Period
to 21 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 131 159
Rank change year-on-year +9 +28 -27
Contract jobs citing Selenium 1,020 829 685
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.23% 2.00% 1.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.24% 11.15% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 595 472
London median daily rate £475 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £338 £306 £300
90th Percentile £575 £583 £556
England median daily rate £435 £410 £390
% change year-on-year +6.10% +5.13% +4.00%
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% -73.68%
10th Percentile £36.25 £45.75 £45.00
90th Percentile £38.75 £47.25 £59.00
England median hourly rate £47.50 £45.94 £50.00
% change year-on-year +3.41% -8.13% +25.00%

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 9,078 7,437 6,807
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.82% 17.93% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,943 5,360 5,037
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £356 £325 £310
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
England median daily rate £470 £433 £413
% change year-on-year +8.67% +4.85% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 23
London median hourly rate £38.65 £47.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.78% +25.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £21.65 £25.28 £21.50
90th Percentile £46.87 £70.00 £54.50
England median hourly rate £43.50 £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% +1.25% +7.38%

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 January 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 January 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 +8 199 £479 +6.44% 67
South London -18 31 £425 -9.57% 6
West London -42 25 £450 +5.88% 25
East London -1 21 £495 +24.79% 6
North London -4 2 £300 +60.00% 3
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 699 (68.53%) Test Automation
2 692 (67.84%) Agile Software Development
3 546 (53.53%) Java
4 443 (43.43%) BDD
5 418 (40.98%) Cucumber
6 352 (34.51%) JavaScript
7 327 (32.06%) TDD
8 275 (26.96%) Jenkins
9 258 (25.29%) QA
10 252 (24.71%) WebDriver
11 244 (23.92%) Continuous Integration
12 236 (23.14%) JIRA
13 233 (22.84%) Scrum
14 230 (22.55%) Finance
15 225 (22.06%) C#
16 217 (21.27%) SQL
17 211 (20.69%) Git (software)
18 189 (18.53%) Banking
19 174 (17.06%) HTML
20 149 (14.61%) Web Services
21 148 (14.51%) DevOps
22 146 (14.31%) AngularJS
23 145 (14.22%) CSS
24 141 (13.82%) .NET
25 132 (12.94%) RESTful
26 122 (11.96%) Gherkin
27 121 (11.86%) Spring
28 118 (11.57%) Node.js
29 117 (11.47%) Python
30 114 (11.18%) E-Commerce

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
1 101 (9.90%) Confluence
2 36 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
3 28 (2.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 19 (1.86%) Cloud Foundry
5 15 (1.47%) JBoss
6 13 (1.27%) Apache
6 13 (1.27%) SharePoint
6 13 (1.27%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.08%) CMS
8 9 (0.88%) WebSphere
9 8 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 8 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.59%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.59%) IIS
11 4 (0.39%) Jetty
11 4 (0.39%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.29%) Anypoint
12 3 (0.29%) Mule
12 3 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.20%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 24 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (1.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 16 (1.57%) OmniGraffle
3 7 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.20%) Mingle
5 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.098%) HipChat
6 1 (0.098%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.098%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (2.25%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.49%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.20%) Magento
4 1 (0.098%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.098%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.098%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (0.098%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 84 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (3.04%) GitHub
4 24 (2.35%) npm
5 16 (1.57%) BrowserStack
6 12 (1.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 10 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (0.98%) Sauce Labs
8 9 (0.88%) Amazon S3
8 9 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.69%) BlazeMeter
9 7 (0.69%) Route 53
10 6 (0.59%) Google Play
10 6 (0.59%) PaaS
10 6 (0.59%) SaaS
10 6 (0.59%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 5 (0.49%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (0.49%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.49%) Serverless
11 5 (0.49%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.67%) Internet
2 13 (1.27%) Firewall
3 8 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.69%) 3G
4 7 (0.69%) DNS
4 7 (0.69%) HTTP
4 7 (0.69%) LTE
5 6 (0.59%) DHCP
5 6 (0.59%) ICMP
6 4 (0.39%) SMS
7 2 (0.20%) 4G
8 1 (0.098%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.098%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (6.47%) SQL Server
2 50 (4.90%) Relational Database
3 31 (3.04%) MongoDB
4 30 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (2.84%) MySQL
6 28 (2.75%) Endeca
7 23 (2.25%) Big Data
8 18 (1.76%) NoSQL
9 16 (1.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 15 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (1.37%) RDBMS
11 14 (1.37%) Redis
11 14 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (1.18%) Hadoop
14 11 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
15 10 (0.98%) Oracle Database
15 10 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
16 9 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 8 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 418 (40.98%) Cucumber
2 275 (26.96%) Jenkins
3 252 (24.71%) WebDriver
4 236 (23.14%) JIRA
5 211 (20.69%) Git (software)
6 106 (10.39%) JUnit
7 104 (10.20%) Maven
8 98 (9.61%) SpecFlow
9 91 (8.92%) Jasmine
10 89 (8.73%) JMeter
11 78 (7.65%) SoapUI
12 69 (6.76%) Appium
13 66 (6.47%) TeamCity
14 59 (5.78%) NUnit
15 58 (5.69%) Protractor
16 50 (4.90%) Mockito
17 44 (4.31%) Gradle
18 41 (4.02%) Subversion
19 37 (3.63%) Mocha
19 37 (3.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 230 (22.55%) Finance
2 189 (18.53%) Banking
3 51 (5.00%) Retail
4 50 (4.90%) Investment Banking
5 25 (2.45%) Front Office
6 18 (1.76%) Back Office
7 16 (1.57%) Financial Institution
7 16 (1.57%) Publishing
8 14 (1.37%) Retail Banking
9 13 (1.27%) Games
10 12 (1.18%) Law
11 11 (1.08%) Marketing
12 10 (0.98%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.49%) Advertising
14 2 (0.20%) Automotive
14 2 (0.20%) Electronics
15 1 (0.098%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.098%) Digital Economy
15 1 (0.098%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 387 (37.94%) Developer
2 196 (19.22%) Tester
3 161 (15.78%) Analyst
4 138 (13.53%) Automation Tester
5 135 (13.24%) Test Analyst
6 111 (10.88%) Java Developer
7 105 (10.29%) Test Engineer
8 102 (10.00%) Developer in Test
9 76 (7.45%) Automation Test Analyst
10 74 (7.25%) Test Automation Engineer
11 57 (5.59%) Software Developer
12 56 (5.49%) Java Engineer
12 56 (5.49%) QA Engineer
13 55 (5.39%) DevOps Engineer
14 49 (4.80%) JavaScript Developer
15 47 (4.61%) Selenium Tester
16 44 (4.31%) C# Developer
17 42 (4.12%) QA Analyst
17 42 (4.12%) Test Automation Developer
18 41 (4.02%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (17.06%) HTML
2 149 (14.61%) Web Services
3 146 (14.31%) AngularJS
4 145 (14.22%) CSS
5 141 (13.82%) .NET
6 132 (12.94%) RESTful
7 122 (11.96%) Gherkin
8 121 (11.86%) Spring
9 118 (11.57%) Node.js
10 109 (10.69%) HTML5
11 101 (9.90%) React
12 99 (9.71%) REST
13 79 (7.75%) J2EE
14 74 (7.25%) SOAP
15 73 (7.16%) CSS3
16 65 (6.37%) XML
17 55 (5.39%) jQuery
17 55 (5.39%) JSON
18 41 (4.02%) .NET Framework
19 39 (3.82%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 71 (6.96%) User Experience
2 65 (6.37%) Greenfield Project
3 62 (6.08%) Mobile App
4 47 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
6 35 (3.43%) Fintech
7 29 (2.84%) Computer Science
8 27 (2.65%) iPad
9 23 (2.25%) Social Media
10 21 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 16 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
11 16 (1.57%) Management Information System
12 13 (1.27%) Virtual Team
13 8 (0.78%) Mainframe
13 8 (0.78%) Online Banking
14 6 (0.59%) Derivative
14 6 (0.59%) PlayStation
14 6 (0.59%) Video on Demand
15 5 (0.49%) Over-the-Top Content
15 5 (0.49%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 66 (6.47%) Linux
1 66 (6.47%) Unix
2 56 (5.49%) Android
3 48 (4.71%) Apple iOS
4 38 (3.73%) Windows
5 4 (0.39%) Nucleus RTOS
5 4 (0.39%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.29%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.20%) AIX
7 2 (0.20%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.20%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.20%) Solaris
7 2 (0.20%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.098%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 699 (68.53%) Test Automation
2 692 (67.84%) Agile Software Development
3 443 (43.43%) BDD
4 327 (32.06%) TDD
5 244 (23.92%) Continuous Integration
6 233 (22.84%) Scrum
7 148 (14.51%) DevOps
8 114 (11.18%) E-Commerce
9 109 (10.69%) API Testing
10 108 (10.59%) SDET
11 99 (9.71%) Microservices
12 97 (9.51%) MVC
13 92 (9.02%) Kanban
14 87 (8.53%) Functional Testing
15 84 (8.24%) Test Scripting
16 82 (8.04%) Open Source
17 81 (7.94%) Performance Testing
17 81 (7.94%) Test Strategy
18 77 (7.55%) Regression Testing
19 73 (7.16%) OO
Programming Languages
1 546 (53.53%) Java
2 352 (34.51%) JavaScript
3 225 (22.06%) C#
4 217 (21.27%) SQL
5 117 (11.47%) Python
6 105 (10.29%) Ruby
7 29 (2.84%) TypeScript
8 28 (2.75%) Bash Shell
9 24 (2.35%) ES6
10 22 (2.16%) Scala
11 21 (2.06%) PHP
12 18 (1.76%) Perl
13 17 (1.67%) Groovy
14 15 (1.47%) PowerShell
15 14 (1.37%) Go
16 12 (1.18%) T-SQL
16 12 (1.18%) VBA
17 11 (1.08%) C
17 11 (1.08%) C++
17 11 (1.08%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 85 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 50 (4.90%) SC Cleared
3 47 (4.61%) ISTQB
4 45 (4.41%) Degree
5 38 (3.73%) ISEB
6 21 (2.06%) DV Cleared
6 21 (2.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 18 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.20%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.098%) CFA
10 1 (0.098%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.098%) MCAD
10 1 (0.098%) MCSD
10 1 (0.098%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 258 (25.29%) QA
2 15 (1.47%) MiFID
3 6 (0.59%) WCAG
4 3 (0.29%) GCP
5 2 (0.20%) ISO 20022
5 2 (0.20%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.20%) PMO
6 1 (0.098%) GDPR
6 1 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 112 (10.98%) Docker
2 3 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.098%) HDFS
3 1 (0.098%) KVM
3 1 (0.098%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.098%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 46 (4.51%) Ansible
2 39 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
3 34 (3.33%) Puppet
4 25 (2.45%) Kubernetes
5 13 (1.27%) Terraform
6 12 (1.18%) Docker Swarm
7 9 (0.88%) Nagios
8 7 (0.69%) Kibana
9 4 (0.39%) WMI
10 2 (0.20%) CA Service Virtualization
10 2 (0.20%) logstash
11 1 (0.098%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 1 (0.098%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.098%) Grafana
11 1 (0.098%) Packer
11 1 (0.098%) Rancher
11 1 (0.098%) yum
Vendors
1 88 (8.63%) Oracle
2 53 (5.20%) Splunk
3 45 (4.41%) Microsoft
3 45 (4.41%) Salesforce.com
4 33 (3.24%) Atlassian
5 30 (2.94%) HP
6 26 (2.55%) AppDynamics
7 24 (2.35%) ATG
8 22 (2.16%) Adobe
9 20 (1.96%) Google
10 13 (1.27%) IBM
11 9 (0.88%) hybris
12 8 (0.78%) Red Hat
13 6 (0.59%) Apple
13 6 (0.59%) SAP
13 6 (0.59%) VMware
14 5 (0.49%) Charles River
14 5 (0.49%) Pega
15 4 (0.39%) New Relic
15 4 (0.39%) Perforce