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 24 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 26 29
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 4 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.01% 2.29% 5.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 26.67% 12.20% 28.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 15
Median daily rate £315 - £345
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 - £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 - £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +2.81% +1.42%  
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 Southampton with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 15 41 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 7.54% 18.81% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 52
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Southampton over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) BDD
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) Retail
3 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) ISEB
3 5 (62.50%) SoapUI
4 4 (50.00%) Test Planning
4 4 (50.00%) SDLC
4 4 (50.00%) Back Office
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (25.00%) SOAP
6 2 (25.00%) Java
7 1 (12.50%) Subversion
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (12.50%) Kanban
7 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
7 1 (12.50%) Git (software)

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:

Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) SoapUI
2 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
2 4 (50.00%) Back Office
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Java Automation Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Tester
4 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) QA Automation Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Software Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) BDD
3 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
4 4 (50.00%) SDLC
4 4 (50.00%) Test Planning
5 3 (37.50%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
6 1 (12.50%) ATDD
6 1 (12.50%) Build Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Kanban
6 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
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