Period
to 16 July 2019

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 16 July 2019 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
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 52 92
Rank change year-on-year -12 +40 -23
Contract jobs citing Selenium 33 37 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.97% 4.76% 1.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.50% 12.59% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 9
Essex median daily rate £405 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.74% +46.15% +4.67%
10th Percentile £306 £344 £305
90th Percentile £540 £600 £453
East of England median daily rate £400 £423 £340
% change year-on-year -5.33% +24.26% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Essex median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - -
East of England median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 264 294 322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 31.73% 37.79% 36.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 199 229
Essex median daily rate £485 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.37% +2.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £363 £362 £284
90th Percentile £600 £626 £587
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 20
Essex median hourly rate £47.50 £38.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.38% -3.75% +26.18%
10th Percentile £37.25 £25.40 £35.00
90th Percentile £60.30 £75.00 £63.75
East of England median hourly rate £45.22 £37.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year +20.57% -8.54% -5.75%

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 16 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Essex

Selenium
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 16 July 2019. 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 -20 12 £400 -5.88% 1
Chelmsford - 7 £500 -
Selenium
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 July 2019, 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 28 (84.85%) Test Automation
2 20 (60.61%) SoapUI
3 19 (57.58%) SQL
4 18 (54.55%) Scrum
5 17 (51.52%) Oracle
6 16 (48.48%) ISEB
6 16 (48.48%) ISTQB
6 16 (48.48%) Test Scripting
7 13 (39.39%) Confluence
7 13 (39.39%) User Stories
7 13 (39.39%) JIRA
7 13 (39.39%) QA
7 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (39.39%) JMeter
8 12 (36.36%) TDD
8 12 (36.36%) Internet
8 12 (36.36%) Client/Server
9 11 (33.33%) ETL
9 11 (33.33%) LoadRunner
9 11 (33.33%) Software Testing
9 11 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
10 10 (30.30%) Functional Testing
10 10 (30.30%) BDD
10 10 (30.30%) Pentaho
10 10 (30.30%) Data Integration
11 9 (27.27%) Regression Testing
11 9 (27.27%) Linux
11 9 (27.27%) C#
11 9 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (27.27%) Performance Testing

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 13 (39.39%) Confluence
2 5 (15.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) BrowserStack
1 7 (21.21%) Dynamics 365
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) Pentaho
2 7 (21.21%) Impala
3 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
4 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (6.06%) MySQL
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (60.61%) SoapUI
2 13 (39.39%) JIRA
2 13 (39.39%) JMeter
3 11 (33.33%) LoadRunner
4 8 (24.24%) Cucumber
5 7 (21.21%) Visual Studio
6 5 (15.15%) Toad
7 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
7 4 (12.12%) Zephyr
8 3 (9.09%) Bitbucket
8 3 (9.09%) WebDriver
9 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
9 2 (6.06%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
10 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Electronics
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Analyst
1 10 (30.30%) Test Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Tester
3 8 (24.24%) Developer
4 7 (21.21%) QA Tester
5 6 (18.18%) Test Automation Developer
5 6 (18.18%) Test Specialist
6 5 (15.15%) CRM Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Test Automation Specialist
8 3 (9.09%) Implementation Specialist
8 3 (9.09%) QA Analyst
8 3 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
9 2 (6.06%) Automation Tester
9 2 (6.06%) CRM Specialist
9 2 (6.06%) Developer in Test
9 2 (6.06%) Test Manager
10 1 (3.03%) ETL Analyst
10 1 (3.03%) ETL Tester
10 1 (3.03%) SQL Analyst
10 1 (3.03%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) XML
2 4 (12.12%) JSON
3 3 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (6.06%) .NET
4 2 (6.06%) SOAP
4 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.06%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Linux
2 8 (24.24%) Unix
3 6 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (84.85%) Test Automation
2 18 (54.55%) Scrum
3 16 (48.48%) Test Scripting
4 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (39.39%) User Stories
5 12 (36.36%) TDD
6 11 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
6 11 (33.33%) ETL
6 11 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 10 (30.30%) BDD
7 10 (30.30%) Data Integration
7 10 (30.30%) Functional Testing
8 9 (27.27%) Integration Testing
8 9 (27.27%) Kanban
8 9 (27.27%) Performance Testing
8 9 (27.27%) Regression Testing
8 9 (27.27%) Test Strategy
8 9 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (24.24%) DevOps
10 7 (21.21%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) C#
3 8 (24.24%) Java
4 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.06%) Groovy
5 2 (6.06%) Perl
5 2 (6.06%) Ruby
5 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) ISEB
1 16 (48.48%) ISTQB
2 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (39.39%) QA
2 6 (18.18%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) SAP
2 1 (3.03%) webMethods