Period
to 23 May 2019

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 May 2019 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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 67 53
Rank change year-on-year -16 -14 +11
Contract jobs citing Selenium 4 4 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.47% 0.56% 3.30%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.78% 2.42% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 16
Sheffield median daily rate £460 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.85% +4.69% +6.67%
10th Percentile £417 £332 £341
90th Percentile £516 £473 £570
South Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £419 £400
% change year-on-year -22.39% +4.69% +6.67%
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 225 165 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 26.69% 22.98% 23.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 108 88
Sheffield median daily rate £500 £425 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -3.95% +4.12%
10th Percentile £359 £349 £339
90th Percentile £564 £566 £547
South Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Sheffield median hourly rate £49.75 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.14% - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £49.75 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +42.14% - -

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Java 8
3 1 (25.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Sprint Retrospective
3 1 (25.00%) Sprint Review
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) ES6
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server

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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) LINQPad
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Site Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Site Reliability Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Express
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Spring Boot
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Sprint Retrospective
3 1 (25.00%) Sprint Review
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) ES6
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Java 8
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft