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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 27 32 46
Rank change year-on-year +5 +14  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 15 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 4.00% 1.91% 1.24%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.42% 17.07% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 2
Median daily rate £450 £325 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% +23.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £280 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £325 £293
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +4.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.95 £45.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +30.26% +0.55%  

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 59 41 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 15.73% 11.20% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 34 44
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £387
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 26 March 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -2 6 £413 +26.92%
Selenium
East Midlands

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) Scrum
3 14 (46.67%) Finance
4 12 (40.00%) BDD
4 12 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 11 (36.67%) Retail
6 10 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (33.33%) Java
6 10 (33.33%) Cucumber
7 9 (30.00%) E-Commerce
8 8 (26.67%) SoapUI
8 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
10 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
10 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
10 6 (20.00%) CSS
10 6 (20.00%) HTML
10 6 (20.00%) Banking
10 6 (20.00%) TDD
11 5 (16.67%) JMeter
11 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
11 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
11 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (13.33%) Blockchain
12 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (13.33%) Load Testing
12 4 (13.33%) Integration Testing
12 4 (13.33%) Groovy
12 4 (13.33%) WebDriver
12 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC

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Top Related 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 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Blockchain
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 8 (26.67%) SoapUI
3 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (16.67%) JMeter
5 4 (13.33%) HP UFT
5 4 (13.33%) NUnit
5 4 (13.33%) WebDriver
6 2 (6.67%) JUnit
6 2 (6.67%) TestNG
6 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
6 2 (6.67%) WebStorm
7 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
7 1 (3.33%) LoadUI
7 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 11 (36.67%) Retail
3 6 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Analyst
1 13 (43.33%) Test Analyst
2 11 (36.67%) Senior Analyst
2 11 (36.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 10 (33.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 10 (33.33%) Senior Technical Test Analyst
3 10 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
3 10 (33.33%) Technical Test Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Angular Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Test Leader
6 4 (13.33%) .NET Developer
6 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Automation Test Lead
7 3 (10.00%) Architect
7 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Test Architect
8 2 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (20.00%) CSS
1 6 (20.00%) HTML
2 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (13.33%) Entity Framework
2 4 (13.33%) jQuery
2 4 (13.33%) REST
2 4 (13.33%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) Angular 2
3 2 (6.67%) CSS3
3 2 (6.67%) HTML5
3 2 (6.67%) Node.js
3 2 (6.67%) SOAP
3 2 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (6.67%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) Scrum
3 12 (40.00%) BDD
3 12 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 10 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 7 (23.33%) Test Automation
7 6 (20.00%) TDD
8 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
9 4 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (13.33%) Integration Testing
9 4 (13.33%) Load Testing
9 4 (13.33%) MVC
10 3 (10.00%) Automation Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Web Development
11 2 (6.67%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (13.33%) C#
2 4 (13.33%) Groovy
2 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
1 1 (3.33%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle
1 1 (3.33%) Teradata