Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 44 43
Rank change year-on-year +18 -1 +8
Contract jobs citing Selenium 25 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 5.51% 0.67% 1.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 22.73% 3.95% 10.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 4
Southampton median daily rate £413 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.00% -16.67% +38.89%
10th Percentile £363 £237 £260
90th Percentile £565 £389 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £405 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +8.00% - -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £72.89

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 110 76 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 24.23% 17.08% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 35 33
Southampton median daily rate £463 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.35% -13.89% +32.35%
10th Percentile £371 £306 £313
90th Percentile £550 £533 £604
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £400 £405
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 1
Southampton median hourly rate - £45.39 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.38% -5.45%
Hampshire median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -1.16%

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 17 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 25 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 21 (84.00%) C#
3 20 (80.00%) SpecFlow
4 17 (68.00%) WebDriver
5 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
6 13 (52.00%) JMeter
7 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (48.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 11 (44.00%) React
8 11 (44.00%) MSTest
8 11 (44.00%) BDD
8 11 (44.00%) NUnit
8 11 (44.00%) Visual Studio Team System
9 10 (40.00%) Virtual Team
10 9 (36.00%) Acceptance Criteria
11 8 (32.00%) Manual Testing
12 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
12 7 (28.00%) Functional Testing
12 7 (28.00%) Cucumber
12 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (24.00%) Test Strategy
13 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
13 6 (24.00%) QA
14 4 (16.00%) Gherkin
14 4 (16.00%) User Stories
15 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
15 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
16 2 (8.00%) JIRA
16 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared

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 (8.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Apigee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 20 (80.00%) SpecFlow
2 17 (68.00%) WebDriver
3 13 (52.00%) JMeter
4 11 (44.00%) MSTest
4 11 (44.00%) NUnit
4 11 (44.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 7 (28.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (8.00%) JIRA
6 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Analyst
1 12 (48.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) QA Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Automation Tester
4 3 (12.00%) Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (4.00%) Java Automation Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) React
2 4 (16.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (8.00%) .NET
4 1 (4.00%) RESTful
4 1 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Virtual Team
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 11 (44.00%) BDD
4 9 (36.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 8 (32.00%) Manual Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (28.00%) Functional Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (24.00%) Test Strategy
8 4 (16.00%) User Stories
9 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
10 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (4.00%) Coaching
11 1 (4.00%) DevOps
11 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
11 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
11 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
11 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
11 1 (4.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) C#
2 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (8.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe
1 1 (4.00%) Xamarin