Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 20 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 81 123
Rank change year-on-year -17 +42 +1
Contract jobs citing Selenium 94 102 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.89% 2.37% 1.32%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.14% 14.27% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 49 52
Scotland median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% -13.33%
10th Percentile £264 £251 £251
90th Percentile £488 £475 £400
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £390
% change year-on-year +3.66% +5.13% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £52.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -8.65% +4.00% -29.58%

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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 844 715 754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.96% 16.64% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 408 407
Scotland median daily rate £400 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% +6.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £270 £258 £260
90th Percentile £538 £475 £467
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 21
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £43.00 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.91% +6.49% +6.26%
10th Percentile £32.50 £14.00 £29.25
90th Percentile £195.00 £48.54 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Scotland

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Scotland

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Scotland

Selenium
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Selenium in Scotland

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 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
Edinburgh +9 62 £400 - 6
Glasgow -22 24 £339 +4.23% 2
West Lothian -2 5 £375 +63.04%
Stirling -2 3 £125 -
Selenium
UK

For the 6 months to 20 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 76 (80.85%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (77.66%) Test Automation
3 66 (70.21%) Java
4 42 (44.68%) JavaScript
5 41 (43.62%) BDD
6 35 (37.23%) HTML
7 34 (36.17%) Cucumber
8 30 (31.91%) Jenkins
9 28 (29.79%) AngularJS
10 25 (26.60%) Git (software)
10 25 (26.60%) Kanban
11 24 (25.53%) CSS
11 24 (25.53%) Python
12 23 (24.47%) TDD
13 22 (23.40%) SQL
14 21 (22.34%) Maven
14 21 (22.34%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (21.28%) QA
16 19 (20.21%) Oracle
17 18 (19.15%) Scrum
18 17 (18.09%) jQuery
19 16 (17.02%) JUnit
19 16 (17.02%) MySQL
20 15 (15.96%) JBoss
20 15 (15.96%) Spring
20 15 (15.96%) Web Analytics
20 15 (15.96%) Test Scripting
20 15 (15.96%) Analytics
20 15 (15.96%) Continuous Delivery
21 13 (13.83%) User Experience

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 15 (15.96%) JBoss
2 9 (9.57%) Tomcat
2 9 (9.57%) WebSphere
3 7 (7.45%) Jetty
3 7 (7.45%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.13%) Apache
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.13%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (1.06%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) Sauce Labs
2 4 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.26%) BlazeMeter
2 4 (4.26%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.13%) BrowserStack
3 2 (2.13%) PaaS
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.06%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.45%) AMQP
2 1 (1.06%) HTTP
2 1 (1.06%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.06%) Internet
2 1 (1.06%) SMS
2 1 (1.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.02%) MySQL
2 10 (10.64%) NoSQL
3 8 (8.51%) Hadoop
3 8 (8.51%) MongoDB
3 8 (8.51%) RDBMS
3 8 (8.51%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.45%) Couchbase
4 7 (7.45%) Redis
4 7 (7.45%) Riak
5 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.19%) GIS
6 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 34 (36.17%) Cucumber
2 30 (31.91%) Jenkins
3 25 (26.60%) Git (software)
4 21 (22.34%) Maven
5 16 (17.02%) JUnit
6 10 (10.64%) JIRA
7 9 (9.57%) FitNesse
7 9 (9.57%) WebDriver
8 7 (7.45%) Jasmine
8 7 (7.45%) Vagrant
9 6 (6.38%) Subversion
10 5 (5.32%) Appium
10 5 (5.32%) Artifactory
10 5 (5.32%) Bower
10 5 (5.32%) Grunt
10 5 (5.32%) gulp
10 5 (5.32%) HP UFT
10 5 (5.32%) jspm
10 5 (5.32%) SoapUI
11 4 (4.26%) GitLab
General
1 8 (8.51%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Banking
3 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.06%) Law
3 1 (1.06%) Retail
3 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (38.30%) Developer
2 27 (28.72%) Java Developer
3 22 (23.40%) Analyst
3 22 (23.40%) Test Analyst
4 12 (12.77%) Tester
5 9 (9.57%) JavaScript Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Automation Test Analyst
6 8 (8.51%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (7.45%) Automation Tester
7 7 (7.45%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (7.45%) Senior Test Analyst
8 6 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (5.32%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) Selenium Tester
9 5 (5.32%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (4.26%) Agile Test Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) HTML CSS Developer
10 4 (4.26%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (37.23%) HTML
2 28 (29.79%) AngularJS
3 24 (25.53%) CSS
4 17 (18.09%) jQuery
5 15 (15.96%) Spring
6 11 (11.70%) Hibernate
6 11 (11.70%) React
7 9 (9.57%) JMS
8 8 (8.51%) HTML5
8 8 (8.51%) JPA
8 8 (8.51%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (7.45%) Kafka
9 7 (7.45%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (7.45%) TIBCO EMS
9 7 (7.45%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (6.38%) .NET
11 5 (5.32%) Drools
11 5 (5.32%) Java EE
11 5 (5.32%) LESS
11 5 (5.32%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) User Experience
2 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.57%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.13%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.13%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.06%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.06%) NHS
6 1 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.45%) Linux
2 4 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (80.85%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (77.66%) Test Automation
3 41 (43.62%) BDD
4 25 (26.60%) Kanban
5 23 (24.47%) TDD
6 21 (22.34%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (19.15%) Scrum
8 15 (15.96%) Analytics
8 15 (15.96%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (15.96%) Test Scripting
8 15 (15.96%) Web Analytics
9 10 (10.64%) DevOps
9 10 (10.64%) Integration Testing
9 10 (10.64%) Software Testing
9 10 (10.64%) User Stories
10 9 (9.57%) Software Engineering
11 7 (7.45%) DSDM
11 7 (7.45%) Performance Testing
11 7 (7.45%) RUP
11 7 (7.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 66 (70.21%) Java
2 42 (44.68%) JavaScript
3 24 (25.53%) Python
4 22 (23.40%) SQL
5 12 (12.77%) Bash Shell
6 8 (8.51%) ES6
6 8 (8.51%) Ruby
7 6 (6.38%) C#
8 4 (4.26%) Go
9 1 (1.06%) C
9 1 (1.06%) PHP
9 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.32%) ISTQB
1 5 (5.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.26%) Degree
3 3 (3.19%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (21.28%) QA
2 3 (3.19%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (13.83%) Docker
2 4 (4.26%) VMware NSX
3 3 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (11.70%) Ansible
2 7 (7.45%) Cobbler
2 7 (7.45%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (7.45%) Puppet
3 6 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (4.26%) CA Service Virtualization
4 4 (4.26%) Kubernetes
4 4 (4.26%) SELinux
5 1 (1.06%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 19 (20.21%) Oracle
2 7 (7.45%) IBM
2 7 (7.45%) TIBCO
3 6 (6.38%) HP
4 5 (5.32%) Perfecto Mobile
5 4 (4.26%) Black Duck
5 4 (4.26%) CA
5 4 (4.26%) VMware
6 2 (2.13%) Sun
6 2 (2.13%) Telerik
7 1 (1.06%) Informatica
7 1 (1.06%) Microsoft