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 June 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
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 152 163
Rank change year-on-year +31 +11  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 920 890 818
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.99% 1.68% 1.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.33% 10.80% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 585 553
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £350
% change year-on-year +3.54% +0.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 5
Median hourly rate £47.50 £48.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.06% +29.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £48.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year -2.06% +44.77%  

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 8117 8240 7471
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.54% 15.53% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5548 5678 4924
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 125 126
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £26.75 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

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 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in the UK

Selenium
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 June 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 June 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 +40 859 £425 +6.25% 339
London +36 455 £450 +5.88% 131
South East +16 145 £388 +5.08% 50
City of London +22 106 £450 +5.88% 34
Yorkshire +20 67 £350 +3.70% 28
West Yorkshire +23 57 £350 +9.37% 21
Leeds +30 55 £350 +9.37% 19
South West +5 42 £361 +3.21% 32
North East +84 38 £370 +5.71% 8
Scotland +23 38 £373 +14.61% 18
Newcastle upon Tyne +99 36 £370 +5.71% 7
Tyne and Wear +95 36 £370 +5.71% 8
North West +2 34 £381 +17.30% 43
Buckinghamshire +5 28 £350 +42.85% 6
East Midlands +1 26 £375 -10.71% 17
West Midlands -1 26 £375 -6.25% 17
East of England -18 23 £330 -5.71% 13
Berkshire +16 22 £313 -13.19% 5
Oxfordshire +8 22 £395 -4.81% 7
Edinburgh -7 21 £375 +7.14% 8
Nottinghamshire +7 20 £388 -3.12% 7
Milton Keynes +3 19 £350 -9.67% 4
West Sussex +13 18 £494 +46.40% 1
Wiltshire +9 18 £363 +20.83% 8
Manchester -7 17 £350 +7.69% 30
Swindon +13 16 £375 +10.29% 6
Worthing +11 16 £500 +19.04% 1
Nottingham +9 15 £388 -16.21% 7
East Sussex +3 15 £363 +3.57% 2
Glasgow +9 14 £360 +10.76% 8

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 1441 (71.44%) Test Automation
2 1394 (69.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1043 (51.71%) Java
4 778 (38.57%) Cucumber
5 647 (32.08%) BDD
6 626 (31.04%) Jenkins
7 603 (29.90%) WebDriver
8 567 (28.11%) TDD
9 540 (26.77%) JavaScript
10 532 (26.38%) QA
11 530 (26.28%) Scrum
12 505 (25.04%) JIRA
13 462 (22.91%) SQL
14 420 (20.82%) Git (software)
15 405 (20.08%) Continuous Integration
16 403 (19.98%) C#
17 361 (17.90%) HTML
18 340 (16.86%) Web Services
19 313 (15.52%) CSS
20 309 (15.32%) Test Scripting
21 303 (15.02%) Finance
21 303 (15.02%) AngularJS
22 301 (14.92%) .NET
23 293 (14.53%) DevOps
24 284 (14.08%) Python
25 248 (12.30%) SOAP
26 246 (12.20%) XML
26 246 (12.20%) JUnit
27 232 (11.50%) Gherkin
28 224 (11.11%) SoapUI

