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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 108 113 106
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Selenium 43 12 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.39% 0.51% 1.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.43% 5.29% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 5 16
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£375 £400 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £319 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £415 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +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
456 227 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.71% 9.57% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 109 194
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £261 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 35
Average hourly rate £46.50 £31.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.45% -15.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.53 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.70%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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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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 -10 17 £400 - 9
Essex - 12 £338 - 2
Cambridgeshire +1 9 £338 -6.89% 3
Bedfordshire - 4 £280 -
Suffolk - - - - 2
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 52 (75.36%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 32 (46.38%) TDD
4 28 (40.58%) BDD
5 27 (39.13%) Scrum
6 26 (37.68%) Java
7 25 (36.23%) .NET
8 24 (34.78%) SQL
8 24 (34.78%) Linux
9 22 (31.88%) Jenkins
10 20 (28.99%) JUnit
10 20 (28.99%) OO
10 20 (28.99%) Ruby
11 17 (24.64%) Web Services
11 17 (24.64%) C#
11 17 (24.64%) HTML
11 17 (24.64%) Git (software)
11 17 (24.64%) QA
11 17 (24.64%) Unit Testing
12 16 (23.19%) Maven
13 15 (21.74%) CSS
13 15 (21.74%) Apache
13 15 (21.74%) HTTP
13 15 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (21.74%) PowerShell
13 15 (21.74%) JIRA
13 15 (21.74%) jQuery
13 15 (21.74%) Test Automation
14 14 (20.29%) Cucumber
14 14 (20.29%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 15 (21.74%) Apache
2 10 (14.49%) Tomcat
3 7 (10.14%) WebLogic
4 6 (8.70%) CMS
5 3 (4.35%) OpenStack
5 3 (4.35%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.90%) Node.js
6 2 (2.90%) lighttpd
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.74%) HTTP
2 10 (14.49%) Firewall
3 9 (13.04%) Wireless
3 9 (13.04%) NAS
3 9 (13.04%) Broadband
4 8 (11.59%) DHCP
4 8 (11.59%) FTP
4 8 (11.59%) Telnet
5 5 (7.25%) Internet
6 3 (4.35%) VRRP
7 2 (2.90%) VPN
8 1 (1.45%) SAN
8 1 (1.45%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) RDBMS
1 10 (14.49%) Relational Database
2 8 (11.59%) NoSQL
2 8 (11.59%) MySQL
2 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.14%) Big Data
4 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (31.88%) Jenkins
2 20 (28.99%) JUnit
3 17 (24.64%) Git (software)
4 16 (23.19%) Maven
5 15 (21.74%) JIRA
6 14 (20.29%) Cucumber
7 12 (17.39%) SpecFlow
8 10 (14.49%) Eclipse
9 9 (13.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 9 (13.04%) Subversion
10 8 (11.59%) Mockito
10 8 (11.59%) IntelliJ
11 7 (10.14%) Visual Studio
11 7 (10.14%) Hudson
12 6 (8.70%) WebDriver
12 6 (8.70%) Redmine
12 6 (8.70%) Capybara
12 6 (8.70%) RSpec
12 6 (8.70%) TeamCity
12 6 (8.70%) Ant
General
1 9 (13.04%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Marketing
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (40.58%) Developer
2 10 (14.49%) Tester
2 10 (14.49%) Java Developer
2 10 (14.49%) Test Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) Analyst
3 8 (11.59%) Automation Tester
4 7 (10.14%) Software Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Test Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) QA Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Automated Test Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) C++ Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) QA Automation Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Selenium Tester
9 2 (2.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (36.23%) .NET
2 17 (24.64%) HTML
2 17 (24.64%) Web Services
3 15 (21.74%) CSS
3 15 (21.74%) jQuery
4 12 (17.39%) Spring
5 9 (13.04%) .NET Framework
5 9 (13.04%) ASP.NET
6 8 (11.59%) JDBC
6 8 (11.59%) JSP
6 8 (11.59%) XML
6 8 (11.59%) REST
7 7 (10.14%) Dojo
7 7 (10.14%) SOAP
8 6 (8.70%) JSON
8 6 (8.70%) Ajax
9 5 (7.25%) CSS3
9 5 (7.25%) Autofac
9 5 (7.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (7.25%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Firmware
1 9 (13.04%) User Experience
2 8 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.59%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.25%) GIS
4 4 (5.80%) Open Source
5 3 (4.35%) STB
5 3 (4.35%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.90%) Biology
6 2 (2.90%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.78%) Linux
2 13 (18.84%) UNIX
3 7 (10.14%) Windows
4 2 (2.90%) Android
5 1 (1.45%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (75.36%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (46.38%) TDD
3 28 (40.58%) BDD
4 27 (39.13%) Scrum
5 20 (28.99%) OO
6 17 (24.64%) Unit Testing
7 15 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (21.74%) Test Automation
8 13 (18.84%) MVC
9 12 (17.39%) Automated Testing
10 10 (14.49%) Test Scripting
11 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
12 8 (11.59%) Kanban
12 8 (11.59%) Functional Testing
13 7 (10.14%) Use Case
14 6 (8.70%) Performance Testing
14 6 (8.70%) Manual Testing
14 6 (8.70%) Waterfall
14 6 (8.70%) OOP
15 5 (7.25%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 26 (37.68%) Java
3 24 (34.78%) SQL
4 20 (28.99%) Ruby
5 17 (24.64%) C#
6 15 (21.74%) PowerShell
7 14 (20.29%) Perl
8 12 (17.39%) VB.NET
9 11 (15.94%) Bash Shell
10 10 (14.49%) Python
10 10 (14.49%) PHP
11 8 (11.59%) C++
12 1 (1.45%) C
12 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.45%) VB
12 1 (1.45%) Korn
12 1 (1.45%) PHP5
12 1 (1.45%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Degree
2 6 (8.70%) ISEB
3 2 (2.90%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (24.64%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) Puppet
2 3 (4.35%) Vagrant
2 3 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (4.35%) Nagios
3 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (10.14%) Oracle
1 7 (10.14%) JBoss
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.90%) Sun
3 2 (2.90%) Perforce
4 1 (1.45%) Zend
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