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 22 May 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
22 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 150 179
Rank change year-on-year +40 +29  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 936 893 747
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.09% 1.67% 1.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.18% 10.86% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 602 483
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
Median hourly rate £48.75 £39.15 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.53% +4.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.50 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.60 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.75 £39.15 £33.50
% change year-on-year +24.53% +16.85%  

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 7686 8220 7288
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.17% 15.36% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5244 5623 4718
Median daily rate £447 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £318 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 136 142
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 £27.25 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £46.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +44 869 £400 +3.89% 330
London +45 408 £450 +7.14% 130
South East +13 161 £366 +1.03% 46
City of London +11 94 £450 +6.50% 34
South West +22 63 £374 +14.92% 33
North West +35 60 £298 -13.45% 31
Yorkshire +14 58 £365 +8.14% 26
North East +79 52 £370 +13.84% 6
Newcastle upon Tyne +82 49 £370 +13.84% 5
Tyne and Wear +79 49 £370 +13.84% 5
West Yorkshire +15 49 £350 +7.69% 17
Leeds +27 48 £350 +9.37% 15
Buckinghamshire +16 38 £338 +3.84% 6
Manchester +15 38 £295 -6.71% 21
Scotland +27 35 £388 +19.23% 12
Milton Keynes +16 26 £375 -3.22% 6
East of England -8 26 £333 -5.00% 26
Surrey +9 25 £350 -22.22% 5
Edinburgh +6 23 £400 +14.28% 7
East Midlands +3 23 £375 +1.35% 16
Hampshire -12 21 £325 -12.86% 15
Berkshire +18 19 £325 -9.72% 9
West Sussex +8 19 £500 +18.34% 2
Worthing +21 18 £500 +18.34% 1
West Midlands -1 18 £357 -9.74% 16
Oxfordshire +14 17 £350 -15.66% 5
Nottinghamshire +14 17 £388 +4.72% 11
Bristol +6 16 £361 -12.48% 16
Nottingham +18 15 £388 +4.72% 11
Somerset +9 15 £351 +12.40% 5

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1514 (72.82%) Test Automation
2 1428 (68.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1076 (51.76%) Java
4 833 (40.07%) Cucumber
5 695 (33.43%) BDD
6 654 (31.46%) Jenkins
7 629 (30.25%) WebDriver
8 593 (28.52%) QA
9 591 (28.43%) TDD
10 548 (26.36%) Scrum
11 519 (24.96%) JavaScript
12 509 (24.48%) JIRA
13 463 (22.27%) SQL
14 423 (20.35%) Continuous Integration
15 421 (20.25%) Git (software)
16 387 (18.61%) C#
17 367 (17.65%) HTML
18 347 (16.69%) Web Services
19 326 (15.68%) Test Scripting
20 324 (15.58%) Python
21 322 (15.49%) Finance
22 304 (14.62%) CSS
23 293 (14.09%) DevOps
24 279 (13.42%) .NET
25 277 (13.32%) AngularJS
26 269 (12.94%) XML
27 253 (12.17%) JUnit
28 247 (11.88%) SOAP
29 244 (11.74%) SoapUI
30 242 (11.64%) Gherkin

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
1 172 (8.27%) Confluence
2 78 (3.75%) Tomcat
3 73 (3.51%) WebLogic
4 56 (2.69%) Apache
5 53 (2.55%) JBoss
6 50 (2.41%) CMS
7 35 (1.68%) WebSphere
8 34 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
9 32 (1.54%) nginx
10 28 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
11 24 (1.15%) SharePoint
12 23 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 22 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
14 17 (0.82%) Apache Solr
15 16 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 15 (0.72%) IIS
17 14 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
18 12 (0.58%) Mule
19 10 (0.48%) Drupal
20 9 (0.43%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 21 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (0.58%) OmniGraffle
3 10 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.24%) Mingle
6 4 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.096%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.096%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (0.87%) Payment Gateway
3 9 (0.43%) Magento
4 8 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.096%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.096%) FastStats
7 1 (0.048%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.048%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.048%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.048%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.048%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.048%) Sonata
7 1 (0.048%) Tercero
Cloud Services
1 154 (7.41%) GitHub
2 102 (4.91%) Amazon AWS
3 94 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (1.64%) PaaS
5 23 (1.11%) BrowserStack
5 23 (1.11%) Sauce Labs
6 22 (1.06%) Google Analytics
7 16 (0.77%) IaaS
8 12 (0.58%) OpenShift
9 10 (0.48%) Basecamp
