The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Selenium skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 62 65
Rank change year-on-year +12 +3  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 14 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.11% 1.28% 1.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.97% 6.00% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 5
Median daily rate £360 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.76% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £289 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £325 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +2.08% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £48.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year -2.06% +44.77%  

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 Glasgow with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 117 150 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 17.65% 21.31% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 98 40
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £190.00 - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Selenium as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Glasgow

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Selenium in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Glasgow

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Glasgow over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 15 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) Java
4 8 (44.44%) BDD
5 6 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 6 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (33.33%) Maven
6 5 (27.78%) TDD
6 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (27.78%) Kanban
6 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 5 (27.78%) Web Services
6 5 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (27.78%) Gherkin
6 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
7 4 (22.22%) RESTful
7 4 (22.22%) WebDriver
7 4 (22.22%) User Stories
7 4 (22.22%) API Testing
7 4 (22.22%) C#
7 4 (22.22%) QA
8 3 (16.67%) JSON
8 3 (16.67%) JIRA
8 3 (16.67%) Banking
8 3 (16.67%) Test Management
8 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon S3
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (11.11%) GitHub
2 1 (5.56%) BrowserStack
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) DB2
1 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 6 (33.33%) Maven
2 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
3 4 (22.22%) WebDriver
4 3 (16.67%) JIRA
4 3 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 3 (16.67%) SpecFlow
4 3 (16.67%) TeamCity
4 3 (16.67%) TestRail
5 2 (11.11%) Ant
5 2 (11.11%) Concordion
5 2 (11.11%) Gradle
5 2 (11.11%) Hudson
5 2 (11.11%) JBehave
5 2 (11.11%) JUnit
5 2 (11.11%) Subversion
6 1 (5.56%) JSUnit
6 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Tester
2 7 (38.89%) Automation Tester
3 4 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) AWS Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Manual Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Web Tester
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Functional Tester
6 1 (5.56%) iOS Tester
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Mobile Tester
6 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Gherkin
1 5 (27.78%) Web Services
2 4 (22.22%) RESTful
3 3 (16.67%) J2EE
3 3 (16.67%) JSON
4 2 (11.11%) SOAP
4 2 (11.11%) Spring
5 1 (5.56%) HTML
5 1 (5.56%) HTML5
5 1 (5.56%) Node.js
5 1 (5.56%) RequireJS
5 1 (5.56%) REST
5 1 (5.56%) Swagger
5 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 14 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) BDD
4 6 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 5 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (27.78%) Kanban
5 5 (27.78%) TDD
6 4 (22.22%) API Testing
6 4 (22.22%) User Stories
7 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 3 (16.67%) DevOps
7 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Test Management
7 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Groovy
5 2 (11.11%) Ruby
5 2 (11.11%) Scala
5 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Perforce