Period
to 25 February 2018

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 February 2018 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 31 36
Rank change year-on-year -11 +5 +27
Contract jobs citing Selenium 13 19 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.83% 4.17% 6.25%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.15% 17.92% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 36
Somerset median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £339 £231 £305
90th Percentile £521 £414 £400
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
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 107 106 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 23.26% 23.25% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 77 116
Somerset median daily rate £425 £313 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -15.54% +11.28%
10th Percentile £321 £213 £289
90th Percentile £543 £438 £425
South West median daily rate £410 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +9.33% - -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 8
Somerset median hourly rate £43.25 £39.50 £42.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.49% -6.29% +15.80%
10th Percentile £41.25 £37.75 £36.38
90th Percentile £144.75 £48.13 £46.25
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +7.59% -7.06% +6.25%

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 February 2018.

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 February 2018. 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 +13.33% 1
Selenium
South West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 13 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (76.92%) TDD
2 10 (76.92%) Java
3 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 9 (69.23%) Ant
3 9 (69.23%) Maven
3 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (69.23%) Cucumber
3 9 (69.23%) Jenkins
4 8 (61.54%) REST
4 8 (61.54%) CSS
4 8 (61.54%) SOAP
4 8 (61.54%) HTML
5 7 (53.85%) .NET
5 7 (53.85%) C#
5 7 (53.85%) jQuery
5 7 (53.85%) BDD
6 6 (46.15%) SoapUI
6 6 (46.15%) CA Service Virtualization
6 6 (46.15%) Gherkin
6 6 (46.15%) HP ALM
6 6 (46.15%) Groovy
6 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
6 6 (46.15%) Ruby
6 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
6 6 (46.15%) JIRA
6 6 (46.15%) C++
6 6 (46.15%) SQL
6 6 (46.15%) VBScript
6 6 (46.15%) XML

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 2 (15.38%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) HTTP
2 2 (15.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Ant
1 9 (69.23%) Cucumber
1 9 (69.23%) Jenkins
1 9 (69.23%) Maven
2 6 (46.15%) Eclipse
2 6 (46.15%) HP UFT
2 6 (46.15%) JIRA
2 6 (46.15%) JUnit
2 6 (46.15%) SoapUI
2 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
3 3 (23.08%) Bitbucket
3 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 3 (23.08%) Gradle
4 2 (15.38%) Cobertura
4 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
5 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (23.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Test Automation Manager
1 6 (46.15%) Test Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Hybris Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Hybris Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Java Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) CSS
1 8 (61.54%) HTML
1 8 (61.54%) REST
1 8 (61.54%) SOAP
2 7 (53.85%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) jQuery
3 6 (46.15%) Gherkin
3 6 (46.15%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) Spring
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Core
5 1 (7.69%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (76.92%) TDD
3 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) BDD
5 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
5 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
6 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (23.08%) B2C
7 3 (23.08%) DevOps
7 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
8 2 (15.38%) API Development
8 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Scrum
8 2 (15.38%) User Stories
8 2 (15.38%) Web Development
9 1 (7.69%) Acceptance Criteria
9 1 (7.69%) API Design
9 1 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
9 1 (7.69%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 7 (53.85%) C#
4 6 (46.15%) C++
4 6 (46.15%) Groovy
4 6 (46.15%) Jython
4 6 (46.15%) Python
4 6 (46.15%) Ruby
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) CA Service Virtualization
1 6 (46.15%) HP ALM
2 2 (15.38%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) CA
1 6 (46.15%) HP
2 3 (23.08%) hybris