The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Birmingham region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 59 53 54
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Selenium 2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% 0.99% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.08% 10.17% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
+129.03% -
Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
65 59 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.12% 9.74% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 33 13
Average daily rate £328 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £600 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +12.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Selenium
West Midlands

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) ISEB
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) BDD
4 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) JMeter
5 1 (20.00%) Web Design
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) jQuery
5 1 (20.00%) SOAP
5 1 (20.00%) XML

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (40.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (40.00%) JMeter
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) QA Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) QA Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Quality Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) QA Automation Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (40.00%) BDD
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Web Design
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA