Period
to 20 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 20 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 133 153
Rank change year-on-year +13 +20 +25
Contract jobs citing Selenium 1933 1854 1727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.06% 1.92% 1.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.94% 11.59% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1284 1225 1185
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £265
90th Percentile £568 £556 £531
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £390
% change year-on-year +3.66% +5.13% +4.00%
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 17675 16002 14997
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.79% 16.56% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12386 10854 10083
England median daily rate £450 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £280
90th Percentile £603 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 274 231 287
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 £29.00 £26.15 £23.90
90th Percentile £59.63 £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 20 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 20 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 20 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 +28 1019 £475 +5.56% 158
South East -16 333 £400 +3.90% 58
North of England +10 238 £375 -1.32% 77
Midlands +7 144 £388 - 50
Yorkshire -4 120 £375 -6.25% 32
South West +20 119 £365 -8.75% 20
East of England -26 79 £380 +8.57% 25
East Midlands +36 77 £400 +6.67% 28
North West -1 76 £370 -6.33% 43
West Midlands -19 66 £375 -6.25% 20
North East +38 42 £425 +25.00% 2
Selenium
UK

For the 6 months to 20 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 1337 (69.17%) Test Automation
2 1321 (68.34%) Agile Software Development
3 1077 (55.72%) Java
4 784 (40.56%) Cucumber
5 718 (37.14%) BDD
6 584 (30.21%) JavaScript
7 574 (29.69%) TDD
7 574 (29.69%) Jenkins
8 552 (28.56%) WebDriver
9 526 (27.21%) Scrum
10 469 (24.26%) QA
11 462 (23.90%) JIRA
12 441 (22.81%) C#
13 430 (22.25%) Continuous Integration
14 422 (21.83%) Git (software)
15 410 (21.21%) SQL
16 345 (17.85%) HTML
17 334 (17.28%) Web Services
18 305 (15.78%) CSS
19 288 (14.90%) AngularJS
20 287 (14.85%) DevOps
21 286 (14.80%) .NET
22 281 (14.54%) Finance
23 264 (13.66%) SOAP
24 259 (13.40%) Test Scripting
25 257 (13.30%) JUnit
26 237 (12.26%) SoapUI
27 230 (11.90%) Spring
28 229 (11.85%) REST
29 227 (11.74%) RESTful

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 (9.93%) Confluence
2 66 (3.41%) Tomcat
3 57 (2.95%) JBoss
4 55 (2.85%) Apache
4 55 (2.85%) WebLogic
5 47 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
6 34 (1.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 29 (1.50%) CMS
8 24 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
9 22 (1.14%) WebSphere
10 12 (0.62%) SharePoint
11 10 (0.52%) Mule
11 10 (0.52%) nginx
12 9 (0.47%) Apache Solr
12 9 (0.47%) Apache Spark
12 9 (0.47%) Jetty
12 9 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
13 7 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 7 (0.36%) Drupal
13 7 (0.36%) OpenStack
Applications
1 25 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 18 (0.93%) OmniGraffle
3 6 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.16%) Mingle
5 3 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.052%) HipChat
7 1 (0.052%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (1.29%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (0.62%) SAP Hybris
3 11 (0.57%) Magento
4 5 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.16%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.052%) CSG Singleview
7 1 (0.052%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.052%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.052%) OpenText Process Suite
7 1 (0.052%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.052%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 155 (8.02%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (5.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (3.78%) GitHub
4 31 (1.60%) PaaS
5 27 (1.40%) IaaS
5 27 (1.40%) Sauce Labs
6 25 (1.29%) npm
7 23 (1.19%) BrowserStack
8 17 (0.88%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 16 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
