The table below looks at the statistics for Selenium skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Selenium over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 62 71 57
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing Selenium 22 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.49% 1.18% 0.52%
As % of the Development Applications category 16.79% 9.32% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 3
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£363 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £71.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-80.98% +129.03%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Development Applications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
131 161 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.86% 12.64% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 106 28
Average daily rate £365 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £40.75 £32.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.34% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +0.80%

Selenium
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Selenium across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Selenium Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Selenium
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Selenium across the Edinburgh region.

Selenium Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Selenium
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Selenium across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 41 (91.11%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (62.22%) Java
2 28 (62.22%) SQL
3 21 (46.67%) JavaScript
4 20 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 20 (44.44%) WebDriver
5 18 (40.00%) BDD
6 17 (37.78%) Jenkins
7 16 (35.56%) Cucumber
7 16 (35.56%) HTML
8 15 (33.33%) CSS
8 15 (33.33%) XML
8 15 (33.33%) TDD
9 14 (31.11%) Banking
9 14 (31.11%) Maven
9 14 (31.11%) JIRA
9 14 (31.11%) JSP
10 13 (28.89%) J2EE
10 13 (28.89%) Unit Testing
11 12 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (26.67%) Spring
11 12 (26.67%) UNIX
12 11 (24.44%) Struts
12 11 (24.44%) Ajax
13 10 (22.22%) Oracle
13 10 (22.22%) Relational Database
14 9 (20.00%) Hudson
14 9 (20.00%) Web Application Development
14 9 (20.00%) Finance
14 9 (20.00%) Scrum

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 7 (15.56%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.44%) JBoss
3 2 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) HTTP
1 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.44%) Intranet
3 1 (2.22%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.22%) Big Data
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (44.44%) WebDriver
2 17 (37.78%) Jenkins
3 16 (35.56%) Cucumber
4 14 (31.11%) Maven
4 14 (31.11%) JIRA
5 9 (20.00%) Ant
5 9 (20.00%) Hudson
6 7 (15.56%) JUnit
6 7 (15.56%) CruiseControl
7 5 (11.11%) Eclipse
7 5 (11.11%) Artifactory
8 4 (8.89%) Gradle
8 4 (8.89%) SoapUI
8 4 (8.89%) JMeter
8 4 (8.89%) FitNesse
8 4 (8.89%) Mockito
8 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
9 3 (6.67%) Subversion
10 2 (4.44%) JBehave
10 2 (4.44%) Watij
General
1 14 (31.11%) Banking
2 9 (20.00%) Finance
3 4 (8.89%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Front Office
5 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Developer
2 17 (37.78%) Java Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Tester
4 6 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Automation Tester
6 4 (8.89%) Test Leader
7 3 (6.67%) QA Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Tester
7 3 (6.67%) QA Tester
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Web Tester
8 2 (4.44%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (35.56%) HTML
2 15 (33.33%) CSS
2 15 (33.33%) XML
3 14 (31.11%) JSP
4 13 (28.89%) J2EE
5 12 (26.67%) Spring
6 11 (24.44%) Ajax
6 11 (24.44%) Struts
7 9 (20.00%) RESTful
8 8 (17.78%) Web Services
9 7 (15.56%) Spring MVC
9 7 (15.56%) Spring Web Flow
9 7 (15.56%) GWT
10 6 (13.33%) jQuery
10 6 (13.33%) JSON
10 6 (13.33%) Gherkin
10 6 (13.33%) JMS
11 5 (11.11%) XSLT
11 5 (11.11%) Hibernate
11 5 (11.11%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.22%) User Experience
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) UNIX
2 8 (17.78%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (91.11%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 18 (40.00%) BDD
4 15 (33.33%) TDD
5 13 (28.89%) Unit Testing
6 12 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (20.00%) Web Application Development
7 9 (20.00%) Scrum
8 7 (15.56%) MVC
8 7 (15.56%) OO
9 6 (13.33%) Open Source
10 5 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (8.89%) User Stories
11 4 (8.89%) OOD
11 4 (8.89%) SOA
12 3 (6.67%) CRM
12 3 (6.67%) Refactoring
12 3 (6.67%) Test Scripting
12 3 (6.67%) Automation Testing
12 3 (6.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 28 (62.22%) Java
1 28 (62.22%) SQL
2 21 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.00%) Perl
4 7 (15.56%) PL/SQL
4 7 (15.56%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.44%) XPath
6 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) ISEB
2 2 (4.44%) Sun Certification
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle
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