The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 30 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.

Selenium
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 47 53
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 13 23 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.46% 3.71% 0.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.75% 18.25% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
Median daily rate £506 £325 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.61% -33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £295 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £445 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.95 £44.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +33.20% -1.66%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 102 126 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 19.32% 20.32% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 45 28
Median daily rate £488 £350 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.28% -11.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £288 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 £43.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +21.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in West Sussex

Selenium
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Selenium in West Sussex

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 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
Worthing +10 9 £506 +19.00%
Selenium
South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 44 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (58.33%) Java
3 26 (54.17%) Automated Testing
4 25 (52.08%) Cucumber
5 23 (47.92%) Jenkins
6 22 (45.83%) JavaScript
6 22 (45.83%) Git (software)
6 22 (45.83%) Scala
7 18 (37.50%) WebDriver
8 17 (35.42%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (35.42%) JIRA
9 16 (33.33%) Test Automation
10 15 (31.25%) Open Source
10 15 (31.25%) MongoDB
10 15 (31.25%) Test Strategy
10 15 (31.25%) C#
11 14 (29.17%) Scrum
11 14 (29.17%) BDD
12 13 (27.08%) Groovy
12 13 (27.08%) Ruby
12 13 (27.08%) TCP/IP
12 13 (27.08%) User Stories
12 13 (27.08%) Gherkin
12 13 (27.08%) Exploratory Testing
13 12 (25.00%) AngularJS
13 12 (25.00%) Automation Testing
13 12 (25.00%) DevOps
13 12 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
13 12 (25.00%) JUnit
13 12 (25.00%) TDD

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Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 9 (18.75%) nginx
1 9 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 7 (14.58%) Apache
2 7 (14.58%) Confluence
2 7 (14.58%) JBoss
2 7 (14.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) GitHub
1 9 (18.75%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) TCP/IP
2 9 (18.75%) HTTP
2 9 (18.75%) SSL
3 4 (8.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) MongoDB
2 9 (18.75%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 25 (52.08%) Cucumber
2 23 (47.92%) Jenkins
3 22 (45.83%) Git (software)
4 18 (37.50%) WebDriver
5 17 (35.42%) JIRA
6 12 (25.00%) IntelliJ
6 12 (25.00%) JUnit
7 11 (22.92%) Gatling
8 9 (18.75%) Ant
8 9 (18.75%) Grunt
8 9 (18.75%) gulp
8 9 (18.75%) Karma Test Runner
8 9 (18.75%) Protractor
8 9 (18.75%) SpecFlow
8 9 (18.75%) Sublime Text
9 7 (14.58%) Eclipse
10 5 (10.42%) RSpec
10 5 (10.42%) SoapUI
11 3 (6.25%) JBehave
11 3 (6.25%) QARun
General
1 6 (12.50%) Games
2 3 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) Tester
3 12 (25.00%) Scala Developer
4 10 (20.83%) Automation Tester
5 9 (18.75%) Java Developer
6 8 (16.67%) Test Engineer
7 7 (14.58%) Developer in Test
8 6 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
9 5 (10.42%) Java Automation Tester
9 5 (10.42%) QA Engineer
9 5 (10.42%) QA Test Engineer
9 5 (10.42%) Quality Engineer
9 5 (10.42%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 4 (8.33%) Analyst
10 4 (8.33%) Test Analyst
11 3 (6.25%) Java Scala Developer
11 3 (6.25%) QA Tester
12 2 (4.17%) QA Test Analyst
12 2 (4.17%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 2 (4.17%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) Gherkin
2 12 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 12 (25.00%) JSON
3 11 (22.92%) XML
4 10 (20.83%) REST
4 10 (20.83%) Spring
5 9 (18.75%) jQuery
5 9 (18.75%) Node.js
5 9 (18.75%) Servlets
6 8 (16.67%) SOAP
7 7 (14.58%) CSS
7 7 (14.58%) EJB
7 7 (14.58%) Hibernate
7 7 (14.58%) HTML
7 7 (14.58%) HTML5
7 7 (14.58%) J2EE
7 7 (14.58%) J2SE
7 7 (14.58%) Play Framework
8 4 (8.33%) RESTful
8 4 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 3 (6.25%) Driving Licence
1 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Windows
2 10 (20.83%) Unix
3 9 (18.75%) Linux
3 9 (18.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (54.17%) Automated Testing
3 17 (35.42%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 15 (31.25%) Open Source
5 15 (31.25%) Test Strategy
6 14 (29.17%) BDD
6 14 (29.17%) Scrum
7 13 (27.08%) Exploratory Testing
7 13 (27.08%) User Stories
8 12 (25.00%) Automation Testing
8 12 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
8 12 (25.00%) DevOps
8 12 (25.00%) TDD
9 10 (20.83%) Microservices
9 10 (20.83%) Performance Testing
10 9 (18.75%) Analytics
10 9 (18.75%) Regression Testing
10 9 (18.75%) Software Engineering
10 9 (18.75%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 28 (58.33%) Java
2 22 (45.83%) JavaScript
2 22 (45.83%) Scala
3 15 (31.25%) C#
4 13 (27.08%) Groovy
4 13 (27.08%) Ruby
5 9 (18.75%) Haskell
5 9 (18.75%) Perl
5 9 (18.75%) Python
5 9 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) HNC
2 2 (4.17%) ISEB
2 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) QA
2 8 (16.67%) WCAG
3 3 (6.25%) WAI
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) Puppet
2 9 (18.75%) Grafana
2 9 (18.75%) Kibana
3 5 (10.42%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Google
2 7 (14.58%) webMethods
3 4 (8.33%) Atlassian
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.25%) Adobe
5 2 (4.17%) HP
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle