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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 99 123
Rank change year-on-year +55 +24  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 113 41 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.35% 1.41% 0.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.65% 10.35% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 28 19
Median daily rate £350 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £274 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.95 £44.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +33.20% -1.66%  

Selenium is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Development Application Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 522 396 462
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 20.08% 13.60% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 237 291
Median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 41 31
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +9.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £31.50 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.10 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Selenium as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in the South West

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in the South West over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in the South West

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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

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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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +22 35 £355 +10.07%
Bristol +23 25 £325 -18.75% 6
Somerset +17 21 £331 +4.33% 9
Devon - 15 £350 -
Gloucestershire +2 5 £475 - 2
Dorset +8 3 - - 1
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 141 (78.77%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (59.22%) Java
3 88 (49.16%) Cucumber
4 87 (48.60%) BDD
5 77 (43.02%) Test Automation
6 61 (34.08%) WebDriver
7 58 (32.40%) Scrum
8 47 (26.26%) Test Scripting
9 46 (25.70%) C#
10 45 (25.14%) .NET
11 44 (24.58%) Continuous Integration
12 42 (23.46%) Security Cleared
12 42 (23.46%) TDD
13 41 (22.91%) Jenkins
14 40 (22.35%) SpecFlow
15 37 (20.67%) Gherkin
16 35 (19.55%) SQL
16 35 (19.55%) Finance
17 33 (18.44%) QA
17 33 (18.44%) Web Services
17 33 (18.44%) SOAP
18 31 (17.32%) Performance Testing
19 30 (16.76%) HTML
19 30 (16.76%) JavaScript
20 29 (16.20%) CSS
21 28 (15.64%) SDLC
22 27 (15.08%) JMeter
23 26 (14.53%) Automated Testing
23 26 (14.53%) Automation Testing
24 25 (13.97%) DevOps

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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 8 (4.47%) Apache
2 5 (2.79%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.23%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.68%) Confluence
5 2 (1.12%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.12%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.12%) ATG Dynamo
5 2 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.12%) IIS
5 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.56%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.56%) CMS
6 1 (0.56%) JBoss
6 1 (0.56%) Liferay
6 1 (0.56%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.56%) WildFly
Applications
1 14 (7.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (5.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.59%) GitHub
2 6 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.47%) PuTTY
1 8 (4.47%) WinSCP
2 6 (3.35%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) LDAP
3 1 (0.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.47%) Oracle Database
2 8 (4.47%) Oracle Database 10g
2 8 (4.47%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (4.47%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (4.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (4.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (3.91%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (3.35%) Big Data
5 4 (2.23%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.68%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.12%) Apache Accumulo
7 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.12%) MySQL
7 2 (1.12%) OrientDB
8 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.56%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 88 (49.16%) Cucumber
2 61 (34.08%) WebDriver
3 41 (22.91%) Jenkins
4 40 (22.35%) SpecFlow
5 27 (15.08%) JMeter
6 25 (13.97%) Ant
7 24 (13.41%) SoapUI
8 22 (12.29%) Maven
9 19 (10.61%) Git (software)
9 19 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (9.50%) HP UFT
10 17 (9.50%) LoadRunner
11 14 (7.82%) Bitbucket
11 14 (7.82%) TeamCity
12 10 (5.59%) JIRA
13 9 (5.03%) Jasmine
13 9 (5.03%) Selenium IDE
14 8 (4.47%) Eclipse
14 8 (4.47%) Gradle
14 8 (4.47%) Oracle APEX
General
1 35 (19.55%) Finance
2 14 (7.82%) Banking
3 10 (5.59%) Electronics
3 10 (5.59%) Manufacturing
3 10 (5.59%) Marketing
3 10 (5.59%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.47%) Retail
5 7 (3.91%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.12%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) Billing
7 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (26.82%) Tester
2 46 (25.70%) Developer
3 34 (18.99%) Automation Tester
4 30 (16.76%) Analyst
5 28 (15.64%) Test Analyst
6 25 (13.97%) Test Engineer
7 20 (11.17%) Automation Test Analyst
8 17 (9.50%) Java Developer
9 16 (8.94%) Developer in Test
10 11 (6.15%) Java Automation Tester
11 10 (5.59%) C# Developer
11 10 (5.59%) Test Specialist
12 9 (5.03%) Integration Engineer
12 9 (5.03%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 9 (5.03%) Selenium Tester
12 9 (5.03%) Software Tester
12 9 (5.03%) Test and Integration Engineer
13 8 (4.47%) Software QA Tester
13 8 (4.47%) Test Automation Developer
13 8 (4.47%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (25.14%) .NET
2 37 (20.67%) Gherkin
3 33 (18.44%) SOAP
3 33 (18.44%) Web Services
4 30 (16.76%) HTML
5 29 (16.20%) CSS
6 22 (12.29%) REST
7 21 (11.73%) XML
8 18 (10.06%) Spring
9 15 (8.38%) jQuery
10 12 (6.70%) .NET Framework
10 12 (6.70%) AngularJS
10 12 (6.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (5.03%) Ext JS
11 9 (5.03%) HTML5
12 8 (4.47%) RESTful
13 6 (3.35%) Hibernate
13 6 (3.35%) JDBC
14 5 (2.79%) JSON
15 4 (2.23%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (1.68%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
2 2 (1.12%) W3C
2 2 (1.12%) Wiki
3 1 (0.56%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.61%) Linux
2 18 (10.06%) Windows
3 8 (4.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (4.47%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (3.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (78.77%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (48.60%) BDD
3 77 (43.02%) Test Automation
4 58 (32.40%) Scrum
5 47 (26.26%) Test Scripting
6 44 (24.58%) Continuous Integration
7 42 (23.46%) TDD
8 31 (17.32%) Performance Testing
9 28 (15.64%) SDLC
10 26 (14.53%) Automated Testing
10 26 (14.53%) Automation Testing
11 25 (13.97%) DevOps
12 21 (11.73%) Integration Testing
12 21 (11.73%) MVC
13 20 (11.17%) Software Engineering
14 18 (10.06%) Manual Testing
14 18 (10.06%) Test Planning
15 17 (9.50%) API Testing
15 17 (9.50%) Regression Testing
15 17 (9.50%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 106 (59.22%) Java
2 46 (25.70%) C#
3 35 (19.55%) SQL
4 30 (16.76%) JavaScript
5 23 (12.85%) Python
6 11 (6.15%) Ruby
7 10 (5.59%) C
8 8 (4.47%) F#
8 8 (4.47%) Perl
9 5 (2.79%) VB
10 4 (2.23%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.23%) VBScript
11 3 (1.68%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.12%) C++
12 2 (1.12%) Groovy
12 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 42 (23.46%) Security Cleared
2 25 (13.97%) ISEB
3 20 (11.17%) DV Cleared
3 20 (11.17%) SC Cleared
4 17 (9.50%) ISTQB
5 8 (4.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.79%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (18.44%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.12%) SDET
3 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (4.47%) vSphere
2 6 (3.35%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (4.47%) vRealize
2 2 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.12%) Kibana
3 1 (0.56%) Nagios
3 1 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (12.29%) Oracle
2 10 (5.59%) HP
2 10 (5.59%) hybris
2 10 (5.59%) SAP
3 9 (5.03%) Sencha
4 8 (4.47%) Red Hat
4 8 (4.47%) VMware
5 7 (3.91%) ATG
5 7 (3.91%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.68%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.68%) Google
7 2 (1.12%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.56%) BEA
8 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.56%) SolarWinds
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