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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 60 49 63
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Contract jobs citing Selenium 25 23 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.71% 1.94% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 12.95% 14.11% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 1
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£375 £290 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -7.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 - £22.50
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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
193 163 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.23% 13.72% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 104 41
Average daily rate £375 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 24 December 2014.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 38 (92.68%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (78.05%) Java
3 23 (56.10%) Oracle
4 22 (53.66%) JSP
5 20 (48.78%) Relational Database
6 18 (43.90%) CSS
6 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
6 18 (43.90%) TDD
7 15 (36.59%) SQL
7 15 (36.59%) UNIX
8 14 (34.15%) Scrum
9 13 (31.71%) JBoss
9 13 (31.71%) Perl
9 13 (31.71%) Maven
9 13 (31.71%) Cucumber
9 13 (31.71%) Jenkins
10 12 (29.27%) BDD
10 12 (29.27%) Unit Testing
10 12 (29.27%) Test Automation
10 12 (29.27%) Spring
10 12 (29.27%) JSF
10 12 (29.27%) Ajax
10 12 (29.27%) J2EE
10 12 (29.27%) Servlets
10 12 (29.27%) Struts
11 10 (24.39%) SOA
11 10 (24.39%) XML
11 10 (24.39%) Python
11 10 (24.39%) HTML
12 9 (21.95%) Finance

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (31.71%) JBoss
2 8 (19.51%) WebSphere
3 4 (9.76%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (48.78%) Relational Database
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
2 7 (17.07%) RDBMS
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
4 4 (9.76%) Hadoop
4 4 (9.76%) Big Data
5 2 (4.88%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Maven
1 13 (31.71%) Cucumber
1 13 (31.71%) Jenkins
2 8 (19.51%) CruiseControl
3 6 (14.63%) Eclipse
4 5 (12.20%) WebDriver
5 4 (9.76%) Mockito
5 4 (9.76%) NUnit
5 4 (9.76%) Subversion
5 4 (9.76%) Ant
5 4 (9.76%) JUnit
5 4 (9.76%) JIRA
6 3 (7.32%) FitNesse
6 3 (7.32%) Hudson
6 3 (7.32%) Zephyr
7 2 (4.88%) Calabash
7 2 (4.88%) Gradle
7 2 (4.88%) JBehave
8 1 (2.44%) Cobertura
8 1 (2.44%) Concordion
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
1 9 (21.95%) Banking
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) Java Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Technical Leader
4 4 (9.76%) Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Test Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Tester
5 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) QA Tester
6 2 (4.88%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.44%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.44%) Test Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (53.66%) JSP
2 18 (43.90%) CSS
3 12 (29.27%) Servlets
3 12 (29.27%) Struts
3 12 (29.27%) J2EE
3 12 (29.27%) Spring
3 12 (29.27%) JSF
3 12 (29.27%) Ajax
4 10 (24.39%) HTML
4 10 (24.39%) XML
5 8 (19.51%) XSLT
5 8 (19.51%) JMS
5 8 (19.51%) JDBC
5 8 (19.51%) Spring Web Flow
5 8 (19.51%) GWT
5 8 (19.51%) iBATIS
5 8 (19.51%) Spring MVC
6 4 (9.76%) LINQ
6 4 (9.76%) JSON
6 4 (9.76%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
1 4 (9.76%) Open Source
1 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) UNIX
2 6 (14.63%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Android
3 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (92.68%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (43.90%) TDD
3 14 (34.15%) Scrum
4 12 (29.27%) Unit Testing
4 12 (29.27%) Test Automation
4 12 (29.27%) BDD
5 10 (24.39%) SOA
6 9 (21.95%) MVC
6 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (19.51%) Web Application Development
7 8 (19.51%) OO
8 6 (14.63%) Manual Testing
9 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling
10 4 (9.76%) UML
10 4 (9.76%) CRM
10 4 (9.76%) Information Security
10 4 (9.76%) Automated Testing
10 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
10 4 (9.76%) Security Testing
10 4 (9.76%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (78.05%) Java
2 18 (43.90%) JavaScript
3 15 (36.59%) SQL
4 13 (31.71%) Perl
5 10 (24.39%) Python
6 8 (19.51%) Shell Script
6 8 (19.51%) PL/SQL
7 5 (12.20%) PHP
7 5 (12.20%) C#
8 4 (9.76%) C++
9 2 (4.88%) Ruby
9 2 (4.88%) XPath
10 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) Oracle
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
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