The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
England / South East
Rank 100 146 121
Rank change year-on-year +46 -25  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 158 122 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.04% 1.33% 1.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.56% 10.02% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 79 93
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £294 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £67.89 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.89 £45.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +50.03% +0.55%  

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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1165 1218 1196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 15.03% 13.31% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 775 683
Median daily rate £405 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 50 41
Median hourly rate £45.87 £43.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.05% +8.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £37.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £115.31 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in the South East

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in the South East over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in the South East

Selenium
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Selenium in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Selenium in the South East

Selenium
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in the South East over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Selenium in the South East

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 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
Hampshire +5 36 £375 +7.14% 17
Buckinghamshire +13 35 £338 +3.84% 5
Berkshire +23 23 £450 +19.60% 12
Surrey +18 21 £375 - 16
Oxfordshire +5 14 £475 +26.66% 3
Kent +19 12 £413 +10.00% 1
West Sussex -4 12 £512 +67.02% 7
East Sussex +13 3 £165 -61.73%
Home Counties - 1 - -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 255 (73.49%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (47.84%) Java
3 132 (38.04%) BDD
4 114 (32.85%) WebDriver
5 107 (30.84%) Cucumber
6 104 (29.97%) C#
7 103 (29.68%) TDD
8 100 (28.82%) Test Automation
9 97 (27.95%) JIRA
9 97 (27.95%) QA
9 97 (27.95%) SQL
10 96 (27.67%) Scrum
11 95 (27.38%) JavaScript
12 93 (26.80%) XML
13 86 (24.78%) Automated Testing
14 85 (24.50%) Continuous Integration
15 80 (23.05%) Git (software)
16 79 (22.77%) Jenkins
17 71 (20.46%) Test Scripting
18 67 (19.31%) Test Strategy
19 61 (17.58%) SpecFlow
20 54 (15.56%) Automation Testing
20 54 (15.56%) SOAP
21 52 (14.99%) Web Services
21 52 (14.99%) Regression Testing
21 52 (14.99%) Performance Testing
22 48 (13.83%) Python
23 47 (13.54%) DevOps
24 46 (13.26%) Security Cleared
24 46 (13.26%) .NET

