Period
to 21 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 21 February 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 56 53
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3 +6
Contract jobs citing Selenium 11 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.57% 2.42% 1.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.33% 11.21% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 5
Kent median daily rate £400 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £338 £329 £387
90th Percentile £488 £538 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £391
% change year-on-year +3.03% +5.43% +4.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £50.00 £67.89
% change year-on-year - -26.35% +23.44%

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 Kent with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 132 116 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 30.84% 21.56% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 82 68
Kent median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £306 £322 £231
90th Percentile £513 £525 £578
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £410
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 -
South East median hourly rate £48.40 £45.39 £41.00
% change year-on-year +6.63% +10.71% -6.82%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Kent

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Selenium in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Kent

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Kent region over the 6 months to 21 February 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
Tonbridge - 3 £375 -
Maidstone +12 2 £475 -9.52% 2
West Malling -3 1 £475 +24.59% 1
Chatham - 1 - -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £400 -
Selenium
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Kent region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 9 (81.82%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) WebDriver
3 7 (63.64%) REST
4 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 5 (45.45%) TDD
5 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
5 5 (45.45%) BDD
6 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
6 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (36.36%) API Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
6 4 (36.36%) CSS
6 4 (36.36%) HTML
6 4 (36.36%) MVC
7 3 (27.27%) HTTP
7 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (27.27%) HTML5
7 3 (27.27%) JSON
7 3 (27.27%) JIRA
7 3 (27.27%) Web Development
7 3 (27.27%) Angular 2
7 3 (27.27%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (27.27%) .NET Core

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) Confluence
1 1 (9.09%) NServiceBus
1 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) WebDriver
2 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 3 (27.27%) SpecFlow
4 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
4 2 (18.18%) JMeter
4 2 (18.18%) MSTest
4 2 (18.18%) NUnit
4 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio Coded UI
4 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (9.09%) Appium
5 1 (9.09%) Calabash
5 1 (9.09%) Fiddler
5 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
5 1 (9.09%) JUnit
5 1 (9.09%) PhpStorm
5 1 (9.09%) PHPUnit
5 1 (9.09%) ReSharper
5 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
5 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Automation Tester
1 6 (54.55%) Tester
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 4 (36.36%) Selenium Tester
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
1 7 (63.64%) REST
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Core
4 3 (27.27%) Angular 2
4 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (27.27%) HTML5
4 3 (27.27%) JSON
4 3 (27.27%) React
5 2 (18.18%) Enzyme
5 2 (18.18%) Jest
5 2 (18.18%) LESS
6 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
6 1 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 5 (45.45%) BDD
3 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) API Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (36.36%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) Web Development
6 2 (18.18%) Kanban
6 2 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) QA Automation
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (9.09%) SDLC
7 1 (9.09%) Sprint Retrospective
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Xamarin
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle