The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 41 39 50
Rank change year-on-year -2 +11  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 5 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.52% 2.04% 0.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.06% 12.86% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Median daily rate £475 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.89 £45.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +50.03% +0.55%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 62 70 118
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 18.84% 15.87% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 40 74
Median daily rate £444 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 10
Median hourly rate £43.50 £46.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.43% +9.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.15 £42.65 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.20 £43.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Gloucestershire

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 21 (84.00%) Python
2 20 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 18 (72.00%) DV Cleared
4 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (56.00%) Java
6 13 (52.00%) SDLC
6 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
7 11 (44.00%) DevOps
7 11 (44.00%) Software Testing
7 11 (44.00%) Scrum
8 9 (36.00%) Validation
8 9 (36.00%) C
8 9 (36.00%) Oracle
8 9 (36.00%) Linux
8 9 (36.00%) LoadRunner
8 9 (36.00%) Automation Testing
8 9 (36.00%) Waterfall
8 9 (36.00%) Cucumber
8 9 (36.00%) Risk Analysis
8 9 (36.00%) Integration Testing
8 9 (36.00%) V-Model
8 9 (36.00%) System Testing
8 9 (36.00%) System Integration Testing
9 8 (32.00%) Defect Tracking
9 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (32.00%) Manual Testing
9 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
9 8 (32.00%) Performance Testing
9 8 (32.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (32.00%) Root Cause Analysis

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 2 (8.00%) Apache
1 2 (8.00%) Apache Pig
1 2 (8.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (8.00%) Confluence
1 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) Big Data
3 4 (16.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (8.00%) Apache Accumulo
4 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.00%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Cucumber
1 9 (36.00%) LoadRunner
2 8 (32.00%) JMeter
3 4 (16.00%) JIRA
4 2 (8.00%) Ant
4 2 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (8.00%) Bitbucket
4 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.00%) Maven
4 2 (8.00%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.00%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Test Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Integration Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Applications Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Big Data Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Data Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) HTML
2 6 (24.00%) CSS
2 6 (24.00%) JDBC
2 6 (24.00%) RESTful
3 5 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (12.00%) SOAP
4 3 (12.00%) XSD
5 2 (8.00%) Apache Camel
5 2 (8.00%) jQuery
5 2 (8.00%) REST
5 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (4.00%) HTML5
6 1 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Wiki
2 1 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) SDLC
2 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (44.00%) DevOps
3 11 (44.00%) Scrum
3 11 (44.00%) Software Testing
4 9 (36.00%) Automation Testing
4 9 (36.00%) Integration Testing
4 9 (36.00%) Risk Analysis
4 9 (36.00%) System Integration Testing
4 9 (36.00%) System Testing
4 9 (36.00%) Validation
4 9 (36.00%) V-Model
4 9 (36.00%) Waterfall
5 8 (32.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (32.00%) Defect Tracking
5 8 (32.00%) Manual Testing
5 8 (32.00%) Performance Testing
5 8 (32.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) Python
2 14 (56.00%) Java
3 9 (36.00%) C
4 8 (32.00%) Perl
5 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (16.00%) Ruby
7 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
8 2 (8.00%) C++
9 1 (4.00%) Scala
9 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (72.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) ISEB
3 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (8.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (8.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (8.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) SAP