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 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 56 47 54
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing Selenium 21 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.27% 2.18% 1.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 13.46% 20.55% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £350 £375
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 £35.00 - £22.50
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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
156 73 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.88% 10.63% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 57 40
Average daily rate £400 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 8
Average hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 46 (90.20%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (54.90%) WebDriver
3 21 (41.18%) Scrum
4 16 (31.37%) Java
5 15 (29.41%) Finance
6 13 (25.49%) Open Source
6 13 (25.49%) WATIR
6 13 (25.49%) Test Scripting
7 12 (23.53%) ISEB
7 12 (23.53%) JMeter
8 11 (21.57%) SQL
8 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
8 11 (21.57%) SC Cleared
8 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
8 11 (21.57%) Performance Testing
8 11 (21.57%) BDD
9 10 (19.61%) Test Planning
9 10 (19.61%) Waterfall
9 10 (19.61%) QA
9 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
9 10 (19.61%) Validation
10 9 (17.65%) V-Model
11 8 (15.69%) Test Automation
11 8 (15.69%) Cucumber
11 8 (15.69%) Automation Testing
11 8 (15.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (15.69%) TDD
11 8 (15.69%) Software Testing
11 8 (15.69%) Linux
11 8 (15.69%) HND

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 28 (54.90%) WebDriver
2 13 (25.49%) WATIR
3 12 (23.53%) JMeter
4 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
5 8 (15.69%) Cucumber
6 7 (13.73%) Jenkins
7 5 (9.80%) Maven
7 5 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (7.84%) FitNesse
8 4 (7.84%) Hudson
8 4 (7.84%) SpecFlow
8 4 (7.84%) Behat
9 3 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (5.88%) JUnit
10 2 (3.92%) JIRA
10 2 (3.92%) TestNG
10 2 (3.92%) SoapUI
10 2 (3.92%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.96%) NUnit
General
1 15 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Electronics
3 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Tester
2 13 (25.49%) Test Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Senior Test Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Test Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Technical Tester
6 5 (9.80%) Test Consultant
6 5 (9.80%) Consultant
6 5 (9.80%) Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Automation Tester
7 4 (7.84%) Selenium Tester
8 3 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Test Leader
9 2 (3.92%) Agile Tester
9 2 (3.92%) Software Tester
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Tester
9 2 (3.92%) QA Tester
9 2 (3.92%) QA Engineer
10 1 (1.96%) Lead Test Analyst
10 1 (1.96%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) RESTful
2 2 (3.92%) REST
2 2 (3.92%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.96%) XML
3 1 (1.96%) Doctrine
3 1 (1.96%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Open Source
2 3 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.92%) DTV
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Linux
2 6 (11.76%) Windows
3 3 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (90.20%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (41.18%) Scrum
3 13 (25.49%) Test Scripting
4 11 (21.57%) Software Engineering
4 11 (21.57%) Performance Testing
4 11 (21.57%) BDD
5 10 (19.61%) Test Planning
5 10 (19.61%) Waterfall
5 10 (19.61%) Validation
6 9 (17.65%) V-Model
7 8 (15.69%) Test Automation
7 8 (15.69%) Automation Testing
7 8 (15.69%) TDD
7 8 (15.69%) Software Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.84%) Test Strategy
9 3 (5.88%) Automated Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Build Automation
10 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.92%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) Java
2 11 (21.57%) SQL
3 7 (13.73%) C#
3 7 (13.73%) PHP
4 3 (5.88%) Ruby
5 2 (3.92%) Perl
5 2 (3.92%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) Groovy
6 1 (1.96%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) ISEB
2 11 (21.57%) SC Cleared
2 11 (21.57%) Security Cleared
3 8 (15.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (15.69%) HND
4 4 (7.84%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (3.92%) SAP
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.96%) HP
2 1 (1.96%) Zend
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