Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 101 113
Rank change year-on-year -20 +12 +57
Contract jobs citing Selenium 336 378 360
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.00% 2.27% 1.87%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.18% 14.99% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 226 253
South East median daily rate £400 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £297 £269 £263
90th Percentile £538 £525 £520
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 3
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £53.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.21% +33.75% -5.88%
England median hourly rate £47.50 £52.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -8.65% +4.00% -44.44%

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 3005 2522 2569
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.86% 15.17% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1829 1541 1565
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £310 £293 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £500
England median daily rate £451 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +6.00% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 77 67
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26.00 £32.50 £25.95
90th Percentile £52.50 £59.31 £50.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage 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

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in the South East

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in the South East over the 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +7 130 £393 -1.88% 26
Hampshire -29 64 £373 +2.76% 11
Buckinghamshire +13 60 £328 -27.22% 5
Berkshire -1 57 £400 +11.89% 11
West Sussex -14 49 £445 +2.30% 4
Surrey -19 49 £400 +5.26% 9
East Sussex -4 20 £588 +30.70% 1
Oxfordshire -7 13 £401 -10.83% 10
Kent - 10 £438 - 2
Middlesex +8 3 £425 -
Sussex -6 3 - -
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 236 (70.24%) Test Automation
2 234 (69.64%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (52.68%) Java
4 113 (33.63%) C#
5 111 (33.04%) Git (software)
6 110 (32.74%) Jenkins
7 107 (31.85%) Cucumber
7 107 (31.85%) JavaScript
8 103 (30.65%) Scrum
8 103 (30.65%) Continuous Integration
9 100 (29.76%) SQL
10 92 (27.38%) BDD
11 86 (25.60%) JIRA
12 78 (23.21%) QA
13 77 (22.92%) TDD
14 76 (22.62%) DevOps
15 70 (20.83%) REST
16 69 (20.54%) Web Services
17 68 (20.24%) SOAP
18 65 (19.35%) CSS
18 65 (19.35%) WebDriver
19 64 (19.05%) JUnit
20 62 (18.45%) Linux
21 59 (17.56%) .NET
21 59 (17.56%) HTML
22 54 (16.07%) Docker
23 51 (15.18%) SoapUI
24 50 (14.88%) Windows
25 47 (13.99%) Eclipse
25 47 (13.99%) SpecFlow

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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 44 (13.10%) Confluence
2 26 (7.74%) WebLogic
3 24 (7.14%) Apache
4 20 (5.95%) JBoss
5 17 (5.06%) Tomcat
6 7 (2.08%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.79%) Apache Spark
7 6 (1.79%) Cloud Foundry
8 4 (1.19%) nginx
9 2 (0.60%) Apache TomEE
9 2 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.60%) CMS
9 2 (0.60%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.60%) IIS
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (7.44%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.87%) IaaS
3 13 (3.87%) PaaS
4 10 (2.98%) GitHub
5 9 (2.68%) Sauce Labs
6 8 (2.38%) OpenShift
7 6 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.89%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.60%) BrowserStack
9 2 (0.60%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.60%) Google Compute Engine
10 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.30%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 37 (11.01%) HTTP
2 19 (5.65%) TCP/IP
3 17 (5.06%) SSL
4 16 (4.76%) PuTTY
4 16 (4.76%) WinSCP
5 13 (3.87%) Firewall
6 12 (3.57%) Internet
7 2 (0.60%) DNS
7 2 (0.60%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.82%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.74%) MongoDB
3 22 (6.55%) Redis
4 19 (5.65%) Oracle Database
5 18 (5.36%) MySQL
6 17 (5.06%) SQL Server 2016
7 16 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (4.46%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (2.08%) NoSQL
10 7 (2.08%) NuoDB
10 7 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (1.79%) Big Data
11 6 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.49%) MariaDB
13 4 (1.19%) GIS
13 4 (1.19%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 111 (33.04%) Git (software)
2 110 (32.74%) Jenkins
3 107 (31.85%) Cucumber
4 86 (25.60%) JIRA
5 65 (19.35%) WebDriver
6 64 (19.05%) JUnit
7 51 (15.18%) SoapUI
8 47 (13.99%) Eclipse
8 47 (13.99%) SpecFlow
9 42 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 39 (11.61%) Ant
11 38 (11.31%) Maven
12 34 (10.12%) Bitbucket
13 31 (9.23%) LoadRunner
14 30 (8.93%) HP UFT
15 27 (8.04%) JMeter
16 26 (7.74%) NUnit
16 26 (7.74%) Subversion
17 25 (7.44%) Visual Studio
18 21 (6.25%) IntelliJ
General
1 42 (12.50%) Finance
2 20 (5.95%) Banking
3 14 (4.17%) Retail
4 10 (2.98%) Advertising
5 6 (1.79%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.49%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (1.19%) Back Office
7 4 (1.19%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.89%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.60%) Marketing
9 2 (0.60%) Publishing
9 2 (0.60%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.30%) Games
10 1 (0.30%) International Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Law
10 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 128 (38.10%) Developer
2 85 (25.30%) Tester
3 57 (16.96%) Automation Tester
4 41 (12.20%) Java Developer
5 40 (11.90%) Analyst
6 38 (11.31%) Test Analyst
7 34 (10.12%) Test Engineer
8 26 (7.74%) Automation Test Analyst
8 26 (7.74%) JavaScript Developer
9 24 (7.14%) Developer in Test
10 23 (6.85%) Selenium Tester
11 22 (6.55%) QA Tester
12 21 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
13 19 (5.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 17 (5.06%) Scala Developer
15 16 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
16 15 (4.46%) QA Engineer
17 13 (3.87%) .NET Developer
17 13 (3.87%) C# Developer
17 13 (3.87%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (20.83%) REST
2 69 (20.54%) Web Services
3 68 (20.24%) SOAP
4 65 (19.35%) CSS
5 59 (17.56%) .NET
5 59 (17.56%) HTML
6 44 (13.10%) AngularJS
7 42 (12.50%) Spring
8 40 (11.90%) JSON
9 38 (11.31%) XML
10 35 (10.42%) Hibernate
11 33 (9.82%) HTML5
12 30 (8.93%) Node.js
13 28 (8.33%) Gherkin
14 27 (8.04%) RESTful
15 26 (7.74%) Play Framework
16 24 (7.14%) React
17 22 (6.55%) jQuery
18 18 (5.36%) Ajax
18 18 (5.36%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.44%) Mobile App
2 23 (6.85%) User Experience
3 10 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.19%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.60%) EMC VNX
7 2 (0.60%) Fintech
7 2 (0.60%) Smart Home
8 1 (0.30%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.30%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.30%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.30%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 62 (18.45%) Linux
2 50 (14.88%) Windows
3 24 (7.14%) Unix
4 18 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 16 (4.76%) Windows Server
6 15 (4.46%) Android
7 14 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (2.98%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.89%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.60%) CentOS
11 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (70.24%) Test Automation
2 234 (69.64%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (30.65%) Continuous Integration
3 103 (30.65%) Scrum
4 92 (27.38%) BDD
5 77 (22.92%) TDD
6 76 (22.62%) DevOps
7 46 (13.69%) API Testing
8 45 (13.39%) SDLC
9 42 (12.50%) Performance Testing
10 39 (11.61%) Regression Testing
11 37 (11.01%) Test Scripting
12 30 (8.93%) Microservices
13 28 (8.33%) Kanban
13 28 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
14 27 (8.04%) Continuous Delivery
14 27 (8.04%) OO
14 27 (8.04%) Open Source
14 27 (8.04%) Test Strategy
15 26 (7.74%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 177 (52.68%) Java
2 113 (33.63%) C#
3 107 (31.85%) JavaScript
4 100 (29.76%) SQL
5 36 (10.71%) Scala
6 29 (8.63%) Python
7 27 (8.04%) Ruby
8 21 (6.25%) F#
9 20 (5.95%) Groovy
10 19 (5.65%) T-SQL
11 12 (3.57%) Apple Swift
12 11 (3.27%) PL/SQL
13 10 (2.98%) PowerShell
14 7 (2.08%) ES6
15 6 (1.79%) Perl
16 5 (1.49%) C++
16 5 (1.49%) TypeScript
16 5 (1.49%) VB
17 3 (0.89%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (9.52%) ISEB
2 25 (7.44%) ISTQB
3 21 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 18 (5.36%) SC Cleared
5 15 (4.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (4.17%) Degree
7 10 (2.98%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.60%) MySQL Certification
11 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.30%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (23.21%) QA
2 2 (0.60%) WAI
2 2 (0.60%) WCAG
3 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 54 (16.07%) Docker
2 14 (4.17%) vSphere
3 6 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 39 (11.61%) Puppet
2 19 (5.65%) Ansible
3 18 (5.36%) Kibana
4 17 (5.06%) Grafana
5 14 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (2.98%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.49%) Galera Cluster
7 5 (1.49%) OpenNebula
8 4 (1.19%) Kubernetes
9 2 (0.60%) Cobbler
9 2 (0.60%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 2 (0.60%) vRealize
10 1 (0.30%) logstash
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.30%) Salt
Vendors
1 44 (13.10%) HP
1 44 (13.10%) Microsoft
2 42 (12.50%) Oracle
3 28 (8.33%) webMethods
4 25 (7.44%) Red Hat
5 19 (5.65%) Google
6 16 (4.76%) VMware
7 12 (3.57%) Software AG
8 8 (2.38%) IBM
8 8 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.79%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.49%) Talend
11 4 (1.19%) ESRI
12 3 (0.89%) Avaya
12 3 (0.89%) Mapbox
12 3 (0.89%) Perfecto Mobile
12 3 (0.89%) Xamarin
13 2 (0.60%) Citrix
13 2 (0.60%) Sitecore
13 2 (0.60%) Splunk