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 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 154 160
Rank change year-on-year +34 +6  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 463 355 336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.22% 1.63% 1.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.84% 9.38% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 254 227
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £320 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +5.71% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £48.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year -2.06% +90.19%  

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 3910 3785 3275
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.78% 17.38% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2860 2839 2362
Median daily rate £485 £450 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.77% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 16
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.63 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.30% +34.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £31.00 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £90.08 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.04
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.39%  

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 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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 +19 107 £450 +5.88% 35
Croydon -7 5 - -
West End of London +11 4 £400 -15.78% 7
Osterley - 3 £500 -
Twickenham - 1 £250 -
Greenwich - 1 £410 -
Hammersmith - 1 £325 -
Wimbledon - 1 £300 -
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 597 (68.07%) Agile Software Development
2 540 (61.57%) Test Automation
3 429 (48.92%) Java
4 328 (37.40%) Cucumber
5 278 (31.70%) BDD
6 272 (31.01%) JavaScript
7 265 (30.22%) TDD
8 251 (28.62%) Jenkins
9 231 (26.34%) QA
10 228 (26.00%) WebDriver
11 225 (25.66%) JIRA
12 210 (23.95%) Scrum
13 190 (21.66%) SQL
14 187 (21.32%) Git (software)
15 177 (20.18%) HTML
16 173 (19.73%) AngularJS
17 162 (18.47%) CSS
18 157 (17.90%) Finance
19 149 (16.99%) C#
19 149 (16.99%) Banking
20 146 (16.65%) Continuous Integration
21 143 (16.31%) .NET
22 141 (16.08%) Node.js
23 135 (15.39%) DevOps
24 132 (15.05%) Web Services
25 119 (13.57%) RESTful
26 118 (13.45%) E-Commerce
27 113 (12.88%) JUnit
28 111 (12.66%) Kanban
29 109 (12.43%) Spring

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 63 (7.18%) Confluence
2 37 (4.22%) Tomcat
3 26 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (2.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 19 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
6 18 (2.05%) CMS
6 18 (2.05%) JBoss
6 18 (2.05%) WebSphere
7 13 (1.48%) Mule
8 11 (1.25%) Apache Solr
8 11 (1.25%) nginx
9 10 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 10 (1.14%) Anypoint
9 10 (1.14%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.68%) Apache
10 6 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.46%) Drupal
11 4 (0.46%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.34%) MQSeries
13 2 (0.23%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 20 (2.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.48%) OmniGraffle
3 12 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.23%) Mingle
5 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (2.17%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (1.37%) Magento
3 7 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.46%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.23%) FastStats
7 1 (0.11%) CSG Singleview
7 1 (0.11%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.11%) Sonata
7 1 (0.11%) Tercero
Cloud Services
