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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 140 113 124
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +11
Contract jobs citing Selenium 69 90 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.18% 1.52% 1.42%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.52% 11.75% 12.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 78 79
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £296 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £71.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-80.98% +129.03%
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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
725 766 793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.42% 12.95% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 590 616
Average daily rate £450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £321 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +0.80%

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 June 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 June 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.

1 105 (74.47%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (46.10%) Java
3 59 (41.84%) BDD
4 58 (41.13%) Cucumber
4 58 (41.13%) Finance
4 58 (41.13%) QA
5 54 (38.30%) WebDriver
6 50 (35.46%) TDD
7 47 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 44 (31.21%) Scrum
9 42 (29.79%) SQL
10 39 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (26.24%) Jenkins
12 35 (24.82%) Automated Testing
13 31 (21.99%) C#
13 31 (21.99%) JavaScript
14 30 (21.28%) Web Services
14 30 (21.28%) Git (software)
15 26 (18.44%) SpecFlow
16 25 (17.73%) HTML
17 24 (17.02%) SOAP
17 24 (17.02%) Ruby
17 24 (17.02%) REST
18 23 (16.31%) DevOps
18 23 (16.31%) JIRA
18 23 (16.31%) JMeter
19 22 (15.60%) .NET
19 22 (15.60%) Banking
20 21 (14.89%) RESTful
21 20 (14.18%) JUnit

