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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 77 90 94
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Contract jobs citing Selenium 20 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.25% 0.81% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 10.10% 8.97% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 1
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£363 £328 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.68% -27.22%
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% -
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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
198 145 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.38% 9.02% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 88 46
Average daily rate £350 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £449 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.78 £37.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +3.47%

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 30 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 30 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 +14 13 £450 +22.03% 1
Derbyshire +1 5 £350 +25.56% 1
Nottinghamshire +9 1 - - 2
Leicestershire - - - -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 31 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (54.05%) Cucumber
3 15 (40.54%) Java
4 13 (35.14%) BDD
4 13 (35.14%) Test Automation
5 12 (32.43%) WebDriver
5 12 (32.43%) JIRA
5 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (32.43%) ISEB
6 11 (29.73%) E-Commerce
6 11 (29.73%) Scrum
6 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
7 10 (27.03%) Open Source
7 10 (27.03%) TDD
8 9 (24.32%) Maven
9 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
9 8 (21.62%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (21.62%) Spring
9 8 (21.62%) ISTQB
10 7 (18.92%) QA
10 7 (18.92%) Web Testing
11 6 (16.22%) Test Management
11 6 (16.22%) jQuery
11 6 (16.22%) Hibernate
11 6 (16.22%) HTML
11 6 (16.22%) CSS
11 6 (16.22%) Retail
12 5 (13.51%) Oracle
12 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
12 5 (13.51%) C#

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (2.70%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.70%) MariaDB
3 1 (2.70%) DB2
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (54.05%) Cucumber
2 12 (32.43%) WebDriver
2 12 (32.43%) JIRA
3 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
4 9 (24.32%) Maven
5 5 (13.51%) JUnit
6 4 (10.81%) Mockito
7 3 (8.11%) SoapUI
7 3 (8.11%) JBehave
7 3 (8.11%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.70%) FitNesse
9 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
9 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (16.22%) Retail
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.70%) Electronics
5 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Analyst
1 13 (35.14%) Test Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) Tester
3 8 (21.62%) Agile Test Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) Automation Tester
5 6 (16.22%) Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Java Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Test Leader
6 4 (10.81%) Hybris Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (2.70%) SAP Tester
9 1 (2.70%) Performance Test Manager
9 1 (2.70%) Technical Tester
9 1 (2.70%) QA Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Senior QA Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Performance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) Spring
2 6 (16.22%) jQuery
2 6 (16.22%) Hibernate
2 6 (16.22%) HTML
2 6 (16.22%) CSS
3 4 (10.81%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (10.81%) JMS
3 4 (10.81%) RESTful
3 4 (10.81%) HTML5
3 4 (10.81%) CSS3
3 4 (10.81%) Spring Integration
4 2 (5.41%) JSP
4 2 (5.41%) Servlets
4 2 (5.41%) Struts
4 2 (5.41%) J2EE
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Open Source
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) iPhone
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) UNIX
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Windows CE
3 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Test Automation
2 13 (35.14%) BDD
3 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (29.73%) Scrum
4 11 (29.73%) E-Commerce
5 10 (27.03%) TDD
6 7 (18.92%) Web Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Test Management
8 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Integration Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Manual Testing
9 4 (10.81%) System Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Software Testing
9 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (10.81%) SOA
10 3 (8.11%) User Stories
10 3 (8.11%) Automation Testing
11 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) Java
2 8 (21.62%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.51%) C#
3 5 (13.51%) PHP
3 5 (13.51%) SQL
4 4 (10.81%) Ruby
5 1 (2.70%) C
5 1 (2.70%) Python
5 1 (2.70%) C++
5 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) ISEB
2 8 (21.62%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) Sun Certification
5 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle
2 4 (10.81%) hybris
3 2 (5.41%) SAP
3 2 (5.41%) Sun
3 2 (5.41%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) Intel
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) T-Plan