The first table below looks at the demand for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 24 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 East Midlands 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 71 81 77
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing Selenium 18 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.24% 0.76% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.40% 9.91% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 2
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£300 £325 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +23.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £269 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £363 £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +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% -
Development Applications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
173 111 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.87% 7.67% 6.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 50 49
Average daily rate £330 £318 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Selenium
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Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the East Midlands region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Selenium within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - 7 £225 - 1
Derbyshire +5 6 £320 +19.06% 1
Nottinghamshire +14 4 £338 - 2
Leicestershire - - - -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 16 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (35.00%) QA
2 14 (35.00%) Test Automation
3 13 (32.50%) Cucumber
4 12 (30.00%) BDD
4 12 (30.00%) JIRA
4 12 (30.00%) Scrum
5 11 (27.50%) TDD
5 11 (27.50%) SQL
6 10 (25.00%) Java
6 10 (25.00%) ISEB
7 8 (20.00%) Retail
7 8 (20.00%) Open Source
7 8 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (17.50%) Test Management
8 7 (17.50%) WebDriver
8 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (17.50%) C#
9 6 (15.00%) .NET
9 6 (15.00%) HP
9 6 (15.00%) ISTQB
9 6 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (12.50%) Ruby
10 5 (12.50%) Use Case
10 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (12.50%) PHP
10 5 (12.50%) Oracle

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 1 (2.50%) DNN
1 1 (2.50%) Confluence
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.50%) SAP BW
4 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.50%) MySQL
5 1 (2.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Cucumber
2 12 (30.00%) JIRA
3 7 (17.50%) WebDriver
4 5 (12.50%) JUnit
5 4 (10.00%) SoapUI
5 4 (10.00%) SpecFlow
6 3 (7.50%) Maven
6 3 (7.50%) FitNesse
6 3 (7.50%) Sahi
6 3 (7.50%) JBehave
6 3 (7.50%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.50%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.50%) CruiseControl
General
1 8 (20.00%) Retail
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
3 4 (10.00%) Marketing
4 3 (7.50%) Banking
5 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.00%) Electronics
5 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Tester
1 15 (37.50%) Analyst
1 15 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Automation Tester
3 4 (10.00%) Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Web Test Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Web Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Manual Tester
5 2 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Automated Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.00%) SAP Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) SAP Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) .NET
2 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.00%) Spring
4 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (5.00%) HTML
4 2 (5.00%) J2EE
4 2 (5.00%) CSS
4 2 (5.00%) JSP
4 2 (5.00%) Servlets
4 2 (5.00%) Struts
4 2 (5.00%) MDX
4 2 (5.00%) jQuery
4 2 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.50%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Open Source
2 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.00%) DTV
3 2 (5.00%) NHS
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Android
2 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.50%) UNIX
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 14 (35.00%) Test Automation
3 12 (30.00%) BDD
3 12 (30.00%) Scrum
4 11 (27.50%) TDD
5 7 (17.50%) Test Management
5 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (12.50%) Use Case
6 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (10.00%) Integration Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Automation Testing
8 3 (7.50%) User Stories
8 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (7.50%) System Testing
8 3 (7.50%) ERP
9 2 (5.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 10 (25.00%) Java
3 7 (17.50%) C#
4 5 (12.50%) Ruby
4 5 (12.50%) PHP
5 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) ISEB
2 6 (15.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.00%) Sun Certification
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) HP
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
2 5 (12.50%) SAP
3 4 (10.00%) IBM
4 2 (5.00%) Sun
5 1 (2.50%) hybris
5 1 (2.50%) Tableau
5 1 (2.50%) Intel
5 1 (2.50%) Microsoft