The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 28 34 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -14
Contract jobs citing Selenium 5 2 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.30% 0.90% 14.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.20% 6.45% 42.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 29
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£375 £303 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.96% -13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £303 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £303 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Development Applications Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
41 31 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 18.89% 13.90% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 58
Average daily rate £363 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £283 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.11% -

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the Basingstoke region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium.

1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) E-Commerce
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) BDD
4 4 (50.00%) Gherkin
4 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (50.00%) Ajax
4 4 (50.00%) Spring
4 4 (50.00%) Maven
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) JUnit
4 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Ant
5 3 (37.50%) JAXB
5 3 (37.50%) ISEB
5 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Selenium also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Selenium. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JUnit
1 4 (50.00%) Maven
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Ant
2 3 (37.50%) Gerrit
3 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (25.00%) TestComplete
4 1 (12.50%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Automation Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Tester
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Tester
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Spring
1 4 (50.00%) Ajax
1 4 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 4 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (37.50%) JAXB
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) Struts
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) JSP
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) JMS
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (12.50%) JSTL
4 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) AS400
2 1 (12.50%) iSeries
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) E-Commerce
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Automation Testing
5 2 (25.00%) ERP
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 1 (12.50%) System Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Endeca
3 1 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) Coremetrics
3 1 (12.50%) IBM