Period
to 18 June 2018

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 18 June 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
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 111 171
Rank change year-on-year +10 +60 +4
Contract jobs citing Selenium 2,192 1,865 1,491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.41% 2.23% 1.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.16% 12.72% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,430 1,160 1,029
England median daily rate £425 £413 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +7.84% +2.00%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £269
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
UK median daily rate £425 £402 £375
% change year-on-year +5.79% +7.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 5
England median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24.85 £45.95 £36.00
90th Percentile £66.50 £74.34 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £50.00 £42.90
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.56% -4.68%

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 18,030 14,664 14,640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.84% 17.50% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,404 9,973 10,036
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £320 £300 £300
90th Percentile £613 £594 £575
UK median daily rate £468 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 294 287
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.80% -1.76% +14.74%
10th Percentile £26.60 £24.30 £28.00
90th Percentile £67.03 £54.50 £52.25
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 18 June 2018.

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 18 June 2018.

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 18 June 2018. 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 +3 1,069 £450 - 247
South East +31 416 £400 +6.67% 103
North of England -13 309 £390 +11.43% 122
Midlands +32 193 £413 +10.00% 51
Yorkshire +4 151 £350 -3.78% 45
North West -3 131 £413 +22.22% 73
West Midlands +30 119 £425 +13.33% 21
South West -10 117 £425 +21.43% 63
East of England +10 95 £425 +21.43% 34
East Midlands +7 74 £400 +6.67% 30
North East -49 29 £475 +40.74% 4
Selenium
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 England region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 1,722 (78.56%) Test Automation
2 1,490 (67.97%) Agile Software Development
3 1,130 (51.55%) Java
4 828 (37.77%) Cucumber
5 732 (33.39%) BDD
6 642 (29.29%) Scrum
7 602 (27.46%) Jenkins
8 579 (26.41%) TDD
9 574 (26.19%) C#
10 546 (24.91%) JavaScript
11 533 (24.32%) QA
12 517 (23.59%) JIRA
13 509 (23.22%) WebDriver
14 481 (21.94%) SQL
15 472 (21.53%) Continuous Integration
16 470 (21.44%) Git (software)
17 402 (18.34%) DevOps
18 360 (16.42%) Web Services
19 352 (16.06%) Finance
20 316 (14.42%) SpecFlow
21 311 (14.19%) Gherkin
21 311 (14.19%) .NET
22 309 (14.10%) HTML
23 300 (13.69%) SoapUI
24 293 (13.37%) Test Scripting
25 289 (13.18%) Linux
26 281 (12.82%) API Testing
27 276 (12.59%) CSS
28 260 (11.86%) AngularJS
29 255 (11.63%) Kanban

