The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 124 70 97
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +27
Contract jobs citing Selenium 72 170 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.37% 2.72% 1.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.18% 19.93% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 154 90
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£413 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-36.61% -
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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 City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
707 853 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.42% 13.64% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 648 559
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £27.37 £58.75 £50.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.41% +16.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +6.08%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the City of London region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Selenium
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the City of London region.

Selenium Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 142 (72.08%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (56.85%) Java
3 79 (40.10%) WebDriver
4 77 (39.09%) Cucumber
5 76 (38.58%) BDD
6 73 (37.06%) TDD
6 73 (37.06%) QA
7 69 (35.03%) Continuous Integration
8 68 (34.52%) SQL
9 64 (32.49%) Test Automation
10 53 (26.90%) Finance
11 48 (24.37%) Scrum
11 48 (24.37%) Git (software)
12 42 (21.32%) Jenkins
13 41 (20.81%) JavaScript
13 41 (20.81%) HTML
14 34 (17.26%) C#
14 34 (17.26%) E-Commerce
15 33 (16.75%) JUnit
15 33 (16.75%) Automated Testing
16 31 (15.74%) Web Services
16 31 (15.74%) JIRA
17 30 (15.23%) .NET
18 28 (14.21%) Ruby
19 27 (13.71%) Test Scripting
19 27 (13.71%) CSS
20 26 (13.20%) Python
21 25 (12.69%) XML
22 24 (12.18%) HTML5
23 23 (11.68%) QuickTest Pro

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 11 (5.58%) Node.js
2 8 (4.06%) Adobe CQ
2 8 (4.06%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.55%) CMS
4 5 (2.54%) Apache
5 4 (2.03%) IIS
6 3 (1.52%) JBoss
6 3 (1.52%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.02%) SugarCRM
7 2 (1.02%) Mule
7 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.51%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.51%) Confluence
8 1 (0.51%) Drupal
8 1 (0.51%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.51%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (1.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.54%) GitHub
2 4 (2.03%) Force.com
3 3 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.51%) SaaS
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.51%) Route 53
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.51%) ElastiCache
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.51%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.57%) HTTP
2 4 (2.03%) DNS
2 4 (2.03%) HTTPS
2 4 (2.03%) Internet
2 4 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.02%) ATM
3 2 (1.02%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.06%) MongoDB
2 8 (4.06%) MySQL
3 7 (3.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.03%) Big Data
5 3 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.52%) Jackrabbit
5 3 (1.52%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (1.52%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.02%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.51%) Voldemort
7 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.51%) Redis
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.51%) DB2
7 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Navigator
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 79 (40.10%) WebDriver
2 77 (39.09%) Cucumber
3 48 (24.37%) Git (software)
4 42 (21.32%) Jenkins
5 33 (16.75%) JUnit
6 31 (15.74%) JIRA
7 23 (11.68%) QuickTest Pro
7 23 (11.68%) Maven
8 21 (10.66%) Subversion
8 21 (10.66%) SpecFlow
9 19 (9.64%) Hudson
10 18 (9.14%) JBehave
10 18 (9.14%) JMeter
11 14 (7.11%) SoapUI
12 12 (6.09%) Mockito
12 12 (6.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 11 (5.58%) TestNG
13 11 (5.58%) Appium
14 9 (4.57%) TeamCity
15 7 (3.55%) Calabash
General
1 53 (26.90%) Finance
2 23 (11.68%) Banking
3 14 (7.11%) Investment Banking
4 13 (6.60%) Retail
5 4 (2.03%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.52%) Marketing
6 3 (1.52%) Legal
6 3 (1.52%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.52%) Front Office
7 2 (1.02%) Back Office
7 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.02%) Games
8 1 (0.51%) Publishing
8 1 (0.51%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 64 (32.49%) Developer
2 38 (19.29%) Tester
3 32 (16.24%) Analyst
4 27 (13.71%) Test Analyst
5 19 (9.64%) AWS Developer
6 15 (7.61%) Java Developer
7 14 (7.11%) Automation Tester
8 13 (6.60%) QA Analyst
8 13 (6.60%) QA Tester
9 12 (6.09%) Test Engineer
10 11 (5.58%) Test Leader
11 9 (4.57%) Automation Engineer
12 8 (4.06%) Front-End Developer
12 8 (4.06%) QA Engineer
12 8 (4.06%) QA Test Analyst
13 6 (3.05%) Senior Analyst
13 6 (3.05%) Hybris Developer
14 5 (2.54%) Test Manager
14 5 (2.54%) Consultant
14 5 (2.54%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (20.81%) HTML
2 31 (15.74%) Web Services
3 30 (15.23%) .NET
4 27 (13.71%) CSS
5 25 (12.69%) XML
6 24 (12.18%) HTML5
7 22 (11.17%) REST
7 22 (11.17%) Spring
8 19 (9.64%) RESTful
9 18 (9.14%) SOAP
10 17 (8.63%) jQuery
11 16 (8.12%) CSS3
12 14 (7.11%) AngularJS
13 11 (5.58%) Hibernate
13 11 (5.58%) JSON
14 10 (5.08%) Ajax
14 10 (5.08%) Backbone.js
15 9 (4.57%) Sass
15 9 (4.57%) LESS
16 7 (3.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.14%) Open Source
2 14 (7.11%) User Experience
3 9 (4.57%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.06%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.05%) Digital Media
5 6 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (3.05%) Fixed Income
5 6 (3.05%) Equities
6 4 (2.03%) Video on Demand
6 4 (2.03%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (1.52%) FMCG
7 3 (1.52%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.52%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.02%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.02%) Social Media
9 1 (0.51%) Kindle
9 1 (0.51%) Wiki
9 1 (0.51%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.63%) Linux
2 13 (6.60%) Windows
3 11 (5.58%) UNIX
3 11 (5.58%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.55%) Android
5 5 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.03%) CentOS
7 3 (1.52%) Solaris
8 1 (0.51%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (72.08%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (38.58%) BDD
3 73 (37.06%) TDD
4 69 (35.03%) Continuous Integration
5 64 (32.49%) Test Automation
6 48 (24.37%) Scrum
7 34 (17.26%) E-Commerce
8 33 (16.75%) Automated Testing
9 27 (13.71%) Test Scripting
10 21 (10.66%) Automation Testing
11 18 (9.14%) Waterfall
12 16 (8.12%) Continuous Delivery
13 15 (7.61%) Manual Testing
13 15 (7.61%) Performance Testing
13 15 (7.61%) MVC
13 15 (7.61%) Software Testing
14 14 (7.11%) DevOps
15 13 (6.60%) OO
15 13 (6.60%) Kanban
16 12 (6.09%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 112 (56.85%) Java
2 68 (34.52%) SQL
3 41 (20.81%) JavaScript
4 34 (17.26%) C#
5 28 (14.21%) Ruby
6 26 (13.20%) Python
7 16 (8.12%) Scala
8 13 (6.60%) Perl
9 10 (5.08%) Groovy
10 7 (3.55%) PHP
10 7 (3.55%) C
11 5 (2.54%) C++
12 4 (2.03%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.03%) Apex Code
13 3 (1.52%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.52%) VBA
13 3 (1.52%) VBScript
14 2 (1.02%) VB
14 2 (1.02%) Lua
14 2 (1.02%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 21 (10.66%) ISEB
2 17 (8.63%) ISTQB
3 12 (6.09%) Degree
4 6 (3.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (37.06%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.51%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (3.55%) Puppet
2 5 (2.54%) Ansible
3 4 (2.03%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 4 (2.03%) Cobbler
4 2 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.51%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (4.57%) Oracle
2 7 (3.55%) Sybase
2 7 (3.55%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.55%) hybris
3 6 (3.05%) Adobe
4 5 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.03%) VMware
5 4 (2.03%) EMC
6 3 (1.52%) Maxymiser
6 3 (1.52%) HP
7 2 (1.02%) Google
7 2 (1.02%) Zend
8 1 (0.51%) Canoo
8 1 (0.51%) Serena
8 1 (0.51%) Telerik
8 1 (0.51%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.51%) ATG
8 1 (0.51%) Perforce
8 1 (0.51%) FatWire
8 1 (0.51%) Apple
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Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago