Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 92 73
Rank change year-on-year +3 -19 +9
Contract jobs citing Selenium 12 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.75% 0.66% 1.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.19% 4.29% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 12
Hertfordshire median daily rate £380 £525 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.62% +55.56% +22.73%
10th Percentile £321 £503 £228
90th Percentile £505 £548 £444
East of England median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £13.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +188.46% -63.89% -

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 231 233 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 14.38% 15.30% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 113 94
Hertfordshire median daily rate £438 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.71% +2.50% +8.00%
10th Percentile £263 £277 £256
90th Percentile £556 £574 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 12
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.25 £44.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.98% -12.00% +48.15%
10th Percentile £37.95 £42.00 £43.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.00 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £43.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.73% +8.13% +3.23%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Hertfordshire

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Hertfordshire

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 October 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
Rickmansworth - 4 £400 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £350 -
Watford +3 2 £531 +1.19% 2
St Albans - 1 £213 - 4
Selenium
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 11 (91.67%) Test Automation
2 7 (58.33%) JMeter
2 7 (58.33%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
5 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 4 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) C
6 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (25.00%) VB
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (25.00%) JIRA
6 3 (25.00%) Fiddler
6 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 2 (16.67%) REST
7 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) JUnit
8 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (8.33%) JSP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) JMeter
2 5 (41.67%) Cucumber
3 3 (25.00%) Fiddler
3 3 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (16.67%) JUnit
5 1 (8.33%) jMock
5 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
5 1 (8.33%) Maven
5 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
5 1 (8.33%) Subversion
5 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Tester
2 7 (58.33%) Automation Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) JSP
2 1 (8.33%) Kafka
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Fintech
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Test Automation
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (8.33%) Information Security
6 1 (8.33%) Kanban
6 1 (8.33%) MVC
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) OOP
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) C
3 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) Java 8
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) OCP
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) HP
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Sybase