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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 81 100 111
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +11
Contract jobs citing Selenium 115 104 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.32% 1.74% 1.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.27% 13.85% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 82 66
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£416 £394 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £546 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £50.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +124.44%
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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
707 751 715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.26% 12.56% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 556 545
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £288 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Average hourly rate - £58.11 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +102.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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 29 January 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 29 January 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.

1 148 (70.14%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (57.35%) Java
3 89 (42.18%) WebDriver
4 80 (37.91%) Cucumber
5 78 (36.97%) BDD
6 76 (36.02%) TDD
7 73 (34.60%) Continuous Integration
8 72 (34.12%) SQL
9 68 (32.23%) QA
10 62 (29.38%) Test Automation
11 50 (23.70%) C#
12 49 (23.22%) Scrum
13 47 (22.27%) Git (software)
14 46 (21.80%) Jenkins
15 45 (21.33%) HTML
16 43 (20.38%) JavaScript
17 42 (19.91%) E-Commerce
17 42 (19.91%) Finance
18 38 (18.01%) .NET
19 35 (16.59%) JIRA
20 34 (16.11%) JUnit
21 33 (15.64%) CSS
22 32 (15.17%) Web Services
23 31 (14.69%) Ruby
24 30 (14.22%) Test Scripting
25 29 (13.74%) Automated Testing
26 28 (13.27%) Python
27 27 (12.80%) XML
28 26 (12.32%) Spring
28 26 (12.32%) Automation Testing

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 12 (5.69%) Node.js
2 8 (3.79%) Adobe CQ
2 8 (3.79%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.32%) Apache
3 7 (3.32%) CMS
4 6 (2.84%) JBoss
5 4 (1.90%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.90%) IIS
6 3 (1.42%) Drupal
6 3 (1.42%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (0.95%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.95%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.47%) Mule
8 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (2.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) MS Office
2 1 (0.47%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.37%) GitHub
2 4 (1.90%) Force.com
3 3 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.47%) Route 53
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.47%) ElastiCache
5 1 (0.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.74%) HTTP
2 5 (2.37%) DNS
2 5 (2.37%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (1.90%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.42%) Internet
5 2 (0.95%) ATM
5 2 (0.95%) Broadband
6 1 (0.47%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.79%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.32%) MySQL
3 7 (3.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (1.90%) Big Data
5 3 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.42%) Jackrabbit
5 3 (1.42%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (1.42%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.95%) DB2
6 2 (0.95%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Navigator
7 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.47%) Redis
7 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 89 (42.18%) WebDriver
2 80 (37.91%) Cucumber
3 47 (22.27%) Git (software)
4 46 (21.80%) Jenkins
5 35 (16.59%) JIRA
6 34 (16.11%) JUnit
7 25 (11.85%) SpecFlow
8 24 (11.37%) Subversion
9 22 (10.43%) Maven
10 19 (9.00%) Hudson
11 17 (8.06%) JBehave
12 16 (7.58%) QuickTest Pro
13 15 (7.11%) JMeter
14 14 (6.64%) SoapUI
14 14 (6.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 12 (5.69%) Appium
16 11 (5.21%) Mockito
16 11 (5.21%) TestNG
17 9 (4.27%) TeamCity
17 9 (4.27%) Jasmine
General
1 42 (19.91%) Finance
2 18 (8.53%) Banking
3 14 (6.64%) Retail
4 11 (5.21%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.37%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.42%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.42%) Front Office
