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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 100 80 123
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +43
Contract jobs citing Selenium 26 46 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.08% 1.82% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.74% 12.89% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 6
Average daily rate £350 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £299 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £515 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £29.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £60.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -25.92%
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
336 357 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.92% 14.14% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 211 157
Average daily rate £403 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £250 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 31
Average hourly rate £49.75 £36.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.19% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £32.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.65 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.56% +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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 13 £413 -17.50% 3
Cambridgeshire -8 7 £360 +2.85% 12
Essex -6 6 £350 - 3
Selenium
England

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 38 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (47.06%) Java
2 32 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 30 (44.12%) HTML
4 28 (41.18%) TDD
5 26 (38.24%) Git (software)
5 26 (38.24%) Test Automation
6 24 (35.29%) QA
7 23 (33.82%) WebDriver
7 23 (33.82%) BDD
8 20 (29.41%) SQL
9 19 (27.94%) XML
9 19 (27.94%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (26.47%) jQuery
10 18 (26.47%) Test Scripting
10 18 (26.47%) Subversion
11 17 (25.00%) CSS
11 17 (25.00%) HTML5
11 17 (25.00%) CSS3
12 16 (23.53%) Unix
12 16 (23.53%) Retail
12 16 (23.53%) Automated Testing
13 15 (22.06%) Mercurial
14 14 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (20.59%) C#
15 13 (19.12%) Magento
16 12 (17.65%) RESTful
16 12 (17.65%) Functional Testing
16 12 (17.65%) Appium
16 12 (17.65%) Coaching

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (5.88%) WebSphere
1 4 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (5.88%) WebSphere Portal
2 3 (4.41%) Node.js
2 3 (4.41%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.47%) nginx
3 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (13.24%) OmniGraffle
1 9 (13.24%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (19.12%) Magento
2 9 (13.24%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) Firewall
1 4 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.41%) DNS
2 3 (4.41%) Wireless
3 1 (1.47%) ADSL
3 1 (1.47%) Broadband
3 1 (1.47%) DHCP
3 1 (1.47%) FTP
3 1 (1.47%) HTTP
3 1 (1.47%) Internet
3 1 (1.47%) NAS
3 1 (1.47%) Telnet
3 1 (1.47%) VDSL
3 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.65%) DB2
2 7 (10.29%) DbVisualizer
2 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.94%) MySQL
4 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (38.24%) Git (software)
2 23 (33.82%) WebDriver
3 18 (26.47%) Subversion
4 15 (22.06%) Mercurial
5 12 (17.65%) Appium
6 11 (16.18%) Cucumber
6 11 (16.18%) PHPUnit
7 9 (13.24%) IntelliJ
7 9 (13.24%) WebStorm
8 8 (11.76%) Jenkins
8 8 (11.76%) JIRA
8 8 (11.76%) Visual Studio
9 7 (10.29%) Maven
9 7 (10.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (8.82%) JBehave
10 6 (8.82%) JMeter
10 6 (8.82%) SoapUI
11 5 (7.35%) Ant
11 5 (7.35%) Protractor
12 4 (5.88%) JUnit
General
1 16 (23.53%) Retail
2 5 (7.35%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.47%) Billing
3 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (29.41%) Tester
2 18 (26.47%) Automation Tester
2 18 (26.47%) Developer
3 16 (23.53%) Analyst
4 15 (22.06%) Test Analyst
5 14 (20.59%) Selenium Tester
6 11 (16.18%) Web Tester
7 8 (11.76%) Automation Analyst
7 8 (11.76%) Automation Test Analyst
7 8 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (8.82%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 5 (7.35%) Java Developer
9 5 (7.35%) QA Engineer
10 4 (5.88%) Agile Test Analyst
10 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Test Engineer
11 3 (4.41%) Automation Engineer
11 3 (4.41%) C# Developer
11 3 (4.41%) DevOps Specialist
11 3 (4.41%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (44.12%) HTML
2 19 (27.94%) XML
3 18 (26.47%) jQuery
4 17 (25.00%) CSS
4 17 (25.00%) CSS3
4 17 (25.00%) HTML5
5 12 (17.65%) Ajax
5 12 (17.65%) RESTful
6 11 (16.18%) .NET
7 9 (13.24%) PhoneGap
7 9 (13.24%) REST
7 9 (13.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (10.29%) Behat
8 7 (10.29%) Flash
8 7 (10.29%) Web Services
9 6 (8.82%) Spring
10 5 (7.35%) Java EE
10 5 (7.35%) Struts
11 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET
12 3 (4.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.24%) Graphic Design
2 9 (13.24%) Mobile App
2 9 (13.24%) User Experience
3 2 (2.94%) STB
4 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.47%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.53%) Unix
2 7 (10.29%) Windows
3 6 (8.82%) Linux
4 1 (1.47%) CentOS
4 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (41.18%) TDD
3 26 (38.24%) Test Automation
4 23 (33.82%) BDD
5 19 (27.94%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (26.47%) Test Scripting
7 16 (23.53%) Automated Testing
8 12 (17.65%) Coaching
8 12 (17.65%) Functional Testing
9 11 (16.18%) Document Management
10 9 (13.24%) Manual Testing
10 9 (13.24%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (13.24%) Scrum
10 9 (13.24%) UX Design
11 8 (11.76%) Front End Development
11 8 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
11 8 (11.76%) Regression Testing
12 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce
12 7 (10.29%) Performance Testing
12 7 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.06%) Java
1 32 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 20 (29.41%) SQL
3 14 (20.59%) C#
4 12 (17.65%) PHP
5 10 (14.71%) ECMAScript
6 9 (13.24%) Dart
6 9 (13.24%) TypeScript
7 7 (10.29%) Python
8 2 (2.94%) Ruby
9 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.47%) Groovy
9 1 (1.47%) Perl
9 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.41%) Degree
3 2 (2.94%) ISEB
4 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (35.29%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Docker
2 1 (1.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Nagios
2 3 (4.41%) Graphite
2 3 (4.41%) logstash
2 3 (4.41%) Puppet
2 3 (4.41%) Riemann
3 2 (2.94%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.41%) Dynatrace
2 3 (4.41%) Google
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (1.47%) AppDynamics
4 1 (1.47%) HP
4 1 (1.47%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.47%) New Relic
4 1 (1.47%) SAP
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