The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 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 Edinburgh 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 70 57 49
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing Selenium 12 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.96% 0.52% 0.91%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.16% 6.67% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 4
Average daily rate
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£270 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £350 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £352 £329
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
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
147 75 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.77% 7.74% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 31 44
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £201 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £32.00 £24.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Selenium
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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 10 July 2014.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 23 (92.00%) JBoss
2 17 (68.00%) Java
2 17 (68.00%) SOA
3 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (44.00%) Maven
4 11 (44.00%) Java EE
5 10 (40.00%) Drools
5 10 (40.00%) SQL
5 10 (40.00%) Jenkins
6 8 (32.00%) Scrum
6 8 (32.00%) JIRA
7 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
7 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
7 7 (28.00%) Oracle
7 7 (28.00%) Web Services
7 7 (28.00%) BDD
8 6 (24.00%) Confluence
8 6 (24.00%) Hudson
8 6 (24.00%) Python
8 6 (24.00%) Performance Testing
9 5 (20.00%) ETL
9 5 (20.00%) Cobertura
9 5 (20.00%) User Stories
10 4 (16.00%) Open Source
10 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
10 4 (16.00%) HTML
10 4 (16.00%) UNIX
10 4 (16.00%) CSS
10 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (24.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) Alfresco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (12.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Maven
2 10 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (32.00%) JIRA
4 6 (24.00%) Hudson
5 5 (20.00%) Cobertura
6 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
6 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (4.00%) FitNesse
7 1 (4.00%) Artifactory
7 1 (4.00%) Ant
7 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (4.00%) WinRunner
7 1 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Analyst
1 13 (52.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Build Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Automation Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Test Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Java Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) Java EE
2 10 (40.00%) Drools
3 7 (28.00%) Web Services
4 4 (16.00%) CSS
4 4 (16.00%) HTML
5 3 (12.00%) JSF
6 2 (8.00%) RESTful
6 2 (8.00%) JSON
6 2 (8.00%) JSP
6 2 (8.00%) Servlets
6 2 (8.00%) SOAP
7 1 (4.00%) XML
7 1 (4.00%) XHTML
7 1 (4.00%) XML Schema
7 1 (4.00%) JavaBeans
7 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
7 1 (4.00%) Spring
7 1 (4.00%) Spring Security
7 1 (4.00%) jQuery
7 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Open Source
2 2 (8.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) SOA
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Scrum
4 7 (28.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (28.00%) BDD
5 6 (24.00%) Performance Testing
6 5 (20.00%) ETL
6 5 (20.00%) User Stories
7 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (12.00%) TDD
9 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
9 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Kanban
9 2 (8.00%) Automation Testing
10 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
10 1 (4.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) Python
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) JBoss
2 7 (28.00%) Oracle
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