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 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 41 48 60
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Contract jobs citing Selenium 32 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.40% 1.69% 0.90%
As % of the Development Applications category 23.36% 18.97% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 7
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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 £319 £336 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £353 £308
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 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+89.33% -
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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
137 58 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.54% 8.91% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 44 57
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 £320 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £373 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Average hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%

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 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 1 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 52 (88.14%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (54.24%) WebDriver
3 24 (40.68%) Scrum
4 18 (30.51%) Finance
5 17 (28.81%) JMeter
5 17 (28.81%) Java
6 16 (27.12%) WATIR
7 15 (25.42%) Performance Testing
8 14 (23.73%) Test Scripting
8 14 (23.73%) Open Source
8 14 (23.73%) Security Cleared
8 14 (23.73%) BDD
8 14 (23.73%) ISEB
9 13 (22.03%) SC Cleared
10 11 (18.64%) Cucumber
11 10 (16.95%) QA
11 10 (16.95%) SQL
11 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
12 9 (15.25%) Validation
12 9 (15.25%) Maven
13 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
13 8 (13.56%) Waterfall
13 8 (13.56%) V-Model
13 8 (13.56%) Automation Testing
13 8 (13.56%) TDD
13 8 (13.56%) Linux
13 8 (13.56%) PHP
13 8 (13.56%) Test Planning
14 7 (11.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (11.86%) HND

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (1.69%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 32 (54.24%) WebDriver
2 17 (28.81%) JMeter
3 16 (27.12%) WATIR
4 11 (18.64%) Cucumber
5 9 (15.25%) Maven
6 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
7 7 (11.86%) Jenkins
7 7 (11.86%) TestNG
8 5 (8.47%) JIRA
9 4 (6.78%) FitNesse
9 4 (6.78%) SpecFlow
10 3 (5.08%) Behat
10 3 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (5.08%) Selenium IDE
11 2 (3.39%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (3.39%) JUnit
11 2 (3.39%) Hudson
11 2 (3.39%) PHPUnit
12 1 (1.69%) RSpec
12 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (30.51%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.08%) Marketing
3 3 (5.08%) Electronics
3 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (47.46%) Tester
2 13 (22.03%) Developer
3 10 (16.95%) Technical Tester
4 8 (13.56%) Test Leader
4 8 (13.56%) Test Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Lead Developer
5 7 (11.86%) Senior Test Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Technical Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Automation Tester
6 5 (8.47%) Test Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Test Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Selenium Tester
7 4 (6.78%) QA Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) PHP Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) QA Tester
9 2 (3.39%) Senior Tester
9 2 (3.39%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) RESTful
2 2 (3.39%) .NET
2 2 (3.39%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) HTML5
3 1 (1.69%) CSS3
3 1 (1.69%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.69%) Zend Framework
3 1 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.69%) XML
3 1 (1.69%) CSS
3 1 (1.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Open Source
2 3 (5.08%) DTV
3 2 (3.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Linux
2 4 (6.78%) UNIX
3 3 (5.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (88.14%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.68%) Scrum
3 15 (25.42%) Performance Testing
4 14 (23.73%) Test Scripting
4 14 (23.73%) BDD
5 10 (16.95%) Software Engineering
6 9 (15.25%) Validation
7 8 (13.56%) Waterfall
7 8 (13.56%) V-Model
7 8 (13.56%) Automation Testing
7 8 (13.56%) TDD
7 8 (13.56%) Test Planning
8 7 (11.86%) Automated Testing
8 7 (11.86%) Software Testing
9 6 (10.17%) Security Testing
9 6 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (5.08%) Test Strategy
11 3 (5.08%) Agile Testing
11 3 (5.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.81%) Java
2 10 (16.95%) SQL
3 8 (13.56%) PHP
4 5 (8.47%) C#
5 4 (6.78%) Ruby
6 3 (5.08%) PHP5
7 1 (1.69%) Python
7 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) Security Cleared
1 14 (23.73%) ISEB
2 13 (22.03%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (11.86%) HND
4 6 (10.17%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.69%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Puppet
1 1 (1.69%) Cobbler
1 1 (1.69%) Vagrant
1 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.08%) Zend
1 3 (5.08%) SAP
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.69%) HP
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