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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 80 114 97
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -17
Contract jobs citing Selenium 44 10 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.73% 0.43% 1.23%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.39% 3.40% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 17
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£350 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £50.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +124.44%
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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
355 294 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.99% 12.69% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 160 152
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 33 34
Average hourly rate £36.00 £32.75 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.92% -16.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £12.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £37.25 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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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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 +5 21 £350 +7.69% 10
Hertfordshire +12 12 £500 +53.84% 7
Essex - 10 £350 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £350 - 2
Bedfordshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 55 (63.22%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (40.23%) Java
3 31 (35.63%) JavaScript
4 30 (34.48%) .NET
5 29 (33.33%) C#
6 28 (32.18%) QA
7 27 (31.03%) BDD
8 26 (29.89%) SpecFlow
9 25 (28.74%) Test Automation
9 25 (28.74%) Linux
10 24 (27.59%) Python
10 24 (27.59%) Ruby
10 24 (27.59%) WebDriver
11 23 (26.44%) Scrum
11 23 (26.44%) CSS
12 22 (25.29%) HTML
12 22 (25.29%) MVC
13 18 (20.69%) TDD
13 18 (20.69%) SQL
13 18 (20.69%) JUnit
14 16 (18.39%) E-Commerce
14 16 (18.39%) Git (software)
15 14 (16.09%) Unit Testing
15 14 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (16.09%) CSS3
15 14 (16.09%) .NET Framework
16 13 (14.94%) JIRA
16 13 (14.94%) Finance
16 13 (14.94%) XML
16 13 (14.94%) Jenkins

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (11.49%) Tomcat
2 8 (9.20%) Apache
3 6 (6.90%) CMS
3 6 (6.90%) WebSphere
3 6 (6.90%) MQSeries
3 6 (6.90%) WebLogic
3 6 (6.90%) JBoss
3 6 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.45%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.45%) Confluence
4 3 (3.45%) Node.js
5 2 (2.30%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.30%) lighttpd
6 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.15%) Moodle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.15%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) HTTP
2 6 (6.90%) Wireless
2 6 (6.90%) Firewall
2 6 (6.90%) Broadband
2 6 (6.90%) NAS
3 5 (5.75%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.60%) DHCP
4 4 (4.60%) FTP
4 4 (4.60%) Telnet
5 3 (3.45%) VRRP
5 3 (3.45%) Internet
6 2 (2.30%) VPN
7 1 (1.15%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) NoSQL
2 9 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 8 (9.20%) MySQL
3 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (6.90%) RDBMS
4 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.60%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (29.89%) SpecFlow
2 24 (27.59%) WebDriver
3 18 (20.69%) JUnit
4 16 (18.39%) Git (software)
5 13 (14.94%) JIRA
5 13 (14.94%) Jenkins
5 13 (14.94%) Cucumber
6 12 (13.79%) Ant
7 10 (11.49%) NUnit
8 9 (10.34%) Subversion
9 8 (9.20%) Maven
9 8 (9.20%) Mockito
10 7 (8.05%) QuickTest Pro
10 7 (8.05%) Eclipse
11 6 (6.90%) IntelliJ
11 6 (6.90%) Talend Open Studio
12 5 (5.75%) Hudson
12 5 (5.75%) SoapUI
13 4 (4.60%) WATIR
13 4 (4.60%) RSpec
General
1 13 (14.94%) Finance
2 9 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.90%) Marketing
4 3 (3.45%) Retail
5 2 (2.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (25.29%) Analyst
2 18 (20.69%) Developer
3 17 (19.54%) Test Analyst
4 11 (12.64%) Tester
5 9 (10.34%) Software Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Java Developer
7 7 (8.05%) Automation Tester
7 7 (8.05%) Architect
7 7 (8.05%) Test Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) Java Software Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Test Architect
9 5 (5.75%) Analyst Programmer
9 5 (5.75%) Programmer
10 4 (4.60%) Software Tester
10 4 (4.60%) Consultant
10 4 (4.60%) Test Automation Architect
11 3 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (3.45%) Automation Analyst
11 3 (3.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.48%) .NET
2 23 (26.44%) CSS
3 22 (25.29%) HTML
4 14 (16.09%) CSS3
4 14 (16.09%) .NET Framework
5 13 (14.94%) XML
6 12 (13.79%) REST
6 12 (13.79%) JSON
7 10 (11.49%) Spring
8 9 (10.34%) SOAP
8 9 (10.34%) ASP.NET
9 8 (9.20%) JDBC
9 8 (9.20%) Castle Windsor
9 8 (9.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 8 (9.20%) jQuery
9 8 (9.20%) AngularJS
9 8 (9.20%) Autofac
10 7 (8.05%) LINQ
10 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (8.05%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Open Source
1 6 (6.90%) User Experience
2 5 (5.75%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (5.75%) STB
3 2 (2.30%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.30%) Biology
3 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.30%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (28.74%) Linux
2 11 (12.64%) UNIX
3 5 (5.75%) Windows
4 1 (1.15%) Android
4 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.15%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (63.22%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.03%) BDD
3 25 (28.74%) Test Automation
4 23 (26.44%) Scrum
5 22 (25.29%) MVC
6 18 (20.69%) TDD
7 16 (18.39%) E-Commerce
8 14 (16.09%) Unit Testing
8 14 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (14.94%) Test Scripting
10 12 (13.79%) Manual Testing
11 11 (12.64%) Software Engineering
12 8 (9.20%) UML
12 8 (9.20%) Performance Testing
13 7 (8.05%) Automation Testing
13 7 (8.05%) SOA
14 6 (6.90%) OOP
14 6 (6.90%) Waterfall
14 6 (6.90%) DevOps
15 5 (5.75%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (40.23%) Java
2 31 (35.63%) JavaScript
3 29 (33.33%) C#
4 24 (27.59%) Python
4 24 (27.59%) Ruby
5 18 (20.69%) SQL
6 10 (11.49%) Perl
7 6 (6.90%) PHP
8 5 (5.75%) PowerShell
8 5 (5.75%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.75%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.45%) Scala
10 2 (2.30%) C
10 2 (2.30%) C++
11 1 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared
1 7 (8.05%) ISEB
2 6 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.45%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (32.18%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.90%) Firmware
2 3 (3.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (4.60%) Puppet
2 3 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.45%) Vagrant
2 3 (3.45%) Nagios
3 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.05%) Oracle
3 6 (6.90%) Talend
4 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
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