1 60 (6.84%) Amazon AWS
2 54 (6.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (5.82%) GitHub
4 20 (2.28%) PaaS
5 12 (1.37%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 11 (1.25%) IaaS
6 11 (1.25%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 10 (1.14%) BrowserStack
8 8 (0.91%) Basecamp
9 5 (0.57%) SaaS
9 5 (0.57%) Sauce Labs
10 4 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.46%) Bluemix
10 4 (0.46%) IBM Cloud
11 3 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.34%) Google Play
11 3 (0.34%) Loggly
12 2 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.23%) Slack
12 2 (0.23%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.96%) Internet
2 21 (2.39%) HTTP
3 3 (0.34%) DNS
3 3 (0.34%) Intranet
3 3 (0.34%) LDAP
3 3 (0.34%) NetScaler
3 3 (0.34%) SSL
4 2 (0.23%) PuTTY
4 2 (0.23%) SMS
5 1 (0.11%) Firewall
5 1 (0.11%) SNMP
5 1 (0.11%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (7.30%) Relational Database
2 46 (5.25%) MongoDB
3 35 (3.99%) DB2
4 25 (2.85%) RDBMS
4 25 (2.85%) SQL Server
5 22 (2.51%) MySQL
6 19 (2.17%) Big Data
6 19 (2.17%) Endeca
7 17 (1.94%) Redis
8 15 (1.71%) NoSQL
9 13 (1.48%) DbVisualizer
10 12 (1.37%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (0.80%) Couchbase
12 7 (0.80%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (0.46%) HBase
15 4 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 328 (37.40%) Cucumber
2 251 (28.62%) Jenkins
3 228 (26.00%) WebDriver
4 225 (25.66%) JIRA
5 187 (21.32%) Git (software)
6 113 (12.88%) JUnit
7 95 (10.83%) Maven
8 65 (7.41%) gulp
8 65 (7.41%) Jasmine
9 61 (6.96%) Subversion
10 57 (6.50%) JMeter
10 57 (6.50%) SpecFlow
11 56 (6.39%) SoapUI
11 56 (6.39%) TeamCity
12 52 (5.93%) JBehave
13 50 (5.70%) Protractor
14 46 (5.25%) Grunt
14 46 (5.25%) HP UFT
14 46 (5.25%) Hudson
15 45 (5.13%) Mockito
General
1 157 (17.90%) Finance
2 149 (16.99%) Banking
3 107 (12.20%) Retail
4 35 (3.99%) Investment Banking
5 27 (3.08%) Games
6 24 (2.74%) Front Office
7 18 (2.05%) Marketing
8 17 (1.94%) Retail Banking
9 16 (1.82%) Telecoms
10 13 (1.48%) Advertising
11 9 (1.03%) Publishing
12 8 (0.91%) Legal
13 7 (0.80%) Electronics
13 7 (0.80%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.57%) Law
15 2 (0.23%) Back Office
15 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.23%) International Banking
15 2 (0.23%) Music Industry
15 2 (0.23%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 352 (40.14%) Developer
2 179 (20.41%) Tester
3 134 (15.28%) Automation Tester
4 109 (12.43%) Analyst
5 97 (11.06%) Java Developer
6 92 (10.49%) Test Analyst
7 85 (9.69%) JavaScript Developer
8 82 (9.35%) Angular Developer
9 71 (8.10%) Test Engineer
10 65 (7.41%) QA Engineer
11 58 (6.61%) Senior Developer
12 54 (6.16%) Developer in Test
13 49 (5.59%) Full Stack Developer
14 48 (5.47%) Automation Test Analyst
14 48 (5.47%) Selenium Tester
15 39 (4.45%) DevOps Engineer
15 39 (4.45%) Test Automation Engineer
16 37 (4.22%) Selenium Automation Tester
17 34 (3.88%) Node.js Developer
18 32 (3.65%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (20.18%) HTML
2 173 (19.73%) AngularJS
3 162 (18.47%) CSS
4 143 (16.31%) .NET
5 141 (16.08%) Node.js
6 132 (15.05%) Web Services
7 119 (13.57%) RESTful
8 109 (12.43%) Spring
9 105 (11.97%) SOAP
10 98 (11.17%) HTML5
11 88 (10.03%) React
12 84 (9.58%) XML
13 73 (8.32%) REST
14 66 (7.53%) Gherkin
15 63 (7.18%) CSS3
15 63 (7.18%) J2EE
16 56 (6.39%) ASP.NET
16 56 (6.39%) jQuery
17 53 (6.04%) JSON
18 51 (5.82%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 47 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
2 45 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (5.02%) Mobile App
4 42 (4.79%) User Experience
5 31 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
6 27 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 20 (2.28%) iPad
