Period
to 21 July 2018

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 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 46 67
Rank change year-on-year 0 +21 -9
Contract jobs citing Selenium 9 22 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.93% 4.01% 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.69% 16.06% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 6
Kent median daily rate £400 £413 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +34.69% -12.50%
10th Percentile £376 £363 £219
90th Percentile £486 £475 £419
South East median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £59.31
% change year-on-year -10.00% -15.70% +77.04%

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 77 137 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 16.49% 25.00% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 97 131
Kent median daily rate £400 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% -1.43% -1.41%
10th Percentile £281 £285 £225
90th Percentile £469 £425 £675
South East median daily rate £440 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.13% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 - £36.75
10th Percentile £33.50 - £15.00
90th Percentile £43.64 - £175.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +12.50%

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

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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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Kent over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Kent

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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 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
Dartford - 4 £400 - 2
West Malling +2 1 £338 -3.57% 1
Selenium
South East

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

1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) WebDriver
5 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
5 4 (44.44%) TestComplete
5 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (44.44%) Internet
5 4 (44.44%) Java
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) DevOps
5 4 (44.44%) GDPR
6 3 (33.33%) .NET
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) HP
6 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
6 3 (33.33%) JIRA
7 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (22.22%) REST
7 2 (22.22%) VB
7 2 (22.22%) TestRail
7 2 (22.22%) Appium
8 1 (11.11%) SDET
8 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 1 (11.11%) People Management
8 1 (11.11%) Microservices
8 1 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
8 1 (11.11%) Project Management
8 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing

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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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) WebDriver
2 4 (44.44%) TestComplete
3 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) Appium
4 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
4 2 (22.22%) TestRail
5 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
5 1 (11.11%) MSTest
5 1 (11.11%) NUnit
5 1 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Automation Test Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Azure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Azure Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) REST
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (11.11%) CSS
3 1 (11.11%) CSS3
3 1 (11.11%) HTML
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (44.44%) DevOps
3 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Microservices
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) People Management
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) SDET
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) GDPR
2 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Xamarin