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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 65 69 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs citing Selenium 19 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.31% 1.02% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.75% 10.40% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -13.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £189 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £180.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £71.00 -
% change year-on-year
-47.18% -
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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
149 125 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.31% 9.83% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 75 39
Average daily rate £395 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £239 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

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 28 April 2015.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 47 (94.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (74.00%) SQL
3 32 (64.00%) Java
4 29 (58.00%) JavaScript
5 25 (50.00%) JSP
6 22 (44.00%) CSS
6 22 (44.00%) UNIX
6 22 (44.00%) Unit Testing
7 21 (42.00%) Spring
8 20 (40.00%) Ajax
8 20 (40.00%) Test Automation
8 20 (40.00%) Oracle
9 19 (38.00%) J2EE
9 19 (38.00%) Struts
9 19 (38.00%) XML
9 19 (38.00%) Cucumber
10 18 (36.00%) Relational Database
11 17 (34.00%) BDD
11 17 (34.00%) TDD
12 16 (32.00%) Perl
12 16 (32.00%) HTML
12 16 (32.00%) WebDriver
12 16 (32.00%) Web Application Development
13 15 (30.00%) Jenkins
13 15 (30.00%) Maven
13 15 (30.00%) Banking
14 14 (28.00%) MVC
15 13 (26.00%) Shell Script
15 13 (26.00%) JMS
15 13 (26.00%) PL/SQL

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 13 (26.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (10.00%) Tomcat
4 4 (8.00%) JBoss
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.00%) Intranet
2 3 (6.00%) HTTP
3 1 (2.00%) SMTP
3 1 (2.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.00%) Big Data
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 19 (38.00%) Cucumber
2 16 (32.00%) WebDriver
3 15 (30.00%) Maven
3 15 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 13 (26.00%) CruiseControl
5 12 (24.00%) Ant
6 11 (22.00%) JIRA
7 8 (16.00%) JUnit
7 8 (16.00%) Hudson
8 7 (14.00%) Eclipse
9 6 (12.00%) Subversion
9 6 (12.00%) FitNesse
9 6 (12.00%) Mockito
10 5 (10.00%) Gradle
11 4 (8.00%) SoapUI
11 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
11 4 (8.00%) JMeter
11 4 (8.00%) NUnit
12 3 (6.00%) Artifactory
13 2 (4.00%) Appium
General
1 15 (30.00%) Banking
2 10 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.00%) Front Office
4 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Developer
2 22 (44.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Tester
4 6 (12.00%) Test Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) QA Tester
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Tester
7 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Test Specialist
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Web Tester
8 2 (4.00%) Web Tester
8 2 (4.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (50.00%) JSP
2 22 (44.00%) CSS
3 21 (42.00%) Spring
4 20 (40.00%) Ajax
5 19 (38.00%) J2EE
5 19 (38.00%) XML
5 19 (38.00%) Struts
6 16 (32.00%) HTML
7 13 (26.00%) XSLT
7 13 (26.00%) JMS
7 13 (26.00%) Spring MVC
7 13 (26.00%) Spring Web Flow
7 13 (26.00%) GWT
8 10 (20.00%) RESTful
9 9 (18.00%) JSON
10 8 (16.00%) iBATIS
10 8 (16.00%) JDBC
10 8 (16.00%) Gherkin
11 7 (14.00%) Servlets
11 7 (14.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Open Source
2 3 (6.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.00%) UNIX
2 9 (18.00%) Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Android
3 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (94.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.00%) Unit Testing
3 20 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 17 (34.00%) BDD
4 17 (34.00%) TDD
5 16 (32.00%) Web Application Development
6 14 (28.00%) MVC
7 13 (26.00%) OO
8 10 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (16.00%) Scrum
10 7 (14.00%) CRM
10 7 (14.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (14.00%) User Stories
11 5 (10.00%) SOA
12 4 (8.00%) Automated Testing
13 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
13 3 (6.00%) OOD
13 3 (6.00%) DevOps
13 3 (6.00%) UML
13 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 37 (74.00%) SQL
2 32 (64.00%) Java
3 29 (58.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (32.00%) Perl
5 13 (26.00%) PL/SQL
5 13 (26.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (8.00%) XPath
6 4 (8.00%) C#
7 2 (4.00%) Python
8 1 (2.00%) Ruby
8 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.00%) C++
8 1 (2.00%) C
8 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) ISEB
2 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
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