Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 96 105
Rank change year-on-year +17 +9 0
Contract jobs citing Selenium 87 39 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.86% 1.71% 1.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.77% 9.75% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 31 39
Surrey median daily rate £450 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £361 £300 £308
90th Percentile £578 £449 £551
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% -16.67% +79.10%

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 739 400 511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 24.29% 17.57% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 266 381
Surrey median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - +11.84%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.63% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 33
Surrey median hourly rate £43.75 £41.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.71% -8.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £38.75 £35.00 £32.00
90th Percentile £50.13 £47.50 £61.14
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +20.00%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -10 29 £400 +20.75% 3
Sunbury-on-Thames - 13 £495 - 1
Guildford -4 5 £419 - 5
Staines -12 5 £438 +16.67% 2
Redhill +17 4 £475 +33.80%
Woking +7 3 - - 1
Camberley -7 3 £543 +14.81% 1
Leatherhead -6 2 £210 -47.83% 1
Weybridge - 2 £550 -
Epsom - 1 £230 -
Selenium
South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 74 (85.06%) Test Automation
2 60 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (55.17%) C#
4 43 (49.43%) Scrum
5 28 (32.18%) Java
5 28 (32.18%) SQL
5 28 (32.18%) BDD
6 27 (31.03%) JavaScript
7 26 (29.89%) Finance
7 26 (29.89%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (29.89%) SpecFlow
8 25 (28.74%) Visual Studio
9 22 (25.29%) ISTQB
10 20 (22.99%) HP
10 20 (22.99%) Jenkins
10 20 (22.99%) WebDriver
11 19 (21.84%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (21.84%) DevOps
11 19 (21.84%) Salesforce.com
11 19 (21.84%) TDD
11 19 (21.84%) QA
12 18 (20.69%) JIRA
12 18 (20.69%) User Experience
12 18 (20.69%) Test Strategy
13 17 (19.54%) Software Engineering
13 17 (19.54%) Python
14 15 (17.24%) Kanban
14 15 (17.24%) REST
14 15 (17.24%) Continuous Delivery
15 14 (16.09%) System Integration Testing

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 (6.90%) IIS
2 5 (5.75%) Confluence
3 3 (3.45%) CICS
3 3 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.15%) GitHub
3 1 (1.15%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.05%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.60%) Data Lake
3 4 (4.60%) MySQL
3 4 (4.60%) Power BI
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.15%) Big Data
5 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 26 (29.89%) SpecFlow
2 25 (28.74%) Visual Studio
3 20 (22.99%) Jenkins
3 20 (22.99%) WebDriver
4 19 (21.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (20.69%) JIRA
6 14 (16.09%) HP UFT
7 13 (14.94%) Maven
8 12 (13.79%) Protractor
9 11 (12.64%) JMeter
10 10 (11.49%) JUnit
10 10 (11.49%) TeamCity
11 7 (8.05%) JSUnit
11 7 (8.05%) LoadRunner
11 7 (8.05%) SoapUI
12 6 (6.90%) Cucumber
13 4 (4.60%) Subversion
14 3 (3.45%) Eclipse
14 3 (3.45%) Git (software)
14 3 (3.45%) Moq
General
1 26 (29.89%) Finance
2 10 (11.49%) Banking
3 3 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (34.48%) Developer
2 16 (18.39%) Analyst
3 15 (17.24%) Salesforce Developer
4 14 (16.09%) Test Analyst
5 12 (13.79%) DevOps Developer
5 12 (13.79%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (12.64%) Automation Test Analyst
6 11 (12.64%) Tester
7 10 (11.49%) Automation Tester
8 9 (10.34%) Developer in Test
9 8 (9.20%) C# Developer
9 8 (9.20%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 8 (9.20%) Test Automation Developer
9 8 (9.20%) Test Engineer
9 8 (9.20%) UI Developer
9 8 (9.20%) UI Engineer
9 8 (9.20%) UI/UX Developer
9 8 (9.20%) UX Developer
9 8 (9.20%) UX Engineer
10 7 (8.05%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.24%) REST
2 14 (16.09%) CSS
3 13 (14.94%) AngularJS
4 12 (13.79%) HTML
4 12 (13.79%) XML
5 10 (11.49%) .NET
5 10 (11.49%) jQuery
5 10 (11.49%) SOAP
6 8 (9.20%) Ajax
6 8 (9.20%) ASP.NET
6 8 (9.20%) HTML5
6 8 (9.20%) JSON
6 8 (9.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (9.20%) Web Services
7 7 (8.05%) Visualforce
8 6 (6.90%) Node.js
8 6 (6.90%) RESTful
9 5 (5.75%) .NET Framework
9 5 (5.75%) Entity Framework
9 5 (5.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.69%) User Experience
2 5 (5.75%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.15%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.15%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.75%) Linux
2 2 (2.30%) Windows
2 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (85.06%) Test Automation
2 60 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (49.43%) Scrum
4 28 (32.18%) BDD
5 26 (29.89%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (21.84%) DevOps
6 19 (21.84%) TDD
7 18 (20.69%) Test Strategy
8 17 (19.54%) Software Engineering
9 15 (17.24%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (17.24%) Kanban
10 14 (16.09%) Acceptance Criteria
10 14 (16.09%) Performance Testing
10 14 (16.09%) System Integration Testing
10 14 (16.09%) Test Scripting
11 13 (14.94%) E-Commerce
11 13 (14.94%) Functional Testing
11 13 (14.94%) OO
11 13 (14.94%) Regression Testing
12 12 (13.79%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 48 (55.17%) C#
2 28 (32.18%) Java
2 28 (32.18%) SQL
3 27 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 17 (19.54%) Python
5 9 (10.34%) Ruby
6 8 (9.20%) C++
7 7 (8.05%) Apex Code
8 5 (5.75%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.45%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.30%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.15%) C
11 1 (1.15%) Go
11 1 (1.15%) Groovy
11 1 (1.15%) PHP
11 1 (1.15%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (25.29%) ISTQB
2 12 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (5.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (5.75%) Degree
3 5 (5.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (3.45%) ISEB
4 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.15%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.84%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (12.64%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (8.05%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 20 (22.99%) HP
2 19 (21.84%) Salesforce.com
3 12 (13.79%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.75%) Oracle
5 3 (3.45%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.15%) Atlassian