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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 37 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Selenium 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.63% 1.16% 0.51%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.69% 7.84% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £275 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -12.69%
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 £37.50 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-47.18% -
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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
29 51 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.88% 14.74% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 32 13
Average daily rate £370 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £463 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £38.50 £47.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +1.85%

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 1 May 2015, 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 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) QA
2 10 (71.43%) BDD
3 9 (64.29%) WebDriver
3 9 (64.29%) C#
3 9 (64.29%) E-Commerce
4 8 (57.14%) SpecFlow
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) .NET
6 5 (35.71%) Ruby
6 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
7 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Java
8 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 3 (21.43%) HTML
8 3 (21.43%) CSS
8 3 (21.43%) jQuery
8 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
8 3 (21.43%) Mercurial
8 3 (21.43%) HTML5
8 3 (21.43%) CSS3
8 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
8 3 (21.43%) Coaching
9 2 (14.29%) Appium
9 2 (14.29%) JBehave
9 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
9 2 (14.29%) JMeter
9 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (7.14%) Ajax

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
1 1 (7.14%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) WebDriver
2 8 (57.14%) SpecFlow
3 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 3 (21.43%) Mercurial
4 2 (14.29%) Appium
4 2 (14.29%) JBehave
4 2 (14.29%) JMeter
5 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
5 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
5 1 (7.14%) IntelliJ
5 1 (7.14%) FitNesse
5 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
5 1 (7.14%) WebStorm
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Test Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) QA Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) QA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) .NET Framework
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) HTML5
3 3 (21.43%) CSS3
4 1 (7.14%) Ajax
4 1 (7.14%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) PhoneGap
4 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Graphic Design
1 1 (7.14%) Open Source
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) BDD
3 9 (64.29%) E-Commerce
4 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 3 (21.43%) Coaching
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
7 1 (7.14%) UX Design
7 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) Ruby
3 4 (28.57%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) ECMAScript
5 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
5 1 (7.14%) Dart
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft