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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 56 39 63
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +24
Contract jobs citing Selenium 14 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.81% 2.67% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.52% 22.73% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 2
Median daily rate £150 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% -9.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.31 £13.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+339.33% -80.98%
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
147 88 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.04% 11.73% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 62 44
Median daily rate £450 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 29 July 2016.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 19 (79.17%) HTML
2 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 15 (62.50%) Java
3 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 15 (62.50%) CSS
4 13 (54.17%) BDD
5 12 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (37.50%) Cucumber
7 9 (37.50%) Mobile App
8 8 (33.33%) QA Automation
8 8 (33.33%) Functional Testing
8 8 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (33.33%) WebDriver
8 8 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (33.33%) QA
8 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 8 (33.33%) MS Office
8 8 (33.33%) C#
8 8 (33.33%) .NET
9 7 (29.17%) SQL
10 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
10 5 (20.83%) OO
10 5 (20.83%) Automated Testing
10 5 (20.83%) VMware
10 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
11 4 (16.67%) Pega
11 4 (16.67%) SpecFlow
11 4 (16.67%) Relational Database

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 (16.67%) Documentum
1 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (4.17%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (33.33%) MS Office
2 8 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 8 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
4 4 (16.67%) SpecFlow
4 4 (16.67%) Subversion
5 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.17%) Ranorex
6 1 (4.17%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 8 (33.33%) QA Automation Tester
2 8 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 8 (33.33%) Tester
3 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Developer in Test
4 4 (16.67%) Test Automation Developer
5 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (79.17%) HTML
2 15 (62.50%) CSS
3 8 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (12.50%) CSS3
4 3 (12.50%) Entity Framework
4 3 (12.50%) HTML5
4 3 (12.50%) jQuery
4 3 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (8.33%) LINQ
6 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (4.17%) Ember.js
6 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.17%) JPA
6 1 (4.17%) React
6 1 (4.17%) Spring
6 1 (4.17%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 13 (54.17%) BDD
3 12 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 8 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (33.33%) QA Automation
6 5 (20.83%) Automated Testing
6 5 (20.83%) OO
6 5 (20.83%) Unit Testing
7 4 (16.67%) Case Management
7 4 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
7 4 (16.67%) OOP
7 4 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
7 4 (16.67%) Scrum
7 4 (16.67%) Software Delivery
8 3 (12.50%) MVC
9 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Mobile Development
10 1 (4.17%) Cross-Browser Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) Java
1 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 8 (33.33%) C#
3 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ISEB
1 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) EMC
3 4 (16.67%) Pega
4 3 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.17%) IBM