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
1 235 (10.72%) Confluence
2 87 (3.97%) Tomcat
3 65 (2.97%) JBoss
4 45 (2.05%) Apache
5 39 (1.78%) Cloud Foundry
6 30 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
7 28 (1.28%) WebSphere
8 27 (1.23%) WebLogic
9 26 (1.19%) GlassFish
10 24 (1.09%) OpenStack
11 23 (1.05%) Apache Spark
11 23 (1.05%) Liferay
12 21 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 21 (0.96%) SharePoint
13 18 (0.82%) CMS
14 17 (0.78%) IIS
14 17 (0.78%) Jetty
15 15 (0.68%) Documentum
16 14 (0.64%) nginx
17 9 (0.41%) WildFly
Applications
1 29 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 19 (0.87%) OmniGraffle
3 14 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.091%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.091%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.046%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.27%) Magento
4 5 (0.23%) thinkFolio
5 4 (0.18%) Eagle PACE
5 4 (0.18%) Front Arena
6 1 (0.046%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.046%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.046%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.046%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.046%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 215 (9.81%) Amazon AWS
2 168 (7.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (4.74%) GitHub
4 71 (3.24%) BrowserStack
5 47 (2.14%) Sauce Labs
6 26 (1.19%) npm
6 26 (1.19%) PaaS
7 25 (1.14%) OpenShift
8 23 (1.05%) IaaS
9 16 (0.73%) Google Analytics
9 16 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
9 16 (0.73%) Slack
10 15 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
10 15 (0.68%) BlazeMeter
10 15 (0.68%) SaaS
11 11 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (0.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 11 (0.50%) Serverless
12 8 (0.36%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.19%) HTTP
2 39 (1.78%) Internet
3 28 (1.28%) Firewall
4 27 (1.23%) PuTTY
4 27 (1.23%) WinSCP
5 25 (1.14%) TCP/IP
6 18 (0.82%) SMS
7 17 (0.78%) SSL
8 11 (0.50%) Skype
9 8 (0.36%) DNS
10 7 (0.32%) DHCP
11 6 (0.27%) ICMP
12 4 (0.18%) 3G
12 4 (0.18%) LTE
13 3 (0.14%) AMQP
13 3 (0.14%) DSL
13 3 (0.14%) FIX Connectivity
13 3 (0.14%) Intranet
13 3 (0.14%) LAN
13 3 (0.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (6.57%) SQL Server
2 113 (5.16%) PostgreSQL
3 83 (3.79%) MongoDB
4 80 (3.65%) MySQL
5 67 (3.06%) Oracle Database
6 55 (2.51%) NoSQL
7 54 (2.46%) Relational Database
8 41 (1.87%) Big Data
8 41 (1.87%) Redis
9 37 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 35 (1.60%) SQL Server 2016
11 33 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
12 27 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
13 23 (1.05%) Hadoop
14 22 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
15 17 (0.78%) NuoDB
16 14 (0.64%) RDBMS
17 13 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
17 13 (0.59%) Endeca
18 12 (0.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 828 (37.77%) Cucumber
2 602 (27.46%) Jenkins
3 517 (23.59%) JIRA
4 509 (23.22%) WebDriver
5 470 (21.44%) Git (software)
6 316 (14.42%) SpecFlow
7 300 (13.69%) SoapUI
8 216 (9.85%) JUnit
9 213 (9.72%) JMeter
10 185 (8.44%) Maven
11 135 (6.16%) HP UFT
12 133 (6.07%) Team Foundation Server
13 118 (5.38%) TeamCity
14 111 (5.06%) NUnit
14 111 (5.06%) Visual Studio
15 104 (4.74%) Appium
16 103 (4.70%) Protractor
17 97 (4.43%) Ant
18 94 (4.29%) Bitbucket
19 93 (4.24%) Subversion
General
1 352 (16.06%) Finance
2 202 (9.22%) Banking
3 103 (4.70%) Retail
4 33 (1.51%) Telecoms
5 26 (1.19%) Investment Banking
6 25 (1.14%) Back Office
6 25 (1.14%) Marketing
7 21 (0.96%) Financial Institution
8 16 (0.73%) Games
9 14 (0.64%) Retail Banking
10 13 (0.59%) Advertising
10 13 (0.59%) Law
11 10 (0.46%) Front Office
12 7 (0.32%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.27%) Automotive
14 5 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
15 4 (0.18%) Digital Economy
15 4 (0.18%) Electronics
16 3 (0.14%) International Banking
16 3 (0.14%) Persian Language
Job Titles
1 628 (28.65%) Developer
2 442 (20.16%) Tester
3 365 (16.65%) Analyst
4 346 (15.78%) Test Analyst
5 336 (15.33%) Automation Tester
6 223 (10.17%) Test Engineer
7 217 (9.90%) Java Developer
8 207 (9.44%) Automation Test Analyst
9 141 (6.43%) Developer in Test
10 135 (6.16%) Test Automation Engineer
11 100 (4.56%) DevOps Engineer
11 100 (4.56%) Selenium Tester
12 97 (4.43%) QA Tester
13 92 (4.20%) Selenium Test Analyst
14 91 (4.15%) QA Engineer
14 91 (4.15%) Test Leader
15 89 (4.06%) Java Engineer
16 87 (3.97%) Selenium Automation Tester
17 77 (3.51%) C# Developer
17 77 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 360 (16.42%) Web Services
2 311 (14.19%) .NET
2 311 (14.19%) Gherkin
3 309 (14.10%) HTML
4 276 (12.59%) CSS
5 260 (11.86%) AngularJS
6 243 (11.09%) REST
7 226 (10.31%) RESTful
8 222 (10.13%) SOAP
9 188 (8.58%) XML
10 182 (8.30%) Node.js
11 178 (8.12%) HTML5
12 162 (7.39%) Spring
13 152 (6.93%) JSON
14 139 (6.34%) React
15 134 (6.11%) jQuery
16 120 (5.47%) CSS3
17 84 (3.83%) J2EE
18 78 (3.56%) ASP.NET
19 76 (3.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 113 (5.16%) User Experience
2 91 (4.15%) Mobile App
3 90 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