10 9 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.43%) SaaS
10 9 (0.43%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 8 (0.38%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 7 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.29%) Datadog
14 5 (0.24%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.24%) Bluemix
14 5 (0.24%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 74 (3.56%) HTTP
2 61 (2.93%) Internet
3 33 (1.59%) SSL
4 32 (1.54%) TCP/IP
5 26 (1.25%) LDAP
6 20 (0.96%) PuTTY
7 19 (0.91%) WinSCP
8 14 (0.67%) DNS
9 5 (0.24%) Intranet
10 4 (0.19%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.14%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.14%) Firewall
12 2 (0.096%) DSL
12 2 (0.096%) OpenLDAP
12 2 (0.096%) SNMP
13 1 (0.048%) DHCP
13 1 (0.048%) FTP
13 1 (0.048%) NetScaler
13 1 (0.048%) Network Security
13 1 (0.048%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (5.87%) MongoDB
2 104 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 102 (4.91%) SQL Server
4 77 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 54 (2.60%) Oracle Database
6 53 (2.55%) MySQL
7 44 (2.12%) Big Data
8 41 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
9 38 (1.83%) DB2
10 31 (1.49%) RDBMS
11 30 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
12 28 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
13 27 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
14 22 (1.06%) Redis
15 21 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
16 19 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
17 18 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
18 17 (0.82%) Endeca
19 14 (0.67%) Hadoop
20 12 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 833 (40.07%) Cucumber
2 654 (31.46%) Jenkins
3 629 (30.25%) WebDriver
4 509 (24.48%) JIRA
5 421 (20.25%) Git (software)
6 253 (12.17%) JUnit
7 244 (11.74%) SoapUI
8 194 (9.33%) Maven
9 192 (9.24%) SpecFlow
10 172 (8.27%) JMeter
11 166 (7.98%) HP UFT
12 123 (5.92%) TeamCity
13 118 (5.68%) Subversion
14 111 (5.34%) gulp
15 110 (5.29%) LoadRunner
16 108 (5.19%) Ant
17 105 (5.05%) Jasmine
18 98 (4.71%) Gradle
19 96 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
20 89 (4.28%) JBehave
General
1 322 (15.49%) Finance
2 193 (9.28%) Banking
3 125 (6.01%) Retail
4 62 (2.98%) Games
5 41 (1.97%) Marketing
6 39 (1.88%) Telecoms
7 31 (1.49%) Investment Banking
8 26 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 23 (1.11%) Retail Banking
10 20 (0.96%) Electronics
10 20 (0.96%) Front Office
11 19 (0.91%) Publishing
12 13 (0.63%) Advertising
13 10 (0.48%) Back Office
13 10 (0.48%) Legal
14 6 (0.29%) Automotive
15 5 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
16 3 (0.14%) Law
16 3 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 585 (28.14%) Developer
2 516 (24.82%) Tester
3 383 (18.42%) Automation Tester
4 315 (15.15%) Analyst
5 291 (14.00%) Test Analyst
6 201 (9.67%) Test Engineer
7 179 (8.61%) Java Developer
8 157 (7.55%) QA Engineer
9 148 (7.12%) Selenium Tester
10 144 (6.93%) Automation Test Analyst
11 132 (6.35%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 112 (5.39%) Test Automation Engineer
13 106 (5.10%) JavaScript Developer
14 103 (4.95%) Developer in Test
15 93 (4.47%) QA Tester
16 85 (4.09%) Java Automation Tester
17 83 (3.99%) Senior Developer
18 77 (3.70%) Test Leader
19 75 (3.61%) Angular Developer
20 67 (3.22%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 367 (17.65%) HTML
2 347 (16.69%) Web Services
3 304 (14.62%) CSS
4 279 (13.42%) .NET
5 277 (13.32%) AngularJS
6 269 (12.94%) XML
7 247 (11.88%) SOAP
8 242 (11.64%) Gherkin
9 218 (10.49%) RESTful
9 218 (10.49%) Spring
10 207 (9.96%) HTML5
11 201 (9.67%) REST
12 182 (8.75%) Node.js
13 176 (8.47%) JSON
14 138 (6.64%) jQuery
15 119 (5.72%) J2EE
16 110 (5.29%) CSS3
17 97 (4.67%) Hibernate
17 97 (4.67%) React
18 78 (3.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 102 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
2 85 (4.09%) Mobile App
3 84 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
4 73 (3.51%) User Experience
5 39 (1.88%) Computer Science
6 32 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
7 28 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 28 (1.35%) iPad
8 24 (1.15%) Social Media
9 19 (0.91%) Fintech
10 16 (0.77%) Client/Server
10 16 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
11 15 (0.72%) Smartphone
12 14 (0.67%) Fixed Income
13 12 (0.58%) Data Centre
13 12 (0.58%) Driving Licence
14 11 (0.53%) Data Structures
14 11 (0.53%) Online Banking
15 6 (0.29%) Equities
15 6 (0.29%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 220 (10.58%) Linux
2 171 (8.23%) Unix
3 100 (4.81%) Windows
4 58 (2.79%) Android
5 57 (2.74%) Apple iOS
6 31 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (0.96%) Ubuntu
7 20 (0.96%) Windows Server
8 18 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.29%) CentOS
9 6 (0.29%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.19%) Solaris
11 3 (0.14%) AIX
