Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 53 65
Rank change year-on-year -32 +12 +5
Contract jobs citing Selenium 14 41 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.91% 2.97% 1.99%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.49% 21.03% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 32 8
Hertfordshire median daily rate £463 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +41.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £316 £263 £253
90th Percentile £544 £810 £458
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £360
% change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £13.00 - £29.00

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 255 195 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 16.64% 14.12% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 111 85
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +6.25% +2.40%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £270
90th Percentile £575 £600 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 16 9
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £44.00 £48.63 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.51% +21.56% -
10th Percentile £42.00 £41.38 £11.50
90th Percentile £46.00 £53.75 £52.25
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £40.75 £41.00
% change year-on-year +7.36% -0.61% +9.33%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -21 8 £425 -2.86% 1
Rickmansworth -10 1 - - 1
Hatfield - 1 £550 - 3
Selenium
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Java
2 11 (78.57%) Test Automation
2 11 (78.57%) Cucumber
3 10 (71.43%) Jenkins
4 9 (64.29%) JIRA
4 9 (64.29%) Web Services
5 8 (57.14%) SQL
5 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (57.14%) WebDriver
5 8 (57.14%) BDD
6 7 (50.00%) Gherkin
6 7 (50.00%) RESTful
6 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (50.00%) Oracle
6 7 (50.00%) Unix
6 7 (50.00%) Scrum
7 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
7 6 (42.86%) DB2
7 6 (42.86%) System Testing
8 5 (35.71%) hybris
8 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
8 5 (35.71%) DNA
8 5 (35.71%) Spring
8 5 (35.71%) Retail
8 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (35.71%) Scenario Testing
9 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
9 4 (28.57%) Finance
9 4 (28.57%) Tomcat

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%) Tomcat
1 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) Confluence
2 2 (14.29%) Drupal
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) DB2
2 4 (28.57%) DbVisualizer
3 2 (14.29%) MySQL
4 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Cucumber
2 10 (71.43%) Jenkins
3 9 (64.29%) JIRA
4 8 (57.14%) WebDriver
5 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (21.43%) JUnit
7 2 (14.29%) JBehave
7 2 (14.29%) jMock
7 2 (14.29%) Maven
7 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
8 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
8 1 (7.14%) Checkstyle
8 1 (7.14%) EasyMock
8 1 (7.14%) Gradle
8 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
8 1 (7.14%) Moq
8 1 (7.14%) MSTest
8 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
8 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Automotive
3 1 (7.14%) Games
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Automation Tester
1 6 (42.86%) Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Automation Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Java Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Angular Developer
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer in Test
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Developer
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) Web Services
2 7 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 7 (50.00%) RESTful
3 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
3 5 (35.71%) Spring
4 4 (28.57%) HTML
4 4 (28.57%) RESTEasy
5 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
5 3 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (14.29%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) CSS
6 2 (14.29%) HTML5
6 2 (14.29%) Ionic Framework
6 2 (14.29%) REST
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
7 1 (7.14%) CSS3
7 1 (7.14%) JSP
7 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (7.14%) LAMP
7 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Fintech
2 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Solaris
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (78.57%) Test Automation
3 8 (57.14%) BDD
3 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (50.00%) Scrum
5 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
5 6 (42.86%) System Testing
6 5 (35.71%) DNA
6 5 (35.71%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (21.43%) Kanban
7 3 (21.43%) Open Source
7 3 (21.43%) TDD
7 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
7 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
8 2 (14.29%) ATDD
8 2 (14.29%) MVC
8 2 (14.29%) SDET
8 2 (14.29%) SOA
8 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) Groovy
5 1 (7.14%) PHP
5 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.14%) Scala
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) hybris
3 4 (28.57%) IBM
4 3 (21.43%) Atlassian
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (7.14%) Sitecore
5 1 (7.14%) Sonatype
5 1 (7.14%) Sybase
5 1 (7.14%) Xamarin