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 24 June 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
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 119 118
Rank change year-on-year +8 -1  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 145 161 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.90% 1.80% 1.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.59% 12.29% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 100 104
Median daily rate £388 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.89% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +2.81% +1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £47.50 £59.31 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.91% +77.04%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £48.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year -2.06% +44.77%  

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 1251 1310 1211
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 16.38% 14.68% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 787 803 738
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 40 24
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.85 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

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 24 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 24 June 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
Buckinghamshire +4 28 £350 +42.85% 6
Berkshire +20 22 £313 -13.19% 5
Oxfordshire +9 22 £395 -4.81% 7
West Sussex +11 18 £494 +46.40% 1
East Sussex +2 15 £363 +3.57% 2
Surrey -6 13 £361 -19.72% 11
Hampshire -28 13 £325 -16.12% 16
Kent +6 10 £400 +68.42%
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 251 (81.23%) Test Automation
2 220 (71.20%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (52.10%) Java
4 109 (35.28%) BDD
5 96 (31.07%) C#
6 93 (30.10%) SQL
6 93 (30.10%) TDD
7 92 (29.77%) Continuous Integration
8 91 (29.45%) JavaScript
9 86 (27.83%) Cucumber
10 83 (26.86%) WebDriver
11 79 (25.57%) Jenkins
12 75 (24.27%) Git (software)
12 75 (24.27%) Scrum
13 71 (22.98%) JIRA
14 68 (22.01%) QA
15 63 (20.39%) XML
16 62 (20.06%) DevOps
17 58 (18.77%) HP
18 57 (18.45%) SOAP
19 56 (18.12%) REST
20 55 (17.80%) Web Services
21 53 (17.15%) Python
21 53 (17.15%) ISEB
21 53 (17.15%) ISTQB
22 51 (16.50%) HP UFT
22 51 (16.50%) Test Strategy
23 50 (16.18%) Test Scripting
23 50 (16.18%) Regression Testing
24 44 (14.24%) Windows

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Co-occurring 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 (8.09%) JBoss
2 21 (6.80%) WebLogic
3 20 (6.47%) Apache
4 19 (6.15%) Confluence
5 15 (4.85%) CMS
5 15 (4.85%) nginx
6 14 (4.53%) Sitecore CMS
6 14 (4.53%) Tomcat
7 13 (4.21%) SharePoint
8 12 (3.88%) IIS
9 11 (3.56%) WebSphere
10 7 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (1.29%) Drupal
11 4 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.97%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.65%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (9.06%) Amazon AWS
1 28 (9.06%) GitHub
2 16 (5.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.88%) Google Analytics
4 7 (2.27%) Sauce Labs
5 4 (1.29%) IaaS
5 4 (1.29%) PaaS
6 3 (0.97%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.39%) HTTP
2 19 (6.15%) Internet
3 16 (5.18%) TCP/IP
4 12 (3.88%) SSL
5 10 (3.24%) LDAP
6 9 (2.91%) PuTTY
6 9 (2.91%) WinSCP
7 4 (1.29%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.97%) DNS
9 2 (0.65%) Intranet
9 2 (0.65%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.09%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.77%) MongoDB
3 18 (5.83%) Oracle Database
4 15 (4.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (4.21%) NoSQL
6 12 (3.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (2.91%) Oracle Database 10g
7 9 (2.91%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (2.27%) Redis
10 6 (1.94%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (1.94%) SQL Server 2016
11 3 (0.97%) Big Data
11 3 (0.97%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.65%) MySQL
12 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 86 (27.83%) Cucumber
2 83 (26.86%) WebDriver
3 79 (25.57%) Jenkins
4 75 (24.27%) Git (software)
5 71 (22.98%) JIRA
6 51 (16.50%) HP UFT
7 42 (13.59%) JUnit
8 38 (12.30%) SpecFlow
9 32 (10.36%) Ant
9 32 (10.36%) LoadRunner
10 31 (10.03%) Maven
11 29 (9.39%) JMeter
11 29 (9.39%) SoapUI
12 28 (9.06%) Team Foundation Server
13 26 (8.41%) Protractor
14 25 (8.09%) Gradle
15 23 (7.44%) Bitbucket
16 22 (7.12%) Eclipse
17 21 (6.80%) Gatling
17 21 (6.80%) IntelliJ
General
1 41 (13.27%) Finance
2 24 (7.77%) Banking
3 16 (5.18%) Retail
4 9 (2.91%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.59%) Publishing
6 5 (1.62%) Advertising
6 5 (1.62%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.62%) Marketing
7 4 (1.29%) Back Office
7 4 (1.29%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.65%) Electronics
8 2 (0.65%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.32%) Games
9 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) Local Government
9 1 (0.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 85 (27.51%) Developer
2 69 (22.33%) Analyst
3 66 (21.36%) Test Analyst
4 64 (20.71%) Tester
5 46 (14.89%) Automation Tester
6 36 (11.65%) Automation Test Analyst
7 25 (8.09%) Java Developer
8 22 (7.12%) Test Engineer
8 22 (7.12%) Test Manager
9 21 (6.80%) Scala Developer
10 19 (6.15%) Developer in Test
10 19 (6.15%) Senior Analyst
10 19 (6.15%) Senior Test Analyst
10 19 (6.15%) Test Leader
11 18 (5.83%) QA Engineer
12 17 (5.50%) QA Tester
13 15 (4.85%) QA Automation Engineer
13 15 (4.85%) Selenium Test Analyst
14 14 (4.53%) Test Automation Engineer
15 12 (3.88%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (20.39%) XML
2 57 (18.45%) SOAP
3 56 (18.12%) REST
4 55 (17.80%) Web Services
5 44 (14.24%) .NET
6 38 (12.30%) HTML
6 38 (12.30%) JSON
7 36 (11.65%) AngularJS
8 33 (10.68%) CSS
9 32 (10.36%) Node.js
10 28 (9.06%) Spring
11 25 (8.09%) Hibernate
11 25 (8.09%) HTML5
11 25 (8.09%) jQuery
12 23 (7.44%) EJB
13 21 (6.80%) J2EE
14 20 (6.47%) RESTful
15 17 (5.50%) Gherkin
15 17 (5.50%) React
16 16 (5.18%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.44%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.24%) User Experience
4 9 (2.91%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.62%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.62%) Driving Licence
5 5 (1.62%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.65%) iPad
6 2 (0.65%) Linked Data
6 2 (0.65%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.32%) Blog
7 1 (0.32%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.32%) EPoS
7 1 (0.32%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.32%) Fintech
7 1 (0.32%) IVR
7 1 (0.32%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.32%) RIA
7 1 (0.32%) Smart Home
7 1 (0.32%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (14.24%) Windows
2 38 (12.30%) Linux
3 22 (7.12%) Unix
4 14 (4.53%) Apple iOS
5 13 (4.21%) Android
5 13 (4.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (3.88%) Ubuntu
7 11 (3.56%) Windows Server
8 8 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (2.27%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (81.23%) Test Automation
2 220 (71.20%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (35.28%) BDD
4 93 (30.10%) TDD
5 92 (29.77%) Continuous Integration
6 75 (24.27%) Scrum
7 62 (20.06%) DevOps
8 51 (16.50%) Test Strategy
9 50 (16.18%) Regression Testing
9 50 (16.18%) Test Scripting
10 33 (10.68%) Open Source
10 33 (10.68%) Software Testing
11 29 (9.39%) Functional Testing
12 28 (9.06%) Performance Testing
13 27 (8.74%) API Testing
13 27 (8.74%) OO
14 26 (8.41%) SDLC
15 24 (7.77%) Test Management
16 22 (7.12%) System Integration Testing
17 21 (6.80%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 161 (52.10%) Java
2 96 (31.07%) C#
3 93 (30.10%) SQL
4 91 (29.45%) JavaScript
5 53 (17.15%) Python
6 41 (13.27%) Ruby
7 37 (11.97%) Groovy
8 24 (7.77%) Scala
9 20 (6.47%) PHP
10 19 (6.15%) VB
11 18 (5.83%) C++
12 17 (5.50%) F#
13 16 (5.18%) Perl
14 13 (4.21%) PL/SQL
14 13 (4.21%) T-SQL
15 12 (3.88%) Haskell
16 8 (2.59%) Apple Swift
17 7 (2.27%) ES6
18 6 (1.94%) TypeScript
19 5 (1.62%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 53 (17.15%) ISEB
1 53 (17.15%) ISTQB
2 23 (7.44%) Security Cleared
3 20 (6.47%) SC Cleared
4 17 (5.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (2.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 7 (2.27%) Degree
7 5 (1.62%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (1.29%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.97%) HNC
10 2 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.65%) HND
10 2 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.32%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (22.01%) QA
System Software
1 38 (12.30%) Docker
2 8 (2.59%) vSphere
3 6 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.29%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.29%) Terminal Services
4 4 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (5.83%) Puppet
2 17 (5.50%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (3.88%) Grafana
3 12 (3.88%) Kibana
4 9 (2.91%) HP Fortify
5 8 (2.59%) vRealize
6 2 (0.65%) Ansible
7 1 (0.32%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 58 (18.77%) HP
2 36 (11.65%) Microsoft
2 36 (11.65%) Oracle
3 20 (6.47%) Splunk
4 16 (5.18%) webMethods
5 14 (4.53%) Red Hat
5 14 (4.53%) Sitecore
6 13 (4.21%) Google
7 12 (3.88%) VMware
8 8 (2.59%) Adobe
9 7 (2.27%) IBM
9 7 (2.27%) Twitter
10 6 (1.94%) AppDynamics
10 6 (1.94%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.97%) New Relic
12 2 (0.65%) Citrix
12 2 (0.65%) DevExpress
12 2 (0.65%) SAP
12 2 (0.65%) Xamarin
13 1 (0.32%) EMC
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