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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 43 48 61
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Contract jobs citing Selenium 30 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.44% 0.80% 1.01%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.42% 9.43% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 4 8
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£363 £350 £281
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £350 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
+129.03% -
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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
118 53 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.55% 8.52% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 41 52
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £374 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 14
Average hourly rate £33.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.56% -2.66%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 37 (63.79%) WebDriver
2 28 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (39.66%) Scrum
4 19 (32.76%) JMeter
5 18 (31.03%) Finance
6 17 (29.31%) WATIR
6 17 (29.31%) Performance Testing
7 16 (27.59%) Test Scripting
7 16 (27.59%) Open Source
8 15 (25.86%) Security Cleared
8 15 (25.86%) Maven
9 14 (24.14%) TestNG
9 14 (24.14%) BDD
10 13 (22.41%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (22.41%) Security Testing
10 13 (22.41%) SC Cleared
10 13 (22.41%) Automated Testing
10 13 (22.41%) ISEB
10 13 (22.41%) Java
11 8 (13.79%) JIRA
12 7 (12.07%) QA
12 7 (12.07%) Cucumber
13 6 (10.34%) SQL
13 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
13 6 (10.34%) Software Testing
13 6 (10.34%) Validation
13 6 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (8.62%) Automation Testing
14 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
14 5 (8.62%) Waterfall

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (1.72%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (63.79%) WebDriver
2 19 (32.76%) JMeter
3 17 (29.31%) WATIR
4 15 (25.86%) Maven
5 14 (24.14%) TestNG
6 8 (13.79%) JIRA
7 7 (12.07%) Cucumber
8 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
8 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
9 3 (5.17%) Selenium IDE
9 3 (5.17%) LoadRunner
9 3 (5.17%) FitNesse
9 3 (5.17%) JUnit
10 2 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (3.45%) Hudson
10 2 (3.45%) PHPUnit
11 1 (1.72%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.72%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.72%) RSpec
General
1 18 (31.03%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.45%) Electronics
3 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (55.17%) Tester
2 12 (20.69%) Developer
2 12 (20.69%) Technical Tester
3 9 (15.52%) Test Leader
4 7 (12.07%) Technical Developer
4 7 (12.07%) UAT Tester
4 7 (12.07%) Lead Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Test Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Consultant
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Test Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) QA Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Test Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Automation Tester
6 3 (5.17%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Test Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) Software Tester
7 2 (3.45%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) Web Services
1 2 (3.45%) RESTful
2 1 (1.72%) HTML5
2 1 (1.72%) CSS3
2 1 (1.72%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.72%) Spring
2 1 (1.72%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.72%) Zend Framework
2 1 (1.72%) HTML
2 1 (1.72%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Open Source
2 2 (3.45%) DTV
3 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.90%) Linux
2 2 (3.45%) UNIX
3 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (39.66%) Scrum
3 17 (29.31%) Performance Testing
4 16 (27.59%) Test Scripting
5 14 (24.14%) BDD
6 13 (22.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (22.41%) Security Testing
6 13 (22.41%) Automated Testing
7 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
7 6 (10.34%) Software Testing
7 6 (10.34%) Validation
8 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.62%) TDD
8 5 (8.62%) V-Model
8 5 (8.62%) Waterfall
8 5 (8.62%) Automation Testing
9 4 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.17%) Kanban
10 3 (5.17%) Agile Testing
11 2 (3.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.41%) Java
2 6 (10.34%) SQL
3 5 (8.62%) PHP
4 4 (6.90%) Ruby
5 3 (5.17%) C#
6 2 (3.45%) PHP5
7 1 (1.72%) Python
7 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (25.86%) Security Cleared
2 13 (22.41%) ISEB
2 13 (22.41%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (8.62%) HND
4 5 (8.62%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.45%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.72%) Puppet
1 1 (1.72%) Cobbler
1 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (3.45%) SAP
1 2 (3.45%) Zend
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle
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