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 17 October 2014 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 114 131 147
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +16
Contract jobs citing Selenium 90 99 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.51% 1.36% 0.95%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.36% 11.48% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 81 58
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£433 £425 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +20.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £588 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.75 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+51.33% -
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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
792 862 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.32% 11.82% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 638 521
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.84% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 £45.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.22% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.56% +4.28%

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 17 October 2014.

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 17 October 2014, 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.

1 104 (63.03%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (53.33%) Java
3 69 (41.82%) WebDriver
4 62 (37.58%) Cucumber
5 60 (36.36%) QA
6 55 (33.33%) C#
7 54 (32.73%) TDD
8 51 (30.91%) BDD
9 48 (29.09%) SQL
10 46 (27.88%) Scrum
11 43 (26.06%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (24.24%) Automation Testing
13 39 (23.64%) Finance
13 39 (23.64%) Test Automation
14 38 (23.03%) .NET
15 31 (18.79%) JavaScript
15 31 (18.79%) Web Services
16 27 (16.36%) E-Commerce
16 27 (16.36%) FitNesse
16 27 (16.36%) Jenkins
17 26 (15.76%) HTML
18 24 (14.55%) Ruby
19 23 (13.94%) JIRA
20 22 (13.33%) Software Testing
20 22 (13.33%) Test Scripting
21 20 (12.12%) XML
21 20 (12.12%) MVC
21 20 (12.12%) QuickTest Pro
22 19 (11.52%) CSS
22 19 (11.52%) JUnit

