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 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 163 167
Rank change year-on-year +42 +4  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 859 800 739
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.02% 1.62% 1.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.45% 10.36% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 545 499
Median daily rate £425 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £283 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +2.81% +1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
Median hourly rate £47.50 £52.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.65% +38.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £48.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year -2.06% +44.77%  

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 7503 7720 6817
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.67% 15.64% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5140 5391 4534
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 120 101
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +14.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

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 24 June 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
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 24 June 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 +38 455 £450 +5.88% 131
South East +8 145 £388 +6.89% 50
Yorkshire +17 67 £350 +5.66% 27
South West +7 42 £361 -0.34% 32
North East +87 38 £370 +5.71% 8
North West -5 34 £381 +17.30% 43
East Midlands +5 26 £375 -10.71% 17
West Midlands +2 26 £375 -6.25% 17
East of England -15 23 £330 -5.71% 14
Midlands +9 1 £358 -4.66% 34
Selenium
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 1304 (70.37%) Test Automation
2 1275 (68.81%) Agile Software Development
3 942 (50.84%) Java
4 693 (37.40%) Cucumber
5 601 (32.43%) BDD
6 571 (30.81%) Jenkins
7 542 (29.25%) WebDriver
8 534 (28.82%) TDD
9 511 (27.58%) JavaScript
10 491 (26.50%) QA
11 470 (25.36%) JIRA
12 467 (25.20%) Scrum
13 423 (22.83%) SQL
14 380 (20.51%) C#
14 380 (20.51%) Git (software)
15 367 (19.81%) Continuous Integration
16 344 (18.56%) HTML
17 304 (16.41%) Web Services
18 302 (16.30%) CSS
19 293 (15.81%) Test Scripting
20 291 (15.70%) .NET
21 286 (15.43%) AngularJS
22 282 (15.22%) Finance
23 274 (14.79%) DevOps
24 253 (13.65%) Python
25 240 (12.95%) XML
26 238 (12.84%) SOAP
27 229 (12.36%) JUnit
28 213 (11.49%) Gherkin
29 205 (11.06%) 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
1 157 (8.47%) Confluence
2 68 (3.67%) Tomcat
3 58 (3.13%) WebLogic
4 56 (3.02%) JBoss
5 45 (2.43%) Apache
6 41 (2.21%) CMS
7 37 (2.00%) WebSphere
8 34 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
9 33 (1.78%) nginx
10 25 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
11 24 (1.30%) SharePoint
12 23 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
12 23 (1.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 15 (0.81%) Apache Solr
13 15 (0.81%) IIS
14 13 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 13 (0.70%) Mule
15 12 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
16 11 (0.59%) Drupal
17 10 (0.54%) Anypoint
Applications
1 24 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (0.70%) OmniGraffle
3 12 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.11%) Mingle
5 2 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (0.97%) Payment Gateway
2 15 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (0.70%) Magento
4 7 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.22%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.11%) FastStats
7 1 (0.054%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.054%) CSG Singleview
7 1 (0.054%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.054%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.054%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.054%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.054%) Sonata
7 1 (0.054%) Tercero
Cloud Services
1 132 (7.12%) GitHub
2 110 (5.94%) Amazon AWS
3 97 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (1.35%) PaaS
5 23 (1.24%) Sauce Labs
6 20 (1.08%) BrowserStack
6 20 (1.08%) Google Analytics
7 15 (0.81%) IaaS