8 19 (2.17%) Social Media
9 17 (1.94%) Fintech
10 14 (1.60%) Computer Science
10 14 (1.60%) Fixed Income
11 10 (1.14%) Data Centre
11 10 (1.14%) Data Structures
12 8 (0.91%) Derivative
13 7 (0.80%) Online Banking
14 5 (0.57%) Cloud Native
14 5 (0.57%) Equities
14 5 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
14 5 (0.57%) Mobile Banking
15 4 (0.46%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 86 (9.81%) Unix
2 80 (9.12%) Linux
3 27 (3.08%) Android
3 27 (3.08%) Apple iOS
4 17 (1.94%) Windows
5 7 (0.80%) CentOS
6 5 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.23%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.11%) OpenVMS
8 1 (0.11%) Solaris
8 1 (0.11%) VMS
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 597 (68.07%) Agile Software Development
2 540 (61.57%) Test Automation
3 278 (31.70%) BDD
4 265 (30.22%) TDD
5 210 (23.95%) Scrum
6 146 (16.65%) Continuous Integration
7 135 (15.39%) DevOps
8 118 (13.45%) E-Commerce
9 111 (12.66%) Kanban
10 100 (11.40%) Microservices
11 98 (11.17%) Test Scripting
12 92 (10.49%) MVC
13 81 (9.24%) Regression Testing
14 80 (9.12%) OO
15 73 (8.32%) Test Strategy
16 67 (7.64%) Performance Testing
17 65 (7.41%) Unit Testing
18 63 (7.18%) Mentoring
18 63 (7.18%) Open Source
19 59 (6.73%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 429 (48.92%) Java
2 272 (31.01%) JavaScript
3 190 (21.66%) SQL
4 149 (16.99%) C#
5 88 (10.03%) Python
6 65 (7.41%) Ruby
7 36 (4.10%) Shell Script
8 34 (3.88%) ES6
9 29 (3.31%) Perl
10 19 (2.17%) Bash Shell
10 19 (2.17%) Scala
11 16 (1.82%) PL/SQL
12 15 (1.71%) VBA
13 14 (1.60%) PHP
14 13 (1.48%) Groovy
15 12 (1.37%) R
16 11 (1.25%) Apex Code
16 11 (1.25%) SOQL
16 11 (1.25%) XPath
17 9 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (4.22%) ISTQB
2 36 (4.10%) Security Cleared
3 30 (3.42%) ISEB
4 26 (2.96%) Degree
5 16 (1.82%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (1.14%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 231 (26.34%) QA
2 20 (2.28%) MiFID
3 12 (1.37%) EMIR
4 11 (1.25%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 81 (9.24%) Docker
2 6 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.23%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.23%) HDFS
4 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.23%) KVM
4 2 (0.23%) LXC
5 1 (0.11%) Squid
5 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 53 (6.04%) Ansible
2 42 (4.79%) Puppet
3 35 (3.99%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (1.60%) Nagios
6 6 (0.68%) Rancher
6 6 (0.68%) Terraform
7 5 (0.57%) Graphite
8 4 (0.46%) CA Service Virtualization
8 4 (0.46%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.46%) logstash
8 4 (0.46%) Rundeck
9 3 (0.34%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 2 (0.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.23%) Kibana
10 2 (0.23%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.23%) SCOrch
11 1 (0.11%) ITRS Geneos
11 1 (0.11%) yum
Vendors
1 85 (9.69%) Oracle
2 28 (3.19%) Splunk
3 25 (2.85%) Microsoft
4 24 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
5 23 (2.62%) ATG
6 22 (2.51%) HP
6 22 (2.51%) IBM
7 21 (2.39%) Atlassian
8 20 (2.28%) AppDynamics
9 17 (1.94%) Adobe
10 16 (1.82%) MuleSoft
10 16 (1.82%) New Relic
10 16 (1.82%) Perforce
11 14 (1.60%) hybris
12 10 (1.14%) CA Agile Central
13 9 (1.03%) Telerik
14 8 (0.91%) Apple
14 8 (0.91%) Google
14 8 (0.91%) Murex
14 8 (0.91%) Sybase
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates or salaries, 6 months contracts
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £440 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £499 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
EPAM Systems
Rate: From £460 to £461 per day or £90k perm
Posted: 21 days ago