The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Bristol region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 46 55 72
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +17
Contract jobs citing Selenium 30 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.24% 0.31% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 27.78% 3.33% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 2 1
Average daily rate £330 £313 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +32.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Development Applications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
108 60 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.66% 9.38% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 40 59
Average daily rate £330 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -14.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £243 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £382 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 11
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +8.00%
Selenium
South West

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 30 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) WebDriver
3 17 (42.50%) Java
4 16 (40.00%) Scrum
4 16 (40.00%) Cucumber
5 12 (30.00%) BDD
5 12 (30.00%) QA
5 12 (30.00%) Maven
5 12 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 12 (30.00%) JUnit
6 11 (27.50%) JIRA
6 11 (27.50%) Finance
6 11 (27.50%) Security Testing
6 11 (27.50%) Test Scripting
6 11 (27.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (27.50%) Open Source
6 11 (27.50%) TestNG
6 11 (27.50%) Test Automation
7 10 (25.00%) JBehave
8 9 (22.50%) JMeter
9 8 (20.00%) Oracle
9 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 7 (17.50%) ISEB
10 7 (17.50%) Kanban
11 6 (15.00%) Automation Testing
12 5 (12.50%) WATIR
13 4 (10.00%) Performance Testing
13 4 (10.00%) jMock
13 4 (10.00%) ISTQB
13 4 (10.00%) Spring

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 2 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (2.50%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (45.00%) WebDriver
2 16 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 12 (30.00%) Maven
3 12 (30.00%) JUnit
4 11 (27.50%) JIRA
4 11 (27.50%) TestNG
5 10 (25.00%) JBehave
6 9 (22.50%) JMeter
7 5 (12.50%) WATIR
8 4 (10.00%) jMock
8 4 (10.00%) LoadRunner
9 3 (7.50%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
11 1 (2.50%) ClearQuest
11 1 (2.50%) Bugzilla
11 1 (2.50%) Hudson
11 1 (2.50%) Gerrit
11 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
11 1 (2.50%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Tester
2 9 (22.50%) Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Test Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Test Leader
4 6 (15.00%) Technical Tester
4 6 (15.00%) QA Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) UAT Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Test Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Automation Tester
7 2 (5.00%) Non-Functional Tester
7 2 (5.00%) Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Quality Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Spring
2 2 (5.00%) RESTful
2 2 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) Java SE
3 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Open Source
2 1 (2.50%) DTV
2 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) UNIX
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
1 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) Scrum
3 12 (30.00%) BDD
3 12 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 11 (27.50%) Security Testing
4 11 (27.50%) Test Scripting
4 11 (27.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (27.50%) Test Automation
5 7 (17.50%) Kanban
6 6 (15.00%) Automation Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 4 (10.00%) TDD
8 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.50%) User Stories
9 2 (5.00%) Test Strategy
9 2 (5.00%) Agile Testing
9 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.00%) Software Testing
10 1 (2.50%) Project Management
10 1 (2.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) Java
2 3 (7.50%) PHP
3 2 (5.00%) Ruby
3 2 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) SQL
4 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) ISEB
2 4 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.50%) Puppet
1 1 (2.50%) Cobbler
1 1 (2.50%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) SAP
2 1 (2.50%) HP
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