The first table below looks at the demand for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire 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 61 55 76
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Contract jobs citing Selenium 22 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.83% 1.20% 0.33%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.47% 15.63% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 2
Average daily rate £325 £284 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.53% +10.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £257
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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
113 64 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.42% 7.67% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 45 44
Average daily rate £325 £298 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.06% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Selenium
South East

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the Buckinghamshire region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -1 18 £325 +13.04% 2
High Wycombe - 1 £250 -
Marlow - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Selenium
South East

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 23 (69.70%) SQL
2 21 (63.64%) C#
3 18 (54.55%) WebDriver
3 18 (54.55%) BDD
4 17 (51.52%) Finance
5 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (42.42%) Visual Studio
7 13 (39.39%) Scrum
8 11 (33.33%) JMeter
8 11 (33.33%) SOAP
8 11 (33.33%) SoapUI
8 11 (33.33%) PhantomJS
9 10 (30.30%) .NET
9 10 (30.30%) Software Testing
10 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (24.24%) Automated Testing
11 8 (24.24%) OO
12 6 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
12 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
13 5 (15.15%) Automation Testing
14 4 (12.12%) Performance Testing
14 4 (12.12%) Windows
14 4 (12.12%) HTML
14 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
14 4 (12.12%) CSS
14 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
14 4 (12.12%) TDD
14 4 (12.12%) JIRA
14 4 (12.12%) QA

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (54.55%) WebDriver
2 15 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (42.42%) Visual Studio
4 11 (33.33%) JMeter
4 11 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 11 (33.33%) PhantomJS
5 6 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (12.12%) JIRA
7 3 (9.09%) Subversion
8 2 (6.06%) SpecFlow
8 2 (6.06%) Jasmine
8 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
8 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
9 1 (3.03%) MSTest
9 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
General
1 17 (51.52%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Automotive
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Back Office
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
4 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Analyst
1 19 (57.58%) Test Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Agile Test Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Automation Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Test Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Tester
4 3 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Automated Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Automation Team Leader
5 2 (6.06%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.03%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) SOAP
2 10 (30.30%) .NET
3 4 (12.12%) HTML
3 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
3 4 (12.12%) CSS
4 2 (6.06%) jQuery
4 2 (6.06%) HTML5
4 2 (6.06%) Backbone.js
4 2 (6.06%) Sass
4 2 (6.06%) LESS
4 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.06%) J2EE
5 1 (3.03%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) DTV
1 1 (3.03%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows CE
3 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) BDD
2 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (39.39%) Scrum
4 10 (30.30%) Software Testing
5 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (24.24%) Automated Testing
6 8 (24.24%) OO
7 6 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 5 (15.15%) Automation Testing
9 4 (12.12%) Performance Testing
9 4 (12.12%) TDD
10 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
10 3 (9.09%) Test Management
10 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
10 3 (9.09%) Manual Testing
11 2 (6.06%) Analytics
11 2 (6.06%) CRM
11 2 (6.06%) Data Management
12 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
12 1 (3.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) SQL
2 21 (63.64%) C#
3 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.09%) Java
5 2 (6.06%) C
5 2 (6.06%) C++
6 1 (3.03%) Delphi
6 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) ISEB
2 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.03%) SAP
2 1 (3.03%) HP