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 3 months to 28 March 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
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 47 62
Rank change year-on-year +20 +15  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 35 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 5.45% 2.14% 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 33.65% 21.21% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 0
Median daily rate £355 £323 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.07% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £58.95 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +30.98% -  

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 104 66 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 16.20% 10.09% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 39 38
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £304 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.71% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 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
Swindon +19 33 £355 +9.23%
Chippenham - 1 £425 -
Corsham - 1 £350 -
Selenium
South West

Selenium
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 41 (70.69%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (68.97%) Java
3 33 (56.90%) Cucumber
4 30 (51.72%) BDD
4 30 (51.72%) Scrum
5 20 (34.48%) WebDriver
6 17 (29.31%) Gherkin
6 17 (29.31%) Jenkins
7 16 (27.59%) SpecFlow
7 16 (27.59%) Test Automation
8 15 (25.86%) Test Scripting
8 15 (25.86%) Finance
9 14 (24.14%) Web Services
10 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
10 13 (22.41%) C#
10 13 (22.41%) MVC
10 13 (22.41%) TDD
11 12 (20.69%) Performance Testing
11 12 (20.69%) HTML
11 12 (20.69%) CSS
12 11 (18.97%) SOAP
13 10 (17.24%) REST
13 10 (17.24%) Spring
13 10 (17.24%) Maven
13 10 (17.24%) .NET
14 9 (15.52%) Ant
14 9 (15.52%) MVVM
14 9 (15.52%) Jasmine
14 9 (15.52%) Sencha
14 9 (15.52%) jQuery

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 4 (6.90%) Apache
1 4 (6.90%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) GitHub
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) PuTTY
1 1 (1.72%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (56.90%) Cucumber
2 20 (34.48%) WebDriver
3 17 (29.31%) Jenkins
4 16 (27.59%) SpecFlow
5 10 (17.24%) Maven
6 9 (15.52%) Ant
6 9 (15.52%) Jasmine
7 6 (10.34%) GitLab
7 6 (10.34%) SoapUI
8 5 (8.62%) Bitbucket
8 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
8 5 (8.62%) JMeter
8 5 (8.62%) JUnit
9 4 (6.90%) JIRA
9 4 (6.90%) Subversion
9 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
10 3 (5.17%) JBehave
11 2 (3.45%) Fiddler
11 2 (3.45%) SilkPerformer
12 1 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
General
1 15 (25.86%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Games
4 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) Developer
2 14 (24.14%) Analyst
2 14 (24.14%) Tester
3 13 (22.41%) Automation Tester
3 13 (22.41%) Test Analyst
4 11 (18.97%) Automation Test Analyst
4 11 (18.97%) Java Developer
5 7 (12.07%) UI Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Test Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Test Automation Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Developer in Test
8 4 (6.90%) Java Automation Tester
8 4 (6.90%) Web Developer
9 3 (5.17%) QA Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) QA Test Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Test Leader
9 3 (5.17%) Test Specialist
9 3 (5.17%) Web UI Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.31%) Gherkin
2 14 (24.14%) Web Services
3 12 (20.69%) CSS
3 12 (20.69%) HTML
4 11 (18.97%) SOAP
5 10 (17.24%) .NET
5 10 (17.24%) REST
5 10 (17.24%) Spring
6 9 (15.52%) AngularJS
6 9 (15.52%) Ext JS
6 9 (15.52%) jQuery
6 9 (15.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (12.07%) HTML5
8 6 (10.34%) XML
9 5 (8.62%) Hibernate
10 4 (6.90%) .NET Framework
10 4 (6.90%) Spring MVC
11 2 (3.45%) Ajax
12 1 (1.72%) JSON
12 1 (1.72%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Linux
1 3 (5.17%) Unix
1 3 (5.17%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (70.69%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (51.72%) BDD
2 30 (51.72%) Scrum
3 16 (27.59%) Test Automation
4 15 (25.86%) Test Scripting
5 13 (22.41%) MVC
5 13 (22.41%) TDD
6 12 (20.69%) Performance Testing
7 9 (15.52%) Automation Testing
7 9 (15.52%) MVVM
8 7 (12.07%) API Testing
9 6 (10.34%) OO
9 6 (10.34%) User Stories
10 5 (8.62%) Exploratory Testing
10 5 (8.62%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (8.62%) Open Source
10 5 (8.62%) Regression Testing
11 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (5.17%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 40 (68.97%) Java
2 13 (22.41%) C#
2 13 (22.41%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.07%) SQL
4 3 (5.17%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.72%) C
6 1 (1.72%) F#
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) ISEB
2 2 (3.45%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.72%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.72%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Sencha
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle
3 3 (5.17%) Google
4 1 (1.72%) HP
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.72%) VMware