Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 67 53
Rank change year-on-year +1 -14 +36
Contract jobs citing Selenium 24 28 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.85% 2.07% 2.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.82% 17.72% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 20
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £378 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.58% +28.51% +30.56%
10th Percentile £378 £302 £262
90th Percentile £650 £471 £377
South West median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 203 158 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 15.69% 11.70% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 104 106
Wiltshire median daily rate £438 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +15.94% -13.75%
10th Percentile £333 £310 £265
90th Percentile £575 £578 £544
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 3
Wiltshire median hourly rate £43.63 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £38.41 £36.25 £32.50
90th Percentile £47.00 £38.75 £39.50
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -1.11% +5.88% +8.28%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -14 20 £438 +15.89% 2
Chippenham +2 1 £625 +47.06% 3
Salisbury - 1 £313 - 2
Selenium
South West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 14 (58.33%) Jenkins
4 12 (50.00%) Java
4 12 (50.00%) Sauce Labs
5 11 (45.83%) Scrum
5 11 (45.83%) REST
5 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
5 11 (45.83%) Cucumber
6 10 (41.67%) Bitbucket
7 9 (37.50%) WebDriver
7 9 (37.50%) JIRA
8 8 (33.33%) Finance
8 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 8 (33.33%) JMeter
9 7 (29.17%) HTML
9 7 (29.17%) TDD
9 7 (29.17%) Banking
9 7 (29.17%) QA
9 7 (29.17%) BDD
9 7 (29.17%) Docker
9 7 (29.17%) Microservices
9 7 (29.17%) Kubernetes
9 7 (29.17%) React
10 6 (25.00%) SonarQube
10 6 (25.00%) HTML5
10 6 (25.00%) Sass
10 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (20.83%) C#
11 5 (20.83%) CSS

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 5 (20.83%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Fireworks
1 4 (16.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 12 (50.00%) Sauce Labs
2 4 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (12.50%) npm
3 3 (12.50%) NuGet
4 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (8.33%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Jenkins
2 11 (45.83%) Cucumber
2 11 (45.83%) Git (software)
3 10 (41.67%) Bitbucket
4 9 (37.50%) JIRA
4 9 (37.50%) WebDriver
5 8 (33.33%) JMeter
6 6 (25.00%) SonarQube
7 5 (20.83%) Hudson
8 4 (16.67%) Eclipse
8 4 (16.67%) JUnit
8 4 (16.67%) Maven
9 3 (12.50%) Gatling
9 3 (12.50%) HP UFT
9 3 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (12.50%) SpecFlow
9 3 (12.50%) WebStorm
10 2 (8.33%) Artifactory
10 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
10 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Back Office
4 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Automation Test Lead
2 5 (20.83%) Automation Tester
2 5 (20.83%) Test Leader
2 5 (20.83%) Tester
3 4 (16.67%) React Developer
3 4 (16.67%) UI Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.17%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) QA Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) REST
2 7 (29.17%) HTML
2 7 (29.17%) React
3 6 (25.00%) HTML5
3 6 (25.00%) Sass
4 5 (20.83%) CSS
5 4 (16.67%) CSS3
5 4 (16.67%) Gherkin
5 4 (16.67%) Handlebars
5 4 (16.67%) LESS
5 4 (16.67%) Mustache
5 4 (16.67%) Spring
6 3 (12.50%) .NET
6 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 3 (12.50%) RAML
6 3 (12.50%) Swagger
6 3 (12.50%) Web Services
6 3 (12.50%) YAML
7 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
7 2 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.17%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 11 (45.83%) Scrum
4 7 (29.17%) BDD
4 7 (29.17%) Microservices
4 7 (29.17%) TDD
5 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (20.83%) Kanban
7 4 (16.67%) API Development
7 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (16.67%) DevOps
7 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Pair Programming
7 4 (16.67%) Performance Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (16.67%) Separation of Concerns
7 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 4 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 4 (16.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) C#
4 4 (16.67%) ES6
5 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 3 (12.50%) Python
6 2 (8.33%) F#
6 2 (8.33%) Scala
6 2 (8.33%) TypeScript
7 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ISEB
1 3 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) QA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) Kubernetes
2 3 (12.50%) Terraform
3 2 (8.33%) CA Service Virtualization
3 2 (8.33%) Grafana
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Veracode
2 4 (16.67%) Adobe
2 4 (16.67%) Google
3 3 (12.50%) Apigee
4 2 (8.33%) AppDynamics
4 2 (8.33%) CA
4 2 (8.33%) Splunk