The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 55 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Selenium 10 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.30% 1.45% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 15.15% 17.14% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 3
Average daily rate £343 £350 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.90 £37.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+14.38% -47.18%
Selenium
West Midlands

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

Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
66 70 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.56% 8.45% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 55 38
Average daily rate £375 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £293 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £421 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.02 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.23% -4.46%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 8 (50.00%) HTML
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) Functional Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
4 5 (31.25%) BDD
4 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
4 5 (31.25%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (25.00%) SpecFlow
5 4 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
5 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (25.00%) CSS
5 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Subversion
5 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
6 3 (18.75%) QA
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (18.75%) jQuery
6 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (18.75%) HTML5

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (6.25%) K2 blackpearl
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (6.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
2 4 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 4 (25.00%) Subversion
2 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Developer in Test
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
6 1 (6.25%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (6.25%) HTML Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) .NET
3 4 (25.00%) CSS
4 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
4 3 (18.75%) AngularJS
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (18.75%) CSS3
4 3 (18.75%) Entity Framework
4 3 (18.75%) HTML5
4 3 (18.75%) jQuery
4 3 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (12.50%) LINQ
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (6.25%) Ember.js
6 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
6 1 (6.25%) JPA
6 1 (6.25%) React
6 1 (6.25%) Spring
6 1 (6.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Functional Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) BDD
3 5 (31.25%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
4 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (18.75%) MVC
6 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Mobile Development
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) CRM
7 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
7 1 (6.25%) QA Automation
7 1 (6.25%) V-Model
7 1 (6.25%) Web Development
7 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (43.75%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (6.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Salesforce.com