Period
to 24 November 2017

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 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 50 61
Rank change year-on-year -16 +11 +42
Contract jobs citing Selenium 70 110 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.10% 4.20% 3.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.08% 23.45% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 57 73
Leeds median daily rate £356 £400 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.94% +25.98% -2.31%
10th Percentile £255 £265 £263
90th Percentile £425 £488 £496
West Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £390 £318
% change year-on-year -7.05% +22.83% -2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 632 469 650
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 28.01% 17.93% 19.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 308 461
Leeds median daily rate £420 £415 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.20% +14.48% +3.57%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £271
90th Percentile £538 £514 £510
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £406 £355
% change year-on-year +3.38% +14.44% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Leeds median hourly rate - £13.50 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -45.45% +66.50%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -68.24% +185.91%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Leeds

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 Leeds region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 52 (74.29%) Test Automation
2 50 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (67.14%) Java
4 33 (47.14%) Test Scripting
5 31 (44.29%) WebDriver
5 31 (44.29%) Cucumber
6 21 (30.00%) SoapUI
6 21 (30.00%) C#
7 20 (28.57%) Python
8 19 (27.14%) BDD
9 18 (25.71%) Jenkins
10 16 (22.86%) Scrum
10 16 (22.86%) TDD
10 16 (22.86%) SQL
11 15 (21.43%) JavaScript
12 14 (20.00%) SOAP
12 14 (20.00%) Bash Shell
13 12 (17.14%) Defect Tracking
13 12 (17.14%) User Stories
13 12 (17.14%) HP UFT
14 10 (14.29%) PHP
14 10 (14.29%) Hudson
14 10 (14.29%) Integration Testing
14 10 (14.29%) Manual Testing
15 9 (12.86%) Exploratory Testing
15 9 (12.86%) API Testing
15 9 (12.86%) Root Cause Analysis
15 9 (12.86%) HTML
16 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (11.43%) XML

Selenium
Co-occurring 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 5 (7.14%) JBoss
1 5 (7.14%) Jetty
1 5 (7.14%) Tomcat
1 5 (7.14%) Tornado
1 5 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.86%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.86%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.86%) Heroku
1 2 (2.86%) npm
2 1 (1.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (7.14%) Couchbase
2 5 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 5 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 5 (7.14%) Redis
2 5 (7.14%) Riak
3 2 (2.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (44.29%) Cucumber
1 31 (44.29%) WebDriver
2 21 (30.00%) SoapUI
3 18 (25.71%) Jenkins
4 12 (17.14%) HP UFT
5 10 (14.29%) Hudson
6 8 (11.43%) Git (software)
6 8 (11.43%) LoadRunner
7 6 (8.57%) JBehave
8 5 (7.14%) FitNesse
8 5 (7.14%) JIRA
8 5 (7.14%) Maven
8 5 (7.14%) Vagrant
9 4 (5.71%) JMeter
10 3 (4.29%) Jasmine
11 2 (2.86%) Appium
11 2 (2.86%) Gatling
11 2 (2.86%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (2.86%) Mocha
11 2 (2.86%) Protractor
General
1 7 (10.00%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Publishing
3 4 (5.71%) Games
4 2 (2.86%) Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (58.57%) Tester
2 30 (42.86%) Automation Tester
3 18 (25.71%) Analyst
3 18 (25.71%) Test Analyst
4 14 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 14 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
5 10 (14.29%) Java Automation Tester
6 9 (12.86%) Developer
7 7 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
7 7 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (8.57%) Java Developer
9 5 (7.14%) Manual Tester
10 4 (5.71%) Software Tester
10 4 (5.71%) Web Tester
11 3 (4.29%) Agile Tester
11 3 (4.29%) Manual Test Analyst
11 3 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (4.29%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
11 3 (4.29%) Senior Test Analyst
11 3 (4.29%) Web Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.00%) SOAP
2 9 (12.86%) HTML
3 8 (11.43%) Node.js
3 8 (11.43%) XML
4 7 (10.00%) Gherkin
5 6 (8.57%) .NET
5 6 (8.57%) ActiveMQ
5 6 (8.57%) AngularJS
5 6 (8.57%) Hibernate
5 6 (8.57%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (8.57%) Spring
6 5 (7.14%) Apache Camel
6 5 (7.14%) Flask
6 5 (7.14%) JMS
6 5 (7.14%) Kafka
6 5 (7.14%) Spring Boot
7 2 (2.86%) React
7 2 (2.86%) REST
7 2 (2.86%) WireMock
8 1 (1.43%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) User Experience
3 3 (4.29%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (74.29%) Test Automation
2 50 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (47.14%) Test Scripting
4 19 (27.14%) BDD
5 16 (22.86%) Scrum
5 16 (22.86%) TDD
6 12 (17.14%) Defect Tracking
6 12 (17.14%) User Stories
7 10 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 10 (14.29%) Manual Testing
8 9 (12.86%) API Testing
8 9 (12.86%) Exploratory Testing
8 9 (12.86%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (10.00%) Load Testing
10 7 (10.00%) Test Management
11 6 (8.57%) Analytics
11 6 (8.57%) Kanban
11 6 (8.57%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 47 (67.14%) Java
2 21 (30.00%) C#
3 20 (28.57%) Python
4 16 (22.86%) SQL
5 15 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 14 (20.00%) Bash Shell
7 10 (14.29%) PHP
8 8 (11.43%) Ruby
9 3 (4.29%) VBScript
10 2 (2.86%) Scala
10 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) ISEB
1 7 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) Ansible
1 6 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (7.14%) Puppet
3 1 (1.43%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) HP
1 6 (8.57%) Oracle
2 2 (2.86%) Adobe
3 1 (1.43%) AppDynamics
3 1 (1.43%) New Relic