Period
to 13 August 2020

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 13 August 2020 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
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 163 138 110
Rank change year-on-year -25 -28 +17
Contract jobs citing Selenium 238 800 1,197
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.59% 2.01% 2.62%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.73% 10.35% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 586 868
Median daily rate £450 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £325
90th Percentile £608 £575 £600
England median daily rate £434 £428 £430
% change year-on-year +1.46% -0.58% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £42.25 £88.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -52.12% -
England median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% -10.53%

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 3,078 7,727 10,061
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.62% 19.39% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,093 5,462 7,501
Median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £363
90th Percentile £709 £675 £650
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 37 27
Median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +5.56% +38.46%
Median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £42.38
% change year-on-year -3.33% +6.19% +3.35%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in London

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Selenium in London.

Daily rate trend for Selenium in London

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Selenium in London over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Selenium in London

Selenium
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Selenium in London.

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 13 August 2020. 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 +24 35 £465 +2.31% 14
South London +18 34 £425 -2.86% 2
West London +24 10 £450 +9.76% 4
East London +31 2 - - 3
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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.

1 187 (78.57%) Test Automation
2 158 (66.39%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (55.04%) Java
4 87 (36.55%) DevOps
5 86 (36.13%) Cucumber
5 86 (36.13%) JIRA
6 78 (32.77%) Security Cleared
7 72 (30.25%) QA
8 69 (28.99%) BDD
9 67 (28.15%) Scrum
10 65 (27.31%) SC Cleared
11 64 (26.89%) Jenkins
12 60 (25.21%) TDD
13 56 (23.53%) Azure
14 51 (21.43%) JavaScript
15 47 (19.75%) Microsoft
15 47 (19.75%) Git (software)
16 45 (18.91%) SQL
17 44 (18.49%) HTML
18 43 (18.07%) AWS
18 43 (18.07%) Confluence
18 43 (18.07%) REST
19 42 (17.65%) C#
20 40 (16.81%) Regression Testing
21 38 (15.97%) Finance
21 38 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
22 37 (15.55%) Functional Testing
23 35 (14.71%) SQL Server
23 35 (14.71%) AngularJS
24 33 (13.87%) SoapUI

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 43 (18.07%) Confluence
2 14 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (3.36%) JBoss
4 5 (2.10%) IIS
4 5 (2.10%) Jetty
4 5 (2.10%) MQSeries
4 5 (2.10%) Oracle Self-Service HR
4 5 (2.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (2.10%) Red Hat Fuse
4 5 (2.10%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.10%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.68%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.84%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.42%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.42%) Mule
7 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (3.78%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.26%) InVision
3 3 (1.26%) Sketch
4 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.42%) Maximo
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.42%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 56 (23.53%) Azure
2 43 (18.07%) AWS
3 19 (7.98%) GitHub
4 11 (4.62%) Slack
5 10 (4.20%) GCP
6 8 (3.36%) SaaS
6 8 (3.36%) Sauce Labs
7 6 (2.52%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (2.10%) BlazeMeter
9 4 (1.68%) Serverless
10 3 (1.26%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (1.26%) Datadog
10 3 (1.26%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (1.26%) PaaS
11 2 (0.84%) npm
12 1 (0.42%) Amazon EKS
12 1 (0.42%) Azure Stack
12 1 (0.42%) BrowserStack
12 1 (0.42%) Heroku
12 1 (0.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.52%) Firewall
1 6 (2.52%) HTTP
2 5 (2.10%) SSH
3 3 (1.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.84%) DNS
4 2 (0.84%) SSL
5 1 (0.42%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.42%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.42%) Skype
5 1 (0.42%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.88%) MySQL
3 11 (4.62%) MongoDB
4 6 (2.52%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (2.10%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (2.10%) Big Data
5 5 (2.10%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.10%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.10%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.68%) SQL Server 2017
7 3 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.26%) Data Lake
7 3 (1.26%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.84%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.84%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.42%) DB2
9 1 (0.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 86 (36.13%) Cucumber
1 86 (36.13%) JIRA
2 64 (26.89%) Jenkins
3 47 (19.75%) Git (software)
4 33 (13.87%) SoapUI
4 33 (13.87%) WebDriver
5 30 (12.61%) JUnit
6 29 (12.18%) SpecFlow
7 28 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 26 (10.92%) JMeter
9 23 (9.66%) Maven
9 23 (9.66%) Postman
10 21 (8.82%) Cypress.io
11 15 (6.30%) Zephyr
12 14 (5.88%) Subversion
13 12 (5.04%) Katalon Studio
14 11 (4.62%) GitLab
14 11 (4.62%) Gradle
14 11 (4.62%) TestCafe
15 10 (4.20%) SonarQube
General
1 38 (15.97%) Finance
2 15 (6.30%) Banking
3 13 (5.46%) Public Sector
4 7 (2.94%) Police
5 3 (1.26%) Retail
5 3 (1.26%) Retail Banking
6 2 (0.84%) Back Office
6 2 (0.84%) Front Office
6 2 (0.84%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.84%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Electronics
7 1 (0.42%) Games
7 1 (0.42%) Law
7 1 (0.42%) Legal
7 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (24.37%) Tester
2 41 (17.23%) Automation Tester
2 41 (17.23%) Developer
3 36 (15.13%) Analyst
4 28 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 28 (11.76%) Test Engineer
5 19 (7.98%) QA Engineer
5 19 (7.98%) Test Automation Engineer
6 17 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
6 17 (7.14%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 15 (6.30%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (6.30%) Java Engineer
8 14 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 14 (5.88%) Senior Automation Tester
8 14 (5.88%) Senior Tester
9 11 (4.62%) Full Stack Developer
10 10 (4.20%) QA Automation Engineer
10 10 (4.20%) React Developer
10 10 (4.20%) Selenium Tester
11 9 (3.78%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (18.49%) HTML
2 43 (18.07%) REST
3 35 (14.71%) AngularJS
4 33 (13.87%) HTML5
4 33 (13.87%) SOAP
5 29 (12.18%) Web Services
6 25 (10.50%) .NET
7 24 (10.08%) CSS
7 24 (10.08%) Node.js
8 22 (9.24%) Gherkin
8 22 (9.24%) React
9 17 (7.14%) XML
10 14 (5.88%) RESTful
11 13 (5.46%) Jest
11 13 (5.46%) Spring
12 12 (5.04%) JSON
12 12 (5.04%) WebdriverIO
13 11 (4.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (3.36%) .NET Framework
14 8 (3.36%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.92%) User Experience
2 16 (6.72%) Mobile App
3 11 (4.62%) SCORM
3 11 (4.62%) W3C
4 9 (3.78%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.10%) Derivative
8 4 (1.68%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.84%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.42%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.42%) Blog
10 1 (0.42%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.42%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.42%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.42%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.42%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.42%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.34%) Windows
2 21 (8.82%) Apple iOS
2 21 (8.82%) Linux
3 20 (8.40%) Android
4 14 (5.88%) Unix
5 6 (2.52%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.10%) CentOS
6 5 (2.10%) Debian
6 5 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.10%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (78.57%) Test Automation
2 158 (66.39%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (36.55%) DevOps
4 69 (28.99%) BDD
5 67 (28.15%) Scrum
6 60 (25.21%) TDD
7 40 (16.81%) Regression Testing
8 38 (15.97%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (15.55%) Functional Testing
10 32 (13.45%) API Testing
11 30 (12.61%) Kanban
12 28 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
13 27 (11.34%) Microservices
14 25 (10.50%) Acceptance Criteria
15 23 (9.66%) SDET
15 23 (9.66%) Test Strategy
16 22 (9.24%) Integration Testing
16 22 (9.24%) Test Scripting
17 21 (8.82%) Software Testing
18 19 (7.98%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 131 (55.04%) Java
2 51 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 45 (18.91%) SQL
4 42 (17.65%) C#
5 26 (10.92%) Python
6 14 (5.88%) Groovy
7 12 (5.04%) Scala
8 11 (4.62%) Java 8
8 11 (4.62%) PowerShell
8 11 (4.62%) Ruby
9 9 (3.78%) PL/SQL
9 9 (3.78%) T-SQL
10 8 (3.36%) C++
10 8 (3.36%) Perl
11 6 (2.52%) PHP
11 6 (2.52%) TypeScript
12 5 (2.10%) Bash Shell
12 5 (2.10%) Clojure
12 5 (2.10%) ClojureScript
12 5 (2.10%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 78 (32.77%) Security Cleared
2 65 (27.31%) SC Cleared
3 20 (8.40%) ISTQB
4 15 (6.30%) ISEB
5 14 (5.88%) Degree
6 8 (3.36%) DV Cleared
7 7 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (2.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (1.68%) AWS Certification
10 3 (1.26%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 1 (0.42%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.42%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (30.25%) QA
2 14 (5.88%) WCAG
3 2 (0.84%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.42%) GDPR
4 1 (0.42%) ISO 20022
4 1 (0.42%) PSD2
4 1 (0.42%) SEPA
System Software
1 33 (13.87%) Docker
2 2 (0.84%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (11.76%) Kubernetes
2 17 (7.14%) Terraform
3 11 (4.62%) Ansible
4 9 (3.78%) Puppet
5 5 (2.10%) Consul
5 5 (2.10%) Salt
6 4 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.26%) Nagios
8 2 (0.84%) Grafana
8 2 (0.84%) HP ALM
8 2 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.84%) Rancher
9 1 (0.42%) Kibana
Vendors
1 47 (19.75%) Microsoft
2 25 (10.50%) Oracle
3 10 (4.20%) Atlassian
3 10 (4.20%) Sparx
4 9 (3.78%) SAP
5 8 (3.36%) MuleSoft
5 8 (3.36%) Splunk
6 6 (2.52%) Google
7 5 (2.10%) Axway
7 5 (2.10%) Cloudera
7 5 (2.10%) Hortonworks
7 5 (2.10%) Red Hat
7 5 (2.10%) Sybase
8 3 (1.26%) Databricks
8 3 (1.26%) New Relic
8 3 (1.26%) Sonatype
9 2 (0.84%) HP
9 2 (0.84%) Infor
9 2 (0.84%) Informatica
9 2 (0.84%) Veracode