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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 82 75 83
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing Selenium 19 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.14% 1.35% 0.081%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.64% 12.66% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 0
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£338 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-36.61% -
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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
197 158 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.77% 10.67% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 73 45
Average daily rate £350 £313 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +2.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £405 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 13
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £32.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.60 £32.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Leicestershire 0 6 £338 +18.94% 5
Northamptonshire -8 6 £263 -34.37% 5
Nottinghamshire -5 4 - - 4
Derbyshire - 2 £325 -
Lincolnshire - - - - 2
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) WebDriver
2 11 (39.29%) Cucumber
3 10 (35.71%) QA
3 10 (35.71%) C#
3 10 (35.71%) E-Commerce
4 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 9 (32.14%) MVC
5 8 (28.57%) Java
5 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 7 (25.00%) .NET
6 7 (25.00%) Scrum
7 6 (21.43%) Blackberry
7 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 6 (21.43%) Windows
7 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
7 6 (21.43%) iPhone
7 6 (21.43%) Google
8 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (17.86%) hybris
9 4 (14.29%) BDD
9 4 (14.29%) SpecFlow
9 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
9 4 (14.29%) Linux
9 4 (14.29%) CSS
9 4 (14.29%) SOA
9 4 (14.29%) JMS
9 4 (14.29%) HTML
9 4 (14.29%) SQL Server

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (10.71%) DNN
2 2 (7.14%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) WebDriver
1 11 (39.29%) Cucumber
2 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 4 (14.29%) SpecFlow
3 4 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (10.71%) JUnit
4 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
4 3 (10.71%) CruiseControl
5 2 (7.14%) Subversion
5 2 (7.14%) Checkstyle
5 2 (7.14%) JIRA
5 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
5 2 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
5 2 (7.14%) Ant
5 2 (7.14%) Mockito
5 2 (7.14%) QUnit
6 1 (3.57%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (3.57%) Sahi
6 1 (3.57%) MSTest
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
1 3 (10.71%) Publishing
1 3 (10.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Tester
3 7 (25.00%) Automation Tester
4 6 (21.43%) Analyst
5 5 (17.86%) QA Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (10.71%) AWS Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Test Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
8 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Hybris Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Quality Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) SAP Test Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.57%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) CSS
2 4 (14.29%) JMS
2 4 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 4 (14.29%) HTML
2 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 3 (10.71%) Web Services
3 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (10.71%) Spring
4 2 (7.14%) HTML5
4 2 (7.14%) CSS3
4 2 (7.14%) jQuery
4 2 (7.14%) JBoss Seam
4 2 (7.14%) JPA
4 2 (7.14%) EJB 3.0
4 2 (7.14%) RESTful
4 2 (7.14%) EJB
4 2 (7.14%) XML
4 2 (7.14%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Blackberry
1 6 (21.43%) iPhone
2 3 (10.71%) Open Source
3 1 (3.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) E-Commerce
3 9 (32.14%) MVC
4 8 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 7 (25.00%) Scrum
6 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.29%) BDD
7 4 (14.29%) SOA
8 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Extreme Programming
8 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
8 3 (10.71%) TDD
8 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
9 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
9 2 (7.14%) Automation Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Web Design
9 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) C#
2 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 8 (28.57%) Java
4 3 (10.71%) Ruby
5 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.57%) VB
6 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ISEB
2 2 (7.14%) Sun Certification
2 2 (7.14%) OCMJD
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (7.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 6 (21.43%) Google
2 5 (17.86%) hybris
3 2 (7.14%) Endeca
3 2 (7.14%) Sun
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) HP
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