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 25 (7.20%) Confluence
2 18 (5.19%) CMS
2 18 (5.19%) JBoss
3 16 (4.61%) Sitecore CMS
4 13 (3.75%) SharePoint
4 13 (3.75%) Tomcat
5 12 (3.46%) IIS
6 10 (2.88%) nginx
7 9 (2.59%) Apache
7 9 (2.59%) WebLogic
8 7 (2.02%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.73%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.86%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.58%) Drupal
12 2 (0.58%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (2.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.29%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 11 (3.17%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.92%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (6.34%) GitHub
3 17 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (2.59%) Google Analytics
5 5 (1.44%) IaaS
6 4 (1.15%) PaaS
7 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.29%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 32 (9.22%) HTTP
2 13 (3.75%) TCP/IP
3 10 (2.88%) LDAP
4 9 (2.59%) SSL
5 7 (2.02%) PuTTY
5 7 (2.02%) WinSCP
6 6 (1.73%) Internet
7 4 (1.15%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.58%) DNS
8 2 (0.58%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.34%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.76%) MongoDB
3 14 (4.03%) Oracle Database
4 12 (3.46%) NoSQL
4 12 (3.46%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (3.46%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (1.73%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (1.73%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (1.73%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (1.44%) Big Data
9 5 (1.44%) MySQL
10 4 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.86%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 114 (32.85%) WebDriver
2 107 (30.84%) Cucumber
3 97 (27.95%) JIRA
4 80 (23.05%) Git (software)
5 79 (22.77%) Jenkins
6 61 (17.58%) SpecFlow
7 43 (12.39%) SoapUI
8 42 (12.10%) Team Foundation Server
9 37 (10.66%) HP UFT
10 35 (10.09%) Ant
11 34 (9.80%) JUnit
12 33 (9.51%) Maven
13 31 (8.93%) Gradle
14 30 (8.65%) LoadRunner
15 29 (8.36%) JMeter
16 24 (6.92%) Protractor
17 22 (6.34%) Bitbucket
18 21 (6.05%) Subversion
19 18 (5.19%) eggPlant
19 18 (5.19%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (12.39%) Finance
2 13 (3.75%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.46%) Banking
3 12 (3.46%) Retail
4 10 (2.88%) Publishing
5 8 (2.31%) Marketing
6 7 (2.02%) Games
6 7 (2.02%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.15%) Electronics
7 4 (1.15%) Legal
8 2 (0.58%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.29%) Advertising
9 1 (0.29%) Back Office
9 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Local Government
9 1 (0.29%) Military
9 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 93 (26.80%) Analyst
1 93 (26.80%) Developer
2 87 (25.07%) Tester
3 84 (24.21%) Test Analyst
4 58 (16.71%) Automation Tester
5 50 (14.41%) Automation Test Analyst
6 33 (9.51%) Java Developer
7 32 (9.22%) Test Engineer
8 31 (8.93%) Developer in Test
9 28 (8.07%) Selenium Tester
10 26 (7.49%) QA Tester
10 26 (7.49%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 24 (6.92%) QA Engineer
12 22 (6.34%) Selenium Test Analyst
13 20 (5.76%) QA Analyst
13 20 (5.76%) Test Manager
14 16 (4.61%) QA Test Analyst
14 16 (4.61%) Senior Analyst
14 16 (4.61%) Senior Test Analyst
14 16 (4.61%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (26.80%) XML
2 54 (15.56%) SOAP
3 52 (14.99%) Web Services
4 46 (13.26%) .NET
5 36 (10.37%) REST
6 35 (10.09%) JSON
7 34 (9.80%) AngularJS
8 32 (9.22%) RESTful
9 29 (8.36%) HTML
9 29 (8.36%) Spring
10 26 (7.49%) Gherkin
11 21 (6.05%) CSS
12 19 (5.48%) Hibernate
12 19 (5.48%) Node.js
13 16 (4.61%) jQuery
14 15 (4.32%) Ajax
14 15 (4.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (3.75%) EJB
15 13 (3.75%) HTML5
16 12 (3.46%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.61%) Mobile App
2 15 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.31%) User Experience
4 6 (1.73%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.15%) Client/Server
6 3 (0.86%) Driving Licence
6 3 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.58%) iPad
8 1 (0.29%) Blog
8 1 (0.29%) EPoS
8 1 (0.29%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.29%) IVR
8 1 (0.29%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.29%) RIA
8 1 (0.29%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.29%) Social Media
8 1 (0.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (9.22%) Windows
2 30 (8.65%) Linux
3 21 (6.05%) Unix
4 11 (3.17%) Android
5 10 (2.88%) Apple iOS
5 10 (2.88%) Ubuntu
6 8 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (2.02%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (73.49%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (38.04%) BDD
3 103 (29.68%) TDD
4 100 (28.82%) Test Automation
5 96 (27.67%) Scrum
6 86 (24.78%) Automated Testing
7 85 (24.50%) Continuous Integration
8 71 (20.46%) Test Scripting
9 67 (19.31%) Test Strategy
10 54 (15.56%) Automation Testing
11 52 (14.99%) Performance Testing
11 52 (14.99%) Regression Testing
12 47 (13.54%) DevOps
13 41 (11.82%) Software Testing
14 35 (10.09%) Defect Management
14 35 (10.09%) Manual Testing
15 34 (9.80%) User Stories
16 33 (9.51%) Defect Tracking
17 29 (8.36%) Test Management
18 28 (8.07%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 166 (47.84%) Java
2 104 (29.97%) C#
3 97 (27.95%) SQL
4 95 (27.38%) JavaScript
5 48 (13.83%) Python
6 45 (12.97%) Ruby
7 38 (10.95%) Groovy
8 25 (7.20%) F#
8 25 (7.20%) Scala
9 24 (6.92%) C++
10 17 (4.90%) T-SQL
11 15 (4.32%) VB
12 13 (3.75%) PHP
12 13 (3.75%) PL/SQL
13 12 (3.46%) PowerShell
14 10 (2.88%) Perl
15 9 (2.59%) Haskell
15 9 (2.59%) TypeScript
16 7 (2.02%) ES6
17 5 (1.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (13.26%) Security Cleared
2 42 (12.10%) ISTQB
3 37 (10.66%) ISEB
4 35 (10.09%) SC Cleared
5 21 (6.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (2.31%) Degree
7 5 (1.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.86%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.86%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.58%) HNC
9 2 (0.58%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (27.95%) QA
2 11 (3.17%) SDET
3 8 (2.31%) WCAG
4 3 (0.86%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.86%) WAI
System Software
1 19 (5.48%) Docker
2 6 (1.73%) vSphere
3 4 (1.15%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.15%) Terminal Services
4 3 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 25 (7.20%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (2.88%) Puppet
3 9 (2.59%) Grafana
3 9 (2.59%) Kibana
4 6 (1.73%) vRealize
5 5 (1.44%) HP Fortify
6 4 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.58%) Oozie
8 1 (0.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 46 (13.26%) HP
2 44 (12.68%) Oracle
3 33 (9.51%) Microsoft
4 22 (6.34%) Splunk
5 16 (4.61%) Sitecore
6 10 (2.88%) Google
7 9 (2.59%) VMware
8 8 (2.31%) Atlassian
8 8 (2.31%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.73%) AppDynamics
9 6 (1.73%) ServiceNow
9 6 (1.73%) Twitter
9 6 (1.73%) webMethods
10 4 (1.15%) IBM
10 4 (1.15%) SAP
11 3 (0.86%) Adobe
11 3 (0.86%) New Relic
12 2 (0.58%) Capita
12 2 (0.58%) DevExpress
13 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
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