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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 111 107 127
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +20
Contract jobs citing Selenium 31 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.06% 0.59% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.43% 5.26% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 10
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£350 £353 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £318 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £408 £350
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 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year
+129.03% -
Development Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
417 266 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.25% 11.14% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 124 143
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 24 44
Average hourly rate £39.50 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.69% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.26 £22.66 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £42.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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 22 July 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 22 July 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
Cambridgeshire +3 14 £413 +20.43% 13
Norfolk - 6 £350 -
Essex +4 5 £165 - 3
Hertfordshire -2 3 £375 -6.25% 4
Bedfordshire -14 3 £280 -20.00% 2
Suffolk - - - - 1
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England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 24 (46.15%) BDD
2 22 (42.31%) .NET
3 21 (40.38%) JUnit
4 20 (38.46%) OO
4 20 (38.46%) TDD
4 20 (38.46%) QA
5 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (36.54%) Java
6 18 (34.62%) Unit Testing
7 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
8 16 (30.77%) SQL
9 15 (28.85%) C#
9 15 (28.85%) Linux
9 15 (28.85%) Web Services
9 15 (28.85%) JIRA
10 14 (26.92%) Automated Testing
10 14 (26.92%) Scrum
11 13 (25.00%) jQuery
12 12 (23.08%) Maven
12 12 (23.08%) Ruby
12 12 (23.08%) HTTP
12 12 (23.08%) PowerShell
12 12 (23.08%) Test Automation
12 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
12 12 (23.08%) Jenkins
13 11 (21.15%) Cucumber
13 11 (21.15%) SpecFlow
13 11 (21.15%) Apache
14 9 (17.31%) Visual Studio
14 9 (17.31%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 11 (21.15%) Apache
2 7 (13.46%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.69%) CMS
3 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.08%) HTTP
2 7 (13.46%) NAS
2 7 (13.46%) Broadband
2 7 (13.46%) DHCP
2 7 (13.46%) FTP
2 7 (13.46%) Telnet
2 7 (13.46%) Firewall
2 7 (13.46%) Wireless
3 3 (5.77%) Internet
4 1 (1.92%) SAN
4 1 (1.92%) SNMP
4 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) RDBMS
1 8 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 7 (13.46%) Big Data
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.69%) MySQL
3 4 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (40.38%) JUnit
2 15 (28.85%) JIRA
3 12 (23.08%) Maven
3 12 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 12 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 11 (21.15%) Cucumber
4 11 (21.15%) SpecFlow
5 9 (17.31%) Visual Studio
6 8 (15.38%) Eclipse
7 7 (13.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (13.46%) FitNesse
8 6 (11.54%) JMeter
8 6 (11.54%) Bugzilla
8 6 (11.54%) IntelliJ
8 6 (11.54%) Redmine
8 6 (11.54%) Trac
9 5 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (7.69%) Subversion
10 4 (7.69%) NUnit
10 4 (7.69%) Ant
General
1 5 (9.62%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Developer
2 14 (26.92%) Test Engineer
3 10 (19.23%) Analyst
3 10 (19.23%) Test Analyst
4 9 (17.31%) Tester
5 8 (15.38%) Java Developer
6 7 (13.46%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (13.46%) Software Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Automation Tester
7 5 (9.62%) QA Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) C++ Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Network Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Automated Test Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) Selenium Tester
9 3 (5.77%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) QA Automation Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Software Test Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Technical Tester
10 2 (3.85%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (42.31%) .NET
2 15 (28.85%) Web Services
3 13 (25.00%) jQuery
4 8 (15.38%) Spring
4 8 (15.38%) HTML
5 7 (13.46%) Dojo
6 6 (11.54%) JSP
6 6 (11.54%) SOAP
7 5 (9.62%) REST
7 5 (9.62%) CSS
7 5 (9.62%) XML
7 5 (9.62%) .NET Framework
8 4 (7.69%) Hibernate
8 4 (7.69%) Ajax
8 4 (7.69%) JSON
8 4 (7.69%) JDBC
8 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
9 3 (5.77%) J2EE
10 2 (3.85%) Struts
10 2 (3.85%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Firmware
2 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.62%) GIS
4 2 (3.85%) Open Source
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.92%) STB
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) Linux
2 7 (13.46%) UNIX
2 7 (13.46%) Windows
3 2 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) BDD
2 20 (38.46%) OO
2 20 (38.46%) TDD
3 19 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (34.62%) Unit Testing
5 14 (26.92%) Automated Testing
5 14 (26.92%) Scrum
6 12 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 8 (15.38%) Use Case
8 7 (13.46%) Kanban
8 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
9 6 (11.54%) OOP
9 6 (11.54%) Test Scripting
10 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (9.62%) MVC
11 4 (7.69%) Software Testing
11 4 (7.69%) Performance Testing
11 4 (7.69%) Test Strategy
11 4 (7.69%) User Stories
11 4 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) Java
2 17 (32.69%) JavaScript
3 16 (30.77%) SQL
4 15 (28.85%) C#
5 12 (23.08%) Ruby
5 12 (23.08%) PowerShell
6 9 (17.31%) VB.NET
7 8 (15.38%) Perl
7 8 (15.38%) Bash Shell
8 7 (13.46%) PHP
8 7 (13.46%) C++
9 5 (9.62%) Python
10 1 (1.92%) Groovy
10 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.92%) PHP5
10 1 (1.92%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) ISEB
3 2 (3.85%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (38.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Puppet
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle
2 7 (13.46%) JBoss
3 2 (3.85%) Perforce
3 2 (3.85%) Sun
4 1 (1.92%) Zend
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