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 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 53 38 64
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +26
Contract jobs citing Selenium 26 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.58% 2.44% 0.76%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.33% 26.32% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 6
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£363 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £341 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £350 £281
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 Bristol region.

Development Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
150 57 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.91% 9.27% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 42 55
Average daily rate £388 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 14
Average hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% -10.00%
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 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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014, 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 45 (84.91%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (50.94%) WebDriver
3 24 (45.28%) Scrum
4 17 (32.08%) Finance
5 16 (30.19%) JMeter
6 15 (28.30%) WATIR
6 15 (28.30%) Performance Testing
7 14 (26.42%) Open Source
7 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
7 14 (26.42%) Java
8 13 (24.53%) ISEB
8 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
9 12 (22.64%) Test Scripting
10 10 (18.87%) SQL
10 10 (18.87%) Software Engineering
11 9 (16.98%) Validation
11 9 (16.98%) Cucumber
11 9 (16.98%) BDD
12 8 (15.09%) V-Model
12 8 (15.09%) Waterfall
12 8 (15.09%) QA
12 8 (15.09%) Automation Testing
12 8 (15.09%) Test Planning
13 7 (13.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 7 (13.21%) Linux
13 7 (13.21%) HND
13 7 (13.21%) PHP
13 7 (13.21%) Software Testing
13 7 (13.21%) Git (software)
14 6 (11.32%) Jenkins

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 (1.89%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 27 (50.94%) WebDriver
2 16 (30.19%) JMeter
3 15 (28.30%) WATIR
4 9 (16.98%) Cucumber
5 7 (13.21%) Git (software)
6 6 (11.32%) Jenkins
7 4 (7.55%) SpecFlow
7 4 (7.55%) Maven
8 3 (5.66%) Behat
8 3 (5.66%) Selenium IDE
8 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (5.66%) FitNesse
8 3 (5.66%) TestNG
9 2 (3.77%) JUnit
9 2 (3.77%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (3.77%) PHPUnit
10 1 (1.89%) Hudson
10 1 (1.89%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.89%) PhpStorm
10 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
General
1 17 (32.08%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Electronics
3 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Tester
2 13 (24.53%) Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Test Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Technical Tester
4 8 (15.09%) Senior Test Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Technical Developer
5 7 (13.21%) Lead Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Test Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Automation Tester
6 5 (9.43%) Selenium Tester
7 4 (7.55%) Test Leader
7 4 (7.55%) Test Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) QA Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) PHP Developer
9 2 (3.77%) QA Tester
9 2 (3.77%) UAT Tester
9 2 (3.77%) Agile Tester
9 2 (3.77%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) RESTful
3 1 (1.89%) HTML5
3 1 (1.89%) CSS3
3 1 (1.89%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.89%) CSS
3 1 (1.89%) Web Services
3 1 (1.89%) XML
3 1 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.89%) Zend Framework
3 1 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Open Source
2 2 (3.77%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.77%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Linux
2 4 (7.55%) UNIX
3 3 (5.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (84.91%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (45.28%) Scrum
3 15 (28.30%) Performance Testing
4 12 (22.64%) Test Scripting
5 10 (18.87%) Software Engineering
6 9 (16.98%) Validation
6 9 (16.98%) BDD
7 8 (15.09%) Automation Testing
7 8 (15.09%) Test Planning
7 8 (15.09%) V-Model
7 8 (15.09%) Waterfall
8 7 (13.21%) Software Testing
9 6 (11.32%) TDD
10 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (5.66%) Unit Testing
11 3 (5.66%) Automated Testing
11 3 (5.66%) Test Automation
11 3 (5.66%) Test Strategy
12 2 (3.77%) Build Automation
12 2 (3.77%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) Java
2 10 (18.87%) SQL
3 7 (13.21%) PHP
4 6 (11.32%) C#
5 3 (5.66%) Ruby
5 3 (5.66%) PHP5
6 1 (1.89%) Python
6 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.89%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
2 13 (24.53%) ISEB
2 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
3 7 (13.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (13.21%) HND
4 6 (11.32%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.89%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
1 1 (1.89%) Cobbler
1 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (5.66%) Zend
2 2 (3.77%) SAP
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.89%) HP
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Posted: 25 days ago