Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 150 152
Rank change year-on-year +28 +2 -10
Contract jobs citing Selenium 1019 804 777
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.18% 1.80% 1.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.79% 9.97% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 603 535
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £325 £305 £300
90th Percentile £576 £600 £575
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
London median hourly rate £37.50 £46.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.35% -7.00% -63.64%
10th Percentile £36.25 £45.75 £45.00
90th Percentile £38.75 £47.25 £59.00
England median hourly rate £47.50 £52.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -8.65% +4.00% -44.44%

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 9441 8062 7215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.23% 18.09% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7128 5851 5307
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £630 £613 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 20
London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +20.83% -33.33%
10th Percentile £22.17 £10.00 £21.06
90th Percentile £49.50 £57.05 £55.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

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 20 November 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 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 20 November 2017. 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 +13 199 £475 +5.56% 50
South London -22 32 £359 -10.31% 6
West London -13 21 £438 +9.38% 6
East London 0 12 £463 +7.56% 7
North London -3 7 £350 +86.67% 2
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 695 (68.20%) Agile Software Development
2 664 (65.16%) Test Automation
3 564 (55.35%) Java
4 415 (40.73%) BDD
5 412 (40.43%) Cucumber
6 331 (32.48%) JavaScript
7 327 (32.09%) TDD
8 283 (27.77%) Jenkins
9 271 (26.59%) WebDriver
10 254 (24.93%) JIRA
11 250 (24.53%) Scrum
12 239 (23.45%) QA
13 209 (20.51%) SQL
14 200 (19.63%) C#
14 200 (19.63%) Git (software)
15 197 (19.33%) Continuous Integration
16 193 (18.94%) AngularJS
17 189 (18.55%) HTML
18 183 (17.96%) Web Services
19 180 (17.66%) Banking
20 173 (16.98%) Finance
21 159 (15.60%) Node.js
22 152 (14.92%) CSS
23 150 (14.72%) .NET
24 147 (14.43%) DevOps
25 141 (13.84%) RESTful
26 131 (12.86%) E-Commerce
27 130 (12.76%) JUnit
28 127 (12.46%) Spring
29 123 (12.07%) React

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
1 102 (10.01%) Confluence
2 37 (3.63%) Elasticsearch
3 29 (2.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 24 (2.36%) JBoss
5 22 (2.16%) Tomcat
6 18 (1.77%) CMS
7 17 (1.67%) Apache
8 16 (1.57%) Cloud Foundry
9 13 (1.28%) WebSphere
10 9 (0.88%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 5 (0.49%) Mule
12 5 (0.49%) SharePoint
13 4 (0.39%) Anypoint
13 4 (0.39%) EPiServer
13 4 (0.39%) Jetty
14 3 (0.29%) nginx
14 3 (0.29%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.20%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (1.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (1.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 18 (1.77%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.20%) Mingle
5 1 (0.098%) HipChat
5 1 (0.098%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.098%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.098%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (2.45%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (0.88%) Magento
3 6 (0.59%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.29%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.098%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.098%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.098%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.098%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.098%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.098%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 98 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (5.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (3.24%) GitHub
4 17 (1.67%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 15 (1.47%) npm
6 14 (1.37%) BrowserStack
7 10 (0.98%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 9 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (0.88%) PaaS
8 9 (0.88%) Sauce Labs
9 8 (0.79%) Amazon S3
9 8 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.69%) Route 53
11 6 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.59%) IaaS
12 5 (0.49%) Google Play
12 5 (0.49%) SaaS
13 4 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (0.39%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.26%) Internet
2 12 (1.18%) HTTP
3 5 (0.49%) Firewall
4 3 (0.29%) SMS
5 2 (0.20%) 3G
5 2 (0.20%) 4G
5 2 (0.20%) DNS
5 2 (0.20%) LTE
5 2 (0.20%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.20%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.098%) DHCP
6 1 (0.098%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.098%) ICMP
6 1 (0.098%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.098%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (4.32%) Relational Database
2 42 (4.12%) SQL Server
3 39 (3.83%) MongoDB
4 29 (2.85%) Endeca
5 24 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (1.86%) MySQL
7 18 (1.77%) Redis
8 17 (1.67%) Big Data
8 17 (1.67%) DB2
8 17 (1.67%) RDBMS
9 16 (1.57%) NoSQL
9 16 (1.57%) Oracle Database
10 14 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (1.18%) Hadoop
12 10 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (0.88%) DbVisualizer
14 8 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 8 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
15 7 (0.69%) Apache Hive
15 7 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 412 (40.43%) Cucumber
2 283 (27.77%) Jenkins
3 271 (26.59%) WebDriver
4 254 (24.93%) JIRA
5 200 (19.63%) Git (software)
6 130 (12.76%) JUnit
7 97 (9.52%) Maven
8 91 (8.93%) JMeter
9 83 (8.15%) Jasmine
10 78 (7.65%) SoapUI
11 70 (6.87%) SpecFlow
12 62 (6.08%) Appium
13 59 (5.79%) Protractor
14 51 (5.00%) Mockito
15 49 (4.81%) Subversion
16 48 (4.71%) Mocha
17 42 (4.12%) Gradle
17 42 (4.12%) NUnit
17 42 (4.12%) TeamCity
18 34 (3.34%) JIRA Agile
General
1 180 (17.66%) Banking
2 173 (16.98%) Finance
3 98 (9.62%) Retail
4 53 (5.20%) Investment Banking
5 30 (2.94%) Front Office
6 24 (2.36%) Games
7 23 (2.26%) Retail Banking
8 18 (1.77%) Publishing
9 15 (1.47%) Marketing
10 12 (1.18%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.88%) Telecoms
12 8 (0.79%) Back Office
12 8 (0.79%) Law
13 7 (0.69%) Advertising
14 2 (0.20%) Automotive
14 2 (0.20%) Electronics
14 2 (0.20%) Legal
14 2 (0.20%) Wholesale Banking
15 1 (0.098%) Billing
15 1 (0.098%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 406 (39.84%) Developer
2 189 (18.55%) Tester
3 153 (15.01%) Analyst
4 145 (14.23%) Automation Tester
5 123 (12.07%) Java Developer
6 119 (11.68%) Test Analyst
7 102 (10.01%) Test Engineer
8 95 (9.32%) Developer in Test
9 80 (7.85%) Angular Developer
10 68 (6.67%) QA Engineer
11 67 (6.58%) Test Automation Engineer
12 66 (6.48%) Automation Test Analyst
13 58 (5.69%) JavaScript Developer
14 56 (5.50%) Selenium Tester
15 50 (4.91%) Selenium Automation Tester
16 49 (4.81%) Senior Developer
17 42 (4.12%) UI Developer
18 41 (4.02%) Full Stack Developer
19 40 (3.93%) QA Tester
20 38 (3.73%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (18.94%) AngularJS
2 189 (18.55%) HTML
3 183 (17.96%) Web Services
4 159 (15.60%) Node.js
5 152 (14.92%) CSS
6 150 (14.72%) .NET
7 141 (13.84%) RESTful
8 127 (12.46%) Spring
9 123 (12.07%) React
10 119 (11.68%) HTML5
11 116 (11.38%) Gherkin
12 94 (9.22%) REST
13 93 (9.13%) SOAP
14 88 (8.64%) J2EE
15 70 (6.87%) CSS3
16 62 (6.08%) XML
17 54 (5.30%) ASP.NET
18 50 (4.91%) ASP.NET MVC
19 48 (4.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 44 (4.32%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 72 (7.07%) Greenfield Project
2 59 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (5.59%) User Experience
4 56 (5.50%) Mobile App
