The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 124 103 117
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Contract jobs citing Selenium 20 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.63% 0.67% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.10% 6.61% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 10
Average daily rate £325 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £250 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £71.00 - -
Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
392 227 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.43% 10.08% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 123 171
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 19 58
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.67 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.90% -7.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £16.15 £26.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £51.35 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Selenium
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -7 5 £275 -12.69% 6
Bedfordshire - 5 £313 -
Hertfordshire -12 4 £407 -2.34% 4
Suffolk - 4 £400 - 1
Essex -26 2 £165 -34.00% 2
Norfolk - - - - 1
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (39.39%) C#
1 13 (39.39%) Automated Testing
1 13 (39.39%) BDD
2 12 (36.36%) .NET
3 11 (33.33%) QA
3 11 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 10 (30.30%) Test Automation
4 10 (30.30%) JUnit
5 9 (27.27%) SQL
6 8 (24.24%) Scrum
7 7 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (21.21%) Java
7 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
7 7 (21.21%) Cucumber
8 6 (18.18%) SpecFlow
8 6 (18.18%) C
8 6 (18.18%) HTML
8 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
8 6 (18.18%) Web Services
8 6 (18.18%) Linux
8 6 (18.18%) OO
8 6 (18.18%) JIRA
8 6 (18.18%) TDD
9 5 (15.15%) Finance
9 5 (15.15%) Eclipse
9 5 (15.15%) IntelliJ
9 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
9 5 (15.15%) SOAP
9 5 (15.15%) JMeter
9 5 (15.15%) Python

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (9.09%) CMS
1 3 (9.09%) Apache
1 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) HTTP
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) Wireless
2 2 (6.06%) TELNET
2 2 (6.06%) Broadband
2 2 (6.06%) DHCP
2 2 (6.06%) FTP
2 2 (6.06%) NAS
3 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 3 (9.09%) MySQL
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) JUnit
2 7 (21.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (21.21%) Cucumber
3 6 (18.18%) SpecFlow
3 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 6 (18.18%) JIRA
4 5 (15.15%) Eclipse
4 5 (15.15%) IntelliJ
4 5 (15.15%) JMeter
5 4 (12.12%) NUnit
5 4 (12.12%) Maven
5 4 (12.12%) MSTest
5 4 (12.12%) RSpec
5 4 (12.12%) FitNesse
6 3 (9.09%) WatiN
6 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
6 3 (9.09%) Mockito
6 3 (9.09%) Subversion
6 3 (9.09%) Ant
7 2 (6.06%) Robotium
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (3.03%) Automotive
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Tester
3 9 (27.27%) Analyst
3 9 (27.27%) Test Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Automation Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Web Tester
6 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Automated Test Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Automated Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Security Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Lead Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Applications Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Software Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Test Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) .NET
2 6 (18.18%) HTML
2 6 (18.18%) Web Services
3 5 (15.15%) SOAP
3 5 (15.15%) XML
4 4 (12.12%) REST
4 4 (12.12%) CSS
4 4 (12.12%) Ajax
5 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 3 (9.09%) JSON
5 3 (9.09%) Spring
5 3 (9.09%) JDBC
5 3 (9.09%) JSP
5 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.06%) jQuery
7 1 (3.03%) HTML5
7 1 (3.03%) Spring MVC
7 1 (3.03%) J2EE
7 1 (3.03%) XSLT
7 1 (3.03%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Firmware
2 1 (3.03%) Open Source
2 1 (3.03%) STB
2 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) UNIX
2 4 (12.12%) Windows
3 2 (6.06%) Windows CE
3 2 (6.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Automated Testing
1 13 (39.39%) BDD
2 11 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 10 (30.30%) Test Automation
4 8 (24.24%) Scrum
5 6 (18.18%) OO
5 6 (18.18%) TDD
6 5 (15.15%) Automation Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
7 4 (12.12%) Load Testing
7 4 (12.12%) Security Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Use Case
8 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
8 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.09%) MVC
8 3 (9.09%) Regression Testing
8 3 (9.09%) OOP
8 3 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) C#
2 9 (27.27%) SQL
3 7 (21.21%) Java
3 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.18%) C
5 5 (15.15%) Python
6 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 3 (9.09%) Ruby
7 2 (6.06%) C++
7 2 (6.06%) Perl
7 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.03%) Groovy
8 1 (3.03%) XPath
8 1 (3.03%) Korn
8 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.03%) PHP
8 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Perforce
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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