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 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 32 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 -  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 15 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 7.65% 2.64% -
As % of the Development Applications category 26.79% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 0
Median daily rate £325 £310 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.83% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.89 £44.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +53.42% +18.00%  

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 56 42 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 28.57% 15.85% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 15
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 13
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.25 £42.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% -0.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.02
% change year-on-year - +14.80%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Somerset over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Somerset

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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 3 months to 25 April 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
Bath +4 5 £300 - 4
Taunton -2 4 £241 -
Glastonbury - 1 £458 -
Selenium
South West

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (68.97%) Test Automation
3 19 (65.52%) TDD
4 18 (62.07%) BDD
5 17 (58.62%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (58.62%) C#
6 16 (55.17%) .NET
7 15 (51.72%) SpecFlow
7 15 (51.72%) Gherkin
8 14 (48.28%) Test Planning
9 13 (44.83%) Cucumber
10 12 (41.38%) Java
11 9 (31.03%) SQL
12 8 (27.59%) Web Services
12 8 (27.59%) .NET Framework
13 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
13 7 (24.14%) QA
13 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
13 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (24.14%) XML
14 6 (20.69%) HP UFT
14 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
14 6 (20.69%) WATIR
15 5 (17.24%) Ruby
15 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
15 5 (17.24%) Sahi
15 5 (17.24%) WebDriver
15 5 (17.24%) Open Source
15 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
15 5 (17.24%) JavaScript

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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 (6.90%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) ATG Dynamo
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) NServiceBus
2 1 (3.45%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) SpecFlow
2 13 (44.83%) Cucumber
3 7 (24.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
4 6 (20.69%) HP UFT
4 6 (20.69%) WATIR
5 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
5 5 (17.24%) Sahi
5 5 (17.24%) WebDriver
6 4 (13.79%) Maven
7 3 (10.34%) Ant
8 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
8 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
8 2 (6.90%) Gradle
8 2 (6.90%) Subversion
8 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
8 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
9 1 (3.45%) Apache Buildr
9 1 (3.45%) Mercurial
9 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Billing
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) Developer in Test
3 10 (34.48%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Automation Tester
4 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Java Automation Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.45%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Lead DevOps
6 1 (3.45%) Test Automation Developer
6 1 (3.45%) UAT Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) .NET
2 15 (51.72%) Gherkin
3 8 (27.59%) .NET Framework
3 8 (27.59%) Web Services
4 7 (24.14%) XML
5 5 (17.24%) CSS
6 4 (13.79%) HTML
7 3 (10.34%) Spring
8 2 (6.90%) SOAP
9 1 (3.45%) Ajax
9 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
9 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (3.45%) EJB
9 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
9 1 (3.45%) HTML5
9 1 (3.45%) jQuery
9 1 (3.45%) JSF
9 1 (3.45%) JSP
9 1 (3.45%) RESTful
9 1 (3.45%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (68.97%) Test Automation
3 19 (65.52%) TDD
4 18 (62.07%) BDD
5 17 (58.62%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (48.28%) Test Planning
7 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
7 5 (17.24%) E-Commerce
7 5 (17.24%) Open Source
8 3 (10.34%) Scrum
8 3 (10.34%) SDLC
8 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
9 2 (6.90%) API Development
9 2 (6.90%) ATDD
9 2 (6.90%) Automation Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Coaching
9 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.90%) User Stories
9 2 (6.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) C#
2 12 (41.38%) Java
3 9 (31.03%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
1 7 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.90%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) ATG
1 4 (13.79%) hybris
2 1 (3.45%) BEA
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds