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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Selenium
Rank 72 70 64
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Selenium 20 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.25% 1.25% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.35% 9.76% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 1
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£363 £413 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +17.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £71.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-80.98% +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
162 164 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.09% 12.81% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 100 38
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 30 July 2015.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 34 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (62.50%) Java
3 19 (47.50%) SQL
4 18 (45.00%) WebDriver
5 16 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 15 (37.50%) TDD
6 15 (37.50%) Banking
7 14 (35.00%) Cucumber
7 14 (35.00%) BDD
8 13 (32.50%) HTML
9 12 (30.00%) J2EE
9 12 (30.00%) JSP
9 12 (30.00%) XML
9 12 (30.00%) Jenkins
10 10 (25.00%) Finance
10 10 (25.00%) CSS
11 9 (22.50%) Struts
11 9 (22.50%) Web Services
11 9 (22.50%) RESTful
11 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
11 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (22.50%) Maven
11 9 (22.50%) Ajax
11 9 (22.50%) QA
12 8 (20.00%) Spring
12 8 (20.00%) Scrum
12 8 (20.00%) UNIX
12 8 (20.00%) Oracle
12 8 (20.00%) Relational Database

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.00%) JBoss
3 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) HTTP
1 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.00%) Intranet
3 1 (2.50%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) Big Data
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (45.00%) WebDriver
2 14 (35.00%) Cucumber
3 12 (30.00%) Jenkins
4 9 (22.50%) Maven
5 7 (17.50%) JIRA
6 6 (15.00%) Ant
6 6 (15.00%) JUnit
6 6 (15.00%) Hudson
7 5 (12.50%) Eclipse
7 5 (12.50%) CruiseControl
8 4 (10.00%) JMeter
8 4 (10.00%) Mockito
8 4 (10.00%) Git (software)
8 4 (10.00%) Gradle
9 3 (7.50%) SoapUI
9 3 (7.50%) FitNesse
9 3 (7.50%) Subversion
10 2 (5.00%) JBehave
10 2 (5.00%) Artifactory
11 1 (2.50%) MSBuild
General
1 15 (37.50%) Banking
2 10 (25.00%) Finance
3 7 (17.50%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Marketing
4 2 (5.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.50%) Front Office
5 1 (2.50%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Developer
2 12 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 9 (22.50%) Tester
4 7 (17.50%) Test Leader
5 5 (12.50%) Automation Tester
6 3 (7.50%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Test Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.50%) QA Tester
6 3 (7.50%) QA Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Tester
7 2 (5.00%) Test Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (32.50%) HTML
2 12 (30.00%) J2EE
2 12 (30.00%) JSP
2 12 (30.00%) XML
3 10 (25.00%) CSS
4 9 (22.50%) Struts
4 9 (22.50%) Web Services
4 9 (22.50%) Ajax
4 9 (22.50%) RESTful
5 8 (20.00%) Spring
6 6 (15.00%) JSON
6 6 (15.00%) jQuery
6 6 (15.00%) Gherkin
7 5 (12.50%) JSF
7 5 (12.50%) Spring MVC
7 5 (12.50%) Spring Web Flow
7 5 (12.50%) GWT
7 5 (12.50%) Hibernate
7 5 (12.50%) Servlets
8 4 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.50%) User Experience
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) UNIX
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 15 (37.50%) TDD
4 14 (35.00%) BDD
5 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
5 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (20.00%) Scrum
7 7 (17.50%) Web Application Development
8 6 (15.00%) Open Source
9 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (12.50%) MVC
9 5 (12.50%) OO
9 5 (12.50%) SOA
10 4 (10.00%) Test Scripting
10 4 (10.00%) User Stories
11 3 (7.50%) Automation Testing
11 3 (7.50%) DevOps
11 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (7.50%) ATDD
11 3 (7.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) Java
2 19 (47.50%) SQL
3 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.50%) Perl
4 5 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.00%) XPath
6 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) ISEB
1 2 (5.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle