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 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 68 71
Rank change year-on-year +34 +3  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 58 41 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.31% 2.78% 2.27%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.56% 12.54% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 31
Median daily rate £350 £320 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% +0.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £279 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £380 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £48.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year -2.06% +44.77%  

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 269 327 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 24.61% 22.18% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 231 194
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £28.25 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

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 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 70 (80.46%) Test Automation
2 57 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (59.77%) Java
4 44 (50.57%) Cucumber
5 43 (49.43%) WebDriver
6 34 (39.08%) Jenkins
7 33 (37.93%) BDD
8 31 (35.63%) Python
9 28 (32.18%) HTML
9 28 (32.18%) Test Scripting
10 27 (31.03%) JavaScript
11 23 (26.44%) XML
12 21 (24.14%) PHP
12 21 (24.14%) SDLC
12 21 (24.14%) Hudson
13 20 (22.99%) Bash Shell
14 19 (21.84%) QA
15 18 (20.69%) TDD
16 17 (19.54%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (19.54%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (18.39%) Unix
18 15 (17.24%) JIRA
19 13 (14.94%) SoapUI
20 12 (13.79%) Scala
21 11 (12.64%) API Testing
21 11 (12.64%) Performance Testing
21 11 (12.64%) Scrum
22 10 (11.49%) JMeter
22 10 (11.49%) Finance
22 10 (11.49%) C#

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 8 (9.20%) Confluence
2 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.15%) CMS
4 1 (1.15%) Drupal
4 1 (1.15%) Tornado
4 1 (1.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (1.15%) GitHub
1 1 (1.15%) OpenShift
1 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) MongoDB
1 4 (4.60%) MySQL
1 4 (4.60%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.45%) DB2
2 3 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.30%) Big Data
3 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 44 (50.57%) Cucumber
2 43 (49.43%) WebDriver
3 34 (39.08%) Jenkins
4 21 (24.14%) Hudson
5 15 (17.24%) JIRA
6 13 (14.94%) SoapUI
7 10 (11.49%) JMeter
8 8 (9.20%) Git (software)
9 6 (6.90%) HP UFT
9 6 (6.90%) Jasmine
9 6 (6.90%) LoadRunner
10 5 (5.75%) JUnit
10 5 (5.75%) Visual Studio
11 4 (4.60%) FitNesse
11 4 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (4.60%) TeamCity
12 3 (3.45%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (3.45%) Mercurial
12 3 (3.45%) Mocha
12 3 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 10 (11.49%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Marketing
3 3 (3.45%) Automotive
3 3 (3.45%) Games
4 2 (2.30%) Banking
4 2 (2.30%) German Language
4 2 (2.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 47 (54.02%) Tester
2 40 (45.98%) Automation Tester
3 24 (27.59%) Selenium Tester
4 23 (26.44%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 12 (13.79%) Java Automation Tester
6 11 (12.64%) Analyst
6 11 (12.64%) Web Automation Tester
6 11 (12.64%) Web Tester
7 10 (11.49%) Test Analyst
8 8 (9.20%) Developer
9 6 (6.90%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (6.90%) Test Leader
10 5 (5.75%) Agile Tester
11 3 (3.45%) Architect
11 3 (3.45%) Consultant
11 3 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 3 (3.45%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 3 (3.45%) Technical Architect
11 3 (3.45%) WebSphere Specialist
11 3 (3.45%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (32.18%) HTML
2 23 (26.44%) XML
3 10 (11.49%) RESTful
4 9 (10.34%) Gherkin
5 8 (9.20%) .NET
6 7 (8.05%) Web Services
7 6 (6.90%) REST
8 5 (5.75%) HTML5
8 5 (5.75%) JSON
8 5 (5.75%) SOAP
8 5 (5.75%) Spring
9 4 (4.60%) AngularJS
9 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET
9 4 (4.60%) Django
9 4 (4.60%) Play Framework
10 3 (3.45%) CSS
10 3 (3.45%) J2EE
10 3 (3.45%) React
11 2 (2.30%) Apache CXF
11 2 (2.30%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.34%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (5.75%) User Experience
4 4 (4.60%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.30%) NHS
7 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.15%) BYOD
7 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.39%) Unix
2 5 (5.75%) Linux
3 2 (2.30%) Android
3 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (80.46%) Test Automation
2 57 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (37.93%) BDD
4 28 (32.18%) Test Scripting
5 21 (24.14%) SDLC
6 18 (20.69%) TDD
7 17 (19.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (12.64%) API Testing
8 11 (12.64%) Performance Testing
8 11 (12.64%) Scrum
9 10 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (11.49%) User Stories
10 9 (10.34%) Kanban
10 9 (10.34%) Open Source
10 9 (10.34%) Unit Testing
11 6 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (6.90%) Integration Testing
11 6 (6.90%) System Integration Testing
11 6 (6.90%) Test Strategy
11 6 (6.90%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (59.77%) Java
2 31 (35.63%) Python
3 27 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 21 (24.14%) PHP
5 20 (22.99%) Bash Shell
6 12 (13.79%) Scala
7 10 (11.49%) C#
8 9 (10.34%) SQL
9 5 (5.75%) Ruby
10 4 (4.60%) Groovy
11 1 (1.15%) C++
11 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.90%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.45%) ISEB
2 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.15%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.84%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.75%) Puppet
2 4 (4.60%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.15%) Ansible
4 1 (1.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
1 5 (5.75%) Oracle
2 2 (2.30%) Atlassian
2 2 (2.30%) HP
2 2 (2.30%) Splunk
2 2 (2.30%) Zend
3 1 (1.15%) Adobe
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