Period
to 24 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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 24 April 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
Cambridgeshire > Peterborough
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 21 25
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4 +18
Contract jobs citing Selenium 10 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 4.18% 5.38% 2.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 41.67% 52.63% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 5
Peterborough median daily rate £300 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -15.38% -38.10%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £288
90th Percentile £358 £299 £363
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £300 £310 £360
% change year-on-year -3.23% -13.89% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Peterborough median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £37.00

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 Peterborough with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Peterborough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 24 19 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 10.04% 10.22% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 14
Peterborough median daily rate £294 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% -26.67% -
10th Percentile £233 £161 £288
90th Percentile £337 £288 £575
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £406 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +16.07% -12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Peterborough median hourly rate - £16.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -49.23% +32.65%
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.38
% change year-on-year +13.33% -7.12% +24.23%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

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

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Peterborough

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) Web Services
2 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 8 (80.00%) Back Office
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) Java
3 7 (70.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) JMeter
4 5 (50.00%) QA
5 4 (40.00%) .NET
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (40.00%) Defect Management
6 3 (30.00%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (30.00%) Scrum
6 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (20.00%) Banking
7 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
8 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (10.00%) JBehave
8 1 (10.00%) WebDriver

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) Appium
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (10.00%) JBehave
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (80.00%) Back Office
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Automation Tester
1 7 (70.00%) Tester
2 4 (40.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 4 (40.00%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Java Automation Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Automation Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Automation Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) Web Services
2 7 (70.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (10.00%) QA Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) CA Agile Central