The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 18 18 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 4 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.92% 4.46% -
As % of the Development Applications category 22.22% 28.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Median daily rate £325 £319 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.96% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +4.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.95 £45.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +30.26% +0.55%  

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18 25 15
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 13.14% 15.92% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 11
Median daily rate £275 £325 £317
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +2.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £252 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £447 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Selenium in Staffordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Staffordshire

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -1 1 £338 +8.00%
Selenium
West Midlands

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) WebDriver
4 5 (45.45%) QA
4 5 (45.45%) Performance Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
4 5 (45.45%) SOASTA, Inc
4 5 (45.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
6 3 (27.27%) C#
6 3 (27.27%) HTML
6 3 (27.27%) CSS
6 3 (27.27%) XML
6 3 (27.27%) OO
6 3 (27.27%) SOA
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) MVC
6 3 (27.27%) TDD
6 3 (27.27%) Subversion
6 3 (27.27%) React
6 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (27.27%) SOLID
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (27.27%) AngularJS

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) WebDriver
2 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 5 (45.45%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (27.27%) Subversion
3 3 (27.27%) TeamCity
4 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) JUnit
4 1 (9.09%) RSpec
4 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) QA Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Senior QA Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) HTML5
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) React
3 3 (27.27%) WCF
3 3 (27.27%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Performance Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) SOA
3 3 (27.27%) SOLID
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) SOASTA, Inc
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft