The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
UK
Rank 92 159 162
Rank change year-on-year +67 +3  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 1097 830 732
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.42% 1.56% 1.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.96% 10.72% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 549 467
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +4.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 3
Median hourly rate £58.95 £45.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.26% +0.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.95 £45.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +30.26% +0.55%  

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7860 7745 6973
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.35% 14.56% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5301 5162 4461
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 188 132
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.22 £31.80 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in the UK

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in the UK

Selenium
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Selenium.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Selenium in the UK

Selenium
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Selenium in the UK

Selenium
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +74 993 £400 +6.66% 355
London +55 419 £450 +5.88% 136
South East +48 164 £375 +2.73% 57
South West +58 115 £350 +7.69% 24
North West +33 69 £295 -13.23% 34
Scotland +45 64 £400 +28.51% 13
City of London +9 63 £475 +8.26% 44
East of England +20 59 £370 +5.71% 29
North East +32 53 £320 -5.88% 11
Newcastle upon Tyne +29 51 £320 -20.98% 10
Tyne and Wear +28 51 £320 -20.98% 11
Manchester +20 50 £291 -14.33% 26
Edinburgh +30 47 £400 +29.03% 5
Yorkshire -2 45 £375 -2.59% 30
East Midlands +12 36 £400 +45.45% 13
Hampshire +7 36 £375 +7.14% 17
Wiltshire +23 35 £355 +10.07%
Buckinghamshire +16 35 £338 +3.84% 7
Swindon +18 34 £353 +8.46%
West Midlands +5 30 £344 +12.24% 21
Leeds -2 30 £365 +7.35% 21
West Yorkshire -14 30 £365 -14.11% 23
Bristol +19 27 £320 -20.00% 9
Berkshire +27 24 £450 +19.60% 11
Surrey +13 23 £375 - 10
Essex +9 22 £350 +4.47%
Somerset +15 21 £338 +6.29% 12
Milton Keynes +10 21 £363 +11.53% 5
Southend-on-Sea - 19 £350 -
Nottinghamshire +21 17 £400 +23.07% 7

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 1555 (70.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1142 (51.49%) Java
3 909 (40.98%) Cucumber
4 760 (34.27%) BDD
5 707 (31.88%) QA
6 687 (30.97%) Jenkins
7 683 (30.79%) WebDriver
8 664 (29.94%) Test Automation
9 659 (29.71%) TDD
10 613 (27.64%) Scrum
11 538 (24.26%) JavaScript
12 531 (23.94%) JIRA
13 489 (22.05%) SQL
14 486 (21.91%) Automated Testing
15 457 (20.60%) Continuous Integration
16 442 (19.93%) Git (software)
17 408 (18.39%) HTML
18 402 (18.12%) C#
19 386 (17.40%) Automation Testing
20 367 (16.55%) Test Scripting
21 352 (15.87%) Web Services
22 337 (15.19%) Finance
23 336 (15.15%) CSS
24 324 (14.61%) Python
25 322 (14.52%) XML
26 302 (13.62%) JUnit
27 280 (12.62%) SoapUI
28 274 (12.35%) DevOps
29 270 (12.17%) .NET
30 267 (12.04%) AngularJS

Selenium
Top Related 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
1 204 (9.20%) Confluence
2 79 (3.56%) WebLogic
3 77 (3.47%) Tomcat
4 51 (2.30%) JBoss
5 48 (2.16%) CMS
6 44 (1.98%) Apache
7 36 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
8 30 (1.35%) WebSphere
9 26 (1.17%) Cloud Foundry
9 26 (1.17%) nginx
10 23 (1.04%) SharePoint
11 20 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 19 (0.86%) Apache Solr
12 19 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
13 15 (0.68%) IIS
13 15 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
14 14 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 11 (0.50%) Drupal
16 10 (0.45%) Apache Spark
16 10 (0.45%) GeoServer
Applications
1 42 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
3 8 (0.36%) MS Office
4 7 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.23%) Mingle
6 2 (0.090%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.090%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.090%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.045%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 23 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (0.77%) Payment Gateway
3 13 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.27%) FastStats
6 5 (0.23%) Magento
7 2 (0.090%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.045%) CODA-Financials
8 1 (0.045%) FLEXCUBE
8 1 (0.045%) IntelliMatch
8 1 (0.045%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.045%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.045%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 161 (7.26%) GitHub
2 114 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
3 94 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (1.08%) PaaS
5 17 (0.77%) Google Analytics
6 13 (0.59%) IaaS
7 10 (0.45%) Basecamp
8 8 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 6 (0.27%) Bluemix
9 6 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
9 6 (0.27%) SaaS
10 5 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.23%) Datadog
11 4 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.18%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.14%) CloudBees
12 3 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 78 (3.52%) HTTP
2 47 (2.12%) Internet
3 32 (1.44%) SSL
3 32 (1.44%) TCP/IP
4 30 (1.35%) LDAP
5 26 (1.17%) DNS
6 15 (0.68%) PuTTY
7 14 (0.63%) WinSCP
8 4 (0.18%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.18%) Firewall
8 4 (0.18%) Intranet
8 4 (0.18%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.14%) OpenLDAP
9 3 (0.14%) SNMP
9 3 (0.14%) VPN
10 2 (0.090%) DSL
10 2 (0.090%) FTP
10 2 (0.090%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.045%) DHCP
11 1 (0.045%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (5.18%) SQL Server
2 105 (4.73%) Relational Database
3 100 (4.51%) MongoDB
4 91 (4.10%) NoSQL
5 54 (2.43%) Oracle Database
6 50 (2.25%) Big Data
7 49 (2.21%) MySQL
7 49 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
8 34 (1.53%) DB2
9 30 (1.35%) RDBMS
10 27 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
11 25 (1.13%) Oracle Database 11g
11 25 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
12 24 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
13 19 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (0.86%) Hadoop
14 18 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
15 15 (0.68%) Endeca
15 15 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
16 14 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 909 (40.98%) Cucumber
2 687 (30.97%) Jenkins
3 683 (30.79%) WebDriver
4 531 (23.94%) JIRA
5 442 (19.93%) Git (software)
6 302 (13.62%) JUnit
7 280 (12.62%) SoapUI
8 234 (10.55%) Maven
9 219 (9.87%) SpecFlow
10 179 (8.07%) JMeter
11 173 (7.80%) HP UFT
12 140 (6.31%) JBehave
13 128 (5.77%) LoadRunner
14 127 (5.73%) Subversion
15 122 (5.50%) TeamCity
16 121 (5.46%) Gradle
17 118 (5.32%) Ant
18 106 (4.78%) Jasmine
19 104 (4.69%) gulp
20 99 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 337 (15.19%) Finance
2 180 (8.12%) Banking
3 117 (5.28%) Retail
4 67 (3.02%) Games
5 46 (2.07%) Marketing
6 42 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 28 (1.26%) Publishing
7 28 (1.26%) Retail Banking
8 27 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 24 (1.08%) Investment Banking
10 23 (1.04%) Electronics
11 16 (0.72%) Back Office
12 11 (0.50%) Advertising
13 10 (0.45%) Legal
14 7 (0.32%) Front Office
15 4 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.14%) Automotive
16 3 (0.14%) German Language
16 3 (0.14%) Spanish Language
17 2 (0.090%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 629 (28.36%) Developer
2 546 (24.62%) Tester
3 397 (17.90%) Automation Tester
4 344 (15.51%) Analyst
5 323 (14.56%) Test Analyst
6 246 (11.09%) Test Engineer
7 221 (9.96%) Java Developer
8 192 (8.66%) QA Engineer
9 165 (7.44%) Selenium Tester
10 163 (7.35%) Automation Test Analyst
11 147 (6.63%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 136 (6.13%) Developer in Test
13 127 (5.73%) Test Automation Engineer
14 115 (5.18%) JavaScript Developer
15 110 (4.96%) QA Tester
16 87 (3.92%) Java Automation Tester
17 86 (3.88%) Senior Developer
18 81 (3.65%) QA Automation Engineer
19 75 (3.38%) Java Engineer
20 74 (3.34%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 408 (18.39%) HTML
2 352 (15.87%) Web Services
3 336 (15.15%) CSS
4 322 (14.52%) XML
5 270 (12.17%) .NET
6 267 (12.04%) AngularJS
7 246 (11.09%) Gherkin
8 244 (11.00%) SOAP
9 237 (10.69%) RESTful
10 235 (10.60%) Spring
11 227 (10.23%) JSON
12 203 (9.15%) HTML5
13 202 (9.11%) REST
14 158 (7.12%) Node.js
15 133 (6.00%) jQuery
16 110 (4.96%) CSS3
17 103 (4.64%) J2EE
18 83 (3.74%) React
19 82 (3.70%) Hibernate
20 69 (3.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 101 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (3.92%) Mobile App
