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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 100 98
Rank change year-on-year +26 -2  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 38 58 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.77% 1.98% 1.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.59% 13.43% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 21
Median daily rate £373 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.61% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £161 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +2.81% +1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £48.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year -2.06% +44.77%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 328 432 313
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.30% 14.73% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 241 164
Median daily rate £391 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.78% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 14
Median hourly rate £43.39 £27.50 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.78% -9.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £15.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £39.50 £40.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Scotland over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Scotland

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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

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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 3 months to 24 June 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
Edinburgh -3 21 £375 +7.14% 8
Glasgow +7 14 £360 +10.76% 8
West Lothian - 3 £375 - 1
Selenium
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 88 (85.44%) Test Automation
2 80 (77.67%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (70.87%) Java
4 56 (54.37%) Cucumber
5 49 (47.57%) Scrum
6 43 (41.75%) Jenkins
7 39 (37.86%) WebDriver
8 37 (35.92%) BDD
9 33 (32.04%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (26.21%) Python
11 24 (23.30%) TDD
12 22 (21.36%) QA
13 21 (20.39%) Git (software)
13 21 (20.39%) JavaScript
14 20 (19.42%) Linux
15 19 (18.45%) SQL
16 18 (17.48%) SoapUI
16 18 (17.48%) Web Services
16 18 (17.48%) JIRA
17 17 (16.50%) Maven
18 16 (15.53%) Spring
18 16 (15.53%) AngularJS
18 16 (15.53%) Exploratory Testing
19 15 (14.56%) Manual Testing
19 15 (14.56%) Subversion
19 15 (14.56%) PostgreSQL
19 15 (14.56%) MySQL
20 14 (13.59%) JSON
21 13 (12.62%) REST
21 13 (12.62%) Finance

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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 9 (8.74%) Apache
2 6 (5.83%) CMS
3 5 (4.85%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.88%) JBoss
5 2 (1.94%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.94%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.94%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.97%) GeoServer
6 1 (0.97%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) OpenShift
1 5 (4.85%) PaaS
1 5 (4.85%) Sauce Labs
2 4 (3.88%) BrowserStack
3 3 (2.91%) GitHub
3 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.94%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.94%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.91%) HTTP
2 1 (0.97%) Firewall
2 1 (0.97%) Internet
2 1 (0.97%) LDAP
2 1 (0.97%) SMS
2 1 (0.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.56%) MySQL
1 15 (14.56%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (7.77%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.85%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.94%) DB2
4 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.97%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.97%) GIS
5 1 (0.97%) Spatial Data
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 56 (54.37%) Cucumber
2 43 (41.75%) Jenkins
3 39 (37.86%) WebDriver
4 21 (20.39%) Git (software)
5 18 (17.48%) JIRA
5 18 (17.48%) SoapUI
6 17 (16.50%) Maven
7 15 (14.56%) Subversion
8 9 (8.74%) Bugzilla
8 9 (8.74%) JUnit
9 8 (7.77%) Ant
10 6 (5.83%) Artifactory
10 6 (5.83%) DbUnit
10 6 (5.83%) GitLab
10 6 (5.83%) Mockito
10 6 (5.83%) SpecFlow
11 5 (4.85%) Appium
11 5 (4.85%) TeamCity
11 5 (4.85%) Visual Studio
12 4 (3.88%) HP UFT
General
1 13 (12.62%) Finance
2 8 (7.77%) Banking
3 2 (1.94%) Marketing
3 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.97%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (23.30%) Test Engineer
2 23 (22.33%) Tester
3 20 (19.42%) Developer
4 19 (18.45%) Automation Tester
5 15 (14.56%) Test Automation Engineer
6 13 (12.62%) Analyst
6 13 (12.62%) Test Analyst
7 10 (9.71%) Senior Test Engineer
8 9 (8.74%) Java Developer
9 8 (7.77%) Automation Test Analyst
9 8 (7.77%) Selenium Tester
10 7 (6.80%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 6 (5.83%) DevOps Engineer
11 6 (5.83%) Java Automation Tester
11 6 (5.83%) Java Engineer
11 6 (5.83%) QA Tester
12 5 (4.85%) QA Automation Tester
13 4 (3.88%) Automation Engineer
13 4 (3.88%) Senior Test Analyst
13 4 (3.88%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.48%) Web Services
2 16 (15.53%) AngularJS
2 16 (15.53%) Spring
3 14 (13.59%) JSON
4 13 (12.62%) REST
5 10 (9.71%) Gherkin
6 8 (7.77%) HTML
6 8 (7.77%) J2EE
6 8 (7.77%) React
6 8 (7.77%) SOAP
7 5 (4.85%) Backbone.js
7 5 (4.85%) CSS
7 5 (4.85%) Ember.js
7 5 (4.85%) Hibernate
7 5 (4.85%) jQuery
8 4 (3.88%) RESTful
9 3 (2.91%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (2.91%) LESS
9 3 (2.91%) Node.js
9 3 (2.91%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.77%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (6.80%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.80%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.85%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.97%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.97%) NHS
5 1 (0.97%) User Experience
5 1 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.42%) Linux
2 5 (4.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.88%) Unix
4 1 (0.97%) Android
4 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (85.44%) Test Automation
2 80 (77.67%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (47.57%) Scrum
4 37 (35.92%) BDD
5 33 (32.04%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (23.30%) TDD
7 16 (15.53%) Exploratory Testing
8 15 (14.56%) Manual Testing
9 12 (11.65%) Kanban
9 12 (11.65%) Test Scripting
10 11 (10.68%) Test Strategy
11 10 (9.71%) Continuous Deployment
11 10 (9.71%) DevOps
11 10 (9.71%) Web Development
12 9 (8.74%) Continuous Delivery
12 9 (8.74%) SDLC
12 9 (8.74%) User Stories
13 8 (7.77%) Scenario Testing
13 8 (7.77%) Software Engineering
14 7 (6.80%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (70.87%) Java
2 27 (26.21%) Python
3 21 (20.39%) JavaScript
4 19 (18.45%) SQL
5 9 (8.74%) C#
6 7 (6.80%) Scala
7 6 (5.83%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.85%) Go
9 4 (3.88%) Ruby
10 3 (2.91%) ES6
10 3 (2.91%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.94%) Groovy
12 1 (0.97%) Perl
12 1 (0.97%) PHP
12 1 (0.97%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (5.83%) ISEB
2 5 (4.85%) Degree
3 3 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.91%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.94%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (21.36%) QA
2 5 (4.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.97%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (6.80%) Docker
2 2 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (5.83%) Ansible
1 6 (5.83%) Puppet
2 5 (4.85%) Kubernetes
3 4 (3.88%) CA Service Virtualization
3 4 (3.88%) SELinux
4 3 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.97%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.97%) Nagios
6 1 (0.97%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 10 (9.71%) Oracle
2 9 (8.74%) CA Agile Central
3 5 (4.85%) Black Duck
3 5 (4.85%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.85%) VMware
4 4 (3.88%) CA
4 4 (3.88%) HP
4 4 (3.88%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.94%) Perforce
6 1 (0.97%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.97%) ESRI
6 1 (0.97%) Splunk
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