5 37 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
6 32 (3.14%) Fintech
7 28 (2.75%) iPad
8 25 (2.45%) Social Media
9 23 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 17 (1.67%) Computer Science
11 9 (0.88%) Derivative
11 9 (0.88%) Online Banking
12 8 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
12 8 (0.79%) Virtual Team
13 7 (0.69%) N-Tier
14 6 (0.59%) Management Information System
14 6 (0.59%) PlayStation
15 5 (0.49%) Fixed Income
15 5 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
15 5 (0.49%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 63 (6.18%) Linux
2 53 (5.20%) Unix
3 48 (4.71%) Android
4 47 (4.61%) Apple iOS
5 23 (2.26%) Windows
6 5 (0.49%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.29%) Debian
9 2 (0.20%) CentOS
9 2 (0.20%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.098%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.098%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.098%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (0.098%) Solaris
10 1 (0.098%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 695 (68.20%) Agile Software Development
2 664 (65.16%) Test Automation
3 415 (40.73%) BDD
4 327 (32.09%) TDD
5 250 (24.53%) Scrum
6 197 (19.33%) Continuous Integration
7 147 (14.43%) DevOps
8 131 (12.86%) E-Commerce
9 109 (10.70%) Kanban
10 107 (10.50%) MVC
11 91 (8.93%) Microservices
12 90 (8.83%) API Testing
13 88 (8.64%) Test Scripting
14 87 (8.54%) SDET
15 85 (8.34%) Open Source
15 85 (8.34%) Test Strategy
16 81 (7.95%) Performance Testing
17 77 (7.56%) Functional Testing
18 75 (7.36%) OO
18 75 (7.36%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 564 (55.35%) Java
2 331 (32.48%) JavaScript
3 209 (20.51%) SQL
4 200 (19.63%) C#
5 96 (9.42%) Python
6 82 (8.05%) Ruby
7 27 (2.65%) ES6
8 24 (2.36%) TypeScript
9 23 (2.26%) Bash Shell
10 21 (2.06%) Scala
11 18 (1.77%) Perl
11 18 (1.77%) PHP
12 16 (1.57%) Groovy
12 16 (1.57%) VBA
13 10 (0.98%) Apex Code
13 10 (0.98%) GraphQL
13 10 (0.98%) SOQL
14 9 (0.88%) Go
14 9 (0.88%) Objective-C
15 8 (0.79%) C
Qualifications
1 76 (7.46%) Security Cleared
2 49 (4.81%) SC Cleared
3 44 (4.32%) ISTQB
4 41 (4.02%) ISEB
5 28 (2.75%) Degree
6 22 (2.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 15 (1.47%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.20%) CFA
10 2 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.20%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.098%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.098%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 239 (23.45%) QA
2 7 (0.69%) MiFID
3 4 (0.39%) WCAG
4 3 (0.29%) GCP
5 2 (0.20%) PMO
6 1 (0.098%) EMIR
6 1 (0.098%) GDPR
6 1 (0.098%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.098%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 102 (10.01%) Docker
2 2 (0.20%) Varnish
3 1 (0.098%) HDFS
3 1 (0.098%) KVM
3 1 (0.098%) Squid
3 1 (0.098%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.098%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.098%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.098%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 61 (5.99%) Ansible
2 41 (4.02%) Opscode Chef
3 36 (3.53%) HP Quality Center
4 35 (3.43%) Puppet
5 16 (1.57%) Kubernetes
5 16 (1.57%) Terraform
6 14 (1.37%) Kibana
7 7 (0.69%) logstash
7 7 (0.69%) Nagios
8 5 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (0.29%) Rancher
9 3 (0.29%) Rundeck
10 2 (0.20%) Graphite
10 2 (0.20%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.098%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 1 (0.098%) CA Service Virtualization
11 1 (0.098%) Packer
11 1 (0.098%) yum
Vendors
1 108 (10.60%) Oracle
2 37 (3.63%) Atlassian
2 37 (3.63%) Salesforce.com
3 33 (3.24%) HP
4 31 (3.04%) Splunk
5 28 (2.75%) Microsoft
6 25 (2.45%) ATG
7 23 (2.26%) hybris
8 22 (2.16%) AppDynamics
9 21 (2.06%) Adobe
10 20 (1.96%) IBM
11 17 (1.67%) Google
12 14 (1.37%) MuleSoft
13 12 (1.18%) New Relic
14 11 (1.08%) Red Hat
15 8 (0.79%) SAP
16 7 (0.69%) CA Agile Central
16 7 (0.69%) Perforce
16 7 (0.69%) Sitecore
16 7 (0.69%) VMware