Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 133 150
Rank change year-on-year +45 +17 +4
Contract jobs citing Selenium 1,338 946 780
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.92% 2.10% 1.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.01% 10.55% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 964 667 580
London median daily rate £475 £475 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.32% +3.18%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £300
90th Percentile £600 £588 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +4.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
London median hourly rate £16.50 £37.50 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.00% -19.35% -22.50%
10th Percentile £16.25 £36.25 £45.75
90th Percentile £16.75 £38.75 £47.25
England median hourly rate £32.50 £47.50 £52.00
% change year-on-year -31.58% -8.65% +30.00%

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 10,281 8,965 7,977
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 22.47% 19.90% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,586 6,728 5,795
London median daily rate £510 £498 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.51% +10.56% +3.15%
10th Percentile £363 £349 £313
90th Percentile £650 £625 £605
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 29 12
London median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -19.08% +49.71%
10th Percentile £16.33 £20.56 £10.00
90th Percentile £69.58 £47.57 £57.35
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.49%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in London

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in London

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in London over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in London

Selenium
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium in London.

Contractor 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 21 October 2018. 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 +30 283 £475 - 68
South London +29 94 £475 +35.71% 6
West London +12 38 £425 - 48
East London +2 29 £500 +12.68% 14
North London -6 3 £600 +71.43% 1
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 1,051 (78.55%) Test Automation
2 886 (66.22%) Agile Software Development
3 742 (55.46%) Java
4 578 (43.20%) Cucumber
5 470 (35.13%) JavaScript
6 459 (34.30%) BDD
7 417 (31.17%) Jenkins
8 384 (28.70%) TDD
9 371 (27.73%) QA
10 345 (25.78%) WebDriver
11 311 (23.24%) Git (software)
12 301 (22.50%) C#
13 286 (21.38%) Scrum
14 279 (20.85%) Finance
15 267 (19.96%) JIRA
16 254 (18.98%) DevOps
17 252 (18.83%) Docker
17 252 (18.83%) Continuous Integration
18 243 (18.16%) HTML
19 229 (17.12%) CSS
20 219 (16.37%) SQL
21 215 (16.07%) .NET
21 215 (16.07%) SDET
22 201 (15.02%) Amazon AWS
23 198 (14.80%) Python
24 193 (14.42%) AngularJS
25 191 (14.28%) API Testing
26 184 (13.75%) Gherkin
27 177 (13.23%) Web Services
28 176 (13.15%) SpecFlow

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
1 100 (7.47%) Confluence
2 25 (1.87%) Apache
3 24 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
4 23 (1.72%) Gunicorn
5 21 (1.57%) CMS
6 19 (1.42%) Tomcat
7 18 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
8 17 (1.27%) NServiceBus
9 16 (1.20%) IIS
10 12 (0.90%) Apache Solr
11 11 (0.82%) JBoss
12 10 (0.75%) Jetty
13 8 (0.60%) Mule
14 5 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 5 (0.37%) Apache Spark
14 5 (0.37%) CoreMedia CMS
15 4 (0.30%) Umbraco
16 3 (0.22%) Alfresco
16 3 (0.22%) SAS
16 3 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.52%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.45%) Fireworks
4 4 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.075%) HipChat
6 1 (0.075%) InVision
6 1 (0.075%) Mingle
6 1 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.22%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.075%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.075%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 201 (15.02%) Amazon AWS
2 134 (10.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (5.46%) GitHub
4 64 (4.78%) BrowserStack
5 43 (3.21%) AWS Lambda
6 41 (3.06%) Sauce Labs
7 39 (2.91%) Serverless
8 36 (2.69%) Google Cloud Platform
9 20 (1.49%) SaaS
10 19 (1.42%) BlazeMeter
10 19 (1.42%) Slack
11 16 (1.20%) IaaS
12 15 (1.12%) OpenShift
12 15 (1.12%) PaaS
13 14 (1.05%) Datadog
14 12 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 10 (0.75%) npm
16 9 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
16 9 (0.67%) Azure Functions
17 7 (0.52%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.21%) HTTP
2 14 (1.05%) Internet
3 9 (0.67%) DNS
3 9 (0.67%) HTTPS
4 8 (0.60%) Firewall
5 6 (0.45%) Skype
6 4 (0.30%) AMQP
6 4 (0.30%) SMS
6 4 (0.30%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.22%) DHCP
7 3 (0.22%) ICMP
8 2 (0.15%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.15%) FIX Connectivity
9 1 (0.075%) DSL
9 1 (0.075%) Intranet
9 1 (0.075%) SMTP
9 1 (0.075%) SSL
9 1 (0.075%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (7.03%) PostgreSQL
2 82 (6.13%) MySQL
3 72 (5.38%) MongoDB
4 65 (4.86%) SQL Server
5 51 (3.81%) Relational Database
6 33 (2.47%) Couchbase
7 22 (1.64%) Big Data
8 21 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
9 16 (1.20%) NoSQL
10 12 (0.90%) Redis
11 9 (0.67%) RDBMS
12 8 (0.60%) DB2
12 8 (0.60%) Hadoop
13 7 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 7 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.45%) Apache Hive
14 6 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (0.37%) Data Mining
15 5 (0.37%) Oracle Database
16 4 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 578 (43.20%) Cucumber
2 417 (31.17%) Jenkins
3 345 (25.78%) WebDriver
4 311 (23.24%) Git (software)
5 267 (19.96%) JIRA
6 176 (13.15%) SpecFlow
7 139 (10.39%) Maven
8 133 (9.94%) JMeter
9 111 (8.30%) SoapUI
10 110 (8.22%) JUnit
11 98 (7.32%) Appium
12 94 (7.03%) Visual Studio
13 81 (6.05%) TeamCity
14 73 (5.46%) Gatling
15 64 (4.78%) Mocha
16 58 (4.33%) Zephyr
17 54 (4.04%) Protractor
17 54 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
18 53 (3.96%) Visual Studio Team System
19 51 (3.81%) Gradle
General
1 279 (20.85%) Finance
2 162 (12.11%) Banking
3 81 (6.05%) Retail
4 21 (1.57%) Financial Institution
5 15 (1.12%) Investment Banking
6 14 (1.05%) Games
7 12 (0.90%) Advertising
7 12 (0.90%) Marketing
7 12 (0.90%) Telecoms
8 9 (0.67%) Front Office
9 8 (0.60%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.45%) Law
11 5 (0.37%) Legal
11 5 (0.37%) Online Betting
12 4 (0.30%) Back Office
13 2 (0.15%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.15%) Publishing
14 1 (0.075%) Avionics
14 1 (0.075%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.075%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 413 (30.87%) Developer
2 249 (18.61%) Tester
3 191 (14.28%) Automation Tester
4 139 (10.39%) Test Engineer
5 130 (9.72%) Analyst
6 122 (9.12%) Developer in Test
7 104 (7.77%) Java Developer
8 101 (7.55%) Test Analyst
9 83 (6.20%) Test Automation Engineer
10 72 (5.38%) C# Developer
10 72 (5.38%) Test Automation Developer
11 67 (5.01%) QA Engineer
11 67 (5.01%) Selenium Tester
12 64 (4.78%) Automation Test Analyst
13 62 (4.63%) Selenium Automation Tester
14 61 (4.56%) .NET Developer
14 61 (4.56%) DevOps Engineer
15 60 (4.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 58 (4.33%) Test Leader
17 57 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (18.16%) HTML
2 229 (17.12%) CSS
3 215 (16.07%) .NET
4 193 (14.42%) AngularJS
5 184 (13.75%) Gherkin
6 177 (13.23%) Web Services
7 169 (12.63%) REST
8 152 (11.36%) Node.js
9 147 (10.99%) React
10 137 (10.24%) RESTful
11 100 (7.47%) SOAP
