Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 40 44
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4 0
Contract jobs citing Selenium 18 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.31% 1.71% 1.03%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.50% 11.94% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 3
Southampton median daily rate £325 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -23.53% +25.93%
10th Percentile £297 £265 £323
90th Percentile £400 £414 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £388 £369
% change year-on-year -3.23% +5.08% -7.81%
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 144 67 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 26.52% 14.29% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 27 43
Southampton median daily rate £513 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.26% -3.13% +8.11%
10th Percentile £363 £313 £288
90th Percentile £575 £525 £513
Hampshire median daily rate £433 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +8.13% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
Southampton median hourly rate £47.50 £45.20 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.10% +15.88% +4.00%
10th Percentile £43.25 £42.04 £37.00
90th Percentile £48.65 £49.91 £41.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.25 £43.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year +1.14% -2.78% +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

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Southampton over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 17 (94.44%) Test Automation
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) C#
4 7 (38.89%) SpecFlow
5 6 (33.33%) JIRA
6 5 (27.78%) QA
6 5 (27.78%) .NET
6 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (22.22%) WebDriver
7 4 (22.22%) MSTest
7 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
7 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 4 (22.22%) NUnit
7 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
7 4 (22.22%) React
8 3 (16.67%) Defect Management
8 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (16.67%) SDET
8 3 (16.67%) Virtual Team
8 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (16.67%) JMeter
8 3 (16.67%) SQL
8 3 (16.67%) Java
8 3 (16.67%) BDD
8 3 (16.67%) Confluence

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 3 (16.67%) Confluence
2 2 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (5.56%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) EPiServer
3 1 (5.56%) Kentico
3 1 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.56%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.11%) Apigee
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) SpecFlow
2 6 (33.33%) JIRA
3 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 4 (22.22%) MSTest
4 4 (22.22%) NUnit
4 4 (22.22%) WebDriver
5 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 3 (16.67%) JMeter
6 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
6 1 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (5.56%) Robot Framework
6 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
6 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) Tester
2 3 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Automation Tester
2 3 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 3 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Developer in Test
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Java Automation Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) React
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 2 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (5.56%) .NET Core
4 1 (5.56%) Gherkin
4 1 (5.56%) GraphQL
4 1 (5.56%) Jest
4 1 (5.56%) JSON
4 1 (5.56%) Node.js
4 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Test Automation
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 3 (16.67%) BDD
4 3 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 3 (16.67%) SDET
4 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) API Testing
5 2 (11.11%) CRM
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) QA Automation
5 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) User Stories
6 1 (5.56%) Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Adobe
1 2 (11.11%) Tableau
2 1 (5.56%) hybris
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Sitecore