Period
to 15 July 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 15 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
Cambridgeshire > Peterborough
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 22 28
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6 -
Contract jobs citing Selenium 16 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 6.53% 3.24% 2.04%
As % of the Development Applications category 72.73% 30.43% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 4
Peterborough median daily rate £294 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% -15.38% -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £288
90th Percentile £343 £307 £363
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £325 £340 £388
% change year-on-year -4.41% -12.26% +1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Peterborough median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £45.00

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 22 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 8.98% 10.65% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 9
Peterborough median daily rate £300 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -15.38% -1.89%
10th Percentile £263 £161 £288
90th Percentile £449 £309 £433
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £375
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% -19.25%
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £36.88 £39.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -5.45% -7.14% +27.27%

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 15 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 15 (93.75%) Test Automation
2 13 (81.25%) Web Services
2 13 (81.25%) Finance
3 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (68.75%) Back Office
5 10 (62.50%) XML
6 8 (50.00%) Java
6 8 (50.00%) JMeter
7 7 (43.75%) QA
8 5 (31.25%) SQL
9 4 (25.00%) .NET
9 4 (25.00%) Oracle
9 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
9 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
9 4 (25.00%) Defect Management
9 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
10 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (18.75%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
10 3 (18.75%) Scrum
10 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
10 3 (18.75%) JIRA
10 3 (18.75%) Banking
10 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
10 3 (18.75%) HP UFT
11 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
11 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
11 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
11 2 (12.50%) Cucumber

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) JMeter
2 3 (18.75%) HP UFT
2 3 (18.75%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.25%) Appium
4 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.25%) JBehave
4 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 11 (68.75%) Back Office
3 3 (18.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Tester
2 9 (56.25%) Automation Tester
3 6 (37.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 6 (37.50%) Selenium Tester
4 4 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Test Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Java Automation Tester
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Automation Tester
5 3 (18.75%) Senior Tester
6 2 (12.50%) Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) QA Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) QA Automation Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) QA Tester
6 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) QA Automation Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Software QA Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) Web Services
2 10 (62.50%) XML
3 4 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) RESTful
4 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Test Automation
2 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) API Testing
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (6.25%) QA Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) CA Agile Central