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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 123 124 128
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Selenium 87 76 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.49% 1.31% 1.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.15% 9.55% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 62 79
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £326 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £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
780 796 823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.32% 13.71% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 626 613
Average daily rate £450 £450 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £586
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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 31 July 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 31 July 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.

1 111 (76.03%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (43.15%) WebDriver
3 62 (42.47%) BDD
4 61 (41.78%) Java
5 59 (40.41%) TDD
6 58 (39.73%) QA
7 57 (39.04%) Finance
7 57 (39.04%) Cucumber
8 46 (31.51%) C#
9 43 (29.45%) Test Automation
10 40 (27.40%) Scrum
11 39 (26.71%) SpecFlow
12 37 (25.34%) Jenkins
12 37 (25.34%) JavaScript
13 35 (23.97%) Automated Testing
14 33 (22.60%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (20.55%) .NET
16 29 (19.86%) SQL
17 27 (18.49%) Web Services
18 26 (17.81%) HTML
18 26 (17.81%) Ruby
19 25 (17.12%) Git (software)
20 23 (15.75%) SQL Server
21 22 (15.07%) SOAP
21 22 (15.07%) Test Scripting
22 21 (14.38%) JIRA
22 21 (14.38%) JUnit
22 21 (14.38%) CSS
22 21 (14.38%) DevOps
22 21 (14.38%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (8.22%) Node.js
2 5 (3.42%) Confluence
3 4 (2.74%) IIS
3 4 (2.74%) JBoss
3 4 (2.74%) Apache
4 3 (2.05%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (2.05%) CMS
5 2 (1.37%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.37%) Drupal
6 1 (0.68%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.68%) Jetty
6 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.68%) Mule
6 1 (0.68%) Liferay
6 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.68%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 9 (6.16%) MS Office
2 6 (4.11%) Mingle
3 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.68%) SaaS
2 1 (0.68%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.90%) HTTP
2 3 (2.05%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) RTSP
3 1 (0.68%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.68%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (4.79%) MySQL
4 5 (3.42%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.42%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.74%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.37%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.68%) Big Data
7 1 (0.68%) DB2
7 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 63 (43.15%) WebDriver
2 57 (39.04%) Cucumber
3 39 (26.71%) SpecFlow
4 37 (25.34%) Jenkins
5 25 (17.12%) Git (software)
6 21 (14.38%) JUnit
6 21 (14.38%) JIRA
7 20 (13.70%) JMeter
8 19 (13.01%) Maven
9 16 (10.96%) HP UFT
9 16 (10.96%) Subversion
9 16 (10.96%) Jasmine
10 14 (9.59%) Karma Test Runner
11 11 (7.53%) Capybara
11 11 (7.53%) SoapUI
12 10 (6.85%) WATIR
13 9 (6.16%) FitNesse
14 7 (4.79%) Mockito
15 6 (4.11%) RSpec
15 6 (4.11%) TestNG
General
1 57 (39.04%) Finance
2 19 (13.01%) Banking
3 5 (3.42%) Retail
3 5 (3.42%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.74%) Legal
5 3 (2.05%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.05%) Games
6 2 (1.37%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.68%) Back Office
7 1 (0.68%) Law
7 1 (0.68%) Publishing
7 1 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Marketing
7 1 (0.68%) Billing
Job Titles
1 54 (36.99%) Developer
2 28 (19.18%) Tester
3 19 (13.01%) Analyst
4 15 (10.27%) Test Analyst
5 14 (9.59%) Architect
6 11 (7.53%) Lead Developer
6 11 (7.53%) Test Engineer
7 10 (6.85%) QA Analyst
7 10 (6.85%) QA Tester
7 10 (6.85%) Automation Tester
8 9 (6.16%) Front-End Developer
8 9 (6.16%) Java Developer
8 9 (6.16%) AWS Developer
9 7 (4.79%) QA Test Analyst
9 7 (4.79%) Automation Engineer
10 6 (4.11%) Lead Architect
10 6 (4.11%) Software Architect
11 5 (3.42%) Test Leader
11 5 (3.42%) Agile Tester
11 5 (3.42%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (20.55%) .NET
2 27 (18.49%) Web Services
3 26 (17.81%) HTML
4 22 (15.07%) SOAP
5 21 (14.38%) CSS
5 21 (14.38%) REST
6 20 (13.70%) RESTful
7 18 (12.33%) HTML5
8 17 (11.64%) ASP.NET
9 16 (10.96%) XML
9 16 (10.96%) jQuery
10 15 (10.27%) AngularJS
11 14 (9.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 14 (9.59%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (8.22%) .NET Framework
13 10 (6.85%) Gherkin
14 9 (6.16%) Sass
14 9 (6.16%) WPF
15 8 (5.48%) Hibernate
15 8 (5.48%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.85%) User Experience
2 7 (4.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (3.42%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.42%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.74%) Fixed Income
4 4 (2.74%) Equities
4 4 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.05%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.05%) Video on Demand
5 3 (2.05%) N-Tier
5 3 (2.05%) IPTV
6 2 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.37%) Tandem
6 2 (1.37%) Social Media
6 2 (1.37%) Online Games
6 2 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.68%) Wiki
7 1 (0.68%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.16%) Linux
2 7 (4.79%) Windows
3 4 (2.74%) Android
3 4 (2.74%) UNIX
3 4 (2.74%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.37%) AIX
4 2 (1.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (76.03%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (42.47%) BDD
3 59 (40.41%) TDD
4 43 (29.45%) Test Automation
5 40 (27.40%) Scrum
6 35 (23.97%) Automated Testing
7 33 (22.60%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (15.07%) Test Scripting
9 21 (14.38%) DevOps
10 20 (13.70%) MVC
11 19 (13.01%) Software Engineering
11 19 (13.01%) Open Source
12 17 (11.64%) Test Strategy
13 14 (9.59%) Automation Testing
14 12 (8.22%) Performance Testing
14 12 (8.22%) Kanban
14 12 (8.22%) OO
15 11 (7.53%) Load Testing
15 11 (7.53%) Continuous Delivery
16 10 (6.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 61 (41.78%) Java
2 46 (31.51%) C#
3 37 (25.34%) JavaScript
4 29 (19.86%) SQL
5 26 (17.81%) Ruby
6 19 (13.01%) Python
7 11 (7.53%) PHP
8 9 (6.16%) Groovy
9 6 (4.11%) Scala
10 3 (2.05%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.37%) VBA
11 2 (1.37%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.37%) XPath
11 2 (1.37%) Perl
11 2 (1.37%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.37%) VBScript
12 1 (0.68%) VB
12 1 (0.68%) Lua
12 1 (0.68%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (6.85%) ISEB
2 8 (5.48%) ISTQB
2 8 (5.48%) Degree
3 3 (2.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (39.73%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.42%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (4.11%) Puppet
2 5 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.37%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.68%) Ansible
5 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (6.16%) Bloomberg
2 8 (5.48%) Oracle
3 6 (4.11%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.42%) Sybase
4 5 (3.42%) HP
5 4 (2.74%) IBM
5 4 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.05%) Zend
7 2 (1.37%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.37%) Pega
7 2 (1.37%) Coverity
7 2 (1.37%) Ektron
7 2 (1.37%) Adobe
7 2 (1.37%) CA
7 2 (1.37%) AppDynamics
7 2 (1.37%) WorldPay
8 1 (0.68%) Telerik
8 1 (0.68%) hybris
8 1 (0.68%) Maxymiser
8 1 (0.68%) Xamarin
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