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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 117 126 134
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs citing Selenium 82 79 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.53% 1.36% 1.34%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.01% 9.84% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 60 84
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£456 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £323 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £71.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +129.03%
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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
745 803 843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.86% 13.81% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 613 636
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £57.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -36.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 106 (76.81%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (44.93%) WebDriver
3 61 (44.20%) Java
4 60 (43.48%) BDD
5 57 (41.30%) Cucumber
6 56 (40.58%) TDD
7 46 (33.33%) C#
8 44 (31.88%) QA
9 43 (31.16%) Finance
10 39 (28.26%) JavaScript
11 38 (27.54%) Scrum
11 38 (27.54%) SpecFlow
12 37 (26.81%) Test Automation
13 35 (25.36%) Jenkins
14 33 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (22.46%) Automated Testing
16 29 (21.01%) Ruby
16 29 (21.01%) .NET
17 24 (17.39%) HTML
17 24 (17.39%) Web Services
17 24 (17.39%) Test Scripting
18 23 (16.67%) JUnit
19 22 (15.94%) Git (software)
20 21 (15.22%) JIRA
20 21 (15.22%) CSS
20 21 (15.22%) REST
21 20 (14.49%) DevOps
21 20 (14.49%) SQL
21 20 (14.49%) MVC
21 20 (14.49%) JMeter

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (10.14%) Node.js
2 5 (3.62%) Confluence
3 4 (2.90%) IIS
3 4 (2.90%) Apache
3 4 (2.90%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.17%) JBoss
4 3 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (2.17%) CMS
5 2 (1.45%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.45%) Drupal
6 1 (0.72%) Jetty
6 1 (0.72%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.72%) Mule
6 1 (0.72%) nginx
6 1 (0.72%) Liferay
6 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.72%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 9 (6.52%) MS Office
2 6 (4.35%) Mingle
3 1 (0.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.72%) SaaS
2 1 (0.72%) PaaS
2 1 (0.72%) IaaS
2 1 (0.72%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.70%) HTTP
2 3 (2.17%) Internet
3 2 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.72%) Broadband
4 1 (0.72%) Firewall
4 1 (0.72%) RTSP
4 1 (0.72%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.77%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.07%) MySQL
4 6 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.62%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.45%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (1.45%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.72%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.72%) Big Data
7 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.72%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.72%) DB2
7 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 62 (44.93%) WebDriver
2 57 (41.30%) Cucumber
3 38 (27.54%) SpecFlow
4 35 (25.36%) Jenkins
5 23 (16.67%) JUnit
6 22 (15.94%) Git (software)
7 21 (15.22%) JIRA
8 20 (14.49%) JMeter
9 17 (12.32%) Subversion
10 16 (11.59%) Maven
11 15 (10.87%) Jasmine
12 14 (10.14%) Karma Test Runner
13 11 (7.97%) Capybara
14 10 (7.25%) WATIR
14 10 (7.25%) SoapUI
15 9 (6.52%) RSpec
15 9 (6.52%) FitNesse
16 8 (5.80%) HP UFT
17 7 (5.07%) LoadRunner
18 6 (4.35%) TestNG
General
1 43 (31.16%) Finance
2 15 (10.87%) Banking
3 4 (2.90%) Retail
4 3 (2.17%) Legal
4 3 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.45%) Games
5 2 (1.45%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.72%) Marketing
6 1 (0.72%) Billing
6 1 (0.72%) Publishing
6 1 (0.72%) Law
6 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 52 (37.68%) Developer
2 23 (16.67%) Tester
3 16 (11.59%) Architect
3 16 (11.59%) Analyst