3 67 (3.02%) User Experience
4 37 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 29 (1.31%) iPad
6 24 (1.08%) Social Media
7 23 (1.04%) Fintech
8 22 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 19 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
11 16 (0.72%) Client/Server
12 14 (0.63%) Smartphone
13 13 (0.59%) Driving Licence
14 11 (0.50%) Graphic Design
15 10 (0.45%) Data Centre
15 10 (0.45%) Data Structures
16 9 (0.41%) Online Banking
16 9 (0.41%) Virtual Team
17 8 (0.36%) Equities
17 8 (0.36%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 252 (11.36%) Linux
2 187 (8.43%) Unix
3 125 (5.64%) Windows
4 61 (2.75%) Apple iOS
5 58 (2.61%) Android
6 20 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (0.77%) Windows Server
8 16 (0.72%) Ubuntu
9 14 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.41%) AIX
11 4 (0.18%) CentOS
12 3 (0.14%) Solaris
12 3 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.090%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.090%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.045%) VMS
14 1 (0.045%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1555 (70.11%) Agile Software Development
2 760 (34.27%) BDD
3 664 (29.94%) Test Automation
4 659 (29.71%) TDD
5 613 (27.64%) Scrum
6 486 (21.91%) Automated Testing
7 457 (20.60%) Continuous Integration
8 386 (17.40%) Automation Testing
9 367 (16.55%) Test Scripting
10 274 (12.35%) DevOps
11 246 (11.09%) Performance Testing
11 246 (11.09%) Test Strategy
12 220 (9.92%) Open Source
13 201 (9.06%) Manual Testing
14 200 (9.02%) Kanban
15 196 (8.84%) Regression Testing
16 184 (8.30%) Continuous Delivery
17 175 (7.89%) User Stories
18 168 (7.57%) Software Testing
19 160 (7.21%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1142 (51.49%) Java
2 538 (24.26%) JavaScript
3 489 (22.05%) SQL
4 402 (18.12%) C#
5 324 (14.61%) Python
6 260 (11.72%) Ruby
7 188 (8.48%) Scala
8 121 (5.46%) Groovy
9 73 (3.29%) Perl
10 62 (2.80%) Bash Shell
11 57 (2.57%) Shell Script
12 54 (2.43%) PHP
13 50 (2.25%) PL/SQL
14 48 (2.16%) ES6
15 36 (1.62%) C++
16 32 (1.44%) F#
16 32 (1.44%) T-SQL
17 28 (1.26%) C
18 26 (1.17%) VB
19 25 (1.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 177 (7.98%) Security Cleared
2 166 (7.48%) ISEB
3 139 (6.27%) ISTQB
4 105 (4.73%) SC Cleared
5 70 (3.16%) Degree
6 47 (2.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 41 (1.85%) DV Cleared
8 17 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
9 9 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
10 7 (0.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 5 (0.23%) MCAD
11 5 (0.23%) MCSD
11 5 (0.23%) MCTS
11 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.18%) HND
13 3 (0.14%) HNC
14 2 (0.090%) DBS Check
15 1 (0.045%) CISM
15 1 (0.045%) CRISC
15 1 (0.045%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 707 (31.88%) QA
2 90 (4.06%) SDET
3 35 (1.58%) WCAG
4 19 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
5 15 (0.68%) MiFID
6 11 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
6 11 (0.50%) EMIR
7 7 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.18%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.14%) WAI
10 2 (0.090%) FATCA
10 2 (0.090%) SLA
11 1 (0.045%) PMO
System Software
1 149 (6.72%) Docker
2 13 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
2 13 (0.59%) vSphere
3 11 (0.50%) LXC
4 9 (0.41%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.27%) Terminal Services
5 6 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (0.18%) HDFS
6 4 (0.18%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.090%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.090%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.045%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.045%) etcd
9 1 (0.045%) KVM
9 1 (0.045%) Xen
Systems Management
1 140 (6.31%) Puppet
2 91 (4.10%) Ansible
3 81 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
4 56 (2.52%) HP Quality Center
5 21 (0.95%) Nagios
6 20 (0.90%) Kibana
7 16 (0.72%) Grafana
8 13 (0.59%) vRealize
9 9 (0.41%) Salt
9 9 (0.41%) Zenoss
10 6 (0.27%) Rancher
11 5 (0.23%) Capistrano
11 5 (0.23%) HP Fortify
12 3 (0.14%) Terraform
13 2 (0.090%) CA Service Virtualization
13 2 (0.090%) Graphite
13 2 (0.090%) Hadoop YARN
13 2 (0.090%) ITRS Geneos
13 2 (0.090%) logstash
13 2 (0.090%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 192 (8.66%) Oracle
2 120 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 93 (4.19%) HP
4 82 (3.70%) Atlassian
5 61 (2.75%) Splunk
6 42 (1.89%) Google
7 34 (1.53%) IBM
8 31 (1.40%) ATG
9 27 (1.22%) Red Hat
9 27 (1.22%) SAP
10 22 (0.99%) Sitecore
11 21 (0.95%) hybris
12 20 (0.90%) Adobe
13 19 (0.86%) AppDynamics
13 19 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
13 19 (0.86%) VMware
14 15 (0.68%) MuleSoft
15 14 (0.63%) CA Agile Central
15 14 (0.63%) Perforce
16 13 (0.59%) ServiceNow
East London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £420 per day 6 Months initially
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 21 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Rate: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
TEKsystems
Rate: £299 - £361 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £320 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
West Midlands
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Unspecified Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Knowit
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Searchability
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £360 - £370 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Premier Media
Rate: £80 - £100 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle, County Down
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £410.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago