The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 74 81 86
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing Selenium 18 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.20% 0.95% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.06% 11.90% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 2
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£284 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.92% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £278 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £363 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +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% -
Selenium
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
179 126 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.96% 7.95% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 70 43
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +4.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +6 8 £230 -37.62% 2
Derbyshire +6 6 £320 +15.31% 2
Nottinghamshire +13 3 £338 - 5
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 15 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 14 (35.00%) Cucumber
3 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
3 13 (32.50%) Scrum
3 13 (32.50%) BDD
4 12 (30.00%) E-Commerce
5 11 (27.50%) QA
6 10 (25.00%) Java
6 10 (25.00%) SQL
6 10 (25.00%) TDD
7 9 (22.50%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (20.00%) C#
8 8 (20.00%) ISEB
8 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (20.00%) Retail
8 8 (20.00%) JIRA
8 8 (20.00%) Test Management
8 8 (20.00%) WebDriver
8 8 (20.00%) Open Source
9 6 (15.00%) Finance
9 6 (15.00%) Ruby
10 5 (12.50%) PHP
10 5 (12.50%) .NET
10 5 (12.50%) Oracle
10 5 (12.50%) JUnit
10 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
10 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (12.50%) Automated Testing
10 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 5 (12.50%) Integration Testing

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.50%) DNN
1 1 (2.50%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.00%) SAP BW
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.50%) DB2
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.50%) MySQL
5 1 (2.50%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 8 (20.00%) JIRA
3 5 (12.50%) JUnit
4 4 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (10.00%) SoapUI
5 3 (7.50%) SpecFlow
5 3 (7.50%) JBehave
5 3 (7.50%) Maven
5 3 (7.50%) FitNesse
6 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.00%) Sahi
7 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.50%) CruiseControl
7 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (20.00%) Retail
2 6 (15.00%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
3 3 (7.50%) Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Electronics
4 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
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 6 (15.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Web Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Web Test Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Automated Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Automated Test Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) SAP Tester
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Test Manager
6 1 (2.50%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 5 (12.50%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) Spring
3 2 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (5.00%) MDX
3 2 (5.00%) jQuery
3 2 (5.00%) CSS
3 2 (5.00%) JSP
3 2 (5.00%) Servlets
3 2 (5.00%) Struts
3 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.00%) J2EE
3 2 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Open Source
2 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.00%) NHS
3 2 (5.00%) DTV
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Android
2 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.00%) UNIX
3 1 (2.50%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 13 (32.50%) BDD
2 13 (32.50%) Scrum
3 12 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 10 (25.00%) TDD
5 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (20.00%) Test Management
6 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 5 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 4 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (10.00%) System Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Automation Testing
8 3 (7.50%) User Stories
8 3 (7.50%) Software Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Use Case
9 2 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (5.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) Java
1 10 (25.00%) SQL
2 8 (20.00%) C#
3 6 (15.00%) Ruby
4 5 (12.50%) PHP
5 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.50%) Perl
7 1 (2.50%) C++
7 1 (2.50%) C
7 1 (2.50%) VB
7 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) ISEB
2 4 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.00%) Degree
4 2 (5.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (27.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) SAP
2 4 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (5.00%) IBM
3 2 (5.00%) Sun
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) Intel
4 1 (2.50%) T-Plan
4 1 (2.50%) Tableau
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