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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 71 48 55
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +7
Contract jobs citing Selenium 1 24 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.12% 2.78% 1.89%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.88% 16.44% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 22 13
Average daily rate £315 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +21.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -36.61%
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
113 146 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.29% 16.92% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 125 62
Average daily rate £350 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £46.25 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £46.25 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.65 £47.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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
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 9 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Ant
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Release Management
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) IBM