Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 16 August 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 101 101
Rank change year-on-year +10 0 -13
Contract jobs citing Selenium 77 37 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.37% 1.47% 1.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.65% 7.06% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 29 35
Surrey median daily rate £413 £360 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -15.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £271 £285
90th Percentile £488 £440 £554
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £373
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.88% +2.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £43.75 £48.75 £57.16
% change year-on-year -10.26% -14.71% +70.61%

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 Surrey with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 723 524 491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 22.25% 20.81% 19.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 397 372
Surrey median daily rate £488 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.71% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £350 £314 £313
90th Percentile £588 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 22
Surrey median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% -7.69%
10th Percentile £38.75 £14.40 £31.25
90th Percentile £50.88 £47.50 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Selenium as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Surrey

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Surrey

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Surrey over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Surrey

Selenium
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Selenium in Surrey

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 16 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reigate -11 22 £400 +10.34% 5
Guildford - 12 £450 - 4
Woking +7 5 - - 1
Staines -13 5 £438 +16.67% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 5 £338 -
Camberley -3 4 £534 +18.61%
Redhill +12 2 £475 +31.94%
Weybridge - 2 £463 - 1
Godalming - 1 - -
Selenium
South East

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 57 (74.03%) Test Automation
2 47 (61.04%) C#
3 35 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (38.96%) SQL
5 25 (32.47%) JavaScript
6 22 (28.57%) .NET
6 22 (28.57%) SpecFlow
7 20 (25.97%) Visual Studio
7 20 (25.97%) TDD
7 20 (25.97%) Scrum
7 20 (25.97%) QA
8 19 (24.68%) Java
8 19 (24.68%) Finance
9 18 (23.38%) BDD
10 17 (22.08%) Jenkins
10 17 (22.08%) AngularJS
10 17 (22.08%) HTML
10 17 (22.08%) CSS
10 17 (22.08%) XML
10 17 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (20.78%) ASP.NET
12 15 (19.48%) JMeter
13 14 (18.18%) .NET Framework
13 14 (18.18%) Software Engineering
13 14 (18.18%) Entity Framework
13 14 (18.18%) Microservices
14 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (16.88%) WebDriver
14 13 (16.88%) JIRA
15 12 (15.58%) HP

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 6 (7.79%) IIS
2 4 (5.19%) CICS
2 4 (5.19%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (3.90%) Confluence
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.30%) Anypoint
5 1 (1.30%) Mule
5 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.49%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.30%) GitHub
4 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.30%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.60%) MySQL
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.30%) Big Data
6 1 (1.30%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.30%) DB2
6 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.30%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 22 (28.57%) SpecFlow
2 20 (25.97%) Visual Studio
3 17 (22.08%) Jenkins
4 15 (19.48%) JMeter
5 13 (16.88%) JIRA
5 13 (16.88%) WebDriver
6 10 (12.99%) HP UFT
6 10 (12.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (11.69%) LoadRunner
7 9 (11.69%) Protractor
8 8 (10.39%) Cucumber
8 8 (10.39%) JUnit
9 7 (9.09%) TeamCity
10 5 (6.49%) Bitbucket
10 5 (6.49%) SoapUI
10 5 (6.49%) Subversion
11 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
12 3 (3.90%) Grunt
13 2 (2.60%) JSHint
13 2 (2.60%) YouTrack
General
1 19 (24.68%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Back Office
4 1 (1.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (38.96%) Developer
2 13 (16.88%) Analyst
2 13 (16.88%) Test Analyst
3 12 (15.58%) Tester
4 11 (14.29%) Automation Tester
5 10 (12.99%) Developer in Test
5 10 (12.99%) Full Stack Developer
6 9 (11.69%) C# Developer
7 7 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (9.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 7 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
7 7 (9.09%) Test Automation Developer
8 6 (7.79%) Salesforce Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Consultant
9 4 (5.19%) Salesforce Consultant
9 4 (5.19%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Software Tester
9 4 (5.19%) Support Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.57%) .NET
2 17 (22.08%) AngularJS
2 17 (22.08%) CSS
2 17 (22.08%) HTML
2 17 (22.08%) XML
3 16 (20.78%) ASP.NET
4 14 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 14 (18.18%) Entity Framework
5 11 (14.29%) REST
6 10 (12.99%) .NET Core
6 10 (12.99%) Angular 2
7 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET Core
7 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (11.69%) SOAP
8 8 (10.39%) jQuery
8 8 (10.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (7.79%) Node.js
9 6 (7.79%) RESTful
10 5 (6.49%) Web Services
11 4 (5.19%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) User Experience
2 5 (6.49%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (5.19%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.30%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (2.60%) Windows
2 2 (2.60%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (74.03%) Test Automation
2 35 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (25.97%) Scrum
3 20 (25.97%) TDD
4 18 (23.38%) BDD
5 17 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (18.18%) Microservices
6 14 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 12 (15.58%) E-Commerce
7 12 (15.58%) Test Strategy
8 11 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
8 11 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 10 (12.99%) Performance Testing
9 10 (12.99%) Regression Testing
9 10 (12.99%) SDET
10 9 (11.69%) Functional Testing
11 8 (10.39%) OO
12 7 (9.09%) MVC
12 7 (9.09%) QA Automation
12 7 (9.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (61.04%) C#
2 30 (38.96%) SQL
3 25 (32.47%) JavaScript
4 19 (24.68%) Java
5 7 (9.09%) Apex Code
5 7 (9.09%) Python
6 5 (6.49%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.49%) C++
7 4 (5.19%) Ruby
8 2 (2.60%) C
8 2 (2.60%) Go
8 2 (2.60%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (15.58%) ISTQB
2 9 (11.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (3.90%) ISEB
3 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.60%) Degree
5 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.30%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (25.97%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) GCP
2 1 (1.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (11.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.30%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.30%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) HP
2 7 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.90%) ArcSight
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle
5 2 (2.60%) Google
6 1 (1.30%) Apple
6 1 (1.30%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.30%) Wrike