The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 29 April 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 / Midlands
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 27 -
Contract jobs citing Selenium 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands - 0.50% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.89 £42.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year +58.27% +14.38%  

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 the Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 6 5 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 5.00% 2.48% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Median daily rate £350 £500 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +21.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £360 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.04
% change year-on-year +0.49% +14.17%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Selenium in the Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Robot Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Protractor

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Protractor
1 1 (100.00%) Robot Framework
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA