Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 13 December 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 West > Somerset
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 36 37
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1 +26
Contract jobs citing Selenium 21 10 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 4.15% 2.15% 6.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.94% 13.70% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 34
Somerset median daily rate £425 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +17.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £338 £321 £313
90th Percentile £450 £445 £400
South West median daily rate £375 £395 £350
% change year-on-year -5.06% +12.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Somerset with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 124 73 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 24.51% 15.70% 25.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 60 119
Somerset median daily rate £403 £333 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.05% -10.14% +13.85%
10th Percentile £311 £213 £274
90th Percentile £500 £457 £425
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Somerset median hourly rate £43.25 £47.25 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.47% +10.53% +21.06%
10th Percentile £41.43 £39.48 £32.03
90th Percentile £44.88 £53.63 £43.43
South West median hourly rate £41.15 £41.75 £41.50
% change year-on-year -1.44% +0.60% +9.21%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Somerset

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Somerset

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Somerset over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Somerset

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 13 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -4 9 £425 +3.66% 2
Taunton +1 1 £375 +2.04% 1
Street - 1 £413 -
Selenium
South West

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 21 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (76.19%) Cucumber
2 16 (76.19%) Maven
2 16 (76.19%) Jenkins
3 15 (71.43%) HTML
3 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 15 (71.43%) Ant
4 14 (66.67%) Java
4 14 (66.67%) CSS
4 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (61.90%) TDD
6 12 (57.14%) QA
6 12 (57.14%) SOAP
6 12 (57.14%) REST
7 11 (52.38%) Gradle
7 11 (52.38%) E-Commerce
8 10 (47.62%) hybris
8 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (47.62%) User Stories
9 9 (42.86%) jQuery
9 9 (42.86%) Web Development
9 9 (42.86%) SMS
10 8 (38.10%) C#
10 8 (38.10%) .NET
10 8 (38.10%) SoapUI
11 7 (33.33%) GitHub
11 7 (33.33%) Bitbucket
11 7 (33.33%) DevOps
11 7 (33.33%) SQL
11 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 4 (19.05%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) GitHub
2 1 (4.76%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 9 (42.86%) SMS
2 5 (23.81%) HTTP
3 1 (4.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (76.19%) Cucumber
1 16 (76.19%) Jenkins
1 16 (76.19%) Maven
2 15 (71.43%) Ant
3 11 (52.38%) Gradle
4 8 (38.10%) SoapUI
5 7 (33.33%) Bitbucket
5 7 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 6 (28.57%) JIRA
6 6 (28.57%) TeamCity
7 5 (23.81%) Eclipse
7 5 (23.81%) HP UFT
7 5 (23.81%) JUnit
7 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
8 4 (19.05%) Cobertura
9 3 (14.29%) JMeter
10 1 (4.76%) Appium
10 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
10 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (23.81%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Test Automation Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Test Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Hybris Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
4 3 (14.29%) DevOps Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior DevOps
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Hybris Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Java Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (9.52%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) QA Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) HTML
2 14 (66.67%) CSS
3 12 (57.14%) REST
3 12 (57.14%) SOAP
4 9 (42.86%) jQuery
5 8 (38.10%) .NET
6 7 (33.33%) Spring
7 6 (28.57%) Gherkin
8 5 (23.81%) XML
9 2 (9.52%) .NET Core
10 1 (4.76%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (61.90%) TDD
4 11 (52.38%) E-Commerce
5 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (47.62%) User Stories
6 9 (42.86%) Web Development
7 7 (33.33%) BDD
7 7 (33.33%) DevOps
7 7 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (28.57%) API Development
9 5 (23.81%) B2C
9 5 (23.81%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
9 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
9 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
10 3 (14.29%) API Testing
10 3 (14.29%) Coaching
10 3 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
10 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 14 (66.67%) Java
3 8 (38.10%) C#
4 7 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (23.81%) C++
5 5 (23.81%) Groovy
5 5 (23.81%) Jython
5 5 (23.81%) Python
5 5 (23.81%) Ruby
5 5 (23.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (57.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 5 (23.81%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) hybris
2 5 (23.81%) CA
2 5 (23.81%) HP
3 3 (14.29%) ATG