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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 135 86 102
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +16
Contract jobs citing Selenium 61 150 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.11% 2.39% 1.81%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.93% 18.36% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 136 98
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £263 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
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
683 817 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.47% 13.02% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 631 625
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -1.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £38.15 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.01% +0.92%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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.

1 126 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (54.97%) Java
3 74 (43.27%) BDD
4 70 (40.94%) Cucumber
5 68 (39.77%) WebDriver
6 67 (39.18%) TDD
6 67 (39.18%) QA
7 64 (37.43%) Test Automation
8 60 (35.09%) Continuous Integration
9 57 (33.33%) SQL
9 57 (33.33%) Finance
10 47 (27.49%) Scrum
11 44 (25.73%) Git (software)
12 40 (23.39%) Jenkins
13 33 (19.30%) Automated Testing
14 31 (18.13%) C#
15 29 (16.96%) Web Services
15 29 (16.96%) E-Commerce
16 28 (16.37%) JUnit
16 28 (16.37%) HTML
16 28 (16.37%) .NET
17 27 (15.79%) SpecFlow
18 26 (15.20%) JavaScript
18 26 (15.20%) XML
19 25 (14.62%) Ruby
20 21 (12.28%) QuickTest Pro
20 21 (12.28%) Python
20 21 (12.28%) RESTful
20 21 (12.28%) Open Source
21 20 (11.70%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 8 (4.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (3.51%) Node.js
3 5 (2.92%) CMS
4 4 (2.34%) IIS
5 3 (1.75%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (1.75%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.75%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.75%) JBoss
5 3 (1.75%) Apache
6 2 (1.17%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.17%) Drupal
6 2 (1.17%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.58%) Confluence
7 1 (0.58%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.58%) Mule
7 1 (0.58%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (0.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.75%) Force.com
2 2 (1.17%) GitHub
3 1 (0.58%) Route 53
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.58%) SaaS
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.58%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (0.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.85%) HTTP
2 5 (2.92%) Internet
3 4 (2.34%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.17%) DNS
4 2 (1.17%) ATM
5 1 (0.58%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.60%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.09%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.51%) MySQL
4 4 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.75%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (1.75%) Jackrabbit
6 2 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.17%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (1.17%) Big Data
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.58%) Redis
7 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 70 (40.94%) Cucumber
2 68 (39.77%) WebDriver
3 44 (25.73%) Git (software)
4 40 (23.39%) Jenkins
5 28 (16.37%) JUnit
6 27 (15.79%) SpecFlow
7 21 (12.28%) QuickTest Pro
8 20 (11.70%) JMeter
9 19 (11.11%) Maven
9 19 (11.11%) JIRA
10 17 (9.94%) Subversion
11 16 (9.36%) JBehave
12 13 (7.60%) Hudson
13 12 (7.02%) Mockito
14 11 (6.43%) SoapUI
14 11 (6.43%) TestNG
15 10 (5.85%) WATIR
16 9 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 8 (4.68%) TeamCity
18 7 (4.09%) Appium
General
1 57 (33.33%) Finance
2 20 (11.70%) Banking
3 11 (6.43%) Investment Banking
3 11 (6.43%) Retail
4 3 (1.75%) Marketing
4 3 (1.75%) Legal
4 3 (1.75%) Front Office
4 3 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.75%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.17%) Games
5 2 (1.17%) Back Office
5 2 (1.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.58%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 57 (33.33%) Developer
2 33 (19.30%) Tester
3 29 (16.96%) Analyst
4 24 (14.04%) Test Analyst
5 18 (10.53%) AWS Developer
6 15 (8.77%) Java Developer
7 13 (7.60%) QA Analyst
8 12 (7.02%) QA Tester
9 11 (6.43%) Test Leader
9 11 (6.43%) Automation Tester
10 8 (4.68%) QA Test Analyst
10 8 (4.68%) Test Engineer
11 7 (4.09%) QA Engineer
12 6 (3.51%) Automation Engineer
12 6 (3.51%) Hybris Developer
13 4 (2.34%) Senior Analyst
13 4 (2.34%) Senior Test Analyst
13 4 (2.34%) C# Developer
13 4 (2.34%) QA Leader
13 4 (2.34%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.96%) Web Services
2 28 (16.37%) HTML
2 28 (16.37%) .NET
3 26 (15.20%) XML
4 21 (12.28%) RESTful
5 19 (11.11%) SOAP
5 19 (11.11%) REST
6 18 (10.53%) Spring
6 18 (10.53%) CSS
7 16 (9.36%) HTML5
8 12 (7.02%) jQuery
9 10 (5.85%) CSS3
10 9 (5.26%) JSON
11 8 (4.68%) Hibernate
11 8 (4.68%) AngularJS
12 7 (4.09%) Ajax
12 7 (4.09%) MSMQ
13 6 (3.51%) .NET Framework
13 6 (3.51%) Backbone.js
13 6 (3.51%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.28%) Open Source
2 9 (5.26%) User Experience
3 7 (4.09%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.09%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.92%) Fixed Income
4 5 (2.92%) Equities
4 5 (2.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (2.34%) Video on Demand
5 4 (2.34%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (2.34%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.75%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.75%) FMCG
7 2 (1.17%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.17%) Social Media
8 1 (0.58%) Tandem
8 1 (0.58%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.58%) Online Games
8 1 (0.58%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.19%) Linux
2 11 (6.43%) Windows
3 7 (4.09%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.51%) UNIX
4 6 (3.51%) Android
5 3 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.75%) Solaris
6 2 (1.17%) CentOS
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.58%) AIX
7 1 (0.58%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (43.27%) BDD
3 67 (39.18%) TDD
4 64 (37.43%) Test Automation
5 60 (35.09%) Continuous Integration
6 47 (27.49%) Scrum
7 33 (19.30%) Automated Testing
8 29 (16.96%) E-Commerce
9 19 (11.11%) Test Scripting
9 19 (11.11%) DevOps
10 15 (8.77%) Automation Testing
10 15 (8.77%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (8.19%) Test Strategy
12 13 (7.60%) Waterfall
12 13 (7.60%) MVC
13 12 (7.02%) Performance Testing
14 11 (6.43%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (6.43%) Manual Testing
15 10 (5.85%) Software Engineering
15 10 (5.85%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 94 (54.97%) Java
2 57 (33.33%) SQL
3 31 (18.13%) C#
4 26 (15.20%) JavaScript
5 25 (14.62%) Ruby
6 21 (12.28%) Python
7 9 (5.26%) Scala
8 8 (4.68%) PHP
8 8 (4.68%) Groovy
9 7 (4.09%) Perl
9 7 (4.09%) C
10 4 (2.34%) C++
11 3 (1.75%) Apex Code
11 3 (1.75%) VBA
12 2 (1.17%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.17%) VBScript
12 2 (1.17%) VB
12 2 (1.17%) Lua
12 2 (1.17%) PHP5
12 2 (1.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (9.94%) ISEB
2 14 (8.19%) ISTQB
3 8 (4.68%) Degree
4 4 (2.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.58%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (39.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (3.51%) Puppet
2 3 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.75%) Ansible
3 2 (1.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (1.17%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.58%) CA LISA
4 1 (0.58%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (4.09%) Oracle
1 7 (4.09%) Sybase
2 6 (3.51%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.51%) hybris
3 5 (2.92%) Adobe
4 4 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.75%) Maxymiser
5 3 (1.75%) IBM
5 3 (1.75%) HP
6 2 (1.17%) EMC
6 2 (1.17%) Zend
6 2 (1.17%) VMware
7 1 (0.58%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.58%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.58%) SOASTA, Inc
7 1 (0.58%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.58%) Telerik
7 1 (0.58%) Pega
7 1 (0.58%) Coverity
7 1 (0.58%) SAP
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