6 3 (1.42%) Back Office
7 2 (0.95%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.95%) Publishing
7 2 (0.95%) Marketing
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Games
8 1 (0.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 66 (31.28%) Developer
2 37 (17.54%) Tester
3 36 (17.06%) Analyst
4 31 (14.69%) Test Analyst
5 21 (9.95%) Automation Tester
6 14 (6.64%) Java Developer
7 13 (6.16%) Test Engineer
8 11 (5.21%) Automation Engineer
8 11 (5.21%) Test Leader
9 9 (4.27%) QA Analyst
9 9 (4.27%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (4.27%) Consultant
10 8 (3.79%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.32%) Senior Test Analyst
11 7 (3.32%) QA Tester
11 7 (3.32%) Front-End Developer
11 7 (3.32%) Hybris Developer
11 7 (3.32%) Selenium Tester
12 6 (2.84%) DevOps Consultant
12 6 (2.84%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (21.33%) HTML
2 38 (18.01%) .NET
3 33 (15.64%) CSS
4 32 (15.17%) Web Services
5 27 (12.80%) XML
6 26 (12.32%) Spring
7 25 (11.85%) HTML5
8 23 (10.90%) RESTful
9 19 (9.00%) REST
9 19 (9.00%) CSS3
9 19 (9.00%) jQuery
10 18 (8.53%) AngularJS
11 14 (6.64%) Hibernate
12 13 (6.16%) SOAP
13 12 (5.69%) Ajax
14 11 (5.21%) Backbone.js
15 10 (4.74%) J2EE
15 10 (4.74%) JSON
16 8 (3.79%) LESS
16 8 (3.79%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.48%) Open Source
2 14 (6.64%) User Experience
3 10 (4.74%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.27%) Mobile App
5 8 (3.79%) Digital Media
6 6 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.37%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.37%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.90%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (1.90%) Video on Demand
9 3 (1.42%) Equities
9 3 (1.42%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.42%) FMCG
10 2 (0.95%) Kindle
10 2 (0.95%) iPad
10 2 (0.95%) iPhone
10 2 (0.95%) Social Media
10 2 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.95%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.95%) Linux
2 17 (8.06%) Apple iOS
3 15 (7.11%) UNIX
3 15 (7.11%) Windows
4 11 (5.21%) Android
5 6 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.37%) CentOS
7 3 (1.42%) Solaris
8 2 (0.95%) CoreOS
8 2 (0.95%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.47%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (70.14%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (36.97%) BDD
3 76 (36.02%) TDD
4 73 (34.60%) Continuous Integration
5 62 (29.38%) Test Automation
6 49 (23.22%) Scrum
7 42 (19.91%) E-Commerce
8 30 (14.22%) Test Scripting
9 29 (13.74%) Automated Testing
10 26 (12.32%) Automation Testing
11 24 (11.37%) MVC
12 23 (10.90%) Waterfall
13 22 (10.43%) Performance Testing
14 20 (9.48%) DevOps
15 17 (8.06%) Software Testing
16 14 (6.64%) V-Model
16 14 (6.64%) OO
17 13 (6.16%) Kanban
18 12 (5.69%) Manual Testing
18 12 (5.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 121 (57.35%) Java
2 72 (34.12%) SQL
3 50 (23.70%) C#
4 43 (20.38%) JavaScript
5 31 (14.69%) Ruby
6 28 (13.27%) Python
7 17 (8.06%) Perl
8 15 (7.11%) Scala
9 9 (4.27%) Groovy
10 8 (3.79%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.79%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.32%) PHP
11 7 (3.32%) C
12 5 (2.37%) C++
13 4 (1.90%) VB
14 3 (1.42%) Apex Code
14 3 (1.42%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.95%) VBScript
15 2 (0.95%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.95%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 17 (8.06%) ISEB
2 14 (6.64%) ISTQB
3 11 (5.21%) Degree
4 5 (2.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (32.23%) QA
2 2 (0.95%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (5.21%) Puppet
2 5 (2.37%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 5 (2.37%) Cobbler
2 5 (2.37%) Ansible
3 4 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (6.64%) Oracle
2 9 (4.27%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.79%) hybris
4 6 (2.84%) Adobe
4 6 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.37%) VMware
5 5 (2.37%) IBM
5 5 (2.37%) EMC
5 5 (2.37%) Splunk
6 4 (1.90%) HP
7 3 (1.42%) Demandware
8 2 (0.95%) Maxymiser
8 2 (0.95%) Canoo
8 2 (0.95%) Calypso
8 2 (0.95%) Sybase
8 2 (0.95%) Google
8 2 (0.95%) Intershop
8 2 (0.95%) Zend
9 1 (0.47%) Serena
9 1 (0.47%) SAP
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