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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 38 33 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing Selenium 3 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.90% 3.07% 1.98%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.92% 17.54% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 - £22.50
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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
61 57 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.32% 17.48% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 27 34
Average daily rate £363 £350 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 27
Average hourly rate £47.50 £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.79% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £49.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 22 December 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 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (60.00%) QA
3 5 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) C++
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (30.00%) Kanban
5 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) Perl
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) JUnit
6 2 (20.00%) UNIX
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) Python
6 2 (20.00%) ISEB
6 2 (20.00%) Ruby
6 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) JIRA
6 2 (20.00%) FitNesse
6 2 (20.00%) Test Automation

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (10.00%) JBoss
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) JUnit
2 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) FitNesse
2 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) Hudson
3 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (10.00%) TestNG
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) JMeter
3 1 (10.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Tester
4 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) Swing
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (10.00%) Dojo
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) GIS
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) Kanban
4 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) OO
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (10.00%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Test-First Development
6 1 (10.00%) Feature Driven Development
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C++
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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