Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 65 45
Rank change year-on-year +23 -20 -1
Contract jobs citing Selenium 20 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.93% 1.76% 3.26%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.05% 9.94% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 21
Sheffield median daily rate £386 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.17% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £350 £358 £315
90th Percentile £450 £475 £526
South Yorkshire median daily rate £386 £450 £468
% change year-on-year -14.17% -3.74% +146.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Sheffield with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 105 171 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 15.40% 17.68% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 131 112
Sheffield median daily rate £420 £448 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.15% +3.77% +43.75%
10th Percentile £306 £343 £313
90th Percentile £638 £575 £540
South Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -1.18% - +41.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £45.00 - -

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 17 (85.00%) Java
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) TDD
2 16 (80.00%) BDD
3 15 (75.00%) WebDriver
4 14 (70.00%) Test Automation
5 8 (40.00%) Cucumber
6 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
6 7 (35.00%) Web Services
7 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
8 5 (25.00%) Integration Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 5 (25.00%) DevOps
8 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
9 4 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Angular 2
9 4 (20.00%) SOLID
9 4 (20.00%) CSS3
9 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 4 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (20.00%) Software Architecture
9 4 (20.00%) HTML5
9 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
9 4 (20.00%) Open Source
9 4 (20.00%) Microservices
9 4 (20.00%) React
9 4 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 2 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) GitHub
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 8 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 7 (35.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (10.00%) JIRA
5 2 (10.00%) Zephyr
6 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
6 1 (5.00%) FitNesse
6 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
6 1 (5.00%) Protractor
6 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
6 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Tester
2 10 (50.00%) Automation Tester
3 5 (25.00%) Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Java Automation Tester
3 5 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 5 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Web Automation Tester
4 3 (15.00%) Web Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Development Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Test Development Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Web Services
2 4 (20.00%) Angular 2
2 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (20.00%) CSS
2 4 (20.00%) CSS3
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 4 (20.00%) HTML5
2 4 (20.00%) J2EE
2 4 (20.00%) jQuery
2 4 (20.00%) JSP
2 4 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (20.00%) React
2 4 (20.00%) RESTful
2 4 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (10.00%) REST
3 2 (10.00%) SOAP
3 2 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) BDD
2 16 (80.00%) TDD
3 14 (70.00%) Test Automation
4 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (25.00%) DevOps
5 5 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (20.00%) Microservices
6 4 (20.00%) Open Source
6 4 (20.00%) Scrum
6 4 (20.00%) Software Architecture
6 4 (20.00%) SOLID
6 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (15.00%) SDLC
7 3 (15.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow