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 30 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.

Selenium
UK / Scotland
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 91 81
Rank change year-on-year +42 -10  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 63 40 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.54% 1.53% 1.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.08% 13.07% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 18 21
Median daily rate £400 £311 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.51% -11.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -72.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.95 £44.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +33.20% -1.66%  

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 273 306 345
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 15.33% 11.71% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 171 212
Median daily rate £375 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.18% -14.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Median hourly rate £15.89 £26.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.46% -41.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

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 30 March 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 30 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
Edinburgh +32 48 £400 +25.98% 3
Glasgow +3 4 £414 +32.40% 3
West Lothian - 4 - -
Moray - 4 £275 -
Fife -1 3 £283 +189.74%
Selenium
UK

For the 6 months to 30 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 94 (81.03%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (68.10%) Java
3 71 (61.21%) Cucumber
4 54 (46.55%) Scrum
5 45 (38.79%) WebDriver
6 44 (37.93%) BDD
7 39 (33.62%) Jenkins
8 37 (31.90%) Python
9 36 (31.03%) Test Automation
10 32 (27.59%) QA
10 32 (27.59%) AngularJS
11 30 (25.86%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (25.86%) SQL
11 30 (25.86%) TDD
12 29 (25.00%) JavaScript
13 23 (19.83%) Web Services
14 22 (18.97%) Git (software)
15 20 (17.24%) REST
16 19 (16.38%) JIRA
16 19 (16.38%) Finance
16 19 (16.38%) Maven
17 16 (13.79%) Automation Testing
17 16 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
17 16 (13.79%) Automated Testing
17 16 (13.79%) Spring
18 15 (12.93%) Linux
18 15 (12.93%) Manual Testing
19 14 (12.07%) SoapUI
19 14 (12.07%) MySQL
19 14 (12.07%) Subversion

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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 (7.76%) GeoServer
2 8 (6.90%) Apache
3 5 (4.31%) CMS
3 5 (4.31%) JBoss
3 5 (4.31%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.72%) GitHub
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.72%) HTTP
2 1 (0.86%) LDAP
2 1 (0.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (12.07%) MySQL
3 13 (11.21%) NoSQL
4 11 (9.48%) GIS
5 9 (7.76%) Spatial Data
5 9 (7.76%) SQL Server
6 5 (4.31%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.31%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.31%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (4.31%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (4.31%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.59%) QGIS
8 2 (1.72%) DB2
8 2 (1.72%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 71 (61.21%) Cucumber
2 45 (38.79%) WebDriver
3 39 (33.62%) Jenkins
4 22 (18.97%) Git (software)
5 19 (16.38%) JIRA
5 19 (16.38%) Maven
6 14 (12.07%) SoapUI
6 14 (12.07%) Subversion
7 13 (11.21%) Gradle
8 12 (10.34%) JBehave
9 10 (8.62%) JUnit
10 9 (7.76%) Bugzilla
11 7 (6.03%) Ant
12 6 (5.17%) DbUnit
12 6 (5.17%) Mockito
12 6 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (4.31%) NUnit
13 5 (4.31%) SpecFlow
14 4 (3.45%) JMeter
14 4 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (16.38%) Finance
2 7 (6.03%) Banking
3 3 (2.59%) Marketing
3 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.72%) Games
5 1 (0.86%) Electronics
5 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.86%) Publishing
5 1 (0.86%) Retail
5 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (30.17%) Developer
2 21 (18.10%) Test Engineer
3 20 (17.24%) Analyst
4 19 (16.38%) Test Analyst
4 19 (16.38%) Tester
5 18 (15.52%) Java Developer
6 17 (14.66%) Automation Tester
7 13 (11.21%) JavaScript Developer
7 13 (11.21%) Test Automation Engineer
8 12 (10.34%) Python Developer
9 9 (7.76%) Angular Developer
10 8 (6.90%) Open Source Developer
10 8 (6.90%) Senior Test Engineer
11 7 (6.03%) Automation Test Analyst
11 7 (6.03%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 7 (6.03%) Selenium Tester
12 6 (5.17%) Developer in Test
12 6 (5.17%) Java Automation Tester
12 6 (5.17%) Java Engineer
12 6 (5.17%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (27.59%) AngularJS
2 23 (19.83%) Web Services
3 20 (17.24%) REST
4 16 (13.79%) Spring
5 12 (10.34%) JSON
6 10 (8.62%) PostGIS
7 9 (7.76%) jQuery
7 9 (7.76%) Node.js
8 8 (6.90%) HTML
8 8 (6.90%) Leaflet
8 8 (6.90%) OpenLayers
9 7 (6.03%) .NET
9 7 (6.03%) CSS
10 5 (4.31%) ASP.NET
10 5 (4.31%) Backbone.js
10 5 (4.31%) Ember.js
10 5 (4.31%) HTML5
10 5 (4.31%) J2EE
10 5 (4.31%) React
10 5 (4.31%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.90%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (4.31%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.45%) User Experience
4 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.86%) Fintech
5 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.93%) Linux
2 4 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (81.03%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (46.55%) Scrum
3 44 (37.93%) BDD
4 36 (31.03%) Test Automation
5 30 (25.86%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (25.86%) TDD
6 16 (13.79%) Automated Testing
6 16 (13.79%) Automation Testing
7 15 (12.93%) Manual Testing
8 13 (11.21%) Exploratory Testing
9 11 (9.48%) Open Source
10 10 (8.62%) SDLC
11 9 (7.76%) MVC
11 9 (7.76%) Test Strategy
12 8 (6.90%) Microservices
12 8 (6.90%) OO
12 8 (6.90%) Open Source Development
12 8 (6.90%) Software Testing
12 8 (6.90%) Test Scripting
13 7 (6.03%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (68.10%) Java
2 37 (31.90%) Python
3 30 (25.86%) SQL
4 29 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (8.62%) C#
6 5 (4.31%) Scala
7 3 (2.59%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.72%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.72%) Ruby
8 2 (1.72%) XPath
9 1 (0.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (6.03%) ISEB
2 6 (5.17%) Degree
3 5 (4.31%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.45%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.59%) MCAD
5 3 (2.59%) MCSD
5 3 (2.59%) MCTS
5 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.59%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.72%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (27.59%) QA
2 5 (4.31%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.86%) SDET
3 1 (0.86%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (7.76%) Puppet
2 4 (3.45%) Ansible
3 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (9.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.76%) CA Agile Central
2 9 (7.76%) Oracle
3 8 (6.90%) ESRI
4 4 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.72%) Perforce
6 1 (0.86%) HP
6 1 (0.86%) SAP
6 1 (0.86%) Splunk