Selenium
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
1 161 (7.98%) Confluence
2 75 (3.72%) Tomcat
3 68 (3.37%) WebLogic
4 62 (3.07%) JBoss
5 57 (2.83%) Apache
6 49 (2.43%) CMS
7 40 (1.98%) WebSphere
8 35 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
9 34 (1.69%) nginx
10 25 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
11 24 (1.19%) SharePoint
12 23 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
12 23 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 16 (0.79%) IIS
14 15 (0.74%) Apache Solr
15 14 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 14 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
16 13 (0.64%) Mule
17 12 (0.59%) Drupal
18 10 (0.50%) Anypoint
Applications
1 24 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (0.64%) OmniGraffle
3 12 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.15%) Mingle
6 2 (0.099%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.099%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (0.94%) Payment Gateway
2 15 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (0.64%) Magento
4 7 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.20%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.099%) FastStats
7 1 (0.050%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.050%) CSG Singleview
7 1 (0.050%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.050%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.050%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.050%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.050%) Sonata
7 1 (0.050%) Tercero
Cloud Services
1 135 (6.69%) GitHub
2 115 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
3 102 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 30 (1.49%) PaaS
5 28 (1.39%) Sauce Labs
6 25 (1.24%) BrowserStack
7 20 (0.99%) Google Analytics
8 15 (0.74%) IaaS
9 12 (0.59%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 11 (0.55%) OpenShift
10 11 (0.55%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 10 (0.50%) Basecamp
12 9 (0.45%) SaaS
13 8 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.30%) Datadog
15 5 (0.25%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
16 4 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
16 4 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 73 (3.62%) HTTP
2 63 (3.12%) Internet
3 29 (1.44%) SSL
3 29 (1.44%) TCP/IP
4 21 (1.04%) PuTTY
5 20 (0.99%) WinSCP
6 19 (0.94%) LDAP
7 8 (0.40%) DNS
8 5 (0.25%) Intranet
8 5 (0.25%) SMS
9 4 (0.20%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.15%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.15%) NetScaler
11 2 (0.099%) ADSL
11 2 (0.099%) Bluetooth
11 2 (0.099%) IPv4
11 2 (0.099%) IPv6
11 2 (0.099%) NAS
11 2 (0.099%) SNMP
11 2 (0.099%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 93 (4.61%) Relational Database
3 91 (4.51%) SQL Server
4 67 (3.32%) NoSQL
5 58 (2.88%) MySQL
6 57 (2.83%) Oracle Database
7 41 (2.03%) DB2
8 39 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
9 31 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
9 31 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 30 (1.49%) Redis
11 29 (1.44%) RDBMS
12 28 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
13 26 (1.29%) Big Data
14 20 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
15 19 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
15 19 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
16 18 (0.89%) Endeca
17 14 (0.69%) DbVisualizer
18 12 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 778 (38.57%) Cucumber
2 626 (31.04%) Jenkins
3 603 (29.90%) WebDriver
4 505 (25.04%) JIRA
5 420 (20.82%) Git (software)
6 246 (12.20%) JUnit
7 224 (11.11%) SoapUI
8 180 (8.92%) Maven
9 176 (8.73%) SpecFlow
10 159 (7.88%) JMeter
11 146 (7.24%) HP UFT
12 120 (5.95%) Jasmine
13 117 (5.80%) TeamCity
14 116 (5.75%) Subversion
15 112 (5.55%) gulp
16 109 (5.40%) Ant
17 94 (4.66%) LoadRunner
17 94 (4.66%) Team Foundation Server
18 91 (4.51%) Protractor
19 90 (4.46%) Grunt
General
1 303 (15.02%) Finance
2 208 (10.31%) Banking
3 145 (7.19%) Retail
4 58 (2.88%) Games
5 42 (2.08%) Marketing
6 37 (1.83%) Investment Banking
7 33 (1.64%) Telecoms
8 24 (1.19%) Front Office
9 23 (1.14%) Retail Banking
10 21 (1.04%) Manufacturing
11 19 (0.94%) Publishing
12 18 (0.89%) Advertising
13 15 (0.74%) Electronics
14 11 (0.55%) Legal
15 10 (0.50%) Back Office
16 7 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
17 6 (0.30%) Automotive
17 6 (0.30%) Law
18 4 (0.20%) Spanish Language
19 3 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 608 (30.14%) Developer
2 494 (24.49%) Tester
3 371 (18.39%) Automation Tester
4 304 (15.07%) Analyst
5 280 (13.88%) Test Analyst
6 182 (9.02%) Test Engineer
7 181 (8.97%) Java Developer
8 142 (7.04%) Selenium Tester
9 141 (6.99%) Automation Test Analyst
10 136 (6.74%) QA Engineer
11 124 (6.15%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 105 (5.21%) JavaScript Developer
13 104 (5.16%) Test Automation Engineer
14 95 (4.71%) Angular Developer
15 92 (4.56%) Developer in Test
16 84 (4.16%) QA Tester
16 84 (4.16%) Senior Developer
17 82 (4.07%) Java Automation Tester
18 69 (3.42%) Test Leader
19 67 (3.32%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (17.90%) HTML
2 340 (16.86%) Web Services
3 313 (15.52%) CSS
4 303 (15.02%) AngularJS
5 301 (14.92%) .NET
6 248 (12.30%) SOAP
7 246 (12.20%) XML
8 232 (11.50%) Gherkin
9 218 (10.81%) Spring
10 212 (10.51%) RESTful
11 207 (10.26%) REST
12 200 (9.92%) HTML5
13 198 (9.82%) Node.js
14 163 (8.08%) JSON
15 134 (6.64%) jQuery
16 128 (6.35%) J2EE
17 123 (6.10%) React
18 108 (5.35%) CSS3
19 102 (5.06%) Hibernate
20 90 (4.46%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 112 (5.55%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (4.36%) Mobile App
3 82 (4.07%) Greenfield Project
4 78 (3.87%) User Experience
5 41 (2.03%) Computer Science
6 38 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 23 (1.14%) iPad
9 21 (1.04%) Social Media
10 20 (0.99%) Fintech
11 15 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
11 15 (0.74%) Smartphone
12 14 (0.69%) Client/Server
12 14 (0.69%) Fixed Income
13 12 (0.59%) Data Centre
13 12 (0.59%) Data Structures
14 10 (0.50%) Driving Licence
15 9 (0.45%) Online Banking
16 8 (0.40%) Derivative
17 6 (0.30%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 202 (10.01%) Linux
2 162 (8.03%) Unix
3 101 (5.01%) Windows
4 60 (2.97%) Apple iOS
5 59 (2.93%) Android
6 33 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (1.14%) Windows Server
8 20 (0.99%) Ubuntu
9 19 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.50%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.40%) CentOS
12 3 (0.15%) Solaris
12 3 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.099%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.099%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.050%) OpenVMS
14 1 (0.050%) VMS
14 1 (0.050%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1441 (71.44%) Test Automation
2 1394 (69.11%) Agile Software Development
3 647 (32.08%) BDD
4 567 (28.11%) TDD
5 530 (26.28%) Scrum
6 405 (20.08%) Continuous Integration
7 309 (15.32%) Test Scripting
8 293 (14.53%) DevOps
9 201 (9.97%) Kanban
10 199 (9.87%) Regression Testing
10 199 (9.87%) Test Strategy
11 184 (9.12%) Performance Testing
12 182 (9.02%) Open Source
13 169 (8.38%) E-Commerce
14 164 (8.13%) API Testing
15 158 (7.83%) MVC
16 155 (7.68%) Microservices
17 153 (7.59%) User Stories
18 149 (7.39%) Software Testing
19 136 (6.74%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1043 (51.71%) Java
2 540 (26.77%) JavaScript
3 462 (22.91%) SQL
4 403 (19.98%) C#
5 284 (14.08%) Python
6 207 (10.26%) Ruby
7 167 (8.28%) Scala
8 108 (5.35%) Groovy
9 66 (3.27%) Perl
10 63 (3.12%) PHP
11 52 (2.58%) Bash Shell
12 47 (2.33%) Shell Script
13 45 (2.23%) ES6
14 42 (2.08%) PL/SQL
15 31 (1.54%) VB
16 28 (1.39%) F#
17 27 (1.34%) TypeScript
18 26 (1.29%) VBScript
19 25 (1.24%) C
19 25 (1.24%) C++
Qualifications
1 154 (7.64%) ISTQB
2 149 (7.39%) ISEB
3 121 (6.00%) Security Cleared
4 81 (4.02%) SC Cleared
5 55 (2.73%) Degree
6 51 (2.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 18 (0.89%) DV Cleared
8 14 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
8 14 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
9 13 (0.64%) ISEB Practitioner
10 9 (0.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 4 (0.20%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.15%) HNC
13 2 (0.099%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.099%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.099%) HND
13 2 (0.099%) Numerate Degree
14 1 (0.050%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.050%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.050%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 532 (26.38%) QA
2 20 (0.99%) WCAG
3 19 (0.94%) MiFID
4 11 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
4 11 (0.55%) EMIR
5 5 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.099%) PMO
8 1 (0.050%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.050%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 172 (8.53%) Docker
2 19 (0.94%) vSphere
3 18 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (0.55%) Active Directory
5 11 (0.55%) LXC
6 6 (0.30%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.099%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.099%) Firmware
8 2 (0.099%) HDFS
8 2 (0.099%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.099%) KVM
8 2 (0.099%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.050%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.050%) Squid
9 1 (0.050%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.050%) Xen
Systems Management
1 113 (5.60%) Puppet
2 75 (3.72%) Ansible
3 67 (3.32%) Opscode Chef
4 49 (2.43%) HP Quality Center
5 25 (1.24%) Kibana
6 19 (0.94%) Grafana
6 19 (0.94%) vRealize
7 18 (0.89%) Nagios
8 10 (0.50%) HP Fortify
8 10 (0.50%) Kubernetes
9 9 (0.45%) Terraform
10 8 (0.40%) CA Service Virtualization
11 7 (0.35%) logstash
12 6 (0.30%) Rancher
12 6 (0.30%) Rundeck
13 5 (0.25%) Graphite
14 4 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 4 (0.20%) SELinux
15 3 (0.15%) ZABBIX
16 2 (0.099%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 198 (9.82%) Oracle
2 106 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 102 (5.06%) HP
4 51 (2.53%) Atlassian
4 51 (2.53%) Splunk
5 38 (1.88%) Google
6 35 (1.74%) VMware
7 34 (1.69%) Adobe
7 34 (1.69%) IBM
7 34 (1.69%) Red Hat
8 30 (1.49%) ATG
8 30 (1.49%) webMethods
9 29 (1.44%) hybris
9 29 (1.44%) Sitecore
10 25 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
11 24 (1.19%) AppDynamics
12 19 (0.94%) CA Agile Central
13 18 (0.89%) Perforce
13 18 (0.89%) SAP
14 17 (0.84%) New Relic
London
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 225 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £440 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £499 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Intec Select
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: £Neg (Day Rate)
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £349 - £501 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates or salaries, 6 months contracts
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £220.00 - £265.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Hampshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £390 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago