Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 2018 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 87 51
Rank change year-on-year +21 -36 +31
Contract jobs citing Selenium 110 70 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.18% 2.30% 3.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.93% 9.68% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 50 73
West Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +7.38%
10th Percentile £310 £255 £279
90th Percentile £475 £450 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +5.26%
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 737 723 565
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 21.32% 23.78% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 532 364
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £420 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £300
90th Percentile £565 £538 £520
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £420
% change year-on-year +1.19% - +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.00 - £13.25
10th Percentile £17.67 - £10.69
90th Percentile £40.60 - £18.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £43.75 £13.25
% change year-on-year -5.14% +230.19% -63.19%

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 18 December 2018.

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 18 December 2018. 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 +22 93 £375 +1.35% 22
Bradford -11 7 £400 - 3
Selenium
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, 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 97 (88.18%) Test Automation
2 77 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (43.64%) C#
4 47 (42.73%) Java
5 37 (33.64%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (33.64%) WebDriver
6 36 (32.73%) JavaScript
7 35 (31.82%) JIRA
8 33 (30.00%) BDD
9 32 (29.09%) Cucumber
10 28 (25.45%) Microservices
11 26 (23.64%) Jenkins
11 26 (23.64%) TDD
12 25 (22.73%) Confluence
13 23 (20.91%) Git (software)
13 23 (20.91%) Docker
14 22 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
15 21 (19.09%) Linux
16 20 (18.18%) Python
16 20 (18.18%) Unit Testing
16 20 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
17 19 (17.27%) Test Scripting
18 18 (16.36%) Amazon EC2
18 18 (16.36%) Vagrant
19 17 (15.45%) API Testing
19 17 (15.45%) SDET
19 17 (15.45%) User Stories
19 17 (15.45%) Root Cause Analysis
20 16 (14.55%) Amazon RDS
21 15 (13.64%) Doctrine

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 25 (22.73%) Confluence
2 5 (4.55%) nginx
2 5 (4.55%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.73%) Apache
4 2 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.91%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.91%) JBoss
5 1 (0.91%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (16.36%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (5.45%) Google Analytics
4 4 (3.64%) GitHub
5 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (2.73%) Slack
6 2 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.82%) SaaS
6 2 (1.82%) Serverless
7 1 (0.91%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.91%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.55%) HTTP
1 5 (4.55%) SSL
1 5 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.82%) SSH
3 1 (0.91%) Internet
3 1 (0.91%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.55%) Amazon RDS
2 15 (13.64%) MySQL
3 7 (6.36%) MongoDB
3 7 (6.36%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.91%) Big Data
6 1 (0.91%) Redis
Development Applications
1 37 (33.64%) WebDriver
2 35 (31.82%) JIRA
3 32 (29.09%) Cucumber
4 26 (23.64%) Jenkins
5 23 (20.91%) Git (software)
6 18 (16.36%) Vagrant
7 15 (13.64%) PHPUnit
8 13 (11.82%) JMeter
9 11 (10.00%) Gatling
10 10 (9.09%) SoapUI
11 9 (8.18%) IntelliJ
12 4 (3.64%) Ant
12 4 (3.64%) Protractor
12 4 (3.64%) SpecFlow
13 3 (2.73%) Babel
13 3 (2.73%) Bitbucket
13 3 (2.73%) Burp Suite
13 3 (2.73%) Jasmine
13 3 (2.73%) NeoLoad
13 3 (2.73%) webpack
General
1 4 (3.64%) Finance
1 4 (3.64%) Retail
2 1 (0.91%) Banking
2 1 (0.91%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (40.00%) Developer
2 37 (33.64%) Tester
3 35 (31.82%) Automation Tester
4 21 (19.09%) Test Engineer
5 18 (16.36%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 18 (16.36%) Selenium Tester
5 18 (16.36%) Test Automation Engineer
6 15 (13.64%) Agile Tester
6 15 (13.64%) Developer in Test
6 15 (13.64%) PHP Developer
7 14 (12.73%) Analyst
7 14 (12.73%) Test Analyst
8 11 (10.00%) Agile Developer
8 11 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
8 11 (10.00%) Java Automation Tester
8 11 (10.00%) Java Developer
8 11 (10.00%) Test Automation Developer
9 9 (8.18%) Agile Java Developer
9 9 (8.18%) Java Developer in Test
10 7 (6.36%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.64%) Doctrine
1 15 (13.64%) Gherkin
2 13 (11.82%) CSS
3 11 (10.00%) .NET
3 11 (10.00%) SOAP
4 10 (9.09%) REST
5 9 (8.18%) HTML
5 9 (8.18%) Kafka
5 9 (8.18%) Node.js
6 8 (7.27%) HTML5
6 8 (7.27%) XML
7 7 (6.36%) JSON
7 7 (6.36%) Play Framework
8 5 (4.55%) CSS3
9 4 (3.64%) React
9 4 (3.64%) RESTful
9 4 (3.64%) Servlets
10 3 (2.73%) Jest
10 3 (2.73%) Redux
11 2 (1.82%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.73%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.82%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.82%) PKI
4 1 (0.91%) Clustering
4 1 (0.91%) NHS
4 1 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.09%) Linux
2 15 (13.64%) VMS
3 5 (4.55%) Windows
4 4 (3.64%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.82%) Unix
6 1 (0.91%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (88.18%) Test Automation
2 77 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (33.64%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (30.00%) BDD
5 28 (25.45%) Microservices
6 26 (23.64%) TDD
7 20 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
7 20 (18.18%) Unit Testing
8 19 (17.27%) Test Scripting
9 17 (15.45%) API Testing
9 17 (15.45%) Root Cause Analysis
9 17 (15.45%) SDET
9 17 (15.45%) User Stories
10 15 (13.64%) CQRS
10 15 (13.64%) Domain-Driven Design
10 15 (13.64%) E-Commerce
10 15 (13.64%) Pair Programming
11 14 (12.73%) Scrum
12 12 (10.91%) OO
12 12 (10.91%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (43.64%) C#
2 47 (42.73%) Java
3 36 (32.73%) JavaScript
4 20 (18.18%) Python
5 15 (13.64%) PHP
5 15 (13.64%) PHP 7
6 10 (9.09%) SQL
7 8 (7.27%) Scala
8 7 (6.36%) Groovy
8 7 (6.36%) Ruby
9 5 (4.55%) Perl
10 4 (3.64%) Haskell
11 2 (1.82%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.91%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 9 (8.18%) Computer Science Degree
1 9 (8.18%) Degree
2 7 (6.36%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.73%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.82%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.82%) ISEB
5 2 (1.82%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.91%) QA
2 5 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.73%) WCAG
4 1 (0.91%) GDPR
System Software
1 23 (20.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (8.18%) Grafana
2 8 (7.27%) Puppet
3 7 (6.36%) Kibana
4 4 (3.64%) Graphite
5 3 (2.73%) Nessus
6 2 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.91%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (13.64%) Zend
2 6 (5.45%) Google
3 4 (3.64%) Adobe
4 2 (1.82%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.82%) Splunk
5 1 (0.91%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (0.91%) Oracle
5 1 (0.91%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.91%) webMethods