Period
to 16 November 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 November 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 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 74 86
Rank change year-on-year +32 +12 -1
Contract jobs citing Selenium 16 43 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.91% 3.97% 1.88%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.11% 10.72% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 11
Essex median daily rate £500 £450 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +31.96% +36.40%
10th Percentile £401 £348 £313
90th Percentile £549 £590 £537
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.57%
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 £35.00 £37.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% +188.46% -

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 144 401 311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 26.18% 37.06% 38.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 253 229
Essex median daily rate £475 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +2.44% +11.11%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £316
90th Percentile £575 £600 £600
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 21
Essex median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -11.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £26.00 £25.04 £35.50
90th Percentile £46.00 £52.88 £63.75
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 November 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 November 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
Chelmsford - 7 £500 -
Southend-on-Sea +11 4 £475 +5.56% 1
Selenium
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 14 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 10 (62.50%) DevOps
2 10 (62.50%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
4 8 (50.00%) TDD
5 7 (43.75%) C#
5 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
5 7 (43.75%) Confluence
5 7 (43.75%) Azure
5 7 (43.75%) JIRA
5 7 (43.75%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (43.75%) BrowserStack
6 6 (37.50%) SoapUI
7 5 (31.25%) BDD
7 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
7 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
7 5 (31.25%) Oracle
7 5 (31.25%) Java
7 5 (31.25%) SQL
7 5 (31.25%) CRM
7 5 (31.25%) ISEB
7 5 (31.25%) Public Sector
8 4 (25.00%) JMeter
8 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
8 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (18.75%) User Stories

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 (43.75%) Confluence
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Azure
1 7 (43.75%) BrowserStack
1 7 (43.75%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (12.50%) AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Impala
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) Pentaho
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) JIRA
1 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
2 6 (37.50%) SoapUI
3 5 (31.25%) Jenkins
4 4 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (25.00%) JMeter
5 3 (18.75%) Bitbucket
5 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
5 3 (18.75%) LoadRunner
5 3 (18.75%) Zephyr
6 2 (12.50%) Artifactory
6 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
6 2 (12.50%) FitNesse
6 2 (12.50%) Gradle
6 2 (12.50%) IntelliJ
6 2 (12.50%) JUnit
6 2 (12.50%) Maven
6 2 (12.50%) Mockito
6 2 (12.50%) NeoLoad
6 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (31.25%) Public Sector
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Test Automation Developer
3 5 (31.25%) CRM Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Test Automation Specialist
4 4 (25.00%) Test Specialist
5 3 (18.75%) Implementation Specialist
6 2 (12.50%) CRM Specialist
6 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 2 (12.50%) QA Tester
6 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
6 2 (12.50%) Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Java Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Test Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) HTML
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
1 3 (18.75%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Flex
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 2 (12.50%) JMS
2 2 (12.50%) JPA
2 2 (12.50%) JSON
2 2 (12.50%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) RESTful
2 2 (12.50%) Sass
2 2 (12.50%) Spring
2 2 (12.50%) Spring Boot
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
2 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 10 (62.50%) DevOps
2 10 (62.50%) Scrum
3 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (50.00%) TDD
5 5 (31.25%) BDD
5 5 (31.25%) CRM
6 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Functional Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Kanban
7 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
7 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (18.75%) User Stories
8 2 (12.50%) SOA
8 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 2 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 7 (43.75%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.25%) C
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ISEB
1 5 (31.25%) ISTQB
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
1 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Ansible
1 2 (12.50%) Kibana
1 2 (12.50%) logstash
1 2 (12.50%) Mesos
1 2 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) SAP