Period
to 18 July 2018

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 6 months to 18 July 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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 54 53
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 +4
Contract jobs citing Selenium 22 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.74% 0.95% 1.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.96% 7.53% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 21
Northamptonshire median daily rate £390 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £339 £339 £300
90th Percentile £415 £411 £420
East Midlands median daily rate £380 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +1.33% +15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 184 93 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 22.94% 12.64% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 62 79
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £284
90th Percentile £480 £500 £550
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £32.50
10th Percentile £42.50 - £31.25
90th Percentile £47.50 - £33.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £42.75
% change year-on-year -0.58% - +15.54%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

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

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 18 July 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
Northampton +7 19 £380 +1.33% 2
Kettering - 1 £410 -
Selenium
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 19 (86.36%) Test Automation
2 17 (77.27%) Java
2 17 (77.27%) Cucumber
3 16 (72.73%) TDD
4 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (54.55%) JUnit
5 12 (54.55%) Scrum
6 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
7 9 (40.91%) SoapUI
8 8 (36.36%) Subversion
8 8 (36.36%) Maven
8 8 (36.36%) JIRA
8 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (31.82%) AngularJS
9 7 (31.82%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (22.73%) CSS
10 5 (22.73%) Oracle
10 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
10 5 (22.73%) HTML
10 5 (22.73%) OO
10 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
10 5 (22.73%) Kanban
10 5 (22.73%) Ajax
10 5 (22.73%) Pair Programming
10 5 (22.73%) LoadUI
10 5 (22.73%) BDD
10 5 (22.73%) Bitbucket
10 5 (22.73%) CA Release Automation
11 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (18.18%) DevOps

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
2 4 (18.18%) JBoss
3 2 (9.09%) Apache
3 2 (9.09%) Apache Solr
3 2 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (77.27%) Cucumber
2 12 (54.55%) JUnit
3 10 (45.45%) Jenkins
4 9 (40.91%) SoapUI
5 8 (36.36%) JIRA
5 8 (36.36%) Maven
5 8 (36.36%) Subversion
6 5 (22.73%) Bitbucket
6 5 (22.73%) CA Release Automation
6 5 (22.73%) LoadUI
7 3 (13.64%) Gradle
7 3 (13.64%) HP UFT
7 3 (13.64%) IntelliJ
7 3 (13.64%) NetBeans
7 3 (13.64%) WebDriver
8 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
8 2 (9.09%) gulp
8 2 (9.09%) TestNG
8 2 (9.09%) TestRail
General
1 4 (18.18%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Tester
2 7 (31.82%) Automation Tester
3 6 (27.27%) Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Automation Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) AngularJS
2 5 (22.73%) Ajax
2 5 (22.73%) CSS
2 5 (22.73%) HTML
3 4 (18.18%) jQuery
3 4 (18.18%) Web Services
3 4 (18.18%) XML
4 3 (13.64%) HTML5
4 3 (13.64%) J2EE
4 3 (13.64%) Node.js
4 3 (13.64%) REST
4 3 (13.64%) SOAP
4 3 (13.64%) Spring
4 3 (13.64%) Spring Boot
4 3 (13.64%) Spring Security
4 3 (13.64%) Swagger
4 3 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (9.09%) Java EE
6 1 (4.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Structures
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) IVR
3 1 (4.55%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Unix
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Solaris
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Test Automation
2 16 (72.73%) TDD
3 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (54.55%) Scrum
5 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (22.73%) BDD
6 5 (22.73%) Kanban
6 5 (22.73%) OO
6 5 (22.73%) Pair Programming
7 4 (18.18%) DevOps
7 4 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (13.64%) Deployment Automation
8 3 (13.64%) Open Source
8 3 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (13.64%) SOLID
8 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
8 3 (13.64%) Web Development
9 2 (9.09%) Conflict Management
9 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
9 2 (9.09%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) Java
2 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) ISEB
1 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (13.64%) Puppet
3 2 (9.09%) logstash
3 2 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (9.09%) Ab Initio