The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 25 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
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 37 20
Rank change year-on-year +6 -17  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 8 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 4.62% 5.20% 1.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.59% 15.25% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 1
Median daily rate £500 £415 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.48% +1.21%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £350
% change year-on-year +3.54% +0.71%  
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 Shropshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 69 118 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 39.88% 34.10% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 58 5
Median daily rate £525 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +9.75%  
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 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 Shropshire

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Shropshire

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Telford +2 6 £500 +20.48% 1
Selenium
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 17 (94.44%) Java
2 16 (88.89%) Open Source
3 15 (83.33%) Scala
3 15 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (77.78%) Git (software)
4 14 (77.78%) IntelliJ
4 14 (77.78%) MongoDB
5 12 (66.67%) Python
5 12 (66.67%) HTTP
5 12 (66.67%) TCP/IP
5 12 (66.67%) SSL
5 12 (66.67%) Linux
5 12 (66.67%) C#
6 11 (61.11%) SQL
6 11 (61.11%) XML
6 11 (61.11%) Puppet
7 10 (55.56%) JUnit
7 10 (55.56%) Test Automation
7 10 (55.56%) JSON
7 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (50.00%) Spring
8 9 (50.00%) Hibernate
8 9 (50.00%) WebLogic
8 9 (50.00%) EJB
8 9 (50.00%) CSS
8 9 (50.00%) Unix
8 9 (50.00%) SOAP
8 9 (50.00%) J2EE
8 9 (50.00%) HTML
8 9 (50.00%) JBoss

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 9 (50.00%) JBoss
1 9 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (33.33%) nginx
2 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) GitHub
1 6 (33.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) HTTP
1 12 (66.67%) SSL
1 12 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) MongoDB
2 6 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) Git (software)
1 14 (77.78%) IntelliJ
2 10 (55.56%) JUnit
3 9 (50.00%) Eclipse
4 8 (44.44%) Cucumber
5 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
6 6 (33.33%) Ant
6 6 (33.33%) Gatling
6 6 (33.33%) Grunt
6 6 (33.33%) gulp
6 6 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
6 6 (33.33%) Sublime Text
7 2 (11.11%) HP UFT
7 2 (11.11%) Sahi
7 2 (11.11%) WATIR
8 1 (5.56%) RSpec
8 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
8 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
8 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
1 13 (72.22%) Scala Developer
2 2 (11.11%) QA Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) QA Test Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) QA Tester
2 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
3 1 (5.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Digital Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Java Scala Developer
3 1 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (5.56%) Scala Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Scala Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) XML
2 10 (55.56%) JSON
3 9 (50.00%) CSS
3 9 (50.00%) EJB
3 9 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 9 (50.00%) HTML
3 9 (50.00%) HTML5
3 9 (50.00%) J2EE
3 9 (50.00%) J2SE
3 9 (50.00%) Play Framework
3 9 (50.00%) REST
3 9 (50.00%) SOAP
3 9 (50.00%) Spring
4 7 (38.89%) Gherkin
5 6 (33.33%) Akka
5 6 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 6 (33.33%) jQuery
5 6 (33.33%) Node.js
5 6 (33.33%) Servlets
5 6 (33.33%) spray
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) Unix
3 6 (33.33%) Ubuntu
3 6 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) Open Source
2 15 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (55.56%) Test Automation
4 9 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 9 (50.00%) Microservices
5 8 (44.44%) DevOps
6 6 (33.33%) Analytics
7 3 (16.67%) TDD
8 2 (11.11%) BDD
8 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 2 (11.11%) User Stories
9 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (5.56%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Defect Management
9 1 (5.56%) Defect Tracking
9 1 (5.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 1 (5.56%) Scrum
9 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Java
2 15 (83.33%) Scala
3 12 (66.67%) C#
3 12 (66.67%) Python
4 11 (61.11%) SQL
5 8 (44.44%) Ruby
6 6 (33.33%) Groovy
6 6 (33.33%) Haskell
6 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (33.33%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (61.11%) Puppet
2 6 (33.33%) Grafana
2 6 (33.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) webMethods
2 7 (38.89%) Adobe
3 6 (33.33%) Google