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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 23 26 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Contract jobs citing Selenium 15 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 5.75% 0.57% 1.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 37.50% 6.25% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 5
Average daily rate
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£350 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.75 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+51.33% -
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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
40 16 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 15.33% 9.20% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 17
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 8 (44.44%) HTML
1 8 (44.44%) VB
1 8 (44.44%) WebDriver
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 7 (38.89%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (33.33%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) WCF
4 5 (27.78%) jQuery
4 5 (27.78%) MVC
4 5 (27.78%) LoadRunner
4 5 (27.78%) C#
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) VBScript
4 5 (27.78%) CSS
5 4 (22.22%) Kanban
5 4 (22.22%) Scrum
6 3 (16.67%) NUnit
6 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 3 (16.67%) VB6
6 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
6 3 (16.67%) .NET
6 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 3 (16.67%) Moq
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (16.67%) Automation Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (11.11%) Hudson

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 1 (5.56%) JBoss
1 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
1 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) WebDriver
2 7 (38.89%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (27.78%) LoadRunner
4 3 (16.67%) NUnit
4 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 3 (16.67%) Moq
4 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (11.11%) Hudson
5 2 (11.11%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
5 2 (11.11%) Ant
5 2 (11.11%) JIRA
5 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (11.11%) JMeter
6 1 (5.56%) JUnit
6 1 (5.56%) RSpec
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Tester
2 8 (44.44%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Performance Tester
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Web Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Automated Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 5 (27.78%) WCF
2 5 (27.78%) jQuery
2 5 (27.78%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) .NET
3 3 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 2 (11.11%) JSP
4 2 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (5.56%) HTML5
5 1 (5.56%) CSS3
5 1 (5.56%) Backbone.js
5 1 (5.56%) Sass
5 1 (5.56%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
1 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Debian
1 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) MVC
3 4 (22.22%) Scrum
3 4 (22.22%) Kanban
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Test Management
6 1 (5.56%) BDD
6 1 (5.56%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.56%) Web Design
6 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) OOD
6 1 (5.56%) SOA
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) VB
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) VBScript
4 3 (16.67%) VB6
5 2 (11.11%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.56%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) HP