The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 18 43 32
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -11
Contract jobs citing Selenium 13 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 8.61% 1.91% 1.98%
As % of the Development Applications category 41.94% 7.14% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Average daily rate £406 £298 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.55% -8.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -36.61%
Selenium
East Sussex

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

Development Applications Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
31 70 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 20.53% 26.72% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 47 18
Average daily rate £363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 13 (72.22%) QA
2 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 12 (66.67%) REST
3 11 (61.11%) Jasmine
3 11 (61.11%) Karma Test Runner
3 11 (61.11%) .NET
3 11 (61.11%) C#
3 11 (61.11%) HTML
3 11 (61.11%) HTML5
3 11 (61.11%) .NET Framework
3 11 (61.11%) jQuery
4 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (55.56%) Node.js
5 6 (33.33%) Java
5 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (33.33%) TDD
5 6 (33.33%) WebDriver
6 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
6 5 (27.78%) BDD
6 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
6 5 (27.78%) Finance
7 4 (22.22%) OOP
7 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
7 4 (22.22%) QA Automation
8 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
8 3 (16.67%) ISEB
9 2 (11.11%) Web Services
10 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 10 (55.56%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (5.56%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Jasmine
1 11 (61.11%) Karma Test Runner
2 6 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.56%) Ant
4 1 (5.56%) Gradle
4 1 (5.56%) Hudson
4 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.56%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) JMeter
4 1 (5.56%) jMock
4 1 (5.56%) JUnit
4 1 (5.56%) Maven
4 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.56%) WinRunner
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) QA Engineer
2 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) Test Engineer
3 9 (50.00%) Developer in Test
4 8 (44.44%) C# Developer
4 8 (44.44%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Java Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior QA Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Cassandra Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) REST
2 11 (61.11%) .NET
2 11 (61.11%) .NET Framework
2 11 (61.11%) HTML
2 11 (61.11%) HTML5
2 11 (61.11%) jQuery
3 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (5.56%) Ajax
5 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
5 1 (5.56%) HornetQ
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE
5 1 (5.56%) Java EE
5 1 (5.56%) JMS
5 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (5.56%) Spring
5 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (33.33%) TDD
2 5 (27.78%) BDD
2 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
3 4 (22.22%) OOP
3 4 (22.22%) QA Automation
3 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 11 (61.11%) C#
3 6 (33.33%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) Go
4 1 (5.56%) Groovy
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
1 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (72.22%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
1 1 (5.56%) Rally