The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 27 38 45
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Contract jobs citing Selenium 10 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.09% 0.62% 0.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 32.26% 5.13% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
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£413 £275 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -12.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-36.61% -
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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 Cambridge region.

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
31 39 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.57% 12.07% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 21
Average daily rate £373 £388 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +20.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £39.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Selenium
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Cambridge region.

Selenium Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (78.57%) QA
2 10 (71.43%) BDD
3 8 (57.14%) WebDriver
3 8 (57.14%) SpecFlow
3 8 (57.14%) C#
3 8 (57.14%) E-Commerce
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
5 5 (35.71%) Ruby
6 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Java
7 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 3 (21.43%) HTML
7 3 (21.43%) CSS
7 3 (21.43%) jQuery
7 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
7 3 (21.43%) Mercurial
7 3 (21.43%) HTML5
7 3 (21.43%) CSS3
7 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
7 3 (21.43%) Coaching
8 2 (14.29%) Appium
8 2 (14.29%) JBehave
8 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) Linux

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (7.14%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) WebDriver
1 8 (57.14%) SpecFlow
2 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 3 (21.43%) Mercurial
3 2 (14.29%) JBehave
3 2 (14.29%) JMeter
3 2 (14.29%) Appium
4 1 (7.14%) WebStorm
4 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) FitNesse
4 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 1 (7.14%) IntelliJ
4 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) QA Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Test Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) CSS3
2 3 (21.43%) jQuery
2 3 (21.43%) HTML5
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) PhoneGap
3 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (7.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Graphic Design
1 1 (7.14%) Open Source
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) BDD
3 8 (57.14%) E-Commerce
4 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 3 (21.43%) Coaching
6 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.14%) UX Design
7 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) Ruby
3 4 (28.57%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) Python
6 1 (7.14%) ECMAScript
6 1 (7.14%) C++
6 1 (7.14%) Perl
6 1 (7.14%) SQL
6 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
6 1 (7.14%) Dart
6 1 (7.14%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (78.57%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft