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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 51 53 53
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Selenium 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.88% 0.33% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.89% 5.26% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate £135 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £58.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -18.30%
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
76 38 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.21% 6.28% 10.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 24 35
Average daily rate £325 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £280 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 7 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 3 (42.86%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) QA Automation
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) UAT Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) QA Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Birmingham
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Rate: £150.00 - £160.00 per day
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