The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 45 52 42
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing Selenium 26 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.03% 1.54% 2.05%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.93% 17.14% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £403 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £50.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +124.44%
Selenium
South West

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

Development Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
145 70 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.88% 8.96% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 53 44
Average daily rate £413 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £380 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £46.25 £38.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% +10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Selenium
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Bristol region.

Selenium Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 44 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (51.92%) WebDriver
3 20 (38.46%) Scrum
4 18 (34.62%) Java
5 15 (28.85%) Test Scripting
6 14 (26.92%) Waterfall
7 13 (25.00%) Open Source
7 13 (25.00%) Finance
8 11 (21.15%) Git (software)
8 11 (21.15%) BDD
8 11 (21.15%) WATIR
9 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
9 10 (19.23%) SC Cleared
9 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
9 10 (19.23%) Cucumber
9 10 (19.23%) Test Automation
9 10 (19.23%) ISEB
9 10 (19.23%) SQL
9 10 (19.23%) Jenkins
10 9 (17.31%) Test Planning
10 9 (17.31%) Linux
10 9 (17.31%) TDD
10 9 (17.31%) Validation
10 9 (17.31%) JMeter
10 9 (17.31%) QA
10 9 (17.31%) Performance Testing
11 8 (15.38%) V-Model
11 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (15.38%) Maven
11 8 (15.38%) PHP

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (1.92%) Liferay
1 1 (1.92%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 27 (51.92%) WebDriver
2 11 (21.15%) Git (software)
2 11 (21.15%) WATIR
3 10 (19.23%) Cucumber
3 10 (19.23%) Jenkins
4 9 (17.31%) JMeter
5 8 (15.38%) Maven
5 8 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (7.69%) SpecFlow
7 4 (7.69%) Behat
7 4 (7.69%) Hudson
7 4 (7.69%) FitNesse
8 3 (5.77%) TeamCity
8 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
8 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.85%) JUnit
9 2 (3.85%) JIRA
10 1 (1.92%) TestNG
10 1 (1.92%) Selenium IDE
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.85%) Electronics
3 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Tester
2 12 (23.08%) Test Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Senior Test Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Technical Tester
6 4 (7.69%) Test Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (5.77%) Automation Tester
7 3 (5.77%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) QA Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.85%) PHP Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Architect
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Consultant
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Test Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Tester
9 1 (1.92%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.69%) XML
1 4 (7.69%) REST
2 3 (5.77%) HTML
2 3 (5.77%) .NET
2 3 (5.77%) HTML5
2 3 (5.77%) Web Services
3 2 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (3.85%) CSS
3 2 (3.85%) SOAP
3 2 (3.85%) Middleware
3 2 (3.85%) CSS3
3 2 (3.85%) JSON
3 2 (3.85%) jQuery
3 2 (3.85%) RESTful
4 1 (1.92%) Dojo
4 1 (1.92%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (1.92%) Backbone.js
4 1 (1.92%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.92%) Doctrine
4 1 (1.92%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Open Source
2 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) DTV
4 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Linux
2 7 (13.46%) Windows
3 3 (5.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (38.46%) Scrum
3 15 (28.85%) Test Scripting
4 14 (26.92%) Waterfall
5 11 (21.15%) BDD
6 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
6 10 (19.23%) Test Automation
7 9 (17.31%) Test Planning
7 9 (17.31%) Validation
7 9 (17.31%) TDD
7 9 (17.31%) Performance Testing
8 8 (15.38%) V-Model
8 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (13.46%) Software Testing
9 7 (13.46%) Automation Testing
10 6 (11.54%) OO
11 3 (5.77%) Automated Testing
11 3 (5.77%) Test Strategy
11 3 (5.77%) Build Automation
12 2 (3.85%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) Java
2 10 (19.23%) SQL
3 8 (15.38%) PHP
4 6 (11.54%) C#
5 3 (5.77%) Ruby
6 2 (3.85%) PHP5
6 2 (3.85%) Python
6 2 (3.85%) Perl
7 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.92%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) ISEB
1 10 (19.23%) SC Cleared
1 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (13.46%) HND
3 3 (5.77%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) HP
2 2 (3.85%) SAP
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) Zend
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