Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 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 West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 105 101
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4 +15
Contract jobs citing Selenium 122 105 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.15% 1.85% 1.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.15% 10.85% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 61 100
South West median daily rate £373 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £291 £310 £302
90th Percentile £453 £550 £478
England median daily rate £425 £413 £395
% change year-on-year +3.03% +4.43% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
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 West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 928 968 959
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.38% 17.02% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 669 673
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £300 £275 £300
90th Percentile £519 £531 £500
England median daily rate £455 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +7.06% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 39 56
South West median hourly rate £41.83 £42.00 £41.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.42% +1.51% +13.67%
10th Percentile £32.65 £24.44 £30.25
90th Percentile £56.20 £51.71 £44.50
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 West

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in the South West

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in the South West

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in the South West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in the South West

Selenium
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Selenium in the South West

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 24 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
Bristol +26 57 £348 -13.13% 11
Wiltshire -1 30 £378 +11.03% 3
Somerset +8 20 £419 +6.69% 3
Gloucestershire -15 8 £450 +4.35% 1
Devon - 4 £400 - 1
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 West region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 86 (70.49%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (69.67%) Test Automation
3 67 (54.92%) Cucumber
4 56 (45.90%) BDD
5 55 (45.08%) Java
6 47 (38.52%) JavaScript
6 47 (38.52%) QA
7 40 (32.79%) TDD
8 38 (31.15%) SOAP
8 38 (31.15%) Jenkins
9 37 (30.33%) SoapUI
10 34 (27.87%) C#
10 34 (27.87%) HTML
11 33 (27.05%) .NET
11 33 (27.05%) CSS
12 32 (26.23%) Maven
13 30 (24.59%) REST
13 30 (24.59%) WebDriver
14 27 (22.13%) SQL
15 26 (21.31%) Ant
16 25 (20.49%) Finance
16 25 (20.49%) Test Scripting
16 25 (20.49%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (19.67%) Git (software)
17 24 (19.67%) Scrum
18 23 (18.85%) E-Commerce
19 21 (17.21%) JIRA
20 20 (16.39%) Gherkin
21 19 (15.57%) SpecFlow
22 18 (14.75%) Gradle