4 14 (10.14%) Test Analyst
5 11 (7.97%) Test Engineer
6 10 (7.25%) Lead Developer
7 9 (6.52%) Front-End Developer
7 9 (6.52%) Automation Tester
8 8 (5.80%) Java Developer
8 8 (5.80%) AWS Developer
9 7 (5.07%) Automation Engineer
10 6 (4.35%) Lead Architect
10 6 (4.35%) Software Architect
11 5 (3.62%) QA Tester
11 5 (3.62%) Test Automation Engineer
12 4 (2.90%) Automation Analyst
12 4 (2.90%) Test Leader
12 4 (2.90%) Lead Software Architect
12 4 (2.90%) Agile Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.01%) .NET
2 24 (17.39%) HTML
2 24 (17.39%) Web Services
3 21 (15.22%) CSS
3 21 (15.22%) REST
4 19 (13.77%) HTML5
4 19 (13.77%) RESTful
4 19 (13.77%) SOAP
5 17 (12.32%) ASP.NET
6 15 (10.87%) XML
6 15 (10.87%) AngularJS
6 15 (10.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 14 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (10.14%) jQuery
8 12 (8.70%) .NET Framework
9 10 (7.25%) CSS3
9 10 (7.25%) Gherkin
10 9 (6.52%) Sass
10 9 (6.52%) WPF
11 8 (5.80%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.97%) User Experience
2 8 (5.80%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.90%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.17%) Video on Demand
5 3 (2.17%) IPTV
5 3 (2.17%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.45%) Tandem
6 2 (1.45%) Social Media
6 2 (1.45%) Online Games
6 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.72%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.72%) Wiki
7 1 (0.72%) EFT
7 1 (0.72%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.72%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.25%) Linux
2 7 (5.07%) Windows
3 4 (2.90%) Android
3 4 (2.90%) UNIX
3 4 (2.90%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.17%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.17%) AIX
5 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.72%) CentOS
6 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.72%) SUSE
6 1 (0.72%) Debian
6 1 (0.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (76.81%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (43.48%) BDD
3 56 (40.58%) TDD
4 38 (27.54%) Scrum
5 37 (26.81%) Test Automation
6 33 (23.91%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (22.46%) Automated Testing
8 24 (17.39%) Test Scripting
9 20 (14.49%) MVC
9 20 (14.49%) DevOps
10 18 (13.04%) Open Source
11 17 (12.32%) Test Strategy
11 17 (12.32%) Software Engineering
12 14 (10.14%) Performance Testing
13 12 (8.70%) Kanban
13 12 (8.70%) Pair Programming
14 11 (7.97%) OO
14 11 (7.97%) Load Testing
14 11 (7.97%) Continuous Delivery
15 10 (7.25%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 61 (44.20%) Java
2 46 (33.33%) C#
3 39 (28.26%) JavaScript
4 29 (21.01%) Ruby
5 20 (14.49%) SQL
6 17 (12.32%) Python
7 11 (7.97%) PHP
8 10 (7.25%) Groovy
9 5 (3.62%) Scala
10 3 (2.17%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.17%) Clojure
10 3 (2.17%) Perl
11 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.45%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.45%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.45%) XPath
12 1 (0.72%) VBScript
12 1 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (7.97%) Degree
2 6 (4.35%) ISEB
3 4 (2.90%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (31.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.62%) Varnish
2 1 (0.72%) Docker
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (4.35%) Puppet
2 5 (3.62%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.45%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.72%) Ansible
5 1 (0.72%) Mesos
5 1 (0.72%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.72%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (6.52%) Oracle
1 9 (6.52%) Bloomberg
2 7 (5.07%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.07%) HP
3 5 (3.62%) IBM
4 3 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.17%) Zend
5 2 (1.45%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.45%) Pega
5 2 (1.45%) Coverity
5 2 (1.45%) Ektron
5 2 (1.45%) CA
5 2 (1.45%) Adobe
5 2 (1.45%) AppDynamics
5 2 (1.45%) WorldPay
6 1 (0.72%) webMethods
6 1 (0.72%) ATG
6 1 (0.72%) Telerik
6 1 (0.72%) Google
6 1 (0.72%) Sybase
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