11 3 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.096%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.048%) OpenVMS
13 1 (0.048%) VMS
13 1 (0.048%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.048%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1514 (72.82%) Test Automation
2 1428 (68.69%) Agile Software Development
3 695 (33.43%) BDD
4 591 (28.43%) TDD
5 548 (26.36%) Scrum
6 423 (20.35%) Continuous Integration
7 326 (15.68%) Test Scripting
8 293 (14.09%) DevOps
9 211 (10.15%) Test Strategy
10 204 (9.81%) Kanban
11 203 (9.76%) Open Source
12 201 (9.67%) Regression Testing
13 200 (9.62%) Performance Testing
14 170 (8.18%) E-Commerce
15 165 (7.94%) Manual Testing
16 163 (7.84%) API Testing
17 158 (7.60%) Microservices
17 158 (7.60%) User Stories
18 156 (7.50%) Software Testing
19 154 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1076 (51.76%) Java
2 519 (24.96%) JavaScript
3 463 (22.27%) SQL
4 387 (18.61%) C#
5 324 (15.58%) Python
6 238 (11.45%) Ruby
7 176 (8.47%) Scala
8 119 (5.72%) Groovy
9 73 (3.51%) Perl
10 59 (2.84%) Shell Script
11 58 (2.79%) PHP
12 51 (2.45%) Bash Shell
13 50 (2.41%) PL/SQL
14 41 (1.97%) ES6
15 31 (1.49%) VB
16 30 (1.44%) C++
17 29 (1.39%) F#
18 26 (1.25%) T-SQL
19 25 (1.20%) C
19 25 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 160 (7.70%) ISEB
2 153 (7.36%) ISTQB
3 137 (6.59%) Security Cleared
4 83 (3.99%) SC Cleared
5 59 (2.84%) Degree
6 51 (2.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 27 (1.30%) DV Cleared
8 16 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
9 13 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
10 9 (0.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 4 (0.19%) HND
12 3 (0.14%) HNC
13 2 (0.096%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.096%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.048%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.048%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.048%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 593 (28.52%) QA
2 22 (1.06%) WCAG
3 19 (0.91%) MiFID
4 17 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
5 11 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
5 11 (0.53%) EMIR
6 5 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.24%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.096%) PMO
7 2 (0.096%) SLA
8 1 (0.048%) ISO13485
8 1 (0.048%) WAI
System Software
1 172 (8.27%) Docker
2 18 (0.87%) vSphere
3 17 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (0.53%) Active Directory
6 10 (0.48%) LXC
7 6 (0.29%) Terminal Services
8 4 (0.19%) VirtualBox
9 3 (0.14%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.096%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.096%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.096%) HDFS
10 2 (0.096%) KVM
11 1 (0.048%) Xen
Systems Management
1 119 (5.72%) Puppet
2 78 (3.75%) Ansible
3 67 (3.22%) Opscode Chef
4 47 (2.26%) HP Quality Center
5 24 (1.15%) Kibana
6 21 (1.01%) Grafana
7 19 (0.91%) Nagios
8 18 (0.87%) vRealize
9 8 (0.38%) HP Fortify
9 8 (0.38%) Kubernetes
10 6 (0.29%) Rancher
10 6 (0.29%) Terraform
11 4 (0.19%) CA Service Virtualization
11 4 (0.19%) logstash
11 4 (0.19%) SELinux
12 3 (0.14%) Graphite
12 3 (0.14%) Rundeck
12 3 (0.14%) Salt
13 2 (0.096%) Hadoop YARN
13 2 (0.096%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 195 (9.38%) Oracle
2 114 (5.48%) Microsoft
3 88 (4.23%) HP
4 62 (2.98%) Atlassian
5 56 (2.69%) Splunk
6 44 (2.12%) Google
7 34 (1.64%) IBM
8 33 (1.59%) Red Hat
8 33 (1.59%) VMware
9 31 (1.49%) Adobe
10 30 (1.44%) ATG
11 28 (1.35%) webMethods
12 24 (1.15%) AppDynamics
12 24 (1.15%) Sitecore
13 23 (1.11%) SAP
14 22 (1.06%) hybris
15 21 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
16 15 (0.72%) MuleSoft
16 15 (0.72%) New Relic
16 15 (0.72%) Perforce
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day + N?A
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS Ltd
Rate: £325 - 375 per day + .
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Stratospherec
Rate: From £375 to £400 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
I3
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Franklin Bates
Rate: From £500 to £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: Rate £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Digital Skills
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Intec Select
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £750 per day + Flexible Working
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Networkers
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Searchability
Rate: £180 - £240 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £370 per day
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Oxfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £299 - £401 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Berkeley Square IT
Rate: £450 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
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City, London
I3
Rate: £440 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago