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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 108 106 108
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Selenium 33 35 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.08% 1.16% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.69% 8.16% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 30 8
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£325 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £165 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £426 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £71.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-80.98% +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
429 429 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.05% 14.17% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 236 122
Average daily rate £343 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 26
Average hourly rate £42.00 £38.64 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.70% +17.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.90 £28.05 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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
Cambridgeshire +1 15 £413 +3.12% 6
Hertfordshire +1 11 £360 -10.00% 5
Essex -5 6 £210 +27.27%
Suffolk - 1 £300 - 2
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 54 (63.53%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (50.59%) Java
3 36 (42.35%) WebDriver
4 35 (41.18%) QA
5 30 (35.29%) C#
6 29 (34.12%) XML
7 26 (30.59%) JavaScript
8 25 (29.41%) .NET
8 25 (29.41%) Retail
9 24 (28.24%) HTML
9 24 (28.24%) Test Automation
9 24 (28.24%) BDD
10 21 (24.71%) SQL
11 20 (23.53%) E-Commerce
12 18 (21.18%) UNIX
12 18 (21.18%) JUnit
12 18 (21.18%) SOAP
12 18 (21.18%) Cucumber
12 18 (21.18%) Test Scripting
13 15 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (17.65%) JIRA
13 15 (17.65%) Subversion
13 15 (17.65%) TDD
13 15 (17.65%) Automated Testing
14 14 (16.47%) Git (software)
14 14 (16.47%) Coaching
14 14 (16.47%) Automation Testing
15 13 (15.29%) SpecFlow
15 13 (15.29%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 10 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 8 (9.41%) Sitecore CMS
2 8 (9.41%) CMS
3 4 (4.71%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.53%) JBoss
4 3 (3.53%) MQSeries
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Photoshop
1 3 (3.53%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (3.53%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Magento
2 3 (3.53%) Tridion
3 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) Internet
2 2 (2.35%) Telnet
2 2 (2.35%) Firewall
2 2 (2.35%) Wireless
2 2 (2.35%) Broadband
2 2 (2.35%) DHCP
2 2 (2.35%) FTP
2 2 (2.35%) HTTP
2 2 (2.35%) NAS
3 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.18%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) SQL Server
1 11 (12.94%) DB2
1 11 (12.94%) DbVisualizer
2 2 (2.35%) MySQL
3 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (42.35%) WebDriver
2 18 (21.18%) Cucumber
2 18 (21.18%) JUnit
3 15 (17.65%) Subversion
3 15 (17.65%) JIRA
4 14 (16.47%) Git (software)
5 13 (15.29%) SpecFlow
6 12 (14.12%) SoapUI
7 7 (8.24%) Eclipse
7 7 (8.24%) HP UFT
8 6 (7.06%) LoadRunner
8 6 (7.06%) Jenkins
8 6 (7.06%) Mercurial
8 6 (7.06%) NUnit
8 6 (7.06%) Appium
9 5 (5.88%) PHPUnit
9 5 (5.88%) JMeter
9 5 (5.88%) Ant
10 3 (3.53%) Xcode
10 3 (3.53%) Maven
General
1 25 (29.41%) Retail
2 4 (4.71%) Games
3 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.53%) Finance
3 3 (3.53%) Automotive
4 2 (2.35%) Legal
4 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.35%) Billing
5 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (31.76%) Developer
2 26 (30.59%) Analyst
3 19 (22.35%) Tester
3 19 (22.35%) Test Analyst
4 17 (20.00%) Automation Tester
5 10 (11.76%) Selenium Tester
6 9 (10.59%) .NET Developer
7 8 (9.41%) Sitecore Developer
8 7 (8.24%) Hybris Developer
9 6 (7.06%) QA Analyst
10 5 (5.88%) Quality Analyst
10 5 (5.88%) Test Leader
11 4 (4.71%) Agile Test Analyst
11 4 (4.71%) Analyst Developer
12 3 (3.53%) Senior Analyst
12 3 (3.53%) Software Engineer
12 3 (3.53%) Front-End Developer
12 3 (3.53%) Test Specialist
12 3 (3.53%) QA Engineer
12 3 (3.53%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (34.12%) XML
2 25 (29.41%) .NET
3 24 (28.24%) HTML
4 18 (21.18%) SOAP
5 12 (14.12%) CSS
5 12 (14.12%) RESTful
6 11 (12.94%) Flash
7 10 (11.76%) ASP.NET
7 10 (11.76%) jQuery
8 9 (10.59%) CSS3
8 9 (10.59%) HTML5
9 8 (9.41%) XSLT
10 7 (8.24%) Spring
11 6 (7.06%) .NET Framework
11 6 (7.06%) J2EE
11 6 (7.06%) PhoneGap
11 6 (7.06%) Gherkin
12 5 (5.88%) REST
12 5 (5.88%) Web Services
13 4 (4.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.24%) FMCG
3 4 (4.71%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.53%) User Experience
4 3 (3.53%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.18%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.18%) UNIX
2 7 (8.24%) Windows
2 7 (8.24%) Linux
3 2 (2.35%) Solaris
3 2 (2.35%) Android
3 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (63.53%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (28.24%) Test Automation
2 24 (28.24%) BDD
3 20 (23.53%) E-Commerce
4 18 (21.18%) Test Scripting
5 15 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (17.65%) TDD
5 15 (17.65%) Automated Testing
6 14 (16.47%) Automation Testing
6 14 (16.47%) Coaching
7 11 (12.94%) System Testing
7 11 (12.94%) Document Management
8 10 (11.76%) Manual Testing
8 10 (11.76%) Mentoring
9 7 (8.24%) Performance Testing
10 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (5.88%) Software Testing
11 5 (5.88%) Scrum
11 5 (5.88%) OOP
12 4 (4.71%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (50.59%) Java
2 30 (35.29%) C#
3 26 (30.59%) JavaScript
4 21 (24.71%) SQL
5 13 (15.29%) Ruby
6 10 (11.76%) PHP
7 8 (9.41%) Python
8 3 (3.53%) ECMAScript
8 3 (3.53%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.53%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.53%) TypeScript
8 3 (3.53%) Dart
9 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.35%) XPath
9 2 (2.35%) Perl
10 1 (1.18%) C++
10 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.18%) VBScript
10 1 (1.18%) VB
10 1 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (4.71%) ISEB
1 4 (4.71%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.35%) Degree
3 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (41.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Firmware
2 1 (1.18%) iptables
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.18%) Iperf
Vendors
1 9 (10.59%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.41%) Sitecore
3 7 (8.24%) hybris
3 7 (8.24%) Oracle
3 7 (8.24%) HP
4 3 (3.53%) Talend
5 1 (1.18%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.18%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.18%) webMethods
5 1 (1.18%) VMware
5 1 (1.18%) Agilent
5 1 (1.18%) IBM
5 1 (1.18%) Adobe