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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 35 28 47
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Contract jobs citing Selenium 5 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.55% 4.22% 1.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.80% 20.29% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £344 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +66.66%
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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
51 69 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.79% 20.78% 20.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 30
Average daily rate £350 £354 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.06% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £287 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 21
Average hourly rate £47.50 £39.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.79% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £48.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 25 November 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 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) TDD
3 7 (50.00%) QA
3 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 7 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (42.86%) OO
4 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Scrum
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) C++
5 5 (35.71%) Kanban
5 5 (35.71%) BDD
6 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
6 4 (28.57%) Big Data
6 4 (28.57%) C#
6 4 (28.57%) .NET
6 4 (28.57%) Ruby
6 4 (28.57%) FitNesse
6 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 3 (21.43%) Extreme Programming
7 3 (21.43%) Test-First Development
7 3 (21.43%) UNIX
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) JUnit
7 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
7 3 (21.43%) GIS
7 3 (21.43%) Python
7 3 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 2 (14.29%) JBoss
1 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 4 (28.57%) FitNesse
3 3 (21.43%) JUnit
3 3 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 2 (14.29%) Maven
4 2 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
5 1 (7.14%) JMeter
5 1 (7.14%) Hudson
5 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
5 1 (7.14%) TestNG
5 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Tester
2 5 (35.71%) Automation Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Tester
3 2 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) jQuery
2 2 (14.29%) Dojo
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.14%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) GIS
1 3 (21.43%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) TDD
3 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (42.86%) OO
4 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Scrum
5 5 (35.71%) Kanban
5 5 (35.71%) BDD
6 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 3 (21.43%) Extreme Programming
7 3 (21.43%) Test-First Development
7 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 1 (7.14%) Feature Driven Development
9 1 (7.14%) DRM
9 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) Ruby
4 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
4 3 (21.43%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) Perl
6 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle