Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 125 167
Rank change year-on-year +16 +42 -3
Contract jobs citing Selenium 1,155 887 728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.50% 2.12% 1.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.70% 11.40% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 826 589 517
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £325 £320 £306
90th Percentile £588 £575 £588
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
London median hourly rate £70.00 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £59.31
% change year-on-year -10.00% -15.70% +58.16%

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 9,870 7,781 7,670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 21.36% 18.62% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,374 5,718 5,654
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £475 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 35 17
London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -13.79% +56.59%
10th Percentile £17.00 £21.14 £10.00
90th Percentile £165.00 £56.25 £51.03
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.50

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 18 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in London over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 July 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 -2 261 £470 +4.44% 78
South London +22 80 £450 +38.46% 9
West London -14 37 £450 +5.88% 36
East London +1 33 £500 +18.69% 9
North London 0 2 £600 +50.00% 1
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 859 (74.37%) Test Automation
2 809 (70.04%) Agile Software Development
3 578 (50.04%) Java
4 470 (40.69%) Cucumber
5 407 (35.24%) BDD
6 360 (31.17%) JavaScript
7 324 (28.05%) Jenkins
8 314 (27.19%) TDD
9 310 (26.84%) QA
9 310 (26.84%) Scrum
10 308 (26.67%) WebDriver
11 297 (25.71%) C#
12 286 (24.76%) Git (software)
13 265 (22.94%) JIRA
14 243 (21.04%) Continuous Integration
15 233 (20.17%) Finance
16 226 (19.57%) SQL
17 196 (16.97%) HTML
18 188 (16.28%) .NET
19 184 (15.93%) API Testing
20 182 (15.76%) DevOps
20 182 (15.76%) Gherkin
21 180 (15.58%) SDET
21 180 (15.58%) CSS
22 177 (15.32%) Web Services
23 174 (15.06%) SpecFlow
24 158 (13.68%) AngularJS
25 147 (12.73%) Banking
26 142 (12.29%) REST
26 142 (12.29%) Amazon AWS

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
1 103 (8.92%) Confluence
2 33 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 22 (1.90%) Apache
4 21 (1.82%) JBoss
5 19 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (1.47%) CMS
7 16 (1.39%) Jetty
8 14 (1.21%) IIS
9 13 (1.13%) Cloud Foundry
10 10 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 9 (0.78%) Umbraco
12 6 (0.52%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.43%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.43%) Gunicorn
13 5 (0.43%) NServiceBus
14 4 (0.35%) SharePoint
14 4 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.35%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 19 (1.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 19 (1.65%) OmniGraffle
2 15 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.52%) Fireworks
3 6 (0.52%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.35%) Eagle PACE
2 4 (0.35%) Front Arena
2 4 (0.35%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.087%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.087%) Magento
4 1 (0.087%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 142 (12.29%) Amazon AWS
2 114 (9.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (5.28%) GitHub
4 54 (4.68%) BrowserStack
5 35 (3.03%) Sauce Labs
6 22 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 17 (1.47%) BlazeMeter
8 15 (1.30%) npm
8 15 (1.30%) SaaS
9 14 (1.21%) AWS Lambda
10 12 (1.04%) Slack
11 10 (0.87%) Amazon S3
12 9 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 9 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (0.78%) Serverless
