Period
to 25 July 2017

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 6 months to 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 146 170
Rank change year-on-year +10 +24 +6
Contract jobs citing Selenium 105 125 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.36% 1.30% 0.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.99% 9.64% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 90 52
Midlands median daily rate £375 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +5.00% +18.14%
10th Percentile £296 £150 £264
90th Percentile £510 £480 £431
England median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £59.31 £37.50
% change year-on-year -15.70% +58.16% -72.73%

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 1168 1297 876
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 15.12% 13.52% 10.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 777 527
Midlands median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £275 £258 £188
90th Percentile £538 £525 £518
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 29
Midlands median hourly rate £33.22 £37.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.41% +13.64% -12.00%
10th Percentile £25.63 £20.50 £21.98
90th Percentile £44.75 £44.50 £42.75
England median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.18% +13.33% -0.79%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

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

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in the Midlands over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in the Midlands

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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
East Midlands +21 54 £375 +15.38% 11
West Midlands -15 50 £375 - 18
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 70 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 55 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (40.95%) Java
4 33 (31.43%) HTML
5 32 (30.48%) CSS
5 32 (30.48%) SQL
6 31 (29.52%) WebDriver
7 30 (28.57%) AngularJS
8 29 (27.62%) HTML5
9 27 (25.71%) Git (software)
10 24 (22.86%) C#
11 23 (21.90%) JIRA
12 21 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (19.05%) JavaScript
14 19 (18.10%) Linux
14 19 (18.10%) Scrum
14 19 (18.10%) CSS3
14 19 (18.10%) Karma Test Runner
14 19 (18.10%) gulp
15 18 (17.14%) Grunt
15 18 (17.14%) Angular 2
15 18 (17.14%) Open Source
15 18 (17.14%) Jenkins
15 18 (17.14%) QA
15 18 (17.14%) SOAP
15 18 (17.14%) .NET
16 17 (16.19%) TDD
17 16 (15.24%) Hibernate
17 16 (15.24%) J2EE
17 16 (15.24%) Unix

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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (8.57%) Apache
1 9 (8.57%) JBoss
1 9 (8.57%) WebLogic
2 4 (3.81%) Confluence
2 4 (3.81%) nginx
2 4 (3.81%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.76%) GitHub
3 4 (3.81%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.81%) Google Analytics
4 3 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.90%) IaaS
5 2 (1.90%) PaaS
5 2 (1.90%) Route 53
5 2 (1.90%) SaaS
6 1 (0.95%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.95%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.48%) HTTP
2 10 (9.52%) SSL
2 10 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.90%) DSL
3 2 (1.90%) SDH
3 2 (1.90%) VoIP
4 1 (0.95%) GPON
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.38%) MongoDB
2 6 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.90%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.90%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (1.90%) Couchbase
5 2 (1.90%) MySQL
5 2 (1.90%) Redis
5 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 31 (29.52%) WebDriver
2 27 (25.71%) Git (software)
3 23 (21.90%) JIRA
4 19 (18.10%) gulp
4 19 (18.10%) Karma Test Runner
5 18 (17.14%) Grunt
5 18 (17.14%) Jenkins
6 16 (15.24%) Cucumber
7 15 (14.29%) Protractor
8 13 (12.38%) IntelliJ
9 12 (11.43%) Bower
9 12 (11.43%) Jasmine
9 12 (11.43%) webpack
10 10 (9.52%) JUnit
11 9 (8.57%) Eclipse
11 9 (8.57%) SpecFlow
12 8 (7.62%) HP UFT
13 7 (6.67%) NUnit
13 7 (6.67%) SoapUI
13 7 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (11.43%) Finance
2 3 (2.86%) Banking
3 2 (1.90%) Automotive
3 2 (1.90%) Retail
3 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.95%) Back Office
4 1 (0.95%) Billing
4 1 (0.95%) Front Office
4 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (35.24%) Developer
2 25 (23.81%) Analyst
2 25 (23.81%) Test Analyst
3 13 (12.38%) Automation Test Analyst
4 11 (10.48%) Scala Developer
5 10 (9.52%) Tester
6 9 (8.57%) Architect
7 8 (7.62%) Java Developer
7 8 (7.62%) User Experience Architect
8 7 (6.67%) Automation Tester
9 6 (5.71%) Developer in Test
9 6 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (5.71%) Senior Test Analyst
10 5 (4.76%) Angular Developer
10 5 (4.76%) QA Engineer
10 5 (4.76%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 4 (3.81%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.81%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
11 4 (3.81%) Test Engineer
11 4 (3.81%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (31.43%) HTML
2 32 (30.48%) CSS
3 30 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 29 (27.62%) HTML5
5 19 (18.10%) CSS3
6 18 (17.14%) .NET
6 18 (17.14%) Angular 2
6 18 (17.14%) SOAP
7 16 (15.24%) Hibernate
7 16 (15.24%) J2EE
8 15 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 12 (11.43%) JSON
9 12 (11.43%) Sass
9 12 (11.43%) XML
10 11 (10.48%) LESS
11 10 (9.52%) REST
11 10 (9.52%) Spring
12 9 (8.57%) EJB
12 9 (8.57%) J2SE
12 9 (8.57%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) User Experience
2 6 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.90%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.10%) Linux
2 16 (15.24%) Unix
3 13 (12.38%) Windows
4 6 (5.71%) Android
4 6 (5.71%) Apple iOS
5 5 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (3.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 55 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (18.10%) Scrum
5 18 (17.14%) Open Source
6 17 (16.19%) TDD
7 16 (15.24%) BDD
8 14 (13.33%) DevOps
9 12 (11.43%) Microservices
9 12 (11.43%) Regression Testing
10 11 (10.48%) Configuration Management
11 10 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (9.52%) Test Scripting
11 10 (9.52%) Wireframes
12 9 (8.57%) Manual Testing
13 8 (7.62%) Defect Management
13 8 (7.62%) Functional Testing
14 7 (6.67%) Front End Development
14 7 (6.67%) Mentoring
14 7 (6.67%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (40.95%) Java
2 32 (30.48%) SQL
3 24 (22.86%) C#
4 20 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 16 (15.24%) Python
6 14 (13.33%) Scala
6 14 (13.33%) TypeScript
7 11 (10.48%) Ruby
8 6 (5.71%) Perl
9 5 (4.76%) Groovy
10 4 (3.81%) Haskell
11 3 (2.86%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.86%) VB
11 3 (2.86%) VBScript
12 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.95%) C++
13 1 (0.95%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 8 (7.62%) ISEB
3 6 (5.71%) Degree
4 5 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.81%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (17.14%) QA
System Software
1 15 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (12.38%) Puppet
2 4 (3.81%) Grafana
2 4 (3.81%) Kibana
3 3 (2.86%) Ansible
4 2 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.90%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (8.57%) Google
1 9 (8.57%) webMethods
2 7 (6.67%) Adobe
3 5 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.76%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.90%) CollabNet
4 2 (1.90%) HP
4 2 (1.90%) Remedy
4 2 (1.90%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (0.95%) hybris
5 1 (0.95%) InterSystems