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 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 62 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Selenium 16 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.30% 0.36% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 11.59% 4.26% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 3
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£443 £353 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.53% +11.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £331 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £371 £327
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% -
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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
138 94 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.21% 8.57% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 47 33
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £420 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
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 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 15 September 2014.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 27 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (74.19%) Java
3 22 (70.97%) JBoss
4 16 (51.61%) Maven
5 15 (48.39%) Jenkins
6 14 (45.16%) SOA
6 14 (45.16%) Oracle
7 12 (38.71%) Scrum
7 12 (38.71%) Relational Database
8 11 (35.48%) TDD
8 11 (35.48%) JSF
8 11 (35.48%) Python
9 10 (32.26%) HTML
9 10 (32.26%) CSS
9 10 (32.26%) JSP
9 10 (32.26%) Servlets
9 10 (32.26%) BDD
9 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (29.03%) Test Automation
10 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database
10 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
10 9 (29.03%) RDBMS
10 9 (29.03%) JIRA
11 7 (22.58%) Data Modelling
12 6 (19.35%) Confluence
12 6 (19.35%) Hudson
13 5 (16.13%) Cobertura
13 5 (16.13%) Java EE
13 5 (16.13%) ETL
13 5 (16.13%) SQL

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 6 (19.35%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (38.71%) Relational Database
2 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database
2 9 (29.03%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.45%) Big Data
3 2 (6.45%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (51.61%) Maven
2 15 (48.39%) Jenkins
3 9 (29.03%) JIRA
4 6 (19.35%) Hudson
5 5 (16.13%) Cobertura
6 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
7 3 (9.68%) Zephyr
8 2 (6.45%) WinRunner
8 2 (6.45%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (3.23%) NUnit
9 1 (3.23%) Subversion
9 1 (3.23%) JBehave
9 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
9 1 (3.23%) Mockito
9 1 (3.23%) JUnit
9 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Technical Leader
2 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Test Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Build Manager
3 5 (16.13%) Automation Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Automation Tester
4 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) Tester
4 2 (6.45%) Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Test Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Test Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Java Consultant
5 1 (3.23%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) JSF
2 10 (32.26%) HTML
2 10 (32.26%) CSS
2 10 (32.26%) JSP
2 10 (32.26%) Servlets
3 5 (16.13%) Java EE
4 4 (12.90%) Drools
5 2 (6.45%) J2EE
6 1 (3.23%) EJB
6 1 (3.23%) Ajax
6 1 (3.23%) Struts
6 1 (3.23%) JavaBeans
6 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.23%) Spring
6 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
6 1 (3.23%) LINQ
6 1 (3.23%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) GIS
1 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.45%) Open Source
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) UNIX
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (87.10%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) SOA
3 12 (38.71%) Scrum
4 11 (35.48%) TDD
5 10 (32.26%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (32.26%) BDD
6 9 (29.03%) Test Automation
7 7 (22.58%) Data Modelling
8 5 (16.13%) ETL
9 3 (9.68%) Manual Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Test Planning
10 2 (6.45%) Product Management
10 2 (6.45%) Test Management
10 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
10 2 (6.45%) Information Security
10 2 (6.45%) Security Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (3.23%) UML
11 1 (3.23%) CRM
11 1 (3.23%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) Java
2 11 (35.48%) Python
3 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.13%) SQL
5 2 (6.45%) C++
5 2 (6.45%) Perl
5 2 (6.45%) PHP
6 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) JBoss
2 14 (45.16%) Oracle