The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 31 36 25
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 4 6 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.54% 2.16% 6.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 21.05% 15.38% 27.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 15
Median daily rate £293 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +4.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.95 £45.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +30.26% +0.55%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 19 39 106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 7.34% 14.03% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 64
Median daily rate £325 £349 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.87% -8.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £274 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £418 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Southampton

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 26 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) QA
3 5 (55.56%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
5 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 3 (33.33%) Retail
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) JIRA
5 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Android
6 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
6 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) ISEB
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Subversion
6 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
6 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
7 1 (11.11%) REST
7 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (11.11%) Go

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (11.11%) HBase
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
1 1 (11.11%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
2 3 (33.33%) JIRA
2 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) Subversion
3 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
4 1 (11.11%) Ant
4 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
4 1 (11.11%) Hudson
4 1 (11.11%) JBehave
4 1 (11.11%) jMock
4 1 (11.11%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) QA Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) QA Automation Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Automation Tester
4 2 (22.22%) Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Java Automation Tester
4 2 (22.22%) Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Hadoop Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 1 (11.11%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) REST
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Spring
1 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
1 1 (11.11%) Spring Security
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Android
1 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 1 (11.11%) API Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Build Automation
7 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
7 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (11.11%) MVC
7 1 (11.11%) QA Automation
7 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Go
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) Scala
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) HDFS
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Cloudera
2 1 (11.11%) Hortonworks