The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 48 37 46
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing Selenium 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.63% 0.36% 0.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.36% 2.94% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£280 £263 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £263 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+89.33% -
Selenium
East of England

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

Development Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
56 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.67% 12.27% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 25 17
Average daily rate £438 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.13% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £311 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £31.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +2 2 £255 -2.85%
Luton - - - -
Selenium
East of England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (40.00%) Sun
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
2 2 (40.00%) JSP
2 2 (40.00%) Servlets
2 2 (40.00%) Struts
2 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (40.00%) Sun Certification
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Windows CE

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) JSP
1 2 (40.00%) Servlets
1 2 (40.00%) Struts
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows CE
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Sun
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle