The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 127 121 128
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Selenium 80 108 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.36% 1.52% 1.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.98% 13.09% 11.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 86 86
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£425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £581 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £41.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
+129.03% -
Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
802 825 815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.60% 11.61% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 623 621
Average daily rate £450 £402 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +24.99%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Selenium
London

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 25 July 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 25 July 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.

1 111 (48.05%) Java
2 109 (47.19%) WebDriver
3 98 (42.42%) QA
4 91 (39.39%) TDD
5 85 (36.80%) Test Automation
6 83 (35.93%) Cucumber
7 75 (32.47%) BDD
7 75 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
8 68 (29.44%) SQL
9 66 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
10 65 (28.14%) C#
11 59 (25.54%) Web Services
11 59 (25.54%) Scrum
12 56 (24.24%) Finance
13 52 (22.51%) E-Commerce
14 49 (21.21%) Automation Testing
15 43 (18.61%) .NET
16 41 (17.75%) Ruby
17 38 (16.45%) Test Scripting
18 36 (15.58%) SoapUI
19 33 (14.29%) Jenkins
20 30 (12.99%) JavaScript
20 30 (12.99%) ISEB
21 29 (12.55%) QuickTest Pro
21 29 (12.55%) XML
22 28 (12.12%) FitNesse
22 28 (12.12%) Banking
23 27 (11.69%) Computer Science
24 26 (11.26%) Automated Testing
25 25 (10.82%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (5.19%) Node.js
2 7 (3.03%) Confluence
3 6 (2.60%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.30%) Apache
4 3 (1.30%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.87%) CMS
5 2 (0.87%) Drupal
6 1 (0.43%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.43%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.43%) Mule
6 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.43%) SAS
6 1 (0.43%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (0.43%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.43%) Final Cut Pro
1 1 (0.43%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.43%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.30%) GitHub
3 2 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.87%) SaaS
4 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.36%) Internet
2 14 (6.06%) HTTP
3 5 (2.16%) SSL
4 3 (1.30%) Firewall
4 3 (1.30%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.30%) DNS
4 3 (1.30%) HTTPS
4 3 (1.30%) LDAP
4 3 (1.30%) LAN
4 3 (1.30%) WAN
5 2 (0.87%) 3G
5 2 (0.87%) 2G
5 2 (0.87%) 4G
6 1 (0.43%) SSH
6 1 (0.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.66%) Relational Database
2 19 (8.23%) SQL Server
3 11 (4.76%) MySQL
4 7 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.16%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.30%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.87%) DB2
7 2 (0.87%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.87%) Star Schema
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.43%) QlikView
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Navigator
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 109 (47.19%) WebDriver
2 83 (35.93%) Cucumber
3 36 (15.58%) SoapUI
4 33 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 29 (12.55%) QuickTest Pro
6 28 (12.12%) FitNesse
7 22 (9.52%) JMeter
7 22 (9.52%) JIRA
8 20 (8.66%) Git (software)
9 18 (7.79%) TeamCity
9 18 (7.79%) WATIR
9 18 (7.79%) JUnit
9 18 (7.79%) Visual Studio
10 16 (6.93%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (6.49%) Calabash
12 13 (5.63%) Maven
13 12 (5.19%) JBehave
14 11 (4.76%) SpecFlow
15 10 (4.33%) NUnit
16 9 (3.90%) Sahi
General
1 56 (24.24%) Finance
2 28 (12.12%) Banking
3 25 (10.82%) Retail
4 11 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.33%) Investment Banking
6 9 (3.90%) Marketing
7 5 (2.16%) Legal
8 4 (1.73%) Advertising
8 4 (1.73%) Publishing
8 4 (1.73%) Games
9 3 (1.30%) Local Government
10 2 (0.87%) International Banking
10 2 (0.87%) Back Office
11 1 (0.43%) Electronics
11 1 (0.43%) Front Office
11 1 (0.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 64 (27.71%) Tester
2 54 (23.38%) Developer
2 54 (23.38%) Analyst
3 48 (20.78%) Test Analyst
4 29 (12.55%) Automation Tester
5 17 (7.36%) QA Tester
6 15 (6.49%) QA Engineer
7 14 (6.06%) Automation Analyst
7 14 (6.06%) Automation Test Analyst
8 13 (5.63%) Test Engineer
9 11 (4.76%) Test Leader
10 10 (4.33%) Java Developer
11 9 (3.90%) Software Tester
11 9 (3.90%) Selenium Tester
12 8 (3.46%) Senior Tester
13 7 (3.03%) Senior Test Analyst
13 7 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
13 7 (3.03%) Consultant
13 7 (3.03%) Test Manager
13 7 (3.03%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (25.54%) Web Services
2 43 (18.61%) .NET
3 29 (12.55%) XML
4 22 (9.52%) HTML
5 19 (8.23%) RESTful
6 16 (6.93%) SOAP
7 14 (6.06%) JSON
8 13 (5.63%) REST
9 10 (4.33%) HTML5
9 10 (4.33%) Sass
10 9 (3.90%) Spring
10 9 (3.90%) ASP.NET
10 9 (3.90%) CSS
11 8 (3.46%) jQuery
12 7 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (3.03%) Mustache
12 7 (3.03%) AngularJS
13 6 (2.60%) CSS3
13 6 (2.60%) Hibernate
13 6 (2.60%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (11.69%) Computer Science
2 25 (10.82%) Open Source
3 23 (9.96%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (3.46%) Mobile Banking
6 6 (2.60%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.73%) E-Learning
7 4 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.30%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.30%) Online Games
8 3 (1.30%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.30%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.30%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.87%) Handset
9 2 (0.87%) Streaming Video
9 2 (0.87%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.87%) Derivative
9 2 (0.87%) Data Conversion
9 2 (0.87%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.87%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.36%) Linux
1 17 (7.36%) Android
2 14 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 9 (3.90%) Windows
4 7 (3.03%) UNIX
5 4 (1.73%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.87%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (39.39%) TDD
2 85 (36.80%) Test Automation
3 75 (32.47%) BDD
3 75 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 59 (25.54%) Scrum
6 52 (22.51%) E-Commerce
7 49 (21.21%) Automation Testing
8 38 (16.45%) Test Scripting
9 26 (11.26%) Automated Testing
10 24 (10.39%) Performance Testing
11 21 (9.09%) Software Testing
12 18 (7.79%) Regression Testing
13 16 (6.93%) Kanban
14 15 (6.49%) OO
15 14 (6.06%) MVC
15 14 (6.06%) Manual Testing
16 13 (5.63%) Integration Testing
16 13 (5.63%) Logistics
17 12 (5.19%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 111 (48.05%) Java
2 68 (29.44%) SQL
3 65 (28.14%) C#
4 41 (17.75%) Ruby
5 30 (12.99%) JavaScript
6 14 (6.06%) Groovy
7 9 (3.90%) Python
8 6 (2.60%) PHP
9 5 (2.16%) Scala
10 4 (1.73%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.73%) Perl
11 3 (1.30%) C++
11 3 (1.30%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.30%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.30%) C
11 3 (1.30%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.30%) XPath
12 2 (0.87%) PHP5
12 2 (0.87%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.87%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 30 (12.99%) ISEB
2 24 (10.39%) ISTQB
3 20 (8.66%) Degree
4 4 (1.73%) Sun Certification
4 4 (1.73%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (42.42%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (8.23%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.30%) Puppet
2 3 (1.30%) Oozie
3 2 (0.87%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.43%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (9.96%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.79%) Oracle
3 14 (6.06%) HP
4 10 (4.33%) hybris
5 4 (1.73%) Citrix
6 3 (1.30%) Apple
7 2 (0.87%) Teradata
7 2 (0.87%) Adobe
7 2 (0.87%) Sun
7 2 (0.87%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.87%) Informatica
8 1 (0.43%) Comverse
8 1 (0.43%) Splunk
8 1 (0.43%) Trayport
8 1 (0.43%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.43%) Murex
8 1 (0.43%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.43%) Sybase
8 1 (0.43%) JBoss
8 1 (0.43%) IBM
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I3
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 per day - initial 6 month contract
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £401 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago
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Rate: £400 per day
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