The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Selenium
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 73 55 78
Rank change year-on-year -18 +23  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 30 54 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.24% 2.84% 1.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.14% 16.72% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 41 22
Median daily rate £365 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.11% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £288 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.89 £45.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year +50.03% +0.55%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 296 323 274
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 22.07% 16.96% 15.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 226 181
Median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in West Yorkshire

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in West Yorkshire

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Leeds -5 30 £365 +7.35% 21
Bradford +5 1 - -
Selenium
Yorkshire

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 56 (70.89%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (67.09%) Java
3 44 (55.70%) Cucumber
4 36 (45.57%) Jenkins
5 33 (41.77%) Scala
6 30 (37.97%) JIRA
6 30 (37.97%) Test Automation
7 29 (36.71%) Python
8 26 (32.91%) Scrum
8 26 (32.91%) TDD
8 26 (32.91%) BDD
9 25 (31.65%) WebDriver
9 25 (31.65%) QA
10 24 (30.38%) HTML
11 23 (29.11%) Automated Testing
11 23 (29.11%) RESTful
12 22 (27.85%) Confluence
13 19 (24.05%) Open Source
13 19 (24.05%) Performance Testing
14 18 (22.78%) Kanban
14 18 (22.78%) Ruby
14 18 (22.78%) JSON
14 18 (22.78%) Linux
14 18 (22.78%) Puppet
14 18 (22.78%) NoSQL
15 17 (21.52%) Spring
16 16 (20.25%) Test Scripting
16 16 (20.25%) HTML5
17 15 (18.99%) MongoDB
17 15 (18.99%) Opscode Chef

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 22 (27.85%) Confluence
2 3 (3.80%) nginx
3 2 (2.53%) Apache
3 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.53%) Tornado
4 1 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.27%) CMS
4 1 (1.27%) Drupal
4 1 (1.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) GitHub
2 1 (1.27%) CloudBees
2 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (2.53%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.78%) NoSQL
2 15 (18.99%) MongoDB
3 11 (13.92%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.33%) Redis
5 3 (3.80%) Riak
6 2 (2.53%) Big Data
6 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.27%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 44 (55.70%) Cucumber
2 36 (45.57%) Jenkins
3 30 (37.97%) JIRA
4 25 (31.65%) WebDriver
5 15 (18.99%) JMeter
6 12 (15.19%) Git (software)
7 11 (13.92%) SoapUI
8 7 (8.86%) Hudson
9 6 (7.59%) FitNesse
9 6 (7.59%) JUnit
9 6 (7.59%) LoadRunner
10 5 (6.33%) Gatling
10 5 (6.33%) HP UFT
10 5 (6.33%) Visual Studio
11 4 (5.06%) TeamCity
12 3 (3.80%) Mercurial
12 3 (3.80%) RSpec
12 3 (3.80%) Subversion
13 2 (2.53%) JBehave
13 2 (2.53%) NUnit
General
1 5 (6.33%) Games
2 3 (3.80%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Retail
3 2 (2.53%) German Language
3 2 (2.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (39.24%) Tester
2 23 (29.11%) Automation Tester
3 15 (18.99%) Developer
4 14 (17.72%) Test Engineer
5 10 (12.66%) Architect
5 10 (12.66%) Selenium Tester
6 9 (11.39%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 8 (10.13%) Java Automation Tester
8 7 (8.86%) Test Automation Engineer
9 6 (7.59%) Analyst
9 6 (7.59%) QA Engineer
9 6 (7.59%) QA Test Engineer
9 6 (7.59%) Technical Architect
9 6 (7.59%) Test Analyst
10 5 (6.33%) Developer in Test
10 5 (6.33%) Lead Architect
11 4 (5.06%) Java Engineer
11 4 (5.06%) Scala Developer
12 3 (3.80%) Software Tester
12 3 (3.80%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.38%) HTML
2 23 (29.11%) RESTful
3 18 (22.78%) JSON
4 17 (21.52%) Spring
5 16 (20.25%) HTML5
6 15 (18.99%) Django
6 15 (18.99%) Play Framework
7 13 (16.46%) Gherkin
8 8 (10.13%) Web Services
9 7 (8.86%) REST
10 6 (7.59%) CSS
10 6 (7.59%) XML
11 4 (5.06%) .NET
12 3 (3.80%) AngularJS
12 3 (3.80%) jQuery
12 3 (3.80%) SOAP
12 3 (3.80%) Symfony
13 2 (2.53%) Ember.js
13 2 (2.53%) React
13 2 (2.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Driving Licence
2 7 (8.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.86%) Social Media
2 7 (8.86%) User Experience
3 5 (6.33%) Tandem
4 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.78%) Linux
2 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.53%) Unix
2 2 (2.53%) Windows
2 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (70.89%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (37.97%) Test Automation
3 26 (32.91%) BDD
3 26 (32.91%) Scrum
3 26 (32.91%) TDD
4 23 (29.11%) Automated Testing
5 19 (24.05%) Open Source
5 19 (24.05%) Performance Testing
6 18 (22.78%) Kanban
7 16 (20.25%) Test Scripting
8 15 (18.99%) User Stories
9 14 (17.72%) Automation Testing
10 12 (15.19%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (13.92%) API Testing
11 11 (13.92%) Defect Tracking
11 11 (13.92%) Security Testing
12 10 (12.66%) Software Engineering
13 9 (11.39%) Business Analysis
13 9 (11.39%) Manual Testing
13 9 (11.39%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (67.09%) Java
2 33 (41.77%) Scala
3 29 (36.71%) Python
4 18 (22.78%) Ruby
5 10 (12.66%) JavaScript
6 8 (10.13%) C#
7 7 (8.86%) Groovy
7 7 (8.86%) PHP
8 6 (7.59%) Bash Shell
8 6 (7.59%) SQL
9 2 (2.53%) C++
9 2 (2.53%) XPath
9 2 (2.53%) XQuery
10 1 (1.27%) Perl
10 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) ISTQB
2 4 (5.06%) ISEB
3 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (31.65%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) WCAG
3 1 (1.27%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (22.78%) Puppet
2 15 (18.99%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (6.33%) Splunk
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle
2 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.27%) Adobe
3 1 (1.27%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.27%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (1.27%) HP
3 1 (1.27%) IBM
3 1 (1.27%) Kony
3 1 (1.27%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.27%) Temenos
3 1 (1.27%) Twitter
3 1 (1.27%) Zend
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