The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Selenium skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
Rank 58 53 65
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 30 41 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.95% 2.94% 2.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.95% 15.47% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 31 18
Median daily rate £365 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.35% +4.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £500 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.89 £45.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +50.03% +0.55%  

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 Leeds with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 251 265 207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 24.70% 19.01% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 198 151
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £319 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Selenium as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Leeds

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Leeds

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Leeds over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Leeds

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 53 (70.67%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (68.00%) Java
3 44 (58.67%) Cucumber
4 36 (48.00%) Jenkins
5 32 (42.67%) Scala
6 30 (40.00%) Test Automation
7 29 (38.67%) Python
7 29 (38.67%) JIRA
8 26 (34.67%) BDD
9 25 (33.33%) TDD
10 24 (32.00%) Scrum
10 24 (32.00%) HTML
11 23 (30.67%) QA
11 23 (30.67%) WebDriver
11 23 (30.67%) RESTful
12 22 (29.33%) Confluence
13 21 (28.00%) Automated Testing
14 19 (25.33%) Performance Testing
14 19 (25.33%) Open Source
15 18 (24.00%) Puppet
15 18 (24.00%) NoSQL
15 18 (24.00%) Kanban
15 18 (24.00%) Ruby
15 18 (24.00%) JSON
15 18 (24.00%) Linux
16 17 (22.67%) Spring
17 16 (21.33%) HTML5
18 15 (20.00%) MongoDB
18 15 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
18 15 (20.00%) Play Framework

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 22 (29.33%) Confluence
2 3 (4.00%) nginx
3 2 (2.67%) Apache
3 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.67%) Tornado
4 1 (1.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.33%) CMS
4 1 (1.33%) Drupal
4 1 (1.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) GitHub
2 1 (1.33%) CloudBees
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (2.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.00%) NoSQL
2 15 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 11 (14.67%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.67%) Redis
5 3 (4.00%) Riak
6 2 (2.67%) Big Data
6 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 44 (58.67%) Cucumber
2 36 (48.00%) Jenkins
3 29 (38.67%) JIRA
4 23 (30.67%) WebDriver
5 15 (20.00%) JMeter
6 12 (16.00%) Git (software)
7 10 (13.33%) SoapUI
8 7 (9.33%) Hudson
9 6 (8.00%) FitNesse
9 6 (8.00%) JUnit
9 6 (8.00%) LoadRunner
10 5 (6.67%) Gatling
10 5 (6.67%) HP UFT
10 5 (6.67%) Visual Studio
11 4 (5.33%) TeamCity
12 3 (4.00%) Mercurial
12 3 (4.00%) RSpec
12 3 (4.00%) Subversion
13 2 (2.67%) MSTest
13 2 (2.67%) NUnit
General
1 4 (5.33%) Games
2 3 (4.00%) Finance
2 3 (4.00%) Retail
3 2 (2.67%) German Language
3 2 (2.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (38.67%) Tester
2 21 (28.00%) Automation Tester
3 14 (18.67%) Developer
4 13 (17.33%) Test Engineer
5 10 (13.33%) Architect
5 10 (13.33%) Selenium Tester
6 9 (12.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 8 (10.67%) Java Automation Tester
8 7 (9.33%) Test Automation Engineer
9 6 (8.00%) Analyst
9 6 (8.00%) QA Engineer
9 6 (8.00%) QA Test Engineer
9 6 (8.00%) Technical Architect
9 6 (8.00%) Test Analyst
10 5 (6.67%) Lead Architect
11 4 (5.33%) Developer in Test
11 4 (5.33%) Scala Developer
12 3 (4.00%) Java Engineer
12 3 (4.00%) Software Tester
12 3 (4.00%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (32.00%) HTML
2 23 (30.67%) RESTful
3 18 (24.00%) JSON
4 17 (22.67%) Spring
5 16 (21.33%) HTML5
6 15 (20.00%) Django
6 15 (20.00%) Play Framework
7 13 (17.33%) Gherkin
8 8 (10.67%) Web Services
9 7 (9.33%) REST
10 6 (8.00%) CSS
10 6 (8.00%) XML
11 3 (4.00%) .NET
11 3 (4.00%) AngularJS
11 3 (4.00%) jQuery
11 3 (4.00%) Symfony
12 2 (2.67%) Ember.js
12 2 (2.67%) Flask
12 2 (2.67%) React
12 2 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Driving Licence
2 7 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.33%) Social Media
2 7 (9.33%) User Experience
3 5 (6.67%) Tandem
4 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.00%) Linux
2 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.67%) Unix
2 2 (2.67%) Windows
2 2 (2.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (70.67%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 26 (34.67%) BDD
4 25 (33.33%) TDD
5 24 (32.00%) Scrum
6 21 (28.00%) Automated Testing
7 19 (25.33%) Open Source
7 19 (25.33%) Performance Testing
8 18 (24.00%) Kanban
9 14 (18.67%) Test Scripting
10 13 (17.33%) Automation Testing
10 13 (17.33%) User Stories
11 12 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (14.67%) API Testing
12 11 (14.67%) Security Testing
13 10 (13.33%) Defect Tracking
13 10 (13.33%) Software Engineering
14 9 (12.00%) Business Analysis
14 9 (12.00%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (12.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (68.00%) Java
2 32 (42.67%) Scala
3 29 (38.67%) Python
4 18 (24.00%) Ruby
5 10 (13.33%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.33%) PHP
7 6 (8.00%) Bash Shell
7 6 (8.00%) C#
7 6 (8.00%) Groovy
8 5 (6.67%) SQL
9 2 (2.67%) C++
9 2 (2.67%) XPath
9 2 (2.67%) XQuery
10 1 (1.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.00%) ISEB
3 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (30.67%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) WCAG
3 1 (1.33%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (24.00%) Puppet
2 15 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (6.67%) Splunk
2 2 (2.67%) Oracle
2 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.33%) Adobe
3 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.33%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (1.33%) HP
3 1 (1.33%) IBM
3 1 (1.33%) Kony
3 1 (1.33%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.33%) Temenos
3 1 (1.33%) Twitter
3 1 (1.33%) Zend
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