Period
to 5 April 2020

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 5 April 2020 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
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 98 95 84
Rank change year-on-year -3 -11 +13
Contract jobs citing Selenium 209 412 463
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 2.16% 2.62% 2.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.39% 13.27% 15.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 249 283
Median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £310
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
England median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £50.00
10th Percentile £32.00 - £45.00
90th Percentile £53.40 - £55.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -30.00% -

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 1,358 3,105 3,034
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.04% 19.73% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 1,964 1,852
Median daily rate £450 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +12.36%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £310
90th Percentile £588 £588 £577
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 50 71
Median hourly rate £37.50 £50.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +11.11% +9.76%
10th Percentile £18.25 £37.95 £29.00
90th Percentile £57.00 £57.63 £67.25
Median hourly rate £42.00 £43.00 £44.75
% change year-on-year -2.33% -3.91% +9.15%

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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 5 April 2020.

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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Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Selenium in the South East over the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram 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 5 April 2020. 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 +33 76 £463 +8.82% 31
Berkshire +34 51 £463 +15.63% 11
Hampshire +4 50 £475 +13.10% 13
West Sussex 0 48 £488 +10.05% 3
Surrey +5 27 £400 -11.11% 11
Buckinghamshire +15 21 £500 +14.29% 7
East Sussex +1 9 £575 +35.29% 5
Oxfordshire +5 4 £300 -40.00% 13
Kent +15 3 £275 - 2
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, 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.

1 162 (77.51%) Test Automation
2 103 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (45.93%) Java
4 89 (42.58%) Cucumber
5 66 (31.58%) JavaScript
6 63 (30.14%) C#
7 61 (29.19%) JIRA
8 60 (28.71%) SQL
8 60 (28.71%) Git (software)
9 58 (27.75%) Jenkins
10 53 (25.36%) Scrum
11 48 (22.97%) DevOps
12 47 (22.49%) .NET
13 44 (21.05%) Azure
14 43 (20.57%) QA
15 41 (19.62%) Test Scripting
16 40 (19.14%) XML
17 39 (18.66%) HTML
18 37 (17.70%) BDD
18 37 (17.70%) Linux
19 34 (16.27%) Confluence
19 34 (16.27%) Docker
20 32 (15.31%) CSS
20 32 (15.31%) Kanban
21 31 (14.83%) Finance
22 30 (14.35%) Python
22 30 (14.35%) Windows
22 30 (14.35%) Microsoft
22 30 (14.35%) SDLC
22 30 (14.35%) WebDriver

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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 34 (16.27%) Confluence
2 13 (6.22%) Apache
3 12 (5.74%) Tomcat
4 9 (4.31%) Apache Spark
5 8 (3.83%) nginx
6 6 (2.87%) Cloud Foundry
6 6 (2.87%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.39%) GemFire
7 5 (2.39%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.91%) JBoss
9 2 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.96%) Drupal
9 2 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.96%) IIS
9 2 (0.96%) SAS
9 2 (0.96%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.96%) WildFly
10 1 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.48%) SugarCRM
10 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (2.87%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (2.39%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 44 (21.05%) Azure
2 28 (13.40%) AWS
3 20 (9.57%) GitHub
4 16 (7.66%) Serverless
5 13 (6.22%) AWS Lambda
6 12 (5.74%) BlazeMeter
7 11 (5.26%) Amazon S3
7 11 (5.26%) OpenShift
8 8 (3.83%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (3.83%) Amazon ECS
8 8 (3.83%) Heroku
9 6 (2.87%) AWS Step Functions
9 6 (2.87%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (2.87%) Kong
10 5 (2.39%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (2.39%) Amazon EMR
10 5 (2.39%) Amazon Kinesis
10 5 (2.39%) GCP
10 5 (2.39%) Google Analytics
10 5 (2.39%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.26%) DNS
2 10 (4.78%) HTTP
3 6 (2.87%) AMQP
3 6 (2.87%) Internet
3 6 (2.87%) SSL
3 6 (2.87%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.39%) DSL
4 5 (2.39%) IPv6
5 4 (1.91%) VPN
6 2 (0.96%) ATM
6 2 (0.96%) SSH
6 2 (0.96%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.96%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.48%) 4G
7 1 (0.48%) 5G
7 1 (0.48%) LAN
7 1 (0.48%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.48%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.48%) WinSCP
7 1 (0.48%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.88%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.00%) MySQL
3 16 (7.66%) MongoDB
4 13 (6.22%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (5.74%) NoSQL
6 10 (4.78%) MariaDB
7 9 (4.31%) Pentaho
8 7 (3.35%) DB2
9 6 (2.87%) DB2 UDB
10 5 (2.39%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (1.91%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.44%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.96%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.96%) HBase
13 2 (0.96%) Redis
13 2 (0.96%) Sqoop
14 1 (0.48%) Power BI
14 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 89 (42.58%) Cucumber
2 61 (29.19%) JIRA
3 60 (28.71%) Git (software)
4 58 (27.75%) Jenkins
5 30 (14.35%) WebDriver
6 26 (12.44%) JMeter
7 21 (10.05%) Visual Studio
8 20 (9.57%) SoapUI
9 19 (9.09%) JUnit
10 17 (8.13%) SpecFlow
11 14 (6.70%) Gatling
12 13 (6.22%) Eclipse
13 9 (4.31%) Mocha
14 8 (3.83%) Ant
14 8 (3.83%) Sonatype Nexus
14 8 (3.83%) Visual Studio Team System
15 7 (3.35%) Protractor
16 6 (2.87%) Bitbucket
16 6 (2.87%) GitLab
16 6 (2.87%) gulp
General
1 31 (14.83%) Finance
2 9 (4.31%) Public Sector
3 6 (2.87%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.39%) Banking
5 4 (1.91%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.96%) Front Office
6 2 (0.96%) Retail
7 1 (0.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.48%) Automotive
7 1 (0.48%) Back Office
7 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 54 (25.84%) Analyst
2 51 (24.40%) Tester
3 50 (23.92%) Developer
4 45 (21.53%) Test Analyst
5 38 (18.18%) Automation Tester
6 24 (11.48%) Automation Test Analyst
7 17 (8.13%) React Developer
8 14 (6.70%) DevOps Engineer
9 12 (5.74%) Test Engineer
10 11 (5.26%) QA Engineer
11 10 (4.78%) QA Analyst
12 8 (3.83%) Full Stack Developer
12 8 (3.83%) Java Developer
12 8 (3.83%) JavaScript Developer
12 8 (3.83%) QA Test Analyst
12 8 (3.83%) Test Automation Engineer
13 7 (3.35%) .NET Developer
13 7 (3.35%) Node.js Developer
13 7 (3.35%) QA Tester
13 7 (3.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (22.49%) .NET
2 40 (19.14%) XML
3 39 (18.66%) HTML
4 32 (15.31%) CSS
5 29 (13.88%) Node.js
5 29 (13.88%) Web Services
6 28 (13.40%) AngularJS
7 27 (12.92%) RESTful
7 27 (12.92%) SOAP
8 23 (11.00%) JSON
9 22 (10.53%) HTML5
10 20 (9.57%) REST
11 15 (7.18%) Spring
12 13 (6.22%) Gherkin
12 13 (6.22%) Kafka
12 13 (6.22%) React
13 11 (5.26%) Hibernate
14 9 (4.31%) ASP.NET
14 9 (4.31%) jBPM
14 9 (4.31%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.83%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.35%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.87%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (2.87%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.91%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (0.96%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.96%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.96%) SWIFT
6 2 (0.96%) User Experience
7 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.48%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.48%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.48%) PKI
7 1 (0.48%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 37 (17.70%) Linux
2 30 (14.35%) Windows
3 22 (10.53%) Unix
4 12 (5.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.96%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.48%) Android
6 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (77.51%) Test Automation
2 103 (49.28%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (25.36%) Scrum
4 48 (22.97%) DevOps
5 41 (19.62%) Test Scripting
6 37 (17.70%) BDD
7 32 (15.31%) Kanban
8 30 (14.35%) SDLC
9 28 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (12.92%) Performance Testing
11 25 (11.96%) TDD
12 23 (11.00%) Open Source
13 18 (8.61%) Problem-Solving
14 17 (8.13%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (8.13%) Integration Testing
14 17 (8.13%) Microservices
15 16 (7.66%) Manual Testing
15 16 (7.66%) User Stories
16 15 (7.18%) Unit Testing
17 14 (6.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 96 (45.93%) Java
2 66 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 63 (30.14%) C#
4 60 (28.71%) SQL
5 30 (14.35%) Python
6 14 (6.70%) Java 8
7 11 (5.26%) Groovy
8 10 (4.78%) C
9 9 (4.31%) Scala
10 8 (3.83%) Ruby
10 8 (3.83%) T-SQL
11 7 (3.35%) Perl
11 7 (3.35%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.87%) BeanShell
12 6 (2.87%) Bourne shell
12 6 (2.87%) Korn
12 6 (2.87%) PHP
13 5 (2.39%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.44%) R
15 2 (0.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (13.40%) ISTQB
2 24 (11.48%) ISEB
3 23 (11.00%) Security Cleared
4 20 (9.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (6.22%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.91%) Degree
7 3 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.48%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.48%) CEH
9 1 (0.48%) CISA
9 1 (0.48%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.48%) GIAC
9 1 (0.48%) OSCE
9 1 (0.48%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (20.57%) QA
2 4 (1.91%) WCAG
3 1 (0.48%) GDPR
3 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.48%) NIST
System Software
1 34 (16.27%) Docker
2 8 (3.83%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.87%) RACF
4 4 (1.91%) HDFS
5 2 (0.96%) vSphere
6 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (13.40%) Ansible
2 23 (11.00%) Kubernetes
2 23 (11.00%) Terraform
3 10 (4.78%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (4.31%) Puppet
5 8 (3.83%) HP ALM
6 7 (3.35%) Kibana
7 5 (2.39%) Grafana
8 3 (1.44%) Consul
8 3 (1.44%) Packer
9 2 (0.96%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.96%) OpenNebula
9 2 (0.96%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.48%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.48%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.48%) Netcool
Vendors
1 30 (14.35%) Microsoft
2 26 (12.44%) Oracle
3 12 (5.74%) Atlassian
4 11 (5.26%) HP
5 10 (4.78%) Google
6 9 (4.31%) VMware
7 8 (3.83%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.39%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.96%) CA
10 2 (0.96%) Cisco
10 2 (0.96%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.96%) Talend
10 2 (0.96%) webMethods
11 1 (0.48%) Black Duck
11 1 (0.48%) hybris
11 1 (0.48%) Sonatype
11 1 (0.48%) Tableau
11 1 (0.48%) Vertica
11 1 (0.48%) Xamarin