Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 58 78
Rank change year-on-year -27 +20 +37
Contract jobs citing Selenium 76 126 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.50% 3.50% 2.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.63% 20.83% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 67 77
West Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £390 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.05% +22.83% -2.31%
10th Percentile £255 £272 £263
90th Percentile £425 £488 £510
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £395 £335
% change year-on-year -5.06% +17.91% +4.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Selenium is in the Development Applications category. The following 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.

All Development Application Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 715 605 778
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 23.48% 16.81% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 395 522
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £401 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.87% +12.82% +1.43%
10th Percentile £300 £292 £271
90th Percentile £538 £500 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £413 £365
% change year-on-year - +13.01% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £13.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -68.24% +185.91%
Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.50 £13.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +214.81% -66.25% +14.51%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -16 70 £356 -10.94% 21
Bradford +13 2 - - 1
Wakefield - 1 £350 -
Selenium
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 58 (76.32%) Test Automation
2 53 (69.74%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (65.79%) Java
4 36 (47.37%) Test Scripting
5 33 (43.42%) Cucumber
6 31 (40.79%) WebDriver
7 23 (30.26%) C#
7 23 (30.26%) SoapUI
8 21 (27.63%) Python
9 20 (26.32%) BDD
10 18 (23.68%) Scrum
10 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
10 18 (23.68%) Jenkins
11 17 (22.37%) SQL
11 17 (22.37%) TDD
12 15 (19.74%) SOAP
13 14 (18.42%) Bash Shell
14 13 (17.11%) HP UFT
15 12 (15.79%) Manual Testing
15 12 (15.79%) Defect Tracking
15 12 (15.79%) User Stories
16 11 (14.47%) Integration Testing
16 11 (14.47%) QA
17 10 (13.16%) PHP
17 10 (13.16%) HTML
17 10 (13.16%) Hudson
17 10 (13.16%) Exploratory Testing
18 9 (11.84%) API Testing
18 9 (11.84%) Root Cause Analysis
18 9 (11.84%) Ruby

Selenium
Co-occurring 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 5 (6.58%) JBoss
1 5 (6.58%) Jetty
1 5 (6.58%) Tomcat
1 5 (6.58%) Tornado
1 5 (6.58%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (2.63%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.63%) Heroku
1 2 (2.63%) npm
2 1 (1.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.58%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (7.89%) MongoDB
1 6 (7.89%) NoSQL
1 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (6.58%) Couchbase
2 5 (6.58%) Hadoop
2 5 (6.58%) Redis
2 5 (6.58%) Riak
3 2 (2.63%) Big Data
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (43.42%) Cucumber
2 31 (40.79%) WebDriver
3 23 (30.26%) SoapUI
4 18 (23.68%) Jenkins
5 13 (17.11%) HP UFT
6 10 (13.16%) Hudson
7 8 (10.53%) Git (software)
7 8 (10.53%) LoadRunner
8 6 (7.89%) JBehave
9 5 (6.58%) FitNesse
9 5 (6.58%) JIRA
9 5 (6.58%) JMeter
9 5 (6.58%) Maven
9 5 (6.58%) Vagrant
10 3 (3.95%) Gatling
10 3 (3.95%) Jasmine
11 2 (2.63%) Appium
11 2 (2.63%) JUnit
11 2 (2.63%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (2.63%) Protractor
General
1 7 (9.21%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Publishing
3 4 (5.26%) Games
4 2 (2.63%) Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Legal
5 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (56.58%) Tester
2 31 (40.79%) Automation Tester
3 19 (25.00%) Analyst
3 19 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 14 (18.42%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 14 (18.42%) Selenium Tester
5 10 (13.16%) Developer
5 10 (13.16%) Java Automation Tester
6 8 (10.53%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (9.21%) Agile Test Analyst
8 6 (7.89%) Java Developer
9 5 (6.58%) Manual Tester
10 4 (5.26%) Software Tester
10 4 (5.26%) Web Tester
11 3 (3.95%) Agile Tester
11 3 (3.95%) Manual Test Analyst
11 3 (3.95%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (3.95%) Senior Test Analyst
11 3 (3.95%) SQL Analyst
11 3 (3.95%) Web Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.74%) SOAP
2 10 (13.16%) HTML
3 8 (10.53%) Gherkin
3 8 (10.53%) Node.js
3 8 (10.53%) XML
4 7 (9.21%) .NET
4 7 (9.21%) AngularJS
5 6 (7.89%) ActiveMQ
5 6 (7.89%) Hibernate
5 6 (7.89%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (7.89%) Spring
6 5 (6.58%) Apache Camel
6 5 (6.58%) Flask
6 5 (6.58%) JMS
6 5 (6.58%) Kafka
6 5 (6.58%) Spring Boot
7 3 (3.95%) REST
8 2 (2.63%) CSS
8 2 (2.63%) React
8 2 (2.63%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.26%) User Experience
3 3 (3.95%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.32%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.21%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (76.32%) Test Automation
2 53 (69.74%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (47.37%) Test Scripting
4 20 (26.32%) BDD
5 18 (23.68%) Scrum
6 17 (22.37%) TDD
7 12 (15.79%) Defect Tracking
7 12 (15.79%) Manual Testing
7 12 (15.79%) User Stories
8 11 (14.47%) Integration Testing
9 10 (13.16%) Exploratory Testing
10 9 (11.84%) API Testing
10 9 (11.84%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (9.21%) Kanban
12 7 (9.21%) Load Testing
12 7 (9.21%) Test Management
12 7 (9.21%) Test Strategy
13 6 (7.89%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 50 (65.79%) Java
2 23 (30.26%) C#
3 21 (27.63%) Python
4 18 (23.68%) JavaScript
5 17 (22.37%) SQL
6 14 (18.42%) Bash Shell
7 10 (13.16%) PHP
8 9 (11.84%) Ruby
9 4 (5.26%) VBScript
10 3 (3.95%) Scala
11 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) ISEB
1 7 (9.21%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.47%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) WCAG
3 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (7.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) Ansible
1 6 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (6.58%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.58%) Puppet
3 1 (1.32%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (7.89%) HP
1 6 (7.89%) Oracle
2 2 (2.63%) Adobe
3 1 (1.32%) AppDynamics
3 1 (1.32%) New Relic
3 1 (1.32%) Telerik