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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 57 44 58
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Contract jobs citing Selenium 15 27 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.74% 2.88% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.00% 25.23% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £363 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-47.18% -
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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
125 107 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.53% 11.40% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 81 45
Average daily rate £375 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £252 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Average hourly rate £36.40 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

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 17 April 2015, 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 31 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) WebDriver
3 13 (32.50%) Java
4 12 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 12 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 10 (25.00%) Scrum
5 10 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 9 (22.50%) Cucumber
7 8 (20.00%) Open Source
8 7 (17.50%) BDD
8 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
8 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
8 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
8 7 (17.50%) Maven
9 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (15.00%) Ruby
9 6 (15.00%) JMeter
9 6 (15.00%) ISEB
9 6 (15.00%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (15.00%) jQuery
9 6 (15.00%) Performance Testing
10 5 (12.50%) JIRA
10 5 (12.50%) QA
10 5 (12.50%) WATIR
10 5 (12.50%) REST
10 5 (12.50%) OO
10 5 (12.50%) HTML
10 5 (12.50%) PHP

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 4 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (2.50%) Liferay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (45.00%) WebDriver
2 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 9 (22.50%) Cucumber
4 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
4 7 (17.50%) Maven
5 6 (15.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (15.00%) JMeter
6 5 (12.50%) JIRA
6 5 (12.50%) WATIR
7 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (10.00%) Eclipse
8 3 (7.50%) RSpec
8 3 (7.50%) Hudson
8 3 (7.50%) SoapUI
8 3 (7.50%) TeamCity
8 3 (7.50%) Jasmine
9 2 (5.00%) MSTest
9 2 (5.00%) TestNG
9 2 (5.00%) JUnit
10 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Tester
3 7 (17.50%) Test Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Tester
5 4 (10.00%) AWS Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Automation Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.00%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Test Team Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Automation Tester
8 1 (2.50%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.50%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) jQuery
2 5 (12.50%) HTML
2 5 (12.50%) XML
2 5 (12.50%) REST
3 4 (10.00%) Backbone.js
3 4 (10.00%) CSS
3 4 (10.00%) HTML5
3 4 (10.00%) Web Services
4 3 (7.50%) SOAP
4 3 (7.50%) Underscore.js
4 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
4 3 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (7.50%) Marionette.js
4 3 (7.50%) CSS3
5 2 (5.00%) Middleware
5 2 (5.00%) Ajax
5 2 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (5.00%) JSON
5 2 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) User Experience
2 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 12 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 10 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 10 (25.00%) Scrum
4 7 (17.50%) BDD
5 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (15.00%) Performance Testing
5 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (12.50%) TDD
6 5 (12.50%) OO
6 5 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 5 (12.50%) Test Planning
7 4 (10.00%) V-Model
7 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 4 (10.00%) MVC
7 4 (10.00%) Validation
7 4 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) Java
2 6 (15.00%) Ruby
3 5 (12.50%) PHP
3 5 (12.50%) SQL
4 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (5.00%) PHP5
6 1 (2.50%) Groovy
6 1 (2.50%) Perl
6 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
1 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) ISEB
3 4 (10.00%) HND
3 4 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (7.50%) Degree
5 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe
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