Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 76 61
Rank change year-on-year +4 -15 +36
Contract jobs citing Selenium 97 68 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.13% 2.47% 2.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.37% 11.26% 16.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 65 38
Surrey median daily rate £450 £450 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.42% -5.00%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £319
90th Percentile £538 £526 £457
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £395
% change year-on-year +2.41% +5.06% +2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Surrey median hourly rate - £48.75 -
South East median hourly rate - £50.00 £45.87
% change year-on-year - +9.00% -16.60%

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 675 604 338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 21.79% 21.92% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 478 218
Surrey median daily rate £475 £475 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.80% -1.49%
10th Percentile £355 £337 £327
90th Percentile £588 £588 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £410
% change year-on-year +2.86% +6.71% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 22
Surrey median hourly rate £53.75 £46.25 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.22% +12.80% -8.89%
10th Percentile £48.38 £38.73 £37.50
90th Percentile £58.13 £51.68 £42.45
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% -6.82%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 30 £488 +8.33% 2
Guildford -9 8 £450 - 3
Sunbury-on-Thames -10 6 £388 -21.64%
Staines +5 5 £415 +10.67%
Woking - 4 £400 - 1
Camberley - 3 £585 -
Leatherhead -1 2 £350 +9.38% 2
Godalming - 2 - - 2
Cobham +3 1 £375 +50.00% 1
Egham - 1 £400 -
Selenium
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 80 (82.47%) Test Automation
2 66 (68.04%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (51.55%) Java
4 39 (40.21%) SQL
4 39 (40.21%) Scrum
5 37 (38.14%) WebDriver
5 37 (38.14%) BDD
6 36 (37.11%) SDET
7 35 (36.08%) QA
7 35 (36.08%) C#
8 31 (31.96%) CSS
9 29 (29.90%) Python
9 29 (29.90%) JavaScript
9 29 (29.90%) Manual Testing
10 28 (28.87%) Microsoft Azure
11 26 (26.80%) Git (software)
11 26 (26.80%) AngularJS
11 26 (26.80%) JMeter
11 26 (26.80%) OO
12 25 (25.77%) Cucumber
13 24 (24.74%) JIRA
14 22 (22.68%) Docker
15 21 (21.65%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (21.65%) Visual Studio
15 21 (21.65%) TDD
16 20 (20.62%) Microservices
16 20 (20.62%) Jenkins
17 17 (17.53%) Performance Testing
17 17 (17.53%) SDLC
17 17 (17.53%) PyCharm

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 16 (16.49%) Confluence
2 2 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.03%) CICS
3 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (28.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (11.34%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.34%) BrowserStack
3 6 (6.19%) GitHub
4 3 (3.09%) Tricentis Tosca
5 2 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) HTTP
1 1 (1.03%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.25%) NoSQL
2 6 (6.19%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.15%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 37 (38.14%) WebDriver
2 26 (26.80%) Git (software)
2 26 (26.80%) JMeter
3 25 (25.77%) Cucumber
4 24 (24.74%) JIRA
5 21 (21.65%) Visual Studio
6 20 (20.62%) Jenkins
7 17 (17.53%) PyCharm
8 16 (16.49%) Visual Studio Team System
9 15 (15.46%) Maven
9 15 (15.46%) SoapUI
10 14 (14.43%) Eclipse
11 13 (13.40%) JUnit
12 11 (11.34%) Protractor
12 11 (11.34%) SonarQube
13 8 (8.25%) TestNG
14 7 (7.22%) Gatling
14 7 (7.22%) Jasmine
14 7 (7.22%) Karma Test Runner
14 7 (7.22%) NeoLoad
General
1 13 (13.40%) Finance
2 3 (3.09%) Banking
3 2 (2.06%) Back Office
4 1 (1.03%) Advertising
4 1 (1.03%) Legal
4 1 (1.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (36.08%) Developer
2 33 (34.02%) Test Engineer
3 23 (23.71%) Tester
4 22 (22.68%) Developer in Test
5 19 (19.59%) Test Automation Engineer
6 17 (17.53%) Senior Test Engineer
7 16 (16.49%) Analyst
7 16 (16.49%) Senior Developer
7 16 (16.49%) Senior Test Automation Developer
7 16 (16.49%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 16 (16.49%) Test Automation Developer
8 15 (15.46%) Automation Tester
9 12 (12.37%) Test Analyst
10 11 (11.34%) Software Developer
10 11 (11.34%) Software Test Engineer
11 10 (10.31%) QA Tester
12 9 (9.28%) QA Automation Tester
13 8 (8.25%) Software Engineer
14 6 (6.19%) Software Development Engineer
14 6 (6.19%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (31.96%) CSS
2 26 (26.80%) AngularJS
3 16 (16.49%) .NET
3 16 (16.49%) jQuery
4 15 (15.46%) Gherkin
5 14 (14.43%) Ajax
6 13 (13.40%) HTML
7 10 (10.31%) Web Services
8 9 (9.28%) REST
9 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET
10 5 (5.15%) .NET Core
10 5 (5.15%) .NET Framework
10 5 (5.15%) XML
11 4 (4.12%) Angular 2
11 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (4.12%) Entity Framework
11 4 (4.12%) Node.js
11 4 (4.12%) SOAP
12 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (3.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.15%) User Experience
2 2 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.06%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.03%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.03%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.31%) Linux
2 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.03%) Unix
2 1 (1.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (82.47%) Test Automation
2 66 (68.04%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (40.21%) Scrum
4 37 (38.14%) BDD
5 36 (37.11%) SDET
6 29 (29.90%) Manual Testing
7 26 (26.80%) OO
8 21 (21.65%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (21.65%) TDD
9 20 (20.62%) Microservices
10 17 (17.53%) Performance Testing
10 17 (17.53%) SDLC
11 16 (16.49%) DevOps
12 15 (15.46%) OOP
12 15 (15.46%) Test Management
12 15 (15.46%) Unit Testing
12 15 (15.46%) User Stories
13 14 (14.43%) Database Optimisation
13 14 (14.43%) Load Balancing
13 14 (14.43%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 50 (51.55%) Java
2 39 (40.21%) SQL
3 35 (36.08%) C#
4 29 (29.90%) JavaScript
4 29 (29.90%) Python
5 16 (16.49%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.12%) Ruby
7 3 (3.09%) PHP
8 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.06%) ES6
8 2 (2.06%) Go
8 2 (2.06%) Perl
8 2 (2.06%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.03%) C
9 1 (1.03%) C++
9 1 (1.03%) COBOL
9 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.03%) REXX
9 1 (1.03%) VB
9 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.28%) ISTQB
2 8 (8.25%) SC Cleared
2 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.09%) ISEB
5 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.03%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (36.08%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) WCAG
System Software
1 22 (22.68%) Docker
2 1 (1.03%) ACF2
2 1 (1.03%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (5.15%) Puppet
2 3 (3.09%) Grafana
2 3 (3.09%) Graphite
3 2 (2.06%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.03%) Ansible
4 1 (1.03%) HP ALM
4 1 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.03%) Nagios
4 1 (1.03%) Netcool
Vendors
1 8 (8.25%) Atlassian
2 7 (7.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.06%) Google
3 2 (2.06%) HP
4 1 (1.03%) IBM
4 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.03%) ServiceNow