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 10 (7.09%) Node.js
2 4 (2.84%) CMS
2 4 (2.84%) JBoss
3 3 (2.13%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.13%) IIS
3 3 (2.13%) Confluence
3 3 (2.13%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.42%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.42%) Drupal
5 1 (0.71%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.71%) Jetty
5 1 (0.71%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.71%) Mule
5 1 (0.71%) Orchard CMS
5 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.71%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.13%) Force.com
3 1 (0.71%) SaaS
3 1 (0.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.22%) HTTP
2 4 (2.84%) Internet
3 1 (0.71%) RTSP
3 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.71%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.71%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.55%) MongoDB
2 5 (3.55%) MySQL
3 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.13%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (2.13%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.42%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.71%) Jackrabbit
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.71%) DB2
5 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 58 (41.13%) Cucumber
2 54 (38.30%) WebDriver
3 37 (26.24%) Jenkins
4 30 (21.28%) Git (software)
5 26 (18.44%) SpecFlow
6 23 (16.31%) JIRA
6 23 (16.31%) JMeter
7 20 (14.18%) JUnit
8 16 (11.35%) HP UFT
8 16 (11.35%) Subversion
8 16 (11.35%) Maven
9 13 (9.22%) Jasmine
10 11 (7.80%) SoapUI
10 11 (7.80%) Karma Test Runner
11 10 (7.09%) Capybara
12 9 (6.38%) WATIR
12 9 (6.38%) JBehave
13 8 (5.67%) TestNG
13 8 (5.67%) Mockito
14 6 (4.26%) TeamCity
General
1 58 (41.13%) Finance
2 22 (15.60%) Banking
3 10 (7.09%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.96%) Retail
5 4 (2.84%) Legal
6 3 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.13%) Games
7 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.42%) Marketing
7 2 (1.42%) Front Office
7 2 (1.42%) Back Office
8 1 (0.71%) Electronics
8 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.71%) Law
8 1 (0.71%) Billing
Job Titles
1 43 (30.50%) Developer
2 27 (19.15%) Tester
3 21 (14.89%) Analyst
4 16 (11.35%) Test Analyst
5 11 (7.80%) Test Engineer
5 11 (7.80%) QA Analyst
6 10 (7.09%) Java Developer
6 10 (7.09%) QA Tester
7 9 (6.38%) AWS Developer
8 8 (5.67%) Automation Engineer
9 7 (4.96%) Automation Tester
9 7 (4.96%) QA Test Analyst
10 6 (4.26%) QA Engineer
10 6 (4.26%) Front-End Developer
10 6 (4.26%) Test Leader
11 5 (3.55%) Test Automation Engineer
11 5 (3.55%) QA Leader
12 4 (2.84%) Test Specialist
13 3 (2.13%) Senior Test Analyst
13 3 (2.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (21.28%) Web Services
2 25 (17.73%) HTML
3 24 (17.02%) SOAP
3 24 (17.02%) REST
4 22 (15.60%) .NET
5 21 (14.89%) RESTful
6 17 (12.06%) CSS
7 16 (11.35%) XML
7 16 (11.35%) jQuery
8 15 (10.64%) HTML5
9 12 (8.51%) AngularJS
9 12 (8.51%) Spring
10 9 (6.38%) Hibernate
11 8 (5.67%) JSON
11 8 (5.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (5.67%) Gherkin
11 8 (5.67%) CSS3
12 7 (4.96%) MSMQ
12 7 (4.96%) ASP.NET
13 6 (4.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.96%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.55%) Fixed Income
3 5 (3.55%) Equities
3 5 (3.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (3.55%) User Experience
3 5 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.84%) Video on Demand
5 3 (2.13%) Social Media
5 3 (2.13%) IPTV
5 3 (2.13%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (2.13%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.42%) Online Games
6 2 (1.42%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.42%) Tandem
7 1 (0.71%) Wiki
7 1 (0.71%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.80%) Linux
2 7 (4.96%) Windows
3 5 (3.55%) Android
3 5 (3.55%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.13%) UNIX
4 3 (2.13%) Solaris
5 2 (1.42%) AIX
5 2 (1.42%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (74.47%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (41.84%) BDD
3 50 (35.46%) TDD
4 47 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 44 (31.21%) Scrum
6 39 (27.66%) Continuous Integration
7 35 (24.82%) Automated Testing
8 23 (16.31%) DevOps
9 18 (12.77%) Open Source
9 18 (12.77%) Test Scripting
10 17 (12.06%) Software Engineering
10 17 (12.06%) E-Commerce
11 15 (10.64%) Automation Testing
12 14 (9.93%) Test Strategy
13 13 (9.22%) MVC
14 12 (8.51%) Performance Testing
15 11 (7.80%) Kanban
15 11 (7.80%) Continuous Delivery
16 10 (7.09%) Manual Testing
16 10 (7.09%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (46.10%) Java
2 42 (29.79%) SQL
3 31 (21.99%) JavaScript
3 31 (21.99%) C#
4 24 (17.02%) Ruby
5 18 (12.77%) Python
6 10 (7.09%) PHP
7 7 (4.96%) Groovy
7 7 (4.96%) Scala
8 4 (2.84%) Perl
9 3 (2.13%) C
9 3 (2.13%) Apex Code
9 3 (2.13%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.42%) VBA
10 2 (1.42%) XPath
10 2 (1.42%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.42%) VBScript
11 1 (0.71%) VB
11 1 (0.71%) C++
11 1 (0.71%) Lua
Qualifications
1 15 (10.64%) ISEB
2 13 (9.22%) ISTQB
3 8 (5.67%) Degree
4 3 (2.13%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.42%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (41.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (4.26%) Puppet
2 5 (3.55%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.84%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.42%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.71%) Ansible
5 1 (0.71%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (7.80%) Oracle
2 7 (4.96%) Sybase
3 6 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (3.55%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.84%) Zend
5 4 (2.84%) IBM
6 3 (2.13%) hybris
6 3 (2.13%) Maxymiser
6 3 (2.13%) HP
7 2 (1.42%) CA
7 2 (1.42%) Pega
7 2 (1.42%) Coverity
7 2 (1.42%) Ektron
7 2 (1.42%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.42%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.71%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.71%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.71%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.71%) Telerik
8 1 (0.71%) Adobe
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £320 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
First Point
Rate: £375 - £450 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £625 per day
Posted: 26 days ago