Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Selenium IDE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Selenium IDE over the 6 months to 23 January 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 IDE
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 848 827 861
Rank change year-on-year -21 +34 -6
Contract jobs citing Selenium IDE 20 25 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.026% 0.005%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.16% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 4
UK median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +15.38% -10.96%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £221
90th Percentile £488 £480 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £306 -
% change year-on-year +55.10% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Selenium IDE is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18,580 15,958 15,760
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.48% 16.60% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,019 10,664 10,498
UK median daily rate £455 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £613 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 238 393
UK median hourly rate £43.75 £40.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.02% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28.10 £21.28 £23.35
90th Percentile £63.75 £52.88 £51.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +8.11%

Selenium IDE
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Selenium IDE in the UK

Selenium IDE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium IDE in the UK

Selenium IDE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium IDE over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium IDE in the UK

Selenium IDE
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium IDE within the UK over the 6 months to 23 January 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
England -25 20 £425 +14.86% 1
London -33 11 £413 -1.79% 1
UK excluding London +5 9 £475 +55.10% 2
Midlands - 5 £315 -
West Midlands - 5 £315 -
North of England +49 3 £475 +46.15%
North East - 3 £475 -
South East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Selenium IDE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Selenium IDE.

1 20 (100.00%) Selenium
2 19 (95.00%) Test Automation
2 19 (95.00%) WebDriver
3 16 (80.00%) Java
4 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (70.00%) Software Delivery
6 12 (60.00%) Software Testing
7 11 (55.00%) ISTQB
7 11 (55.00%) Test Scripting
7 11 (55.00%) DV Cleared
7 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
7 11 (55.00%) ISEB
7 11 (55.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (50.00%) HP
8 10 (50.00%) Python
9 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
9 8 (40.00%) JIRA
9 8 (40.00%) Atlassian
10 7 (35.00%) BDD
11 6 (30.00%) SDLC
11 6 (30.00%) LoadRunner
12 5 (25.00%) API Testing
12 5 (25.00%) Build Automation
13 4 (20.00%) RESTful
13 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
13 4 (20.00%) JMeter
13 4 (20.00%) Linux
13 4 (20.00%) JUnit
13 4 (20.00%) System Testing

Selenium IDE
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (15.00%) CMS
1 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (15.00%) AWS Lambda
1 3 (15.00%) IaaS
1 3 (15.00%) PaaS
1 3 (15.00%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (100.00%) Selenium
2 19 (95.00%) WebDriver
3 8 (40.00%) JIRA
4 6 (30.00%) LoadRunner
5 4 (20.00%) JMeter
5 4 (20.00%) JUnit
6 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
6 3 (15.00%) Subversion
7 1 (5.00%) Artifactory
7 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
7 1 (5.00%) Maven
7 1 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Automation Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Test Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Developer in Test
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Developer
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) RESTful
2 3 (15.00%) CSS
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) jQuery
2 3 (15.00%) JSON
2 3 (15.00%) SOAP
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) XML
2 3 (15.00%) XSD
2 3 (15.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Linux Command Line
1 3 (15.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Test Automation
2 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (70.00%) Software Delivery
4 12 (60.00%) Software Testing
5 11 (55.00%) Test Scripting
6 7 (35.00%) BDD
7 6 (30.00%) SDLC
8 5 (25.00%) API Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Build Automation
9 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
9 4 (20.00%) Programme Management
9 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (20.00%) System Testing
10 3 (15.00%) Content Management
10 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (15.00%) Process Management
10 3 (15.00%) Scrum
10 3 (15.00%) SOA
10 3 (15.00%) Test Planning
10 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) Python
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) Groovy
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) DV Cleared
1 11 (55.00%) ISEB
1 11 (55.00%) ISTQB
1 11 (55.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (15.00%) Ansible
2 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (15.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) HP
2 8 (40.00%) Atlassian
3 3 (15.00%) OpenText
3 3 (15.00%) SaltStack