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 3 months to 27 April 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.

Selenium
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 53 59
Rank change year-on-year +8 +6  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 8 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.38% 0.93% 1.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.00% 12.73% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Median daily rate £344 £358 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +62.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £350 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £372 £274
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.89 £43.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +56.06% +16.00%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 80 55 89
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 13.82% 7.30% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 34 41
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £319 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Median hourly rate £50.25 £38.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.23% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.02
% change year-on-year +0.11% +14.66%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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
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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -4 3 £325 - 2
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Selenium
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (87.50%) Cucumber
3 24 (75.00%) WebDriver
4 22 (68.75%) Scrum
5 20 (62.50%) BDD
6 19 (59.38%) Test Automation
7 18 (56.25%) Java
8 16 (50.00%) Finance
8 16 (50.00%) TDD
8 16 (50.00%) JIRA
9 15 (46.88%) Gherkin
10 13 (40.63%) ATDD
10 13 (40.63%) Test Strategy
10 13 (40.63%) Software Testing
11 11 (34.38%) Test Scripting
11 11 (34.38%) Manual Testing
11 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
11 11 (34.38%) JBehave
12 10 (31.25%) Confluence
12 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (31.25%) Jenkins
12 10 (31.25%) SoapUI
12 10 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
13 9 (28.13%) Kanban
13 9 (28.13%) QA
14 8 (25.00%) JUnit
14 8 (25.00%) Spring
14 8 (25.00%) Hibernate
14 8 (25.00%) RESTful
14 8 (25.00%) Open Source

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 10 (31.25%) Confluence
2 7 (21.88%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) DB2
1 2 (6.25%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 28 (87.50%) Cucumber
2 24 (75.00%) WebDriver
3 16 (50.00%) JIRA
4 11 (34.38%) Git (software)
4 11 (34.38%) JBehave
5 10 (31.25%) Jenkins
5 10 (31.25%) SoapUI
6 8 (25.00%) JUnit
7 7 (21.88%) Maven
8 3 (9.38%) Appium
8 3 (9.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (9.38%) Mockito
8 3 (9.38%) Moq
8 3 (9.38%) TeamCity
9 2 (6.25%) FitNesse
9 2 (6.25%) JMeter
10 1 (3.13%) Hudson
10 1 (3.13%) jMock
10 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
10 1 (3.13%) Robot Framework
General
1 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Tester
2 8 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 7 (21.88%) Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Automation Test Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Test Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Test Manager
5 5 (15.63%) Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Java Automation Tester
5 5 (15.63%) Java Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 5 (15.63%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
6 4 (12.50%) Developer in Test
6 4 (12.50%) Portfolio Manager
6 4 (12.50%) Portfolio Test Manager
6 4 (12.50%) Test Leader
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Portfolio Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) Gherkin
2 8 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 8 (25.00%) RESTful
2 8 (25.00%) Spring
3 4 (12.50%) HTML
3 4 (12.50%) Web Services
4 3 (9.38%) J2EE
4 3 (9.38%) XML
5 2 (6.25%) .NET
6 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.13%) CSS
6 1 (3.13%) HTML5
6 1 (3.13%) JSP
6 1 (3.13%) Middleware
6 1 (3.13%) REST
6 1 (3.13%) SOAP
6 1 (3.13%) Spring MVC
6 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Unix
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Solaris
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (68.75%) Scrum
3 20 (62.50%) BDD
4 19 (59.38%) Test Automation
5 16 (50.00%) TDD
6 13 (40.63%) ATDD
6 13 (40.63%) Software Testing
6 13 (40.63%) Test Strategy
7 11 (34.38%) Manual Testing
7 11 (34.38%) Test Scripting
8 10 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (28.13%) Kanban
10 8 (25.00%) Automation Testing
10 8 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 8 (25.00%) Open Source
11 7 (21.88%) Automated Testing
11 7 (21.88%) High Availability
12 6 (18.75%) Integration Testing
12 6 (18.75%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) Ruby
3 6 (18.75%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) Python
5 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
1 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Ansible
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Atlassian
2 2 (6.25%) hybris
2 2 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Sonatype
3 1 (3.13%) Sybase