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, 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 (4.85%) Node.js
2 7 (4.24%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.82%) Apache
3 3 (1.82%) Drupal
3 3 (1.82%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.21%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.21%) Confluence
4 2 (1.21%) CMS
5 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.61%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.61%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.21%) Final Cut Pro
3 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.21%) Force.com
1 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.21%) GitHub
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.24%) HTTP
2 3 (1.82%) DNS
3 2 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.61%) SNMP
4 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.61%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.61%) SSL
4 1 (0.61%) Internet
4 1 (0.61%) Firewall
4 1 (0.61%) LDAP
4 1 (0.61%) Broadband
4 1 (0.61%) LAN
4 1 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.45%) MySQL
3 8 (4.85%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.24%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.64%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.42%) DB2
7 3 (1.82%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.82%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.21%) Big Data
8 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.21%) Star Schema
8 2 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.21%) SQL Navigator
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 69 (41.82%) WebDriver
2 62 (37.58%) Cucumber
3 27 (16.36%) Jenkins
3 27 (16.36%) FitNesse
4 23 (13.94%) JIRA
5 20 (12.12%) QuickTest Pro
6 19 (11.52%) JUnit
7 17 (10.30%) Visual Studio
8 16 (9.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (8.48%) Maven
9 14 (8.48%) NUnit
9 14 (8.48%) SpecFlow
10 13 (7.88%) SoapUI
11 12 (7.27%) Git (software)
12 10 (6.06%) Subversion
13 9 (5.45%) JMeter
13 9 (5.45%) JBehave
14 8 (4.85%) Hudson
14 8 (4.85%) WATIR
15 7 (4.24%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (23.64%) Finance
2 18 (10.91%) Banking
3 12 (7.27%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.85%) Retail
5 4 (2.42%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.21%) Back Office
6 2 (1.21%) Legal
6 2 (1.21%) Publishing
7 1 (0.61%) Games
7 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.61%) Billing
7 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (29.09%) Analyst
2 43 (26.06%) Test Analyst
3 41 (24.85%) Developer
4 33 (20.00%) Tester
5 17 (10.30%) Automation Tester
6 13 (7.88%) Senior Analyst
6 13 (7.88%) Consultant
7 12 (7.27%) Java Developer
8 11 (6.67%) Test Engineer
8 11 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
8 11 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
9 10 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
10 9 (5.45%) QA Engineer
10 9 (5.45%) QA Analyst
11 7 (4.24%) Senior Developer
11 7 (4.24%) Automation Engineer
11 7 (4.24%) DevOps Consultant
12 6 (3.64%) Selenium Tester
12 6 (3.64%) Agile Test Analyst
13 5 (3.03%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (23.03%) .NET
2 31 (18.79%) Web Services
3 26 (15.76%) HTML
4 20 (12.12%) XML
5 19 (11.52%) CSS
6 16 (9.70%) Spring
6 16 (9.70%) RESTful
7 14 (8.48%) HTML5
8 11 (6.67%) CSS3
8 11 (6.67%) AngularJS
8 11 (6.67%) Hibernate
8 11 (6.67%) SOAP
9 10 (6.06%) jQuery
10 9 (5.45%) JSON
10 9 (5.45%) REST
11 8 (4.85%) J2EE
12 7 (4.24%) JMS
12 7 (4.24%) Sass
13 6 (3.64%) Ajax
14 5 (3.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.91%) Open Source
2 11 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.45%) Fixed Income
4 8 (4.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (4.85%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.64%) Visualisation
6 5 (3.03%) User Experience
7 4 (2.42%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.82%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.82%) Derivative
9 2 (1.21%) iPhone
9 2 (1.21%) Data Conversion
9 2 (1.21%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.21%) iPad
9 2 (1.21%) Kindle
10 1 (0.61%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.48%) Linux
2 12 (7.27%) Apple iOS
3 10 (6.06%) UNIX
3 10 (6.06%) Android
4 6 (3.64%) Windows
5 2 (1.21%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.21%) CentOS
5 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (63.03%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (32.73%) TDD
3 51 (30.91%) BDD
4 46 (27.88%) Scrum
5 43 (26.06%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (24.24%) Automation Testing
7 39 (23.64%) Test Automation
8 27 (16.36%) E-Commerce
9 22 (13.33%) Software Testing
9 22 (13.33%) Test Scripting
10 20 (12.12%) MVC
11 18 (10.91%) Kanban
12 17 (10.30%) Performance Testing
12 17 (10.30%) Automated Testing
13 12 (7.27%) Software Engineering
13 12 (7.27%) Manual Testing
14 11 (6.67%) DevOps
15 10 (6.06%) Waterfall
16 9 (5.45%) OO
16 9 (5.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 88 (53.33%) Java
2 55 (33.33%) C#
3 48 (29.09%) SQL
4 31 (18.79%) JavaScript
5 24 (14.55%) Ruby
6 10 (6.06%) Groovy
6 10 (6.06%) PowerShell
6 10 (6.06%) Scala
7 9 (5.45%) Python
8 8 (4.85%) Perl
9 5 (3.03%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.03%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.82%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.21%) VB
11 2 (1.21%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.21%) C
11 2 (1.21%) PHP
12 1 (0.61%) C++
12 1 (0.61%) Delphi
12 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (7.27%) Degree
2 8 (4.85%) ISEB
3 7 (4.24%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.21%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.61%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (36.36%) QA
2 2 (1.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.21%) Docker
2 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (6.67%) Puppet
2 7 (4.24%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.82%) Oozie
4 2 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.21%) Ansible
4 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (1.21%) Cobbler
5 1 (0.61%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (9.70%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.27%) Oracle
3 6 (3.64%) JBoss
3 6 (3.64%) IBM
3 6 (3.64%) Splunk
4 5 (3.03%) hybris
4 5 (3.03%) HP
5 4 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.82%) Informatica
6 3 (1.82%) Demandware
7 2 (1.21%) Canoo
7 2 (1.21%) Intershop
7 2 (1.21%) Google
7 2 (1.21%) EMC
7 2 (1.21%) VMware
7 2 (1.21%) Teradata
7 2 (1.21%) Adobe
7 2 (1.21%) Murex
7 2 (1.21%) Calypso
8 1 (0.61%) Fidessa
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