Period
to 10 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 10 May 2021 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
England > London
6 months to
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 212 151 122
Rank change year-on-year -61 -29 -1
Contract jobs citing Selenium 279 376 949
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.20% 1.76% 2.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.37% 8.66% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 283 666
10th Percentile £325 £338 £358
25th Percentile £390 £400 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £450 £468
Median % change year-on-year - -3.74% +3.89%
75th Percentile £525 £550 £538
90th Percentile £600 £670 £588
England median daily rate £438 £439 £450
% change year-on-year -0.28% -2.50% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
England median hourly rate £58.50 £53.13 £36.00
% change year-on-year +10.12% +47.57% -28.00%

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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 4,377 4,344 8,839
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.81% 20.30% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,079 3,166 6,386
10th Percentile £375 £375 £367
25th Percentile £445 £438 £432
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £525 £525
75th Percentile £625 £613 £600
90th Percentile £688 £688 £675
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 34 36
10th Percentile £37.05 £35.56 £21.75
25th Percentile £54.50 £44.75 £31.31
Median hourly rate £65.00 £52.25 £37.09
Median % change year-on-year +24.40% +40.89% -17.59%
75th Percentile £68.00 £64.88 £52.50
90th Percentile £68.36 £78.75 £56.00
England median hourly rate £47.47 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -0.06% +5.56% +5.88%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Selenium as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in London

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Selenium in London.

Daily rate trend for Selenium in London

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Selenium in London over the 6 months to 10 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Selenium in London

Selenium
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Selenium in London.

Hourly rate trend for Selenium in London

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the London region over the 6 months to 10 May 2021. 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
Central London -6 30 £444 -1.39% 20
South London +13 9 £400 -5.88% 3
West London +22 5 £581 +36.76% 7
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 10 May 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 195 (69.89%) Test Automation
2 168 (60.22%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (49.10%) Java
4 113 (40.50%) Cucumber
5 98 (35.13%) Jenkins
6 97 (34.77%) DevOps
7 95 (34.05%) BDD
8 80 (28.67%) JIRA
9 76 (27.24%) JavaScript
10 74 (26.52%) C#
10 74 (26.52%) TDD
11 73 (26.16%) Scrum
12 72 (25.81%) QA
13 70 (25.09%) Azure
14 63 (22.58%) SQL
15 54 (19.35%) Python
16 52 (18.64%) Git (software)
17 51 (18.28%) Security Cleared
18 48 (17.20%) AWS
19 47 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
19 47 (16.85%) .NET
20 46 (16.49%) Postman
21 44 (15.77%) REST
22 43 (15.41%) Docker
23 42 (15.05%) SDET
23 42 (15.05%) SoapUI
23 42 (15.05%) Social Skills
24 41 (14.70%) SOAP
25 40 (14.34%) JMeter
25 40 (14.34%) JUnit

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 32 (11.47%) Confluence
2 11 (3.94%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.79%) JBoss
4 4 (1.43%) Apache
5 3 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.08%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.72%) Anypoint
6 2 (0.72%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.72%) CMS
6 2 (0.72%) Mule
6 2 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.36%) IIS
7 1 (0.36%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Fuse
7 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.79%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (1.43%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Maximo
3 1 (0.36%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 70 (25.09%) Azure
2 48 (17.20%) AWS
3 26 (9.32%) GitHub
4 13 (4.66%) GCP
4 13 (4.66%) Serverless
5 10 (3.58%) AWS Lambda
6 7 (2.51%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (2.15%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.79%) Amazon S3
8 5 (1.79%) OpenShift
9 4 (1.43%) Amazon EKS
9 4 (1.43%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (1.43%) BrowserStack
9 4 (1.43%) IaaS
9 4 (1.43%) PaaS
9 4 (1.43%) SaaS
9 4 (1.43%) Sauce Labs
10 3 (1.08%) Amazon Cognito
10 3 (1.08%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.87%) DNS
2 5 (1.79%) DMARC
2 5 (1.79%) SMS
2 5 (1.79%) SMTP
3 4 (1.43%) HTTP
4 2 (0.72%) VPN
5 1 (0.36%) FTP
5 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.09%) NoSQL
2 16 (5.73%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (5.02%) SQL Server
4 13 (4.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 9 (3.23%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.51%) Big Data
6 7 (2.51%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.79%) CockroachDB
7 5 (1.79%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.08%) MySQL
10 2 (0.72%) BigQuery
10 2 (0.72%) Power BI
10 2 (0.72%) PowerCenter
11 1 (0.36%) DB2
11 1 (0.36%) GIS
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.36%) Redis
Development Applications
1 113 (40.50%) Cucumber
2 98 (35.13%) Jenkins
3 80 (28.67%) JIRA
4 52 (18.64%) Git (software)
5 46 (16.49%) Postman
6 42 (15.05%) SoapUI
7 40 (14.34%) JMeter
7 40 (14.34%) JUnit
8 37 (13.26%) WebDriver
9 32 (11.47%) Cypress.io
10 31 (11.11%) SpecFlow
11 30 (10.75%) Maven
12 23 (8.24%) Appium
13 18 (6.45%) SonarQube
14 17 (6.09%) GitLab
15 15 (5.38%) NUnit
16 14 (5.02%) REST Assured
17 13 (4.66%) Mockito
18 10 (3.58%) Robot Framework
19 9 (3.23%) Protractor
General
1 42 (15.05%) Social Skills
2 36 (12.90%) Banking
3 23 (8.24%) Finance
4 11 (3.94%) Public Sector
5 7 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.51%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.79%) Marketing
7 4 (1.43%) Presentation Skills
7 4 (1.43%) Publishing
8 3 (1.08%) Law
8 3 (1.08%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.72%) Front Office
9 2 (0.72%) Games
9 2 (0.72%) Legal
9 2 (0.72%) Retail
10 1 (0.36%) Advertising
10 1 (0.36%) Back Office
10 1 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 69 (24.73%) Developer
2 41 (14.70%) Tester
3 33 (11.83%) Test Engineer
4 30 (10.75%) Automation Tester
5 26 (9.32%) Analyst
6 23 (8.24%) Test Analyst
7 22 (7.89%) QA Engineer
8 18 (6.45%) Java Developer
9 17 (6.09%) Test Automation Engineer
10 15 (5.38%) Developer in Test
11 14 (5.02%) Automation Test Analyst
12 12 (4.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 12 (4.30%) Test Leader
13 11 (3.94%) QA Automation Engineer
14 10 (3.58%) Automation Engineer
15 9 (3.23%) Angular Developer
15 9 (3.23%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
15 9 (3.23%) Java Engineer
15 9 (3.23%) Senior Test Engineer
16 8 (2.87%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (16.85%) .NET
2 44 (15.77%) REST
3 41 (14.70%) SOAP
4 33 (11.83%) Gherkin
5 30 (10.75%) AngularJS
6 29 (10.39%) React
7 27 (9.68%) Spring
8 26 (9.32%) Web Services
9 24 (8.60%) Node.js
10 20 (7.17%) HTML
11 16 (5.73%) Jest
11 16 (5.73%) RESTful
12 15 (5.38%) CSS
13 14 (5.02%) Middleware
14 13 (4.66%) .NET Core
15 12 (4.30%) .NET Framework
15 12 (4.30%) JSON
15 12 (4.30%) Redux
16 11 (3.94%) Spring Boot
17 10 (3.58%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.60%) Mobile App
2 10 (3.58%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (2.87%) Fixed Income
4 7 (2.51%) NHS
4 7 (2.51%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (1.79%) Marketing Technology
6 4 (1.43%) User Experience
7 3 (1.08%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.08%) Derivative
7 3 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.08%) PlayStation
8 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.72%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.72%) Wiki
9 1 (0.36%) CMDB
9 1 (0.36%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.36%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.36%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.89%) Android
2 18 (6.45%) Apple iOS
3 10 (3.58%) Linux
4 6 (2.15%) Unix
4 6 (2.15%) Windows
5 1 (0.36%) CentOS
5 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (69.89%) Test Automation
2 168 (60.22%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (34.77%) DevOps
4 95 (34.05%) BDD
5 74 (26.52%) TDD
6 73 (26.16%) Scrum
7 47 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (15.05%) SDET
9 37 (13.26%) Microservices
10 35 (12.54%) Software Testing
11 29 (10.39%) Test Strategy
12 25 (8.96%) Regression Testing
13 24 (8.60%) Non-Functional Testing
14 23 (8.24%) API Testing
15 21 (7.53%) Continuous Delivery
15 21 (7.53%) Integration Testing
15 21 (7.53%) Kanban
16 20 (7.17%) Functional Testing
16 20 (7.17%) Open Source
16 20 (7.17%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 137 (49.10%) Java
2 76 (27.24%) JavaScript
3 74 (26.52%) C#
4 63 (22.58%) SQL
5 54 (19.35%) Python
6 30 (10.75%) TypeScript
7 17 (6.09%) Java 8
8 12 (4.30%) C
9 10 (3.58%) ES6
10 9 (3.23%) Scala
10 9 (3.23%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.15%) PL/SQL
11 6 (2.15%) Ruby
12 4 (1.43%) Groovy
13 3 (1.08%) C++
13 3 (1.08%) PHP
13 3 (1.08%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.08%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.72%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.72%) Go
Qualifications
1 51 (18.28%) Security Cleared
2 39 (13.98%) SC Cleared
3 17 (6.09%) DV Cleared
4 14 (5.02%) ISTQB
5 11 (3.94%) Degree
6 8 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (2.87%) ISEB
7 5 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.72%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.36%) HNC
10 1 (0.36%) MCP
10 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (25.81%) QA
2 5 (1.79%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.79%) GDPR
3 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.36%) MiFID
3 1 (0.36%) NIST
System Software
1 43 (15.41%) Docker
2 3 (1.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 23 (8.24%) Kubernetes
2 19 (6.81%) Terraform
3 10 (3.58%) Puppet
4 9 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
5 8 (2.87%) Ansible
6 6 (2.15%) HP Fortify
7 5 (1.79%) Rancher
8 2 (0.72%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.72%) Nagios
8 2 (0.72%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.36%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.36%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.36%) Mesos
Vendors
1 13 (4.66%) HP
2 11 (3.94%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.58%) Oracle
4 8 (2.87%) Splunk
5 7 (2.51%) Adobe
5 7 (2.51%) MuleSoft
6 6 (2.15%) Google
6 6 (2.15%) TIBCO
7 5 (1.79%) Dynatrace
8 4 (1.43%) IBM
9 3 (1.08%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.08%) Perfecto Mobile
9 3 (1.08%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.08%) webMethods
10 2 (0.72%) Dell
10 2 (0.72%) iManage
10 2 (0.72%) Informatica
10 2 (0.72%) JDA
10 2 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.72%) Xamarin