Period
to 15 January 2021

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 6 months to 15 January 2021 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
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 103 93 91
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 +18
Contract jobs citing Selenium 80 285 433
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.87% 2.42% 2.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.74% 15.58% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 171 247
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £305
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £58.00 £24.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.67% - -
England median hourly rate £58.00 £52.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year +11.54% +47.52% -25.79%

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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 628 1,829 3,142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.67% 15.51% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 1,149 1,963
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £300 £313 £319
90th Percentile £600 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £488
% change year-on-year - -2.56% +3.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 42 52
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.38 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.19% -5.83% -
10th Percentile £30.00 £16.23 £35.00
90th Percentile £61.25 £77.75 £59.88
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £43.92
% change year-on-year - +2.47% +0.95%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Selenium as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Selenium in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Selenium in the South East

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Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Selenium in the South East over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Selenium in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Selenium in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Selenium in the South East

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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 6 months to 15 January 2021. 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
Thames Valley +31 28 £475 +14.46% 16
Hampshire +8 22 £483 +7.22% 1
Berkshire +46 20 £500 +8.11% 11
Surrey +23 11 £400 +1.59% 3
West Sussex -7 9 £430 -25.22% 1
Buckinghamshire +14 7 £300 -22.58% 3
East Sussex +9 7 £675 +17.39% 2
Oxfordshire +28 1 - - 2
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 57 (71.25%) Test Automation
2 45 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (45.00%) C#
3 36 (45.00%) Java
4 34 (42.50%) JIRA
5 32 (40.00%) Cucumber
6 29 (36.25%) SQL
6 29 (36.25%) .NET
7 28 (35.00%) DevOps
8 25 (31.25%) JavaScript
9 23 (28.75%) QA
9 23 (28.75%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (27.50%) Confluence
10 22 (27.50%) Python
11 21 (26.25%) Azure
11 21 (26.25%) Jenkins
12 20 (25.00%) BDD
13 19 (23.75%) Docker
14 17 (21.25%) Test Planning
14 17 (21.25%) Open Source
14 17 (21.25%) Scrum
15 16 (20.00%) TDD
15 16 (20.00%) HP
15 16 (20.00%) Kubernetes
16 15 (18.75%) VB.NET
16 15 (18.75%) OWASP
16 15 (18.75%) Git (software)
16 15 (18.75%) Test Scripting
17 14 (17.50%) XML
17 14 (17.50%) HP ALM

