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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 74 83 85
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing Selenium 20 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.27% 0.85% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.47% 10.29% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 2
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£350 £328 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £276 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £364 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+89.33% -
Selenium
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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 East Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
191 136 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.08% 8.25% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 81 47
Average daily rate £350 £338 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 22
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +12 12 £400 +8.47% 3
Derbyshire +4 5 £350 +25.56% 1
Nottinghamshire +10 2 - - 3
Leicestershire - - - -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 32 (78.05%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (48.78%) Cucumber
3 14 (34.15%) Java
3 14 (34.15%) BDD
3 14 (34.15%) Test Automation
4 13 (31.71%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (31.71%) JIRA
4 13 (31.71%) E-Commerce
4 13 (31.71%) ISEB
5 12 (29.27%) Scrum
6 11 (26.83%) TDD
6 11 (26.83%) WebDriver
7 10 (24.39%) Open Source
7 10 (24.39%) Jenkins
8 9 (21.95%) Maven
8 9 (21.95%) ISTQB
8 9 (21.95%) QA
9 8 (19.51%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
10 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
10 7 (17.07%) Web Testing
10 7 (17.07%) Test Management
10 7 (17.07%) Retail
10 7 (17.07%) Spring
11 6 (14.63%) SQL
12 5 (12.20%) Finance
12 5 (12.20%) C#
12 5 (12.20%) HTML
12 5 (12.20%) JUnit
12 5 (12.20%) PHP

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (2.44%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.44%) DNN
1 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.88%) SAP BW
2 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) DB2
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.44%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 20 (48.78%) Cucumber
2 13 (31.71%) JIRA
3 11 (26.83%) WebDriver
4 10 (24.39%) Jenkins
5 9 (21.95%) Maven
6 5 (12.20%) JUnit
7 4 (9.76%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (9.76%) SoapUI
8 3 (7.32%) JBehave
8 3 (7.32%) Mockito
9 2 (4.88%) SpecFlow
9 2 (4.88%) FitNesse
9 2 (4.88%) Eclipse
10 1 (2.44%) CruiseControl
10 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
10 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (2.44%) Sahi
General
1 7 (17.07%) Retail
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.32%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Marketing
4 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Analyst
1 15 (36.59%) Test Analyst
2 12 (29.27%) Tester
3 8 (19.51%) Agile Test Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Automation Tester
5 6 (14.63%) Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Java Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Test Leader
8 3 (7.32%) Hybris Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Automation Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (4.88%) J2EE Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 1 (2.44%) Mobile Test Analyst
10 1 (2.44%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Test Manager
10 1 (2.44%) Technical Tester
10 1 (2.44%) QA Engineer
10 1 (2.44%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) Spring
2 5 (12.20%) HTML
2 5 (12.20%) CSS
2 5 (12.20%) Hibernate
2 5 (12.20%) jQuery
3 3 (7.32%) CSS3
3 3 (7.32%) JMS
3 3 (7.32%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (7.32%) RESTful
3 3 (7.32%) Spring Integration
3 3 (7.32%) HTML5
4 2 (4.88%) JSP
4 2 (4.88%) Servlets
4 2 (4.88%) Struts
4 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.88%) .NET
4 2 (4.88%) J2EE
5 1 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Open Source
2 2 (4.88%) DTV
2 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) NHS
3 1 (2.44%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Android
2 2 (4.88%) UNIX
3 1 (2.44%) Windows CE
3 1 (2.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (78.05%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (34.15%) BDD
2 14 (34.15%) Test Automation
3 13 (31.71%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (31.71%) E-Commerce
4 12 (29.27%) Scrum
5 11 (26.83%) TDD
6 7 (17.07%) Web Testing
6 7 (17.07%) Test Management
7 5 (12.20%) Automated Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Integration Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Manual Testing
8 4 (9.76%) System Testing
8 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Software Testing
9 3 (7.32%) User Stories
9 3 (7.32%) Automation Testing
9 3 (7.32%) SOA
9 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) Java
2 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
3 6 (14.63%) SQL
4 5 (12.20%) C#
4 5 (12.20%) PHP
4 5 (12.20%) Ruby
5 1 (2.44%) C
5 1 (2.44%) C++
5 1 (2.44%) VB
5 1 (2.44%) Perl
5 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) ISEB
2 9 (21.95%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) Degree
4 2 (4.88%) Sun Certification
4 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle
2 4 (9.76%) SAP
3 3 (7.32%) HP
3 3 (7.32%) hybris
4 2 (4.88%) Sun
5 1 (2.44%) Tableau
5 1 (2.44%) Intel
5 1 (2.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.44%) T-Plan
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago