The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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 25 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
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 11 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 10.26% 2.78% -
As % of the Development Applications category 25.00% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £241 - -
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 £67.89 £44.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +53.42% +18.00%  

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 Taunton with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 16 4 2
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 41.03% 11.11% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 2
Median daily rate £358 £530 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.54% +69.60%  
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 £42.50 £37.02
% change year-on-year - +14.80%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 Taunton

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Taunton

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Taunton over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Taunton

For the 6 months to 25 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) TDD
1 11 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 11 (100.00%) BDD
1 11 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 11 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 11 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
4 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (27.27%) Sahi
5 3 (27.27%) Open Source
5 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
5 3 (27.27%) QA
5 3 (27.27%) WATIR
5 3 (27.27%) Ruby
5 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 3 (27.27%) XML
5 3 (27.27%) HP UFT
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) SDLC
7 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) SpecFlow
2 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
3 3 (27.27%) HP UFT
3 3 (27.27%) Sahi
3 3 (27.27%) WATIR
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) C# Developer
2 8 (72.73%) Developer in Test
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) Gherkin
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) BDD
1 11 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (100.00%) TDD
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 11 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Open Source
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) Ruby
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA