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 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 69 87
Rank change year-on-year +23 +18  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 57 54 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 4.04% 2.63% 1.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 18.10% 13.85% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 32
Median daily rate £350 £320 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -2.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £280 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +2.81% +1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £48.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year -2.06% +44.77%  

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 315 390 329
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 22.34% 19.01% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 269 232
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £28.25 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +31 55 £350 +9.37% 19
Bradford +9 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 £350 -
Selenium
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 70 (80.46%) Test Automation
2 57 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (60.92%) Java
4 45 (51.72%) Cucumber
5 42 (48.28%) WebDriver
6 35 (40.23%) Jenkins
7 32 (36.78%) BDD
8 31 (35.63%) Python
9 30 (34.48%) HTML
10 27 (31.03%) Test Scripting
11 26 (29.89%) JavaScript
12 22 (25.29%) XML
13 20 (22.99%) SDLC
13 20 (22.99%) Hudson
14 19 (21.84%) Bash Shell
14 19 (21.84%) PHP
14 19 (21.84%) QA
15 17 (19.54%) TDD
16 16 (18.39%) JIRA
16 16 (18.39%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (17.24%) Unix
18 14 (16.09%) Scala
18 14 (16.09%) SoapUI
19 13 (14.94%) RESTful
20 12 (13.79%) Scrum
21 11 (12.64%) C#
21 11 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
21 11 (12.64%) Performance Testing
21 11 (12.64%) Open Source

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 10 (11.49%) Confluence
2 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.15%) CMS
4 1 (1.15%) Drupal
4 1 (1.15%) Tornado
4 1 (1.15%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (1.15%) GitHub
1 1 (1.15%) OpenShift
1 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) MongoDB
1 6 (6.90%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.60%) MySQL
2 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.45%) DB2
3 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.30%) Big Data
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 45 (51.72%) Cucumber
2 42 (48.28%) WebDriver
3 35 (40.23%) Jenkins
4 20 (22.99%) Hudson
5 16 (18.39%) JIRA
6 14 (16.09%) SoapUI
7 10 (11.49%) JMeter
8 8 (9.20%) Git (software)
9 6 (6.90%) HP UFT
9 6 (6.90%) LoadRunner
10 5 (5.75%) Jasmine
10 5 (5.75%) JUnit
10 5 (5.75%) Visual Studio
11 4 (4.60%) FitNesse
11 4 (4.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (4.60%) TeamCity
12 3 (3.45%) Gatling
12 3 (3.45%) JBehave
12 3 (3.45%) Mercurial
12 3 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 10 (11.49%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Marketing
3 3 (3.45%) Automotive
3 3 (3.45%) Games
4 2 (2.30%) German Language
4 2 (2.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (52.87%) Tester
2 39 (44.83%) Automation Tester
3 23 (26.44%) Selenium Tester
4 22 (25.29%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 11 (12.64%) Analyst
5 11 (12.64%) Java Automation Tester
5 11 (12.64%) Web Automation Tester
5 11 (12.64%) Web Tester
6 10 (11.49%) Test Analyst
7 9 (10.34%) Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (6.90%) Test Leader
9 5 (5.75%) Agile Tester
10 4 (4.60%) Architect
10 4 (4.60%) Technical Architect
11 3 (3.45%) Consultant
11 3 (3.45%) Software Tester
11 3 (3.45%) Technical Specialist
11 3 (3.45%) WebSphere Specialist
11 3 (3.45%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.48%) HTML
2 22 (25.29%) XML
3 13 (14.94%) RESTful
4 9 (10.34%) .NET
4 9 (10.34%) Gherkin
5 7 (8.05%) HTML5
5 7 (8.05%) JSON
5 7 (8.05%) Spring
5 7 (8.05%) Web Services
6 6 (6.90%) Django
6 6 (6.90%) Play Framework
6 6 (6.90%) REST
6 6 (6.90%) SOAP
7 5 (5.75%) AngularJS
7 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET
8 4 (4.60%) CSS
9 3 (3.45%) J2EE
10 2 (2.30%) Ember.js
10 2 (2.30%) React
10 2 (2.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.39%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.49%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (5.75%) Driving Licence
3 5 (5.75%) User Experience
4 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.30%) NHS
6 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.15%) BYOD
6 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.15%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.24%) Unix
2 7 (8.05%) Linux
3 2 (2.30%) Android
3 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (80.46%) Test Automation
2 57 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (36.78%) BDD
4 27 (31.03%) Test Scripting
5 20 (22.99%) SDLC
6 17 (19.54%) TDD
7 16 (18.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (13.79%) Scrum
9 11 (12.64%) API Testing
9 11 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (12.64%) Open Source
9 11 (12.64%) Performance Testing
10 10 (11.49%) User Stories
11 9 (10.34%) Kanban
11 9 (10.34%) Unit Testing
12 6 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (6.90%) Integration Testing
12 6 (6.90%) System Integration Testing
12 6 (6.90%) Test Strategy
12 6 (6.90%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (60.92%) Java
2 31 (35.63%) Python
3 26 (29.89%) JavaScript
4 19 (21.84%) Bash Shell
4 19 (21.84%) PHP
5 14 (16.09%) Scala
6 11 (12.64%) C#
7 9 (10.34%) SQL
8 7 (8.05%) Ruby
9 4 (4.60%) Groovy
10 1 (1.15%) C++
10 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.90%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.45%) ISEB
2 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.15%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (21.84%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) Puppet
2 6 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.15%) Ansible
4 1 (1.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
1 5 (5.75%) Oracle
2 2 (2.30%) Atlassian
2 2 (2.30%) HP
2 2 (2.30%) Splunk
2 2 (2.30%) Zend
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