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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 38 49 64
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +15
Contract jobs citing Selenium 30 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.26% 0.98% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 24.39% 11.32% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 5 6
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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 £350 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £313
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
123 53 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.37% 8.65% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 40 57
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 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 19 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 49 (89.09%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (56.36%) WebDriver
3 24 (43.64%) Scrum
4 19 (34.55%) Finance
5 18 (32.73%) JMeter
6 17 (30.91%) WATIR
7 16 (29.09%) Performance Testing
8 15 (27.27%) Open Source
8 15 (27.27%) Java
9 14 (25.45%) Security Cleared
10 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
11 12 (21.82%) ISEB
11 12 (21.82%) BDD
12 11 (20.00%) Test Scripting
13 9 (16.36%) SQL
13 9 (16.36%) Cucumber
14 8 (14.55%) QA
14 8 (14.55%) PHP
14 8 (14.55%) Maven
14 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
15 7 (12.73%) Automated Testing
15 7 (12.73%) TDD
15 7 (12.73%) Validation
15 7 (12.73%) Linux
15 7 (12.73%) TestNG
15 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
15 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
15 7 (12.73%) Automation Testing
16 6 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
16 6 (10.91%) Waterfall

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (1.82%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 31 (56.36%) WebDriver
2 18 (32.73%) JMeter
3 17 (30.91%) WATIR
4 9 (16.36%) Cucumber
5 8 (14.55%) Maven
6 7 (12.73%) TestNG
6 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
6 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
7 5 (9.09%) JIRA
8 4 (7.27%) FitNesse
9 3 (5.45%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (5.45%) SpecFlow
9 3 (5.45%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (3.64%) Behat
10 2 (3.64%) Hudson
10 2 (3.64%) PHPUnit
10 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (3.64%) LoadRunner
10 2 (3.64%) JUnit
11 1 (1.82%) NUnit
General
1 19 (34.55%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.45%) Electronics
3 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (47.27%) Tester
2 13 (23.64%) Developer
3 11 (20.00%) Technical Tester
4 8 (14.55%) Test Leader
5 7 (12.73%) Lead Developer
5 7 (12.73%) Technical Developer
6 5 (9.09%) Consultant
6 5 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Test Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) QA Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) PHP Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Automation Tester
8 3 (5.45%) Selenium Tester
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Test Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Non-Functional Tester
9 2 (3.64%) QA Tester
9 2 (3.64%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) RESTful
2 2 (3.64%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) .NET
3 1 (1.82%) HTML
3 1 (1.82%) CSS
3 1 (1.82%) Zend Framework
3 1 (1.82%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.82%) HTML5
3 1 (1.82%) CSS3
3 1 (1.82%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Open Source
2 3 (5.45%) DTV
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Linux
2 4 (7.27%) UNIX
3 2 (3.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (89.09%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (43.64%) Scrum
3 16 (29.09%) Performance Testing
4 12 (21.82%) BDD
5 11 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 8 (14.55%) Software Engineering
7 7 (12.73%) Automated Testing
7 7 (12.73%) TDD
7 7 (12.73%) Validation
7 7 (12.73%) Automation Testing
8 6 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (10.91%) Waterfall
8 6 (10.91%) V-Model
8 6 (10.91%) Security Testing
8 6 (10.91%) Software Testing
8 6 (10.91%) Test Planning
9 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.45%) Programme Management
10 3 (5.45%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) Java
2 9 (16.36%) SQL
3 8 (14.55%) PHP
4 5 (9.09%) C#
5 4 (7.27%) Ruby
6 3 (5.45%) PHP5
7 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.82%) Perl
7 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (25.45%) Security Cleared
2 13 (23.64%) SC Cleared
3 12 (21.82%) ISEB
4 6 (10.91%) HND
4 6 (10.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (9.09%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.82%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.82%) Puppet
1 1 (1.82%) Cobbler
1 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (5.45%) SAP
1 3 (5.45%) Zend
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
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