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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 108 114 111
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Selenium 37 34 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.19% 1.08% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.05% 7.34% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 6
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£363 £350 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £217 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £415 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
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
409 463 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.11% 14.76% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 260 120
Average daily rate £355 £383 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.18% +7.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 21
Average hourly rate £42.00 £45.24 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.15% +39.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.66 £30.15 £22.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.50 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +6 21 £370 +9.62% 10
Hertfordshire +4 14 £300 -25.00% 7
Suffolk - 2 £288 - 1
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (65.48%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (50.00%) Java
3 35 (41.67%) QA
4 29 (34.52%) JavaScript
4 29 (34.52%) XML
5 28 (33.33%) WebDriver
6 27 (32.14%) HTML
7 26 (30.95%) Test Automation
8 24 (28.57%) SQL
8 24 (28.57%) TDD
9 22 (26.19%) C#
9 22 (26.19%) BDD
10 21 (25.00%) Test Scripting
10 21 (25.00%) .NET
10 21 (25.00%) UNIX
11 20 (23.81%) Cucumber
12 19 (22.62%) Git (software)
13 18 (21.43%) Retail
13 18 (21.43%) Automated Testing
13 18 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (20.24%) Analytical Skills
14 17 (20.24%) Subversion
15 16 (19.05%) SOAP
16 15 (17.86%) E-Commerce
17 14 (16.67%) Coaching
17 14 (16.67%) SoapUI
17 14 (16.67%) RESTful
18 13 (15.48%) System Testing
18 13 (15.48%) jQuery
18 13 (15.48%) DbVisualizer

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (13.10%) WebSphere
2 8 (9.52%) Sitecore CMS
2 8 (9.52%) CMS
3 4 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (4.76%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (2.38%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.38%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Photoshop
1 5 (5.95%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (5.95%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Magento
2 5 (5.95%) Tridion
3 1 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) Firewall
2 2 (2.38%) Wireless
2 2 (2.38%) NAS
2 2 (2.38%) Broadband
2 2 (2.38%) DHCP
2 2 (2.38%) FTP
2 2 (2.38%) HTTP
2 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.38%) DNS
2 2 (2.38%) Internet
2 2 (2.38%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.48%) SQL Server
1 13 (15.48%) DB2
1 13 (15.48%) DbVisualizer
2 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.19%) MySQL
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 20 (23.81%) Cucumber
3 19 (22.62%) Git (software)
4 17 (20.24%) Subversion
5 14 (16.67%) SoapUI
6 13 (15.48%) JUnit
7 11 (13.10%) JIRA
7 11 (13.10%) Mercurial
8 8 (9.52%) Jenkins
8 8 (9.52%) Maven
8 8 (9.52%) LoadRunner
8 8 (9.52%) JMeter
9 7 (8.33%) Ant
9 7 (8.33%) PHPUnit
9 7 (8.33%) NUnit
9 7 (8.33%) Appium
10 6 (7.14%) JBehave
10 6 (7.14%) SpecFlow
10 6 (7.14%) HP UFT
11 5 (5.95%) IntelliJ
General
1 18 (21.43%) Retail
2 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.57%) Finance
3 3 (3.57%) Automotive
4 2 (2.38%) Legal
4 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.38%) Games
4 2 (2.38%) Billing
5 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (34.52%) Developer
2 20 (23.81%) Analyst
3 19 (22.62%) Tester
4 18 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 18 (21.43%) Automation Tester
5 12 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
6 9 (10.71%) .NET Developer
7 8 (9.52%) Sitecore Developer
8 6 (7.14%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.95%) Test Leader
9 5 (5.95%) QA Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (4.76%) Agile Test Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) Test Specialist
10 4 (4.76%) Hybris Developer
11 3 (3.57%) AWS Developer
11 3 (3.57%) QA Specialist
11 3 (3.57%) Automation Analyst
11 3 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
12 2 (2.38%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (34.52%) XML
2 27 (32.14%) HTML
3 21 (25.00%) .NET
4 16 (19.05%) SOAP
5 14 (16.67%) RESTful
6 13 (15.48%) jQuery
6 13 (15.48%) CSS
6 13 (15.48%) Flash
7 11 (13.10%) HTML5
7 11 (13.10%) CSS3
8 10 (11.90%) ASP.NET
9 9 (10.71%) Spring
10 8 (9.52%) Web Services
10 8 (9.52%) XSLT
11 6 (7.14%) J2EE
11 6 (7.14%) Gherkin
11 6 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (5.95%) PhoneGap
12 5 (5.95%) REST
12 5 (5.95%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.24%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.95%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.95%) User Experience
2 5 (5.95%) Graphic Design
3 4 (4.76%) FMCG
4 1 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.19%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.00%) UNIX
2 7 (8.33%) Windows
3 4 (4.76%) Linux
4 2 (2.38%) Solaris
5 1 (1.19%) Android
5 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (65.48%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.95%) Test Automation
3 24 (28.57%) TDD
4 22 (26.19%) BDD
5 21 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 18 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (21.43%) Automated Testing
7 15 (17.86%) E-Commerce
8 14 (16.67%) Coaching
9 13 (15.48%) System Testing
9 13 (15.48%) Document Management
10 11 (13.10%) Manual Testing
10 11 (13.10%) Automation Testing
11 10 (11.90%) Performance Testing
12 8 (9.52%) Scrum
13 6 (7.14%) Regression Testing
13 6 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
13 6 (7.14%) Mentoring
13 6 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
14 5 (5.95%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 42 (50.00%) Java
2 29 (34.52%) JavaScript
3 24 (28.57%) SQL
4 22 (26.19%) C#
5 12 (14.29%) PHP
6 5 (5.95%) ECMAScript
6 5 (5.95%) Ruby
6 5 (5.95%) TypeScript
6 5 (5.95%) Dart
7 4 (4.76%) Python
8 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.57%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.38%) Perl
9 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.19%) C++
10 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.57%) ISEB
2 3 (3.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.38%) Degree
3 2 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (41.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.38%) Puppet
2 2 (2.38%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.38%) logstash
2 2 (2.38%) Graphite
2 2 (2.38%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.38%) Nagios
3 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (9.52%) Sitecore
2 7 (8.33%) HP
3 4 (4.76%) hybris
3 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle
5 2 (2.38%) Google
6 1 (1.19%) IBM
6 1 (1.19%) Adobe
6 1 (1.19%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.19%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.19%) webMethods
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