The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Cambridge region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 40 43 45
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing Selenium 3 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.82% 0.52% 1.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.25% 6.67% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Average daily rate £275 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +14.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
48 30 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.15% 7.77% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 36
Average daily rate £375 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £395 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Average hourly rate £38.50 £38.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £28.10 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £56.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Selenium
Cambridgeshire

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 18 April 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 4 (57.14%) C
1 4 (57.14%) Load Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Security Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) JMeter
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) Robotium
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) JUnit
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) J2SE
4 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
4 1 (14.29%) IntelliJ
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (14.29%) WinRunner
4 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
4 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) Korn
4 1 (14.29%) Java

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JMeter
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Robotium
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 1 (14.29%) IntelliJ
2 1 (14.29%) WinRunner
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Web Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Software Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Security Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) J2SE
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Load Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Security Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) Korn
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Groovy
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Perforce