Period
to 18 August 2018

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 6 months to 18 August 2018 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 39 46
Rank change year-on-year -6 +7 -5
Contract jobs citing Selenium 15 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.87% 1.96% 1.84%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.10% 23.08% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
Southampton median daily rate £315 £304 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -6.54% -1.89%
10th Percentile £296 £268 £305
90th Percentile £349 £412 £350
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £325 £373
% change year-on-year +15.38% -12.87% -0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 - £59.31

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 Southampton with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 124 39 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 23.75% 8.48% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 21 45
Southampton median daily rate £500 £363 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.93% +3.87% -5.68%
10th Percentile £313 £278 £268
90th Percentile £575 £565 £444
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £371
% change year-on-year +6.25% +7.82% +2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate £47.50 - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 13 (86.67%) Test Automation
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) JIRA
3 5 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) SpecFlow
4 4 (26.67%) QA
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
5 3 (20.00%) CRM
5 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (20.00%) SDET
5 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
6 2 (13.33%) QA Automation
6 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
6 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (13.33%) Apigee
6 2 (13.33%) API Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Test Management
6 2 (13.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (13.33%) Tableau
6 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
6 2 (13.33%) Confluence
6 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
6 2 (13.33%) BDD
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) Software Testing

Selenium
Co-occurring 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 2 (13.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (13.33%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) EPiServer
2 1 (6.67%) Kentico
2 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) JIRA
2 5 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
4 1 (6.67%) JUnit
4 1 (6.67%) MSTest
4 1 (6.67%) NUnit
4 1 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (6.67%) QUnit
4 1 (6.67%) Robot Framework
4 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Developer in Test
3 2 (13.33%) Test Automation Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Core
3 1 (6.67%) GraphQL
3 1 (6.67%) Jest
3 1 (6.67%) JSON
3 1 (6.67%) Node.js
3 1 (6.67%) React
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Test Automation
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) CRM
3 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (20.00%) SDET
4 2 (13.33%) API Testing
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) QA Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Test Management
4 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Scalability Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Adobe
1 2 (13.33%) Apigee
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) Tableau
2 1 (6.67%) hybris
2 1 (6.67%) Sitecore