11 13 (0.67%) Serverless
12 12 (0.62%) Google Analytics
13 11 (0.57%) OpenShift
14 10 (0.52%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 9 (0.47%) Route 53
16 8 (0.41%) Amazon S3
16 8 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (3.52%) HTTP
2 48 (2.48%) Internet
3 28 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 24 (1.24%) SSL
5 23 (1.19%) Firewall
5 23 (1.19%) PuTTY
5 23 (1.19%) WinSCP
6 13 (0.67%) SMS
7 5 (0.26%) 802.11
7 5 (0.26%) ADSL
7 5 (0.26%) AMQP
7 5 (0.26%) Bluetooth
7 5 (0.26%) Broadband
7 5 (0.26%) IPv4
7 5 (0.26%) IPv6
7 5 (0.26%) UPnP
7 5 (0.26%) VDSL
7 5 (0.26%) WAN
7 5 (0.26%) Wireless
7 5 (0.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (5.54%) MongoDB
2 98 (5.07%) SQL Server
3 72 (3.72%) Redis
4 67 (3.47%) Relational Database
5 65 (3.36%) MySQL
6 53 (2.74%) Oracle Database
7 51 (2.64%) NoSQL
8 47 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
9 34 (1.76%) Endeca
10 32 (1.66%) Big Data
11 30 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
12 28 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
12 28 (1.45%) RDBMS
13 27 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
14 23 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
15 21 (1.09%) DB2
15 21 (1.09%) Hadoop
16 19 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
16 19 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 14 (0.72%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 784 (40.56%) Cucumber
2 574 (29.69%) Jenkins
3 552 (28.56%) WebDriver
4 462 (23.90%) JIRA
5 422 (21.83%) Git (software)
6 257 (13.30%) JUnit
7 237 (12.26%) SoapUI
8 188 (9.73%) Maven
9 185 (9.57%) JMeter
10 178 (9.21%) SpecFlow
11 120 (6.21%) Jasmine
12 112 (5.79%) Ant
13 111 (5.74%) Protractor
14 99 (5.12%) Appium
15 95 (4.91%) TeamCity
16 93 (4.81%) HP UFT
17 91 (4.71%) Subversion
18 85 (4.40%) NUnit
19 81 (4.19%) Mocha
20 80 (4.14%) Eclipse
General
1 281 (14.54%) Finance
2 223 (11.54%) Banking
3 158 (8.17%) Retail
4 53 (2.74%) Investment Banking
5 44 (2.28%) Games
6 37 (1.91%) Marketing
7 31 (1.60%) Front Office
7 31 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 27 (1.40%) Retail Banking
9 26 (1.35%) Publishing
10 23 (1.19%) Manufacturing
11 21 (1.09%) Back Office
12 17 (0.88%) Advertising
12 17 (0.88%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.72%) Electronics
14 13 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
15 9 (0.47%) Law
16 6 (0.31%) Automotive
16 6 (0.31%) Legal
17 3 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 654 (33.83%) Developer
2 437 (22.61%) Tester
3 330 (17.07%) Analyst
4 308 (15.93%) Automation Tester
5 292 (15.11%) Test Analyst
6 203 (10.50%) Java Developer
7 180 (9.31%) Test Engineer
8 161 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
9 135 (6.98%) Developer in Test
10 118 (6.10%) Test Automation Engineer
11 111 (5.74%) Selenium Tester
12 109 (5.64%) QA Engineer
13 95 (4.91%) Angular Developer
13 95 (4.91%) JavaScript Developer
14 94 (4.86%) QA Tester
14 94 (4.86%) Selenium Automation Tester
15 73 (3.78%) Senior Developer
16 65 (3.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 64 (3.31%) Selenium Test Analyst
18 63 (3.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 345 (17.85%) HTML
2 334 (17.28%) Web Services
3 305 (15.78%) CSS
4 288 (14.90%) AngularJS
5 286 (14.80%) .NET
6 264 (13.66%) SOAP
7 230 (11.90%) Spring
8 229 (11.85%) REST
9 227 (11.74%) RESTful
10 224 (11.59%) Node.js
11 209 (10.81%) Gherkin
12 194 (10.04%) HTML5
13 160 (8.28%) React
14 145 (7.50%) XML
15 128 (6.62%) JSON
16 123 (6.36%) J2EE
17 112 (5.79%) CSS3
18 99 (5.12%) Hibernate
19 93 (4.81%) jQuery
20 74 (3.83%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 120 (6.21%) User Experience
2 103 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 102 (5.28%) Mobile App
4 99 (5.12%) Greenfield Project
5 45 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 41 (2.12%) Fintech
7 38 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
8 28 (1.45%) iPad
9 25 (1.29%) Social Media
10 23 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 19 (0.98%) Virtual Team
12 14 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
13 13 (0.67%) Public Cloud
14 10 (0.52%) Management Information System
15 9 (0.47%) Client/Server
15 9 (0.47%) Derivative
15 9 (0.47%) Online Banking
16 8 (0.41%) N-Tier
16 8 (0.41%) Smartphone
17 6 (0.31%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 178 (9.21%) Linux
2 116 (6.00%) Unix
3 104 (5.38%) Windows
4 77 (3.98%) Android
4 77 (3.98%) Apple iOS
5 26 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (1.19%) Windows Server
7 19 (0.98%) Mac OS X
7 19 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.57%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.41%) CentOS
10 4 (0.21%) AIX
11 3 (0.16%) Debian
11 3 (0.16%) Solaris
12 2 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.052%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.052%) Nucleus RTOS
13 1 (0.052%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.052%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1337 (69.17%) Test Automation
2 1321 (68.34%) Agile Software Development
3 718 (37.14%) BDD
4 574 (29.69%) TDD
5 526 (27.21%) Scrum
6 430 (22.25%) Continuous Integration
7 287 (14.85%) DevOps
8 259 (13.40%) Test Scripting
9 204 (10.55%) Kanban
10 191 (9.88%) API Testing
10 191 (9.88%) E-Commerce
11 182 (9.42%) Open Source
12 175 (9.05%) Test Strategy
13 167 (8.64%) Performance Testing
14 151 (7.81%) SDLC
15 148 (7.66%) Microservices
16 146 (7.55%) Regression Testing
17 144 (7.45%) MVC
18 140 (7.24%) Functional Testing
18 140 (7.24%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 1077 (55.72%) Java
2 584 (30.21%) JavaScript
3 441 (22.81%) C#
4 410 (21.21%) SQL
5 206 (10.66%) Python
6 182 (9.42%) Ruby
7 110 (5.69%) Scala
8 61 (3.16%) Groovy
9 48 (2.48%) Bash Shell
10 47 (2.43%) PHP
11 46 (2.38%) Perl
12 41 (2.12%) ES6
13 40 (2.07%) TypeScript
14 30 (1.55%) T-SQL
15 28 (1.45%) F#
16 27 (1.40%) VBScript
17 25 (1.29%) Apple Swift
18 24 (1.24%) PowerShell
19 21 (1.09%) C++
19 21 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 130 (6.73%) Security Cleared
2 112 (5.79%) ISEB
3 105 (5.43%) ISTQB
4 88 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 68 (3.52%) Degree
6 43 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 23 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
8 20 (1.03%) DV Cleared
9 16 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
9 16 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
10 7 (0.36%) MySQL Certification
11 3 (0.16%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.10%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.10%) CFA
12 2 (0.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (0.10%) Numerate Degree
13 1 (0.052%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.052%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 469 (24.26%) QA
2 23 (1.19%) WCAG
3 7 (0.36%) MiFID
4 3 (0.16%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.16%) GCP
4 3 (0.16%) WAI
5 2 (0.10%) PMO
6 1 (0.052%) EMIR
6 1 (0.052%) GDPR
6 1 (0.052%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.052%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 204 (10.55%) Docker
2 18 (0.93%) vSphere
3 7 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (0.31%) LXC
5 5 (0.26%) Firmware
5 5 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.10%) Varnish
7 1 (0.052%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.052%) HDFS
7 1 (0.052%) KVM
7 1 (0.052%) Squid
Systems Management
1 111 (5.74%) Puppet
2 109 (5.64%) Ansible
3 75 (3.88%) Opscode Chef
4 60 (3.10%) HP Quality Center
5 45 (2.33%) Kibana
6 27 (1.40%) Kubernetes
7 22 (1.14%) Terraform
8 20 (1.03%) Grafana
9 17 (0.88%) logstash
10 7 (0.36%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 7 (0.36%) Nagios
11 5 (0.26%) CA Service Virtualization
11 5 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (0.26%) Galera Cluster
11 5 (0.26%) OpenNebula
11 5 (0.26%) Packer
12 4 (0.21%) Consul
12 4 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 4 (0.21%) vRealize
13 3 (0.16%) Rancher
Vendors
1 196 (10.14%) Oracle
2 105 (5.43%) HP
3 92 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 70 (3.62%) Atlassian
5 51 (2.64%) Google
5 51 (2.64%) hybris
6 48 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
7 42 (2.17%) Red Hat
8 36 (1.86%) Splunk
8 36 (1.86%) webMethods
9 34 (1.76%) IBM
10 31 (1.60%) ATG
11 27 (1.40%) Adobe
12 26 (1.35%) VMware
13 24 (1.24%) AppDynamics
13 24 (1.24%) SAP
14 15 (0.78%) Sitecore
15 14 (0.72%) MuleSoft
15 14 (0.72%) Software AG
16 13 (0.67%) New Relic