Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 75 53
Rank change year-on-year -4 -22 +35
Contract jobs citing Selenium 29 20 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.83% 1.59% 2.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.78% 15.15% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 25
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% +15.38% +22.07%
10th Percentile £388 £277 £263
90th Percentile £628 £405 £388
South West median daily rate £425 £360 £400
% change year-on-year +18.06% -10.00% +14.29%
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 269 132 207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 16.99% 10.47% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 89 134
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £380 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +5.56% -4.00%
10th Percentile £340 £310 £275
90th Percentile £600 £504 £543
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 1 2
Wiltshire median hourly rate £43.63 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.33% +66.67% -33.82%
10th Percentile £38.15 £36.25 £8.25
90th Percentile £47.00 £38.75 £38.75
South West median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% +1.19% +2.44%

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 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
Swindon -7 26 £450 +20.00% 3
Chippenham - 1 £625 - 1
Selenium
South West

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (68.97%) Test Automation
3 15 (51.72%) WebDriver
3 15 (51.72%) Git (software)
4 14 (48.28%) Cucumber
4 14 (48.28%) QA
4 14 (48.28%) Finance
4 14 (48.28%) Java
5 13 (44.83%) Scrum
5 13 (44.83%) BDD
5 13 (44.83%) Sauce Labs
6 12 (41.38%) Jenkins
7 11 (37.93%) REST
7 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
8 10 (34.48%) Manual Testing
9 9 (31.03%) Banking
9 9 (31.03%) JMeter
10 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (27.59%) Bitbucket
10 8 (27.59%) HTML
10 8 (27.59%) TDD
11 7 (24.14%) Sass
11 7 (24.14%) HTML5
11 7 (24.14%) Veracode
11 7 (24.14%) React
11 7 (24.14%) QA Automation
12 6 (20.69%) Test Strategy
12 6 (20.69%) Docker
12 6 (20.69%) Kubernetes
13 5 (17.24%) Functional Testing

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 1 (3.45%) Confluence
1 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Fireworks
1 4 (13.79%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 13 (44.83%) Sauce Labs
2 4 (13.79%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (6.90%) Apigee
3 2 (6.90%) npm
3 2 (6.90%) NuGet
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (3.45%) CloudFront
4 1 (3.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (51.72%) Git (software)
1 15 (51.72%) WebDriver
2 14 (48.28%) Cucumber
3 12 (41.38%) Jenkins
4 9 (31.03%) JMeter
5 8 (27.59%) Bitbucket
6 5 (17.24%) Gatling
6 5 (17.24%) HP UFT
6 5 (17.24%) Hudson
6 5 (17.24%) JIRA
6 5 (17.24%) SpecFlow
7 4 (13.79%) Maven
8 3 (10.34%) SonarQube
8 3 (10.34%) WebStorm
9 2 (6.90%) SoapUI
9 2 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio Code
10 1 (3.45%) Artifactory
10 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
10 1 (3.45%) JUnit
General
1 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Automation Tester
1 9 (31.03%) Tester
2 5 (17.24%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Automation Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) QA Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) React Developer
3 4 (13.79%) UI Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Automation Test Lead
5 2 (6.90%) QA Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.45%) Automation Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Java Automation Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) REST
2 8 (27.59%) HTML
3 7 (24.14%) HTML5
3 7 (24.14%) React
3 7 (24.14%) Sass
4 5 (17.24%) CSS
4 5 (17.24%) WebdriverIO
5 4 (13.79%) CSS3
5 4 (13.79%) Handlebars
5 4 (13.79%) LESS
5 4 (13.79%) Mustache
6 3 (10.34%) .NET
6 3 (10.34%) Web Services
7 2 (6.90%) RAML
7 2 (6.90%) SOAP
7 2 (6.90%) Swagger
7 2 (6.90%) YAML
8 1 (3.45%) Dropwizard
8 1 (3.45%) Keycloak
8 1 (3.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (13.79%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.45%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (68.97%) Test Automation
3 13 (44.83%) BDD
3 13 (44.83%) Scrum
4 10 (34.48%) Manual Testing
5 8 (27.59%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (27.59%) TDD
6 7 (24.14%) QA Automation
7 6 (20.69%) Test Strategy
8 5 (17.24%) Functional Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Kanban
8 5 (17.24%) Performance Optimisation
8 5 (17.24%) SDET
9 4 (13.79%) API Development
9 4 (13.79%) API Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (13.79%) Pair Programming
9 4 (13.79%) Presales
9 4 (13.79%) Separation of Concerns
9 4 (13.79%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) Java
2 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.24%) SQL
4 4 (13.79%) C#
4 4 (13.79%) ES6
5 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.90%) Python
6 1 (3.45%) F#
6 1 (3.45%) Scala
6 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) ISEB
1 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (48.28%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Kubernetes
2 4 (13.79%) CA Service Virtualization
3 2 (6.90%) Grafana
3 2 (6.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Veracode
2 4 (13.79%) Adobe
2 4 (13.79%) CA
2 4 (13.79%) Google
3 2 (6.90%) AppDynamics
3 2 (6.90%) Splunk