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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 43 55 67
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +12
Contract jobs citing Selenium 27 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.88% 0.47% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 25.23% 4.69% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 3 1
Average daily rate £330 £300 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +27.65%
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
107 64 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.42% 10.02% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 44 60
Average daily rate £330 £325 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £252 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £393 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 10
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 £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 18 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 18 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 27 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) Java
3 16 (43.24%) Scrum
3 16 (43.24%) Cucumber
4 15 (40.54%) WebDriver
5 12 (32.43%) QA
5 12 (32.43%) JUnit
6 11 (29.73%) Finance
6 11 (29.73%) Open Source
6 11 (29.73%) Test Automation
7 10 (27.03%) JBehave
8 9 (24.32%) BDD
8 9 (24.32%) Test Scripting
8 9 (24.32%) Maven
8 9 (24.32%) Automated Testing
8 9 (24.32%) JMeter
9 8 (21.62%) Oracle
9 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
9 8 (21.62%) JIRA
9 8 (21.62%) Security Testing
9 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (21.62%) TestNG
10 7 (18.92%) Kanban
11 6 (16.22%) ISEB
11 6 (16.22%) Automation Testing
12 5 (13.51%) WATIR
13 4 (10.81%) ISTQB
13 4 (10.81%) Spring
13 4 (10.81%) TDD
13 4 (10.81%) LoadRunner

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 (5.41%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Cucumber
2 15 (40.54%) WebDriver
3 12 (32.43%) JUnit
4 10 (27.03%) JBehave
5 9 (24.32%) Maven
5 9 (24.32%) JMeter
6 8 (21.62%) JIRA
6 8 (21.62%) TestNG
7 5 (13.51%) WATIR
8 4 (10.81%) LoadRunner
8 4 (10.81%) jMock
9 3 (8.11%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
11 1 (2.70%) Hudson
11 1 (2.70%) Gerrit
11 1 (2.70%) FitNesse
11 1 (2.70%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
11 1 (2.70%) ClearQuest
11 1 (2.70%) Bugzilla
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Tester
2 9 (24.32%) Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Java Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Test Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Technical Tester
4 6 (16.22%) QA Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) UAT Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Test Leader
6 3 (8.11%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Test Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Non-Functional Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.70%) UAT Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Software Quality Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Test Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) UAT Test Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (2.70%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Spring
2 2 (5.41%) Web Services
2 2 (5.41%) RESTful
3 1 (2.70%) jQuery
3 1 (2.70%) Java SE
3 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Open Source
2 1 (2.70%) DTV
2 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) UNIX
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
1 3 (8.11%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Android
3 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) Scrum
3 11 (29.73%) Test Automation
4 9 (24.32%) BDD
4 9 (24.32%) Test Scripting
4 9 (24.32%) Automated Testing
5 8 (21.62%) Security Testing
5 8 (21.62%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (18.92%) Kanban
7 6 (16.22%) Automation Testing
8 4 (10.81%) TDD
8 4 (10.81%) Performance Testing
9 3 (8.11%) User Stories
9 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
10 2 (5.41%) Test Strategy
10 2 (5.41%) Agile Testing
11 1 (2.70%) V-Model
11 1 (2.70%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) Java
2 3 (8.11%) PHP
3 2 (5.41%) Ruby
3 2 (5.41%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) ISEB
2 4 (10.81%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (32.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
1 1 (2.70%) Cobbler
1 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) SAP
2 1 (2.70%) HP
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