Period
to 6 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 6 July 2020 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 54 71 88
Rank change year-on-year +17 +17 -2
Contract jobs citing Selenium 6 28 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.91% 1.95% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.36% 9.89% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 6
Median daily rate £356 £383 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.86% -10.00% +9.68%
10th Percentile £311 £303 £351
90th Percentile £407 £456 £509
East of England median daily rate £419 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +4.69% -5.88% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 112 283 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 16.94% 19.68% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 119 113
Median daily rate £425 £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +13.10% +5.00%
10th Percentile £255 £344 £310
90th Percentile £588 £550 £556
East of England median daily rate £460 £463 £450
% change year-on-year -0.54% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +68.22% -46.77%
10th Percentile £43.00 £37.90 £13.58
90th Percentile £66.00 £47.45 £40.53
Median hourly rate £46.25 £45.22 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.29% +20.57% -8.54%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Selenium as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Hertfordshire

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Selenium in Hertfordshire.

Daily rate trend for Selenium in Hertfordshire

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 6 July 2020. 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
Hatfield +13 2 £413 -
Watford +15 1 £300 -14.29%
Hemel Hempstead +2 1 - -
Letchworth - 1 - -
Borehamwood - 1 - -
Selenium
East of England

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 2 (33.33%) Jasmine
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Protractor
4 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Public Sector
5 1 (16.67%) Postman
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
5 1 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (16.67%) TypeScript
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) Appium
5 1 (16.67%) GitLab
5 1 (16.67%) MuleSoft
5 1 (16.67%) API Design
5 1 (16.67%) API Integration
5 1 (16.67%) QA Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Swagger
5 1 (16.67%) AngularJS

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (16.67%) AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) Jasmine
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) Protractor
1 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) Appium
2 1 (16.67%) GitLab
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (16.67%) Postman
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Public Sector
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Automation Test Lead
1 2 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) Node.js
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Swagger
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) API Design
5 1 (16.67%) API Integration
5 1 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) QA Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) MuleSoft