13 8 (0.69%) DigitalOcean
13 8 (0.69%) IaaS
14 7 (0.61%) Datadog
14 7 (0.61%) PaaS
14 7 (0.61%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.08%) HTTP
2 15 (1.30%) Internet
3 10 (0.87%) Firewall
4 9 (0.78%) SMS
5 7 (0.61%) Skype
6 6 (0.52%) DNS
7 5 (0.43%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.35%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.26%) AMQP
9 3 (0.26%) DHCP
9 3 (0.26%) DSL
9 3 (0.26%) ICMP
9 3 (0.26%) Intranet
9 3 (0.26%) SMTP
9 3 (0.26%) SSH
10 2 (0.17%) Broadband
10 2 (0.17%) FIX Connectivity
11 1 (0.087%) 3G
11 1 (0.087%) 4G
11 1 (0.087%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
2 64 (5.54%) SQL Server
3 48 (4.16%) MySQL
4 30 (2.60%) Relational Database
5 29 (2.51%) MongoDB
6 28 (2.42%) Big Data
7 14 (1.21%) NoSQL
8 12 (1.04%) Hadoop
8 12 (1.04%) SQL Server 2016
9 11 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (0.78%) Endeca
11 8 (0.69%) Oracle Database
11 8 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (0.52%) DB2
12 6 (0.52%) Redis
13 5 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.43%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 470 (40.69%) Cucumber
2 324 (28.05%) Jenkins
3 308 (26.67%) WebDriver
4 286 (24.76%) Git (software)
5 265 (22.94%) JIRA
6 174 (15.06%) SpecFlow
7 128 (11.08%) Maven
8 115 (9.96%) JMeter
9 110 (9.52%) JUnit
10 101 (8.74%) SoapUI
11 88 (7.62%) NUnit
12 87 (7.53%) Appium
13 74 (6.41%) TeamCity
14 72 (6.23%) Visual Studio
15 69 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
16 66 (5.71%) Jasmine
17 56 (4.85%) Gradle
18 49 (4.24%) Mocha
19 45 (3.90%) Protractor
20 44 (3.81%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 233 (20.17%) Finance
2 147 (12.73%) Banking
3 56 (4.85%) Retail
4 25 (2.16%) Investment Banking
5 19 (1.65%) Financial Institution
6 12 (1.04%) Retail Banking
6 12 (1.04%) Telecoms
7 10 (0.87%) Games
7 10 (0.87%) Marketing
8 8 (0.69%) Front Office
9 7 (0.61%) Back Office
10 6 (0.52%) Advertising
11 4 (0.35%) Law
12 2 (0.17%) Electronics
13 1 (0.087%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.087%) Legal
13 1 (0.087%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.087%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 393 (34.03%) Developer
2 204 (17.66%) Tester
3 170 (14.72%) Automation Tester
4 122 (10.56%) Analyst
5 114 (9.87%) Java Developer
6 103 (8.92%) Test Analyst
7 100 (8.66%) Developer in Test
8 98 (8.48%) Test Engineer
9 81 (7.01%) C# Developer
10 64 (5.54%) QA Engineer
11 63 (5.45%) Automation Test Analyst
12 57 (4.94%) JavaScript Developer
12 57 (4.94%) Test Automation Developer
13 56 (4.85%) QA Tester
14 55 (4.76%) Java Engineer
14 55 (4.76%) Selenium Tester
14 55 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
15 54 (4.68%) Java Developer in Test
16 52 (4.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
17 49 (4.24%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (16.97%) HTML
2 188 (16.28%) .NET
3 182 (15.76%) Gherkin
4 180 (15.58%) CSS
5 177 (15.32%) Web Services
6 158 (13.68%) AngularJS
7 142 (12.29%) REST
8 141 (12.21%) RESTful
9 124 (10.74%) HTML5
10 116 (10.04%) React
11 104 (9.00%) Node.js
12 102 (8.83%) SOAP
13 91 (7.88%) XML
14 86 (7.45%) CSS3
14 86 (7.45%) Spring
15 81 (7.01%) JSON
16 76 (6.58%) jQuery
17 75 (6.49%) ASP.NET
18 58 (5.02%) Sass
19 56 (4.85%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 88 (7.62%) User Experience
2 67 (5.80%) Fintech
3 63 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
4 60 (5.19%) Mobile App
5 53 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (2.68%) Computer Science
7 25 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
8 19 (1.65%) Algorithms
9 18 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
10 17 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 15 (1.30%) Virtual Team
12 13 (1.13%) Data Structures
12 13 (1.13%) Video on Demand
13 12 (1.04%) Fixed Income
14 11 (0.95%) Equities
15 10 (0.87%) Derivative
15 10 (0.87%) iPad
