The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 24 June 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 77 99
Rank change year-on-year +17 +22  
Contract jobs citing Selenium 67 68 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.37% 2.42% 1.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.58% 12.48% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 40 37
Median daily rate £350 £331 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.66% +1.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £282 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £428 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +2.81% +1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £48.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year -2.06% +44.77%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 404 545 450
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 20.32% 19.36% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 393 307
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
Median hourly rate £39.00 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.80 - £22.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.13 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.67% +13.85%  

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Selenium in Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Yorkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Selenium in Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
West Yorkshire +23 57 £350 +9.37% 21
South Yorkshire +4 8 £375 -6.25% 1
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 84 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 69 (61.61%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (55.36%) Java
4 56 (50.00%) Cucumber
5 47 (41.96%) Jenkins
6 45 (40.18%) WebDriver
7 40 (35.71%) BDD
8 33 (29.46%) JIRA
9 32 (28.57%) Python
10 31 (27.68%) HTML
11 29 (25.89%) Test Scripting
12 27 (24.11%) JavaScript
13 24 (21.43%) XML
13 24 (21.43%) QA
14 23 (20.54%) Confluence
15 21 (18.75%) TDD
16 20 (17.86%) SDLC
16 20 (17.86%) Hudson
17 19 (16.96%) Bash Shell
17 19 (16.96%) PHP
18 17 (15.18%) Analytical Skills
18 17 (15.18%) DevOps
19 16 (14.29%) Scala
19 16 (14.29%) SoapUI
19 16 (14.29%) Unix
19 16 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
20 15 (13.39%) Scrum
20 15 (13.39%) Gherkin
20 15 (13.39%) RESTful
21 14 (12.50%) Continuous Integration

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Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 23 (20.54%) Confluence
2 3 (2.68%) Tomcat
2 3 (2.68%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.89%) CMS
4 1 (0.89%) Drupal
4 1 (0.89%) Tornado
4 1 (0.89%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.82%) GitHub
2 1 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.89%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 6 (5.36%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.46%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.57%) MySQL
5 3 (2.68%) Big Data
5 3 (2.68%) DB2
5 3 (2.68%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 56 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 47 (41.96%) Jenkins
3 45 (40.18%) WebDriver
4 33 (29.46%) JIRA
5 20 (17.86%) Hudson
6 16 (14.29%) SoapUI
7 11 (9.82%) Git (software)
7 11 (9.82%) JMeter
8 9 (8.04%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (7.14%) Jasmine
10 7 (6.25%) HP UFT
10 7 (6.25%) LoadRunner
11 6 (5.36%) JBehave
11 6 (5.36%) JUnit
12 5 (4.46%) Visual Studio
13 4 (3.57%) FitNesse
13 4 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (3.57%) TeamCity
14 3 (2.68%) Mercurial
14 3 (2.68%) NUnit
General
1 12 (10.71%) Finance
2 4 (3.57%) Banking
2 4 (3.57%) Marketing
3 3 (2.68%) Automotive
3 3 (2.68%) Games
4 2 (1.79%) German Language
4 2 (1.79%) Retail
5 1 (0.89%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (48.21%) Tester
2 45 (40.18%) Automation Tester
3 23 (20.54%) Selenium Tester
4 22 (19.64%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 14 (12.50%) Java Automation Tester
6 13 (11.61%) Analyst
7 12 (10.71%) Test Analyst
8 11 (9.82%) Web Automation Tester
8 11 (9.82%) Web Tester
9 10 (8.93%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (8.04%) Developer
11 8 (7.14%) Test Leader
12 7 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
13 5 (4.46%) Agile Tester
14 4 (3.57%) Architect
14 4 (3.57%) Software Tester
14 4 (3.57%) Technical Architect
14 4 (3.57%) Test Engineer
15 3 (2.68%) Consultant
15 3 (2.68%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (27.68%) HTML
2 24 (21.43%) XML
3 15 (13.39%) Gherkin
3 15 (13.39%) RESTful
4 11 (9.82%) .NET
5 8 (7.14%) JSON
5 8 (7.14%) Web Services
6 7 (6.25%) HTML5
6 7 (6.25%) SOAP
6 7 (6.25%) Spring
7 6 (5.36%) ASP.NET
7 6 (5.36%) Django
7 6 (5.36%) Play Framework
7 6 (5.36%) REST
8 5 (4.46%) AngularJS
8 5 (4.46%) CSS
9 3 (2.68%) J2EE
10 2 (1.79%) Ember.js
10 2 (1.79%) Sass
10 2 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.18%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.82%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.46%) Driving Licence
3 5 (4.46%) User Experience
4 3 (2.68%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.79%) NHS
6 1 (0.89%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.89%) BYOD
6 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.29%) Unix
2 8 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (1.79%) Android
3 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 69 (61.61%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (35.71%) BDD
4 29 (25.89%) Test Scripting
5 21 (18.75%) TDD
6 20 (17.86%) SDLC
7 17 (15.18%) DevOps
8 16 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (13.39%) Scrum
10 14 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (11.61%) API Testing
11 13 (11.61%) Open Source
11 13 (11.61%) User Stories
12 12 (10.71%) Unit Testing
13 11 (9.82%) Kanban
13 11 (9.82%) Performance Testing
14 10 (8.93%) Integration Testing
14 10 (8.93%) Test Strategy
15 8 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
15 8 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 62 (55.36%) Java
2 32 (28.57%) Python
3 27 (24.11%) JavaScript
4 19 (16.96%) Bash Shell
4 19 (16.96%) PHP
5 16 (14.29%) Scala
6 13 (11.61%) C#
7 12 (10.71%) SQL
8 9 (8.04%) Ruby
9 6 (5.36%) Groovy
10 1 (0.89%) C++
10 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (5.36%) ISTQB
2 5 (4.46%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.68%) ISEB
4 2 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.89%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.89%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (6.25%) Puppet
2 6 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.89%) Ansible
4 1 (0.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (4.46%) Microsoft
1 5 (4.46%) Oracle
2 4 (3.57%) Atlassian
2 4 (3.57%) HP
3 2 (1.79%) Splunk
3 2 (1.79%) Zend
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