Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 114 174
Rank change year-on-year -5 +60 -17
Contract jobs citing Selenium 1,101 883 664
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.38% 2.20% 1.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.68% 12.36% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 586 463
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £307
90th Percentile £588 £569 £575
England median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
London median hourly rate £115.00 - £50.00
10th Percentile £78.50 - £45.00
90th Percentile £155.50 - £55.00
England median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £50.00

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 9,427 7,142 6,995
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.41% 17.80% 15.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,127 5,259 5,176
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £360 £329 £313
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £475 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 20
London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £43.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -8.31% +59.39%
10th Percentile £30.60 £19.82 £29.64
90th Percentile £165.00 £57.50 £55.00
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year +4.88% -2.96% +14.19%

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 22 April 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 22 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Selenium in London

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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 22 April 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 +3 267 £475 +5.56% 55
South London -10 43 £450 - 9
East London +11 31 £495 +18.44% 11
West London -50 25 £475 +11.76% 37
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 791 (71.84%) Test Automation
2 767 (69.66%) Agile Software Development
3 540 (49.05%) Java
4 461 (41.87%) Cucumber
5 449 (40.78%) BDD
6 366 (33.24%) JavaScript
7 349 (31.70%) TDD
8 297 (26.98%) QA
9 287 (26.07%) Scrum
10 283 (25.70%) Jenkins
11 280 (25.43%) C#
12 276 (25.07%) Continuous Integration
13 254 (23.07%) Finance
14 253 (22.98%) WebDriver
15 250 (22.71%) Git (software)
15 250 (22.71%) SQL
16 247 (22.43%) JIRA
17 186 (16.89%) HTML
18 178 (16.17%) Banking
19 172 (15.62%) RESTful
20 164 (14.90%) CSS
21 163 (14.80%) DevOps
22 161 (14.62%) .NET
23 154 (13.99%) Web Services
24 152 (13.81%) AngularJS
25 148 (13.44%) Gherkin
26 141 (12.81%) API Testing
27 135 (12.26%) SpecFlow
28 128 (11.63%) SDET
29 127 (11.53%) MVC

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 (9.17%) Confluence
2 33 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
3 27 (2.45%) Tomcat
4 24 (2.18%) Cloud Foundry
5 23 (2.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 20 (1.82%) CMS
7 17 (1.54%) Apache
8 16 (1.45%) JBoss
9 14 (1.27%) SharePoint
10 10 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 10 (0.91%) Jetty
10 10 (0.91%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (0.64%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.45%) IIS
13 5 (0.45%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.36%) Anypoint
14 4 (0.36%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.36%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 23 (2.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (1.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 17 (1.54%) OmniGraffle
3 6 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.091%) HipChat
5 1 (0.091%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (1.82%) Payment Gateway
2 5 (0.45%) thinkFolio
3 4 (0.36%) Eagle PACE
3 4 (0.36%) Front Arena
4 3 (0.27%) Magento
5 1 (0.091%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.091%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 118 (10.72%) Amazon AWS
2 70 (6.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (3.81%) GitHub
4 32 (2.91%) BrowserStack
5 31 (2.82%) npm
6 15 (1.36%) Sauce Labs
7 10 (0.91%) BlazeMeter
8 8 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (0.73%) Serverless
9 7 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.64%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.54%) PaaS
11 5 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.45%) Google Play
11 5 (0.45%) Route 53
11 5 (0.45%) SaaS
11 5 (0.45%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 5 (0.45%) Tricentis Tosca
12 4 (0.36%) DigitalOcean
12 4 (0.36%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.45%) Firewall
2 12 (1.09%) Internet
3 9 (0.82%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.73%) 3G
4 8 (0.73%) DNS
4 8 (0.73%) HTTP
4 8 (0.73%) LTE
4 8 (0.73%) SMS
5 6 (0.54%) DHCP
5 6 (0.54%) ICMP
6 3 (0.27%) 4G
6 3 (0.27%) AMQP
6 3 (0.27%) Skype
6 3 (0.27%) SSH
7 2 (0.18%) Broadband
7 2 (0.18%) DSL
7 2 (0.18%) Intranet
7 2 (0.18%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (7.08%) SQL Server
2 51 (4.63%) Relational Database
3 47 (4.27%) MySQL
4 41 (3.72%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (2.54%) MongoDB
6 27 (2.45%) Big Data
7 21 (1.91%) Endeca
8 18 (1.63%) NoSQL
9 17 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 15 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
11 14 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
12 13 (1.18%) Redis
13 11 (1.00%) Hadoop
13 11 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (0.82%) Oracle Database
14 9 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
16 7 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 461 (41.87%) Cucumber
2 283 (25.70%) Jenkins
3 253 (22.98%) WebDriver
4 250 (22.71%) Git (software)
5 247 (22.43%) JIRA
6 135 (12.26%) SpecFlow
7 118 (10.72%) Maven
8 109 (9.90%) JMeter
9 99 (8.99%) JUnit
10 94 (8.54%) Jasmine
11 92 (8.36%) NUnit
12 90 (8.17%) SoapUI
13 80 (7.27%) TeamCity
14 70 (6.36%) Appium
15 63 (5.72%) Team Foundation Server
16 57 (5.18%) Gradle
17 49 (4.45%) Protractor
18 43 (3.91%) Gatling
19 41 (3.72%) HP UFT
19 41 (3.72%) Mocha
General
1 254 (23.07%) Finance
2 178 (16.17%) Banking
3 55 (5.00%) Retail
4 42 (3.81%) Investment Banking
5 15 (1.36%) Back Office
5 15 (1.36%) Front Office
6 12 (1.09%) Financial Institution
6 12 (1.09%) Law
7 11 (1.00%) Games
7 11 (1.00%) Telecoms
8 10 (0.91%) Retail Banking
9 9 (0.82%) Marketing
10 8 (0.73%) Publishing
11 7 (0.64%) Advertising
12 3 (0.27%) Electronics
13 1 (0.091%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.091%) Legal
13 1 (0.091%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 383 (34.79%) Developer
2 200 (18.17%) Tester
3 167 (15.17%) Analyst
4 155 (14.08%) Test Analyst
5 151 (13.71%) Automation Tester
6 108 (9.81%) Test Engineer
7 103 (9.36%) Java Developer
8 92 (8.36%) Developer in Test
9 88 (7.99%) Automation Test Analyst
10 73 (6.63%) Test Automation Engineer
11 71 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
12 70 (6.36%) Java Engineer
13 68 (6.18%) JavaScript Developer
14 66 (5.99%) C# Developer
14 66 (5.99%) QA Engineer
15 55 (5.00%) Selenium Tester
16 51 (4.63%) Software Developer
17 50 (4.54%) Selenium Automation Tester
18 48 (4.36%) Test Automation Developer
19 47 (4.27%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (16.89%) HTML
2 172 (15.62%) RESTful
3 164 (14.90%) CSS
4 161 (14.62%) .NET
5 154 (13.99%) Web Services
6 152 (13.81%) AngularJS
7 148 (13.44%) Gherkin
8 123 (11.17%) REST
9 117 (10.63%) Node.js
10 115 (10.45%) Spring
11 114 (10.35%) HTML5
12 107 (9.72%) React
13 87 (7.90%) XML
14 82 (7.45%) CSS3
15 80 (7.27%) SOAP
16 77 (6.99%) JSON
17 76 (6.90%) jQuery
18 64 (5.81%) J2EE
19 52 (4.72%) .NET Framework
20 47 (4.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 86 (7.81%) User Experience
2 70 (6.36%) Greenfield Project
3 55 (5.00%) Fintech
4 53 (4.81%) Mobile App
5 47 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
7 36 (3.27%) Computer Science
8 24 (2.18%) iPad
9 21 (1.91%) Social Media
10 20 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
11 18 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 18 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
12 16 (1.45%) Management Information System
12 16 (1.45%) Virtual Team
13 9 (0.82%) Mainframe
