Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 81 79
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 +1
Contract jobs citing Selenium 14 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.89% 0.70% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.42% 5.06% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 5
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £344 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.36% -5.82% +12.74%
10th Percentile £350 £317 £350
90th Percentile £504 £366 £388
East of England median daily rate £425 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +25.00% -2.86% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 - £40.50

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 218 178 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.84% 13.92% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 91 80
Hertfordshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £310 £275 £281
90th Percentile £556 £538 £523
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 6
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £26.75 £50.25 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.77% +1.52% +36.55%
10th Percentile £13.58 £40.81 £36.38
90th Percentile £40.53 £53.75 £53.13
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year -8.54% -5.75% +16.00%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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
Watford +1 8 £456 +40.38% 4
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £350 -
Selenium
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (78.57%) Java
3 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (57.14%) JIRA
5 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (50.00%) SQL
6 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
6 6 (42.86%) Scenario Testing
6 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
6 6 (42.86%) RESTful
7 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
7 5 (35.71%) Retail
7 5 (35.71%) Unix
7 5 (35.71%) Web Services
8 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
8 4 (28.57%) DNA
8 4 (28.57%) IBM
8 4 (28.57%) DB2
8 4 (28.57%) Oracle
8 4 (28.57%) Scrum
8 4 (28.57%) System Testing
8 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
8 4 (28.57%) DbVisualizer
8 4 (28.57%) Gherkin
8 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
8 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 4 (28.57%) BDD
8 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
8 4 (28.57%) hybris
8 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving

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 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
2 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 4 (28.57%) DB2
2 4 (28.57%) DbVisualizer
3 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) JIRA
2 6 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
4 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 3 (21.43%) JMeter
4 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
5 2 (14.29%) JUnit
6 1 (7.14%) Geb
6 1 (7.14%) Gradle
6 1 (7.14%) JBehave
6 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
6 1 (7.14%) Sikuli
6 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
6 1 (7.14%) Spock
General
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Tester
2 8 (57.14%) Automation Tester
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Tester
4 3 (21.43%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Test Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (7.14%) Java Automation Tester
6 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Agile Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Automation Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
6 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) RESTful
2 5 (35.71%) Web Services
3 4 (28.57%) Gherkin
4 3 (21.43%) RESTEasy
5 2 (14.29%) Middleware
5 2 (14.29%) REST
5 2 (14.29%) SOAP
6 1 (7.14%) Flash
6 1 (7.14%) HTML
6 1 (7.14%) J2EE
6 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Scenario Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 4 (28.57%) BDD
4 4 (28.57%) DNA
4 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) System Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Open Source
6 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C
3 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
3 3 (21.43%) VB
4 2 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) Groovy
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) OCP
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) hybris
1 4 (28.57%) IBM
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.14%) Capita
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft