Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 79 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 - +79
Contract jobs citing Selenium 43 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.03% 2.55% -
As % of the Development Applications category 10.78% 7.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 0
Essex median daily rate £425 £346 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.01% - -
East of England median daily rate £376 £394 £350
% change year-on-year -4.44% +12.50% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £13.00 -

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 399 271 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 37.36% 36.38% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 195 63
Essex median daily rate £510 £513 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.49% +9.04% +17.50%
10th Percentile £353 £313 £260
90th Percentile £600 £600 £540
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.42% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 22 12
Essex median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +15.65% -1.93%
10th Percentile £35.45 £35.75 £30.85
90th Percentile £64.88 £63.75 £43.45
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £41.81
% change year-on-year -2.86% +4.63% +4.53%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -13 18 £390 +11.43% 3
Basildon +11 5 £500 +11.11%
Harlow - 1 £425 -
Selenium
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 40 (93.02%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (86.05%) SoapUI
3 31 (72.09%) TDD
3 31 (72.09%) SQL
4 30 (69.77%) Scrum
5 29 (67.44%) Test Automation
5 29 (67.44%) User Stories
6 25 (58.14%) BDD
6 25 (58.14%) JIRA
7 24 (55.81%) Kanban
7 24 (55.81%) JMeter
7 24 (55.81%) Confluence
8 22 (51.16%) QA
8 22 (51.16%) Java
9 21 (48.84%) Oracle
9 21 (48.84%) ISEB
9 21 (48.84%) Software Testing
10 20 (46.51%) ISTQB
10 20 (46.51%) Linux
11 18 (41.86%) SOAP
11 18 (41.86%) Performance Testing
11 18 (41.86%) Acceptance Criteria
12 17 (39.53%) Test Scripting
12 17 (39.53%) LoadRunner
13 16 (37.21%) Integration Testing
13 16 (37.21%) Cucumber
13 16 (37.21%) REST
13 16 (37.21%) Jenkins
14 15 (34.88%) Functional Testing
14 15 (34.88%) Pentaho

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 24 (55.81%) Confluence
2 7 (16.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 7 (16.28%) Apache
2 7 (16.28%) Cloud Foundry
2 7 (16.28%) WebSphere
3 5 (11.63%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.98%) JBoss
5 2 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (4.65%) nginx
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) GitHub
2 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.65%) Google Analytics
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.23%) Internet
2 8 (18.60%) HTTP
3 3 (6.98%) SSL
3 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.33%) PuTTY
4 1 (2.33%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) Pentaho
2 10 (23.26%) Impala
3 9 (20.93%) NoSQL
3 9 (20.93%) Relational Database
4 6 (13.95%) MongoDB
5 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
7 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (4.65%) Geospatial Data
7 2 (4.65%) GIS
7 2 (4.65%) MySQL
8 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 37 (86.05%) SoapUI
2 25 (58.14%) JIRA
3 24 (55.81%) JMeter
4 17 (39.53%) LoadRunner
5 16 (37.21%) Cucumber
5 16 (37.21%) Jenkins
6 15 (34.88%) JUnit
7 14 (32.56%) Git (software)
8 11 (25.58%) Eclipse
8 11 (25.58%) Maven
9 9 (20.93%) Ant
9 9 (20.93%) Bitbucket
9 9 (20.93%) Gradle
9 9 (20.93%) Subversion
10 8 (18.60%) Zephyr
11 7 (16.28%) AccuRev
12 4 (9.30%) IntelliJ
13 2 (4.65%) Grunt
13 2 (4.65%) TeamCity
13 2 (4.65%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (16.28%) Marketing
2 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Analyst
2 13 (30.23%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) Java Developer
3 12 (27.91%) Test Analyst
4 10 (23.26%) Tester
5 7 (16.28%) QA Tester
6 6 (13.95%) QA Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) QA Test Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Agile Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Integration Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Senior Tester
9 2 (4.65%) Test Engineer
10 1 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
10 1 (2.33%) Senior Test Analyst
10 1 (2.33%) Test Manager
10 1 (2.33%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (41.86%) SOAP
2 16 (37.21%) REST
3 15 (34.88%) XML
4 14 (32.56%) Spring
5 13 (30.23%) Web Services
6 11 (25.58%) CSS
6 11 (25.58%) HTML
6 11 (25.58%) Spring Boot
7 9 (20.93%) AngularJS
7 9 (20.93%) JPA
8 7 (16.28%) Ajax
8 7 (16.28%) EclipseLink
8 7 (16.28%) JAX-RS
8 7 (16.28%) JAX-WS
8 7 (16.28%) jQuery
8 7 (16.28%) JSR 170
8 7 (16.28%) OSGi
8 7 (16.28%) SAML
8 7 (16.28%) Spring MVC
8 7 (16.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Client/Server
2 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.63%) Clustering
3 5 (11.63%) Replication
4 2 (4.65%) User Experience
5 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (46.51%) Linux
2 13 (30.23%) Unix
3 12 (27.91%) Windows
4 7 (16.28%) Solaris
5 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (93.02%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (72.09%) TDD
3 30 (69.77%) Scrum
4 29 (67.44%) Test Automation
4 29 (67.44%) User Stories
5 25 (58.14%) BDD
6 24 (55.81%) Kanban
7 21 (48.84%) Software Testing
8 18 (41.86%) Acceptance Criteria
8 18 (41.86%) Performance Testing
9 17 (39.53%) Test Scripting
10 16 (37.21%) Integration Testing
11 15 (34.88%) Data Integration
11 15 (34.88%) ETL
11 15 (34.88%) Functional Testing
11 15 (34.88%) Microservices
11 15 (34.88%) Regression Testing
11 15 (34.88%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (32.56%) Coaching
12 14 (32.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 31 (72.09%) SQL
2 22 (51.16%) Java
3 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.95%) Perl
5 5 (11.63%) Groovy
5 5 (11.63%) Scala
6 4 (9.30%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.98%) Ruby
8 2 (4.65%) C
8 2 (4.65%) C#
8 2 (4.65%) Haskell
8 2 (4.65%) Java 8
8 2 (4.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (48.84%) ISEB
2 20 (46.51%) ISTQB
3 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
4 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.33%) Degree
6 1 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (51.16%) QA
2 13 (30.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) Active Directory
1 6 (13.95%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Kibana
2 3 (6.98%) Ansible
2 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.98%) Puppet
3 2 (4.65%) Grafana
3 2 (4.65%) logstash
4 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (2.33%) Mesos
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) Oracle
2 9 (20.93%) Adobe
3 7 (16.28%) IBM
4 4 (9.30%) Atlassian
4 4 (9.30%) WSO2
5 3 (6.98%) webMethods
6 2 (4.65%) Google
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft