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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 43 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Selenium 14 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.79% 2.97% -
As % of the Development Applications category 16.28% 13.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 0
Average daily rate
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£413 £413 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -
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%
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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
86 103 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.17% 21.87% 13.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 76 19
Average daily rate £340 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 13
Average hourly rate £60.00 £39.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.89% +11.26%
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 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 15 (75.00%) C#
2 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) .NET
4 9 (45.00%) SOAP
4 9 (45.00%) QA
5 8 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (40.00%) Sitecore
5 8 (40.00%) XML
5 8 (40.00%) XSLT
5 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (40.00%) CMS
6 7 (35.00%) WebDriver
7 6 (30.00%) Java
8 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
8 5 (25.00%) SoapUI
9 4 (20.00%) BDD
9 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 4 (20.00%) Python
9 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
10 3 (15.00%) jQuery
10 3 (15.00%) Mercurial
10 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
10 3 (15.00%) HTML
10 3 (15.00%) CSS
10 3 (15.00%) PHP
10 3 (15.00%) Xcode
10 3 (15.00%) HTML5
10 3 (15.00%) CSS3

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (40.00%) CMS
1 8 (40.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.00%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) WebDriver
2 5 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (15.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (15.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (15.00%) eggPlant
3 3 (15.00%) Xcode
3 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.00%) Mercurial
4 2 (10.00%) JBehave
4 2 (10.00%) JMeter
4 2 (10.00%) Appium
5 1 (5.00%) WebStorm
5 1 (5.00%) IntelliJ
5 1 (5.00%) TestComplete
5 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 3 (15.00%) QA Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) QA Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) .NET
2 9 (45.00%) SOAP
3 8 (40.00%) XML
3 8 (40.00%) XSLT
3 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (15.00%) CSS
4 3 (15.00%) jQuery
4 3 (15.00%) HTML5
4 3 (15.00%) CSS3
4 3 (15.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) PhoneGap
5 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (5.00%) REST
5 1 (5.00%) Ajax
5 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (5.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (10.00%) OOP
4 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.00%) Coaching
4 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.00%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (15.00%) PHP
5 2 (10.00%) Ruby
6 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.00%) TypeScript
6 1 (5.00%) Dart
6 1 (5.00%) SQL
6 1 (5.00%) ECMAScript
6 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Sitecore