Period
to 23 March 2019

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 March 2019 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 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 82 61
Rank change year-on-year -5 -21 +9
Contract jobs citing Selenium 11 17 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.81% 1.10% 2.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.78% 7.08% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 24
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.45% +16.55%
10th Percentile £255 £327 £321
90th Percentile £570 £543 £848
East of England median daily rate £350 £450 £373
% change year-on-year -22.22% +20.81% +6.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 230 240 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 17.02% 15.54% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 119 96
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £413 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -7.02% +18.30%
10th Percentile £263 £291 £278
90th Percentile £571 £575 £600
East of England median daily rate £457 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 20
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.25 - £49.63
10th Percentile £40.50 - £40.81
90th Percentile £47.38 - £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year +2.41% +1.22% -8.89%

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 March 2019.

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 March 2019. 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
Watford 0 2 £600 +41.18%
Hatfield +4 1 - -
Rickmansworth +2 1 £450 -
St Albans - 1 £213 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Selenium
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, 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 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (81.82%) Java
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
4 6 (54.55%) JIRA
5 5 (45.45%) Open Source
5 5 (45.45%) VBScript
5 5 (45.45%) Python
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (45.45%) ETL
5 5 (45.45%) Talend
6 4 (36.36%) Case Management
6 4 (36.36%) Data Transformation
6 4 (36.36%) Zephyr
6 4 (36.36%) Big Data
6 4 (36.36%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (36.36%) Unix
6 4 (36.36%) MySQL
6 4 (36.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (27.27%) Scrum
7 3 (27.27%) Maven
7 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (27.27%) SDET
8 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
8 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
8 2 (18.18%) Java 8

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 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) Jetty
1 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Big Data
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Cucumber
2 6 (54.55%) JIRA
3 4 (36.36%) Zephyr
4 3 (27.27%) Maven
5 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
6 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
6 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
6 1 (9.09%) Gradle
6 1 (9.09%) JBehave
6 1 (9.09%) Protractor
6 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
6 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
6 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
6 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (36.36%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Automation Test Lead
2 3 (27.27%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer in Test
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Tester
3 1 (9.09%) ETL Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Junior
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Manual Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Test Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Flash
1 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) Java EE
1 1 (9.09%) Kafka
1 1 (9.09%) REST
1 1 (9.09%) RESTful
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Fintech
2 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (45.45%) ETL
2 5 (45.45%) Open Source
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) Case Management
3 4 (36.36%) Data Transformation
3 4 (36.36%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) SDET
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) Kanban
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 1 (9.09%) System Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) Python
3 5 (45.45%) VBScript
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) Java 8
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Talend
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Xerox