15 10 (0.87%) Social Media
16 8 (0.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 123 (10.65%) Linux
2 95 (8.23%) Unix
3 75 (6.49%) Windows
4 73 (6.32%) Android
5 71 (6.15%) Apple iOS
6 25 (2.16%) Ubuntu
7 15 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (0.95%) Windows Server
9 10 (0.87%) CentOS
10 5 (0.43%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.35%) Nucleus RTOS
11 4 (0.35%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.26%) Debian
12 3 (0.26%) VMS
13 2 (0.17%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.17%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.087%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.087%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 859 (74.37%) Test Automation
2 809 (70.04%) Agile Software Development
3 407 (35.24%) BDD
4 314 (27.19%) TDD
5 310 (26.84%) Scrum
6 243 (21.04%) Continuous Integration
7 184 (15.93%) API Testing
8 182 (15.76%) DevOps
9 180 (15.58%) SDET
10 129 (11.17%) Kanban
11 119 (10.30%) MVC
12 117 (10.13%) Test Scripting
13 107 (9.26%) Microservices
14 100 (8.66%) Functional Testing
15 98 (8.48%) Open Source
16 96 (8.31%) OO
16 96 (8.31%) Performance Testing
17 82 (7.10%) Front End Development
18 81 (7.01%) SDLC
19 79 (6.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 578 (50.04%) Java
2 360 (31.17%) JavaScript
3 297 (25.71%) C#
4 226 (19.57%) SQL
5 116 (10.04%) Python
6 64 (5.54%) Ruby
7 52 (4.50%) Java 8
8 33 (2.86%) Groovy
8 33 (2.86%) TypeScript
9 32 (2.77%) Bash Shell
10 30 (2.60%) ES6
11 23 (1.99%) Shell Script
12 22 (1.90%) C
12 22 (1.90%) Scala
13 19 (1.65%) C++
14 17 (1.47%) PHP
15 15 (1.30%) Perl
16 14 (1.21%) PL/SQL
17 12 (1.04%) PowerShell
17 12 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 108 (9.35%) Security Cleared
2 90 (7.79%) SC Cleared
3 61 (5.28%) ISTQB
4 55 (4.76%) Degree
5 50 (4.33%) ISEB
6 16 (1.39%) DV Cleared
7 13 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (0.52%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.26%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.17%) OCPJP
11 2 (0.17%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.17%) PMP
12 1 (0.087%) APMP
12 1 (0.087%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 310 (26.84%) QA
2 8 (0.69%) GDPR
3 7 (0.61%) GCP
4 4 (0.35%) MiFID
5 3 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.26%) EMIR
5 3 (0.26%) PMO
6 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.17%) SEPA
6 2 (0.17%) SLA
6 2 (0.17%) WCAG
7 1 (0.087%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.087%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.087%) PSD2
System Software
1 130 (11.26%) Docker
2 2 (0.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.087%) ACF2
3 1 (0.087%) RACF
3 1 (0.087%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 54 (4.68%) Puppet
2 46 (3.98%) Ansible
3 40 (3.46%) Opscode Chef
4 34 (2.94%) Kubernetes
5 18 (1.56%) Terraform
6 16 (1.39%) HP ALM
7 15 (1.30%) Kibana
8 13 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
9 11 (0.95%) Grafana
10 6 (0.52%) logstash
10 6 (0.52%) Nagios
11 5 (0.43%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 5 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.35%) Packer
13 3 (0.26%) CA Service Virtualization
13 3 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
13 3 (0.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 3 (0.26%) Salt
14 2 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
15 1 (0.087%) Rancher
Vendors
1 69 (5.97%) Microsoft
2 46 (3.98%) Oracle
3 45 (3.90%) Atlassian
4 30 (2.60%) Adobe
5 25 (2.16%) HP
6 24 (2.08%) Google
7 22 (1.90%) AppDynamics
8 20 (1.73%) Splunk
9 19 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (1.30%) New Relic
11 13 (1.13%) Red Hat
12 11 (0.95%) ATG
13 10 (0.87%) MuleSoft
14 9 (0.78%) IBM
15 8 (0.69%) Cypress Semiconductor
15 8 (0.69%) Micro Focus
16 6 (0.52%) CA
16 6 (0.52%) CA Agile Central
16 6 (0.52%) Dynatrace
16 6 (0.52%) Sitecore