The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 113 109 123
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing Selenium 37 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.16% 0.49% 0.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.84% 4.62% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 6 11
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£350 £378 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.28% +21.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £413 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +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 of England region.

Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
472 260 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.83% 10.71% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 127 178
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 36
Average hourly rate £47.50 £32.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.28% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £22.58 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £55.00 £45.55
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 of England

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

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Selenium
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the East of England region.

Selenium Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Selenium
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 22 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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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
Hertfordshire -11 13 £400 - 7
Cambridgeshire +2 10 £369 +7.66% 7
Essex - 8 £165 - 1
Norfolk - 3 £350 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £280 - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 26 (42.62%) TDD
2 25 (40.98%) JavaScript
3 24 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (39.34%) BDD
4 23 (37.70%) Java
4 23 (37.70%) Linux
5 22 (36.07%) Scrum
6 20 (32.79%) .NET
7 19 (31.15%) OO
7 19 (31.15%) Jenkins
8 18 (29.51%) JUnit
8 18 (29.51%) Ruby
9 17 (27.87%) Web Services
9 17 (27.87%) SQL
9 17 (27.87%) QA
10 16 (26.23%) Unit Testing
10 16 (26.23%) Git (software)
11 15 (24.59%) Test Automation
11 15 (24.59%) PowerShell
11 15 (24.59%) HTTP
11 15 (24.59%) JIRA
12 14 (22.95%) Maven
12 14 (22.95%) Apache
12 14 (22.95%) Perl
12 14 (22.95%) jQuery
13 12 (19.67%) Cucumber
13 12 (19.67%) C#
13 12 (19.67%) VB.NET
13 12 (19.67%) Automated Testing
14 11 (18.03%) Firewall

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 14 (22.95%) Apache
2 8 (13.11%) Tomcat
3 7 (11.48%) WebLogic
4 5 (8.20%) CMS
5 3 (4.92%) OpenStack
6 2 (3.28%) Apache Solr
6 2 (3.28%) lighttpd
6 2 (3.28%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.59%) HTTP
2 11 (18.03%) Firewall
3 10 (16.39%) NAS
3 10 (16.39%) Broadband
3 10 (16.39%) Wireless
4 9 (14.75%) Telnet
4 9 (14.75%) DHCP
4 9 (14.75%) FTP
5 3 (4.92%) VRRP
5 3 (4.92%) Internet
6 2 (3.28%) VPN
7 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.64%) SAN
7 1 (1.64%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) RDBMS
1 9 (14.75%) Relational Database
2 7 (11.48%) MySQL
2 7 (11.48%) Big Data
3 6 (9.84%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (31.15%) Jenkins
2 18 (29.51%) JUnit
3 16 (26.23%) Git (software)
4 15 (24.59%) JIRA
5 14 (22.95%) Maven
6 12 (19.67%) Cucumber
7 10 (16.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (14.75%) Eclipse
9 8 (13.11%) Subversion
10 7 (11.48%) IntelliJ
10 7 (11.48%) Visual Studio
10 7 (11.48%) SpecFlow
11 6 (9.84%) Redmine
11 6 (9.84%) Mockito
11 6 (9.84%) Trac
11 6 (9.84%) Bugzilla
12 5 (8.20%) JMeter
12 5 (8.20%) Ant
13 4 (6.56%) WATIR
13 4 (6.56%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Marketing
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Developer
2 12 (19.67%) Test Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) Tester
3 9 (14.75%) Java Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Software Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Test Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Automation Tester
5 6 (9.84%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) QA Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Automated Test Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Network Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) C++ Developer
8 3 (4.92%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Selenium Tester
8 3 (4.92%) QA Automation Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Portal Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Automated Tester
9 2 (3.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.79%) .NET
2 17 (27.87%) Web Services
3 14 (22.95%) jQuery
4 10 (16.39%) Spring
5 9 (14.75%) HTML
6 7 (11.48%) SOAP
6 7 (11.48%) CSS
6 7 (11.48%) JSP
6 7 (11.48%) Dojo
6 7 (11.48%) REST
7 6 (9.84%) JDBC
7 6 (9.84%) XML
8 5 (8.20%) JSON
8 5 (8.20%) Ajax
9 4 (6.56%) .NET Framework
9 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET
9 4 (6.56%) Hibernate
10 3 (4.92%) J2EE
11 2 (3.28%) Swing
11 2 (3.28%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Firmware
2 7 (11.48%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.20%) GIS
4 4 (6.56%) STB
5 3 (4.92%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (4.92%) Open Source
6 2 (3.28%) Digital Media
6 2 (3.28%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.64%) Biology
7 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.70%) Linux
2 11 (18.03%) UNIX
3 8 (13.11%) Windows
4 2 (3.28%) Android
5 1 (1.64%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (42.62%) TDD
2 24 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (39.34%) BDD
3 22 (36.07%) Scrum
4 19 (31.15%) OO
5 16 (26.23%) Unit Testing
6 15 (24.59%) Test Automation
7 12 (19.67%) Automated Testing
8 10 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (13.11%) Test Scripting
9 8 (13.11%) Use Case
9 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
10 7 (11.48%) MVC
10 7 (11.48%) Kanban
11 6 (9.84%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (9.84%) OOP
12 5 (8.20%) Waterfall
12 5 (8.20%) Performance Testing
13 4 (6.56%) Feature Driven Development
13 4 (6.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.98%) JavaScript
2 23 (37.70%) Java
3 18 (29.51%) Ruby
4 17 (27.87%) SQL
5 15 (24.59%) PowerShell
6 14 (22.95%) Perl
7 12 (19.67%) C#
7 12 (19.67%) VB.NET
8 11 (18.03%) Bash Shell
9 10 (16.39%) PHP
10 9 (14.75%) Python
11 8 (13.11%) C++
12 1 (1.64%) Korn
12 1 (1.64%) C
12 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.64%) Groovy
12 1 (1.64%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Degree
2 5 (8.20%) ISEB
3 2 (3.28%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (27.87%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) Puppet
2 3 (4.92%) Nagios
2 3 (4.92%) Vagrant
2 3 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) JBoss
1 7 (11.48%) Oracle
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.28%) Sun
3 2 (3.28%) Perforce
4 1 (1.64%) Zend
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