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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 45 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Selenium 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.94% 1.36% -
As % of the Development Applications category 4.82% 8.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+89.33% -
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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
83 62 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.58% 16.85% 20.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 23 38
Average daily rate £363 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 10
Average hourly rate £57.50 £39.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.43% +0.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £37.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +3.47%

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
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 30 September 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 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) OO
2 12 (63.16%) Jenkins
3 11 (57.89%) Java
3 11 (57.89%) TDD
4 9 (47.37%) Scrum
5 8 (42.11%) SQL
5 8 (42.11%) Kanban
5 8 (42.11%) BDD
6 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
6 7 (36.84%) QA
6 7 (36.84%) Dojo
6 7 (36.84%) jQuery
6 7 (36.84%) Big Data
6 7 (36.84%) C++
6 7 (36.84%) WebLogic
6 7 (36.84%) JBoss
6 7 (36.84%) Apache
7 6 (31.58%) Maven
7 6 (31.58%) Automated Testing
7 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
8 5 (26.32%) Ruby
8 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
8 5 (26.32%) GIS
8 5 (26.32%) Web Services
8 5 (26.32%) Oracle
8 5 (26.32%) JUnit
8 5 (26.32%) .NET
9 4 (21.05%) C#
9 4 (21.05%) UNIX

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (36.84%) WebLogic
1 7 (36.84%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Big Data
2 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
3 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Jenkins
2 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
3 6 (31.58%) Maven
4 5 (26.32%) JUnit
5 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
6 3 (15.79%) JIRA
6 3 (15.79%) FitNesse
6 3 (15.79%) JMeter
7 2 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
8 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
8 1 (5.26%) Hudson
8 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
8 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
8 1 (5.26%) Robotium
8 1 (5.26%) TestNG
8 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
8 1 (5.26%) IntelliJ
8 1 (5.26%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Tester
2 5 (26.32%) Software Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) C++ Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Automation Tester
4 3 (15.79%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Tester
5 2 (10.53%) QA Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior QA Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Dojo
1 7 (36.84%) jQuery
2 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 5 (26.32%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
3 2 (10.53%) Spring
3 2 (10.53%) XML
3 2 (10.53%) Swing
4 1 (5.26%) J2SE
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware
4 1 (5.26%) J2EE
4 1 (5.26%) SOAP
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) GIS
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) User Experience
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) UNIX
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) OO
3 11 (57.89%) TDD
4 9 (47.37%) Scrum
5 8 (42.11%) Kanban
5 8 (42.11%) BDD
6 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
6 6 (31.58%) Automated Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Test Automation
8 4 (21.05%) Feature Driven Development
8 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
8 4 (21.05%) Manual Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Test-First Development
9 3 (15.79%) Extreme Programming
9 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
10 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
11 1 (5.26%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 7 (36.84%) C++
4 5 (26.32%) Ruby
5 4 (21.05%) C#
6 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
6 3 (15.79%) Python
7 2 (10.53%) Perl
8 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
8 1 (5.26%) Korn
8 1 (5.26%) Groovy
8 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) JBoss
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Perforce