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 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 18 21
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 2 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.42% 2.83% 4.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.50% 27.27% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £210
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.89 £44.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +53.42% +18.00%  

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 16 11 31
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 11.35% 10.38% 21.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 13
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.02
% change year-on-year - +14.80%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 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 April 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 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 12 (92.31%) Cucumber
3 11 (84.62%) Finance
4 9 (69.23%) Test Scripting
4 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
5 8 (61.54%) Scrum
6 7 (53.85%) Ruby
6 7 (53.85%) Manual Testing
7 5 (38.46%) BDD
7 5 (38.46%) Gherkin
7 5 (38.46%) QA
7 5 (38.46%) Java
8 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (23.08%) JBehave
8 3 (23.08%) ATDD
8 3 (23.08%) SoapUI
8 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
8 3 (23.08%) TDD
8 3 (23.08%) Retail
9 2 (15.38%) Document Management
9 2 (15.38%) HTML
9 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
9 2 (15.38%) JIRA
9 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (15.38%) IBM
9 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
9 2 (15.38%) SQL
9 2 (15.38%) J2EE

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 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) DB2
1 2 (15.38%) DbVisualizer
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 12 (92.31%) Cucumber
3 3 (23.08%) JBehave
3 3 (23.08%) SoapUI
4 2 (15.38%) Appium
4 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Automation Test Lead
1 4 (30.77%) Test Leader
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer in Test
2 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Java Automation Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Manual Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Web Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Gherkin
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) J2EE
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 9 (69.23%) Test Scripting
3 8 (61.54%) Scrum
4 7 (53.85%) Manual Testing
5 5 (38.46%) BDD
6 3 (23.08%) ATDD
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
6 3 (23.08%) TDD
7 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Coaching
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (15.38%) Document Management
7 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 2 (15.38%) System Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Complexity Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Ruby
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) hybris
1 2 (15.38%) IBM