4 82 (3.74%) Greenfield Project
5 58 (2.65%) Fintech
6 51 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 50 (2.28%) Computer Science
8 46 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
9 41 (1.87%) Linux Command Line
10 18 (0.82%) Client/Server
11 16 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 14 (0.64%) Algorithms
12 14 (0.64%) Data Structures
13 13 (0.59%) iPad
13 13 (0.59%) Social Media
13 13 (0.59%) Virtual Team
14 12 (0.55%) Fixed Income
15 11 (0.50%) Equities
15 11 (0.50%) Video on Demand
16 10 (0.46%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 289 (13.18%) Linux
2 158 (7.21%) Windows
3 143 (6.52%) Unix
4 96 (4.38%) Android
5 87 (3.97%) Apple iOS
6 54 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 48 (2.19%) Windows Server
8 29 (1.32%) Ubuntu
9 23 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (0.73%) Mac OS X
11 12 (0.55%) CentOS
12 9 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (0.32%) Debian
14 6 (0.27%) Solaris
14 6 (0.27%) VMS
15 5 (0.23%) Nucleus RTOS
15 5 (0.23%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.14%) Windows 10
16 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
17 2 (0.091%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,722 (78.56%) Test Automation
2 1,490 (67.97%) Agile Software Development
3 732 (33.39%) BDD
4 642 (29.29%) Scrum
5 579 (26.41%) TDD
6 472 (21.53%) Continuous Integration
7 402 (18.34%) DevOps
8 293 (13.37%) Test Scripting
9 281 (12.82%) API Testing
10 255 (11.63%) Kanban
11 235 (10.72%) SDET
12 225 (10.26%) Performance Testing
13 195 (8.90%) Test Strategy
14 190 (8.67%) Open Source
15 188 (8.58%) Functional Testing
16 181 (8.26%) Regression Testing
17 172 (7.85%) Problem-Solving
18 169 (7.71%) Microservices
19 159 (7.25%) Software Engineering
20 158 (7.21%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1,130 (51.55%) Java
2 574 (26.19%) C#
3 546 (24.91%) JavaScript
4 481 (21.94%) SQL
5 220 (10.04%) Python
6 154 (7.03%) Ruby
7 85 (3.88%) Groovy
8 84 (3.83%) Scala
9 77 (3.51%) Java 8
10 61 (2.78%) PL/SQL
11 55 (2.51%) Bash Shell
12 41 (1.87%) Perl
13 40 (1.82%) C++
14 37 (1.69%) C
15 35 (1.60%) PHP
15 35 (1.60%) TypeScript
16 33 (1.51%) F#
17 29 (1.32%) ES6
18 28 (1.28%) PowerShell
18 28 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 219 (9.99%) Security Cleared
2 169 (7.71%) ISTQB
2 169 (7.71%) SC Cleared
3 132 (6.02%) ISEB
4 85 (3.88%) Degree
5 74 (3.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 34 (1.55%) DV Cleared
7 28 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
7 28 (1.28%) ISEB Practitioner
8 13 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
9 10 (0.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 8 (0.36%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.18%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.18%) PMP
12 3 (0.14%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.14%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.14%) HNC
12 3 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
13 2 (0.091%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.091%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 533 (24.32%) QA
2 15 (0.68%) GDPR
3 7 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.27%) MiFID
4 6 (0.27%) WCAG
5 3 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.14%) EMIR
5 3 (0.14%) PMO
5 3 (0.14%) SLA
6 2 (0.091%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.091%) IEC 62304
6 2 (0.091%) ISO 13485
6 2 (0.091%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.091%) SEPA
7 1 (0.046%) GCP
7 1 (0.046%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.046%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.046%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.046%) PSD2
System Software
1 193 (8.80%) Docker
2 24 (1.09%) vSphere
3 17 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (0.32%) Active Directory
7 6 (0.27%) HDFS
8 3 (0.14%) LXC
9 2 (0.091%) ACF2
9 2 (0.091%) RACF
10 1 (0.046%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.046%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 125 (5.70%) Puppet
2 92 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
3 89 (4.06%) HP ALM
4 77 (3.51%) Ansible
5 43 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
6 41 (1.87%) Terraform
7 30 (1.37%) Kubernetes
8 29 (1.32%) Kibana
9 23 (1.05%) Grafana
10 11 (0.50%) Packer
10 11 (0.50%) Rancher
11 10 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
12 9 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
12 9 (0.41%) logstash
13 8 (0.36%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 6 (0.27%) Nagios
14 6 (0.27%) vRealize
15 3 (0.14%) Salt
15 3 (0.14%) WMI
16 2 (0.091%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 191 (8.71%) Oracle
2 137 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 130 (5.93%) HP
4 85 (3.88%) Atlassian
5 58 (2.65%) Red Hat
6 54 (2.46%) Splunk
7 43 (1.96%) Google
8 40 (1.82%) VMware
9 38 (1.73%) IBM
9 38 (1.73%) webMethods
10 36 (1.64%) Adobe
11 35 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
12 29 (1.32%) Software AG
13 28 (1.28%) AppDynamics
14 18 (0.82%) hybris
14 18 (0.82%) MuleSoft
15 16 (0.73%) CA Agile Central
15 16 (0.73%) Pega
16 15 (0.68%) ATG
17 14 (0.64%) Zend