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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 22 (27.50%) Confluence
2 5 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.00%) IIS
4 3 (3.75%) Apache
5 2 (2.50%) CMS
5 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.25%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.25%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.25%) JBoss
6 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (2.50%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 21 (26.25%) Azure
2 5 (6.25%) AWS
3 4 (5.00%) BrowserStack
4 3 (3.75%) GCP
5 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.50%) IaaS
5 2 (2.50%) PaaS
5 2 (2.50%) SaaS
6 1 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.25%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (1.25%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.25%) AWS Step Functions
6 1 (1.25%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.25%) BlazeMeter
6 1 (1.25%) Firebase
6 1 (1.25%) Route 53
6 1 (1.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.50%) HTTP
2 2 (2.50%) LAN
3 1 (1.25%) FTP
3 1 (1.25%) Intranet
3 1 (1.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.50%) Oracle Database
3 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.50%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.50%) Tableau
6 1 (1.25%) Big Data
6 1 (1.25%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.25%) DB2
6 1 (1.25%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.25%) MS Access
6 1 (1.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (42.50%) JIRA
2 32 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 21 (26.25%) Jenkins
4 15 (18.75%) Git (software)
5 11 (13.75%) JMeter
5 11 (13.75%) SpecFlow
5 11 (13.75%) WebDriver
6 8 (10.00%) SoapUI
6 8 (10.00%) Subversion
7 7 (8.75%) TeamCity
7 7 (8.75%) Visual Studio
8 6 (7.50%) Postman
9 5 (6.25%) Cypress.io
9 5 (6.25%) HP UFT
9 5 (6.25%) Maven
9 5 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (5.00%) Gatling
10 4 (5.00%) GitLab
10 4 (5.00%) JUnit
11 3 (3.75%) Artifactory
General
1 8 (10.00%) Public Sector
2 5 (6.25%) Finance
3 3 (3.75%) Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.25%) Front Office
5 1 (1.25%) Games
5 1 (1.25%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 26 (32.50%) Test Engineer
2 16 (20.00%) Developer
3 11 (13.75%) Security Engineer
4 9 (11.25%) Analyst
4 9 (11.25%) Tester
5 8 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Software Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Test Analyst
7 6 (7.50%) Automation Tester
7 6 (7.50%) Azure Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Applications Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Azure Software Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Development Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.00%) QA Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Software Development Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (36.25%) .NET
2 14 (17.50%) XML
3 11 (13.75%) .NET Framework
4 10 (12.50%) Gherkin
5 8 (10.00%) RESTful
5 8 (10.00%) Swagger
6 7 (8.75%) HTML
6 7 (8.75%) Java EE
6 7 (8.75%) SOAP
6 7 (8.75%) Spring
7 6 (7.50%) AngularJS
7 6 (7.50%) CSS
7 6 (7.50%) Node.js
7 6 (7.50%) React
7 6 (7.50%) REST
8 5 (6.25%) .NET Core
8 5 (6.25%) JSON
9 4 (5.00%) ASP.NET
9 4 (5.00%) Classic ASP
9 4 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.75%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.75%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.75%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.75%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.50%) Replication
4 2 (2.50%) Smart City
5 1 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.25%) Fedwire
5 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.25%) NHS
5 1 (1.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.50%) Linux
2 8 (10.00%) Unix
2 8 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (1.25%) Android
3 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (71.25%) Test Automation
2 45 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (35.00%) DevOps
4 23 (28.75%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (25.00%) BDD
6 17 (21.25%) Open Source
6 17 (21.25%) Scrum
6 17 (21.25%) Test Planning
7 16 (20.00%) TDD
8 15 (18.75%) OWASP
8 15 (18.75%) Test Scripting
9 13 (16.25%) Security Testing
10 12 (15.00%) Information Security
11 11 (13.75%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (13.75%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (13.75%) Risk Assessment
11 11 (13.75%) Security Architecture
11 11 (13.75%) Threat Management
12 10 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (45.00%) C#
1 36 (45.00%) Java
2 29 (36.25%) SQL
3 25 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 22 (27.50%) Python
5 15 (18.75%) VB.NET
6 13 (16.25%) C++
7 11 (13.75%) C
7 11 (13.75%) PHP
8 9 (11.25%) PowerShell
9 5 (6.25%) T-SQL
10 4 (5.00%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.75%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.75%) Java 8
11 3 (3.75%) TypeScript
11 3 (3.75%) VB
12 2 (2.50%) Go
12 2 (2.50%) MATLAB
12 2 (2.50%) Perl
12 2 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 6 (7.50%) ISEB
4 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (3.75%) DBS Check
6 3 (3.75%) Degree
7 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.25%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.25%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (28.75%) QA
2 11 (13.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (13.75%) NIST
3 1 (1.25%) ISO 20022
3 1 (1.25%) SEPA
3 1 (1.25%) TARGET2
System Software
1 19 (23.75%) Docker
2 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 14 (17.50%) HP ALM
3 13 (16.25%) Terraform
4 12 (15.00%) Ansible
5 11 (13.75%) HP Fortify
6 6 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (2.50%) Giant Swarm
7 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.50%) Puppet
7 2 (2.50%) Sysdig
8 1 (1.25%) Kibana
Vendors
1 16 (20.00%) HP
2 13 (16.25%) Oracle
3 11 (13.75%) Black Duck
3 11 (13.75%) Micro Focus
3 11 (13.75%) Qualys
3 11 (13.75%) Sonatype
4 8 (10.00%) ArcSight
5 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.50%) hybris
6 2 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.50%) SAP
6 2 (2.50%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.50%) Talend
6 2 (2.50%) VMware
7 1 (1.25%) Google
7 1 (1.25%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.25%) Trayport
7 1 (1.25%) WSO2