Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 17 January 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 58 40
Rank change year-on-year -18 -18 +43
Contract jobs citing Selenium 41 23 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.20% 2.06% 3.94%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.85% 17.83% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 32
Wiltshire median daily rate £438 £400 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +20.30% +2.31%
10th Percentile £329 £310 £277
90th Percentile £575 £478 £388
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.74% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £22.50 - -

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 296 129 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 15.90% 11.53% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 101 142
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £410 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +5.81% +3.33%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £313
90th Percentile £625 £600 £537
South West median daily rate £425 £405 £375
% change year-on-year +4.94% +8.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 4
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £35.00
10th Percentile £38.80 - £13.25
90th Percentile £48.40 - £41.00
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £41.15 £41.75
% change year-on-year +9.36% -1.44% +0.24%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Wiltshire

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Wiltshire

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Wiltshire

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 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
Swindon -2 32 £425 +6.25% 9
Corsham - 5 £388 - 1
Selenium
South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 32 (78.05%) Cucumber
2 31 (75.61%) Test Automation
3 28 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (63.41%) Java
5 20 (48.78%) WebDriver
6 19 (46.34%) BDD
6 19 (46.34%) JavaScript
7 18 (43.90%) Finance
8 17 (41.46%) Scrum
9 15 (36.59%) Jenkins
10 14 (34.15%) Git (software)
10 14 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (31.71%) Manual Testing
11 13 (31.71%) QA
12 12 (29.27%) SQL
13 11 (26.83%) JMeter
14 10 (24.39%) JIRA
14 10 (24.39%) Banking
14 10 (24.39%) Hudson
14 10 (24.39%) Sauce Labs
15 9 (21.95%) SDET
15 9 (21.95%) TDD
15 9 (21.95%) Web Services
16 8 (19.51%) HP UFT
16 8 (19.51%) API Testing
16 8 (19.51%) REST
17 7 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
17 7 (17.07%) Test Management
17 7 (17.07%) QA Automation
18 6 (14.63%) WebdriverIO

Selenium
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 3 (7.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Fireworks
1 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) Sauce Labs
2 7 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (14.63%) GitHub
3 6 (14.63%) SaaS
4 2 (4.88%) BrowserStack
5 1 (2.44%) Apigee
5 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.44%) npm
5 1 (2.44%) NuGet
5 1 (2.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 32 (78.05%) Cucumber
2 20 (48.78%) WebDriver
3 15 (36.59%) Jenkins
4 14 (34.15%) Git (software)
5 11 (26.83%) JMeter
6 10 (24.39%) Hudson
6 10 (24.39%) JIRA
7 8 (19.51%) HP UFT
8 4 (9.76%) Bitbucket
9 3 (7.32%) Gatling
9 3 (7.32%) SpecFlow
10 2 (4.88%) SoapUI
10 2 (4.88%) WebStorm
11 1 (2.44%) Maven
11 1 (2.44%) SonarQube
11 1 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
11 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 18 (43.90%) Finance
2 10 (24.39%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Automation Tester
1 13 (31.71%) Tester
2 6 (14.63%) Analyst
2 6 (14.63%) Test Analyst
2 6 (14.63%) Test Leader
3 5 (12.20%) Automation Consultant
3 5 (12.20%) Consultant
3 5 (12.20%) Developer
3 5 (12.20%) QA Consultant
3 5 (12.20%) Test Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Automation Test Lead
4 3 (7.32%) Java Automation Tester
4 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 3 (7.32%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (4.88%) Development Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) Web Services
2 8 (19.51%) REST
3 6 (14.63%) WebdriverIO
4 3 (7.32%) HTML
4 3 (7.32%) HTML5
4 3 (7.32%) Node.js
4 3 (7.32%) React
4 3 (7.32%) Sass
4 3 (7.32%) Spring
4 3 (7.32%) Spring MVC
5 2 (4.88%) .NET
6 1 (2.44%) CSS
6 1 (2.44%) CSS3
6 1 (2.44%) Handlebars
6 1 (2.44%) LESS
6 1 (2.44%) Mustache
6 1 (2.44%) RAML
6 1 (2.44%) Swagger
6 1 (2.44%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.88%) Fintech
3 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.44%) NHS
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (75.61%) Test Automation
2 28 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (46.34%) BDD
4 17 (41.46%) Scrum
5 14 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (31.71%) Manual Testing
7 9 (21.95%) SDET
7 9 (21.95%) TDD
8 8 (19.51%) API Testing
9 7 (17.07%) QA Automation
9 7 (17.07%) Test Management
10 6 (14.63%) Performance Testing
10 6 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (14.63%) Test Strategy
11 5 (12.20%) Presales
11 5 (12.20%) Test Planning
12 4 (9.76%) Kanban
13 3 (7.32%) Dependency Management
13 3 (7.32%) Functional Testing
13 3 (7.32%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 26 (63.41%) Java
2 19 (46.34%) JavaScript
3 12 (29.27%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.44%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) ES6
4 1 (2.44%) Python
4 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.44%) VB
4 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) ISEB
1 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
1 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (31.71%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) CA Service Virtualization
2 2 (4.88%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.44%) Grafana
3 1 (2.44%) HP ALM
3 1 (2.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Veracode
2 3 (7.32%) CA
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe
3 1 (2.44%) AppDynamics
3 1 (2.44%) Google
3 1 (2.44%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) Splunk