The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 30 April 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.

Selenium
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 29 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 22 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 6.83% 3.01% -
As % of the Development Applications category 37.29% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 0
Median daily rate £413 £298 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.65% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £42.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year +16.56% +14.38%  

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 Swindon with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 59 30 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 18.32% 9.04% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 22 15
Median daily rate £400 £371 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.74% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £288 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.49% +14.29%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Swindon

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Swindon over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 36 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (60.38%) Java
3 27 (50.94%) Scrum
3 27 (50.94%) Cucumber
4 25 (47.17%) BDD
5 23 (43.40%) WebDriver
6 20 (37.74%) Gherkin
7 18 (33.96%) SpecFlow
8 17 (32.08%) Test Automation
8 17 (32.08%) C#
9 16 (30.19%) Jenkins
10 15 (28.30%) Finance
11 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
12 12 (22.64%) MVC
12 12 (22.64%) Test Scripting
13 11 (20.75%) HTML
13 11 (20.75%) CSS
13 11 (20.75%) Web Services
13 11 (20.75%) TDD
14 10 (18.87%) Maven
14 10 (18.87%) SOAP
15 9 (16.98%) Ant
15 9 (16.98%) .NET
15 9 (16.98%) Performance Testing
15 9 (16.98%) Sencha
15 9 (16.98%) MVVM
15 9 (16.98%) Jasmine
15 9 (16.98%) jQuery
15 9 (16.98%) Ext JS
15 9 (16.98%) Twitter Bootstrap

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 4 (7.55%) Apache
1 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) GitHub
2 1 (1.89%) Sauce Labs
Development Applications
1 27 (50.94%) Cucumber
2 23 (43.40%) WebDriver
3 18 (33.96%) SpecFlow
4 16 (30.19%) Jenkins
5 10 (18.87%) Maven
6 9 (16.98%) Ant
6 9 (16.98%) Jasmine
7 8 (15.09%) Visual Studio
8 5 (9.43%) GitLab
8 5 (9.43%) SoapUI
9 4 (7.55%) Bitbucket
9 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
9 4 (7.55%) JIRA
9 4 (7.55%) JMeter
9 4 (7.55%) Subversion
10 3 (5.66%) JUnit
11 2 (3.77%) Fiddler
11 2 (3.77%) JBehave
11 2 (3.77%) SilkPerformer
12 1 (1.89%) RSpec
General
1 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Developer
2 13 (24.53%) Tester
3 12 (22.64%) Automation Tester
4 10 (18.87%) Analyst
4 10 (18.87%) Test Analyst
5 9 (16.98%) Automation Test Analyst
6 8 (15.09%) Java Developer
7 7 (13.21%) Test Engineer
7 7 (13.21%) UI Developer
8 5 (9.43%) Test Automation Developer
8 5 (9.43%) Test Specialist
9 4 (7.55%) Java Automation Tester
9 4 (7.55%) Web Developer
10 3 (5.66%) Developer in Test
10 3 (5.66%) QA Engineer
10 3 (5.66%) QA Test Engineer
10 3 (5.66%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (5.66%) Test Automation Specialist
10 3 (5.66%) Test Leader
10 3 (5.66%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.74%) Gherkin
2 11 (20.75%) CSS
2 11 (20.75%) HTML
2 11 (20.75%) Web Services
3 10 (18.87%) SOAP
4 9 (16.98%) .NET
4 9 (16.98%) AngularJS
4 9 (16.98%) Ext JS
4 9 (16.98%) jQuery
4 9 (16.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (15.09%) REST
6 7 (13.21%) HTML5
6 7 (13.21%) Spring
7 4 (7.55%) .NET Framework
7 4 (7.55%) Hibernate
7 4 (7.55%) XML
8 3 (5.66%) Spring MVC
9 2 (3.77%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Unix
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (67.92%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (50.94%) Scrum
3 25 (47.17%) BDD
4 17 (32.08%) Test Automation
5 12 (22.64%) MVC
5 12 (22.64%) Test Scripting
6 11 (20.75%) TDD
7 9 (16.98%) Automation Testing
7 9 (16.98%) MVVM
7 9 (16.98%) Performance Testing
8 8 (15.09%) User Stories
9 7 (13.21%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (9.43%) OO
10 5 (9.43%) Open Source
11 4 (7.55%) API Testing
11 4 (7.55%) OOA/OOD
11 4 (7.55%) Regression Testing
12 3 (5.66%) OOD
13 2 (3.77%) Software Testing
13 2 (3.77%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (60.38%) Java
2 17 (32.08%) C#
3 13 (24.53%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.55%) SQL
5 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
1 2 (3.77%) ISEB
1 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) SDET
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Sencha
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) Google