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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
England / London
Rank 115 165 164
Rank change year-on-year +50 -1  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 415 321 295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.16% 1.46% 1.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.81% 9.28% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 215 225
Median daily rate £450 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £550 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.89 £45.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +50.03% +0.55%  

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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3515 3459 3023
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.30% 15.73% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2576 2525 2143
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 7
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.30 £39.70 £20.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in London

Selenium
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +11 61 £475 +7.95% 46
Canary Wharf - 5 £500 -
Greenwich - 3 £418 -
Croydon +7 2 - -
Hammersmith +1 2 £325 +4.83% 1
Docklands, London - 1 - -
West End of London - 1 £425 - 7
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 London region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 549 (64.74%) Agile Software Development
2 380 (44.81%) Java
3 333 (39.27%) Cucumber
4 286 (33.73%) QA
5 283 (33.37%) BDD
6 267 (31.49%) Jenkins
7 264 (31.13%) JavaScript
8 253 (29.83%) WebDriver
9 241 (28.42%) TDD
10 212 (25.00%) Test Automation
11 204 (24.06%) HTML
12 194 (22.88%) JIRA
13 182 (21.46%) Git (software)
14 169 (19.93%) Scrum
15 164 (19.34%) SQL
16 160 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
17 158 (18.63%) CSS
18 148 (17.45%) Finance
19 139 (16.39%) Automation Testing
20 138 (16.27%) Automated Testing
21 132 (15.57%) C#
22 131 (15.45%) Maven
23 130 (15.33%) JUnit
24 127 (14.98%) Banking
24 127 (14.98%) DevOps
25 119 (14.03%) Web Services
26 118 (13.92%) AngularJS
27 108 (12.74%) HTML5
28 101 (11.91%) Node.js
28 101 (11.91%) RESTful

Selenium
Top Related 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 69 (8.14%) Confluence
2 31 (3.66%) Tomcat
3 27 (3.18%) Elasticsearch
4 21 (2.48%) Cloud Foundry
5 18 (2.12%) Apache Solr
5 18 (2.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 14 (1.65%) JBoss
6 14 (1.65%) WebSphere
7 13 (1.53%) WebLogic
8 9 (1.06%) CMS
9 8 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 8 (0.94%) Apache
10 6 (0.71%) Anypoint
10 6 (0.71%) Mule
10 6 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (0.59%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.59%) Jetty
11 5 (0.59%) nginx
12 4 (0.47%) Moodle
13 3 (0.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (1.06%) MS Excel
1 9 (1.06%) OmniGraffle
2 7 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.47%) MS Office
4 2 (0.24%) Mingle
4 2 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (1.89%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.71%) FastStats
3 4 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.35%) Magento
5 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.12%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.12%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.12%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 81 (9.55%) GitHub
2 64 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (2.12%) PaaS
5 8 (0.94%) Basecamp
6 7 (0.83%) IaaS
7 6 (0.71%) Bluemix
7 6 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
8 5 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 3 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.35%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.35%) SaaS
11 2 (0.24%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.24%) CloudBees
11 2 (0.24%) Loggly
11 2 (0.24%) Slack
11 2 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.30%) HTTP
2 26 (3.07%) Internet
3 15 (1.77%) DNS
4 12 (1.42%) SSL
5 3 (0.35%) Firewall
5 3 (0.35%) Intranet
5 3 (0.35%) LDAP
5 3 (0.35%) VPN
6 2 (0.24%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.24%) SNMP
6 2 (0.24%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.12%) BGP
7 1 (0.12%) DSL
7 1 (0.12%) FTP
7 1 (0.12%) MPLS
7 1 (0.12%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.12%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (7.19%) Relational Database
2 36 (4.25%) Big Data
3 27 (3.18%) DB2
3 27 (3.18%) SQL Server
4 25 (2.95%) RDBMS
5 22 (2.59%) MongoDB
6 19 (2.24%) MySQL
7 17 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (1.89%) NoSQL
9 15 (1.77%) Endeca
10 13 (1.53%) Oracle Database
11 11 (1.30%) Hadoop
12 10 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (0.59%) DbVisualizer
15 5 (0.59%) Redis
Development Applications
1 333 (39.27%) Cucumber
2 267 (31.49%) Jenkins
3 253 (29.83%) WebDriver
4 194 (22.88%) JIRA
5 182 (21.46%) Git (software)
6 131 (15.45%) Maven
7 130 (15.33%) JUnit
8 78 (9.20%) SoapUI
9 77 (9.08%) SpecFlow
10 76 (8.96%) Jasmine
11 72 (8.49%) gulp
12 66 (7.78%) HP UFT
13 62 (7.31%) TeamCity
14 58 (6.84%) Grunt
14 58 (6.84%) Sonatype Nexus
15 54 (6.37%) JBehave
16 53 (6.25%) Gradle
16 53 (6.25%) Mocha
16 53 (6.25%) Mockito
16 53 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 148 (17.45%) Finance
2 127 (14.98%) Banking
3 73 (8.61%) Retail
4 22 (2.59%) Games
4 22 (2.59%) Investment Banking
5 18 (2.12%) Retail Banking
6 15 (1.77%) Publishing
7 13 (1.53%) Marketing
8 10 (1.18%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.06%) Advertising
10 7 (0.83%) Front Office
11 4 (0.47%) Back Office
11 4 (0.47%) Electronics
11 4 (0.47%) Legal
11 4 (0.47%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.24%) Law
12 2 (0.24%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.12%) French Language
13 1 (0.12%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 269 (31.72%) Developer
2 186 (21.93%) Tester
3 137 (16.16%) Automation Tester
4 94 (11.08%) Analyst
5 90 (10.61%) Test Engineer
6 87 (10.26%) QA Engineer
6 87 (10.26%) Test Analyst
7 77 (9.08%) JavaScript Developer
8 68 (8.02%) Java Developer
9 62 (7.31%) Senior Developer
10 60 (7.08%) Selenium Tester
11 58 (6.84%) Developer in Test
12 50 (5.90%) Test Automation Engineer
13 46 (5.42%) Selenium Automation Tester
14 45 (5.31%) Automation Test Analyst
15 39 (4.60%) QA Tester
16 38 (4.48%) DevOps Engineer
17 35 (4.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 33 (3.89%) Java Engineer
19 31 (3.66%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (24.06%) HTML
2 158 (18.63%) CSS
3 119 (14.03%) Web Services
4 118 (13.92%) AngularJS
5 108 (12.74%) HTML5
6 101 (11.91%) Node.js
6 101 (11.91%) RESTful
7 100 (11.79%) Spring
8 99 (11.67%) SOAP
9 89 (10.50%) XML
10 78 (9.20%) REST
11 76 (8.96%) .NET
12 71 (8.37%) CSS3
13 60 (7.08%) JSON
14 59 (6.96%) Gherkin
15 55 (6.49%) J2EE
16 50 (5.90%) React
17 47 (5.54%) Sass
18 40 (4.72%) jQuery
19 35 (4.13%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 39 (4.60%) Mobile App
2 37 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (4.36%) User Experience
3 25 (2.95%) iPad
4 21 (2.48%) Fintech
5 19 (2.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.77%) Computer Science
7 15 (1.77%) Social Media
8 11 (1.30%) Graphic Design
9 9 (1.06%) Data Centre
9 9 (1.06%) Data Structures
9 9 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
9 9 (1.06%) Online Banking
10 8 (0.94%) Equities
10 8 (0.94%) Fixed Income
11 7 (0.83%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.71%) Credit Risk
12 6 (0.71%) N-Tier
12 6 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 99 (11.67%) Unix
2 97 (11.44%) Linux
3 29 (3.42%) Android
4 27 (3.18%) Apple iOS
5 25 (2.95%) Windows
6 4 (0.47%) CentOS
7 3 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.12%) AIX
9 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 549 (64.74%) Agile Software Development
2 283 (33.37%) BDD
3 241 (28.42%) TDD
4 212 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 169 (19.93%) Scrum
6 160 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
7 139 (16.39%) Automation Testing
8 138 (16.27%) Automated Testing
9 127 (14.98%) DevOps
10 93 (10.97%) Test Scripting
11 90 (10.61%) E-Commerce
12 86 (10.14%) Continuous Delivery
12 86 (10.14%) Test Strategy
13 78 (9.20%) Kanban
14 77 (9.08%) OO
15 73 (8.61%) Regression Testing
16 71 (8.37%) Open Source
17 70 (8.25%) Performance Testing
18 66 (7.78%) Microservices
19 65 (7.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 380 (44.81%) Java
2 264 (31.13%) JavaScript
3 164 (19.34%) SQL
4 132 (15.57%) C#
5 95 (11.20%) Python
6 87 (10.26%) Ruby
7 48 (5.66%) Shell Script
8 41 (4.83%) ES6
8 41 (4.83%) Perl
9 35 (4.13%) Bash Shell
10 24 (2.83%) Scala
11 19 (2.24%) PHP
12 18 (2.12%) XPath
13 15 (1.77%) PL/SQL
14 14 (1.65%) Groovy
15 9 (1.06%) VBA
16 8 (0.94%) Apex Code
16 8 (0.94%) SOQL
16 8 (0.94%) T-SQL
16 8 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (5.07%) Degree
2 31 (3.66%) ISEB
3 24 (2.83%) ISTQB
4 16 (1.89%) Security Cleared
5 7 (0.83%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.24%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.24%) MCAD
7 2 (0.24%) MCSD
7 2 (0.24%) MCTS
7 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.12%) CISM
8 1 (0.12%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 286 (33.73%) QA
2 62 (7.31%) SDET
3 15 (1.77%) MiFID
4 11 (1.30%) Dodd-Frank
4 11 (1.30%) EMIR
5 3 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.24%) FATCA
6 2 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.12%) PMO
7 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 85 (10.02%) Docker
2 4 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (0.47%) VirtualBox
3 3 (0.35%) HDFS
4 2 (0.24%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.24%) LXC
4 2 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.12%) etcd
5 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.12%) KVM
Systems Management
1 63 (7.43%) Ansible
2 59 (6.96%) Puppet
3 30 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (2.12%) Nagios
5 13 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (1.06%) Salt
7 7 (0.83%) Zenoss
8 6 (0.71%) Rancher
9 3 (0.35%) Capistrano
10 2 (0.24%) Ambari
10 2 (0.24%) CA Service Virtualization
10 2 (0.24%) Graphite
10 2 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.24%) HP SiteScope
10 2 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.24%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.24%) Terraform
11 1 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.12%) Perfmon
11 1 (0.12%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 60 (7.08%) Oracle
2 37 (4.36%) Microsoft
3 31 (3.66%) Splunk
4 29 (3.42%) Atlassian
5 22 (2.59%) IBM
6 21 (2.48%) HP
7 20 (2.36%) ATG
8 18 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (1.53%) AppDynamics
9 13 (1.53%) Google
10 12 (1.42%) MuleSoft
10 12 (1.42%) Perforce
11 11 (1.30%) Adobe
12 9 (1.06%) Sybase
13 8 (0.94%) New Relic
14 7 (0.83%) SAP
15 6 (0.71%) hybris
15 6 (0.71%) Veracode
16 4 (0.47%) Black Duck
16 4 (0.47%) CA Agile Central
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