14 8 (0.73%) Data Structures
14 8 (0.73%) Mobile Banking
15 7 (0.64%) Algorithms
15 7 (0.64%) Hedge funds
15 7 (0.64%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 84 (7.63%) Linux
2 81 (7.36%) Unix
3 66 (5.99%) Android
4 57 (5.18%) Apple iOS
5 47 (4.27%) Windows
6 12 (1.09%) Ubuntu
7 8 (0.73%) Nucleus RTOS
7 8 (0.73%) Windows Phone
8 6 (0.54%) CentOS
8 6 (0.54%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.27%) Debian
11 2 (0.18%) AIX
11 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.18%) VMS
11 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.18%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.091%) Solaris
12 1 (0.091%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.091%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 791 (71.84%) Test Automation
2 767 (69.66%) Agile Software Development
3 449 (40.78%) BDD
4 349 (31.70%) TDD
5 287 (26.07%) Scrum
6 276 (25.07%) Continuous Integration
7 163 (14.80%) DevOps
8 141 (12.81%) API Testing
9 128 (11.63%) SDET
10 127 (11.53%) MVC
11 124 (11.26%) Kanban
12 110 (9.99%) Functional Testing
13 109 (9.90%) Microservices
14 101 (9.17%) E-Commerce
15 99 (8.99%) Problem-Solving
16 95 (8.63%) Regression Testing
16 95 (8.63%) Test Scripting
17 93 (8.45%) Continuous Delivery
18 90 (8.17%) Performance Testing
19 85 (7.72%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 540 (49.05%) Java
2 366 (33.24%) JavaScript
3 280 (25.43%) C#
4 250 (22.71%) SQL
5 108 (9.81%) Python
6 93 (8.45%) Ruby
7 43 (3.91%) Java 8
8 31 (2.82%) Bash Shell
9 29 (2.63%) TypeScript
10 26 (2.36%) Scala
11 25 (2.27%) Groovy
12 22 (2.00%) C++
13 20 (1.82%) PL/SQL
13 20 (1.82%) T-SQL
14 18 (1.63%) ES6
15 17 (1.54%) C
16 16 (1.45%) Perl
16 16 (1.45%) PowerShell
17 15 (1.36%) PHP
18 12 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 92 (8.36%) Security Cleared
2 67 (6.09%) SC Cleared
3 65 (5.90%) Degree
4 50 (4.54%) ISTQB
5 36 (3.27%) ISEB
6 24 (2.18%) Computer Science Degree
7 20 (1.82%) DV Cleared
8 13 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.73%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.45%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.18%) MCAD
11 2 (0.18%) MCSD
11 2 (0.18%) MCTS
11 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.18%) OCPJP
11 2 (0.18%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.18%) PMP
12 1 (0.091%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.091%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 297 (26.98%) QA
2 10 (0.91%) MiFID
3 4 (0.36%) GDPR
4 3 (0.27%) WCAG
5 2 (0.18%) PMO
5 2 (0.18%) SEPA
5 2 (0.18%) SLA
6 1 (0.091%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.091%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.091%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.091%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.091%) PSD2
System Software
1 125 (11.35%) Docker
2 3 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.091%) ACF2
3 1 (0.091%) RACF
3 1 (0.091%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 43 (3.91%) Puppet
2 38 (3.45%) Ansible
3 37 (3.36%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (2.54%) Kubernetes
5 19 (1.73%) HP ALM
6 17 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
7 16 (1.45%) Docker Swarm
8 12 (1.09%) Terraform
9 8 (0.73%) Kibana
10 7 (0.64%) Grafana
11 5 (0.45%) Nagios
12 4 (0.36%) WMI
13 3 (0.27%) Salt
13 3 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
14 2 (0.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 2 (0.18%) Capistrano
14 2 (0.18%) logstash
14 2 (0.18%) Rancher
15 1 (0.091%) CA Service Virtualization
15 1 (0.091%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 65 (5.90%) Oracle
2 53 (4.81%) Microsoft
3 52 (4.72%) Splunk
4 39 (3.54%) Atlassian
5 30 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
6 29 (2.63%) HP
7 27 (2.45%) Adobe
7 27 (2.45%) AppDynamics
8 23 (2.09%) ATG
9 18 (1.63%) Google
10 13 (1.18%) IBM
11 8 (0.73%) MuleSoft
11 8 (0.73%) Sitecore
12 7 (0.64%) New Relic
13 6 (0.54%) Sybase
14 5 (0.45%) Apple
14 5 (0.45%) Charles River
14 5 (0.45%) FXall
14 5 (0.45%) Red Hat
14 5 (0.45%) ServiceNow