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 30 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.

Selenium
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 58 33
Rank change year-on-year +34 -25  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 9 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 4.86% 2.31% 2.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.52% 5.95% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Median daily rate £500 £513 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% -4.65%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.95 £44.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +33.20% -1.66%  

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 58 168 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 31.35% 38.80% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 58 13
Median daily rate £500 £438 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -5.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £370 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £34.38 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

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 30 March 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 +37 6 £500 -2.43% 1
Selenium
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 17 (73.91%) Open Source
2 16 (69.57%) Java
3 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (60.87%) Cucumber
4 13 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (56.52%) Automated Testing
5 12 (52.17%) Scala
6 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
7 10 (43.48%) Jenkins
8 9 (39.13%) C#
8 9 (39.13%) Linux
8 9 (39.13%) Python
8 9 (39.13%) IntelliJ
8 9 (39.13%) HTTP
8 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
8 9 (39.13%) SSL
8 9 (39.13%) DevOps
8 9 (39.13%) MongoDB
9 8 (34.78%) Puppet
9 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
9 8 (34.78%) QA
9 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
9 8 (34.78%) Gherkin
9 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
9 8 (34.78%) Ruby
9 8 (34.78%) Gatling
10 7 (30.43%) gulp
10 7 (30.43%) Ant
10 7 (30.43%) Windows
10 7 (30.43%) Grunt

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 6 (26.09%) nginx
1 6 (26.09%) Tomcat
2 4 (17.39%) Confluence
3 3 (13.04%) Apache
3 3 (13.04%) JBoss
3 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
4 2 (8.70%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) GitHub
1 6 (26.09%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) HTTP
1 9 (39.13%) SSL
1 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) MongoDB
2 6 (26.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Cucumber
2 11 (47.83%) Git (software)
3 10 (43.48%) Jenkins
4 9 (39.13%) IntelliJ
5 8 (34.78%) Gatling
6 7 (30.43%) Ant
6 7 (30.43%) Grunt
6 7 (30.43%) gulp
7 6 (26.09%) JUnit
7 6 (26.09%) Karma Test Runner
7 6 (26.09%) Sublime Text
8 4 (17.39%) JIRA
9 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
9 3 (13.04%) SoapUI
10 2 (8.70%) HP UFT
10 2 (8.70%) RSpec
10 2 (8.70%) Sahi
10 2 (8.70%) SonarQube
10 2 (8.70%) WATIR
10 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Scala Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) QA Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) QA Test Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) QA Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Automation Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Quality Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) J2EE Architect
6 1 (4.35%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
1 8 (34.78%) Gherkin
2 6 (26.09%) jQuery
2 6 (26.09%) Node.js
2 6 (26.09%) Servlets
2 6 (26.09%) XML
3 5 (21.74%) JSON
4 4 (17.39%) CSS
4 4 (17.39%) HTML
4 4 (17.39%) HTML5
4 4 (17.39%) J2EE
4 4 (17.39%) Play Framework
4 4 (17.39%) Spring
4 4 (17.39%) Web Services
5 3 (13.04%) Akka
5 3 (13.04%) EJB
5 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
5 3 (13.04%) J2SE
5 3 (13.04%) SOAP
5 3 (13.04%) spray
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Windows
3 6 (26.09%) Ubuntu
4 4 (17.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Open Source
2 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (56.52%) Automated Testing
3 13 (56.52%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (39.13%) DevOps
5 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
6 6 (26.09%) Analytics
7 5 (21.74%) Microservices
7 5 (21.74%) Scrum
7 5 (21.74%) TDD
7 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
8 4 (17.39%) BDD
8 4 (17.39%) User Stories
9 3 (13.04%) Automation Testing
9 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
9 3 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (13.04%) Kanban
10 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
10 2 (8.70%) Pair Programming
10 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) Scala
3 9 (39.13%) C#
3 9 (39.13%) Python
4 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
4 8 (34.78%) Ruby
5 7 (30.43%) Groovy
6 6 (26.09%) Haskell
6 6 (26.09%) Perl
6 6 (26.09%) SQL
7 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ISEB
1 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
1 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) QA
2 2 (8.70%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Puppet
2 6 (26.09%) Grafana
2 6 (26.09%) Kibana
3 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Google
2 3 (13.04%) Adobe
2 3 (13.04%) F5
2 3 (13.04%) webMethods
3 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle