Period
to 25 June 2021

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 25 June 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 West
6 months to
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 109 82 101
Rank change year-on-year -27 +19 -16
Contract jobs citing Selenium 36 79 142
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West 1.20% 2.54% 2.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.59% 12.76% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 54 108
10th Percentile £400 £345 £334
25th Percentile £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £425 £425
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
75th Percentile £551 £492 £500
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £441 £432 £438
% change year-on-year +2.08% -1.26% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £49.00 £50.00 £34.50
Median % change year-on-year -2.00% +44.93% -
England median hourly rate £65.50 £53.13 £34.50
% change year-on-year +23.29% +53.99% -23.33%

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 474 619 1,220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.83% 19.93% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 434 752
10th Percentile £350 £363 £325
25th Percentile £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £503 £550 £538
90th Percentile £595 £648 £600
England median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 15 82
10th Percentile £41.00 £43.30 £37.83
25th Percentile £42.96 £46.13 £41.25
Median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
75th Percentile £55.00 " £50.00
90th Percentile £56.75 £51.50 £52.38
England median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in the South West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Daily rate trend for Selenium in the South West

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Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Selenium in the South West over the 6 months to 25 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Selenium in the South West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Hourly rate trend for Selenium in the South West

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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 25 June 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
Wiltshire -7 15 £450 +2.27% 4
Bristol -7 9 £425 -12.82% 10
Gloucestershire -6 7 £529 +5.80% 1
Devon +28 4 £557 +48.53% 1
Dorset - 1 - - 5
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England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 West region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 32 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (58.33%) Java
4 19 (52.78%) Jenkins
5 17 (47.22%) AWS
5 17 (47.22%) Cucumber
6 16 (44.44%) DevOps
7 14 (38.89%) Azure
7 14 (38.89%) JIRA
8 13 (36.11%) SaaS
9 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 12 (33.33%) Test Management
9 12 (33.33%) Software Testing
10 10 (27.78%) BDD
11 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (25.00%) WebDriver
11 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 9 (25.00%) SQL
11 9 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
12 8 (22.22%) API Testing
12 8 (22.22%) Postman
12 8 (22.22%) TDD
13 7 (19.44%) Scrum
13 7 (19.44%) C#
13 7 (19.44%) Web Services
13 7 (19.44%) DV Cleared
13 7 (19.44%) Performance Testing
14 6 (16.67%) QA
14 6 (16.67%) Manual Testing
14 6 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo

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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 2 (5.56%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 17 (47.22%) AWS
2 14 (38.89%) Azure
3 13 (36.11%) SaaS
4 6 (16.67%) GitHub
5 5 (13.89%) BrowserStack
6 3 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (5.56%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (2.78%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (2.78%) Firebase
8 1 (2.78%) GCP
8 1 (2.78%) Tricentis Tosca
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.78%) MySQL
1 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (52.78%) Jenkins
2 17 (47.22%) Cucumber
3 14 (38.89%) JIRA
4 9 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 8 (22.22%) Postman
6 6 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (16.67%) Bitbucket Server
6 6 (16.67%) Hudson
6 6 (16.67%) JMeter
6 6 (16.67%) Serenity BDD
6 6 (16.67%) SpecFlow
7 5 (13.89%) JUnit
7 5 (13.89%) Zephyr
8 3 (8.33%) Git (software)
8 3 (8.33%) Protractor
8 3 (8.33%) Visual Studio
9 2 (5.56%) LoadRunner
9 2 (5.56%) Maven
9 2 (5.56%) NUnit
9 2 (5.56%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
1 5 (13.89%) Social Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.78%) Military
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Test Engineer
2 9 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Java Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Developer in Test
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Tester
6 2 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (5.56%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.56%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.78%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) AWS DevOps
7 1 (2.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Azure Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) Web Services
2 5 (13.89%) .NET
3 4 (11.11%) Jest
4 2 (5.56%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.56%) HTML
4 2 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (5.56%) Spring
4 2 (5.56%) Spring Boot
5 1 (2.78%) Ajax
5 1 (2.78%) Backbone.js
5 1 (2.78%) CSS3
5 1 (2.78%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.78%) HTML5
5 1 (2.78%) jQuery
5 1 (2.78%) JSON
5 1 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.78%) LESS
5 1 (2.78%) Node.js
5 1 (2.78%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) NHS
1 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) CentOS
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (44.44%) DevOps
4 12 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 12 (33.33%) Test Management
5 10 (27.78%) BDD
6 9 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (22.22%) API Testing
7 8 (22.22%) TDD
8 7 (19.44%) Performance Testing
8 7 (19.44%) Scrum
9 6 (16.67%) Functional Testing
9 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Automation
9 6 (16.67%) Manual Testing
9 6 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (13.89%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (13.89%) Regression Testing
10 5 (13.89%) SDET
11 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) Java
2 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (25.00%) SQL
3 7 (19.44%) C#
4 3 (8.33%) Python
5 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.56%) C
5 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.78%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) ES6
6 1 (2.78%) Go
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
6 1 (2.78%) Scala
6 1 (2.78%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (19.44%) DV Cleared
3 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (11.11%) Degree
5 3 (8.33%) ISTQB
6 2 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) Accessibility
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) HP ALM
2 1 (2.78%) Ansible
2 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.78%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) HP
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
1 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.78%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.78%) Google
2 1 (2.78%) Micro Focus