BDD
3 610 (30.45%) TDD
3 610 (30.45%) Test Automation
4 512 (25.56%) Scrum
5 432 (21.57%) Automated Testing
6 416 (20.77%) Continuous Integration
7 367 (18.32%) Automation Testing
8 346 (17.27%) Test Scripting
9 258 (12.88%) DevOps
10 225 (11.23%) Test Strategy
11 224 (11.18%) Performance Testing
12 194 (9.69%) Open Source
13 186 (9.29%) Kanban
13 186 (9.29%) Regression Testing
14 174 (8.69%) Continuous Delivery
14 174 (8.69%) Manual Testing
15 157 (7.84%) User Stories
16 156 (7.79%) E-Commerce
17 154 (7.69%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 998 (49.83%) Java
2 494 (24.66%) JavaScript
3 410 (20.47%) SQL
4 377 (18.82%) C#
5 285 (14.23%) Python
6 251 (12.53%) Ruby
7 175 (8.74%) Scala
8 111 (5.54%) Groovy
9 72 (3.59%) Perl
10 56 (2.80%) Bash Shell
11 54 (2.70%) Shell Script
12 52 (2.60%) PHP
13 48 (2.40%) PL/SQL
14 47 (2.35%) ES6
15 34 (1.70%) C++
16 31 (1.55%) F#
17 30 (1.50%) T-SQL
18 26 (1.30%) VB
19 24 (1.20%) C
20 23 (1.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 149 (7.44%) ISEB
2 141 (7.04%) Security Cleared
3 132 (6.59%) ISTQB
4 77 (3.84%) SC Cleared
5 60 (3.00%) Degree
6 46 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 37 (1.85%) DV Cleared
8 16 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
9 9 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
10 7 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 4 (0.20%) HND
12 3 (0.15%) HNC
13 2 (0.100%) MCAD
13 2 (0.100%) MCSD
13 2 (0.100%) MCTS
13 2 (0.100%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.050%) CISM
14 1 (0.050%) CRISC
14 1 (0.050%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 630 (31.45%) QA
2 88 (4.39%) SDET
3 31 (1.55%) WCAG
4 15 (0.75%) MiFID
5 13 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
6 11 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
6 11 (0.55%) EMIR
7 7 (0.35%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.20%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.15%) WAI
10 2 (0.100%) SLA
11 1 (0.050%) FATCA
11 1 (0.050%) PMO
System Software
1 144 (7.19%) Docker
2 13 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
2 13 (0.65%) vSphere
3 11 (0.55%) LXC
4 9 (0.45%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.30%) Terminal Services
6 5 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (0.20%) HDFS
7 4 (0.20%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.100%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.100%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.050%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.050%) etcd
10 1 (0.050%) KVM
Systems Management
1 126 (6.29%) Puppet
2 84 (4.19%) Ansible
3 77 (3.84%) Opscode Chef
4 47 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
5 21 (1.05%) Nagios
6 19 (0.95%) Kibana
7 15 (0.75%) Grafana
8 13 (0.65%) vRealize
9 9 (0.45%) Salt
9 9 (0.45%) Zenoss
10 6 (0.30%) Rancher
11 5 (0.25%) Capistrano
11 5 (0.25%) HP Fortify
12 2 (0.100%) Ambari
12 2 (0.100%) CA Service Virtualization
12 2 (0.100%) Graphite
12 2 (0.100%) Hadoop YARN
12 2 (0.100%) ITRS Geneos
12 2 (0.100%) logstash
12 2 (0.100%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 170 (8.49%) Oracle
2 107 (5.34%) Microsoft
3 85 (4.24%) HP
4 79 (3.94%) Atlassian
5 60 (3.00%) Splunk
6 42 (2.10%) Google
7 34 (1.70%) IBM
8 31 (1.55%) ATG
9 25 (1.25%) Red Hat
10 22 (1.10%) SAP
10 22 (1.10%) Sitecore
11 21 (1.05%) Adobe
12 20 (1.00%) hybris
13 19 (0.95%) AppDynamics
13 19 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
14 18 (0.90%) VMware
15 15 (0.75%) MuleSoft
16 13 (0.65%) ServiceNow
17 12 (0.60%) Perforce
17 12 (0.60%) webMethods
West Midlands
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
East London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £420 per day 6 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £340 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
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Berkshire
Premier Media
Rate: £80 - £100 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
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City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £360 - £370 per day
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
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City, London
Knowit
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £410.00 per day
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London
Rullion
Rate: £440 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 6-12 months initial contract, long term program
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago