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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 89 143 84
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -59
Contract jobs citing Selenium 69 57 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.98% 1.04% 2.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.26% 8.09% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 40 138
Average daily rate £425 £445 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +27.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £325 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.90 £37.50 £71.00
% change year-on-year
+14.38% -47.18%
Selenium
London

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
563 705 816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.13% 12.89% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 535 628
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £44.00 £45.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.17% -2.01%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 89 (74.17%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (46.67%) BDD
3 54 (45.00%) Java
4 53 (44.17%) Cucumber
5 52 (43.33%) WebDriver
6 48 (40.00%) Test Automation
7 46 (38.33%) QA
8 43 (35.83%) TDD
9 38 (31.67%) JavaScript
10 37 (30.83%) SQL
11 31 (25.83%) C#
11 31 (25.83%) HTML
12 29 (24.17%) Finance
13 28 (23.33%) .NET
14 27 (22.50%) Pair Programming
14 27 (22.50%) JIRA
15 26 (21.67%) Scrum
16 25 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (20.00%) CSS
18 23 (19.17%) Git (software)
19 22 (18.33%) AngularJS
19 22 (18.33%) Jenkins
20 20 (16.67%) Banking
21 19 (15.83%) HTML5
22 18 (15.00%) SpecFlow
23 16 (13.33%) CSS3
23 16 (13.33%) User Experience
23 16 (13.33%) XML
23 16 (13.33%) OO
23 16 (13.33%) Automated Testing

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 14 (11.67%) Node.js
2 5 (4.17%) Jetty
2 5 (4.17%) Mule
2 5 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.67%) Confluence
4 1 (0.83%) CMS
4 1 (0.83%) Documentum
4 1 (0.83%) Drupal
4 1 (0.83%) GeoServer
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.67%) MS Office
2 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.00%) GitHub
2 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.67%) HTTP
1 2 (1.67%) Internet
2 1 (0.83%) Firewall
2 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (2.50%) Big Data
3 3 (2.50%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.67%) GIS
4 2 (1.67%) HPCC
4 2 (1.67%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.83%) MySQL
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 53 (44.17%) Cucumber
2 52 (43.33%) WebDriver
3 27 (22.50%) JIRA
4 23 (19.17%) Git (software)
5 22 (18.33%) Jenkins
6 18 (15.00%) SpecFlow
7 14 (11.67%) gulp
7 14 (11.67%) TeamCity
8 12 (10.00%) Maven
8 12 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (9.17%) NUnit
9 11 (9.17%) SoapUI
10 10 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
11 9 (7.50%) Appium
11 9 (7.50%) JUnit
12 8 (6.67%) Jasmine
13 7 (5.83%) FitNesse
13 7 (5.83%) Gradle
13 7 (5.83%) NCrunch
13 7 (5.83%) NSubstitute
General
1 29 (24.17%) Finance
2 20 (16.67%) Banking
3 9 (7.50%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.67%) Front Office
5 1 (0.83%) Back Office
5 1 (0.83%) Billing
5 1 (0.83%) Publishing
5 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (32.50%) Developer
2 20 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 18 (15.00%) QA Engineer
4 15 (12.50%) Analyst
5 14 (11.67%) Test Analyst
6 12 (10.00%) Test Engineer
6 12 (10.00%) Tester
7 11 (9.17%) Java Developer
7 11 (9.17%) QA Test Engineer
8 10 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 10 (8.33%) Senior QA Engineer
8 10 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
9 8 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
9 8 (6.67%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 7 (5.83%) Automation Tester
10 7 (5.83%) Designer
10 7 (5.83%) Developer in Test
10 7 (5.83%) Senior Designer
10 7 (5.83%) Senior UI Designer
10 7 (5.83%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (25.83%) HTML
2 28 (23.33%) .NET
3 24 (20.00%) CSS
4 22 (18.33%) AngularJS
5 19 (15.83%) HTML5
6 16 (13.33%) CSS3
6 16 (13.33%) XML
7 14 (11.67%) SOAP
7 14 (11.67%) Spring
8 12 (10.00%) Gherkin
9 11 (9.17%) .NET Framework
9 11 (9.17%) ASP.NET
10 10 (8.33%) RESTful
10 10 (8.33%) Web Services
11 9 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (7.50%) J2EE
11 9 (7.50%) jQuery
11 9 (7.50%) JSON
11 9 (7.50%) REST
11 9 (7.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.33%) User Experience
2 10 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.17%) Derivative
4 5 (4.17%) Equities
4 5 (4.17%) Fintech
4 5 (4.17%) Fixed Income
4 5 (4.17%) iPad
4 5 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.50%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.83%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.83%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.83%) iPhone
6 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.17%) Android
1 11 (9.17%) Unix
2 9 (7.50%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.67%) Windows
4 6 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (74.17%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (46.67%) BDD
3 48 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 43 (35.83%) TDD
5 27 (22.50%) Pair Programming
6 26 (21.67%) Scrum
7 25 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (13.33%) Automated Testing
8 16 (13.33%) OO
9 14 (11.67%) Multithreading
10 13 (10.83%) MVC
11 12 (10.00%) DevOps
12 11 (9.17%) Test Scripting
13 10 (8.33%) Functional Testing
13 10 (8.33%) Microservices
14 9 (7.50%) E-Commerce
14 9 (7.50%) Software Testing
15 8 (6.67%) Automation Testing
15 8 (6.67%) Defect Management
16 7 (5.83%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 54 (45.00%) Java
2 38 (31.67%) JavaScript
3 37 (30.83%) SQL
4 31 (25.83%) C#
5 11 (9.17%) T-SQL
6 10 (8.33%) Python
7 8 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 7 (5.83%) PL/SQL
8 7 (5.83%) Shell Script
9 6 (5.00%) Bash Shell
9 6 (5.00%) Ruby
10 4 (3.33%) Scala
11 3 (2.50%) Groovy
12 2 (1.67%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.67%) Perl
12 2 (1.67%) PHP
12 2 (1.67%) SOQL
13 1 (0.83%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.83%) ES6
13 1 (0.83%) sed
Qualifications
1 10 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.50%) ISEB
2 9 (7.50%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (38.33%) QA
2 5 (4.17%) SDET
3 2 (1.67%) WCAG
4 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.17%) Ansible
2 4 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (11.67%) Oracle
2 8 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.83%) HP
4 4 (3.33%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.50%) Caplin
5 3 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.83%) comScore
6 1 (0.83%) ESRI
6 1 (0.83%) hybris
6 1 (0.83%) Informatica
6 1 (0.83%) Perforce
6 1 (0.83%) SAP
6 1 (0.83%) SimCorp
6 1 (0.83%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (0.83%) Sybase
6 1 (0.83%) VMware
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Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £380 - £440 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day
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Rate: £350 - £368 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
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Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
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Rate: £375 - £425 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago