Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 75 89
Rank change year-on-year -3 +14 +36
Contract jobs citing Selenium 120 161 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.76% 2.96% 2.36%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.54% 17.77% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 94 102
Yorkshire median daily rate £375 £395 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +18.80% +4.72%
10th Percentile £255 £275 £263
90th Percentile £450 £475 £514
England median daily rate £425 £413 £395
% change year-on-year +3.03% +4.43% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £52.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -8.65% +4.00% -44.44%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 886 906 1037
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.37% 16.65% 16.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 590 699
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £413 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.01% +7.35%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £270
90th Percentile £536 £535 £521
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Yorkshire median hourly rate £42.50 £13.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +214.81% -66.25% +14.51%
10th Percentile £40.75 £12.98 £21.50
90th Percentile £46.75 £20.85 £47.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Selenium
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Selenium in Yorkshire

Selenium
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

Selenium
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Selenium in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Selenium in Yorkshire

Selenium
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

Selenium
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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
West Yorkshire -15 79 £363 -6.81% 20
South Yorkshire +25 22 £385 -14.44% 2
North Yorkshire +2 5 £400 +14.29% 3
East Yorkshire - 4 £417 - 1
Selenium
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 90 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 85 (70.83%) Java
3 82 (68.33%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (45.83%) WebDriver
4 55 (45.83%) Cucumber
5 48 (40.00%) Test Scripting
6 46 (38.33%) BDD
7 38 (31.67%) TDD
8 35 (29.17%) Jenkins
9 30 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 28 (23.33%) Python
11 26 (21.67%) Scrum
12 25 (20.83%) C#
13 23 (19.17%) SoapUI
14 20 (16.67%) QA
15 19 (15.83%) Bash Shell
16 18 (15.00%) Integration Testing
16 18 (15.00%) SQL
17 17 (14.17%) HTML
17 17 (14.17%) User Stories
18 16 (13.33%) SOAP
19 15 (12.50%) Ruby
19 15 (12.50%) Test Strategy
20 14 (11.67%) Gherkin
20 14 (11.67%) AngularJS
20 14 (11.67%) DevOps
20 14 (11.67%) SDLC
20 14 (11.67%) API Testing
20 14 (11.67%) JIRA
20 14 (11.67%) PHP

Selenium
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 6 (5.00%) Confluence
2 5 (4.17%) JBoss
2 5 (4.17%) Jetty
2 5 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.17%) Tornado
2 5 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.67%) CMS
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (1.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) GitHub
2 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.67%) Heroku
2 2 (1.67%) npm
3 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.17%) MongoDB
2 7 (5.83%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.17%) Big Data
4 5 (4.17%) Couchbase
4 5 (4.17%) Endeca
4 5 (4.17%) Hadoop
4 5 (4.17%) Redis
4 5 (4.17%) Riak
4 5 (4.17%) SAP Data Services
5 4 (3.33%) MySQL
6 2 (1.67%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 55 (45.83%) Cucumber
1 55 (45.83%) WebDriver
2 35 (29.17%) Jenkins
3 23 (19.17%) SoapUI
4 14 (11.67%) JIRA
5 13 (10.83%) Git (software)
5 13 (10.83%) HP UFT
6 12 (10.00%) Hudson
7 8 (6.67%) Calabash
7 8 (6.67%) LoadRunner
7 8 (6.67%) Vagrant
8 7 (5.83%) Capybara
8 7 (5.83%) Karma Test Runner
9 6 (5.00%) FitNesse
9 6 (5.00%) JBehave
10 5 (4.17%) JMeter
10 5 (4.17%) Maven
11 4 (3.33%) Jasmine
11 4 (3.33%) Protractor
12 3 (2.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (5.83%) Finance
2 6 (5.00%) Publishing
3 4 (3.33%) Games
4 2 (1.67%) Banking
4 2 (1.67%) Legal
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Retail
5 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (54.17%) Tester
2 52 (43.33%) Automation Tester
3 23 (19.17%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 23 (19.17%) Selenium Tester
4 21 (17.50%) Analyst
4 21 (17.50%) Test Analyst
5 18 (15.00%) Java Automation Tester
6 12 (10.00%) Developer
7 10 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
8 7 (5.83%) Agile Test Analyst
8 7 (5.83%) Web Tester
9 6 (5.00%) Architect
9 6 (5.00%) Java Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Web Automation Tester
10 5 (4.17%) QA Engineer
11 4 (3.33%) Manual Tester
11 4 (3.33%) QA Automation Engineer
11 4 (3.33%) Software Tester
11 4 (3.33%) Technical Leader
12 3 (2.50%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.17%) HTML
2 16 (13.33%) SOAP
3 14 (11.67%) AngularJS
3 14 (11.67%) Gherkin
4 12 (10.00%) Spring
5 11 (9.17%) Node.js
5 11 (9.17%) RESTful
5 11 (9.17%) XML
6 9 (7.50%) .NET
6 9 (7.50%) React
7 8 (6.67%) CSS
7 8 (6.67%) Web Services
8 6 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
8 6 (5.00%) Hibernate
8 6 (5.00%) HTML5
8 6 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (4.17%) CSS3
9 5 (4.17%) Flask
9 5 (4.17%) REST
9 5 (4.17%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.17%) User Experience
3 3 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.67%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.83%) NHS
5 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (0.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 82 (68.33%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 46 (38.33%) BDD
5 38 (31.67%) TDD
6 26 (21.67%) Scrum
7 18 (15.00%) Integration Testing
8 17 (14.17%) User Stories
9 15 (12.50%) Test Strategy
10 14 (11.67%) API Testing
10 14 (11.67%) DevOps
10 14 (11.67%) SDLC
11 12 (10.00%) Open Source
12 11 (9.17%) Cross-Browser Testing
12 11 (9.17%) Defect Tracking
12 11 (9.17%) Kanban
12 11 (9.17%) Manual Testing
12 11 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (9.17%) Unit Testing
13 10 (8.33%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 85 (70.83%) Java
2 30 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 28 (23.33%) Python
4 25 (20.83%) C#
5 19 (15.83%) Bash Shell
6 18 (15.00%) SQL
7 15 (12.50%) Ruby
8 14 (11.67%) PHP
9 8 (6.67%) Scala
10 4 (3.33%) Groovy
10 4 (3.33%) VBScript
11 2 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.83%) ISEB
1 7 (5.83%) ISTQB
2 3 (2.50%) Degree
2 3 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (1.67%) WCAG
3 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (7.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (7.50%) Ansible
1 9 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (7.50%) Puppet
2 7 (5.83%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.83%) Kibana
Vendors
1 11 (9.17%) Oracle
2 8 (6.67%) HP
3 5 (4.17%) hybris
3 5 (4.17%) SAP
4 4 (3.33%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.50%) Adobe
5 3 (2.50%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.83%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.83%) New Relic
6 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.83%) Telerik
6 1 (0.83%) Virgin Media