Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 79 85
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 +8
Contract jobs citing Selenium 9 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.70% 0.71% 1.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.95% 7.81% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 7
Hertfordshire median daily rate £344 £365 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.82% +26.96% -28.13%
10th Percentile £317 £350 £204
90th Percentile £366 £418 £406
East of England median daily rate £348 £350 £360
% change year-on-year -0.71% -2.78% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £40.50 -

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 182 128 197
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 14.08% 9.08% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 73 99
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.00% +2.17%
10th Percentile £275 £276 £269
90th Percentile £525 £520 £475
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £50.25 £49.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +53.08% -12.16%
10th Percentile £40.81 £36.38 £31.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £33.75
East of England median hourly rate £41.00 £44.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -7.87% +8.54% +10.81%

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
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 26 July 2017. 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 -8 4 £325 -23.53% 3
Rickmansworth - 1 - - 1
Selenium
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 7 (77.78%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) WebDriver
3 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
4 4 (44.44%) BDD
4 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) JIRA
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) JUnit
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) JMeter
5 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) Retail
5 3 (33.33%) Spring
5 3 (33.33%) Gherkin
5 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 2 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Appium

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 (11.11%) Confluence
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) BrowserStack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 2 (22.22%) Sybase ASE
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
1 5 (55.56%) WebDriver
2 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (33.33%) JMeter
3 3 (33.33%) JUnit
3 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (22.22%) Appium
4 2 (22.22%) FitNesse
4 2 (22.22%) JBehave
4 2 (22.22%) jMock
5 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (11.11%) Gatling
5 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
5 1 (11.11%) Maven
5 1 (11.11%) Mockito
5 1 (11.11%) Moq
5 1 (11.11%) Robot Framework
5 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Automation Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Java Automation Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 3 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 2 (22.22%) HTML5
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE
3 2 (22.22%) JSP
3 2 (22.22%) REST
3 2 (22.22%) RESTful
3 2 (22.22%) Spring MVC
3 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (22.22%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) Middleware
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) ATDD
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Open Source
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) System Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Sybase
2 1 (11.11%) Atlassian
2 1 (11.11%) hybris
2 1 (11.11%) IBM