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 24 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 47 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing Selenium 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.72% 1.09% -
As % of the Development Applications category 20.00% 8.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -
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 £36.25 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +66.66%
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
15 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.61% 12.41% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 31 17
Average daily rate £388 £328 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.32% -9.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £45.43 £42.50 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -10.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -2.77%

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
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 24 November 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
Luton - 2 £325 - 1
Bedford - - - -
Selenium
East of England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Sun Certification
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) Maven
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) J2EE
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) JUnit
2 2 (33.33%) JSP
2 2 (33.33%) Servlets
2 2 (33.33%) Struts
2 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (33.33%) Sun
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C#

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JUnit
1 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
1 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
1 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) J2EE Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
1 2 (33.33%) JSP
1 2 (33.33%) Servlets
1 2 (33.33%) Struts
1 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Sun Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Sun