8 12 (0.65%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 11 (0.59%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 9 (0.49%) SaaS
11 8 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (0.43%) Basecamp
12 6 (0.32%) Datadog
12 6 (0.32%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
14 4 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
14 4 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 4 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 69 (3.72%) HTTP
2 61 (3.29%) Internet
3 28 (1.51%) TCP/IP
4 27 (1.46%) SSL
5 21 (1.13%) PuTTY
6 20 (1.08%) WinSCP
7 18 (0.97%) LDAP
8 7 (0.38%) DNS
9 5 (0.27%) Intranet
10 4 (0.22%) Ethernet
10 4 (0.22%) SMS
11 3 (0.16%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.16%) NetScaler
12 2 (0.11%) 802.11
12 2 (0.11%) IPv4
12 2 (0.11%) IPv6
12 2 (0.11%) SNMP
12 2 (0.11%) VDSL
12 2 (0.11%) WAN
12 2 (0.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (6.21%) MongoDB
2 88 (4.75%) Relational Database
3 84 (4.53%) SQL Server
4 56 (3.02%) NoSQL
5 52 (2.81%) Oracle Database
6 39 (2.10%) DB2
6 39 (2.10%) MySQL
7 30 (1.62%) Redis
7 30 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 29 (1.57%) RDBMS
9 27 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
10 26 (1.40%) Big Data
10 26 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
11 24 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
12 20 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
13 19 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
13 19 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
14 18 (0.97%) Endeca
15 14 (0.76%) DbVisualizer
16 12 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 693 (37.40%) Cucumber
2 571 (30.81%) Jenkins
3 542 (29.25%) WebDriver
4 470 (25.36%) JIRA
5 380 (20.51%) Git (software)
6 229 (12.36%) JUnit
7 197 (10.63%) SoapUI
8 163 (8.80%) Maven
9 161 (8.69%) SpecFlow
10 156 (8.42%) JMeter
11 139 (7.50%) HP UFT
12 117 (6.31%) Jasmine
13 111 (5.99%) TeamCity
14 109 (5.88%) gulp
15 101 (5.45%) Ant
16 91 (4.91%) Subversion
17 90 (4.86%) Protractor
17 90 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
18 87 (4.70%) Grunt
19 86 (4.64%) Gradle
General
1 282 (15.22%) Finance
2 196 (10.58%) Banking
3 145 (7.83%) Retail
4 56 (3.02%) Games
5 40 (2.16%) Marketing
6 36 (1.94%) Investment Banking
7 31 (1.67%) Telecoms
8 24 (1.30%) Front Office
9 23 (1.24%) Retail Banking
10 20 (1.08%) Manufacturing
11 18 (0.97%) Advertising
11 18 (0.97%) Publishing
12 15 (0.81%) Electronics
13 11 (0.59%) Legal
14 9 (0.49%) Back Office
15 7 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
16 6 (0.32%) Automotive
16 6 (0.32%) Law
17 4 (0.22%) Spanish Language
18 3 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 578 (31.19%) Developer
2 457 (24.66%) Tester
3 342 (18.46%) Automation Tester
4 279 (15.06%) Analyst
5 256 (13.82%) Test Analyst
6 163 (8.80%) Java Developer
7 149 (8.04%) Test Engineer
8 133 (7.18%) Selenium Tester
9 128 (6.91%) Automation Test Analyst
10 123 (6.64%) QA Engineer
11 116 (6.26%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 103 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
13 94 (5.07%) Angular Developer
14 90 (4.86%) Developer in Test
15 85 (4.59%) Test Automation Engineer
16 80 (4.32%) Senior Developer
17 78 (4.21%) QA Tester
18 76 (4.10%) Java Automation Tester
19 63 (3.40%) Test Leader
20 61 (3.29%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 344 (18.56%) HTML
2 304 (16.41%) Web Services
3 302 (16.30%) CSS
4 291 (15.70%) .NET
5 286 (15.43%) AngularJS
6 240 (12.95%) XML
7 238 (12.84%) SOAP
8 213 (11.49%) Gherkin
9 205 (11.06%) RESTful
10 195 (10.52%) Node.js
10 195 (10.52%) Spring
11 194 (10.47%) HTML5
12 192 (10.36%) REST
13 143 (7.72%) JSON
14 128 (6.91%) jQuery
15 116 (6.26%) J2EE
16 115 (6.21%) React
17 107 (5.77%) CSS3
18 92 (4.96%) Hibernate
19 89 (4.80%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 105 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (4.59%) Mobile App
3 76 (4.10%) Greenfield Project
4 73 (3.94%) User Experience
5 33 (1.78%) Computer Science
6 31 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 23 (1.24%) iPad
9 19 (1.03%) Fintech
9 19 (1.03%) Social Media
10 15 (0.81%) Smartphone
11 14 (0.76%) Fixed Income
12 13 (0.70%) Client/Server
13 12 (0.65%) Data Centre
13 12 (0.65%) Data Structures
14 10 (0.54%) Driving Licence
15 9 (0.49%) Online Banking