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 9 (7.38%) WebLogic
2 5 (4.10%) Mule
3 4 (3.28%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.28%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.46%) Apache
5 1 (0.82%) CMS
5 1 (0.82%) Confluence
5 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.82%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.84%) GitHub
2 5 (4.10%) IaaS
2 5 (4.10%) PaaS
3 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.64%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.82%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.20%) HTTP
2 9 (7.38%) SMS
3 5 (4.10%) Firewall
4 4 (3.28%) Internet
5 1 (0.82%) Extranet
5 1 (0.82%) Intranet
5 1 (0.82%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.82%) Skype
5 1 (0.82%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.56%) Oracle Database
2 6 (4.92%) MySQL
3 5 (4.10%) RDBMS
3 5 (4.10%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.28%) Big Data
4 4 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.28%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (3.28%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.46%) Power BI
6 2 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.64%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.82%) Firebird
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 67 (54.92%) Cucumber
2 38 (31.15%) Jenkins
3 37 (30.33%) SoapUI
4 32 (26.23%) Maven
5 30 (24.59%) WebDriver
6 26 (21.31%) Ant
7 24 (19.67%) Git (software)
8 21 (17.21%) JIRA
9 19 (15.57%) SpecFlow
10 18 (14.75%) Gradle
11 17 (13.93%) JMeter
12 15 (12.30%) TeamCity
13 12 (9.84%) Bitbucket
14 10 (8.20%) Visual Studio
15 9 (7.38%) JUnit
16 8 (6.56%) HP UFT
16 8 (6.56%) Jasmine
16 8 (6.56%) LoadRunner
17 6 (4.92%) Eclipse
17 6 (4.92%) IntelliJ
General
1 25 (20.49%) Finance
2 11 (9.02%) Marketing
2 11 (9.02%) Telecoms
3 10 (8.20%) Banking
3 10 (8.20%) Electronics
3 10 (8.20%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.74%) Back Office
5 3 (2.46%) Retail
6 1 (0.82%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.82%) Legal
6 1 (0.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (27.05%) Developer
2 29 (23.77%) Analyst
3 27 (22.13%) Test Analyst
3 27 (22.13%) Tester
4 14 (11.48%) Automation Test Analyst
5 12 (9.84%) QA Tester
5 12 (9.84%) Software Tester
6 10 (8.20%) Java Developer
6 10 (8.20%) Software QA Tester
7 9 (7.38%) QA Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) Automation Tester
9 7 (5.74%) Test Engineer
10 6 (4.92%) Architect
10 6 (4.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (4.92%) Hybris Developer
10 6 (4.92%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 6 (4.92%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.10%) Administrator
11 5 (4.10%) Test Automation Engineer
12 4 (3.28%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (31.15%) SOAP
2 34 (27.87%) HTML
3 33 (27.05%) .NET
3 33 (27.05%) CSS
4 30 (24.59%) REST
5 20 (16.39%) Gherkin
6 17 (13.93%) JSON
7 15 (12.30%) XML
8 14 (11.48%) Spring
9 13 (10.66%) jQuery
10 9 (7.38%) AngularJS
11 8 (6.56%) Ajax
11 8 (6.56%) HTML5
12 6 (4.92%) Ext JS
12 6 (4.92%) Web Services
12 6 (4.92%) XSD
13 5 (4.10%) ASP.NET
13 5 (4.10%) RESTful
13 5 (4.10%) WCF
14 3 (2.46%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.48%) User Experience
2 13 (10.66%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (6.56%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.10%) Public Cloud
4 5 (4.10%) Virtual Team
5 4 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.46%) Fintech
7 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.02%) Linux
2 7 (5.74%) Unix
3 4 (3.28%) AIX
4 3 (2.46%) Windows
5 2 (1.64%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (70.49%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (69.67%) Test Automation
3 56 (45.90%) BDD
4 40 (32.79%) TDD
5 25 (20.49%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (20.49%) Test Scripting
6 24 (19.67%) Scrum
7 23 (18.85%) E-Commerce
8 18 (14.75%) Manual Testing
8 18 (14.75%) SDLC
9 16 (13.11%) User Stories
10 14 (11.48%) DevOps
10 14 (11.48%) Web Development
11 13 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (9.84%) Compatibility Testing
13 11 (9.02%) API Testing
13 11 (9.02%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 11 (9.02%) Digital Marketing
13 11 (9.02%) MVC
14 10 (8.20%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (45.08%) Java
2 47 (38.52%) JavaScript
3 34 (27.87%) C#
4 27 (22.13%) SQL
5 17 (13.93%) Python
6 9 (7.38%) C++
7 8 (6.56%) Ruby
8 5 (4.10%) Groovy
8 5 (4.10%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.10%) VBScript
8 5 (4.10%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 4 (3.28%) C
9 4 (3.28%) Jython
10 3 (2.46%) Scala
11 2 (1.64%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.82%) Delphi
12 1 (0.82%) F#
12 1 (0.82%) Perl
12 1 (0.82%) PHP
12 1 (0.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (11.48%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.56%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.92%) ISEB
3 6 (4.92%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.10%) MySQL Certification
5 4 (3.28%) Degree
5 4 (3.28%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (38.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (4.92%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 6 (4.92%) Kibana
1 6 (4.92%) logstash
2 5 (4.10%) CA Service Virtualization
3 3 (2.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (14.75%) hybris
2 15 (12.30%) Oracle
3 10 (8.20%) SAP
4 9 (7.38%) HP
5 8 (6.56%) Sencha
6 6 (4.92%) ATG
7 5 (4.10%) CA
8 4 (3.28%) IBM
9 2 (1.64%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.64%) Veracode
10 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.82%) Software AG
10 1 (0.82%) VMware
10 1 (0.82%) webMethods