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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 125 135 140
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Contract jobs citing Selenium 76 99 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.29% 1.35% 1.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.52% 11.61% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 83 72
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£423 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £325 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
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
798 853 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.55% 11.59% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 648 582
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £36.25 £57.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.40% +67.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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.

1 103 (50.24%) Java
2 94 (45.85%) WebDriver
3 78 (38.05%) TDD
3 78 (38.05%) QA
4 76 (37.07%) Cucumber
5 68 (33.17%) BDD
6 65 (31.71%) Test Automation
7 64 (31.22%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (31.22%) C#
8 57 (27.80%) SQL
9 55 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
10 54 (26.34%) Web Services
11 53 (25.85%) Finance
12 52 (25.37%) Scrum
13 48 (23.41%) E-Commerce
14 47 (22.93%) Automation Testing
15 38 (18.54%) .NET
16 35 (17.07%) Ruby
16 35 (17.07%) Jenkins
17 33 (16.10%) Test Scripting
18 30 (14.63%) ISEB
19 28 (13.66%) FitNesse
20 26 (12.68%) JavaScript
21 25 (12.20%) SQL Server
21 25 (12.20%) QuickTest Pro
21 25 (12.20%) Retail
22 24 (11.71%) Computer Science
22 24 (11.71%) XML
23 23 (11.22%) Microsoft
23 23 (11.22%) ISTQB

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 12 (5.85%) Node.js
2 6 (2.93%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.44%) Confluence
4 3 (1.46%) Apache Pig
4 3 (1.46%) Apache
5 2 (0.98%) Drupal
5 2 (0.98%) CMS
5 2 (0.98%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.49%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.49%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.49%) SAS
6 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.49%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.49%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (1.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.49%) Mingle
2 1 (0.49%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (0.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.46%) GitHub
3 2 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.83%) Internet
2 11 (5.37%) HTTP
3 1 (0.49%) 4G
3 1 (0.49%) 3G
3 1 (0.49%) Firewall
3 1 (0.49%) 2G
3 1 (0.49%) LDAP
3 1 (0.49%) SSL
3 1 (0.49%) DNS
3 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.49%) LAN
3 1 (0.49%) WAN
3 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.49%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.27%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.39%) MySQL
4 6 (2.93%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.44%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.46%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.98%) DB2
7 2 (0.98%) Star Schema
7 2 (0.98%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.98%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Navigator
8 1 (0.49%) QlikView
8 1 (0.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 94 (45.85%) WebDriver
2 76 (37.07%) Cucumber
3 35 (17.07%) Jenkins
4 28 (13.66%) FitNesse
5 25 (12.20%) QuickTest Pro
6 23 (11.22%) SoapUI
7 20 (9.76%) Git (software)
8 19 (9.27%) JIRA
9 18 (8.78%) Visual Studio
10 17 (8.29%) Team Foundation Server
11 16 (7.80%) TeamCity
11 16 (7.80%) JMeter
12 15 (7.32%) WATIR
13 12 (5.85%) Maven
13 12 (5.85%) Calabash
13 12 (5.85%) SpecFlow
14 11 (5.37%) JUnit
15 10 (4.88%) NUnit
16 7 (3.41%) JBehave
16 7 (3.41%) Subversion
General
1 53 (25.85%) Finance
2 25 (12.20%) Retail
3 22 (10.73%) Banking
4 12 (5.85%) Telecoms
5 11 (5.37%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.44%) Marketing
7 3 (1.46%) Legal
7 3 (1.46%) Games
7 3 (1.46%) Local Government
8 2 (0.98%) Publishing
9 1 (0.49%) Back Office
9 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.49%) Advertising
9 1 (0.49%) Electronics
9 1 (0.49%) Billing
Job Titles
1 53 (25.85%) Tester
1 53 (25.85%) Developer
1 53 (25.85%) Analyst
2 48 (23.41%) Test Analyst
3 27 (13.17%) Automation Tester
4 14 (6.83%) Automation Analyst
5 13 (6.34%) Automation Test Analyst
5 13 (6.34%) QA Engineer
6 12 (5.85%) Test Engineer
7 11 (5.37%) QA Tester
8 10 (4.88%) Java Developer
8 10 (4.88%) Test Leader
8 10 (4.88%) Selenium Tester
9 9 (4.39%) Consultant
10 8 (3.90%) Senior Tester
11 7 (3.41%) Automation Engineer
11 7 (3.41%) Senior Test Analyst
11 7 (3.41%) Software Tester
11 7 (3.41%) C# Developer
11 7 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (26.34%) Web Services
2 38 (18.54%) .NET
3 24 (11.71%) XML
4 21 (10.24%) HTML
5 20 (9.76%) RESTful
6 13 (6.34%) CSS
6 13 (6.34%) SOAP
7 12 (5.85%) Spring
8 11 (5.37%) JSON
9 10 (4.88%) REST
10 9 (4.39%) Sass
10 9 (4.39%) HTML5
10 9 (4.39%) Hibernate
11 8 (3.90%) J2EE
11 8 (3.90%) ASP.NET
11 8 (3.90%) AngularJS
12 7 (3.41%) CSS3
12 7 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (3.41%) jQuery
13 6 (2.93%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.71%) Computer Science
2 17 (8.29%) Open Source
3 14 (6.83%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (3.41%) Fixed Income
6 5 (2.44%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (1.95%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.95%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.95%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.46%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.98%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.98%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.98%) Derivative
9 2 (0.98%) Data Conversion
9 2 (0.98%) Online Games
9 2 (0.98%) Streaming Video
9 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.98%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.49%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.80%) Linux
2 14 (6.83%) Android
3 12 (5.85%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.93%) Windows
5 4 (1.95%) UNIX
6 2 (0.98%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.98%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (38.05%) TDD
2 68 (33.17%) BDD
3 65 (31.71%) Test Automation
4 64 (31.22%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
6 52 (25.37%) Scrum
7 48 (23.41%) E-Commerce
8 47 (22.93%) Automation Testing
9 33 (16.10%) Test Scripting
10 21 (10.24%) Regression Testing
11 20 (9.76%) Software Testing
11 20 (9.76%) Automated Testing
12 19 (9.27%) MVC
13 18 (8.78%) Performance Testing
14 16 (7.80%) DevOps
15 15 (7.32%) OO
16 14 (6.83%) Kanban
17 13 (6.34%) Load Testing
17 13 (6.34%) Manual Testing
17 13 (6.34%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 103 (50.24%) Java
2 64 (31.22%) C#
3 57 (27.80%) SQL
4 35 (17.07%) Ruby
5 26 (12.68%) JavaScript
6 11 (5.37%) Groovy
7 10 (4.88%) Python
8 6 (2.93%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.44%) Scala
9 5 (2.44%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.44%) Perl
10 4 (1.95%) PHP
10 4 (1.95%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.95%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.46%) C++
11 3 (1.46%) C
11 3 (1.46%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.98%) PHP5
12 2 (0.98%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.49%) Golang
Qualifications
1 30 (14.63%) ISEB
2 23 (11.22%) ISTQB
3 17 (8.29%) Degree
4 4 (1.95%) Sun Certification
5 3 (1.46%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.49%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (38.05%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) Docker
1 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (5.85%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.93%) Puppet
3 3 (1.46%) Oozie
4 2 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.49%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (11.22%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.32%) Oracle
3 11 (5.37%) hybris
4 8 (3.90%) HP
5 4 (1.95%) IBM
5 4 (1.95%) JBoss
5 4 (1.95%) Splunk
6 2 (0.98%) Teradata
6 2 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.98%) Citrix
6 2 (0.98%) Adobe
6 2 (0.98%) Informatica
6 2 (0.98%) Apple
7 1 (0.49%) Comverse
7 1 (0.49%) Trayport
7 1 (0.49%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.49%) OpenLink
7 1 (0.49%) Sun
7 1 (0.49%) Murex
7 1 (0.49%) Fidessa
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