Period
to 26 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 26 April 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
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 63 66
Rank change year-on-year +13 +3 -4
Contract jobs citing Selenium 32 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.63% 2.84% 1.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.85% 10.55% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 11
Essex median daily rate £475 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% - -
10th Percentile £331 £301 £263
90th Percentile £621 £478 £375
East of England median daily rate £450 £356 £350
% change year-on-year +26.32% +1.79% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £37.00

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 Essex with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 249 218 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 36.03% 26.88% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 159 103
Essex median daily rate £513 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.89% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £388 £265 £263
90th Percentile £638 £574 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 3
Essex median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -2.60% -2.53%
10th Percentile £33.56 £35.00 £31.55
90th Percentile £75.00 £61.00 £44.05
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £45.65
% change year-on-year +3.66% -10.18% +21.72%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Essex

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Essex

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Essex over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Essex

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Essex region over the 6 months to 26 April 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
Southend-on-Sea +7 21 £425 +21.43%
Harlow - 2 £475 - 1
Basildon - 1 £525 - 3
Selenium
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Essex region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (71.88%) TDD
2 23 (71.88%) Continuous Integration
2 23 (71.88%) Test Automation
2 23 (71.88%) SoapUI
3 21 (65.63%) Cucumber
3 21 (65.63%) Jenkins
3 21 (65.63%) Java
4 17 (53.13%) Git (software)
4 17 (53.13%) Zephyr
5 15 (46.88%) BDD
5 15 (46.88%) SOAP
5 15 (46.88%) Scrum
5 15 (46.88%) Kanban
6 13 (40.63%) Test Management
6 13 (40.63%) ISEB
7 12 (37.50%) Software Testing
8 11 (34.38%) HP
9 10 (31.25%) Subversion
9 10 (31.25%) HP ALM
10 9 (28.13%) DevOps
10 9 (28.13%) Test Strategy
10 9 (28.13%) Ansible
10 9 (28.13%) JMeter
11 8 (25.00%) JUnit
11 8 (25.00%) C
11 8 (25.00%) SQL
11 8 (25.00%) Web Services
11 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
12 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 7 (21.88%) WebSphere
2 5 (15.63%) JBoss
3 3 (9.38%) Apache
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) HTTP
2 4 (12.50%) Internet
3 3 (9.38%) SSL
3 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Geospatial Data
1 4 (12.50%) GIS
1 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.13%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 23 (71.88%) SoapUI
2 21 (65.63%) Cucumber
2 21 (65.63%) Jenkins
3 17 (53.13%) Git (software)
3 17 (53.13%) Zephyr
4 10 (31.25%) Subversion
5 9 (28.13%) JMeter
6 8 (25.00%) JUnit
7 6 (18.75%) Artifactory
7 6 (18.75%) Bitbucket
8 5 (15.63%) Hudson
8 5 (15.63%) JIRA
9 4 (12.50%) CruiseControl
9 4 (12.50%) FishEye
9 4 (12.50%) TeamCity
10 3 (9.38%) Maven
11 2 (6.25%) AccuRev
11 2 (6.25%) Gradle
11 2 (6.25%) Robot Framework
11 2 (6.25%) The Grinder
General
1 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.13%) Marketing
1 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
1 11 (34.38%) Test Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Agile Test Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.50%) QA Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 3 (9.38%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Automation Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) QA Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Test Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) SOAP
2 8 (25.00%) Web Services
3 6 (18.75%) J2EE
3 6 (18.75%) XML
4 5 (15.63%) Gherkin
4 5 (15.63%) REST
5 4 (12.50%) GWT
5 4 (12.50%) RESTful
6 3 (9.38%) HTML
6 3 (9.38%) Middleware
7 2 (6.25%) CSS
7 2 (6.25%) Java EE
7 2 (6.25%) Spring
7 2 (6.25%) Struts
7 2 (6.25%) XML Messaging
8 1 (3.13%) Ajax
8 1 (3.13%) Java SE
8 1 (3.13%) jQuery
8 1 (3.13%) JSR 170
8 1 (3.13%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Unix
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) Windows
3 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.38%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.25%) Solaris
6 1 (3.13%) AIX
6 1 (3.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (71.88%) Continuous Integration
2 23 (71.88%) TDD
2 23 (71.88%) Test Automation
3 15 (46.88%) BDD
3 15 (46.88%) Kanban
3 15 (46.88%) Scrum
4 13 (40.63%) Test Management
5 12 (37.50%) Software Testing
6 9 (28.13%) DevOps
6 9 (28.13%) Test Strategy
7 7 (21.88%) Deployment Automation
7 7 (21.88%) Integration Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Mentoring
7 7 (21.88%) Open Source
7 7 (21.88%) Performance Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
7 7 (21.88%) User Stories
8 6 (18.75%) Configuration Management
8 6 (18.75%) OO
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) C
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.38%) Perl
4 2 (6.25%) Groovy
4 2 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) Java 8
5 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) ISEB
2 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
4 5 (15.63%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
5 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) HP ALM
2 9 (28.13%) Ansible
3 7 (21.88%) Puppet
4 6 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) HP
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) Atlassian
4 3 (9.38%) WSO2
5 2 (6.25%) AppDynamics
5 2 (6.25%) IBM
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.13%) Adobe
6 1 (3.13%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat