Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 64 72
Rank change year-on-year -21 +8 +12
Contract jobs citing Selenium 14 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.60% 1.23% 1.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.49% 13.58% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 11
Essex median daily rate £325 £301 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.97% +43.33% +27.27%
10th Percentile £309 £250 £150
90th Percentile £452 £375 £400
East of England median daily rate £348 £350 £355
% change year-on-year -0.71% -1.41% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Essex median hourly rate - £36.00 -
East of England median hourly rate - £40.50 -

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 Essex with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 312 81 213
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 35.70% 9.09% 18.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 48 128
Essex median daily rate £500 £388 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -1.90% +12.86%
10th Percentile £283 £220 £213
90th Percentile £587 £465 £511
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 16
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £31.70 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.18% -18.72% -1.27%
10th Percentile £35.00 £29.05 £31.05
90th Percentile £63.75 £34.60 £47.25
East of England median hourly rate £41.00 £41.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year -1.20% +6.41% +5.41%

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
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 22 July 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
Southend-on-Sea - 9 £325 -
Brentwood - 3 £325 -
Selenium
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Essex region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (78.57%) Software Testing
1 11 (78.57%) SoapUI
2 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 10 (71.43%) BDD
2 10 (71.43%) TDD
3 9 (64.29%) JIRA
4 8 (57.14%) Kanban
4 8 (57.14%) Scrum
4 8 (57.14%) Oracle
5 7 (50.00%) WebLogic
5 7 (50.00%) Client/Server
5 7 (50.00%) LoadRunner
5 7 (50.00%) JMeter
5 7 (50.00%) Confluence
5 7 (50.00%) User Stories
5 7 (50.00%) SDLC
6 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (42.86%) Test Management
6 6 (42.86%) ISEB
7 5 (35.71%) JUnit
7 5 (35.71%) C
7 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
7 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
7 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
7 5 (35.71%) Marketing
7 5 (35.71%) Data Quality
7 5 (35.71%) Test Planning
8 4 (28.57%) Jenkins

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 (50.00%) Confluence
1 7 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) 802.11
1 3 (21.43%) ADSL
1 3 (21.43%) Bluetooth
1 3 (21.43%) Broadband
1 3 (21.43%) IPv4
1 3 (21.43%) IPv6
1 3 (21.43%) UPnP
1 3 (21.43%) VDSL
1 3 (21.43%) WAN
1 3 (21.43%) Wireless
1 3 (21.43%) Wireshark
2 2 (14.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) SoapUI
2 9 (64.29%) JIRA
3 7 (50.00%) JMeter
3 7 (50.00%) LoadRunner
4 5 (35.71%) JUnit
5 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 3 (21.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
7 2 (14.29%) AccuRev
7 2 (14.29%) Ant
7 2 (14.29%) Bugzilla
7 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
7 2 (14.29%) Gradle
7 2 (14.29%) Maven
7 2 (14.29%) Redmine
7 2 (14.29%) Subversion
7 2 (14.29%) Trac
8 1 (7.14%) XDoclet
8 1 (7.14%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (35.71%) Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (7.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Tester
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Tester
4 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) 802.1X
1 3 (21.43%) SOAP
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) Ajax
2 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) Java SE
2 2 (14.29%) JAX-RS
2 2 (14.29%) JSR 170
2 2 (14.29%) OSGi
2 2 (14.29%) REST
2 2 (14.29%) SAML
2 2 (14.29%) Spring
2 2 (14.29%) Spring MVC
2 2 (14.29%) Struts
2 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (14.29%) XHTML
2 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Clustering
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (14.29%) Replication
3 2 (14.29%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Solaris
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (78.57%) Software Testing
2 10 (71.43%) BDD
2 10 (71.43%) TDD
2 10 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 8 (57.14%) Kanban
3 8 (57.14%) Scrum
4 7 (50.00%) SDLC
4 7 (50.00%) User Stories
5 6 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (42.86%) Test Management
6 5 (35.71%) Test Planning
6 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
7 3 (21.43%) API Design
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (21.43%) Network Packet Analysis
7 3 (21.43%) Release Management
7 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 2 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
8 2 (14.29%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C
1 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) Perl
2 3 (21.43%) PHP
2 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 3 (21.43%) Ruby
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.14%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ISEB
2 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) Data Quality
2 4 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Firmware
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) HP