Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 64 64
Rank change year-on-year +7 0 -21
Contract jobs citing Selenium 8 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.16% 1.07% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.56% 7.41% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Northamptonshire median daily rate £425 £378 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.58% - -
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +25.00%
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 122 135 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 17.68% 14.44% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 97 59
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £313 £283
90th Percentile £500 £575 £490
East Midlands median daily rate £380 £400 £363
% change year-on-year -5.00% +10.34% +7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £42.50 -
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +8.43% +84.44% -40.00%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Northamptonshire

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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 17 November 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
Northampton +7 4 £438 +2.94%
Selenium
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
1 7 (87.50%) Cucumber
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) API Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
3 3 (37.50%) SDET
3 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) NUnit
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Capita
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (25.00%) FitNesse
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) JUnit
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) JMeter
4 2 (25.00%) Electronics

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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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Hybris
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
3 2 (25.00%) FitNesse
3 2 (25.00%) JMeter
3 2 (25.00%) JUnit
3 2 (25.00%) NUnit
3 2 (25.00%) Ranorex
3 2 (25.00%) TestNG
3 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) Protractor
4 1 (12.50%) TestRail
4 1 (12.50%) VersionOne
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Test Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Java Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Java Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Developer in Test
5 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) API Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
3 3 (37.50%) SDET
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (25.00%) Conflict Management
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Open Source
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Capita
2 1 (12.50%) hybris
2 1 (12.50%) SAP