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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 94 93 102
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing Selenium 58 102 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.85% 2.03% 1.85%
As % of the Development Applications category 14.04% 14.25% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 86 86
Average daily rate £469 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £338 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £60.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -25.92%
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
413 716 732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.17% 14.22% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 574 543
Average daily rate £450 £428 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £46.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -40.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +2.77%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 77 (68.14%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (49.56%) Java
3 52 (46.02%) BDD
4 50 (44.25%) Cucumber
5 41 (36.28%) WebDriver
5 41 (36.28%) JavaScript
6 39 (34.51%) Test Automation
7 38 (33.63%) TDD
8 37 (32.74%) QA
9 36 (31.86%) C#
10 33 (29.20%) SQL
10 33 (29.20%) Scrum
11 32 (28.32%) .NET
12 29 (25.66%) HTML
12 29 (25.66%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (23.89%) CSS
13 27 (23.89%) Jenkins
14 25 (22.12%) Git (software)
15 24 (21.24%) Finance
16 23 (20.35%) Pair Programming
16 23 (20.35%) HTML5
16 23 (20.35%) SpecFlow
17 22 (19.47%) AngularJS
18 21 (18.58%) SQL Server
19 20 (17.70%) CSS3
19 20 (17.70%) User Experience
20 19 (16.81%) Team Foundation Server
21 16 (14.16%) E-Commerce
21 16 (14.16%) Test Scripting
22 14 (12.39%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 (12.39%) Node.js
2 6 (5.31%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.54%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.65%) Mule
5 2 (1.77%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.77%) CMS
5 2 (1.77%) Jetty
5 2 (1.77%) nginx
6 1 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.88%) Confluence
6 1 (0.88%) Drupal
6 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.88%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.31%) GitHub
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.77%) Google Compute Engine
3 2 (1.77%) IaaS
3 2 (1.77%) PaaS
4 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.65%) Firewall
1 3 (2.65%) Internet
2 2 (1.77%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.42%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.42%) MySQL
3 4 (3.54%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.77%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.77%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.77%) Neo4j
5 2 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.77%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.88%) GIS
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 50 (44.25%) Cucumber
2 41 (36.28%) WebDriver
3 27 (23.89%) Jenkins
4 25 (22.12%) Git (software)
5 23 (20.35%) SpecFlow
6 19 (16.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (12.39%) gulp
8 12 (10.62%) JIRA
9 11 (9.73%) JUnit
9 11 (9.73%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (9.73%) TeamCity
10 10 (8.85%) Eclipse
10 10 (8.85%) Maven
10 10 (8.85%) NUnit
11 9 (7.96%) Appium
11 9 (7.96%) Jasmine
12 8 (7.08%) HP UFT
12 8 (7.08%) NCrunch
12 8 (7.08%) NSubstitute
12 8 (7.08%) Subversion
General
1 24 (21.24%) Finance
2 13 (11.50%) Banking
3 5 (4.42%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.77%) Front Office
4 2 (1.77%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) Back Office
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (34.51%) Developer
2 23 (20.35%) Analyst
3 21 (18.58%) Test Analyst
4 18 (15.93%) Senior Developer
5 17 (15.04%) Tester
6 14 (12.39%) Automation Tester
7 13 (11.50%) Automation Analyst
7 13 (11.50%) Automation Test Analyst
8 11 (9.73%) Developer in Test
8 11 (9.73%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (7.96%) QA Engineer
10 8 (7.08%) .NET Designer
10 8 (7.08%) Designer
10 8 (7.08%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (7.08%) Senior Designer
10 8 (7.08%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 8 (7.08%) Senior UI Designer
10 8 (7.08%) UI Designer
11 6 (5.31%) Java Developer
12 5 (4.42%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (28.32%) .NET
2 29 (25.66%) HTML
3 27 (23.89%) CSS
4 23 (20.35%) HTML5
5 22 (19.47%) AngularJS
6 20 (17.70%) CSS3
7 13 (11.50%) .NET Framework
7 13 (11.50%) jQuery
8 12 (10.62%) ASP.NET
8 12 (10.62%) XML
9 11 (9.73%) Web Services
10 10 (8.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (8.85%) Entity Framework
10 10 (8.85%) Spring
10 10 (8.85%) WCF
11 9 (7.96%) Backbone.js
11 9 (7.96%) LESS
11 9 (7.96%) RequireJS
11 9 (7.96%) Sass
11 9 (7.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.70%) User Experience
2 10 (8.85%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (5.31%) iPad
4 5 (4.42%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.54%) Derivative
6 3 (2.65%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.65%) Equities
6 3 (2.65%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.77%) Fintech
8 1 (0.88%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.88%) Social Media
8 1 (0.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.96%) Android
1 9 (7.96%) Apple iOS
2 8 (7.08%) Linux
2 8 (7.08%) Unix
3 7 (6.19%) Windows
4 2 (1.77%) CentOS
4 2 (1.77%) Debian
4 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.77%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) AIX
5 1 (0.88%) SUSE
5 1 (0.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (68.14%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (46.02%) BDD
3 39 (34.51%) Test Automation
4 38 (33.63%) TDD
5 33 (29.20%) Scrum
6 29 (25.66%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (20.35%) Pair Programming
8 16 (14.16%) E-Commerce
8 16 (14.16%) Test Scripting
9 13 (11.50%) OO
10 12 (10.62%) DevOps
10 12 (10.62%) Functional Testing
10 12 (10.62%) Kanban
10 12 (10.62%) Multithreading
10 12 (10.62%) MVC
11 11 (9.73%) SOLID
11 11 (9.73%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (7.96%) Automated Testing
12 9 (7.96%) QA Automation
13 8 (7.08%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (49.56%) Java
2 41 (36.28%) JavaScript
3 36 (31.86%) C#
4 33 (29.20%) SQL
5 14 (12.39%) Ruby
6 12 (10.62%) T-SQL
7 11 (9.73%) PowerShell
8 7 (6.19%) Python
9 5 (4.42%) PL/SQL
10 4 (3.54%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.65%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.65%) Clojure
11 3 (2.65%) Groovy
11 3 (2.65%) Perl
11 3 (2.65%) Scala
12 2 (1.77%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.77%) Go
12 2 (1.77%) PHP
12 2 (1.77%) SOQL
13 1 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (7.08%) ISEB
2 6 (5.31%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.42%) Degree
4 2 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (32.74%) QA
2 6 (5.31%) SDET
3 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (7.08%) Docker
2 2 (1.77%) Varnish
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (6.19%) Ansible
2 5 (4.42%) Puppet
3 3 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.77%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.77%) Mesos
5 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (11.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.62%) Oracle
3 6 (5.31%) Informatica
4 4 (3.54%) HP
4 4 (3.54%) hybris
5 3 (2.65%) Caplin
6 2 (1.77%) Google
6 2 (1.77%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.77%) SAP
7 1 (0.88%) Adobe
7 1 (0.88%) ATG
7 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.88%) comScore
7 1 (0.88%) IBM
7 1 (0.88%) Perforce
7 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.88%) SimCorp
7 1 (0.88%) Software AG
7 1 (0.88%) webMethods
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