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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 54 64 54
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing Selenium 27 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.00% 1.12% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 17.42% 9.86% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -8.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £202 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-36.61% -
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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
155 142 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.48% 11.33% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 82 32
Average daily rate £360 £373 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.42% +8.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £449 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £47.50 £180.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +8.00%

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 26 February 2015.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 42 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (65.91%) Java
3 28 (63.64%) SQL
4 19 (43.18%) JSP
4 19 (43.18%) UNIX
5 18 (40.91%) JavaScript
5 18 (40.91%) Spring
5 18 (40.91%) Unit Testing
5 18 (40.91%) Test Automation
5 18 (40.91%) Cucumber
6 17 (38.64%) Perl
6 17 (38.64%) Oracle
7 16 (36.36%) CSS
7 16 (36.36%) Struts
7 16 (36.36%) XML
7 16 (36.36%) J2EE
7 16 (36.36%) Ajax
8 15 (34.09%) TDD
8 15 (34.09%) Relational Database
9 13 (29.55%) Jenkins
9 13 (29.55%) Maven
9 13 (29.55%) BDD
10 12 (27.27%) Banking
10 12 (27.27%) Web Application Development
11 11 (25.00%) Linux
11 11 (25.00%) Finance
11 11 (25.00%) MVC
12 10 (22.73%) JMS
12 10 (22.73%) Shell Script
12 10 (22.73%) XSLT

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 10 (22.73%) WebSphere
2 6 (13.64%) JBoss
2 6 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Intranet
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) Relational Database
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 4 (9.09%) Big Data
4 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (40.91%) Cucumber
2 13 (29.55%) Maven
2 13 (29.55%) Jenkins
3 10 (22.73%) CruiseControl
3 10 (22.73%) WebDriver
4 9 (20.45%) Ant
5 8 (18.18%) JUnit
5 8 (18.18%) Eclipse
5 8 (18.18%) JIRA
6 7 (15.91%) FitNesse
7 6 (13.64%) Mockito
7 6 (13.64%) Hudson
7 6 (13.64%) Subversion
8 4 (9.09%) NUnit
9 3 (6.82%) Calabash
9 3 (6.82%) Artifactory
10 2 (4.55%) Appium
10 2 (4.55%) Gradle
10 2 (4.55%) Watij
10 2 (4.55%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (27.27%) Banking
2 11 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.27%) Front Office
4 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Developer
2 19 (43.18%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Tester
4 5 (11.36%) Software Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) QA Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Web Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Web Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (43.18%) JSP
2 18 (40.91%) Spring
3 16 (36.36%) Ajax
3 16 (36.36%) CSS
3 16 (36.36%) J2EE
3 16 (36.36%) XML
3 16 (36.36%) Struts
4 10 (22.73%) XSLT
4 10 (22.73%) JMS
4 10 (22.73%) Spring MVC
4 10 (22.73%) Spring Web Flow
4 10 (22.73%) GWT
5 8 (18.18%) iBATIS
5 8 (18.18%) HTML
5 8 (18.18%) JDBC
6 7 (15.91%) Servlets
6 7 (15.91%) JSF
6 7 (15.91%) Gherkin
7 6 (13.64%) EJB 3.0
7 6 (13.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Open Source
2 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (43.18%) UNIX
2 11 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Android
3 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.91%) Unit Testing
2 18 (40.91%) Test Automation
3 15 (34.09%) TDD
4 13 (29.55%) BDD
5 12 (27.27%) Web Application Development
6 11 (25.00%) MVC
7 10 (22.73%) OO
8 8 (18.18%) Scrum
8 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (13.64%) CRM
10 5 (11.36%) SOA
10 5 (11.36%) User Stories
11 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (9.09%) Product Management
11 4 (9.09%) UML
11 4 (9.09%) Information Security
11 4 (9.09%) Security Testing
11 4 (9.09%) Automated Testing
11 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 29 (65.91%) Java
2 28 (63.64%) SQL
3 18 (40.91%) JavaScript
4 17 (38.64%) Perl
5 10 (22.73%) PL/SQL
5 10 (22.73%) Shell Script
6 7 (15.91%) Python
7 5 (11.36%) C#
7 5 (11.36%) PHP
8 4 (9.09%) C++
8 4 (9.09%) XPath
9 2 (4.55%) Ruby
10 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) ISEB
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
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