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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Selenium
Rank 64 63 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Selenium 13 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.08% 0.36% 0.47%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.84% 4.08% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
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£460 £364 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.46% +15.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £355 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £373 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +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% -
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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
147 98 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.25% 8.88% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 47 40
Average daily rate £375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £291 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £420 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 29 August 2014.

Selenium Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Selenium
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 21 (75.00%) JBoss
2 20 (71.43%) Java
3 16 (57.14%) Maven
4 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (53.57%) Jenkins
5 14 (50.00%) SOA
6 13 (46.43%) Oracle
7 12 (42.86%) Scrum
7 12 (42.86%) Relational Database
8 10 (35.71%) BDD
8 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (35.71%) JSF
8 10 (35.71%) TDD
8 10 (35.71%) HTML
8 10 (35.71%) CSS
9 9 (32.14%) JSP
9 9 (32.14%) Servlets
9 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
9 9 (32.14%) Python
9 9 (32.14%) RDBMS
9 9 (32.14%) JIRA
9 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database
10 7 (25.00%) Data Modelling
10 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
11 6 (21.43%) Confluence
11 6 (21.43%) Hudson
12 5 (17.86%) Cobertura
12 5 (17.86%) Java EE
12 5 (17.86%) SQL
12 5 (17.86%) ETL

Selenium
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (21.43%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 9 (32.14%) RDBMS
2 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (57.14%) Maven
2 15 (53.57%) Jenkins
3 9 (32.14%) JIRA
4 6 (21.43%) Hudson
5 5 (17.86%) Cobertura
6 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
6 3 (10.71%) Zephyr
7 2 (7.14%) WinRunner
7 2 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (3.57%) JBehave
8 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Technical Leader
2 8 (28.57%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Automation Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Build Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Test Automation Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Development Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Automation Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Test Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Test Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Java Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) JSF
1 10 (35.71%) HTML
1 10 (35.71%) CSS
2 9 (32.14%) JSP
2 9 (32.14%) Servlets
3 5 (17.86%) Java EE
4 4 (14.29%) Drools
5 1 (3.57%) J2EE
5 1 (3.57%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) GIS
1 2 (7.14%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) SOA
3 12 (42.86%) Scrum
4 10 (35.71%) BDD
4 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (35.71%) TDD
5 7 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (17.86%) ETL
7 3 (10.71%) Manual Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.14%) Test Management
8 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
9 1 (3.57%) Kanban
9 1 (3.57%) Automation Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) JavaScript
2 9 (32.14%) Python
3 5 (17.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) JBoss
2 13 (46.43%) Oracle
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