Period
to 27 October 2020

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 27 October 2020 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
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 178 155 89
Rank change year-on-year -23 -66 +42
Contract jobs citing Selenium 202 643 1,346
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.41% 1.76% 2.93%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.38% 9.51% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 493 983
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% -
10th Percentile £325 £350 £350
90th Percentile £600 £600 £600
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £73.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.05% +342.42% -56.00%
England median hourly rate £36.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -8.13% +45.45% -42.11%

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 2,736 6,763 10,369
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.11% 18.55% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,817 4,865 7,689
Median daily rate £515 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £362 £363 £368
90th Percentile £713 £675 £650
England median daily rate £488 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +2.63% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £48.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.08% +60.00% -14.29%
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -4.44% +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 27 October 2020.

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 27 October 2020. 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
South London +27 31 £429 +0.88% 3
Central London +33 23 £500 +11.11% 22
West London +38 10 £450 +9.09% 4
East London +38 3 - - 4
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2020, 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.

1 144 (71.29%) Test Automation
2 129 (63.86%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (62.38%) Java
4 83 (41.09%) Cucumber
5 71 (35.15%) BDD
5 71 (35.15%) TDD
6 62 (30.69%) QA
7 59 (29.21%) DevOps
8 56 (27.72%) Jenkins
9 54 (26.73%) Security Cleared
10 51 (25.25%) REST
11 49 (24.26%) Git (software)
11 49 (24.26%) JIRA
11 49 (24.26%) JavaScript
12 48 (23.76%) SC Cleared
13 44 (21.78%) Scrum
14 41 (20.30%) SQL
14 41 (20.30%) Azure
15 38 (18.81%) Regression Testing
16 37 (18.32%) SOAP
17 36 (17.82%) AWS
17 36 (17.82%) Microservices
18 32 (15.84%) AngularJS
19 30 (14.85%) Python
19 30 (14.85%) Acceptance Criteria
20 29 (14.36%) HTML
20 29 (14.36%) Continuous Integration
21 28 (13.86%) Finance
22 27 (13.37%) CSS
22 27 (13.37%) Kubernetes

