The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 16 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Selenium 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 1.49% 1.35% -
As % of the Development Applications category 33.33% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£230 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Selenium
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Development Applications Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 4.48% 14.86% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 3
Average daily rate £385 £230 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.39% -34.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Sun Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) Servlets
2 2 (66.67%) Struts
2 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (66.67%) Sun
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
1 2 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) JSP
1 2 (66.67%) Servlets
1 2 (66.67%) Struts
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Sun Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Sun