Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 - 58
Rank change year-on-year - +58 +6
Contract jobs citing Selenium 10 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.88% - 0.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.00% - 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
Kent median daily rate £450 - £325
10th Percentile £370 - £313
90th Percentile £525 - £357
South East median daily rate £400 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £53.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -11.21% +33.75% -5.88%

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 100 79 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 18.83% 16.19% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 44 54
Kent median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £323 £270 £263
90th Percentile £468 £475 £479
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £45.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Kent over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 24 November 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
Maidstone - 1 - -
Selenium
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Kent region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
1 9 (90.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (80.00%) BDD
3 7 (70.00%) Advertising
3 7 (70.00%) .NET
4 6 (60.00%) C#
4 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
4 6 (60.00%) RESTful
4 6 (60.00%) JSON
5 5 (50.00%) WebDriver
6 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
6 4 (40.00%) JMeter
6 4 (40.00%) TDD
6 4 (40.00%) XML
6 4 (40.00%) OO
6 4 (40.00%) .NET Core
7 3 (30.00%) Gherkin
7 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
7 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (30.00%) HTTP
7 3 (30.00%) Windows
7 3 (30.00%) HTML
7 3 (30.00%) SQL
7 3 (30.00%) CSS
7 3 (30.00%) Scrum
7 3 (30.00%) ISEB
7 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (30.00%) Xamarin
7 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS

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 2 (20.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (40.00%) JMeter
4 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (20.00%) MSTest
5 2 (20.00%) NUnit
5 2 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (70.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Tester
2 5 (50.00%) Automation Tester
3 3 (30.00%) Software Tester
4 2 (20.00%) Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile Tester
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Test Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Developer in Test
5 1 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) QA Test Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) JSON
2 6 (60.00%) RESTful
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Core
3 4 (40.00%) XML
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (30.00%) CSS
4 3 (30.00%) Gherkin
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (10.00%) REST
6 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Fintech
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Android
1 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) BDD
3 6 (60.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 4 (40.00%) OO
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) Component Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (20.00%) SDET
6 2 (20.00%) Smoke Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (10.00%) API Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
7 1 (10.00%) DevOps
7 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Xamarin
2 2 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft