The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 23 June 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 44 41
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 8 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.46% 2.03% 1.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.38% 8.91% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 2
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £368 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £436 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +2.08% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £48.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year -2.06% +44.77%  

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 52 101 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 16.00% 22.75% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 83 37
Median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in South Yorkshire

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in South Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Sheffield +10 7 £375 -6.25% 1
Selenium
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 14 (63.64%) DevOps
2 13 (59.09%) JIRA
3 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 11 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 11 (50.00%) Confluence
4 11 (50.00%) GitHub
5 9 (40.91%) Sonatype Nexus
5 9 (40.91%) Java
6 8 (36.36%) Cucumber
6 8 (36.36%) BDD
7 6 (27.27%) TDD
8 5 (22.73%) QA
8 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
8 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
9 4 (18.18%) Gherkin
9 4 (18.18%) Open Source
9 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
10 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
10 3 (13.64%) JBehave
10 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
10 3 (13.64%) NUnit
10 3 (13.64%) Banking
10 3 (13.64%) SOAP
10 3 (13.64%) Web Services
10 3 (13.64%) JUnit
10 3 (13.64%) Jasmine
10 3 (13.64%) Big Data
10 3 (13.64%) User Stories

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Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 11 (50.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 11 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) JIRA
2 11 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (40.91%) Sonatype Nexus
4 8 (36.36%) Cucumber
5 3 (13.64%) Jasmine
5 3 (13.64%) JBehave
5 3 (13.64%) JUnit
5 3 (13.64%) NUnit
6 2 (9.09%) FitNesse
6 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
6 2 (9.09%) Sahi
6 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
6 2 (9.09%) WATIR
6 2 (9.09%) Zephyr
7 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
7 1 (4.55%) Hudson
7 1 (4.55%) Ranorex
7 1 (4.55%) SpecFlow
7 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Tester
3 5 (22.73%) Automation Tester
4 3 (13.64%) Java Automation Tester
4 3 (13.64%) JIRA Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Developer in Test
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) QA Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Gherkin
2 3 (13.64%) SOAP
2 3 (13.64%) Web Services
3 2 (9.09%) .NET
3 2 (9.09%) Apache CXF
3 2 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) JSON
4 1 (4.55%) Software Packaging
4 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) DevOps
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 8 (36.36%) BDD
5 6 (27.27%) TDD
6 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
7 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (18.18%) Open Source
8 3 (13.64%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
8 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
8 3 (13.64%) User Stories
9 2 (9.09%) Build Automation
9 2 (9.09%) Compatibility Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (9.09%) Service Design
9 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby
3 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) HP