The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 71 63 62
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing Selenium 13 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.05% 1.55% 1.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.93% 18.52% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 13
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£425 £321 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.29% -1.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £433 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £71.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-80.98% +129.03%
Selenium
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Development Applications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
109 108 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 8.76% 8.35% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 64 50
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £437 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 27 July 2015.

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 27 July 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -1 9 £430 +35.43% 1
High Wycombe +3 1 £225 -10.00%
Selenium
South East

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (73.08%) WebDriver
3 16 (61.54%) BDD
4 15 (57.69%) C#
5 14 (53.85%) Finance
6 12 (46.15%) Test Scripting
7 10 (38.46%) .NET
7 10 (38.46%) TDD
8 9 (34.62%) Scrum
8 9 (34.62%) Test Automation
9 8 (30.77%) HP UFT
10 7 (26.92%) Oracle
10 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
10 7 (26.92%) Test Management
10 7 (26.92%) SpecFlow
10 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database
11 6 (23.08%) SQL
12 5 (19.23%) Java
12 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
12 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (19.23%) JIRA
12 5 (19.23%) Automation Testing
12 5 (19.23%) Line Management
13 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
13 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
13 4 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (15.38%) QA
13 4 (15.38%) SOAP
13 4 (15.38%) XML
13 4 (15.38%) UNIX

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (73.08%) WebDriver
2 8 (30.77%) HP UFT
3 7 (26.92%) SpecFlow
4 5 (19.23%) JIRA
5 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
5 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.85%) WinRunner
6 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
6 1 (3.85%) JMeter
6 1 (3.85%) Ranorex
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Electronics
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) Test Analyst
3 9 (34.62%) Test Manager
4 6 (23.08%) Tester
4 6 (23.08%) Automation Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Test Manager
5 3 (11.54%) QA Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) AWS Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (3.85%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Web Tester
7 1 (3.85%) UAT Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Software Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) .NET
2 7 (26.92%) .NET Framework
3 4 (15.38%) SOAP
3 4 (15.38%) XML
3 4 (15.38%) HTML
4 3 (11.54%) JSON
5 2 (7.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) DTV
1 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) UNIX
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
1 4 (15.38%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (61.54%) BDD
3 12 (46.15%) Test Scripting
4 10 (38.46%) TDD
5 9 (34.62%) Scrum
5 9 (34.62%) Test Automation
6 7 (26.92%) Test Management
7 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Automation Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Line Management
8 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
9 3 (11.54%) Test Planning
10 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
10 2 (7.69%) Use Case
10 2 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
10 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (7.69%) Strategic Management
11 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) C#
2 6 (23.08%) SQL
3 5 (19.23%) Java
4 4 (15.38%) VBScript
5 3 (11.54%) Ruby
6 2 (7.69%) VB
7 1 (3.85%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) SAP