The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 40 31
Rank change year-on-year +9 -9  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 7 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 3.02% 2.37% 1.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.28% 9.57% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 2
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £368 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £436 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +2.81% +1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Sheffield with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 43 94 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 18.53% 24.80% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 80 26
Median daily rate £445 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.87% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Sheffield

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Sheffield

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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 10 (62.50%) DevOps
3 9 (56.25%) Java
4 8 (50.00%) JIRA
4 8 (50.00%) BDD
5 7 (43.75%) Cucumber
5 7 (43.75%) GitHub
5 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
5 7 (43.75%) Confluence
6 6 (37.50%) TDD
7 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
7 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
7 5 (31.25%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (25.00%) QA
8 4 (25.00%) Open Source
9 3 (18.75%) JBehave
9 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
9 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
9 3 (18.75%) NUnit
9 3 (18.75%) Banking
9 3 (18.75%) JUnit
9 3 (18.75%) SOAP
9 3 (18.75%) Gherkin
9 3 (18.75%) Jasmine
9 3 (18.75%) Big Data
9 3 (18.75%) User Stories
9 3 (18.75%) Cross-Browser Testing

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 7 (43.75%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) GitHub
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) JIRA
2 7 (43.75%) Cucumber
2 7 (43.75%) Jenkins
3 5 (31.25%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (18.75%) Jasmine
4 3 (18.75%) JBehave
4 3 (18.75%) JUnit
4 3 (18.75%) NUnit
5 2 (12.50%) FitNesse
5 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
5 2 (12.50%) Sahi
5 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
5 2 (12.50%) WATIR
5 2 (12.50%) Zephyr
6 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
6 1 (6.25%) Hudson
6 1 (6.25%) Ranorex
6 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
6 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Tester
2 5 (31.25%) Automation Tester
2 5 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Java Automation Tester
3 3 (18.75%) JIRA Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (6.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Developer in Test
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Java Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) QA Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Gherkin
1 3 (18.75%) SOAP
2 2 (12.50%) Apache CXF
2 2 (12.50%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) Software Packaging
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) DevOps
2 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 8 (50.00%) BDD
4 6 (37.50%) TDD
5 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Test Strategy
6 4 (25.00%) Open Source
7 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (18.75%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
7 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
7 3 (18.75%) User Stories
8 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (12.50%) Project Management
8 2 (12.50%) Refactoring
8 2 (12.50%) Service Design
8 2 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) Ruby
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) HP