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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Selenium
Rank 56 51 55
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Selenium 37 32 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.61% 2.37% 1.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 20.11% 20.92% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 11
Average daily rate £310 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £273 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £408 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £60.75
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -25.92%
Selenium
Scotland

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
184 153 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.99% 11.35% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 88 81
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £307 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +2.77%

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 8 February 2016.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 53 (88.33%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (61.67%) JIRA
3 33 (55.00%) Java
4 27 (45.00%) Web Services
5 25 (41.67%) BDD
6 24 (40.00%) QA
7 23 (38.33%) Cucumber
8 21 (35.00%) WebDriver
8 21 (35.00%) JavaScript
9 20 (33.33%) Scrum
10 19 (31.67%) TDD
11 18 (30.00%) Maven
11 18 (30.00%) JBehave
11 18 (30.00%) REST
11 18 (30.00%) AngularJS
12 17 (28.33%) Test Automation
12 17 (28.33%) Open Source
12 17 (28.33%) SQL
13 16 (26.67%) Python
13 16 (26.67%) GIS
13 16 (26.67%) Gradle
13 16 (26.67%) PostGIS
13 16 (26.67%) User Stories
13 16 (26.67%) Leaflet
14 14 (23.33%) Automated Testing
15 13 (21.67%) ESRI
15 13 (21.67%) NoSQL
16 12 (20.00%) JBoss
16 12 (20.00%) SOA
16 12 (20.00%) Oracle

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 12 (20.00%) JBoss
2 3 (5.00%) ArcGIS
3 2 (3.33%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.67%) GIS
2 13 (21.67%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.67%) dBASE
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.67%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (61.67%) JIRA
2 23 (38.33%) Cucumber
3 21 (35.00%) WebDriver
4 18 (30.00%) JBehave
4 18 (30.00%) Maven
5 16 (26.67%) Gradle
6 11 (18.33%) Firebug
6 11 (18.33%) SoapUI
7 7 (11.67%) Jenkins
7 7 (11.67%) Visual Studio
8 4 (6.67%) JMeter
9 3 (5.00%) SpecFlow
10 2 (3.33%) Appium
10 2 (3.33%) Artifactory
10 2 (3.33%) HP UFT
10 2 (3.33%) Hudson
10 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.67%) FitNesse
11 1 (1.67%) LoadRunner
11 1 (1.67%) NUnit
General
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Banking
2 3 (5.00%) Retail
3 2 (3.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (35.00%) Developer
2 20 (33.33%) Analyst
2 20 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) GIS Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Automation Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Test Automation Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Test Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Tester
6 4 (6.67%) Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Digital Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.67%) QA Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Automation Tester
7 3 (5.00%) GIS Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (45.00%) Web Services
2 18 (30.00%) AngularJS
2 18 (30.00%) REST
3 16 (26.67%) Leaflet
3 16 (26.67%) PostGIS
4 11 (18.33%) Java EE
5 8 (13.33%) HTML
6 5 (8.33%) Gherkin
7 4 (6.67%) .NET
8 3 (5.00%) Spring
8 3 (5.00%) Spring Boot
9 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (3.33%) CSS
9 2 (3.33%) JSF
9 2 (3.33%) JSP
9 2 (3.33%) Servlets
9 2 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (1.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) VLE
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) Unix
2 4 (6.67%) Linux
3 3 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (88.33%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (41.67%) BDD
3 20 (33.33%) Scrum
4 19 (31.67%) TDD
5 17 (28.33%) Open Source
5 17 (28.33%) Test Automation
6 16 (26.67%) User Stories
7 14 (23.33%) Automated Testing
8 12 (20.00%) Kanban
8 12 (20.00%) SOA
8 12 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 11 (18.33%) Defect Management
10 9 (15.00%) Service Delivery
11 8 (13.33%) Functional Testing
12 7 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (11.67%) Regression Testing
12 7 (11.67%) SDLC
13 6 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
14 5 (8.33%) Test Management
15 4 (6.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.00%) Java
2 21 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (28.33%) SQL
4 16 (26.67%) Python
5 10 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (3.33%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.67%) C
7 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) ISTQB
2 8 (13.33%) ISEB
3 4 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (40.00%) QA
2 3 (5.00%) WCAG
3 2 (3.33%) SDET
4 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) ESRI
2 12 (20.00%) Oracle
3 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.67%) IBM
4 1 (1.67%) SAP
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £150 - £160 per day
Posted: 3 days ago