Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 45 66
Rank change year-on-year +17 +21 +2
Contract jobs citing Selenium 25 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 5.52% 1.78% 0.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.12% 11.54% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 3
Somerset median daily rate £370 £325 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.85% -6.34% +6.77%
10th Percentile £224 £303 £341
90th Percentile £483 £445 £349
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 Somerset with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 138 78 98
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 30.46% 15.42% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 46 33
Somerset median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £304 £274 £263
90th Percentile £499 £469 £400
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 19
Somerset median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +8.11% +5.71%
10th Percentile £37.75 £33.08 £32.54
90th Percentile £41.25 £42.50 £50.50
South West median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £37.74
% change year-on-year +2.94% +12.61% +1.32%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Taunton -6 7 £360 -15.29%
Bath +7 6 £325 +8.33% 2
Yeovil +7 1 £475 +53.23%
Glastonbury - 1 £458 -
Street - 1 £413 -
Selenium
South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 23 (92.00%) Test Automation
2 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (64.00%) Cucumber
4 15 (60.00%) TDD
5 14 (56.00%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (48.00%) BDD
7 11 (44.00%) Java
7 11 (44.00%) .NET
7 11 (44.00%) C#
8 10 (40.00%) QA
9 9 (36.00%) SpecFlow
9 9 (36.00%) Gherkin
10 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
10 8 (32.00%) Test Planning
10 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
11 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
11 7 (28.00%) SQL
11 7 (28.00%) hybris
12 6 (24.00%) WebDriver
12 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
12 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
12 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (24.00%) Gradle
12 6 (24.00%) HTML
12 6 (24.00%) CSS
12 6 (24.00%) HP UFT
12 6 (24.00%) Maven
12 6 (24.00%) XML
13 5 (20.00%) Web Development
13 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework

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 1 (4.00%) CMS
1 1 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) GitHub
2 1 (4.00%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) SMS
2 1 (4.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (64.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (36.00%) SpecFlow
3 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (24.00%) Gradle
4 6 (24.00%) HP UFT
4 6 (24.00%) Maven
4 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (24.00%) WebDriver
5 5 (20.00%) Ant
5 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (16.00%) Bitbucket
6 4 (16.00%) Sahi
6 4 (16.00%) TeamCity
6 4 (16.00%) WATIR
7 2 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (8.00%) JMeter
7 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
8 1 (4.00%) Appium
8 1 (4.00%) CircleCI
8 1 (4.00%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Developer in Test
3 5 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Lead DevOps
5 2 (8.00%) QA Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.00%) UAT Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) UAT Lead
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Hybris Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) .NET
2 9 (36.00%) Gherkin
3 6 (24.00%) CSS
3 6 (24.00%) HTML
3 6 (24.00%) XML
4 5 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (16.00%) jQuery
5 4 (16.00%) REST
5 4 (16.00%) SOAP
5 4 (16.00%) Spring
5 4 (16.00%) Web Services
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Test Automation
2 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (60.00%) TDD
4 14 (56.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (48.00%) BDD
6 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
6 8 (32.00%) Test Planning
7 5 (20.00%) User Stories
7 5 (20.00%) Web Development
8 4 (16.00%) Coaching
8 4 (16.00%) Open Source
8 4 (16.00%) Scrum
8 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
8 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
8 4 (16.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (12.00%) API Development
9 3 (12.00%) DevOps
9 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Manual Testing
9 3 (12.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) C#
1 11 (44.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (28.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) Ruby
4 1 (4.00%) VB
4 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) hybris
2 3 (12.00%) ATG
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) Sitecore