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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 42 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Selenium 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.65% - 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.69% - 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate
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£363 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
+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
104 55 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.49% 14.91% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 22 38
Average daily rate £363 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £405 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 7
Average hourly rate £57.50 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.11% -15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.00%

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014, 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 12 (75.00%) OO
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Jenkins
3 10 (62.50%) Java
4 9 (56.25%) TDD
5 8 (50.00%) SQL
6 7 (43.75%) C++
6 7 (43.75%) JBoss
6 7 (43.75%) Apache
6 7 (43.75%) WebLogic
6 7 (43.75%) Scrum
6 7 (43.75%) Big Data
6 7 (43.75%) Dojo
6 7 (43.75%) jQuery
6 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
6 7 (43.75%) Kanban
6 7 (43.75%) BDD
7 6 (37.50%) Maven
8 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
8 5 (31.25%) Ruby
8 5 (31.25%) QA
8 5 (31.25%) GIS
8 5 (31.25%) Web Services
8 5 (31.25%) Oracle
8 5 (31.25%) .NET
9 4 (25.00%) C#
9 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
9 4 (25.00%) JUnit
9 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 4 (25.00%) Feature Driven Development

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 7 (43.75%) WebLogic
1 7 (43.75%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Big Data
2 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Jenkins
2 7 (43.75%) Git (software)
3 6 (37.50%) Maven
4 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (25.00%) JUnit
5 3 (18.75%) JIRA
5 3 (18.75%) FitNesse
5 3 (18.75%) JMeter
6 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
6 1 (6.25%) IntelliJ
6 1 (6.25%) WinRunner
6 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
6 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
6 1 (6.25%) Robotium
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Software Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) C++ Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Automation Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Tester
5 2 (12.50%) QA Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Dojo
1 7 (43.75%) jQuery
2 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) Swing
3 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 2 (12.50%) Spring
4 1 (6.25%) J2SE
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware
4 1 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) GIS
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) OO
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) TDD
3 7 (43.75%) Kanban
3 7 (43.75%) BDD
3 7 (43.75%) Scrum
4 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (25.00%) Feature Driven Development
6 3 (18.75%) Test-First Development
6 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 3 (18.75%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (6.25%) DRM
8 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) C++
4 5 (31.25%) Ruby
5 4 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
6 3 (18.75%) Python
7 2 (12.50%) Perl
8 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
8 1 (6.25%) Korn
8 1 (6.25%) Groovy
8 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) JBoss
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Perforce
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