The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 23 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 39 40
Contract jobs citing Selenium 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire - 1.29% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category - 9.80% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Median daily rate - £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +2.08% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £48.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year -2.06% +44.77%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 44 51 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 12.02% 13.14% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 41 31
Median daily rate £450 £430 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +32.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 8 (50.00%) Retail
3 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (50.00%) BDD
3 8 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (37.50%) Java
4 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
4 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
4 6 (37.50%) SoapUI
5 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
6 3 (18.75%) Banking
7 2 (12.50%) HTML
7 2 (12.50%) TDD
7 2 (12.50%) NUnit
7 2 (12.50%) Load Testing
7 2 (12.50%) ISEB
7 2 (12.50%) JUnit
7 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
7 2 (12.50%) CSS
7 2 (12.50%) SOAP
7 2 (12.50%) JMeter
7 2 (12.50%) Visualforce
7 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (12.50%) HTML5
7 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
1 6 (37.50%) SoapUI
2 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
4 2 (12.50%) JMeter
4 2 (12.50%) JUnit
4 2 (12.50%) NUnit
4 2 (12.50%) TestNG
4 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 2 (12.50%) WebStorm
5 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
5 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
5 1 (6.25%) LoadUI
5 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (50.00%) Retail
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) Banking
4 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Test Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Technical Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Technical Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Angular Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Test Lead
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Angular 2
1 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
1 2 (12.50%) CSS3
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) HTML5
1 2 (12.50%) Node.js
1 2 (12.50%) REST
1 2 (12.50%) SOAP
1 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (12.50%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Scrum
3 8 (50.00%) BDD
3 8 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
4 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) API Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Load Testing
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Test Management
6 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker