The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 52 55 62
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing Selenium 14 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.82% 0.41% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.14% 5.45% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
Median daily rate £333 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - £71.00
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
138 55 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.97% 7.59% 8.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 37 35
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Selenium as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 August 2016.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Selenium also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Selenium.

1 22 (78.57%) HTML
2 19 (67.86%) Java
3 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 18 (64.29%) CSS
3 18 (64.29%) Test Automation
4 14 (50.00%) BDD
5 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
6 12 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (32.14%) Cucumber
7 9 (32.14%) WebDriver
7 9 (32.14%) Mobile App
7 9 (32.14%) QA
7 9 (32.14%) .NET
8 8 (28.57%) C#
8 8 (28.57%) MS Office
8 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 8 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (28.57%) Functional Testing
8 8 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (28.57%) QA Automation
9 7 (25.00%) SQL
10 6 (21.43%) OO
10 6 (21.43%) Subversion
11 5 (17.86%) Scrum
11 5 (17.86%) VMware
11 5 (17.86%) MVC
11 5 (17.86%) OOP
11 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
11 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) Documentum
1 4 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.14%) JBoss
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 8 (28.57%) MS Office
2 8 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Cucumber
1 9 (32.14%) WebDriver
2 6 (21.43%) Subversion
3 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
4 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 4 (14.29%) SpecFlow
5 3 (10.71%) JUnit
5 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (7.14%) Ant
6 2 (7.14%) Checkstyle
6 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
6 2 (7.14%) QUnit
7 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.57%) JIRA
7 1 (3.57%) JMeter
7 1 (3.57%) Ranorex
7 1 (3.57%) TestComplete
7 1 (3.57%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Automation Tester
2 8 (28.57%) QA Automation Tester
2 8 (28.57%) QA Tester
2 8 (28.57%) Tester
3 7 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Developer in Test
5 4 (14.29%) Test Automation Developer
6 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) C# Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Hybris Developer
7 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (78.57%) HTML
2 18 (64.29%) CSS
3 9 (32.14%) .NET
4 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
4 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
4 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
4 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (10.71%) CSS3
4 3 (10.71%) Entity Framework
4 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
4 3 (10.71%) HTML5
4 3 (10.71%) JPA
4 3 (10.71%) jQuery
4 3 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (10.71%) Web Services
5 2 (7.14%) EJB 3.0
5 2 (7.14%) Java EE
5 2 (7.14%) JBoss Seam
5 2 (7.14%) JSTL
5 2 (7.14%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Unix
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Test Automation
2 14 (50.00%) BDD
3 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (28.57%) Functional Testing
5 8 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (28.57%) QA Automation
6 6 (21.43%) OO
7 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
7 5 (17.86%) MVC
7 5 (17.86%) OOP
7 5 (17.86%) Scrum
7 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Case Management
8 4 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
8 4 (14.29%) Software Delivery
9 2 (7.14%) Automation Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Manual Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) Java
2 18 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 8 (28.57%) C#
4 7 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.14%) Python
5 2 (7.14%) Ruby
6 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ISEB
1 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) VMware
3 4 (14.29%) EMC
3 4 (14.29%) Pega
4 3 (10.71%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (7.14%) Endeca
5 2 (7.14%) hybris
5 2 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (3.57%) IBM