Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 70 79
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9 -9
Contract jobs citing Selenium 20 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.99% 1.76% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.39% 10.22% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 5
Essex median daily rate £425 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.39% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £309 £283
90th Percentile £625 £479 £365
East of England median daily rate £450 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +20.00% +4.17% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £13.00 - £29.00

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 213 137 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 31.89% 17.19% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 96 104
Essex median daily rate £513 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +18.75% +10.34%
10th Percentile £325 £260 £291
90th Percentile £624 £540 £593
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 24
Essex median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +1.19% -3.74%
10th Percentile £36.75 £32.73 £31.66
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.93 £44.63
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £40.75 £40.75
% change year-on-year +7.36% - +8.67%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -10 15 £474 +12.92%
Brentwood - 2 £325 -
Basildon - 1 £450 -
Selenium
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (85.00%) TDD
2 17 (85.00%) SoapUI
3 15 (75.00%) BDD
4 14 (70.00%) Software Testing
4 14 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (65.00%) Kanban
5 13 (65.00%) Scrum
5 13 (65.00%) Cucumber
6 12 (60.00%) Jenkins
6 12 (60.00%) Zephyr
6 12 (60.00%) Test Automation
6 12 (60.00%) ISEB
7 11 (55.00%) Test Management
8 10 (50.00%) HP
8 10 (50.00%) SOAP
9 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
10 8 (40.00%) User Stories
10 8 (40.00%) QA
11 7 (35.00%) JMeter
11 7 (35.00%) Windows
11 7 (35.00%) Client/Server
11 7 (35.00%) C
11 7 (35.00%) Java
12 6 (30.00%) Oracle
12 6 (30.00%) JIRA
12 6 (30.00%) Performance Testing
12 6 (30.00%) Integration Testing
12 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
12 6 (30.00%) Mentoring

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 3 (15.00%) Confluence
1 3 (15.00%) JBoss
1 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Internet
2 3 (15.00%) HTTP
3 2 (10.00%) 802.11
3 2 (10.00%) ADSL
3 2 (10.00%) Bluetooth
3 2 (10.00%) Broadband
3 2 (10.00%) IPv4
3 2 (10.00%) IPv6
3 2 (10.00%) NAS
3 2 (10.00%) SSL
3 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) UPnP
3 2 (10.00%) VDSL
3 2 (10.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) Wireless
3 2 (10.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (5.00%) GIS
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (85.00%) SoapUI
2 13 (65.00%) Cucumber
3 12 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 12 (60.00%) Zephyr
4 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (35.00%) JMeter
6 6 (30.00%) JIRA
7 5 (25.00%) JUnit
7 5 (25.00%) Subversion
8 3 (15.00%) Artifactory
9 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (10.00%) Bitbucket
9 2 (10.00%) Bugzilla
9 2 (10.00%) Maven
9 2 (10.00%) Redmine
9 2 (10.00%) Robot Framework
9 2 (10.00%) The Grinder
9 2 (10.00%) Trac
10 1 (5.00%) Ant
10 1 (5.00%) CruiseControl
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
1 9 (45.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Test Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Software Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior QA Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Test Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) SOAP
2 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) Web Services
3 3 (15.00%) J2EE
3 3 (15.00%) XML
4 2 (10.00%) 802.1X
4 2 (10.00%) Middleware
4 2 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.00%) CSS
5 1 (5.00%) EclipseLink
5 1 (5.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) JAX-RS
5 1 (5.00%) JSR 170
5 1 (5.00%) OSGi
5 1 (5.00%) RESTful
5 1 (5.00%) SAML
5 1 (5.00%) Struts
5 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Client/Server
2 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) STB
4 1 (5.00%) Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris
5 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (85.00%) TDD
3 15 (75.00%) BDD
4 14 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (70.00%) Software Testing
5 13 (65.00%) Kanban
5 13 (65.00%) Scrum
6 12 (60.00%) Test Automation
7 11 (55.00%) Test Management
8 8 (40.00%) User Stories
9 6 (30.00%) Integration Testing
9 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
9 6 (30.00%) Performance Testing
9 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
10 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
10 5 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
11 4 (20.00%) API Design
11 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (20.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) C
1 7 (35.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) Perl
3 4 (20.00%) Ruby
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.00%) PHP
5 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (10.00%) Python
5 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) ISEB
2 4 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
1 2 (10.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Ansible
1 5 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) HP
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) AppDynamics
3 2 (10.00%) WSO2
4 1 (5.00%) Atlassian