12 98 (7.32%) HTML5
13 86 (6.43%) JSON
13 86 (6.43%) XML
14 85 (6.35%) Jest
15 78 (5.83%) ASP.NET
16 73 (5.46%) Spring
17 65 (4.86%) jQuery
18 61 (4.56%) Chai
19 58 (4.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 83 (6.20%) Greenfield Project
2 80 (5.98%) Fintech
3 71 (5.31%) Mobile App
4 69 (5.16%) User Experience
5 63 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
6 40 (2.99%) Computer Science
7 36 (2.69%) Algorithms
8 32 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 29 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
10 28 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
11 19 (1.42%) Virtual Team
12 16 (1.20%) Data Structures
13 14 (1.05%) Video on Demand
14 11 (0.82%) Fixed Income
15 8 (0.60%) Public Cloud
15 8 (0.60%) Video\Live Streaming
16 7 (0.52%) Derivative
16 7 (0.52%) Equities
16 7 (0.52%) Management Information System
17 6 (0.45%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 139 (10.39%) Linux
2 98 (7.32%) Unix
3 66 (4.93%) Windows
4 48 (3.59%) Android
5 47 (3.51%) Apple iOS
6 24 (1.79%) Ubuntu
7 19 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (1.20%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.37%) CentOS
10 4 (0.30%) Debian
11 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.075%) VMS
12 1 (0.075%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,051 (78.55%) Test Automation
2 886 (66.22%) Agile Software Development
3 459 (34.30%) BDD
4 384 (28.70%) TDD
5 286 (21.38%) Scrum
6 254 (18.98%) DevOps
7 252 (18.83%) Continuous Integration
8 215 (16.07%) SDET
9 191 (14.28%) API Testing
10 172 (12.86%) Microservices
11 121 (9.04%) Test Strategy
12 117 (8.74%) Test Scripting
13 111 (8.30%) Open Source
14 110 (8.22%) Front End Development
15 105 (7.85%) Performance Testing
16 103 (7.70%) Kanban
17 92 (6.88%) Continuous Delivery
18 91 (6.80%) OO
19 90 (6.73%) Unit Testing
20 80 (5.98%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 742 (55.46%) Java
2 470 (35.13%) JavaScript
3 301 (22.50%) C#
4 219 (16.37%) SQL
5 198 (14.80%) Python
6 76 (5.68%) ES6
7 72 (5.38%) Java 8
8 61 (4.56%) Ruby
9 58 (4.33%) TypeScript
10 43 (3.21%) Go
11 38 (2.84%) Bash Shell
12 37 (2.77%) Groovy
13 31 (2.32%) Shell Script
14 26 (1.94%) PHP
15 25 (1.87%) Scala
16 21 (1.57%) Perl
17 19 (1.42%) C++
18 17 (1.27%) C
19 14 (1.05%) PL/SQL
20 13 (0.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 117 (8.74%) Security Cleared
2 100 (7.47%) SC Cleared
3 68 (5.08%) ISTQB
4 61 (4.56%) Degree
5 51 (3.81%) ISEB
6 18 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (0.82%) DV Cleared
8 9 (0.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 8 (0.60%) Master's Degree
10 5 (0.37%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.22%) CISSP
13 2 (0.15%) CEH
13 2 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 1 (0.075%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.075%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.075%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 371 (27.73%) QA
2 7 (0.52%) PMO
3 5 (0.37%) GDPR
4 4 (0.30%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.22%) EMIR
5 3 (0.22%) MiFID
6 1 (0.075%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 252 (18.83%) Docker
2 7 (0.52%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.22%) HDFS
4 1 (0.075%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.075%) IAG
4 1 (0.075%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.075%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.075%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.075%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 70 (5.23%) Ansible
2 67 (5.01%) Kubernetes
3 53 (3.96%) Puppet
4 36 (2.69%) Terraform
5 31 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
6 25 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
7 23 (1.72%) Kibana
8 18 (1.35%) logstash
9 12 (0.90%) Nagios
10 10 (0.75%) HP ALM
11 9 (0.67%) Grafana
12 5 (0.37%) Packer
13 4 (0.30%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 4 (0.30%) Oozie
13 4 (0.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 3 (0.22%) CA Service Virtualization
14 3 (0.22%) Consul
14 3 (0.22%) Marathon
14 3 (0.22%) Mesos
14 3 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 72 (5.38%) Microsoft
2 47 (3.51%) Oracle
3 35 (2.62%) Splunk
4 33 (2.47%) Google
5 32 (2.39%) Atlassian
6 30 (2.24%) AppDynamics
7 25 (1.87%) HP
8 20 (1.49%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 19 (1.42%) New Relic
10 17 (1.27%) Adobe
11 15 (1.12%) Perfecto Mobile
12 14 (1.05%) Red Hat
13 13 (0.97%) hybris
13 13 (0.97%) Micro Focus
14 10 (0.75%) IBM
14 10 (0.75%) MuleSoft
15 9 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
16 7 (0.52%) Dynatrace
17 6 (0.45%) CA
18 5 (0.37%) Perforce