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 23 (11.39%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (6.93%) Confluence
3 7 (3.47%) Apache Spark
4 5 (2.48%) JBoss
4 5 (2.48%) Jetty
4 5 (2.48%) MQSeries
4 5 (2.48%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 5 (2.48%) Red Hat Fuse
4 5 (2.48%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.48%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.99%) CMS
6 2 (0.99%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.50%) Apache
7 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.50%) IIS
7 1 (0.50%) Mule
7 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.99%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.48%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (20.30%) Azure
2 36 (17.82%) AWS
3 16 (7.92%) GitHub
4 7 (3.47%) BlazeMeter
4 7 (3.47%) GCP
4 7 (3.47%) PaaS
4 7 (3.47%) SaaS
4 7 (3.47%) Slack
5 6 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (2.97%) Azure Data Factory
5 6 (2.97%) Serverless
6 5 (2.48%) IaaS
7 3 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.49%) Datadog
7 3 (1.49%) npm
8 2 (0.99%) Akamai
8 2 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.99%) Sauce Labs
9 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.50%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.47%) SSH
2 4 (1.98%) HTTP
3 3 (1.49%) DNS
3 3 (1.49%) Internet
3 3 (1.49%) SSL
4 2 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.50%) Firewall
5 1 (0.50%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.50%) Skype
5 1 (0.50%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.88%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.39%) MySQL
3 12 (5.94%) Hadoop
4 11 (5.45%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (2.97%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.97%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.98%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (1.98%) Big Data
8 4 (1.98%) SQL Server 2017
9 3 (1.49%) Data Lake
9 3 (1.49%) MS Access
10 2 (0.99%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (0.99%) PowerCenter
10 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.99%) Redis
10 2 (0.99%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 83 (41.09%) Cucumber
2 56 (27.72%) Jenkins
3 49 (24.26%) Git (software)
3 49 (24.26%) JIRA
4 26 (12.87%) JUnit
5 25 (12.38%) SoapUI
5 25 (12.38%) WebDriver
6 24 (11.88%) Cypress.io
7 21 (10.40%) JMeter
8 18 (8.91%) Maven
8 18 (8.91%) SpecFlow
9 15 (7.43%) Postman
10 14 (6.93%) Jasmine
10 14 (6.93%) LoadRunner
10 14 (6.93%) TestNG
11 13 (6.44%) Mocha
12 12 (5.94%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (5.45%) Subversion
14 10 (4.95%) Hudson
14 10 (4.95%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (13.86%) Finance
2 22 (10.89%) Banking
3 12 (5.94%) Public Sector
4 9 (4.46%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.48%) Front Office
5 5 (2.48%) Legal
6 4 (1.98%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.49%) Law
8 2 (0.99%) Back Office
8 2 (0.99%) Police
9 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.50%) Publishing
9 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (22.77%) Developer
2 37 (18.32%) Tester
3 31 (15.35%) QA Engineer
4 23 (11.39%) Test Engineer
5 21 (10.40%) Automation Tester
6 20 (9.90%) Java Engineer
7 18 (8.91%) Java Developer
8 16 (7.92%) QA Automation Engineer
9 15 (7.43%) Test Automation Engineer
10 13 (6.44%) Analyst
10 13 (6.44%) Architect
10 13 (6.44%) Automation Engineer
11 12 (5.94%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (4.95%) Full Stack Developer
12 10 (4.95%) Test Analyst
13 9 (4.46%) Automation Test Analyst
13 9 (4.46%) DevOps Engineer
13 9 (4.46%) JavaScript Developer
13 9 (4.46%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
13 9 (4.46%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (25.25%) REST
2 37 (18.32%) SOAP
3 32 (15.84%) AngularJS
4 29 (14.36%) HTML
5 27 (13.37%) CSS
6 24 (11.88%) Node.js
7 22 (10.89%) Web Services
8 20 (9.90%) HTML5
9 19 (9.41%) React
9 19 (9.41%) Spring
10 16 (7.92%) Jest
10 16 (7.92%) JSON
11 13 (6.44%) .NET
11 13 (6.44%) Kafka
11 13 (6.44%) RESTful
12 11 (5.45%) Gherkin
13 10 (4.95%) XML
14 8 (3.96%) .NET Framework
14 8 (3.96%) jQuery
15 7 (3.47%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.93%) User Experience
2 11 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.45%) Public Cloud
3 9 (4.46%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.97%) Derivative
4 6 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.48%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.98%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.49%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.99%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.50%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.50%) FMCG
9 1 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.50%) NHS
9 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.92%) Linux
2 13 (6.44%) Windows
3 6 (2.97%) Android
3 6 (2.97%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.97%) Mac OS X
4 5 (2.48%) CentOS
4 5 (2.48%) Debian
4 5 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (2.48%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.50%) Solaris
5 1 (0.50%) Unix
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (71.29%) Test Automation
2 129 (63.86%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (35.15%) BDD
3 71 (35.15%) TDD
4 59 (29.21%) DevOps
5 44 (21.78%) Scrum
6 38 (18.81%) Regression Testing
7 36 (17.82%) Microservices
8 30 (14.85%) Acceptance Criteria
9 29 (14.36%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (12.87%) Unit Testing
11 23 (11.39%) Performance Testing
12 19 (9.41%) ETL
12 19 (9.41%) Functional Testing
12 19 (9.41%) Migration
13 18 (8.91%) Kanban
14 17 (8.42%) Continuous Delivery
14 17 (8.42%) Data Migration
15 14 (6.93%) Build Automation
15 14 (6.93%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 126 (62.38%) Java
2 49 (24.26%) JavaScript
3 41 (20.30%) SQL
4 30 (14.85%) Python
5 25 (12.38%) C#
6 19 (9.41%) Java 8
7 15 (7.43%) Perl
8 9 (4.46%) PL/SQL
8 9 (4.46%) Shell Script
9 8 (3.96%) Kotlin
10 7 (3.47%) Bash Shell
10 7 (3.47%) Groovy
10 7 (3.47%) Ruby
10 7 (3.47%) Scala
11 6 (2.97%) C++
11 6 (2.97%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.97%) TypeScript
12 5 (2.48%) Clojure
12 5 (2.48%) ClojureScript
12 5 (2.48%) ES6
Qualifications
1 54 (26.73%) Security Cleared
2 48 (23.76%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.95%) ISTQB
4 9 (4.46%) DV Cleared
5 8 (3.96%) ISEB
6 7 (3.47%) Degree
6 7 (3.47%) TOGAF Certification
7 5 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (30.69%) QA
2 3 (1.49%) WCAG
3 2 (0.99%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.50%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.50%) SEPA
4 1 (0.50%) TARGET2
System Software
1 27 (13.37%) Docker
2 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 27 (13.37%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.96%) Puppet
3 7 (3.47%) Terraform
4 6 (2.97%) Ansible
5 5 (2.48%) Rundeck
5 5 (2.48%) Salt
6 3 (1.49%) HP ALM
6 3 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.49%) Nagios
7 1 (0.50%) Consul
7 1 (0.50%) Grafana
7 1 (0.50%) Kibana
7 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.50%) Packer
7 1 (0.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (11.88%) Oracle
2 22 (10.89%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.46%) MuleSoft
4 8 (3.96%) Splunk
5 5 (2.48%) Axway
5 5 (2.48%) Cloudera
5 5 (2.48%) Hortonworks
5 5 (2.48%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.48%) Sparx
5 5 (2.48%) Sybase
6 4 (1.98%) HP
7 3 (1.49%) Adobe
7 3 (1.49%) Databricks
7 3 (1.49%) Dynatrace
7 3 (1.49%) Google
7 3 (1.49%) New Relic
7 3 (1.49%) Sonatype
8 2 (0.99%) iManage
8 2 (0.99%) Infor
8 2 (0.99%) Trayport