Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 51 42
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9 -3
Contract jobs citing Selenium 7 4 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.48% 0.80% 4.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.09% 6.56% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 22
Southampton median daily rate £320 £363 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.72% +13.73% +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £223
90th Percentile £406 £438 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £373 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +2.76% -9.38% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £59.31 £55.00
% change year-on-year - +7.84% -

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 77 61 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 16.28% 12.25% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 39 85
Southampton median daily rate £388 £425 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +24.09% -0.72%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £275
90th Percentile £525 £515 £408
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £389 £360
% change year-on-year -0.32% +7.99% +2.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 10
Southampton median hourly rate £45.39 £39.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.38% -6.02% -2.35%
10th Percentile £42.05 £37.00 £35.88
90th Percentile £50.87 £41.00 £47.57
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%

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 20 November 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 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Retail
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
1 7 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Exploratory Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Planning
2 4 (57.14%) SDLC
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Back Office
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
3 3 (42.86%) LoadRunner
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) JMeter
3 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Maven
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Kanban
3 3 (42.86%) Groovy

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 3 (42.86%) Gatling
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) JMeter
2 3 (42.86%) LoadRunner
2 3 (42.86%) Maven
General
1 7 (100.00%) Retail
2 4 (57.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Test Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
1 7 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Exploratory Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
2 4 (57.14%) SDLC
2 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Planning
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) API Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Kanban
3 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Groovy
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft