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 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 41 48 28
Rank change year-on-year +7 -20  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 9 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.39% 1.17% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.28% 5.81% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 1
Median daily rate £531 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.98% -1.42%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.92% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.95 £45.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +30.26% +0.55%  

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 97 86 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 25.73% 20.14% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 65 11
Median daily rate £450 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £554 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

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 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Sheffield

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 14 (60.87%) Java
2 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (52.17%) TDD
3 12 (52.17%) BDD
4 10 (43.48%) GitHub
5 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
5 9 (39.13%) Test Automation
6 8 (34.78%) Confluence
6 8 (34.78%) DevOps
6 8 (34.78%) JIRA
7 7 (30.43%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
9 5 (21.74%) Scrum
9 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
9 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
9 5 (21.74%) EasyMock
9 5 (21.74%) Spring
9 5 (21.74%) jMock
9 5 (21.74%) Docker
9 5 (21.74%) Spock
9 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
9 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
9 5 (21.74%) Clojure
9 5 (21.74%) Mockito
9 5 (21.74%) Scala
9 5 (21.74%) WebDriver
10 4 (17.39%) Microservices
10 4 (17.39%) Spring Boot
10 4 (17.39%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (17.39%) SDLC

Selenium
Top Related 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 8 (34.78%) Confluence
2 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) GitHub
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
1 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
2 3 (13.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Jenkins
2 8 (34.78%) JIRA
3 7 (30.43%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
5 5 (21.74%) EasyMock
5 5 (21.74%) jMock
5 5 (21.74%) Mockito
5 5 (21.74%) Spock
5 5 (21.74%) WebDriver
6 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
7 2 (8.70%) FitNesse
7 2 (8.70%) HP UFT
7 2 (8.70%) JUnit
7 2 (8.70%) NUnit
7 2 (8.70%) SonarQube
8 1 (4.35%) Ant
8 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
8 1 (4.35%) Gradle
8 1 (4.35%) Hudson
8 1 (4.35%) Maven
General
1 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Tester
2 7 (30.43%) Automation Tester
3 6 (26.09%) Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Java Developer
4 5 (21.74%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Java Automation Tester
4 5 (21.74%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 5 (21.74%) Selenium Tester
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Tester
7 1 (4.35%) AWS DevOps
7 1 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Developer in Test
7 1 (4.35%) DevOps Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Software Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Spring
2 4 (17.39%) Gherkin
2 4 (17.39%) Spring Boot
2 4 (17.39%) Web Services
3 3 (13.04%) REST
3 3 (13.04%) SOAP
4 2 (8.70%) Apache CXF
4 2 (8.70%) JSON
5 1 (4.35%) .NET
5 1 (4.35%) JRuby
5 1 (4.35%) Software Packaging
5 1 (4.35%) Spring MVC
5 1 (4.35%) Velocity
5 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (52.17%) BDD
2 12 (52.17%) TDD
3 9 (39.13%) Test Automation
4 8 (34.78%) DevOps
5 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
5 5 (21.74%) Scrum
6 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Microservices
6 4 (17.39%) SDLC
6 4 (17.39%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
8 2 (8.70%) Open Source
8 2 (8.70%) Project Management
8 2 (8.70%) Refactoring
8 2 (8.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) Clojure
2 5 (21.74%) Scala
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) Groovy
3 1 (4.35%) Jython
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft