Period
to 22 April 2019

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 22 April 2019 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
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 68 69
Rank change year-on-year -21 +1 -20
Contract jobs citing Selenium 63 107 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.98% 3.20% 2.82%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.49% 12.75% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 70 42
West Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £339 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.37% -8.45% -1.33%
10th Percentile £312 £255 £275
90th Percentile £513 £453 £510
Yorkshire median daily rate £338 £350 £375
% change year-on-year -3.57% -6.67% -6.25%
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 664 839 546
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 20.88% 25.10% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 583 366
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.02% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.25 £36.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.58% +60.00% -
10th Percentile £36.13 £33.00 £10.69
90th Percentile £47.38 £39.00 £36.05
Yorkshire median hourly rate £47.50 £41.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +15.85% +82.22% -43.75%

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 22 April 2019.

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 22 April 2019. 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 -17 51 £350 +2.94% 12
Bradford -10 3 £338 -9.40% 3
Halifax -3 2 £297 +8.00%
Ilkley - 1 £275 -
Selenium
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 58 (92.06%) Test Automation
2 40 (63.49%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (38.10%) Java
3 24 (38.10%) WebDriver
4 20 (31.75%) C#
4 20 (31.75%) JIRA
4 20 (31.75%) Jenkins
5 16 (25.40%) Git (software)
5 16 (25.40%) REST
6 14 (22.22%) Cucumber
6 14 (22.22%) BDD
6 14 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 14 (22.22%) Scrum
7 12 (19.05%) Confluence
7 12 (19.05%) API Testing
8 11 (17.46%) SDET
8 11 (17.46%) Test Scripting
8 11 (17.46%) Python
9 10 (15.87%) Finance
9 10 (15.87%) Java 8
10 9 (14.29%) Slack
10 9 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 9 (14.29%) Software Testing
10 9 (14.29%) Web Services
10 9 (14.29%) SoapUI
11 8 (12.70%) Linux
11 8 (12.70%) Retail
11 8 (12.70%) Test Strategy
11 8 (12.70%) GitHub

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 12 (19.05%) Confluence
2 6 (9.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (9.52%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (9.52%) Mule
3 1 (1.59%) Apache
3 1 (1.59%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.29%) Slack
2 8 (12.70%) GitHub
3 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.76%) SaaS
4 2 (3.17%) iPaaS
4 2 (3.17%) PaaS
5 1 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.59%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.59%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (1.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.35%) MySQL
2 4 (6.35%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.59%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.59%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.59%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.59%) Parquet
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (38.10%) WebDriver
2 20 (31.75%) Jenkins
2 20 (31.75%) JIRA
3 16 (25.40%) Git (software)
4 14 (22.22%) Cucumber
5 9 (14.29%) SoapUI
6 7 (11.11%) Maven
7 6 (9.52%) Gatling
7 6 (9.52%) HP UFT
7 6 (9.52%) JMeter
7 6 (9.52%) JUnit
7 6 (9.52%) Mockito
7 6 (9.52%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (7.94%) Visual Studio
9 4 (6.35%) Protractor
9 4 (6.35%) SpecFlow
10 3 (4.76%) Burp Suite
10 3 (4.76%) LoadRunner
10 3 (4.76%) TestNG
11 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Retail
3 6 (9.52%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (34.92%) Tester
2 17 (26.98%) Developer
3 15 (23.81%) Automation Tester
4 13 (20.63%) Test Engineer
5 12 (19.05%) Analyst
5 12 (19.05%) Test Analyst
6 9 (14.29%) Developer in Test
6 9 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
7 8 (12.70%) Agile Tester
7 8 (12.70%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 8 (12.70%) Selenium Tester
8 7 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (7.94%) Software Developer
9 5 (7.94%) Test Automation Developer
9 5 (7.94%) Web Developer
10 4 (6.35%) React Developer
10 4 (6.35%) Test Leader
11 3 (4.76%) Java Automation Tester
11 3 (4.76%) Java Developer in Test
11 3 (4.76%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.40%) REST
2 9 (14.29%) Web Services
3 7 (11.11%) .NET
3 7 (11.11%) Gherkin
3 7 (11.11%) HTML
3 7 (11.11%) Jest
3 7 (11.11%) RESTful
3 7 (11.11%) Spring
4 6 (9.52%) CSS
4 6 (9.52%) Enzyme
4 6 (9.52%) JSON
4 6 (9.52%) SOAP
4 6 (9.52%) Spring Boot
4 6 (9.52%) WireMock
5 4 (6.35%) React
6 3 (4.76%) pytest
7 1 (1.59%) Apache Wicket
7 1 (1.59%) Kafka
7 1 (1.59%) Node.js
7 1 (1.59%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Mobile App
1 6 (9.52%) User Experience
2 5 (7.94%) NHS
3 4 (6.35%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (4.76%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.59%) FMCG
5 1 (1.59%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Linux
2 6 (9.52%) Android
2 6 (9.52%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (92.06%) Test Automation
2 40 (63.49%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (22.22%) BDD
3 14 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (22.22%) Scrum
4 12 (19.05%) API Testing
5 11 (17.46%) SDET
5 11 (17.46%) Test Scripting
6 9 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 9 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 8 (12.70%) Test Strategy
8 7 (11.11%) Kanban
8 7 (11.11%) TDD
9 6 (9.52%) Android Development
9 6 (9.52%) Integration Testing
9 6 (9.52%) iOS Development
9 6 (9.52%) Manual Testing
9 6 (9.52%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (9.52%) SDLC
10 5 (7.94%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.10%) Java
2 20 (31.75%) C#
3 14 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 11 (17.46%) Python
5 10 (15.87%) Java 8
6 4 (6.35%) SQL
7 3 (4.76%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.17%) Kotlin
8 2 (3.17%) VBScript
9 1 (1.59%) Groovy
9 1 (1.59%) PHP
9 1 (1.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.76%) ISEB
3 2 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) HL7
1 4 (6.35%) QA
2 3 (4.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Docker
2 1 (1.59%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.76%) Kubernetes
2 3 (4.76%) Nessus
3 1 (1.59%) Grafana
3 1 (1.59%) Graphite
3 1 (1.59%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.59%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.59%) Puppet
3 1 (1.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (11.11%) Splunk
2 6 (9.52%) Adobe
2 6 (9.52%) AppDynamics
3 5 (7.94%) HP
3 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.17%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.59%) Databricks
6 1 (1.59%) Perfecto Mobile