Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Selenium skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Selenium over the 6 months to 25 July 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 28 33
Rank change year-on-year -12 +5 -
Contract jobs citing Selenium 4 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.22% 2.33% 4.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.69% 21.43% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Watford median daily rate £325 £425 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.53% +102.38% -
10th Percentile £313 £413 £195
90th Percentile £338 £438 £225
Hertfordshire median daily rate £344 £365 £288
% change year-on-year -5.82% +26.96% -28.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Watford with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Watford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 52 28 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 15.85% 10.85% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 22
Watford median daily rate £406 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.42% -20.00% +9.09%
10th Percentile £259 £223 £307
90th Percentile £575 £450 £434
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.00% +2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £50.25 £49.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year +1.01% +53.08% -12.16%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Watford

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Watford

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

1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Appium
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Sybase
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) DbVisualizer
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) Appium
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) Gatling
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) jMock
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Java Automation Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Complexity Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Document Management
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) hybris
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Sybase