16 8 (0.43%) Derivative
17 7 (0.38%) Linux Command Line
18 6 (0.32%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 179 (9.66%) Linux
2 156 (8.42%) Unix
3 101 (5.45%) Windows
4 59 (3.18%) Apple iOS
5 58 (3.13%) Android
6 28 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (1.24%) Windows Server
8 20 (1.08%) Ubuntu
9 19 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.54%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.43%) CentOS
12 3 (0.16%) Solaris
12 3 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.054%) OpenVMS
14 1 (0.054%) VMS
14 1 (0.054%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1304 (70.37%) Test Automation
2 1275 (68.81%) Agile Software Development
3 601 (32.43%) BDD
4 534 (28.82%) TDD
5 467 (25.20%) Scrum
6 367 (19.81%) Continuous Integration
7 293 (15.81%) Test Scripting
8 274 (14.79%) DevOps
9 185 (9.98%) Regression Testing
10 182 (9.82%) Test Strategy
11 180 (9.71%) Kanban
12 175 (9.44%) Performance Testing
13 168 (9.07%) Open Source
14 167 (9.01%) E-Commerce
15 159 (8.58%) API Testing
16 151 (8.15%) MVC
17 149 (8.04%) Microservices
18 136 (7.34%) Software Testing
18 136 (7.34%) User Stories
19 128 (6.91%) OO
Programming Languages
1 942 (50.84%) Java
2 511 (27.58%) JavaScript
3 423 (22.83%) SQL
4 380 (20.51%) C#
5 253 (13.65%) Python
6 200 (10.79%) Ruby
7 153 (8.26%) Scala
8 100 (5.40%) Groovy
9 63 (3.40%) Perl
10 62 (3.35%) PHP
11 44 (2.37%) Shell Script
12 43 (2.32%) Bash Shell
13 42 (2.27%) ES6
13 42 (2.27%) PL/SQL
14 31 (1.67%) VB
15 28 (1.51%) F#
16 26 (1.40%) TypeScript
17 25 (1.35%) C
17 25 (1.35%) C++
18 23 (1.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 149 (8.04%) ISTQB
2 141 (7.61%) ISEB
3 113 (6.10%) Security Cleared
4 76 (4.10%) SC Cleared
5 49 (2.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 46 (2.48%) Degree
7 16 (0.86%) DV Cleared
8 13 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
8 13 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
9 11 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
10 9 (0.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 4 (0.22%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.16%) HNC
13 2 (0.11%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.11%) HND
13 2 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
14 1 (0.054%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.054%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.054%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 491 (26.50%) QA
2 19 (1.03%) MiFID
2 19 (1.03%) WCAG
3 11 (0.59%) Dodd-Frank
3 11 (0.59%) EMIR
4 5 (0.27%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.054%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.054%) PMO
System Software
1 163 (8.80%) Docker
2 19 (1.03%) vSphere
3 18 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (0.59%) LXC
6 10 (0.54%) Active Directory
7 6 (0.32%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.11%) Firmware
9 2 (0.11%) HDFS
9 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.11%) KVM
9 2 (0.11%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.054%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.054%) Squid
10 1 (0.054%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 102 (5.50%) Puppet
2 68 (3.67%) Ansible
3 63 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
4 44 (2.37%) HP Quality Center
5 24 (1.30%) Kibana
6 19 (1.03%) vRealize
7 18 (0.97%) Grafana
8 17 (0.92%) Nagios
9 10 (0.54%) HP Fortify
10 8 (0.43%) Terraform
11 7 (0.38%) logstash
12 6 (0.32%) Rancher
13 5 (0.27%) Graphite
13 5 (0.27%) Kubernetes
14 4 (0.22%) CA Service Virtualization
14 4 (0.22%) Rundeck
15 3 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 3 (0.16%) ZABBIX
16 2 (0.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 2 (0.11%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 176 (9.50%) Oracle
2 98 (5.29%) HP
3 97 (5.23%) Microsoft
4 50 (2.70%) Atlassian
4 50 (2.70%) Splunk
5 37 (2.00%) Google
6 34 (1.83%) Adobe
6 34 (1.83%) IBM
7 30 (1.62%) ATG
8 29 (1.57%) hybris
8 29 (1.57%) Red Hat
8 29 (1.57%) Sitecore
8 29 (1.57%) VMware
9 28 (1.51%) webMethods
10 25 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
11 24 (1.30%) AppDynamics
12 18 (0.97%) SAP
13 17 (0.92%) New Relic
14 16 (0.86%) MuleSoft
14 16 (0.86%) Perforce
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